Location: Various Counties, OH
Job Type: Intermittent, Temporary, Exempt
Department: Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Job Number: 2018.006
Multiple Positions Available – Headquarters to be determined
***Applicants for this position must be proficient in sign language.
Prior to appointment, applicants will be required to demonstrate fluent communication skills in American Sign Language or other non-verbal means of communication (e.g. manually coded-English, etc.). Persons without fluent skills will not be eligible for appointment.
Provides program direction by participating in activities for Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) related to communication, outreach & advocacy: Provides American Sign Language (ASL) &/or other forms of English signing interpreting services for individuals (e.g. consumers, employers, staff, public) who are deaf or hard of hearing. Formulates & implements program policy related to facilitation of effective communication for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing; translates meaning between individuals utilizing ASL and others; converts sign language into spoken language & spoken language into sign language; ensures understanding; promotes mission & vision of OOD; provides interpreting services one-on-one, with OOD staff, at OOD meetings, events &/or public forums; identifies resources needed & previews information as applicable to confirm understanding of material to be interpreted; disseminates information. Assists with special assignments & projects. Travels throughout Ohio. Performs other administrative duties as assigned.
Completion of undergraduate core program in business administration, management science or public administration; 12 mos. trg. or 12 mos. exp. in supervisory, administrative &/or managerial position which involved limited research & public contact. If assigned to operate vehicles regulated by Section 4506.01 of Revised Code, applicants must also have valid commercial driver’s license.
-Or completion of undergraduate core program in academic field commensurate with program area to be assigned per approved Position Description on file; 12 mos. trg. or 12 mos. exp. in supervisory, administrative, managerial &/or staff position which involved limited research & public contact. If assigned to operate vehicles regulated by Section 4506.01 of Revised Code, applicants must also have valid commercial driver’s license.
-Or 36 mos. trg. or 36 mos. exp. in business administration, management science or public administration. If assigned to operate vehicles regulated by Section 4506.01 of Revised Code, applicants must also have valid commercial driver’s license.
-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above.
Major Worker Characteristics
Knowledge of sign language interpreting, American Disability Act (ADA),* deaf culture to include disability-related issues & accommodation within the workplace.* Skill in English language, American Sign Language, effective listening, public relations, communication. Ability to interface with a variety of stakeholders (e.g., co-workers, employers, consumers), communicate with diverse groups, travel.
Applicants must submit an online application through the Ohio Hiring Management System. All communication and/or status updates regarding this position will be done electronically.
It is preferred that Transcripts and/or other supporting documentation be attached to your online application; however, they may be e-mailed to OOD.HRSelections@ood.ohio.gov. If e-mailing, include the job title and your name in the subject line.
To apply, go to: www.OhioMeansJobs.com and type in OMJ Job Number/Reference Code: 3574441