Adaptive Computing and Assistive Tech Specialist

Davidson Library
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Created: April 24, 2019


Summary of Job Duties:
Provides assistive technology devices and adaptive computing systems and/or adaptive technology, including training, to all eligible students with disabilities. Manage the Adaptive Technology Center (ATC) housed in the Davidson Library for use by students, staff, faculty and community members. Oversee and coordinate the operation of the local area network in the ATC. 

Serves as the campus resource person on web site accessibility. Evaluates campus web pages for ADA Compliance and consults with campus web masters to provide accessible web design techniques.

Minimum requirements: Experience with adaptive computing systems and adaptive technology. 
Experience working in higher education as well as experience working with persons/students with disabilities. 
Demonstration management skills, ability to manage multiple projects meet deadlines, problem solve and perform under time constraints. 

Must be highly organized and detailed oriented. Must display a high level of customer service skills. Skill and ability to conduct presentations and training's to a diverse body of individuals. Excellent communication skills both written and oral. Working knowledge of ADA, FERPA and ability to maintain confidentiality.

Desireable requirements: BA or BS in any related area or equivalent education and experience. Experience with adaptive computing systems and adaptive technology. 
Experience in higher education as well as experience working with persons with disabilities. 
Knowledge of accessible technologies, current issues, and cutting-edge developments/methods for accommodating disabilities. Knowledge of disabilities, human relations, assistive technology devices and services. Competency in a wide variety of accessible technology software and devices, including mobile devices, speech to text and text to speech, OCR (Optical Character Recognition), Braille, alternative media.  


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