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From: david poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2004 15:36:29 -0400
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kathleen Cahill" <kcahill@MIT.EDU>
Sent: Monday, August 09, 2004 3:23 PM
Subject: MIT job posting -- web accessibility

Dear Colleagues;

Please feel free to forward this job description to any lists you think
would be appropriate.  We are looking for a part-time (20 hours a week) Web
Accessibility Specialist.  See more information below:

Position Title: Web Accessibility Specialist
Part-Time:  20 hours per week
Description:  Supporting the Adaptive Technology Lab, investigate current
and developing web technologies for accessibility solutions.  Develop
coding solutions for common web accessibility problems, and develop
accessible examples and templates for authoring tools as needed.
Participate in defining best practices in web accessibility at MIT.  Assist
MIT clients on web accessibility coding issues through consultation,
diagnosis and resolution.  Educate the MIT community with web accessibility
seminars and outreach.  Participate in standards groups and professional

REQUIREMENTS: 1+ years experience with web accessibility issues; a
Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience
is preferred. Demonstrated experience with HTML coding and publishing
software (e.g. Dreamweaver, Javascript PDF and Flash), as well as file and
media formats. Knowledge of Macintosh and Windows platforms required;
Unix/Athena experience a plus.   Excellent communication and interpersonal
skills.  Customer service orientation and the ability to solve customer
problems in a timely manner.  Commitment to making the Web accessible to
persons with disabilities a must.

For more information or to apply for the position, please go to
:  http://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=631&ji=1423162&sn=A


Kathy Cahill
MIT Adaptive Technology (ATIC) lab
77 Mass. Ave. 7-143
Cambridge MA 02139
(617) 253-5111
Received on Monday, 9 August 2004 19:36:05 UTC

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