Lecturer, American Sign Language

Job description

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

Job Description:


Teaches a variety of courses in American Sign Language

Prepares and delivers lectures to students on various topics in relation to a specific discipline

Evaluates and grades students’ class work, laboratory work, assignments and papers

Prepares course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments and handouts

Keeps abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, speaking with colleagues and participating in professional conferences

Maintains student attendance records, grades and other required records

Initiates, facilitates and moderates classroom discussions

As needed, advises students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues

Plans, evaluates and revises curricula, course content and course materials and methods of instruction

Compiles, administers and grades examinations

Collaborates with colleagues to address teaching and research issues

Maintains regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students

Selects and obtains materials and supplies such as textbooks and laboratory equipment

Serves on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, department matters and academic issues

Participates in campus and community events


Required Qualifications

    Master’s degree in ASL or ASL interpreting; orMaster’s degree in related field with at least one or more of the following:
○ Minimum 1 year teaching experience in ASL or ASL interpreting

○ ASLTA certification

○ RID certification

○ Bachelor’s degree in ASL, ASL interpreting, or related field

○ Graduate of an Interpreter Training Program

○ EIPA certification (advanced level)

○ ASLPI rating Level 4 or 5 (Level 3 may be considered based on additional qualifications)

○ SLPI rating of Advanced or higher (Intermediate Plus may be considered based on additional qualifications)

    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.




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Posted: 5/15/2019
Application Due: 7/14/2019
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