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American Sign Language Instructor - Part-Time, Adjunct Pool (ESCC)
Kern Community College District
Position Number: 01935
Posting Date: 01/25/2019
Position Closing Date:
Initial Screening Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Position Type: Part-Time Academic
Rate: $60.00/hour; Hourly rate may vary based on type of assignment and the Lecture Hour Equivalent (LHE) formula.
Sick leave and vacation only.
This position is entitled to ACA health benefits.
College/Site: Cerro Coso College
Location: CC-Mammoth Lakes Campus
This position will be located at the Cerro Coso Community College Bishop/Mammoth Campuses.
This course is an introduction to American Sign Language (ASL), a visual-gesture language used by the deaf community in the United States and Canada, and more importantly, focuses on the development of basic conversation skills emphasizing the culture and history of ASL through in-class and out of class requirements.
Identify and demonstrate finger spelling, numbers, and vocabulary at a beginning level. Describe and demonstrate American Sign Language classifiers, grammar structure, facial expression, and body movement. Compose ASL Gloss translation from English. Explain basic cultural aspects of the Deaf. Examine and show an understanding of history, culture, and civilization of the Deaf world.
This assignment may include teaching at other campus sites, day or evening classes, weekend classes, large classes, distance learning and multiple teaching methodologies.
Other duties include:
Education and Experience:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
<Bachelor degree and 2 years related professional experience OR Associate degree and 6 years related professional experience.
OR - The equivalent. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for these positions. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must request and submit an APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form.
- A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.
Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge and Abilities:
Commitment to student learning.
Awareness of the College mission, vision, and values.
Sensitivity to students with a wide range of skills, motivations, and academic goals.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Knowledge of computers and willingness to experiment using multimedia instructional materials.
Commitment to working effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes teaching, learning and service students.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Completed application packet must include:
- Completed Online Faculty Application for Academic Employment form
- Current resume
- Copies of legible transcripts List of six (6) professional references - Listed on application form
All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/12466. Emails will not be accepted.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.
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