Adjunct Faculty, American Sign Language (Sign Language Interpreting & Field Experience)

Location
Cleveland, OH
Posted
May 24, 2017
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Community College

diversity employer



Campus or Location College-wide

Vacancy Number PT043-17

Reports To Interim Associate Dean

Recruitment Type External/Internal

Job Category Part-Time Faculty

Position Type Part-Time

Union Position Non-Union

Number of Openings Multiple

Job Description Summary

American Sign Language



Job Responsibilities

Teaches courses in American Sign Language Interpreting & Field Experience.



Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in American Sign Language (ASL) or related ASL/interpreting field with 1 or more years (minimum 2 semesters) teaching experience in the field of ASL and/or ASL interpreting, or

Bachelor's degree in unrelated field with 3 or more years (minimum 6 semesters) teaching experience in the field of ASL and/or ASL interpreting, or

Associate's degree in Interpreter Training + Bachelor's degree in a related field with 2 or more years (minimum 4 semesters) teaching experience in the field of ASL and/or ASL interpreting.

Native or near-native fluency in ASL

Understanding of ASL grammar and structure

Evidence of regular and current workshop/conference attendance in the field of ASL and/or ASL interpreting

RID and/or CIT membership(s)

Knowledge of other sign communication systems

Willingness to learn and/or have experience in the use of instructional technologies to teach traditional, hybrid and/or distance learning classes, and /or as a supplement

Knowledge and skills in a variety of computer usage and software applications, including but not limited to Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)



Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in ASL/interpreting related field. Teaching and/or mentoring experience negotiable.

Master’s degree in unrelated field, plus one of the required Bachelor’s degree options. Teaching experience negotiable.

In addition to the qualifications listed for each position, the ideal candidate will show evidence of:

• Demonstrated teaching experience
• Minimum of one year experience teaching in an online or blended environment
• Experience using quality metrics (i.e. Quality Matters, Sloan 5 Pillars, etc.) to design and develop courses
• Ability to develop new curriculum and learning units in anticipation of changes in market discipline
• Belief that individuals can make a difference in the lives of students
• Excellence in teaching and facilitating the learning process for students, learning and using new technology, and applying diverse instructional strategies in response to using new technology, and applying diverse instructional strategies in response to learner demographics and learning styles
• Belief in the value of working and learning in a diverse environment
• Excellent oral, written and listening skills
• Ability to adapt to dynamic multi-campus organizational work environments
• Being a successful advocate for new initiatives in curriculum or delivery
• Understanding and embracing the mission of the community college
• Capability to teach in more than one discipline
• Possessing the energy and persistence to motivate and support others to pursue the larger goal
• Being skilled in building strategic alliances both within and across disciplines, and within and outside the College



Work Schedule

To be determined based on business unit need. Classes may be offered during the day, evening and/or weekend. Please indicate your availability when applying for this position.



Special Note

This is a part-time (adjunct) faculty position.

Adjunct faculty positions are ongoing pooled positions. Therefore, your materials will remain on file and be reviewed on an as needed basis.

In the event you are called for an interview, please have copies/unofficial or official transcripts for the required degree and 2 professional letters of reference available to bring with you at the time of interview.



Posting Open Date 07/28/2016

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.



Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution



Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this position?
    • The Cleveland Plain Dealer
    • Cleveland.com
    • Tri-C web site
    • Tri-C employee referral
    • Careerboard.com
    • Chronicle.com
    • HigherEdjobs.com
    • City News
    • HBCUconnect.com
    • LinkedIn
    • Indeed.com
    • Search Firm/Agency: specify name below
    • Other publication: specify name below
    • Other web site: specify name below
    • Career Fair: specify name below
    • Conference: specify name below
    • Other: specify below
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in American Sign Lanaguage (ASL) or related ASL/interpreting field with 1 or more years (minimum 2 semesters) teaching experience in the field of ASL and/or ASL interpreting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in unrelated field with 3 or more years (minimum 6 semesters) teaching experience in the field of ASL and/or ASL interpreting?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have an Associate's dgree in Interpreter Training + Bachelor's degree in a related field with 2 or more years (minimum 4 semesters) teaching experience in the field of ASL and/or ASL interpreting?
    • Yes
    • No


Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 1
  2. Transcript 2
  3. Transcript 3

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