Job no: 237643-TE
Partial Remote, Temporary
Academic Advising, Student Services/Support,
Other, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion
The Sign Language Interpreter provides communication services to
deaf and/or hard of hearing students, employees, and UW visitors.
The Interpreter would be able to provide interpreting services both
onsite and remotely. The Sign Language Interpreter is supervised by
the Assistant Director of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services under
the direction of the McBurney Disability Resource Center
List of Duties
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for
UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect
the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience,
status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We
commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching,
research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by
creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every
background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve
Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please
visit: Diversity and
Degree and Area of Specialization:
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited post-secondary institution
Completion from an accredited interpreter training program is
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
- Three years of experience interpreting with individuals who are
deaf or hard of hearing
- Experience in a postsecondary setting
Minimum Required Resources Needed (To work remotely)
- Intel i5 or Apple M1 processor rated to run at 3 Ghz or higher,
minimum of 8GB Ram
- Dedicated confidential workspace
- Perform regular system updates on your Operating System and
License or Certificate:
Current RID Certification or NAD Certification required; completion
of comparable assessments will be considered.
Current Sign Language Interpreter State License issued by the
Department of Regulation and Licensing required.
Review of applications will begin immediately.
This recruitment is for a part time employee on the UW-Madison
payroll and not an independent contractor.
If you have questions about the position please reach out to Terri
Oehrlein, Assistant Director (Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services) at
The McBurney Disability Resource Center ( https://mcburney.wisc.edu/
part of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, led
by the vice chancellor for student affairs. Our staff is dedicated
to serving students and to helping them succeed in and out of the
classroom in areas including health and well-being, identity and
inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy. Student
Affairs includes departments led by the dean of students;
departments that provide identity-based spaces and resources; the
Wisconsin Union; University Health Services; and University
Recreation and Wellbeing.
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring
their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or
national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a
foreign national authorized to work in the United States without
need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of
A045560-DEAN OF STUDENTS/MCB/ADMINISTRATION
Work is part time and does not follow a set schedule. Hours are
limited during winter and summer breaks. Work may be on site or
remote depending on the student need and class format.
This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite,
at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed
remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Terminal, 10 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an
ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding
Instructions to Applicants:
Please click on the button to start the application process.
To apply for this position, you will need to upload a resume, a
cover letter that addresses how your experiences and skills match
the required and desired qualifications and expectations for this
position, and three professional references. References will not be
contacted without advanced notice.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through
diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability,
you can find information about how to make a request at the
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total
Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation
structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on
current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities
will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also
require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities
of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that
the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.
Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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contains current campus safety and disciplinary
policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and
on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics
for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper
copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police
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