ADA Website Accessibility Compliance Coordinator
University of Louisville
Master's degree in a related field and two years of related experience. Experience may be used on a one-to-one basis to offset the educational requirements.
The Website ADA Accessibility Compliance Coordinator reports to the Director of University Integrity and Compliance Office (UICO) and works in collaboration with the Office of Information Technology Services (ITS), and the Office of Communications and Marketing (OCM), leading campus efforts to develop, implement, maintain, and promote campus-wide resources for website accessibility initiatives. This role will monitor the accessibility of University of Louisville websites, assist in creating and implementing website and digital accessibility policies, standards, and best practices, and provide campus awareness and training about website accessibility.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Develop and maintain web accessibility training materials, best practices, policies, procedures, and reference guides for meeting website and electronic document ADA accessibility compliance.
Lead individual and group training for departmental website editors about accessible website content.
Actively participate in system-wide discussions with web-related campus-wide committees (e.g., Webguides, web role-based discussions) to ensure continued focus on producing accessible web and digital content.
Collaborate with the campus stakeholders to identify approaches and best practices for compliance with accessibility requirements that pertain to web and digital accessibility. Lead efforts to implement these practices, when appropriate.
Administer and train departmental website editors on automated web accessibility tool(s) available to the campuses.
Monitor intake form for reported concerns related to website accessibility compliance.
Perform accessibility reviews (automated and manual) using university approved web accessibility tools and provide website accessibility compliance reports and remediation plans to department units, OCM, and ITS.
Coordinate with website editors to develop and prioritize remediation plans for identified accessibility issues and help with ensuring remediation on all high-level University webpages and websites.
Provide web accessibility statistics and/or written reports to the UICO Director regarding campus-wide ADA website accessibility compliance.
Stay current with ADA website accessibility laws, regulations, standards, best practices, and guidelines as they relate to the strategic, programmatic, and operational initiatives of the University campuses, and in compliance with applicable federal and for compliance with federal and state ADA website accessibility laws, regulations, and standards.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Experience using web content management systems.
Demonstrated knowledge of project management principles as applied to coordinating, evaluating and reporting on campus-wide website accessibility projects.
Previous experience working with students and employees with disabilities in higher education.
Strong understanding of CSS and HTML5
Experience in providing one-to-one and group consultation, training and presentations on digital accessibility.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of relevant laws, regulations, standards, and other compliance requirements for higher education, including Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
Working knowledge in the use of assistive technology and understanding of how individuals with disabilities interface with accessible digital content.
Working knowledge of web accessibility evaluation tools and processes.
Favor collaboration and teamwork
Ability to meet schedules and timelines
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills across a variety of audiences
Personal effectiveness and credibility as demonstrated by interpersonal and professional confidence.
Self-starter and ability to work independently with minimal oversight
Compensation will be commensurate to candidate experience.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 502.852.6258.
Assistance and Accommodations
Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 215 Central Avenue, Ste 205 - Louisville, Kentucky 40208.
If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, please contact us by email at email@example.com or by phone 502-852-6258.