This position is crucial for CWU and for the region as we launch our new Deaf and Sign Language Studies B.A. and look to develop an ASL interpreter training certificate and an M.A. program in ASL instruction and leadership in the near future. The faculty member in this position is expected to teach all levels of ASL classes, including online and DE sections, to advise all ASL and DSL students, and to develop new curriculum while managing program growth.
PhD in related field; or MA in ASL and a minimum of two years experience as program coordinator
Demonstrated expertise in online instruction
Demonstrated record of scholarship in ASL or related field
Demonstrated commitment to diverse populations
Demonstrated proficiency in university-level ASL
Experience in curriculum design and assessment
Experience in Deaf culture and community
Experience in advising student clubs
Experience with outreach and articulation with K12 and Community College partners
Experience working with a diverse student population
Screening Begins: December 2, 2019 and will be open until filled.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.