[Athen] Job opening - Instructional Technology Consultant at UW-Madison

Todd Schwanke todd.schwanke at wisc.edu
Thu Jun 4 17:44:36 PDT 2015


We currently have an exciting new job opportunity here at the McBurney Disability Resource Center (the office for students with disabilities) on the University of Wisconsin - Madison campus. This instructional technology consultant position specializes in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (post-production media captioning technology/coordination, ALDs, remote captioning/interpreting) and integration with campus instruction, but will be involved with other areas of the Center as well, such as web development, service databases specifications/testing, online training production, web/document/e-book accessibility, and assistive technology.

Please share with others who you think might be interested.

(Applications are due Friday June 19, 2015)

The Instructional Technology Consultant plans, develops, implements, coordinates, and supports the delivery of technology-based accommodations and accessibility in traditional and online classes for students with disabilities to ensure equal access to instruction.

The primary responsibilities are coordination of post-production captioning services for students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and consultation with faculty and technologists implementing closed captioning on campus. Duties include the coordination of media received, data maintenance, supervision of student staff, communication with post-production captioning team, quality assurance, supporting faculty, problem solving issues, and maintaining a leading set of technology and work-flows to provide high quality and reliable post-production captions.

Other responsibilities include supporting live remote interpreting/captioning services, supporting technology used by staff CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) providers, creation of online trainings, web development, web accessibility consultation, document/e-book accessibility consultation, and other areas of adaptive/assistive technology.

UW-Madison is a vibrant Big-Ten campus located in a city full of academic, athletic, and cultural activity. More information about the campus and the Madison area can be found by visiting the Campus and Visitor Relations website<http://info.wisc.edu/>.

This is an academic staff position and is eligible for State of Wisconsin and UW-System benefits<http://jobs.wisc.edu/benefits-benefits.htm>, which includes paid leave (vacation time, personal holiday, and paid legal holidays), insurance options (health, life, and dental), retirement plan options (State of Wisconsin Retirement System, 403b tax-sheltered annuity, deferred compensation) and professional development opportunities.

Thank you,
Todd Schwanke
McBurney Disability Resource Center

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