ASL Interpreter

Updated: about 2 months ago

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Director, provides ASL/English interpreting services to the Associate Director of Student Accessibility Services at Brown University during the work day in a variety of settings which may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Meetings
  • Field trips
  • Seminars
  • Student counseling sessions
  • Extracurricular activities 

Other meetings or events as assigned

Job Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelorâ™s degree or equivalent combination of experience and training
  • At least two yearsâ™ experience interpreting in a university setting, experience as a designated interpreter in an academic setting preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication techniques, organizational skills and able to work without close supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively with students, faculty, staff, the public and external agencies.
  • Willingness to occasionally work flexible hours including nights and weekends.
  • Cultural competence across the diverse range of students, faculty and staff
  • Maintains professional licenses, memberships and certifications in the field.
  • Must possess at least ONE of the following credentials or equivalent:
    • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf - National Association of the Deaf (NIC) Certification
    • Certificate of Interpreting (CI)
    • Certificate of Transliteration (CT)
    • Comprehensive Skills Certificate (CSC)
  • National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Interpreter Certification Program
    • Certificate of Competence Level IV (Advanced)
    • Certificate of Competence Level V (Master)
  • MUST be Rhode Island state licensed

Job Competencies:

  • The interpreter must be able to interpret from ASL into spoken English at a level that accurately and appropriately represents someone at the level of Associate Director at an Ivy League university.
  • Adhere to the RID/NAD Code of Professional Conduct (CPC), applying discretion and using their best skill and judgment regarding each assigned task.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication techniques, organizational skills and able to work without close supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively with students, faculty, staff, the public and external agencies.
  • Cultural competence across the diverse range of students, faculty and staff.

Background Checks: Criminal and Education Verification

In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site. 

Recruiting Start Date:

2021-07-07-07:00

Job Posting Title:

ASL Interpreter

Department:

Student Accessibility Services

Grade:

Grade 9

Worker Type:

Employee

Worker Sub-Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:

Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

37.5

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu .

EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.



Internal Number: REQ171942
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