06/16/2020Return to view all job openings
Assistive Technology Specialist
This individual will be responsible for conducting individualized interviews with clients to determine the nature and scope of computer and technology training needed to meet client expectations and career goals. They will be responsible for formulating instructional plans and providing appropriate instruction to meet the needs of students, including monitoring student performance, satisfaction, progress, and outcomes.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor degree in Visual Impairment or Blindness, Computer Science or related field AND two years of professional experience providing assistive technology instruction to individuals who are blind/visually impaired.
Additional appropriate experience will substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis. Additional appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
Possession of a current certification in Orientation and Mobility Specialist and/or Vision Rehabilitation Therapist from the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP), or be a Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist for People with Visual Impairments (CATIS).
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist and/or Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist and/or Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist for People with Visual Impairments from the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP).
Professional experience working for a state vocational rehabilitation agency.
Professional experience working to assist people with disabilities to achieve successful employment outcomes.
Conditions of Employment
As a condition of employment, you must successfully pass a background check (both criminal and unemployment insurance benefit overpayments).
This position may be required to travel occasionally for the purposes of meeting clients or attending meetings and trainings.
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