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Sign Language Interpreter I-V

Employer
South Orange County Community College District
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 15, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Special Education, Health & Medicine, Speech & Hearing Sciences, Humanities, English as a Second Language, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Administrative, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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Title:

Sign Language Interpreter I-V

Job Category:

NBU

Job Opening Date:

February 09, 2022

Job Closing Date:

Locations:

Irvine Valley College

Pay Grade, for more information click on this link:

http://www.socccd.edu/humanresources/hr_salary.html

Pay Type:

Hourly

Hours Per Week:

0

Job Description:

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 This position is open until filled or withdrawn.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 activities.
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 of students.
6. Provide assistance to and substitute for the Interpreter Coordinator as requested; provide assistance with practicum students.
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.

Knowledge of: 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.

Ability to: 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 experience requirements.

Education/Training: 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.

Physical Demands: 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.

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT:

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS:

If you require special accommodations in the application and/or selection process, please notify District Human Resources (DHR) at least two (2) business days prior to the Job Close Date/Initial Screening Date, by either calling (949) 582-4850 or sending an e-mail to hrinfodesk@socccd.edu .

CAMPUS CRIME AND SAFETY AWARENESS:

Information regarding campus crime and safety awareness can be found at www.saddleback.edu or www.ivc.edu. Paper copies are available in the District Human Resources (DHR) office upon request.

PLEASE NOTE:

A California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) retiree may not accept employment until after the first 180 days of retirement. Anyone retired from CalPERS accepting permanent employment with this District will be required to reinstate as an active CalPERS member. Please contact CalPERS for additional information regarding your retirement status.

Any active vested member of California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS), who accepts employment with the District to perform service that requires membership in CalPERS, is eligible to elect to continue retirement system coverage under CalSTRS.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, AND EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

The South Orange County Community College District is 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 backgrounds feel welcome, included, supported, and safe. Our culture of belonging, openness, and inclusion, makes our district a unique and special place for individuals of all backgrounds.

Our District and our colleges are looking for equity and inclusion-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to the understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present within our community. When you join our District, you can expect to be part of an exciting, thriving, equity-focused, and inclusive community that approaches higher education with the lens of social justice and collaboration among students, faculty, staff, administration, and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position with our District, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our District’s mission and goals for EEO, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

SOCCCD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Important: You must make sure that you have completed your application for a posting by 11:59 p.m., Pacific Time, on the posting's Job Close Date, along with any required documents, in order to be considered for the position.

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