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Web Accessibility Developer

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook NY,USA

Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelor’s degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in a computer-related field. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, four (4) years of full time experience in website development including expertise in web accessibility issues may be considered. Four (4) years of full time related experience, including experience using web content accessibility guidelines (WCAG 2.1 A and AA) and experience with digital accessibility remediation using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WAI-ARIA, and related web technology. Experience using and testing with assistive technologies, such as screen readers. Experience in training large groups.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Additional years (5+) of related experience, including experience using web content accessibility guidelines (WCAG 2.1 A and AA) and experience with digital accessibility remediation using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WAI-ARIA, and related web technology. Experience with servers, databases and security. Experience with PDF accessibility testing and remediation.

Brief Description of Duties:
The Web Accessibility Developer, reporting into the Assistant Web Director and working with the rest of the digital team, will facilitate the implementation and support of Stony Brook University's enterprise website accessibility compliance. Incumbent in this position will work in accessibility tools to run scans, triage issues, and run reporting to meet all accessibility guidelines. They will work with internal and external teams in a project management capacity to educate, train, and ensure success in web accessibility with all constituents across campus. This position will also support other web development as needed, currently in OmniCMS Content Management System and WordPress. Incumbent must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

Work in the accessibility tool to customize settings, run scans, triage issues, and run reporting for distribution to various stakeholders across campus and work as a project manager to ensure improvements are being made.
Develop and fix code to improve the issues flagged by the accessibility tool, users, and Disability Support Services.
Providing accessibility technical guidance and training to internal and external partners.
Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.

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