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Interpreter - Sign Language

Posting Details

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Position Information

Job Title Interpreter - Sign Language
Posting Number B001847
Position Status Full Time
Grant Funded No
Category Instructional Support
Class Code 51
Pay Rate $16.54
Location Trinity River
Department TR Disability Support Serv
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 the Tarrant County College (TCC) Institute
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Associate’s degree or 60 college hours from a regionally accredited college or university
• State Board for Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI) or National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Certification
• Two (2) years of experience
• Experience with computerized systems
• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures
Physical Demands and Work Environment

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Accommodations

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

Special Instructions Summary
Posting Date 01/09/2017

Posting Contact Summary

Should you have questions specific to this position please contact the following individual

Contact Kimele Carter
* 8175151294

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the highest level of education you have completed.
    • High School Diploma / GED
    • 60 or more College Credit Hours
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctorate Degree
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have a State Board for Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI) or National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of related experience, specific to this position, do you have?
    • Less than 1 of experience
    • 1 year of experience
    • 2 years of experience
    • 3 years of experience
    • 4 years of experience
    • 5 or more years of experience
  4. * How would you rate your level of experience using word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)?
    • Advanced
    • Intermediate
    • Beginner
    • None
  5. * Describe your experience as it relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)