|Closing Date: Open Until Filled|
|FLSA Status: Non-Exempt|
|Job Status: Non-Classified|
|FT/PT Status: Full-Time|
|Work Location: Accessibility Services|
The Office of Accessibility Services at WVU is seeking a motivated professional who is interested in a rewarding career as a TypeWellŪ Transcriber. The successful candidate will use sophisticated software on notebook computers to rapidly record, edit, store, and provide detailed real-time transcripts of spoken lectures in a text-based format for simultaneous viewing by Deaf and hard-of-hearing students. The incumbent will transcribe lectures in a classroom setting and must be available to work full-time, split-shift schedules, accept itinerant assignments and to arrive at assignments as scheduled.
Minimum qualifications include an Associate’s degree and 6 to 12 months experience with word processors and computers, to include typing duties with a rate of accurately typing 60 wpm with a maximum of 2 errors. In addition to the minimum education and experience requirements, applicants must pass the TypeWellŪ pre-screening test to be considered for this position. The selected candidate must then complete the TypeWellŪ online training to learn how to listen to lectures and discussions and type a meaning-for-meaning transcription. At the conclusion of the training, the candidate must pass 4-12 weeks of the TypeWellŪ Final Skills Qualification Test. The employee is paid for their time during the online tutorial sessions.
WVU is an EEO/AA Employer. Minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans, females and other protected class members are encouraged to apply.
This position requires the following:
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution