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Sign Language Interpreter

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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

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))


Company

Prince George’s Community College has delivered a superior, affordable education since 1958. Our main campus is located in the Washington, D.C., Metro area. The National Harbor, University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center, the Kennedy Center, the National Security Agency, and NASA are all nearby.

Student Success is the highest priority at Prince George’s Community College (PGCC). The College serves all who seek a degree, want to boost a career, or are looking to learn new skills. Our leadership team is dedicated to making our college better every day. We give students a clear, direct path to their goals, which will help them save money, stay on track, and graduate faster. Each student is on a unique journey, and we help them stay connected along the way. Our students have become leaders in many career fields.

PGCC offers more than 200 academic and career training programs. New buildings with cutting-edge technology dot the 150-acre PGCC campus in Largo, Maryland. Five off-campus learning sites make classes more accessible to students across the county. Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) aligns its programs and resources with student and community needs. This is part of the College’s mission to enhance the economic vitality of the region.

Achieving excellence through people is how PGCC gets the job done! Join a winning team where we offer a comprehensive total rewards package including competitive healthcare, retirement plans, generous paid leave and other perks.

 

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