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Simultaneous Interpreter (Bilingual - Portuguese and English)

Cape Cod Community College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 11, 2022

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Part Time
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About Cape Cod Community College:

Cape Cod Community College is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and professional development for those just beginning the quest and for those at many points along the path of higher education throughout life. It is a caring, comprehensive institution that belongs to the people it serves and responds to their individual and community needs. Students attending Cape Cod Community College are striving for personal excellence, and are finding it, day after day. Graduates of the College can be found in all levels of private business, the professions, and public service, and they excel at what they do.

For students seeking to lay a foundation for further study, there is no better place to begin than at Cape Cod Community College. In today's highly competitive market place, the well prepared transfer student is the most aggressively recruited person in higher education. For many Cape Cod Community College graduates, that Associate Degree opens the door to institutions that were just not an option after high school. And, when you consider the savings in the overall cost of a four-year degree at either a public or a private university, starting at Cape Cod Community College becomes an incredible bargain that blends quality with unmatched value.

The students' education is the first priority at Cape Cod Community College. As a learning-centered community, we value the contributions of a diverse population, welcome open inquiry, and promote mutual respect. The College offers a strong educational foundation of critical and creative thinking, communication competency, and a global, multicultural perspective that prepares students for life and work in the 21st century. Our liberal arts, sciences, and career programs provide educational pathways that serve the varied social, economic, and demographic characteristics of our community with a distinctive focus on sustainability. We honor our past, celebrate our present and imagine our future.

Job Description:


The purpose of the Simultaneous Interpreter is to translate into Brazilian Portuguese the Early Childhood content being taught at the same time in English. The Simultaneous Interpreter will provide accurate concepts and explanations, with no additions or omissions, carefully modifying material to account for the original tone and context of translated data and communicate the lessons with efficiency and clarity. The Brazilian Portuguese ECE classes are being conducted on Zoom during the Fall 2022 Semester.


  1. Meet at minimum weekly with ECE Instructor to prepare for upcoming class, identifying terms and definitions that may need slight modifications in the translation to keep proper context, meaning, and tone.
  2. Attend class each week and simultaneously interpret lesson being taught, with careful attention to providing proper context, meaning, tone, and technical wording.
  3. Keep all information on student confidential, per the requirements of FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act).
  4. Submit electronic timesheet in Self Service Time & Attendance (SSTA) weekly, or paper timesheet, as required for payroll purposes.
  5. Perform other duties as assigned.



  1. Demonstrated experience in a bilingual environment (Portuguese/English) as a Simultaneous Interpreter.
  2. A.S. degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Psychology, or closely related field, with appropriate areas of concentration.
  3. Bilingual/fluent in English and Portuguese; effective communication skills and the ability to explain concepts to others clearly in both languages.
  4. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 applications, Zoom, and Moodle.
  5. The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.
  6. Demonstrated familiarity with CCCC resources available to students.


  1. Certificate, diploma, or other professional formal study of Interpretation.
  2. Bachelor's degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or related field.

Equivalency Statement

Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience has prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

Additional Information:

COMPENSATION : Part-time, up to 18 hours per week; $30 per hour. Grant funded, non-benefited, non-unit position.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Immediate need; applications reviewed upon receipt.

Please visit our website at for information on Cape Cod Community College.

COVID VACCINE POLICY: Candidates for employment should be aware that all Cape Cod Community College students, faculty, and staff must comply with the Massachusetts state two-year public college vaccination policy as a condition of employment. Please see College website for details.

This appointment is subject to grant funding and the FY2023 budget appropriations.

Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.

The College does not provide any measure of assistance for applicants who do not have the ability to work in the United States.

Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and College policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:


Begin the online application process by going to the APPLY NOW link. During the process you will be given an opportunity to upload required documents : a cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum requirements of the position and resume (failure to submit requested documents may result in disqualification). Please note that finalist candidates will be asked to provide three current professional letters of reference and transcripts.

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