Digital Content Accessibility Specialist (ITC, Foundation Level)/Academic Technologies & Innovation California State University, San Bernardino
Overview Employment Status: Part-time (up to 20 hours per week), non-exempt, temporary position with the possibility to become permanent status.
Work Schedule: To be determined.
Salary Range: Anticipated salary range from $3,470 to $3,644 per month.
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning July 27, 2020.
CSUEU will receive preference....
Under the general supervision of the Accessible Technology Services Coordinator, the incumbent will serve as a key technical advisor to the campus community on instructional materials and digital content accessibility-related issues.
The incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
Utilize assistive software and accessibility tools to assist with the review and remediation of digital content such as PDFs, documents, video and audio, presentations, etc.
Assist with managing captioning workflow for the campus, including proofing and editing captions, adding them post-production, working with content creators across campus, interacting with an outside vendors, and offering training to staff and faculty.
Work with faculty and instructional designers and assist in ensuring the accessibility of materials posted to the LMS.
Collaborate with Services to Students with Disabilities to ensure that online courses in the LMS and multimedia are accessible to students with applicable accommodations.
Assist various campus constituents to ensure that web-based digital content meets accessibility standards and guidelines. Workflow is determined by multiple priorities across various departments on campus.
Assist with training the larger CSUSB community on best practices and develop documentation on accessibility techniques.
Duties will also include direct support to Accessible Technology Services Coordinator in support of larger Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) goals by assisting in reporting on workflow and success metrics including the total number of projects completed on an annual basis.
Participation in various subcommittees and working groups, including a systemwide community of practice conference calls, will be required.
Work collaboratively with other Accessible Technology Services staff.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience:
A combination of education and experience that is equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information Systems, Educational Technology, Communications, or a related field, or similar certified coursework in applicable fields of study.
One-year of related experience.
Thorough working knowledge of digital content accessibility best practices and a familiarity with assistive technologies.
Working knowledge of disability laws and accessibility guidelines including the ADA, Section 508, EO 111, and UDL principles and best practices.
Working knowledge of captioning tools and workflows.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Familiarity with assistive technologies.
Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with constituents with diverse priorities.
Excellent time management, prioritization, and follow-up skills to ensure workflow progression within stated deadlines.
Supplemental Information A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.