Sign Language Interpreter Expert

first_imgNon-academic, non-classified Professional Experts are notpart of classified service. Non-academic, non-classified short-termemployees are at-will employees and have no entitlement rights toany position in the District. Professional Expert employment shallnot result in the displacement of Classified personnel.* Retired CalPERS Annuitants: may not exceed 960 hours in afiscal year (July 1 through June 30)*REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:Provides interpreter services. Interpreters facilitatecommunication between Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, Deaf-Blind, andhearing consumers.Qualifications and Physical DemandsEducation and Experience:Level I – Entry level of a series. Beginning proficiency insign language (American Sign Language and/or Signed English). Ableto interpret non-complex, non-technical subject matterindependently on a limited basis as determined by the Director orrecognized evaluator; assists in the advancement of skill level andproficiency of services provided to deaf and hard of hearingstudents. Possession of the following certifications or equivalentcertification from the Educational Interpreter PerformanceAssessment (EIPA), Registry Interpreters of the Deaf (RID), orNational Association of the Deaf (NAD): Interpreting TrainingProgram (ITP) Certification, Educational Interpreters ProficiencyAssessment (EIPA).Level II – Mid level of a series. Intermediate levelclassification of the Interpreter series. Intermediate proficiencyin sign language (ASL and/or Signed English. The Interpreter IIwill interpret moderately complex, technical subject matter and isable to understand course content in major areas of study and worksindependently in select courses. Assist in the advancement of skilllevel or as deemed necessary by the Director. Assignments require athorough understanding of educational principles, techniques andpractices related to interpreter services. Possession of thefollowing certifications or equivalent certification from theEducational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA), RegistryInterpreters of the Deaf (RID), or National Association of the Deaf(NAD): Interpreting Training Program (ITP) Certification,Educational Interpreters Proficiency Assessment (EIPA).Level III – Advanced level of a series. Fluency in bothinterpreting and transliterating in multiple classroom settingswith varying degrees of difficulty or other campus venues.Proficient in voice interpreting skills and is able to provideadvanced level of understanding of course content across collegecurriculum. Demonstrates conceptual understanding of the issues andproblems specific to deafness in education. Assignments are morecomplex interpreter assignments. Possession of the followingcertifications or equivalent certification from the EducationalInterpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA), Registry Interpreters ofthe Deaf (RID), or National Association of the Deaf (NAD): Registryof Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), National Association of theDeaf (NAD) Interpreting, Training Program (ITP) Certification,Educational Interpreters Proficiency Assessment (EIPA), NationalInterpreter Certification.Level IV – Expert skill level in providing interpreting andtransliterating services to the deaf and hard of hearing studentpopulation in all possible interpreting situations on a collegecampus or campus events. Possesses the ability to assess andaccommodate the deaf and hard of hearing students’ communicationneeds and facilitates communication across the college curriculumand related venues. Advocates for student access and possesses aworking knowledge of state and federal laws related to deafstudents in the post-secondary environment. Possession of thefollowing certifications or equivalent certification from theEducational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA), RegistryInterpreters of the Deaf (RID), or National Association of the Deaf(NAD): Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), NationalAssociation of the Deaf (NAD) Interpreting, Training Program (ITP)Certification, Educational Interpreters Proficiency Assessment(EIPA), National Interpreter Certification.Conditions of EmploymentThis is a professional expert position. The District reserves theright to extend, modify, or eliminate this position based uponavailable funds. The effective dates of employment will be arrangedwith the supervisor.This is a recruitment for an applicant POOL to filltemporary/short-term assignments on an as-needed basis. Departmentsor Divisions will refer to the POOL of applications on file to filltemporary/short-term assignments as the need arises. Applicationswill remain in the pool for one year. You will be contacted by thehiring manager should the department/division be interested inscheduling an interview. Please do not call the Office of HumanResources regarding the status of your application .Employment is contingent upon verification of employment history,background verification as governed under Education Coderequirements, eligibility to work in the United States, andapproval by the CCCD Board of Trustees. The hours of work andeffective date of employment will be arranged with thesupervisor.Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; theinability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employeefrom retaining employment.The person holding this position is considered a mandatedreporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Actand is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CoastCommunity College District policies, procedures, and Title IX.(Reference: BP/AP 5910)The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms ofdiversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusiveenvironment within which students, staff, administrators, andfaculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the District’sstrategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply.Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicantswith disabilities who self-disclose.Application materials must be electronically submitted on-lineat http://www.cccd.edu/employment . Incomplete applications and applicationmaterials submitted by mail will not be considered.Additional InformationAPPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: To be considered for thisopportunity, you must submit a COMPLETE application packet. Acomplete application packet includes:A complete Coast Community College District OnlineEmployment Application.Answers to ALL Supplemental Questions, if any (pleaseprovide clear and detailed responses, where applicable, as theywill be carefully evaluated to determine the most qualifiedcandidate(s) to be invited for an interview; please do not pasteyour resume, put ‘see resume’ or ‘N/A’, or leave blank).A current Resume (as a separate attachment – PDFrecommended).Candidates will also be responsible for all travel expenses ifselected for an interview, the Coast Community College Districtdoes not reimburse for candidate travel expenses.Disability AccommodationsIf you require accommodations in the Application or ExaminationProcess, please notify Human Resources by calling (714)438-4714.PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:The physical demands are representative of those that must bemet by an employee to successfully perform the essential functionsof this job.The work environment characteristics are representative ofthose an employee encounters while performing the essentialfunctions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individualswith disabilities to perform the essential functions.A detailed list of physical demands and work environment is onfile and will be provided upon request.This direct link 2020 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is the 2020Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for Coast Colleges. Thecrime statistics for calendar years 2017, 2018, and 2019 weresubmitted to the U.S. Department of Education as required under theJeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus CrimeStatistics Act. A hardcopy can be provided from one of the CampusSafety Offices. Please contact any of the Campus Safety Offices forany questions regarding the report.The Coast Community College District is a multi-college districtthat includes Coastline Community College , Golden WestCollege , and Orange Coast College . The three colleges offerprograms in transfer, general education, occupational/technicaleducation, community services and student support services.Coastline, Golden West and Orange Coast Colleges enroll more than60,000 students each year in more than 300 degree and certificateprograms.Since its founding in 1947, the Coast Community College Districthas enjoyed a reputation as one of the leading community collegedistricts in the United States. Governed by a locally elected Boardof Trustees, the Coast Community College District plays animportant role in the community by responding to needs of achanging and increasingly diverse population.Coast Community College District is an Equal OpportunityEmployerThe Coast Community College District is committed to employingqualified administrators/managers, faculty, and staff members whoare dedicated to student learning and success. The Board recognizesthat diversity in the academic environment fosters awareness,promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitablerole models for all students. The Board is committed to hiring andstaff development processes that support the goals of equalopportunity and diversity, and provide equal consideration for allqualified candidates. The District does not discriminate unlawfullyin providing educational or employment opportunities to any personon the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, genderexpression, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, sexualorientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mentaldisability, military or veteran status, or geneticinformation. DefinitionUnder general supervision, the Professional Expert providesassistance and support in accordance with assignments anddirections from the supervisor. Professional Experts:Have specialized knowledge or expertise not generally requiredof or found in the classifications established by theDistrict.Must be specially trained, experienced, or competent to performexpert services.Are used on a temporary basis for a specific project orprojects.Terms of employment will be described in the ProfessionalExpert Agreementlast_img

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