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Posting No. 112
Position:Graduate Library Assistant (GSLA)
Period of Employment:June 1, 2023 - August 31, 2023
Current University of Toronto graduate student with:
• Familiarity with online accessibility and the AODA
• Familiarity with HTML and web content editing tools (i.e. Drupal)
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong service orientation and user-centred approach
• Good initiative and capacity for self-directed learning
• Experience or familiarity with user experience concepts, including usability and accessibility testing
•Knowledge best practices for content creation and description in libraries and archives.
Based in Robarts Library, Information and Technology Services Department, and reporting to the Curator of Digital Experience Librarian in Information and Technology Services, the Web Accessibility GSLA will assist content creators in AODA compliance, support the maintenance of web accessibility guidelines and best practices, conduct accessibility testing of existing and in-development online library services, and research new trends and tools to support digital accessibility.
Duties may include:
• Initial training on the accessibility audit workflow
• Supporting web content creators in the creation of accessible content
• Conducting accessibility audits on selected library services
• Analyzing and documenting audit findings.
• Working with ITS staff to remediate web accessibility issues (web content editing)
• Editing web accessibility guidelines and best practices for UTL staff
• Supporting special projects to improve digital accessibility for library and archival services.
Hours per Week:10 hrs /week between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. from Monday to Friday
Hourly Rate:$26.53, $27.32
University of Toronto Students interested in applying for this position must submit their applications via the Student Job Site available at https://studentjobs.library.utoronto.ca..
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Applications for this position will be accepted until June 05, 2023
This position is in the CUPE Local 1230 - Student Casual Bargaining Unit