[Athen] New ATI Director position opening

Turner, Mark mturner at calstate.edu
Tue Jun 5 09:27:07 PDT 2007

Please forgive the cross-posting...


I wanted to alert you to a new recruitment for the Director position for
the Accessible Technology Initiative at the CSU Chancellor's Office. The
position announcement is included below and may also be viewed at


Mark Turner
Director, Center for Accessible Media
CSU Office of the Chancellor
(562) 951-4353 voice
(562) 951-4925 fax
mturner at calstate.edu


(Administrator III)

Information Technology Services

Requisition #000517

May 30, 2007


The California State University, Office of the Chancellor, is seeking a
Director of Accessible Technology to oversee and lead the implementation
of the Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) to accomplish the
milestones of the project.


Under general supervision of the Senior Director of Information
Technology Services (ITS) Policy, the Director of Accessible Technology
oversees and direct the functions of the Accessible Technology
Initiative department engaging in specific responsibilities; plan the
tasks and manage the processes required to accomplish the ATI milestones
set forth in the Coded Memos AA-2007-04 and subsequent ATI-related
communications; organize and manage the ATI staff and resources to meet
systemwide and Chancellor's Office ATI goals; coordinate systemwide ATI
efforts and develop opportunities for systemwide collaboration to solve
common problems in a cost-effective manner; develop and manage the ATI
budget; manage the consultation process with campuses in implementing
the ATI work plan; oversee the development of the ATI communities of
practice for effective collaboration; develop and manage the
communications plan for the ATI to increase awareness and support for
the Initiative among faculty, staff, students, administrators, and
external stakeholder groups; maintain communication and consultation
with systemwide advisory committees (ITAC, ATAC, PTSC, TSC, CABO, DAT,
COLD, FDC, etc.); represent the Chancellor's Office in consultation with
various internal (CSU) and external groups about the planning and
implementation of the ATI and its related projects; develop
relationships with key disability-related advocacy groups to seek
consumer input regarding the planning of ATI goals, objectives, and
activities; implement the direction of the ATI Steering Committee;
develop assessment measures and a system for reporting progress; develop
ATI goals in alignment with broader CSU strategic goals; provide a range
of reports to key stakeholder groups; evaluate progress toward goals and
make adjustments as necessary.


Master's degree in a technology-related or disability-related area; at
least seven years of management experience leading a disability-related
program that includes assistive technology and alternative media
services; experience in leading complex collaborative projects involving
multiple stakeholder groups; experience with the application of federal
and state disability-related laws in the higher education context,
particularly those that apply to information technology and
resources.(e.g. Section 501, Section 504, the ADA, Section 255 of the
Telecommunications Act, California Code 11135, AB 422, etc.); experience
in leading a collaborative work group such as a community of practice;
experience in the higher education context ability to create a vision
and to communicate the linkages of accessible technology in support of
CSU strategic goals; experience working with advocacy groups; strong
project management, strategic planning, organizational and budget
management skills; effective writing and presentation skills; knowledge
of section 508 standards for electronic and information technology;
knowledge of accessibility barriers in electronic and information
technology resources; knowledge of web accessibility principles.

Resumes will be accepted until position is filled. Salary commensurate
with qualifications and experience. The California State University,
Office of the Chancellor, is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ADA

To Apply:

The requisition # for this position is 000517. You will need this
requisition # to apply. If you are currently employed by the CSU
Chancellor's Office, please be sure to click on the "CSUCO Employees"
link. All other applicants please click on the "External Applicants"

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