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“This page is a digitally archived AccessInfo Announcement”

Today the FCC released a job posting for a Section 508 Coordinator.

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities.  Section 508 is intended to eliminate barriers in information technology, open new opportunities for people with disabilities, and encourage development of technologies that will help achieve these goals.

The FCC’s Section 508 Coordinator will serve as the Electronic Information Technology Program Manager and technical advisor/authority to ensure compliance with Section 508 requirements. The Coordinator will evaluate and recommend accessibility policies and procedures on electronic and information technology, and ensure operational changes within FCC information technology systems that meet Section 508 requirements for accessibility by employees with disabilities and members of the public seeking access to Commission information.

Application Deadline: August 6, 2015

Link to the posting on USA Jobs: https://fcc.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/410885500

Tuesday, October 18, 2016