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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: On campus or remote: days and/or evenings depending upon course schedule

***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 World Languages Department at Harper College invites applicants for the position of adjunct instructor of American Sign Language. The instructor will teach introductory American Sign Language 101 and 102 courses beginning in January 2022. The position requires the ability to quickly learn Harper’s virtual learning and course management system, Blackboard. The instructor will teach on the college campus or virtually via live synchronous courses.

Successful candidates teach in an interactive and engaging way. Applicants should indicate their availability to teach day or evening courses, on campus or virtual courses in the cover letter.

Education Requirements: A bachelor’s degree and/or appropriate credential in the field, ASLTA certification or ASLPI Level 4, or Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI or DI).  

Experience Requirements: Preferred teaching experience at the high school or college level or the equivalent of at least one year’s full-time non-teaching work experience in the field.

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: 11/22/21