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PT American Sign Language
Cerritos College

Date Posted Jul. 17, 2019
Title PT American Sign Language
University Cerritos College
Norwalk, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline 12/20/2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Education

PT American Sign Language

Salary: $65.16 - $98.51 Hourly

Job Type: Part Time

Job Number: 2019 LA ASL

Closing: 12/20/2019 11:59 PM Pacific

Location: Norwalk, CA

Department: 2019 LA ASL

Division: Liberal Arts


Maintain currency with current information, concepts, laws and ideas in their disciplines and with best practices in teaching and learning.
Check mailbox, voicemail, and e-mail regularly.
Complete the checkout form before leaving campus at the end of the academic term.
Maintain student confidentiality as required by regulation and Board Policy 5040 titled Student Records and Directory Information.
Teach all assigned classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy.
Teach all assigned classes for all scheduled minutes.
In cases of necessary absence from class, notify the Instructional Dean or designee, or if unavailable, the Office of Academic Affairs in advance and have plans prepared so that a substitute, if assigned, can maintain continuity of course content.
Teach courses in accordance with the course outlines of record.
Provide opportunities for students to be aware of their progress.
Submit a copy of the syllabus for each class to the Division Office.
Keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress and submit them to appropriate offices by the published deadlines.
Submit end-of-session grades, including supporting documentation, and attendance reports by the published deadlines.
Submit required information about first-day, no-show students by the published deadlines.
Submit textbook order information by the published deadlines. If the textbook is electronic or includes an electronic course pack, these conditions must be met:
  • Tests and exams must be available to the student without charge.
  • The text and course pack must be available to students with disabilities.
  • The publisher must grant read-only access to designated college staff for purposes of evaluation of course materials.
  • The text must be downloadable or printable.

If these four conditions are not met, the electronic textbook cannot be used.
Meet all classes during the final examination period.
Give final examinations at the scheduled time unless approval to do otherwise is granted by the Office of Academic Affairs or its designee.
Keep all corrected final examination papers for at least one year following the close of the semester or summer term.
Maintain a safe learning environment in classrooms, laboratories, and other instructional spaces.
Allow the instructional manager and/or Instructional Dean, upon request, to review any assignments given during the semester.
Minimum Qualifications

Any Bachelor's Degree and two years of professional experience, OR any Associate Degree and six years of professional experience.
Understanding of and sensitivity to meeting the needs of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic background of the student,
community, and employee population.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree in American Sign Language (ASL) or a related discipline and two years of ASL teaching college experience
  • Major in American Sign Language Instruction, Applied Linguistics with a focus in ASL, ASL Linguistics, Deaf Studies, ASL-English Interpreter Education, or a related field
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in teaching American Sign Language at the post-secondary level
  • Certification American Sign Language Teachers Association (ASLTA) Certification
  • American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI) Level 4 or higher or Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) Superior Plus, Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) certification (NIC, CT, CI and CSC), Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) Level 4 or higher, National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Interpreter Certification Level V
  • Participation in professional growth activities such as the CIT, RID, ASLTAand NAD.
  • Native or near native fluency in ASL
  • Excellent written skills in English

Supplemental Information

Cerritos College is ranked 14th among the top 100 schools with the highest Hispanic enrollment in the United States by the United States Department of Education. Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college's district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Enrollment currently averages 22,500 students. Visit Cerritos College online at
The Modern Languages Department offers six modern languages in beginning to advanced classes. The department provides students of every discipline with a range of opportunities for their intellectual and personal enrichment. The Modern Language Department is committed to promoting excellence and innovation in teaching American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish to meet the varied learning needs of our diverse student body. The department believes that every language is the pathway to global respect and cultural understanding. We embrace open communication and guide students as they explore their role in the global community.
The successful candidate for this position will be assigned to teach beginning to advance American Sign Language courses.
The successful candidate will be able to integrate technology in teaching and learning; will support student success and college-wide initiatives to support students; and will support the department and division objectives.
Documents needed to apply:
Letter of Interest
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Transcripts (Must show all coursework completed and conferral date of the degree)
Letter if recommendation (Written within one year)

It is the applicant's responsibility to provide copies of all transcript(s) verifying all educational degree(s) and/or coursework required for the position.
Transcripts must be from regionally accredited institutions.
A foreign transcript must be evaluated by a NACES certified agency. The website address is

Application materials must be submitted by the closing date. Applicants who need special services or facilities due to disability in order to apply or interview for this position must notify Human Resources at the time of application or at least 72 hours prior to the closing date or date of a scheduled interview.

To apply, visit

The District ensures that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. .


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