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Full-Time Faculty Position: Deaf Studies  « Position Deleted on 4/30/2011 »

Institution: Northern Essex Community College
Location: Haverhill, MA
Category:
  • Faculty - Liberal Arts - Linguistics
  • Faculty - Health - Communication Disorders
Posted: 04/08/2011
Application Due: 04/29/2011
Type: Full Time
Salary: $40,000 to $55,000 USD Per Year
Notes: included on Affirmative Action email
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FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION: DEAF STUDIES: Division of Law, Education, and Social Professions. Haverhill or Lawrence Campus. (MCCC/MTA Unit Position) Anticipated Start Date: September 2011

Teach ASL and Deaf Studies; participate in course development and other departmental activities, participate in program review and assessment, student extracurricular activities and committee work; academically advise students; maintain office hours; and participate in college service activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's degree in ASL instruction/Deaf Studies, linguistics or a related field. Must have at least three years experience in teaching ASL at the college level. ASLTA certification preferred. Ability to teach ASL at all levels, as well as the ability to enhance/expand the ASL curriculum as needed. Applicants are expected to bring expertise, technique, professionalism, and creative exploration into their classrooms and must be able to demonstrate a high level of enthusiasm, strong work ethic, and flexibility. Interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, and the ability to integrate appropriate technology into teaching strategies are expected. Demonstrated ability to teach within, and contribute positively to a diverse, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural student population and campus environment required.

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching courses in Deaf history and culture and/or linguistics of ASL.

To Apply: http://necc.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=246 06&jobboard=148

To be considered for this position we must receive the following:

* Cover letter
* Resume
* References

Anticipated starting salary range is $40,000.00 - $55,000.00 per academic year; complete fringe benefit package. Actual salary will be determined in accordance with classification determination of MCC/MTA salary schedule commensurate with education and experience.

Deadline Date: April 29, 2011
POST #489
Northern Essex Community College serves more than 6,000 students each semester on two campuses located in the beautiful, historic Merrimack Valley region of northeast Massachusetts. Our suburban Haverhill campus sits on 106 acres near Kenoza Lake and features a new Technology Center and an award-winning Student One-Stop Center. Our urban Lawrence campus occupies a 68,000 square foot facility in the heart of downtown, where we are also planning to construct a new Health Technologies Center. Both campuses are a short drive to Boston and to the beaches and state parks along the coast.

NECC has been building an organizational culture that prizes initiative and innovation, and seeks to identify and develop the strengths in students, faculty, staff, and programs in order to grow and improve. We are also committed to using evidence to guide our planning and decision-making. These values are reflected in our recent work using Appreciative Inquiry to develop a three-year strategic plan for the college, and in our investment in Process Management, the use of quality tools to continually improve programs and services for our students and community.

We are also committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are an affiliate of the National Coalition Building Institute, and our Lawrence campus is the only college in New England designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. We have significantly increased the diversity of our faculty over the last five years, and are one of four Massachusetts colleges participating in the national Achieving the Dream initiative, which aims to improve success for low-income students and students of color at community colleges.

We are seeking faculty who are committed to the community college mission, actively engaged in promoting diversity, and prepared to use their unique strengths to experiment and innovate in the name of student success.