Interpreter (Part-time Non-Student)

Jul 10, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Interpreter (Part-time Non-Student)

Posting Number: SRGV3493
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Department: Student Accessibility Services
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Scope of Job:
To perform advanced interpreting work utilizing comprehensive or specialized skills with knowledge of interpreter ethics. To provide interpreting for students or employees with hearing impairments in academic or workplace situations.

Description of Duties:
•Interprets (primarily voice to sign) for deaf or hard of hearing individuals in academic and designated work situations.
•Performs interpreting work in classrooms, labs, special events, and other University related settings.
•Prepares for assignment by reviewing specific terminology and content related to assigned material.
•Assesses whether communication is being understood.
•Assists with registration, orientation, tours, and presentations for students with disabilities.
•Participates in events that promote Student Accessibility Services goals among the student population.
•Serves as resource for information related to deaf and hard of hearing students.
•Adheres to the RID (Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf) Code of Professional conduct.
•Performs related duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:
From assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree along with previous departmental experiences/training may be required.

Preferred Education:

Specific training or certification may be required in assigned area. BEI Certification preferred.

Required Experience:
Previous experience in a similar position. Knowledge of personal computer, word processing, spreadsheet, and database software or specialized equipment based on assignment.

Preferred Experience:

Standard office machines.

Working Conditions:
This assignment is for 19 hours per week and is scheduled for Monday - Friday, however, schedule may vary. This position is not benefits eligible.


Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Part-Time
Minimum Salary: $18.50 per hour
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 08/20/2018
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

This posting is for a part-time, non-student position. To be considered, please send your resume to [email protected]

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tonya Paulette at (956)665-7005 and/or send an email to [email protected]

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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