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Adjunct Faculty Credit - American Sign Language

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Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Adjunct Faculty
Salary: Per Adjunct Faculty Pay Scale
Division: Provost
Department: Liberal Arts

Starting Pay Rate:  Per Adjunct Faculty Pay Scale

Schedule Information: Courses are offered during the day, evening, online and via distance learning.

***This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates for the above subjects. As teaching needs arise, these applications will be reviewed for possible interviews***

The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Your application can remain "Under Review by Committee" for 18 months. You may check your status at any time by logging into with your username and password. 

Job Description: The instructor will teach classes in American Sign Language (Levels I to V) and Deaf Culture. The Dept. of World Languages offers fall, spring and summer courses.  Courses are offered during the day, evening, online and via distance learning.

Successful candidates teach in an interactive and engaging way.

Applicants should indicate their availability in their cover letter.

Education Requirements: Master’s degree in discipline or related areas (Master’s in Linguistics, Sign Language Studies, Sign Language Education, Interpreter Education, Deaf Education); ASLTA (American Sign Language Teachers Association) certification or ASLPI (ASL Proficiency Interview) Level 4.

Experience Requirements:  Successful college-level teaching experience in American Sign Language; ASL fluency and cultural knowledge.

Required Documents: *** A CV and cover letter are required to complete the application process. ***

Official transcripts are required upon hire.

Employment in contingent upon a Criminal Background Check

Employment sponsorship is not available.

Applicable Benefits: We offer a competitive, semester by semester adjunct pay, with Harper tuition waivers, sick/personal business leave, and a comprehensive Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Program.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

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Last Updated: 8/19/21