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The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) is Tennessee's largest higher education system, governing 40 post-secondary educational institutions with over 200 teaching locations. The TBR system includes 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology, providing programs to students across the state, country and world.

Temporary - Reader/Scribe, All Campuses (Pool)

  • Nashville, Tennessee, United States
  • Student or Temporary Jobs
  • Temporary
  • Closing on: Nov 1 2023

Title: Temporary – Reader/Scribe, All Campuses (Pool)

POSITION SUMMARY
To provide students with disabilities access to Reader/Scribe services in a classroom environment and/or during academic testing.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
For classroom readers, reads aloud instructions, prompts, content of class activity sheets and/or project information that is not provided in an accessible format by reading words verbatim as the course instructor provides.

For testing readers, narrates the test material verbatim without defining, explaining or interpreting the content.

For classroom scribes, types lecture notes and/or responses as dictated by the student for in-class activities.

Provides the student with an accurate and full account lecture content and ensures notes are clear and comprehensive. This may include written descriptions of visual information.

Consistently attends lectures, as assigned, and provides electronic copies of notes per departmental process.

For testing scribes where grammar and spelling are not being assessed, writes or types exactly what a student dictates without substituting words. Allows student to dictate additional punctuation beyond basic punctuation. For testing scribes where grammar and spelling are being assessed, requires the student to dictate spelling and punctuation.

For both readers and scribes, respects students’ right to privacy by keeping all information confidential.

Liaises with the Access Center on an ongoing basis in order to monitor student support and to address concerns.

Performs other duties as assigned, including basic clerical support.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
High School diploma or equivalent

Ability to work a flexible, varied schedule based on student needs

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Associate’s Degree in any field

Prior work experience in a higher education setting

Prior experience working with or assisting persons with disabilities

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Proficient in Microsoft applications. Ability to work independently. Ability to communicate sensitively and tactfully, both orally and in writing, with individuals at all levels across the College. Ability to relate to a diverse user-group. Demonstrated proficiency in notetaking. Must be punctual, reliable and organized.

Rate of Pay: $15.00 to 16.50 per hour, depending on experience

Work Hours: Up to 28 hours per week

Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts are required upon hire. Applicants may be subject to a background check.

AVAILABILITY/CLOSING DATE
This posting is not a guarantee of an open position. Applications for temporary pool positions are accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed by the department when openings become available. Postings close annually on October 31st. Interested applicants who wish to maintain an active application within the system must re-apply each year.

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