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Instructional Technology Specialist - 3 positions (Digital Content A11y, Procurement A11y, Alternate Media and Assistive Technology)

Butte-Glenn Community College District


The California Community Colleges Accessibility Center (CCCAC) as part of the CCC Technology Center (CCCTC) is hiring three (3) specialized Instructional Technology Specialists to join their team. Funded since 1997 through 5-year grants by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCO), the CCCTC is hosted by Butte College.

Work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Digital Content Accessibility Position
Possesses knowledge regarding processes and procedures related to all kinds of accessible documents and all other digital formats, including a strong understanding of the tools and techniques used to make documents accessible and testing tools and methodologies used to ensure documents conform to standards. Provide training, develop resources, and provide support to faculty, staff and other content owners to ensure digital accessibility awareness efforts, efforts to interpret and develop including but not limited to captioning resources, transcription resources, accessible email practices, creation of accessible electronic documents for campus websites, department/administrative electronic reports, and documents. Provide advice on the development and implementation of processes to meet institutional compliance for creation and remediation of digital content portions of laws, regulations, and established technical standards related to access technology, include but are not limited to Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act; Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); California Government Code 11135 and 7405; Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA); Section 225 of the Telecommunications Act, WCAG 2.0, 2.1 and subsequent, and other web accessibility legislation.

Procurement Accessibility Position
Conducts Information and Communication Technology product/service accessibility reviews based on federal and state standards. Serve as a key contact for CCC Accessibility Center vendors during the accessibility evaluation process to clarify documentation and identify product/service accessibility gaps. Participate in systemwide working groups of accessibility experts and serve as an advisor in the effort to develop exemplary procurement business processes that integrate accessibility into the existing campus business processes for product/service adoption. Assist in preparing exemplary equally effective alternate access plans for products in consultation with the accessibility community of practice or the CCC Accessibility Center staff experts. Assist in the development and implementation capability maturity model (CMM) implementation from project initiation to completion. Conduct Systemwide product accessibility evaluation training. Collaborate with CCCAC, CCCTC, and other grant staff to drive system wide compliance with applicable federal and state regulations and requirements. And have the knowledge of and ability to apply pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures related to area of assignment include, but are not limited to the ones stated in the section above in relation to procurement.

Alternate Media and Assistive Technology Position
Provides technical expertise and guidance for identification and remediation of barriers to access for people with disabilities to facilitate covered entities’ compliance with federal laws. Provide training, workshops, and feedback regarding best practices for various software, hardware, and mobile assistive technology solutions and alternate media topics to CCC Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) representatives and systemwide, utilizing delivery methods such as zoom and Amazon Workspaces (AWS). Maintain expertise on assistive technologies including but not limited to: Kurzweil, Dragon Naturally Speaking, NVDA, JAWS, ZoomText, and Math Type. Evaluate and assess alternate format workflows, identify best practices to share with CCC DSPS representatives and college staff, and uphold the practices and guidelines for alternate formats as recommended by the CCC Chancellor’s Office. Support the activities of the CCCAC, including content creation (or guidance for content creation) for website, documentation of assistive technology solutions, documentation of alternate format best practices, outreach to appropriate CCC DSPS representatives and systemwide. Knowledge of pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures related to area of assignment including, but not limited to: Section 504 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act; ADA; California Government Code 11135 and 7405; CVAA; IDEA Act, FAPE, and other accessibility legislation.

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Salary Range: $69086 - $84131

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