LINGUIST List 14.3444

Fri Dec 12 2003

Jobs: ASL: Project Coordinator, San Francisco State U

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  1. pm, Sign Language: Project Coordinator, San Francisco State University

Message 1: Sign Language: Project Coordinator, San Francisco State University

Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 18:53:31 -0500 (EST)
From: pm <>
Subject: Sign Language: Project Coordinator, San Francisco State University

University or Organization: San Francisco State University
Department: Special Education
Rank of Job: Project Coordinator
Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition, Language Description, Language
		 Assessment, Sign Language



San Francisco State University (SFSU) is seeking a Project Coordinator
for an exciting new research project on the Multimedia Assessment of
American Sign Language (ASL) Proficiency for Deaf Students. This
3-year project is funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The
Project Coordinator will be employed between 10 and 20 hours weekly
and will work closely with the Principal Investigator in conducting
the research project. He/she will oversee the day-to-day activities of
the project. The Project Coordinator will be primarily responsible for
managing a diverse team of professionals including research
assistants, teachers, clerical assistant as well as coordinating work
with special consultants (psychometrician, video producer, ASL
linguist, computer programmer, graphic artist). The Project
Coordinator will serve as the liaison between the SFSU research
project and school sites and he/she will train and supervise project
Research Assistants and teachers. The Project Coordinator will work
closely with the Principal Investigator in selecting Deaf student
participants for the research study. The Project Coordinator will
supervise the field testing of the Multimedia Test of ASL at target


B.A. in Psychology, Education, Linguistics, Communication Studies or
related field; fluency in American Sign Language (ASL); experience in
project management (including supervision of personnel and budgets);
excellent interpersonal communication skills

Native ASL signing proficiency; knowledge of ASL linguistics and ASL
assessment; teaching and/or educational administrative experience;
involvement in designing and/or implementing research on deafness and
sign language


For additional information, please contact:

Dr. Philip Prinz
San Francisco State University


Applicants interested in applying for the position can access an
application form on the San Francisco State University Human Resources
Job # JOB#7679.37 
Please send a resume and names of two references to Dr. Prinz.

SFSU Non-Discriminatory Employment Practice

It is the policy of San Francisco State University (SFSU) to seek to
hire individual members of ethnic minority groups, women, and
individuals with disabilities and deafness.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Philip Prinz
	1600 Holloway Ave
	Burk Hall #154
	San Francisco, CA 94132
	United States of America
	Position is open until filled

Contact Information:
	Dr. Philip Prinz

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