The fundamental reason this classification exists is to develop and conduct computer training classes in a computer/resource lab for special populations. Examples of special populations include individuals with hearing and visual impairments, mentally and physically challenged and individuals with acquired disabilities such as strokes and brain injuries. Assists users in troubleshooting hardware and software problems. Performs other functions related to the computer/resource lab including updating periodicals, brochures and media resources for individuals with disabilities. The essential functions are: develops and conducts computer training classes in a classroom setting and on an individual basis; assesses the needs of participants and plans programs for individuals with disabilities; maintains software and troubleshoots minor problems with equipment; contributes to the department objectives by accepting additional assignments and performing other duties; and conducts research for adaptive equipment for individuals with disabilities and their family members. Employee in this classification reports to the Assistant Therapeutic Recreation Center Director.
Bachelor's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or a related field and one year of experience working with computers to include installation, support or use of personal computers, preferably with assistive computer technology for persons with disabilities or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide
the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be