LINGUIST List 14.1949

Thu Jul 17 2003

Jobs: Sign Language: Interpreter, Arizona

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  1. Veronica.Alcaraz, Sign Language: Sign Language Interpreter, Arizona Western College

Message 1: Sign Language: Sign Language Interpreter, Arizona Western College

Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 13:12:53 +0000
From: Veronica.Alcaraz <>
Subject: Sign Language: Sign Language Interpreter, Arizona Western College

University or Organization: Arizona Western College
Department: Human Resources
Rank of Job: Sign Language Interpreter
Specialty Areas: Sign Language



SALARY:	$30,612 to $37,652 DOE, plus excellent fringe benefits.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Master's degree in Deaf Education or
equivalent. Demonstrated near native fluency in sign languages,
especially American Sign Language (ASL). Demonstrated commitment of
the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college.
Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of students, faculty or staff
from mulit-cultural backgrounds. Successful candidate must complete
the course EDU 250-The Community College within two years or initial
employment or submit an official transcript indicating successful
completion of a similar course at another college. 

Preferred: graduate of interpreter Training Program, certification at
state or national level, and prior ASL teaching experience and
curriculum development experience at the community college level.

Note: This is a professional administrative position, reporting to the
coordinator of Services for Student with Disabilities (SSD) and the
Division Chair of Modern Languages.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Interpret for deaf students in classes and case
management outside of class with deaf students including academic
advising, provide support for full-time and associate faculty, and
establish and maintain relationships with the district's educational

Teach 12-18 equated load hours/year (fall, spring, and/or summer),
dependent on interpreter duties. May teach evenings and/or weekends
utilizing non-traditional delivery methods, e.g. Interactive
Television or accelerated modules. Position may serve off-campus

Attend and participate in faculty meetings.

Design and develop ASL curriculum.

Provide support for associate faculty.

Assist in assessment and placement of students in appropriate ASL

Participate in student recruitment, placement, advisement, curriculum
development and serve on college committees.

Identify student learning outcomes: develop processes and tools for
assessment; incorporate results in order to modify instruction and
materials in general education, degree program course cluster, and/or
certificate program in coordination with colleagues.

CLOSING DATE:	Open until filled.

APPLICATIONS:	Address applications or inquiries to:
Arizona Western College -- Human Resources
P.O. Box 929
Yuma, AZ 85366-0929
Phone: (928) 344-7504 / FAX: (928) 317-6001 / TTY: (928) 344-7629 

Application Procedure:	
Submit the following materials:
 1.Completed application
 2.Resume or vita
 3.Three current letters of recommendation or placement file
 4.Unofficial College/University transcripts

ARIZONA WESTERN COLLEGE Arizona Western College's full-time staff
includes 100 faculty, 250 adjunct faculty, 4 counselors, 96
professional/administrative, and 118 classified employees. Our staff
is compensated on a salary schedule based on required qualifications.
We have a generous benefit program which includes a 4-day work week;
Life, Health, and Dental Insurance; Income Protection; an excellent
retirement plan including State Retirement and Federal Social
Security. Student enrollment at Arizona Western College is over
12,000approximating a FTSE about 4,000. We serve a diverse population
with a service area that covers about 10,000 square miles, including
centers in Yuma, Parker, San Luis and Somerton as well as the main

minorities, and the physically challenged are encouraged to apply.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Human Resources Veronica Alcaraz
	P.O. Box 929
	Yuma, AZ 85366-0929
	United States of America 
	Position is open until filled

Contact Information:
	Human Resources Veronica Alcaraz
	Tel: 928-344-7504
	Fax: 928-317-6001

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