Part-Time ASL Interpreter

Part-Time ASL Interpreter

Department:

Services for Students with Disabilities Office (SSDO)

Description of Position:

Under the direction of the Manager of Services for Students with Disabilities Office, the ASL Interpreter will assist students that are deaf/hard of hearing in an academic setting. Other assistance includes interpretations for SSC meetings and events.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  • Follow ethical codes that protect the confidentiality of information.
  • Translate messages simultaneously or consecutively into specified languages, orally or by using hand signs, maintaining message content, context, and style as much as possible.
  • Listen to speakers’ statements to determine meanings and to prepare translations, using electronic listening systems as necessary.
  • Compile terminology and information to be used in translations, including technical terms such as those for legal or medical material.
  • Read written materials, such as legal documents, scientific works, or news reports.
  • Identify and resolve conflicts related to the meanings of words, concepts, practices, or behaviors.
  • Check translations of technical terms and terminology to ensure that they are accurate and remain consistent throughout translation revisions.
  • Refer to reference materials, such as dictionaries, lexicons, encyclopedias, and computerized terminology banks, as needed to ensure translation accuracy.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must possess certification with a skill level of interpretation capabilities i.e. NIC, CDI, etc.
    Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well independently.
  • Experience working with diverse populations.

Preferred Knowledge:

Experience working in an academic setting.

Background Check:

Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

Status/Salary:

This is a temporary position for 20 hours per week. Pay rate is $30-35 per hour.

Application Deadline:

Until filled

Application Procedure:

Submit cover letter, resume, licensure credentials and unofficial transcripts via email to resumebank@ssc.edu. Please include the title of the position applying for in the subject line.

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