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Job 3188

Assistive Technology Specialist

Idaho Educational Services for the Deaf and the Blind

Gooding, ID


Duties: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assessing student assistive technology needs, providing guidance and instruction to students in specific technology use, partnering with teachers and education specialists in classroom use of assistive technology, researching new assistive technology and formulating recommendations, facilitation and coordination of staff training, collaboration with local education agencies, technical support, and outcome reporting.


Qualifications: BA/BS degree plus 3 years experience with B/VI technology in an education or rehabilitation setting, and demonstrated knowledge and application of educational accommodations for blind/visually impaired students. Certification is preferred, but is not required. Candidates should be knowledgeable and experienced with assistive technology for the blind/visually impaired and should possess considerable knowledge of screen enlargement and speech access software, electronic note takers, scanners, Braille translation software, Braille displays, speech synthesizers and Braille embossers, and refreshable braille displays and devices.


Additional Information: Interested persons are to complete an IESDB application (application can be accessed at www.iesdb.org ), submit a letter of interest, resume, and three letters of recommendation or the names and contact information of three professional references to: Idaho Educational Services for the Deaf and the Blind Attn: Human Resources 1450 Main St Gooding, ID 83330


Closing Date: Until filled


For further information, contact:

Shelley Comstock

Human Resource Specialist

1450 Main St

Phone: (208) 934-4457

Email: shelley.comstock@iesdb.org



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