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At Skillsoft, we propel organizations and people to grow together through transformative learning experiences. We believe every team member has the potential to be AMAZING. Join us in our quest to transform learning and help individuals unleash their edge.

OVERVIEW:

At Skillsoft, we are all about making work matter. We believe every team member has the potential to be AMAZING. Join us in our quest to democratize learning and help individuals unleash their edge. This position is to provide specialist accessibility advice and guidance as required on Skillsoft products and technologies.

OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS:

To support the VP of Accessibility in all accessibility related projects.
To audit/review and report accessibility status of different products and technologies.
To provide accessibility advice and guidance to internal teams, including Content Development, UX, Software Development, QA, Product Management, and others as necessary.
To help liaise and support Skillsoft working with external accessibility consultants and contractors.
To write/develop accessibility supporting collateral as necessary.

​SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

3+ year’s industry experience working in accessibility.
WAS qualification an advantage.
Detailed knowledge of all accessibility standards and guidelines, in particular Section 508 and WCAG standards
Detailed knowledge of accessibility implementation for both web and mobile applications
Ability to audit web and mobile application against WCAG accessibility standards, provide clear and concise explanations on non-conformances, and provide appropriate remediation guidance
Good working knowledge of a broad range of assistive technologies, in particular screen readers such as JAWS, NVDA and Voiceover, and other technologies such as screen magnification and voice activations software
Familiarity of the issues faced by native users of assistive technologies
Ability to work effectively across a broad group of local and virtual/remote teams with varying accessibility skill levels
Ability to explain and communicate accessibility requirements to non-accessibility specialists, and provide clear and concise remediation guidance where needed. Excellent verbal and written communications skills needed.
Ability to work remotely

OUR VALUES

WE ARE PASSIONATELY COMMITTED TO LEADERSHIP, LEARNING, AND SUCCESS. WE EMBRACE EVERY OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE OUR CUSTOMERS AND EACH OTHER AS:

ONE TEAM
OPEN AND RESPECTFUL
CURIOUS
READY
TRUE

MORE ABOUT SKILLSOFT:

Skillsoft delivers online learning, training, and talent solutions to help organizations unleash their edge. Leveraging immersive, engaging content, Skillsoft enables organizations to unlock the potential in their best assets – their people – and build teams with the skills they need for success. Empowering 36 million learners and counting, Skillsoft democratizes learning through an intelligent learning experience and a customized, learner-centric approach to skills development with resources for Leadership Development, Business Skills, Technology & Development, Digital Transformation, and Compliance.

Skillsoft is partner to thousands of leading global organizations, including many Fortune 500 companies. The company features three award-winning systems that support learning, performance and success: Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform, which offers measurable impact across the entire employee lifecycle. Learn more at www.skillsoft.com.

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us.
If this opportunity intrigues you, we would love for you to apply!

NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: We value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Skillsoft does not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies. All resumes submitted by employment agencies directly to any Skillsoft employee or hiring manager in any form without a signed Skillsoft Employment Agency Agreement on file and search engagement for that position will be deemed unsolicited in nature. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is subsequently hired as a result of the referral or through other means.

Skillsoft is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer: It is the policy of Skillsoft (US) Corporation to provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability (mental or physical), protected veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by law.

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