Sign Language Interpreter

This position provides sign language interpreting services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students registered for services through Access and Learning Accommodations and enrolled in courses at TSTC. In addition to providing interpreting services, the position includes other assigned duties that support the programs and services offered by ALA. The work schedule may vary to accommodate day, evening, and online courses. The position operates under supervision and performance is assessed based on the completion of assigned tasks, job performance, and dependability.

Required Qualifications

Texas Board for Interpreter certification or RID level of Basic, Advanced, or Master; or be able to obtain Basic level certification within one year of hire, or show progressive improvement towards certification. Ability to interpret language at various levels of difficulty with knowledge of vocabulary and grammar. Fluent use of American Sign Language spoken to sign and sign to spoken.

Preferred Qualifications

Level I/Basic Interpreter certification through the Board for Evaluation of Interpreter/Human & Health Services Commission.

Associate degree/Bachelor degree strongly desired.

Three or more years interpreting experience in a post-secondary setting.

Progress towards certification through state or national organizations.

Have the ability, skills and fluency within various register levels in American Sign Language with qualifications to be determined by the Assistant Director overseeing the Deaf and Hard of Hearing student population.


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