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Lead Interpreter Specialist
College of the Canyons

Date Posted Jul. 29, 2021
Title Lead Interpreter Specialist
University College of the Canyons
Santa Clarita, CA, United States
Department Language
Application Deadline Aug. 19, 2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Administration - Other

College of the Canyons

Lead Interpreter Specialist
(Academic Accommodation Center)
A Full-Time Classified Staff Position
Review Date: August 19, 2021

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The Santa Clarita Community College District/College of the Canyons is seeking a full-time Lead Interpreter Specialist in the Academic Accommodation Center, formerly known as DSPS.

The Santa Clarita Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As presented in our District Strategic Plan, which focuses on Access, Engagement, and Success, "Equity, inclusion, and diversity are not goals in themselves, but ideologies embedded in all actions and planning across all departments and functions of our college and its two campuses.

College of the Canyons is part of the Santa Clarita Community College District and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), enrolling approximately 32,000 students each academic year. College of the Canyons has a diverse student population that reflects our focus on enhancing the educational attainment and economic well-being of the community we proudly serve.

We seek employees that value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, who are conscientious risk takers and transformational leaders guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals.

Under the direction of the Director, Academic Accommodation Center (AAC), formerly DSPS, coordinates, schedules, and provides work direction and guidance to sign language interpreters and speech-to-text service providers for Deaf and hard-of-hearing students, conforming to specific and/or personal service provider qualifications, expertise, and limitations; communicates in American Sign Language (ASL) with students and others as necessary. Coordinates approved accommodations for Deaf and hard-of-hearing students, including assistive listening devices.

Two (2) years of full-time equivalent work experience including 1,500 hours of college level classroom educational interpreting.


Education equivalent to an Associate’s degree (60 semester units) from an accredited college or university is required. Two (2) years of direct experience in addition to that identified above may be substituted for each year (30 semester units) of college.

Licenses and Other Requirements:

Candidates must possess valid certification issued by the national Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, having achieved the score on the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment, the Educational Sign Skills Evaluation-Interpreter, or the National Association of the Deaf/American Consortium of Certified Interpreters assessment as required under California State Law; or have met comparable requirements.

Application Process:

Application materials must be submitted by the end of the day on August 19, 2021.

If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources office at (661) 362-3427 or email:

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