• Scribe/Reader (Part-time)

  • Job Description

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    Employee Group
    : Part-time

    Faculty/Department: Student Affairs
    Campus: All campuses
    Reference Number: 18/S/34
    Hourly Range: $15.78 - 17.36
    Hours/Week: Maximum 24 hours/week
    Application Deadline: June 1, 2018
    Application Details: The candidate will begin on September 4, 2018


    Working in The Assessment Centre but reporting to the Manager, Accessible Learning, the incumbent supports the academic success of students with disabilities by scribing tests or exams. The Scribe delivers the academic accommodation of recording in writing student responses on tests and exams. This position is casual part-time on an as-needed basis. 


    Specific Responsibilities Include:


    • Create a written copy of student responses on test questions and exams
    • Work one-on-one with students with disabilities
    • May be required to read tests and exams to students
    • Collaborate with Accessible Learning and Assessment Centre staff to ensure that students needs are being met
    • Follow Sheridan’s Academic Integrity Policy
    • Ensure that the Assessment Centre’s policies and procedures are being followed




    The successful candidate must possess at minimum a college diploma. The successful candidate must possess excellent English language skills, both written and oral, and must be able to record student dictation quickly and accurately. Awareness of issues as they relate to working with adults with disabilities is an asset, including awareness of limitations of confidentiality. Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work independently are required. Demonstrated tact and discretion when dealing with sensitive matters relating to students and faculty are required.

    A cover letter and resume are required for application. 


    Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.


    Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.


    Please apply online: https://careers-sheridancollege.icims.com


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