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Sighted Guide
Non Work-study

Hiring Information
Hiring Unit: Humanities Division
Pay Rate: 12.00
Final Filing Date: 6/26/19 or
Until Filled
Employment Date: 7-14-2019 TO 7-20-2019
Hours: 20-25
Job Description
Skills Required: This position will provide sighted guidance to blind patrons upon request, escorting them to and from their residence, classrooms, dining halls, and other locations.
Skills Preferred: • Knowledge of UCSC campus building and path locations

• Ability to interact in a professional, friendly, and courteous manner with the public, in diverse situations, and with persons of various backgrounds and personalities.

• Must be punctual, reliable, and able to follow directions accurately.

• Ability to maintain confidential information.
Percentage of Time Duty
100% Provide sighted guidance to a Dickens Universe conference participant over the course of the week. Duties include providing assistance during check-in and check-out and escorting participant to and from residence to classrooms, lecture halls, dining hall, and special events.
Courses Required:
Computer Keyboarding Filing Alpha
Macintosh Numerical
Windows Color
Unix Driving Car
Word Processing Truck
Spreadsheet Other Lifting
Databases Fingerprinting Required
Other Hazardous Substances
Special Comments: The Dickens Universe is a weeklong residential conference that brings 250-300 participants to campus to study one or two Victorian novels. The programming begins at 8:00 AM and ends around 11:00 PM most days. We are looking for 3 to 4 students to fill morning, mid-day, and evening shifts. Seamless transition between the work shifts is imperative.

We are seeking students who are courteous, comfortable interacting with the public, punctual, and are good communicators, both with the conference participant and with the sighted guide team.

You will be provided with meal tickets so that you can enjoy meals in the dining hall during or adjacent to your shifts.
Payroll Information
Service Team: SHR Operations
Hiring Supervisior: Mahaney, Courtney
Supervisor Phone: 831-459-2103
Supervisor Email:
Account Numbers: 7-442677-1500-66511-2
Home Department: 000560
Classification: Assistant IV
Title Code: 4919
Date Approved: 5-6-2019


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