[nfb-talk] Opening for Technology Instructor at Colorado Center for the Blind

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Wed Apr 25 20:23:20 UTC 2012

>2233 West Shepperd Avenue
>Littleton, CO  80120
>PHONE: 303-778-1130 or 800-401-4632
>FAX: 303-778-1598
>Please send resume to Carol Sprague at email:  celzi at cocenter.org
>  Job Description
>Duties and Responsibilities
>1.     Provide individualized instruction to blind students in the 
>area of access technology including but not limited to:
>a.     the use of computers with speech
>b.     keyboarding
>c.     use of note taking devices
>d.     use of the internet, e-mail, and other various adaptive 
>equipment used by blind persons in employment and leisure
>e.     other duties as assigned
>2.     Provide instruction to several students in a classroom lecture format.
>3.     Provide instruction through exploratory learning.  Find 
>practical uses for technology, such as being able to access bank 
>information, looking up books in a library, recipes, etc.
>4.     Plan and develop a formalized curriculum in all areas of technology.
>5.     Conduct a thorough written evaluation on each student in the 
>area of technical skills.
>6.     Write comprehensive monthly reports on each student 
>describing progress made and goals to be completed.
>7.     Assist in providing instruction and technical support to 
>staff and students.
>8.     Employee is expected to facilitate classes and seminars where 
>all aspects of blindness are discussed.  In addition, employee will 
>fully participate and assist in all center activities including rock 
>climbing, skiing, camping and other vital activities, promote the 
>positive philosophy of the Colorado Center for the Blind to 
>co-workers, students, and others, and provide support and guidance 
>to students throughout their program.
>Requirements: Technology Instructor
>1. College degree in adaptive technology field and/or 2 years work 
>experience teaching all aspects of adaptive technology for the blind.
>3. Ability to plan, organize and develop curriculum and lessons.
>4. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
>5. Must demonstrate the ability to work with a variety of people in 
>all types of situations effectively.
>6. Must possess knowledge in the use of all adaptive technology for 
>the blind.
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