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Job Title: Interpreter - Sign Language
Company Name: Tarrant County College District
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 06/16/2017
Expire Date: 07/23/2017
Job Categories: Education and Library, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration, Research & Development
Job Description
Interpreter - Sign Language

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 the Tarrant County College (TCC) Institute
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College

Qualifications & Requirements

• 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

Desired Experience/Education:
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Contact Information
Company Name: Tarrant County College District
Website:http://jobs.tccd.edu/postings/16179
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