GENERAL DUTIESEmployees in this title provide various interpretation services for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. These employees facilitate communication between spoken and signed languages for and between deaf or hard of hearing students and faculty, staff and other students. Employees in this title interpret a broad range of content areas covered in the liberal arts, technical, and other curricula offered by the various CUNY colleges. Employees may perform other related duties, and on occasion may provide similar services to college employees. Assignments are conducted in spoken English and/or American Sign Language. There are four levels of this title, which differ by complexity of work assignments and demonstrated competence. For further information, detailed job specifications are available on: www.cuny.edu (search for "Classified Civil Service Job Descriptions").CONTRACT TITLESign Language InterpreterFLSANon-exemptCAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATIONThe Center for Student Accessibility at New York City College of Technology is seeking applicants for the position of Sign Language Interpreter, Level 2 (Hourly) to work individually and in teams in classes ranging from Developmental English and Math sequences to advanced level courses. This position may include day and evening hours.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSLevel IAll persons must possess a high school diploma, or equivalent, and must have fluency in both English and American Sign Language.Level IIAll persons must meet the Qualification Requirements for Level I (above). In addition, all persons must possess an Associate's degree, or equivalent credits, and have successfully completed a Basic Interpreter Training Program at a recognized institution, or have passed the Interpreter Examination administered by the New York State Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities or equivalent.Level IIIAll persons must meet the requirements for Level II. In addition, all persons must be in possession of a certificate of proficiency issued by the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) (wwww.rid.org); or a certification of proficiency issued by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) (www.nad.org).Level IVAll persons must meet the requirements for Level III. In addition, all persons must possess a baccalaureate degree.COMPENSATION$34.40 per hourBENEFITSCUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.HOW TO APPLYVisit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.CLOSING DATEOpen until filled with review of resumes to begin on February 6, 2017.JOB SEARCH CATEGORYCUNY Job Posting: Managerial/ProfessionalEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYCUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.*Location: * NYC College of Technology*Job Title: * Sign Language Interpreter, Level 2 (Hourly)*Job ID: * 16266*Full/Part Time: * Part-Time*Regular/Temporary: * Regular
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