The University of Texas at Austin Senior Field Trainer/Analyst - Access Specialist in Austin, Texas

Senior Field Trainer/Analyst - Access Specialist

Hiring department


Monthly salary

$3,848 - $4,374+ depending on qualifications

Hours per week

30.00 Flexible from 800AM to 500PM

Posting number


Job Status Open

FLSA status Exempt

Earliest Start Date Immediately

Position Duration Terminates on 12/31/2018

Position open to all applicants

Location Austin (main campus)

Number of vacancies 1

General Notes

This position is wholly funded by outside grants, and continued employment is contingent upon continued funding.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.

  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Provide technical assistance related to interpreting to support successful postsecondary outcomes for deaf individuals, and support access coordination for the Center.

Essential Functions

Coordinate and deliver technical assistance and professional development activities, including making public presentations, and facilitating online learning. Research, create, and develop technical assistance activities such as teaching modules, manuals, guides, training sessions, workshops, and presentations. Serve as primary sign language interpreter for project leadership in meetings, conferences, and other public events. Keep informed on current information, new developments in the field, and allied activities being conducted elsewhere. Support scheduling and coordination of access services.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High School diploma. Ten years of experience interpreting in academic settings. Interpreting certification from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID). Clear and effective communication skills. Professional demeanor. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Education or a related field. Fifteen years of experience interpreting in academic settings. NAD Level 5 certification. RID Specialist Certificate: Legal. Proficiency with interpreting research and statistics content.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions

Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

Use of manual dexterity

Constant exposure to fluorescent lighting in a windowless office environment. Frequent public speaking. Frequent overnight, out-of-state, travel.

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

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