Access Technology Specialist – Lancaster

VisionCorps, a values driven organization, has an exciting employment opportunity for a full time Access Technology Specialist in our Lancaster or York facility.

Job Functions:

  • Primarily provides assessment, recommendations, and instruction to agency clients/employees on computer access including screen access and magnification software/hardware, video magnifiers, OCR, phones, tablets, refreshable Braille devices, adaptive equipment, smart glasses, and other viable technology.
  • Provides training to employees who are vision impaired on agency computer platforms (Excel, Business Central, SAS etc.) to increase work efficiency bridging technology with current job functions when needed.
  • Provide technical assistance, product support, and sometimes installation assistance to clients using mainstream software and accessible devices.
  • Serves as consultant and advisor for issues of compliance and accessibility related to technology for the agency.
  • Leads and facilitates technology focused client related educational groups and writes technology informational articles for website, blogs and newsletter as needed.
  • Helps to manage inventory and maintenance of technology devices within the department.
  • Helps to make contacts and secure contracts with vendors in the field.
  • Provides public education and advocacy on blindness issues in all aspects of VisionCorps services.
  • Keep up to date on all training and advances with access technology
  • Any other duties or special projects assigned by the supervisor.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred not required
  • CATIS certification preferred but not necessary
  • 2-3 years’ experience as an Access Technology Instructor for the blind or 5+ years as a user who demonstrates in-depth knowledge of the software products required.
  • Must have or be able to pass clearances for PA criminal history, child abuse and FBI fingerprinting
  • Must be able to travel independently and safely in most environments

Working Conditions

  • Daily travel to Chester, Lancaster, Lebanon, York and Adams Counties
  • Office environment and at client homes, work, schools and other community locations

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to carry, lift, and push equipment up to 40lbs.
  • Must be able to spend considerate amount of time standing, sitting, stooping, kneeling, and crouching.
  • Fine motor skills – use hands to finger, handle or feel
  • Must be able to travel safely and independently
  • Must be able to verbally communicate and hear

VisionCorps offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid time off, holidays, health, dental, and life insurance and more.

For consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements by APPLYING ONLINE

Please note: 

  • All VisionCorps employees are employed at-will.
  • VisionCorps is an Affirmative Action Plan employer.
  • VisionCorps is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected status.
  • VisionCorps promotes a Drug and Smoke Free workplace.

Qualified individuals may submit their resumes to VisionCorps is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

244 North Queen Street
Lancaster, PA 17603