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Title:
Lecturer, CC (Foreign Languages and American Sign Language)
Position Number:
Pending
Hiring Unit:
Language, Linguistics, & Literature Department
Location:
Kapi‘olani Community College
Date Posted:
November 02, 2016
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins November 29, 2016
Salary Information:
Minimum $1,486 per credit hour; subject to lecturer placement.
Temporary/Permanent:
Temporary
Funding:
General Funds

Other Conditions:
  • Part-time, for placement into lecturer pool beginning Spring 2017. Subject to availability of funds and actual staffing requirements.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach courses in the assigned subject area;
  2. Prepare course syllabus and reports related to teaching and student progress;
  3. Assess student learning in terms of course competencies and program learning outcomes;
  4. Submit self-assessment reports based on student and peer evaluations;
  5. Work under the general supervision of the discipline coordinator/division chairperson in
  6. integrating teaching efforts with other instructors in the discipline area;
  7. Maintain one office hour per week for each class taught (20 minutes per credit per week).
  8. Classes may be offered online, evenings and/or weekends.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE: Functionally native fluency in ASL (ASL proficiency interview level 4 or 5), training/education in ASL teaching methodology (e.g. American Sign Instructors Guidance Network, or signing Naturally Teachers Training) and one of the following:
  2. (a) Master’s degree in ASL, ASL studies, literature, or linguistics;
  3. or (b) Master's degree in Linguistics;
  4. or (c) Master's degree in Teaching ASL;
  5. or (d) Master's in Deaf Studies;
  6. or (e) Master's degree in Signed Communication;
  7. or (f) Master's degree in Deaf Education;
  8. or (g) Master's degree in Education;
  9. or (h) Master's degree in ESL;
  10. or (i) Master's degree in Related field (Special Education, Foreign Languages, Foreign Language Instruction or Interpreting).
  11. OR any of the following + 3 years of related work experience and the ability to communicate in written English:
  12. (j) Bachelor's degree in ASL, ASL studies, literature or linguistics;
  13. or (k) Bachelor's degree in Linguistics;
  14. or (l) Bachelor's degree in Teaching ASL;
  15. or (m) Bachelor's degree in Deaf Studies;
  16. or (n) Bachelor's degree in Signed Communication;
  17. or (o) Bachelor's degree in Deaf Education;
  18. or (p) Bachelor's degree in Education;
  19. or (q) Bachelor's degree in ESL;
  20. or (r) Bachelor's degree in Related field (Special Education, Foreign Languages, Foreign Language Instruction, or Interpreting).
  21. CHINESE: Functionally native oral and written fluency in Chinese, the ability to communicate in English, and one of the following:
  22. (a) Master’s degree in Chinese (language or literature);
  23. or (b) Master’s degree in Chinese as a Second Language;
  24. or (c) Master’s degree in the study of the culture or history of the people who speak Chinese;
  25. or (d) Master’s degree in Linguistics, ESL, Education or another language and at least 12 credits of advanced coursework in second language methodology, Chinese literature, Chinese culture, or any combination thereof.
  26. FRENCH: Functionally native oral and written fluency in French, the ability to communicate in English, and one of the following:
  27. (a) Master’s degree in French (language or literature);
  28. or (b) Master’s degree in French as a Second Language;
  29. or (c) Master’s degree in the study of the culture or history of the people who speak French;
  30. or (d) Master’s degree in Linguistics, ESL, Education or another language and at least 12 credits of advanced coursework in second language methodology, French literature, French culture, or any combination thereof.
  31. HAWAIIAN: Functionally native oral and written fluency in Hawaiian, the ability to communicate in English, and one of the following:
  32. (a) Master’s in Hawaiian (language or literature);
  33. or (b) Master’s in Hawaiian as a Second Language;
  34. or (c) Master’s in the study of the culture or history of the people who speak Hawaiian;
  35. or (d) Master’s in Linguistics, ESL, Education or another language and at least 12 credits of advanced coursework in second language methodology, Hawaiian literature, Hawaiian culture, or any combination thereof,
  36. or (e) Bachelor’s in Hawaiian (language or literature), and 3 years related work experience;
  37. or (f) Bachelor’s in Hawaiian as a Second Language and 3 years related work experience;
  38. or (g) Bachelor’s in the study of the culture or history of the people who speak Hawaiian and 3 years related work experience,
  39. or (h) Bachelor’s in Linguistics, ESL, Education or another language and at least 12 credits of advanced coursework in second language methodology, Hawaiian literature, Hawaiian culture, or any combination thereof and 3 years related work experience.
  40. JAPANESE: Functionally native oral and written fluency in Japanese, the ability to communicate in English, and one of the following:
  41. (a) Master’s degree in Japanese (language or literature);
  42. or (b) Master’s degree in Japanese as a Second Language;
  43. or (c) Master’s degree in the study of the culture or history of the people who speak Japanese;
  44. or (d) Master’s degree in Linguistics, ESL, Education or another language and at least 12 credits of advanced coursework in second language methodology, Japanese literature, Japanese culture, or any combination thereof.
  45. KOREAN: Functionally native oral and written fluency in Korean, the ability to communicate in English, and one of the following:
  46. (a) Master’s degree in Korean (language or literature);
  47. or (b) Master’s degree in Korean as a Second Language;
  48. or (c) Master’s degree in the study of the culture or history of the people who speak Korean;
  49. or (d) Master’s degree in Linguistics, ESL, Education or another language and at least 12 credits of advanced coursework in second language methodology, Korean literature, Korean culture, or any combination thereof.
  50. SPANISH: Functionally native oral and written fluency in Spanish, the ability to communicate in English, and one of the following:
  51. (a) Master’s degree in Spanish (language or literature);
  52. or (b) Master’s degree in Spanish as a Second Language;
  53. or (c) Master’s degree in the study of the culture or history of the people who speak Spanish;
  54. or (d) Master’s degree in Linguistics, ESL, Education or another language and at least 12 credits of advanced coursework in second language methodology, Spanish literature, Spanish culture, or any combination thereof.
  55. TAGALOG: Functionally native oral and written fluency in Tagalog, the ability to communicate in English, and one of the following:
  56. (a) Master’s degree in Tagalog (language or literature),
  57. or (b) Master’s degree in Tagalog as a Second Language,
  58. or (c) Master’s degree in the study of the culture or history of the people who speak Tagalog,
  59. or (d) Master’s degree in Linguistics, ESL, Education or another language and at least 12 credits of advanced coursework in second language methodology, Tagalog literature, Tagalog culture, or any combination thereof,
  60. or (e) Bachelor’s degree in Tagalog (language or literature) and 3 years related work experience,
  61. or (f) Bachelor’s degree in Tagalog as a Second Language and 3 years related work experience,
  62. or (g) Bachelor’s degree in the study of the culture or history of the people who speak Tagalog and 3 years related work experience,
  63. or (h) Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics, ESL, Education or another language and at least 12 credits of advanced coursework in second language methodology, Tagalog literature, Tagalog culture, or any combination thereof and 3 years related work experience.
  64. VIETNAMESE: Functionally native oral and written fluency in Vietnamese, the ability to communicate in English, and one of the following:
  65. (a) Master’s degree in Vietnamese (language or literature),
  66. or (b) Master’s degree in Vietnamese as a Second Language,
  67. or (c) Master’s degree in the study of the culture or history of the people who speak Vietnamese,
  68. or (d) Master’s degree in Linguistics, ESL, Education or another language and at least 12 credits of advanced coursework in second language methodology, Vietnamese literature, Vietnamese culture, or any combination thereof,
  69. or (e) Bachelor’s degree in Vietnamese (language or literature) and 3 years related work experience,
  70. or (f) Bachelor’s degree in Vietnamese as a Second Language and 3 years related work experience,
  71. or (g) Bachelor’s degree in the study of the culture or history of the people who speak Vietnamese and 3 years related work experience,
  72. or (h) Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics, ESL, Education or another language and at least 12 credits of advanced coursework in second language methodology, Vietnamese literature, Vietnamese culture, or any combination thereof and 3 years related work experience.
  73. INDONESIAN: Functionally native oral and written fluency in Indonesian, the ability to communicate in English, and one of the following:
  74. (a) Master’s degree in Indonesian (language or literature),
  75. or (b) Master’s degree in Indonesian as a Second Language,
  76. or (c) Master’s degree in the study of the culture or history of the people who speak Indonesian,
  77. or (d) Master’s degree in Linguistic, ESL, Education or another language and at least 12 credits of advanced coursework in second language methodology, Indonesian literature, Indonesian culture, or any combination thereof.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Teaching experience at the community college level.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work with community college students.
  3. Work experience related to course to be taught.
  4. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively.
  5. Familiarity with competency- and outcomes-based instruction.

To Apply:
Submit 1) Faculty or executive/Managerial CC Personnel Form 27A application form (www.hawaii.edu/ohr/employ.htm), 2) graduate and undergraduate transcripts(s) showing degrees and coursework to date. Copies of official transcripts are acceptable; however, official copies are required at the time of hire (in order to be official, transcripts must have the official seal and be mailed directly from the degree-granting institution. Transcripts may not be stamped as issued to student or as a student copy. Ask the Registrar to send the transcript to the attention of Lisa Linn Kanae, Dept. Chair, Languages, Linguistics & Literature); 3) a one- to two-page statement outlining the ways in which you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications; and 4) three signed, original letters of recommendation. Application materials are to be sent to Lisa Linn Kanae, Dept. Chair, Language, Linguistics & Literature, Kapi’olani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Road, Kalia 101, Honolulu, HI 96816. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All materials must be postmarked no later than the closing date for an application to be considered complete or date-stamped by the Department Chair's office no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date. Materials submitted become property of the College and will not be returned. On-line transcripts, diplomas and copies, academic record/grade summaries, letters of recommendation and electronic submissions will NOT be accepted.
Address:
  1. Department of Languages, Linguistics & Literature
  2. Lisa Linn Kanae, Department Chair
  3. Kapi‘olani Community College
  4. 4303 Diamond Head Road, Kalia 101
  5. Honolulu, HI 96816
Inquiries:
  1. Lisa Linn Kanae, Department Chair; 808-734-9283; lkanae@hawaii.edu

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