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Part-Time Tutor for Visually Impaired (Search Re-Opened)

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Herkimer College seeks qualified applicants for the position of part-time (10 hours/wk) Tutor for the Visually Impaired in the Academic Support Center.  This is a Perkins Grant-funded position which will begin immediately and end on June 30, 2015, at the end of the grant year.  The successful candidate should have knowledge of technologies supporting low or no vision individuals and a willingness to learn iPad apps that address the needs of this population.  He/she will be responsible for holding group learning and sharing sessions using these apps according to grant goals.   Experience with text to speech technologies and magnification technologies for low vision individuals is desired.  Previous tutoring experience mandatory.

 

Bachelor’s degree required, experience working with individuals with visual loss preferred.

 

Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter by November 26, 2014 to:

 

                     James R. Salamy, Director of Human Resources

                     Herkimer College

                     100 Reservoir Road

                     Herkimer, NY  13350

                     Or e-mail vanvechcm@herkimer.edu

 

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