The School of Education in the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services at the University of Cincinnati (UC) is currently seeking a full-time ASL/Deaf Studies Instructor Educator. Instructor Educators are professionals with the responsibility of providing quality learning experiences for University of Cincinnati students, and are to perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the School of Education. Faculty members report to the School of Education Director.
Instructor Educators will have responsibilities in instruction and service as outlined below:
Teach undergraduate American Sign Language courses using active learning methods and use a variety of instructional strategies designed to assist the learner in meeting the objectives of the course, such as cooperative learning, experiential learning, and critical thinking and reflective practice.
Contribute to the creation and design of, as well as follow, the course or program standard design where prescribed.
Maintain, update, and utilize Blackboard/Canopy course materials, including standardized assessments.
Design and create teaching tools for use by all ASL/Deaf Studies instructional staff.
Prepare course lesson plans and all accompanying teaching materials before class.
Be aware of and abide by prescribed procedures for inviting guest speakers to class and/or arranging for field trips.
Be prompt and accurate in the recording and reporting of data, including:
Evaluating academic progress of students.
Compiling reports on student performance.
Support students' learning goals by:
Focusing on student learning outcomes.
Taking into account the needs and abilities of the students.
Advising students regarding academic programs.
Providing remedial instruction and guidance to students as necessary.
Assessing students' academic/social support.
Making reasonable provisions to accommodate individual differences.
Maintaining the academic integrity of the college.
Making himself/herself available to assist students in achieving their learning goals.
Being aware of and recommending campus services to students as needed.
Take leadership role in organizing Deaf-related events on- and off-campus such as Deaf Awareness Week which entails networking with the Deaf community and processing associated feedback;
Provide insights to the growth, development and direction of the ASL program; Make recommendations for instruction or program changes as well as participate in curricular development and revisions;
Participate in staff meetings
Host office hours (minimum of 4 hours/week).
Position Qualifications: Master's degree in Education, Deaf Education, Second Language Instruction or related field, and one academic year of teaching ASL courses at the college/university level; American Sign Language native-like proficiency as measured by a minimum score of 3+ on the ASLPI (American Sign Language Proficiency Interview), or a SCPI (Signed Communication Proficiency Interview) rating of Advanced+.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit an application and a cover letter addressing their qualifications, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and three references online at http://jobs.uc.edu. Further information about the University and School of Education is available at http://cech.uc.edu/education.html.
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