Interfuse Staffing

Braille Transcription Manager

Interfuse Staffing - Bushnell, FL

Braille Transcription

Braille Transcription Manager is responsible for all training and production for the Braille Transcription program. Works closely with other members of the Mission Program/Prison Industry Enhancement (PIE) team to ensure training, production goals, and quality standards are met. Responsible for adhering to developed budgets and established revenue goals. Requires advanced supervisory skills for directing and reviewing inmate work and continuing to develop a new inmate worker program.

Job details

  • Permanent
  • Direct Hire
  • Full-Time
  • 10-hour shift
  • Monday to Thursday
  • Pay is $58,000.00 - $63,000.00 per year



  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Relocation assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement Benefits or accounts


    1. Oversees inmate workers in a braille transcription training program and manages the training program under direction of the Mission Programs/PIE Director.
    2. Consults with the Director to prepare accessible instructional materials for students / offenders.
    3. Oversees the testing of inmate workers in braille transcription training and manages their progress through the various stages of training.
    4. Manages the production operations of the braille program under direction of the Director.
    5. Directs production assignments requiring conversion of print to braille including the use of NIMAS files; takes projects from earliest stage to completion; provides direction for production of braille and tactile graphics.
    6. Oversees the preparation and transcription of print materials, including textbooks and other educational materials into braille and tactile graphics.
    7. Inspects, verifies, and approves the quality of the work produced by the braille inmate workers.
    8. Directs the embossing, edits, and binding of completed braille materials.
    9. Oversees the creation of tactile graphics of maps, charts, pictures, routes, or other tactile displays using various tools, materials, and machines.
    10. Maintains all braille and other related instructional materials.
    11. Maintains inventory of equipment and materials utilized by the braille transcription program.
    12. Distributes equipment and materials utilized by the braille transcription program.
    13. Directs the proofreading of all braille documents for format and content.
    14. Responsible for dispensary actions and termination of inmate workers in the program.
    15. Maintains attendance records of inmate workers.
    16. Must be able to pass a Level II background check and drug screen.
    17. Work with FDC personnel to ensure compliance with institution rules and regulations.
    18. Maintains and organizes a variety of files, records.
    19. Maintains a record of completed work.
    20. Sees that completed work is registered on APH’s Louis Database.
    21. Prepares purchase requisitions.
    22. Oversees shipment of completed braille materials to customers.
    23. Maintains production tracking database.
    24. Facilitate inmate worker training
    25. Perform other related duties as assigned.



  • Education and/or Experience: Associate (AA) degree or higher is required. Three (3) years of experience in performing braille transcription, preferably in a correctional setting. Experience in performing braille transcription and textbook production in a public or private organization is desirable.
  • Language Skills: Excellent verbal, written, and electronic communication skills.
  • Mathematical Skills: Basic math skills.
  • Reasoning Ability: Critical thinking, reading comprehension.
  • Specialized Knowledge and/or Skill:
    • Valid Literary Braille Certification from Library of Congress is required in the following: Literary Braille Transcription in Unified English Braille (UEB) or a Letter of Proficiency in UEB. Manager will have one year from date of hire to earn. I took out the part of a proofreading certification. It is not necessary. the inmates will earn those certifications and will serve as proofreaders.
    • Certification in one or more of the following is also desirable:
      Braille Formats, CNIB Letter of Proficiency for UEB Technical, Music Braille Transcribing, Mathematics Transcription (Nemeth), and/or Mathematics Braille Proofreading (Nemeth)
    • Self-starter
    • Understand management principles and their application
    • Quality control awareness and management
    • Safety management
    • Ability to foster teamwork
    • Detail-oriented
    • Handle stress and conflict resolution skills
    • Other Skills and Abilities: People/leadership skills. Personal time management. Honest, straightforward, dependable, reliable, pleasant, adaptable.

Posted On: Thursday, October 20, 2022
Compensation: $58,000.00 - $63,000.00

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