Mason, Ohio - Desired,UNITED STATES
The Accessibility/UDL Specialist is responsible for support and promotion of Cengage’s aspiration to create inclusive, universally designed, and accessible learning experiences. The Specialist will be expected to ensure that the LCoE efficiently and effectively meets internal and external customer needs which include sales, institutional partners, and product and platform teams; requiring exceptional time management skills, attention to detail, and professionalism. Maintaining open communication lines with the Director, Coordinator, and other accessibility and Learning Team Members is crucial so that appropriate decisions can be made towards the creation of quality and inclusive digital solutions or alternatives for all learners in a timely manner, in addition to positively effecting goals and strategies.
This role is critical in communicating clear and consistent messages, including processes and procedures, efforts, standards, visions to the wider organization through multiple means, while also practicing inclusivity, UDL, and accessibility. The Accessibility/UDL Specialist will work closely with the Director in ensuring that the appropriate teams receive the training, ongoing development, and support required to plan, create, and deliver inclusively designed and accessible learning.
The Specialist will evangelize Cengage’s commitment and advocate for inclusivity, UDL, and accessibility in collaboration with industry groups and related UDL and accessibility organizations through conference networking and presentations, working groups, national or regional interest groups and more. Working in partnership with peers at Cengage will be required to ensure appropriate roles are aware of current, proposed or new legislation and best practices that impact the organization, its products/platforms, and its customers.