[athen] CA Job Opening

Stewart, Ron ron.stewart at oregonstate.edu
Mon Dec 20 13:09:45 PST 2004

Another AT job in California, I think I need to ask for a raise.

Full-time, permanent, "exempt" position. Salary: $3,915.00 to $8,013.00
per month. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Duties: Under the direct supervision of the Director of ACM, the
incumbent will have a high level of responsibility for direct
consultative support and training for students, staff, and faculty in
the area of assistive technology, including applications software, web
page accessibility and compliance with ADA, World Wide Web Consortium's
("W3C") Web Accessibility Initiative ("WAI") and Section 508 of the
Rehabilitation Act requirements for professional development. The
incumbent will have responsibility for supporting existing assistive
technology resources and providing individualized assistive technology
services including assessments, training, setups, and technical support
to the Inland Empire community. The incumbent will effectively assess
the computing needs of people with disabilities for assistive and
standard computing technologies and write reports that clearly
communicate the assessed computing needs of an individual with a
disability. The incumbent will develop individualized training plans for
training assistive and standard technologies that are easy to understand
and develop step by step basic instructions for completing standard and
assistive computing tasks for people of a variety of skill levels. The
incumbent will travel to homes of people with disabilities and provide
assessment, training, setup, and support of the standard and assistive
technologies. The incumbent will provide consultative and on-site
support and services to the user community in the area of access to
information resources and assistive technology software and hardware.
The incumbent will evaluate web pages for accessibility requirements and
provide support for creating/updating web pages to meet the campus Web
Accessibility Policy. The incumbent will provide technical advice and
expertise in the evaluation, purchase, upgrade, and maintenance of
assistive technology resources for the campus. The incumbent will assess
campus-training needs and develop seminar courses; maintain an inventory
of campus assistive technology resources; research available products
and systems and recommend alternatives to meet identified needs. The
incumbent will seek out and develop new funding opportunities to support
the growth of the Assistive Computing Resources Center, which will
include writing grants. The incumbent will act as a campus point of
contact; advise and assist faculty, staff, and students in the selection
of available assistive software and hardware sources. The incumbent will
participate in needs assessments and evaluate potential purchases for
compatibility with existing systems; and prepare requests for proposals,
cost estimates, and justifications. The incumbent will develop and
recommend policies, procedures and standards regarding information
resource accessibility. The incumbent will develop and/or conduct
training programs, assistive technology equipment orientations,
demonstration and tours. The incumbent will oversee a Department of
Rehabilitation grant; and will teach an annual course in "Computer
Technology and Assistive Devices. Qualifications: Applicants must
possess a Bachelor's Degree in a related field. An emphasis in special
education or any credential that includes assistive technology is
preferred. The equivalent to four years of experience with computer
related assistive technology is required. Applicant must have experience
in providing individualized computer training and support to individuals
with limited computer skills. Experience with the design of assistive
workstations is required. Applicants must have advanced and
comprehensive knowledge of campus supported assistive and standard
software applications and equipment types. Applicants must have advanced
knowledge and skills in the area of assistive technology and access to
information resources for individuals with disabilities. Applicants must
also be familiar with ADA requirements regarding information systems,
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines of the World Wide Web Consortium's
("W3C") Web Accessibility Initiative ("WAI") and Section 508 of the
Rehabilitation Act. A working knowledge in the following software
applications: JAWS for Windows, Dragon Naturally Speaking, An Open Book,
WYNN, ZoomText, Outlook Express, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office
is required. Reliable transportation is required. Applicants must be
willing to travel to clients' homes to provide services. Fingerprinting
is a requirement of this position. Current employees will be given
preferred consideration. This position will remain open until filled.

Ron Stewart, Director
Technology Access Program
Information Services
Oregon State University
109 Kidder Hall
Corvallis, Oregon 97331
Phone: 1.541.737.7307
Fax: 1.541.737.2159
E-mail: Ron.Stewart at oregonstate.edu
WWW: http://tap.oregonstate.edu

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