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Hourly Interpreter - Pool

Company: California State University, Sacramento
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:



Hourly Interpreter - Pool

Job No: 503881
Work Type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Temporary, Time Varies

Job Title

Hourly Interpreter

Posting Details

This is a POOL recruitment. The recruitment will remain open and filled on a continuous basis.

Hiring Preference
Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2, 5, 7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.

Position Summary

The Hourly Interpreter position will provide interpreting services for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and/or Deaf-Blind students in: classrooms, lectures, labs, assigned course activities, placements, internships; in meetings with other academic departments, advisors, professors, university platform situations, telephone interpreting for academically related needs; provide limited mobility assistance for Deaf-Blind students, and voice for students, as needed.

FLSA: Hourly/Intermittent

CSU Classification Salary Range: $16.42 - $164.95/hourly

Hiring Range: Hourly rate will be commensurate with education, certification, and experience.

Salary Grade/Range: 1

Recruitment Type: Temporary

Time Base: Hourly-Intermittent

Work Hours: Hours will vary according to the needs of the department.

Department Information

Services to Students with Disabilities (SSWD) offers a wide range of accommodation services that ensure students with disabilities have equal access and opportunity to pursue their educational goals.

Working collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, and administrators, SSWD provides campus-wide consultation and serves as a primary information resource on disability-related issues to the campus community.

For more information, visit:

Minimum Qualifications

Assignments vary in type and extent of knowledge and abilities in terms of subject matter and vocabulary required, but common requirements include the following knowledge, abilities, and background:

Knowledge and Abilities:
Working knowledge of the process on interpretation; ASL and/or English sign system as required by the student(s) or the assignment; the methods and techniques used in communicating with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing consumers; the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) code of professional conduct; the vocabulary used in the courses to which the Interpreter is assigned; and a demonstrated knowledge of Deaf Culture.

Ability to hear spoken English and use ASL, Signed English, and/or another manual sign system to effectively generate language; interpret and transliterate between the ASL and sign systems and spoken English at a speed required by the assignment, which may involve a variety of settings such as a classroom, conference, and/or one-on-one meeting; and work with students from diverse backgrounds.

Education and Experience:
Any combination of formal training and relevant documented interpreting experience that demonstrates assurance of the skills appropriate for the level of the assignment(s) is required. Typically, sufficient interpreting training or experience requires graduation from an interpreter training program and/or relevant documented interpreting experience. In addition, a wide acquaintance with academic higher education through attendance at a post-secondary educational institution may be essential to fully comprehend and accurately interpret the concepts, language, and vocabulary used in the assigned instructional, academic, and/or administrative situations.

Required Qualifications

1. Possession of AA degree in Interpreting Preparation Program or equivalent.
2. Possession of RID and/or NAD and/or equivalent skills certificates as specified in the classification: RID certificate in either interpretation or transliteration and/or NAD Level 3 (level 4 preferred) for IIA; RID certificates in both interpretation and or transliteration and/or NAD Level 4 (level 5 preferred) for IIB. Knowledge of various manual communication modes: ASL, Signed English, and/or manual codes, and oral and tactile interpreting.
3. Extensive experience in educational interpreting in university level curriculum.
4. Ability to interpret in a variety of activities such as classroom, lecture, lab, field trips, internships; mobility assistance for Deaf-Blind students, meetings with academic departments, professors, advisors, and student group work.
5. Ability to perform in highly interactive situations such as discussion, workshops, seminars, and platform settings, and handle unique subject matter, theories and terminology and team with interpreters and/or real-time captioners.

Preferred Qualifications
6. Completion of upper division coursework and/or BA/BS degree.
7. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain rapport with the Deaf community.
8. Ability and knowledge to mentor other interpreters.
9. Word processing and spreadsheet skills for lexicons and schedule/timesheet records preferred Required Licenses/Certifications
Possession of RID and/or NAD and/or equivalent skills certificates as specified in the classification: RID certificate in either interpretation or transliteration and/or NAD Level 3 (level 4 preferred) for IIA; RID certificates in both interpretation and or transliteration and/or NAD Level 4 (level 5 preferred) for IIB.

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume, Cover Letter and Proof of Licensure/Certification

About Sac State

is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the "Farm-to-Fork Capital," is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: "As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement." As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.

As evidenced by the values embedded in our , Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the ? page.

Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit .

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit .

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at .
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Eligibility Verification
Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa).



Advertised: August 10, 2021 (9:00 AM)
Applications Closes: Open Until Filled

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