The Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State University
 

Position Announcements

Clinician I

The Center for Persons with Disabilities at USU is in need of a Department of Health, Baby Watch Early Interventionist. The successful applicant will provide developmental home & center based services to families of children with developmental delays or who have symptoms of Autism, and address behavior difficulties in their homes, community, and/or classroom settings.

This is a position requires travel and services to families primarily in Box Elder county.
Responsibilities:
• Provide evidence-based service using ASD methodology in homes and small group environments.
• Understand and use of adult learning principles and methodologies.
• Demonstrate competence using criterion referenced assessment to identify developmental delays in all areas of development.
• Assessment and teaching children with symptoms of autism and their families.
• Demonstrate the ability to interpret and integrate assessment information needed to develop individualized plans.
• Collect and maintain data to evaluate child progress.
• Work as part of an interdisciplinary team.
• Must adhere to the University travel and driving policies.
Minimum/Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bachelor's or Master's Degree in SpEd, master’s in Psychology, bachelor/master degree plus BCBA certification, degree plus ASD methodology certification, or other related degree.
2. If applicable, Utah State licensures(s) required by the Utah Office of Occupational Licensing applicable to the profession.
3. At least one year or education equivalent evaluating and teaching young children with developmental delays or disabilities, including autism and their families.
4. Maintenance of appropriate professional affiliations(s) needed to supervise undergraduate and graduate students during practicum, student teaching, and internships.
5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
1. Write and speak Spanish and English fluently
2. Baby Watch Early Intervention Credential II
3. Training and experience in ASD methodology
4. Live in the Box Elder county area

Opportunity Type: Full-Time w/benefits package
Percent or Time or Hours per Week: 100
Advertised Salary: Minimum $29,500, plus excellent benefits
Required Documents (The names and contact information of 3 references will be collected during the application process):

Web Accessibility Specialist


Position Summary:

WebAIM seeks a Web Accessibility Specialist to provide web accessibility training, technical assistance, and support to WebAIM clients, evaluate client web sites, and help improve web accessibility for people with disabilities.
Responsibilities:

Provide web accessibility training, technical assistance, and support to WebAIM clients.
Evaluate client web sites for accessibility and compliance.
Author and develop WebAIM content and tools, including the WAVE web accessibility tool.
Contribute to WebAIM's mission of improving web accessibility.

Dept/College Highlights:
Who We Are

WebAIM (Web Accessibility In Mind) is a small, yet reputable non-profit web accessibility consultancy at the Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State University. We are a leading provider of web accessibility services, tools, and training, and have been working in, and conducting research in, the web accessibility community since 1999. Additional information available at webaim.org.
Minimum/Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

5+ years' experience in the web accessibility (strongly preferred), design, development, UX, or related fields.
Strong web design and development (HTML, CSS, etc.) skills and experience.
Skills and working knowledge of web accessibility principles, techniques, and guidelines.
Ability and experience in providing technical trainings, presentations, and support.
A strong command of the English language in written and verbal communications.
Ability and desire to travel (no more than 20% time).
Proactive and motivated team player with excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated personal work habits of self-initiation and attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications:

Assistive technology expertise, particularly with common screen readers.
Web accessibility evaluation/QA and implementation experience.
Web application engineering experience, including programming, scripting, networking, multimedia, server administration, etc.
Deep understanding of and experience implementing and evaluating to the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.
Team and project management experience.
A Master's degree in a related field (information technology, human computer interaction, instructional technology, etc.).

Our excellent benefits package includes health, dental, and vision insurance, retirement package (14.2% of gross earnings), tuition reduction, and 12 paid holidays and 22 paid vacation days annually. Applicants must be able to legally work in the US and if offered the position must pass a background check. The university pay range is $55,000 - $67,000 based on qualifications and experience (total compensation package with university benefits is $78,925 - $96,145).

Only qualified applicants need apply.

Opportunity Type:
Full-Time w/benefits package
Percent or Time or Hours per Week:
100%
Advertised Salary:
$55,000 - $67,000, based on qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefits
Required Documents (The names and contact information of 3 references will be collected during the application process):
Resume/CV
Often Functional Requirements (25-75% time):
Use of fingers (e.g. typing),Both hands required or compensated by the use of acceptable prostheses,Extended sitting
Continuous Environmental Factors (75%+ time):
Inside
ADA Cognitive Requirements:
Apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions, in books, manuals, and mathematical or diagrammatic form. Deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
ADA Math Requirements:
Perform ordinary arithmetic, algebraic, and geometric procedures in standard, practical applications.
ADA Communication Requirements - Speech:
Expression of a level to communicate fluently with clients/customers and others to obtain and provide complex information. Vocalize and explain detailed and problem-solve, both in-person and by telephone. Capable of interpretation of technical materials, oral presentation of reports and able to adapt vocabulary, tone and content for listener.
ADA Comm Requirements - Comprehension:
Comprehension and expression of a level to routinely draft narrative information such as case histories, compose routine correspondence on own initiative, make interview notes. May involved a large volume of such composition.
ADA Travel Requirements:
Moderate travel required – ability to travel frequently (i.e., weekly-monthly) for activities such as home visits, collateral contacts, transport of clients to appointments, delivering mail, auditing records, inspecting facilities, or other activities requiring frequent travel under normal conditions.

Clinician I

The Center for Persons with Disabilities at USU is in need of a Department of Health, Baby Watch Early Interventionist. The successful applicant will provide service coordination and developmental education to families of children with developmental delays in their homes, community, and/or classroom settings.

This is a position requires travel and services to families primarily in Cache, Rich, and Box Elder county.


Essential Functions
* Service Coordination includes development and implementation of an IFSP and coordination of other services identified on the IFSP. Facilitate transition steps and services.
*Developmental education includes educating and coaching families with developmental strategies that can be used throughout their day to support their child’s developmental learning.
* Demonstrate competence using criterion referenced assessment to identify developmental delays in all areas of development.
* Demonstrate the ability to interpret and integrate evaluation information needed to develop individualized plans and developmental education strategies.
* Collect and maintain data to evaluate child progress.

Minimum/Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Communicative Disorders, SpEd, Psychology, Child Development, Social Work, Family Studies or other related degree
2. If applicable, Utah State licensure(s) required by the Utah Office of Occupational Licensing applicable to the profession
3. At least one year or educational equivalent evaluating and teaching young children with developmental delays or disabilities, including autism and their families
4. Maintenance of appropriate professional affiliations(s) needed to supervise undergraduate and graduate students during practicum, student teaching, and internships
5. Must adhere to the University Travel and Driving policies
Preferred Qualifications:
1. Write and speak Spanish and English fluently
2. Live in Box Elder county
3. Baby Watch Early Intervention Credential II
Opportunity Type:
Less than 100% time w/benefit package
Percent or Time or Hours per Week:
60% Time
Advertised Salary:
Commensurate, plus excellent benefits
Required Documents (The names and contact information of 3 references will be collected during the application process):
Letter of Intent, Resume/CV