Part-time Reader Position
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Office of Human Resources
Kean University is seeking a part-time Reader that will work with a faculty member. The Reader will read aloud to the faculty member various printed materials and/or information from a computer screen or other print sources that cannot be read by the adaptive computer equipment and software. The Reader will take dictation when the adaptive computer equipment and software cannot do so and will also organize and file written materials that are incidental to the reading and dictation duties.
This position is temporary and filled on a semester-to-semester basis, up to a maximum of 20 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Generally, work will be assigned between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. The Reader's work schedule will vary each semester based on the faculty member's teaching schedule. It is preferred that candidates are available a minimum of 3 full work days per week, contingent upon the faculty member’s schedule. Occasional evening or weekend hours may also be required. Salary is $16 per hour and is commensurate with experience.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree is required, with some training or experience in a field of study related to psychology or a social science. Preference will be given to candidates that possess attention to detail, organizational skills, exceptional interpersonal skills, and have suitable scheduling flexibility.
Skills: The ability to read, write and speak English fluently; the ability to read aloud clearly and articulately; and competence in English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Please include in your cover letter your hours of availability. Application materials can be addressed to: Ms. Yrelys Tapanes, Associate Director of Benefits.
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