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STAFF SPECIALIST II EDUCATION

Recruitment #12-005297-003

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

2301 Argonne Drive Baltimore, MD 21218

Main Purpose of Job

This is a clinical level position within the Rehabilitation Technology Services Program at the Workforce & Technology Center that specializes in the application of assistive technology to promote employment and/or independence of individuals with disabilities.

POSITION DUTIES

Perform assistive technology services, primarily computer-based, including assessment, recommendation, consultation, set-up, orientation, delivery, and training; and address case management issues related to caseload. Services are provided at WTC and throughout Maryland.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Education:  Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree is required.  A Master’s Degree is preferred.

Experience: Two years of professional experience in assistive technology, computer technology, rehabilitation/special education or related disability/allied health services required.  Experience in assistive technology preferred.

Notes: Possession of a master’s degree may be substituted for one year of the required experience.  Possession of a doctoral degree may be substituted for two years of the required experience.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of: application and operation of assistive technology services, primarily computer-based, including assessment, recommendation, consultation, set-up, orientation, delivery, and training. Ability to: communicate with individuals with disabilities to assess/diagnose assistive technology problems and recommend solutions; provide individualized or small group training on assistive technology; and to work as a member of a rehabilitation team.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

If applicants are completing a paper application, they must include their resume and complete a Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Application for Employment indicating application for Position #022364 Staff Specialist II, RTS.  The Application, resume, and any supporting documentation must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications and possesses the Essential Requirements for the position. Completed applications must be directed to Denise Metzger, Division of Rehabilitation Services, 2301Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218.

Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and travel throughout the State may be required. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.