Sign Language Interpreter

Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Information

Position Title

Sign Language Interpreter

Position Type

Staff

Department

Disability Support Services

FLSA

Exempt

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Grade

99

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

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.

Continuous recruitment for this position.

Minimum Qualifications

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


Criteria

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:

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


Job Requirements

  1. Must be available to work during the Spring/Summer/Fall semester.
  2. Must be available to work flexible daytime and/or evening hours.
  3. Must be willing to work on the Largo campus and at all extension centers.
  4. Must be dependable and responsible.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  6. 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?

No

Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?

No

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

PGCC40911/12

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

No

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

On August 8, 2022, Prince George’s Community College’s vaccine mandate expired for students, faculty, and staff. Select exceptions may apply. Face coverings will be voluntary campus-wide, including in classrooms and instructional spaces. Although the College will no longer require new employees and students to be vaccinated as a condition of employment or instruction based on current public health conditions, COVID -19 vaccines and boosters are strongly recommended.


The COVID -19 vaccine mandate will remain in effect for areas that operate under a designated governing body, including allied health, athletics, and first responders.



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
  5. * Please be advised that as required by the 1986 Immigration Act, candidates must be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing identity and that you are a U.S. Citizen or an alien who is authorized to work. It is the college's policy that PGCC does not provide sponsorship for prospective employees. Will you require sponsorship to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Documents Submitted to HR (For HR Use Only - Do Not Upload))


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