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Position Title: American Sign Language (ASL) instructor-Adjunct
Durham Technical Community College in Durham, North Carolina
Date Posted 04/08/2022
Continuing Education Department
Salary -  
Employment Type Adjunct Faculty
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Title

Position Title: American Sign Language (ASL) instructor-Adjunct


Continuing Education Department



Direct Reports


Minimum Qualifications

Associate Degree, (Bachelor Degree and ASL studies or related filed preferred).

Work Experience: 2 Years of work experience required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills, and organizational skills

2. Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.

3. Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

4. Ability to think creatively and put ideas into action.

5. Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

6. Understanding of the mission, goals, and objectives of a community college.

Job Duties

Overall summary of the essential functions of the position.

The American Sign Language (ASL) Instructor is responsible for effectively instructing course work in ASL, and /or Deaf culture as assigned in accordance with established curriculum and/or developed syllabi. The ASL instructor is also responsible for evaluating and reporting student performance in accordance with department, division, and College policies and procedures.

  • Maintain current course syllabi and provide to students for all courses taught.
  • Be able to organize and present ASL course concepts to a wide range of students with varying backgrounds and abilities, and adjust teaching techniques accordingly.
  • Make recommendations concerning curriculum revision and development.
  • Maintain contact with the deaf community and related community
  • Assist in the process of requesting and maintaining institutional equipment and supplies for classroom use.
  • Manage a classroom setting in a way or manner that is acceptable and consistent with department and College objectives, guidelines, policies and practices.

Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift, at times, 10 lbs.
  • Good eye/hand dexterity.

Required Working Hours

A minimum of a 4-hour work week as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities of the assigned ASL courses.

Job Type

Adjunct Faculty

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