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Transcriber II (Sign Language Interpreter) (1 post)


Published by Jobstanzania on 11:46:00 pm



The University of Dar es Salaam invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to be considered for immediate employment to fill the following vacant posts:

Job Title: Transcriber II (Sign Language Interpreter) (1 post)

Qualifications and Experience:
Applicants should possess the following academic and professional qualifications:
· Holder of Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education for the Deaf from a recognized and reputable institution.

Main Duties:
· Assists in facilitating communication between hearing and deaf/hard-of-hearing consumers;
· Provides students with sign language interpreter services in educational settings, including classrooms, conferences, field trips, meetings with school staff, telephone calls, after-school and extracurricular activities, and other school-related functions and activities for students and staff;
· Translates sign language into English and Swahili in Academic presentation i.e. Seminars, Workshops and Conferences;
· Becomes aware of students’ language and skill levels, ensuring appropriate interpreting techniques;
· Reviews students Individualized Education Plan (IEP), as appropriate;
· Monitors the need for assistive technology, including hearing aids, cochlear implants, teletypewriter (TTY), closed captioning systems, frequency modulation (FM) amplification systems, and other assistive technology;
· Facilitates communication between hearing and deaf/hard-of-hearing consumers; and
· Performs any other duties as may be assigned by one’s reporting officer

Salary Scale: PUSS 5.1



TERMS OF SERVICE
Permanent and pensionable

MODE OF APPLICATION
Interested candidates should apply in confidence enclosing:
(i) Detailed CV.
(ii) Photocopy of relevant certificates and transcripts.
(iii) Names and addresses of two referees.
(iv) Mode of communication, e.g. Telephone, fax, email, etc.

NOTE:
(i) For the positions of Technicians, Laboratory Scientists, Laboratory Engineers and Laboratory Assistants, candidates should indicate the College/ School and Departments to which they apply.
(ii) Applicants currently employed in the Public Service should channel their application letters through their respective employers. Non-disclosure of such status will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iii) Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Interested applicants should submit their applications to the following address:
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration)
University of Dar es Salaam
P.O. Box 35091
DAR ES SALAAM.
DEADLINE

Deadline: 11th August 2015


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