Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 296423
VICE PRES INFORMATION TECHNLGY (UA-VPIT-IUBLA)
For years the Bepko Internship Program has been upholding Chancellor Bepko's commitment to diversity within IT. The program targets applications from Indiana University student populations that are traditionally under-represented in information technology professions and places them in high quality internships where they are mentored by top professionals and gain first hand experience in their field. Interns are compensated competitively and have the ability to work flexible hours to accommodate class schedules.
At University Information Technology Services (UITS) we ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility, and creativity, as well as a culture that champions inclusion, diversity, and overall employee well-being through programs supported university wide. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which helps us to make amazing things happen in each neighborhood, community, and county we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.
Would you like to get a head start in learning how to evaluate and create accessible courses? This is a fantastic opportunity in a variety of disciplines to gain experience with learning technologies, evaluating Canvas courses for accessibility, and remediating course content.
Interns will participate in a 1-week training program, followed by a 14-weeks field experience evaluating Canvas courses and documenting results. Specifically, interns will:
Receive training in:
Accessibility 101 and how individuals with disabilities use information technology.
How to create accessible documents and web content.
How to use Canvas accessibility checkers.
Perform accessibility evaluations in:
Use built in Canvas accessibility checkers.
Work with a team to complete projects according to a timeline.
Communicate with IU Faculty and Staff regarding the status of course accommodations.
Take on various roles such as processing PDFs and editing eText.
Remediate Canvas courses using built in accessibility checkers and instructions.
Assist in documenting current work processes for the creation of job aides.
High school diploma or GED.
Background in educational psychology and technology, instructional design, User Experience (UX) Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), or User Interface (UI) Design.
Basic knowledge of HTML and Microsoft 365 tools.
Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts.
Ability to demonstrate attention to detail in all deliverables and communications.
Research, analyze, and synthesize information/data and provide recommendations for designing learning solutions.
Personable and enjoy working in a team environment.
Able to work effectively and efficiently with a minimum of supervision.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page .
Equal Employment Opportunity
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.