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Scribe (Disability Resource Center)

Cheyenne, WY
Laramie County Community College

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The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming. Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference.

This is a part-time position, variable hours.

Job Summary:

Core responsibilities of this position include:

The Scribe position is a part-time non-benefitted position within the Disability Support Services program. This position’s primary responsibility is to facilitate communication, understanding, and to support the student-learning environment for students in need of disability support. The responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to attending courses, tests, and course related events to provide writing and reading support; support student participation in small group events/activities, attend labs, or assigned tutoring to support the student’s writing and reading needs. The working hours of this position may fluctuate dependent on student needs.

LCCC in its strategic plan has identified important Core Values and Aspirational Values, which are inherent in the cultural fabric of the College. The person fulfilling this role is expected to bear these qualities and advocate for them.


Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.

Compensation: Minimum $9.80 per hour.

Screening Date: Screening to begin immediately.

Start Date: As soon as possible after offer is made.

Essential Functions:

  • Accurately and legibly transcribe spoken lectures, presentations, and course materials into student notes
  • Provide reading support including reading of test questions, homework, and other course materials to the student
  • Attend assigned courses, events, labs, tutoring sessions to transcribe for assigned students
  • Understanding and ability to transcribe mathematical and scientific terms
  • Represent the college in a professional manner; attire should be appropriate for a professional work environment and classroom setting
  • Provide effective communication between team members, faculty, staff, students and the D.S.S program to insure a conductive and functional educational environment for the student
  • Support effective communication and resolution of any communication barriers/issues for the student; inform/elevate any unresolved issues or concerns to the D.S.S. team
  • Adhere to department and College policies and procedures
  • Communicate effectively with Instructors/faculty to establish a positive and effective learning environment
  • Accurately complete necessary department forms, summaries, or documentation as needed
  • Maintain appropriate composure, conduct, confidentiality and respect for all individuals while providing disability support
  • Apply “The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act” (FERPA) laws, FERPA requires that student information remain confidential

Nonessential Functions:

An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis.

  • Assists the College in local, state, regional, or national projects and programs, board, or groups when appropriate
  • Solicits feedback and implements suggestions from students and peers
  • Keeps informed of current trends and new approaches to instruction via professional development activities
  • As required attend college, division, and program trainings/meetings

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively and accurately perform transcribing and reading support educational needs of the assigned student(s)
  • Ability to clearly and legibly transcribe lectures, labs, presentations, into student notes
  • Excellent customer service skills; ability to communicate clearly with a variety of people, in one-to-one and small group settings – either face-to-face, by telephone, or by other electronic means – ability to communicate in an informative manner, effectively listen, and be able to handle escalating situations with concern and confidence
  • Ability to support time-based requests; able to function effectively in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment with deadlines, frequent interruptions, and some interpersonal pressure
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to effectively and professionally execute the essential functions of this position with proven capabilities in establishing appropriate professional rapport, communicating with courtesy and tact, accurately determine others needs, collecting necessary information, and follow-through when requested
  • Ability to travel when necessary
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions in oral, written, or diagrammatical form (e.g., a flow chart of a process) and consider possible applications of business literature and legal documents

Physical/Mental Demands:

· To successfully perform the essential functions of this position, an employee must be able to maintain appropriate composure and necessary confidentiality with regard to both past and current employee, student, and donor data; documents; issues; etc., and respect privacy needs of employees, students, donors

  • The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required
  • While performing the essential functions of this position a variable work schedule may be required including long workdays, evenings, and weekends as needed
  • There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations

· While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work areas as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities

  • There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting, standing, and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor

· An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions

· Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus

  • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds


  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent


  • Two years of experience working in a reading and writing support function


Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.

The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies: Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.



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