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Adaptive Technology Technician (18 Month Contract)

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Adaptive Technology Technician

Full Time Support Staff (18 Month Contract)

Reporting to the Manager, Student Accessibility Services, the Adaptive Technology Technician is responsible for the instruction and technology training and support of students with disabilities, program staff, and faculty.  Adaptive technology encompasses specialized software, computers and other technical aids that assist students with disabilities in their studies. The Technician also maintains these technologies and resources, researches and tests new technology, provides maintenance and general support for Clockwork software, provides recommendations concerning acquisitions and technological support, completes installations and services equipment.  The Technician is responsible for coordinating the acquisition and transcription of alternate format resources for students with disabilities and provides the requisite training and support to students and staff.

The successful candidate will have a two-year community college diploma in Information Technology, Computer Science or Electronic Technology with related experience that includes specific knowledge of assistive technology and specialized software used by students with disabilities.

Please submit your letter of application and resume in one document, via email to careers@nipissingu.ca by 4:00 p.m., February 7, 2023. Hiring is subject to final budgetary approval. 

Nipissing University is committed to employment equity and strongly encourages applications, which may include self-identification in a covering letter from Indigenous persons, women, persons with disabilities, persons who identify as 2SLGBTQI+ and racialized minorities.  The search committee would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Nipissing University.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

First consideration of candidates is given in accordance with Article 12.05 (b) of the OPSEU Full-Time Support Staff Collective Agreement and OPSEU Part-Time Staff Collective Agreement.  The search committee would like to thank all applications for their interest in Nipissing University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Please note that only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Nipissing University is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. We will respect and adhere to any accommodation needs you may need during the application or interview process, please contact Human Resources at access@nipissingu.ca.