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Senior Accessibility Analyst

The Ohio State University

Columbus, Ohio,USA

The Ohio State Digital Accessibility Team is responsible for the implementation of a comprehensive accessibility program. The Accessibility team looks
for individuals who value partnership, trust, innovation and respect. We hold one another accountable for high, ethical and competent performance. We value
diversity and inclusion throughout our organization.

We are seeking to hire a Senior Accessibility Analyst to support Ohio State’s Digital Accessibility program. This position will report to the Director
of Digital Accessibility.

The OCIO Accessibility Analyst promotes accessibility in the OCIO as defined by Ohio State’s Minimum Digital Accessibility Standards; serves as technical
accessibility expert advising developers and content creators on accessibility; mentors entry level accessibility analysts in best practices; keeps current
on accessibility trends; provides training to assist in building accessibility expertise on campus, provides guidance and expertise in creating templates
and documentation to assist accessibility efforts at the University. As technical accessibility expert: ensures new software is evaluated and necessary
accommodations and/or remediation are negotiated prior to purchase or implementation; ensures that existing software is evaluated in a timely manner based
on risk, and that proper accommodation and/or remediation efforts are planned and carried through; consults with departments and vendors to evaluate their
products and recommend designs and development strategies to improve the accessibility of their products; ensures an appropriate audit trail is maintained
for all evaluations, and that accommodation/remediation efforts are tracked and reported; plans and carries out events to raise awareness of accessibility
in the Offices of the CIO; offers training opportunities in how to evaluate the accessibility of products, and on best practices in accessible design and
coding; participate in efforts of the OSU ADA Coordinators Office when needed for the greater good of the University.

Our goal is to foster a community of professionals with diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds who actively collaborate to support the mission of
the Ohio State University. We are committed to personal and professional growth of individuals as they achieve their highest potential and support others
along the way. In an ever-changing technology landscape our employees are flexible, innovative, and adept problem-solvers.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; 4-8 years of experience in evaluating the accessibility of software, creating accommodation and remediation plans, and assisting design and development teams in remediating accessibility issues; experience training adult learners; understanding and passion for Accessibility issues; fully experienced professional with excellent verbal and written communication skills; proven ability to set and meet targets.

Desired Qualifications
Deep understanding of tools to aid in Accessibility evaluation; experience working with people with Disabilities; experience testing for and remediation
of accessibility barriers in Web, Mobile, and Native applications; understanding of HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and XHTML; experience using assistive technologies; experience in regulatory compliance; significant knowledge of current and emerging accessible development practices and assistive technologies; fluency with disability law and regulation in the higher education context.

Salary Range: $90000 - $110000

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