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Digital Accessibility Analyst

Geneseo

Finger Lakes, NY,US

Digital Accessibility Analyst
Department Computing & Information Technology
Position Summary
This is an exciting opportunity for a new college graduate or someone with experience who wants to grow their skills!

SUNY Geneseo invites applications for a new Digital Accessibility Analyst to join its department of Computing & Information Technology. This position helps provide full accessibility and inclusion for all students in their use of digital resources and technologies.

Appropriate training will be provided to learn accessibility tools with the college’s official website, course materials, and other sites. A successful candidate will be able to work on a highly collaborative technical team to solve problems and provide excellent support to the college community.

Flexible hybrid work arrangements may be an option subject to NYS, SUNY, and Geneseo rules, regulations, and policies.
Required Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree OR an Associate’s degree with professional experience with digital accessibility by the time of appointment
Excellent communication skills for technical documentation and client facing training and support
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive working environment
Preferred Qualifications
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

2-3 years professional experience
Training in Universal Design
Knowledge of Section 508 requirements for IT software and hardware
Experience testing electronic documents (Microsoft Office, Google, PDF, etc.) for Section 508 compliance
Certification in Accessibility from the International Association of Accessibility Professionals
Familiarity with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, HTML, and accessibility compliance testing
Experience working effectively with several clients or project teams simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
License/Certification
Other Skills Required
Supervision Received
The Digital Accessibility Analyst reports to the Director of Educational Technology in the Computing & Information Technology department.
Supervision Exercised
Posting Details
Posting Details
Posting Number S342
Number of Vacancies 1
Line # to be filled TBD
Full or Part-time Full-Time
Appointment Type Term
Anticipated Appointment Start Date
Job Posting Date 02/22/2024
Apply By 03/10/2024
Job Posting Closed Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Salary $50,000 – $54,000 commensurate with experience
Special Instructions to Applicant
Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter and resume that addresses the qualifications for the position. Additionally, applicants should be prepared to provide contact information for three references, one of which must be supervisory. References will be contacted at the time of campus interviews.

For guaranteed consideration, applications must be received by March 10, 2024.
About SUNY Geneseo
Mission Statement
We are a distinctive public liberal arts college that welcomes and inspires students to develop their knowledge and skills to build a better world. Our supportive, inclusive community is exceptional in cultivating creativity, engagement, and discovery. We find strength in diversity, joy in growth, and fulfillment in lifelong learning.

Vision
We will cultivate a distinctive, equity-centered, public honors college experience that propels learners to positively impact society.

Values
The Geneseo campus community is guided by our beliefs in and commitments to the following values:

Learning: Embracing high expectations for intellectual inquiry, critical thinking, scholarly exploration, and personal growth.
Creativity: Empowering a spirit of innovation that inspires intellectual curiosity, self-expression, and problem-solving.
Belonging: Welcoming a diverse campus community that supports and celebrates
different identities, promotes equity and inclusion, and respects the ideas and
contributions of each individual.
Civic Engagement: Encouraging active participation grounded in self-reflection,
empathy, and an ethical commitment to the common good of our local and global
communities.
Sustainability: Building a culture of well-being that integrates and applies principles of
environmental, social, and economic stewardship informed by an understanding of the
past and our obligations to the future.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
SUNY Geneseo is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding students, faculty, staff, and administration. We recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all positions and ensure that all other personnel actions are conducted without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.

Applicants, students, employees, and other members of the College community (including vendors, visitors, and guests) are protected from illegal forms of harassment or retaliation based upon a protected characteristic.

To request accommodation or assistance for job-related duties or the employment application process, please contact the Office of Diversity and Equity at (585) 245-5020 or email ode@geneseo.edu. Find out more about our Community Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion!
Background Investigation Statement
All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks. See our full Background Investigation Statement at http://www.geneseo.edu/hr/employment.
Clery Statement
Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security Report(ASR) for the College at www.geneseo.edu/police. The ASR contains information on campus security policies and certain campus crime statistics. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the ASR by contacting the SUNY Geneseo University Police Department at 585-245-5651.
NY State Executive Order 161
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Quick Link for Postings https://jobs.geneseo.edu/postings/4721
Job Duties/Responsibilities
Job Duties/Responsibilities
Percentage Of Time 30%
Job Duty/ Responsibility
Monitor and remediate non-accessible content on campus website.
Percentage Of Time 30%
Job Duty/ Responsibility
Monitor and remediate non-accessible course content.
Percentage Of Time 10%
Job Duty/ Responsibility
Provide input and support to campus accessibility planning and communications.
Develop and manage accessibility communications plan for campus, research applicable standards, participate in development of plans and reporting for campus EIT Accessibility committee.

Percentage Of Time 10%
Job Duty/ Responsibility
Provide consulting and training to campus members on creating accessible content.
Develop or identify training materials, deliver in-person training, manage and promote access to accessibility training resources.

Percentage Of Time 10%
Job Duty/ Responsibility
Review and test third-party and campus developed products and services for accessibility compliance.
Percentage Of Time 5%
Job Duty/ Responsibility
Research and identify tools that can help resolve issues with non-accessible content. Implement and support accessibility tools and services.
Provide help guides, documentation, and training on usage.

Percentage Of Time 5%
Job Duty/ Responsibility
Develop and maintain applicable skills and professional certifications related to accessibility.

Salary Range: $50000 - $54000

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