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Hourly Interpreter I

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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Temporary, Education Support Professionals, Student Services

Applications are currently being accepted to establish a pool of qualified applicants for these temporary, hourly, on-call positions. Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis through 4/30/2022.

Job No: 503160; 11/8/2021

Hourly Interpreter I
Hourly Interpreter/Realtime Captioner/Computer-Aided Transcriber
Office for Students with Disabilities

Salary Range: $16.42 - $164.95/Hourly

Work Schedule: Hours to be arranged, on-call; non-exempt classification. Temporary position ends on/or before June 30, 2022; may be extended.

Essential Functions: This position is essential to the operations and services required of the Office for Students with Disabilities for Cal State LA students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. The Interpreter facilitates the integration of persons with hearing impairments into the classroom, student activities, academic activities, meetings with faculty staff and/or other instructional settings by using sign language to interpret spoken communication, and maintains effective working relationships with students, faculty and staff in an academic environment.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Any combination of formal training and relevant documented interpreting experience that demonstrates assurance of the skills appropriate for the level of the assignment(s) is required. Typically sufficient interpreting training or experience requires graduation from an interpreter training program and/or relevant documented interpreting experience. In addition, a wide acquaintance with academic higher education through attendance at a post-secondary educational institution may be essential to fully comprehend and accurately interpret the concepts, language, and vocabulary used in the assigned instructional, academic, and/or administrative situations. The interpreter must possess and maintain knowledge of interpreting standards and best practices and demonstrate the ability to communicate fluently in sign language; ability and knowledge for providing interpreting services for complex academic lectures. Incumbent must have the ability to perform instrument or voice at a high level of proficiency; perform with an accompanist or other musicians; and demonstrate an interest or ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. The systemwide policy can be found at and any questions you have may be submitted to  Additionally, within the first three days of employment, you must submit your completed vaccination documentation via the Employee Self-Service Module in PeopleSoft, the university’s secure online portal. As soon as you are onboarded, you will have access to PeopleSoft, and you can find instructions for submitting your vaccination information at:

Desired Qualifications: Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) certification or equivalent.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on 11/22/2021 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.


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 CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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