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Assistive Technology Student Master II

Apply now Job no: 498285
Department: VP of Information Technology Services
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Student
Categories: Information Technology

Job Title:

Assistive Technology Student Master II

Salary/Grade:

11.00/hr - 12.10/hr

Job Summary: The Assistive Technology Student Master II, will assist the Accessible Technology (AT)
Team in supporting accessibility fundamentals across the University by providing
information and services to enhance equal access for students with and without
disabilities. The AT Team is responsible for accessibility policy, procurement and testing
of documents, websites, and applications for accessibility and manages the remediation of documents and course materials. This position requires a minimum of 10 hours per week.
Essential Duties:

Work individually and as part of a team to research, analyze, document and test applications, websites or documents for accessibility.
Assist in gathering information and writing technical documents and reports including accessibility testing and suggested fixes.
Review reports for Quality Assurance (QA).
Provide assistive technology support and training to students, faculty and staff.
Develop documentation for accessibility testing and training.
Manage and supervise incoming requests for services provided by the AccessMU Center.
Inventory, issue and collect assistive technology; may include cleaning, moving, installing, and repairing equipment.
Create alternative text files including, but not limited to, scanning documents using OCR software, editing and zoning documents, performing file conversions, and extracting data from publisher PDF files or scanned images.
Prepare training materials and conduct assistive technology training for faculty, staff and students registered with the Miller Center for Student Disability Services.
Assist in managing and processing captioning requests for the University.
Create content and prepare tactile images using specialized equipment such as the Tactile Graphic Machine & the Tiger Braille Embosser.
Participate in multiple projects and timelines and ensure they are on track for successful completion.
Perform administrative duties including reports for data tracking and office support.
Provide phone and walk-in support to faculty, staff and students.
Fulfilling other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Adobe Products
Familiarity with HTML.

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.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Flexible and able to multitask.
Work independently with minimal supervision.

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 ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu 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: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, 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 ADAFacultyStaff@Miamioh.edu or (513) 529-3560.

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