Job Family: Administrative Professional - OT Eligible
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Summary of Duties: Under direction and supervision of the Access Center Associate Director, the American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter provides interpreting services for undergraduate and graduate D/deaf and hard-of-hearing students using ASL and/or other manual sign system in: lectures, labs, academic meetings/clubs, and other university related situations (to include evening and weekend work). Communicate with students and faculty, and secure preparation materials for interpreters and coordinate training opportunities for interpreters. Attend Access Center staff meetings once a semester. Communicate with other ASL interpreters in support of team goals and the provision of services on a daily basis. Advise students when possible.
A Bachelor's degree, preferably in an education-related field, and three (3) years of experience related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. A Masters degree in a relevant field may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience.
Three (3) years of professional experience interpreting, with at least one year experience in a relevant setting (education or industry).
Completion of an accredited interpreter training program or equivalent.
Ability to have or obtain by the time of hire, a state or national certification or equivalent.
Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) and Signed English (PSE).
State or national ASL certification.
Advanced degree, preferably in business or biological science.
More than five (5) years classroom experience as a sign language interpreter in a post-secondary educational setting
More than three (3) years of classroom experience as a sign language interpreter in advanced business courses.
Area/College: Student Affairs Department Name: Access Center City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164 Monthly Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. FTE: 100% This is a permanent position. Screening Begin Date: This position will begin screening candidates on May 19, 2022 and will remain ongoing until a successful applicant has been identified. Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Required Documents:
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 9 Month
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WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected].
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its C...ommunity Engagement Classification.WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.