Advertised Employing Department: Dean of Students Office
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Office of Student Accessibility Services seeks qualified applicants for a Cued Language Transliterator (CLT) to provide services to deaf and/or hard of hearing ISU students and visitors requiring this accommodation. This position will provide transliteration in a variety of settings including class lectures, discussion groups and labs, as well as services outside of the classroom such as student appointments, tutoring, ISU campus visits, ISU orientation, graduation events, student organization meetings, public lectures, etc. This is a renewable 10-month term position contingent upon the continued registration of students utilizing Transliteration services as an accommodation. Additional responsibilities include meeting with students to review communication needs, proctoring accommodated exams, assisting with text conversion processes, and performing other duties as needed in the Student Accessibility Services office. The successful candidate will demonstrate proficient cued transliteration skills with the ability to meet the material comprehension needs of deaf/hard of hearing clients in a collegiate setting. The successful candidates will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive client relationships and will adhere to the professional standards and ethics of the National Certifying Body for Cued Language Transliterators (TEC Unit).
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience; OR a combination of education and/or related experience totaling 7 years.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Professional experience as a certified Cued Language Transliterator.
Experience in a High School or Post-secondary educational environment as a Cued Language Transliterator.
Experience working with issues related to the provision of reasonable accommodations in the post-secondary environment.
This is a renewable 10-month term position contingent upon the registration of students utilizing Transliteration services as an accommodation. The term of employment runs August 1 – May 31.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.