Maryland government jobs Faculty MSD - IEP Interpreter/IEP Office Associate in Frederick, Maryland
The Maryland School for the Deaf (MSD) is a diverse, bilingual community who in partnership with families, provides an equitable and exemplary education in a nurturing, engaging, and challenging environment to ensure our students achieve personal excellence and become lifelong learners. As such, we are looking for dedicated individuals who can join us in the education of the children at MSD.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Maryland School for the Deaf:
Frederick Campus, 101 Clarke Place, Frederick, MD 21705
Columbia Campus, 8169 Old Montgomery Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043
Main Purpose of Job
This position is the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Interpreter who is responsible for facilitating communication by interpreting from Sign to Voice and from Voice to Sign for IEP meetings on both campuses, Frederick and Columbia, for MSD faculty, staff, students, parents, and outside representatives.
The incumbent will also serve as the office associate and must be willing to split their week between the two campuses.
The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and scheduling all IEP meetings, requesting foreign language interpreters for IEP meetings as required, requesting IEP document translations as required, completing both internal and external documents as requested, contacting meeting participants to confirm attendance, completing room reservation requests as needed, and other office work as designated to assist the IEP Coordinators.
Complete Proficiency in ASL and English.
Strong understanding of ASL and Deaf community.
Strong organizational skills.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Certified as an ASL Interpreter.
Self-motivated, trustworthy, and able to keep information confidential.
Prompt and dependable.
Strong attention to accuracy and detail.
Interpersonal skills and ability to interact with colleagues and families from a variety of backgrounds.
New hires are subject to a criminal background investigation at their own expense. (Maryland Code, Family Law Article 1, Sections 5-560-568.)
Candidates will need to provide three letters of recommendation.
Applications will be prescreened before candidates are invited to an interview. As an equal opportunity employer, MSD is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.
STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS
Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If online access is not available or if you encounter difficulty, you may submit via mail, e-mail, fax, or deliver in person before the closing date and time. Please include your name and recruitment number on any documentation to ensure timely processing. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Additional or supplemental information must be submitted by the closing date and time. Application inquiries or supplemental information can be directed to the following:
Mailing Address: Maryland School for the Deaf Recruitment Department P. O. Box 894, Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: 410-480-4535, TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
Individuals from traditionally underserved and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.
Department: MD School for Deaf - Frederick - Student Life
Date Opened: 10/18/2016 1:45:00 PM
Filing Deadline: 11/1/2016 11:59:00 PM
Salary: $45,533.00 - $133,958.00/year
Employment Type: Full-Time
HR Analyst: Anny Currin
Work Location: Frederick