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Translation and Interpretation, Regular 9 Month Faculty

POSITION TITLE:               Translation and Interpretation, Regular 9 Month Faculty
FLSA Status:                       Exempt
REPORTS TO:                      Performing Arts and Humanities Department Chair
SUPERVISES:                      Staff and faculty as assigned    
THE POSITION: The successful candidate for this regular faculty position will develop and revise curricula and teach translation and interpretation courses effectively, participate in college service activities and work collaboratively with colleagues across the college. The successful candidate will also possess a teaching style which deeply engages students in the learning process, helping them to be successful and complete the Translation and Interpretation Certificate. Additionally, the person in this position will provide the students with practical professional knowledge and examples that will ease their entrance into the workplace. The successful candidate for the position will be a creative academic leader who works well in a collaborative and participative environment.
Duties and responsibilities:
  • Provide and support quality instruction in on-campus, online, and concurrent enrollment courses
  • Utilize current teaching and learning methods and technologies
  • Pursue innovations that foster student success, retention and degree completion
  • Create a plan of study for students to start in high school and complete at CCA
  • Expand plans of study that can conclude with an Associate of Arts degree and/or a Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Establish articulation agreements with institutions that require translation and interpretation training services, or offer this type of training
  • Develop courses that are approved and offered as professional development opportunities for professional to obtain continuing education units
  • Evaluate and possibly pursue accreditation as a Medical interpretation training institution
  • Serve as a collaborative member of the School of Liberal Arts faculty team
  • Contribute to the processes of instructional planning and assessment
  • Pursue professional development in subject matter and instructional methods
  • Support student activities and advising 
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications: (In order to advance in this search process, your resume must demonstrate that you meet all of the following required qualifications)
  • Master’s Degree in Linguistics, Translation, and/or Interpretation
  • Previous College Level teaching experience in Translation or Interpretation
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses
  • Use of learning platforms such as D2L
  • Experience in developing higher education translation and/or interpretation courses
By submitting an application for this announced position, applicants are certifying that all statements, information and documents provided are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge and are made in good faith. Further, applicants understand that omissions, misleading, false or untrue information, or any attempt at fraud or deceit in any manner connected with this application and/or subsequent testing may result in them not being considered for jobs with the Community College of Aurora; may constitute grounds for discipline and/or termination after hire; and/or constitute grounds for further actions pursuant to law.

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Anticipated Start Date: The successful candidate will begin work in August 2014, contingent on funding for this position.
Salary Range: Anticipated Salary range is in the low $40’s to mid $50’s depending on experience and education.CCA offers an excellent benefit plan. Leave and holiday benefits are also included. For more information on the insurance benefits, click on the following link: Benefits.
Deadline to Submit Application Material: We anticipate that this position will remain posted until January 29, 2014. However, the posting may be removed prior to this date, depending on the volume of resumes received. Please note that any resumes received after this date will be held on file, and will only be forwarded if the committee requests additional resumes for review.  
Application Process: To apply, please email a cover letter specifically addressing the position requirements and a professional resume to the Human Resources Department at
If you have questions regarding this position, or your resume submission, we do request that yousend an email
Notice to all Applicants:
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be produced within three (3) days of hire.
  • Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment.
  • Final candidate is subject to a criminal background check prior to final selection process.
  • Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within fourteen (14) days of hire.
  • CCA is affiliated with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, employees contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits.  For more information, visit
  • Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in your application material.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The Community College of Aurora does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability in the admission, access, treatment or employment in its programs or activities.  Inquiries about Title VI, Title VII, Title IX and Section 504 should be made to Debbie Irvine, 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Suite A201, Aurora, CO 80011-9036
Non-Discrimination Statement:
The Community College of Aurora prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment that violates federal or state law, Board Policy 3-120 or Board Policy 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion or sexual orientation. The College complies with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974; Executive Order 11246, and sections 24-34-301, C.R.S. et seq.
For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Officer, Cindy Hesse, Director of Human Resources at 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Suite A207, Aurora, Colorado 80011 or by phone at 303-360-4752, or e-mail at
CCA Mission:
“The Community College of Aurora provides lifelong educational opportunities, prepares the current and future workforce, and promotes excellence in teaching, learning and service to our diverse community.”






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