[guispeak] Fwd: Web Accessibility Engineer position at W3C/WAI

  • From: Jamal Mazrui <empower@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blindwebbers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, programmingblind <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Program-l <program-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, guispeak@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, "'Uaccess-L'" <uaccess-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 21:19:28 -0400

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Subject: Web Accessibility Engineer position at W3C/WAI
Resent-Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 19:52:29 +0000
Resent-From: w3c-wai-ig@xxxxxx
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 15:39:28 -0400
From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@xxxxxx>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@xxxxxx>

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.


- 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:

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

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