Rehabilitation Technologist Senior - Human Development Institute, University of Kentucky

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

The Human Development Institute is Kentucky's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service. We work on improving lifelong opportunities and services for individuals with disabilities, their families, and the community.

HDI's Center for Assistive Technology Services (CATS) is seeking a Rehabilitation Technologist Senior to fulfill the needs of the Driver Rehabilitation Contract for the Central Kentucky Region, and to provide rehabilitation technology assessments, training, demonstration, fabrication, and refurbishment of technology for HDI CATS.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: Inspect vehicles and vehicle modifications to determine if the vehicle and modifications are appropriate for modification, repair or replacement. Assess the need for and identify appropriate equipment for transport-only modifications. Provide rehabilitation technology assessments producing reports with specific recommendations for consumers and rehabilitation counselors. Design, develop, fabricate and test custom rehabilitation technology equipment for consumers across the lifespan, in consultation with the consumer and other related professionals. Provide installation and training for Assistive Technology (AT) for consumers to ensure that consumers are able to use their equipment effectively. Provide information, training, accommodation assistance, and other AT related services to agency staff, consumers, and members of the public, as requested by Rehab Tech Branch Manager.

To apply for this position, submit a UK Online Application at and reference the following job number:  RE11887

Deadline to Apply:  11/9/2017

For questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion.
Individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, women, and members of other underrepresented
groups are encouraged to apply.