American Sign Language Interpreter (S04823P) Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.Posting Details Position Information Posting Number S04823P Position Title American Sign Language Interpreter (S04823P) Department Students with Disabilities Location Arlington Job Family Student Success Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.Exposure to all weather conditionsOpen to External and Internal Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Benefits at UTA We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all our employees at the University.To help you understand the full value of these benefits, we have created a tool that calculates the total worth of your compensation package. This tool takes into account all of the benefits that you are eligible for, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. To access this tool and learn more about the total value of your benefits, please click on the following link:https://resources.uta.edu/hr/services/records/compensation-tools.php University Information The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second-largest university in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 50 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution ( AANAPISI ), and it has the top 30 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student body in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.Job Summary To provide sign language interpreting/transliterating services for classroom, laboratory, academic related and other University of Texas at Arlington activities as assigned. All activities shall promote ensuring equal access for students and compliance with the Americans Disabilities Act Amendments Act (2008) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act in academic programs at the university. To maintain an interpreting/transliterating case load of deaf/hard of hearing students who are registered with the SAR Center, and to interact with others on campus as needed to facilitate equal communication access for deaf/hard of hearing students and provide related resources for faculty and staff.Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provide interpreting /transliterating services.
Maintain a regular schedule of interpreting/transliterating services for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students registered with the SAR Center.
Accept regular or substitute disability accommodations assignments for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students as necessary.
Assist interpreter coordinator with scheduling and dispatching interpreter assignments.
Assist SAR Center in creating an atmosphere of cordiality and service for staff, program participants and other guests of the university.
Preforming other duties as assigned by the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Accessibility Specialist and Director of the SAR Center.
Provide information and referral to SAR Center for students requesting services and accommodations.
Attend and participate in conferences, meetings, in-service training, and workshops on and off campus.
Communicate effectively in person, by email, and in online/virtual platforms.
Participate in Deaf/Hard of Hearing related outreach activities.
Participate in activities, when possible, within the Division of Student Affairs.
Provide basic office coverage of unit when needed.
Sign language interpreter certification.
Five (5) years of general interpreting experience.
Strict compliance with RID / NIC / BEI Code of Professional Conduct for Interpreters.
Flexible availability for morning/afternoon/night/weekend scheduling.
Two (2) years of post-secondary interpreting experience.
Special Conditions for Eligibility
It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.EEO Statement It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington ( UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.ADA Accommodations The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email [email protected] Detail Information Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.Requirement Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)
Master's degree or higher
None of the above
Do you have a sign language interpreter certification?
How many years of experience do you have interpreting with adults in the community or in a higher education setting?
None/less than 2 years
2 to 3 years
4 to 5 years
6 years or more
Documents Needed To Apply
Resume or CV