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Apply now Job no: 235742-AS
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Access Consultant, the incumbent will provide realtime captioning service in the educational environment through a computer-aided realtime medium.

This position allows the capability to work remotely for classes, if the CART provider can meet internal security requirements.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited post-secondary institution strongly preferred; an Associate's degree from an accredited court reporting or broadcast captioning program, combined with relevant certifications and sufficient years of experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree for a highly qualified candidate.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required Qualifications:
1. Three years of realtime writing experience required in post-secondary environment for a variety of subjects including Medicine, Chemistry, Engineering, Computer Sciences, and various Humanities courses.
2. Phonetic aptitude for writing realtime at an average minimum speed of 180+ WPM and 95%+ accuracy rate.
3. Working knowledge and troubleshooting experience with realtime captioning software programs such as Eclipse.
4. Working knowledge and skill troubleshooting experience with delivery platforms such as Streamtext or 1CapApp and other technology related issues.
5. Comfortable projecting captions for display to an audience.

Desired Qualifications:
1. Ability to use math symbols when requested by consumer.
2. Awareness and comfort in working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing people including knowledge or desire to learn sign language; working knowledge of disability issues.
3. Experience with Learning Management systems and how to navigate to find preparation materials and connect to audio.
4. Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Resources Needed
1. Computer: Running Windows 10, minimum of an i5 processor with the capability to run at 3Ghz or higher. Minimum of 8GB of Ramz.
2. Stenographic machine and Stenographic software.
3. Broadband internet connection with a minimum download speed of 35 Mbps.
4. Dedicated confidential work space.
5. Maintain current backups of realtime dictionaries and user profiles.
6. Perform regular system updates on Windows and Skype.

1. Headphones
2. Back up Stenographic machine and laptop
3. Hotspot
4. Foot pedal

License or Certificate:

Certification as a Certified Realtime Captioner (CRC), Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR) strongly preferred. Other certifications may be considered with relevant realtime experience.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately.

This recruitment is for an employee on the UW-Madison payroll and not an independent contractor.

If you have questions about the position please reach out to Terri Oehrlein, Assistant Director (Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services) at

The McBurney Disability Resource Center ( is part of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, led by the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs. Our staff is dedicated to serving students and to helping them succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy. Student Affairs includes departments led by the dean of students; departments that provide identity-based spaces and resources; the Wisconsin Union; University Health Services; and University Recreation and Wellbeing.

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.



Appointment Type, Duration:




Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the Apply Now button to start the application process.

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter that addresses how your experiences and skills match the minimum and desired qualifications and expectations for this position, a current resume, and documentation of all relevant degrees/certifications.


Mitchell Sabez
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Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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