Adjunct Instructor - American Sign Language

Employer
Tarrant County College
Location
Fort Worth, TX

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Job Details

Job Title:

Adjunct Instructor - American Sign Language

Posting Number:

P002835

Position Type:

Adjunct

Position Status:

Part Time

Grant Funded:

No

Grant Funding Source:

N/A

Category:

Adjunct Faculty

Class Code:

28

Pay Rate:

Commensurate with education.

Department:

TR Arts

Job Summary:

Reporting to the campus department instructional leader, adjunct instructors provide assistance to students in their learning process by utilizing all appropriate college resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process providing a direct impact to student success.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Performance Requirements
• Accepts and teaches classes based on varied schedules and modalities as assigned by designated supervisor
• Accommodates diverse student needs and external stakeholders’ expectations of the College
• Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad diversities represented in the student population, colleagues, and service area
• Prepares and delivers instruction to students following the College Master Syllabus using the approved learning management system
• Communicates regularly with students and college officials, including responding to e-mails, calls, and requests for meetings
• Independently pursues activities to enhance subject matter expertise, skills in various modes of instruction, and knowledge of learning
• Prepares assignments and assessments to assure achievement of learning outcomes
• Designs and maintains an active classroom environment conducive to student learning and success
• Maintains student attendance records weekly and certifies student enrollments by the established deadline
• Evaluates student performance and learning in accordance with discipline and department standards
• Provides regular and timely evaluation feedback to students, posts grades in the learning management system weekly, and submits final grades by the established deadline
• Assigns grades consistent with course requirements
• Assists in College’s commitment to assessing student learning outcomes and program learning outcomes and to achieving institutional performance measures
• Accepts assignments as necessary at other sites such as for dual credit courses

Service Excellence
• Supports the College’s 3 Goals and 8 Principles
• Complete all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
• Support the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
• Attends the workplace regularly and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Adheres to College policies and procedures
• Adheres to applicable safety procedures

Performs other related tasks as required.

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the diverse types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:

• Master’s degree or higher* in Sign Language Interpreter, Deaf Education, Deaf Studies, ASL, Special Education or related area – OR – Master’s degree or higher* with eighteen (18) graduate hours in Sign Language Interpreter, Deaf Education, Deaf Studies, ASL, Special Education or related area

*Degree must be from a regionally accredited college or university

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:

• Three (3) years directly related teaching experience
• Native language or near-native ASL skills
• ASL licensure
• ASLTA credentials and/or BEI/RID certifications

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

• Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment and a setting that is diverse
• Ability to think critically to effectively solve and communicate problems in a fast-paced environment where the demands for work are varied, and unpredictable in scope and volume
• Ability to use computer applications and enterprise systems, including proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
• Skilled in excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with diverse populations
• Ability to work independently and take initiative

Accommodations:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary:

This is a ‘Pooled’ posting utilized to hire instructors for face-to-face opportunities at the Trinity River campus.

Hiring supervisors review applications and make hiring decisions as part-time faculty assignments become available.

Your application on this posting may remain active for up to one year.

Note: For those with international transcripts, please upload your transcript evaluation.

Posted:

05/25/2021

Contact:

Sammie Sheppard

*:

[email protected]

Company

Serving more than 100,000 students each year, Tarrant County College is one of the 20 largest higher education institutions in the United States. The two-year college offers a wide range of opportunities for learners of all ages and backgrounds, including traditional programs such as Associate of Arts degrees, Community and Industry Education courses, workshops and customized training programs. The College established in 1965, has six campuses throughout Tarrant County, including TCC Connect which provides flexibility with e-Learning and Weekend College. TCC also assists employers in training their workforces with TCC Opportunity Center.

 

Working for TCC Works!  Here’s why:

  • One of the 20-largest higher education institutions in the country
  • Generous vacation time on top of Spring Break and Winter Break
  • Competitive salaries and benefits
  • Depth, breadth and scope of TCC’s programs and services
  • Quality reputation
  • Consistently ranked among the nation’s top associate degree-producing colleges
  • Consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best colleges for veterans
  • Commitment to equity and inclusion
  • Affordable cost of living in one of the nation’s fastest-growing counties
  • Work-Life balance
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