MTS Level 6 - Adaptive Technologist - Department of Student Affairs

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Date of Posting: 
June 14, 2017
Department of Student Affairs
MTS Level 6 - Adaptive Technologist
Full Time Term Position
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

$52,363 to $57,629 per annum prorated to term as per CUPE 1870

September 1, 2017 to September 1, 2018 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements)

The Department of Student Affairs is seeking an Adaptive Technologist. This role contributes and monitors the provision of academic supports and services to students who have a diagnosed disability. This person reports directly to the Coordinator of Accessibility Services.


Primary Responsibilities include:

• Train students, staff and faculty on various adaptive technologies
• Provide presentations to university classes upon request as well as various departmental meetings
• Collaborate with colleagues on campus and elsewhere on various projects
• Provide ongoing support to all students diagnosed with a disability
• Adhere to the Human Rights Act & the Charter of Rights and Freedom
• Coordinate and administer UPEI exam accommodations
• Ongoing communication with faculty regarding exam accommodations
• Assist with the hiring, training and will provide guidance to student assistants, mentors and exam proctors
• Oversee exam proctors during all exam sessions (on call or on location)
• Maintain confidentially and security of all testing materials
• Familiarity with online learning opportunities and knowledge of other educational institutions
• Be system administrator for AccessDeck management system
• Read and interpret psycho-educational assessments and accommodate students based on their assessments
• Schedule exam proctors on a weekly basis
• Assist with Canada Student Grant applications


• Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a related field and experience in the area of learning and disabilities
• An understanding of appropriate teaching pedagogies, accommodations and inclusive practices are essential
• Experience using Kurzweil, Dragon Dictate, the Live Scribe Smart Pen, Macintosh and PC computer systems are essential 
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Management or supervisory experience
• Knowledge of the administration and coordination of exams are essential

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

M. Dalton

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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