Part-Time American Sign Language (ASL) Instructor

Posting Details

Position Summary Information

Position to be Filled Part-Time American Sign Language (ASL) Instructor
PVA Number PT 17-020
Employment Type Part Time (PT)
Hourly Rate Master’s - $29.90…Ph.D - $32.00
Minimum Required Education/Training

• A Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in American Sign Language, Deaf Education, Deaf Studies or related field.

Minimum Required Experience

• Experience teaching American Sign Language

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills

• Prior experience in teaching college level credit ASL courses
ASLTA certification and/or RID membership preferred.
• Advanced or Superior Level on SLPI: ASL or similar proficiency assessment

Special Instructions to Applicants

• Courses may be taught on the Downtown or North Campus. Courses may be taught during the day or evening.

• This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.
• Applicants who have obtained their education outside of the US and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master’s degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

Application Deadline

Extended Job Description


To teach Introductory level courses in American Sign Language to college transfer students. To develop and update curriculum and prepare educational material for courses, provide classroom instruction to college students through lecture, demonstration, and laboratory exercises, handouts, responding to questions and testing. Courses to be delivered via on ground, online, hybrid or web-enhanced modalities as assigned.

This is the full journey level class within the instructor series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Lead Instructor by the performance of basic and general instructional duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.

Supervision Received/Exercised

• Receives direct supervision and/or technical direction from the Public Service Department Chair and Interpreter Education Program Director
• May occasionally receive general supervision from full-time instructional staff
• May exercise functional and technical supervision over instructional assistants.

Essential Functions

Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

• Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students
• Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities
• Develop and prepare supplement materials to enhance textbook lessons
• Develop and prepare tests to evaluate student performance; grade record individual scores
• Provide classroom demonstrations on various equipment and machinery; develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate
• Act as an advisor and counselor to students; provide individual tutoring to students outside of the classroom as needed.
• Maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance
• Maintain and submit all required paperwork in a neat, accurate and timely fashion, including but not limited to: class rosters, registration forms, pay sheets, attendance forms and grade rosters
• Stay abreast of new developments, and changes in various academic fields; participate in staff development programs, workshops, seminars, and other continuing education programs as appropriate.
• Oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to required teaching area and in accordance with CFCC policies and guidelines

Other Important Functions

• Fill in for other instructors as needed.
• Assess the relevancy and impact of various lessons and recommend improvements as needed
• Oversee and participate in field studies and assignments; travel with students to provide assistance and instruction as appropriate
• Participate on college committees and in other institutional activities and programs.
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge of

• Classroom and laboratory instructional techniques and procedures
• Principles and procedures of academic and instructional techniques and procedures
• Current trends, research and development in the area of assignment
• Principles and techniques involved in test development and administration
• Principles and procedures of record keeping.
• Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

Ability To

• Interpret and apply College goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
• Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
• Establish and maintain cooperative-working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
• Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
o Making observations
o Reading and writing
o Communicating with others
o Operating assigned equipment
o Handling varied tasks simultaneously
• Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which include the following:
o Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
o Operating assigned equipment
o Handling varied tasks simultaneously
• Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
o Making sound decisions
o Responding to questions
o Demonstrating intellectual capabilities.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 07/31/2017
Open Until Filled Yes

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is your highest level of education completed?
    • Less than High School
    • High School or Equivalent
    • One Year of College
    • Vocational Diploma
    • Two Years of College
    • Associate Degree
    • Three/Four Years of College
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • In Progress for Master's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • In Progress for Doctoral Degree
    • Doctoral Degree
  2. Please describe your experience as it relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. I UNDERSTAND that CAPE FEAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE requires a complete description of work history with all employment experience detailed to be considered for employment. I have included all of this information within my application. (If you haven't completed the application requirements, please return to your application to finish before submitting your application. Applications will be considered incomplete if "see resume" is indicated on your work history.)
    • Yes, I understand and have fully completed all requirements.
  4. * Please indicate your referral source
    • Job Posting/Employee at CFCC
    • NC Employment Security Commissions
    • Job Posting at Other College/University
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  5. Please specify details, if applicable

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Documents 1
  3. Training Certification