Job Details

San Diego Community College District
  • Position Number: 1457836
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Position Type: Education - Special Education

Assistant Professor, American Sign Language (ASL)

San Diego Community College District

Closing Date: 5/30/2019

Position Number: 000060

Location: San Diego City College

Position Type:

The Position:
From San Diego City College President, Ricky Shabazz:
Applications are now being accepted for the position of Assistant Professor, American Sign Language (ASL) at San Diego City College, beginning fall 2019. One of the three colleges in the San Diego Community College District, City Collee is an urban campus, minutes away from a world-class zoo and Balboa Park, providing academic and career education offerings to meet the needs of a diverse student population. While the current vacancy is at City College, applicants should understand that they are subject to assignment at any District facility at the option of the Chancellor. The assignment may include some combination of online, day, evening, Saturday, and/or off-campus classes. This positions reports to the Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities, Communications, and Telecommunications.

Major Responsibilities:
The Assistant Professor, American Sign Language (ASL), is in the Department of Languages. Under the direction of the Dean, basic assignment will consist of teaching courses in the ASL program. Contract faculty responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: teach all scheduled classes and maintain office hours; class preparation; curriculum development duties; assessment and evaluation of students; student performance monitoring and record keeping; attend meetings pertinent to discipline/division/college; involvement in selected staff development and/or extracurricular activities. Participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs (including student learning outcomes and assessment), courses and other experience (including program review) that will directly result in the educational growth of the students and support advancement of the visions, missions and values of the college.

Any bachelors degree or higher AND two years of professional experience, OR Any associate degree AND six years of professional experience.

Desired Qualifications:
Some of the following Qualifications may be duplicate from the list on the classification description. Qualifications listed below that are not duplicates from the list on the linked classification description are desired or preferred, but not required: Professional experience must be directly related to the faculty members teaching assignment. Evidence of the use of current communicative methodologies for ASL. Willingness to become involved in the daily affairs, growth and coordination of the department and participation in campus affairs with increasing levels of responsibility. Commitment to working effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes teaching, learning and service to students. Demonstration of involvement with the deaf community such as participation in deaf events or related activities at the college level and/or in the community.


Pay Information:
Class 1, Step A Class 6, Step C ($5,783.69 $7,793.19) per month based on the current AFT COLLEGE Faculty Tenured-Tenured Track Monthly Salary Schedule.

Initial salary placement for this Assistant Professor is commensurate with required education and related teaching experience as outlined in section A2.1 of the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and it is non-negotiable. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid medical, dental, vision plans, sick leave, and opportunities for professional development. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. Benefits will be provided under the terms of the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code 87815, any required adjustment will be made with-in the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, may be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Typically, Assistant Professors earn tenure after 4 years and promote to Associate Professor. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

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All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

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