American Sign Language/English Interpreter

Charlottesville, VA
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: American Sign Language/English Interpreter

Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff

Department: Elson Student Health Center

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-07-2015

Posting Summary:
The Deaf/HH Services ASL/English Interpreter would provide service to Deaf students, faculty, staff and visitors in multiple forums including but not limited to classroom, administrative meetings, special events, and campus activities.
The interpreter works as an engaged member of a team committed to access in academia. Questions regarding the application process in Jobs@UVa should be directed to: Laurie Shaffer ? Coordinator Deaf/HH Services
The Department of Student Health and the University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to developing diversity in faculty and staff and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Well-developed ASL/Eng interpreting skills.
Knowledge of and ability to apply professional standards, linguistic and cultural strategies, and sophisticated decision-making in a rigorous academic and professional setting. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Effective work management strategies.
Ability to identify and address obstacles to linguistic access. Ability to work in multi-culturally diverse environment.
Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions.
Ability to perform in multiple forums to a range of audiences.

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