Coordinator of Accessible Technology
Title: Coordinator of Accessible Technology
The Coordinator of Accessible Technology provides technical assistance, training and support to students, faculty, staff and administrators of the College in the implementation of appropriate adaptive technologies across campus to meet the access needs of the campus community. The Coordinator contributes to the implementation and revision of the College's Accessible Technology Plan and collaborates to ensure the College's compliance efforts in meeting and maintaining accessibility standards in electronic and information technology.
Duties and Responsibilities: Assist students with disabilities in the acquisition of alternative educational formats, including ordering, maintaining and creating accessible materials, as needed. Train students with disabilities in the implementation and use of appropriate assistive technologies to meet individual access needs, and manage student equipment loans and returns. Train faculty in the use of adaptive technologies for the classroom to facilitate positive teaching and learning experiences and provide access and equal educational opportunity for all students. Serve as liaison to administrators, faculty and staff regarding initiatives to make campus technologies more accessible, including conducting trainings and providing input in matters of procurement. Collaborate with other units that have responsibilities for digital accessibility within the College, especially Information Technology, Distributed Education and Web Design, in promoting universal access, supporting implementation of adaptive technologies across campus and planning for new software/hardware. Assist the College in monitoring compliance with state and federal laws regarding accessible electronic and information technology, specifically WCAG 2.1, Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and the ADAAA. Ensure student computer labs on all campuses have appropriate assistive technologies including, but not limited to, accessible computer stations and screen reading, dictation and screen magnification software. Support the technical needs of the Access Center and testing center. Serve on appropriate committees, including the Computing and Technology Committee and the VSCC Accessibility Team. Perform other related duties and special projects, as assigned.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Education, Business, Computer Science, Counseling, Social Services, or related field. Three years work experience serving consumers with disabilities or educational disadvantages. One year experience supporting and promoting technology in an educational setting.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience with adaptive technologies. Prior experience in higher education. Prior teaching experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Work Characteristics: Strong end-user computer skills in both hardware and software. Working knowledge of accessibility standards and disability law in higher education. Strong leadership skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. Willingness to learn new technologies. Ability to work with a variety of individuals across multiple disciplines. Ability to prioritize and multi-task. Ability to work as part of a team.
Pay Rate: 40,200.00 - 50,250.00 annual salary depending on experience
Open until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.
Applicants may be subject to a background check.
Volunteer State Community College, an AA/EEO employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age (as applicable), status as a covered veteran, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal or state civil rights law. See the full non-discrimination policy.
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