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Lead Interpreter

Position Deleted on 5/07/2011. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Los Angeles, CA
Admin - Disability Services
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
$4,909 to $10,293 USD Per Month
Bulletin #100115; 04/06/11

Lead Interpreter, #100115
Office for Students with Disabilities

Salary Range: $4,909-$10,293/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time,Temporary, Monday-Saturday, Hours to be determined; Temporary position ends on or before June 30, 2011, non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions: This position is essential to the operations and services required of the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) for CSULA students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. The Lead Interpreter will provide interpreting services critical to the daily operation of OSD. Duties include but are not limited to: coordinates assignments and schedules of temporary/casual staff interpreters, real time captionists and related support services; evaluates the language and interpreting skills of interpreters and the skills of real time captionists; makes successful matches between students and interpreters and/or captionists; assists the Director of OSD in the recruitment and hiring of sign language interpreters, real-time educational captionists, and computer-aided transcribers; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and three years of experience interpreting. Must possess and maintain skills certification in both interpreting and transliteration from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) and/or certification at a Level 4 from the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) or comparable certification. Incumbent must possess: thorough knowledge of the interpreting process; an understanding of student and classroom needs in a university setting; comprehensive knowledge of Deaf Culture; knowledge of standard supervisory and training techniques; knowledge of nationally recognized certification requirements; an understanding of appropriate interpreter protocols and the RID Code of Professional Conduct. Have ability to: interpret and transliterate between both ASL and sign systems and spoken English at a level that requires using unique terminology and language; effectively shift between ASL or a manual sign system to spoken English and vice versa in highly interactive situations; facilitate and provide technical skills training: demonstrate organizational skills related to scheduling; assess student needs and interpreter skills to make effective matches between students and interpreters; and provide work direction to others. Interest and/or ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment.

Special Desired Qualifications: Bilingual in Spanish.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on April 20, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CSULA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.
The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women, and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship
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