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Accessibility Testing Coordinator

Requisition Number:

30293

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

University Staff

Schedule:

Part-Time

Posting Close Date:

16-May-2021

Date Posted:

04-May-2021

Job Summary

The Digital Accessibility Office (DAO) encourages applications for an Accessibility Testing Coordinator to coordinate the accessibility testing processes of the CU Boulder Accessibility and Usability Lab (AUL). Working with native assistive technology users, this position will engage with various CU technologies to determine those technologies’ level of accessibility. Additionally, the coordinator will work with CU staff and faculty regarding any accessibility issues in their product/service and serve as a support to address those accessibility issues.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The goal of DAO is to improve the accessibility of the digital campus environment and increase opportunities for participation in the digital life of the university for individuals with disabilities by:
  • Supporting faculty and staff delivering digital services and content.
  • Supporting and evaluating compliance with university digital accessibility policies.
  • Directly supporting specific users.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Accessibility Testing
  • Collaborate with AUL Manager to determine testing priorities.
  • Supervise accessibility testing, build test reports, and interpret test results when consulting with customers.
  • Regularly check testing equipment to ensure software is up-to-date.
  • Assist AUL Manager and customers in generating accessibility documentation for products and services.
Project Request Review
  • Review procurement and OIT project requests to determine acceptance criteria.

What You Should Know

This position is a part-time, 50% appointment.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this 50% appointment is $24,000 - $31,000 annually. 

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

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What We Require

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 2 years of experience with IT software and systems. 
  • 2 years of experience in the fields of accessibility, disability service, and/or assistive technology. 

What You Will Need

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work with a variety of abilities, personalities, professions, and roles. 
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills. 

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Experience with project management. 
  • Familiarity with different forms of assistive technology.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.
We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by 5/16/2021 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu