College of Southern Nevada

American Sign Language / Deaf Studies Instructor – Fall 2015

This position will be open until filled. Application review will begin 02/12/2015. For full consideration all application related material should be submitted by 02/11/2015.

Job Description:

• Teach ASL courses (all levels)
• Teach courses within the Deaf Studies Program degree including Deaf Culture, Deaf History, Structure of ASL and new courses that might be added to the existing program
• Develop syllabi, course outlines, curriculum, assessment plans and reports for all courses
• Evaluate student outcomes
• Assess students’ language competency levels
• Provide student advisement and recruitment services
• Participate in program/division meetings
• Serve on department and college committees
• Travel to multi-campus locations possibly on a day, evening or weekend schedule
• Mentor adjunct faculty within the Deaf Studies unit

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Deafness and/or ASL from a regionally accredited college or university
• Minimum 2 years of experience in a post-secondary or professional setting
Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university: preferably in Deaf Studies/ASL or a related field and/or a minimum of 18 graduate credits in Deaf Studies/ASL/Deaf Education
• ASLTA certification or RID certification
• Experience with interactive lab instruction
• Experience with technology specific to Deaf individuals

Required Documents:

Required documents (Cover Letter, Resume, and Transcripts) must be attached directly to the ONLINE application. If you are unable to attach the required documents to your ONLINE application, you may send them to Human Resources via email or fax to 702.651.5778.
SPECIAL NOTE:  Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.


Initial salary placement is based on educational level and total years of full-time equivalent teaching experience. A maximum of 10 years of experience will be considered for initial salary placement purposes.
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College of Southern Nevada recognizes that embracing diversity maximizes faculty and staff contribution to our goals and provides the best opportunity for student achievement. CSN is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. 
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