Division/College: College of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Employee Category: Classified
Pay Range: $16.52 per hour or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Idaho AT Project Director, this position maintains and supports the assistive technology resource library; supports outreach; and supports statewide re-utilization or reuse programs of assistive technology devices maintained by the Idaho Assistive Technology Project. Serves as contact for AT Resource Center. Completes AT Project goals and objectives related to the provision of regional assistive technology demonstration, device loaning, conducts statewide assistive technology consultations/assessments, and conducts public awareness and training presentations.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Social Science, Rehab Science, or Health science including 6 credits in disability and technology (rehab, educational, or assistive) Experience: Three years providing technology support for individuals with disabilities, older persons, families, or agencies; Demonstrating and lending assistive technology equipment; Developing and editing informational or training materials; Working in a customer service environment; Collecting and compiling information for use in reports; Balancing multiple projects with competing deadlines; Using computers and software for word processing, email, internet searches, and data organization.
Preferred Qualifications: Education: Masters degree in related field; Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) certification.
Experience: Agriculture Background; Conducting AT consultations or assessments; Working with individuals with disabilities in an employment and/or community setting; Working with assistive technology devices and lending library policies and procedures; Organizing and developing participant informational materials for events such as name tags, booklets, signage, demographic information; Communicating effectively with team members; Working collaboratively organizations or outside agencies; Bilingual Spanish.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002759P
Posting Date: 03/30/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Applicants need to address each individual required qualification, along with preferred qualifications that apply, in the letter of qualification.
Applications received before May 23, 2021, will receive first consideration. Position will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates may be required to pass a criminal background check.
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