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Tarrant County College District
  • Position Number: 2777123
  • Location: Fort Worth, TX
  • Position Type: Disability Services


Interpreter
Tarrant County College District



Posting Number: F004341
Position Status: Full Time
Assignment Length: This field only applies to Faculty
Grant Funded: No
Category: Instructional Support
Class Code: 51
Pay Rate: $17.94
Location: South
Department: SO Counseling

Job Summary:
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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
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
Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of 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.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:
Associates degree or 60 college hours
State Board for Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI) or National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Certification
Two (2) years of experience

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:
Experience working with students from diverse racial/ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
Experience with computerized systems
Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

Accommodations:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary:
Posted: 01/07/2022

To apply, visit https://jobs.tccd.edu/postings/27677

Tarrant County College is an equal opportunity/equal access institution.







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