Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Program Coordinator I for the Rutgers Access and Disability Resources. The position coordinates assistive and learning technologies for students with disabilities at Rutgers and provide alternative format textbooks and course materials that work with the student's individual technology needs at all Rutgers campuses.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Meets individually with students registered with the Office of Disability Services to evaluate the needs related to technological requirements and provide interventions and solutions for accessing course information, technologies and resources.
Works with instructors, faculty, disability services personnel and students to determine potential accessibility obstacles related to coursework and determine appropriate reasonable accommodations and technology to address these barriers.
Responsible for working with the campus community as needed to recommend appropriate hardware and software for student use.
Responsible for maintenance and inventory of equipment.
Recommends upgrades and updates for equipment software and hardware.
Maintains status reports of textbook conversions.
Keeps accurate records of projects.
Ensures reasonable accommodation processes are timely and effective.
Trains students with disabilities on equipment software, hardware, applications and technologies and training of student workers on the scanning of textbook and materials.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
A minimum of two (2) years of relevant work experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment.
Customer service experience.
Excellent communication skills, listening, oral and written.
Experience using Microsoft Office software, including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.
Ability to travel to all Rutgers locations.
Experience with adults with disabilities in higher education; knowledge of disabilities, and current assistive technologies.
Experience training adults with disabilities to use assistive technology and understanding of appropriate learning strategies.
Significant knowledge of adaptive equipment, software, and various operating systems.
Demonstrate familiarity with and understanding of software and application required to utilize assistive technology on mobile and other electronic devices (OSX and Android operating systems).
Previous work in disability services or studies in the health fields.
Salary: $48,647.00- $55,000.00
Posting Number: 21ST0987
Location: Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Internal Number: 130853
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.