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Transcriber for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students

Company: UNAVAILABLE
Location: Logan
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewA transcriber trained in the Typewell Program provides access to live lectures and class material in real time for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students. A transcriber attends USU classes in person and over Zoom and types out what is heard concept for concept. This includes both the professors lecture and any student comments. A transcribers schedule is based on student requests so the hours will be consistent but not in blocks of time. There is some schedule flexibility. The transcriber will report to a supervisor and be part of the transcriber team.ResponsibilitiesA transcriber provides speech-to-text communication access for USU students during classes. A transcriber does this by listening to what is said during a conversation, lecture, or presentation and typing a meaning-for-meaning transcript of what is heard. A transcriber must be able to attend classes in person and remotely depending on the class type. The qualified candidate will be trained in the Type Well program and must use this program with competence.Qualifications

  • Type at least 65 wpm.
  • Pass grammar, typing, and listening tests to qualify for an interview.
  • Commit to four Fall/Spring semesters to qualify for the training.
  • Paid training to be completed by August 2022.As part of the application process, all applicants will need to take screening tests for the Typewell Basic Skills Course. When signing up for the testing, each applicant should list the following email address as the potential sponsor: marie.nielsen@usu.edu. Use this link to access the screening tests: https://user.typewell.com/qualify-and-apply.htmlRequired DocumentsAlong with the online application, please attach:
  • Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**Advertised Salary$15.00 per hour or higher depending on experienceADAEmployees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.University HighlightsUtah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utahs land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years. -USUs statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 masters and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU. -A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. -Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good. -The USU main campus is located in beautiful -Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. -USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a -Dual Career Assistance program -to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. -USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the universitys ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu. -USU Land AcknowledgmentPlease visit our website to learn about Utah States land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah. -Notice of Non-discriminationIn its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USUs non-discrimination policies: -Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, -discrimination@usu.edu, -Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266Title IX Coordinator -Matthew Pinner, -titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit -https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:U.S. Department of Education, -Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, -800-421-3481, OCR@ed.govU.S. Department of Education, -Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, -OCR.Denver@ed.gov -*updated 11/2022

Keywords: UNAVAILABLE, Logan , Transcriber for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students, Other , Logan, Utah

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