Sign Language Interpreter

Cleveland, Cuyahoga County
May 03, 2014

Department Name Access

Campus or Location Western Campus

Vacancy Number PT185-14

Reports To Director

Recruitment Type

Job Category Support Staff

Position Type Part-Time

Union Position Non-Union

Number of Openings 1

Job Description Summary

To provide sign language interpreting services for hearing impaired or deaf students.

Job Responsibilities

Work with hearing impaired and deaf students to provide interpreting or transcribing services for classes, appointments, and other college sponsored events. Performs platform interpreting for college sponsored activities such as conferences, workshops and seminars. Substitutes for other interpreters as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Possess strong expressive and receptive skills in ASL. Knowledge of and adherence to the interpreting Code of Professional Conduct. Understanding of deaf culture. Minimum of 2 years of work experience in a college setting.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited Interpreter Training Program. RID/NAD certification. Degree in Educational Interpreting. Transcription skills.

Work Schedule

Assignments may be day,evening and/or weekend hours. Must be willing to accept assignments on short notice. Some travel may be required.

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

Special Note

Posting Open Date 05/02/2014

Repost Date

Posting Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

For full consideration, apply by this date

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter