Senior Accessibility Specialist
Senior Accessibility Specialist - Technology
Would you like to help build a digital accessibility program around our employee used tools and content?
About our Team: Our aim is to ensure our employees are equipped with accessible tools, communications, support, and hiring journeys.
About the Role: You will set meaningful objectives, monitoring and reporting of WCAG compliance, as well as designing test processes and procedures.
Forging long term accessibility collaborations with groups including communications, intranet, procurement, HR, tech support, and the Disability Employee Resource Group.
Conducting VPAT/Accessibility Conformance Reports against the W3C WCAG 2.1 AA standards.
Working with core team developers and UX to test, steer, and validate designs and code to accessibility standards.
Developing creative ways to educate staff on how to create more accessible content including documents, emails, presentations, and communications.
Planning, conducting, and summarizing usability testing with people who experience disability.
Working across the org to develop and roll out policies and procedures.
·Have current experience in authoring VPATs/ACRs for enterprise web applications.
Demonstrate experience using testing tools (WAVE, aXe, Microsoft Insights, Color Contrast Analyzer) and with screen readers (JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver).
Possess experience with conducting usability and accessibility end user research.
Work in a way that works for you.
We promote a healthy work/life balance across the organization. With an average length of service of 9 years, we are confident that we offer an appealing working prospect for our people. With numerous wellbeing initiatives, family leave and tuition reimbursement, we will help you meet your immediate responsibilities and long-term goals.
Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive.
Working with us
We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to help you succeed. Here, you will find an inclusive, agile, collaborative, innovative and fun environment, where everyone has a part to play. Regardless of the team you join, we promote a diverse environment with co-workers who are passionate about what they do, and how they do it.
Working for you
At Elsevier, we know that your wellbeing and happiness are key to a long and successful career. These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer:
· Comprehensive, multi-carrier health plan benefits
· Disability insurance
· Dependent Care and Commuter Spending Accounts
· Life and Accident Insurance
· Retirement Benefits (Salary Investment Plan/Employer Stock Purchase Plan)
· Modern Family Benefits, including adoption and surrogacy.
A global leader in information and analytics, we help researchers and healthcare professionals’ advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. Building on our publishing heritage, we combine quality information and vast data sets with analytics to support visionary science and research, health education and interactive learning, as well as exceptional healthcare and clinical practice. At Elsevier, your work contributes to the world’s grand challenges and a more sustainable future. We harness innovative technologies to support science and healthcare to partner for a better world.
When you work with us, your work matters. You are part of an organization that nurtures your curiosity to stimulate innovation for the communities that we serve.
Growing Every Day
Like the communities we serve, you are on a constant path of discovery to shape your career and personal development.
Colleagues Who Care
You will be part of the Elsevier family. We will support your well-being and provide the flexibility you need to thrive at work and home.
Together, we create possibilities.