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27 Jun 2019

Full-Time Sign Language Program Support Supervisor 2

Clark College – Posted by Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a full-time, permanent classified Sign Language Program Support Supervisor 2 in the Disability Support Services (DSS) department. This position will report to the Director of Disability Support Services. The hours for this position are typically Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00 pm. Hours may vary based on coordination needs. This position can create positive impact for students by helping Clark towards our goal in working to eliminate systemic barriers for our students, our third Mission Fulfillment Outcome.
Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, core themes, and objectives 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. Questions regarding the College’s Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to Human Resources, (360) 992-2105.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Supervise interpreters, which includes interviewing and recommending the selecting of applicants, training new employees, acting upon leave requests, conducting annual performance evaluations, and recommending disciplinary action.
• Schedule staff interpreters and part-time hourly interpreters for a variety of assignments, such as classes, special events, and substitution requests based on students’ and interpreters’ language level, preference, strengths, educational background, etc.
• Schedule CART/Typewell transcribers, coordinating video captioning, and invoicing for these accommodation services.
• Develop, track, and monitor budgets expenses related to interpreting and captioning requests.
• Track staff and part-time interpreter hours and process interpreter time sheets, applications, contracts, and other necessary paperwork.
• Collect and analyze data.
• Problem solve with students, staff, faculty, and interpreters regarding issues associated with interpreting and deafness.
• Assist students with accessing DSS services and processes for using their approved accommodations.
• Train students on how to use the accommodation management system called AIM.
• Assist the DSS team with implementation of student accommodations, including: alternate format editing, proctoring of accommodated exams, and supporting the front desk.
• Serve on campus committees and inform college staff on captioning and interpreting resources available.
• May serve on ASL/Interpreting community advisory boards.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.

Position Requirements and Competencies:
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:
• Education: Two years of college-level course work in the following areas: Counseling, Social Work, Education, ASL, Linguistics, Deaf Ed, Deaf Cultural Studies, Hearing, Speech, & Language or other related fields. Additional related experience may be substituted for college course work on a year-for-year basis.
• Experience: fluent in ASL. Must have the ability or skill to evaluate and assess both interpreter and student language levels.
• Computer Skills: experience using Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, or comparable software/systems as well as information management systems.
• Communication Skills: written – composition, grammar, spelling, proofreading; verbal – effectively communicates with diverse individuals and groups within and outside of the organization; provides effective customer service.
• Self-directed: ability to produce accurate and timely work with minimal supervision.
• Problem Solving Skills: uses intelligence, common sense, and tenacity to solve difficult or complicated challenges.
• Understanding and commitment to the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Code of Professional Conduct.
• Coordination Skills: Experience coordinating, planning, or scheduling. Experience could be in the interpreting field, event planning, medical scheduling, or other professional settings.
• Competency: Knowledge of the Interpreting field and Deaf Culture.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Course work from the following areas: Counseling, Social Work, Education, ASL, Linguistics, Deaf Ed, Deaf Cultural Studies, Hearing, Speech, & Language or other related fields.
• Prior interpreter scheduling experience.
• Experience serving students with disabilities in the educational setting.
• Providing sign language interpreting services for classroom and college related activities.
• Completion of a sign language interpreter training program and/or certification from RID and/or NAD level III-V.
• Experience supervising and leading others.

Job Readiness/Working Conditions:
• Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
• The initial appointment will include a 6-month probationary period and the employee will earn permanent status after successfully completing probation.
• This position is represented by Washington Public Employees Association.
• 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.

Starting Salary: $3,758/month Range: 50 Code: 107Q
Benefits package includes insurance, retirement, annual and sick leave, disability, flexible spending account, and tuition waiver.

Application Deadline:
Required application materials must be completed and submitted online by 3 p.m., July 15, 2019.


• Clark College online application
• Current resume
• 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 the campus, and crime statistics for the most recent 4-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133. The most recent Annual Security Report can be viewed 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.

Clark College Human Resources
June 20, 2019

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: administration, American Sign Language, ASL, College, Community, Disability Services, Higher Education, Program Support, Sign Language, and Supervisor. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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