Scribe / Reader Support (Part-time)

Kirkwood Community College


To advance the college's mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions. 


  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.


Position responsibilities include:

  • Read class content directly to a student with a disability
  • Record answers that are verbally dictated by a student with a disability
  • Provide 1 on 1 support to a student in the classroom
  • Work is performed independently under the supervision of Accommodation Services
  • Strong oral reader with good command of the English language
  • Well-developed verbal skills and vocabulary


Scribe Responsibilities:

  • A scribe must write accurately, and at a reasonable speed. 
  • A scribe must write a correction if requested to do so by the candidate
  • A scribe must immediately refer any problems in communication
  • A scribe must not give answer to the student 
  • A scribe may at the student’s request, read back what has been recorded

Reader Responsibilities: 

1. A reader must read assignment or task accurately to the student
2.  A reader may only read the instructions of the task at hand and must not explain or clarify questions
3.  A reader may repeat the instructions of the assignment but only if the student requests the reader to do so

This individual might be required to write notes—both handwritten and typed.


Position involves working in a classroom setting. Occasional (10-33%) sitting, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work.  Constant (67-100%) standing, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing.  



Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572,  Email: or the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email:  

Job ID: 90244

Posted 6 days ago

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