136 Representative Documents: Job Descriptions MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES Accessibility Coordinator MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES Faculty Position Description 2018-2019 RANK: Librarian II TITLE: Accessibility Coordinator (75%) / Text Management Special Projects (25%) FUNCTION Serves as the Libraries’ Accessibility Coordinator, overseeing and advocating for library accessibility initiatives and communicating and documenting the Libraries’ accessibility efforts. Works on special projects, like Open Educational Resources initiatives, in the Text Management Division as a secondary assignment. CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Serves as the Libraries’ accessibility coordinator, overseeing and advocating for library accessibility initiatives and communicating and documenting the Libraries’ accessibility efforts. • Coordinates issues related to the Libraries’ 5-year accessibility plan and annual self- reviews. • Coordinates collections/licensing issues related to accessibility and participates in bi- monthly Collection Coordinator meetings and other collection development meetings, projects, and training sessions relevant to accessibility. • Meets with appropriate publisher and vendor representatives about accessibility and evaluates vendor/publisher platforms and content according to the Libraries’ 5-year accessibility plan. • Leads efforts on educating/training staff on accessibility issues. • Hires and determine projects for student accessibility employees. • Chairs the Libraries’ Accessibility Working Group (LAWG). • Chairs the Big Ten Academic Alliance E-Resource Accessibility Group and leads the consortium’s efforts in this area. • Represents the MSU Libraries at campus-wide & other accessibility meetings. • Assists the Text Management Division in a secondary role with special projects, like MSU’s Open Education Resource initiatives. • Serves on appropriate Library and University committees and task forces. • Participates in appropriate professional and scholarly activities.