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Interpreter I, Public Health (Part-Time)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Health and Medical Services

Posting Number: req11888

Department: Community Environment & Policy

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: Drachman Hall, 1295 N. Martin Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The interpreter will be transcribing recorded interviews conducted in Spanish. These Spanish transcripts will then be analyzed by the interpreter. The interpreter will have the opportunity to collaborate ill then be analyzed by the interpreter.

The interpreter will have the opportunity to collaborate on the manuscript associated with these data. The interpreter must be able to independently transcribe recorded Spanish into written Spanish, translate written Spanish to written English, and categorize spoken Spanish responses (e.g., Experienced changes at work during the pandemic, yes or no). Ideally, the interpreter will have familiarity with health sciences, as the interviews are on the topic of respiratory symptoms, specifically asthma.
The candidate must be a professional Spanish translator with previous experience that can be confirmed or recommended by a professional Spanish translator who has worked with them or educated them in Spanish translation and can speak to their competence and reliability.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Transcription of interviews.
  • Analysis of interviews.
  • Translation of short answer responses in survey data from the same project.
  • Contribution to manuscript writing.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience required. Professional Spanish translator experience, written and spoken.
  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 10

Job FTE: .25

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Communication and Marketing

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: $25.70

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Communication Access

Job Function

Communications & Marketing

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Amanda Wilson, Assistant Professor |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

If invited to interview, please be prepared to provide documented examples of competency and reliability.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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