Instructor - American Sign Language (ASL)

Salem, Oregon
Apr 03, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Chemeketa Community College welcomes applications for a full-time Instructor - American Sign Language (ASL).

Position Summary

Teaches first and second year American Sign Language courses. Prepares and develops instructional material, including online materials and videos to augment ASL instruction. Collaboratively works with faculty on department and college wide academic projects, including broad range academic leadership and student service initiatives. Supports deaf culture and partnerships with community and academic organizations related to ASL.

Terms of Employment:

This is a 100%, 180-day faculty assignment. This assignment is subject to budget approval

Requires the provision of official transcripts upon hire

Requires flexible work schedule to meet program needs, which will include evenings and/or weekends

Upon hire must pass security inquiry which may include criminal and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered

Closing Date: Sunday, April 29, 2018

Why Chemeketa?

You would be challenged to find a college that matters more to its community than Chemeketa means to the residents of Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. If you can affirm our vision to transform lives and communities through exceptional learning experiences, then Chemeketa will be a rewarding workplace to fulfill your potential and contribute your expertise.

The Community We Serve

Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 50,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations, Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Polk center, Center for Business & Industry and Viticulture at Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the Mid-Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn County. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of citizens. Full-time enrollment increased by 35% in the last five years.

Chemeketa provides opportunities for students to explore, learn, and succeed through quality educational experiences and workforce training.

We are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff, and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all.

What We Have to Offer

The college also provides an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage (subject to employee and college collective bargaining agreements).  Other benefits also include generous vacation/holidays as well as: life, and disability insurance and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) or Oregon Public Services Retirement Plan (OPSRP).


$47,612.00 - $78,142.00 Annually


A Master's degree from an accredited institution in ASL, Deaf Education, or Deaf Culture/Deaf Studies or related field


ASLTA Certification (or the ability to complete the certification within one year)


Experience using technology, media, and videos that support teaching and learning -and- Strong knowledge of and incorporation of deaf culture into ASL courses

Application Process

To be considered for this position, a complete online application is required. For complete information on this and other job opportunities, please visit our web site at  

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