Posting date: July 8, 2022
Senior AT Health Coordinator - (22002496)
Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Ritter Annex
Organization: 1905 Institute on Disabilities (IOD)
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
The position is at the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University — Pennsylvania's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service. The purpose of a Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities is to provide university and community training, innovative services and supports, technical assistance, research, and dissemination to support people with disabilities in their pursuit of independence, productivity, community inclusion, and overall quality of life.
The incumbent is responsible for comprehensive senior level coordination in the following assistive technology areas: Demonstrations and Reuse, Health Equity Initiatives, and the DelSordo Fund. In addition, the Senior AT Health Coordinator autonomously manages day-to-day research activities such as: Emergency Preparedness, Technical Assistance and other Assistive Technology activities, programs and projects.
Activities include corresponding with others, investigating solutions, providing direct services, creating website content, documenting activities, managing projects, drafting reports and policies, developing procedures/protocols and analyzing activities/outcomes. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree (preferably in a field related to services for people with disabilities and/or technology), and at least three years relevant experience working with people with disabilities or elders. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities
- Demonstrated computer skills, and proficiency with MS Office Suite and Adobe software programs.
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
- Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to interact effectively with a diverse constituent population.
- Demonstrated organizational and prioritization skills, along with the ability to work in a dynamic environment and to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
- Working knowledge of all applicable computer software and applicable professional principles.
- Ability to travel
- Master's degree
- Certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP)
Employment at Temple University means much more than a competitive salary. Temple strives to maintain a culture of diversity and inclusivity and provide employees with opportunities for growth and advancement. You will enjoy a collaborative working environment that values innovation and creativity. Our health and wellness benefits are among the best in the region, and our retirement savings plans allow you to plan for the future. Temple University offers many opportunities for employees to enhance skills, gain new perspectives and grow professionally. For example, you can earn your bachelor's degree or an advanced degree through our tuition remission benefit or develop your management and leadership skills in one of our HR Learning and Development's academies. Temple University employees also enjoy recreational, entertainment, and cultural activities both on campus and throughout the Philadelphia region.
Visit https://careers.temple.edu/careers-temple to learn more about the benefits of working at Temple University.
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