[Athen] Career Opportunity - Digital Accessibility Coordinator

Bossley, Peter A. bossley.5 at osu.edu
Tue Sep 3 18:03:01 PDT 2019

Good evening,

Ohio State's College of Arts and Sciences seeks a Digital Accessibility Coordinator to join their team.

ASC Technology Services, within the College of Arts and Sciences, seeks a Digital Accessibility Coordinator to join our team. The College of Arts and Sciences
is the largest college and the academic heart of the university. The College hosts 81 majors. With 38 departments, 20+ world-class research centers, and
more than 2,000 faculty and staff members, students have the unique opportunity to study with the best artists, scholars, and scientists in their field.
The College values diversity and offers a supportive, open, and inclusive community.

The Accessibility Coordinator will promote accessibility in the College of Arts and Sciences (ASC). Ensures new software is evaluated and necessary accommodations
and/or remediation are negotiated prior to purchase. Ensures that existing software is evaluated in a timely manner and based on risk, and that proper
accommodations and/or remediation efforts are planned and carried through. Consults with units in ASC to evaluate their products and recommend designs
and development strategies to improve the accessibility of their product.

Ensures an appropriate audit trail is maintained for all evaluations and that accommodation/remediation efforts are tracked and reported. Plans and carries
out events to raise awareness of accessibility in ASC. Offers training opportunities in how to create accessible documents and on best practices in accessible
design and coding. Support faculty and staff to make the digital pieces they create for their teaching accessible. Works with other units on campus and
in the big ten to share information about software purchases and accessibility updates on existing software. Performs yearly audits to make sure faculty
and staff have taken needed and training as well as an audit of software to verify that it has been checked for accessibility. Manually tests software
and suggest accommodations and/or remediation that needs to happen to make it accessible. Stays up to date on accessibility requirements and best practices.

For more information including the online application see: Digital Accessibility Coord<https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/97773>

[The Ohio State University]
Peter Bossley
Deputy ADA Coordinator
ADA Coordinator's Office - Office of Institutional Equity
950 Lincoln Tower, 1800 Cannon Drive, Columbus, OH 43210
614-688-3028 Office
bossley.5 at osu.edu<mailto:bossley.5 at osu.edu> / ada.osu.edu<http://ada.osu.edu/>

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