DEAF-L: Coordinator of Interpreting Services Needed

Key Words: Employment opportunities, other

Date: 97-04-04 13:09:00 EST
From: myared@SMTP.AED.ORG (Michael Yared)
Sender: DEAF-L@SIU.EDU (Deaf List)
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Subject: Position Announcement

The Coordinator of Interpreting Services is an integral member of a staff responsible for the development and implementation of activities, programs, policies, procedures and services that support and insure the academic programs of students with disabilities enrolled at the University and insure that the University is in compliance with state and federal mandates. The Coordinator of Interpreting Services develops and implements policies and procedures that facilitate the provision of interpreting services on campus, as well as some other auxiliary services that are required by law. The Coordinator has primary responsibility for the managing of the interpreting staff, including the hiring, scheduling and supervision of interpreters. The Coordinator of Interpreting Services provides consultation and in-service training both on and off campus.

A Bachelor's Degree and RID certification are required. The successful applicant should have good personal skills as well as management skills. Some administrative/management experience, experience working in a college or university setting, and knowledge of state and federal requirements are preferred.

$26,000 - 35,000/year (with benefits) dependent on qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline:
Screening of applicants will begin May 15, 1997

To Apply:
Send letter of application, resume and the names and addresses of three persons who have supervised your work or have direct knowledge of your work to: Nancy Kasinski, University Health Service, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, 60115.

Northern Illinois University is located in DeKalb, Illinois, a community of 35,000 people, 65 miles west of Chicago. Approximately 20,000 students are enrolled in NIU's undergraduate and graduate level programs. The Center for Access-Ability Resources (CAAR) provides services to qualified students with disabilities attending NIU, including approximately 250 hours of classroom interpreting each week. CAAR staff includes six staff interpreters and other part-time interpreters.

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