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Closed-Captioning Specialist and Moodle Production Support, Simmons University, Boston, MA

Supervisor: Courtney Bohr

Department: Simmons Online

Ext: x2648

Note: This position is for current Simmons College students only - preferred graduation date of Spring 2020 or later

Duties and Responsibilities:

There are three components to this position:

1. Manage closed captioning requests on behalf of Simmons faculty

2. Caption video content

3. Assist with some course design activities including Moodle and video production

Job Tasks:

Manage closed captioning requests on behalf of Simmons faculty:

  • Process closed-captioning requests from Simmons Faculty, staff, and partners
  • Maintain closed-captioning queue spreadsheet
  • Prioritize closed-captioning requests based on timeline and video content
  • Communicate closed-captioning progress with Simmons Online staff

Closed-caption video content:

  • Use web-based tools to type closed-captioning for video content including lecture videos, interviews, and other instructional materials

Simmons Moodle and Video Production:

  • Camtasia editing as needed (no prior experience necessary)
  • Moodle course production
  • Other production duties on a case by case basis (e.g., creation of tutorials, etc.)
  • Testing (click-thru) of all online courses
  • Research and data gathering on an as needed basis
  • Assist with setup and breakdown of video equipment


The qualified candidate will possess overall advanced computer skills, troubleshooting skills, exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills, and a general understanding of the technology environment at Simmons (especially Google Drive). No prior experience with Camtasia or Moodle is required. Must be able to type a minimum of 55 words per minute. The right person will be detail-oriented and have the ability to work with minimal supervision in collaborative environment.

Hours: 10-15 hours/week

  • Hours are flexible but must fall within regular work days (9am-5pm)

Pay Rate: $20 per hour

Contact: Apply through Workday or send resume and cover letter to Courtney Bohr at

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