Digital Accessibility Specialist
Dedicated to quality, innovation, engagement, digital accessibility, integrity and inclusion, Information Technology/Enterprise Application Services (IT/EAS) maintains the highest standards in providing a wide range of software solutions to units throughout the University of Denver (DU). IT/EAS maintains software systems that support the Universitys core business as well as develops custom applications in partnership with DU departments to enhance services to our community. Our services range from consultation to implementation to continuous support of software solutions. Services include:
- Software implementation, support, and development
- Secure access to institutional information
- Database development and administration
- Data interfaces
- Document Management
- Workflow solutions
- Business Process analysis and improvements
- Consultation with DU departments on software development or purchase
- Data Warehouse administration, reporting, and data mining
- Business Intelligence, Advanced Analytics, and Dashboards
- Application configuration and support
- Intranet Web and Mobile Development
IT/EAS ensures the current and future software applications are efficient and effective, maintains an appropriate balance between leading-edge activities and core business processes, and provides appropriate information access and data security.
IT/EAS is responsible for all aspects of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, Database Management, Data Warehouse administration, Information Analytics (BI), Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) systems such as Student Recruitment CRM; Student Success CRM; and Advancement CRM, Learning Management System (LMS), Document Management and Workflow.
The Digital Accessibility Specialist will be a part-time, non-benefited position and will report to Assistant Vice Chancellor, IT/Enterprise Application Services (IT/EAS).
The Digital Accessibility Specialist is primarily responsible for assessing and improving the accessibility of software interfaces, websites, and online applications. The Digital Accessibility Specialist will be a critical member of the Universitys digital accessibility working group that has been tasked with hiring an external consultant to conduct a complete accessibility audit; and develop policies, guidelines, and minimum accessibility standards for software applications and websites.
This is a part-time, non-benefited position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.
- Bachelors degree in web development/design, information technology, computer science, human-computer interaction, or other related fields or equivalent combination of education and work experience as a digital accessibility specialist.
- 1-3 years of experience user testing applications and websites for accessibility.
- Experience with WCAG accessibility standards and guidelines.
- Experience with digital accessibility audit and quality assurance tools and processes.
- Experience with web accessibility testing tools like Siteimprove.
- Experience in higher education working environment.
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.