About Westfield State University:
Westfield State University is an education leader committed to providing students with a learning experience built on its founding principle as the first public co-educational college in America to offer an education without barrier to race, gender or economic status. A public teaching institution offering quality programs in the liberal arts and sciences with complementing professional studies curricula, we are grounded in our founding principles of academic excellence and educating all in a diverse and welcoming community.
For the first time, Westfield State University is the only Massachusetts State university to be named as one of the top 50 “Best Colleges for Veterans” as reported in the latest US News & World Report 2015 “Best Colleges” edition. Westfield State was the only Massachusetts state university to make the “Best Colleges for Veterans” list and continues its trend to lead the Massachusetts state university* system in the annual overall rankings for Regional Universities-North.
Westfield State has steadily climbed in the annual college rankings, officially ranked 115 in the top tier of the "Best Regional Universities – North" up from 123 last year. Westfield State led Massachusetts’ universities placing in the top 15 percent out of 205 schools and is the only Massachusetts school public or private in the top 50 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 “Best Online Education Programs” rankings. Westfield State offers six online bachelor’s degree completion programs in business management, criminal justice, history, liberal studies, psychology, and sociology.
The department of World Languages Studies seeks applications for part-time instructors to teach:
- American Sign Language class
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Teaches course(s) in specific discipline. Responsible for instructional preparation and assessment of student performance. Provides assistance to students by appointment. Attends a limited number of faculty meetings.
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTOR:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR SIGN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTOR:
Master’s degree and college teaching experience of American Sign Language required.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL ADJUNCT POSTINGS ARE FOR ADJUNCT POOLS. POSITIONS MAY OR MAY NOT BE IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE; HOWEVER, WHENEVER OPENINGS OCCUR, DEPARTMENT CHAIRS WILL TURN TO THE ADJUNCT POOLS TO FILL THE OPENINGS.
APPLICANTS TO THIS POOLS WILL NOT HEAR BACK ON THEIR STATUS UNLESS AN OPENING OCCURS AND THE DEPARTMENT CHAIR DECIDES HE/SHE WISHES TO INTERVIEW THAT CANDIDATE TO POSSIBLY FILL THE NEW OPENING.
Please send a cover letter, CV, and letters of reference to:
Chair, Department of World Language Studies
Mod Building 104-C
333 Western Avenue
Westfield, MA 01086
Westfield State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the human resources office at (413) 572-8809.
Westfield State University provides equal access to employment opportunities for all applicants, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, age, disability or veteran status in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies.