Assistive Technology Specialist (Part-Time)
- - Part Time Employment
- Midwest City, OK, USA
- Pay Commensurate with Education and Experience
- Part Time
THE PART-TIME HOURLY POSITION ANNOUNCES AN OPENING IN STUDENT ACCESS SERVICES
Position: Assistive Technology Specialist (Part-Time)
Description of Duties: Assist students and staff in identifying, acquiring, or utilizing assistive technology (including Operating Systems and available apps) necessary to access course materials/learning management systems; acquiring and/or converting course materials for accessibility. Research availability of accessible version(s) of current textbooks. Then as needed, create, adapt, convert, and modify course related materials into accessible formats using available assistive technology. Provide training to students with disabilities on how to use available assistive technology in order to use the equipment and software independently. In the scope of universal access, provide similar assistance/support to any student. Coordinate with internal sources (i.e. E-Learning, faculty) to ensure course materials and design (i.e., website/s, Canvas) meet student needs. Coordinate with external sources (i.e., Bookshare, Assistive Text Network, publishers) to obtain accessible text materials. Locate, contact, and coordinate with external software liaison(s) regarding optimal use of/upgrades to RSC purchased software (i.e., Sonocent, Read&Write). Knowledge or willingness to learn how to work with various audio formats (DAISY, WAV, WMA, MP3, etc.) when providing accommodations. Promote and demonstrate accessible educational materials and Assistive Tech to the campus. Assist as appropriate with "test reader/scribe" duties as appropriate for students receiving assistive tech accommodations in the Academic Testing Center. Provide support to the Coordinator of Student Access Services. Perform other related duties as assigned. Provide general office support for the Special Services Office.
High School Diploma or Equivalent. Working knowledge of Windows 10, ability to download files, to share files with students via the Internet, and good file management and organizational skills. Relevant computer coursework and/or experience using adaptive technology. Ability to teach others how to use available software and equipment that is available through Rose State College. Familiarity with adaptive equipment/software and understanding of technology used in producing accessible texts and classroom materials preferred. Good written and verbal communication skills. Possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well especially with students with disabilities and staff.
Knowledge of principles of ADA/Section 504 & 508 and other federal, state, and institutional disability policies and legislation. Aptitude and interest to learn new technologies and assistive technologies as needed and to keep skills updated. Willingness to seek out new technologies and/or updates as needed.
An unofficial degree conferring transcripts must be received by this office for formal consideration; however, should an offer of employment be extended, official transcripts are required.
All finalists may be subject to a background check and/or drug test.
Must be eligible to work in the United States.
Rose State College's Annual Security Report, including VAWA disclosures, is located at https://www.rose.edu/media/9800/2018-annual-fire-safety-and-security-report-revision-4.pdf
Rose State College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations in
the application process will be provided upon written request.
6420 SE 15th STREET ~ MIDWEST CITY, OK ~ 73110-2799
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