Continuing Education Lecturer - Sign Language Interpreter - Part Time



CONTINUING EDUCATION LECTURER - SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER - PART TIME
MALCOLM X COLLEGE


Malcolm X College is currently seeking a qualified Sign Language Interpreter Part-Time Continuing Education Lecturer with a passion for teaching and learning, along with a strong commitment to the missions and ideals of the community college. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using highly effective teaching strategies that meet students’ diverse needs and that promote the acquisition and application of knowledge and the development of critical and creative thinking and problem-solving skills; and in addition, engage in and model intellectual curiosity and express passion for their disciplines and for learning in general.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Create an effective learning environment that fosters students’ intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies.
  • Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.
  • Help students reach their academic, personal, and career goals and foster a safe environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every student’s ability to learn.
  • Contribute to and provide leadership in their academic and professional communities, and promote collaboration and teamwork among members of these communities.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates degree in Linguistics, Interpreter Education, Deaf Studies, or closely related field, required
  • IDHHC certification required
  • Registry of interpreters for the Deaf (RID) certification and/or be a native ASL user, preferred
  • One or more years teaching experience of adult students and/or professional interpreter experience in a healthcare setting preferred


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