Senior Tutor, American Sign Language
Type of Position:
Part-time Temporary, Non-Exempt
Work Schedule, Hours per week:
Varies depending on
department needs, 12 hours per week
$19.97-24.96 and determined based on relevant
years of work experience.
Provide one on one instruction in ASL
courses in the Language Resource Center. Assist walk-in students
from all disciplines with interventions and strategies to learn
effectively in all content areas. Other tasks will include
individualizing instruction, diagnosing learning barriers, and
constructing student learning plans. May also include directing
students to needed campus resources and responding to online
requests for class support, as well as rectifying software
- A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
- At least 18 college credit hours in ASL, Deaf Studies,
Linguistics of ASL, or related field
- Prior tutoring experience
- Native-like signer proficiency
- Good communication skills in both English and ASL, including
patience and understanding
- Ability to explain ASL concepts in a one-to-one or small group
- Ability to learn and utilize effective tutoring techniques
following best practices
- Ability to work independently but take direction as needed
- Must be able to help with computer programs
- Ability to tutor online
- Day-time availability during the week
- Master’s degree or equivalent
- Experience with the Signing Naturally Curriculum
To be considered for this position we will require an application,
resume, and/or cover letter.
*Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and
Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited
TUTORING – Apply a variety of tutoring strategies in serving
students at JCCC. Knows subject matter, course content and
material for assigned classes and have general understanding of a
variety of abilities and learning needs. Performance is
acceptable when: a. Tutor provides the additional assistance,
guidance and stability that make a positive difference in the
learning success of students. b. Tutor encourages and assists
students in their acquisition of academic goals and American Sign
success. c. Tutor demonstrates knowledge of language being tutored.
d. Tutor maintains students’ interest in
attending tutoring sessions. e. Tutor demonstrates ability to adapt
learning strategies to students’ learning needs. f. Tutor
students to other campus resources as necessary.
UTILIZE POSITIVE WORK ETHICS- Exhibit positive work ethics by being
reliable and dedicated. Performance is acceptable
when tutor is able to a. report on time at the center and stays the
whole time according to the schedule b. report absence in
advance if possible; if not, in a timely manner so that alternate
arrangements can be made.
OUTREACH– Assist director in advertising LRC tutoring. Performance
is acceptable when: a. Tutor performs class
presentations, as requested. b. Tutor responds to student inquiries
about tutoring in a timely manner c. Tutor attends special sessions
ASL and Deaf Studies classes, as invited by professor.
TRAINING – Participate in training and group meetings. Performance
is acceptable when: a. Tutor attends and actively
participates regular meetings b. Tutor actively participates in
training and contributes ideas to assist in the development
providing better support to students. c. Tutor stays current in
their target language.
ASSIST IN DAILY ACTIVITIES OF THE CENTER- Provide assistance in
checking out materials, abide by the policies of the center,
& respect diversity among students and other tutors.
Performance is acceptable when tutor is able to a. treat students
respect and exhibit interest in helping them b. step in when need
arises to check out models and books c. make sure that
students follow the policies of the center d. keep the center clean
ASSIST IN THE TRAINING AND MENTORING OF NEW TUTORS- Help new tutors
learn the best practices in tutoring, the
available resource in the LRC and in the policies and procedures of
the LRC. Performance is acceptable when tutor is able to a.
transition new tutors into consistent and effective independent
tutors. b. provide guidance with the LRC operation and
*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity,
may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of
management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.
Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at
any time, as required by business necessity.
Here at Johnson County Community
College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students,
faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all
individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all
values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are
seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to
JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas,
interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our
diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging
all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You
Established in 1969, Johnson County Community
College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening
communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas,
JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence
and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades
dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving
campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and
extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Johnson County Community
College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC
provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants
without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or
disability status, or genetic information.
If you need any assistance throughout the search
process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position.
In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position
will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual
hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment
tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the
applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those
selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees
obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to
apply prior to the review date listed in posting.
If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable
accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office
of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email JobsAtJCCC@jccc.edu
21 Nov 2023 Central Standard Time