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Assistive Technology Evaluator and Instructor, Center for Assistive Technology
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted May 29, 2024
Title Assistive Technology Evaluator and Instructor, Center for Assistive Technology
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Center for Assistive Technology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Instructional Design/Technology
    Educational Technology
    Education - General
The Center for Assistive Technology (CAT) at the University at Buffalo seeks an Assistive Technology Evaluator and Instructor. CAT explores the functional utility of Assistive Technology (AT) devices and services in support of persons with disabilities.

Our client service programs deliver assessment, training, demonstration, and loan services to facilitate computer and environmental access in the context of school, work and independent living goals. Activities integrate multiple disciplines and span economic sectors to improve the quality of life for persons with any level of impairment, across all ages and within any environment.

For this position, you will:
  • Provide assistive technology evaluations and trainings for children and adults with disabilities including those who are blind, have vision impairments, mobility impairments, cognitive impairments, and other types of disabilities.
  • Conduct on-site evaluations, installations, and training as needed.
  • Provide technical support in the use of multiple assistive technologies.
Training is provided in the use of a wide range of assistive technologies that include screen reading and magni´Čücation software, text to speech, speech recognition, notetaking devices, organization and time management devices, scanning and materials accessibility, scanning devices and use of switches.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. We support your growth and development through our career coaching and training department and we qualify as a public service loan forgiveness organization. Learn more about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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