American Sign Language Coordinator

Updated: about 12 hours ago

18-Jun-2024

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Faculty of Arts and Sciences

65617BR


Job Summary

The Linguistics department seeks a full-time American Sign Language Coordinator to:  

  • Provide signed language interpretation for deaf and/or hard-of-hearing student in the classroom and other academic related settings in accordance with established schedules and ad hoc needs 

  • Manage scheduling & coordination of required additional ASL interpreters

  • Process invoices as may be received for services provided by ASL interpreters

  • Oversee prepping & access of course materials for interpreters

  • Educate faculty/staff as needed on interpreter role and how to work with an interpreter appropriately

  • Assist with ASL programmatic work, including but not limited to course planning, enrollment, and placement exams


Position Description

  • Provide signed language interpretation for deaf and/or hard-of-hearing student in the classroom and other academic related settings in accordance with established schedules and ad hoc needs 

  • Manage scheduling & coordination of required additional ASL interpreters 

  • Process invoices as may be received for services provided by ASL interpreters

  • Oversee prepping & access of course materials for interpreters

  • Educate faculty/staff as needed on interpreter role and how to work with an interpreter appropriately 

  • Assist with ASL programmatic work, including but not limited to course planning, enrollment, and placement exams


Basic Qualifications

Three years of experience as an ASL interpreter.


Additional Qualifications and Skills

Experience as an ASL interpreter in academic/higher education settings. 


Additional Information

We regret that we will not be able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

All formal written offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.


Work Format Details

This position is based primarily on-campus, in Massachusetts. This may include in-person during emergency situations (if applicable). Additional details will be discussed during the interview process. Certain visa types may limit work location. Individuals must meet work location sponsorship requirements prior to employment.


Benefits

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  • Paid Time Off: 3-4 weeks of accrued vacation time per year (3 weeks for support staff and 4 weeks for administrative/professional staff), 12 accrued sick days per year, 12.5 holidays plus a Winter Recess in December/January, 3 personal days per year (prorated based on date of hire), and up to 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents who are primary care givers.
  • Health and Welfare: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, disability and life insurance programs, along with voluntary benefits. Most coverage begins as of your start date.
  • Work/Life and Wellness: Child and elder/adult care resources including on campus childcare centers, Employee Assistance Program, and wellness programs related to stress management, nutrition, meditation, and more.
  • Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with contributions from 5% to 15% of eligible compensation, based on age and earnings with full vesting after 3 years of service.
  • Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive program including $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and reduced tuition through other participating Harvard graduate schools.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Program that provides 75% to 90% reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year for eligible courses taken at other accredited institutions.
  • Professional Development: Programs and classes at little or no cost, including through the Harvard Center for Workplace Development and LinkedIn Learning.
  • Commuting and Transportation: Various commuter options handled through the Parking Office, including discounted parking, half-priced public transportation passes and pre-tax transit passes, biking benefits, and more.
  • Harvard Facilities Access, Discounts and Perks: Access to Harvard athletic and fitness facilities, libraries, campus events, credit union, and more, as well as discounts to various types of services (legal, financial, etc.) and cultural and leisure activities throughout metro-Boston.

Job Function

General Administration


Department Office Location

USA - MA - Cambridge


Job Code

405012 Admin Professional (N)


Sub-Unit

Arts and Humanities


Union

55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers


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EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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