Staff Interpreter

Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jul 13, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Staff Interpreter

Position Number: S00831P
Position Type: Staff
Position Category:
Search Type: External
Posted Salary Information: (Click here for EKU Salary Grades)
Driver Classification: Driver
City: Richmond, KY
Division: Student Success
Department: Dean of Students
Unit: Deaf Student Accessibility Services
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Contact Person: Rivard, Shirley
Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
Additional Schedule Details:
Funding Source: Institutional
Retirement: KTRS

Position Summary:
A staff Interpreter facilitates communication between current students who are deaf/hard of hearing in all academic aspects of the university experience. Including but not limited to, classroom lectures, academic advising, field trips, and internships.


Minimum Education:
Level I
Minimum Education Required:
• High School Diploma or GED is required
• Associates Degree is preferred

Equivalency
• Education or native like ASL skills may substitute for experience, and experience or native like ASL skills may substitute for education
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Level II
Minimum Education Required:
• Associate degree required
• Bachelor’s degree is preferred

Equivalency
• Education or native like ASL skills may substitute for experience, and experience or native like ASL skills may substitute for education
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Level III
Minimum Education Required:
• Bachelor’s Degree is required

Equivalency
• Education may substitute for experience, but experience may not substitute for education.


Minimum Experience:
Level I
Minimum Experience Required:
• Three years of directly related experience is required

Equivalency
• Education or native like ASL skills may substitute for experience, and experience or native like ASL skills may substitute for education
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Level II
Minimum Experience Required:
• Two (2) years directly related experience is required

Equivalency
• Education or native like ASL skills may substitute for experience, and experience or native like ASL skills may substitute for education
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Level III
Minimum Experience Required:
• Three years of directly related experience is required

Equivalency
• Education may substitute for experience, but experience may not substitute for education.


Minimum Licensure and Certification:
Level I
License/Certification
• Temporary Interpreting License is required
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Level II
License/Certification
• Temporary Interpreting License is required and must be maintained.
• Must be actively working towards National Interpreting Certification.
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Level III
License/Certification
• National Interpreting Certification is required and must be a member in good standing
• Full Interpreting License is required and must be maintained


Qualification Equivalencies:


Desired Qualifications:


Job Functions:
Provides Direct Interpreting Services by facilitating communication between Deaf/Hard of Hearing individuals and University and Personal contacts related to the individuals in both the public and the private sectors. Requires a high level of critical thi
Maintains skills and knowledge through continuing education opportunities and ensures compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
Supports the office functions by completing all other duties and special projects as assigned


Posting Number: S00831P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 06/30/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:


AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.


Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Document Link:

To apply, visit https://jobs.eku.edu/postings/17050

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