Accessible Technology Coordinator
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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016
University of California - Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Number
Accessible Technology Coordinator
Provost/EVC, Office of 
Disability Resource Center
Job Open Date
Position is open until filled; initial review of application materials will begin on:
Furlough time period
Days per week
Average hours per day
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Fixed or Variable*
Average hours per week
Days of the week
This position is being filled at either the SAO 2 or SAO 3 level. Applicants are encouraged to apply to both positions: SAO II Accessible Technology Coordinator (Job #1606709) and SAO III Accessible Technology Specialist (Job #1606710).
Minimum Starting Salary: $21.60/hourly.
This position is eligible for Full benefits.
STDT AFFAIRS OFCR 2 
Professional Support Staff (PSS)
EEO/Affirmative Action Statement
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
Under the direction of the Service Coordinator - UDT, the Accessible Technology Coordinator serves as the primary contact for students with print impairments and oversees operations and services of the Inclusive Computing and Technology Lab (ICAT Center). The Accessible Technology Coordinator provides general supervision, administrative and production support to the alternate media production team and Alternate Media Production (AMP) Lab.
Incumbent is responsible for meeting the AT needs of Disability Resource Center (DRC) students, especially those with print impairments; keeping abreast of all new changes and developments in the field of higher education as applicable to functions assigned with an emphasis in alternative media, providing training to students on the use of adaptive software, and the use of self-scan stations to independently convert text documents into alternate accessible formats.
Qualifications / Competencies
BA/BS in relevant field or 1-3 years of related work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
1-2 years equivalent experience working in education or social service-oriented office environment.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, high volume and compliance-oriented environment.
Ability to work independently and respond to requests in a timely manner.
Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
Ability to interact in a positive manner with students, faculty, and staff.
Exceptional attention to detail, strong analytic and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated supervisory and training skills.
Strong computer skills and familiarity with adaptive technology and software and both Windows and Mac OS operating systems.
Preferred Qualifications / Competencies
Familiarity with Academic Information Systems (AIS) Enterprise Portal.
Experience with conversion and delivery of text into alternate accessible formats.
Experience serving students with disabilities.
Experience with public speaking or presenting workshops.
Special Conditions of Employment
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
Ability to work a flexible schedule with occasional evening or weekend shifts.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here:
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Background check(s) required
Criminal History Review
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Does this position require an E-Verify check*
(Note: Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check which confirms the individual's eligibility to work in the U.S.) No, this position does not require an E-Verify Check.
Will the employee be required to participate in the DMV Pull Notice program*
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Supplemental documents (in addition to application) applicants will be allowed to attach
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Operations and Services- Inclusive Computing and Technology Lab (ICAT Computer Lab)
Maintains a welcoming and professional environment for students with disabilities. Oversees use of computing stations with adaptive software, adaptive equipment loan, distribution of notes and scheduling of ICAT Center. Develops trainings and workshops for students as appropriate based on measurable student needs. Compiles data and assists in the completion of reports. Monitors and troubleshoots student-self-scanning stations. Ensures appropriate repair/maintenance/ acquisition of ICAT Center equipment to meet changing industry standards. Trains and supervises student Technology assistants who teach specialized adaptive software. Supervising duties include setting work schedules, assigning work, timesheet approval and maintaining an appropriate, productive and safe workspace.
Serves as the primary contact for students benefiting from the use of adaptive software and/or requesting alternate format print services. Conducts evaluation to match students with disabilities with appropriate software and alternate accessible format. Orients students to ICAT Center and alternate format print services request process as appropriate. Serves as DRC liaison with faculty to ensure educational content is accessible, securing course reading lists or other instructional material.
AMP Lab Support
Collects materials and information from students to request alternate format print services, assuring complete and accurate information necessary for production as well as compliance with State and Federal copyright laws. Tracks progress of alternate media projects and provides students with project completion status updates and follows up as necessary to ensure timely and accurate delivery. Follows up as necessary and reports any difficulties to Supervisor. Maintains stewardship of all electronic records and alternative media holdings. Ensures AMP lab production process, equipment and software meet industry standards.