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Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: G0025 / Reader
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Grade: 03

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.


Under direct supervision, reads course materials to visually and/or learning disabled students. Typically works on-call on a scheduled basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Reads a range of books, notes, manuscripts and other course-related materials to visually impaired, blind, and/or learning disabled students.
  2. Follows defined schedules and adheres to established deadlines.
  3. Speaks clearly and understandably to clients when reading course materials.
  4. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED; no previous experience required.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Ability to read and understand a range of college-level course-related material.
  • Ability to speak clearly with easily understood vocal inflection.
  • Ability to follow schedules and meet deadlines.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 03/20/2017