Assistive Technology Specialist

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ConsultNet, LLC
Manager, IT
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

Title: Assistive Technology Specialist
Location: Dubuque, IA
Duration: 6+ months

The Assistive Technology Specialist provides assistive technology (AT) services and support to customers (students and instructors), advises sales & implementation teams, and provides guidance to internal teams on content and technology builds to ensure that our digital products can be successfully used with currently supported AT.
  • Partner with Manager of Accessibility in supporting customers who report issues with company's content and AT, present solutions and/or reasonable workarounds 30%
  • As assigned, use assistive technologies to test products for accessibility gaps prior to customer usage. 30%
  • Document identified issues, recommended solutions, best practices, user guides, & documentation for remediation of accessibility violations related to AT 20%
  • Provide consultation to sales & product teams as they develop content and technology plans 20%
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with WCAG accessibility standards and guidelines
  • Deep expertise in latest trends in and usage of assistive technologies (i.e., screen readers, text-to-speech, etc.)
  • Extensive knowledge of digital accessibility auditing and quality assurance tools and processes
  • Strong understanding of best practices for creating accessible documents (PDF, Word documents, PowerPoints, Videos, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot AT-related software and specialized AT-related computer hardware
  • Demonstrated knowledge of assistive technology's use for educational digital materials
  • Demonstrated knowledge in various assistive hardware
  • Knowledge of universal design/how assistive technology is useful for people with and without disabilities in an educational setting
Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we've partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.
In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at www.consultnet.com


Company Information

Our experience and deep relationships inspire flexible, strategic staffing solutions.

Founded in 1996, ConsultNet was built to equip our clients to excel in IT—through expert consultants, project leadership and custom solutions.

With business in 45 states, ConsultNet serves multiple industries including:

finance, manufacturing, healthcare, digital media, advertising and the federal sector

In the last two years, we placed 1,500 consultants and served 300 clients, with contract, contract-to-hire, direct staffing and project-based teams.

As principled pioneers, we serve as an invaluable resource that drives business results.

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Dice Id : cxcnetut
Position Id : 21-00350
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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