ASL Interpreter

University of Kentucky - Owensboro, Kentucky
June 26, 2020
Job Title
ASL Interpreter
Requisition Number
Working Title Department Name
40527: HDI CNS Waiver
Work Location
Owensboro, KY
Grade Level
Salary Range
Type of Position
Position Time Status
Required Education
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Required Related Experience
2 yrs
Required License/Registration/Certification
Nationally recognized certification; Kentucky license.
Physical Requirements
Repetitive motion with hands, standing for extended periods of time, high degree of mental concentration for an extended period of time, and occasional pushing/pulling of objects less than 50 lbs to arrange space to optimize communication.
Monday-Friday; 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.
Job Summary
The Interpreter position will deliver high quality interpreting services to staff and consumers of the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation who are deaf, deaf/blind, and hard of hearing using American Sign Language. This person will also collaborate and establish relationships with organizations that serve people who are deaf, deaf/blind, and hard of hearing.
There is currently more than one position open for the ASL Interpreter. To be considered for each position, you must apply for each position. One application will not be considered for all positions.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
MS Office Suite.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelor’s degree in ASL – Interpreting + 2 years of experience.
Deadline to Apply
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.