The American Printing House for the Blind (APH), a world leader in creating learning solutions and products for children and adults who are blind or visually impaired, is seeking an Accessible Media Editor II. Reporting to the Manager of the Accessible Tests and Textbooks Department, the Accessible Media Editor II (AME II) will work under the daily direction of an experienced Accessible Media Editor III. The AME II will learn to edit, adapt, and conduct quality control review of textbooks and materials for students who are blind or visually impaired.
The successful candidate can reside locally in Louisville, KY or out of state. Occasional travel for onsite meetings is required.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Learn to edit and adapt textbooks in Braille to ensure educational integrity for students who are blind or visually impaired
- Learn to conduct quality control reviews of textbooks submitted by external and internal transcribers to ensure compliance with bid specifications BANA Transcription Guidelines and NBA Textbook Format Guidelines
- Assist in the development of APH textbook editing standards (as directed)
- Attend professional development conferences, workshops, etc. in the field of blindness and visual impairment
- Other duties as assigned