Accessible Technology and Media Coordinator (Open Campus) - District (2 POSITIONS)
Accessible Technology and Media Coordinator (Open Campus) - District (2 POSITIONS)
Open Campus (D)
Support Staff (Classified / Confidential)
Physical location of the position:
$5,873 - $7,152
Is this position categorically (grant) funded?
Ensures the accessibility of information and instructional materials in alternative formats such as creating, modifying, and evaluating media and coordinating timely delivery of accessible and alternative information and instructional materials in alignment with the services provided by the department.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in disability services or a related field; and three (3) years of experience with adaptive computer technology (software and hardware); or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.
1. Techniques and procedures for identifying academic accommodation needs resulting from educational limitations of a disability.
2. Emerging technologies which could minimize the impact of a disability in an educational setting.
3. Academic requirements for community colleges and accommodation requirements at four-year institutions.
4. Community college student services and academic policies and procedures.
5. State and Federal requirements concerning programs for individuals with disabilities, such as Title V, ADA, and Section 504
6. Public agencies working with individuals with disabilities.
7. Community college operations.
8. Technology uses for individuals with disabilities.
1. Work effectively with faculty from diverse disciplines.
2. Demonstrate experience working with individuals and faculty to customize solutions for individuals with disabilities in a complex technology environment.
3. Demonstrate the use for and implementation of Universal Design.
4. Demonstrate expertise and experience training, leading, and coordinating collaborative organizational efforts in support of a high technology assistive initiative for individuals with disabilities.
5. Establish and maintain effective relationships with faculty, staff, students, and others within and outside the organization.
6. Plan, organize, and implement department activities.
7. Prioritize workload and conflicting demands.
8. Read, interpret, and apply policies, laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to individuals with disabilities.
9. Accurately compile data and prepare reports.
10. Participates in development of procedures in concert with manager and team.
11. Pay close attention to detail.
12. Work under pressure with frequent interruptions and maintains flexibility in addressing changing priorities.
13. Maintain enhanced level of knowledge and skills required to satisfactorily provide accessible information and instructional materials.
14. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
15. Understand and adhere to confidentiality standards under established policies, regulations, and applicable law.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.
Co-workers, administrators, other departmental faculty and staff, students, short term employees, student workers, external agencies, vendors, and personnel in other districts.
Employees in this classification typically work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees are occasionally interacting with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
Duties and Responsibilities:
EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Coordinates timely delivery of and access to instructional materials for students with disabilities or for faculty serving students with disabilities.
2. Evaluates end users' functional limitations and/or needs, and recommends applicable assistive hardware and software; or supports faculty in the development of instructional materials that accommodate such recommendations
3. Evaluates web-based instructional materials and determines level of accessibility and necessary technology for gaining equal access; ensuring timely delivery of captioning of video streaming and audible media for the services provided for the assigned department.
4. Develops and provides workshops, presentations, trainings, technical assistance, support, and/or referrals to RCCD faculty, staff, and administration, in one-to-one and group environments, pertaining to assistive technology, instructional technology, or alternate media to address Section 508 compliance issues; explains the District's responsibilities to provide access to students with disabilities online and/or in the classroom. Workshops outline the laws dictating accessibility, how this can be accomplished, hands-on instruction, and evaluation.
5. Researches, evaluates, and purchases, with supervisor approval, software and hardware that improves access to information and instructional materials for individuals with disabilities.
6. Installs, configures, and maintains computer access technology programs in all labs and classrooms throughout the District for the assigned department.
7. Maintains effective communication and collaborates with college departments in relation to accessible dissemination of instructional materials.
8. Participates in a variety of District and state advisory committees where issues of 508 and ADA compliance are important considerations.
9. Assists in the development of accessibility policies and procedures.
10. Analyzes and makes recommendations for system enhancements and development efforts for assigned department.
11. Coordinates work schedules/assignments for short-term employees.
12. May attend professional development training seminars and classes to maintain and enhance level of knowledge and skills required to satisfactorily provide accessible accommodations.
13. Participates in District-provided in-service training programs.
14. Performs other duties, related to the position, as assigned.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
SALARY: Salary grades consist of nine steps. A new employee is normally placed on Step 1 of the grade. Changes in step placement take place on the first day of the first month following the anniversary date of attaining permanent classified employee status until the maximum of the grade is reached.
HOLIDAYS: There are 13 holidays observed each year. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months.
VACATION: Employees are granted 12 days of vacation per year through the first five years of service to the District; 15 days after completion of five continuous years of service to the District; 20 days after completion of ten continuous years of service to the District; and 22 days after completion of 15 continuous years of service to the District. This computation is based on full-time, twelve-month employment. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months.
SICK LEAVE: One day of sick leave for each month of service is granted. This is based on full-time, twelve-month employment. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months. There is no limit to the number of days of sick leave which may be accrued.
FRINGE BENEFITS: The college provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents. Those employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months will receive a pro-rata share of the benefit package. The dollar value of the package is a subject of negotiation between the District and the Bargaining Unit. Employees working less than 20 hours per week are not eligible for this benefit package.
The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.
All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.
The Riverside Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the need to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. For more information, contact (951) 222-8039.
The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.
Work Hours/Work Days for Classified and Hourly Positions Only:
Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm (some after hours and weekends /OT as needed)
Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript
Optional Applicant Documents:
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Letter of Recommendation 3
Masters or Equivalent Transcript
Effective Employment Date:
Anticipated start date: November 2020
Open Until Filled
*Review of applications will begin on October 23, 2020. It is anticipated that interviews will occur sometime during the 1st or 2nd week of November.
Please note: The selection process typically concludes within four to six weeks from the closing date. There are, however, exceptions to this general guideline. Status updates will be made throughout the process. Please refer to your account for any updates to the status of your application.
* An electronic, RCCD on-line application must be completed to be considered. All portions of the application must be entirely filled out with all information qualifying an applicant for the position. Only information on the official RCCD application (not resumes) will be considered to determine whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements for the position for which he/she is applying.
* All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.
* An application will not be considered complete unless ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.
* Paper applications and supporting materials, including letters of recommendation, WILL NOT be accepted! All documents must be submitted electronically with the online application.
* Letters of reference, IF REQUIRED, must be NON-CONFIDENTIAL and submitted electronically when applying on-line.
* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.
* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Human Resources & Employee Relations at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.
Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.
Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
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