[Athen] Repost: Senior Accessibility Analyst Position at Indiana University's Indianapolis Campus

Humbert, Joseph A johumber at iu.edu
Mon Jun 9 06:50:44 PDT 2014

The following position reporting to Brian Richwine, Manager, Assistive Technology and Accessibility Centers is being posted externally. If interested, you must apply online at https://jobs.iu.edu/
Refer to job number #11287. A cover letter and resume are required when applying for this position.
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.
* Continue independent and formal professional development.
* 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.

* Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Information Technology, Informatics, Human-Centered computing, or design-related field

* At least 3 years of experience in developing Web sites and interactive Web applications.

* Willingness to learn and become an expert on:

o Disability issues

o Assistive Technologies

o IT and instructional materials accessibility

o Accessible IT design best practices,

o 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:



o JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX

o Scripting languages (PHP, ASP, etc.)

* Experience developing interactive Web applications

* Experience building and maintaining large websites

* Working knowledge of:

o Web standards

o Professional Web site architecture

o Information architecture

o Technical design concepts

* Experience analyzing technical processes and services, making necessary improvements, and adapting emerging technologies to new domains

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Ability to simplify and clearly present detailed information

* Creativity and strong analytical and problem-solving skills

* 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

* Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

* Highly skilled at using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.

* 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.

* 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

* Currency in knowledge and understanding of accessibility laws and regulations

* Experience using content management systems (WCMS)

* Experience supporting individuals with disabilities in the higher education environment

* Experience teaching, conducting workshops and training, and creating training materials

* Past experience in supervising temporary hourly staff
Indiana University is an equal employment opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.
Thank you and any questions, please feel free to contact me directly.


Joe Humbert, Principal Accessibility Analyst
UITS Assistive Technology and Accessibility Centers
Indiana University - Bloomington/Indianapolis
535 W Michigan St. IT210 F
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 274-4378 [Direct Line]
(317) 274-6482 [Main Office]
johumber at iu.edu<mailto:johumber at iu.edu>

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