American Sign Language/English Interpreter Education Program Coordinator/Faculty
Open Date:12/2/2022Status:Accepting ApplicationsJob Code:22-ACA-160 Mount Aloysius College, recognized by ModernThink as a “2022 Great College to Work For,” invites applications for a full-time or part-time coordinator/faculty member
for the American Sign Language/English Interpreter Education Program
to begin Spring 2023. This is a 9.5-month appointment with the majority of work performed between August and May.About Mount Aloysius College
Located in historic and scenic Cresson, Pennsylvania, Mount Aloysius College is a private, comprehensive and coeducational institution that combines a strong foundation in liberal arts, small class sizes and significant opportunities for personal and professional growth for students. We value diversity in our faculty, students and staff at all levels of instructional support. We further value continuous performance improvement and a faculty/staff committed to identifying, implementing and evaluating strategies for improved student retention and success.Current Opening
The successful candidate will oversee ASL/EI Program accreditation, curriculum design, student learning assessment, program planning, student recruitment, outreach strategies and departmental strategic planning. This position will also teach discipline-focused courses to prepare students for professional careers as interpreters (eg. Consecutive Interpreting, Simultaneous Interpreting, Transliteration etc
.) and advise students academically, participate in committee work, college service, and related activities. Additionally, the ASL/EI Program Coordinator/Faculty will schedule semester courses, monitor graduates’ performance on certification examinations and post-graduation employment, evaluate program faculty, and manage budget/s as assigned.Qualifications
Master’s degree in Interpretation, sign language, or similar field is required. Doctorate preferred. Proficiency and experience as an American Sign Language interpreter with demonstrated ability to converse fluently in high-level professional and academic conversation is also required. National Interpreter Certification and membership in RID are required. College-level teaching experience is required. Faculty rank is contingent upon qualifications. Experience with Canvas LMS is a plus.Our ASL/EI program is known for educating qualified interpreters using a bilingual/bicultural philosophy in an environment that promotes cultural equality, linguistic equivalence and ethical principles and values. The curriculum delivers both theoretical and practical instruction for students. The American Sign Language/ English Interpreting program at Mount Aloysius is one of only two programs in Pennsylvania and one of only 15 in the country accredited by CCIE. Mount Aloysius is located in a rural setting in Cresson, Pennsylvania, in the heart of the Laurel Highlands of west central Pennsylvania approximately 80 miles east of Pittsburgh. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.mtaloy.edu.
For full consideration, apply by December 12, 2022. Candidates should submit 1)
cover letter highlighting past leadership experience, 2) a current résumé or C.V., and 3) three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 814-886-6519.
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