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Web Accessibility Analyst

SUNY Geneseo


Position Summary

This position’s core responsibility will be identifying and correcting accessibility issues for the Geneseo campus website. The person will also help coordinate and support the efforts of other campus members to participate in this activity.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Learn and understand the concepts and applications needed to correct accessibility issues on the Geneseo campus website. This would include web accessibility concepts, editing web pages via the campus Drupal content management system, and some basic web page technical concepts (e.g. HTML, images, etc.). Training will be provided for any gaps that are identified. The person would be responsible for completing the training and mastering the concepts.

Scanning the Geneseo website using a commercial tool to identify web page accessibility issues that need to be resolved. Creating and distributing accessibility reports to other web page editors.

Correcting accessibility issues that are identified. Coordinating and supporting efforts of campus web page editors to correct accessibility issues.

Assist in training campus web page editors on the use of web accessibility tools to correct accessibility problems.

Communicate with website owners on accessibility content issues, questions and corrective action.

Use assistive technology such as screen and text readers to assure accessibility of website using adaptive technology.

Prepare progress reports every six months for the Office of Civil Rights review as part of the College’s Corrective Action Plan.

This is a full-time position with an 18-month contract. There is no guarantee or intent the position would go beyond 18 months.
Required Qualifications

A minimum of two years college education or an Associate’s degree

Computer application experience with Microsoft Office, email clients, and Internet browsers

Must be able to communicate (verbal and written) and build positive relationships and work collaboratively and effectively with all stakeholders including faculty, staff, and students.

Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive working/teaching environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree

Experience with Drupal or comparable web content management system

Experience with HTML

Knowledge and experience with web accessibility and adaptive technologies

Posting Details
Special Instructions to Applicant

Please attach a cover letter addressing all qualifications, resume, and contact information for three professional references. References will be contacted after campus interview. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and the position will remain open until filled.
About SUNY Geneseo

SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

SUNY Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our full non-discrimination statement, see:
Background Investigation Statement

All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks. See our full Background Investigation Statement at
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Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at
Clery Statement

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security Report(ASR) for the College at The ASR contains information on campus security policies and certain campus crime statistics. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the ASR by contacting the SUNY Geneseo University Police Department at 585-245-5651.

Campus Title: Web Accessibility Analyst

Department: Computing & Information Technology

Lifting 10 pounds or less: Not Required

Lifting up to 20 pounds: Not Required

Lifting 20 to 50 pounds: Not Required

Lifting 50 to 100 pounds: Not Required

Lifting in excess of 100 pounds: Not Required

Kneeling: Not Required

Crouching: Not Required

Crawling: Not Required

Climbing: Not Required

Ascend/Descend: Not Required

Work Atop: Not Required

Stooping: Not Required

Position Self: Not Required

Carrying: Not Required

Pushing: Not Required

Pulling: Not Required

Transport/Put/Move: Not Required

Balancing: Not Required

Repetitive Motion: Continuously

Grasping: Not Required

Eye Hand Coordination: Not Required

Fine Manipulation: Not Required

Reaching: Not Required

Sitting: Not Required

Standing: Not Required

Stationary Position: Continuously

Speaking: Not Required

Communicate/Convey/Exchange Information: Continuously

Vision - Ability to Distinguish Similar Colors: Frequently

Vision - Depth Perception: Not Required

Vision - Close Vision: Not Required

Vision - Distant Vision: Not Required

Seeing: Continuously

Hearing: Not Required

Discern/Detect/Perceive: Continuously

Inspect/Judge/Assess: Continuously

Walking: Not Required

Walking - Uneven Surfaces: Not Required

Traversing/Moving: Frequently

Posting Number: S102

Number of Vacancies: 1

Full or Part-time: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Temporary

Anticipated Appointment Start Date: 05/03/2018

Job Posting Date: 04/12/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

Quick Link for Postings:

Job Duty/ Responsibility: Prepare progress reports every six months for the Office of Civil Rights review as part of the College’s Corrective Action Plan.

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