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BCPS Web Assessibility Specialist

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in Baltimore,Maryland

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  • Name :Jaison James
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  • Zip Code:21201
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BCPS Web Assessibility Specialist Needed in Baltimore,Maryland

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BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Contract Employee CLASS TITLE:Web Accessibility Specialist REPORTS TO:Supervisor of Quality AssuranceSKILLS: •Thorough working knowledge of how to make web content and applications compliant with WCAG 2.0 Level AA Standards •Ability to identify and suggest potential solutions to deliver accessible content on web and mobile device •Thorough working knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, policies, regulations and standards (Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment and Section 504) •Extensive knowledge of manual and automated quality assurance testing • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS •Strong written and oral communication skills •Excellent organizational skills and ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams and alone •Ability to prioritize tasks •Excellent problem solving skills, •Demonstrated ability to gather resources and information needed to understand content and options •Ability to utilize assistive technologies such as screen readers and close captioning •Knowledge of principles, concepts, methods and techniques of universal design standards • Ability to utilize computer technology for communication, data gathering and reporting activities DEFINITION: The Web Accessibility Specialist is responsible for identifying issues through quality assurance testing and suggesting potential solutions for accessibility barriers based on the WCAG 2.0 Level AA standards as well as compliance with the ADA, Section 508, and other accessibility related laws. Contributes to efforts aimed at delivering accessible websites, applications and content by conducting quality assurance evaluations. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Conduct quality assurance evaluations for office and school sites to ensure the websites for Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) are in Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 AA compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. Conduct annual fully automated and manual audits of a representative sampling from office and school sites to ensure the websites for Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) are in Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. Establish communication and monitor implementation of corrective actions with school and offices based on audit findings. Suggest necessary support procedures and training documentation. Collaborate with web developers on WCAG compliant designs. Develop and maintain standard templates for testing applications for WCAG compliance. Create and execute WCAG test plans and test scenarios of new products and upgrades to existing products. Record problems/defects identified during testing. Retest problems after they are resolved by the development team. Communicate the status of testing, including reporting of overall test results. May create/maintain automated test scripts. Maintain updated resource materials for ongoing WCAG Compliance. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Training and Experience: Bachelor’s degree plus three years of experience with software testing. Experience working with and/or developing web content that achieves Priority 2 or Level AA conformance as prescribed by the W3C, (WCAG 2.0) while also complying with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities: Knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. Extensive knowledge of web communication accessibility barriers. Thorough knowledge of personal computers, internet technologies, and Microsoft Office suite of tools including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project. Knowledge of programming concepts. Knowledge of full system development life cycle preferred. Skill in the management and execution of test cases to ensure appropriate coverage of the system’s functionality. Strong diagnostic, testing and problem-solving skills. Strong analytical, communication, and team skills. Ability to communicate to a wide range of project stakeholders (e.g. Executives, Managers, Designers, Developers, and Administrators. Experience working in K-12 environment preferred. Ability to integrate accessibility principles with systems development life cycle. Ability to analyze error conditions and develop appropriate solutions. Ability to approach problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm and innovation. Ability to adapt to a changing environment and multitask assignments. Ability to establish and maintain effective working



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Job Overview

  • Ref Id:07
  • Date Posted:01-17-2018
  • Location :Baltimore,Maryland
  • Duration :6 Months
  • Experience :1
  • Pay Rate:N/A
  • Visa Type:Green card,Have H1 Visa,US Citizen
  • Travel Required : 0% - No Travel
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