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Digital Accessibility Specialist (TEMP)

University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL,US

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Unleash YOUR Potential With Us
As a next-generation public research institute, we are an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape the future and solve the world’s most challenging problems. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you’ll play an integral role in pushing us forward to become among the most impactful universities in the country. You’ll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck. We’re seeking qualified, motivated individuals who will help UCF fulfill its mission in unleashing the potential of every individual, enriching the human experience through inclusion, discovery, and innovation; and propelling broad-based prosperity for the many communities we serve.
The Opportunity
The Digital Accessibility Specialist is responsible for ensuring the accessibility of digital content by conducting audits, documenting issues, collaborating with the team, and contributing to a more accessible online presence for content managed by the Executive Communications team.
Responsibilities:

Participate in the development and maintenance of guidelines, checklists, how-to documents, and web-based resources to support an accessible campus.
Build webpages and manage content updates within WordPress.
Respond to user-reported accessibility issues.
Work with users and developers/vendors, if necessary, to determine and document a solution in a timely manner.
Develop processes for evaluating technology assets, platforms, and services for their ability to comply with accessibility standards.
Develop reporting to monitor and assess departmental accessibility efforts.
Conduct web, document, and third-party vendor accessibility testing against WCAG standards and federal requirements.
Assist with document and web remediation.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent and 2 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Working knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
Familiarity with standard web markup languages and best practices (HTML/XML/CSS).
Interest in learning and applying new technologies.

Are Benefits Important to You?
State Benefits eligibility for OPS employees are subject to criteria established by the State of Florida. The state’s benefits administrator, People First, determines eligibility and coordinates enrollment. If this position becomes eligible for state benefits the employee will be notified directly by People First. OPS positions are not entitled to paid time off.
Who Are We?
Founded in 1963 to fuel the region’s talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It’s one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation’s top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.'s., certificates, and more.
Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF’s expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.
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Department
Academic Affairs VP - OPS
Hours of Work
Part time
Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 20 hours per week, flexible schedule; Hybrid
Type of Appointment
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
Hourly Rate
Job Posting End Date
09-26-2023-12-00-AM
Benefits Eligibility
State Benefits eligibility for OPS employees are subject to criteria established by the State of Florida. The state’s benefits administrator, People First, determines eligibility and coordinates enrollment. If this position becomes eligible for state benefits the employee will be notified directly by People First. OPS positions are not entitled to paid time off.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf.
As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.
The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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