Providing a full range of interpreting/transliterating services for deaf/hard of hearing (HoH) students/employees
Utilize skill in a variety of signed languages (Contact Sign, and Conceptually Accurate Signed English, CASE) to facilitate communication
Interpret any conversation, meeting, and training session, and interview or other requested event, including providing oral interpreting to students /employees who do not use sign language
Responsible for interpreting in a variety of communication modes during agency-wide work related events such as lectures, conferences, and appraisals, and counseling sessions, etc. for specific training needs and benefits
Responsible for coordinating all incoming customer interpreting service requests through emails and phone calls
To schedule blocks of time for interpreting services following students’/staff requirements and availability
Responsible for communicating schedule conflicts and reschedules short notice priorities as they occur
Collaborate with external contractor for interpreter requirements as needed
Enlighten supervisors and staff on Deaf Culture and interpreter services
Identify process improvement opportunities to improve on services to students/staff
Serve as a representative for the contracting office or provide backup interpreting service for external contracts.
Diploma in the following disciplines; Communications, Sociology, Deaf studies, linguistics, or equivalent from a recognized institution;
Certificate in Computer Application Skills;
Certification from a recognized interpreter certification body;
The role requires at least two (2) years of cumulative Sign Language Interpreting experience.
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