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Program Director I (Deaf and Social Services, Tucson)

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona, Inc.
140 W Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ, 85705
July 12, 2023
Ricardo Chavez
Phone: 5209540632
Job Description:
Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona, Inc. (CCS) is thriving! For 90 years, CCS has focused its mission to strengthen families, support communities, provide compassionate services, and deliver excellence. Providing Help. Creating Hope. Serving All. We credit our continued success to our valuable employees! If you want to make a difference, help people, and serve your community, we want YOU to join our team! For more information visit our website at: OVERVIEW Manages all aspects of the Interpreting internship program in Arizona. Assists with administrative and operational policy development and monitoring of monthly expenditures. Supervises interns and oversees contract Interpreters who serve as Mentors. Provides interpreting and transliterating services for Deaf employees, and for Deaf and Hearing consumers in a variety of educational and community settings. Documents interpreting time and activities for billing purposes. May perform other duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provide Interpreting services to Deaf employees Manage all aspects of Interpreting internship program Manage and perform community-based interpreting as required by Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) grant funding Program and Resource Development: Develops Interpreting internship programs and proposals for Interpreting under the Program Administrator of Deaf Services Develops, formulates, and implements administrative policies for Interpreting internship under the Program Administrator of Deaf Services Supervision: Provides direct supervision of Interpreting interns and oversees contract Interpreter Mentors Supports the Phoenix Program Director of Interpreting: Provides supervision, operational support, staff training and day to day management in Interpreting Assures staff in NM and Arizona adhere to quality indicators as it relates to best practices Monitors the quality of services of freelance (contract) Interpreters Represents the Interpreting program at agency and community meetings, as assigned by supervisor Evaluates Interpreter services and develops recommendations of changes based on community needs and service operations Consults with agencies regarding professional and ethical conduct of contract Interpreters Assists in coordinating and scheduling community and educational Interpreters Works as part of a team to develop procedures and protocols in services related to Interpreting, as well as implementing and training staff in safety protocol, client policies, and personnel policies Interpreting: Provides Interpreting and transliterating services for Deaf employees, and for Deaf and Hearing consumers in a variety of educational and community settings, including medical, mental health, vocational, social services, etc. Assists with in-house and walk-in Interpreting services, as needed Documents Interpreting time for billing purposes Develops Interpreting related workshops for consumers and Interpreters Maintains high professional standards in accordance with the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of Professional Conduct, ensuring quality interpreting services for the Hearing and Deaf consumers MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Completion of Interpreter Training Program (ITP); or Associate Degree; or three years of directly-related experience RID Certificate of Interpretation (CI) and Certificate of Transliteration (CT); or Comprehensive Skills Certificate (CSC); or Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI) / Reverse Skills Certificate (RSC); or NAD5; or EIPA 5.0; or NIC Advanced Current and valid Arizona Interpreter License 2 years of Interpreting experience, with a preference for community Interpreting (1 year of experience equals 20-25 hours per week for an average of 50 weeks per year) REGULATORY Must be at least 18 years of age Valid driver license, proof of insurance, and 39-month motor vehicle report Ability to obtain and maintain Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card (employer paid) Pass pre-employment drug screen (incudes marijuana, regardless of recreational use laws) (employer paid) DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor Degree Completion of formal internship or mentee program Additional years of directly-related experience The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. We are an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer for all individuals. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
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