ASL Interpreter

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Job Description Summary:

The primary function of the interpreter is to provide interpreting services for students with disabilities, deaf and hard of hearing students, staff, and visitors, in accordance with guidelines of the office of disability support services. Provides classroom interpreting services to students with a disability on a regularly scheduled basis. Provides interpreting services for University convocations, meetings, consultations, and health services as assigned. Educates faculty, staff, and meeting facilitators on the role of the interpreter. Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 3 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

• Minimum of 3 years on-site interpreting experience
• Must be fluent in American Sign Language and spoken English Language
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated expertise in American Sign Language to English interpretation
• Adherence to the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Code of Professional Conduct
• Experience with solving difficult, complex problems involving consideration of multiple issues and job areas


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C. College/School/Department: Human Resource Management and Development (HRM&D) Family Sub-Family Stream Level Full-Time/Part-Time: Part-Time Hours Per Week: Work Schedule: Position Designation: Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a temporary position housed in our Colonial Temps Internal Agency.

Is this an internal posting? No Position Type: ColonialTemps Posting Number: T000017 Job Open Date: 03/26/2018 Job Close Date: Open Until Filled: No Applicant Review Will Commence On: 03/26/2018 Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Why are you interested in working in a temporary assignment at the George Washington University?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Are you interested in working Full-Time (40 hrs/wk) or Part-Time (less than 40 hrs/wk)?
    • Part-Time
    • Full-Time
    • Open to both Part-Time and Full-Time
  3. * We have locations in: Alexandria, Arlington, Ashburn, Foggy Bottom, Mount Vernon, and Rockville. Please list your preferred work locations below.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What is the hourly rate you are looking to make? Please provide a range below.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Are you fluent in American Sign Language?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter




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Posted: 1/8/2019
Application Due: 4/15/2019
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