Interpreter III, Sign Language (El Centro)

Dallas, Dallas County
May 14, 2014
Location: El Centro
Division: Couseling - El Centro
Position Number: 051404037
Position Type: Professional Support Staff
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Full Time
Is Grant Funded?:
Salary: $4,282.58/monthly; C11
Work Days/Hours: Days and hours vary
Posting Number: 02926
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

Provides interpreting services requiring advanced skills in translating for the hearing- impaired in a variety of college activities. Performs sign language interpretation for hearing-impaired students/prospective students including lectures or other classroom instruction, meetings, registration, testing, tutoring, counseling, etc. May assist in development of schedules for part-time applicants to fill vacancies in interpreter, tutor, or note-taker positions. May maintain related department records. Performs related duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:

Work performed causes light fatigue because of fairly continuous mental/physical effort.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is a temporary full-time position that will begin on 8/1/14 and end on 7/31/15. This interpreter will assist the student(s) in classes and practicums related to Medical Laboratory Technology and will be utilized with other hearing-impaired students when not needed for this primary assignment.

# of Months:
Close Date: 05/27/2014
Open Until Filled: NoMinimum Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or equivalent plus a Level III or Advanced Level Interpreter Certification issued by the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services Board for Evaluation of Interpreters, certification by the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (NRID). Follow the Interpreting Code of Ethics as established by the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services Board for Evaluation of Interpreters. Excellent oral and written communication skills to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds. Evidence of certification will be required. *May be subject to a criminal background check prior to employment with the District.*

Position Specific Qualifications:

Sign language interpreter must be certified by the national registry of Interpreters for the DEAF (NRID). Evidence of certification is required (Load certifications in place of additional transcripts).