American Sign Language and Interpreter Education
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A Staff Interpreter facilitates communication between persons who are deaf/hard of hearing seeking Vocational Rehabilitation services and Vocational Rehabilitation staff or other persons (i.e.: employers, doctors, post-secondary instructors, etc.) involved in an individual's rehabilitation services. The position has a high level of accountability for dealing with confidential information and sensitive issues, and performs in an ethical manner. Position includes other duties as assigned The position is located in the Louisville area, requires some travel and is contingent upon outside funding.
Minimum Licensure/Certification Qualifications:
Minimum Educational Qualifications:
- Interpreters must be licensed in the state of Kentucky and certified by a national organization to work in Kentucky. - Must meet requirements of Kentucky Interpreter Licensure Law KRS 309.300-309.319 - Must hold a valid Kentucky driver's license.
Associated degree or completion of a minimum of 60 hours of college coursework is required.
Minimum Experience Qualifications:
- Minimum of three years' work experience in a related profession is required. - Strong bilingual skills in ASL and English - Requires routine skills requiring some previous demonstrated experience and/or appropriate vocational qualifications.
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Bachelor's degree is preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants
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Resume Cover Letter Contact Information for at least 3 Professional References Contact Information for 3 Personal References
Occasional travel is required. The position is located in the Louisville area, requires some travel, and is contingent upon outside funding.
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.
Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. For more information, please visit our Equal Opportunity Office .
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Eastern Kentucky University - 6 months ago