Sign Language Interpreter

Sign Language Interpreter


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Southern Wake Campus

9101 Fayetteville Road

Raleigh, NC 27603 


$35,441.96 - $45,881.20 Annually


State of NC Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, November 30, 2020
Closes: Monday, January 18, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, January 4, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Hours may vary

Reports to

Coordinator of Interpreting and Transliterating

Employment Type

Full-Time Annual

Minimum Qualifications


Associate's degree and  holds a NCITLB (North Carolina Interpreter and Transliterator License) or a BEI ( Board of Interpreting) Certification or National Interpreter/Transliterator Certification

Preferred Qualifications


Associate's degree in Sign Language Interpreting or ASL linguistics

Proficiency in other modes of communication for the Deaf, that includes but is not limited to Cued Speech, Signed English and Oral Interpreting

Two years of experience interpreting and or transliterating in a post-secondary setting

Position Description

Job Summary 

This position provides interpreting or transliterating services for students and staff at Wake Technical Community College, either in the classrooms or in other college approved settings.

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

*Prepares appropriately for each instructional meeting by reviewing course materials and prepares technical vocabulary for classroom interpreting and development of professional skills

*Provides classroom and on-call interpreting/transliterating (i.e., Individualized Learning Center (ILC), teacher or advisor conferences, graduation ceremonies, and other school functions)

*Works as a team interpreter in classrooms or meetings as requested. 

*Substitutes for other interpreters on an as-needed basis

Assists with scheduling temporary interpreting staff for team interpreting to ensure each student is matched with interpreters with appropriate language skills for the maximum communication access; follows language protocols set by the Coordinator for individuals with atypical language needs.

Develops training programs for the DSS interpreting staff

Promotes disability awareness and helps the school staff, faculty, and students develop positive attitudes toward disabilities

Follows a schedule provided by the Coordinator for each semester

Assists the Coordinator with the implementation and management of the professional development programs offered such as the peer observation program, partnering with outside community agencies and/or government partners for training, and the mentor/mentee program by acting as a resource to peer mentors. 

Reviews and maintains professional development documentation for the programs that they are managing such as the peer observation program, student intern program,etc.

Provides support to other full time staff if necessary on their respective programs.  

Complete an annual applied benchmark project on an individual or group basis

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Facilitates effective interactions between all Deaf and Hearing faculty, staff and students at Wake Technical Community College.

Possesses the ability to listen and interpret/transliterate both receptively and expressively, in all settings in the college. 

Ability to arrive on-time for assignments and maintain commitments to student meetings

Follows the Code of Professional Conduct as written by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

How to Apply

Interested candidates must apply online through the following link: Sign Language Interpreter 

Job Post Contact

Human Resources