APH and Assistive Technology Resource Specialist-2490 Tucson

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  Location:   Tucson
  Employee Status:   Permanent
  Hours Per Week:   40
  Work Calendar:   10-Month
  Pay Rate:   $12.80-$21.3618
The APH and Assistive Technology Resource Specialist will manage material distribution including: receiving, processing, packing, and mailing orders. The position will maintain a database of all available equipment for students with visual impairments who participate in the National Quota Funds Library, as well as assist with the development and implementation for new database projects. This position will offer user support and provide guidance for new and existing database users including, but not limited to, arranging and assisting with trainings.
The position will support VI programs within the organization with specialized adaptive technology devices used by students with visual impairments, to include: telephone support, on-line support, and trouble shooting.
The position will maintain industry knowledge through continuing education courses and workshops.
The specialist will be required to adjust their schedules and priorities as outlined and instructed by supervisor to adequately meet the needs of the agency.
May occasionally require travel.
Position will be responsible for some or all of the listed duties and/or additional duties that occur from time to time.
Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least 1-2 years of experience in database management and specialized adaptive technology devices used by student with visual impairments.
  • Must be able to pass FBI and State background check
  • Defensive Driver Training Program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on State business
  • Rules, policies and deadlines guiding the collection of data and dispensement of materials for the American Printing House for the Blind and the Ex-Officio Trustee.
  • Policies, Procedures and programs of the immediate work unit.
  • Working knowledge of new specialized adaptive technology devices used by students with visual impairments.
  • Principles and practices of administration and management.
  • Agency or program rules, regulations mandated by Federal and State agencies as they relate to the capturing and reporting of student data.
  • Agency confidentiality policies and procedures.
  • Office management and record retention.
  • Database applications.
  • Equipment and materials specific to visual impairment.
  • Mange records, collect data and prepare reports
  • Monitor/assess software performance
  • Analyze systems and operations
  • Utilize office equipment to include all related software applications
  • Utilize specialized adaptive technology devices used by students with visual impairments
  • Communicate information and ideas effectively so that others will understand
  • Work independently and work interdependently within a team
  • Assist in the presentation of trainigs/workshops
  • Prioritize, plan, multi-task and organize
  • Network effectively in a divers environment  
Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance.  Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents.   Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage.  Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire. 
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program.  Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment.  Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.  Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.  
For more information contact the Recruiter at: HumanResources.Recruitment@asdb.az.gov
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


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AZ State School for the Deaf and Blind

PO Box 88510 , Tucson, AZ 85754

At the following locations

Blind Programs Tucson

1200 W Speedway Blvd , Tucson , AZ 85745