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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Enthusiastic American Sign Language Interpreter eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of educational and community interpreting. Motivated to learn, grow and excel as an American Sign Language Interpreter.

Skills
  • Demonstrated ability and proficiency in sign language, American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Culturally sensitive, personable, and adaptive
  • In-depth knowledge of Deaf Culture
  • Available to work a flexible schedule
  • Ability to understand and support teacher-student relationships
  • Ability to communicate through both oral and written means
  • Ability to interact effectively with DHH students, faculty, other students and staff, and the general public
  • A strong interest n working with children
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to learn and use standard and technical vocabularies when interpreting
  • Knowledge of instructional and related procedures as applied to the area of DHH students
  • Knowledge of the learning styles of DHH students
Work History
12/2013 to Current American Sign Language Interpreter Century Park Associates | Ooltewah, TN,
  • Facilitates communication between DHH clients and companions and providers or other staff either face-to-face or via a remote modality such as video remote interpreting (VRI)
  • Accurately interprets Deaf/hard of hearing students’ signs, words, and speech for other students, faculty, and staff where necessary and according to the student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP)
  • Supported student education by accompanying Deaf/HH students to classes, study sessions and assemblies to translate instruction, conversation and documents.
  • Follows policies and procedures established
  • Provide interpreting services for short-term individual assignments which may include conferences, meetings, and other university- or academic-related events/activities, ensuring that register, tone, intent, and content of the message is conveyed accurately
  • Provides interpretation (between spoken English and American Sign Language) or transliteration (between spoken English and Signed English) for Deaf and hard of hearing students, parents and staff
  • Seeks evaluation, certification and additional training in interpreting
  • Attended training programs to improve professional knowledge and interpretation skills.
  • Documents and bills interpreter services provided
  • Maintained message content, tone and emotion as closely as possible.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
09/2007 to 12/2013 VRS Interpreter Sorenson Communications | Frankfort, KY,
  • Facilitates communication between DHH clients and hearing callers via a remote modality such as video relay service (VRS)
  • Maintained message content, tone and emotion as closely as possible.
  • Attended training programs to improve professional knowledge and interpretation skills.
  • Provided cultural input to speakers to help parties who did not speak similar languages communicate with and understand one another.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Follows policies and procedures established
  • Seeks evaluation, certification and additional training in interpreting
  • Attended training programs to improve professional knowledge and interpretation skills.
03/2006 to 12/2013 American Sign Language Interpreter Century Park Associates | Lawrenceville, GA,
  • Facilitates communication between DHH clients and companions and providers or other staff either face-to-face or via a remote modality such as video remote interpreting (VRI)
  • Accurately interprets Deaf/hard of hearing students’ signs, words, and speech for other students, faculty, and staff where necessary and according to the student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP)
  • Supported student education by accompanying Deaf/HH students to classes, study sessions and assemblies to translate instruction, conversation and documents.
  • Follows policies and procedures established
  • Provide interpreting services for short-term individual assignments which may include conferences, meetings, and other university- or academic-related events/activities, ensuring that register, tone, intent, and content of the message is conveyed accurately
  • Provides interpretation (between spoken English and American Sign Language) or transliteration (between spoken English and Signed English) for Deaf and hard of hearing students, parents and staff
  • Seeks evaluation, certification and additional training in interpreting
  • Attended training programs to improve professional knowledge and interpretation skills.
  • Documents and bills interpreter services provided
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
03/1997 to 03/2006 American Sign Language Interpreter Compass Group Usa Inc | Warsaw, IN,
  • Facilitates communication between DHH clients and companions and providers or other staff either face-to-face or via a remote modality such as video remote interpreting (VRI)
  • Accurately interprets Deaf/hard of hearing students’ signs, words, and speech for other students, faculty, and staff where necessary and according to the student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP)
  • Supported student education by accompanying Deaf/HH students to classes, study sessions and assemblies to translate instruction, conversation and documents.
  • Follows policies and procedures established
  • Provide interpreting services for short-term individual assignments which may include conferences, meetings, and other university- or academic-related events/activities, ensuring that register, tone, intent, and content of the message is conveyed accurately
  • Provides interpretation (between spoken English and American Sign Language) or transliteration (between spoken English and Signed English) for Deaf and hard of hearing students, parents and staff
  • Seeks evaluation, certification and additional training in interpreting
  • Attended training programs to improve professional knowledge and interpretation skills.
  • Documents and bills interpreter services provided
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
Education
Expected in Associate of Science | Interpreter For The Deaf Daytona Beach Community College, Daytona Beach, FL, GPA:
Certifications


  • National Interpreter Certification (NIC)

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School Attended

  • Daytona Beach Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • American Sign Language Interpreter
  • VRS Interpreter
  • American Sign Language Interpreter
  • American Sign Language Interpreter

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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