Posting Date:12/05/2013
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Status: Non-Classified
FT/PT Status: Full-Time
Work Location: Accessibility Services
Work Hours:Varies

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:

  • Background Check

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

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