Student Disability Services Note Taker (Spring 2020)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

General Summary:

The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Student Disability Services Note Taker. UNG's Student Disability Services (SDS) Note Taking Service helps qualified students with disabilities locate note takers. Note Takers are assigned on a first come, first serve basis and at the discretion of the SDS Note Taker Coordinator. Information about disability, accommodations, and who is registered with SDS is confidential. Note takers are expected to not disclose the identity of the student for whom they take notes, and must sign a confidentiality agreement. Note takers must be enrolled in the class for which they are taking notes, take clear legible notes, and upload those notes to within 24 hours after each class, in order to provide a qualified student access to class notes.

Applicants must also register for the position on to be considered.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

The student will:

  • Take clear, concise and legible notes of each class, or post comments in cases where class was canceled or no notes were taken
  • Arrive at class on time and Attend all classes, except in cases of illness or emergency. Pre-arrange for a substitute note taker for days when you will be absent
  • Post notes or comments to: in a timely manner [within 24 hours of class]
  • Check UNG email account daily, and respond to any communication from SDS regarding notes
  • Communicate effectively with Student Disability Services if a problem arises
  • Give SDS 2 weeks' notice if you cannot continue in the note taking position for any reason
  • Within one (1) week of accepting position, complete the note-taker online training and pass a quiz
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Skilled note taker
  • Organized, reliable, and responsible
  • Able to keep information confidential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic Computer skills (for example: Internet Browsers, Word, and Scanning Documents.
  • Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Must be enrolled at the University of North Georgia in a minimum of six (6) credit hours to qualify as a student worker
  • Must sign a Student Disability Services confidentiality agreement
  • All requirements must be completed in order to receive priority registration and payment
  • Experience attending class and taking notes
  • No prior work history required
  • Required Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must also register for the position on to be considered. Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion.

    The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

    In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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