Ohio State University
The Ohio State University is committed to diversity and a campus culture of inclusion that is necessary for a rich learning environment and essential in preparing students to work, live and contribute to in an increasingly complex society. As part of this effort, the University is committed to the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities and continually improving the accessibility of our campus, programs and activities.
Reporting to the Director of the Digital Accessibility Center (DAC), this position will support The Ohio State University’s campus wide digital accessibility initiatives. Under general direction, the Accessibility Engineer will develop, with both internal and external developers, accessible websites, web components, web and native applications, and digital documents. The Accessibility Engineer will guide both university and external vendors in accessible development practices and understanding of assistive technology. This position will also be responsible for overseeing evaluations of digital information and digital services produced by the DAC, Office of the Chief Information Officer, and other partners and ensuring they contain appropriate and accurate technical remediation advice.
Additional Information for Applicants:
Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Experience testing for accessibility barriers in web and native applications; experience using screen readers or other assistive technology for accessibility testing; demonstrated front-end web or application development experience; experience working with people with disabilities; experience in regulatory compliance; one year of supervisory or project management experience; one year of experience performing technology training; certification as a Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA) by the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) or Department of Homeland Security Section 508 Trusted Tester Certification.
Salary Range: $60000 - $70000