Part Time Staff|
Disability Access Center|
29 hours per week|
$24 - $34 per hour|
Wednesday, November 07, 2012|
Sunday, June 30, 2013|
The City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) District 508, is the largest community college system in Illinois and one of the largest in the nation, with 5,800 faculty and staff serving 120,000 students at seven campuses and thirteen satellite sites city-wide. The City Colleges of Chicago is currently in the midst of a collaborative effort to review and revise CCC programs and practices to ensure students leave CCC college-ready, career-ready and prepared to pursue their life’s goals.
CCC includes seven colleges: Richard J. Daley College, Kennedy-King College, Malcolm X College, Olive-Harvey College, Harry S Truman College, Harold Washington College and Wilbur Wright College. The system also oversees: the Washburne Culinary Institute, the French Pastry School, two restaurants, five Child Development Centers, the Center for Distance learning, the Workforce Institute, the public broadcast station WYCC-TV Channel 20 and radio station WKKC-FM 89.3FM.
Facilitates effective communication between staff/faculty and students/individuals that are deaf and hard of hearing. The interpreter uses the type of sign language (ASL/PSE) preferred by the deaf individual.
Provides sign language interpretation/transliteration services in various settings including classrooms, meetings, tutoring, testing, and campus/special events. Accepts assignments weekly during days, nights and weekends at various City Colleges of Chicago campuses and satellites during the spring and fall semesters and as needed in summer semester and during semester breaks.
Adheres to the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of Ethics for Sign Language Interpreters for the Deaf and standards set forth in the Illinois Interpreter for the Deaf Licensure Act of 2007. Maintains professional competence by attending and completing approved workshops, continued professional development activities and continuing education classes required to maintain and renew licensure as a sign language interpreter in the state of Illinois.
Performs other duties as assigned.
All CCC employees are required to adhere to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.
Completion of a high school diploma or GED required. Completion of at least two years at an accredited college preferred. One year of experience providing sign language interpretation in a post-secondary setting required, two or more years of experience preferred.
Must have appropriate certifications and licensure through the Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission. All interpreters must renew their license by December 31 of each year. The license must be at the Intermediate level, Advanced or Master Level preferred.
How to Apply
For consideration, all interested candidates, including current CCC employees, must submit a current resume, a legible copy of your college transcript(s), if a degree is required (Unofficial transcripts initially accepted, official transcripts must be provided at time of interview.), and a cover letter in MS Word or PDF format. Submit by electronic mail only to the below email address, and type the position title that you are applying for in the Subject heading and indicate Full Time or Part Time position:
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Vacancies may be pending budget approval.
Due to the high volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in CCC!