Lifesteps is a non-profit human services organization which has been serving western Pennsylvania for 100 years by “helping individuals and families with life's changing needs”. The Agency provides programs and services to help those with special needs live to their fullest potential. If you have a strong desire to help others and serve the community, this is the right opportunity for you.
The Director of Assistive Technology will focus on research, development, strategic direction and compliance related to Assistive Technology. This position will provide Assistive Technology direction and leadership by collaborating within the Organization and outside Agencies, Vendors, Associations and Universities.
Completing assessments for individuals with disabilities is a primary function of this role.
This full-time position works a schedule of Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm with weekends off!
Associate Degree in Rehabilitative Sciences and Technology, Speech and Language Pathology & Audiology, Education or a related field
Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) Certification or the ability to obtain either certification within 6 months of hire
1 year of experience working in an educational or vocational setting
2 years’ experience providing assistive technology support
3 years’ experience in project management
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
Current driver’s license and the ability to travel for business utilizing personal vehicle as needed
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Rehabilitative Sciences and Technology, Speech and Language Pathology & Audiology, Education or a related field
Prior experience with Grant Writing, procurement of funding and/or business development
GREAT benefit package for full-time employment includes 100% agency paid medical, dental and vision insurance premiums; Paid vacation, sick time and personal/emergency time; short & long-term disability insurance; Tuition reimbursement; 403B Retirement Plan; Life Insurance and 12 paid holidays.
Lifesteps is a nonprofit Human Services Agency with a rich history of helping individuals and families with the challenges they face at various stages of life, from the special needs of infants and young children, to the support of adults with intellectual disabilities, and seniors. Lifesteps is dedicated to providing quality programs and has served local communities in western, PA for 100 years.