Full-time Specialist, Online Course Accessibility PA
North Carolina Community College System
Relevant Associate’s degree from two-year college or technical school**Note: Degrees and hours must be from a college· accredited by a United States Department of Education accepted accrediting agency such as SACS.**
At least one year of higher education experience supporting online and blended courses
Experience working and implementing Section 508 Standards and Web Content
Accessibility Guideline (WCAG)
Experience using learning management systems. Possess a strong commitment to customer service
Strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills. Ability to work independently without direct supervision.
Completed the Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Training (APPQMR)
nder the supervision of the Instructional Designer (Learning Management Lead), the Online Course Accessibility Specialist will keep abreast of Web accessibility for online course design, collect information on the use of Blackboard by instructors, and ensure students are able to use learning management systems successfully.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Treat others respectfully, speak to others courteously, and behave in such a way that creates a workplace environment that is marked by trustworthiness, honest but polite communication, and interpersonal interactions that are both personally cordial and professionally appropriate.
Model an understanding of and commitment to the comprehensive community college philosophy and mission.
Apply the elements of the College’s Core Values in a way that promotes a professionalism, respect, and a positive working attitude.
Use a rubric to evaluate Web accessibility within areas where Blackboard Ally is ineffective Educate on the use of tools within the platform.
Collect data on the instructor use of Blackboard in face-to-face, online, and hybrid classes
Determine course design consistency in online course designs from course to course
Collaborate with faculty to offer any form LMS orientation in the classroom.
Tutor faculty on the functional use of Blackboard and Blackboard Ally
Provide Blackboard, Odigia, and Canvas training for students on main campus and off-campus centers
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret computer periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, software documentation, procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situation.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in written, oral, schedule, or diagram form and deal with multiple concurrent abstract and concrete variables.
Other Skills and Abilities:
Operate personal computers using common productivity application software including word processing, spreadsheet, and database management in the Windows environment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• The employee will regularly use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear.
• The employee may frequently stand, walk, and sit.
• The employee may occasionally reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
• The employee may lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.Working knowledge of Web and video conferencing and multi-media applications.
How to Apply
https://careers.forsythtech.edu (link is external)
Salary Range: $30000 - $33600