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Health Sciences Bilingual English/Chinese Interpreter
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Health Sciences Bilingual English/Chinese Interpreter

**Open Date** 06/06/2018

**Requisition Number** PRN08147N

**Job Title** Program Assistant

**Working Title** Health Sciences Bilingual English/Chinese Interpreter

**Job Grade** C

**FLSA Code** Nonexempt

**Patient Sensitive Job Code?**

**Type** Non Benefited Staff / Student

**Temporary?** Yes

**Standard Hours per Week** 20-30

**Full Time or Part Time?** Part Time

**Shift** Variable

**Work Schedule Summary**

oAvailability to work consistent hours with some flexibility.

oMust be flexible

oRequires flexibility in scheduling - hours can range depending on week's activities

o May require some evening and weekends

oThis is a part time, temporary position.

oHours are not guaranteed but must be available to work 20-30 hours a week.

**Is this a work study job?** No

**VP Area** Academic Affairs

**Department** 01541 - Office for Global Engagement

**Location** Campus

**City** Salt Lake City, UT

**Type of Recruitment** External Posting

**Pay Rate Range** 17.00

**Close Date**

**Job Summary**

Provides support and will assist with guests for a specific department program.

Fluency in Mandarin Chinese/English is required.

During this program you will work with the Office for Global Engagement to coordinate and work with coaches of the Pac-12 China Coaches Program.

This 3-month program brings a group of 100 Chinese university sports coaches to the University of Utah to participate in coaching training with specific programs in Athletics. Coaches will be staying at the University Guest House for the duration of the program.

Program dates are 9/17/18-12/16/18, with training beginning a month prior to group arrival. Position may require assistance with supplemental events prior to program start date.


1. Performs consecutive interpretation (from English to Chinese) of classroom lectures, instructions and interactions with the U's coaches, campus tours, orientations, and cultural events.

2. Act as a mentor and cultural guide to assist Chinese coaches in understanding US culture.

3. Receives, greets, and directs coaches to appropriate space on and/or off campus.

4. Facilitate getting coaches to scheduled appointments and meetings.

5. Answers questions about the organization and associated activities.

6. Attend select program activities.

7. Willing to be on call during evening and night hours in case of coaches need or emergency.

**Minimum Qualifications**

Associate's degree in a related field or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education) required. Two years of related experience, ability to use logic and reasoning to prioritize tasks, expertise using MS Office software, and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required. Database experience preferred. Bachelor's degree in a related field may be preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Strong demonstrable knowledge of key medical/health terminology required (e.g., technical sports nutrition and physiology terms)

Professional experience interpreting for groups of people preferred.

Software qualifications stated above not required.

**Special Instructions Summary**

Working hours vary according to program needs and events.

Tentative start date of August 20, 2018

**Additional Information**

_The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran's status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/_ _TDD_ _), email: ._

_The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from_ _URS_ _must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University's Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447._

_This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen._

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