Adjunct American Sign Language (ASL) Faculty -
Job Location(s) US-MI-Mt. Pleasant
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/25/2021 5:14 PM)
Individuals hired into this position will be employed by EDUStaff and assigned to Mid Michigan College.
Mid Michigan College seeks individuals who: value collegiality and mutual
respect; use data in decision making; are innovative; are service minded; are
goal oriented; strive to continually improve themselves and their work
processes; are willing to collaborate and seek to add value in every
The responsibilities of this position consist of teaching the range of courses
in American Sign Language (ASL) to students in the community college
setting. This position holds accountability for instruction, student
assessment, and evaluation of a diverse student population.
This position involves teaching American Sign Language courses to dual
enrolled students at local high schools, as well as courses on our campuses.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:45 AM – 10:52 AM @ Chippewa Hills High
School in Remus, MI.
Monday, Wednesday, 1:00 PM-2:25 PM @ the Mt. Pleasant Campus
This position will remain open until filled. First consideration will be
given to applications received by July 5, 2021. The College reserves the
right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has
Teaches assigned classroom courses.
Develops and updates syllabi for courses assigned and ensures course content and requirements meet the requirements of college and accreditation agencies.
Develops appropriate assessment tools to determine course effectiveness and assures that student outcomes are achieved.
Assesses student academic achievement and provides students with timely and meaningful feedback on progress in the course(s).
Maintains and reports appropriate classroom records, to include student attendance and grades.
Holds appropriate office hours for meeting with and assisting students.
Maintains regular communication with Library and Learning Services staff.
Attends and participates in staff meetings and in-service programs within the department and college-wide.
Supports and serves as a role model for our mission, vision, and student service initiatives.
Adheres to the objectives, policies, procedures, and compliance guidelines of the college. Ensures all communications and practices demonstrate support of the Ethics for Teaching Professionals.
Support and serve as a role model for the college mission, vision, and student service initiatives.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Ability to translate educational and professional experience into the
student learning environment.
Ability to provide positive motivation and encourage student
Ability to keep up with new trends and developments in classroom
Effective planning, organizational, and communication skills.
Written and computer skills needed to prepare course materials.
Analytical skills to evaluate and report student learning outcomes.
Education, Certification, Licensure:
Minimum of an Associate's degree in any field and related
experience/certification in American Sign Language.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in American Sign Language or related field
Two years of teaching or tutoring experience in American Sign Language or
equivalent experience, preferably at the college level. For example, this
could include serving as an interpreter or could be someone who uses sign
language on a daily basis.
The job responsibilities of this position are performed in a classroom
environment which requires a professional image and demeanor, on-time
attendance and reliability. The environment has little, if any discomfort
due to heat, cold or dust. There is light noise within the environment.
There may be travel to other college locations for meetings. Travel
between campus locations is required.
Job duties may be performed in an independent or a team atmosphere.
The job has intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion
is required, such as walking, standing, sitting, stooping, bending,
climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or
awkward (5- 45 pounds).
Must meet reasonable and sometimes shifting deadlines, quotas, or demands
for accuracy, and may be involved in some unpleasant situations.
Work scheduled may vary each semester depending on class times/locations.
Note: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and
level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not to
be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by
a person so classified. Incumbents may be asked to perform additional duties
as required by his/her supervisor.
Mid Michigan College is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all
applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in employment or
the provisions of services.