Assistive Technology and Digital Accessibility Adviser

Description:

The Disability and Neurodiversity team at the University of Surrey is advertising for an Assistive Technology and Digital Accessibility Adviser.
 
This is a new, full-time, permanent post and we welcome applications and queries from anyone who is interested.
 
The advert and application form are available here: http://jobs.surrey.ac.uk/047320-R

Position requirements:

The post holder will take a lead role in guiding and training students and staff around the use of assistive technology and digital accessibility, overseeing the university’s Assistive Technology Centre and working closely with colleagues in the Surrey Institute of Education, Digital Learning and IT Services to ensure that all digital content for learning and teaching is accessible and complies with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

The post holder will contribute to the delivery of a high-quality service for students with a wide range of diagnoses and to the development of inclusive teaching practices across the University.

Experience of working with disabled students, extensive practical working knowledge of assistive technology and digital accessibility, experience of creating resources and delivering training on assistive technologiesand knowledge of relevant legislature, are all essential criteria for the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will be able to work flexibly, sometimes outside of core hours, and across the year

How to apply:

For informal enquiries relating to the role please contact Louise Baddeley, Disability and Inclusivity Manager, at l.baddeley@surrey.ac.uk or Chris Steer, Senior Disability Adviser, at Christopher.steer@surrey.ac.uk