As an Assistant Technology Trainer, you will provide training to individuals with vision impairments using Windows and Apple Operating systems (including MS Office, Internet browsers, antivirus and job tasks specific to the individual). You must have knowledge of multiple assistive hardware and software which may include, but not limited to screen reading, magnification software, portable note taking devices, refreshable braille displays and braille embossers, braille translators, scanning software and e-Book readers as well as any computer hardware such a printers, scanners, embossers and external drives.
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- Associate Degree
- Computer literacy in Windows and Apple Operating systems
- Experience with assistive hardware and software
A combination of education and experience or relevant military training may be considered in lieu of an Associate Degree on a year for year basis.
- Associate Degree in rehabilitation, a disability-related field, or in the field of education or assistive technology or equivalent work experience in the area of assistive technology for persons with vision impairments at a school, rehab or work training setting or assistive technology center
- Braille literacy and application of braille in use of various note taking devices
- Proficiency in use of current and new computer hardware, software and assistive software
- Screen reading and magnification software (JAWS, ZoomText, Fusion, Voiceover)
- Strong interpersonal skills with all age groups and cultures