The University of Nevada, Reno Office of Information Technology (OIT) is searching for candidates for the role of Manager of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Accessibility. The ICT Accessibility Manager will provide leadership, central oversight, technical direction, expert guidance, advocacy, and support to the University regarding campus-wide universal access to information and services available via technology for all persons. Minimizing University compliance risk associated with the accelerated and dynamic ICT accessibility landscape is also required. This position will research, recommend, and implement policies and procedures that promote the accessibility of ICT, and maintain campus accessibility standards that support the University Strategic Plan, students, faculty, staff, and members of the community-at-large. The incumbent will oversee ongoing compliance, enhancement of policies, procedures, plans, and guidelines in accordance with federal, state, and local laws, including NSHE and University policy.
Required Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree and four years of professional related work experience OR a Master’s Degree and two years of professional related work experience. Related experience: Experience in disability services (experience in a higher education setting is highly preferred).
Schedule or Travel Requirements Regular business hours. May require some evenings/weekends. Travel to accessibility training or seminars may be required.
Preferred Qualifications Experience with project planning, program management, and policy development and implementation as well as experience evaluating accessibility using a variety of tools and manual testing. The ability to build and maintain strategic partnerships with key stakeholders across the University. Knowledge of accessibility laws, regulations, standards, and compliance requirements including experience with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), and accessible website design and development are highly desired. Specific training and/or certification in digital accessibility competency is also highly desired.
Additional Salary Information: The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits