Reporting to the Director, Business Operations, the Accessibility and Business Analyst works independently under general supervision to lead and manage the Technology Requisition Impact Assessment (TRIA) process for the Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) on a daily basis; Reviews, coordinates and interprets comments, responses and approvals of the Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) in collaboration with Contract and Purchasing Services and the campus community; and recommends process improvements including procedures, policies and best practices. Assists with various types of business operations analysis.
- Manage the Technology Requisition Impact Assessment (TRIA) intake process.
- Screen, disseminate and coordinate the IT TRIA review with information security, Desktop Support, Infrastructure Services and Enterprise Solutions.
- Coordinate with the Finance Strategic Sourcing/ Contracts & Procurement Services team throughout the TRIA review/approval lifecycle process.
- Conduct Accessibility Impact & Risk Assessment Reviews.
- Coordinate accessibility demonstrations with vendors, respond to TRIA requestors’ comments and coordinate with Contracts & Procurement Services and other stakeholders.
- Ensure compliance and documentation of the Accessibility Conformance Report (aka VPAT) and Equally Effective alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) documentation for the university.
- Conduct TRIA and related SJSU business process analysis to improve TRIA process efficiency
- Coordinate institutional efforts in implementing and refining the campus plan, data-collection and analysis, documentation and reporting requirements for the SJSU ATI efforts.
- Work with campus stakeholders (faculty, staff and leadership), promote awareness and coordination of reports in the area of assistive technology.
- Monitor emerging accessible technologies, major trends in the field, related laws, and common practices through the development of a diverse professional network and engagement in relevant professional development opportunities.
- Perform TRIA process performance review, planning and implementing continuous improvement.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Knowledge of Section 508 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973), and WCAG v2.x
- Experience reviewing and testing third-party information and communication technology (ICT) purchases for accessibility and conformance with accessibility standards and guidelines specified in Section 508 and WCAG 2.0A/AA
- Knowledge of assistive technologies, such as JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, ChromeVox, and ChromeVis
- Expertise in investigating and analyzing problems with broad administrative impact and implications
- Demonstrated ability to effectively interpret, organize, and present information and ideas in written or presentation form
- Must possess the highest-level diplomacy skills and tact; ability to apply a high degree of judgment, discretion, and initiative in coordinating activities associated with the IT Division
- Ability to gather information, conduct research, compose and appropriately format a wide variety of correspondence and reports
- Demonstrated ability to research, develop, analyze, implement and evaluate policies and procedures
- Ability to perform under stress to meet deadlines
- Knowledge of project management principles and best practices
- Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and other programs as needed
- Ability and willingness to learn new technologies quickly
- Ability to train others on new skills and procedures
- A bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training
- Four years of administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs
- Master’s degree or postgraduate studies in Science, Business Administration or Communication
- Two or more years’ of experience in assistive technology
- Three or more years’ experience working in a higher education environment
- Experience creating flow charts, pivot tables and presentations
- Experience analyzing large amounts of data
Classification: Administrative Analyst/Specialist - Exempt II
CSU Salary Range: $4,693/month - $8,489/month
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