Company: EDWARD JONES
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: November 19, 2022
At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious,
long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and
implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client
experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our
more than 7 million clients live and work.
In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients
and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building
deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St.
Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help
U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We
continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual
The Senior Accessibility specialist is a member User Experience
department and works with multiple product teams to ensure that
their systems, applications and experiences are meeting
accessibility standards for any person with an accessibility need.
The ideal candidate will be accomplished in auditing systems using
available tools to find accessibility issues, recommending
solutions for violations found, and has the experience and
expertise to expand web accessibility knowledge and practices
within those product teams.
What you'll do:
--- Develop digital accessibility training materials, and lead and
conduct training sessions and shape guidance with development,
design, and/or content creators detailing the importance of web
accessibility and how it intersects with their work through
coaching, leadership, and knowledge sharing.
--- Clearly summarize accessibility findings and provide
recommendations for remediation, including code-level
recommendations and solutions.
--- Facilitate team playbacks and training sessions in an effective
way that focuses on creating a shared understanding to improve
quality of work and execution of firm standards.
--- Responsible for creating and applying business and technical
knowledge to ensure adherence to Web Accessibility Standards (WCAG
2.0/2.1) and high-quality recommendations are made for business and
enterprise software solutions.
--- Develop, coordinate and implement services, programs and
activities in coordination with various stakeholders to support
firm accessibility initiatives.
--- Build and maintain effective partnerships with firm peers to
increase the awareness and importance of digital accessibility on
campus and advance the accessibility of the firm's public web
properties and digital artifacts.
--- Lead the evaluation, selection, and onboarding of vendor
products for accessibility and contribute to information technology
--- Work closely with firm leadership and accessibility advocates
to support firm-wide accessibility initiatives and to define and
maintain current roadmap, vision and strategy for digital
accessibility within the firm.
--- Utilize and interpret internal and external research to make
credible recommendations for individual assistive technology needs
of firm employees.
--- Serve as an effective spokesperson for digital
--- Establish and maintain effective relationships across
departments, business areas, and vendors.
--- Proven ability to drive multiple development efforts varying in
size and complexity that make significant accessibility impacts for
all users of Edward Jones systems; Development engagements can last
from several months to multiple years in duration.
--- Own self-development, staying current with digital
accessibility techniques and tools, and demonstrate out-of- the-box
--- Works independently utilizing the POUR Methodology of web
accessibility (Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust),
User Experience standards, and Technology Standards, escalating
issues to leaders as needed.What Experience You Need:
--- Bachelor's degree in Human Computer Interaction, Psychology,
Instructional Design or Computer Science p referred, or related
--- 5+ years of experience assessing digital materials (Interfaces,
PDFs, etc.) that adhere to accessibility standards (WCAG,
--- 7+ years of experience developing, designing or maintaining
desktop, mobile and responsive web applications with web
--- 5+ years of experience with accessibility standards and
guidelines (WCAG, WAI-AIRA).
--- Expert with multiple accessibility and assistive technology
testing tools such as JAWS, Dragon, Fusion, deque, Wave,
--- 5+ years of experience conducting system analysis; planning,
designing, analyzing, testing, and implementing accessibility
--- Experience with working collaboratively with product teams to
develop, maintain, and implement applications, regarding digital
accessibility technologies, policies, standards, and best
--- 5+ years of experience documenting test plans, expected test
results, actual test results, identified issues, and steps to
replicate accessibility findings.
--- Proficient in multiple user experience disciplines (Research,
Design, Engineering), techniques, and processes.
--- Expertise in mentoring and/or coaching multiple product teams
within an agile software development organization.
--- Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal)
skills, and the ability to present ideas, thoughts, arguments, and
--- Expert in facilitating remediation of accessibility issues with
--- Strong ability to create and maintain best practice
documentation and practices, used across multiple systems and
--- Ability to understand and explain technical issues and their
implications for projects and business decisions, facilitate
discussion and resolution of problems, and mentor other IS
What Could Set You Apart:
--- IAAP Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies
(CPACC), Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS), or other certification
--- Responds well to direction, embraces feedback, and champions
--- Ideal candidate will have experience and understanding of
financial services industry and regulatory requirements.
--- MS Computer-Human Interaction or similar degree
- 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2022, published Fortune
July 2022, Great Places to Work - data as of March 2022.
Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
- Edward Jones was recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for
Millennials by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine. The
privately held firm ranked No. 2 overall, in its fourth appearance
on the list.2022 Fortune Best Workplaces for Women, published
September 2022, research by Great Places to Work -, data as of
August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the
Edward Jones has been named to the
2022 Best Workplaces for Women list by Great Places to Work - and
Fortune - magazine, ranking No. 45.2022 Fortune's 100 Best
Companies to Work For, published April 2022, research by Great
Place to Work -, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for
using, not obtaining, the rating.
For the 23rd time, Edward Jones has
earned a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For -
ranking by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine. Edward
Jones ranked No. 35 on the prestigious 2022 list.2022 Best Places
to Work For LGBTQ+ Equality, Great Place to Work - in partnership
with Human Rights Campaign Foundation, published Equity Magazine
January 2022, data as of July 2021. Compensation provided for
using, not obtaining, the rating.
Edward Jones scored 100 percent on
the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality
Index (CEI) the nation's foremost benchmarking survey and report
measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+
workplace equality. The ranking designated Jones as one of the best
places to work for LGBTQ+Equality.Edward Jones does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion,
national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy,
veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited
by applicable law.At Edward Jones, we value and respect our
associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual
efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career,
financial security and well-being. to learn more about our total
compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically
includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for
this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on
skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a
potential new associate:
Salary: $90628 - $154313
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