Utah Interpreter Program Manager

State of Utah

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Job Description



The Department of Workforce Services (DWS) is seeking a motivated and highly skilled Utah Interpreter Program Manager to join our Utah State Office of Rehabilitation (USOR) team at the Sanderson Community Center for the Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DSDHH) located in Taylorsville, UT.

Principal Duties
The Utah Interpreter Program Manager performs the following tasks:

This position is responsible for the management and oversight of the Utah Interpreter Program (UIP).
Develops policies and procedures to ensure quality and compliance with federal and state laws and administrative rule.
Collaborates with the UIP Board to develop and implement policies and procedures governing the issuance of certifications including rules governing applications, qualifications, and examinations of applicants for certification.
Supervises staff interpreters; technicians; and temporary positions that “rate” certification tests based on their expert knowledge of ASL.
The Ideal Candidate
The model applicant for this position is someone who:Is fluent in ASL.
Has experience working as or with interpreters.
Has experience working in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities.
Has experience in leading, mentoring and supervising employees.
Has ability to create an environment that promotes positive communication and effective collaboration.
Has experiences presenting conducting workshops or training.
Preferences points may be given to someone who:

Is a current state employee.
Has four years of direct work experience with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community.
Has at least four years direct work experience in ASL interpretation.
Why You Should Join Our Team
This is an opportunity to make a difference. Along with the satisfaction of helping individuals with disabilities you will receive great health and retirement benefits. Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer. We also provide generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work life balance.

The Agency
The mission of Workforce Services is to strengthen Utah’s communities by supporting the economic stability and quality of our workforce. Today, more than 2,200 Workforce Services employees assist individuals in preparing for and finding jobs, meeting workforce needs of Utah businesses, administering temporary assistance, and providing economic data and analysis. Through a collaborative approach, the department has served millions of Utahns and has become a leader on several statewide initiatives. These include intergenerational poverty, homelessness, affordable housing, supporting refugees, helping rural communities, serving veterans and individuals with disabilities, and getting Utahns trained and back to work. To learn more about Workforce Services, click here.

Supplemental Information
DHRM rules regarding promotions and transfers apply to current state of Utah employees.

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