[Nfbc-info] Fwd: Adaptive Tech Instructor Position - Society for the Blind, Sacramento
dandrews at visi.com
Fri Nov 18 22:29:42 CST 2011
>The Society for the Blind, in Sacramento, California, is hiring for
>the position of Adaptive Tech Instructor. Details are listed
>below. Please send applications and resumes to:
>Team Lead Adaptive Technology
>Society for the Blind
>1238 S Street
>Sacramento, CA 95811
>Phone: 916-452-8271 ex 520
>Email <mailto:kankeny at societyfortheblind.org>kankeny at societyfortheblind.org
>Job Title: Adaptive Technology Instructor IV
>Reports to: Adaptive Technology Team Lead
>General Description: The essential functions of the job are to
>teach all aspects of adapted computer and rehabilitation technology
>use to Society clients, to maintain expertise in all instructed
>programs and upgrades, and be a motivated team player to teach blind
>students computer skills using adaptive equipment and techniques to
>enhance computer competence and effectiveness, especially in
> * Instruct small group or individual classes in adaptive
> computing for blind and visually impaired clients.
> * Assess and evaluate clients as to appropriate instructional
> modality and needs.
> * Consistently achieve high level of excellence in both
> instruction and productivity.
> * Coordinate closely with the Adaptive Technology Team Lead and
> Core Programs Manager to arrange for maximum hours of client
> service and instruction.
> * Ensure that software and hardware are in good working
> condition for teaching.
> * Create manuals and tutorials which will assist clients to
> progress in learning curriculum.
> * Create, update, and revise curriculum as needed, with all
> related materials for submission to the Adaptive Technology Team Lead.
> * Develop new projects as assigned and as related to access
> technology with emphasis on both excellent client service and
> increased revenue production.
>1. Maintain thorough, complete and timely ongoing daily, weekly
>and monthly recordkeeping of client services; including, but not
>limited to case notes, lesson notes, evaluations, progress reports,
>Team building and Networking
> * Present client issues to supervisor and contribute to ongoing
> problem solving of such issues while maintaining appropriate confidentiality.
>2. Consult with other professionals, family members or other
>appropriate parties regarding the progress and problems of the clients.
>3. Participate in individual case conferences and confer
>regularly with program staff on multi-disciplinary service team
>concerning client's program and adjustment to blindness or vision loss.
> * Maintain positive and professional relations with counselors
> of Department of Rehabilitation and other agencies as well as
> Society clients, staff, and volunteers.
> * Coordinate effective client service with third-party
> counselors, such as Department of Rehabilitation.
>1. Attend all staff and department meetings.
>2. Adhere to all Society policies and procedures.
>3. Obtain training to enhance job requirements.
>4. Stay current in areas of responsibility.
>5. Other duties as required.
>1. Highly skilled in current operating systems, especially current
>Windows, with a particular emphasis on mastery of all alternative
>keyboard commands to replace mouse use.
>2. Expertise in at least one major screen reading program such as
>JAWS or Window-Eyes and familiarity with a second.
>3. Expertise in Microsoft Office Programs including MS Word, MS
>Excel, MS Outlook & MS Internet Explorer required.
>4. Familiarity with ZoomText (all levels) desirable.
>5. Effective oral communication and written communication skills.
>6. Excellent organizational and time management skills.
>7. High school diploma or G.E.D.
>8. Minimum two years working experience.
>Peg Jolene Halverson
>Information Technology Facilitator
>Society for the Blind
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