Handbook: Job Description

Title: Interpreter
Reports to: Assistant Director

Position Summary

Performs duties necessary to facilitate communication between hearing, D/deaf and hard of hearing persons in classes using a manual sign system such as American Sign Language (ASL), Signed Exact English (SEE), Conceptually Accurate Signed English (CASE), or Pidgin (PSE) to translate spoken language into a form which can be understood by D/deaf persons, or to translate from the language system used by D/deaf persons into oral spoken language which can be understood by hearing persons.

Primary Duties

  1. Interpret/transliterate in classes, tutoring sessions, faculty/student conferences, meetings on campus, and university-related activities.
  2. Participate in area workshops.
  3. Perform all duties in a manner which follows the RID Code of Professional Conduct.