[Athen] FW: position open - Adaptive Technology Specialist (ATS) at UNH

Gaeir Dietrich gdietrich at htctu.net
Mon Nov 8 21:55:01 PST 2010

Subject: position open - Adaptive Technology Specialist (ATS) at UNH

Please feel free to distribute the following announcement:

To view the position, copy & paste the following URL directly into your
browser address bar: jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51531

The University of New Hampshire seeks excellence through diversity among its
administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits
discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national
origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability,
veteran status, or marital status.

Position Announcement:

The Assistive Technology Specialist (ATS) plays a leadership role in
assistive/adaptive technology, and while working primarily with students
having visual impairments, mobility impairments, learning disabilities,
temporary medical conditions or other disabilities as needed, also functions
as a resource to faculty and staff to determine technological interventions
and processes for students to maintain an accessible learning environment.

Duties include assessing assistive/adaptive technology needs, recommending
appropriate and cost effective systems to enhance access; training users on
recommended technology; managing document conversion program (from print to
audio or Braille), providing expertise in electronic web access issues; and
providing technical support where appropriate.

A commitment to a workplace that intentionally fosters a meaningful
educational experience for all students is expected.

Master's degree in Rehabilitation Technology, Rehabilitation Engineering,
Occupational Therapy, Computer Science, Rehabilitation Counseling,
Counseling Psychology, Social Work, Special Education, or a related field
and 1 year of related experience preferred; or Bachelor's degree and two
years of experience, Associate's degree and four years, or combination of
education and experience equal to six years.

Experience supporting college students in use of assistive technology;
including current software such as JAWS, remote captioning, Braille
production and translation software. Knowledge of clinical documentation
review under ADA.

This position is an 80% time (4 day work week year round), 3 year term
position with potential to be permanently funded after 3 years.

To view the position, copy & paste the following URL directly into your
browser address bar: jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51531

All applicants must apply on the UNH website.


Kathy Berger
Director, Disability Services for Students (DSS)
University of New Hampshire
MUB 118/83 Main Street
Durham, NH 03824
(603)862-2607 tty;( 603)862-0830 voice mail;(603) 862-4043 fax ;
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The University of New Hampshire is committed to providing appropriate
accommodations and services to students with disabilities under Section 504
of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of
1990 including changes made by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Contact the
Affirmative Action and Equity Office, Section 504/ADA Compliance Officer
(603-862-2930 voice/tty) if you believe your rights have been violated.

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