Adjunct Instructor - American Sign Language

Adjunct Instructor - American Sign Language

Position Category: Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour)

Utah Valley University seeks adjunct applicants to teach American Sign Language in the Department of Languages. To teach assigned courses of American Sign Language (ASL) using a variety of learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives. Supports and seeks always to fulfill the guiding concepts for the college embodied in the Philosophy, Mission, Values, and Vision adopted by UVU.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelors degree and one 1 year of professional teaching experience at a college level OR a combination of education and experience.
Must have advanced proficiency in ASL and must be prepared in basic language teaching pedagogy.
Must be able to teach upper and lower division courses as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Extensive knowledge of the ASL and Deaf culture.
  • Knowledge in curriculum development and instructional strategies and techniques in education.
  • Knowledge of curriculum development, program development, and evaluation.
  • Skills in effective human relations and communication techniques.
  • Skills in public speaking with a variety of individuals and groups.
  • Ability to do the appropriate field study to stay current with the latest trends in education.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:
Teaching, Standing, Sitting

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Benefits PT:
You may be eligible for a 3 credit hour or 1 class tuition waiver after 6 consecutive months of employment and a minimum of 475 hours worked. Dependents do not qualify for a waiver.


Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC04317
Open Date: 06/15/2017
Review Start Date:
Close Date: 12/31/2017
Open Until Filled:

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Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer and committed to fostering a diverse workforce. As an inclusive community, we actively seek diversity among our applicants for this position. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.