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Up to 3 Interpreters (Marshallese, French, Karenni)

Company: UNAVAILABLE
Location: Logan
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewThe Up to 3 Early Intervention program in the Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State University is an early childhood program in northern Utah providing quality, evidence-based therapy services to parents of children under three years of age with developmental disabilities or delays. Our interdisciplinary team is comprised of speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, behavior analysts, child development specialists, behavior technicians, vision and hearing therapists as well as autism specialists.We are looking for a motivated, interactive interpreter in each of the following languages: Marshallese, French, and Karenni. The incumbent interprets live online instruction, assessments, and planning sessions between therapists and parents. Instruction and coaching to parents involve child development information for children.When COVID pandemic restrictions ease, the role will include providing own transportation to visits at family homes. Current need is up to 5 hours per week. Additional hours may also be available as the need arises.ResponsibilitiesPrimary responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to: Demonstrate the ability to interpret: Developmental information. Classroom instruction to children and adults to address the requirements identified by each childs IFSP. Individual instruction to parents to assist the family in understanding the special needs of their child in providing information to enhance their childs development. Must adhere to University travel and driving policies. Must adhere to confidentiality and ethics of early intervention. Other duties as assigned. QualificationsMinimum Qualifications: Excellent verbal command of English and one of the following: Marshallese, French, or Karenni languages.Preferred Qualifications: Experience interpreting.Core Characteristics: Able to take initiative. Commitment to ethical behavior. Honest and trustworthy. Strong work ethic. Self-motivated. Works well in a team environment.Disclaimer:This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.Required DocumentsAlong with the online application, please attach:1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under Resume/CV2. School schedule if a student to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under Documents 1-5Document size may not exceed 10 MB.Advertised Salary$10 per hourADAEmployees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.College/Department HighlightsThe Center for Persons with Disabilities is Utah's federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). The CPD was established in 1972 and was the first UCEDD program in the U.S. to focus on the educational and social needs of children in the nation and is recognized as a pioneer in research, training, technical assistance, and services for children and adults with disabilities, families, and the professionals who serve them.The CPD is committed to hiring qualified people with disabilities, veterans, and individuals from diverse communities and backgrounds. We recognize that diversity makes us stronger, and we welcome applicants who bring something different and unique to our organization. We value creativity, loyalty, and hard work. We believe that we can change the world and make it a better, more inclusive place for everyone, and we want to hire people who also believe that they can make a difference. We have high standards, and we hire exceptional people.CPD Mission:We are working together to create inclusive communities and improve the lives of children and adults with disabilities and their families through sustainable innovation, collaborative research, responsive service, and interdisciplinary training and education.CPD Values:We Innovate: We lead by developing dynamic, sustainable, forward-thinking programs and services. We Include: We demonstrate how to effectively work toward inclusive communities in our planning, programs, and services. We celebrate diversity in ability, race, ethnicity, culture, language, gender, sexual orientation, politics, and religion. We Collaborate: We forge partnerships. Working together makes us more effective and responsive to the current needs of our clients and communities. We Care: We do what we do because we care. We are making the world a better place for people with disabilities and their families.CPD Funding StatementThe Center for Persons with Disabilities is one of the largest research and outreach centers at USU, and we are largely funded through grants, contracts, and fee for service programs. All staff positions at the CPD are contingent upon funding, and all senior staff at the CPD with graduate degrees are responsible for helping to generate funding to support our operations and growth.University HighlightsUtah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utahs land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah States statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital.Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. Notice of Non-discriminationIn its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USUs non-discrimination policies:Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, , Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, , Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visitor contact:U.S. Department of Education Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, .S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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