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Computer Braillist

Company: The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB)
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Descriptions:SUMMARY: With close supervision, supports the MIRC organizational needs by embossing, binding, and graphic production of braille instructional materials. ACCOUNTABILITIES:Essential Functions:

  • Enters, by typing or scanning, textbooks, workbooks, and other print materials, as formatted by certified braille transcriber.
  • With support, learns to emboss, bind, and label braille volumes.
  • Assists in the production of tactile graphics.
  • Participates in continuing education and training in the production of braille materials and tactile graphics.Marginal Functions:
    • Performs additional duties as assigned.
    • Assists with proofreading braille materials as necessary.CONDITIONS:Equipment Used: Windows based PCs, Duxbury Braille Translation Software, keyboard, mouse, modem, printer, scanner, photocopier, Stereocopier, braille embossers, thermoform, tactile graphics kit, binding machine, paper cutter, scissors. Performance Standard: Must ensure accurate, timely production of braille materials and tactile graphics 100% of the time. Work Environment: Standard office conditions with overhead fluorescent lighting, 70?80 degree air temperature. Second floor location requiring use of stairs when elevator is not functioning. Work Schedule: 22.5 daytime hours, Monday-Friday. Flextime or additional hours occasionally required. This position follows the standard 12-month school calendar, and is benefits eligible. Pay Rate: $19.92-$24.21, commensurate with education and experience, in keeping with Grade 4 of MSB's Non Exempt Administrative Scale.Required Experience:QUALIFICATIONS:Knowledge, skills and general abilities:
      • High School Diploma or GED equivalency.
      • Must be at least 18 years of age.
      • Excellent knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheets (Microsoft Office and Google Suite).
      • Working knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware and peripheral devices.
      • Great attention to detail.
      • Willingness to learn Unified English Braille (UEB) with the ability to work towards UEB certification.
      • MSB requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus by the date or hire, with exceptions for approved medical or religious accommodations, in order to safeguard the health of our students, employees and their families from COVID-19 to the greatest extent possible.Keyword: Braillist, Computer Braillist, BrailleFrom: The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB)

Keywords: The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB), Baltimore , Computer Braillist, IT / Software / Systems , Baltimore, Maryland

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