District Translator, part-time, hourly, Multiple Positions Anticipated

Employer
New London Public Schools
Location
New London, CT, US
Salary
Competitive

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Job Category
Support Staff, Translator
Job Type
Part-Time
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Position Type:
Central Office Support/District Translator

Date Posted:
11/28/2022

Location:
Central Office

Date Available:
ASAP

Closing Date:
Until Filled

TITLE: District Translator, part-time, hourly

REPORTS TO: Director of Bilingual, ESOL and World Languages or designee

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Part-time hours, hourly pay rate

SUPERVISES: N/A

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Under general supervision, translates documents and other material from one language to another; and/or translates spoken passages from one language to another during seminars, symposia, teleconferences, and/or meetings. Expresses either approximate or exact translation, depending upon the nature of the occasion. May specialize in a specific subject area. This is hourly work on an as needed basis.

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Reads and rewrites technical documents in specified language, following established rules pertaining to factors such as word meanings, sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics
  • Serves as interpreter at seminars, speeches, meetings, teleconferences, and symposia, providing consecutive or simultaneous translation between languages
  • Listens to complete statements in one language, translates to second, and translates responses from second into first language; expresses either approximate or exact translation, depending on nature of occasion
  • In simultaneous interpreting, renders oral translation of material at time it is being spoken
  • Receives briefing or prepares through reading and study on subject to be discussed prior to interpreting session
  • May participate in establishing specialized contacts for the university
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

  • REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Associate's degree or 60 college credits
  • At least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
  • Bilingual, English and Spanish
  • Excellent proofreading skills with the ability to identify grammar, spelling and punctuation errors
  • Maintain integrity of confidential information relating to students, staff or district personnel

  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Exceptional organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be detailed oriented, self-motivated and able to multi-task
  • Ability to effectively work and communicate with students, parents, and school personnel from diverse cultures or backgrounds in English and Spanish, Creole, Arabic, Turkish and any other languages as need arises
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
  • SALARY: Hourly rate based on educational background and experience

    New London Public Schools
    New London, Connecticut
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