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Job Responsibilities : Assistive Technology Outreach Specialist

Salary : $27000 Per Year

Company : OCCK Inc.

Location : 1710 W Schilling Rd, Salina, KS 67401 US

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Assistive Technology Outreach Specialist posess knowledge of all assistive technology eqipment/devices in order to provide education to people with disabilities as well as the community at large about assistive technology.

Specific skills include ordering set-up product demonstrations cleaning sanitation storage and maintenance of new and previously-owned assistive technology equipment/devices.

  • Maintain accurate records of incoming and outgoing assistive technology equipment/devices through device loan and reassignment programs.
  • Including the customer in the development of assistive technology goals
  • Keeping goals focused on the acquisition of assistive technology
  • Serving as a support coordinator by connecting the customer to needed resources
  • Actively monitoring a customer’s goals
  • Demonstrating a variety of assistive technology to empower a customer to make an informed decision
  • Providing short-term device loans to assist in decision-making serving as a temporary replacement/accommodation or facilitating a professional development activity.
  • Developing training events designed to increase a participant’s knowledge skill and competencies.
  • Collaborating with the Information and Referral Specialist for customers needing funding assistance and
  • Collaborating with the Assistive Technology Inventory Specialist when all funding assistance activities have been exhausted.
  • Marketing
  • Develop organize manage and coordinate marketing projects and activities to referral sources
  • Grant Specific Essential Job FunctionsOverall Grant Responsibilities
  • Have all data entered in the online database by the fifth of each month.
  • Telecommunications Access Program
  • Lead for all off-site TAP activities
  • Fee-for-service initiatives
  • Lead for Kansas Vocational Rehabilitation Assistive Technology Services
  • Lead for I Can Connect Services
  • Collaborate with the Assistive Technology Director to establish train and maintain a consortium of community agencies
  • Support
  • Adhere to all operational standards as set by the Assistive Technology for Kansans.
  • Advocate on behalf of the customer with other agencies when necessary.
  • Conduct follow-up calls to customers when required.
  • Conduct quality assurance surveys to clients as appropriate.
  • Participate in the development of outreach plans to bring assistive technology services to underserved populations.
  • Participate in the development and upkeep of an electronic resource library to include information on products/devices funding information professional development materials and the like.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with other local regional state and national agencies/organizations to facilitate cross-disability responsive customer-centric delivery of assistive technology services.
  • Adhere to the Independent Living Philosophy and ensure the dignity and rights of individuals is evident in all training and communications.
  • Advocate for needed changes which will increase provision of assistive technology services and devices to persons with disabilities.
  • Make home visits to customers as requested within the twenty-two county area.
  • Document and compile service data; generate monthly quarterly and annual reports.
  • Document all interactions with person served family and community.
  • Adhere to procedures/policies regarding persons served finances.
  • Additional Job Duties
  • Respond to requests for information and assistance from other agencies or businesses.
  • Make presentations to public groups about assistive technology and related services as requested.
  • Perform outreach activities.
  • Identify system policies procedures and practices which facilitate or impede access to appropriate assistive technology services.
  • Recommend and request in-service training needs.
  • Able to attend professional development events.
  • Maintain training required for position.
  • Abide by personnel policies as written.
  • Complete and submit timesheets and leave request forms as required by procedure.
  • Ensure correct completion of required transportation forms.
  • Report vehicle maintenance needs to the appropriate person.
  • When needed develop a purchase order to request supplies and submit to the Assistive Technology Director for approval.
  • Be aware of agency mission and philosophy to the extent that casual conversation in the community can promote community awareness of OCCK.
  • Be aware of customer needs and provide quality customer service.
  • Inform proper OCCK personnel of OCCK owned equipment needs.
  • Contact appropriate service person for emergency maintenance needs.
  • Be aware of and follow all OCCK safety procedures and rules.
  • Submit safety issues and potential hazards to appropriate person as needed.
  • Perform all job duties in a safe manner.
  • Assist with preparing grants and foundation requests.
  • Participate in staff meetings and committee assignments as required.
  • Responsible for adherence to all OCCK Inc. policies and procedures.
  • Maintain and perform other duties as assigned by the Assistive Technology Director or President/CEO

  • Must have experience working with people with varying abilities.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have proven scheduling and prioritization skills.
  • Must have electronic communication and data processing skills.
  • Working knowledge and experience with database systems preferred.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must meet the eligibility requirements of the auto insurance company providing coverage for OCCK vehicles.
  • Maintain a valid Kansas driver’s license or have access to transportation.
  • Must have technical aptitude in order to learn and demonstrate new concepts and technology as they become available.
  • Must have technical aptitude in order to learn local regional state and federal human services programs as they relate to persons with disabilities and assistive technology upon implementation or modification.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have proven scheduling and prioritization skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must have knowledge of Independent Living Philosophy.
  • Must have electronic communication data processing and cloud database skills.
  • Must have two years’ experience with MacOS iOS Android OS and Windows operating systems.
  • Must meet the eligibility requirements of the auto insurance company providing coverage for OCCK vehicles or have access to transportation.
  • An Associate’s Degree
  • CERTIFICATIONS LICENSES REGISTRATIONS:One of the following three within five years of employment:Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) through RENSA.
  • The RESNA certification validates qualifications knowledge specific requirements and eligibility in the field of assistive technology.
  • Assistive Technology Certification from an accredited university.
  • Participants of certification programs gain knowledge on providing assistive technology services to persons with various disabilities in a variety of settings.
  • Certified Rehabilitation Technology Supplier (CRTS) through the National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (NRRTS).
  • The NRRTS certification validates qualifications knowledge and specific requirements and eligibility in the field of seating and mobility.
  • Maintain a valid Kansas driver’s license or have access to transportation.


Based on experience and education

Assistive Technology Outreach Specialist

Michael Daniels


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin disability status protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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