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Services for Students with Disabilities: Assistive Technology Coordinator

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Administrative

  • Official Title: Assistive Technology Coordinator
  • Job ID: #19569
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Services for Students with Disabilities: Assistive Technology Coordinator

POSITION: A full-time, professional academic staff position is available in the Services for Students with Disabilities office beginning  May 1, 2023.  The working title for this assignment is Assistive Technology Coordinator with an official title in the Assistive Technology Coordinator title series.  This is a renewable assignment, contingent on performance and funding.  The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university 
    • One year of paid or volunteer experience serving the assistive technology needs of people with disabilities.
    • Interpersonal skills to maintain a welcoming and supportive environment and maintain confidentiality of student’s disability needs.
  • Professional written and oral communication skills, ability to perform detailed work with a high level   of accuracy, and organizational skills for multi-tasking.  
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, data entry in software programs, and Excel.


  • Experience working with students with disabilities and accommodations at the post-secondary level.
  • Proficiency with adapting training approaches to match the learning styles of students with a variety of disabilities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusivity.


  • Converts materials (print, electronic documents, video, and/or audio) into alternative formats by utilizing technological mediums and various strategies 
  • Coordinate provision of captioning with students, faculty, and Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)  
  • Assist students and instructors in the use of the Accessible Information Management (AIM) software management system 
  • Collaborate with Accommodation Coordinators on implementing appropriate assistive technology accommodations   
  • Develops assistive technology training and presentation materials.  Provides individual and group assistive technology training to students with disabilities 
  • Problem solves electronic access issues related to web and other electronic resources for students using assistive technology 
  • Provide information, referral and support to students who utilize assistive technology    
  • Facilitate communication between faculty, staff and enrolled students with disabilities on access and assistive technology issues  
  • Promote adherence to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and UW System policy  
  • Participate in educational presentations and disability awareness programs 
  • Provide support as the back up Test Center Coordinator 
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

THE UNIT: The unit of Services for Students with Disabilities consists of 6 staff members.  More information can be found at:

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Services for Students with Disabilities: Assistive Technology Coord position (Job ID #19569) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Unofficial undergraduate school transcript
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Services for Students with Disabiltiies;

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by April 19, 2023.  However, screening may continue until position is filled.

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).