[nfbwatlk] FW: [Wcb-l] Job posting

Mike Freeman k7uij at panix.com
Fri Jan 10 17:23:46 UTC 2014

From: Wcb-l [mailto:wcb-l-bounces at wcbinfo.org] On Behalf Of Gaylen Floy
Sent: Friday, January 10, 2014 8:44 AM
To: WCLList
Subject: [Wcb-l] Job posting


New job opening at the Seattle Lighthouse. Please share.
Title: Computer and Assistive Technology Instructor
Location: Seattle, Washington
Dept.: Employee and Community Services
Reports to: Computer Training Program Supervisor
Hours: Full Time M/F
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as technology instructor
within an introductory computer skills training program for adult learners
with a wide variety of visual conditions and computer experience levels.
Curriculum development and implementation are critical and required
components of this position.

*	Coordinate, plan and deliver all aspects of the introductory skills
curriculum for the Computer Training Program
*	Work with supervisor and coworkers to formulate curriculum and
engage in a variety of instructional methods including but not limited to;
individual training, group instruction, demonstrations, meetings and
*	Ensure ongoing student skill development
*	Provide ongoing status reports regarding the progress of each
student - reports should be completed in a thorough, timely, and detailed
manner for each student
*	Develop and conduct surveys and assessments to identify individual
and organizational training needs
*	Coordinate with Employee and Community Services and Human Resources
staff to conduct creative and effective outreach to Lighthouse employees and
others as appropriate
*	Maintain files, skills database, provide documentation, data
collection, reports, and summaries as needed - all materials should be
created and updated in a timely manner, as close to time of service as
*	Participate in the development of annual budget and work plans
*	Work with Lighthouse Communications staff to ensure continued
successful funding and marketing of program
*	Serve as a liaison with DSB, other agencies and the community to
ensure long-term sustainability and success of the Computer Training Program
*	Maintain the strictest confidentiality standards at all times in
keeping with LFB/CTP policies and best practices
*	Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities Requirements:

*	Comprehensive knowledge of Windows applications, including MS Office
suite and Internet Explorer. Knowledge of alternative browsers (Firefox,
Chrome, etc. a plus)
*	Comprehensive knowledge of adaptive software for blind and low
vision users, such as Zoomtext,   Magic and Jaws
*	Knowledge of an array of adaptive technology hardware including but
not limited to: refreshable braille displays, CCTV, talking book readers,
pen friend, braille/qwerty note takers, electronic wayfinding devices, etc.
*	Knowledge of mobile operating systems with an emphasis in
accessibility features in mobile devices (iOS, Android)
*	Demonstrated ability to research curriculum and develop additional
materials as needed
*	Ability to problem solve quickly and effectively
*	Creativity & flexibility; ability to change approach as needed,
willingness to try multiple approaches depending on needs of individual
*	Ability to take initiative, function autonomously, and be
dependable, while working in close coordination with CTP coworkers,
supervisor, and other Lighthouse staff
*	Kind, courteous, and professional demeanor at all times
*	Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including in written
materials, teaching materials, email, as well as in in-person communication,
both one on one and in group settings
*	Ability to communicate effectively and enthusiastically about the
programs and services we offer
*	Demonstrated excellent organizational skills
*	Willingness to travel as needed, possibly for extended periods,
between Seattle and Spokane locations, as well as to conferences, trade
shows, and other events


*	Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Education or related field or
Associate/Technical degree in Professional Technical Education or related
field plus equivalent experience desired. Equivalent training/experience
*	Strong technical skills and extensive knowledge of Windows computer
hardware and software applications - Mac/iOS/android skills and experience a
*	Minimum 2 years of successful teaching/training experience
*	Mature judgment and sensitivity in interpersonal relations and among
diverse groups                         


*	Bilingual a plus
*	Strong Braille and computer Braille skills a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F
Please send cover letter and resume to jobs at seattlelh.org or to:
The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.
Attn.: Kevin Daniel
2501 S. Plum Street
Seattle, Washington 98144
Telephone: (206) 973-4060
Fax: (206) 436-2244
Email: jobs at seattlelh.org
To download an application and for more information about employment at the
Lighthouse visit our website: <http://www.seattlelighthouse.org>

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