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Accessible Materials Spec

California State University

Long Beach, CA,US

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the BMAC Director and lead of the AIM Center Coordinator, the incumbent will assess, evaluate, and advise students with disabilities, in particular students with visual and mobility limitations, and consult and collaborate with faculty in order to provide students with accessible textbooks and course materials in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI), Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), and Publisher and Copyright laws to ensure compliance of accessible digital content and course materials.

The Accessible Materials Specialist oversees the day-to-day operations of alternative media production and conversion of course materials and in doing so, serves as a liaison to campus and community partners. Also, this position directly supervises a team of student assistants, conducts the Interactive Process with students for alternate format needs, and provides accessible Student Affairs and departmental communications (including but not limited to accessible graphic design, social media, web/website, and written/audio/visual communications).

Incumbent enthusiastically supports the University's strong commitment to the academic success of all our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veteran students, and to offer CSULB students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning the quality of campus life.

Furthermore, the incumbent provides services that are equitable, inclusive, and culturally sensitive to enhance the quality of campus life. This position uses a student-centered and equity-minded approach in all communication and service efforts.

Key Responsibilities

Conduct the Interactive Process through an Alternative Format Assessment and Evaluation
Alternative Media Production and direct supervision of AIM Student Assistants
Accessible Student Affairs and Departmental Communications

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI), Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), and Publisher and Copyright laws, and CSU policy on provisions and accommodations for students with disabilities. Skilled in development, implementation, and compliance with university and office policies and procedures while maintaining good working relationships with staff at all levels within and external to the University. High quality oral Communication skills to communicate diplomatically and effectively with co-workers and in public to provide trainings, and conduct presentations to groups of various sizes.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."

Education and Experience

Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration, or a job-related field and two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas required.

Two years of experience performing support services for an instructional program, involving such activities as preparing, producing, dispensing, or storing materials, supplies, and equipment preferred.

Three years of experience counseling college students with disabilities preferred.

Three years of experience working with assistive technology and alternative media production at a college or university preferred.

Three years of experience creating accessible communication materials and accessible graphic design preferred.

Previous disability-related experience, with higher education experience preferred.

Physical Summary

Light work - Job involves some lifting of medium weight objects (10-20 pounds) and/or 10% - 20% of the job involves standing or walking.


Bob Murphy Access Center


Student Services Professional II


Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources.

Hiring Range: $4610 - $4841 per month commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4610 - $6556 per month.


Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.

Time Base

1.0 time-base, 40 hours per week.

Duration of Appointment

This is a temporary position for 1 year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.

Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.

PLEASE FILL OUT THE APPLICATION COMPLETELY. It is important that all sections of the on-line application are filled out completely and accurately. Please include all relevant education and experience. Your application will be used to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

Additional Information

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.

CSULB is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.

Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.


We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact

Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Salary Range: $55000 - $55000

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