Lecturer, American Sign Language
Lecturer, American Sign Language
Department: Liberal Arts
Location: Western Campus
Reports To: Associate Dean
Recruitment Type: External/Internal
Requisition ID: req1237
Employment Type: Full-Time Faculty
Union Position: Non-Union
Work Schedule: Classes are assigned, beginning August (Fall semester ONLY) 2019. Ability to work a combination of days/evenings/weekends is required. Assignments may include working at multiple sites/campuses.
Number of Openings: 1
DescriptionTeaches a variety of courses in American Sign LanguagePrepares and delivers lectures to students on various topics in relation to a specific disciplineEvaluates and grades students’ class work, laboratory work, assignments and papersPrepares course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments and handoutsKeeps abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, speaking with colleagues and participating in professional conferencesMaintains student attendance records, grades and other required recordsInitiates, facilitates and moderates classroom discussionsAs needed, advises students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issuesPlans, evaluates and revises curricula, course content and course materials and methods of instructionCompiles, administers and grades examinationsCollaborates with colleagues to address teaching and research issuesMaintains regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist studentsSelects and obtains materials and supplies such as textbooks and laboratory equipmentServes on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, department matters and academic issuesParticipates in campus and community events
- Master’s degree in ASL or ASL interpreting; orMaster’s degree in related field with at least one or more of the following:
- Native or near-native fluency in ASLUnderstanding of ASL grammar and structureEvidence of a strong commitment to professional development and staying current in the field of ASLCurrent membership in ASL Teachers’ Association (ASLTA), Ohio ASLTA, Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) and/or Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT)Teaching experienceDemonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Suite (or equivalent)Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for studentsAdvanced communication (verbal, written and interpersonal) and organizational skillsLogic and reasoning skills to identify solutions, conclusions or approaches to problemsSensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population
Special Note: This is for the Fall semester ONLY!The following documents must be attached to your on-line employment application:
1) Current resume
2) A cover letter
3) A one-page statement explaining how you promote student learning and achievement
4) Scanned copies of your transcript (original, unofficial, or photocopy) for the required degree and copies of current required
licenses/certifications. Please indicate your current name of the transcript if it differs from the name on the transcript.
Applicants selected for interview must provide official transcripts for the required degree at the time of interview.
Please note that the required degree must be conferred/completed prior to submission of your application.
Please DO NOT include other transcripts or documents not requested such as letters of reference or past evaluations; only the transcript and required licenses/certifications will be forwarded to the search committee. No faxed
transcripts, licenses, or certifications will be accepted.
$ 42,811 minimum; offer based on education/or and experience
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.