[Athen] Position: Braille Transcriber at The Ohio State University

Lissner, Scott lissner.2 at osu.edu
Fri Apr 29 09:29:26 PDT 2016

We are looking for someone to join our team.

Braille Transcriber
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Student Life Disability Services is a department that provides academic support services for OSU students with disabilities. The Braille Transcriber is responsible for producing, coordinating, and delivering appropriate braille and tactile image services; transcribes and embosses a broad range of course materials (e.g. textbooks, notes, slides, homework, articles, exams) into Literary and Mathematics Braille, as well as produces associated tactile images; provides training/information and direction to student employee, production staff and additional service providers; self-directs in terms of time management, prioritization of work duties and appropriate responses to constantly evolving concerns and situations, and exhibits great attention to detail; keeps current with all new changes and developments in the field of higher education as applicable to functions assigned, with an emphasis in braille and tactile image production.

Required: Bachelor's degree from an accredited post-secondary institution; Library of Congress certification in Literary Braille Transcribing and Proofreading; Library of Congress certification in Mathematics Braille Transcribing and Proofreading (Nemeth Code and Science Notation); 1 to 2 years' experience creating and troubleshooting accurate accessible electronic text, tactile materials, and braille (Literary and Mathematics).

Desired: Significant experience producing accurate Literary and Mathematics Braille documents and associated tactile images at the undergraduate and/or graduate level in advanced STEM subjects, including but not limited to math, economics, statistics, and chemistry, as well as Foreign Languages; experience in transcribing Unified English Braille (UEB); certification in Orientation and Mobility; strong written and verbal communication skills.

For a complete position description and application instructions please visit www.jobsatosu.com<http://www.jobsatosu.com> and search by requisition number 417437.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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