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Web Accessibility Engineer position at W3C/WAI

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 15:39:28 -0400
Message-Id: <E1QhoR1-0003O6-CG@lisa.w3.org>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Dear All,

The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) at the World Wide Web 
Consortium (W3C) is currently seeking a Web Accessibility Engineer to 
focus on accessibility in HTML5. Please feel free to circulate this 
notice, avoiding cross-postings where possible.

The job description is listed below, and is also available on the W3C 
website and MIT websites. Application should be through the CSAIL or 
MIT websites. Any correspondence or applications related to the 
position should be sent via the contacts via the CSAIL or MIT sites, 
not in reply to this email.

Thanks,

- Judy

Title: Web Accessibility Engineer
Req Number: mit-00007890

WEB ACCESSIBILITY ENGINEER, Computer Science and Artificial 
Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)-World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)-Web 
Accessibility Initiative (WAI), to manage the progress of 
accessibility solutions in HTML5. Will work with accessibility 
experts to develop change proposals, monitor progress, reach out to 
different stakeholders, respond to clarification requests, and 
promote implementations; provide staff support to accessibility 
working groups and task forces; assist in reviewing accessibility 
support in W3C technologies that have intersecting features with 
HTML5 while they are under development; and develop and document 
accessibility requirements for HTML-Next in coordination with WAI groups.

REQUIREMENTS: Must possess in-depth knowledge of accessibility 
requirements across different types of disabilities; existing 
accessibility support in Web technologies including interoperability 
with assistive technologies; and WAI guidelines and specifications 
including WCAG, ATAG, UAAG, and WAI-ARIA. Familiarity required with 
W3C technologies including HTML 4 and HTML5, and with W3C Process. 
Requires minimum of three years' project management experience, and 
experience working in team settings. Excellent oral and written 
communication skills needed. Must be available to travel.

Additional information:
http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Recruitment/#WAIengineer
http://www.csail.mit.edu/contact/jobs/jobs.html#WAIengineer


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Judy Brewer    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
MIT/CSAIL Building 32-G526
32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA  
Received on Friday, 15 July 2011 19:52:28 GMT

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