*Currently Golden West College is looking for people with skilled backgrounds and experience who can fit into our team of hourly interpreters. Hours would be anywhere from 5-20 hours a week based on the interpreters availability and current requests from students. Interpreters do not work more than 28 hours per week. The schedule is dependent on the assignment but can run mornings, afternoons, or evenings Monday through Friday. We are looking for 16 week commitments during our academic semesters*
Assignments are short-term, temporary, and will not exceed 28 hours per week or 160 days per Fiscal Year. This is a continuous recruitment to create a pool of applicants to be used as needed for temporary support as a Sign Language Interpreter. You will be contacted by the hiring manager should the department/division be interested in scheduling an interview. Please do not call the Office of Human Resources regarding the status of your application. All applications will remain in the pool for two years.
Essential duties and other important responsibilities/duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Perform effective sign language interpreting and/or transliterating services for students, faculty and staff according to accepted American Sign Language/English interpreting procedures.
2. Provide sign language and English interpreting and/or transliterating for deaf and hard of hearing students, faculty and staff in both educational and non-academic settings.
3. Serve as an interpreter at various campus events including, but not limited to, department meetings, student orientations, professional development activities, counseling appointments, assessment testing, field trips, theatrical productions and other extracurricular activities.
4. Provide educational interpreting for students in a lecture environment and individualized instruction.
5. Serve as a liaison between the deaf and hard of hearing students, school faculty and staff; explain the needs and concerns of students.
6. Provide assistance to the Interpreter Coordinator as requested; provide assistance with ITP practicum students.
7. Inform and discuss with faculty to identify potential problems that could inhibit the effective provision of interpreting services including instructional materials or closed-caption equipment.
8. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.