Web Accessibility Coordinator
University of Dayton
The Web Accessibility Coordinator will be the technical, on-the-ground expert working directly with campus partners to identify, remediate and educate on digital accessibility challenges and opportunities. This position will work with stakeholders to establish institutional guidelines, best practices and standards related to designing and maintaining accessible websites, web applications, and online materials. The Web Accessibility Coordinator will be expected to perform regular accessibility audits of websites and web applications and effectively communicate the findings with campus partners.
Associates degree or two years experience in either web accessibility or web development.
Knowledge of assistive technologies (e.g. JAWS, VoiceOver, Dragon NaturallySpeaking).
Knowledge of World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
Able to identify and remediate all aspects of web accessibility, including code and content.
Effective written communication skills.
Knowledge of HTML/CSS
Successful experience in web design and production on a web development team.
Successful experience applying WCAG standards
Successful experience with Cascade Content Management System
Successful experience creating accessible digital documents (Word, PowerPoint, PDF, etc.)
Working knowledge of disability law including but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Experience creating training documentation and curriculum.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team and to work proactively as an individual.
Strong customer service orientation with excellent listening and oral communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Professional experience in higher education.