[nfbwatlk] FW: Technology Instructor-Spokane, WA

Mike Freeman k7uij at panix.com
Sun Dec 2 22:40:18 UTC 2012

From: Don Helsel [mailto:DHelsel at seattlelh.org] 
Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2012 12:49 PM
Subject: Technology Instructor-Spokane, WA




Please distribute this Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.

job announcement as you see fit.  The attached Word document will give you
additional details about this job. I have also pasted the contents of the
document in the body of this email.




Don Helsel 
Director of Recruiting
The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. 
Seattle, Washington
Phone: 206-436-2160  |   Fax: 206-436-2244
E-mail:  <mailto:dhelsel at seattlelh.org> dhelsel at seattlelh.org   |   Web:
<blocked::http://www.seattlelighthouse.org/> www.seattlelighthouse.org

Our Mission: To create and enhance opportunities for independence and
self-sufficiency of people who are blind, Deaf-Blind, and blind with other


The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.

Job Announcement


Title: CTP Technology Instructor

Location: Spokane, Washington

Dept.:  Employee & Community Services

Reports to: Computer Training Program Supervisor

Hours: Full Time M/F



The primary purpose of this position is to serve as technology instructor
within an introductory computer skills training program for adult learners
with a wide variety of visual conditions and computer experience levels.
Curriculum development and implementation is required.  This position is
located at the Inland Northwest facility, in Spokane, WA.



Coordinate, plan and deliver all aspects of the introductory skills
curriculum for the Computer Training Program 

Work with supervisor and coworkers to formulate curriculum and engage in a
variety of instructional methods including but not limited to; individual
training, group instruction, demonstrations, meetings and workshops

Ensure ongoing student skill development 

Provide ongoing status reports regarding the progress of each student -
reports should be completed in a thorough, timely, and detailed manner for
each student

Develop and conduct surveys and assessments to identify individual and
organizational training needs

Coordinate with Employee and Community Services and Human Resources staff to
conduct creative and effective outreach to Lighthouse employees and others
as appropriate

Maintain files, skills database, provide documentation, data collection,
reports, and summaries as needed - all materials should be created and
updated in a timely manner, as close to time of service as possible

Participate in the development of annual budget and work plans 

Work with PRRD to ensure continued successful funding and marketing of

Serve as a liaison with DSB, other agencies and the community to ensure
long-term sustainability and success of the Computer Training Program

Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:

Comprehensive knowledge of Windows applications, including MS Office suite
and Internet Explorer. Knowledge of alternative browsers (Firefox, Chrome,
etc. a plus)

Comprehensive knowledge of adaptive software for blind and low vision users,
such as Zoomtext, Magic and Jaws.

Knowledge of mobile operating systems with an emphasis in accessibility
features in mobile devices (iPhone, iPad, Android) a big plus

Demonstrated ability to research curriculum and develop additional materials
as needed

Ability to problem solve quickly and effectively

Creativity & flexibility; ability to change approach as needed, willingness
to try multiple approaches depending on needs of individual student 

Ability to take initiative, function autonomously, and be dependable, while
working in close coordination with CTP coworkers, supervisor, and other
Lighthouse staff

Kind, courteous, and professional demeanor at all times

Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including in written
materials, teaching materials, email, as well as in in-person communication,
both one on one and in group settings

Ability to communicate effectively and enthusiastically about the programs
and services we offer

Demonstrated excellent organizational skills

Willingness to travel as needed, possibly for extended periods, between
Seattle and Spokane locations, BSC's, as well as to conferences, trade
shows, and other events




Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Education or related field or
Associate/Technical degree in Professional Technical Education or related
field plus equivalent experience desired.  Equivalent training/experience

Strong technical skills and extensive knowledge of Windows computer hardware
and software applications - Mac/iOS/android skills and experience a plus

Minimum 2 years of successful teaching/training experience

Mature judgment and sensitivity in interpersonal relations and among diverse


Preferred Requirements:


Bilingual a plus

Strong Braille and computer Braille skills



Equal Opportunity Employer M/F


Please send cover letter and resume to jobs at seattlelh.org or to:


The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.

Attn.: Don Helsel 

2501 S. Plum Street 

Seattle, Washington 98144


Telephone:          (206) 436-2160

Fax:                       (206) 436-2244

TTY:                      (206) 324-1388


To download an application and for more information about employment at the
Lighthouse visit our website: www.seattlelighthouse.org

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