[Athen] Assistive Technology Specialist Recruitment - Accessibility Resource Center at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Aura Mollick Hirschman hirschma at uwm.edu
Mon Jul 25 13:54:18 PDT 2016

We are currently recruiting for a new full-time, 12 month position here at the Accessibility Resource Center (www.uwm.edu/arc<http://www.uwm.edu/arc>) at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, main campus. The Adaptive Technology Specialist (Student Services Program Manager II) will be responsible for managing the adaptive technological accommodation needs for over 700 registered students with disabilities, their instructors and campus staff.Applications are due August 21, 2016

Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) - uwm.edu<http://www.uwm.edu/arc>
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Summary of main responsibilities:

The Adaptive Technology Specialist is responsible for assessing adaptive technology needs and recommends appropriate and cost effective systems to enhance access in the classroom and on campus.

* Works closely with ARC Counselors and Captioned Media Specialist in providing technical expertise and recommendations.
* Trains and supervises student workers and volunteers to ensure timely delivery of adaptive course material.
* Possesses knowledge of programs and technology such as captioned media, document conversion, electronic text conversion, braille systems, notetaking technology, speech-to-text software and hardware, assistive listening devices and remote delivery of accommodation services.
* Manages ARC office technology needs, including knowledge and management of disability office data management systems, ARC website maintenance and maintenance of all ARC hardware/software and AT Lab.

For more information about additional job duties, qualifications and where to apply, please go to https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/25428 (or jobs.uwm.edu, then search by position number 02146338). Any additional questions should be directed to Barb Simon, Interim Director at 414-229-5822 or barbaras at uwm.edu<mailto:barbaras at uwm.edu>.

Aura M. Hirschman, M.S., C.R.C.
Senior Counselor B/VI & Alternative Text Program Coordinator
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Accessibility Resource Center
Mitchell Hall, Room 103
3203 North Downer Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211-3153

phone (414) 229-5660
fax (414) 229-2237

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