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Purpose: Transcribers listen to audio responses from students in grades 2-12 and using specific transcription notation, transcribe word for word the students’ utterance. The work is very detail oriented and meticulous. Successful transcribers have an interest in language, a good ‘ear’, and enjoy the challenge of deciphering spoken audio responses.

Transcriber qualifications:

* English fluency (must read, write, and speak fluently)

* Some post-secondary education

* Meticulous, careful personality with attention to detail

* Typing speed of 55 WPM

* Ability to work a minimum of 20 hours/week

* Those w/ availability to work more may do so, up to 40 hrs weekly

* Previous transcription experience

* Bachelor’s degree

* Language training

* Linguistics education

* Teaching experience in ESL or English

* Knowledge of Spanish


* Qualified candidates must successfully pass a transcription/writing test to be considered for this project.

* Employees selected for project who do not successfully pass training will not continue to the live transcription portion of the project.

* Training hours are paid at an $15/hourly rate as is the transcription work.

* Candidates who successfully pass training will need to have availability to work a minimum of 20 hours of work per week ( required.)

* This is a temporary, hourly paid, non benefit eligible, part-time project with the ability to work from home.

* Only candidates currently residing in the U.S. are eligible to work on this project.


Technical/Hardware requirements:

* Earphones/headset, see Headset recommendations

* Internet connection

* Computer (PC or Mac)

* Internet Browser: Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox ESR, the non-64 bit version.

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