Adjunct American Sign Language (ASL) Faculty -

Mid Michigan Community College

United States

July 5, 2021

Description

Adjunct American Sign Language (ASL) Faculty -

Job Location(s) US-MI-Mt. Pleasant

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/25/2021 5:14 PM)

Job ID

 2021-1930

Category

 Education

Type

 Faculty Adjunct

EDUStaff Position

 Individuals hired into this position will be employed by EDUStaff and assigned to Mid Michigan College.
Overview

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 interaction.

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 been identified.

    Responsibilities
  • 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.
  • Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to translate educational and professional experience into the student learning environment.
  • Ability to provide positive motivation and encourage student participation.
  • Ability to keep up with new trends and developments in classroom technology.
  • 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 preferred.
  • Experience:

  • 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.
  • Working Environment:

  • 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.