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Interpreter for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Posted: 01/13/2023

Interpreter for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
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Work Department: Disability Resource Center
Class Title/Code: Interpreter for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (2190)
Effective Date: Jan 9, 2023
Western Illinois University is currently looking for an interpreter for a student who will be attending classes on campus in Spring 2023.  Classes begin on Tuesday, January 17, 2023.  

You would need to be available on the following dates and times:

M W  11:00-12:15 
T Th  9:30-10:45
T  11:00-12:50 
The interpreting may be done via Zoom if you are unble to come to Macomb.



Required Qualifications:
High School graduation or GED
For public school pre K-12 Educational Interpreters, statement of "approval" from the Illinois State Board of Education which shall be identified as valid for sign language interpreting: Pursuant to 23 IL Administrative Code Section 25.550 "including Interim Approval".
For post-secondary education, Interpreters must show proof of current licensure at the Intermediate Proficiency level or higher as specified in Section 1515.90 of the Interpreter for the Deaf Act of 2007 Rules.

Application Deadline: Feb 24, 2023
Additional Information:
WIU is also interested in creating a pool of applicants for future needs on campus.

Employment - Information & Instructions
Complete an Employment Application online. Submit supplemental application materials, which may include transcripts, licenses, certifications, resume, and a copy of the DD214 (if applicable), via email to

All application materials are due in the WIU Human Resources Office no later than 4:30 p.m. the day of the application deadline.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Human Resources Office
Sherman Hall 105
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 298-1971 ext. 1
Fax: (309) 298-2300


Open: Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.