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Sign Language Interpreter

Monmouth University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 8, 2021

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services
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Monmouth University

Sign Language Interpreter

Department: Disability Services For Students

Position Summary:
Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Sign Language Interpreter in the Department of Disability Services for Students.

The candidate would be expected to: provide interpreting services for students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing in classes, extra curricular activities, sporting events and meetings; assist in coordination of the recruiting and scheduling of interpreters to ensure the quality of interpreting services; determine student eligibility for services such as interpreting and real time captioning; provide assistance to the Director and promote University and community awareness of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing population.

A complete list of job duties is available at

Required Degree, License or Certifications:

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:
Proficiency in American Sign Language, Signed English and oral interpreting with a thorough knowledge of deaf culture. Current Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) certification, including Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI), or state quality assurance. Experience working with people with disabilities.

Knowledge of deafness, services and accommodations, role and functions of interpreters and captionists, and communication methods used by deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Ability to translate, transliterate and interpret spoken and manual communication. Knowledge of evaluation and training procedures for interpreters. Knowledge of current technologies.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Two years professional experience working with deaf and hard of hearing people. Knowledge of state and federal laws applying to nondiscrimination.

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Posting Date: 08/18/2021
Closing Date:

Located along New Jersey's northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,700 students in nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including three doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University's dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth's faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University's 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Edison Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which hosts more than half of the University's student-athletes.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park's legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ community. Enjoy Red Bank's lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch's redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review's “The Best 382 Colleges,” and Money magazine's “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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