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Santa Barbara County Education Office

Santa Barbara, CA

Braille Transcriber

LocationSanta Barbara, California, 93160
Employment TypeFull Time
Date Posted2022-06-15
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Valid Through2023-04-29

Job Description:

Apply by: 7/29/2022Apply online: www.sbceo.orgPhone: ***** x5225Ideal candidate: You are a culturally caring and empathetic professional with creativeproblem-solving skills who cares about the people you work with and the students receiving your services. You are a team player, skilled in your area of expertise, and you strive to do a good job at all times. You have satisfactorily fulfilled all requirements, and have been accepted as a Braille Transcriber, Certified by the Library of Congress in Literary Braille.The position: Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, transcribe a variety ofinstructional materials into an appropriate media such as Braille, large print and tactilerepresentation for use by visually impaired students.Specific duties and responsibilities:•Transcribe a variety of instructional materials into an appropriate media such as braille, large print and other special teaching aids for use by visually impaired students•Determine appropriate format of instructional materials•Proofread and verify accuracy of transcribed materials•Organize and prepare transcribed materials in accordance with established National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Braille translation guidelines such as United English Braille,English Braille American Edition, The Nemeth Braille Code for Mathematics, and the Code of Braille Textbook Formats and Techniques translation guidelines•Prepare braille copies of tests, worksheets, maps, textbooks, charts and other instructional aids and materials utilizing textbook formation rules, Braille codes, English usage, grammar, spelling and punctuation.•Operate a variety of specialized equipment including Perkins Braillewriter, braille embosser, book binding machine, and thermoform machine•Order braille and large print books and materials from the state and other agencies andmaintain files of purchases and borrowed materials•Catalog and maintain records of braille transcription, books and ot

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