TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
Length of position: 12 months per year
Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Performs highly complex (senior-level) training and development work. Under the direction of the ASL Communication Coordinator, designs and delivers ASL learning opportunities primarily for employees. The ASL Training Specialist may also provide sign language support to students and families. Sign language training may include mentoring and guidance in the use of ASL and deaf culture. This position assists with SLPI assessments. Works under limited supervision, with moderate latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment.
5 years of experience teaching sign language to second language users
Sign Language: The ultimate required proficiency level for the position using the levels designated in the SLPI is SUPERIOR. Minimum proficiency at hire is Advanced+. If hired with a sign language proficiency level below Superior, incumbent is required to participate in signed communication learning opportunities on a regular basis until required proficiency level is achieved.
Masters degree in a related subject
TASC & TASC/ASL Certification
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities/Attributes
Instructional Knowledge— knowledge of content; instructional methodologies, classroom management
Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Effective Communication—the individual must be able to appropriately communicate with colleagues, students, parents, families, administrators, supervisors, and the public.
Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently, and develops realistic action plans.
Quality control—the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
Safety and security—the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.
Interpersonal Skills—the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
Deliver ASL education to staff, families and students (student) in classroom, distance learning and/or e-learning environments
Develop and implement appropriate course work and activities in accordance with employee and student needs
Designs and develops methods for the assessment and evaluation of course effectiveness
Analyze course content for accessibility, making changes to ensure accessibility, remediating any issues
Evaluate student and employee progress in receptive and expressive use of ASL
Develop and implement learning tools to assist employees and students with content mastery
Provide individual instruction to staff and students as needed
Develop learner understanding and appreciation of deaf culture
Provide mentoring in various areas of sign language for interpreters, community, statewide projects
Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities related to ASL and education best practices
Perform related work as assigned
Assists with language mastery interviews, ratings and reports
ASL Communication Coordinator
MILITARY OCCUPATION SPECIALTY (MOS) CODE: None