Apprentice Interpreter-Randleman Program 5166BR National Technical Institute for the Deaf NTID Access Services
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Department/College Description The Department of Access Services (DAS) at RIT/NTID seeks candidates to join the largest staff of interpreters working in postsecondary education. RIT/NTID is a dynamic, language-rich environment of 1,500 deaf students, staff, and faculty on a campus of 18,000 students. DAS boasts a phenomenal professional development program that offers over 400 hours of PD annually. Interpreters earn competitive wages, and enjoy a benefits package that is second to none in our industry. The interpreting component of Access Services is organized into four interpreting teams: Science & Engineering, Liberal Arts, Imaging Arts & Sciences, and Business, Computing & Information Sciences, and Applied Science & Technology. Interpreters work primarily in the specialized content areas of their teams, which correspond with the nine colleges of RIT.
Detailed Job Description This position is a two year Temporary Apprentice Interpreter Position to support the Randleman Program, which is specifically designed for interpreters of color.
Please note: This position is 40 hours per week/9 months per year. Work months are August through May Hours vary daily
Provide interpreting services to RIT students, faculty, and staff.
Engage in preparation and effective customer relations
Interpret signed and spoken discourse in classroom and non-academic assignments, with clients who use a wide variety of language modalities. (An interpreting/transliterating skills assessment is part of the interview process.)
Assess language needs of all clientele and adjust interpreting to ensure accurate and effective communication
Meet with clientele, preview available materials, and research additional resources to prepare for assignments; confirm all assignments with consumers
Attend department meetings, develop and implement a professional development plan, and maintain accurate time cards via time reporting systemCommunicate in a professional manner in all settings
Required Minimum Qualifications Access Services hires interpreters whose skills range from entry level to senior level. A candidates experience, language proficiency, and interpreting skill are considered before hiring into the Apprentice, Associate, or Interpreter rank.
Requirements include but are not limited to: An Associates, Bachelors or Masters level degree OR 3 years of Professional Interpreting Experience Proficiency in American Sign Language and English
Please provide resume, cover letter and two recommendation letters when applying.
Questions may be directed to: Kristi Love-Cooper email@example.com
Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .