University of Vermont

Academic Success Programs



Pay Level: II
Number of Openings: 16 - 20
Bailey Howe Library (second floor)
Phone: 656-7753

Universal Design Lab Assistant

The UDTL is a place that students with disabilities can use to obtain course notes and materials in alternative formats that best support their learning style.

Working at the UDTL will help develop both your technical and interpersonal skills. 

You will be taught to use various computer programs to complete tasks in the UDTL.  In addition, you will be communicating with students and faculty that are involved with our services.  This is an excellent position for someone interested in pursuing careers in human services or computer science. You will gain experience working with a diverse population while also learning new and unique computer skills.

UDTL Tasks:


1) Assist in making course materials accessible for students with various disabilities:

  • Scanning textbooks and class notes
  • Using conversion software for text recognition

2) Assisting students with the use of various programs on our lab computers.  These programs include:  Kurzweil, TextAloud, Inspirations and ZoomText.

3) Completing basic office functions:

  • Corresponding by phone and email
  • Taking messages
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Photocopying

To apply for a position in the Universal Design Technology Lab, please email the following information:

  • Name
  • Student ID number
  • Email
  • UVM Address and Home Address
  • Phone number
  • Hours Available (days/times of the week)
  • Expected numbers of hours you would like to work

Last modified August 13 2014 04:08 PM

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