CUNY Sign Language Interpreter, Level III (Center for Student Accessibility) in Brooklyn, New York


Employees in this title provide various interpretation services for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. These employees facilitate communication between spoken and signed languages for and between deaf or hard of hearing students and faculty, staff and other students. Employees in this title interpret a broad range of content areas covered in the liberal arts, technical, and other curricula offered by the various CUNY colleges. Employees may perform other related duties, and on occasion may provide similar services to college employees. Assignments are conducted in spoken English and/or American Sign Language. There are four levels of this title, which differ by complexity of work assignments and demonstrated competence. For further information, detailed job specifications are available on: (search for "Classified Civil Service Job Descriptions").


Sign Language Interpreter




The Center for Student Accessibility is buidling an applicant pool for anticipated openings during the 2017-2018 academic year. All positions are subject to scheduling needs and budgetary ability. Eligible sign language interpreters will be expected to be available for day, evening and weekend hours. Sign language interpreters may work individually and in teams.


Level I All persons must possess a high school diploma, or equivalent, and must have fluency in both English and American Sign Language.

Level II All persons must meet the Qualification Requirements for Level I (above). In addition, all persons must possess an Associate's degree, or equivalent credits, and have successfully completed a Basic Interpreter Training Program at a recognized institution, or have passed the Interpreter Examination administered by the New York State Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities or equivalent.

Level III All persons must meet the requirements for Level II. In addition, all persons must be in possession of a certificate of proficiency issued by the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) (; or a certification of proficiency issued by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) (

Level IV All persons must meet the requirements for Level III. In addition, all persons must possess a baccalaureate degree.




CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.


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Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.


Open until filed with review of resumes to begin on August 8, 2017.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: NYC College of Technology

Job Title: Sign Language Interpreter, Level III (Center for Student Accessibility)

Job ID: 17148

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular