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Transcriptionist disability services

Company: The University of Texas at San Antonio
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:


Part-Time Captionist/Transcriptionist I (Student Disability Services)Location: San Antonio,
TXRegular/Temporary: RegularJob ID: 8203Full/Part Time: Part TimeOrg Marketing Statement
The University of Texas at San Antonio is a Hispanic Serving University specializing in cyber, health, fundamental futures, and
social-economic development. With more than 34,000 students, it is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. UTSA
advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university embraces
multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development
and the commercialization of intellectual property-for Texas, the nation and the world. Learn more , on or on , , , or .UTSA is situated in a global
city that has been a crossroads of peoples and cultures for centuries, values diversity and inclusion in all aspects of university life. As
an institution expressly founded to advance the education of Mexican Americans and other underserved communities, our university is
committed to ending generations of discrimination and inequity. UTSA, a premier public research university, fosters academic excellence
through a community of dialogue, discovery and innovation that embraces the uniqueness of each voice.Posting End Date

  • This is a pooled posting that will have vacancies throughout the 2022 semesters.Salary $16.00/hourHours per Week Up to 19 hours/week. May require early morning, evening, and weekend work assignments.Required
    Application Materials Required: Resume or CV, Cover Letter, and Sample of work (typing test). ***In order to complete the
    application, applicant first must complete the typing test indicating a Net Speed of 65 wpm or higher and attach it along with uploaded
    resume and cover letter. If you are unable to attach, please email your typing test to Test online at , and
    take the 5 minute test for accuracy.For more information, please call Student Disability Services at
    210-458-4157.***Please submit all documents together in a single document in order to be considered.Purpose of Position To provide accurate computer-aided speech to text service for class lectures, discussions,
    announcements, recordings, meetings, and related academic/student affairs settings to ensure communication access and equal opportunity for
    deaf/hard of hearing students registered in Student Disability Services.Responsible for providing speech to text services for deaf/hard
    of hearing students registered in Student Disability Services.Essential Functions Typical Duties:1. Provide
    real-time computer-aided speech to text services for class lectures, discussions, announcements, conversations, meetings, events, and other
    spoken word situations using computer aided technology for students who are deaf/hard of hearing and are registered with Student Disability
    Services.2. Accurately transcribes verbal information and video materials as needed in both academic and student organizations as
    assigned.3. Works with instructors and university departments to gain understanding of relevant concepts to better facilitate
    captioning for deaf/hard of hearing students.4. Works effectively in teams with other captionists5. Prepares for classes by
    reviewing syllabi, notes, text and by developing a comprehensive glossary for a particular subject or class.Periodic:1. Reports
    any student related concerns to the Coordinator of DHHS.2. Participates in department and division-wide quality improvement activities,
    trainings, and meetings as necessary.3. Assists in other duties throughout department when requested (i.e. proctoring of tests).4.
    Other duties as assigned.Required Qualifications
    • Graduated High School or completed GED
    • Experience using
      a word processor and/or laptop to type information.
    • Pass typing test with 65 wpm and limited errors.
    • Proficiency in the
      use of English grammar, spelling and auditory listening skills.
    • Ability to quickly understand and condense information while
      typing.
    • Successfully complete training program provided by Student Disability Services Office.Preferred
      Qualifications
      • Associates degree or equivalent college hours from an accredited institution.
      • One year experience in
        transcription or captioning in a postsecondary setting.
      • Experience using Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
      • Knowledge of
        computer programs/software used for captioning and transcribingWorking Conditions Working Conditions:General
        classroom, lecture hall, laboratory environments and office.This position will be primarily located: On Campus:
        Primary work location will be on campus. Additional Information In order to complete the application,
        applicant first must complete the typing test indicating a Net Speed of 65 wpm or higher and attach a Sample of Work, along with uploaded
        resume and cover letter, or please email your typing test to:
        • Test
          is available online at: , and
          take the 5 minute test for accuracy.Upon completion of the typing test attach your results as Sample of Work, along with uploaded
          resume and cover letter to complete the application process. For more information, please call Student Disability Services at
          210-458-4157.
          • UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.
          • UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
            Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
          • This is a security sensitive position.
            Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
          • At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting may
            be closed once a sufficient number of qualified applications has been received.EO/AA Statement As an equal employment
            opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at San Antonio to promote and ensure equal
            employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation,
            disability, or veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements
            to ensure nondiscrimination. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The UTSA campus is accessible to persons with disabilities.To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to jeid-587acbef3946fc4aa3bc08e4db809951

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