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Copyright and Accessibility Team Manager Overview
- Person Group: Professional
- Job Code: 75749
- Pay Grade: P7
- FLSA Status: Exempt
- Career Level: Manager
- Family: General Administration
- Function: Compliance
Reporting to the Associate Director, Development and Support Services, this position is responsible for managing the eCampus Center Copyright & Accessibility Team primarily focused on copyright and accessibility compliance in the development and support of eCampus Center course development projects; supervising Copyright & Accessibility Team staff; coordinating with the other eCampus Center Team Managers; and serving as a valuable member of the Center’s Management Team.
Provides direct supervision typically to professionals or skilled technical employees at the entry or intermediate level. Functions as advisor to unit and administration and sets goals and objectives for team members for achievement of operational results. Analyzes and resolves problems through drawing from prior experiences. Interprets policies (e.g., fiscal management, HR, contracts and grants, resource management in defined areas) and demonstrates solid subject matter knowledge. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action. Supervises staff to assure accountability and stewardship of campus resources (operational, financial, and human) in compliance with departmental goals and objectives.
Bachelor’s and 2 years of professional experience or equivalent relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Working knowledge of copyright and fair use as it applies to educational materials and the development of online courses.
- Working knowledge of applying ADA Section 508 Standards and WCAG 2.0 Level AA standards for accessibility.
- Working knowledge of accessibility mitigation with common software and web-based applications.
- Knowledge and experience with assistive technologies (JAWS, ZoomText, Window-Eyes, NVDA, VoiceOver, etc.).
- Knowledge of Canvas or other LMS.
- Working knowledge of video captioning tools and experience working with 3rd party captioning services, and best practices surrounding video captioning processes and efficient workflows.
- Familiarity with the Quality Matters Rubric.
- Strong organization, communication and time management skills
- Superior writing and editing ability, preferable with experience writing for higher education and for multiple target audiences.
- Ability to preserve confidentiality of sensitive information.
- Ability to thrive in a dynamic atmosphere and manage multiple projects with competing deadlines.
- Demonstrated ability to prepare detailed reports and process workflows.
60 % of Time Copyright and Accessibility Team Manager will:
- Provide reviews of existing online courses for accessibility and copyright compliance, as well as other university policies and standards. Consult with faculty, IDCs, programs and academic departments on the results of the review.
- Vet content used in online courses for compliance with accessibility and copyright policies of the university:
- Provide accessibility and copyright feedback to the Development and Support Team, Instructional Design Consultants and Faculty Developers on media used in online courses.
- Review, document and manage copyright and accessibility compliance of all media content used in online courses.
- Provide training to eCampus Center staff on copyright and accessibility topics.
- Work with the Albertsons Library to identify and obtain copyright permissions and access links to university-licensed content/media for use in online master courses.
- Conduct initial accessibility/usability testing of third party content and tools, and partner with external vendors to implement instructionally sound and accessible media, content and tools.
- Collaborate with OIT and others across campus to coordinate vetting and exceptions processes. Work with EAC to develop and document options for accommodation or mitigation of content that is not fully accessible.
- Conduct accessibility and usability testing of eCampus Center-produced content using a variety of assistive technologies. Document the results of the testing.
- Monitor, track, evaluate, and manage the captioning processes for the eCampus Center. Coordinate with others across campus to ensure we are following accepted best practices for captioning.
- Manage 3rd party captioning vendors, caption and transcript files, and video assets needing captions or transcripts.
- Work with the Development and Support Team, Instructional Design Consultants and Faculty to make media used in online courses as accessible as possible..
- Work with eCampus Center staff and others across campus (such as the library) to review or modify OER content for accessibility.
- Collaborate with university stakeholders to provide guidance on the development of accessible content using institutional tools and technologies.
- Provide training and best practices in creating accessible content in courses to the Development and Support team, Instructional Design team, and to faculty who are developing online courses.
35% of Time Copyright and Accessibility Team Manager:
Can be determined by department needs
5% of Time Copyright and Accessibility Team Manager:
Perform other duties as assigned
Work Environment and Physical Demands
Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and require wearing hearing protection.
Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.
Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work. Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual. In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.