Typewell Transcriber

Weber State University, Ogden, UT 84408, Openings : 1,
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WSUs Commitment to Diversity Weber State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an inclusive environment by welcoming all individuals, including culturally diverse staff, faculty, and student body. WSU values every individual by embracing all identities through the promotion of belonging, creativity, and uniqueness. We strive to create environments which are welcoming, inclusive, and equitable for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected categories, such as disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, national origin, veterans status, or others, as required by law and university policy (see Weber State Universitys Policy and Procedure Manual 3-32). Position Information Position Title Typewell Transcriber
Requisition Number H00043P
Position Category Hourly/Work Study
Campus Location Weber State University – Ogden, UT
Hours per week
Months per year 12
Alternate work schedule
Pay Grade
Hourly Pay Rate $15-$19 During training, $20+ Certified based on experience
Job Summary/Basic Function The office of Disability Services recruits individuals to train as TypeWell transcribers to provide communication access for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. The trained transcriber will use software on laptop computers to listen to class lectures and rapidly record the information in complete English sentences. Students simultaneously read and respond to the transcripts. The transcriber may also voice the comments and questions posed by students.

Duties and responsibilities include: transcribing material from spoken lectures and discussions, locating documents, rapidly setting up and breaking down computer equipment, emailing documents, and operating peripheral equipment (printers, desktop computers, copiers, etc.).

Transcribers will complete paid training in TypeWell and complete a paid mentorship during the first year of employment. Applicants who have already completed such training and mentorship may be eligible for a paid refresher course and will be paid according to experience.

**This is a pooled position. Applicants are selected from the pool as positions become available. After a period of time the pool will expire and applicants will be notified.

Required Qualifications Four years’ experience using word processing software 60 wpm net typing speed, fluency in English. Successful completion of specialized TypeWell application (see Notes to Applicant for details).
Preferred Qualifications Previous customer service experience, computer troubleshooting, and working with individuals with disabilities (especially deaf or hard-of-hearing). One year of college/university education.
Background Check? Yes
Posting Detail Information Job Open Date 01/26/2024
Review Date 01/28/2024
Job Close Date 06/26/2024
Open Until Filled
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https://jobs.weber.edu/postings/3614
Notes to Applicant To apply, complete the online application, attach a resume, the contact information for three references, a cover letter and transcripts. Optionally, attach letter of recommendation and previous certifications.

If you are hired, please keep in mind that you will need to complete the appropriate Payroll and HR documents prior to beginning work.

The screening of applicants will begin immediately.

Due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), individuals who have worked in a salaried capacity for Weber State University are ineligible to be hired as an hourly or adjunct employee at Weber State for six months.

Criminal Background check is required as a condition of employment.

Applicants must also complete the online TypeWell application. For more information, contact Taylor Mousley at Disability Services deafservices@weber.edu.

Selected candidates will participate in a paid 2-3 month training program to learn the TypeWell software. Disability Services will provide equipment and payment for all training hours. At the successful completion of training, the candidate will begin to work as a transcriber mentee for Disability Services.

**This is a pooled position. Applicants are selected from the pool as positions become available. After a period of time, the pool will expire and applicants will be notified.

ADA Essential Job Function

ADA Essential Job Function Physical Activity of this position Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles. , Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees., Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. , Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction., Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time. , Moving about to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another., Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward. , Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion. , Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles. , Operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, or position. , Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. , Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. , Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.
Physical Requirements of this position Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or consistently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sitting most of the time. Walking and standing o, Light work. Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Use of arm and/or leg controls exerting forces greater than that for sedentary work.
Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision. Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures transcribing using a computer terminal extensive reading.
The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position. None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
Last Date For Apply: 2024-06-13 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEApply Here