The Carpentries is searching for a new full-time Accessibility Coordinator to join our global, mission-driven organisation for two years. The Accessibility Coordinator will be integrate accessibility standards and best practices across all areas of The Carpentries organisation. They will work with and serve our volunteer community - comprising 60,000 learners, 3,000 instructors, 97 Trainers, and 98 member organisations from research institutions around the world.
This position is supported with funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Learn more about CZI’s work to advance diversity and inclusion in open source.
Our new team member will join a diverse and engaged team of remote professionals working to spread data-driven research skills around the world. Our team values openness, honesty, fairness, and transparency as the keys to fostering trust. We believe that the individuals who make up our community are the most important part of our organisation and our strongest resource. We strive to make decisions that prioritize people first and empower the growth and success of all who are part of our organisation. We value a growth mindset in all that we do and strive to be always improving and evolving ourselves and our methodologies, being receptive to feedback, responsive, curious, and willing to learn.
The Carpentries is a fiscally sponsored project of the 501(c)3 Community Initiatives. We have a large community of instructors and contributors, and a much larger community of users. We use evidence-based teaching practices to teach the core skills for effective computational and data work, and we promote reproducible research and open science/open source widely. All interactions in The Carpentries community and spaces, both virtual and in-person, are governed by our Code of Conduct.
In the United States, Community Initiatives offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
- Fully paid medical, dental and vision
- 401k with employer match
- Basic life insurance, AD&D, STD & LTD
- 4 weeks of vacation
- 12 paid holidays
- 4 floating holidays
Outside the United States, Community Initiatives will make every effort to support the hiring or contracting of international team members, following all local laws related to employment and benefits, ensuring a competitive compensation package.
For details, including full job descriptions and the application procedures, please see The Carpentries jobs page.
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