LINGUIST List 15.2403

Fri Aug 27 2004

Jobs: Spanish & Translation: Director, Los Angeles

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  1. maria.underwood, Jobs: Spanish & Translation: Director of Translations, Los Angeles, CA

Message 1: Jobs: Spanish & Translation: Director of Translations, Los Angeles, CA

Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 11:38:29 -0400 (EDT)
From: maria.underwood <>
Subject: Jobs: Spanish & Translation: Director of Translations, Los Angeles, CA

University or Organization: Los Angeles Unified School District
Rank of Job: Director of Translations
Specialty Areas: Translation
Required Language: Spanish 
 (Code = SPN)


Salary Range: $78,500 - $97,000

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is seeking a Director
of Translations to direct staff responsible for the translation and
proofreading of documents, and for providing interpretation services
to the Board of Education, staff, administrators and school site

The Translations Unit is located at 333 South Beaudry in downtown Los
Angeles. The person selected must be willing to work occasional
weekends, evenings, and early mornings and travel to various locations
throughout the District. For more information about the Translations
Unit, please visit

The ideal candidate will be proactive, Spanish-English bilingual or
multilingual, and will have:
- strong administrative skills and experience
- excellent human relations skills
- excellent judgment and decision making skills
- excellent budget administration and analysis skills.

And the ability to:
- establish and maintain strong interoffice collaborative 
 working relationships
- delegate work and verify work completion
- organize, motivate and encourage employees and direct
 employee training
- represent the Translation Unit before groups or at meetings
- communicate effectively in both Spanish and English, both
 orally and in writing, in a manner appropriate for the
 purpose and parties addressed.

Minimum Requirements: Graduation from a recognized college or
university, preferably with a degree in communications, business or
public administration, public relations, a foreign language, or a
related field. Supervisory experience may be substituted for the
required education on a year-for-year basis. 3 yrs of professional
experience in oral and written translating, interpreting, and
composing or editing written materials in English and at least 1 other
language for dissemination or publication. 2 years of supervisory
experience is desirable.

Apply by 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 7, 2004. Visit our website for
a detailed job description and specific application instructions.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Classified Application Processing Unit
	Los Angeles Unified School District
	P.O. Box 512298
	Los Angeles, CA 90051-0298
	United States of America 

	Applications are due by 07-Sep-2004

Contact Information:

	Maria Underwood
	Tel: (213) 353-4231

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