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TDI is seeking a talented and versatile Product Manager to lead the development of a Speech-to-Text Captioning/Caption Correction product.  The ideal candidate will have a strong, clear commitment to meeting the purpose, goals, and timelines.  The product seeks to create scalable access to low-cost, accurate captions for live events by combining speech-to-text technology with real-time caption corrections made by designated peers.  These services will allow event participants (who have permission), to make corrections to captions in real-time during events.  Everyone viewing the captions, will see the corrected captions instantly.  This technology enables the provision of highly accurate, low-cost, captioning services wherever the use of professional captioning services are not logistically, technically, or financially feasible.  TDI has a subcontract with IDEAL Group, Inc. to develop, implement, and maintain the captioning service.  The web-based service will be accessible using Internet-connected devices running a variety of operating systems.

Announcement on TDI website:

DOWNLOAD - TDI position announcement, Product Manager, TDI's Speech-to-Text Captioning Project, May 1, 2016



Job Opening:    Rehabilitation Counselor / Rehab Counselor Trainee (RCD)
Location:           Fishersville, Virginia
Position #:         00389
Closing Date:    Open Until Filled

The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) at the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services is currently seeking a motivated Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor RCD (Rehab Counselor for the Deaf) to provide comprehensive vocational rehabilitation services,  which result in employment and enhanced independent living for persons with disabilities. Core case management services include guidance and counseling, training, physical/mental restoration, and job placement services. Caseloads consist of individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing and a general caseload of adults / students with disabilities.

This position is located in Fishersville, Virginia, which is in the Shenandoah Valley and is 15 minutes from the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind.  For more information on the area, review the Shenandoah Valley Travel Association webiste

The agency has the option of filling this job at the Counselor I (Trainee) level if fully qualified applicants are interviewed and not selected. The minimum salary for a Counselor I (Trainee) is $28,782-54,653. The minimum salary for a Counselor II (fully qualified) is $37,047-70,801. To review the position and apply, visit the website

Mary Crews Nunnally, M.S. CRC
Program Manager, Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services
Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
8004 Franklin Farms Drive, Henrico, Virginia 23229

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