Job Opening: Staff Interpreter – Corpus Christi

Job Posting – Position: Staff Interpreter

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center
5151 McArdle Rd
Corpus Christi, Texas 78411

Start Date: August 1, 2009

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: Commensurate with experience and certification

Benefits included:
Eligibility for medical insurance, mileage, and other incentives.

Position Summary:

To facilitate communication for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Other duties may be performed when not required to provide interpreting services.


? Graduation from a recognized Interpreter Training Program (ITP) or 5 years in the field as a certified interpreter.
? Certification from Texas BEI Level I/Basic or higher or NAD/RID certified.
? Experience interpreting in a variety of settings.
? Fluency in English and American Sign Language (ASL).
? Knowledge and understanding of Deaf culture.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

? To provide American Sign Language (ASL) to English and English to ASL interpretation.
? To work as a team member with the Executive Director and the Communications Coordinator.
? To display and promote professionalism and a high ethical standard in interpreting and adhering to the Texas BEI Standards of Ethical

Behavior or NAD/RID Code of Professional Conduct.

? Provide interpreting services for d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing students, classmates, and educational staff.
? Provide interpreting services for all other needs as they arise.
? Where qualified, the interpreter will tutor under direction of the Communications Coordinator lower level interpreters.
? Will participate in educational team meetings and workshops.
? Prepare for all interpreting assignments as necessary.


The interpreter will report to Communications Coordinator and/or the Executive Director regarding interpreting skills and issues.

Application Process:

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and three references to:

Executive Director
The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center
5151 McArdle Rd
Corpus Christi, Texas 78411

Closing date: July 15, 2009

Sarah Burnside
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 361-993-1154

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