Accessibility Manager

Basic Information

Date posted: 09/16/2020

Location: Seattle, Washington

Posted by: The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.

Salary: DOE

Contact Information

Address

2501 S. Plum Street
Seattle, WA 98144

Phone

206-436-2113

More Details

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Rehab Engineering, Human Services, Education, technology, or related field required
  • 3 years supervisory experience preferred
  • Mature judgment and sensitivity in interpersonal relations and among diverse groups
  • Five (5) plus years of experience in the ADA/accessibility field
  • Five (5) years working in Human Services or related field, preferably with people who are blind, DeafBlind, and/or blind with other disabilities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of a wide range of accommodation resources
  • Strong technical background, particularly assistive/adaptive technologies and general information technology
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in advocacy for accessibility issues
  • Thorough knowledge of general ADA and accessibility issues; especially regarding issues for people who are blind or have low vision, including transportation and workplace issues
  • Ability to problem solve effectively
  • Ability to take initiative, function autonomously, and be dependable
  • Ability to produce high-quality written documents, including correspondence, reports, etc
  • Ability to manage multiple high priority projects with competing deadlines
  • Comprehensive knowledge of PC applications, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and Internet Explorer. Knowledge of accessible technology in the mobile computing space (Android, iOS, etc. a plus)
  • Ability to travel to remote locations, conferences, trainings, etc., possibly for several days at a time
  • WCA G/508 accessibility compliance testing experience strongly preferred

Job Description

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. is a successful manufacturing social enterprise, with over 60 years of experience in precision machining, that is committed to making jobs accessible to individuals who are blind. Our manufacturing operations center on producing an array of machined parts and plastic injection molding for various aerospace manufacturers, as well as a host of office products and hydration equipment sold to the Federal Government under the AbilityOne Program. The Lighthouse offers Contract Management Support closeout services for commercial, federal, and military customers. We also run a Contact Center, which places and receives inbound and outbound calls for a large span of assorted clients. Lastly, we operate eight AbilityOne Base Supply Centers (BSCs) up and down the west coast that offer easy customer access to Lighthouse products, direct feedback and communication with customers, and employment opportunities for individuals who are blind in geographic areas not served by larger nonprofit agencies.

If you are interested in being a part of a dynamic and engaged social enterprise that values: Accessibility, Accountability, Communication, Community, Confidentiality, Respect, Safety, Teamwork, Training, and Upward Mobility, you are encouraged to apply for the position.