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Douglas College

Regular Probationary Faculty - Modern Languages: American Sign Language

Position Details

Position Title Regular Probationary Faculty - Modern Languages: American Sign Language Posting Number 00301F Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Position Type Faculty - Probationary Regular Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Regular Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 08/16/2021 End Date Diversity Statement
Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.
Work Arrangements
The Modern Languages Department of the Faculty of Language, Literature and Performing Arts is inviting applications for a probationary regular position in American Sign Language beginning Fall 2021.

We anticipate a regular probationary position at 75%, teaching ASL levels 1-10 for the 2021-2022 academic year. The successful candidate will teach 4 sections in the Fall semester, a non-teaching semester in the Winter, and 2 sections in the Summer semester. We anticipate classes being held in person, on campus, in the Fall 2021 semester.
Workload is assigned every year based on available sections.
What Douglas Offers
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The Role
Regular Probationary Instructor in American Sign Language


As a probationary regular instructor in the Modern Languages Department you will:
- plan and teach lessons based on curriculum guidelines;
- prepare necessary teaching materials, quizzes, tests, exams, etc.;
- assess and evaluate student competencies;
- provide academic advice to learners;
- deliver quality learner-centered instruction;
- hold regular office hours;
- maintain currency in the field through regular professional development;
- participate in curriculum revision and development;
- participate in student placement testing
- attend departmental and Faculty-wide meetings
- share in departmental and Faculty-wide responsibilities and participate in committee work.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
Successful candidate will:
- possess a Bachelor's degree or a post-secondary diploma in a field relevant to the teaching of American Sign Language; a Master's Degree in a relevant area or equivalent advanced experience is highly desirable; American Sign Language Proficiency Interview ( ASLPI ) Level 4 or higher is also highly desirable;
- possess native-level competence in American Sign Language;
- have a minimum of two years' experience teaching American Sign Language to adults; experience at the post-secondary level is an asset;
- demonstrate an ability to teach linguistic / cultural / social aspects of the deaf experience;
- evidence of an ability to work effectively as part of a team, with excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills;
- demonstrate initiative, creativity, and self-directedness;
- show evidence of ongoing professional development.
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Open Date 04/07/2021 Close Date 04/20/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant
Please ensure that a detailed Resume and Cover Letter are submitted online by April 20, 2021

First review date will be April 23, 2021, and we anticipate holding video conference interviews in early May 2021.

Interested applicants must ensure that a resume and cover letter are submitted online.
Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.

All candidates selected for interview will need to provide original sealed transcripts for educational credentials noted on their resume.
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