Deaf-Blind Telecommunication Access Coordinator
- Job posted by Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
1155 Market St.
The Deaf-Blind Telecommunication Access Coordinator (DBTAC) works directly with the Deaf-Blind Services Coordinator and an off-site team of Deaf-Blind Access Technology Trainers to provide telecommunication equipment (per the federal Deaf-Blind Telecommunication Equipment Program guidelines) and training with Deaf-Blind Californians who are eligible for the Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (DBEDP). While this position is primarily based out of the LightHouse satellite office at the Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley, this position is a combination of center based and itinerate training throughout northern and southern California. Per the DBEDP, recipients can be any age, but must be deaf-blind, which includes persons who are hard of hearing and blind or low vision and hard of hearing. The DBTAC is responsible for providing 1:1 instruction and using an interpreter as required.
The DBATC is specifically responsible for assessing the skills of each approved applicant, and working with the consumer to determine the best fit of hardware and/or software to meet their telecommunication needs. The access technology equipment for a recipient can include, but is not limited to: PC or MAC computing systems; SMART phones; refreshable braille displays; note takers and/or screen magnification or speech software Additional supportive equipment may also include: noise canceling headphones, large print keyboards or other relevant hardware to ensure the recipient has full access and us to their equipment. The DBTAC must have the ability and experience to use and train recipients on the access technology related to the DBEDP.
HDHP(High Deductible Health Plan)
401(k) Plan Match
Fitness Club Discounted Membership
Work and Life Balance
Level of Language Proficiency
Minimum Education Required