The Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State University
 

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Web Accessibility Specialist

E1600237
The WebAIM team specializes in making web content more accessible to people with disabilities. As a Web Accessibility Specialist at WebAIM you will help make the web a better place for everyone.
This is full-time professional contract position based onsite at Utah State University in beautiful (and very low cost of living) Logan, Utah
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 and conducting research in the web accessibility community since 1999.
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.
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.).
Opportunity Type:
Full-Time w/benefits package
Percent or Time or Hours per Week:
100%
Advertised Salary:
Minimum $55,000, plus excellent benefits

Speech Language Pathologist

E1600355
Open Date:
08/30/2016
Review Date:
09/30/2016
Job Category:
Exempt
Department:
Center For Persons With Disabilities
College/Unit:
E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Location:
Logan Campus
Posting Duration:
Open Until Filled
Position Summary:

Provide speech and language services to children under the age of three with developmental delays/disabilities, including symptoms of autism. The successful applicant will also work closely with the children's family members. This is a full-time benefited position.
Responsibilities:

Essential Functions

Speech and Language Pathology Position Responsibilities include:
1) Evaluate speech, language, cognitive-communication, social communication. Administer a variety of norm-referenced and criterion-referenced assessments in order to analyze the nature and extent of speech, language and other impairments.
2) Coach parents and/or direct teach speech, language, cognitive-communication and social communication to toddlers and their families, utilizing an individualized plan with both long-term goals and short-term goals established for each individual's needs.
3) Instruct parents in small groups to implement evidence-based practice.
Minimum/Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Communication Disorders and Certificate of Clinical Competence. Consideration may be given to those who are eligible for CFY supervision. The clinical fellowship experience must be completed within one year of hiring. Continued employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the clinical fellowship and CCC award.
Ability to obtain and maintain state licensure(s) required by the Utah Office of Occupational Licensing applicable to the profession.
Maintenance of appropriate professional affiliation(s) needed to supervise undergraduate and graduate students during practicum, student teaching and internships.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Second language (Spanish)
Education and/or experience instructing children with ASD and their families.
Educational background to evaluate and treat oral motor and feeding disorders.

Opportunity Type:
Full-Time w/benefits package
Percent of Time or Hours per Week:
100%
Advertised Salary:
Minimum $35,000, commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Required Documents (The names and contact information of 3 references will be collected during the application process):

Program Coordinator II - USU Eastern Price Campus

E1600359
Title: Program Coordinator II - USU Eastern Price Campus
Requisition: E1600359
Open Date: 09/19/2016
Review Date: 10/19/2016
Job Category: Exempt
Department: Center for Persons with Disabilities
College/Unit: E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Location: USU Eastern Price Campus
Posting Duration: Open Until Filled
Position Summary: Mange/coordinate Department of Health (DOH) Baby Watch (BW) grant ensuring compliance with Baby Watch requirements and compliance related to the provision of early intervention services as required by state and federal policies and regulations. Attend state Baby Watch meetings as required and inform the program’s clinical coordinator(s) and other staff of changes and requirements as applicable.
Responsibilities:
50% of time
• Manage program procedures ensuring program is in compliance with DOH contract and BW policies and procedures.
• Collaborate with the Center for Persons with Disabilities (CPD), contract fiscal manager, to ensure that all information is provided in in a timely manner to ensure accurate completion of the MER for monthly billing.
• Develop the annual budget as required by BW and monitor expenditures as needed to ensure that the contract and Medicaid/CHIP collections are not overspent.
• Provide oversight for the completion of Medicaid and CHIP billing including reconciliation of EOB and identification of unbilled enrolled children.
• Monitor office leases, working with the USU Real Property office.
• Attend state Baby Watch meetings as required and inform the program’s clinical coordinator(s) and other staff of changes and requirements as applicable.
25% of time
• Approve and monitor employee annual and sick leave requests as required by the CPD/USU policies.
• Assist clinical coordinators with annual performance reviews.
• Oversee child find activities for Carbon County.
• Work with clinical coordinators to ensure best practice, compliance and monitoring of all direct services.
• Supervise office staff ensuring completion of work assignments.
• Develop and maintain system as system for monitoring orders and receipt of orders including coding and submission of receipts to CPD.
25% of time
• Develop and maintain an inventory tracking system of equipment purchased with program funds, per the requirements of the DOH contract including procedures for disposal of non-working items.
• Develop and maintain system as system for monitoring orders and receipt of orders including coding and submission of receipts to CPD.
• Develop and maintain an inventory tracking system of equipment purchased with program funds, per the requirements of the DOH contract including procedures for disposal of non-working items.
Minimum/Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in business, education, public health, or other related field
• A minimum of 2 years coordinating state contracts, program management or other related positions of responsibility
Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in business, education, public health, or other related field
• Supervisory experience
• Knowledge and experience of early intervention programs
• BW Credential or willingness and ability to obtain a BW administrative credential
Opportunity Type:
Less than 100% time w/benefit package
Percent of Time or Hours per Week:
75%
Advertised Salary:
Minimum $43,700, plus excellent benefits