[Njtechdiv] Fwd: Job Opening for Supervisor, Assistive Technology Training New Brunswick, New Jersey
dandrews at visi.com
Wed Jan 11 17:12:23 CST 2012
>DE WITT & ASSOCIATES
>Invites applications for an immediate, full-time
>opening, as Supervisor, Assistive Technology Training
>Position will remain open until filled
>Work Location: Joseph Kohn Training Center (JKTC)
>New Brunswick, New Jersey
>Summary of Responsibilities
>Since early 1989, our passion at De Witt &
>Associates has always been to assist in training
>people with vision loss or learning differences
>to become equally skilled in reading, writing
>and communicating using todays computer-based
>products alongside their peers. De Witt &
>Associates' experience with a broad range of
>technologies, our dedication to their latest
>developments, and our success rate has earned us
>a reputation as one of the most trusted and
>respected companies in the industry.
>The JKTC is a residential training center
>operated by the NJ Commission for the Blind and
>Visually Impaired (CBVI), where people who are
>blind and visually impaired learn the vocational
>and life skills necessary to seek future
>employment or education and job training that
>will prepare them for employment. In addition to
>becoming computer proficient, these skills
>include activities of daily living, Braille and
>other communications skills, orientation and
>mobility and vocational counseling in a supportive environment.
>Under contract with the CBVI, De Witt &
>Associates runs the computer training component,
>where basic keyboarding, Windows Concepts,
>Internet and MS Office skills are taught as an
>integral part of the JKTCs 16-week training
>program. We also teach a 4-week program called
>Bridge that provides students with intermediate
>level Internet, Windows, and MS Office skills.
>The Supervisor of Technology Training is responsible for:
>· Assuring that the technology training
>of JKTC clients is effective in both one-on-one
>and group settings, thereby empowering them to
>compete successfully in job training environments, or employment settings.
>· Managing a staff of 4 technology
>instructors to ensure that the computer training
>component is a well integrated part of the JKTCs program.
>· Supervising and participating as
>necessary in the assessing of incoming students
>computer skills, and their need for appropriate
>screen reading or magnification software.
>· Teaching keyboarding using talking typing tutorial programs.
>· Teaching basic and intermediate level
>MS Word, Outlook, Excel, Windows 7, and Internet
>Explorer skills using JAWS or ZoomText.
>· Assuring that there are appropriate
>lesson plans to be used in such training.
>· Writing clear and thorough reports on the students progress.
>· Performing first level troubleshooting
>on computers in the training rooms and student residences.
>· Performing first line supervisory
>duties with a staff of 4 instructors, satisfying
>the needs of both JKTC management, the customer,
>and De Witt & Associates management, the employer.
>· Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience.
>· At least two years' experience as a teacher/trainer/instructor.
>· At least 1 year of supervisory experience.
>· At least 1 year working with blind and visually impaired adults.
>· In-depth knowledge of assistive
>technology for people who are blind or visually
>impaired, especially JAWS and ZoomText.
>· In-depth knowledge of MS Office 2007 or
>higher, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
>· In-depth knowledge of surfing the
>Internet with Internet Explorer using JAWS or ZoomText.
>· Knowledge of Windows 7.
>· An interest in and ability to be
>trained in new technologies, and the passion to
>impart this knowledge to others.
>· The ability to work well as a member of a collegial team.
>· A personality that is patient and
>encouraging, but willing to hold our clients
>accountable for achieving their agreed-upon objectives.
>Please attach your resumé as a Microsoft Word
>document and paste your cover letter in the body
>of your email and send it to Richard Fox, Vice
>President of Field Operations at
>rick at 4dewitt.com. De Witt & Associates, 700
>Godwin Avenue, Suite 110, Midland Park, NJ 07432. www.4dewitt.com.
>· No phone calls or recruiters please.
>De Witt & Associates, Inc. is an equal
>opportunity employer. We endeavor to emphasize
>our associates abilities and willingly
>accommodate to each colleagues working style.
>We have competitive salaries, good benefits and
>an atmosphere that encourages innovation,
>initiative and integrity. For this position, we
>are under contract to the New Jersey Commission
>for the Blind and Visually Impaired, a Division
>of the State Department of Human Services.
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