Real-Time Captioners-CART Provider-Level 1 (3 Positions) (Mountain View)

Dallas, Dallas County
May 08, 2014
Location: Mountain View
Division: Student Support/Career Services - Mountain View
Position Number: 061311099
Position Type: Professional Support Staff
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
Appointment Type: Part Time
Is Grant Funded?:
Salary: $18.90/Hourly, Range H80
Work Days/Hours: M-F; Some nights and weekends.
Posting Number: 02556
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

Interpret in real-time captioning through the use of a steno machine, notebook computer and real-time software to render instant speech to text translation on a computer monitor. Captions all communication that occurs in the classroom for students who are deaf and hard of hearing or who have other communication barriers. Provides real-time captioning for hearing-impaired students and/or prospective students including lectures or other classroom instruction, meetings, registration, testing, tutoring, counseling, etc. Facilitates communication between the student, the faculty member and other students in the classroom. Works closely with student, faculty member or other appropriate individual to obtain all terminology inherent to the assignment (curricula, syllabi, synopses, scripts and texts) to creat a dictionary and enhance the master dictionary. Provides the student with a copy of the lecture or meeting text from the real-time translation either on diskette or a printed copy of the edited text. Troubleshoots and solves hardware/software or other technical problems with the captioning equipment. Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:

Work performed causes light fatigue because of fairly continuos mental/physical effort; prolonged use of computer and/or steno machine and repetitive hand motions.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
# of Months:
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: YesMinimum Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or equivalent plus currently enrolled in an accredited court reporting program and have less than one year of experience in providing real-time captioning services. Excellent oral and written communication skills to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds. The ability to provide quality customer service. Evidence of current enrollment in a court reporting program will be required with application for employment. *Will be subject to a criminal background check.*