Asst Prof & Prog Coord of Amer Sign Lang/ Deaf Std

Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore, MD

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

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Baltimore City Community CollegeAbout Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves nearly 14,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that nearly 90** nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2018.
**Based on fall 2018 credit enrollment.
Requisition Number: 2023-152
Posting Start Date: 7/27/2023
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: Masters
Additional Documentation: YES
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience
Asst Prof & Prog Coord of Amer Sign Lang/ Deaf StdDescription/Job Summary

Baltimore City Community College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for American Sign Language/Deaf Studies. In addition, the candidate will oversee the other modern language offerings at the College. Applicants for this 12-month position must have administrative experience and be qualified to provide instruction in ASL and Deaf Studies. The Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for ASL/Deaf Studies will teach 9 credit hours per semester to a diverse population of learners and through various teaching modalities, face-to-face, virtual, and/or online (day or evening); maintain scheduled office hours; develop and revise curricula, manage course and program assessment of student learning outcomes; participate in service to the college and the school (i.e., meetings, committee membership, activities, and events); play a critical role in building the language program; and assist the Associate Dean with other duties as assigned. Candidates with proven leadership ability who can work collaboratively with other faculty and staff are highly encouraged to apply.


Teaching and Instruction:

  • Contributes to the college’s mission and goals through effective teaching and instruction.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of subject matter through exceptional content delivery, pedagogy, and andragogy through the teaching of ASL and Deaf Studies courses.
  • Provides input for the development of the ASL/Deaf Studies program instruction, standards, and policies.
  • Uploads current syllabi, readings, and homework assignments and submits grades on time in Canvas.
  • Maintains attendance records in Banner.
  • Provides guidance to students for academic planning.
  • Incorporates current instructional technologies into the classroom.
  • Provides students with meaningful feedback in a timely fashion.
  • Holds required office hours.

Service and Professional Development:

  • Actively participates in college, school, and program coordinators meetings,
  • Serve on college and school committees.
  • Serves as an active member on the ASL/Deaf Studies Advisory Committee.
  • Contributes to student success by advising students from the point of their initial enrollment through graduation.
  • Stays current with, and contributes to, developments in the various fields and disciplines within ASL and Deaf Studies.


  • Recruits and recommends adjunct instructors for hire.
  • Enhances the visibility of the ASL/Deaf Studies program by providing leadership and maintaining relationships with community partners.
  • Effectively communicates with students by email, phone, online discussion boards, and face-to-face, as appropriate.
  • Maintains up-to-date and accurate records on student progress and academic achievement.
  • Develops and implements course and program assessment of student learning outcomes.
Required Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in ASL or related field
  • Proficiency in ASL and native or native-like signing skills
  • Strong foundation of ASL pedagogy
  • Extensive knowledge of Deaf culture
  • Three years of full-time teaching experience in a college/university setting
  • Administrative experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • ASLTA certification (American Sign Language Teachers Association) or ASLPI score of 4.0 or higher (American Sign Language Proficiency Interview)
  • Five years of ASL college teaching experience

Qualified Deaf applicants and/or those with native or near native-like skills and direct experience in the American Deaf community are strongly encouraged to apply.

BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Applicants needing accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process should request the accommodation from The Office of Human Resources office by contacting us at 410-209-6007.

For more information, view the EEO - Know Your Rights and Pay Transparency Statement.

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Working at Baltimore City Community College

Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a crossroads of diverse peoples, of learning and work, and the multiplicity of stakeholders we serve: individuals, businesses, government and educational institutions of the community at large.
Our employees enjoy a collegial environment that is both challenging and welcoming. We stay innovative as we strive to be the leader in providing quality education that responds to and meets the needs of a diverse population of learners. Students come here to change their lives through education.

At Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) we meet students where they are through personal attention with the support of dedicated faculty. Each year we educate more than 15,000 students from Baltimore City, the State of Maryland, and the world.

BCCC is a State-sponsored, comprehensive, degree-granting community college with five learning sites in Baltimore City. We offer 29 associate degree programs and 16 certifications in high-demand fields, affordable tuition and flexible classes scheduled to meet students’ needs.

Baltimore City Community College provides quality, affordable, and accessible education meeting the professional and personal goals of a diverse population, changing lives, and building communities.

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