Interpreter Education Specialist

Sorenson Communications Salt Lake City , UT 84101

Posted 2 months ago


As a member of the Interpreter Education and Professional Development (IEPD) department, the Interpreter Education Specialist (IES) will work under the direction of an IEPD Program Manager. This department supports a culture of life-long learning, celebrating diversity, and advancing professional excellence in the field of interpreting. We are seeking dedicated professionals who are committed to educating and empowering interpreters and educators through the development and provision of courses, materials, and curricula. This dynamic and fast-paced position supports many programs and projects being developed and offered by the IEPD department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the IEPD Program Manager on projects and initiatives as assigned.

  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practice, and methods to their programs and assignments.

  • Work closely with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to design and develop objective-based learning, classroom or virtual training instructions, participant and leader guides, interactive exercises, follow-up coaching and support materials

  • Develop engaging educational content using a variety of instructional techniques and formats such as simulations, team exercises, group discussions or activities, self-paced eLearning, videos, lectures, and blended learning for a diverse workforce.

  • Serve as a trusted training resource and ensure that training materials, programs, and services reflect the goals of the department and organization.

  • Support center management as they and their VIs engage with our training products and offerings.

  • Work on designated teams with a specialized focus. Contribute as needed to workshop/training provision, logistics, skill-set assessment, mentoring.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Demonstrate excellent teaching and/or mentoring skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Ability to communicate fluently in American Sign Language and English.

  • Fluency in presenting and teaching in American Sign Language.

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in one or more of the core areas including but not limited to: instructional design and learning theory principles; applied linguistics; interpreter education; distance learning and innovative curriculum design; and advanced approaches in working with adult learners.

  • Ability to embrace innovation, a global and multi-cultural perspective, and an interest in interdisciplinary projects.

  • Ability to interact in a cooperative and professional manner with team members, as well as internal and external customers to meet department objectives with superior interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to create and provide written reports and effective internal and external business communications.

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic setting as part of a remote team sharing expertise and best practices.

  • Able to manage project completion within timeframes, meet deadlines, and complete reporting and program evaluation.

  • Ability to manage multiple ongoing projects simultaneously.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications including reporting tools, word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software, on-line meeting and presenting platforms, with the ability to learn and incorporate new technology into daily tasks.

  • Knowledge of VRS industry.

  • Commitment to quality, learner-centered approach in interpreter education and professional development.


  • 4+ years working experience as a sign language interpreter or Deaf Interpreter in a variety of settings preferred.

  • Teaching, presenting or mentoring experience in the field of ASL/English interpreting preferred

  • 3+ years of instructional design experience for web-based and instructor-led trainings a bonus.

  • Credentialing from a national interpreter certifying entity (RID CSC, CI/CT, CDI, NIC, BEI, or NAD Level IV or V) and/or comprehensive state certification granted through a certifying entity such as a Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing preferred. ASLTA Certification is a plus.

  • Bachelor's degree or higher preferred.

  • Solid understanding of and adherence to the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct.

  • Active participation and professional membership in Deaf community organizations, the field of interpreting, or Deaf studies is a plus.

Other General Requirements/Additional Notes

  • Physical Demands

  • Able to sit/ stand for a long period of time in an office environment

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, tools, and to handle other computer components

  • Regular and predictable attendance required.

  • Occasional travel required.

  • Flexible work schedule required

  • May be asked to provide teaching demonstration and portfolio.

  • Positive attitude, team player, good interpersonal communication skills and able to work across company departments.

  • This position has access to highly confidential, sensitive information relating to the employees and customers of Sorenson Communications. It is essen

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