Spanish Interpreter

Amherst College
Published
May 13, 2022
Location
Amherst, MA
Job Type
 

Description

Amherst College

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications for the Spanish Interpreter position. The Spanish Interpreter is a part-time (approximately 5 hours per semester as needed), casual position, without benefits. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

The Title IX office provides training to community members about the work of the Title IX office. The Spanish Interpreter will translate Title IX training slides and serve as a live translator for the Title IX Coordinator during Title IX training sessions with faculty, staff, and students where translation services have been requested. Title IX training sessions are performed both via Zoom and live, in-person sessions on campus. Participants may ask questions in Spanish that require translation to English with the response translated to Spanish.

Title IX sessions requiring Spanish Translation are infrequent and will only occur as requested by participants, an estimated 1-3 sessions per semester. Title IX training sessions are approximately 75-minutes in length.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

  • Translate from English to Spanish, Title IX training slides
  • On-demand translation of Title IX trainings that occur live, in-person, and via Zoom.
  • Performs other duties/functions as requested.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office PowerPoint, and Zoom
  • Fluent in Spanish and English, with the ability to translate questions and answers on demand.
  • Commitment to working with a diverse and inclusive community

Amherst College offers many opportunities for professional growth and development, continued learning, and career advancement.

Amherst College requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (medical and religious exemptions may apply).

Amherst College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and faculty and their families. Benefits are an important part of our overall compensation, so it is critical that you review all of the options to ensure it meets your total compensation requirements. Click here for Benefits Information.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter online at https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Amherst_Jobs . Please be sure to upload all requested documents prior to clicking Submit. Applications cannot be revised once submitted. (Current employees and students should apply by clicking on the Career icon from their Workday home screen) Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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