American Sign Language Adjunct

The Department of Languages and Cultures at Molloy College invites applications for an American Sign Language (ASL) Adjunct Faculty position starting on Fall 2020.

Qualification Required: 

• a native or near native fluency in ASL,
• a Master's Degree in ASL, Deaf Education, Interpreting, Special Education, Education, or a related field, OR bachelor's degree in ASL or related field with a national certification from any of these organization: Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), National Association of the Deaf (NAD), ASLTA (American Sign Language Teachers Association) or equivalent ASL skills certification (i.e. a score of 4 on the ASLPI)
• a history of at least two years of successful teaching experience at the college level.

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply please submit the following:

• a letter of interest describing your teaching qualifications and teaching philosophy,
• current curriculum vitae,
• names and contact information (e-mail address and phone number) of three references familiar with the applicant's teaching experience and/or academic career,
• a copy of their highest degree earned.

The American Sign Language Section is part of the Department of Languages and Cultures, which also offers Arabic, ESL, Mandarin, French, Italian, and Spanish. Courses in the department are in their most part conducted in the target language and focus on providing meaningful communicative interactions and cultural experiences that promote cultural competency.

The adjunct faculty members are responsible for:

• preparing and delivering instruction to students in cooperation with the department's Chairperson and other faculty. They will employ
• using a range of suitable strategies to foster student learning and encourage active learning in all students;
• maintaining proper class-related records;
• promptly assessing student's coursework and appraising students of progress;
• Meeting with students before or after class if they need to in order to attend to their course related questions.

Responsibilities may also include teaching evenings and/or hybrid/online instruction. 

The ideal candidate will possess the ability to relate well to a diverse population of community college learners and have the capacity to fully teach using an online/remote modality. 

Please send these materials via email to . 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.