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Assistive Technology Specialist

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 1/13/23

Job Description


Assistive Technology Specialist

Job No: 523176
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time

Job Summary

Under the lead of the Alternative Media Center Coordinator, the Assistive Technology Specialist will provide assistive technology training and accessible instructional materials to students with disabilities. The incumbent will oversee AIM Center lab and BMAC equipment, coordinate and track the distribution of software licenses and inventory, and support students utilizing the AIM Center computer lab. The incumbent will also aid in document remediation for students with disabilities and the campus community. Furthermore, the incumbent provides services that are equitable, inclusive, and culturally sensitive to enhance the quality of campus life. This position uses a student centered and equity minded approach in all communication and service efforts.
Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct individualized assistive technology training and support for BMAC students
  • Assist with editing and converting textbooks and course materials into various formats for students with disabilities and document remediation for campus partners
  • Oversee AIM Center lab and BMAC equipment, coordinate and track the distribution of software licenses and inventory, and support students utilizing the AIM Center computer lab
Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Oral and written communication skills to communicate diplomatically and effectively with co-workers, staff, and students. Ability to work effectively and productively as part of a team through close collaboration with colleagues and coordinate with others. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships and maintain a positive and respectful attitude. Ability to consistently report to work on time prepared to perform the duties of the position with working knowledge of standard work practices. Organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and high attention to detail. Must have some knowledge of adaptive computer hardware and software, or have the ability to learn. Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, or other graphic software. Ability to use PC and Macintosh computer systems. Ability to work under occasional stressful conditions. Ability to manage time effectively and functionally. Must have worked with students or persons with disabilities. Experience working in a higher-education setting. Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion including evidence of equity mindedness in previous experience. Experience with utilizing an equity lens in employment practices and respectful interactions with others.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience

Equivalent to six (6) months of experience performing support services for an instructional program and involving such activities as preparing, producing, dispensing, or storing materials, supplies, and equipment required. Six (6) months experience working in a higher education setting preferred. Six (6) months experience working with students with disabilities preferred. Graphic design background or ability to use Illustrator preferred.
Department

Bob Murphy Access Center (BMAC)
Classification

Instructional Support Assistant I
Compensation

The targeted hiring range for this position is $3,338 to 3,697 per month, commensurate with experience. The salary range for this classification is $3,338 to $4,773 per month.
Benefits

Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Time Base

Full-time temporary position for one (1) year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.
Additional Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: http://daf.csulb.edu/offices/ppfm/police/statistics/index.html. Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .
CSU Vaccination Policy

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to COVID19-Staff-Info@csulb.edu.
Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.


Application Closes: Jan 03, 2023 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.