AT Specialist – Occupational Therapist
DescriptionThe incumbent will serve as occupational therapist and specialist on assistive technology and will be primarily responsible for program coordination of assistive technology programs, projects related to movement disabilities and aging. In addition, this person supports the activities of TechOWL and other Assistive Technology (AT) programs and projects.
Activities include providing direct service, investigating solutions, creating training and classes, documenting activities, managing projects and cases, drafting reports and policies, corresponding with others, developing procedures/protocols, and analyzing activities/outcomes. Performs other duties as assigned.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:Master’s degree in occupational or physical therapy and at least one years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:*Knowledge of and experience with people with disabilities and assistive technology devices, understanding of mobility and accessibility issues*Prioritize well and focus on completion of tasks and objectives while under stress of demanding work schedule. *Travel to off-site, regional, and state-wide locations that may not be accessible via public transportation.
Preferred:*Understanding of issues related to disabilities and community engagement, sustainable practices
This is a grant funded position.
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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Howard Gittis Student Center
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular