R-4011 Interpreter Coordinator Ntid Regional STEM Center- Re-Advertised

Re- Advertised

R-4011- Reference# 328217551 

   Posting Date: January 4,2018                

AIDB is sensitive to the needs of individuals who are Blind or Visually Impaired and/or Deaf or Hard of Hearing and for qualified applicants and employees will make reasonable accommodations.

POSITION:    Interpreter Coordinator 

NTID Regional STEM Center (NRSC)

                        AIDB Special Projects Office

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a minimum of a baccalaureate degree in Interpreting or Interpreter Training, with the interpreting field being American Sign Language (ASL).
  • Must possess and maintain or be eligible for Alabama Interpreter Licensure upon employment.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years successful work experience in interpreting for the deaf and deaf/blind.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Must have experience planning and coordinating interpreting services for numerous presentations over multiple days.
  • Experience coordinating interpreting services for large-scale events such as conferences and student camps desired.
  • Must possess human relations skills to work cooperatively with the community and AIDB staff.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of federal and state laws related to interpreting.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license as issued by the Alabama Department of Public Safety.
  • Must possess an automobile for use on the job and liability insurance in effect.
  • Must be willing to travel extensively on a daily basis.
  • Must possess a minimum entry sign language proficiency level of ADVANCED according to AIDB evaluation system (SLPI/SCPI); and ADVANCED PLUS must be obtained within the first thirty (30) months of employment.

Upon offer of employment, the ABI/FBI record check must be completed based on the Alabama Child Protection Act of 1999 pursuant to Act 2002-457.  A non-refundable fee of $46.90 is required at the scheduled appointment.  Suitable criteria must be confirmed by the Alabama State Department of Education prior to beginning to work. 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide interpreting services and coordinate interpreter services for the NRSC.
  • Interpret for deaf, deaf/blind, and hard of hearing individuals and groups in legal, business, personal and/or service delivery settings within AIDB and the community.
  • Collaborate effectively with partner agencies, such as NTID.
  • Assist in developing interpreting agreements with various community service agencies.
  • Assist in developing education workshops and training sessions.
  • Assist in making presentations to various agencies and groups about deaf awareness and interpreting services.
  • Coordinate meetings for program review with the Regional Director
  • Develop, maintain, and monitor interpreting services database.
  • Submit billing and pay vouchers related to local interpreting assignments.
  • Coordinate periodic in-service meetings with interpreters.
  • Coordinate/teach sign language class as approved by the Regional Center Director.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SALARY:      $42,299 - $66,619      Scale PI   IC

                        (260 Days)

                       Monthly Payroll

Direct deposit is required.

This is an exempt position and is not subject to overtime or compensatory provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.              

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Open Until Filled                                      

This position is funded by a grant award, funded by revenue generated, necessary for compliance or direct service delivery and may be terminated at any time.

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