[Athen] FW: Term Limited Accessibility Job St. Paul, MN

Lissner, Scott Lissner.2 at osu.edu
Fri Dec 9 14:08:57 PST 2011


PEC 4 , IS Planning $ 52,952-$ 87,383 annually

Date Posted: 12/09/2011 Closing Date: 12/30/2011

Working Title: Chief Info Accessibility Officer

Hiring Agency: Office of Enterprise Technology

Location: St. Paul

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Posting Number: 11OET000047

Employment Conditions: Limited, Full-time

Work Shift: Day Shift

Days of Work: Monday-Friday

Travel Required: no

Job Grouping: Information Technology

Classified Status: Unclassified

Job Description:

The Chief Information Accessibility Officer (CIAO):

- Convenes the Technology Advisory Board;

- Is the point person and champion for accessibility implementation
within state government;

- Makes recommendations on legislation;

- Identifies, drafts, implements policy needed to meet accessibility

- Identifies ways to integrate accessibility into current or new State

- Is an ex officio member of governance groups ensuring that
accessibility is appropriately considered;

- Works with the ITC program to include accessibility standards in the
new consolidated environment;

- Initiates and oversees an accessibility implementation program;

- Works with the appropriate enterprise and agency leadership to
communicate the reasons for accessibility, and provide cost effective
training across state government;

- Oversees accessibility content on web page;

- Stays current with changes to Section 508 and WCAG and trends in

- Makes presentations on accessibility and the State's accessibility
implementation program to a wide variety of audiences. - Initiates and
oversees an accessibility implementation program

- Using best practices for program documentation;

- Identifies, measures, and reports on progress and benefits achieved by
the program;

- Manages the budget provided by the legislature;

- Creates and implements and accessibility communication plan;

- Status reporting, including annual report to the legislature.

Please note this position has non-permanent funding, and is anticipated
to last through June 30, 2013. The incumbent is eligible for the State's
comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental coverage,
paid time off, and other supplemental benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires all of the following:


- Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 Accessibility standards;

- Change management principles and methodologies;

- Public sector procurement processes;

- Familiar with all aspects of IT including hardware, software, web and
application methodologies, and service delivery processes.


- Excellent verbal and written communication;

- Demonstrated leadership skills;

- Ability to relate to a wide spectrum of stakeholders;

- Ability to interpret and apply technology accessibility standards to
specific technical and business requirements.


- Program and/or project management experience;

- Business analysis OR development experience in an application/web
development environment.


- Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Policy and legislative experience.

Selection Process:

The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching process. Resumes
of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum
Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills
for this position, the department may contact you.

How to Apply:

The Office of Enterprise Technology utilizes a resume-based screening
process. You will be contacted by agency staff if your background best
matches the selection criteria on this job posting. To apply for this
position, click the APPLY box found at the bottom of this job
announcement. For additional information about the State's selection
process, including additional application options/instructions, go to
<http://www.careers.state.mn.us/job-tip> >.

Contact for More Information:

Jordan Stander, 651.201.2615, Jordan.stander at state.mn.us

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