Indiana University

OVPIT/UITS Human Resources

The following positions reporting to Brian Richwine, Manager, Adaptive Technologies, are being posted externally. If interested, you must apply online at https://jobs.iu.edu/. Refer to job list #11287

Senior Accessibility Analyst - PA3IT

Under general supervision, provide expertise in the accessibility of Electronic and Information Technology (E&IT) for persons with disabilities in the higher education environment by serving as an analyst, consultant and information resource for UITS and the IU community.

Duties and responsibilities:

Perform and report on a variety of technical and functional accessibility analyses. Develop and maintain ATAC and accessibility related web pages and blog posts. Develop and conduct trainings on accessibility topics. Collaborate with University colleagues to develop knowledge, best practices, and training covering the development and evaluation of accessible IT systems, instructional materials, and accommodations. Maintain ATAC's responsiveness by assisting in providing direct client services for students, faculty, staff, and the visiting public with disabilities. Assist in the development, monitoring, and progression of UITS accessibility policies, practices, and goals. Advocate for the use and development of accessible IT through participation in appropriate IU, state, and national committees and organizations.

Qualifications:

REQUIRED: Required: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Information Technology, Informatics, Human-Centered computing, or design-related field, plus at least 3 years of experience in developing Web sites and interactive Web applications.

***In order to be considered for this position, both a cover letter and resume are required when applying for this position. ***

Preferred: Master's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Special Education, Assistive Technology, Higher Education, Human-Centered computing, or Instructional Technology. Experience supporting individuals with disabilities and the use of Assistive Technologies. Experience supporting individuals with disabilities in the higher education environment. Experience teaching, conducting workshops and training, and creating training materials. Experience using content management systems (WCMS). Past experience in supervising temporary hourly staff. Currency in knowledge and understanding of accessibility laws and regulations.

Willingness to learn and become an expert on disability issues, Assistive Technologies, IT and instructional materials accessibility, accessible IT design best practices, evaluating IT accessibility to the extent that candidate is able to consult on IT accessibility and provide expert recommendations for addressing accessibility issues.

Visual design skills and strong Web coding skills in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, Scripting languages (PHP, ASP, etc.) including experience in developing interactive Web applications. Experience building and maintaining large websites and working knowledge of Web standards, professional Web site architecture, information architecture, and technical design concepts. Experience analyzing technical processes and services, making necessary improvements, and adapting emerging technologies to new domains. All applicants must provide URLs for Web pages that they have designed and built. When providing URLs for your work please indicate if it is all your own work or a joint project.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to simplify and clearly present detailed information. Creativity and strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Highly skilled at using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.

Ability to learn new technical skills quickly. Excellent customer service skills including working with very diverse and demanding clientele. Be able to work efficiently with minimum supervision, have good time management skills, and the ability to work successfully under deadlines. Excellent team leading and building skills.

Indiana University is an equal employment opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.