Senior Sign Language Interpreter/C-Print Captionist - St. Petersburg College in Clearwater Florida

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St. Petersburg College

Clearwater, Florida 33765

United States
((ID: 2535))

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Detailed Job Description

Key Position Information:
The successful candidate for this position must demonstrate C-Print captioning and interpreting ability in the classroom setting, including preparing and providing transcripts for students. The candidate will engage with deaf and hard-of-hearing students in the classroom as well as in other college environments.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to interact professionally with the SPC faculty, staff, and community. The candidate must adhere to the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Code of Professional Conduct.

Day-to-day expectations include:
· Serve as a resource for faculty and staff on deafness and hard of hearing issues
· Collaborate with Disability Resources staff and faculty to assist deaf/hard of hearing students
· Willing to work some evenings

Job Summary
This class is the second of three levels in the Sign Language Interpretation series. Incumbents provide interpreting services or interpreting and C-print captioning services for students, faculty and staff who are deaf or hard of hearing. Responsibilities may include interpreting or C-print captioning in the classroom and other settings; providing information and resources on deaf related issues; interpreting written material; and acting as a member of the Disability Resources team.

Educational Requirements*
Bachelor's degree preferred.

Experience Requirements*
Four years of experience preferred.

* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.

Licensing Requirements
Sign Language Interpreter Certification, National Level; or demonstrated Sign Language Interpreter skills, plus documented C-Print Captioning training and experience (assessments from other states or agencies may be deemed equivalent).
General Responsibilities

TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
1. Provides communication links utilizing sign language interpreting, oral interpreting or C-Print captioning for deaf or hard of hearing students, faculty and staff in the classroom, during counseling, registration, tutoring, testing, advising, financial aid, extra-curricular events and activities; and in other College areas.
2. Reviews lesson plans, and other materials in order to facilitate accurate interpreting or C-print captioning services.
3. Assists Sign Language Interpreting Program by mentoring interns, advising Practicum students, and speaking in SLIP classes.
4. Assists Lead Interpreter in placing Interpreters/C-Print Captionists in assignments.
5. Prepares C-print transcripts (interpreter/captionists).
6. Collaborates with educational team and Disability Resources personnel.
7. Drives between campuses and other locations as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Physical Requirements

Interpreting processes, standards, and techniques;
Interpreters' Code of Professional Conduct;
American Sign Language;
Record keeping principles;
Customer service principles;
Computers and related software applications.
C-Print Pro software and hardware (interpreters/C-print captionists)

Providing interpreting and/or C-print captioning services;
Reviewing and compiling information;
Maintaining records;
Providing customer service;
Using a computer and related software applications;
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.

Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Light Work: Exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

Keyword Phrases

  • Sign Language Interpreter
  • C-Print Captionist
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: At least 4 years
Level of Job: Other
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume