[Athen] FW: Job Announcement for Assistive Technology Specialist--Bakersfield, Ca

Gaeir Dietrich gdietrich at htctu.net
Thu Feb 4 17:49:43 PST 2016

From: Katrina Marquez [mailto:katrina.marquez at bakersfieldcollege.edu]
Sent: Thursday, February 04, 2016 10:47 AM
To: Alternate Media
Subject: Job Announcement for Assistive Technology Specialist--Bakersfield,

Hello everyone,

Bakersfield College DSPS is excited to announce an opening for an Assistive
Technology Specialist. Please help spread the word, closing date is 2/18/16.

Apply here: https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/7156

Thank you,

Katrina Marquez

Alternate Media Specialist

DSPS, Bakersfield College

<mailto:katrinamarquez at bakersfieldcollege.edu>
katrinamarquez at bakersfieldcollege.edu

FACE 13 | 661-395-4219

Position Information

Position Information

Job Title:

Assistive Technology Specialist

Position Number:


Posting Date


Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Position Type:



Work Week

Minimum Salary:

$3,532.54 per month

Maximum Salary:

$4,991.38 per month (maximum entry $3,532.54 per month)


Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision
insurance; life insurance and dependent life coverage; long-term disability
insurance, and an employee assistance program (EAP). At this time, all
premiums for the employee and their eligible dependents are fully paid for
by the District.

In addition, employees have the option to purchase:

* Flex 125
* AFLAC Policy
* Supplemental voluntary life insurance
* 403b Tax Shelter Annuity

All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date.
Employees are covered under the California Public Employees Retirement
System (CalPERS) and are vested 100% after five years of full time service.


Bakersfield College


BC-Main Campus

Basic Function

Under the direction and leadership of an assigned administrator provides
guidelines and technical assistance to staff, faculty and students regarding
technology access for students with disabilities; supervises the activities
of the High Tech Center adaptive computer lab for students with
disabilities; monitors and maintains instructional and adaptive technology
systems and performs related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree required. Increasingly responsible experience with
adaptive computer technology (hardware and software) as a user or
technician. Familiarity with strategies and experience working with students
with disabilities. Previous experience working with student with
disabilities in an educational setting preferred.

Knowledge and Abilities


* Methods, equipment, and materials used in the installation and
maintenance of microcomputers, peripheral equipment and software
* Disability access and universal design strategies for various types
of electronic information, including distance education, web pages, and
general computer technology
* Assistive hardware and software for people with disabilities
* Techniques for designing and modifying instructional and
informational media to make them electronically accessible to people with
* Pertinent legislation and regulations relevant to information access
for people with disabilities (e.g., Americans with Disabilities Act, Family
Educational Rights and Privacy Act and Title V regulations governing
Disabled Students Program and Services, etc.)


* Give trainings and demonstrate access technology
* Work independently
* Speak and write effectively in individual and group settings
including training sessions
* Maintain currency of qualifications for area of assignment
* Give and follow oral and written communications
* Maintain cooperative working relationships
* Understand and implement guidelines for producing accessible
electronic media
* Meet schedules and timelines
* Resolve problems in an efficient, effective and timely manner
* Demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population
* Plan and organize work
* Prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports.
* Train and provide work direction to others.

Salary Grade


Special Instructions to Applicants

First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled;
but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on February 18, 2016
are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time
limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:

* Completed Online Application for Employment form
* Current resume
* Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
* Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
* List of six (6) professional references - Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the
selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary

Recruitment Status (tentative):

* Application Screening: TBD
* Interviews: TBD

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the
United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of
application submission.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

1. * The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to
work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the
time of application submission.

* I understand the above statement.

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents

1. Cover Letter
2. Resume/CV

Optional Documents

1. Other Document
2. Transcripts

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