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Cal Poly Pomona

Interpreter & Realtime Captioner Pool (# P10)

Recruitment No. P10
Classification Title(s) Interpreter I & II
Realtime Captioner
College/Department Disability Resource Center
Timebase Temporary, hourly, intermittent (on call)
Type of Appointment Temporary Hourly, Intermittent (THI)
(THI Positions are not eligible for benefits)
Application Materials Required University Application and Resume Required
Hourly Pay Ranges Interpreter I - $14.33 - $43.18 per hour
Interpreter II - $26.97 - $48.58 per hour
Realtime Captioner - $27.51 - $49.55 per hour
Status On-going

ABOUT THE POOL

The purpose of this pool is to maintain a group of qualified applicants to call upon as needed. Please indicate on the application under "Position Applied For" the classification for which you wish to be considered.

DUTIES

Facilitate communication for the hearing-impaired person to the classroom or other instructionally related settings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications for Interpreter I: Working knowledge of the process of interpretation. Any combination for formal training and relevant documented interpreting experience that demonstrates assurance of the skills appropriate for the level of the assignment(s) is required. Incumbents must possess and maintain skills certification in either interpreting or transliteration as issued by the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) and/or certification at Level 3 by the National Association for the Deaf (NAD) or comparable certification. NAD certification at Level 4 is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications for Interpreter II: The knowledge required of the Interpreter I, thorough knowledge of the interpreting process and comprehensive understanding of Deaf Culture. Two years of relevant documented interpreting experience in a variety of settings usually are needed to perform at the level required for position assignments. Incumbents must possess and maintain skills certification in either interpreting or transliteration as issued by the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) and/or certification at Level 3 by the National Association for the Deaf (NAD) or comparable certification. NAD certification at Level 4 is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications for Realtime Captioner: Incumbents must possess a thorough knowledge of court reporting methods and theories, realtime software and technology, realtime captioning computer systems and equipment, and the industry-recognized code of ethics. Incumbents must be able to caption at a minimum rate of 180 or more words per minute with a high level of accuracy. Formal training in court reporting and steno methods to meet position requirements is required, with graduation from a court reporting school preferred. Six to twelve months of experience preferred providing realtime captioning services. Must provide and maintain all equipment related to assignments.

Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a background check prior to being hired.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Possession of one or more of the following preferred: Interpreting Certificate, Transliterating Certificate, Comprehensive Skills Certificate or one of the Oral Interpreting Certificates. Skill in interpreting in American Sign Language, a manual code for English and fingerspelling or skill in interpreting speechreading hearing-impaired person; experience interpreting in a higher education setting.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

*Employment in this position may end before, or be extended, beyond the date stated in a temporary status, and/or be converted to a full-time, probationary or part-time, temporary position contingent upon the operational needs of the University.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.  http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html

DISCLOSURE INFORMATION

Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

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