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Institute on Disabilities at Temple University


The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, College of Education is now accepting applications for:

Independent Consultants* Wanted—Communication Assessors

Provide communication assessment to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and hearing loss.
*NOTE: Independent consultants are NOT Temple University employees.

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Augmentative Communication Specialist

Conduct communication assessments and develop intervention plans for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) who have complex communication needs.

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Project Coordinator (Equipment Manager/ACES project)

Responsibilities include maintenance of assistive technology devices, facilitating/tracking reutilization of outdated equipment, and supporting the ACES program.

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Assistive Technology Specialist (Part-Time)

Responsibilities include: outreach at events, developing and implementing strategies to increase public awareness of the program; supporting individuals with disabilities in Southeastern Pennsylvania in assistive technology use; providing device demonstrations, trainings, and presentations; and completing reports.

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Office Manager

Responsibilities include day-to-day administrative operations of the Institute on Disabilities and analysis and organization of office operations and procedures within university, college, and sponsor guidelines.

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Financial Manager

Manage day-to-day post-award financial and administrative activities for the Institute on Disabilities, ensuring compliance with sponsor, university, and department financial policies.

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The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, Pennsylvania's University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities provides interdisciplinary training, technical assistance, research, and scholarship to enhance the lives of people with developmental and other lifelong disabilities in their communities. The Institute on Disabilities is a Center within the College of Education and reports directly to its Dean.