PT Academic Professional - Sign Language Interpreter
Lansing Community College
Location: Lansing, Michigan
Internal Number: 492345
Title: PT Academic Professional - Sign Language Interpreter
This posting is open until filled
Hours Per Week : Up to 28 Hours
Full Pay Range for Position: $48.00
Employee Classification: Assc Academic Professional
Level: PT Sign Language Interpreter-BD
Division: Student Affairs Division - 20000
Department: Student Support - 20200
Campus Location: LCC Downtown Campus
Position Type: Regular/Continuing
Bargaining Unit: MAHE
Under direction of the supervisor, interprets/transliterates spoken language using American Sign Language (ASL), and vice versa, to facilitate communication between hearing and Deaf/Hard of Hearing individuals; serve as a liaison between Deaf/Hard of Hearing students, hearing students and instructors; and performs other related work as required.
Provide expressive and voice interpreting for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students in lectures, labs, tutoring, and other related activities. Function to facilitate communication between Deaf/Hard of Hearing students, instructors, and hearing students in the classroom. Follow instructions given by the supervisor. Maintain a professional working relationship with instructor and/or presenter and have a supportive attitude. Have flexibility in adapting to change. Must adhere to the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct and have an acceptable personal appearance in the work setting. Must attend scheduled staff meeting, work with practicum students if asked, maintain a vocabulary of current appropriate signs and pursue professional growth activities. Other duties as specified by grant requirements.
Possess and maintain certification. This can be either Michigan BEI (state certification) or National Interpreter Certification (NIC).
IMPORTANT: If an educational degree is required for this position, unofficial copies of transcripts from each institution of higher learning where either a degree has been conferred or coursework completed are required documents that must be submitted as part of the online application process.
Applicants with foreign education credentials (i.e. earned degree and related to this position) must contact a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) credential evaluation services (www.naces.org) and request an academic transcript evaluation. Three of NACES member credential evaluation services are: Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (email: [email protected]); World Education Services, Inc.(email: [email protected]); International Education Research Foundation, Inc. (email: [email protected]). The credential evaluation must be submitted with the application materials.
Coursework information, if applicable, must be added as an attachment under Additional Attachments.
REMEMBER: If an educational degree is required for this position, applications lacking these required documents will not be considered.
Possess Michigan BEI III or NIC.
Fluent in ASL.
Legal endorsement preferred.
Medical/Mental Health endorsement preferred.
Deafblind endorsement preferred.
May be required to sign for extended periods of time.
Lansing Community College is an equal opportunity, educational institution/employer.
Lansing Community College (LCC) is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan, serving more than 23,000 students each year. It offers more than 200 associate degree and certificate programs in addition to career and workforce development and personal enrichment options. LCC was founded in 1957 and is consistently named one of Michigan’s best community colleges, and students enjoy unsurpassed instruction, beautiful facilities, cutting-edge technology and comprehensive support services.