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University of Kansas In-Class Academic Aide, Student Access Center in HutchinsonHutchinson, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11812912

Job Description


In-class duties (75%)


+ Attend classes with the student and be available to describe objects, drawings, and components of the curriculum.


+ Physically manipulate objects and equipment per student directions in a laboratory setting.


+ Lecture materials will be converted to Braille or other accessible formats ahead of time, but there may be situations during lecture or lab where Q&A or class discussion will lead to new information that will need to be described or otherwise made accessible to the student.


+ Use technologies such as Picture in a Flash (PIAF) machine or other tactile graphics devices. Training on such technologies will be provided.


Out-of-class duties (15%)


+ Convert visual objects/charts/pictures into readable material, whether that is a written description or a tactile rendering.


+ Support School of Pharmacy staff in various administrative tasks related to accommodations.


Exam assistance (10%)


+ Read/scribe exams/quizzes as necessary.


Position Requirements


+ This position is required to work on-site at the KU School of Pharmacy Wichita campus. Official supervision is from the Lawrence campus, but the position will work with an on-site supervisor in Wichita for most job duties.


Required Qualifications


+ Experience using common office technologies such as Microsoft Office programs, as demonstrated by previous work experience.


+ Excellent written communication skills as evidenced by application materials.


Preferred Qualifications


+ Coursework or relevant job experience in biology, physiology, chemistry and math as evidenced by application materials.


+ Experience working with individuals with disabilities as evidenced by application materials.


+ Demonstrated experience working with individuals who are blind or have low vision.


+ Demonstrated reliability in attendance, evidenced by past employment or instructor references.


+ Previous coursework or concurrent enrollment in human and/or mammalian physiology, chemistry through organic chemistry, and introductory level calculus or higher.


+ Excellent verbal communication skills as demonstrated by the interview.


+ Experience using Canvas and/or Blackboard.


Additional Candidate Instructions


A complete application includes:


+ Cover letter addressing how you meet the require d and preferred qualifications.


+ Resume.


+ Contact information for three professional references (including at least one previous or current supervisor).


+ Completion of the online application.


Only complete applications will be considered.


+ Application review begins Friday, December 17, 2021 and continues until a pool of qualified applicants is identified.


Contact Information to Applicants


Jessica Little-Greenberg, littlegreenberg@ku.edu


Advertised Salary Range


$20.00 per hour.


Work Schedule


10-15 hours per week. Schedule to be determined by supervisor.

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