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7 Feb 2023

Part-Time Part-time Sign Language Interpreter

Clark College – Posted by Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a part-time, Sign Language Interpreter position to work in the Disability Support Services department. Under the direction of the Disability Support Services (DSS) Lead Interpreter, this position will provide sign language interpreting services for classroom and related activities. The number of hours and work periods will vary depending upon student enrollment, but the hours will not exceed 840 hours in any 12-month period.

The interpreter functions as the support service provider to facilitate communication between students, faculty, staff, and visitors who are Deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing through the use of sign language or oral interpretation/transliteration.

This part-time position is an ongoing recruitment in which applications are collected year-round. Positions will be filled as needs arise.

At Clark, we value equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees.


  • Provide accurate interpreting services in a variety of settings that take place on different Clark campuses and in the community.
  • Gauge the accuracy and effectiveness of an interpreted communication while interpreting and adjust as necessary.
  • Adhere strictly to the RID Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Ensure preparation for each assignment by reviewing assignments early, seeking course materials to aid in content knowledge, clarify details with the coordinator, and discuss logistics with your co-interpreter, as needed.
  • Show a genuine commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and seeks opportunities for continuous learning.
  • Possess a high degree of sensitivity and independent judgement in assisting individuals with disabilities.
  • Submit employment-related documents in a timely manner and completes required trainings within time frame given.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Candidates will be evaluated based on application materials, including the supplemental questions and personal interview(s), and will be required to demonstrate competencies in the following areas:

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and the college community.
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally with a diverse population.
  • Vaccination requirement: Per Washington State Proclamation 22-13.1: college employees must be fully vaccinated. Your COVID-19 vaccine attestation status must be received by the Human Resources office prior to the commencement of work. Requesting a disability or religious exemption would be done through the Human Resources office.


Job Readiness/Working Conditions:

  • Ability to remain professional, enthusiastic and committed to service.
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.



SALARY RANGE: $35-50/hour. Varies depending on certification, education, and experience.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.




  • Clark College online application
  • Current resume, with a minimum of three (3) references listed
  • Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process


Please apply online at

To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105.



Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360) 992-2105 or by video phone at (360) 991-0901.


The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here:


If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.


Our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Gerald Gabbard, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360-992-2317,, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 142, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.




Clark College Human Resources

February 3, 2023




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Job Types: Part-Time.

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