Job Description - Specialist, Interpreter Sign Language
Description View created on 09/23/2014

Specialist, Interpreter Sign Language

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 17
Job Title ID: 12204
Job Series/Job Family: Student Support & Success Series / Special Populations Family

Reports To

Supervisor, Interpreter Services

Job Purpose

To coordinate and provide sign language interpretation services for students, teachers, and staff that are deaf or hearing impaired; and plans, directs, and implements the Interpreter Mentoring Program.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Provides interpreting services for students, faculty, and staff that are deaf or hearing impaired.
  2. Prepares for assignments by reading textbooks; and conferring with students, instructors, and/or other interpreters.
  3. Provides general office support such as assisting with planning and coordinating the scheduling of interpreters, and maintaining a resource library for interpreters.
  4. Conducts and assists with workshops and programs to improve the skill level of interpreters; to promote awareness of faculty and staff regarding the use of interpreters, and best practices for serving deaf and hearing-impaired students; and to assess interpreter skills and screening of hourly interpreter applicants.
  5. May train and mentor interpreting interns.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Licenses/Certifications

Required

Other

Required

Safety