TRANSLATOR, KENAN INSTITUTE FOR ETHICS
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0137 Translator –Kenan Institute for Ethics
Assist staff in listening to, understanding, and translating spoken or written statements from Arabic to English and vice versa. Provide language services to individuals with limited English proficiency. Position is part-time; approximately two hours per week.
·Provide interpreter and translator services for KIE’s many refugee programs
·Translate narratives taken while groups are onsite in a foreign Arabic country
·Assist students/faculty going to foreign Arabic countries with “emergency” language skills
·Requires fluency in Arabic/English and vice versa in spoken as well as written language
·Requires knowledge of and experience with forced displacement and its challenges
Fluency in foreign language; Ability to work with diverse populations from various economic backgrounds and age groups; Accurate and appropriate interpretation skills at all times ; Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
High School Diploma or equivalent. Work requires sufficient education and/or experience to become proficient in translation.
Previous experience in a Higher Education or Health Care setting preferred. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.
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