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Captionist/Transcriptionist I (Part -Time)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This is a pooled posting that will have vacancies throughout the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters. Note 1: 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. 1. For applicants in San Antonio and surrounded areas, please visit the local UTSA Human Resources Office located in North Paseo Building (NPB 4.102). You may call 210-458-4648 to schedule a typing test. OR 2. Visit the local Texas Workforce Commission office to test. OR 3. Test online at http://official-typing-test.com/, 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. Note 2: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus. Note 3: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Note 4: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Position Details

Position Information

Title of Position Captionist/Transcriptionist I (Part -Time)
Requisition Number NBES20170145P
Department Posting Name Student Disability Services
Location Main Campus, Downtown Campus
Recruitment Type External
Position Type This is a Classified, non-benefits eligible, position.
Grant Funded? No
Hours per week 19
If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked

May require early morning, evening, and weekend work assignments.

If Temporary, Ending Date
Recruiting Rate $13.57/Hourly
Beginning Salary Flexibility No
Pay Basis Hourly
Required Education Graduated High School or completed GED
Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No
Preferred Education Some College Coursework
Field of Study

None specified.

MS Office Experience Required Word, Excel
Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? Yes - Marginal Function
Other Computer and Software Skills Required

Experience using a word processor and/or laptop to type information.

Experience and Other Skills Required

1. Pass typing test with 65 wpm limited errors.
2. Proficiency in the use of English grammar, spelling and auditory listening skills.
3. Ability to quickly understand and condense information while typing.
4. Successfully complete training
program provided by Student Disability Services Office.

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? No
Other Skills Preferred

1. Experience using Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
2. Pass typing test with 70 wpm limited errors.
3. Knowledge of computer programs/software used for captioning and transcribing

Description of Job Duties

Typical:
1. Provide real-time, meaning for meaning, on site captioning/transcribing 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 to gain understanding of relevant concepts to better facilitate captioning for deaf/hard of hearing students.
4. Works effectively in teams with other captionists
5. 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

Posting Open Date 09/01/2017
Posting Close Date at midnight on
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Notes To Applicants

This is a pooled posting that will have vacancies throughout the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters.

Note 1: 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.
1. For applicants in San Antonio and surrounded areas, please visit the local UTSA Human Resources Office located in North Paseo Building (NPB 4.102). You may call 210-458-4648 to schedule a typing test.
OR
2. Visit the local Texas Workforce Commission office to test.
OR
3. Test online at http://official-typing-test.com/, 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.

Note 2: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 3: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 4: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a High School diploma/GED or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * This position requires you to pass a typing test with 65 WPM or higher with limited errors and attach the results to the application. Please acknowledge you are able and willing to meet this requirement.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please rate your level of experience with Microsoft Word
    • No experience
    • Basic level experience
    • Intermediate level experience
    • Advanced level experience
  4. * Please rank your expertise in using Microsoft Excel
    • No Experience
    • Basic level experience
    • Intermediate level experience
    • Advanced level experience
  5. * Do you have working knowledge of laptops and personal computers?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please rank your proficiency in the use of English grammar, spelling, and auditory listening skills.
    • No Response
    • None
    • Beginner
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
  7. * Please describe any captioning, transcription or other experience you have working with deaf and/or hard of hearing students in a higher education environment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Do you realize that this is a part-time, non benefits eligible position?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you understand that this is a part-time job ranging from 2.75-19 hours per week?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * This position requires occasional evening, early morning, and weekend hours as departmental needs dictate. Are you willing and able to work these hours as needed?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement/External Publication (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • Friend/Personal Referral
    • Internal Employee
    • Job Board/Website (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • LinkedIn
    • Facebook
    • Indeed
    • Social Media-Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
  12. * Please Specify: (enter "NA" if not applicable)

    (Open Ended Question)

  13. * Please acknowledge your understanding that if you are offered a position at UTSA, you must come to the Human Resources Office, (4th floor North Paseo Bldg) on your first day of employment with the appropriate documentation (http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-9.pdf#9) of your identity and ability to legally work in the United States.
    • Yes, I acknowledge

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Typing Test
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1