Schedule Information: Evenings beginning at 6pm and/or days 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 jobs.harpercollege.edu 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 and evening.
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.
Internal Number: 493362
About Harper College
Harper College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to providing excellent education at an affordable cost, promoting personal growth, enriching the local community and meeting the challenges of a global society. The specific purposes of the College are: To provide the first two years of baccalaureate education in the liberal and fine arts, the natural and social sciences and pre-professional curricula designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities; To provide educational opportunities that enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to enter a specific career; To provide continuing educational opportunities for professional job training, retraining and upgrading of skills and for personal enrichment and wellness; To provide developmental instruction for under-prepared students and educational opportunities for those who wish to improve their academic abilities and skills; To provide co-curricular opportunities that enhance the learning environment and develop the whole person. Essential to achieving these purposes are all of the College's resources, support programs and services.