Job Details

California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 3146611
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Disability Services

512926 - Hourly Interpreter/Relatime Captioner/Computer Aided Transcriber

Classificaiton: Hourly Interpreter/Realtime Captioner/Computer Aided Transcriber
Department: Disability Support Services
Sub-Division: Student Retention
Salary Range: $16.42 - $164.95 per hour
Appointment Type: Temporary
Time Base: Intermittent
Work Schedule: Monday - Saturday; schedule will vary according to department needs; this is a temporary position to end on or before June 30, 2023 with a possibility of renewal on an annual basis if funds and/or program needs exist.

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary:
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:
The Office of Disability Support Services strives to increase access and retention for students with permanent and temporary disabilities by ensuring equitable treatment in all aspects of campus life. The program acts as a catalyst and agent for compliance with Federal and State laws and regulations mandating equal opportunity and access for person with disabilities. Our office provides co-curricular and academically related services which empower students with disabilities to achieve academic and personal self-determination. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Hourly Interpreter/Realtime Captioner/Computer Aided Transcriber. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

The Hourly Interpreter/Realtime Captioner will facilitate communication between students and the campus community for the deaf and Hard of Hearing student population through the office of Disability Support Services. Sign Language Interpreters provide sign language interpretation services for instructional courses and university sanctioned activities. Performs interpreting (American Sign Language) in classroom settings, and in situations involving activities and/or functions for meetings, or other school activities.

The Realtime Captioner provides realtime captioning services for instructional courses and university sanctioned activities utilizing court reporting methods and theories, realtime software and technology, captioning computer systems and equipment. Provides communication access realtime translating services (CART) in classroom settings, and in situations involving activities and/or functions for meetings or other university activities. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
Interpreter: Ability to hear spoken English and working knowledge of the process of interpreting ASL and/or English sign system as required by the student(s) or the assignment. Interpret and transliterate between the ASL and sign systems and spoken English at a speed required by the assignment. Must be able to convey accurately the register, tone, intent, and content of the consumers message. May work in a variety of settings such as a classroom, conference, and/or one-on-one meetings and work with persons from diverse backgrounds. A demonstrated knowledge of Deaf Culture and knowledge of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) code of professional conduct is needed. 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.

Realtime Captioner: Must be able to caption at a minimum rate of 180 or more words per minute with a high level of accuracy. Proficiently use, maintain, and troubleshoot court reporting steno equipment, realtime software, and computer systems and equipment. Develop, maintain, and proficiently use a thorough dictionary that enables accurate and fluid translation. Effectively listen for continuity, sense, and detail while translating. Proficiently write in realtime in a conflict free manner using punctuation and sustaining accuracy in fast-paced situations. Use advanced editing skills work effectively with consumers and maintain confidentiality. Comprehensive knowledge of the English language, including: grammatical structures, syntax, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation. Requires working knowledge of the language and vocabulary used in the assigned translating situations. Industry recognized code of ethics and general knowledge of Deaf and HardofHearing Culture. Formal training in court reporting and steno methods to meet position requirements is required.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Must be able to work effectively with students, faculty, Disability Support Servoces staff. Required to know respective industry Professional Code of Ethics and Standards for Professional Practice and Confidentiality. Possession of most current NIC Certification is preferred for both Interpreter I and Interpreter II. Extensive experience in educational interpreting in university level curriculum. Completion of upper division coursework and/or BA/BS degree from an accredited four year college or university.

Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Most courses are in-person and will require in-person services.

Additional Information:
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and requires hiring employees to perform CSU-related work within the State of California.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Application Deadline: Dec 30, 2022 (9:00 PM)

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