Adjunct Instructor - American Sign Language

Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, IA Education & Training
JOB GOAL:
To advance the college's mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.
 
GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: 
Kirkwood Community College Iowa City campus seeks a skilled enthusiastic individual to join our faculty to teach credit courses in American Sign Language for the 2018 fall semester. The successful candidate will have strong knowledge base in their discipline and teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Primary duties will include teaching assigned class(es)and communicating with department staff, students and faculty.

Adjunct faculty play a vital role in instruction. Adjunct instructors are responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities. Adjunct faculty bring with them a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences which serve to foster growth in the subject matter and enrich student learning. Adjunct faculty must evaluate, record, and report student achievement and progress in assigned courses in accordance with department, division, and college policies and procedures. Must be able to design and participate in assessment of student learning projects within the discipline, the department, and the college.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide instruction in discipline.
  • Work with other faculty members to develop a course syllabus and consistent assessments.
  • Communicate with department staff, students, and faculty on a regular basis.
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:
  • Effectively instruct and communicate material for the course.
  • Abide by and enforce safety rules when in a lab setting.
  • Remain in compliance with Project Lead the Way expectations as well as Kirkwood Community College expectations.
  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree with professional ASL certification/designation or plan to achieve it.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:
  • Master's Degree in the subject or related discipline.

Job ID: 65732

Posted 29 days ago

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