[Athen] Assistant Director & Coordinator of Assistive Technology position

Lisa Fiedor lisa_fiedor at ncsu.edu
Mon Nov 9 09:56:24 PST 2009

Hi All,

Here's an announcement for an AT position at NC State University.

Please let me know if you have any questions.



NC State University
Raleigh, NC

Assistant Director & Coordinator of Assistive Technology
Disability Services Office/Office for Equal Opportunity/Provost Office

Minimum Experience/Education
- Bachelor's degree
- Demonstrated work experience with individuals to customize solutions
in a complex technology environment

Departmental Required Skills
- Knowledge of Assistive Technology (AT) - hardware and software - and
computing systems
- Commitment to accessibility issues
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work effectively within a diverse higher education setting
- Ability to create and maintain accessible databases and an accessible
web site

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
- Master's degree in a related field or Assistive Technology
Practitioner (ATP) Certification
- Extensive knowledge of AT - both hardware and software - and computing
- 3-5 years of work experience in a higher education setting providing
customized solutions in a complex technology environment for persons
with disabilities
- Knowledge of the principles of Universal Design (UD)
- Knowledge of applicable disability laws and the ability to apply them
effectively in a higher education setting.

Essential Job Duties
- Provide leadership to ensure compliance with disability laws and the
availability of appropriate AT
- Provide leadership and education to promote the principles of UD
- Take the lead and work collaboratively with students, faculty, and
staff to assess needs and recommend / procure /maintain appropriate AT
- Work collaboratively with campus units to ensure AT solutions are
available throughout campus
- Employ effective tracking methods for AT needs, inventory, solutions,
and outcomes
- Consult and collaborate with appropriate groups to establish and
implement policies, rules, regulations, and best practices related to
the provision of accessible information/technology
- Remain abreast of emerging technologies and work pro-actively to
promote an awareness and understanding of current and potential
accessibility issues and solutions
- Maintain and support an active and accessible Disability Services
Office (DSO) database and web site
- Maintain and promote the use of the DSO's AT Lab
- Work collaboratively with DSO staff to create a spending plan for
Educational Technology Funds (ETF) that is consistent with the written
guidelines and keep current the necessary reports for the ETF Advisory

Other Work Responsibilities
- Other duties as assigned.

Proposed Hire Date 01-01-2010

To apply, please go to:

AA/EEO In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to
sexual orientation.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background
checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If
highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final
candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org

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Lisa Marie Fiedor
Web Accessibility, Usability, & Design Specialist
Faculty Development & Support Services
Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA)
NC State University, Campus Box 7111, Raleigh NC 27695-7111
Rm 2133 DH Hill Library, East Wing
v 919.513.4616 f 919.513.4005
lisa_fiedor at ncsu.edu

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