Mt. San Antonio College — Interpreter (ASL)

Interpreter (ASL)

Posting Number: T-014-2022
Department: Human Resources
Division: Human Resources
Salary: Professional Expert – Interpreter (Teamed), Levels IV-V: $58.00 – $65.00/hour
Open Date: 08/24/2022
Close Date: 6/30/2023
Initial Screening Date:
Open Until Filled Yes

Basic Function/Overview:
This is a CONTINUOUS recruitment for an applicant POOL to fill temporary, hourly assignments on an as-needed basis. This is not an on-call position. ASL Interpreters will be assigned at least 20 hours per week.You will be contacted by Human Resources should there be an assignment. Human Resources is currently search for four (4) American Sign Language Interpreters.

OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Applications will be reviewed on an as-received basis.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Under general supervision, the Interpreter performs more complex assignments requiring a combination of higher levels of training, skills, certification, and experience. The Interpreter provides American Sign Language and/or oral interpreting services to employees who are deaf, hard of hearing, and/or have other communication needs. Assignments for the Interpreter often involve high levels of interactive discussions requiring the interpreter to rapidly switch between spoken English and American Sign Language and vice versa. These assignments may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Meetings, conferences, seminars, training, theatrical, and/or other platform settings where multiple consumers, including faculty, staff, and students are served simultaneously and which may require sign-to-voice and voice-to-sign translations.
In order to provide Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing employee the same access provided for hearing employees (taking into consideration language and cultural differences), the skilled Interpreter adapts terminology, language, instruction, concept, theory, and emotion to convey all aspects of the discussions, lectures, teaching material, and experiences. Meetings or seminars facilitated with specialized vocabulary, ideas, or concepts can be relayed successfully to the employee only if the interpreter has knowledge of the complex subject matter to a degree that provides for fluent, accurate, and specific translation in the language mode that the Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing consumer can readily understand. Ability to interpret and use a variety of registers consistent with diverse signers.
Preplan and prepare for logistics by knowing concepts and vocabulary, reading materials, presentations, and/or meeting with signers for dialog before an assignment.
Knowledge of, and ability to demonstrate the skills, values, and commitment to cultural competencies and environmental awareness at the College.
Knowledge of, and ability to demonstrate application of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of Professional Conduct (CPC).
Knowledge of, and ability to demonstrate application of Code of Ethics and maintain confidentiality.
Knowledge of and ability to adapt different styles of signing.

Minimum Qualifications:
Possession of Interpreter certificate/certification (CI or CT, NAD {levels 4-5}, CDI, NIC {Certified, Advanced, or Master}, Texas BEI, or EIPA)

Preferred Qualifications:

License(s) & Other Requirements:
1. Possession of Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Certificate of Interpretation (CI), Certificate of Transliteration (CT), National Interpreter Certification (NIC) Advanced or Master, or National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Level 4 or Level 5 Certification.2. Employees may periodically be required to operate a vehicle that necessitates possession of a valid California driver’s license. Such employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California driver’s license.

Health & Welfare:
Persons employed for temporary employment are not eligible to participate in the College’s Health and Welfare plan or option fringe benefit plan in conjunction with their employment. Human Resources will track the eligibility requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Should a person meet the eligibility requirements, Human Resources will initiate an open enrollment period to enroll an ACA designated medical plan.

Working Environment::


Conditions of Employment:
The person holding this position is required to be present on Mt. San Antonio College’s campus to perform all essential duties and responsibilities.

Notice to all prospective employees – The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: Mt. SAC Annual Security Report.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘Responsible Employee’ under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College’s Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

Special Notes:

Application Procedure:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, applications submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the listed Close Date are assured consideration. Applicants must submit all of the following materials online:

1. Mt. San Antonio College online application.

2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.

3. A detailed resume that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.

Foreign Transcripts:

For more details about this position, please contact:

Name: Human Resources
Phone: (909) 274-4225

Selection Procedure:

Confidential Letters of Reference Instructions:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

EEO Policy:
The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Conflict of Interest:
Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio College’s Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).

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