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Interpreter, Part-time

Linn-Benton Community College
Albany, Oregon, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jul 1, 2023


Position Information

Posting Number:

Position Type:
Classified Pools

Position Title:
Interpreter, Part-time

Employment Requirement
Not Applicable

Accessibility Resources


Job Summary:

Provides interpretation services to deaf and hearing-impaired students attending LBCC classes and activities.

Required Qualifications:

Education and Experience: Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent plus completion of interpreter training program.

Knowledge and Skills: Requires strong proficiency in English and American sign language or other sign language. Willingness to learn subject specific vocabulary as necessary for specific assignments.

Abilities: Must be able to independently perform the duties of the position efficiently and effectively. Requires the ability and willingness to work in a variety of classroom settings/labs, on field trips, etc. Should have demonstrated ability to understand, comprehend, and interpret from lectures within various settings, including group activities. Must be able to communicate and work with people of diverse backgrounds in a respectful way. Must agree to follow the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf ( RID ) Codes of Ethics.

Preferred Qualifications:

One year educational interpreting experience preferred. Certification by National Registry of Interpreters for Deaf preferred. Proficiency in Signed Exact English ( SEE ) desirable.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Considerable learned physical skill is required to perform sign language. Certain coordinated finger, limb or body movement must be performed routinely in the course of regular work. Extended standing or sitting required.

Most interpreting situations occur in a classroom setting. Some duties may occur during field trips, club activities and evening and weekend performances and activities.

Essential Duties:

Interprets classes, discussions, meetings, advising sessions, and college sponsored activities for deaf and hearing impaired students in the language mode used by the student: American sign language, oral (lip reading) modes, pidgin English or Sign Exact English ( SEE ). Voices as appropriate so student will be able to participate in classes or activities.

Advises the Disability Services Coordinator (or Faculty/Staff working with hearing impaired students) of any changes or problems involving the assigned students.

Treats students in a manner that contributes to increased self esteem and the development of effective self-advocacy skills.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Applicant Instructions:

In addition to completing the online application, applicants must attach the following documents when applying: Cover Letter and evidence of Interpreter credentials or training in sign language interpreting.

Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Please see “Academic Transcript Information” on Employment Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies which perform this service.

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans will need to attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

Proposed Start Date:

Full-time or Part-time

Number of hours/week:

Work Schedule:

Posting Date:

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled:

Special Notes to Applicants:

As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer

Offers of employment are contingent on the applicant having Oregon residency at the time work commences.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. If you selected other above, please specify the website or other resource from which you learned of the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Have you successfully completed an interpreter training program?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please indicate which sign language(s) you are proficient in.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. License or Certificate
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Other
  3. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4

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