Accessibility Conformance and Design Specialist

Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) in Tennessee

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted April 10, 2017
Type Administrative
Employment Type Full-time

Accessibility Conformance and Design Specialist

The Accessibility Conformance and Design Specialist, in partnership with the Assistive Technology Specialist, is responsible for developing and maintaining liaison support for the TBR central office and system accessibility teams for conformance with the TBR Accessibility Initiative and adopted accessibility standards WCAG 2.0 A & AA, EPub 3 accessibility guidelines and section 508 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act. The Accessibility Conformance and Design Specialist will develop and manage projects to support ADA/504/508 conformance efforts and Alternative Media design resources and developments for alternative access when Information Material and Technology accessibility is not technologically feasible.

The Accessibility Conformance and Design Specialist will partner with the Assistive Technology Specialist and system accessibility teams for accessibility compliance testing, training designers and developers on TBR accessibility standards, and providing accommodations with alternative media, as well as ensure compliance and educate staff, designers, developers, and faculty on the application of ADA/504/508 legal obligations/guidance. Help with general instructional design, development, and training as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Educational Technology, Instructional Design or related field 1 year experience in assessing accessibility compliance and creating strategies to meet legal requirements and providing accessible workarounds for Information Materials and Technologies.

• Experience using tools to aid in accessibility evaluation.

• Experience developing accessible Information Materials and Technologies.

• Experience developing Alternative Media.

• Experience with ADA/504 compliance issues relating to Information Materials and Technologies

• Holds or will obtain a Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) Certification in the first two years

Preferred Qualifications:

• Knowledge of mobile device accessibility; and Knowledge of manual testing with assistive technology

The TBR is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by the Board.

 

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at https://www.tbr.edu/hr/job-opportunities-tbr-system-office