Interpretation and Translation: English/Spanish Instructor University of California, Riverside - Extension
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UCR Extension is the continuing and professional education division of the University of California, Riverside offering over 80 programs and certificates to domestic and international students. This is a continuous recruitment for part-time instructors to teach courses in Extension's Professional Certificate in Interpretation and Translation: English/Spanish program, to adult learners. The Professional Certificate in Interpretation and Translation: English/Spanish resides in the Professional Programs Department. This program prepares individuals to enter into the professional field of interpreting and formal translation. Courses are 7-10 weeks in length, average 4 teaching hours per week. Courses in this program are offered as synchronous online courses and in-person. Courses are typically scheduled in the early evenings, usually starting after 5:30pm, Monday through Friday, and occasionally on Saturdays. Please note due to COVID-19, in-person courses are not being offered at this time. All courses are currently being offered in a distance learning format (online). Courses include:
The US Court System: An Overview for Legal Interpreters Comparative Analysis of the Structures of English and Spanish Languages Introduction to Legal Interpretation Sight Translation: English to Spanish Consecutive Interpretation Simultaneous Interpretation Professional Interpreting: Protocol and Ethics Medical Interpretation Community Interpretation
Responsibilities: * Provide instruction in accordance with the established instructional agreement, curriculum outlines and class schedules provided by University Extension. * Communicate teaching objectives and specific learning outcomes to students, and clearly outline the grading policies to the course. * Work in conjunction with collaborative partners and subject matter experts in order to ensure that course information is current. * Participate in scheduled orientations, meetings, and mandatory training programs by UCR's established deadlines. * Maintain timely and accurate academic records within the learning management system and submit timely and accurate documentation as outlined in the instructional agreement. * Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct.
Minimum Requirements: * Advanced degree in Spanish Language or a related field, or equivalent experience. * Five years of related work experience, i.e. medical, educational, community interpretation and/or translation.
* Bilingual, biliterate English/Spanish. * Excellent verbal and written communication in English and Spanish, interpersonal, and organizational skills. * Ability to provide instruction online.
Preferred Qualifications: * A commitment to diversity. * Experience teaching adult learners. * Experience with curriculum development and course design.
Employment Information: Instructional agreements are made on a course-by-course basis at the discretion of the University with no guarantee to teach future courses. This part-time position has no benefits but participates in the University of California Defined Contribution Plan. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law
Internal Number: JPF01401
About University of California, Riverside
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is located approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.