[Athen] Job Opportunity-University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Ritter, Scott ritters at uww.edu
Tue Mar 31 10:42:19 PDT 2015

Position Announcement
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Center for Students with Disabilities
Adaptive Technology Specialist/Disability Services Coordinator

Job Opening ID: 10349

Posting Title: Adaptive Technology Specialist/Disability Services Coordinator

The Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks applicants for an Adaptive Technology Specialist (ATS)/Disability Services Coordinator. This is a 100%, 12 month position.

Click here for the complete position announcement.<https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu/psc/careers/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=15&>

Or go to: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu/psc/careers/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=15&

The ATS supports the integration of students with disabilities into the UW-Whitewater community by ensuring equal access to all university print and electronic instructional materials. The ATS is responsible for providing adaptive technology interventions to ensure educational access for a broad array of disability populations including, but not limited to, individuals with visual impairments, language and learning disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, hearing loss, and motor and dexterity barriers. The Adaptive Technology Specialist will coordinate the production and distribution of alternative format materials including Braille, e-text, Kurzweil 3000/Firefly, audio-text, large print and tactile graphics to eligible students. Additionally, the ATS works with faculty and staff to assist in maintaining an accessible learning environment. This position is a leadership position in the area of adaptive technology and is expected to function as a resource to both campus and community stakeholders.

The ATS also works as a Disabilities Services Coordinator (DSC) with a caseload of students. Service Coordination includes reviewing disability documentation, determining appropriate accommodations, fostering students' self-advocacy, and other related case management duties.


Required: Minimum of a bachelor's degree in rehabilitation engineering, rehabilitation technology, computer science, vocational rehabilitation, special education, social work, or related field with work the field of education or disability services and direct services required in the position.
Preferred: Master's degree in Rehabilitation Technology, Rehabilitation Engineering, Computer Science, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, Special Education, or a related field strongly preferred with a minimum of two years working with Adaptive Technology in the field of education or disability services.

A complete application package must include a letter of application, vita including all relevant professional experience and a list of five professional references. Only complete applications will be considered. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, lists of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. Finalist will need to provide copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts.

Please send application materials to:
Patty Beran
2002 Andersen Library
800 W. Main St
Whitewater, WI 53190
beranp at uww.edu
Phone: 262-472-4711

Applications received by April 26, 2015 are given preferred consideration; the position is considered open until otherwise noted. For questions please contact Scott Ritter, ritters at uww.edu<mailto:ritters at uww.edu>

AA/EOE. Women, members of minority groups and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Scott Ritter, MS
Associate Director
Center for Students with Disabilities
Andersen Library Room 2002B
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190
(262) 472-5239
www.blogs.uww.edu/csd<http://www.blogs.uww.edu/csd> [CSD Blog]

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