Access Technology Specialist
Sensory Access Foundation (SAF) is seeking a highly skilled individual to
perform comprehensive evaluations to determine accessibility needs for
employment and educational contexts for people who are blind or visually
OVERVIEW OF POSITION
The Access Technology Specialist (ATS) incorporates SAF's service delivery
model in performing comprehensive evaluations of blind and visually impaired
consumers' needs in employment and educational contexts. The goal of the
evaluations is to determine which mainstream (PC, Macintosh, other) and
assistive technologies or strategies will assist the consumer in achieving
their employment goals. The SAF model requires the ATS to couple extensive
computer and assistive technology experience with an ability to serve as a
communication liaison between the various individuals and agencies
associated with each case. This position requires diplomacy, good judgment,
initiative and independence, and organization in solving a variety of
problems. This position is based in our Sunnyvale office. SAF covers the
state of California; therefore, this position does require travel.
Must have comprehensive knowledge of assistive technology for the blind and
visually impaired. Bachelor’s degree and experience in systems
analysis/configuration between mainstream and assistive technologies for
people who are blind or visually impaired is required. Basic knowledge of
screen reader customization is preferred.
· Starting salary range of $50,000 to $53,000
· Paid Time Off – 20 days in year 1 + 9 paid holidays.
· Medical, Vision, Dental, 403(b), EAP
· Excellent environment for learning and professional development
· Cooperative team environment
· Challenging and rewarding opportunities
Email resume and cover letter to Chris Piper, Director of Technology
Services, at HYPERLINK
Only those applicants who possess the required qualifications, and submit
both a resume and cover letter, will be considered for this position.
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