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Commmunication Access Realtime Translation (CART) Writer, Hybrid Remote

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


About the Department of Accessibility Resources

Accessibility Resources is committed every day to providing full and equal access to students, employees and visitors with disabilities. The University is actively engaged in improving the accessibility of our community, in the classroom, in the workplace, on campus, and online.

Job Overview

Provide Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services, including realtime captioning and production of transcripts, to individuals with disabilities including students, employees, and visitors of the university.Provide Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services, including realtime captioning and production of transcripts, to individuals with disabilities including students, employees, and visitors of the university.

Essential Functions

  • Provide effective, accurate, and impartial speech-to-text services to the university community, including on-site and virtually, across all UC campuses. Provision of service includes necessary preparation such as reviewing relevant materials, meeting with professors or presenters, and assessing logistical arrangements. 
  • Maintain software and equipment and utilize technologies, including enterprise tools, to provide speech-to-text in academic and non-academic settings. 
  • Create and educate on technical workflow for live captioning integrations with enterprise tools and provide troubleshooting for audio/sound difficulties.
  • Maintain compliance with federal and state mandates regarding accommodation of qualified individuals with disabilities including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and adhere to the National Court Reporter Association (NCRA) Code of Professional Ethics.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

Three (3) years of experience in CART services, court reporting, or other related experience supporting disability services.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) Certified Real-Time Captioner (CRC) or Certified Real-Time Reporter (CRR), or Global Alliance NER-Certified Speech-to-Text Provider (NCSP) preferred.
  • Graduated from an accredited, court reporter or stenographer training school.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current trends for providing remote speech-to-text services including industry-specific software, audio solutions, and third-party vendors.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Deaf culture.
  • Previous experience as a contract service provider at the University of Cincinnati

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Continuously
  • Hearing, listening - Continuously
  • Talking - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Pulling, pushing - Often
  • Standing - Seldom
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Seldom


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range of $44,261-$60,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 92225 


Commmunication Access Realtime Translation (CART) Writer, Hybrid Remote

Date:  Mar 18, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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