Full-Time Sign Language Interpreter Position – Commerce

Full-Time Sign Language Interpreter Position (9 months)

DATE: Starts January 2011

2600 West Neal Street
Commerce, Texas (Near Greenville, approx 2 hours from DFW)


Sign Language Interpreter – R New Student Disability Resources & Services

Salary $2,544.17 – $3,182.58/MO – 9 month appointment

Job Description Perform sign language interpretation for hearing-impaired
students/ prospective students including lectures or other classroom
instruction, meeting, registration, testing, tutoring, counseling, etc. May
assists in locating, evaluating and scheduling part-time interpreters, etc.
May maintain related department records.

Educational Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent.

Skill and Special Requirements:Requires a level 1 interpreter Certification
issued by the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
(DARS) Board for Evaluation of Interpreters, certification by National
Registry of Interpreters for the Deal (NRID), or QAST certification awarded
by another state for interpreting or Translating Skill. Follow the
Interpreting Code of Ethics as established by the Texas Department of
Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. Excellent oral and written
communication skills to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals
from diverse backgrounds. Evidence of certification will be required.

This is a 40 hour per week/9 month position (Fall/Spring Semesters). May
spend approximately 30- hours per week interpreting. Applicant must be
flexible and able to work around varying student schedules. Position may
require traveling to various satellite campuses for evening assignments.

Position will start January 2011

Please include resume, full contact information for three (3) professional
references and interpreter certification with application.

Date Open: August 24, 2010 – November 11, 2010

CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: [email protected]
CONTACT TELEPHONE #: (903) 886-5835

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