IT Access Evaluator
|Department||Department of Disabilities|
|Date Opened||1/15/2020 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||1/29/2020 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$46,942.00 - $74,933.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Loni Young|
Maryland Department of Disabilities (MDOD) facilitates the coordination of accessible information technology in compliance with state and federal laws. The Department of Information Technology (DoIT) supports state agencies in developing, funding and implementing information technology services. Both agencies collaborate to ensure that the state procures, develops and implements accessible information technology systems.
The IT Accessibility Evaluator will provide technical assistance to state agencies and DoIT by providing website evaluation, technical remediation support, and training to ensure Section 508 and WCAG compliance. Additionally, this position will serve as direct support staff to the lead IT Accessibility Coordinator, attending state-level & departmental meetings, compiling resources, and providing direct technical support to state agency IT staff on the evaluation, remediation, compliance, and procurement of accessible information technology.
This is a full-time position for MDOD - MD Assistive Technology Program.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.
1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
-A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information Technology, Accessibility, or a related field.
-Knowledge of ADA, Section 504 (part 794 in particular) and 508, Universal design principles, Maryland Nonvisual Access standards, and WCAG 2.1 standards.
-Demonstrated experience evaluating websites, technologies, and documents for 508 compliance and WCAG 2.1 standards.
-Demonstrated understanding of assistive technology (AT) and how AT integrates with the application of accessibility standards.
-Preferred candidate will have completed Accessibility Training courses focused on procurement and purchasing utilizing 508 guidelines, available through GSA Section 508.gov or through the Federal Acquisition Institute, or Department of Homeland Security Trusted Tester program.
The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.
For education obtained outside the U.S. a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service may be required prior to hire.
Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to:
Department of Budget and Management
Recruitment and Examination Division
301 W. Preston St.,
Baltimore, MD 21201.
Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.