American Sign Language (ASL) - English Interpreter Job at Clemson University, Clemson, SC

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  • Clemson University
  • Clemson, SC

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Clemson University's Office of Access and Equity is looking for two (2) American Sign Language (ASL) English Interpreter to fulfill the following duties:

  • Provide American Sign Language (ASL) and other interpreting services for the institution.
  • Coordinates the provision, processing and legal compliance of all interpreting and captioning requests.
  • Provide training as needed for areas related to the ADA, accommodations, fair and equitable treatment and other areas as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

There are two positions available. These positions qualify for employee benefits. More information about benefits can be found on the Office of Human Resources webpage .

JOB DUTIES:

60% - Essential - Provide Interpreting Services:
Provide American Sign Language (ASL) and Interpreting services, for students, faculty, and staff. Services include departmental, interdepartmental, and university committees and meetings, including those with upper-level administration; lecture and lab classes; research meetings and research-related activities; on and off campus events; webinars; and all other university-related events as needed. Interpreting services to accurately convey high-level academic, specialized, and nuanced content. Ability to sustain service for an extended number of hours and adapt to a weekly schedule that varies with the needs of the University. Must adhere to the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct and maintain professional conduct. Be reliable, punctual, and respectful to all parties involved. Maintain National Certification and skills. Maintain current knowledge of applicable federal and state laws as well as CU and ACE office policies and procedures. Assist in developing appropriate guidelines as needed.

15% - Essential - Provide Interpreting and Captioning Services and Support:
Provide intake, coordination, and scheduling of interpreting and captioning services needed by the University; collaborate with requestors to ensure interpreters/captioners have access to necessary materials; keep thorough record of all services provided and relevant request information; work with contracted agencies as needed to provide captioning and interpreting needs if not able to cover internally; and process invoices as needed. Provide periodic reports as needed.

15% - Essential - Process and Manage Intake Requests:
Provide intake of accommodation requests; document, process and manage requests; fill requests; and process invoices as needed. Provide periodic reports as needed.

10% - Essential - Provide Training:
Provide training as needed for areas related to the ADA, accommodations, fair and equitable treatment and other areas as needed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education - Bachelor's Degree

Work Experience - Relevant Program Experience; Two years of paid interpreting experience. Proficient in both English and American Sign Language (ASL). Use of mobile phone and computer. Experience with a variety of computer programs and software.

Certifications - Must hold current national certification from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), as required by and in compliance of both federal and state laws.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

Education - Master's Degree with ASL Studies Minor/completion of interpreter program. Degree in ASL, Modern Languages, Modern Languages Education, Deaf Studies, Education, or Communications

Work Experience

  • 2+ Years of paid interpreting experience. Proficient in both English and American Sign Language (ASL). Use of mobile phone and computer. Experience with a variety of computer programs and software.
  • 5+ Years of paid interpreting experience, with experience in higher education, including interpreting at the graduate and administrative levels. Deeply knowledgeable about the Deaf community and Deaf culture.

Certifications - Must hold current national certification from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), as required by and in compliance of both federal and state laws.

RESPONSIBILITIES

JOB KNOWLEDGE
Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES
No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

100% - Stand for prolonged period
100% - Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
50% - Walk or move about
100% - Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
100% - Extends hands or arms in any direction
50% - Perceive, observe, clarity of vision

WORKING CONDITIONS:

50% - Exposure to heat or cold
10% - Overnight Travel

WORK SCHEDULE:

Standard Hours: 37.5; Expected Salary Range ($ 45,530.00 - $ 76,000.00)

ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL LEVEL

Essential Level 2 employee

Required to maintain/resume essential support functions, deliver direct care services, and/or provide recovery support before normal operations resume. Some positions in this category may be required to work remotely or be on-call. JOB LOCATION:

Clemson, SC

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

June 29th, 2024 at 11:59 PM ET

MILITARY AND VETERAN:

MILITARY EQUIVALENCY:
Clemson University is proud to allow educational equivalency for military technical certifications and trainings that directly relate to the job duties.

VETERAN PREFERENCE:
South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

State policy for veteran preference states that for qualifying, full-time permanent positions, a veteran applicant may receive preference if they meet the job's minimum qualifications, were discharged under honorable conditions from the military, and submit their DD-214 for confidential review by the Office of Human Resources.

To claim Veteran Preference for qualifying positions, email hrjob@clemson.edu upon submission of your application. CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.

Job Tags

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