Assistive Technology Coordinator

Columbia, SC
Aug 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00181PO17 Classification Title Information Systems/Business Analyst I Internal Title Assistive Technology Coordinator Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department Student Disabilities Resource Center Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $32,838 Advertised Salary Range $32,838 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

May vary during the semester, depending on the needs of students. Some evenings or weekends may be required.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Student Services

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The AT program Coordinator manages all assistive technology and provides oversight, instruction and development of all SDRC online resources in order to promote access and inclusion for students with disabilities in all aspects of campus life. The coordinator works with faculty, staff and students to promote success for students with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Systems or related field; or equivalency.

Must be able to print materials in Braille and enlarged print. Must be able caption videos. Knowledge of WCAG and other laws applicable to ensure all webpages and other materials are accessible to students.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of higher education laws. Experience in using HTML and CSS correctly for accessible website development. Experience in captioning services with a strong attention to details. Experience working with students with disabilities in higher education. Must be able to read and interpret technical documents.


Basic application level knowledge of capabilities, programming techniques, and intricacies of information systems. Basic knowledge of computer languages. Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner. Ability to work effectively with users, vendors, and other IT personnel. Ability to plan, direct, instruct, and review the work of technical personnel on a small scale. Ability to provide status reports and other technical reports in a clear and concise manner.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 09/04/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 08/18/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Please include cover letter outlining your experience working with students with disabilities and assistive technology.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Discuss your skills and abilities in the area of working with assistive technology.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Explain how AT can be used to support students with disabilities in higher education.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have at least a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Systems or related field; or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Other Supporting Documents


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