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Access Center Technology Specialist (PT)

Waubonsee Community College

Sugar Grove, IL,US

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Access Center Technology Specialist (PT)
Sugar Grove Campus
Part-time Support Staff
*_Hybrid Option: Yes*_
Waubonsee Community College promotes diversity in faculty, staff, and student recruitment and is committed to hiring and retaining exceptional faculty and staff who are committed to the college’s culture of collaboration, professional growth and student success.
The Access Center Technology Specialist is a support staff position reporting to the Manager of the Access Center for Disability Resources. This position is responsible for providing technology related accommodation support services to Access Center students including but not limited to assistive technology, alternative format textbooks and course materials, testing accommodations and note taking. The position provides support for the technology needs of the department, serves as a subject matter expert and consults with campus stakeholders regarding accessibility of technology.
Maintain technology for department including databases, electronic signature software, form development, department website pages and learning management system pages/courses.
Develop and conduct assessment of assistive technology skills/needs with students.
Make technology recommendations and train students how to use recommended technology.
Ensure timely delivery of accessible course materials including collaboration with other departments and remediation of materials.
Collaborate with various departments to provide training, consultation and expertise regarding accessible technology, accessible content development and delivery.
Research, preview, evaluate, and make purchase recommendations of assistive/accessibility technology.
Lead or collaborate on departmental projects and initiatives.
Participate on college committees as appropriate.
Maintain appropriate documentation.
All other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma, required.
Two years of technology-related experience.
Working knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and best practices (ADA, Section 504, Section 508 and WCAG standards).
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Ability to demonstrate flexibility and manage multiple priorities.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with students, staff and faculty in a diverse work environment.
Associate degree in a technology-related field.
Proficiency in Microsoft Publisher, Adobe Acrobat Pro and Adobe InDesign.
Advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Experience with assistive technology including screen readers (Jaws/VoiceOver), text-to-speech software and speech-to text software.
Advanced knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and best practices (ADA, Section 504, Section 508 and WCAG standards).
Please attach the following documents when applying:

Cover Letter-Yes

References-Yes (Can be provided at interview)

Transcripts-Yes (Can be provided at interview)

Position Details
Grant Funded: No
Minimum Starting Rate: 20.25 - 20.25
Compensation Type: Hourly
Work Schedule: Other M-F 8 am - 4:30 pm, flexible set schedule
Work Hours: 25 hours per week (max)
Testing: No
Targeted Hire Date: 5/1/2023Special Instructions: The Access Center supports all campuses. Occasional travel to other campuses may be required. Presentation or demonstration of technology skills may be included in interview process.
EOE, including disability and veteran

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $20.25 - $21.00 per hour

Application Question(s):

Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Two years Technology related experience

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