eText Assistant edits electronic text files for students with disabilities. Work is highly detail oriented and must meet stringent quality standards. The position works alone with limited supervision. Work is currently remote due to COVID19.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 45% students of color and over 1,800 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our mission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Disability Resource Center (DRC) is dedicated to service excellence in the provision of comprehensive and flexible accommodation plans which contribute to the successful academic endeavors of qualified students who have disabilities. The DRC works in innovative ways to provide teaching and learning opportunities to college employees and community partners which further the understanding and success of the students we serve. The DRC nurtures and coaches its students in skills necessary to achieve success academically and in promoting essential life skills which will integrate students who have disabilities into the overall pluralistic fabric of the community.
Reviewing scanned files page by page, correct and format errors.
Electronic file management.
Preparing course materials for conversation to alternative format.
May assist with preparation of materials using high-speed scanner and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software.
Support other DRC team members.
Maintain confidentiality of all student information in accordance with FERPA laws.
Sit in to scribe or read during tests for students with disabilities.
Other duties and projects as assigned
Experience using Microsoft Office products
Effective reading and writing skills
Ability to troubleshoot, dependable, and pay attention to detail
Effective communication skills
Ability to use a screen, with appropriate breaks, for long periods.
Ability to learn and utilize new software.
Proficient in math and science terminology
Experience with scanning and OCR software
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICANTS
Prior to start of employment, a background check will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
How to apply:
Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Please send resume to Disability Resource Center at firstname.lastname@example.org. Resume will be reviewed and candidates will be invited to interviews as soon as they are received. You can contact DRC front desk at 425-564-2498 for any question.
Bellevue Community College