Coordinator of Accessible Technology
Tennessee Board of Regents
The Coordinator of Accessible Technology provides technical assistance, training and support to students, faculty and staff in implementing appropriate adaptive technologies across campuses to meet the access needs of the campus community. The coordinator provides input in implementing the Accessible Information Management (AIM) system, accessible technology policies and procedures and the College compliance efforts in meeting and maintaining accessibility standards in electronic and information technology.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Evaluate and determine the appropriate technology needs of students approved for accommodations. Assist students with disabilities in acquiring alternative educational formats, including ordering, maintaining and creating accessible material, as needed. Train students with disabilities in implementing and using appropriate adaptive technologies to meet individual access needs. Manage student equipment loans and returns by maintaining accurate inventory control processes.
Train faculty in using adaptive technologies for the classroom. Serve as liaison to campus, communicating with faculty and staff regarding initiatives to make the campus more accessible, including conducting training and providing input in procurement matters. Collaborate with other units with accessible technology responsibilities within the College, especially Information Technology, Online Learning and Web Design, in promoting universal access, supporting the implementation of adaptive technologies across campus and planning for new software/hardware.
Assist the College in monitoring compliance with state and federal laws regarding accessible electronic and information technology, specifically WCAG 2.1, Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and the ADA. Collaborate in implementing and revising the College’s accessible technology policies and procedures. Lead efforts in technological assistance by managing accessible departmental student information database (AIM).
Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience working with students in an educational environment.
Adaptive technology experience or disability services experience
Prior experience in higher education
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Strong end-user computer skills in both hardware and software. Working knowledge of accessibility standards and disability law in higher education. Strong written and oral communication skills. Willingness to learn modern technologies. Ability to work with a variety of individuals across multiple disciplines. Ability to prioritize and multi-task. Ability to work as part of a team.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Rate of Pay: $42,601 to $53,251 annually, depending on experience
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts are required upon hire. Applicants may be subject to a background check.
Nashville State offers flexible work arrangements for positions that qualify.
Salary Range: $42600 - $53251