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Digital Accessibility Specialist

The University of East London

London, England,UK

Are you an experienced accessibility specialist looking for your next role?

This is an exciting new opportunity to join our creative and dynamic digital content team as the university's subject matter expert for digital accessibility. You will provide advice and guidance to support the development of accessible digital products, services, and content across the university.

The role will represent inclusivity for both existing and future disabled students' needs, helping shape and inform internal policy. Helping to make complex, technical information and language simple and accessible for non-technical audiences.

You will apply comprehensive knowledge of WCAG 2.1 guidelines, standards, laws, and regulations to support the development of business cases and project plans. Have experience of undertaking user acceptance testing (UAT) to support our website development process and work with our developers to advise on best practice and legal compliance for our future components and any website requirements. 

The University of East London is one of the most diverse and vibrant universities in the global capital. Our pioneering and forward-thinking vision is making a positive and significant impact to the communities we serve, inspiring both our staff and students to reach their full potential. Join us and #BeTheChange. 

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by UEL Professional Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of UEL. Employees of UEL Professional Services Ltd work alongside UEL colleagues in delivery of UEL’s mission, and UEL Professional Services Ltd will adopt UEL HR policies and procedures in full. Further detail regarding employment benefits can be found at the employee benefits section of our recruitment pages.

To find out more about this role please contact our UX Design Manager Elaine Burke on 

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