Job Details

Mt. San Antonio College
  • Position Number: 2362879
  • Location: Walnut, CA
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Foreign Languages & Literatures

Interpreter (ASL), Levels III - V

Posting Number: 054
Department: Human Resources
Employee Classification: Short Term/Temporary
Term (months/year):
Salary: $42 - $55 per hour; Varies on level needed
Open Date: 02/24/2021
Initial Screening Date:
Open Until Filled Yes

Basic Function/Overview:

Desired Start Date: March 15, 2021
Working Hours: Between 10 - 21 hours/week to be mutually agreed upon

OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Applications will be reviewed on an as-received basis.

This is a CONTINUOUS recruitment for an applicant POOL to fill temporary, hourly assignments on an as-needed basis. Departments or divisions will refer to the POOL of applications on file to fill temporary assignments as the need arises. You will be contacted by Human Resources should there be an assignment.
If you are interested in providing services in the classroom, in addition to assignments provided through Human Resources, please contact Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services directly at 909-539-5775 or by email at

Application Procedure:
A Mt. San Antonio College on-line application must be submitted and may be obtained online at A cover letter and rsum are also required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts) are required and must be submitted online. It is the applicants responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the closing date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at to complete and submit your application for this position. All required information must be submitted online.

Health & Welfare:
Not Applicable

Major Duties & Responsibilities:
Under general supervision, the Interpreter performs more complex assignments requiring a combination of higher levels of training, skills, certification, and experience. Assignments for the Interpreter often involve high levels of interactive discussions requiring the interpreter to rapidly switch between spoken English and sign language and vice versa. These assignments may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Meetings, conferences, seminars, training, theatrical, and/or other platform settings where multiple consumers, including faculty, staff, and students are served simultaneously and which may require sign-to-voice and voice-to-sign translations.

In order to provide Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing employee the same access provided for hearing employees (taking into consideration language and cultural differences), the skilled Interpreter adapts terminology, language, instruction, concept, theory, and emotion to convey all aspects of the discussions, lectures, teaching material, and experiences. Meetings or seminars facilitated with specialized vocabulary, ideas, or concepts can be relayed successfully to the employee only if the interpreter has knowledge of the complex subject matter to a degree that provides for fluent, accurate, and specific translation in the language mode that the Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing consumer can readily understand.

Required Qualifications:
Generally, a wide acquaintance with academic higher education through attendance at or graduation from a four-year college or university may be essential to provide interpreting services at a level required for the position assignments.

Four (4) years of experience in providing sign-to-English (receptive skills) and English-to-sign (expressive skills) interpreting in one or more sign systems/languages in a post-secondary environment.
SPECIAL (and required): As required by Title 5 of California Code of Regulations, Language Interpreters employed as of July 1, 2009, must possess a current and valid RID certification or have achieved a score of 4.0 or above on the EIPA, the NAD/ACCI assessment, or equivalent.
Ability to abide by the RID/NAD Code of Professional Conduct at all times.
AA/AS degree
Graduation from an accredited Interpreter Training Program

Preferred Qualifications:

License(s) & Other Requirements:

Employees may periodically be required to operate a vehicle that necessitates possession of a valid California drivers license. Such employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California drivers license.

Official offers of employment are made by the Mt. San Antonio College Office of Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been fingerprinted and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for fingerprinting services shall be borne by the candidate.


Conditions of Employment:
Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been fingerprinted and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for fingerprinting services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

The person holding this position is considered a Responsible Employee under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the Colleges Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here:

For assistance with the online application, please contact Human Resources at (909) 274- 4225. E-mail: or visit 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789- 1399.

Special Notes:
Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail:

Foreign Transcripts:


Selection Procedure:

Confidential Letters of Reference Instructions:

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please do not submit Confidential letters of recommendation.

EEO Policy:
The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Conflict of Interest:
Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio Colleges Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).

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