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Part Time Temporary TypeWell Transcriber-Disability Support Services

University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR 72032
Title Information

Working Title Part Time Temporary TypeWell Transcriber-Disability Support Services
Adjunct/Part Time $ Amount 9.25 per hour (while training) to $25.00 per hour starting third year of service

Position Details

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Position Information

Posting Number A1252019
Department Name Disability Resource Center
Position Summary

The mission of the Disability Resource Center (DRC) is to create an accessible and inclusive environment where a students educational potential is maximized through the fostering of independence, self-advocacy, and individual holistic development. The DRC is recruiting energetic individuals to train as TypeWell transcribers to provide communication access to hard of hearing students. The trained transcriber will use TypeWell specialized computer software to rapidly record the information in complete English sentences to be viewed simultaneously by the student readers.

The pay is $9.25 per hour while in training.

After training it will change to the following:
$16/hour for the first year of service
$20/hour for the second year of service
$25/hour for the third year of service

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Types material from spoken lectures and discussions into a laptop computer using TypeWell software

-Locates documents in files when revisions are requested and inserts and deletes, corrects, and emails transcripts after each class meeting

-Maintains transcriber equipment (i.e. laptop, laptop stand, portable charger and iPad) in good to excellent condition

-Performs application programming operations to assist in the rapid and accurate translation of spoken information into electronic and print materials

-Maintains web and internal linking for consistent flow of communication between TypeWell program and iPad by troubleshooting onsite issues correctly

-Identifies and takes corrective action to resolve routine operational problems

-Rapidly sets up and breaks down equipment in classroom settings and regularly relocates equipment to different locations

Required Education and/or Experience

Minimum Requirements:
-Four years of experience using word processing software

-Typing speed of 60 words or more per minute

-Ability to listen to, and rapidly understand spoken English

-At least one year of postsecondary education

-Candidate must be able to commit to at least 1 year of service after training is complete.

License(s)/Certifications (Required or Preferred)
University, Campus, and Community Description

Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of Central Arkansas.
Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of more than 11,000, of which approximately 1,800 are graduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including seven doctoral programs. The student body consistently scores above the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in research, scholarship, and creative activities. The campus is widely acclaimed for its beauty. UCA is located in Conway, Arkansas, a thriving city of approximately 65,000 in central Arkansas, and thirty minutes from Little Rock. Conway is home to several major industries, two private colleges, an excellent public school system, and strong private K12 schools. Residents have easy access to the Ouachita and Ozark National forests and pristine wildlife areas near the Buffalo National River.

Background Check Requirements 00 - 01 - Criminal/Sex/Drug
Desired start date 12/01/2019
Posting Detail Information

Background Check Statement

This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UCA EEO Statement

The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.

Open Date 11/13/2019
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply please follow the instructions below:

1) Learn more about the TypeWell program at this link: http://typewell.com/overview/how-it-works.

2) Take and pass the online listening, typing, and grammar tests at the following link: http://user.typewell.com/newtacct.form.

3) After successfully completing the tests, you will be prompted to submit information for a sponsor. Enter the following information:
Sponsor: Transcription Coordinator
Email: commaccess@uca.edu

4) If you receive passing scores on the initial test, TypeWell will ask if you wish to send your scores to your sponsor. You cannot proceed in the hiring process until you go into your TypeWell account and send your scores to the sponsor listed above.

5) After you receive passing scores on the initial TypeWell test and submitting your scores to the information listed above, please send your cover letter and resume to dpierce@uca.edu.

Posting Supplemental Questions

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    Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-11

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