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Pool – Accessible Education & Disability Resources (Casual)

Requisition ID req1843
Employment Type Casual Employee
Position Summary

Accessible Education & Disability Resources (AEDR) has Casual Employment opportunities for several areas within the department.

Accessible Education Technician: Develops image descriptions, closed captioning, audio descriptions (pre-scripted), and performs accessible document remediation

Accessible Media Technician: Develops tactile graphics, braille media, interactive graphics, audio descriptions (live) and other alternative formats as needed

Tech Reviewer: Tests information communication technology (ICT) using assistive technology (AT) and completes technology review reports

Assistive Technology Trainer: Works with students to demonstrate and provide digital literacy skills relating to the use of various learning and assistive technologies including Desire2Learn (D2L), Google workspace, and other college systems and AT resources

Disability or Accessibility Advocate: Are you interested in advancing social justice and disability justice issues within the college? Do you have a personal experience with disability?  Student advocates elevate disabled voices and increase belonging and learning opportunities for students, staff and faculty at PCC. Advocates are provided leadership training and opportunities to develop and participate in virtual and in person programming throughout the college.

ASL Interpreters. These assignments are typically for an entire term, and could include any combination of the following tasks: Use your American Sign Language (ASL) and Interpreting skills to work with Deaf and hard of hearing (HOH) students learn, participate and communicate both physically and virtually in our classrooms. Duties may include: (1) Listens to complete statements in one language, interprets to second, and interprets responses from second into first language, (2) Provides ASL interpreting for students who are Deaf or HOH, (3) Facilitate communication among Deaf or HOH students and their hearing peers, the classroom instructor, and other personnel in the school system, and (4) Provide interpreting for college events, help student communicate with instructor and peers. Remote and onsite interpreters needed.  Wonderful mentoring opportunity for newly graduated interpreters seeking support on their way to becoming certified.

TypeWell Transcribers. These assignments are typically for an entire term, and could include any combination of the following tasks: Use your TypeWell skills to help students learn and communicate physically and virtually in our classrooms. Duties may include: (1) Listens to complete statements in English, transcribe to written English, and vocalize typed written responses from student, (2) Provides transcription for students who are deaf or hard of hearing (HOH) or have another disability, (3) Facilitate transcribed communication access among deaf or hard of hearing students and their hearing peers, the classroom instructor, for events and other personnel in the school system, and (4) Provide transcription services so students may communicate with instructor and peers.

Classroom Tech Aides. These assignments are typically for an entire term, and could include any combination of the following tasks: (1) deliver and return equipment to the appropriate campus site, (2) connect equipment so that remote participants and/or remote personnel have access, (3) move equipment so that all involved can participate in the class activities, and (4) resolve technical issues.

In-Class Aides. These assignments are typically for an entire term and could include any combination of the following tasks: (1) take notes, (2) read classroom materials, (3) serve as a scribe by writing work dictated by the student, (4) describe visual material presented, and (5) manipulate materials (such as in lab classes).

Note-taking Aides. These assignments might be for an entire term or for episodic meetings. Aides either attend classes or meetings to take notes, often by using a laptop or other technology, or alternatively, aides may (1) submit recording links (from course D2L shells or personal recording devices) and submit them to a company that produces written summaries of the presentation. Aides ensure the completed notes are provided to the participants who need them.

Office Support. These roles help our Accessible Ed & Disability Resources team in a variety of ways. For example: providing front desk coverage on campus during lunch breaks or checking on furniture in classrooms, labs, and meeting rooms

For more details about all of our casual employment opportunities visit:

About Casual Employment at PCC:

This Hourly Hiring Pool represents non-benefited job openings that may become available in the future. There is no guarantee of interview or employment from this recruitment. Jobs may be located in any of several campuses and centers throughout the PCC district. Some casual positions have remote work options. Hours and schedules vary.

Applications will be active in the recruitment for 12 months, after which applicants will receive in email letting them know that their application has expired. Applicants are welcome to reapply.

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly.

For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

Portland Community College will hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in
the United States. All new employees will be required to complete the designated Immigration Service Employers Verification I-9 form.

Notice of the Availability of the Annual Security Report:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), you may view Portland Community College’s (PCC) most recent Annual Security Report (ASR) on the Department of Public Safety website. The ASR contains current security and safety-related policy disclosure statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information and resources, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains crime statistics for Clery Act crimes which occurred on PCC properties for the last three calendar years. Paper copies of the ASR are available upon request at all Department of Public Safety offices.