Transcription and Captioning Support Officer

The Transcription and Captioning Support Officer role involves working as part of the Victorian Deaf Education Institute team to provide a captioning service for educational audio-visual media being used by secondary students in Years 7-12 who are deaf or hard of hearing. This service is free to all secondary schools and includes captioning of MP4 files, YouTube clips and videos. The Transcription and Captioning Support Officer role is based in Bendigo and also involves captioning VDEI's online Professional Learning Program presentations and other materials requested by DET personnel. The Transcription and Captioning Support Officer will provide feedback to the General Manager of the Victorian Deaf Education Institute with regard to the progress of captioning tasks and will also contribute to the VDEI electronic data collection.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: North West - Bendigo
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/1408196
Closing Date: 19-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $52,493 - $67,410
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 10859 - APPROVED Transcription and Captioning Support Officer 29-05-19 APPROVED.doc (Word, 217KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Elizabeth Levesque
levesque.elizabeth.m@edumail.vic.gov.au

Position Details

The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) in the Inclusive Education Professional Practice (IEPP) Branch is seeking applicants for a 0.2 FTE fixed-term VPS2 Transcription and Captioning Support Officer position. The position is based in Bendigo and will be for a 12 month period. 

In the Transcription and Captioning Support Officer role, you will work as part of the VDEI team to provide a captioning service for educational audio-visual media being used by secondary students in Years 7-12 who are deaf or hard of hearing. This service is free to all secondary schools and includes captioning of MP4 files, YouTube clips and videos. The Transcription and Captioning Support Officer role also involves captioning VDEI's online Professional Learning Program presentations and other materials requested by DET personnel.

The successful applicant for this position will demonstrate highly developed skills in transcribing and captioning, the ability to use a range of relevant captioning software and an understanding of the process by which schools submit requests and receive captioned materials electronically. The role will also include developing skills in the use of automatic transcription and speech recognition technology and an understanding of the ways in which this technology can be used to enhance the delivery of captioned materials to schools. Key responsibilities include working closely with VDEI team members, Teachers of the Deaf and other teachers who are supporting deaf and hard of hearing students in Victorian schools. 

 

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or. adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or. contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close 19 July 2019


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