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American Sign Language Instructor

Company:
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Job Location:
Minneapolis, 55403
Category:
Sign Language
Type:
Adjunct/Part-Time

Minneapolis College, a vibrant and inclusive two-year community college in Minnesota, is accepting applications for a part-time American Sign Language (AMSL) faculty member to teach for the School of Liberal Arts and Cultures.The American Sign Language curriculum at Minneapolis College includes a four-course language series and a course on Deaf Culture. An engaged student body has built a community around these courses, including an ASL Club that enriches the college’s courses and offers publicevents.

This faculty position is for the Fall Semester of the 2024-2025 Academic Year and may be renewed by semester at the discretion of the Dean of Liberal Arts and Cultures. 

Responsibilities:

  • Teaching part-time college-level courses inAMSL(4-16 credits a semester,depending on enrollment numbers)
  • Delivering instruction in multiple modalities, including on-campus, blended, and synchronous and asynchronous online formats.
  • Drawing on knowledge of culturally responsive pedagogy to engage our student body
  • Participation in the development and implementation of curriculum and instructional materials for AMSL courses
  • Participation in student assessment and assessment of student learning outcomes at the course, department, and college general-education levels.
  • Developing and revising courses and instructional materials.
  • Commitment to providing quality instruction and services to a very diverse student population.
  • Teaching may include daytime, evenings, or Saturdays.

Required Qualifications:

Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 16 credits (24 quarter credits) in American Sign Language,ASLlinguistics, deaf studies, deaf education, or sign language interpretation/translation.

 Professional Requirement:Certification by the American Sign Language Teacher’sAssociation (ASLTA) or certification by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Community College Experience – two or more years of teaching experience in an urban setting, community college or combined community and technical college,and / or or similar environment.
  • Technology and Pedagogy – Demonstrated teaching in multiple modalities,including fully online and blended models, and incorporation of multimedia.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and evidence of a strong and clear understanding and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, andethnic backgrounds of community colleges and their students, faculty, staff, administrators, and communities they serve.
  • Service to the College – a demonstrated willingness to participate through committee work and / or student activities.
  • Student-centered – demonstrated contributions to student growth and development through retention measures, student mentoring, and studentactivities.

Current and / or former employees must be in good standing at Minneapolis College for consideration.

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