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Research In Motion Limited (RIM) is a world leader in the mobile communications market and has a history of developing breakthrough wireless solutions. RIM’s portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies is used by thousands of organizations around the world and includes the BlackBerryÂ® wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheldâ„¢ product line, software development tools and software/hardware licensing agreements. RIM is seeking driven individuals who can take our wireless data products to the next level in the global wireless market. Are you ready to make a difference in the world of mobile communications with RIM?
As a manufacturer of telecommunications products, RIM has obligations to ensure that its products are accessible to people with disabilities. The Accessibility Coordinator will assist RIM's Accessibility Program Manager in the overall coordination of RIM's Accessibility Program. The Accessibility Coordinator will provide the first-line of response for all incoming inquiries related to accessibility of RIM products and services, conduct research and testing into third party Assistive Technology solutions and competitive product accessibility features and websites and liaise with other RIM functional groups to monitor status of their accessibility initiatives (Software Docs, Ed Services, Web Services, Contact Centre, etc). The successful candidate will assist in development and coordination of PDP Accessibility projects and internal training initiatives, plan and maintain content for the Accessibility area on the RIM website and on LiveLink, coordinate preparation for outreach activities or events at which RIM participates and monitor government legislative initiatives worldwide impacting accessibility product requirements. The Accessibility Coordinator will develop and maintain Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates (VPATs) for RIM products and assist with other activities within the Handheld Product Management Team such as ISO continuous improvement
Essential Skills and Qualifications
- Ability to interpret customer requirements
- Solid written and oral communications skills
- Ability to interact with a high degree of professionalism
- Detail oriented, with strong analytical skills
- Strong time management skills, and the ability to deal with competing priorities
- Experience/educational background in product usability, ergonomics, human factors or kinesiology is an asset
- Bachelor Degree in a related field
If you’re driven to take wireless technologies to the next level, it’s time you join the team at RIM. We offer a challenging environment that fosters creativity and rewards excellence. Employees also have use of our award winning BlackBerry!
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