[Athen] AT job Question
tft at u.washington.edu
Thu Mar 29 09:41:36 PDT 2007
That's a pretty extensive and high-end set of job responsibilities requiring
multiple specialized skill sets. How does the salary range compare with
other IT positions at Purdue?
Technology Specialist, DO-IT
University of Washington
tft at u.washington.edu
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> Hi all!
> Is a salary range of 42,000 to 46,000 to low for this job? It's in
> The position of Adaptive Technology Specialist
> supports all aspects of adaptive technology for students,
> faculty and staff on their resident campus. Responsibilities
> include but are not restricted to:
> Oversee general operations of the Adaptive Technology Center
> with limited on-site supervision. Perform testing,
> installation, trouble shooting and maintenance of all
> adaptive hardware and software including operating systems in
> the Adaptive Technology Center and other campus locations.
> Provide counseling with regard to appropriate adaptive
> technology and training for students, faculty and staff who
> need access to adaptive hardware or software. Develop
> training on adaptive hardware
> and software - written, web-based and multimedia.
> Interpret, enforce and assist with development of operational
> procedures for the Adaptive Technology Center. Prepare and
> edit alternate media for clients of the Adaptive Technology
> Center including electronic text, Braille and tactile
> graphics. Maintain checkout system for loaner hardware and
> software used by students, faculty and staff. Collect and
> report on client usage data. Provide expert web development
> including development and support of accessible web best
> practices, accessible web-site development and maintenance
> for the ATC web pages. Develop, maintain and teach a web
> accessibility best practices certification class. Lead the
> functional and coding web accessibility testing project for
> the [College] and [COLLEGE] campuses web sites. Develop web
> pages for the Adaptive Technology Center. Research, evaluate
> and recommend new adaptive technology for the Adaptive
> Technology Center. Prepare and disseminate information about
> the [COLLEGE] Adaptive Technology Center to various campus
> units via advertising, print materials including brochures,
> and meetings. Collaborate with campus Adaptive Education
> Services on issues of technology and issues affecting
> students, faculty and staff with special needs.
> Assist with general operations of the Adaptive Technology
> Center (ATC) with limited on-site supervision Serve as
> [COLLEGE] Adaptive Technology Center Program manager and Web
> Developer. Use expert, in-depth knowledge of all components
> of PC and MAC operating systems, networking and complex
> adaptive software, hardware for networked and standalone
> deployment of complex software licensing models. Including Must
> provide multiplatform and operating system analysis for
> application deployment; program analysis to determine how to
> effectively deliver applications in very diverse operating
> system environments; crisis management to ensure
> uninterrupted services. Full and detailed knowledge of all
> networking policies and procedures required to safely deploy
> applications. testing, installation, trouble shooting and
> maintenance of all adaptive hardware and software.
> Develop/write detailed and complete training materials to
> support clients using adaptive hardware and software. On a
> case-by-case basis, analyze client need and recommend
> adaptive technology that will best meet the special needs of
> each client. Develop and write up procedural documents for
> the ATC client and adaptive technology workflow and operations.
> Requires expert knowledge of server deployment, support and
> administration. Expert knowledge of operating systems for PCs and
> MACs, ghosting and image building, networking, and all
> security best practices is required. Requires interpretation,
> enforcement and modification of current operational
> procedures for the ATC. Responsible for data gathering and
> reporting for all ATC activities. Ability to do database
> programming required. Analysis and implementation of the
> following technologies required:
> -database programming and administration
> -all adaptive technologies and services
> -operating systems
> -all aspects of network, workstation and laptop security
> Analysis of client needs, new and current adaptive
> technologies needed to develop operational
> planning for the ATC is required.
> Develop all adaptive technology training and support for
> students, faculty and staff. Provide case specific
> individual client counseling and training in use of adaptive
> hardware and software. Through
> programming with C#.net, Perl, MySQL, SQL Server, PHP, HTML,
> CSS, SMIL, Dolphin Easy Publisher, VBScript create tools for
> use with the alternate media production, database, work flow
> support and web work of the ATC.
> Must have expert knowledge of the multimedia applications
> like Macromedia, AVID and Camtasia. Develop with written
> and multimedia components, training on adaptive technologies
> and services, ATC web content and conference materials for
> adaptive technology. Create accessible web development
> practices for use in accessible web trainings which will be
> delivered by CD, video and the web. Develop and maintain the
> database system for all ATC workflow including client
> transactions, inventory and ATC workflow.
> Supervise [COLLEGE] ATC alternate media preparation for the campus.
> Prepare and edit alternate media for clients of the ATC.
> Alternate media includes but is not limited to all forms of
> electronic text, Braille, tactile graphics, audio and
> captioned videos. This requires knowledge of high-speed
> scanning, several optical character recognition applications
> and familiarity with Braille software and hardware.
> Knowledge of the production of tactile graphics also important.
> Meticulous editing of alternate media documents required;
> attention to detail and excellent knowledge of MS Word required.
> Lead the ATC WEB Team. Develop and maintain the ATC web site
> as a model of fully accessible, media rich web pages. Develop
> and promote accessible web page best practices.
> Develop hands-on advanced accessible web page development
> class. Lead the ATC's web accessibility testing service for
> the University. Through this service, web pages of [COLLEGE]
> departments are evaluated for accessibility from both the
> functional and coding perspective.
> [COLLEGE] Departments are provided with an accessibility
> evaluation of their web pages along with suggestions for page
> repair to bring the pages into compliance with [COLLEGE]'s
> baseline accessibility standards.
> Develop all [COLLEGE] publicity, outreach and teaching
> modules related to the services of the ATC. Prepare and
> disseminate information about the ATC to various campus units
> via advertising including
> but not limited to print materials including brochures,
> fliers, newspaper articles, videos, etc. For specific
> departments, prepare adaptive applications for delivery
> through departmental computing labs, offices, etc. packaging
> adaptive applications for delivery over a wide variety of
> departments throughout the [COLLEGE] campus
> Joe Humbert
> Assistive Technology Specialist
> Purdue University - ITaP - TLT
> Office: STEW 111
> Email: jhumbert at purdue.edu
> Phone: 765-494-4387
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