General Description: The C-Print captionist’s primary responsibility is the direct real-time transcription in the classroom and transcription of the hard copy text to students. The captionist reports to the Academic Administrator.
Provide real-time transcription/note-taking in classroom.
Use student feedback, assess effectiveness, and adjust accordingly.
Other duties as requested.
C-print certification desired – may be provided by seminary
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:
Typing speed of 60 wpm or better
Commitment to inclusive communities
Knowledge and abilities in phonetics
Excellent English and listening skills
Ability to understand and summarize information while typing
Ability to handle pressure of using transcription system in classroom setting
Theological education/knowledge desired but not required
Position is governed by the Captionist Code of Ethics
Physical demands: Although physical limitations for this position can be accommodated, the job’s physical demands can include but are not limited to extended periods sitting working on a computer or equipment. Work is performed in a classroom setting. May require some night and/or weekend work, depending on student schedule.
Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.
Columbia Theological Seminary is an educational institution of the Presbyterian Church (USA), and a community of theological inquiry and formation committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the service of the Church of Jesus Christ. Established in the Reformed tradition, we are an ecumenical school hosting a large table for people of all denominational backgrounds.