Positions in this classification provide complex administrative support work in the transcription of printed materials into Braille or specifically identified media modifications for educational purposes at locations across the district. This is a production position using a variety of technical equipment and specialized software and computer assisted technology devices in the accomplishments of its tasks.
The Braillist requires accuracy and efficiency in producing clear, accurate translations and transcriptions of a variety of educational materials according to US Library of Congress- National Library Service for the Blind and Physically handicapped standards and may have certification from them as a Literary Braille Transcriber or a Nemeth code transcriber with knowledge of software such as Duxbury.
The Braillist will have or be working toward extensive training and/or experience in Braille transcription, proofing, editing, and volume production of educational materials.
Due to the amount of time needed to adapt materials, the braillists require materials to be adapted at least five days prior to the expected instruction date.
Contact our Braillists (All of our Braillists are located at Deep Wood Elementary)
Fax number: 464-5189