Accessible Procurement Analyst (Administrative Analyst/Specialist, Exempt I) - Disability Programs & Resource Center Center (501853)

  • Cal State University (CSU) San Francisco
  • San Francisco, California
  • Aug 15, 2021
Part Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support Purchasing and Warehouse

Job Description

Description:

Working Title

Accessible Procurement Analyst (Administrative Analyst/Specialist, Exempt I) - Disability Programs & Resource Center Center

SF State University

San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.

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San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus. Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties.

The person holding this position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Department

Disability Programs & Resource Center

Appointment Type

Probationary

Time Base

0.5 FTE

Work Schedule

Monday- Friday 1:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Anticipated Hiring Range

$2,381.00 - $2,625.00 @0.5 FTE per month ($28,572.00 - $31,500.00 @0.5FTE annually)

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary

Under the general supervision of the Director for Disability Programs & Resource Center, the Accessible Procurement Analyst (AA/S I) coordinates accessibility reviews for campus purchases and/or acquisitions of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in accordance with the Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI). This position works with campus requesters, campus partners, vendors, and members of the Accessible Technology Services team at the Disability Programs and Resource Center (DPRC) to ensure compliance with applicable laws and policies. This position also provides departmental administrative support in the areas of purchasing, travel, business continuity, employee accommodations, technology, and completion of annual ATI reports.

Position Information

ATI Procurement Coordination
  • Review each Information and Communication Technology (ICT) purchase request submitted via the campus ticketing system and determine impact to campus community based on information provided by requestor and/or third-party vendor as appropriate;
  • Review accessibility documentation provided by the vendor, such as a Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) or Accessibility Conformance Report (ACR), to determine accessibility level of product;
  • Communicate with vendors that need further guidance on completing VPATs/ACRs and attend vendor demonstrations of products. Consult with Program Manager for Accessible Technology Services (ATS) and Web Accessibility Coordinator as appropriate;
  • Distribute accessibility testing results of vendor products to requester and/or vendor;
  • Work with ATS Program Manager and various departments to develop Equally Effective Alternate Access Plans (EEAAPs) for products that are not fully accessible. Work with vendors to create Accessibility Roadmaps as appropriate;
  • Maintain a database of product accessibility that affords documentation, aggregation, management, and transferability of purchases at SF State;
  • Provide training to campus requestors on the Accessible Procurement Process;
  • Serve as accessibility representative on campus-wide RFP committees for technology products;
  • Under the oversight of the ATS Program Manager, participate in the strategic planning process for campus ATI, making annual recommendations for campus-wide implementation of procurement-based access initiatives;
  • Actively participate in appropriate CSU ATI system-wide discussions (e.g. CSU Procurement Community of Practice) and procurement related campus-wide committees that focus on providing disability access to technology;
  • Collaborate with other CSU campuses and the Chancellor's Office to identify approaches and best practices for compliance with accessibility requirements that pertain to procurement. Oversee efforts to implement these practices on campus, when appropriate; and
  • Consult and collaborate with SF State's Procurement, IT Security, and Purchasing Card offices to develop policies and procedures for procurement practices that comply with federal, state, and CSU regulations regarding accessibility.

Department Administrative Functions
  • Upon referral by the Employee Accommodations Program, coordinate the installation and training of assistive technology for employees with disabilities by working with ATS Program Manager and Accessible Media Program Coordinator. Document all interactions with employee accommodations program;
  • Under the oversight of the ATS Program Manager, prepare annual ATI reports reflecting all goals and deliverables achieved in the areas of instructional materials, web accessibility, and procurement. Gather and store evidence for these reports and assists in submission of these reports to the CSU Chancellor's Office;
  • Serve as a back-up for departmental procurement functions that include office supplies, technology, and general purchasing;
  • Serve as a back-up in aiding department colleagues with completion of travel forms and travel expense reports; and
  • Under the oversight of the ATS Program Manager, annually maintain and update the DPRC Business Continuity plan.

Other Duties as Assigned

At All Times
  • Demonstrate behaviors that are in line with the User-Friendly Principles (P530C) and Principles of Conduct for a Multi-Cultural University (P30D).
  • Demonstrate safe work practices for oneself, others and the office environment.

Minimum Qualifications

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field, with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.
  • Working knowledge of, and ability to apply standard theories, principles, practices, and techniques applicable to the program and/or administrative specialty to develop conclusions and make recommendations;
  • Thorough knowledge of policies, procedures, and outside regulations pertaining to the applicable program and/or administrative specialty;
  • Working knowledge of operational and fiscal analysis and techniques;
  • Ability to take initiative and independently plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved;
  • Skill in the research, development, and evaluation of policies and programs, including skill in the collection, evaluation, and interpretation of data to develop sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations;
  • Expertise in investigating and analyzing problems with broad administrative impacts and implications. Ability to anticipate problems and address them proactively;
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interpret, organize, and present information and ideas in written and/or presentation form; and
  • Ability to train others on new skills and procedures and provide work lead direction.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent professional experience with technology;
  • Five years of professional experience in working with technology;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Prior knowledge reviewing product accessibility documentation, such as Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates (VPATs) or Accessibility Conformance Reports (ACRs);
  • Highly proficient in working with databases and spreadsheets;
  • Ability to train others on new skills and procedures;
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply extensive expertise to complex programs and/or administrative specialties;
  • Ability to work with third party vendors and representatives from public and private entities; and
  • Prior experience working with students with disabilities in a post-secondary education setting.
  • Core Competencies - embody the following competencies:
  • Bias toward collaboration and teamwork.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Customer/Client Focus with an emphasis in problem solving and resolution.
  • Personal effectiveness and credibility as demonstrated by interpersonal and professional confidence.
  • Diversity and inclusion.

REQUIRED LICENSE/CERTIFICATION

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

Environmental/Physical/Special

Incumbent must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staffs. Incumbent must refrain from wearing scented products to ensure access for people with chemical sensitivities. Some evening and weekend hours may be required.

Pre-Employment Requirements

This position requires the successful completion of a background check.

Eligibility to Work

Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire.

Benefits

Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employee.

CSUEU Position

Eligible and qualified on-campus applicants, currently in bargaining units 2, 5, 7, and 9 are given hiring preference.

Additional Information

SF STATE IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS. (i.e. H1-B VISAS).

The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.

Please note that this position, position requirements, application deadline and/or any other component of this position is subject to change or cancellation at any time.


Closing Date/Time: July 7, 2022

Job Address

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