Facilitates communication between hearing and deaf or hard of hearing individuals in classrooms and meetings using American Sign Language or the mode of communication preferred by the student.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides sign-language interpreter services
Creates interpreter schedules to cover all students classes requiring their services including part-time staff and contractors
Interprets/transliterates information using American Sign Language or the mode of communication preferred by the student
Assists with scheduling interpreters
Receives request for accommodations and documentation, determines services needed, and coordinates services for Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Blind/Low Vision students
Ensures appropriate intake, advising, retention, and follow-up services for Deaf/Hard of hearing Interviews, hires, and evaluates interpreters and note takers
Ensures policies/procedures in place are compliant with Section 504 and ADA
Acts as a liaison between students, faculty, staff, and community resources
Coordinates Disability Support Services sponsored workshops and materials
Presents workshops on various topics regarding disabilities and the function of the DSS office
Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Tarrant County College District, a comprehensive two-year institution established in 1965, is dedicated to providing quality education that exceeds the expectations of the people of Tarrant County. More than 50,000 students are enrolled in TCC's associate degree and technical programs, making it the sixth largest among Texas colleges and universities. Continuing Education, Corporate and Workforce ...Services offer additional opportunities for businesses and individuals of all ages, through Continuing Education courses, workshops and customized training programs. The college has five major campuses in the cities of Hurst (Northeast Campus), Fort Worth (Northwest, South and Trinity River campuses), and Arlington (Southeast Campus), with administrative offices in downtown Fort Worth at the May Owen Center.