LINGUIST List 14.2529

Tue Sep 23 2003

Jobs: Translation Project Specialist, California

Editor for this issue: Anne Clarke <>


  1. hr, Translation Project Specialist, Alameda Alliance for Health

Message 1: Translation Project Specialist, Alameda Alliance for Health

Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2003 16:45:49 +0000
From: hr <>
Subject: Translation Project Specialist, Alameda Alliance for Health

University or Organization: Alameda Alliance for Health
Department: Marketing & Communications
Rank of Job: Translation Project Specialist
Specialty Areas: Translation

Under the general direction of the Director, Marketing
and Communications, the Translation Project Specialist will assist in
organizing and implementing internal translation services, initiatives
and operations including but not limited to:

- Coordinate translation services, including: receiving, processing,
 monitoring and organizing all translation requests; serve as key
 liaison with translation vendors and designers; track translated
 documents; maintain language glossaries, catalog all project
 components and report on status of projects on a weekly basis.
- Work with designers and translation vendors to ensure compatibility
 of files in order to streamline the production, exchange and
 printing of translated materials.
- Work with designers to research and maintain culturally appropriate
 photo libraries.
- Coordinate translation of documents for all Alliance departments
- Adhere to threshold language requirements. 
- Assist with the identification and collection of relevant
 information and resources about translation issues and practices.
- Create production reports documenting translation activities. 
- Obtain letters of attestation from translation vendors verifying
 accuracy of all translated materials.

Bachelor's degree or greater from four-year college or university; or
one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent
combination of education and experience.


- Multilingual in a threshold language (Spanish or Chinese).
- Experience with both PC and MAC platforms.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office programs as well graphic design
 programs such as Quark, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Reader, CD
 burning software and scanning software.
- Ability to clearly communicate expectations and maintain good
 relations with multiple vendors.
- Excellent follow-through skills are essential.
- Ability to manage multiple projects at one time from inception
 through completion and in an efficient and organized manner.
- Ability to work with diverse cultural and socioeconomic groups
 including providers, members, and staff.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Human Resources Department
	1240 South Loop Road
	Alameda, CA 94502
	United States of America 
	Position is open until filled

Contact Information:
	HR Department
	Fax: 510/747-4509

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