Special Assistant for Interpretation and Special Projects
Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Rochester, New York
Internal Number: 3739568
Special Assistant for Interpretation and Special Projects 7589BR National Technical Institute for the Deaf NTID Office of the President -- RIT VP/Dean
Detailed Job Description Provides interpreting support to the NTID President in all necessary on and off campus situations. Coordinates interpreting provision both on and off campus for events when needed. Provides interpreting support to other senior leaders of NTID, as schedule allows. Provides a variety of support, and reports directly to the Executive Assistant to the President of NTID.
Provide interpreting services between Deaf and hearing people on and off campus for the NTID President. Prepare for interpreting assignments as needed.
Provide interpreting services for other senior leaders of NTID as needed.
Coordinate twice-yearly NTID Advisory Group (NAG) meetings, working with the NTID President and NAG Chair.
Serve as part of a team coordinating Commencement activities for NTID.
Assist with the NTID Academic Awards Ceremony.
Take and disseminate notes for meetings of the NTID Faculty Congress and the NTID Administrative Council.
Other duties as assigned.
BS degree in interpreting
2 - 5 years' interpreting experience.
Must be fluent in English and American Sign Language and be familiar with a code of ethical conduct as it relates to interpreting between people who are Deaf and hearing.
Verbal and written communication skills
A high degree of customer focus
Ability to follow a strict code of ethics
A high degree of sensitivity to confidential and privileged information
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 119H
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
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