Chemeketa Community College welcomes applications for a full-time Instructor - American Sign Language (ASL)
Chemeketa Community College is opening a full time permanent faculty position in ASL studies. The college is seeking qualified candidates who are committed to student-focused instruction and academic leadership promoting deaf studies at our college. The successful candidate will play an active role in academic leadership for the department, college-side committees, curriculum development, faculty and professional development, outreach to partner transfer universities and the local deaf community.
Chemeketa Community College is the second largest community college in the state of Oregon, nestled in the heart of the capital city of Salem. "Chemeketa" is a word from the language of the local Kalapuya people meaning "place of peace". We bring together people throughout our three country district to build the strength of our communities.
Closing Date: Sunday, May 16, 2021
You would be challenged to find a college that matters more to its community than Chemeketa means to the residents of Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. If you can affirm our mission to provide opportunities for students to explore, learn, and succeed through quality educational experiences and workforce training, then Chemeketa will be a rewarding workplace to fulfill your potential and contribute your expertise.
The Community We Serve
Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 29,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations, Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Polk center, Center for Business & Industry and Viticulture at Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the Mid- Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn County. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of citizens.
We are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff, and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all.
What We Have to Offer
The college also provides an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage (subject to employee and college collective bargaining agreements). Other benefits also include generous vacation/holidays as well as: life, and disability insurance and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) or Oregon Public Services Retirement Plan (OPSRP).
$55,647.00 - $88,588.00 Annually
The successful candidate will have:
Master's degree from an accredited institution in ASL, Deaf Education, or Deaf Culture/Deaf Studies or related field
ASLTA Certification (or the ability to complete the certification within one year)
Experience using technology, media, and videos that support teaching and learning -and- Strong knowledge of and incorporation of deaf culture into ASL courses
Experience teaching in a variety of modalities including face-to-face, remote, hybrid, and/or online
Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 50,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations: Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Dallas center, Center for Business & Industry, and Viticulture at Chemeketa Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the beautiful Mid-Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn county. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of the population. For more information visit http://www.chemeketa.edu/aboutchemeketa/