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Job Title: Interpreter
Company Name: Tarrant County College District
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 05/26/2017
Expire Date: 06/25/2017
Job Categories: Education and Library, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration, Research & Development
Job Description
Interpreter

Facilitates communication between hearing and deaf or hard of hearing individuals in classrooms and meetings using American Sign Language or the mode of communication preferred by the student.


• Provides sign-language interpreter services
• Creates interpreter schedules to cover all students classes requiring their services including part-time staff and contractors
• Interprets/transliterates information using American Sign Language or the mode of communication preferred by the student
• Assists with scheduling interpreters
• Receives request for accommodations and documentation, determines services needed, and coordinates services for Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Blind/Low Vision students
• Ensures appropriate intake, advising, retention, and follow-up services for Deaf/Hard of hearing Interviews, hires, and evaluates interpreters and note takers
• Ensures policies/procedures in place are compliant with Section 504 and ADA
• Acts as a liaison between students, faculty, staff, and community resources
• Coordinates Disability Support Services sponsored workshops and materials
• Presents workshops on various topics regarding disabilities and the function of the DSS office
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Qualifications & Requirements

• Knowledgeable of workforce development services for special populations

• Strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly a strong ability to communicate with individuals from various socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds

Desired Experience/Education:

• Associate’s degree or 60 college hours from a regionally accredited college or university

• State Board for Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI) or National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Certification

• Two (2) years of experience

• Experience with computerized systems

• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software

• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

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Contact Information
Company Name: Tarrant County College District
Website:http://jobs.tccd.edu/postings/16016
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