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Accessible Technology Coordinator

Employer
California State University, Monterey Bay
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management
Employment Level
Administrative
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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Accessible Technology Coordinator

Classification: Administrative Analyst/Specialist Exempt I
Department Name: Ctr for Academic Technologies
Job Number: MB2021-PD2734
Status: Extended!Apply Today! Application screening begins on Friday, August 20, 2021.
Priority Screening Date: 08/19/2021
Recruitment Status: Apply Today! Application screening begins on Friday, August 20, 2021.

Position Description:
Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is a mid-sized comprehensive baccalaureate and masters granting university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives through a focus on student success and engagement through project-based learning, service learning in its regional community, and the promotion of multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond campus. CSUMB is both a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and an Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and has a vibrant, diverse student body of over 7,400 students.
The university's Strategic Plan prioritizes inclusive excellence through recruiting and investing in the development of a diverse body of faculty, staff, and administrators. CSUMB's sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral by 2030. The university's faculty and staff, many of whom live in the East Campus housing development, appreciate living and working so close to the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, CSUMB offers excellent benefits, including access to below-market rate campus housing and competitive salaries for faculty and staff.
PURPOSE:

Under the general supervision of the Director of the Center for Academic Technologies (CAT), the incumbent works independently and collaboratively to coordinate institutional efforts in implementing and refining the campus plan, data-collection and analysis, documentation, and reporting requirements for the CSUMB Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) effort.

Working with CSUMB campus stakeholders, senior leadership, and campus partners, the ATI Coordinator promotes awareness and coordinates reporting requirements and professional development for all CSUMB constituencies in all areas of information technology accessibility, and initiates the development and implementation of business practices/policies related to the university's compliance with system, state, and federal policies and laws.

The incumbent will also ensure the compliance and documentation of Accessibility Conformance Report (formerly VPAT) filing, and Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) documentation for the university during procurement of new contracts and renewal of existing contracts involving Information Technology.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
  1. Technology coordinator works independently in the creation, implementation, monitoring of action plans to improve campus accessibility ensuring appropriate actions are taken to bring the campus into alignment with current laws and CSU policies. Performs administrative tasks associated with action plans, including communication, scheduling, and documentation.
  2. Facilitates the formation of, and participates in committees and working groups to implement plans and oversee the process of improving accessibility in the areas of web, instructional materials, and procurement.
  3. Collects, analyzes, and disseminates data for Instructional Materials, Web and Procurement committee chairs to refine current planning and facilitate continuous improvement. Collaborates with campus data providers to ensure continuous and reliable data to assess progress in campus accessibility efforts.
  4. Coordinates awareness and communication efforts for the ATI, including managing the CSUMB website for ATI.
  5. Supports required executive level reporting.
  6. Serves as reviewer for ACR Accessibility Conformance Report (ACR - formerly VPAT) filing and Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) documentation for the university.
  7. Coordinates professional development for the institution in support of the ATI through various modalities, including Face-2-Face (F2F), self-paced, department and program oriented, and others as identified.

Other Functions: Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply extensive expertise to complex programs and/or administrative specialties, including pertinent laws and regulations. Demonstrated expertise in and advanced knowledge of the principles, problems, and methods of public and business administration and operational and fiscal management. Expertise in administrative survey techniques, operations and systems analysis, statistical and research methods, and the ability to interpret and evaluate results to develop sound conclusions and recommend new or revised policies.

Skills: Demonstrated expertise in and advanced knowledge of the principles, problems, and methods of public and business administration and operational and fiscal management. Expertise in administrative survey techniques, operations and systems analysis, statistical and research methods, and the ability to interpret and evaluate results to develop sound conclusions and recommend new or revised policies. Demonstrated consultative skills in working with internal and external constituent groups. Skill in the research, development and evaluation of policies and programs, including skill in the collection, evaluation, and interpretation of data to develop sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.

Ability to: take initiative and work independently to determine effective approaches to projects and priorities; organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved; apply extensive expertise to complex programs and/or administrative specialties, including pertinent laws and regulations; understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective and discern applicable underlying principles to conceive of and develop strategic solutions; work with representatives from public and private entities and handle potentially sensitive situations; effectively present ideas and concepts in written or presentation format and use consultative and facilitation skills to gain consensus; apply extensive expertise to the complexity of maintaining effective university-community partnerships in both face-to-face and online contexts; work with representatives from public and private entities and handle potentially sensitive situations.

Minimum Qualifications:
Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Specialized Skills:
● Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above.

● Familiarity with current accessible technology concepts and practices, accessible technology requirements (Federal, State, and CSU) and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).

● Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Suite with particular attention to Excel, Word, and Publisher. Skilled in working with databases: understanding of data standards and structure; formatting; coding; basic analytic techniques; storage; report generation.

● Strong ability to determine needs/problems, analyze and provide appropriate solutions within operational guidelines, effectively document and communicate relevant information, and recommend changes, solutions, and procedures to facilitate continuous improvement. Plan, develop, and implement approved recommendations for improvement.

● Ability to work within a team or independently, demonstrating strong personal initiative and ability to work reliably with minimal supervision and to communicate and collaborate with faculty, staff, administrators, students, and members of the community in one-on-one or group settings. Demonstrated record of a strong customer service orientation with a high level of planning and organizational skills, including the ability to follow through on assigned tasks and to complete projects on time.

● Strong interpersonal skills that promote professionalism and mutual respect in all interactions. Ability to work effectively and interdependently in a diverse university environment. Ability to independently handle multiple work unit priorities and projects. Exceptional ability to communicate in a professional, persuasive, and tactful manner both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated record of a strong customer service orientation. Demonstrated success in working collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
● A bachelor’s degree in computer science, organizational management.● Experience in data collection and analysis; professional communication in multiple modalities.● Experience with Accessible Technology tools, methodology, policy and legal requirements.● Experience associated with process workflows and organizational analysis.

Special Conditions of Employment:
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & POSITION DESIGNATIONS:

● All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).

● The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

● This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.

● This position is required to comply with confidentiality requirements outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.


This position has been designated as a sensitive position with:

· access to and responsibility for detailed personally identifiable Level 1 confidential information about students, faculty, staff or alumni that is protected, personal or sensitive as defined in the CSU Information Security Data Classification Standards.

· control over campus business processes, either through functional roles or system security access

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT:

Position requires some travel, mobile work locations, and working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time. This is an exempt position that may require extended or varied hours, including some weekends, and may require travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.

Some lifting up to 20 pounds

There are components of this job which are deemed essential on campus. This position will primarily work on the main campus, with occasional work from home. This position requires working on campus with students. The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff remain our highest priority. In the fall, students, faculty, staff, and the community can expect that masks will be required and that the appropriate degree of social distancing will be in place in all areas based on evolving guidance. Additionally, all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to be vaccinated before coming to campus. All community members who work or attend class on campus should expect to participate in a random or periodic testing system. CSUMB will communicate more information about vaccination requirements and testing protocols when the details become available.



Compensation and Benefits:
POSITION INFORMATION:

· Type of Appointment: Full-Time, Probationary· Collective Bargaining Unit: Clerical & Administrative Support Services (CSUEU)· Anticipated Campus Hiring Salary: Low $5,000’s/month · CSU Salary Range · FLSA Status: Exempt CSUMB offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, dental & vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. For more information, visit: CSU Benefits R09. Additionally, University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on availability, visit: Employee Housing.

How to Apply:
To apply, visit https://csumb.peopleadmin.com/postings/6519

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application prior to the priority screen date found at csumb.edu/jobs. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.

CSUMB is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting University Personnel at (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library (map). All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State University, Monterey Bay Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at: https://csumb.edu/clery

CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

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