Openings as of 5/17/2019
- Braillist-1765 Phoenix JobID: 1765
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Desert Valley Regional Cooperative
Braillist Location: Phoenix Employee Status: Limited Time Appointment Hours Per Week: 40 Work Calendar: 10-Month Pay Rate: $16.0826 Other: Certified or willing to be certified in Braille through the Library of Congress. CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATION MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Associates (or higher) degree or completion of two years (60 semester credit hours) of
study at an institution of higher education OR the successful completion of an Arizona
Department of Education approved Academic Assessment Test.
Required to pass a background and fingerprint check.
Associate Degree in secretarial skills plus course work in the operation of computers.
Knowledge of one of the major programs that produce Braille.
Braille Certification or progress toward Braille certification
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Transcribe materials on a computer into Braille; including Braille transcription using the
textbook formatting standards, Nemeth Code (math), and Spanish language;
Maintain necessary contacts with equipment vendors;
Monitor students on computerized equipment;
Prepare media materials;
Prepare instructional materials for visually impaired students and staff.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Ability to type 70 words per minute.
Ability to operate a variety of computerized equipment.
Skill in formatting transcribed materials; good verbal and written skills.
Ability to train students on equipment.
Ability and willingness to learn new technological skills.
Ability to follow directions.
Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance. Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents. Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage. Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire.
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance.
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the States retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program. Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment. Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments. Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.
CONTACT INFORMATION For more information contact the Recruiter at: HumanResources.Recruitment@asdb.az.gov
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
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