Job Opening at the Technology Access Center

Assistive Technology Consultant/Practitioner

• The Assistive Technology Consultant/Practitioner position is a full time position with salary and health benefits. This is an ideal job for someone with basic AT and disability experiences who is looking for hands-on with a wide array of AT devices. Projected salary is $30,000-40,000 range depending on skill levels and previous experience.

Job duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Conduct technology assessments to assist people with disabilities, teachers, employers, and family members to select and acquire appropriate assistive technology (AT) devices
• Teach school personnel, family members, caregivers, employers, and individuals with disabilities to use AT devices
• Conduct set-up, installation, training, and evaluations on-site in the middle Tennessee area, i.e in community schools, in the workplace, or in the home — wherever the technology will be used
• Modify existing AT devices or custom design devices to meet individual needs
• Work with computer and computer related AT devices, environmental control devices and systems, and adapted toys including selection based on individual needs and component compatibility, installation/set-up, and training consumers to use devices
• Develop and submit assessment reports and billing information in timely manner
• Participate in individual education or employment planning meetings when requested for those who receive AT assessment
• Document all contacts with consumers, keeping accurate and thorough records
• Organize, maintain, and disseminate AT information resources and demonstrate equipment
• Provide presentations and trainings about AT

 

Qualifications include the following:

• Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Special Education, Occupational Therapy or related field — RESNA ATP or other AT credential preferred but not required to start
• Experience working with adaptive computer access and other assistive technology for individuals with disabilities
• Knowledge of information resources pertaining to assistive technology for individuals with disabilities
• Experience with AT required
• IT Training and experience is desirable but not required
• Experience working with individuals with disabilities at school, home, work, etc.
• Experience working with individuals with vision impairments is a plus
• Other: Reliable transportation for self throughout middle Tennessee (with mileage reimbursement) is required

Contact:

Linda Judeich, Executive Director
Technology Access Center
475 Metroplex Dr., Ste. 301
Nashville, TN 37211

To apply, please send resume to lindaj@tacnashville.org

The Technology Access Center is An Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Comments are closed.