Sign Language Interpreter I-V
Job Opening Date:
February 09, 2022
Job Closing Date:
Irvine Valley College
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Hours Per Week:
This position is a short-term, hourly, non-bargaining unit
position, not to exceed 160 days per Fiscal Year. This
advertisement is to create a pool of applications to be used when
there is an available opening as a (Sign Language) Interpreter I-V.
You will be contacted should the hiring department/division be
interested in scheduling an interview with you to discuss your
qualifications and skills. Please do not call the Human Resources
Office regarding the status of your application. The most current
status of all applications will be available for you to view on our
website. This position is open until filled or withdrawn.
Positions in this classification interpret and transliterate
using American Sign Language/signed English for deaf and hard of
hearing students registered with Special Services (DSPS) in
classes, academic activities and college events. To perform
interpreting services and activities for deaf and hard of hearing
students, faculty and staff; to serve as a liaison between the
hearing impaired and hearing communities; and to perform a variety
of duties relative to assigned area of responsibility. Nationally
certified interpreters (RID/NAD IV or higher) are encouraged to
apply and will be exempt from a testing process.
Representative Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential duties and other important responsibilities/duties may
include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Perform effective sign language interpreting and transliterating
services for students, faculty and staff according to accepted
American Sign Language/English interpreting procedures.
2. Provide sign language and English interpreting and
transliterating for deaf and hard of hearing students, faculty and
staff in both educational and non-academic settings.
3. Serve as an interpreter at various campus events including
department meetings, student orientations, professional development
activities, counseling appointments, assessment testing, field
trips, theatrical productions and other extracurricular
4. Provide educational interpreting for students in a lecture
environment and individualized instruction.
5. Serve as a liaison between the deaf and hearing impaired
students, school faculty and staff; explain the needs and concerns
6. Provide assistance to and substitute for the Interpreter
Coordinator as requested; provide assistance with practicum
7. Consult with faculty to identify potential problems that could
inhibit the effective provision of interpreting services including
instructional materials or closed-caption equipment.
8. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Methods and techniques of signing and
interpreting for the deaf and hearing impaired. Interpretation and
application techniques of American Sign Language ( ASL ). Use and
operation of various devices for deaf and hearing impaired. Modern
office procedures, methods and equipment including computers.
Proper English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Code of
ethics for the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf.
Perform interpreting services for the deaf and
hearing impaired. Communicate effectively to the deaf and hearing
impaired using American Sign Language and/or contact signing.
Interpret and explain school policies and procedures. Provide
interpretation services in both academic and non-educational
settings. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in
writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships
with those contacted in the course of work.
Education Minimum Qualifications:
Sign Language Interpreter
I: Entry. Graduation from high school or equivalent and graduation
from Interpreter Training Program (ITP) or equivalent. Sign
Language Interpreter II: Intermediate. 2 years of experience.
Graduation from high school or equivalent and graduation from
Interpreter Training Program (ITP) or equivalent. Sign Language
Interpreter III: skilled ? Interpreter. 3 years of experience.
Graduation from high school or equivalent and graduation from
Interpreter Training Program (ITP) or equivalent. Experience
Minimum Qualifications. Sign Language Interpreter I: One (1) year
of paid experience interpreting for the deaf and hard of hearing
using oral and manual forms of communication. Sign Language
Interpreter II: Two (2) years of paid experience interpreting for
the deaf and hard of hearing using oral and manual forms of
communication. Sign Language Interpreter III: Three (3) a years of
paid experience interpreting for the deaf and hard of hearing using
oral and manual forms of communication. Sign Language Interpreter
IV & V – must possess RID/NAD certification in addition to
See above. Experience and/or education
of the same kind, level, and amount as required in the minimum
qualifications may be substituted on a year for year basis.
License or Certificate:
A valid California driver’s license
and proof of insurability may be required for some positions to
drive a District or personal vehicle to attend meetings or pick
up/deliver documents or other materials. Please attach copies of
all Sign Language Interpreter certifications that you possess for
salary placement consideration.
Ability to work in a standard classroom
environment and to sustain repetitive motion of arms, wrists and
hands for intervals of time. Vision: See in the normal visual range
with or without correction. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range
with or without correction.
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committed to creating an academic and work environment that fosters
diversity, equity and inclusion and equal opportunity for all, and
ensures that students, faculty, management and staff of all
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of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender
identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present within
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