[Athen] Assistive Technology Position at Purdue

Schwarte, David M. schwarte at purdue.edu
Fri Jun 29 08:27:54 PDT 2007

Purdue University - Assistive Technology Specialist


Bachelor's degree in Education, Computer Science, Technology, or related
discipline. One year experience with adaptive technologies, evaluating
software or physical environments for accessibility needs, resolving
accessibility issues through the appropriate use of technology.
Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related
education and required work experience. An in-depth knowledge of
communication and information technologies, and a commitment to the
needs of individuals with disabilities. An ability to develop and
implement policies that address information technology access (for
example, the consolidation of purchasing, storage, and tracking
processes for accommodative hardware and software). Credentials that
will foster a strong peer relationship with faculty and staff in the
modification and/or development of curricula so that information
technology accessibility issues are addressed.

The Assistive Technology Specialist works with ITaP and other university
departments, faculty, staff, and students to facilitate the creation and
maintenance of an accessible campus through the identification and
support of assistive technologies. Engage in a wide range of activities
including, training and consulting with faculty and students, testing IT
systems, collaboration with various units on assistive technology
initiatives, identification of new technologies to solve accessibility
and access issues, and related activities that will ensure equal access
to information and technology for students, faculty, and staff with


A check of criminal conviction records will be made for employment in
this position.

For consideration submit resume and apply online at: www.purdue.edu/jobs
and reference the posting number 1408.274.0706

Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative
Action Employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

Name: David Schwarte
Address: 128 Memorial Mall Dr. Rm. 111
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Phone: 765-494-4387
E-mail: schwarte at purdue.edu
Web: http://www.itap.purdue.edu/tlt/idc/alps/index.cfm

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