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ASL - English Interpreter

Union County College
Cranford, NJ 07016
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Position Information

Position Title ASL - English Interpreter
Campus Plainfield
Department American Sign Language
Full-time, Part-time, Adjunct Part Time
Exempt or Non-Exempt Non-Exempt
Regular,Temporary, or Grant Regular
General Description

The interpreter will interpret English into ASL and interpret ASL into English for Deaf faculty and staff. The interpreter may also interpret for visiting Deaf professionals, when appropriate. The college is expanding its pool of interpreters, to ensure availability on short notice and for highly specialized assignments. Assignments are on an as-needed basis. Interpreters will also be considered for assignments with college students.

Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities

Interpret ASL into English and English into ASL for Deaf faculty and staff during meetings such as:

o scheduled student conferences;
o scheduled appointments with students and appointments with colleagues;
o administrative meetings, including program meetings (as needed);
o college-wide committee meetings, college assembly meetings, and Division meetings;
o Program Advisory Committee meetings; and
o other college events except certain college events where qualified interpreters are otherwise provided by the Office of Disability Support Services

Interpret ASL into English and English into ASL for visiting Deaf professionals, when appropriate, and in other situations, with sufficient notice, preparation, and suitability.

Education Requirements

Bachelors degree required or an equivalent combination of education and experience to meet the core competencies.

National Interpreter Certification (NIC) is required.


Previous experience interpreting for Deaf professionals is preferred.

Competencies and Skills Required


Quick Study

Strong attention to detail.

Must have strong interpersonal skills.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

This positions duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled.

Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Some travel required.

Additional Information

Union County College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, religion, age, disability, handicap or other legally protected status in its provision of employment, education, and activities, or other services.

Union County College is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Disclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.

Terms of Employment

Part time (as needed). Hourly rate based on level of evaluation and/or certification and experience. Flexible schedule to meet department needs. Some evening, weekends, and extended hours will be required. Ability and willingness to travel on short notice to all on and off- campus sites as needed by the college. Employee must establish primary residency in New Jersey within one year of appointment unless an exemption applies.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/29/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes


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Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-02

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