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Web Accessibility Coordinator, Web Services

Miami Dade College

Miami, FL,US

The Web Accessibility Coordinator provides guidance, coordination and support to individuals and departments in their use of the web, with a focus on promoting, assessing and maintaining web accessibility. The position executes debug information technology to find and resolve glitches, defects and regressions.
Duties & Responsibilities

Performs regular accessibility audits of College websites and web applications
Develops initiatives to support the implementation and compliance of Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 standards
Assesses and optimizes website designs through review and analysis of user needs to ensure they meet accessibility requirements
Works closely with stakeholders and web developers to help identify and scope accessibility features that ensure compliance to standards across all websites
Creates accessibility and quality assurance reports and presentations as needed
Identifies, implements and oversees tools for monitoring website accessibility
Establishes guidelines, best practices and standards related to designing and maintaining accessible websites; provides user training as needed
Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and five (5) years of experience; or a Master’s degree in a related field and one (1) year of experience
All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
Extensive knowledge and experience with Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards and guidelines
Knowledge of diagnosing, reporting, tracking and resolving quality issues
Extensive knowledge and experience with assistive technologies (JAWS, VoiceOver, Dragon NaturallySpeaking)
Knowledge and familiarity with QA tools and techniques, bug tracking systems, test design and execution
Knowledge of working in a variety of programming languages and environments
Working knowledge of some or all of the following quality assurance methods: unit, integration, regression, user interface automated testing
Ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff

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