ASL Interpreter - Accessibility Services - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Interpreter Supervisor, interprets for deaf and hearing impaired students using American Sign Language or transliterating techniques in classes, assemblies, meetings, assessment tests, and appointments. Interprets/transliterates all of the information spoken and/or signed by hearing and hearing-impaired individuals in order to facilitate communication as needed. Maintains confidentiality of information obtained during interpreting assignments and adheres to the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. Code of Ethics. Maintains positive public relations with students, faculty, and staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a standard senior high school or the equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

Must posses a current Utah State Interpreters Certification or be able to obtain one within one year of hire date or must posses national RID certification.


Knowledge of the deaf culture, interpreting practices, and of the RID Code of Ethics.


Skill in American Sign Language interpreting, transliteration techniques and in Interpersonal and public relations skills.


Ability to interpret or transliterate according to the preference of the student, faculty, or staff educational lecturers, and in meetings with instructors with consideration of sensitive issues.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and follow written and verbal procedures and instructions.

Pay Range

DOQ based on certification, education and/or experience

Special Instructions to Applicants

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Accessibility Services
  • ASL Interpreter - Accessibility Services
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Disabled Student Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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