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STAFF SPECIALIST II EDUCATION

Assistive Technology Clinician

Recruitment #20-005297-0005

Introduction

Part-time 50% (40 hours biweekly)

GRADE

Standard Salary Schedule: 16

LOCATION OF POSITION

2301 Argonne Drive

Baltimore, Maryland  21218

Main Purpose of Job

This is a part-time clinical level position with the Division of Rehabilitation Services, Rehabilitation Technology Services Program that specializes in the application of computer based and other assistive technologies that when applied, promote employment, economic self-sufficiency and/or independence of individuals with disabilities.

POSITION DUTIES

Responsible for performing assistive technology services in the Rehabilitation Technology Services Department. Perform detailed and comprehensive clinical assessments of individuals  with disabilities to determine potential need for and benefit from computer based and other assistive technology.  Provide assessments of home, training and work sites to determine most appropriate application of assistive technology and related accommodation strategies.  Performs the following Assistive Technology Support Services and Training for individuals with disabilities, as appropriate: Setup and configure computer systems and related assistive technology. Conduct group and/or individual orientation and assistive technology hardware/software training.  This position provides technical assistance to DORS rehabilitation counselors for the Office of Blind and Vision Services and Office of Field Services. Performs case management duties and completes required documentation including written reports.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

Possession of a Bachelor's degree.  

EXPERIENCE:

Two years of administrative, librarian, teaching or rehabilitation work in education, library or rehabilitation programs.  

NOTES:

  1. Additional experience as defined above directly related to the position may be substituted for the required Bachelor’s degree at the rate of one year of experience for one year.  
  2. Possession of a Master’s degree may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet the selective qualification(s) to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Experience with Assistive Technologies, including but not limited to magnifiers, Screen Magnification and Screen Reading programs, Standalone Readers, cognitive or learning software and/or devices, Smart pens and other note taking options, and physical access software and devices.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with Commercial Technologies, software, and their accessibility settings, including but not limited to MAC OS, Apple iOS, Android, Windows OS, Microsoft Office and Internet Browsers.  
  • Experience with installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and training on assistive technology.  
  • Certifications such as RESNA’s Assistive Technology Professional (ATP), ACVREP’s Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist for People with Visual Impairments (CATIS), or certificate/degree’s in AT or Special Education such as CSUN’s Assistive Technology Applications Certificate Program (ATACP).

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants must complete the Maryland State Government on-line application for employment recruitment #20-005297-0005. The Application must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications and possesses the Selective Qualifications for the position. Paper applications can be completed and faxed to 410-554-9397 or mailed to DORS Human Resource Department at 2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218. To obtain a paper application visit our website dors.maryland.gov or marylandpublicschools.org. TDD (410) 554-9399. Inquiries can be made to 410-554-9424. Appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.

If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850.

Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, and travel throughout the State are required.  Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment. TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

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