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Cued Language Transliterator

Position Details

Classification Information

University Title Sign Language Interpreter - 8105
Pay Grade 33
Salary Commensurate with qualifications
Base of Employment P - P&S
Job Category Professional and Scientific
Pay Frequency Monthly

Posting Details

Posting Number 70248P
Working Title Cued Language Transliterator
Advertised Employing Department Dean of Students Office
Appointment Type Professional & Scientific - Term
Proposed Start Date August 1, 2017
Proposed End Date or Length of Term May 31, 2018
Number of Months Employed Per Year 10
Full or Part Time Full-Time
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting through the Division of Student Affairs, the Dean of Students Office at Iowa State University is seeking two Cued Language Transliterators (CLT) to provide services to deaf and/or hard of hearing ISU students and visitors requiring this accommodation.

These positions will provide transliteration in a variety of settings including class lectures, discussion groups and labs, as well as services outside of the classroom such as student appointments, tutoring, ISU campus visits, ISUorientation, graduation events, student organization meetings, public lectures, etc.

Additional responsibilities include meeting with students to review communication needs, proctoring accommodated exams, assisting with text conversion processes, and performing other duties as needed in the Student Disability Resources office.

The successful candidates will demonstrate proficient cued transliteration skills with the ability to meet the material comprehension needs of deaf/hard of hearing clients in a collegiate setting. The successful candidates will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive client relationships and will adhere to the professional standards and ethics of the National Certifying Body for Cued Language Transliterators (TEC Unit).

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience; OR a combination of education and/or related experience totaling 7 years.

Supplemental Required Education and Experience
Preferred Education and Experience

Professional experience as a certified Cued Language Transliterator.

Experience in a High School or Post-secondary educational environment as a Cued Language Transliterator.

Experience working with issues related to the provision of reasonable accommodations in the post-secondary environment.

Location (if other than Ames)
Additional Information

This is a renewable 10 month position. The term of employment runs August 1 – May 31.

Department Contact Name Steve Moats
Department Contact Phone 515-294-7220
Department Contact Email
Department/Unit Website
Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply to this job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Applications may be submitted until the position is filled.

Special Instructions Summary
Guaranteed Consideration Date 06/09/2017
Pre-Employment Screening

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

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EO Statement

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Cued Language Transliterator National Certification (CLTNCE)

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Licensure by the Iowa Department of Public Health as a Sign Language Interpreter/Transliterator must be obtained prior to employment

Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your professional experience as a certified Cued Language Transliterator. Indicate if the environment was in high school or post-secondary education and if the position included working with issues related to the provision of reasonable accommodations.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you hold a Cued Language Transliterator National Certification (CLTNCE)?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No, but I have the ability to obtain within 6 months of employment
  3. * Are you currently licensed by the Iowa Department of Public Health as a Sign Language Interpreter/Transliterator?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Where did you first learn about this vacancy?
    • ISU Employment Opportunities Website
    • ISU Employee
    • Website
    • Placement Office
    • Trade Journal
    • Newspaper
    • HERC Website
    • LinkedIN
    • Facebook
    • CareerBuilder
  5. Please indicate which specific website, placement office, trade journal, newspaper, or other resource influenced you to apply for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents