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American Sign Language (ASL)/English Interpreter, Accessibility Resources, Student Affairs

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


About the Department of Accessibility Services

Accessibility Resources is committed every day to providing full and equal access to students, employees and visitors with disabilities. The University is actively engaged in improving the accessibility of our community, in the classroom, in the workplace, on campus, and online.

Job Overview

Provide American Sign Language (ASL)/English interpreting services to individuals with disabilities including students, employees, and visitors of the university.Provide ASL/English interpreting services to individuals with disabilities including students, employees, and visitors of the university.

Essential Functions

  • Provide effective, accurate, and impartial ASL/English interpreting to the university community, including on-site and virtually, across all UC campuses, as assigned. Provision of service includes necessary preparation such as reviewing relevant materials, meeting with professors or presenters, and assessing logistical arrangements.
  • Utilize technologies, including enterprise tools, to provide video remote interpreting (VRI) in academic and non-academic settings.
  • Maintain compliance with federal and state mandates regarding accommodation of qualified individuals with disabilities including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and adhere to the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of Professional Conduct (CPC).
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  • Seven (7) years documented work experience interpreting in a wide range of settings including interpretations from ASL to Spoken English and Spoken English to ASL.
  • Documented experience working in interpreting teams. 

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), National Association of the Deaf (NAD), and/or Board for Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI) certification preferred.
  • Graduated from an accredited interpreter education program.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Deaf culture.
  • Previous experience as a contract service provider at the University of Cincinnati.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Continuously
  • Hearing, listening - Continuously
  • Talking - Continuously
  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Pulling, pushing - Often
  • Bending - Seldom
  • Stooping - Seldom
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Seldom


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range of $35,568-$48,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 92224 


American Sign Language (ASL)/English Interpreter, Accessibility Resources, Student Affairs

Date:  Mar 18, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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