Print Copyholder - Pearson Braille Services
The Print Copyholder for Pearson Braille Services serves as a member of the Proofreading Team by reading all print materials alongside the proofreader as they read all braille materials. This individual also maintains accurate documentation of all errors and approved corrections to ensure quality control measures are followed. This role will support ongoing research into the development of tactile materials used in assessments and will provide assistance as needed in support of Pearson programs and services.
Starting salary is $21.50/hr with benefits.
40 hours a week, 7:00am to 3:30pm Central
This is a hybrid position - 50% onsite (3 to 4 days), 50% remote.
Read print for comparison with braille as proofreaders perform braille review
Review tactile graphics for content
Document errors, questions, and recommendations according to the direction of the proofreader
Collaborate with proofreaders to maintain accurate project logs and provide regular status updates to program leads
Manage and complete multiple tasks accurately and on-schedule
Assist with file preparation and production tasks, as needed
Follows all company policies, procedures, and business ethics codes
Physical Demands/Environmental Factors/ Mental Demands
Frequent use of standard office equipment
Frequent bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Repetitive hand motions (keyboarding and use of mouse)
Light manual labor required which includes the ability to pack, move, pick-up and relocate boxes weighing up to 50 lbs.
May work prolonged and irregular hours
Work with frequent interruptions
Maintain emotional control under pressure
Associate degree or a minimum of 60 college credit hours
Minimum of 3 years of experience in proofreading or a related field
Participate in department technology and braille training/continuing education courses.
Successfully complete lessons 1-15 of the Unified English Braille Australian Training Manual (2016) .
Read and become familiar with Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15 and 16 of the Braille Formats: Principles of Print to Braille Transcriptions, 2016 .
Read and become familiar with Units 1-7 and 10 of the Guidelines and Standards for Tactile Graphics, 2010 .
Read and become familiar with and successfully pass Lessons 1 and 2 of An Introduction to Braille Mathematics .
Special Knowledge and Skills:
Intermediate proficiency in the use of software programs related to office operations, including but not limited to MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat Pro
Self-starter with the ability to work independently with little to no supervision
Excellent organizational, interpersonal/teamwork, and communication (written and verbal) skills
Keen attention to detail in all aspects of the job
Perform all tasks with a sense of urgency
Verbal and written fluency in Spanish
What to expect from Pearson
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Organization: Assessment & Qualifications
Req ID: 13049