Adjunct Assistant Professor American Sign Language and Deaf Studies

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Adjunct Assistant Professor American Sign Language and Deaf Studies

Tracking Code200234 Job Description

Teach ASL Classes including ASL 120, ASL 121, ASL 122, ASL 123, ASL 135 (ASL Linguistics), ASL 145 (Intro to Deaf Community), ASL 147 (Fingerspelling), and/or ASL 150 (ASL Literature). Classes will likely be offered during evening hours.

Please submit all of the following with the application: Resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Required Skills
  • Self-Starter
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of adult learning

Required Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree and ASLTA Certification
  • At least two years of teaching experience in an educational setting

Preferred Experience:

  • Master's Degree in an ASL related degree (ASL and/or Deaf Studies, Teaching of ASL or ASL Teaching, Sign Language Education, ASL/English Interpreting, or Deaf Education)
  • Previous community college teaching experience
  • Familiarity and experience with Vista's Signing Naturally Curriculum
  • Familiarity and experience with Learning Management System software such as Canvas or Brightspace

Benefit Information:

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Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered.

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Job Location Overland Park, Kansas, United StatesPosition TypePart-Time




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Posted: 10/12/2019
Application Due: 12/11/2019
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