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Description: Responsible for providing administrative support to meet the needs of the department and the department supervisor. Listen to, understand, and translate spoken or written statements from one language to another. Reproduce statements in another language for unique listening or reading audience. Communicate using American Sign Language when necessary. •Collect and organize data for reporting on staff and student attendance. •Maintain student records and files. •Use computerized databases to retrieve data and generate reports. •Carry out phone and/or email contacts with students’ families for various events, such as class trips, parent meetings, etc. •Provide simultaneous interpretation to/from English and Spanish for small and large group meetings of varying complexity and subject matter. •Translate written correspondence of varying complexity and subject matter to/from English and Spanish using computer assisted translation and word processing tools. •Maintain and expand translation memory and term base to ensure consistent translation of school related documents. •Serve as cultural liaison and linguistic resource to Lexington personnel and families. •Interpret for meetings, assemblies and special events (for children and adults) on an as needed basis. •Interpret for clients and clinicians in mental health and medical settings in the school, on an as needed basis. •Provide emergency interpreting institution wide. •Other duties as assigned.

Type of Opportunity Full Time
Location East Elmhurst, NY
Field of Study
Degree Wanted
Special Skills & Requirements Knowledge of American Sign Language a plus. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. College degree w/focus on language or equivalent work experience. Three to five years’ experience in a similar role. Expert ability to render written and oral translation to/from Spanish and English of topics of varying complexity and subject matter. Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook and computer-assisted translation software, such as Memo Q or Trados.
Company Name Lexington School and Center for the Deaf
Address: 25-26 75th Street East Elmhurst, NY 11370
About the Company: Lexington School and Center for the Deaf is comprised of the Lexington School for the Deaf, the Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Lexington Vocational Services, and the Lexington Center for Mental Health. We are here to serve the needs of the deaf and hard-of-hearing community in New York City. The Lexington School, founded in 1865, is the largest school for deaf students in New York State. It educates deaf children from ages 0-21. It is unique among schools for the deaf in its use of an innovative teaching model called "mediated learning experience (MLE).” MLE stresses the importance of the adult "mediator” in the child’s learning and provides teacher and parent training based on this theoretical framework. Scores on standardized tests attained by Lexington students attest to the effectiveness of MLE in improving the educational attainment of deaf students.
How To Apply: If you are interested in this position please send your resume and cover letter to
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