Web Accessibility Analyst
Geneseo, NY,UNITED STATES
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.
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.
Experience with Drupal or comparable web content management system
Experience with HTML
Knowledge and experience with web accessibility and adaptive technologies
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. http://www.geneseo.edu/
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: http://www.geneseo.edu/affirmativeaction.
Background Investigation Statement
All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks. See our full Background Investigation Statement at http://www.geneseo.edu/hr/employment.
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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
Hearing: Not Required
Walking: Not Required
Walking - Uneven Surfaces: Not Required
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: http://jobs.geneseo.edu/postings/2164
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.