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Senior Accessibility Analyst - Full Time & Part Time

Rutgers University

New Brunswick, NJ,US

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the State of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. As one of the largest employers in the State of New Jersey, Rutgers University is committed not only to the students and the State that we serve, but also to the faculty and staff who work on our campuses. Ranked in 2022 by Forbes as a top 100 best large employer in America, Rutgers’ commitment to its employees includes maintaining and fostering a safe, diverse, and respectful workplace environment, creating employment opportunities for our nation’s military veterans, and ensuring accessibility and accommodation for individuals with disabilities.

Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Senior Accessibility Analyst for the Office of Information Technology- Enterprise Service Delivery (OIT-ESD). The Senior Accessibility Analyst position is responsible for promoting a culture of accessibility through the evaluation of IT systems, sites, applications, and content and providing training and support to the University community.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:

Ensure accessibility standards are met in the development, implementation, and procurement of IT solutions and services.
Ensure IT contracts and products are in compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and University policies/procedures.
Provide training and outreach, assist in the development of a risk-based approach to contract review, and develop associated assessment tools and other resources. This position will report to the Associate Director, IT Accessibility, and will work closely with IT procurement, Rutgers Access and Disability Resources, and unit level IT purchasers.
Provide excellent internal and external customer service.
Work with IT staff in schools, colleges, and departments on the selection and use of hardware and software assistive technologies.
Create awareness around IT accessibility and disability issues related to IT systems and processes.
Ability to identify accessibility issues within products and services while providing guidance to vendors and purchasers regarding compliance.
Develop and deliver training to members of the University community relating to product and service accessibility.
Serve as a resource for the campus community on IT disability issues and will conduct educational events to improve the University community’s understanding of disability issues and will have an obligation to advance compliance.




Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Senior Accessibility Analyst for the Office of Information Technology- Enterprise Service Delivery (OIT-ESD). The Senior Accessibility Analyst position is responsible for promoting a culture of accessibility through the evaluation of IT systems, sites, applications, and content and providing training and support to the University community.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:

Ensure accessibility standards are met in the development, implementation, and procurement of IT solutions and services.
Ensure IT contracts and products are in compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and University policies/procedures.


Position Status
Full Time

Hours Per Week

Daily Work Shift

Work Arrangement

FLSA
Exempt

Grade
05

Position Salary

Annual Minimum Salary
70752.000

Annual Mid Range Salary
89501.000

Annual Maximum Salary
108250.000

Standard Hours
37.50

Union Description
Admin Assembly (MPSC)

Payroll Designation
PeopleSoft

Benefits
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview.
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.


Seniority Unit

Terms of Appointment
Staff - 12 month

Position Pension Eligibility
ABP

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
A minimum of 3 years of experience in the field of accessibility


Certifications/Licenses

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Understanding of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1
Application of disability law as it applies to digital accessibility and Section 504/508
Best practices for accessible websites and applications
PDF accessibility
Demonstrated effective performance in a team-oriented environment
Accessibility auditing, consulting, and training experience
Confident in presenting ideas and designs
Strong technical writing skills: ability to create compelling, detail-oriented documentation that sets up design, engineering, and testing teams for success
Passion for product process and innovation
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Great organizational skills are required.


Preferred Qualifications

Trusted Tester or other accessibility related certifications/credentials.
Extensive knowledge and experience with web technologies (HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Xml, and Web content management systems).
Assistive technology experience, or interest in learning assistive technology tools.
Familiarity with scripting languages desirable (PHP, JavaScript).
Experience developing and delivering training workshops and webinars.
Analytical skills for problem resolution and complex contract analysis.
Knowledge and experience of web development platforms (Drupal, WordPress, etc.)


Equipment Utilized

Knowledge and experience with web content management systems (Wordpress, Drupal, and Joomla)
Knowledge and experience with assistive technologies (JAWS, VoiceOver, Dragon NaturallySpeaking)
Experience with web accessibility testing tools like Deque AXE Monitor, Compliance Sheriff, etc.


Physical Demands and Work Environment

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number
23ST0108

Posting Open Date
01/13/2023

Special Instructions to Applicants

Regional Campus
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Home Location Campus
Rutgers University - New Brunswick

City
New Brunswick

State
NJ

Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Immunization Requirements

Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Salary Range: $89501 - $108250

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