Working Warhawk I
Vacancy Number: S-00559 Position Title: Working Warhawk I Classification Title: Department: Center for Disability Services Employment Type: Part-Time Duties and Responsibilities:
The Center for Disability Services ( CDS ) coordinates a note taking service for students whose documented disabilities have an impact on their ability to take notes.
As a Note Taker you will support the academic needs of a student with a disability by providing clear and accurate notes as a record of lectures or classes. Students may have difficulties taking notes for a number of different reasons, for example sight or hearing impairments, specific learning difficulties or because writing is difficult and painful. Notes are essential tools for learning and revision, therefore the work of a Note Taker provides vital support. (Notes are typed (with the exception of some math and/or science courses involving math and/or scientific equations/notation).
Note Taker responsibilities include:
To provide the student with a clear, accurate and full account of the information conveyed in classes where it is necessary to take notes.
To ensure notes are clear and comprehensive.
To provide notes to the student in an agreed format to meet their needs (typed, PowerPoint, outlines etc.)
To complete and return relevant paperwork accurately and promptly.
To work in a professional, helpful and flexible manner, maintaining confidentiality at all times.
To correspond with the Center for Disability Services ( CDS ) on an ongoing basis, in order to accurately monitor support, notification of absences and changes to availability.
Hours can vary based on the student’s needs; Position requires a flexible schedule.
Note Takers are paid an hourly rate for note taking.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent communication skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Able to develop positive rapport with students
Desire to assist others
Ability to work on own initiative, independently and to meet deadlines
Academic excellence in Writing and/or Mathematics; 2.7 GPA
Applicants must be a currently enrolled Auburn University at Montgomery Student.
Applicants must provide a sample of their notes
Job Open Date: 01/22/2020 This posting will remain open until closed: Yes Job Close Date: Salary Band: Special Instructions to Applicants:
Auburn University at Montgomery reserves the right once interviewing has begun to stop accepting applications.
About the University/College
Located in Alabama’s vibrant state capital, Auburn University at Montgomery is a fast-growing university on the rise. Don’t just take our word for it: The Princeton Review rates us as one of the best colleges in the Southeast, while U.S. News & World Report recently ranked us No. 22 among regional universities in the South for the quality of undergraduate teaching and 38th among all public institutions in the region.
Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the safety and security of our campus community is a top priority. All employees at AUM are considered to be Responsible Employees and have the duty to immediately report information that has the potential to adversely impact safety or wellness on our campus.
Quick Link https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/4055 Position Profile Link Applicant Documents
- Professional Reference Sheet
- Writing/Publication Sample
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
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