Adjunct Faculty, American Sign Language - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

Eastern Campus, Metropolitan Campus, Western Campus, Brunswick, Corporate College West, Westshore

Job Responsibilities

Teaches a course in the American Sign Language program.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s in ASL or related field with 20+ earned credits in ASL. Minimum 3 years teaching experience. Native or near-native fluency in ASL. 1 o more current memberships with ASLTA and/or NAD and/or RID. Regularly earned continuing education units (CEUs) in field of ASL.

Willingness to learn and/or have experience in the use of instructional technologies to teach traditional, hybrid and/or distance learning classes, and /or as a supplement

Knowledge and skills in a variety of computer usage and software applications, including but not limited to Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Education, Deaf Education, Special Education or Interpreting. Current certification of ASLTA, NAD V and/or RID (i.e. CDI-P, CI, CT, CI/CT or NIC). Experience with ASL curriculum/course development.

In lieu of degree, candidate may be considered when meeting the following criteria: 10+ years experience of ASL college-level teaching and research within the field. 35+ earned credits at college-leve; continuing to pursue minimum degree qualifications. Native or near-native fluency in ASL. Professional participation in field of ASL (i.e. seminar/
workshop presenter, ASL mentoring, ASL tutoring, interpreting, state and/or national board service with ASLTA, NAD or RID). Regularly earned continuing education units (CEUs) in field of ASL. 1 or more current memberships with ASLTA and/or NAD and/or RID.

Work Schedule

To be determined based on business unit need. Classes may be offered during the day, evening and/or weekend. Please indicate your availability when applying for this position.

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

$811 per ESU

Special Note

This is a part-time (adjunct) faculty position. Part-time faculty are compensated at a rate of $811 per Equated Semester Unit (i.e., approximately $2433 for a 3 credit hour course).

Adjunct faculty positions are ongoing pooled positions. Therefore, your materials will remain on file and be reviewed on an as needed basis for adjunct faculty positions throughout the academic year 2012-2013 (Fall, Spring and Summer Semester).

In the event you are called for an interview, please have copies/unofficial or official transcripts for the required degree and 2 professional letters of reference available to bring with you at the time of interview.

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

Keyword Phrases

  • Adjunct Faculty, American Sign Language
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Foreign Languages & Literature
  • Liberal Arts & Humanities Adjunct
  • Community College Liberal Arts & Humanities
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter