NON-CREDIT, NON-TEACHING ASSIGNMENT, Sign Language Interpreter - Center for Access and
Facilitate communication between students who are deaf or hearing impaired, and instructors and staff at the college.
- Provides scheduled interpreting services in the classroom and various other settings as assigned by the Manager, or Interpreter Coordinator, at all campus locations.
- Accurately render, using the most effective method of communication for the student, what the instructor/presenter and other students are saying and voice any communication from the student, including questions, comments, and presentations.
- Be knowledgeable of sign language suitable for college lectures
and textbooks and be willing to learn, record and update signs for
terminology used in a specific area.
- Maintains professional competence through meetings, in-service
training, professional development workshops, and continued
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Demonstrated fluency in American Sign Language including excellent expressive and receptive skills. Interpreters need to be registered with Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission.
Completion of an accredited interpreter training program is required and an Illinois Intermediate Proficiency License.
Experience interpreting college-level material and/or GED material to hearing impaired students.
Certification/Completion of ITP program, completion of state evaluation. Completion of an Associate's Degree or higher in a related field is preferred.
Advanced or Master Proficiency License is preferred.
Work is primarily indoors and may occur in locations off the main campus.Requires walking from class to class, between buildings, and often requires standing for periods of time for platform interpreting of events and/or a variety of classes. Working hours and schedules may vary from week to week and can require evening or weekend work.
Will have access to TDD, and PC.
Classroom locations, CILs, etc. as assigned. Flexible hours not to exceed 30 hours per week.