Healthcare Interpreter Instructor/Coordinator (Part-Time) Reedley College

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Healthcare Interpreter Instructor/Coordinator (Part-Time) Reedley College

Campus Location:

Reedley College

Essential Functions of Position:

The Health Care Interpreter Certificate Program trains bilingual and bi-cultural students to develop the awareness, knowledge and skills needed for effective language interpretation in health care settings. Duties include:

  • Teaching courses in the Health Care Interpreter program;
  • Developing and assessing instructional materials and student learning outcomes to improve student learning;
  • Coordinating the Health Care Interpreter Certificate Program including all aspects of the program such as: admissions, advising, job referrals, graduation/certificate ceremony and student support;
  • Establishing and maintaining program fieldwork sites, including contract management;
  • Assigning student placements in fieldwork sites, including health clearance of students and background checks;
  • Facilitating communication between college and fieldwork site; and
  • Assisting in the advancement of the institution’s vitality and growth.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Any bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience; OR
  • Any associate degree and six years of professional experience; OR
  • A valid California Community College Credential.

    All candidates must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Bilingual/bi-literate and bi-cultural in Spanish as one of the California threshold;
  • Documented interpreting experience and ability such as an interpreting proficiency exam or certification;
  • Experience with public agencies, community based organizations in linguistically diverse and low income communities;
  • Successful teaching or training experience in health education and/or community health/social service/post-secondary educational settings;
  • Knowledge of health practices, medical terminology and health care delivery systems;
  • Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal communication skills, presentation skills and writing skills; and
  • Knowledge of the college’s missions and goals.

Salary and Benefits:

Starting rates are $45.49 – $61.78 for lecture, $38.67 – $52.55 for lab, and $38.30 – $52.05 for non-instructional. Sick leave accrual is based on assignment hours.

Selection Procedure:

The selection and hiring process will be explained by the hiring department if the candidate is extended an opportunity to interview.

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State Center Community College District (SCCCD) was formed in 1964 when it assumed control of Fresno City College and Reedley College. SCCCD serves approximately one million people and 18 unified and high school districts in more than 5,500 square miles of urban and rural territory, including most of Fresno and Madera counties and portions of Kings and Tulare counties. SCCCD is governed by a seven-member board of trustees who represent seven trustee areas. Total district enrollment for the fall semester 2012 is over 34,000 students. SCCCD is a merit system district with over 2,300 faculty and classified staff represented by the California School Employees Association (CSEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). The total operating budget for SCCCD in 2012-13 is $168 million. 

Fresno City College, established in 1910, enrolls in excess of 22,000 students and offers more than 100 associate of arts and science degree programs and 60 certificate of achievement programs in vocational/occupational areas. Reedley College, established in 1926, is located in Reedley (approximately 25 miles southeast of Fresno) and enrolls approximately 6,200 students in a variety of courses and degree programs in occupational education and the arts and sciences. SCCCD operates three educational centers with a combined enrollment of approximately 8,300 students. The Willow International, Madera and Oakhurst centers offer programs in general education for transfer and two-year degrees. In addition, the district offers occupational and technical training at its Career and Technology Center and the Training Institute.

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