142 Representative Documents: Job Descriptions UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO Coordinator, Library Accessibility Services & AODA Advisor http://www.hr.uwaterloo.ca/.jd/00004232.html (universal design & procurement), customer service and educational (universal design for learning) advances Maintaining awareness of advances in accessibility services, technologies and resources Participates in Library, TUG, and provincial committees and groups such as OCUL Accessibility Community of Practice and the ACE Repository Working Group, and fosters collaboration, information sharing, partnerships between departments or groups Participates in professional development in areas of responsibility to aid in ongoing knowledge and skills acquisition. 2. As coordinator of Library Accessibility Services and the Adaptive Technology Centre (ATC), the incumbent ensures the library’s services to this diverse group of users contributes to their access, use, and understanding of information services and resources and the adaptive technologies that work with these resources. The incumbent oversees the workings of the Adaptive Technology Centre, makes recommendations for improvements to the technology, services, and layout of the Centre. Develops or modifies service policies and procedures to ensure both alignment with Library policies and functionality for Centre’s users in consultation with department headsCoordinates the maintenance and updating of the physical space and equipment Monitors emerging trends and best practices related to tools and technologies that improve accessibility Makes recommendations regarding use of space, equipment, furniture Handles the acquisition, maintenance, use and up grading of hardware and software available in the ATC Researches, tests and analyzes and purchases products with available donation funds Oversees the use of the space Oversees the online and in house booking of the study rooms Updates and monitors access mechanisms to the centre such as the key list and locker keys Monitors access privileges of students and addresses misuse of space Ensures AODA compliance is met in all customer service, communication, procurement, environment aspects of the Centre Develops and maintains content for Library Accessibility Services website Develops and supports a network of accessibility champions in each of the Library’s departments. Champions would have increased knowledge of accessibility, facilitate awareness of accessible service provision and disseminate accessibility information within the department. Designs and distributes Library Accessibility Services promotional materials in consultation with signage committee and communication team Collaborates with the Educational Technologist in AccessAbility Services to ensure coordination of support of students moving between Accessibility Services and the Library is seamless and complementary nature of both services continue to align to best serve the students In carrying out these responsibilities, the incumbent works closely with other library staff, particularly those in Circulation, Advancement and Library Technology & Facilities Services, campus partners such as the Director, AccessAbility Services and external partners such as the Accessible Content E-Portal
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