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Section 508 Specialist - DHRA-MCTO 

Category Information Technology  
Description

Organization

Established in 2006, Interactive Government Holdings, Inc. (IGH) is a leading professional services and technology provider to the Federal Government. Our mission is to serve uniformed service members globally and their support systems locally. We utilize strategy, data science, and technology to make the programs we execute more efficient for the people our programs serve. IGH has a national and international program staff and a corporate headquarters located in Springfield, Virginia. We are proud of our ability to shape tomorrow while ensuring all active-duty personnel and reservists can carry out their critical missions and tasks today.

Job Description

Interactive Government Holdings (IGH) is seeking qualified, trained and capable individual to serve as a Section 508 Specialist, Office of Military-Civilian Transition, Defense Human Resource Activity.

The Military-Civilian Transition Office (MCTO) requires programmatic research, analysis, assessments, product development, document drafting, recommendations, coordination, synchronization, and analytic support services for Service members preparing for their next step in life - whether pursuing an additional vocational trade or higher education, finding employment in the public or private sector, or starting their own business; or Reserve Component (RC) members and their families adjusting to pre- and post-activation, mobilization or deployment. MCTO designs cohesive, modular, outcome-based training, events and courses that bolsters and standardizes the opportunities, services, and training to promote effective and efficient support of transitioning Service members and members of the National Guard and Reserve, their families and communities worldwide

 
Position Requirements

Major responsibilities include (not all inclusive):

Experience producing or assessing digital instructional materials that adhere to accessibility standards.

Identifies and resolves accessibility barriers to provide accessible material and websites.

Supports real-time and post-production captioning services to provide accessibility.

Evaluates the accessibility of instructional technology devices and software and makes recommendations concerning best practices. Interprets and ensures compliance with local, state and federal laws as they apply to disability.

Provides accessibility analysis, documentation, and remediation of digital learning experiences.

He/she develops solutions or alternative practices and recommends new systems, procedures, or processes.

Review and edit correspondence, curriculum, and programmatic documents. Finally, provide recommendations to management through presentations or written reports and confer with managers to ensure changes are effective.

Qualifications:

Experience in communication and well-versed in explaining and implementing accessibility and disability standards, regulations, and best practices including WCAG 2.0, Section 508, WAI-ARIA, UAAG and ATAG.

Experience with assistive technologies (e.g., JAWS, NVDA, Voiceover, ReadOutLourd, Zoomtext, MAGic, braille keyboards, embossers, textbook conversion, speech recognition, captioning, etc.) and various accessibility tools.

Experience in gathering and organizing information to resolve problems and redefine processes and procedures.

Experience in collaborating with various levels of government personnel and conduct onsite observations to determine the methods, equipment, and resources for product development.

This position requires an undergraduate or graduate degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.

Applicants must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance

At Interactive Government Holdings, Inc. (IGH), health and safety play a vital role in our success. IGH’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state and federal authorities.

Interactive Government Holdings, Inc. (IGH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Contingent  
Compensation  
Position Section 508 Specialist - DHRA-MCTO  
Close Date  
Open Date 4/16/2024  
Location Virginia  
About the Organization  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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