Faculty - Non Tenure Track - ASL & Deaf Studies (one year)

May 07, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Faculty - Non Tenure Track - ASL & Deaf Studies (one year)

Position Category: Faculty - Non Tenure Track (FT)

Utah Valley University is seeking a Lecturer (one-year) to teach in the Department of Languages and the ASL and Deaf Studies Program. This individual will perform some or all of the following duties: plan, prepare, and follow an approved course of study with measurable objectives for each course taught (as assigned—typically 15 credit hours per semester); prepare instructional materials, i.e. exams, course outlines, syllabi, visual aids, and instructions sheets as necessary; instruct, manage, and supervise individuals and groups in classroom and laboratories through lectures, discussions, conferences, demonstrations, field trips, individualized instruction and tutoring, and other appropriate media; evaluate instruction and learning by means of written, practical, and performance tests; maintain a student-oriented approach to education and advising; assist in student advisement, advancement and placement; maintain desirable classroom conditions; maintain accurate and current reports and records regarding student accountability, attendance, and performance; supervise extra-curricular activities as assigned; and establish and maintain office hours and attend department and school meetings.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a master’s degree from an accredited university in a closely related field and two years of full-time teaching experience at the collegiate/university level (or equivalent) is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Intimate and extensive Deaf-World knowledge and experience required.
  • Extensive knowledge of subject matter and course content of the courses to be taught which may include conversation, writing, grammar; instructional strategies and techniques; student management, motivation, evaluation; evaluation of instruction; program and curriculum development and evaluation; effective human relation skills and communication techniques.
  • Knowledge of and expertise in current trends in education, engaged learning and service learning, learning technologies (e.g. digital technologies for classroom management and distance education), public presenting and report writing.
  • Must have native or native-like fluency in American Sign Language and be fluent in (written) English, prepared in basic language teaching pedagogy.
  • Skills in classroom management.
  • Able to teach courses associated with the American Sign Language and Deaf Studies Program. Preference given for specialty areas that complement current tenure and tenure-track faculty.
  • Ability to apply general principles to specific conditions, follow written and oral procedures and instructions.
  • Must be able to act civilly with students, colleagues, administrators, and others.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:
Physical requirements involve teaching, standing, sitting, computer interface, keyboard skills.

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.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC22218 Languages Faculty 06/30/2018
Open Date: 05/04/2018
Review Start Date: 05/10/2018
Close Date: 6/30/2018
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the “Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date. Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/6505

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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