Sign Language Interpreter
The sign language interpreter will report to the Dean School of Management and Leadership and will be responsible Providing sign language interpreting for the deaf or hard of hearing students, customers,
employees, clients and other people either in one-on-one setting or group situations, including staff and students in classrooms, meetings, and activities within University policies, procedures and the law.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Experience in sign language interpretation for a minimum of 3 years
Experience in offering sign language services in a University is an added advantage.
Computer literacy and efficiency in the use of Microsoft Office packages.
Those who have worked in a University set up will have added advantage.
Good administrative and coordination skill.
·Be a team player and possess excellent interpersonal, communication both oral and written, report writing and presentation skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality, honest, trustworthy with a high degree of personal integrity.
Creativity, innovation, objectivity, insight and ability to work with minimum supervision.
Bachelor’s degree in special needs, counselling psychology and/or Education from a recognized University.
Post graduate diploma in sign language is an added advantage.
Certification with a sign language body
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES;
Providing a full range of interpreting/transliterating (translating) services for deaf/hard of hearing (HoH) students, customers, employees and clients.
Utilize skills in a variety of signed languages to facilitate communication.
Interpret any conversation, meeting, and training session, and interview or other requested event, including providing oral interpreting to students, customers, employees and clients who do not use sign language
Responsible for interpreting in a variety of communication modes during University scheduled programs, conferences, counseling sessions, lectures, and media production.
Work with the Dean of students office to develop ways of increasing interaction between deaf students and all stakeholders within and outside the University
Demonstrate professionalism in all interactions with students, staff and stakeholders
Enlighten staff and students on sign language and interpreter services8
Other related duties as assigned
MODE OF APPLICATION
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About Management University Of Africa
The Management University of Africa (MUA) is a premier private university that aims at providing innovation, leadership and management solutions to industries and communities in Africa and beyond. The distinct focus of the Management University of Africa is to be the centre of excellence in capacity building in management, leadership, governance and entrepreneurship. At MUA we believe that it is only people who have mastered themselves and discovered their potential, who are best equipped to contribute responsibly and effectively towards the sustainable development of this country. To this end, we have made every effort to create an environment for our students to discover their inherent talents and to equip them with the necessary skills and capacity to employ the same effectively. MUA is Located on Popo Road, South C Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya. The University also owns 80 acres of land in Kisaju, Kitengela for future development.