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Accessibility Document Specialist

Company: University of Florida
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Accessibility Document SpecialistApply now (https://secure.dc4.pageuppeople.com/apply/674/gateway/default.aspx?c=apply&lJobID=524219&lJobSourceTypeID=796&sLanguage=en-us) Job no: 524219 Work type: Staff Full-Time Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL) Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing Department: 60440000 - AG-IFAS COMMUNICATION SERVICES Classification Title:Technical WriterJob Description:The Accessibility Document Specialist is responsible for providing Section 508 compliant document remediation support to clients with an emphasis on PDF, MS Suite, and Adobe InDesign remediation. The Specialist will convert documents to ensure accessibility to people with disabilities in compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1 AA), PDF/UA guidelines, and company standards. Ideal candidates enjoy learning new technologies, working collaboratively, and finding solutions to unique technical challenges.

  • Responsible for providing Section 508 compliant document remediation support to clients with an emphasis on PDF, MS Suite, and Adobe InDesign remediation.
  • The Specialist will convert and format documents to be readable by assistive technology devices.
  • Perform Section 508 document evaluation and remediation
  • Apply appropriate tags to documents for accessibility
  • Maintains visual attributes of the original documents after remediation
  • Create accessible PDF forms and tables
  • Will evaluate documents for color contrast
  • Write alternative text
  • Use the appropriate tools like NVDA and others to check documents for compliance.
  • Work within assigned deadlines
  • Will train internal clientele on the process of making compliant documents using the MS Office Suite, Adobe PDF, and other software.
  • Use Workfront or other project management software to record and organize work.
  • Maintain an archive of completed work. Expected Salary:$45,000-$50,000; commensurate with education and experience Minimum Requirements:Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area; or an associates degree and two years of relevant experience.Preferred Qualifications:Preferred skills include Adobe Acrobat Pro, Microsoft Suite, and NVDA.Previous experience with document accessibility preferred.Special Instructions to Applicants:Please upload a copy of your cover letter, resume, and any samples of work you have available or a link to a portfolio of work.The University of Florida is an equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The University of Florida invites all qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under the Florida Sunshine and Public Records laws.Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.Health Assessment Required:NoAdvertised: 14 Oct 2022 Eastern Daylight TimeApplications close: 20 Nov 2022 Eastern Standard Time

Keywords: University of Florida, Gainesville , Accessibility Document Specialist, Other , Gainesville, Florida

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