Student Worker (Music Conversion Specialist)


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Student Disability Services (10000813)
Employee Designation:  Student

Job Information

Student Disability Services at the University of Mississippi is hiring student workers to assist with converting music-based materials, such as textbooks, musical scores, and sheet music, into alternative formats for students who are blind or low vision. Music Conversion Specialists will convert music-based materials into MusicXML and accessible alternate formats for students who are blind or low vision. Familiarity with tactile graphics and Braille is helpful but not required. Knowledge of software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and/or Math Type is also helpful but again, not required. Training will be provided.

Please attach a resume and cover letter for full consideration.


• Scanning textbooks
• Use a variety of software to convert scans and other course materials into accessible formats
• Convert general course reading materials into accessible formats using a variety of conversion software and scan textbooks and other reading materials
• If needed, assist in all areas of SDS at any given time including assisting at the front desk and answering the departmental telephone


• Current UM student
• Knowledge of musical notation, musical scores, and various music formats is required
• Regular and reliable attendance


• Flexible scheduling
• Great resume builder
• Development of unique skill set

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi