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Assistive Technology Student Master 2 Undergrad

Apply now Job no: 500806
Department: VP of Information Technology Services
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Student
Categories: Information Technology, Office, Clerical, Administrative Support, Student Services, Other

Job Title:

Assistive Technology Student Master 2 Undergrad

Salary/Grade: $12.50 - $14.00 / hr
Hours per Week: 22
Duration of Appointment: Academic Year
Job Summary:

The Assistive Technology Student Master assists the AccessMU Center in supporting accessibility across the University. The AccessMU Center manages the remediation of documents and course materials and is responsible for accessibility policy, and the testing of documents, websites, and applications for accessibility. This position requires a minimum of 10 hours per week. A State of Ohio criminal background check will be required for this position.

Essential Duties:

● Create alternative formats of documents using the following techniques: scanning documents using OCR software, editing and zoning documents, performing file conversions, and extracting data from publisher PDF files or scanned images.
● Assist in managing and processing captioning requests for the University.
● Manage incoming requests for services provided by the AccessMU Center.
● Work individually and as part of a team to test applications, websites, and documents for accessibility.
● Write and generate reports with the results of accessibility testing, including suggested fixes.
● Review documents and reports for Quality Assurance (QA).
● Create content and tactile images using specialized equipment such as the Tactile Graphic Machine & the Tiger Braille Embosser.
● Manage and support assistive technology.
● Provide assistive technology training for students registered with the Miller Center for Student Disability Services and for faculty and staff.
● Participate in multiple projects and ensure they are on track for successful completion within given timelines.
● Perform administrative duties as assigned, including reporting and office support.
● Provide phone and walk-in support to faculty, staff and students.
● Fulfill other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

● Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Adobe Products
● Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

● Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe products
● Understanding of HTML
● Experience testing applications/websites
● Experience writing technical documentation
● Ability to learn new technologies and follow instructions to work independently
● Ability to work winter and/or summer term

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.


A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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