AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE/INTERPRETER EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR
Deadline: Open Until Filled
Salary: Salary Based on Education & Experience
Hours Per Week: Full-Time
Apply To: A completed Wilson Community College application package must be received by the Human Resources Office in order to be considered for this position. Visit our website at www. wilsoncc.edu.
Job Description: Under the direction of the Dean of College Transfer & Public Services, serves as an instructor in the Interpreter Education program and serves as an advisor to students. This is a 9-month contract position.
Qualifications: Knowledge of assigned course content and resources in the assigned field. Knowledge of methods of teaching assigned courses, educational theory, practices, and processes including curriculum design, lesson outlines, and classroom presentations. Ability to provide technical leadership in classroom education processes and programs. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to operate a PC and related software. Ability to instruct students in the assigned courses. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other people. Ability to keep and maintain appropriate student records for students, advisees, and other activities for which held responsible. Ability to develop and administer appropriate evaluation tools for measurement of student progress and success. Ability to communicate and explain curriculums courses offered by the College and encourage community and public groups to consider attending and participating in curriculum programs. Knowledge of and ability to enforce and follow rules and regulations of the College governing the curriculum programs.
Essential Duties: Develops course syllabi, outlines, and lesson plans for curriculum courses assigned. Teach assigned online, day, and/or evening classes. Reviews and selects appropriate textbooks and instructional materials and media for the classes to be taught. Develops lectures, classroom activities, laboratory, hands-on exercises, and/or actual work site exercises for students to participate and learn. Monitors and records student progress in courses. Administers tests or other evaluation methods to students; grades and gives feedback on exercises, homework assignments, and tests. Keeps records of student attendance. Serves as advisor to assigned students. Coordinates efforts with the Director of Admissions/Registration or Student Services if there are problems or questions. Assists with registration processes. Participates in curriculum reviews for improvement and changes in courses. Makes continuous contacts in the assigned field to explain courses and curriculums taught at the College. Provides input into needed materials, supplies, and other classroom needs. Serves on institutional committees if assigned. Develops a professional development plan each year. Assists part-time faculty teaching in the same curriculum. Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience: A minimum of master’s degree in American Sign Language, Sign Language Linguistics, Deaf Studies or a master's degree in a closely related field with 18 graduate hours in ASL studies is required. Teaching experience in higher education preferred. ASLTA Certification at the Professional Level or a Deaf Interpreter certification from RID preferred.
Wilson Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the ADA, if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, please notify the Human Resources Office.