Bachelor's degree and 3 years of related experience; OR a combination of education and/or related experience totaling 7 years.
Special Required Qualifications
Licensed by the Iowa Department of Public Health as a Sign Language Interpreter/Transliterator.
-Additional years of professional experience as a certified interpreter -Experience in a post-secondary educational environment as a certified interpreter -Experience administering Deaf/HH programs in private and/or public institutions -Completion of a nationally accredited Interpreter Training Program -National Interpreter Certification
Iowa State University (ISU) is seeking candidates for two positions to coordinate, develop, execute and deliver sign language interpretation and technology services to support Deaf/Hard of Hearing (D/HH) employees and students. Primary responsibilities of this position will be to deliver sign language interpretation in a collegiate setting to meet accommodation needs ofÂ ISUÂ Deaf/HH employees and students. This position will deliver sign language interpretation in a wide variety of settings including highly-complex materials in class lectures, discussion groups, and labs, as well as in various settings outside of the classroom such as employee or student appointments, faculty and staff meetings and trainings, campus events, orientation activities, and other activities as necessary.
Responsibilities include supporting ISUâs Deaf/HH employees and student population, assisting with the coordination of the interpretation and technology services to be provided, collaborating with campus stakeholders in developing a sustainable model for sign language interpreters, captioning services, and technology solutions for Deaf/HH employees and students, working with campus leadership to assist in the resolution of program issues, and interfacing with other campus stakeholders (ie. Office of the Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion, Office of Equal Opportunity, Office of Senior Vice President and Provost, Office of the Senior Vice President for Student Affairs, Dean of Students Office, University Human Resources, Procurement Services, and others).
The successful candidate will possess the ability to interpret complex spoken communication to D/HH, communicate clearly and professionally with a variety of technical and professional audiences and work effectively as part of a team across the University.
Normal hours are Monday â Friday; 8 am â 5 pm; however, this position will be required to work a variety of hours and some weekends based on needs for employee and student accommodations (ie. scheduled courses, activities, work schedules,Â meetings, campus events, etc.).
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12 Month Work Period
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.