Rehabilitation Technologist (Louisville, KY)

The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute is currently hiring for a Rehabilitation Technologist. This Rehabilitation Technologist will provide a variety of rehabilitation technology services for KY Office of Vocational Rehabilitation customers (consumers/people with disabilities including Blindness/low vision, employers, other agencies, etc.) based out of its Louisville service area.

View the full job listing and apply at: RE38358 | Rehabilitation Technologist


  • Provide rehabilitation technology assessments for consumers.
  • Develop specifications for rehabilitation technology equipment and standards for provision of assistive technology services.
  • Produce reports with specific recommendations for consumers and their rehabilitation counselors.
  • Prepare and review design plans and contracts for specific rehabilitation technology projects and conduct interim and final inspections of construction and engineering projects to determine compliance with contract and accessibility guidelines.
  • Assist counselors with estimating costs and ordering equipment and services, as needed.
  • Provide training and technical assistance for consumers in the use of technology.
  • Market rehabilitation engineering services to potential customers.
  • Design custom rehabilitation technology equipment and fabricates modifications for rehabilitation technology equipment.
  • Manage and maintain a rehabilitation technology demonstration lab.
  • Provide technical assistance to other regional assistive technology professionals as needed.
  • Collect consumer service data and maintain accurate records.
  • Regional statewide travel required.

This position will advance the mission and strategic plan of the HDI through research, education and outreach. This position will contribute to a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths.

Preferred Education/Experience

Degree in engineering, especially rehabilitation or biomedical engineering; occupational therapy, physical therapy or speech-language pathology; other engineering, technical or allied health science field w/experience in assistive/rehabilitation technology; RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner (ATP) Certification .

Deadline to Apply