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Manager, ICT Accessibility

University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, NV,USA

Manager, ICT Accessibility

R0132602

University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fjobs%40unr.edu%2F&data=04%7C01%7Cmichellebriggs%40unr.edu%7C3fc56ddb0d3143705f1c08d9932205df%7C523b4bfc0ebd4c03b2b96f6a17fd31d8%7C1%7C0%7C637702596595879550%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=f3IzAEa5H3%2FeLS%2BymU9ZqLPkGDVrZukYCBVy8XHJYe0%3D&reserved=0. For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778.

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno, Office of Information Technology (OIT) is searching for candidates for the role of Manager of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Accessibility.

The ICT Accessibility Manager will provide leadership, central oversight, technical direction, expert guidance, advocacy, and support to the University regarding campus-wide universal access to information and services available via technology for all persons. Minimizing University compliance risk associated with the accelerated and dynamic ICT accessibility landscape is also required.

This position will research, recommend, and implement policies and procedures that promote the accessibility of ICT, and maintain campus accessibility standards that support the University Strategic Plan, students, faculty, staff, and members of the community-at-large. The incumbent will oversee ongoing compliance, enhancement of policies, procedures, plans, and guidelines in accordance with federal, state, and local laws, including NSHE and University policy.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and four (4) years of professional related work experience; OR Master's Degree and two (2) years of professional related work experience.

Related Professional experience: Experience in disability services (experience in a higher education setting is highly preferred).

Schedule and/or Travel Requirements

• The typical schedule is regular business hours, M-F 8 am - 5 pm.

• Travel to accessibility training or seminars may be required.

• We are committed providing a flexible work schedule that facilitates work-life balance.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with project planning, program management, and policy development and implementation as well as experience evaluating accessibility using a variety of tools and manual testing.

• The ability to build and maintain strategic partnerships with key stakeholders across the University.

• Knowledge of accessibility laws, regulations, standards, and compliance requirements including experience with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), and accessible website design and development are highly desired.

• Specific training and/or certification in digital accessibility competency is also highly desired.

Compensation Grade

Administrative Faculty - Grade C

To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/compensation-evaluation/compensation/salary-schedules and select Administrative Faculty by Grade. Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience.

Remarkable Retirement

Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.50% contribution is generously matched by the University. With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day. Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow! All permanent employees on an annual "A" or "B" contract who are employed at least 50% full-time are eligible to participate in the NSHE retirement program unless they are members of PERS of Nevada.

“I had no idea the values of the faculty retirement plan when I joined UNR. On my first day, I found out I was fully vested in my contributions and the companies 15.5% matching. I have watched my retirement grow over the years, not only in contributions, but with investments. It is hard to put into words how appreciative I am to feel so secure in my future” - Michelle B.

Perks of working at UNR

• Health insurance options including dental and vision - https://www.unr.edu/bcn-nshe/benefits/insurance

• Generous annual and sick leave, life insurance and long-term disability - https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits/leave-and-time-off/faculty

• E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options. https://www.unr.edu/fitness/memberships

• http://www.mountaineap.com/ supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.

• Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. https://www.unr.edu/diversity/groups

• Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University. https://www.unr.edu/faculty-senate

• No state income tax

Grants-in-aid

The University is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee's spouse or domestic partner. https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits/educational-benefits/faculty

Department Information

Multiple departments comprise the University's Office of Information Technology. The Information and Communications Technology department ensures that digital information and technologies used around campus are accessible to all.

Exempt
Yes

Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at mailto:jobs@unr.edu.

Attach the following attachments to your application

1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three Professional References

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

University of Nevada, Reno

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/3402572

Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

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