: Hours may vary by semester, generally
8 am - 5 pm, Monday through Friday, some evenings and weekends may
Hours Per Week
: 29 hours per week, 36 weeks per year
: Prorated Sick & Vacation; Holiday Pay; 2
Harper Tuition Waivers per semester
: Work is primarily indoors and may occur in
locations off the main campus. Requires moving from class to class,
between buildings, requires interpreter to be mobile for long
periods of time, and the ability to adapt to different settings and
environments.Must be able to adjust working hours to meet specials
jobs as needed by students with advance notice given by Scheduling
Duties of Position
: This is a part-time (up to 29 hours per
week position). Staff Interpreter is responsible for providing high
level expressive/receptive interpreting and transliteration between
American Sign Language and English within the instructional and/or
office environment; which includes hearing and deaf/hard of hearing
faculty, staff, students, visitors and interpreters.
Provides scheduled interpreting services in the classroom and
various other settings as assigned by the Scheduling Coordinator,
Manager, or Director.
Participates in departmental, divisional, college and committee
meetings; as appropriate.
Maintains professional competence through meetings, in-service
training, professional development workshops, and continued
Performs other duties as assigned.
: Completion of an accredited
interpreter training program or equivalent educational experience
is preferred. Completion of an Associate’s Degree or higher in a
related field is required. Illinois Advanced Proficiency License is
required, and Master Proficiency License is preferred.
: Minimum two years of postsecondary
interpreting experience is required. Demonstrated fluency in
American Sign Language including excellent expressive and receptive
skills. Must be flexible with responding quickly to schedule
changes. Membership in national and/or state professional
interpreter organization is required.
Application Review Date
- Ability to interpret and transliterate between the ASL and sign
systems and spoken English at a speed required by the assignment,
which may involve a variety of settings.
- Ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds.
- Ability to interpret difficult and complex terms, concepts,
ideas and emotions.
- Ability to learn unique subject matter, theories, and
: Applications are accepted until
the position is filled though priority will be given to
applications received on or before: February 13, 2023.
: ***A resume and cover letter are
required to complete the application process***
* Official transcripts required upon hire
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.
Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to
create an inclusive learning and working environment where
individual differences and identities are respected, valued and
embraced. We encourage women, people from historically
underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans
February 17, 2023 Central Standard Time