Alternate Media Design Specialist (Extended)

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Folsom Lake College


Alternate Media Design Specialist (Extended)

Job Posting Number: C00759P

Salary: $4,534.42 per month

Closing Date: 12/10/2018


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Position Summary    

Under general supervision of the assigned administrator, design, produce, modify, and evaluate access to media, distance education, and electronic information to ensure accessibility for disabled persons, including overseeing the conversion of print and video materials to alternate media formats. [For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employees Association (White Collar) posting Job Descriptions click here].


This position is assigned to the Student Services department.


Los Rios Community College District offers competitive salaries and a very comprehensive employee benefits package to include medical insurance, CalPERS retirement, and opportunities for additional insurance and financial investments.


Full-time, twelve-month employees receive 17 days of annual paid holidays, 15 days’ vacation yearly (with increases after 5 & 10 years) and 8 hours of sick leave per month. Los Rios also offers extensive professional development opportunities with the district and financial support and/or paid time off to complete external academic studies. (See full LRCEA contract agreement details)


Assignment Responsibilities    

● Designs, constructs, and maintains alternate media formats, including but not limited to Braille, audio, and electronic text, in support of providing accessibility to disabled persons, including distance education delivery and other electronic information systems.

● Serves as a technical resource to students, faculty, and staff to ensure that distance education offerings and other electronic information are provided in an accessible format, develop and present workshops, and provide training on the use of alternate technology to meet individual needs.

● Acquires and produces materials required for equal access by persons with disabilities in alternate formats in a timely manner (i.e., Braille, closed caption), and provides guidelines to faculty and staff for formatting documents and information to ensure that they can easily be translated into an alternate format. 

● Develops and maintains a current resource library of assistive technology resources and access strategies, and related records.

● Evaluates equipment, courseware, and authoring systems.

● Keeps abreast of the latest developments and innovations in the field of assistive technologies.

● Oversees the work of assigned temporary staff. 

● Performs related duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications    

EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience directly related to the typical duties of the position.


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in instructional design, educational technology, instructional communications, computer information science, media communication or a related field; or an Associate degree in computer science or a related discipline plus two additional years of experience directly related to the typical duties of the position.


Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.


(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)


The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.




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Job No: C00759P
Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 12/10/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $4,534.42 per month