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Speech-to-Text Transcriptionist - Disability Resource Center

Company: Nevada State University
Location: Henderson
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Nevada State College (NSC) appreciates your interest in employment. To ensure your application process runs smoothly, we ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

  • The required documents are listed below on the posting. Your application may not be considered if you do not attach the required documents.
  • Draft applications are saved automatically and can be accessed through your candidate home account. Completed applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.
  • Please note, recruitment will close without notice when a hiring decision has been made. If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources department at (702) 992-2320 or apply@nsc.edu.

    Job Description

    Nevada State University (NSU) invites applications for the position of LOA Hourly - Speech-to-Text Transcriptionist - Disability Resource Center (DRC). The Speech-to-Text Transcriptionist requires the ability to effectively provide real-time speech-to-text using one of the currently accepted transcription methods (e.g. - CART, typewell, etc.) for hard of hearing students, staff and community members attending institution functions in a broad- spectrum assignments. These can be, but are not limited to academic courses, student engagement activities and community events sponsored by NSU.

    Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

    Nevada State University, a four-year Minority Serving public institution with a statewide mission, is dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning and committed to the advancement of a diverse and largely under-served student population. Designated a Hispanic Serving (HSI) and Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Institution (AANAPI), NSU is a university where teaching and student support are valued above all else.

    A majority of our students are first generation, racial/ethnic minorities, parents, and/or returning students, of which 45% are Hispanic, 12% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 11% are Black/African American, 25% are White, and 7% are multiracial.

    We celebrate the storied backgrounds of our campus community. We operate with a shared commitment to represent and serve the diverse population of Nevada and to encourage the exchange of ideas that respects and honors the lived experiences of our students, staff, and faculty. We foster a culture of inclusive excellence so our members can live authentically, fully engage, and flourish. In order to strengthen the university and progress its mission, the university dedicates itself to intentional and ongoing reflection to meeting the evolving needs of NSU, the surrounding communities, and the State of Nevada.

    We seek applicants who are passionate about working with this promising student population and collaborating with faculty and staff across departments to make a lasting impact in developing our institution and our community.

    We encourage you to highlight your background in fostering an inclusive campus culture and supporting the success of students who are historically underrepresented in higher education.

    Core Responsibilities:

    The Speech-to-Text Transcriptionist requires the ability to effectively provide real-time speech-to-text using one of the currently accepted transcription methods (e.g. - CART, typewell, etc.) for hard of hearing students, staff and community members attending institution functions in a broad- spectrum assignments. These can be, but are not limited to academic courses, student engagement activities and community events sponsored by NSU.

    Individual(s) hired into this position may report to the Disability Resources Center or Human Resources, depending on assigned weekly duties.
    • Must be able to caption effectively the spoken message.
    • Proficiently use, maintain, transcribing software, and computer systems and equipment.
    • Develop, maintain, and proficiently use a thorough dictionary that enables accurate and fluid translation.
    • Effectively listen for continuity, sense, and detail while translating.
    • Proficiently write in real-time or conceptually check as driven by software and or request in a conflict free manner using punctuation and sustaining accuracy in fast-paced situations.
    • Use advanced editing skills work effectively with consumers and maintain confidentiality.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the English language, including: grammatical structures, syntax, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation.
    • Requires working knowledge of the language and vocabulary used in the assigned translating situations. Industry recognized code of ethics and general knowledge of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Culture.
    • Formal training and licensure in approved speech to text software are required. Minimum Qualifications:
      • High school diploma.
      • Type well Transcribers: current license in your name.
      • CART providers: current certification and licensure with the State of Nevada.
      • Eligibility to work in the United States without sponsorship (NSU does not sponsor employment-related visas. Please note: Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications at the time of application in order to be considered for the position.

        Preferred Qualifications:
        • Experience interpreting in Post-Secondary Education.
        • College degree or course work. Work Hours:

          This position will work up to 19 hours per week.

          Hourly Rate/Monthly Salary:

          $55-60 per hour.

          Special Instructions for Internal NSHE Applicants

          NSU employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE, UNLV, UNR, NSU, CSN, TMCC, WNC, GBC, or DRI) MUST use the "Browse Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at NSU and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Browse Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site.

          If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.

          Exempt
          No

          Full-Time Equivalent
          47.5%

          Required Attachment(s)

          Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment(s) viewable to you will be the attachment(s) to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment(s) to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment(s) will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at apply@nsc.edu.

          Please upload the following documents:
          • Detailed resume listing relevant qualifications and experience;
          • Cover Letter indicating why you are a good fit for the position and Nevada State University;
          • Names and contact information of three references (you will be notified before references are contacted).

            Applications that do not include the required uploaded documents may not be considered.

            Posting Close Date
            06/30/2024

            Note to Applicant

            Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

            References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

            This position may require a criminal background check to be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

            As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

            Nevada State College does not currently sponsor Visas, all applicants must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

            Nevada State College

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