Adjunct Instructor, American Sign Language/Interpreting

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Adjunct Instructor, American Sign Language/Interpreting
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable
Reports to (title) Associate Dean
Department ASL/Interpreting (School of Humanities & Social Sciences)-2F2
Requisition Number AP0115
Position Type One Semester Temporary
Job Category Adjunct - Variable
FT/PT Part-time
Initial Work Location Varies
Starting Salary Adjunct Contract
Job Open Date 09/25/2013
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Priority Review Date
Job Summary

Under department supervision the faculty member will teach (including team-teaching) ASL, interpreting, or Deaf culture courses for the American Sign Language and Interpreting programs as assigned by the ASL/Interpreting coordinator and/or the department chair.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

“1. Follow s the course curriculum outline, prepares and”
“delivers lectures and other classroom activities.”
“2. Prepares and administers student evaluations.”
“3. Keeps accurate classroom records.”
“4. Provides ADA accommodations as directed.”
“5. Answ ers questions about the course.”
“6. Follow s SLCC policies and procedures.”

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications

1. Master’s Degree preferred.
2. Master’s degree in American Sign Language or ASL/English
Interpreting or related field preferred.
2. Three (3) years full-time or five (5) years part-time colleg-level teaching experience in American Sign Language, or ASL/English Interpreting.
3. Appropriate certification(s) also required such as ASLTA, CDI, RID, NIC (National Interpreter Certification) and membership in ASLTA and/or RID.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree in American Sign Language or ASL/English
Interpreting, or in ASL education, Linguistics, or a related field (e.g. Deaf Studies or Deaf Education) from an accredited college or university is required.
2. Proficiency in American Sign Language with demonstrated ability to converse fluently in high level professional and academic conversation in ASL required.
3. Teaching experience in ASL or ASL/English Interpreting.
4. Ability to read and write standard English.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

1. Ability to use computer technology and programs, including email, spreadsheets, and program specific applications.
2. Excellent communication skills.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Special Instructions

As directed by SLCC Policy, Adjunct positions are semester-by-semester contract with no guarantee of continued employment.

Please attach additional documents (Resume, copies of credentials or transcripts, etc.) for consideration.

NOTE:A videotape to demonstrate ASL proficiency will required by the applicant upon request only. Please contact Dr. Paul Allen, Department Chair at for additional information.

Official Transcripts are required for those who are offered employment only.

This is an ongoing job positing and the department will review applications when positions become available.

FLSA Exempt

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Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Curr. Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc
  4. Transcripts
  5. Letters of Reference
  6. Student/Faculty Evaluations