[Athen] FW: UNLV Positions

Ron Stewart ron at ahead.org
Tue Jun 24 12:58:03 PDT 2008

Another position, and the person you would be working for is known to be a great boss.


University of Nevada Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Category: Admin - Disability Services
Posted: 06/23/2008
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time

UNLV Disability Resource Center seeks a dynamic Assistive Technologist to provide assessment, consultation and training services to UNLV students with disabilities on the use of assistive technology. The AT Specialist will provide leadership and collaborate with university computer resource personnel to ensure institutional computer access. This position also coordinates alternative testing accommodations, and manages the alternative text reproduction services. The incumbent is responsible for ongoing development, modification, and testing of all DRC assistive technology, as well as the administration and reporting functions associated with assistive technology. The Assistive Technology specialist provides DRC with technical support for database maintenance and development. The position requires strong technical and interpersonal, and communication skills.

Minimum: This position requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with 1 (one) year of documented experience --
* providing assistive technology services for individuals with disabilities, including evaluation and training;
* working with individuals who have disabilities;
* using standard office software and applications;
* collaborating in a team oriented work environment; and
* possessing strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Preferred: Experience with alternative test proctoring services, alternative text conversion, web accessibility compliance and disability services in higher education. Hands on experience with speech recognition and screen reading technology. Skills with database development and maintenance are desired.

$40,000 minimum with full benefits (no state tax)

UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution with more than 28,000 students and more than 900 faculty members. More than 220 undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees are offered. Founded in 1957, UNLV is located on 337 acres in dynamic Southern Nevada. The university is ranked in the category of Doctoral/Research Universities-Intensive by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information, visit us on-line at: http://www.unlv.edu.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. Questions should be addressed to Twyla Lightowler, Search Committee Chair at twyla.lightowler at unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact Jen Martens at (702) 895-3886 or hrsearch at unlv.edu

Application Information
Contact: University of Nevada Las Vegas
Online App. Form: https://hrsearch.unlv.edu

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