Trainer/Accessibility Specialist (Chicago, IL)

The Chicago Lighthouse
Department: Call Center Operations
Posted: Jan 8, 2016

The Trainer/Accessibility Specialist is responsible for disability support services and accommodations ensuring equal access to employees with a disability.  Assists with developing, implementing and/or modifying training programs and monitoring performance to ensure that goals specified are obtained.  Assists with ensuring the training requirements are protected and accounted for in accordance with HIPPA compliance and Protected Health Care Information.

Universal Design (UD) is an approach to design that increases the potential for developing a better quality of life for a wide range of individuals. It is a design process that enables and empowers a diverse population by improving human performance, health and wellness, and social participation (Steinfeld and Maisel, 2012). It creates products, systems, and environments to be as usable as possible by as many people as possible regardless of age, ability or situation.