## Posting Summary:
The American Sign Language (ASL) Program at the University of Virginia invites applications to fill a non-tenure track Drill Instructor position for the 2015-2016 academic year. Compensation will take the form of wages. This position does not offer benefits.
This position manages an hour and fifteen-minute drill session each week for the undergraduate beginning ASL courses, one each semester. The weekly drill sessions focus on engaging students in partner, small group, and class activities that reinforce and develop students' sign language skills and knowledge of ASL culture. Candidates for this position will have a BA in ASL, Deaf Studies, Education, or other related field, with a Masters' Degree in such fields preferred. Experience teaching ASL at the high school or college level is preferred, but not necessary for this position.
Qualified candidates for this position will possess native fluency in ASL, have extensive knowledge and understanding of Deaf culture, and be comfortable interacting with the Deaf community and communicating effectively with Deaf and hearing colleagues. Our UVA ASL courses use the Signing Naturally curriculum, so familiarity with this curriculum is a plus, and all our classes are "voice-off" using no spoken language. We are looking candidates who are enthusiastic, encouraging, and committed to excellence in teaching. Deaf candidates are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs. virginia. edu), and electronically attach the following: a current CV, cover letter, and complete contact information for three professional references. Search on posting 0616583.
Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Greg Propp, Program Director
Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to:
The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
## University Leadership Characteristics:
*For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" is based on the assumption that the life of the mind is a pursuit for all participants in the University, that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge. *
University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify Uncommon Integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display Great Judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are Strategically Focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by Aggressively Executing these standards. These employees also develop a Deep Passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities. They contribute to team success by Leading Talent through individual efforts.
## Employment Conditions for Faculty
U. Va. will perform background checks including receipt of official transcripts from the institution granting the highest degree for all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
## EO/AA Statement:
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No
*Organization (Position Organization):* 31650 AS-American Sign Language
*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response
*Position Type:* Faculty Wage
*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone
*Department:* American Sign Language Program
*Area of Interest:* No Response
*Academic Year for Position? (e. g. 2015):* 2016
*Employment Posting Category:* Faculty
*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=76361
*Working Title:* Drill Instructor
*Appointment Type:* Teaching and Research
*Posting Date:* 06-22-2015
*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile
*Posting Number:* 0616583
*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response
*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled
*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No Response
*Tenure Status:* Tenure Ineligible, w/o Expectation of Continued Employment