Interpreter – American Sign Language (ASL)

Employer
Tarrant County College
Location
Fort Worth, TX
Closing date
Oct 25, 2021

Job Details

Job Title:

Interpreter – American Sign Language (ASL)

Posting Number:

F003934

Position Status:

Full Time

Assignment Length :

This field only applies to Faculty

Grant Funded:

No

Category:

Instructional Support

Class Code:

51

Pay Rate:

$17.93

Location:

Trinity River

Department:

TR Counseling Services

Job Summary:

Facilitates communication between hearing and deaf or hard of hearing individuals in classrooms and meetings using American Sign Language or the mode of communication preferred by the student.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provides sign-language interpreter services
• Creates interpreter schedules to cover all students classes requiring their services including part-time staff and contractors
• Interprets/transliterates information using American Sign Language or the mode of communication preferred by the student
• Assists with scheduling interpreters
• Receives request for accommodations and documentation, determines services needed, and coordinates services for Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Blind/Low Vision students
• Ensures appropriate intake, advising, retention, and follow-up services for Deaf/Hard of hearing Interviews, hires, and evaluates interpreters and note takers
• Ensures policies/procedures in place are compliant with Section 504 and ADA
• Acts as a liaison between students, faculty, staff, and community resources
• Coordinates Disability Support Services sponsored workshops and materials
• Presents workshops on various topics regarding disabilities and the function of the DSS office
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
• Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:

• Associate’s degree or 60 college hours
• State Board for Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI) or National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Certification
• Two (2) years of experience

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

• Experience with computerized systems
• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

Accommodations:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Posted:

07/02/2021

Contact:

Kimele Carter

*:

[email protected]

Organization

Serving more than 100,000 students each year, Tarrant County College is one of the 20 largest higher education institutions in the United States. The two-year college offers a wide range of opportunities for learners of all ages and backgrounds, including traditional programs such as Associate of Arts degrees, Community and Industry Education courses, workshops and customized training programs. The College established in 1965, has six campuses throughout Tarrant County, including TCC Connect which provides flexibility with e-Learning and Weekend College. TCC also assists employers in training their workforces with TCC Opportunity Center.

 

Working for TCC Works!  Here’s why:

  • One of the 20-largest higher education institutions in the country
  • Generous vacation time on top of Spring Break and Winter Break
  • Competitive salaries and benefits
  • Depth, breadth and scope of TCC’s programs and services
  • Quality reputation
  • Consistently ranked among the nation’s top associate degree-producing colleges
  • Consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best colleges for veterans
  • Commitment to equity and inclusion
  • Affordable cost of living in one of the nation’s fastest-growing counties
  • Work-Life balance
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