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Accessibility Technologist

Wake Technical Community College

Raleigh, NC,US

Pay Grade: Professional 4

This position provides accessibility guidance for faculty designing and updating course materials for use in traditional, online, and hybrid courses.
Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

Provides accessibility guidance for faculty designing and updating course materials


Develops and delivers accessibility training for faculty designing and updating course materials for use in traditional, online, and hybrid courses


Conducts train-the-trainer sessions for department staff


Assists in supervising work-study and/or work-based-learning students hired to caption instructional videos


Assists in reviewing accessibility content and monitoring discussions in the eLearning Resource Center

Monitors accessibility issues, developments, and solutions

Assists in marketing the college's distance learning programs

Completes annual applied benchmark project on an individual or group basis
Qualifications


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Skilled in effectively communicating complex technical matters related to disabilities both verbally and in writing

Ability to work efficiently under time constraints; ability to multi-task/prioritize

Good organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to maintain accurate records

Excellent listening skills

Ability to work comfortably with diverse populations and with people from all areas and levels of the college

Must possess excellent communication, technical, project management, organizational, and time management skills

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree

Instructional design and/or online teaching experience

Experience with HTML and accessibility compliance for the Web and digital content

Proficiency with Blackboard and Microsoft Office 2013 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Internet browsers

Must be able to work occasionally in the evening

Preferences:

Master's degree in Instructional Design or a Master's degree in a related field

Knowledge of how individuals with disabilities access the web

JAWS screen reader experience

Experience captioning videos for YouTube

Essential Personnel:

TBD

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