Provides interpretation and translation services using American Sign Language/Signed English for deaf and hard of hearing students and college staff during classes, academic activities and college events. Supervision is provided by the Associate Dean of Disabled Student Program and Services. Day-today work direction is provided by the Lead Interpreter/Coordinator.
Examples of Duties:
Provides sign language interpreting and translation of classroom lectures simultaneously using correct English grammar.
Facilitates communication between deaf and hard of hearing students and hearing faculty, staff and students in classrooms, meetings, activities, etc.
Assesses a student’s communication skills in speech, lip-reading, signs and finger spelling in order to utilize the most appropriate communication methods.
Responds to student difficulties and concerns with understanding and sensitivity.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Prior interpretation experience in a professional, work setting.
Graduation from an Interpreter Training Program (ITP).
Please note: All required documentation must be attached to the online application.
Additional documents not requested in the announcement, will not be reviewed. Those applicants deemed best qualified will be invited to the college for an interview. Applications with incomplete information (i.e. statements such as - see resume) or missing documents will not be considered. If you have additional questions please call 818-240-1000 ext. 5921.
About the College
Glendale Community College (GCC) is nestled in the foothills of the San Rafael Mountains, centrally located at the intersection of three major freeways, just ten miles from downtown Los Angeles. Glendale is affectionately known as Jewel City, one of the fastest growing communities in the Southern California region. A vibrant hub of economic activity and cultural diversity; it is an exciting place to work and live!
GCC is recognized throughout the state as a model of shared governance and collegiality. Known for excellence and rigor, we have one of the highest transfer rates to the UC system and other California four-year colleges. Additionally, the college offers a broad range of vocational programs and takes pride in providing outstanding student services and curriculum to help prepare students for success in the 21st Century.
GCC is committed to maintaining an environment which provides opportunities to individuals with a wide variety of talents, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. We believe in the importance of diversity amongst our faculty, staff, and student population to better serve the college and surrounding communities.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Glendale Community College District provides all applicants for district employment with equal employment opportunities and provides present employees with training, compensation, promotion, and all other attributes of employment without regard to a person’s race, religious creed, color, age, sex, national origin, veterans’ status, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, gender identity or disability.
Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation for the application, testing or interviewing processes should contact the Human Resources Department at the time of application submission.
Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Glendale Community College.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Anita Quinonez Gabrielian, Dr. Armine G. Hacopian, Dr. Vahe Peroomian, Ann H. Ransford and Anthony P. Tartaglia
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