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Job ID: 1241 - Unclassified
The Accessible Technology Specialist is responsible for assisting faculty and staff with developing instructional media content in compliance with University policies pertaining to accessibility.
1. Identifies and resolves accessibility barriers to provide accessible instructional materials, including equipment.
2. Facilitates compliance of the university adaptive technology and alternate media services within the general requirements of the ADA, Section 504 and their applicable regulations.
3. Supports real-time and post-production captioning services to provide accessibility.
4. Conducts accessibility testing against WCAG 2.0 success criteria and federal requirements.
5. Develops training materials and presents seminars to educate instructors on accessibility solutions to provide instructional content in the most accessible formats.
6. Follows accessibility related standards and laws, including WCAG, ADA Section 504 and WAI-ARIA.
7. Develops reports to monitor and assess University or departmental accessibility efforts.
8. Builds departmental support for accessibility advocacy through presentations and consultations on accessibility-related topics.
9. Assists with the evaluation and development of institutional and informational media/web content in compliance with University policies pertaining to accessibility.
10. Provides tools, information resources and training to resolve technical and instructional accessibility barriers.
11. Actively promotes a customer-oriented approach throughout IT Services.
12. Participates in professional development activities.
13. May teach an approved one credit hour course per semester on an as needed basis and with division approval.
Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience providing the knowledge/skills/abilities listed above may be substituted. Experience in these knowledge/skills/abilities may be earned concurrently.
Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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