DetailsOpen Date 09/01/2023Requisition Number PRN14129NJob Title InterpreterWorking Title Sign Language InterpreterJob Grade UGRFLSA Code NonexemptPatient Sensitive Job Code? NoType Non Benefited Staff / StudentTemporary? NoStandard Hours per Week 19 hours/weekFull Time or Part Time? Part TimeShift DayWork Schedule SummaryIs this a work study job? NoVP Area PresidentDepartment 00317 - Disability ServicesLocation CampusCity Salt Lake City, UTType of Recruitment External PostingPay Rate Range $48.00/hour, depending on certification and experienceClose DateJob SummaryThe Center for Disability & Access ( CDA ) is recruiting part-time Sign Language Interpreters. These positions are part-time, variable-hour positions providing ASL interpreting services for University classes, lectures, meetings, and other campus events. Services are provided to undergraduate and graduate students on campus.About Student AffairsStudent Affairs (https://studentaffairs.utah.edu/) is comprised of over 20 departments and is focused on supporting student well-being and success with the ultimate goal of assisting students in discovering their passion, people, and purpose. To that end, we aim to foster an environment that encourages employees to embrace innovative service delivery methods to best meet the needs of our students. As a result, students have the opportunity to participate in the creation of campus culture, collaboratively working alongside professional staff, student leaders, and academic partners.Student Affairs is committed to the grounding of our programs, procedures, and policies in the tenets of anti-racism and inclusion. We recognize the continued importance of education and accountability that promote equity and social justice. Our expectation is that all employees are engaged in this work to create a welcoming environment that supports the success of both students and staff and ensures they have the opportunity to be fully incorporated into university life.ResponsibilitiesProvide Sign Language Interpretation ( ASL ) for University classes, lectures, meetings, and other campus events.Minimum QualificationsRequiredAssociate’s degree in Interpreting Sign Language ( ASL ) or related degree.PreferredDepending upon the department of hire, a knowledge of medical terminology may be required.Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.DisclaimerThis job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.Department-Specific Qualifications
Utah State Professional ASL certification or equivalent ( NAD or NIC )
Knowledge and commitment to apply the NAD - RID Code of Professional Conduct
Associates Degree in Interpreting Sign Language ( ASL ) or related degree
At least two years of experience as an educational interpreter, preferably in a post-secondary setting.
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