Utah State University

Accessible Materials Coordinator

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/19/2021 10:23 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
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Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
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Academic & Instructional Services
Disability Resource Center
Advertised Salary
Commensurate based on experience, plus excellent benefits.


Working within the Disability Resource Center, the Accessible Materials Coordinator (Instructional Designer I) oversees the remediation and creation of accessible materials (books, documents, PDF’s, PowerPoints, online content, etc.) for students with print disabilities. The position also works directly with blind and low vision students to coordinate access and accommodations


  • Meet with students who use accessible materials to understand their individual needs
  • Train students on the use of accessible materials and assistive technology used for access
  • Manage processes and documentation used to create accessible materials
  • Supervise and train a team of hourly employees
  • Meet with university faculty and staff to consult on accessible materials and to provide accessibility training
  • Develop training materials for students, faculty, and staff on accessible materials
  • Update website content with information regarding accessible materials
  • Maintain and update a database used to manage the process of creating accessible books


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an associate degree and 2 years of experience developing and editing multimedia materials, preferably for education; or an equivalent of education plus experience is required.
  • Evidence of good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Evidence of strong organization and customer service skills
  • Basic knowledge of HTML
  • Foundation of knowledge and skills in technical information systems and application

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the laws, guidelines, and principles associated with producing and providing accessible instructional materials and web-based content
  • Familiarity with assistive technology
  • Experience supervising employees
  • A master’s degree in a related field
  • Familiarity with the Canvas Learning Management System in a professional capacity

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to apply interpersonal and communication skills in working with faculty and students to assess needs and provide solutions
  • Ability to learn and become proficient at new technologies
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a professional team
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships across campus constituencies
  • Ability to build effective and cohesive teams
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Contact information for three professional references
  3. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate based on experience, plus excellent benefits.


Employees typically work in an office environment and are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but not necessarily occasional temperature changes. However, in certain instances employees may work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions. Employees nearly continuously sit and often use repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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