(Job Opening) Adjunct ASL Instructor position at Lower Columbia College in Longview, WA

At a Glance: Our adjunct American Sign Language (ASL) Instructor plays an integral part in the college and contributes greatly to student success. Join the Instruction Team as an adjunct ASL Instructor and help support student success by teaching the discipline that you're passionate, knowledgeable and qualified to teach!


As an Adjunct ASL Instructor, you will be instructing American Sign Language to students utilizing techniques and knowledge of the discipline to facilitate student learning.


Lecture rate is $51.78 per contact hour ($569.58 per credit).


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Examples of Duties & Responsibilities

Focus areas for the role include but are not limited to:


Instruct American Sign Language classes

Demonstrate knowledge of the college's mission, strategic initiatives, and student population

Effectively use computer applications/technology for instruction and communication as appropriate

Adapt and teach to a variety of different student learning styles

Contribute to department's initiatives to improve student success and retention


This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, effort, work conditions, and benefits associated with the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Typical Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:


Master's degree in American Sign Language,Linguistics, Deaf Studies, or a related discipline

Must be fluent in ASL and have experience with Deaf culture

Preferred Qualifications:

Two years of experience teaching American Sign Language at the community college or university level


The minimum qualifications may seem specific and limiting, but we do consider candidates with relatable education, experience, and skills. We encourage you to apply even if you don't meet exactly what's listed. With questions about qualifications, feel free to reach out to our HR team.

Supplemental Information

Equal Employment Opportunity

LCC provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. For more information, see Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy.


The college encourages qualified members of protected classes to apply.


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

LCC celebrates and embraces diversity of all kinds, including differing beliefs, cultures, people, and experiences. We commit to institutional and individual changes that recognize, understand, and challenge patterns of social inequity and systemic disparities within our ever-changing world. For more information, see Diversity & Equity.

The college is compliant with Title IX best practices. For more information, visit About Title IX.


Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission, Vision & Values define our reason for being, and provide the framework for planning and improvement efforts at LCC. For details on LCC's Mission, Vision & Values, see our Strategic Plan.


Application Procedure and Requirements

An online application must be completed for consideration. Paper submissions or emailed materials will not be accepted. A complete application must also include the following documents (attached or in the online application itself):


Cover Letter (Letter of Interest)

Unofficial transcripts (if applicable)


Upon request, accommodations are available for persons with disabilities for the Lower Columbia College hiring process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities.


Conditions of Employment

If you are hired, you will need to provide proof of identity and documentation of U.S. citizenship or appropriate legal authorization to work for the duration of this position as required by the Immigration Reform Control Act of 1995.

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

The College is committed to maintain an environment for teaching and learning which is free of drugs and alcohol.


Lower Columbia College Human Resources

For any questions regarding this job advertisement and/or department or campus culture, please call our Human Resources office at (360) 442-2120, or email us directly at hr [at] lowercolumbia [dot] edu.


Lower Columbia College


1600 Maple Street


Longview, Washington, 98632