Job Details

Tarrant County College District
  • Position Number: 2116673
  • Location: Fort Worth, TX
  • Position Type: Communications - Speech

Adjunct Instructor - American Sign Language
Tarrant County College District

Posting Number: P002744
Position Status: Part Time
Assignment Length:
Grant Funded: No
Category: Adjunct Faculty
Class Code: 28
Pay Rate: Commensurate with education.
Department: TR Arts

Job Summary:
To assist students in their learning process by utilizing all appropriate College resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Accepts and teaches classes based on varied schedules (morning, afternoon, evening and weekends) to accommodate diverse student needs and external stakeholders expectations of the College as assigned by designated supervisor
Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad of diversities represented in the student population, colleagues and service area
Aids in the development of curricula, including individual course syllabi as assigned
Prepares and delivers instruction to students
Actively pursues and participates in professional development activities to enhance skills in various modes of instruction and knowledge of learning
Works with colleagues to select appropriate textbooks for departmental adoptions, and abides by departmental decisions for textbooks
Prepares assignments
May compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments
Designs and maintains an active classroom environment conducive to student learning and success
Maintains student attendance records
Evaluates student performance and learning
Provides regular and timely evaluation feedback to students
Assigns grades consistent with course requirements
Assists in District commitment to assessing student learning outcomes and program learning outcomes and to achieving institutional performance measures
Participates in TCCs institutional effectiveness program including the preparation and assessment of student learning outcomes
Accepts and participates in the necessary training to offer courses via varied delivery methods such as distance learning
Accepts assignments as necessary at other sites such as for dual credit courses
Accepts and participates in the service mission of the college
May conduct research in particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals
Performs related duties such as advising students on academic and vocational curricula, and acting as adviser to student organizations
Serves on campus and District committees
Performs basic student enrollment and recruitment functions, such as community outreach, support of student registration and student retention activities
Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
Completes all required training and professional development sessions
Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:
Masters degree or higher* in Sign Language Interpreter, Deaf Education, Deaf Studies, ASL, Special Education or related area OR Masters degree or higher* with eighteen (18) graduate hours in Sign Language Interpreter, Deaf Ed, Deaf Studies, ASL, Special Education or related area

*Degree must be from a regionally accredited college or university

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:
Three (3) years directly related teaching experience
Native language or near-native ASL skills
ASL licensure
ASLTA credentials and/or BEI/RID certifications

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary: This is a Pooled posting utilized to hire instructors for face-to-face opportunities at the Trinity River campus.

Hiring supervisors review applications and make hiring decisions as part-time faculty assignments become available.

Your application on this posting may remain active for up to one year.

Note: For those with international transcripts, please upload your transcript evaluation.

Posted: 01/06/2021

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Tarrant County College is an equal opportunity/equal access institution.

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