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The Assistive Technology Assistant is responsible for providing technology support within the Inglis House computer labs. This involves providing instruction, customer service, and ongoing support to residents of the lab; conducting ongoing assessment and maintenance of the technologies used within the lab; and safely utilizing all standard and AT equipment to ensure proper physical set up of the computer lab and its users. This role will also provide general support to the Assistive Technology Program and may partner with other Assistive Technology staff to deliver programs, support residents one-on-one and/or partner on other projects and tasks.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
In addition to the necessary skills and experience to perform the responsibilities outlined above, there are several traits that a successful candidate will possess.
- Requires a minimum of a High school diploma or equivalent with a preferred Assistive Technology Professional certification or technical degree in computer systems and one to three years related experience.
- Experience with Microsoft Office Package, Active Directory, Windows Operating systems, Windows Accessibility Options or Ease of Access Center is required.
- Experience with maintaining and troubleshooting Windows based computer systems
- Must demonstrate experience with Internet access and navigation, email account management, and social networking sites.
- A working knowledge of assistive technology is a plus.
- Computer instruction to individuals / small groups a plus.
- Because of the direct work with IH residents with disabilities, experience and/or comfort level in working with people with various physical or mental abilities is required.
- The Adapted Technology Assistant may occasionally supervise IH resident workers and volunteers in accordance with Inglis HR policies.
- Demonstrates excellent customer service and communications skills Adapts easily to a changing environment and demonstrates efficiency in supporting tasks and documentation.
Inglis' Mission is to enable people with disabilities — and those who care for them — to achieve their goals and live life to the fullest Inglis House is a specialized, skilled nursing, long-term care community based in Philadelphia, PA.
Inglis welcomes great people without regard to disability, race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, military service, marital status, or any other characteristics, as protected by law. We encourage all Protected Veterans and the long-term unemployed to apply. Please send resume to Inglis Human Resources, 2600 Belmont Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131 or via email to email@example.com EOE, M/F/D/V