[Athen] New Accessibility Position at Sacramento State

Repa, Melissa J. repam at saclink.csus.edu
Fri Aug 1 08:13:37 PDT 2008

Sacramento State's Academic Computing Resources Department is looking for a Compliance/Training Specialist (Admin. Analyst/Spec., Exempt II, Job # 100140) for the Accessible Technology Initiative. To apply and for more details, please go to:

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Thank you,

Melissa Repa, M.A.
Co-Director, Services to Students with Disabilities
California State University, Sacramento
Lassen Hall 1008
Phone: (916) 278-6955
Voicemail: (916) 278-7821
TTY: (916) 278-7239
Fax: (916) 278-7825
E-mail: repam at csus.edu




JOB #: 100140


Eligible on-campus applicants in CSUEU Bargaining Units 2, 5, 7, and 9 will be given first consideration in this recruitment.

This is a full-time probationary-track position which may become permanent upon successful completion of a probationary period.

HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

SALARY RANGE: $4,631.00 - $6,946.00 PER MONTH

NOTE: It is the general practice of Sacramento State, to hire at the lower end of the salary range. (This does not apply to promotions of on-campus employees.)

BENEFITS/FLSA: This position is covered by health benefits, and is exempt (not eligible for overtime compensation) according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.


MINIMUM/ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS: Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs. Three position skill levels are defined within the classification. Incumbents in positions at this level often provide program leadership of a strategic nature through program or organizational unit planning activities and the analysis, development, and evaluation of highly complex programs with broad impact.

SPECIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Experience leading collaborative projects and applying expertise to complex programs and/or administrative specialties. Familiarity with technology issues and trends relevant to higher education; experience evaluating information technology products and services and working with IT product vendors; customer service experience, preferably in a higher educational environment; experience in delivering presentations and conducting and evaluating training; equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university in a job related field, Master's degree in related field is desirable; demonstrable excellence in writing and speaking as well as other forms of communication. Strong problem solving skills and the ability to make recommendations and justifications based on sound research, applicable procedures and policies, and input from appropriate stakeholders; demonstrable initiative and ability to multi-task and perform work in various situations, where diverse demands are involved; ability to learn, interpret, and apply a wide variety of policies and procedures relating to and impacting the accessible electronic information and technology procurement process; ability to organize and plan work and projects including handling multiple priorities; demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside the work group and serve as a liaison for the organizational unit. Basic knowledge or willingness to learn about accessible technology issue, applications, laws and compliance requirements, including Section 508 technical standards, is desirable and helpful in performing the work assignments.

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: The position of Compliance/Training Specialist - Accessible Technology consults with and provides direct technical assistance, training, resource materials, and support to faculty and staff in their efforts to comply with the CSU Accessible Technology Initiative and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act for accessible electronic and information technology (E&IT) procurement. The position's primary focus is on the research, development, evaluation and implementation of accessible electronic and information technology procurement. This position also acts as a resource for the campus community on accessible E&IT procurement and in promoting the campus-wide adoption of and compliance with the Section 508 accessibility requirements.


* Work with representatives from campus departments, as well as external vendors, to evaluate accessibility of electronic and information technology (E&IT) products and services recommended for procurement.

* Develop best practices and training on procedures for meeting accessible procurement compliance requirements.

* Deliver presentations and in-service training on accessible E&IT procurement.

* Evaluate the training needs related to the CSU Accessible Technology Initiative requirements especially as related to accessible E&IT procurement processes, and conduct one-on-one and group training sessions.

* Research practices, procedures and guidelines for compliance with federal and state laws as they relate to electronic and information technology procurement from a strategic and operational perspective.

* Provide administrative coordination in terms of communication, compliance tracking, and reporting related to CSU accessible technology requirements.

* Collaborate with other CSU campuses and the CSU Chancellor's Office on approaches and best practices for compliance with accessibility requirements that pertain to procurement.

* Advise management on policies and procedures to meet programmatic goals pertaining to accessible E&IT procurement.

* May recruit, train and oversee student assistants and temporary staff.

* Submit project status reports as specified.

* Maintain excellent working relationships with other departments and customers.

* Continuously acquire new skills and enhance professional growth and development through participation in self-development, conferences and professional training as approved.

* Serve as a resource on the Accessible Technology Initiative project.

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