Schedule: Part time position that varies- up to 29 hours each week
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities, covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.
Duties are numbered for convenience, and do not indicate order in terms of importance, frequency that the duty is performed, or the amount of time spent on the duty.
1) Interprets for students, staff and faculty using American Sign language Signed English and spoken English.
2) Prepares for classroom interpretation by reviewing text books, assignments, videos, and other related materials so to more fully understand the context and content of the subject matter.
3) Provides functional guidance to practicum students as they prepare to graduate from the College's interpreting program.
4) Maintains confidentiality of a variety of matters in which interpretation is provided, and other confidential or sensitive information.
5) Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and predictable attendance and works overtime as required and approved to meet workload demands.
6) Performs other related duties as required.
Usual Physical Demands: The incumbent of this position typically exhibits the physical demands identified in the Functional Job Analysis on file in the College's Human Resources Department and which is periodically reviewed and updated. Physical demands listed in the Functional Job Analysis are not job qualification standards, but are used to help the College assess and determine reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals covered by the American's with Disabilities Act.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently sits and occasionally stands and walks. The employee occasionally uses hands to handle and feel, reaches with hands, stoops, kneels and crouches. The employee frequently converses in person. The employee frequently uses close and distance vision when signing and reading. Employee occasionally lifts up to 10 pounds.
Working Conditions: Normal office working conditions. Frequent time spent in various learning environments based on student course load. Occasional exposure to dirt, debris, smells, wet or humid conditions, outdoor weather conditions and extreme hot and cold due to work in various classrooms and labs. Frequent exposure to moderate noise and occasional exposure to very loud noise. Occasional exposure to minor cuts, burns or other incapacitating injury, risk of electrical shock, explosives, radiation, work with moving parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic materials and bloodborne pathogens.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: interpreting process and standards; American Sign Language; Signed English; Spoken English; needs and culture of persons with hearing impairments; cultural diversity; adaptive services and technology; Americans with Disabilities Act requirements. Skill in: interpreting sign to voice, and voice to sign; speaking English fluently and articulately. Ability to: develop and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, students, general public, persons with hearing impairments, and other job contacts; maintain confidential and sensitive information.
Associate's Degree in Interpreting/Transliterating. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
Preferred Qualifications: An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience, skills and abilities. 1-3 years related experience preferred.
Columbus State Community College has been meeting the diverse educational needs of the Central Ohio community for more than 50 years. The college is proud to be an important contributor to the growth and progress of the region and to serve as the front door to higher education in Central Ohio. From the first graduating class in 1965 through this year, 50,000 students have earned associate degrees ...in 50-plus technical fields and academic transfer programs. Columbus State also offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs whose coursework fulfills the freshman and sophomore year requirements for bachelor’s degree programs offered by four-year colleges and universities throughout the state. Specific transfer agreements with more than 40 colleges and universities are in place at Columbus State, and new direct-to degree partnership programs are being developed all the time. Columbus State now has two campuses serving Central Ohio educational needs. The Columbus Campus is located on 85 acres in downtown Columbus. The 108-acre, full-service Delaware Campus welcomed its first students in 2010. Additionally, Columbus State offers classes at nine convenient regional learning centers throughout Central Ohio.