Digital Access & Communications Coordinator at University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted in Marketing 11 days ago.





Job Description:

Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (22000284)

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Digital Access and Communications Coordinator who is passionate about accessibility and about helping to make online resources available to everyone.

The Digital Access and Communications Coordinator (DACC) reports to the Director of Digital Equity and Special Projects in the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (OEDI) and provides support in the coordination of the University of Pittsburgh's Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Policy and Procedure. Broadly, the DACC helps to promote and support digital accessibility efforts across campus.

The DACC will coordinate, develop, present, and review educational programs for University community members to help strengthen accessibility skills and knowledge across all University constituents. They will also work as a conduit between OEDI, campus liaisons, and partners in schools and units. The DACC will also assist in the assessment of websites and applications and help to resolve issues related to accessibility across the University.

In addition to university-wide accessibility initiatives, the DACC will help execute communication projects and initiatives for the OEDI. They will be responsible for creating content, distributing video content, managing posts, establishing and maintaining social media relationships, and responding to followers as well as managing OEDI's image in a cohesive way to achieve marketing goals and to promote programs and events.

Bachelor's degree in information science, library science, educational or instructional technology, marketing and communications, or a related field required.

Preferred experience:
  • Experience with or knowledge of WCAG 2.1, WAI-ARIA, HTML5 and related Web Standards.Basic knowledge of disability law, including but not limited to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disability Act.
  • Basic fluency with assistive technologies such as JAWS, NVDA, ZoomText, Dragon Naturally Speaking - and understanding of the experience for those using assistive technologies.
  • Experience with Drupal or other Content Management Systems.
  • Shows enthusiasm, interest, and flexibility in acquiring new or emerging technology skills.
  • Experience managing/supporting social media strategy.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communications skills.
  • Experience working in a higher education environment. Ability to work across multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets

Department Details The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.
Job Classification Full-time regular
Campus Staff.Administrator.III
Minimum Education Level Required Pittsburgh
Minimum Experience Level Required Baccalaureate
Work Schedule 3-5 years experience
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check No
Child Protection Clearances For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents Not ApplicablePI160810791
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