$33.97-$43.91 Hourly / $2,717.63-$3,513.19 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Aging and Disability Services, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in the area of production of Braille educational, vocational and vocational books and materials for clients served by the Department.
This is a technical working level classification involving the Brailling of materials using a Braillewriter, devices to produce raised line graphs and charts and computers. It also involves coordination with volunteer Braille production programs and instruction of volunteers in producing materials.
May supervise lower level staff as assigned. Functionally supervises volunteers in the production of Braille materials.
Directly produces specialized Braille materials using various devices such as a Braillewriter; trains and supervises volunteers in production of these materials; coordinates Braille production with other Braille programs; advises and consults with teachers of visually impaired to develop appropriate materials and resources to meet identified client needs; keeps records and prepares reports; may provide technical assistance in establishment of the objectives of the program; may prepare informational materials; may speak to lay and professional groups on objectives and needs of program; performs related duties as required.
Knowledge of and proficiency in Braille; knowledge of methods of production of Braille materials including Nemeth Code for mathematics and other specialized Braille methodologies; considerable skill in use of Braille writers and printers and devices for raised line duplication; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to set priorities and effectively implement planning; ability to utilize computer software.
One (1) year of the General Experience must have involved translation of print to Braille and Braille to print for both alpha and numeric information including hands-on production of Braille materials using various equipment (including computers) and methodologies (including Nemeth Code).
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Braille Coordinator in Salary Group AR 23 approved effective February 15, 2012. (Revised to update agency name) Action No. 19-046