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Educational Interpreter (PreK-12)

University/Agency: Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification: Interpreter for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
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Posting Duration: 7/6/2018 - 8/14/2018
Probation Period: 6 months

Job Description

The Laboratory Schools are a service unit of the College of Education of Illinois State University, made up of Thomas Metcalf School Pre-K through 8 and University High School. The unit offers a comprehensive program of instruction for 1000+ students, including HILIA programs for students with low incidence disabilities for hearing and vision. Its mission is to act as a model for educational methods and theory in support of the preparation for future educators, conduct educational research, offer quality educational programs for children, and disseminate information to others in the educational profession.

This position for an Educational Interpreter will provide interpreter services to students 3-21 years that are deaf and/or hard of hearing. Placement at Thomas Metcalf School or University High School is dependent upon student need and can change from year to year.

This position is subject to summer academic break layoff.


1. High school graduation or GED

2A. Statement of approval from the Illinois State Board of Education which shall be identified as valid for sign language interpreting pursuant to 23 IL Administrative Code Section 250.550 "excluding Interim approval".

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, then employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.


$16.45 - $21.39 per hour


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Contact Information

University/Agency: Illinois State University
   Department/College: Illinois State University Laboratory Schools
Contact: Kira Shelton
Phone Number:
Comments: All applications must be submitted online.

Statement of approval from the Illinois State Board of Education must be submitted prior to the deadline in order to receive full consideration. In order to be eligible for Veteran's Preference points on the exam, a copy of your DD-214 must be submitted prior to the deadline. Statement of Approval and/or DD-214 paperwork may be emailed, faxed, mailed, or delivered to Human Resources by the posting close date:

Fax: 309.438.7421, Attn: Kira Shelton
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work experience portions. Please list all education and all jobs you have had. Do not leave gaps in employment. You must list all duties you performed in the job duties section (Phrases such as "See Resume" are not acceptable). Failure to follow any of these instructions may constitute an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please prepare in advance a resume, cover letter, and at least 3 professional references with phone numbers to attach to this application.

The Civil Service examination for this classification is a credentials assessment. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.