Sign Language Interpreter

Prince George's Community College
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
May 7, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications, Education, Special Education, Health & Medicine, Speech & Hearing Sciences, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Administrative, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services
Employment Type
Part Time
Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Title

Sign Language Interpreter

Position Type



Disability Support Services



Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$25.00/Hour (non-certified) $35.00/Hour (partially certified) $45.00/Hour (certified)

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

To facilitate communication via interpreting all information between the instructor and the hard of hearing and/or deaf student. Knowledge of deaf culture and cultural norms is expected.

Minimum Qualifications

# Documentation of skill level and/or certification in using American Sign Language( ASL ).
# Interpreting experience at the high school and/or college level.


CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Please ensure that your application and attached documents address the criteria listed below:

# Extent of experience interpreting at the college level.
# Evidence of an understanding of deaf culture and cultural norms.

Job Requirements

# Must be available to work during the Spring/Summer/Fall semester.
# Must be available to work flexible daytime and/or evening hours.
# Must be willing to work on the Largo campus and at all extension centers.
# Must be dependable and responsible.
# Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
# As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

Is Background Check Required?


Posting Number


Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prince George’s Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID -19 or tested for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to .

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Min Qual - Do you have documentation of skill level and/or certification in using American Sign Language (ASL)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Min Qual - Do you have interpreting experience at the high school and/or college level?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Criteria - Please describe your extent of experience interpreting at the college level.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
Applicant Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
  7. Documents Submitted to HR (For HR Use Only - Do Not Upload))

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