Job #6968 ASL Interpreter Pool, Student Ability Success Center

Job description

Job Title: ASL Interpreter Pool, Student Ability Success Center
Location: San Diego Main Campus
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 6968



San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.

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Position Information

This recruitment will be used to establish a pool of candidates for current and future hourly (intermittent) temporary appointments. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule to be arranged.

Interpreters facilitate complex communication between the Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing consumers. Interpreters use American Sign Language (ASL), signed English, transliterating and/or other manual sign systems to provide oral and tactile interpreting services. Interpreters must be able to adjust to a range of consumer needs and preferences and work comfortably with a wide spectrum of linguistic, cognitive and technical skill. ASL interpreters must be able to convey accurately the register, tone, intent and content of all communication participants.

The hourly intermittent interpreter primarily provides services for academically-related classes and events to enrolled students. They also provide interpreting services for others SDSU-affiliated events.

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Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $65.00 per hour. CSU Classification Salary Range: $16.42 - $150.96 per hour. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.



Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of formal training and relevant documented interpreting experience that demonstrates assurance of the skills appropriate for the level of the assignment(s) is required. Typically, sufficient interpreting training or experience requires graduation from an interpreter training program and/or relevant documented interpreting experience. In addition, a wide acquaintance with academic higher education through attendance at a post-secondary educational institution may be essential to fully comprehend and accurately interpret the concepts, language, and vocabulary used in the assigned instructional, academic, and/or administrative situations.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Two years of relevant documented interpreting experience in a variety of settings usually are needed to perform at the level required for position assignments.
  • Two years of interpreting experience in a post-secondary setting.
  • Ability to be responsive to student’s needs and instructional goals.


Application Procedures

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-1139.


General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.




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Job No: 6968
Posted: 5/23/2019
Application Due: 7/22/2019
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