[Athen] Oregon: Portland Office of Equity & Human Rights hiring Disability Digital Access Coordinator

Lydia X. Z. Brown lydia at autistichoya.com
Mon Feb 1 16:57:01 PST 2021

Big news: The City of Portland's Office of Equity and Human Rights is
seeking a Disability Digital Access Coordinator! This is a fantastic
opportunity to become the City's leading expert and advisor on accessible
digital content and effective communication under Title II of the ADA.
Familiarity with ADA Title II and Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation
Act essential. Deadline to apply is March 8th, 2021.

Disability Digital Access Coordinator (Coordinator II)




$55,370.00 - $102,648.00 Annually
1120 SW 5th Ave, OR
Job Type
Office of Equity and Human Rights
Job Number
3/8/2021 11:59 PM Pacific


The Position

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The City of Portland is committed to ensuring that all our digital content
and communication can be accessed by all Portlanders. on January 29, 1991,
the City Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 34945 which affirmed
that all City programs, services, and activities are accessible to people
with disabilities both in the community and employed by the City.

This position ensures our content meets these standards. The Disability
Digital Access Coordinator will be the City-wide subject matter expert and
advisor on accessible digital content and communication. The Disability
Digital Access Coordinator helps to facilitate better City-wide compliance
to ADA Title II by ensuring city bureaus are delivering communication,
content, and service that is effective and usable for people with

The Disability Digital Access Coordinator works towards the goal of
inclusive and compliant communication with the person with disability
community by conducting training and educational events for City employees
to learn more about creating accessible content; testing web content,
documents, software, and hardware for compliance; auditing websites,
published communications; providing consultation to Bureaus on how to make
their digital content accessible. The Disability Digital Accessibility
Coordinator will also collaborate on a establishing City-wide digital and
communication policy and will make progress reports to City Council once a
policy is established.

The primary responsibilities of this position are:

- Conduct digital accessibility training for all city bureaus and bureau
contractors who are communicating with the at-large public.
- Ensure City compliance with state and federal laws, policies, and
regulations, pertaining to digital accessibility and communication outlined
in ADA Title II and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
- Monitor regulatory changes.
- Establishes City-wide digital and communication policy along with
evaluation tool and reports on bureaus progress in implementing and
compiling with policy.
- Works closely with ADA Title II Policy Analyst to incorporate tracking
of digital and communication Admin Rules and policies into The Self
Evaluation Plan.

Secondary responsibilities include:

- Provide technical assistance to bureaus around making all digital
content and public communication accessible. Including testing web and
document content.
- Partners with BTS and other bureaus in testing and the purchasing of
hardware and software that is accessible to both the public and City
employees with disabilities.
- Partners with BHR to support the Model Employer Policy by ensuring
people with disabilities who have difficulty accessing digital content and
programs have the access they need to perform their jobs.

City of Portland Core Values:
Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency |
Fiscal Responsibility

These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our
workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here

Why work at the City of Portland?
The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are
culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to
learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing
systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a
believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse
top talent every day. We offer a *comprehensive benefits package*,
including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short-
and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families.
If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware,
please apply yourself at the City of Portland today.

Work Location
Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed
remotely due to COVID-19. In the future, current positions classified as
“full-time remote” could: 1) remain full-time remote, 2) become a
remote/onsite mix, 3) revert to full-time at a city work location. As the
situation evolves, the exact work location of the position in this
recruitment may change based upon leadership direction and approval.

To Qualify

*Applicants must specifically address and demonstrate in their supplemental
question responses and resume how their education, training, and/or
experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications:*

1. Experience with creating accessible digital content across multiple
2. Knowledge of the 508 Rehab Act, ADA Title II and WCAG standards and
the ability to create content that is accessible in the framework of those
laws and standards.
3. Ability to test and evaluate digital compliance with the 508 Rehab
Act, ADA Title II, and WCAG standards.
4. Ability to train multiple learning styles on making accessible
content across multiple platforms.
5. Direct experience and/or work experience with people who have
disabilities that impact their ability to receive mainstream communication.

The Recruitment Process

An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated
in their resume and answers to the supplemental questions, weighted 100%. *Do
not attach materials not requested*. Only candidates who meet the minimum
qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have
14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you
disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative
Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation for required
certifications may be required prior to the establishment of the eligible
list and/or final selection.

***PLEASE NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be
used to fill future vacancies***

Recruitment Timeline:

- Posting: 2/1/21 - 3/8/21
- Applications Reviewed: Week of 3/8/21
- Eligible List: Week of 3/15/21
- Selection Phase Begins: Tentatively the week of 3/22/21

**Timeline is approximate and subject to change*

Application Instructions
Applicants must submit a professional résumé online, as well as answer the
supplemental questions specifically focused on your qualifications for this
position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in
accordance with the following Application Instructions:

- Your résumé and answers to the supplemental questions will be the
basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position.
Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification.
- Your answers to each supplemental question should include details
describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained
which clearly reflects your qualifications. You may want to prepare your
answers offline and then cut and paste into the text box provided.
- Your résumé should support the details described in your answers to
the supplemental questions.
- If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below,
please describe in your responses to your supplemental questions and résumé
any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they
relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To
Qualify" section above.

All completed applications for this position must be submitted no later
than the closing date and time of this recruitment. *E-mailed and/or faxed
applications will not be accepted**.*

Additional Information

Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the
United States at the time of application.

Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a
copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your
disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying
yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a
copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. *Veterans'
Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the
closing date of this recruitment.*

ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person
with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious
practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when
applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance.

Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that
no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color,
sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or
physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender
identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages
everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply.

Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are
free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link
for the most recent list of scheduled dates: www.bit.ly/howtoapplyclass

Terrol Johnson, Senior Recruiter
Bureau of Human Resources
Terrol.Johnson at portlandoregon.gov
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