Canadian Hearing Services (CHS) has an opening for an ASL & LSQ Translation Services Coordinator role. Reporting to the Supervisor, Scheduling Services, the ASL & LSQ Translation Services Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating, scheduling, and administering the content development of ASL and LSQ material. This will also involve marketing and promoting ASL/LSQ content development services including collaborating with external businesses to produce and deliver ASL and LSQ content that meet their specific requirements.
This is a permanent, full-time position working Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in ASL Studies or equivalency (e.g. post-secondary education in related fields such as Deaf Interpreting, Adult Education, or ASL Instruction, etc.), combined with 2-3 years’ related work experience as a Deaf Interpreter and in sign language content development and message equivalency (e.g. English and ASL). You will be fluent in ASL (LSQ and French are an asset) and will also have proven marketing skills.
If you are self-motivated, possess excellent communication and facilitation skills, and have extensive understanding of Deaf culture, this may be just the role for you.
Canadian Hearing Services (“CHS”) is the leading provider of services and products that enable Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians to overcome barriers to participation. It is the largest and only Accredited organization of its kind in North America. Building on its 82-year history following a remarkable and ambitious turnaround, CHS is a modern, progressive and professional organization well-positioned for growth both nationally and internationally. In 2021, CHS achieved Accreditation with Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada making it the first national organization serving Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians to earn this distinction.
CHS requires you to be legally eligible for employment in Canada (Proof of legal ability to work in Canada will be required if a contingent offer of employment is made.)
Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), CHS will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request.
CANADIAN HEARING SERVICES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION HIRING PROCESS FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING APPLICANTS.
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