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Join our Team! 

Valencia College  is seeking a Professor of Interpreting/Sign Language to join our dedicated, passionate faculty team as a full-time tenure-track appointment beginning fall 2018.

We’re not just any college. And you‘re just not any employee. You’re someone who is passionate about improving the lives of our students, our team, our community and, ultimately, our world. 

If you want to play a role in shaping the future of students at one of the largest community colleges in Florida, recognized as one of “The Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, and the inaugural winner of the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, take the first steps by completing and submitting an online application for this position.

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Have a Master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution with a major in ASL/English Interpreting, American Sign Language, or Special Education for the Deaf OR a Master’s degree or higher plus 18 graduate semester hours in ASL/English Interpreting, American Sign Language, or Special Education for the Deaf conferred by the official start date (August 2018) ( Required).

Doctorate degree from a regionally accredited institution in ASL/English Interpreting, Exceptional Education, Deaf Education, Hearing Speech and Language Sciences, OR Communication Sciences and Disorders preferred. (Some faculty in this area are credentialed based on outstanding professional experience and demonstrated contributions to the ASL/English Interpreting discipline as professional American Sign Language interpreters) (Preferred). 

  • Have National Certification awarded by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), candidates for National Certification, OR nationally recognized ASL/English Interpreting screening (required).
  • Have prior American Sign Language teaching interpreter. 
  • Have prior work experience as a certified interpreter.

Salary:  Full Time Faculty positions are compensated based on the Full Time Faculty Salary Schedule.

Work Hours: Teaching assignments may include day, night, or weekend classes.

Location:

Orlando, FL 32825 - East Campus

Valencia College has campuses conveniently located throughout Central Florida that are accessible by local freeways, expressways and surface streets. But the convenient commute is just part of the appeal.

As one of the fastest growing cities in America, Orlando offers just the right mix of laid-back Florida lifestyle and the amenities of a big city, making it a great place to live and work.

Closing date: Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 7:00pm EST

For consideration, the following is required for all applicants including current Valencia employees:

  • Cover letter and resume
  • Completed on-line employment application Include all applicable experience related to the position as it could affect compensation
  • Learning-centered statement
  • Unofficial transcripts (degree must be conferred by the time of hire). Be prepared to bring sealed official transcripts if selected for an interview.  It is the applicant's responsibility to have any foreign transcripts evaluated prior to submission through an authorized evaluation service such as World Education Services.
  • Letters of reference

 

10-month, Tenure-Track

Ten-month, tenure-track professors are, in addition to teaching in discipline, responsible for curriculum development, selection of discipline resources, assists in the development and evaluation of faculty and participates in college governance activities. As a 10-month, tenure track faculty member, you will be on a continuing contract to teach 5 courses, maintain 10 office hours, and 10 college service hours that may include, but not limited to serving on committees and work teams, research and special projects.

Valencia’s tenure-track professors must successfully complete a five-year tenure earning process for continued employment.


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