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IT Accessibility Specialist

Clemson University

Clemson, SC,US

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Serve as an IT Accessibility Specialist with a focus on software and web accessibility. Evaluate websites and software applications for accessibility conformance. Consult with system owners and vendors on remediation strategies. Provide regular training and support at all levels to improve digital accessibility. Performs other duties as assigned.
JOB DUTIES:

30% - Essential - Evaluation and Review - Evaluate the accessibility of websites, electronic learning materials, and software applications with manual testing, automated tools, and assistive technologies. Review Accessibility Conformance Reports, software demonstrations, and documentation to advise teams on accessible solutions.

30% - Essential - Reporting and Remediation - Prioritize and report accessibility defects and their impacts. Provide technical guidance and recommend strategies to remediate barriers.

30% - Essential - Training and Support - Provide regular training, workshops, and support at all levels to improve digital accessibility. Create reference guides and instructional materials. Advise employees on policies, regulations, and standards for accessible information and communication technology.

10% - Essential - Professional Development - Stay abreast of emerging assistive technologies, instructional technologies, standards, and requirements. Attend seminars and conferences relating to digital accessibility. Acquire new skills, knowledge, and abilities as required by the job. Participate in personal and professional development activities.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education - A bachelor's degree in communications, business administration, computer science (information technology), mathematics, statistics; management information science or a related field and experience in telecommunications, data processing and/or information technology. Relevant experience may be substituted for bachelor's degree on a year-for-year basis.
PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

Work Experience: 3+ years of work experience in digital accessibility testing, reporting, and training. Demonstrated understanding of WCAG, ATAG, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, WAI-ARIA, JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver. 5+ years of work experience in digital accessibility testing, reporting, and training. Experience in accessibility testing in mobile environments (Android, iOS) and multiple operating systems (Windows, Mac). IAAP Web Accessibility Specialist Certification. Trusted Tester Conformance Test Process for Web Certification
RESPONSIBILITIES

JOB KNOWLEDGE
Comprehensive Job Knowledge - Comprehensive knowledge of theories and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Acts as Lead - Acts as a Lead by guiding the work of others who perform essentially the same work.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES
No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

100% - Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
100% - Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
100% - Recognize or inspect visually
100% - Perceive, observe, clarity of vision
WORKING CONDITIONS:

No Work Conditions
WORK SCHEDULE:

Standard Hours: 37.5; Expected Salary Range ($ 66,892.00 - $ 118,000.00)
ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL LEVEL

Normal Operations

Required to follow emergency facility closure directives, and not normally expected work on-site during emergency situations.
JOB LOCATION:

Clemson, SC
APPLICATION DEADLINE:

August 18, 2023 at 11:59 PM ET
MILITARY AND VETERAN:

MILITARY EQUIVALENCY:
Clemson University is proud to allow educational equivalency for military technical certifications and trainings that directly relate to the job duties.

VETERAN PREFERENCE:
South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

State policy for veteran preference states that for qualifying, full-time permanent positions, a veteran applicant may receive preference if they meet the job's minimum qualifications, were discharged under honorable conditions from the military, and submit their DD-214 for confidential review by the Office of Human Resources.

To claim Veteran Preference for qualifying positions, email hrjob@clemson.edu upon submission of your application.
CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth, or related medical condition), national origin, age, disability, veteran’s status, genetic information, or any other personal characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

Salary Range: $60000 - $118000

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