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Assistive Technology Specialist

Clackamas Community College

Job - Education

Close Date: 12/31/2018

Assistive Technology Specialist

Clackamas Community College


This position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please ensure your application materials are received by 5:00pm on June 24, 2018.

In operation since 1966, Clackamas Community College (CCC) now serves over 30,000 students in credit, non-credit and community education. We are looking for a progressive, innovative person who has experience working in higher education to assist in providing top quality educational services for our students. This position managed by the Director of Student and Academic Support Services within the Disability Resource Center team on the Oregon City campus -- inside a unique division that combines instruction, enrollment and student services.

Purpose of position:
Provide students, parents and instructors information about programs, accommodations, and documentation needs for students with disabilities. Develop and train students, college staff, and faculty in assistive technology software and alternate media/text. Build electronic files for students with disabilities; determine appropriate accommodations in consultation with the Disability Resource Coordinator. Communicate accommodations and arrange for provision. Provide information and services to all new, prospective, and current students.

Provide a full range of services to college students with disabilities as required by the ADA and WCAG and serve as a resource for questions.

Determine reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities to ensure equal access to the college experience including access to textbooks, materials and equipment needed for classes, programs and services.

Monitor student assistive technology needs and provide students with assistive technology consultations and assessments.

Assess, create, and implement trainings to support and communicate assistive technology hardware and software to students, faculty and staff across all campus locations.

Provide telephone, computer, and in person support and information to students, faculty, staff, and community members through one-on-one and group sessions.

Monitor, maintain, and manage department technology and software inventories. Actively research and identify new and developing adaptive technologies for students with disabilities and ensure the college uses the most current technology.

Maintain cooperative working relationship with College staff, other organizations, and the public.

Follow all safety rules and procedures for work areas.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Provide assistance to other college personnel as workload and staffing levels dictate.

Maintain proficiency by attending training and meetings, reading materials, and meeting with others in areas of responsibility.

Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly manner.


The education and/or work experience sections of your online application form must demonstrate that you meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. The information on the cover letter/resume will not substitute for the completed application.

Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties as described. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: A Bachelor's Degree in a related field and one year of related experience working in enrollment and/or customer services.

KNOWLEDGE: Broad knowledge of higher education processes. Knowledge of ADA law specific to section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and compliance with WCAG and Section 508. Knowledge of College policies, procedures, programs and degree requirements. Knowledge of general college resources and transfer requirements. Knowledge of universal accessibility features for desktop and laptop computers as well as tablets and mobile devices. Knowledge of basic adaptive and assistive technology and software.

SKILLS: Skill in the use of personal computers; effective public speaking skills; office software programs including Microsoft applications such as Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Excel; phone systems; and standard use of office equipment. Ability to evaluate student self-report and disability documentation for accommodation determination. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

ABILITIES: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, other agencies, and the general public; communicate effectively orally and in writing; develop and deliver public presentations; manage time effectively; read and interpret policies, regulations, and laws as they relate to the job; evaluate student self-report and disability documentation for accommodation determination; ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff while maintaining a positive and friendly disposition; maintain a high degree of discretion when dealing with sensitive/confidential information. Physical ability to perform the essential job functions.

Valid Driver License acceptable in the State of Oregon.

None listed.

Other Job Elements

The physical demands listed below represent those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach and manipulate objects. The position requires mobility including the ability to regularly move materials weighing up to 5 pounds on a regular basis such as files, books, office equipment, etc., and may infrequently require moving materials weighing up to 25 pounds. Manual dexterity and coordination are required at least 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, calculator, and standard office equipment.
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Usual office working conditions. The noise level in the work area is typical of most office environments with telephones, personal interruptions, and background noises.

Supervision of others is not a typical function assigned to this position.

Works under the general supervision of the Director of Student and Academic Support Services.

Additional Information

Clackamas Community College is a diverse community that provides equal opportunity in employment, activities, and its programs.It is the policy of the Clackamas Community College and its Board that there will be no discrimination or harassment in any educations programs, activities or employment on the grounds of race, color, religion, ethnicity, use of native language, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, age, genetic information or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

The College also prohibits retaliation against an individual for engaging in activity protected under this policy, and interfering with rights or privileges granted under anti-discrimination laws.

Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the dean of Human Resources for Clackamas Community College in Barlow Hall at the Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300. Please note the following areas of responsibility, should you need relevant resources or information: Section 504 Coordinator, Disability Coordinator, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3181; Title II Coordinator, Associate Dean, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3392; Title IX Coordinator, Dean, Human Resources, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300.

To apply for this position, you must submit:

• Completed online application
• Cover Letter explaining your interest in the position and describing how you meet the minimum and special qualifications and requirements of the position
• Current Resume
• Completed responses to the Supplemental Questions

Upon hire, candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for degrees earned, if applicable.

CCC only accepts applications through this online application system. We want you to be successful in applying with us. We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application in advance of the deadline.

For assistance with this, please email For technical assistance with your application, please call (855) 524-5627.

Please note: This is initially a self-screening system. We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the stated requirements to determine if you meet them. Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum/special qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position. Based on your responses to the qualifying questions, the system may automatically screen you out from further consideration.

Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Please remove any personal information such as photographs, date of birth, gender, social security number, and other protected information from your documents. Documents containing protected information will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Positions are subject to budget consideration and approval. For the candidate who is hired into this position, salary placement will be based on guidelines in the handbook or association agreement (as applicable) to assess education and experience. For this reason, please be sure to include everything in your application that you want the college to consider towards placement.

Clackamas Community College participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. This information is kept completely confidential, is obtained only after a candidate is hired, and will not be used to pre-screen any job applicant.

The college does not sponsor employees in the visa application process if they intend to use this as their means to work in the United States. This means that all required work visas must be in place and supported by appropriate evidence to be employed by Clackamas.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all responsibilities, skills, effort, or work conditions associated with the job someone in this position would perform. All employees of Clackamas Community College are expected to perform tasks as assigned by Clackamas Community College supervisory/management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties.

Applicants are eligible to use Veteran's Preference when applying with Clackamas Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will only be given if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and any special qualifications for the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.


• MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) – OR – Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating a non-service connected pension.
• Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

• You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at:

For information regarding Veteran's Preference qualifications, visit the following website:

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