Interpreter – American Sign Language (ASL)

Employer
Tarrant County College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jun 25, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Special Education, Health & Medicine, Speech & Hearing Sciences, Administrative, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

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Job Title

Interpreter – American Sign Language (ASL)

Posting Number

F004002

Position Status

Full Time

Assignment Length

This field only applies to Faculty

Grant Funded

No

Category

Instructional Support

Class Code

51

Pay Rate

$17.93

Location

Southeast

Department

SE Counseling & Testing

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 Tarrant County College ( TCC )
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
• Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

• Experience with computerized systems
• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

Accommodations

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

Special Instructions Summary

Posted

06/25/2021

Contact

Renetta Wright

*

renetta.wright@tccd.edu
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Certification / License
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

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