[Athen] GMU seeks a new IT Accessibility Coordinator!

Korey J Singleton ksinglet at gmu.edu
Mon Jul 18 08:03:16 PDT 2016

Hi All,

The George Mason University Assistive Technology Initiative<http://ati.gmu.edu> (ATI) is seeking a highly motivated and versatile individual for a full-time IT Accessibility Coordinator position. This position will report directly to the ATI Manager. The ATI Office operates under the Compliance, Diversity and Ethics Office (CDE) and reports directly to the Associate Director of CDE/ADA Coordinator.

Mason has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. Mason has three Northern Virginia campuses in Fairfax, Arlington, and Prince William Counties and an international campus in Songdo, Korea. To learn more, visit About Mason<https://www2.gmu.edu/about-mason>.


* Work with ATI Manager to develop and maintain university guidelines for electronic and information technology (EIT) conformance with requirements specified in Section 508 and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0;
* Work with Architectural Standards Review Board (ASRB) to review software and Web application purchases for accessibility and conformance with accessibility standards and guidelines specified in Section 508 and WCAG 2.0;
* Identify, implement and oversee tools for monitoring Web site accessibility;
* Perform regular accessibility audits of institutional Web sites, Web applications and Web-based documents;
* Collaborate with ITS and Communications and Marketing to develop accessible templates and tools for Web production;
* When applicable, chair the Web Accessibility subcommittees under IT Accessibility Working Group;
* Provide training and technical assistance on Section 508 and WCAG 2.0, as well as the faculty/staff roles and responsibilities in the development of accessible Web-based content;
* Keep current on local, state and federal regulations regarding EIT accessibility for individuals with disabilities;
* Work with ATI/CDE to promote an accessible, inclusive academic environment; and
* Stay up-to-date with training for Microsoft Office, Adobe and assistive technology software applications.

For more information about this position, the positing is listed here -- https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/38242. Please forward and share if you know of anyone that might be a good fit!


Korey Singleton
ATI Manager
Assistive Technology Initiative
Aquia Building RM 238 MSN: 6A11
Fairfax Campus
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703-993-2143
Fax: 703-993-4743

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