[nfb-talk] Fwd: Re-Posting Job Announcement New Mexico
dandrews at visi.com
Wed Nov 23 03:34:25 UTC 2016
>A number of folks have reported problems with
>the attachment regarding the job opening at the
>New Mexico Commission for the Blind.
>Accordingly, I am placing the text in the body
>of this email. Would you please re-send this?
>Assistive Technology Specialist Vacancy in New Mexico
>The New Mexico Commission for the Blind is
>recruiting for an Assistive Technology
>Specialist. The position is in our Albuquerque
>office and serves Central and Northern New Mexico.
>The most relevant aspects of the job posting are
>provided below. The closing date is December 5.
>To reach the job posting:
>1. Visit the following link to go directly to the posting:
>2. Go to the State of New Mexico NM
>State Personnel Website at
>the link for View Job Opportunities And Apply,
>and enter the job title in the search field.
>Applications will only be accepted through the
>New Mexico State Personnel Office online application system!
>For users of screen access technology, please be
>advised that the online application is difficult
>to complete independently using screen access
>technology. Screen reader users who experience
>difficulty with the application utility should
>contact Ms. Andrea Rivera-Smith of the State
>Personnel Office @ (505) 695-5606 for
>assistance. She can also confirm that your
>application (including uploaded transcripts,
>licenses, etc.) has been successfully received for consideration.
>Please forward this announcement to any
>individuals that you believe might be interested
>in a great job with our agency. Interested
>individuals can contact me to discuss the position.
>Manager, Assistive Technology Program
>New Mexico Commission for the Blind
><mailto:Curtis.Chong at state.nm.us>Curtis.Chong at state.nm.us
>New Mexico Commission for the Blind
> Job Title: Assistive Technology Specialist
> Full/Part Time: Full-Time
> Regular/Temporary: Regular - Permanent
> Closing Date: December 5, 2016
> Pay Grade: 65
> Salary: The salary range for this
>position is $31,782 - $55,307 Annually, ($15.28
>- $26.59 Hourly). Offered salary will be based on education and experience.
> Benefits: Full State of New Mexico
>benefits, including health insurance, life
>insurance, retirement, sick leave, annual leave, and ten holidays.
> Purpose of Position:
>This position will support blind/visually
>impaired clients by evaluating their technology
>needs, analyzing their education and workplace
>environments, researching solutions to technical
>problems, configuring and delivering customized
>personal computer systems and assistive
>technology, and orienting and training clients
>in the use of specialized hardware and software
>in order to help them obtain or maintain employment.
> Minimum Education and Experience requirements:
>Associates degree and two (2) years of
>professional experience in assistive technology
>related to blindness or low vision. Experience
>in this job classification or related
>classification may substitute for the required
>education on a year for year basis.
>If you have indicated in your application that
>you have an education higher than a high school
>diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your
>unofficial transcript to the application. Your
>application WILL NOT be considered for further
>review if you have failed to provide this information.
> Working Conditions:
>Work is generally performed in an office
>setting, though work requires frequent visits to
>client homes, secondary and post-secondary
>schools, and employer locations; regular
>exposure to Visual/Video Display Terminal (VDT),
>personal computers, printers, scanners, video
>magnifiers, and Braille displays/embossers; and
>requires extensive telephone usage. Duties
>require lifting of typical computer hardware, as
>well as walking, standing, sitting, bending, and
>crawling. Regularly works with individuals with
>secondary disabilities, some of which resulting
>in challenging behaviors. Occasionally exposed
>to service animals. Regular travel is required
>throughout Central and Northern New Mexico,
>including occasional overnight travel.
> Bargaining Unit: This position is
>covered by a collective bargaining agreement and
>all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.
> Agency Contact Information: Kelly
>Quintana-Wagner, (505) 476.4456
> There are also approximately ten
>supplemental questions addressing education,
>experience, and specialized qualifications.
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