Posting Summary: The Deaf/HH Services ASL/English Interpreter would provide service to Deaf students, faculty, staff and visitors in multiple forums including but not limited to classroom, administrative meetings, special events, and campus activities. The interpreter works as an engaged member of a team committed to access in academia. Questions regarding the application process in Jobs@UVa should be directed to: Laurie Shaffer ? Coordinator Deaf/HH Services firstname.lastname@example.org The Department of Student Health and the University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to developing diversity in faculty and staff and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree required. Degrees with a major in Interpreting, Linguistics, ASL, Deaf Studies or related field preferred.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: a minimum of 2 years experience in a post-secondary setting
Required License or Certification: Certified via the Registry of interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Well-developed ASL/Eng interpreting skills. Knowledge of and ability to apply professional standards, linguistic and cultural strategies, and sophisticated decision-making in a rigorous academic and professional setting. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Effective work management strategies. Ability to identify and address obstacles to linguistic access. Ability to work in multi-culturally diverse environment. Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions. Ability to perform in multiple forums to a range of audiences.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.