Essential Functions: Essential Functions (Job Duties)Performs accessibility reviews and audits for University websites and electronic documents. Provides written remediation recommendations to stakeholders on accessibility or usability issues.Provides expert web accessibility and digital technical assistance. Leads efforts to create and implement training programs for Computer and Information Technology and other impacted University employees regarding accessible website design, electronic document accessibility and the use of assistive software in navigating websites. Creates and maintains the University's web accessibility resource website. Conducts accessibility-testing that aids in the accessibility review of campus and third-party websites, web applications and electronic documents. Creates standard templates and automated test scripts for testing applications that are in compliance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).Develops and implements University-wide initiatives for assessing the accessibility of online university resources. Creates accessibility standards, policies and procedures when appropriate, ensuring updates are implemented as necessary.Performs accessibility reviews and provides written remediation recommendations on third-party applications that are being evaluated for purchase. Works with third-party vendors and theUniversity's procurement partners to ensure procurement of accessible products and improve the accessibility of third-party products. Identifies industry approaches and best practices for compliance with accessibility requirements that pertain to web and digital accessibility. Leads efforts to implement when appropriate.Performs other duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 76_207011
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.