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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Executive Director
ORGANIZATION:
The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advocacy Resource Center (DHHARC) is a
statewide advocacy, resource, telecommunications distribution, and direct
service center offering advocacy, referral and community education services
throughout Nevada. DHHARC has two offices: one in Las Vegas and one in
Reno/Sparks.

THE OPPORTUNITY:
DHHARC is seeking a talented and visionary leader for the position of
Executive Director. The ideal candidate for this position will have a
passionate commitment to advancing the rights of Deaf and Hard of Hearing
individuals and an understanding of disability civil rights, history and
law. This person will have responsibility for the overall statewide
operation of the agency. Responsibilities are both managerial and
representational and include program planning, strategic budgeting,
evaluation and reporting, financial planning and monitoring, organizational
development, human resources, legislative and public policy advocacy,
fundraising, public affairs and public relations.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Executive Director (ED) provides leadership and direction for the
operations and programs of DHHARC and ensures the organization is
financially sustainable. The ED is responsible to promote increased
awareness of the organization in the local community and the disability
community. Specific responsibilities include:
Board of Directors:
Responsible for nurturing the development of a proactive, supportive and
knowledgeable Board of Directors.

Engages the Board in the work of DHHARC, strategic development and
articulation of vision.
Assists the Board in creating and maintaining active committees to
supervise specific areas of the EDs role. The ED coordinates staff support
to the Board and its committees.
Assists the Board in development of annual plan for activities.
Implements the policies and directives of the Board.
Prepares and submits timely administrative reports as required by
the Board.
Attends and participates in Board and committee meetings to provide
information and receive general direction as required by the Board.
Assists the Board in an assessment of its skills and aides in
recruitment and orientation of new members.
Supports the Board in fulfilling their fiduciary responsibility
including development of resources.

Planning and Evaluation:
Responsible for the overall planning, organizing, direction,
supervision and evaluation of DHHARC and its activities.
Develop an annual strategic plan and budget with the Board that
maximizes the effectiveness of resources.
Conduct staff planning retreats to receive input on the overall
direction of DHHARC and management issues and to assess progress toward
goals and objectives; identify needs, set priorities and develop strategies.
Develop structure for DHHARC that maximizes the effectiveness of
staff resources.
Conduct regular evaluations of DHHARC services and develop reports
and analysis on specific topics on a proactive basis.
Assist the Supervisors in the planning, evaluation and supervision
of all advocacy work of DHHARC.
Ensure ongoing and meaningful input in the services of DHHARC from
key stakeholder communities including persons with disabilities.

Emerging Issues:
Responsible for anticipating and planning for emerging needs of the
agency.
Review state and Congressional action, federal laws, National
Disability Rights Network (NDRN) policies, etc. to determine actions that
need to be taken by DHHARC.
Proactively develop strategies to ensure DHHARC continues to grow as
an organization.

Human Resources:
Responsible for creating a progressive and productive work
environment for employees.
Motivate and inspire staff members.
Oversee procedures for selection and hire of competent personnel.
Evaluate, budget, and identify a set of employee benefits that will
enhance the health, welfare and productivity of the staff and present
recommendations to the Board for approval.
Create job descriptions, job classifications and performance
measures for all staff positions.
Organize personnel resources statewide in a structure which
effectively enables DHHARC to carry out its goals and objectives.
Make staff advancements, probationary measure and terminations as
appropriate.
Support employees in personnel matters related to disability, family
leave, etc.

Community Relations:

Coordinate with and support the effort of Supervisors in creating an overall
favorable image of DHHARC, its services and its role in advancing and
protecting the rights of Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals in Nevada.
Promote and maintain effective working relationships with government
officials, public and private officials, and other such persons involved in
direct or indirect services to individuals with disabilities.
Increase awareness of DHHARC among Deaf and Hard of Hearing
individuals.
Assume an ongoing public information program through the media,
newsletters, and other publications to apprise citizens of the services of
DHHARC and the rights of Deaf and Hard of Hearing citizens.
Serve as chief spokesperson for DHHARC in the media, or designate
that role to a more appropriate person.
Participate on local, state, and national Boards and Committees
concerned with the needs of people with disabilities.

Development:
Coordinate with the Board of Directors to increase the diversity and amount
of funding for its programs and services.

Legislative and Public Policy Advocacy:
Coordinate with private and public entities in the development of policy
initiatives, positions, legislation and other activities that protect or
further the legal rights of Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in the Nevada
State Legislature and Congress.

Fiscal and Program Management:
Responsible for the overall financial management of the agencys
approximate $900,000 budget.
Develop the annual strategic budget.
Monitor and control the financial affairs of DHHARC.
Conduct all financial management practices according to generally
accepted accounting principles and ensure internal control systems are in
place to provide accurate accounting of funds.
Arrange for an annual independent audit of DHHARC and ensure that
each audit is clean.
Regularly report the financial status of DHHARC to Board,
appropriate funding sources and other bodies as required.
Responsible for the accurate completion of all financial and program
reports required by federal, state, local and private funding sources.
Perform related tasks consistent with skills, abilities, and general
responsibilities as assigned.

DIMENSIONS

Budget:
$900,000 approximately

Staff:
Nine employees (full and part-time)

Clientele:
Staff and Board of Directors of DHHARC, Deaf and Hard of Hearing persons
living in the state of Nevada, federal, state and local government officials
and agencies, federal and private funders and the broader disability
communities.

Relationships:
This Executive Director works directly with staff and the Board of Directors
of DHHARC, elected officials at the state and national level, other
community-based organizations and the leadership of Nevadas Deaf and Hard of
Hearing community. Cooperative working relationships are maintained with
these individuals/agencies to ensure that DHHARC functions well internally
and is seen as an effective, efficient and responsible agency.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must be sensitive to Deaf and Hard of Hearing people and knowledgeable about
federal and state laws, programs and issues concerning persons with
disabilities. Requires excellent oral, written and interpersonal
communication skills. Must have management skills to train personnel,
delegate responsibility, and develop an effective organization, must be able
to prepare a budget and monitor expenditures. Demonstrated ability to
provide leadership, encouragement and opportunities for staff development.
Position requires personal flexibility, energy, stamina, and diplomacy. Must
be able to travel statewide and nationally.

Problem Solving:
Must be able to solve problems independently. Must have the ability to
prioritize workload and meet deadlines. Demonstrated ability to conduct
staff and client assessments for the purposes of planning and evaluation of
DHHARC services, strategies, and goals.

Required Work Experience:
Minimum of three years of job related work experience with demonstrated
competence in the following areas: working with people with disabilities,
familiarity with the legislative process, budget, program planning, grant
writing and non-profit or government management responsibility.

Decision Making and Problem Solving:
Selection, discipline, and termination of agency personnel. Develops
programs and works with staff to set agency priorities. Represents agency in
the community. Negotiates agency contractual agreements set budgets and
approved expenditures.

Freedom to Act:
The incumbent has general freedom to act within the assigned
responsibilities and with the consultation of the President of the Board of
Directors. Reporting is accomplished through oral and written reports to the
Board.

QUALIFICATIONS

At least Bachelors of Arts/Science Degree in Business, Education,
Human Resources, Management, Public Administration-Human Services or another
related field.
Experience managing a complex organization.
Not less than three years professional experience in positions with
increasing administrative and managerial responsibilities
A passionate commitment to advancing the rights of Deaf and Hard of
Hearing persons.
Knowledge about disability and civil rights law and history.
Proven successful experience in working with non-profit
organizations and with volunteer Boards of Directors.
Proven successful experience in working with governmental entities
on issues related to systemic advocacy for people with disabilities or other
populations with similar needs.

Past work experience should include successful:
Advocacy skills at the individual and systematic levels; including
state and federal issues.
Budget creation and management.
Direct responsibility for personnel and human resource management.
Working with a Board of Directors.
Business management decisions based on fiscal realities and
organizational missions and values.
Analysis of political landscapes and programmatic trends.
Interagency coordination/cooperation.
Quality relations with the media.

Demonstrated skills must include:
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Building linkages to the legal, political, foundation and disability
communities.
Successful strategies in solving problems and bringing together
divergent agendas.
Managing multiple funding sources and agendas.
Planning long-term goals and implanting strategies to accomplish
said goals.

Knowledge of:
State, local and federal programs and services for people with
disabilities and their families.
Current trends in the field of disabilities and human services.
Applicable rules, laws and regulations related to personnel
management, fiscal management of organizational resources.
Internal management and fiscal controls.

Ability to:
Comprehend and communicate in American Sign Language as well as
other communication modes of Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals.
Provide the overall direction to the organization in carrying out
its mission.
Serve as the lead staff and professional resource to the Board of
Directors.
Serve as a role model for the agency staff, mentor the growth of all
staff and set the pattern of work expectations for other staff.
Provides leadership and vision within the disability community.
Willingness to work irregular and extended schedules.

Willingness to travel statewide and throughout the United States.
Self-starter, with problem ability to manage schedule and establish
priorities that respond to the mission and the goals of DHHARC.

COMPENSATION
DHHARC offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The salary range
for this position is $57,000-$62,000, depending on education and experience.
DHHARC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

TO APPLY

All applicants must submit a cover letter and resume electronically, which
includes a list of at least three professional references and compensation
requirements via email to president@dhharc.org . APPLICATIONS MUST BE
RECEIVED BY 5PM ON OR BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE OF OCTOBER 15, 2015
For further information, please contact Search Committee Chair David Kelsey
at president@dhharc.org
DHHARC selects applicants for employment based on job related knowledge,
skills and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin,
religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.

 

 

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JOB OPENING

 

Virginia Captioned Telephone Service Outreach Coordinator

 

 

Hamilton Relay, Inc. currently has a position open for

“Virginia Captioned Telephone Outreach Coordinator” staffed in Richmond, Virginia.

 

Position summary:  This full-time position is responsible for coordinating and implementing outreach activities designed to promote Captioned Telephone Service (CapTel®) for Virginia Captioned Telephone Service (VACTS).  The position requires independent travel throughout the state of Virginia.

 

Preferred education, experience and skills:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two or more years of experience in the design and implementation of public outreach, public relations or related marketing experience are required.
  • Experience in the telecommunication field, Traditional Relay Service or Captioned Telephone Service is a strong plus.

Skills:

  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Experience in the planning, coordination and delivery of public relations activities
  • Ability to develop effective outreach and educational campaigns
  • Ability to confidently communicate (oral & written) with a wide variety of audiences
  • Ability to plan, schedule and execute multiple projects
  • Ability to understand and follow directions
  • Capacity to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Relay Administrator, organizations within the public, private and non-profit sectors
  • Knowledge of and ability to understand various communication modes used by current and potential relay users
  • Familiarity with the user communities that could benefit from relay services:
    • Senior Community
    • Hard of Hearing Community
  • Able to travel alone
  • Be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Captioned Telephone users are encouraged to apply

 

Interested individuals may apply online at: www.workforhamilton.com or contact Amy Hall in Corporate Human Resource Department by September 11, 2015 at 800.821.1831.  Hamilton Relay is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

 

Hamilton Relay, Inc. is a division of Hamilton Telecommunications based in Aurora, NE. Hamilton offers a competitive wage and full time benefits. 

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Posted: 08.31.15
Deaf Counseling, Advocacy & Referral Agency
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Executive Assistant
Full-time * Exempt * San Leandro, CA
This position performs complex administrative and secretarial duties, and project management for the Executive Director. The work performed may include a broad range of complex responsibilities involving confidential and technical information, such as scheduling meetings and preparing agendas, taking minutes of meetings, responding to routine correspondence, visitors and telephone calls, and researching background material related to political or community issues. This position reports to the Executive Director.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Provide clerical and administrative support for the Executive Director.
 Prepare legislative letters and other correspondence.
 Coordinate logistical support, including meeting minutes, meeting materials, communication access, and scheduling Management Team meetings, agency-wide staff meetings and/or functions attended by Executive Director.
 Coordinate communication and correspondence as needed among Executive Director, Management Team, staff, Board of Directors, and outside entities.
 Arrange for travel needs of Executive Director.
 Manage the headquarters facility to ensure operability of space.
 Provide support for agency record retention.
 Arrange for communication access needs within the agency.
 Other responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director.
REQUIRED SKILLS:
 Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years experience in and knowledge of office procedures.
 Excellent computer skills and knowledge of MS windows software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
 Proficiency in American Sign Language and fluency in English grammar/spelling.
 Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize, analyze, coordinate, and complete multiple tasks independently.
 Ability to develop and review letters, reports, policies, presentations and other management-related documents.
 Ability to safeguard confidential information from disclosure and/or compromise.
 Ability to be proactive, motivated, and able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
 Positive cultural perspective of Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard-of-Hearing, and Late-Deafened people.
 Ability to work odd hours or have a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary is negotiable dependent on experience and education. DCARA offers full medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits in addition to 12 days of holiday leave plus one week paid winter holiday.
DEADLINE: Until Filled.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send an application (available at www.dcara.org/jobs), cover letter,
three professional references with contact information,
and resume to:
Executive Director of DCARA
14895 East 14th Street, Suite 200
San Leandro, CA 94578 or executivedirector@dcara.org
DCARA is an At-Will and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Posted: 08.31.15
Deaf Counseling, Advocacy & Referral Agency
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Director of Fund Development
Full-time * Exempt * San Leandro, CA
Deaf, Counseling, Advocacy & Referral Agency (DCARA), is a non-profit, community-based social service agency serving the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late-Deafened and DeafBlind (D/HH/LD/DB) communities. Established in 1962 as one of the first Deaf-run agencies in the country, DCARA provides a comprehensive range of programs and services to the Deaf community living in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area of California.
The Director of Fund Development is responsible for all fundraising initiatives and activities of the organization. He/she is directly responsible for the development and implementation of a 2 – 3 year fundraising plan including cultivating and maintaining relationships with new and existing donors and supporters, developing and building a Major Gifts Program and creating and implementing one or more special events for the purpose of cultivating new donors and raising unrestricted funds for the organization. He/she works within the guidelines, policies and mission of DCARA and will be accountable and responsible for specific projects as assigned.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Fundraising planning
• Working with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors’ Fundraising Committee develop
a 2 to 3 year fundraising plan.
• Attends all meetings of the Organization Board and appropriate committees.
• Assists in the orientation of new Board members, volunteers, and committee members as necessary.
• Donors
• Responsible for the development, implementation, management, solicitation, and evaluation
of all activities related to individual giving.
• Implement an annual giving program including Give 5 and other national or regional opportunities.
• Responsible for the development of a Major Gifts Program, including research, identification of
potential donors, developing the case for giving and developing and maintaining relationships.
• Responsible for the selection, supervision, and management of the fundraising database.
• Compile, maintain and report on the Annual Giving Campaign statistics including per donor gift, and
Participation to the Executive Director and the Board of Directors’ Fundraising and Finance Committees
• Analyze trends in the Annual Giving Campaign, identifying opportunities and challenges
and developing strategies to ensure goals are met.
• Makes personal calls on prospective donors.
• Accepts gifts from donors an assures that receipts and thank you letters are sent promptly and according to policy
• Provides support and direction to the Executive Director and Board of Directors in soliciting individual donations.
Project management
• Direct, plan and coordinate the work of the fundraising staff including supervision and evaluation,
training and team building.
• Organize and attend departmental meetings to maintain effective communication.
• Ensure adequate and qualified staff and volunteers to carry out the fundraising activities.
• In consultation with the Executive Director, responsible for the selection, hiring, coaching,
and discipline of the fundraising employees.
Posted: 08.31.15
Grants Development
• Supervise the contract Grants Developer to ensure that research is conducted and grant applications
are identified, written, and submitted and write reports as required by funders.
• Working closely with the Grants Developer, cultivate and nurture relationships with current
and potential corporate, foundation, and government funders.
Special Events Fundraising
• Develop and manage at least one major annual fundraising event including recruiting and supervising
volunteers for the event, working with the Board of Directors, develop an event budget, solicit in-kind gifts
and sponsorship, as needed.
• Work with the DCARA staff to involve them in the special event, track all expenses and income,
and problem solving as required.
Marketing/Professional Development
• Oversee marketing, communications, and media relations as it relates to the development function
• Develop a case statement and other materials to support fund development activities, including the
organization’s Annual Report
• Become a member and actively participate in the Association of Fundraising Professionals
and any other professional organizations and training that support the success of the
organization’s fundraising activities.
Other
• Completes all other assignments as required by the Executive Director.
• Supervised by the Executive Director.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• A minimum of 2 years involvement in the Deaf, hard of hearing, DeafBlind, and late Deafened
communities (paid or volunteer).
• Fluency in American Sign Language.
• Strong presentation, communication, and English writing skills.
• Minimum of 3 years fundraising experience.
• Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to supervise and motivate volunteers and staff.
• Friendly, warm, and love people.
• Strong donor stewardship skills and experience.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Sound computer skills including word processing and database management.
• An understanding of the non-profit, voluntary and social services sector.
• Ability to work flexible hours ( weeknights or weekends)
• Access to a vehicle.
• Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification and/or Association of Fundraising Professionals is an asset.
SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary is negotiable dependent on experience and education. DCARA offers full medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits in addition to 12 days of holiday leave plus one week paid winter holiday.
DEADLINE: Until Filled
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send an application (available at www.dcara.org/jobs), cover letter, three professional references with contact information, and resume to:
Executive Director of DCARA
14895 East 14th Street, Suite 200
San Leandro, CA 94578 or executivedirector@dcara.org
DCARA is an At-Will and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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DEAF COUNSELING, ADVOCACY & REFERRAL AGENCY
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Advocate & Senior Citizen Specialist
(Full-Time)
Fremont, California
DCARA is a community-based nonprofit agency with offices located throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. DCARA supports and provides a wide range of advocacy, education, counseling, and communication assistance to the diverse deaf, deafblind, hard of hearing and late deafened (D/DB/HH/LD) individuals including senior citizens. DCARA seeks someone with experiences in advocacy and D/ DB/ HH /LD senior citizen-related issues. This position reports to the Director of Advocacy Services.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Provide direct services in communication assistance, peer counseling, advocacy, Independent living skills, employment assistance, information and referral and community education
 Advocate for communication access, appropriate accommodations and cultural understanding for D/DB/HH/LD senior citizens.
 Coordinate workshops and classes that foster self-advocacy and empowerment to diverse senior citizen communities
 Provide intercultural effectiveness training to diverse individuals, communities, organizations to promote and enhance understanding and sensitivity senior citizen population.
 Represent DCARA and provide consultations to the city, and state governmental regarding federal and state laws that protects the right of the D/DB/HH/LD individuals and senior citizens
 Ensure completion of intake paperwork, monthly reports, feed statistics into database
 Establish and maintain liaison to develop linkages and working relationships with governmental and community-based organizations/agencies that provide services to senior citizens such as nursing facilities, in home support services, caregiver as well as other agencies primarily serving the deaf community.
 Attend the deaf community at meetings and community events as needed.
 Coordinate special projects/duties as delegated by the Director of Advocacy Services
REQUIRED SKILLS:
 BA degree in Social Work, Geriatrics, Counseling, Deaf Studies or related fields or 3 years of documented experience working in social service in the provision to seniors or work in a human services setting.
 Knowledge of relevant issues and laws protecting the rights of D/DB/HH/LD individuals including senior citizens
 Knowledge about the needs of the D/DB/HH/LD senior citizen community
 Ability to use social networking to raise awareness of advocacy-related issues that impact livelihood of senior citizens
 Fluent in American sign Language & positive cultural perception of D/DB/HH/LD people
 Knowledge of Windows 7, Microsoft Office 2010 including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Publishers
 Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
 Ability to work with people of racial, economic, linguistic, and cultural backgrounds.
SALARY: Salary is negotiable dependent on education and experience. DCARA offers 12 days of holiday leave plus paid winter holiday, and full medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits.
DEADLINE: Until filled
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application (www.dcara.org under “About”/”Jobs”), cover letter, resume & three references via mail, email or fax to:
Marta Ordaz
DCARA Headquarters
14895 E. 14TH Street, Suite 200
San Leandro, CA 94578
Email: director-das@dcara.org
Fax: 510.483.7054
DCARA is an at-will and equal opportunity employer
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Walden School at Learning Center for Deaf
Framingham, MA 

The Learning Center for the Deaf is offering a $500 sign on bonus for all
Walden School open positions. Please visit www.tlcdeaf.org for more
information!

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 DeafBlind Services Specialist

St. Paul, MN

$43,681 – $64,060 annually

 

 

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. This position is located in Minnesota’s great capital city, St. Paul. The State of Minnesota offers employees subsidizes for public transportation allowing for convenient and easy access to commute to work. Ride the new METRO “Green Line” Light Rail Train to work! The Golden Rule Building is located close by.

 

This is a two-year unclassified position in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division. The primary purpose is to ensure people in Minnesota who are Deafblind have full access to services provided by public and private entities:
1) Work directly with consumers with dual vision and hearing loss and their families to provide technical assistance, information and referral, and case management in the DeafBlind Consumer Directed Services program. Services may include individual case management for the program, technical assistance on outcome and budget development, and/or assistance in resolving workplan or budget problems;

2) Provide information and referral, assessment, intervention, and follow-up to ensure consumers who are Deafblind have access to the full range of human service;

 

3) Promote and explain program goals, policies, and activities so that a consistent service delivery model is available to consumers who are Deafblind and service providers on a statewide basis;

4) Maintain good public relations with service providers, consumers, public and private agencies;

 

5) Provide consultation, program evaluation and technical assistance to improve program accessibility for consumers who are Deafblind and their families;

 

6) Design and provide training activities for various agencies, personnel and individuals who are Deafblind;

7) Participate in special projects as assigned or self-initiated.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree in human services, education, or other related field.

·         At least three years full-time documented experience working directly with people who are Deafblind in human services, education or employment.

·         Advanced skills and in-depth knowledge of the social, cultural, economic and specials needs of a wide range of people who have dual vision and hearing loss, Deafblind, Deaf, and/or hard of hearing, and their families.

·         Thorough knowledge of state and federal laws relating to the rights of people with multiple disabilities.

·         Must demonstrate advanced skills in various forms of communication used by persons who are Deafblind, including but not limited to: American Sign Language, tactile sign language, and familiarity and experience Pro-Tactile communication techniques.

·         Must have demonstrated experience in communication and organizational skills necessary to present and facilitate meetings and training sessions.

·         Must be sensitive to and respectful of cultural, linguistic and other differences interacting with myriad consumers and providers.

·         Must be available to travel statewide, including occasional overnight stays.
NOTE: Successful applicants will be required to pass internal visual language competency screenings and must be able to satisfactorily meet written English standards for business writing. A writing sample will be required during the interview process to demonstrate writing ability and computer literacy for preparing reports, policies, procedures and correspondence required of this position.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least three years full-time documented experience working in human services with public and private agencies.
  • Must have experience in effective and responsible use of state program funds, tracking and results-accountability measures.
  • Must demonstrate leadership experience, initiative in self-directed projects, and expertise in knowing resources for people who are Deafblind and their families.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates must apply online through the State of Minnesota Careers website, which is the state’s official application and hiring site. See instructions below on how to submit your resume and application. For assistance with this process, contact the Website Helpdesk at 651-259-3637 or careers@state.mn.us. Please be sure to apply at your earliest convenience before the posting closes at MIDNIGHT on Wednesday, September 16th, 2015.

  1. Go to mn.gov/careers
  2. Select “Applicant Help”
  3. Click “Apply for Jobs” to create an account and submit your resume
  4. Apply for job posting number: 15DHS000975

(NOTE: the classification for this position is Deaf & Hard of Hearing Program Advisor)

 

If you have questions, please contact:

 

Pam Hughes

Recruitment Specialist

Phone: 651-431-3281

Email: Pamela.Hughes@state.mn.us

 

DHS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, veteran friendly employer. DHS is committed to ensuring culturally responsive services and recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential. To build a diverse workforce DHS strongly encourages individuals with disabilities, people of color, Native Americans and veterans to apply.

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 Florida School for the Deaf & Blind

St Augustine, FL

POSITION TITLE:  Science Teacher

POSITION TYPE:  Board of Trustees

DEPARTMENT:  Deaf High School

FSDB SALARY RANGE – 10 MONTH POSITION (190 Days):  $34,749.00 – $61,276.00 annually. FSDB hires from a minimum of qualification, plus increases above minimum based on verified full time experience and education.

TO APPLY:

 APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Applications accepted through People First only.   Locate this vacancy on the People First website, click on the “Begin Application Process” button.
  • Application can be faxed or mailed to People First; fax 888-403-2110 or mail to People First Staffing Administration, P. O. Box 6850, Tallahassee, Florida 32314.  Contact People First at 877-562-7287 for assistance, if needed. You will be called by the People First Service Center to answer Qualifying Questions.
  • You may attach any additional documentation to your application (such as resume, references, etc).
  • To access additional information please log on to https://jobs.myflorida.com/joblist.html and in Keywords enter 48008328.

REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Bachelor’s degree, from an Accredited College or University.      
  • Current Certification in Earth/Space Science 6-12 or Physics  6-12 or Biology 6-12 or Chemistry 6-12.
  • Current Certification in Hearing Impaired, or eligible for upon appointment.

**Proof of Degree and Certification(s) will need to be provided at time of interview.**

Note:  If certification(s) noted above are not from Florida, upon appointment, shall obtain State of Florida Certification.

Teachers may be hired with certification in the area of specialty, with the understanding that the additional certification requirements must be completed within a specified period of time. Teachers may be hired with certification in a subject/content area/instructional level, with the understanding that the area of specialty certification must be completed within a specified period of time. 

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  Applicants under consideration for employment at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind will be required to complete a Level II Fingerprint and reference checks.

WORK LOCATION: Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, 207 North San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, Florida

WORK HOURS:  Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 3:30pm

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach sensory impaired students in a state-mandated academic program.
  • Knowledge of the educational needs of deaf/hard of hearing and/or blind/visually impaired students.
  • Conduct and direct student learning experiences using written lesson plans that cover the requirements of the State with regard to the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards/Florida Standards and course descriptions
  • Use required instructional materials with fidelity to introduce and develop concepts
  • Develop and maintain a classroom management program
  • Identify/develop, implement, use,monitor and evaluate long and short term objectives based on students’ IEPs
  • Analyze and utilize student data to drive instruction
  • Monitor student progress based on the goals of the IEP, and FSDB and State mandated objectives
  • Record and report data on individual students, i.e, keep grade books, report cards, progress monitoring reports, incident reports,  reports, attendance records, etc
  • Document and correct disruptive student behavior in accordance with school policies and procedures
  • Maintain a professional relationship with students, parents and other staff members.
  • Attend trainings/meetings and implement skills acquired during professional development activities as required by Federal, State and FSDB mandates.
  • Ability to pass training and administer skills acquired during CPI and CPR.
  • Ability to communicate effectively using sign language by signing across the continuum (English word order to ASL) meeting the needs of each student

Applicants who are selected for hire will be required to attain an Advanced proficiency in sign language, within four years of hire Please note: The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind provides education to acquire sign language skills.

SPECIAL NOTE:

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace.  All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  11:59 p.m. on 09/08/2015.

link to state web site – https://jobs.myflorida.com/viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-794718&ERFormID=newjoblist&ERFormCode=any

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-ATTENTION – Pittsburgh applicants needed – important

A Division of Salisbury Behavioral Health

PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults. Our environment is one of incredible teamwork and mutual support with a staff comprised of 85% Deaf or Hard of Hearing. As a result of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community, PAHrtners is rapidly growing with the creation of new programs and expansion of our existing programs. Whether you are a high school graduate, recent college graduate or professional with many years of experience in the field of human services, we have a career building position waiting for you! E.O.E.

To apply for any of the positions posted, please send your letter of intent and resume to:

Bernadette Class, Office Manager

PAHrtners Deaf Services, 614 N. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038

Email: info@pahrtners.com Phone: 215-884-9770 Fax: 215-884-6301

 

 

PITTSBURGH, PA POSTIONS AVAILABLE

 

Job Title:                       Residential Counselor for Deaf Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Location:                       Pittsburgh, PA

Employee Type:         Various positions available (Full-time, Part-time, On-call)

Description:                 This position provides direct services to adults with intellectual disabilities and behavioral health needs living in our residence.  Responsibilities include: assisting with daily living skills instruction and training; aiding in community integration; transportation; medication observation; writing progress notes. All shifts are available (day, evening, overnight and weekend).

Qualifications:            HS diploma; valid driver’s license; advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers; strong interpersonal skills. Certified as a Peer Specialist, a plus!

A Division of Salisbury Behavioral Health

PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults. Our environment is one of incredible teamwork and mutual support with a staff comprised of 85% Deaf or Hard of Hearing. As a result of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community, PAHrtners is rapidly growing with the creation of new programs and expansion of our existing programs. Whether you are a high school graduate, recent college graduate or professional with many years of experience in the field of human services, we have a career building position waiting for you! E.O.E.

To apply for any of the positions posted, please send your letter of intent and resume to:

Bernadette Class, Office Manager

PAHrtners Deaf Services, 614 N. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038

Email: info@pahrtners.com Phone: 215-884-9770 Fax: 215-884-6301

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Mental Health Clinician (Mental Health Specialist) – Moorhead, MN: $24.00 – $35.37 hourly, $50,112 – $73,853 annually per year. Minnesota Department of Human Services, Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services Division (DHHSD). Contact: Dr. John Gournaris, e-mail: mailto:john.gournaris@state.mn.us.

 

Our Mental Health Program is expanding! Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others using your expertise in mental health, ASL, and Deaf Culture? We seek an enthusiastic and innovative mental health clinician to provide services to deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing adults coping with mental health issues in Northwest Minnesota. These services will enable deaf clients to freely access culturally affirmative mental health services in their home communities. In addition to counseling individual deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing clients, the Mental Health Specialist may also work with couples, families, and groups when available. This position will work with a team of professional colleagues based at the DHHSD Northwest Regional Office in Moorhead, MN and will travel across 22 area counties.
Job Description:  

 

This position provides culturally affirmative mental health services to deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing adults coping with mental health issues in Northwest Minnesota. The main responsibility of the Mental Health Specialist is to provide psychotherapy/counseling services and the remaining of time will include clinical case management/coordination, consultation, training, aftercare planning, and community placement assistance for deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing adults.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

Provide direct mental health services (independently or with supervision) to deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing adults and their families. Responsibilities include: individual/couples/ family/group psychotherapy, intake evaluation, treatment planning, some clinical case management, inter-agency coordination, and psycho-education. Complete intake evaluations, treatment plans, progress notes, discharge summaries, and other reports as required. Some consultation duties are also involved (in-services and workshops on Deaf culture and mental health). Maintain close contact with local acute psychiatric units and group homes ensuring that their services are accessible for deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing clients. Assist in client capacity building in the regions covered.

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

 

  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or behavioral-health related field
  • 2 years of advanced professional providing direct mental health services to deaf and hard of hearing individuals
  • Licensed or license-eligible for LPC, LPCC, LP, LICSW or LMFT in the state of Minnesota
  • Knowledge of clinical/crisis interventions and psychiatric medications
  • Ability to provide consultation services to mental health care organizations
  • Ability to complete required reports, case files, and other paperwork duties accurately and in a timely manner
  • Ability to multi-task and cope under stressful circumstances
  • Excellent client advocacy and interpersonal skills
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant professional codes of ethics and DSM-5 diagnoses
  • Fully competent in deaf and hearing cross-cultures
  • Willingness to perform some duties at remote work sites, involving some statewide travel

 

Preferred Qualifications:  

 

  • Experienced or familiar with a statewide system of mental health services
  • Knowledge of the video technology used by deaf and hard of hearing people

 

Additional Information:

 

Moorhead, Minnesota

 

Moorhead is named #1 Best Small City in America by NerdWallet.com which ranked 1,300 cities with less than 75,000 residents. “Moorhead residents get the perks of a small city — affordable housing and a good work-life balance, for example — plus the added economic boost from Fargo, North Dakota, its big neighbor across the river,” says Courtney Miller of NerdWallet. Moorhead is located next to the Red River in the Red River Valley. Agriculture remains prominent in Moorhead, but the city is also home to notable corporate, manufacturing and distribution industries, including American Crystal Sugar (corporate headquarters and sugar beet processing), Busch Agricultural Resources (malt manufacturing) and Pactiv (container manufacturing). Microsoft North Central District, Essentia Health, Sanford Health, VA Regional Healthcare System, Eide Bailly, and John Deere are other major corporations in Moorhead. The unemployment rate in the Moorhead is consistently below the national average and property values are stable.

 

The Rourke Art Gallery and the Rourke Art Museum are located in Moorhead which are cultural institutions that host the annual Midwestern Invitational Exhibition. The Hjemkomst Center is also located in the city. It is a museum containing a re-creation of a Viking ship of the same name. The Clay County Museum and Archives is in a free museum in the lower level of the Hjemkomst Center. The Society has over 30,000 artifacts, one of the largest and most important historic collections in Minnesota. Located on the grounds of the Hjemkomst Center is a stave church. The traditional Norwegian-style church serves as a symbol of the Norwegian heritage in the Red River Valley. An additional historical landmark is the Victorian Comstock House, a blend of Queen Anne and Eastlake styles built in 1883. Bluestem Center for the Arts home to the Trollwood Performing Arts School, and StrawHat Players are also attractions in Moorhead.

 

Moorhead has five major institutions of higher learning which include: Concordia College (private liberal arts college), Minnesota State University Moorhead (public university), Minnesota State Community and Technical College (two-year to four-year technical college), Globe University/Minnesota School of Business, (private college), and Rasmussen College (a two- to four-year college). The combined student enrollment of these colleges is approximately 14,000.

 

Fargo, North Dakota is adjacent to Moorhead and is widely considered her twin city. Fargo has many attractions as well: Plains Art Museum, F-M Community Theater, Theater B, Stage at Island Park, Little Country Theater, Gate City Bank Theater at the Fargo Dome, Fargo Theater, Red River Zoo, Children’s Museum at Yunker Farm, Fargo Moorhead Ballet, Fargo Moorhead Opera, Fargo Moorhead Symphony Orchestra, annual Blues Fest, annual Fargo Film Festival, Fargo Marathon, FM RedHawks Independent League Baseball. Fargo Force (US Hockey League), ND Horse Park, Fargo Air Museum. Finally, Fargo is home of North Dakota State University, North Dakota State College of Science Skills & Technology Training Center, University of Mary satellite campus, and Masters Baptist College, with approximately 16,000 students in total.

 

 

 

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St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf

260 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York 11225

 
   

Maria Bartolillo                                                                                             Tel.   (718) 636-4573

Director                                                                                                          Fax   (718) 636-4577

E-mail:  school@sfdesales.org                                                                           VP    (866) 970-7295

Teacher – Special Needs Department                                          August 2015

A classroom teacher is needed in a 6:1:2 classroom for direct instruction and planning for deaf students with developmental delays between the ages of 3 and 15 years old in a structured environment that uses a variety of communication approaches.

Requirements:

  • New York State Certification as Teacher of the Deaf or Special Education.
  • Knowledge of behavior management principals
  • Knowledge of sign language preferred
  • Knowledge of visual impairments a plus
  • Knowledge of alternative communication systems a plus

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement behavior and academic programs
  • Assess and plan for a variety of deaf multi-handicapped students
  • Create and write IEP goals for individual students
  • Maintain data and records on all goals
  • Participate as a member of the school community, the Department team and the MDT for each student

Full time position available September 1, 2015.

For more information contact:

Director Maria Bartolillo at mbartolillo@sfdesales.org

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A Division of Salisbury Behavioral Health

PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults. Our environment is one of incredible teamwork and mutual support with a staff comprised of 85% Deaf or Hard of Hearing. As a result of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community, PAHrtners is rapidly growing with the creation of new programs and expansion of our existing programs. Whether you are a high school graduate, recent college graduate or professional with many years of experience in the field of human services, we have a career building position waiting for you! E.O.E.

To apply for any of the positions posted, please send your letter of intent and resume to:

Bernadette Class, Office Manager

PAHrtners Deaf Services, 614 N. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038

Email: info@pahrtners.com Phone: 215-884-9770 Fax: 215-884-6301

 

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New opening at The Learning Center for the Deaf! See details below…
Framingham, MA

Position:            Overnight Residential Counselor (Girls dorm)

The Overnight Residential Counselor will provide surveillance over a
group of students in a residential setting just before, during and after
sleeping periods until the first class begins or staff coverage. He/she
may also monitor all residential activities, which support their
residential students’ social, physical, intellectual, communication
and emotional development.

The hired candidate must be able to remain fully awake throughout the
entire work shift. Napping and/or sleeping is strictly forbidden,
whether on duty or on break.

BA/BS degree in Human Services or equivalent preferred. High School
diploma with 2 years of experience in residential setting may be
equivalent.

Fluent in American Sign Language. Ability to communicate and work
effectively as part of a team.

Knowledge of issues and priorities important to the students’ needs
in residential program preferred.

Competency in Microsoft Office software programs.

Willingness to work a varied schedule.

A valid drivers license and a clean driving record as determined by
Human Resources is required.

**Please visit www.tlcdeaf.org for full description and how to
apply! 

The Learning Center for the Deaf

 

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RHA Behavioral Health for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Job Openings:

Behavioral Health Therapist in Morganton, NC:
http://www.careerbuilder.com/jobseeker/jobs/jobdetails.aspx?Job_DID=JHP7MZ6SS7CGRFB8RKW&siteid=cb_emailjob_us&showNewJDP=yes&IPATH=JEECXP&emailversion=cb_ej_a&utm_sou
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or

http://tinyurl.com/oouwvfl
If interested in position above, please submit an application and resume via the Behavioral Health Therapist link above or contact:

Lindsey Gray
Statewide Business Manager
RHA Behavioral Health for the DHH
3010 Falstaff Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27610
919.518.9293 (Office)
919.250.9817 (fax)
LGray@rhanet.org

 

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A Division of Salisbury Behavioral Health

PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults. Our environment is one of incredible teamwork and mutual support with a staff comprised of 85% Deaf or Hard of Hearing. As a result of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community, PAHrtners is rapidly growing with the creation of new programs and expansion of our existing programs. Whether you are a high school graduate, recent college graduate or professional with many years of experience in the field of human services, we have a career building position waiting for you! E.O.E.

To apply for any of the positions posted, please send your letter of intent and resume to:

Bernadette Class, Office Manager

PAHrtners Deaf Services, 614 N. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038

Email: info@pahrtners.com Phone: 215-884-9770 Fax: 215-884-6301

 

 

PITTSBURGH, PA POSTIONS AVAILABLE

 

 

Job Title:                       Residential Counselor for Deaf Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Location:                       Pittsburgh, PA

Employee Type:         Various positions available (Full-time, Part-time, On-call)

 

Description:                 This position provides direct services to adults with intellectual disabilities and behavioral health needs living in our residence.  Responsibilities include: assisting with daily living skills instruction and training; aiding in community integration; transportation; medication observation; writing progress notes. All shifts are available (day, evening, overnight and weekend).

 

Qualifications:            HS diploma; valid driver’s license; advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers; strong interpersonal skills. Certified as a Peer Specialist, a plus!

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Division of Salisbury Behavioral Health

PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults. Our environment is one of incredible teamwork and mutual support with a staff comprised of 85% Deaf or Hard of Hearing. As a result of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community, PAHrtners is rapidly growing with the creation of new programs and expansion of our existing programs. Whether you are a high school graduate, recent college graduate or professional with many years of experience in the field of human services, we have a career building position waiting for you! E.O.E.

To apply for any of the positions posted, please send your letter of intent and resume to:

Bernadette Class, Office Manager

PAHrtners Deaf Services, 614 N. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038

Email: info@pahrtners.com Phone: 215-884-9770 Fax: 215-884-6301

 

 

GLENSIDE, PA POSTIONS AVAILABLE

 

Job Title:                       Assistant Program Director, Case Management Program

Location:                       Glenside, PA

Employee Type:         Full-time position

 

Description:                 This position assists in overseeing the blended case management program provided to adults and children residing in the community.  Responsibilities include: assist the program director in daily supervision of case managers; coordinate with other service providers; help manage program expenses; support consumers living in the community by working together to enhance their independence and socialization.

 

Qualifications:            A Bachelor’s degree in the Human Services field is preferred.  Minimum of a HS diploma, 12 credit hours in social sciences and two years’ related experience; valid driver’s license; advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated ability to supervise, teach, advise and motivate staff members as well as Deaf individuals. Must possess strong interpersonal, leadership and time management skills. Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends as needed and travel to various areas within the community. Knowledge of laws governing the rights of Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals including IDEA and ADA a plus.  Certified as a Peer Specialist, a plus!

 

Job Title:                       Assistant Program Director for Residential Services

Location:                       Glenside, PA

Employee Type:         Full time position

 

Description:                 This position provides guidance, leadership and support to front line staff, direct support to Deaf individuals with behavioral health needs and/or intellectual disabilities (ID) living within a residential setting.  Provide 24 hour rotating on call support including some weekends/holidays, cover shifts, join team meetings and complete required documentation.

 

Qualifications:            Minimum Requirement: AA degree or 60 college credits with 4 years’ work experience with individuals with ID; valid driver’s license; fluency in ASL; supervisory experience a plus; be able to teach, advise and motivate staff, possess strong interpersonal skills.

 

 

Job Title:                       Case Manager

Location:                       Glenside, PA

Employee Type:         Full-time position

 

Description:                 This position provides resources and support to individuals and their families who reside in the community and in our residential programs. Responsibilities include: assess service needs of individuals to ensure continuum of care; develop service plans; provide independent living skills instructions; advocate for access to public and private programs such as medical and vocational services.

 

Qualifications:            BA/BS degree in a Human Services field preferred; or high school diploma + 12 credit hours in social science with two years’ behavioral health direct care experience. Must have strong organizational skills, fluency in ASL and familiarity with other visual communication modes and language levels. Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends as needed and travel to various areas in the community. Knowledge of laws governing the rights of Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals including IDEA and ADA a plus; must have a valid driver’s license.  Certified as a Peer Specialist, a plus!

 

 

Job Title:                       Staff Interpreter

Location:                       Glenside, PA only

Employee Type:         Full-time, Part-time or Flex available

 

Description:                 This position provides interpreting services for:  psychiatric evaluations, treatment meetings; family therapy sessions, home visits with PAH case managers and Deaf children and adults, meetings which involve hearing participants and staff meetings.  Must be able to work with a team of hearing and/or Deaf interpreters.

Qualifications:            AA degree with a minimum of three years’ interpreting experience OR BA degree in interpreting with one year of experience.  Knowledge of mental health and/or developmental disabilities a plus.  Compliance with PA Act 57 (RID Certified & Registered with ODHH) also required.

 

 

Job Title:                       Residential Counselor

Location:                       Glenside, PA

Employee Type:         Full-time, Part-time or Flex available

 

Description:                 This position provides direct services to adults with intellectual disabilities and behavioral health needs living in our residence.  Responsibilities include: assisting with daily living skills instruction and training; aiding in community integration; transportation; medication observation; writing progress notes. All shifts are available (day, evening, overnight and weekend).

Qualifications:            HS diploma; valid driver’s license; advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers; strong interpersonal skills.  Certified as a Peer Specialist, a plus!

 

 

 

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time position
Description: This position provides administrative support to all programs.  Duties: answer incoming voice, relay and VP calls; handle data entry for billing and invoices, maintain and process company vehicle records, manage calendars, coordinate meetings/trainings; take minutes; track supplies and handle all general correspondence.  Will troubleshoot and assist wherever and whenever possible.
Qualifications: Minimum of a HS diploma + 3 years’ administrative assistance experience; proficiency in MS word and excel.  AA degree preferred.  Must possess strong writing and proofreading skills and excellent organizational skills.  Must answer the phones and have fluency in American Sign Language.

 

 

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POSITION                 Program Coordinator III – Counseling/Case Management

AGENCY                  COPD Tucson

STATUS                   Non-Exempt – Full-Time

 

 

PRIMARY FUNCTION

 

Provides direct services including case management and advocacy for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind populations in the areas of vocation, and life management in community settings, home residences and/or at job sites.  Coordinates and facilitates community training and education classes, crisis/emergency services and maintains necessary case records and client file documentation.  Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. May perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

  • Provides direct service to individuals in community settings, home residences and/or at job sites
  • Provides intake services to include reviewing referral information, completing Case History (biopsychosocial), Intake, Confidentiality, Consent to Treat, Authorization to Release Information, and other forms, presenting information to team at intake meetings, and completing and implementing consumer service treatment plans
  • Provides support and case management to consumers in the areas of life management and independent living skills
  • Provides personal, family and crisis counseling and support to persons to a stable life
  • Maintains case records and documentation for consumers; completes required weekly and monthly documentation
  • Coordinates and facilitates various processes and community education classes
  • Provides advocacy in the areas of public benefits programs, education, and working with employers and other systems in the community
  • Assesses and provides counseling and coordinates Domestic Violence services for consumers in crisis
  • Coordinates the emergency/crisis screening process.  Working with consumers in crisis to determine eligibility for emergency (food, housing, utility and transportation) funding and referring to appropriate community resources
  • Provides case management to Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard of Hearing persons for consumer resources
  • Develop workshops, classes, trainings and support programs as needed for consumer groups
  •  Assists senior citizens with life planning, as requested
  • Implements, reviews and maintains CARF procedures and adheres to COPD and CCS policies and procedures
  • Participates in training and in-services to enhance professional growth
  • Attends monthly consultation meetings
  • Attends weekly individual and group supervision (Client Services) meetings
  • Provides direct services to individuals in community settings, home residences, and/or at job sites
  • Provides individual, family, and Adult and Youth Group Counseling (substance abuse/dependence, social skills, anger management, budgeting, Parenting,  and Men and Women’s Group)
  • Responsible for the Domestic Violence Education series for Youth
  • Responsible for the Men’s Domestic Violence Program with Perceptions
  • May drive agency or personal vehicle on company business

 

 

The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Bachelor’s in Counseling, Rehabilitation, Social Work or related field
  • Fluency in American Sign Language and various manual communication modes
  • 2 years of experience working with Deaf, Hard of Hearing and/or Deaf-Blind persons in a professional counseling and/or case management capacity
  • Obtain State of Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card and pass drug screening
  • Valid Arizona Driver License, proof of insurance and Arizona Motor Vehicle Division 39 month Motor Vehicle Report

 

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Master’s in Counseling, Rehabilitation, Social Work or related field
  • LPC, LISW, LAC or NBCC
  • Additional years of directly related experience

 

 

SALARY                    $15.00 – $18.75 Depending on experience

 

SELECTION             Applicants will be rated and evaluated based upon of their qualifications, training and related job experience

                                   

Any individual seeking accommodations should contact the Director of Human Resources at 520-623-0344 ext. 7068.

 

Due to the volume of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

The Director of Human Resources may approve highly skilled and performing candidates who do not meet minimum qualifications for employment as outlined in the job description.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY     Complete application at:

 

Catholic Community Services

140 W. Speedway Blvd. #230

Tucson, AZ  85705

Fax resume and cover letter – 520-770-8505

 

Email resume and cover letter – humanresources@ccs-soaz.org

 

OPEN                         July 29, 2015

 

CLOSING DATE      Until Filled

 

 

 

 

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona strengthens families, supports communities, provides compassionate services, and strives for excellence.  For more information visit our website at:  www.ccs-soaz.org

 

We encourage our Veterans to apply

 

Affirmative Action and an Equal Opportunity Employer

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CAREER ANNOUNCEMENT

No 03-10-095

 

As a condition of employment, all CCS employees are required to pass an FBI Fingerprint Criminal History Summary

 

Position                    Service Coordinator III

Agency                     Community Outreach Program for the Deaf – Albuquerque

Status                        Non-Exempt Full-Time

 

 

Position Purpose

 

This position will perform intakes/assessments on all consumers in the system and will coordinate all services to the various departments.    Provides direct services to a caseload of individuals who may be deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, or deaf/hard of hearing with significant disabilities and provides the support needed to obtain community resources, life skills, and stabilization their lives.  This position will work with staff and community referral entities to appropriately assess consumer needs as well as identify internal service needs and external resources.  Maintains necessary case records and client file documentation.  Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. This position is required to travel to meet needs of referred persons.  May perform other duties as assigned.

 

Essential Functions

 

  • Works with referring agencies/organizations throughout New Mexico to provide direct service to individuals (“consumers”) in community settings, home residences, and/or at job sites throughout the State
  • Conducts intake services to include reviewing referral information, completing appropriate management forms (e.g., Intake, History, Confidentiality, Authorization to Release Information, etc.), conducts assessment to identify needed services (available from COPD and/or other agencies/entities,  presents information at client coordination meetings, and develops and implements/oversees consumer service plans
  • Develops and implements, with staff assistance, consumer assessment procedures, to include both ecological assessments and person centered planning as well as standardized intake and assessment procedures
  • Coordinates services that consumers receive from Community Outreach Program for the Deaf (COPD) which are Vocational, Deafblind and Special Services, and Interpreting.
  • Participates on the Vocational as well as the Deafblind and Special Services service teams; ensures consumers’ services meets identified and authorized services according contracts
  • Provides advocacy for consumers in the areas of public benefits programs, education, and accessibility within various systems in the community
  • Supports consumers in need with parenting skills, budgeting and family resources to ensure stability within the family
  • Develops and coordinates workshops throughout the state on specific areas to support consumers’ needs that may include; financial stability, taxes, estate planning, life coaching, prevention of domestic violence and substance abuse, self-advocacy, conflict resolution, communication skills, how to use Support Service Providers (SSPs), etc.
  • Coordinates the current emergency/crisis screening process; works with consumers in crisis to determine eligibility for emergency assistance (food, housing, utilities, transportation) funding; refers consumers to appropriate community resources
  • Tracks referrals to outside agencies (DVR, SSA, DHS, NMCDHH, NMCFB, etc.) to ensure  services are accessible and provided in a timely manner
  • Assists consumers in the coordination of services received jointly from COPD and other agencies/entities
  • Assists consumers in securing appointments and arranging necessary access supports
  • Provides technical assistance and consultation with other community organizations on effective practices when providing services to individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, and/or deafblind which will promote greater access for these individuals to services and supports in the community
  • Develops and administers an internal emergency/walk in system that supports consumers and agency and works with external resources for emergency options
  • Conducts case staffing with appropriate staff; schedules and monitors case review processes
  • Reports caseload size, consumer needs and staffing patterns to supervisor for review of         productivity
  • Maintains a case load and billable hours needed to meet contractual obligations.
  • Responsible for maintaining all cases and caseloads and contract requirements in accordance with outside agency service contracts
  • Maintains required case/unit records/documentation of consumer contact and services to include unit counts, file notes using (SOAP format) and other documentation required by CCS/COPD and/or contracts ensuring that records/documentation are up-to-date and complete
  • Participates in training and in-services to enhance professional growth
  • Maintains healthy communication with contractors, employees, and supervisor
  • May drive agency or personal vehicle on company business

 

The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s in Counseling, Rehabilitation, Social Work, Special Education, or related field
  • Fluency in American Sign Language and various manual communication modes
  • Knowledge of DD system, Vocational Rehabilitation, and CARF accreditation standards
  • 2 years of experience working with individuals who are deafblind and/or deaf/hard of hearing with a significant disability in a professional counseling, case management capacity, education and/or rehabilitation setting
  • The proven ability to write grammatically correct and clear reports and other documents
  • Pass drug screening
  • Pass FBI Fingerprint Criminal History Summary
  • Valid New Mexico Driver License, proof of insurance, New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division Motor Vehicle Report, and reliable safe transportation

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s in Counseling, Social Work, Special Education, Rehabilitation or related field
  • Additional years of directly related experience (service coordination, vocational rehabilitation, counseling or case management for individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf/hard of hearing with significant disabilities, and/or deafblind)
  • Specialized training in working with individuals who are deafblind
  • Experience designing and facilitating service plans for individuals who are deafblind
  • LPC, LISW, LAC, CRC/CRCC, or NBCC

 

 

SALARY                    $15.00 – $18.75 Depending On Experience

 

 

SELECTION             Applicants will be rated and evaluated based upon of their qualifications, training and related job experience

 

How to Apply           Complete application at:

Community Outreach Program for the Deaf

3908 Carlisle NE

Albuquerque, New Mexico  87107

505-255-7636

 

Fax resume and cover letter – 505-255-8029

 

Email resume and cover letter – sarahfloh@ccs-soaz.org

 

For more information visit our website at: www.ccs-soaz.org

 

 

Open                          July 20, 2015

 

Closing Date            When Filled

 

Due to the volume of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Any individual seeking accommodations should contact the Corporate Director of Human Resources at 520-623-0344 ex 7068.

 

 

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona strengthens families, supports communities, provides compassionate services, and strives for excellence.  For more information visit our website at:  www.ccs-soaz.org

 

We encourage our Veterans to apply

 

Affirmative Action and an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

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CAREER ANNOUNCEMENT

No 03-10-096

Internal Only

 

As a condition of employment, all CCS employees are required to pass an FBI Fingerprint Criminal History Summary

 

Position                    Assistant Program Director I – Vocational

Agency                     Community Outreach Program for the Deaf – Albuquerque

Status                        Exempt

 

 

Position Purpose

 

Supervises and directs Vocational Department in the areas of assessment, soft skills training, and job placement services.  Ensures program compliance with established Agency policies and applicable regulatory guidelines.  Works with Agency Director to design professional training, schedules staff trainings, maintains caseloads in accordance with service contract guidelines, oversees staffing pattern and manages developed budget. Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance.  May perform other duties as assigned.

 

Essential Functions

 

  • Assists in developing, evaluating, and delivering of existing and new vocational services at Community Outreach Program for the Deaf – New Mexico (COPD-NM)
  • Assists the Agency Director in the development and management in formulating administrative and operational policies and procedures for consumers receiving vocational services
  • Assists the Agency Director in oversight and monitoring of contracts to maintain objectives and contractual goals
  • Oversees and monitors staffing patterns to assure appropriate departmental response to consumer needs, as well as budgetary restraints
  • Recruit, and training program staff
  • Evaluates and provides constructive performance feedback to staff
  • Assures that all staff are fully trained in the provision of services and utilize effective practices when providing services to persons who are deafblind or deaf/hard of hearing with significant disabilities
  • Assures that all staff are fully trained on internal COPD/CCS policies and procedures
  • Oversees the development of vocational placements, soft skill and other prevocational training, and follow along services consumers
  • Develops, recommends, and assists Agency Director in the maintenance and expansion of vocational services for consumers
  • Assists Agency Director with obtaining other funding to support individuals who are deafblind or deaf/hard of hearing with significant disabilities
  • Assures billable units each week are met for program and contractual compliance
  • Assists the Agency Director and Office Manager in preparation of monthly reports and/billings for contracts

 

  • Supports COPD-NM in the development of community activities, Advisory Board priorities and staff training
  • Serves as part of the Agency’s management team as requested and provides input regarding agency needs
  • Oversees and supervises the Vocational Services at the Community Outreach Program for the Deaf – New Mexico (COPD-NM)
  • Assures that all staff are knowledgeable of best practices to persons with a hearing loss and are able to represent the agency in services to persons with a hearing loss
  • Oversees and monitors contracts to maintain objectives and contractual goals
  • Collects data and documents activities for training programs
  • May drive agency or personal vehicle on company business

 

 

The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s in Rehabilitation, Counseling, Education or related field
  • American Sign Language skills
  • 3 years of supervisory experience
  • 3 years of experience in Vocational/ILS services
  • Knowledge of DDD system, Vocational Rehabilitation and CARF accreditation standards
  • Pass drug screening
  • Pass FBI Fingerprint Criminal History Summary
  • Valid New Mexico Driver License, proof of insurance and New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division Motor Vehicle Report

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s in Rehabilitation, Counseling, Education or related field
  • Additional years of directly related experience

 

 

SALARY                    $17.35 – $21.69 Depending On Experience

 

 

SELECTION             Applicants will be rated and evaluated based upon of their qualifications, training and related job experience

 

How to Apply           Complete application at:

 

Community Outreach Program for the Deaf

3908 Carlisle NE

Albuquerque, New Mexico  87107

505-255-7636

 

Fax resume and cover letter – 505-255-8029

 

Email resume and cover letter – sarahfloh@ccs-soaz.org

 

For more information visit our website at: www.ccs-soaz.org

 

 

Open                          July 17, 2015

 

Closing Date            When Filled

 

Due to the volume of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Any individual seeking accommodations should contact the Corporate Director of Human Resources at 520-623-0344 ex 7068.

 

 

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona strengthens families, supports communities, provides compassionate services, and strives for excellence.  For more information visit our website at:  www.ccs-soaz.org

 

We encourage our Veterans to apply

 

Affirmative Action and an Equal Opportunity Employer

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TEACHER OF THE DEAF AND SPECIAL NEEDS CERTIFICATION

Job ID: 1840342 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: July 22, 2015 Starting Date: August 26, 2015
Job Description
RI DEPARTMENT OF ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY EDUCATION
NON-CLASSIFIED JOB DESCRIPTIONPosition: Teacher – Rhode Island School for the Deaf Elementary Ed Certification and/or Special Needs CertificationGeneral Duties: Teachers provide instruction to deaf, hard-of-hearing, and/or language delayed children. Teachers create, with the students, a community of learners where students feel respected and honored. Teachers set instructional objectives, design and prepare instruction, and plan and implement various supportive activities that meet age-appropriate emotional, physical and instructional needs of students. Teachers communicate learning goals, high standards, and expected outcomes to students. Teachers build positive relationships with parents and collaborate with colleagues, in order to enhance each student’s ability to learn most effectively.Requirements: • Advanced Degree in Deaf Education and Special Education preferred.
• ASL proficiency required
• Written language competency
• Highly qualified credentials, as established by RI Department of Educator Certification
• Ability to work effectively as part of an educational team
• Knowledge and respect for the cultural norms and language of the
Deaf community.

  • Training with Responsive Classroom and Bedrock Curriculum preferredSupervision: Works under the general supervision of the DirectorFunctions and Responsibilities:• Establishes an organized physical space and a creative classroom environment that is positive for student learning and involvement.• Complies with school, state, and federal policies and procedures and supports the mission of the school at all times.• Communicates clearly with students in their identified language of instruction.• Maintains a current working knowledge of the Common Core Standards, the RI Standards, and state testing procedures.• Plans instruction effectively, engages learners. and uses appropriate instructional techniques for deaf and hard-of-hearing learners.• Monitors student understanding of the curriculum and adjusts instruction, materials, or assessments, where appropriate.• Maintains appropriate classroom standards of behavior, mutual respect, and safety.• Makes learning goals clear to the students and maintains high standards and expectations.• Demonstrates flexibility and responsiveness to the needs of the students, the department, and the school.• Promotes confidence and perseverance in the students, while stimulating increased personal responsibility and independence for achieving individual goals.• Demonstrates appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity among individual students.• Cooperates in a constructive relationship with parents and is receptive to their contributions.• Maintains professional boundaries and refrains from gossip. Maintains student and staff confidentiality• Works collaboratively with other school staff on planning and implementing interdisciplinary curriculum and works constructively to suggest improvements and possible approaches.• Uses available resources to analyze, expand, reflect upon, and refine professional knowledge and skills.• Develops and uses authentic assessment of student learning and uses assessment to drive classroom instruction (formative and summative assessments).• Plans and completes necessary testing or data collection, documentation, and interpretation of data.• Maintains a professional appearance in accordance with RISD’s handbook.• Contributes to self-growth and continuous improvement of the school through active
    participation in professional development activities and meetings.• Writes annual IEP student goals and works steadily to ensure that students attain these goals.• Monitors and reports IEP progress quarterly; Attends IEP meetings.• Integrates the implementation of behavior plans designed for individual students.• Prepares lesson plans, maintains accurate records and submits required paperwork on time.

    • Participates in diagnostic and other planning meetings.

    • May occasionally be delegated medication administration duties or certain health care responsibilities by the school nurse, if needed.

    • Performs other tasks, as directed by the Director or Educational Supervisor.

    Reasonable accommodations can be made for qualified individuals with a disability.
    Position Type: Full-time
    Positions Available: 1
    Job Category:
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary

Equal Opportunity Employer

Rhode Island School for the Deaf is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Job Requirements
RHODE ISLAND DUAL CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:1. Teacher of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired
2. Special Education/Severe Profound
3. Certificate of proficiency in American Sign Language-Advanced Level of ASLPI

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Contact Information
Helen Edwards, Staff Assistant – HR and Operations
One Corliss Park
Providence, Rhode Island 02908
Phone: 401-243-1015
Email: hedwards@rideaf.net

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State agency in the Boston area is seeking candidates with intermediate American Sign Language (ASL) skills to help cover the reception area. Responsibilities will include answering phones, routing calls, and assisting visitors. This is an on-call position which will require candidates to be flexible.

 

Since this is an on-call position, our agency can also keep candidates updated about other short term assignments coming in.

 

All qualified candidates please either email us your resume at staff@resource-connection.com or call us at 978-777-9333 and please ask for either Brian Burgess, Helene Tum, or Jennifer Wilson.

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYCOLORADO SCHOOL for the DEAF and the BLINDJuly 2015 TEACHER OF THE DEAF

                   CURRENT / ANTICIPATED VACANCIES FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR

 

MISSION STATEMENT

The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB) provides children and families statewide with comprehensive, specialized educational services in safe, nurturing environments.  We empower learners to become self-determined, independent contributing citizens within their communities.

 

The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), located in Colorado Springs at the foot of the beautiful Rocky Mountains, invites you to consider our employment opportunities.   Applications are being accepted for current / anticipated vacancies for Teacher of the Deaf for the 2015-2016 school year, as follows:

 

  • Current (known) vacancies: English / Language Arts (Secondary)

Mathematics (Secondary)

Science (Secondary)

Distance Learning / Outreach Programs

 

  • Possible vacancies in all instructional areas, including but not limited to all core content areas (Elementary Education; English/Language Arts; Science; Mathematics; Social Studies)

 

Interested persons are invited to visit the CSDB website at … http://csdb.org/, where the official job announcement(s) for Teacher of the Deaf may be found in their entirety, including major duties / responsibilities and qualification requirements, under Non-Classified Employment.  Job announcements are open until positions are filled.

 

Terms of Employment:  The annual employment contract shall be based upon the standard number of working days in the academic year (as per established School Calendar; currently 195 days, August to June), beginning with the 2015-2016 school year.  Base salary shall be established pursuant to the Teacher Salary Schedule, and based upon appropriate education and experience.  Excellent benefits.

 

Application Instructions:  Interested persons are invited to visit the CSDB website (Non-Classified Employment) to view the official job announcement in its entirety; follow the instructions to submit a complete on-line application (to include salary history and references), and to upload the following items to the on-line application:  formal letter of interest, current resume, recent letters of recommendation (with signature), copies of all transcripts, and, a copy of current educator certification.  Contact information:

 

Chelle Lutz, Human Resources Office

Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind / Website:  http://csdb.org/

33 North Institute Street; Colorado Springs, CO  80903

E-mail:  clutz@csdb.org;  (719) 578-2114 (phone);  (719) 578-2239 (fax)

 

INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONDUCTED ON-SITE AT

THE COLORADO SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND

CSDB is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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position announcement
Office Coordinator
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advocacy Resource Center
Las Vegas, NV

full job description at:
http://deafdigest.net/deaf-office-coordinator-las-vegas-office/

to apply:
humanresources@dhharc.org

put on subject line:
Office Coordinator Position

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VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELOR- DEAF & HARD OF HEARING
Department of Aging and Independent Living

VocRehab Vermont is seeking a counselor based in our Barre office to provide
VR counseling and casework services to individuals who are deaf and hard of
hearing. This position is based in Barre but will also serve the
Morrisville, Newport, and St. Johnsbury VR offices. Frequent travel will be
required. Duties include development and monitoring of case plans in
consultation with consumers and provision of training and assistance.
Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) and technologies used by
individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing is required. Master’s degree
in rehab counseling, social work, psychology or special education is
required. This position is being recruited at two levels (Counselor I and
II) so applicants should apply for each of the levels for which they wish to
be considered. Candidates with a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation
Counseling may apply to job posting #617368 (level II); with a Master’s
degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or Special Education, apply to
job posting #617448 (level I). For more information contact Carol Leech at
carol.leech@vermont.gov or call (802) 476-1610.Refrence Job Id #617368 &
617448 Location: Barre. Status: Full Time. Application deadline: August
27, 2015.

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Telecommunications Resources Program Manager
Dept of Health and Human Services
Wake County, North Carolina

The Telecommunications Resources Program Manager manages several of the
Division’s major services: Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS),
Equipment Distribution Services (TEDP), the National Deaf-Blind Equipment
Distribution Program, and general technology resources, serving Deaf, Hard
of Hearing, Deaf-Blind and speech-impaired North Carolinians in all 100
counties. Responsible for administering numerous contracts totaling
approximately $10 million per year. Ensures compliance with federal and
state statutes and regulations, including periodic reports and audits.
Monitors trends in the telecommunications and internet communications
industries, telecommunications relay industry, assistive technology
development, and how consumers adopt technology for communication purposes.
Responsible for ensuring the division’s services and resources are kept
current with such trends. Coordinates with key members of DSDHH’s management
to ensure efficient and effective delivery of telecommunications/technological
services and resources statewide.

Supervises the Equipment Distribution Service Coordinator, Technology
Resources Coordinator and three program assistants. Serves as member of the
Executive Management Team of DSDHH and represents the Division at the
Department, the North Carolina Utilities Commission, Federal Communications
Commission and in the community.

Here’s the link to the posting –  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/northcarolina/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1113522

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

* Hard of Hearing Specialist- Los Angeles, CA

* Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

* Staff Interpreter (2 positions available) – Riverside, CA

* EDD Job Placement Coordinator- West Covina, CA

* EDD Job Developer/Interpreter –  West Covina, CA

* EDD Job Placement Coordinator- Anaheim, CA

* Public Relations Coordinator- Los Angeles, CA

*Regional Director- OCDEAF- Orange County, CA

To learn more about the above positions at GLAD, please go to our website:

http://www.gladinc.org  and select the tab “JOBS”

If interested for any of these positions then please submit a cover letter, resume and application to:

Human Resources Specialist

Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc.

2222 Laverna Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90041

V: 323 478-8000

TTY: 323-550-4226

VP: 323-892-2225

Fax #: 323 550-4265

E-mail: gladhr@gladinc.org

 

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         JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

POSITION:  Executive Director                                       DATE: June 1, 2015 until filled

LOCATION:  San Leandro, CA                                       STATUS: Exempt, Full-time

OrganizationDeaf, Counseling, Advocacy & Referral Agency (DCARA), is a non-profit, community-based social service agency serving the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late-Deafened and Deaf-Blind community.  Established in 1962 as one of the first Deaf-run agencies in the country, DCARA provides a comprehensive range of programs and services to the Deaf community living in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area of California.Vision: Global recognition, pride, respect for ASL, equality, and justice exist for all Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late-Deafened, and Deafblind people.Mission: Promote and advocate for the rights of full access to American Sign Language and English, education, employment, and cultural identity of, by, for, and with Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late-Deafened, and Deaf-Blind people.For more information, please visit:   http://www.dcara.orgPositionReporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for DCARA’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. S/he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans.ResponsibilitiesLeadership & Management:

  • Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals.
  • Actively engage and energize DCARA’s volunteers, board members, event committees, alumni, partnering organizations, and funders.
  • Serve as an ex-officio non-voting member of the Board of Directors and participates in Executive Sessions by invitation of the board; seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for ongoing local operations.
  • Lead, coach, develop, and retain DCARA’s management team.
  • Ensure effective systems to track progress, and regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents.

Budget and Finance:

  • Be responsible for developing and maintaining sound financial practices and work with the Finance Committee and the board in preparing a budget; see that the organization operates within budget guidelines.
  • Expand local revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operations and regional expansion.
  • Design the expansion and complete the strategic business planning process for the program expansion.
  • Establish relationships with the funders, and political and community leaders.
  • Be an external local and national presence that communicates program results with an emphasis on the successes of the local program as a model for regional and national replication.

Qualifications

The ED will be thoroughly committed to DCARA’s mission. The candidate should have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:

  • A Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree in Management, Social Services or a closely related field preferred, with at least 5 years of extensive experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the principles and knowledge of nonprofit management.

·         A minimum of three years of experience related to nonprofit (501 c. 3) community based organization with management and supervision of a large staff.

  • Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships.
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures.
  • Strong written skills and fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) is preferred and also a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning.
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed.
  • Experience in the development and administration of social service programs specifically for Deaf and hard of hearing persons. Practical experience with grant procurement, management and fundraising projects preferred.
  • Knowledge of the current trends impacting Deaf people as well as sensitivity and ability to work effectively with a diverse population of people.
  • Must provide proof of U.S. citizenship and possess a current and valid Driver’s License along with a copy of current auto insurance.

Salary is negotiable.  Benefits package included.

Interested applicants, please electronically submit a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications for this position along with a resume and three references to:

 

                                                EMAIL:    Search@DCARA.ORG

Mail:   Executive Director Search Committee

                                                            DCARA Headquarters

                                                            14895 East 14th Street, Suite 200

                                                            San Leandro, CA 94578-2926

 

(Be sure to mark confidential on the envelope)                                                          

Position open until filled

DCARA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

 

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HEALTH EDUCATOR TO THE DEAF, DEAFBLIND AND HARD OF HEARING
Job Description
Who We Are. Family Tree Clinic is a leader in sexual and reproductive health care in the Twin Cities and Minnesota. Founded by community activists and volunteers in 1971, our vision is to eliminate health disparities through innovative, personalized sexual health care and education for diverse needs. We work to achieve this vision through providing patient-centered health care services, community education and outreach, and through alliances across the state to promote sexual health and freedom in our communities. The staff at Family Tree is a team of committed, passionate, and smart individuals who work hard and are eager to learn and grow together as we provide services and education to our community.
Job Summary. The Health Educator to the DDBHH is a passionate sexual and reproductive health educator and advocate with culturally excellent skills working with the Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing community. Responsible for providing one to one and group setting education, advocacy, outreach, referrals and non-directive counseling to the DDBHH community on family planning and sexual health. The Health Educator is a key team member working to further Family Tree’s mission, vision, and values through building partnerships with community organizations and providing presentations on healthy sexuality with diverse groups of DDBHH youth and adults in various settings.
Major Responsibilities:
 Provide comprehensive family planning and sexual health education to individuals and groups in a variety of settings including a variety of community organizations, parent groups, medical providers, schools and one to one sessions.
 Represent Family Tree Clinic and the DDBHH Program at community events, speaking engagements, health fairs, community gatherings and other opportunities (could include bars and restaurants, or other alternative settings where community gathers).
 Work in a team with fellow Health Educators to the DDBHH, and the Community Education program to ensure delivery of consistent, high quality, factual, comprehensive and client-centered education services.
 Maintain confidentiality standards, including following HIPAA and organizational guidelines regarding protecting the health information of clients.
 Work with the Development and Communications Director to create, maintain and update education materials including but not limited to print, video, web, and other materials.
 Stay up to date on sexual health information and curricula.
 Work with the Health Education Director, Executive Director and other program staff to ensure Family Tree Clinic is accessible and culturally competent for Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing individuals seeking our services.
 Assist with grant writing and fundraising for the DDBHH program.
 Track program statistics for grants and program management.
 Communicate to Health Education Director program needs, goals and ongoing challenges and
successes.
 Other tasks as assigned by the Health Education Director and the Executive Director.
Reporting Relationship: The Health Educator to the DDBHH reports to the Health Education
Director
Qualifications:
 Fluency in American Sign Language is an absolute requirement as well as a concrete knowledge
of family planning, reproductive and sexual health.
 Demonstrated passion for sexual health education and enthusiastic facilitation skills necessary.
 Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education, Public Health or Human Services.
 Excellent communication skills, including ability to work with diverse populations including
communities of color, LGBTQ communities, and foreign born communities living in the Twin
Cities.
 Demonstrated experience presenting and working with the public, including working with the
Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing community.
 Dependable with excellent organization skills.
 Competency with a variety of basic computer programs.
 Must be able to provide own dependable transportation.
Typical Working Conditions:
 Requires some evening and weekend hours.
 Requires exposure to blood and bodily fluids through the delivery of rapid HIV testing.
Benefits and Pay: This position is benefits eligible, 30 hour a week position. Dental and Medical
benefits, vacation, sick and paid holiday, 2% employer matched 401K.
$20-22/hour, DOQ.
How to Apply:
Please submit a resume and cover letter to Lindsey Hoskins, Health Education Director, via email:
lindsey@familytreeclinic.org, or mail 1619 Dayton Ave, Suite 205, St. Paul, MN 55104. Email
preferred. Position is open until filled.
Family Tree Clinic is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff. Deaf individuals, People of
Color and LGBTQ-identified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

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TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION,

GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY, GRADUATE SCHOOL

Tenure-Track: Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor

The Masters Program in International Development at Gallaudet University, housed under the Graduate School, seeks faculty applicants committed to teaching graduate students to prepare them for professional service in the international development field. Desirable candidates will 1) possess dedication to teaching, as well as to conducting research and inspiring graduate student research; 2) demonstrate a commitment to social justice oriented to international development initiatives and related research; and 3) demonstrate specific commitment to teaching and researching deaf social change activities.

International Development Program: Expertise in International Development or related fields

Qualifications:

1.An earned doctorate in International Development, International Relations, Anthropology, Global Studies or closely related field. Qualified applicants nearing completion of a doctorate (ABD) will also be considered.

2.Experience in working with development assistance organizations in designing, implementing, monitoring or evaluating capacity-buildingactivities and systems oriented toward social inclusion and social justice.

3.Knowledge of international human rights mechanisms

4.Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching using American Sign Language

5.Evidence of scholarly work, research, and experience in the field of international development in international contexts.

Responsibilities:

1.Act as the program director responsible for managing the program, recruitment, grant-seeking, and promoting the ID program

2.Teach graduate courses related to international development, introductory research, social systems, project design, and inclusive development practices.

3.Supervise students in their field experiences and provide academic advising, and professional mentoring

4.Engage in scholarly activities and research

5.Participate in department and university faculty activities and professional service

6.Other duties as assigned by the dean

Compensation: Rank and salary: Tenure track: Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor. Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Appointment will be for the regular nine-month academic year with a tenth month during the summer.

Starting Date: August 2015 or until filled

Application Deadline: Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Information:

To apply send: 1) letter of intent and application, 2) vita, 3) official transcripts of graduate work, and 4) three letters of reference evidencing knowledge, experience, scholarly/research, and teaching experience in the field to:

Dr. Gaurav Mathur, Interim Dean

Graduate School and Continuing Studies

Gallaudet University

800 Florida Avenue, NE

Washington, DC 20002

E-mail: gaurav.mathur@gallaudet.edu

Telephone: 202-250-2380

Gallaudet University serves deaf, hard of hearing and hearing students from many different backgrounds and seeks to develop a workforce that reflects the diversity of its student body. Gallaudet is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively encourages deaf, hard of hearing, members of traditionally underrepresented groups, people with disabilities, women, and veterans to apply for open positions.

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYCOLORADO SCHOOL for the DEAF and the BLINDJuly 2015 TEACHER OF THE DEAF

                   CURRENT / ANTICIPATED VACANCIES FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR

 

MISSION STATEMENT

The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB) provides children and families statewide with comprehensive, specialized educational services in safe, nurturing environments.  We empower learners to become self-determined, independent contributing citizens within their communities.

 

The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), located in Colorado Springs at the foot of the beautiful Rocky Mountains, invites you to consider our employment opportunities.   Applications are being accepted for current / anticipated vacancies for Teacher of the Deaf for the 2015-2016 school year, as follows:

 

  • Current (known) vacancies: English / Language Arts (Secondary)

Mathematics (Secondary)

Science (Secondary)

Transition Teacher / Employability Center

Distance Learning / Outreach Programs

 

  • Possible vacancies in all instructional areas, including but not limited to all core content areas (Elementary Education; English/Language Arts; Science; Mathematics; Social Studies)

 

Interested persons are invited to visit the CSDB website at … http://csdb.org/, where the official job announcement(s) for Teacher of the Deaf may be found in their entirety, including major duties / responsibilities and qualification requirements, under Non-Classified Employment.  Job announcements are open until positions are filled.

 

Terms of Employment:  The annual employment contract shall be based upon the standard number of working days in the academic year (as per established School Calendar; currently 195 days, August to June), beginning with the 2015-2016 school year.  Base salary shall be established pursuant to the Teacher Salary Schedule, and based upon appropriate education and experience.  Excellent benefits.

 

Application Instructions:  Interested persons are invited to visit the CSDB website (Non-Classified Employment) to view the official job announcement in its entirety; follow the instructions to submit a complete on-line application (to include salary history and references), and to upload the following items to the on-line application:  formal letter of interest, current resume, recent letters of recommendation (with signature), copies of all transcripts, and, a copy of current educator certification.  Contact information:

 

Chelle Lutz, Human Resources Office

Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind / Website:  http://csdb.org/

33 North Institute Street; Colorado Springs, CO  80903

E-mail:  clutz@csdb.org;  (719) 578-2114 (phone);  (719) 578-2239 (fax)

 

INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONDUCTED ON-SITE AT

THE COLORADO SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND

 

CSDB is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

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Massachusetts’ oldest high school program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, EDCO, is seeking dynamic professionals for its high school program. There are 3 open positions open. All applicants should apply through the appropriate SchoolSpring website link (at the bottom of each post).Teacher of the Deaf / IEP CoordinatorThis unique position is also an opportunity to work in an administrative role while you continue to work in the classroom that you love so much. This talented individual will provide excellent instruction to students in self-contained, integrated, and resource room settings. The successful candidate will also serve as our IEP (Individual Education Plan) Coordinator. This job requires a thorough knowledge of and experience with IEPs and the IEP process, and excellent communication and people skills.Job Requirements1.       MA in Deaf Education preferred2.       Eligible for Massachusetts Certification as a Teacher of the Deaf (ASL/TC)3.       Successful experience as a Teacher of the Deaf4.       Experience writing and implementing IEPs; Experience chairing IEP meetings preferred5.       Effective communication skills, including written English & ASL competency6.       Demonstrate competency with required special education processes and documentation (IEPs, lesson plans, progress reports, etc.)7.       Ability to effectively work as part of a collaborative educational team; excellent interpersonal skills8.       Highly organized with attention to detail 
Please submit all application materials through SchoolSpring.  https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1829702Dr. Courtney Dunne, DirectorEDCO DHH Program
457 Walnut Street
Newton, Massachusetts 02460
617 244-3407cdunne@edcollab.org

Teacher of the Deaf

This talented individual will provide excellent instruction to students in self-contained, integrated, and resource room settings. We are looking for a creative, bright, talented and well-organized teacher to work with some of Massachusetts’ best and brightest students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Sign Language skills required. Must be eligible for MA certification as a Teacher of the Deaf.

 

Job Requirements

  1. MA in Deaf Education preferred
  2. Eligible for Massachusetts Certification as a Teacher of the Deaf (ASL/TC)
  3. Successful experience (including field experience/student teaching) as a Teacher of the Deaf
  4. Effective communication skills, including written English & ASL competency; effectively communicate with staff and students using ASL
  5. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the areas of language development and literacy for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students
  6. Demonstrate competency with required special education processes and documentation (lesson plans, IEPs, progress reports, etc.)
  7. Ability to effectively work as part of a collaborative educational team

Please submit all application materials through SchoolSpring.

https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1829792

 

Dr. Courtney Dunne, Director
EDCO DHH Program

457 Walnut Street
Newton, Massachusetts 02460
617 244-3407

cdunne@edcollab.org

 

Educational Interpreter (short-term with possibility of long-term)

Educational interpreter will interpret for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students in mainstream secondary level classes.

 

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor degree preferred
  2. Active (or eligible) on the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing registry of interpreters
  3. Demonstrate sign language skills at the 3.5 level (or higher) on the EIPA
  4. Strong interpersonal skills
  5. Educational interpreting experience preferred

 

Please submit all application materials through SchoolSpring.

https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1790342

 

Dr. Courtney Dunne, Director
EDCO DHH Program

457 Walnut Street
Newton, Massachusetts 02460
617 244-3407

cdunne@edcollab.org

 

 

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF INTENT TO FILL A NON-MERIT POSITION

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

JOB TITLE: Mental Health Specialist II NUMBER: 14-17

(Regional Therapist)

 

SALARY RANGE: 74 ($39,290.40 – $59,517.60) PCQ#: 8812779

 

JOB LOCATION: Administrative Base: Work Location: Mobile, Alabama

 

RSA Union Building Deaf Services Region III Office

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in a human services field, plus experience (24 months

or more) working with deaf individuals in a human service setting.

OR

Bachelor’s degree in a human services field, plus considerable experience (48 months or more)

working with deaf individuals in a human service setting.

 

NOTE: Preference will be given to individuals with a Master’s Degree in a human services

field.

 

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have near native-level signing skills

equal to Advanced Plus level or higher of signing skills in American Sign Language (ASL) as

measured by a recognized screening process as the Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI).

Must have a valid driver’s license to operate a vehicle in the State of Alabama.

 

KIND OF WORK: This is highly responsible professional work within the Office of Deaf

Services involving direct clinical services supporting deaf consumers and community mental

health programs that have deaf consumers in their caseloads.

 

The person in this position will be responsible for providing direct clinical services to deaf

individuals, advocates with other mental health agencies in support of deaf individuals who need

services, arranges or supervises the arrangement of interpreter services to support service

provision for deaf individuals, and serves as a liaison between the Alabama Department of

Mental Health and community service providers located in the Coordinator’s service region. This

position will work under the direct supervision of the Director of the Office of Deaf Services

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of mental illness and

the effects thereof upon individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH). Knowledge of

psychotropic medications, their use and side effects. Thorough knowledge of deaf culture.

Knowledge of American Sign Language. Knowledge of community mental health and

community substance abuse service providers. Ability to utilize computer, internet resources,

and various software packages. Ability to communicate effectively both orally (i.e. spoken

English or American Sign Language) and in writing. Ability to acquire understanding of visual-gestural

communication approaches used by consumers who are dysfluent. Ability to establish

and maintain contact with other agencies, the general public, and community providers.

 

METHOD OF SELECTION: Applicants will be rated on the basis of an evaluation of their

education, training, and experience and should provide adequate work history identifying

experiences related to duties and minimum qualifications as mentioned above. All relevant

information is subject to verification. Drug screenings and security clearance will be conducted

on prospective applicants being given serious consideration for employment and whose job

requires direct contact with clients.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Use an official application for Professional Employment (Exempt

Classification) which may be obtained from this office, other Department of Mental Health

Facility Personnel Offices, or visit our website at www.mh.alabama.gov. Only work experience

detailed on the application will be considered. Additional sheets, if needed, should be in the

same format as the application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an official application.

Applications should be returned to Human Resource Management, Department of Mental Health,

P.O. Box 301410, Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1410 or RSA Union Building, 100 North Union

Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104. Copies of License/Certifications should be forwarded with

your application. An official copy of academic transcripts is required and must be forwarded by

the school, college, or university to the personnel office at the above address.

 

DEADLINE: UNTIL FILLED

 

http://www.mh.alabama.gov/Downloads/ADHR/Announcements/Announcement_DS3_14-17.pdf

 

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position opening
Therapist/Clinical Case Manager
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Greater Nashua Mental Health Center
Nashua, NH

This is a full-time position with comprehensive benefits. The
Therapist/Clinical Case Manager is part of a multi-disciplinary team that
offers supervision, training, and a stimulating work environment. The
person in this position will provide individual, family, and group therapy
to deaf adults, children, and their families, as well as skills coaching,
case management, and advocacy in their homes and/or communities. Job
duties also include clinical documentation and community outreach.

A Master.s degree in Counseling, Mental Health, Social Work,
Rehabilitation or related field is required. Either .license-eligible. or
working toward a New Hampshire clinical license is required. A minimum of
one year.s clinical experience working directly with mental illness is
required. The successful candidate MUST BE FLUENT in American Sign
Language and English and be comfortable interacting in Deaf, hard of
hearing, and hearing cultures. Qualified Deaf, hard of hearing, and
hearing people are encouraged to apply. Possessing excellent
organizational skills and an ability to work well both independently and
as part of a team is a must.

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services team is committed to providing
culturally and linguistically competent mental health services to deaf and
hard of hearing people of all ages and their families throughout New
Hampshire. Members of the team strive to enhance the quality of a deaf or
hard of hearing person.s life by facilitating mental health, wellness and
empowerment.

Please send resume to:

Human Resources
Greater Nashua Mental Health Center
100 West Pearl St.
Nashua, NH 03060

hr@gnmhc.org

An Equal Opportunity Agency

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position announcement
Speech/Communication Teacher
Rochester School for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

DATE POSITION
TO BE FILLED: September 1, 2015
PRIMARY
RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct evaluations, plan and provide therapeutic
intervention and instruction to approximately sixteen to twenty Deaf
students focusing on speech, language and communication skills.
Participate in weekly team meetings and work collaboratively with other
school personnel to develop programs and strategies for student success.
Maintain records and Medicaid reporting, and IEP development and
implementation.

DESIRED
QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in Speech/Language Pathology.
Required: New York State certification to teach the Speech and Hearing
Handicapped and/or NYS Licensure as a Speech/Language Pathologist.
Experience facilitating the speech/language/communication development of
Deaf students.
Proficiency in English and American Sign Language

FILE APPLICATION
WITH:
Antony A.L. McLetchie, Superintendent
Rochester School for the Deaf
1545 St. Paul Street
Rochester, New York 14621

Applications received will be screened and the most highly qualified will
be asked to interview.

CLOSING DATE: Until filled.

RSD is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in
employment on the basis of non-qualifying disability, race, religion,
color, sex, marital status, age, national origin, and veteran status.

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position announcement
High School Teacher, Science
Rochester School for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

DATE POSITION TO BE FILLED: September 1, 2015
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teach a variety of courses to Deaf students. Primary focus is in the area
of High School Science. Participate in weekly team meetings and work
collaboratively with other school personnel to develop programs, behavior
management techniques, and strategies for student success. Integrate 21st
century technology, align curriculum and instruction to Common Core
Standards and prepare students for required NYS assessments Write and
implement student IEPs.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Master.s Degree in Education of the Deaf or related coursework
New York State certification as a Science teacher or the ability to obtain
same.
Previous experience working with Deaf high school students
Familiar with preparing students for STEM program
Ability to write and present education materials and lessons plans using
excellent interpersonal and communication skills including proficiency in
English and American Sign Language (ASL)
Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team and work with students with
multi exceptionalities
FILE APPLICATION WITH:

Antony A.L. McLetchie, Superintendent/CEO
Rochester School for the Deaf
1545 St. Paul Street
Rochester, New York 14621

Applications received will be screened and the most highly qualified will
be asked to interview.
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

RSD is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in
employment on the basis of non-qualifying disability, race, religion,
color, sex, marital status, age, national origin, and veteran status.

 

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POSITION DESCRIPTION
Middle/High School Principal
New York School for the Deaf
White Plains, NY

REPORTS TO: Executive Director
BROAD SCOPE OF POSITION:
To provide educational leadership and supervision of the Middle and High
School faculty,
staff and students in the development and implementation of curriculum and
instructional
programs to meet student learning and whole person development needs.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
. To provide leadership and participate in the development and
implementation of
curriculum designed to prepare students to meet NY State learning
standards, and to
satisfy the requirements for NY State High School and /or IEP Diplomas, as
appropriate
. Plan, develop and implement instructional programs to prepare students
for postsecondary
education, training, employment and community living, and to integrate
vocational and career education into overall high school program
. Develop and implement a program of transition planning that meets all
State and
Federal requirements, that involves students and families in long-range
academic and
career planning, and that is fully integrated within the Annual Review
process as
required by the IEP
. Review course requirements and determine class assignments and develop
master
schedule, student schedules and teacher and teacher assistant schedules
. Oversee student placement, grading, advancement and recommend students
for
graduation
. Direct and assist in management of student.s behavior and discipline as
needed
. Evaluate the performance of teachers, teacher assistants and other
departmental staff
and recommend techniques and methods of improvement as needed
. Provide models of effective teaching strategies to instructional staff
as needed
. Recommend the transfer, promotion or termination of high school faculty
and staff
. Recommend purchase of supplies, materials and equipment for the high
school
. Supervise and monitor all state education requirements, such as
RCT/Regents and
other testing programs, the IEP process, fire drills, etc.
. Approve all extra-curricular time for high school faculty and staff.
. With other administrators, develop, coordinate and direct professional
development
programs for all middle and high school teachers and teacher assistants.
. With other administrators, recommend and monitor new or revised school
policies and
procedures.
. Communicate regularly with parents about School activities and meet with
parents to
discuss individual needs or special problems as needed
. Ensure sensitivity to cultural differences within the school community.
. Prepare necessary reports pertaining to students, staff and programs in
the Middle
and High School

. Respond to inquiries and general correspondence regarding education
programs and
ensure the general welfare of students and staff.
. Ensure that obligations under the labor contract are executed properly.
Attempt to
resolve differences or disputes before they become issues.
. Work cooperatively with local schools districts, agencies, parents,
staff and students
on intramural and extramural educational programs of benefit to Fanwood
students.
. All other duties assigned by the Executive Director
QUALIFICATIONS:
. Possess NYS Certification as Teacher of the Deaf
. Possess or eligible for NYS Certification in Supervision and/or
Administration
. Masters Degree in Deaf Education or other related field
. A sign language SCPI level of Advanced with a minimum entry level of
Intermediate
Within first 30 months of employment, candidate must obtain Advanced level
. Strong written communication skills
. Ability to work flexible hours as needs of the program dictate
. Minimum of five years of successful teaching experience, preferably with
high school
students
. Previous supervisory experience preferred
TO APPLY:
. Forward a resume with cover letter to:
Human Resources
New York School for The Deaf
555 Knollwood Road
White Plains, NY 10603
. fax 914-703-4004
. email employment@nysd.net

The New York School For The Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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POSITION DESCRIPTION
ASL Specialist/Teacher
New York School for the Deaf
White Plains, NY

TITLE: ASL Specialist/Teacher
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
. Teach ASL and deaf studies classes to students at various grade levels.
. Develop or identify deaf studies curriculum for Pre-K through 12.
. Assess communication needs of students; write assessment reports;
propose
strategies for improved communication; work with teachers to implement
strategies.
. Demonstrate teaching deaf studies at all grade levels and work with
teachers to
integrate deaf studies information in their lessons.
. Participate in multidisciplinary evaluations of incoming students, as
assigned, as
specialist in ASL/sign communication.
. Participate as member of the instructional team.
. Provide ongoing effective and professional communication with
parents/guardians
and school staff
. Serve as educational resource person on issues related to deaf studies,
ASL, and
communication
. Comply with all state and federal laws and school policies and
procedures. Maintain
student confidentiality.
. Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned by Administration.

QUALIFICATIONS:
. Masters degree in Deaf Education or related field, with coursework
related to ASL,
Linguistics, Deaf Studies
. NY State Certification or eligibility to become certified
. Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience preferred
. Ability to communicate fluently with students, school staff and parents
using
American Sign Language and written English.
. Excellent interpersonal skills; interest in and ability to work as part
of a team
. Experience working with deaf children and/or youth
. Ability to work a flexible schedule

TO APPLY: Forward a resume to employment@nysd.net
Fax (914) 703-4004
Mail to: Human Resources
New York School for the Deaf
555 Knollwood Road White Plains, NY 10603

New York School for the Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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POSITION DESCRIPTION
Physical Education Teacher
New York School for the Deaf
White Plains, NY
TITLE: Physical Education Teacher

REPORTS TO: High School Principal

BASIC FUNCTION: Teach PE to students in various grade levels

MAJOR DUTIES:
. Teach students the basic skills required to participate in competitive
sports such as
basketball, soccer, baseball, etc.
. Instruct students in the development and practice of fitness skills.
. Develop and maintain a class environment conducive to effective
learning.
. Participate in gym exchange programs with local schools.
. Responsible for the maintenance and inventory of gym equipment used.
. Maintain student records as required.
. All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:
. NYS Certification in Deaf and Hard of Hearing
. NYS Certification in Physical Education.
. Masters Degree in Deaf Education or Physical Education.
. An SCPI level of Advanced or higher

TO APPLY:
. Forward a resume with cover letter to: Human Resources, New York School
for The Deaf, 555 Knollwood Road, White Plains, NY 10603; fax 914-703-4004
or email employment@nysd.net
The New York School For The Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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POSITION DESCRIPTION
Speech Language Pathologist/Auditory Specialist
New York School for the Deaf
White Plains, NY

REPORTS TO: HS/Elementary Principal
BASIC FUNCTION: To provide individual and/or group instruction of speech,
language and auditory skills in order to maximize the
communication skills of students.

MAJOR DUTIES:
. Experience with cochlear implants. Checks cochlear implants and personal
hearing aids daily. Adjusts and repairs minor malfunctions, referring
major
problems to the audiologist or implant team. Advises and instructs
students in
the proper care and maintenance of their equipment.
. Coordinates and Checks FM amplification systems and personal hearing
aids
daily. Adjusts and repairs minor malfunctions, referring major problems to
the
audiologist. Advises and instructs students in the proper care and
maintenance
of their equipment.
. Offers assistance to the classroom teacher and aides for a consistent
and
appropriate use of the 5-Sound Test.
. Assess each student’s individual communication skills and develop plans
and
programs to meet the students’ short and long term goals. Each student to
receive minimum of sixty (60) minutes of therapy weekly.
. Provides therapy to achieve the maximum potential of students in the
area of
auditory discrimination, voice quality, prosody, speech production on the
phonetic/phonologic level, speech reading and pragmatics.
. Instills in students the importance of oral skill development as a vital
part of total
communication.
. Administers tests to measure student progress. Prepares a speech
evaluation
during the student’s triennial review year.
. Develops individualized educational programs based upon test results and
speech evaluation. Observations of performance and learning patterns are
utilized in developing I.E.P.’s.
. Record student speech for evaluation and reference. A therapy
lesson book for each student is maintained and utilized for review
by the therapist, parents and after-school personnel.
. Offers suggestions and demonstrations weekly to classroom
teachers and aides to implement the plans and programs for
using aural/oral communication in the classroom setting.
Suggests specific needs of individual students within the
classroom setting.

. Maintains frequent contact with parents, emphasizing the
importance of parent and family efforts to assist the student in
meeting his or her goals.
. Maintains a cordial and professional attitude and relationship with
other professionals at all times.
. All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:
. NY State Certification in Speech and Hard of Hearing.
. ASHA Certified preferred.
. Familiar with cochlear implants and other amplification devices.
. Background and experience in teaching speech development to deaf
children.
. Fluency in ASL on the Advanced Plus level within two years of
employment.
TO APPLY:
. FAX Resume and cover letter to (914) 703-4004 or
email to employment@nysd.net

New York School for the Deaf is an EOE

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POSITION DESCRIPTION
Administrative Assistant / District Liaison
NEW YORK SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
White Plains, NY

POSITION DESCRIPTION
TITLE: Administrative Assistant / District Liaison

BASIC FUNCTION: Work closely with public school districts to support the
placement of
new students and to coordinate meetings with school district
Committees on Special Education and Committees on Preschool
Special Education for new and continuing students. Provide data
and reports as requested by the NY State Education Department
(NYSED). Assist with general office functions included but not
limited to the following: receptionist duties, filing, copying, mail
distribution, data management and recordkeeping, etc.

MAJOR DUTIES:
NY State Education Department (NYSED) Related Duties:
. Maintain student files in compliance with NYSED laws and regulations
. Ensure that required NYSED forms related to student placement are
prepared and
appropriately completed and signed by parents and school district
administrators and
forwarded to NYSED in a timely manner
. Prepare Student Tracking & Accountability Count (STAC) forms for school
district
signature and forward to NYSED.
. Prepare data related reports as requested by NYSED
. Assist with intake/admissions process as needed
. Assist with annual submission of class rosters
Public School District Related Duties:
* Coordinate with school district personnel, the scheduling of initial,
program and annual
review meetings of the Committee on Special Education (CSE) and Committee
on
Preschool Special Education (CPSE) for each new and continuing preschool
and
school aged student.
* Alert NYSD teaching, related service and administrative staff of
anticipated CSE /
CPSE meetings dates and of the due date for the specific reports and
evaluations
needed
* Monitor the submission of required staff reports and evaluations; alert
administrators of
late reports;
* Forward submitted reports and evaluations to the respective school
district and parents
prior to the scheduled meetings.
* Update IEPs using IEPDirect and update individual student information on
the student
data system as appropriate.
General Office Related Duties:
. General office receptionist duties
. Assistance with special projects & powerpoint presentations as requested
. Preparation of confidential student folders and filing of confidential
records
. Preparation of Xerox copies; scanning and faxing as needed
. Daily mail distribution
. Conduct on-going inventory of equipment, materials & supplies and
prepare purchase
order requests as appropriate.

. Participate and present in department meetings as appropriate
. Provide on-going training to staff regarding office procedures and
changing processes
. All other duties as assigned by supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS:
. Office management experience in an educational environment preferred
. Ability to communicate effectively through American Sign Language.(ASL)
or
willingness to learn
. Excellent spoken and written English skills
. Knowledge and skill with various office suite software (Word, Excel,
Powerpoint) etc.
. Ability to multi-task and work in busy office
. Ability to be flexible, work independently and take initiative
. Knowledge of IEPDIRECT and the student data management system Power
School is
a plus.
. Knowledge of IEPs and special education laws and regulations is a plus!
SALARY: Negotiable based on qualifications and experience
TYPE: 12 month position

TO APPLY: FAX resume to (914) 949-2331 or email to: employment@nysd.net

NYSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Employment & Coaching Opportunities
The Learning Center for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

The Learning Center for the Deaf is getting excited for the upcoming school year.
Many coaching opportunities are available for the Fall Season!

Please visit www.tlcdeaf.org<http://www.tlcdeaf.org>, Employment Opportunities, for full details.

The Learning Center for the Deaf
Read more…<http://www.tlcdeaf.org/>

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revised posting

position openings
Rhode Island School for the Deaf
Providence, RI

– Curriculum and Instruction Specialist Job

https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1520022
– Math TeacherJob (ID: 1643572)

http://www.schoolspring.com/job?1643572

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deadline – job closing date – July 10

job vacancy
Assistant Principal
Florida School for the Deaf and Blind
St Augustine, FL

POSITION TITLE:  Assistant Principal

POSITION TYPE:  Board of Trustees (Administrator)

DEPARTMENT:  Deaf Middle School

FSDB SALARY RANGE – 230 days (Includes summer):  $58,030.39 to
Negotiable.  This range is inclusive of verified experience and
education.

REQUIREMENTS:  Master’s Degree, or higher, in a field of
education.  Three (3) years experience teaching Deaf/Hard of
Hearing Impaired students.  Current Certification in Hearing
Impaired. 

Current Certification in Educational Leadership or Administration
and Supervision.  If certifications noted above are not from Florida,
upon appointment, shall obtain State of Florida Certification in
Hearing Impaired and Certification in Educational Leadership
within a reasonable period of time. 

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  Applicants under consideration for
employment at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind will be
required to complete a Level II Fingerprint and reference checks.

WORK LOCATION: Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, 207  
North San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, Florida

WORK HOURS:  Schedule is at least 40 hours weekly. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Assistant Principal serves as
the instructional leader in the Deaf Middle School.  The position is
responsible for assuring compliance with all Federal, State, Board of
Trustee and Administrative mandates, guidelines, and rules within
their respective unit.  Supervise and assist in the instructional
program by visiting classrooms, conducting formal and informal
observations, conducting individual teacher conferences,
conducting departmental meetings, reviewing individual teacher’s
lesson plans and to assure compliance with state adopted
curriculum/course frameworks. Supervise and monitor student
behavior, student behavior programming and student behavior
plans.  Gather and analyze data on student performance. 
Coordinate the completion of Individual Education Plans and
communicate related issues and problems to the immediate
supervisor.  Review assessments, observe and provide professional
input on specific children for purposes of class placement,
identification of specific problems and referral for
additional diagnostic or related evaluations.  Participate in
departmental meetings, student management team meetings, file
reviews and student staffings when appropriate, prepare budget
requests, and develop student/teacher schedules in a timely
manner.  Ensure coordination of activities with other programs i.e.
residential, physical education, athletics, Health Care and related
services.  Ordering supplies, textbook and materials in a timely
manner and manage budget allocations appropriately. 

Report needed building repairs and safety hazards to the appropriate
departments.  Serve as a positive professional role model for
instructional staff and students.  Supervise teachers, instructional
assistants, secretary and other staff assigned to the work unit. 
Coordinate the development of an annual plan through a staff meeting
process to develop goals and priorities that lead to quality
instructional program, provides for the efficient use of fiscal and
human resources, and efficient use of physical facilities. 
Participate in staff development activities training as assigned. 
Other duties as assigned.

ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge in the
instructional strategies related to the respective sensory impairment
of the children within the instructional unit; Knowledge of
acceptable/current administrative, personnel and student management
techniques; Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective
communications; Knowledge of the principles, methods and
techniques of teaching; Knowledge of the principles of human
learning, behavior and counseling; Knowledge of the principles
and techniques of curriculum development; Ability to work
independently; Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work
assignments; Ability to communicate effectively; Ability to
establish and maintain effective working relationships with
others; Ability to visually monitor students and staff; Ability
to attend yearly training and administer CPR and CPI.

Applicants who are selected for hire will be required to attain
an Advanced proficiency in sign language. Please note: The Florida
School for the Deaf and the Blind provides education to acquire sign
language skills.

SPECIAL NOTE:
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative
Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in
the workplace.

Applications accepted through People First only. (Application can
be faxed or mailed to People First; fax 888-403-2110 or mail to
People First Staffing Administration, P. O. Box 44058, Jacksonville,
Florida 32231-4058.  Contact People First at
877-562-7287 for assistance, if needed. You will be called by the
People First Service Center to answer Qualifying Questions.)

To access additional information please log on to
https://jobs.myflorida.com/joblist.html 
and in Keywords enter 48008052. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  11:59 p.m. on July 10, 2015.

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Full time position
Outreach Coordinator
POTHOS, Inc
Southern California

POTHOS, Inc. has a full time position available for .Southern California
Outreach Coordinator., for client, Hamilton Relay. Position responsible
for coordinating and implementing outreach activities that promote
Telecommunication Relay Services (TRS) throughout Southern California.
Travel required. Preferred experience and skills: excellent presentation
skills; experience in public relations activities; direct work experience
with Telecommunications Relay Service or Captioned Telephone Relay Service
helpful. POTHOS, Inc. offers competitive wages and benefits. Send resume
to POTHOS, Inc, via email to chiefbrink@pothos.us Contact Dori Brink at
619.546.0621 with questions.

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Full time position
Outreach Coordinator
POTHOS, Inc
Northern California

POTHOS, Inc. has a full time position available for .Northern California
Outreach Coordinator., for client, Hamilton Relay. Position responsible
for coordinating and implementing outreach activities that promote
Telecommunication Relay Services (TRS) throughout Southern California.
Travel required. Preferred experience and skills: excellent presentation
skills; experience in public relations activities; direct work experience
with Telecommunications Relay Service or Captioned Telephone Relay Service
helpful. POTHOS, Inc. offers competitive wages and benefits. Send resume
to POTHOS, Inc, via email to chiefbrink@pothos.us Contact Dori Brink at
619.546.0621 with questions.

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seeking
experienced clinician
St. Joseph’s Healthcare System
West Trenton, NJ

West Trenton, New Jersey . St. Joseph’s Healthcare System seeks an
experienced clinician (NJ LCSW license or eligible for NJ license) to take
a lead role in our adolescent residential program for Deaf youth. This
5-bed group home located on the campus of the NJ School for the Deaf
provides care 24/7, utilizing various therapeutic approaches.
Responsibilities include coordination of care with children.s services,
school and families, and provision of therapy to the youth of the program.
We seek a talented social worker with a strong clinical background who is
looking to take on a leadership role, working closely with the program
manager. Members of the team also include a consultant psychiatrist and
psychologist, nurse, and allied therapists. ASL fluency required.
St. Joseph’s offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits
package. For immediate consideration please send resumes to Michelle
Cline, Manager, at clinem@sjhmc.org.

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full time position
Deaf Program Coordinator
Community Counseling Center
Hermitage, PA

Duties include managing program for Deaf & Hard of Hearing clients
to include administrative and case management support for Deaf
culture.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in a Human Sciences field with
sign language as second language, good organizational skills,
multi-tasker. Act 33/34/FBI clearances required.

EOE

Resumes/vitae may be e-mailed to dklingensmith@cccmer.org
or sending to:

Community Counseling Center
HR Department
2201 E. State Street
Hermitage, PA 16148

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position opening
Communications and Web Coordinator
MN Department of Human Services
St. Paul, MN

$ 43,681-$ 64,060 annually

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive
benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer
paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible
spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous
vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. This position is
located in Minnesota’s great capital city, St. Paul. The State of
Minnesota offers employees subsidizes for public transportation allowing
for convenient and easy access to commute to work. Ride the new METRO
“Green Line” Light Rail Train to work! The 10th Street Station is located
close by.

This is a new position that will serve as the communications lead for the
Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans (MCDHH).

Responsibilities Include:

. Assure information is accurate, accessible, and promotes equal
opportunity of Minnesotans who are deaf, deafblind and heard of hearing.
. Develop and implement a statewide communication plan, in
partnership with MCDHH leadership and others, to continually improve
MCDHH’s media outreach, presence, and products and promote equal
opportunity of Minnesotans who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing.
. Serve as lead communications manager for strategic initiatives,
tools and processes by consulting with Executive Director, staff and
stakeholders in determining appropriate and accessible communications
tactics; creating/editing a variety of communications (e.g., news
releases, speeches, American Sign Language (ASL) and captioned videos,
reports, legislative materials); lead or participate on focus groups or
projects; administer informational or education programs, documentaries,
promotional materials and general public surveys; promote MCDHH online
classes and oversee efforts to develop and improve them; help to advance
Accessibility standards and Plain Language initiatives; advise management
on ways to continually improve.
. Maintain the MCDHH website; plan and implement the design and
structure of social media; develop online and social media tools.
. Supervise contracts and manage projects to provide education and
information to MCDHH clientele, promote civic engagement and advance
MCDHH’s policy agenda.

Minimum Qualifications:
. Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relationships, or a
related field and one year of professional communications experience.
. Intermediate Plus skills in ASL.
. Experience with website management using a content-management
system (CMS).

Preferred Qualifications:
. Advanced knowledge of communications strategies, tools,
products and processes, including methods of presenting and disseminating
information to the right audiences through the best distribution channels.
. Experience with computer-based training methods; software and
technologies used in web site development; HTML; and Google Analytics or
other tools to assess web page usage.
. Knowledge of 508 and WCAG 2.0 requirements for communications and
computer integrated environments; current requirements and trends in
accessibility standards.
. Skill in qualitative and quantitative analysis sufficient to
evaluate results of projects and programs.
. Familiarity with MCDHH vision, programs, policies, procedures,
programs and business goals.
. Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws.
. Knowledge of the social, cultural, economic and special needs
(including communication needs) of a wide range of deaf, deafblind and
hard of hearing persons.

. Ability to plan, develop and manage comprehensive media,
communication and outreach plans.
. Ability to analyze communication needs and preferences among
subgroups (audience segments) to determine and use appropriate and
accessible communication tools and medium.
. Leadership, planning, project management, organizational and
problem solving skills sufficient to lead and administer major
communication initiatives and related projects.
. Excellent human relations skills sufficient to develop and
maintain professional working relationships, manage contracts and vendors,
and work collaboratively to meet goals, timelines and quality standards.
. Excellent writing, editing and presentation skills in English and
ASL sufficient to clearly communicate clearly and professionally with a
diverse range of individuals and groups and to describe, promote and
justify current and future initiatives and outcomes.

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates must apply online through the State of Minnesota
Careers website, which is the state’s official application and hiring
site. See instructions below on how to submit your resume and application.
For assistance with this process, contact the Website Helpdesk at
651-259-3637 or careers@state.mn.us. Please be sure to apply at your
earliest convenience before the posting closes at MIDNIGHT on Wednesday,
July 15th, 2015.
1. Go to www.mn.gov/careers
2. Select .Applicant Help.
3. Click .Apply for Jobs. to create an account and submit your resume
4. Apply for job posting number: 15DHS000585
(NOTE: the classification for this position is Information Officer 3)

If you have questions, please contact:

Pam Hughes, Recruiter
Phone: 651-431-3281
Email: Pamela.Hughes@state.mn.us

DHS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, veteran friendly employer.
DHS is committed to ensuring culturally responsive services and recognizes
that a diverse workforce is essential. To build a diverse workforce DHS
strongly encourages individuals with disabilities, people of color, Native
Americans and veterans to apply.

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job opportunities
The Learning Center for the Deaf’s Wraparound Program
Framingham, MA & Springfield, MA

The Learning Center for the Deaf’s Wraparound Program has new job
opportunities!
– Wraparound In-Home Therapist – Clinician (Framingham or Springfield)

– Therapeutic Training & Support Specialist (Framingham or Springfield)
Please visit www.tlcdeaf.org, employment opportunities for full details.

 

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announcing an opening
Director of Student Life
American School for the Deaf
West Hartford, CT

(12-month/260-day position)
FOR COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION VISIT: www.asd-1817.org

SCOPE OF DUTIES
The Director of Residential Life provides academic, social, emotional, and
life planning growth for students, active learning environments,
school-dorm collaboration and curriculum infusion, residence maintenance
and programs, afterschool programs, community governance, and other
services based on best practices/concepts in student development and K-12
education. The Director of Residential Life will work collaboratively
with the Director of Admissions, Family Education Services and Student
Management, the Director of PACES, the ASD principals, and plans, directs
and administers all areas of the American School for the Deaf Core and
PACES Residential Life Unit. The Director also administers program
evaluation projects, provides vision and direction for training programs
and professional development for professional and paraprofessional staff,
evaluates Assistant Deans, program managers, and oversees the budget.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

. Master’s degree in education or related field from an accredited
college or university.
. Strong background in Mental Health or Psychology highly desirable.
. Minimum of five years. experience in a program for deaf and
hard-of-hearing children and youth, or in a related field.
. Demonstrated administrative and supervisory skills are required.
Must be willing to travel.
. Sign Language proficiency is required.
. Must live in campus housing and be on-call for school/campus
emergencies. Hours are 12:30pm . 8:30pm Monday to Friday with a reasonable
expectation of working occasional weekends.

HOW TO APPLY
Send letter of interest and updated resume to:

Director of Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269

FAX (860) 570-1832

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open positions
The Learning Center for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

Please visit www.tlcdeaf.org for many wonderful job
opportunities at The Learning Center for the Deaf.
See the Employment Opportunities section for more
details on how to apply.
Elementary Classroom Assistant

Secondary Classroom Assistant

Secondary Classroom Assistant – Intensive Needs

Licensed Teachers of the Deaf

Walden School Teacher of the Deaf

Walden School Clinical Director
Walden School Family Partner
Walden School ILS Specialist
Day, Residential & Overnight Child Care Workers
Staff Nurse
Wraparound Family Partner

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(revised)

position opening
Vice President and Associate Provost for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
& Chief Diversity Officer
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

Gallaudet University invites applications for the position of Vice
President and Associate Provost for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
(VPAPEDI). The VPAPEDI will serve as the campus Chief Diversity
Officer (CDO), aligned with a “hybrid” collaborative, unit-based, and
portfolio style CDO leadership model. The VPAPEDI position is a senior,
cabinet-level position jointly reporting to the university President
and Provost, and independently consulting with the Board of Trustees.

In reporting to the President, the VPEDI will address staff and
administrative concerns; in reporting to the Provost, the APEDI will
engage student, faculty, curricular, and scholarship concerns.

The ideal candidate for the VPAPEDI position will have excellent
relational skills and bring renewed energy, fresh perspectives,
and innovative ideas. The campus has prioritized hiring a community
builder who can be described as open-minded, approachable, empathetic,
having heart, flexible, a listener, adaptive, an ambassador, and
collaborative, as well as courageous, resourceful, adept at conflict
negotiation, action-oriented, and an advocate.

Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) and written English are strongly
preferred. Willingness to work toward the development of ASL proficiency
and English literacy within two years of assuming the VPAPEDI position
is required. To facilitate this development, the university will provide
the selectee intensive ASL and English literacy instruction and
on-campus housing to create as close to a second language learning
immersion experience as is possible.

The ideal candidate will possess a doctorate, with areas of primary
expertise in diversity-related higher education leadership, multicultural
organizational development, diversity training, social justice
education, language learning, international relations, intergroup
dialogue, cross-cultural counseling, and/or related fields.

She/he will also have an academic profile (including an established,
relevant research agenda and success in collegiate teaching) worthy
of tenure at the rank of associate or full professor. The candidate
will also have demonstrated effective experience in: evidence-based
decision making; budgeting; grant-making; staff supervision and
management; policy development; equity compliance, mediation, conflict
resolution, collective bargaining, and risk reduction; employee and
student recruitment, retention, and programming; faculty, staff, and
student development; public relations and marketing; purchasing and
supplier diversity; multicultural curriculum development and
implementation; and diversity-related assessment and evaluation.

Candidates who can demonstrate competency in all twelve of the
Standards of Professional Practice for Chief Diversity Officers (CDO)
established by the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher
Education (NADOHE) in 2014
( http://www.nadohe.org/standards-of-professional-practice-for-chief-diversity-officers ),
but who may not possess all of the afore-referenced ideal candidate
credentials will be considered.

The VPAPEDI must employ a walk around style of leadership in engaging with
university stakeholder and constituent groups, both on and off campus.
It is of paramount importance that the selectee makes herself/himself
available to students, and is willing to dedicate time to interacting
with students in the residence hall context, as well as during evening
and weekend activities and events.

The VPAPEDI position search will begin in June of 2015 and conclude in
December of 2015.

Applications/nominations will continue to be accepted until the position
is filled. Screening of candidates will begin in August of 2015.

Candidate finalists will be invited for campus interviews in November of
2015. The selected candidate will begin work at the outset of the Spring
2016 academic semester.

Salary/Compensation:
Salary commensurate with experience

Application Information:
To apply, please submit a letter of interest that carefully addresses the
afore-referenced qualifications for the position, along with a Curriculum
Vitae or Résumé inclusive of the names and contact information for
at least five references (at least one supervisory and one academic).
Application materials should be electronically submitted to:

Ms. Rita B. Jenoure
Board Liaison/Presidential Support Specialist
Office of the President
rita.jenoure@gallaudet.edu

Questions about the search timeline or the position profile should be
directed to:

Dr. Christine Clark
Search Consultant
christine.clark@gallaudet.edu

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position opening
Speech Language Pathologist
Florida School for the Deaf & Blind
St Augustine, FL

POSITION TITLE:  Speech Language Pathologist (Specialist, 7%)

POSITION TYPE:  Board of Trustees (FSDBEA)

DEPARTMENT:  Speech & Audiology

Two Positions Available for the 2015/2016 School Year

FSDB SALARY RANGE – 190 Days:  $39,548.00 – $64,914.00 Annually.
 This range is inclusive of verified experience and education.

REQUIREMENTS:  Master’s Degree or higher in related field. 
Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA.  Requirements mandated
by state/federal law.

PREFERRED: Licensure by the State of Florida Department of Health in
Speech-Language Pathology (or ability to attain upon appointment).

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  Applicants under consideration for
employment at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind will be
required to complete background investigation.  Fingerprints will be
taken and sent to the Florida Department of Law enforcement and the
Federal Bureau of Investigation for a background check of your
criminal history record(s) at the state and national level.

WORK LOCATION: Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, 207 North
San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, Florida

WORK HOURS:  Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm.   

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position is a Speech Language
Pathologist which carries responsibility for direct student services.
Provide direct individual/group therapy services to Deaf Department
students. Provide comprehensive reports for triennial and special
evaluations that determine appropriate program placement. Provide
parents with ideas for materials, activities, and techniques to
improve the student’s communication skills. Model techniques for
teaching auditory speech skills to students based on their evaluation
results.  Participate in interdisciplinary department team meetings
to make recommendations or report interventions with students. 
Develop speech files with evaluations, student’s logs, progress
reports, IEP’s audiograms, teacher/parent communications or other
reports as needed.  Provide support to the Department Audiologist in
the care, maintenance and use of amplification with every student in
the assigned department.  Provide services and assistance to other
staff members including dormitory staff, support service staff,
supervisors and other staff as required.  This includes participation
in service IEP meetings, parent conferences, teacher/clinician
meetings, director/clinician meetings, and department meetings as
required.  Attend training and implement skills acquired during
professional development activities as required by Federal, State and
FSDB mandates.  Other related duties, as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of developmental speech,
language and auditory training as components of a total communication
program for visually impaired and hearing impaired students; Skill in
evaluating the auditory and speech performance levels of visually
impaired and hearing impaired students; Basic knowledge of other
speech defects, causes of language delay, and the ability to assess
capabilities and needs of individual students; Skill in assessing
evaluation results in order to plan appropriate auditory/speech
management objectives for visually impaired and hearing impaired
students of all ages and ability levels; Ability to teach
auditory/speech/spoken language skills individual and small group
therapy sessions; Ability to write evaluation reports, progress
reports, and other necessary forms of communication with teachers,
parents and staff; Skill in using and maintaining hearing aids and
group amplification equipment or willingness to learn; Knowledge of
behavior modification principles and techniques and the ability to
establish appropriate rapport with students in order to teach
effectively; Ability to plan, organize and use time effectively in
order to provide the maximum amount of direct services to students;
Ability to plan, organize and implement reinforcement activities with
classroom teachers, parents, and other staff; Ability to communicate
with hearing impaired students and hearing or hearing impaired staff
members or willingness to learn.  Ability to work cooperatively with
other staff members in order to provide quality services and
establish continuity within the Comprehensive Auditory/Speech
program. Ability to complete training and administer skills acquired
in CPR and CPI.

Applicants who are selected for hire will be required to attain an
Advanced proficiency in sign language, within four years of hire.
Please note: The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind provides
education to acquire sign language skills.

SPECIAL NOTE:

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative
Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in
the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the
Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring
authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287).
Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow
sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace.  All employees
are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with
Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to
contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE: 

In order to be considered for employment in this position, all
applicants must attach proof of Degree/Unofficial Transcripts and
Current Certificate to your application on People First, by the
closing date.  Documentation can also be faxed to People First
directly at 888-403-2110.  If documentation is faxed to People First,
please include Position Number 48008592 on all documentation.

Applications accepted through People First only. (Application can be
faxed or mailed to People First; fax 1-888-403-2110 or mail to People
First Staffing Administration, P. O. Box 44058, Jacksonville, Florida
32231-4058.  Contact People First at 1-877-562-7287 for assistance,
if needed. You will be called by the People First Service Center
to answer Qualifying Questions.)

To access additional information please log on to
https://jobs.myflorida.com/joblist.html and in Keywords enter
48008592. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  11:59 p.m. on June 26, 2015.

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Position Announcement
Independent Living Advisor (ILA)
Deaf Independent Living Association, Inc.
Salisbury, MD

Position: Independent Living Advisor (ILA)

Job Goal: Provide direct care independent living services and support to
individuals. Services range from personal hygiene, medication
administration and intensive independent living skills training in
individuals’ homes, etc. throughout the Eastern Shore. Shifts varies
within a team oriented environment.

Qualifications: Fluency in ASL; High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
required; one year related experience preferred; competency with basic
independent living skills; must be flexible and work within a team
approach environment. Ability to teach, advise and motivate people.
Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and good driving record
required.

Qualified candidates may email cover letter, resume and three business
references to HR@dila.org, fax 410-543-4874 or mail to Deaf Independent
Living Association, 806 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, Maryland 21804. DILA
is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Position Announcement
Programs Manager
Deaf Independent Living Association, Inc. (DILA)
Salisbury, MD

FT position with benefits managing various programs for the deaf and hard
of hearing;. Experience in supervising and training staff; familiarity
with program development, community relations; competency in independent
living skills development, supported employment counseling and crisis
intervention.

Qualifications: Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL); Bachelors Degree
required, Masters preferred plus 2-5 yrs experience in Human Services.
Must have excellent people, organizational and time management skills;
professionally build teams among staff, be an initiator, detail oriented,
organized, a problem solver; demonstrate strong leadership and supervisory
skills and effectively delegate and follow up on assignments. Valid
driver’s license, reliable transportation and good driving record
required.

Qualified candidates may email cover letter, resume & 3 business
references to HR@dila.org; fax 410-543-4874; or mail to Deaf Independent
Living Association, 806 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. Only
qualified applicants will be considered. DILA is an Equal Opportunity
Employer.

 

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employment opportunity
Cook
Brookdale Chestnut Lane Gresham
Gresham, OR

At Brookdale Chestnut Lane Gresham, the Deaf community comes first. We’re
one of only two Assisted Living communities in the United States
specializing in care for the Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing. In
fact, Chestnut Lane was specifically designed to enhance and enrich the
lives of Deaf seniors with spacious open areas, wide hallways, private
alcoves and a staff fluent in American Sign Language.

Job Summary
Prepares and cooks meals for communities and maintains standards of
kitchen cleanliness.

Essential Functions
1. Prepares all food according to the menu in a safe, sanitary manner
under the direction of the dining services coordinator/manager.
2. Ensures proper preparation, portioning, and serving of foods according
to standardized recipes.
3. Prepares quality food products according to standardized recipes and
menus.
4. Adheres to all safety and sanitation standards.
5. Prepares food in a timely manner at specified meal times.
6. Responds to community issues or concerns that may occur in the dining
room.
7. Follows departmental procedures including sanitation, safety, and
cleaning schedules.
8. Follows proper cleaning procedures and storage of all dishes, utensils
and cooking equipment.
9. Ensures all food in refrigerator, freezer, and dry storage are labeled
and dated.
10. Oversees proper food handling and utilization of all foods to prevent
contamination, increase quality, and reduce cost.
11. Suggests menu or recipe changes to utilize leftovers and other
supplies.
12. Cleans all food service equipment, kitchen and food storage areas.

Education and Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED). One to three months
related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education
and experience.
Requires knowledge of special diets.

Certifications, Licenses, and other Special Requirements
Current ServSafe Certification required.
Obtain and hold any local or state required food
handling/supervision/sanitation licenses and/or certifications

Management/Decision Making
Makes standard and routine decisions based on detailed guidelines with
little independent judgment. Problems are generally solved with clear,
detailed guidelines or by reporting them to a supervisor.

Knowledge and Skills
Has a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic
analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the work environment and
process. Has working knowledge of the organization.
Knowledge and fluency in American Sign Language is a plus.

Please send resume to Brookdale Chestnut Lane Gresham to the attention of
Tom Galey at Thomas.Galey@brookdale.com or 1219 NE 6th Street, Gresham, OR
97030.

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job opportunity
Full-Time preschool teacher
North Dakota School for the Deaf
Devils Lake, ND

North Dakota School for the Deaf in Devils Lake is hiring a full-time
preschool teacher beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. Go to
www.nd.gov/hrms/jobs/ to apply for this position.

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job description
Classroom Teacher/Special Education Teacher of the Deaf
The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
Philadelphia, PA

THE PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
100 WEST SCHOOL HOUSE LANE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19144

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title: Classroom Teacher/Special Education Teacher of the Deaf

Reports to: Instructional Supervisor

Employment Information: A full-time 10-month position- High School
Qualifications:

1. At least a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university
in Special Education, Master.s Degree preferred.

2. Possession of or eligibility for appropriate certification from
the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

3. Understanding and knowledge of multiple disabilities and
development.

4. Experience working with special education individuals (e.g.,
cognitively challenged, emotionally disturbed, pervasive developmental
delay, autism spectrum disorders etc.).

5. Sign competence preferred.

6. Understanding of and support for an exploratory, experiential
approach to teaching and learning. Experience with an interdisciplinary
and functional curriculum.

7. Understanding of and experience with a culturally diverse
population.

8. Experience working with children of the age range to be served is
preferred (Early Childhood, Elementary/Middle School or Secondary).

9. Understanding and acceptance of communication principles which
emphasize full accessibility to all communication in the school
environment, the importance of self-expression and respect for each
individual’s communication needs. (See statement of PSD’s Communication
Philosophy and Principles.)

10. Experience working as a member of an instructional team is
preferred.

Professional Profile:

It is expected that teachers at PSD are up to date with current
research and literature not only in Special Education but in education in
general. They should exhibit a desire to learn, grow and experiment.
Teachers should be willing to put in the time necessary to appropriately
plan/prepare for instruction as well as attend professional workshops and
seminars.

Duties:

Special Education teachers serve a student population ranging from
Early Childhood through Secondary. Classes will be taught to
developmentally delayed, socially and emotionally disturbed, physically
disabled, and students with specialized learning needs. Classes are
arranged according to age, ability, and programming needs of the students.
Teamwork is essential, as each teacher is involved with other teachers and
aides in curriculum planning and instruction. In addition, teachers work
with other support personnel (e.g., therapists, curriculum and behavior
support staff, communication specialists, etc.) to provide an integrated
and well-rounded instructional program for each student.

Special Education teachers are responsible for the development and
implementation of IEPs with the involvement of parents and school
districts, and for implementing instructional activities consistent with
the educational mission and philosophy of the school. This approach
requires unit planning and experience-based instruction, emphasizes a
multicultural orientation involving the Deaf community and Deaf role
models. Natural acquisition of language is expected of typically
developing learners according to the principles of normal child growth and
development. For more information, see the PSD Mission Statement.

For information on applying for this job – mmazza@psd.org

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employment opening
Lecturer in Deaf Education and American Sign Language
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

The University of Iowa program in American Sign Language invites
applications for a non-tenure-track lecturer position for Spring semester
2016, renewable for an additional two years (2016-18) and then renewable
in three year increments pending positive teaching reviews and college
authorization. Responsibilities include teaching 4-5 sections of ASL per
year (maximum 22 students per section) using an immersion curriculum
(Signing Naturally), 1-2 Deaf Education methods course per year (6 courses
total per academic year), and contributing to curriculum and materials
development for the American Sign Language Program. Duties also include
partnering with the University of Iowa College of Education to supervise
and advise students pursuing the Teaching Deaf and Hard of Hearing
endorsement. A successful candidate will be involved in revising and
growing the Teaching Deaf and Hard of Hearing program.

Summer employment possible if desired, dependent upon program needs and
resources. Starting Date: January 13, 2016.

Required: fluency in ASL; Master’s Degree in Deaf Education or related
field; American Sign Language Teacher Association (ASLTA) certification or
willingness to obtain certification once employed.

Desired: PhD in Deaf Education or related field, language teaching
experience at the college level; 3-5 years of elementary or secondary
teaching experience.

Candidates must submit applications online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/ Do
not mail paper applications. Initial screening of applicants begins June
8th and will continue until the position is filled. Refer to requisition
number 66678. Attachments to the application should include cover letter,
curriculum vitae, and three current letter of recommendation (not older
than 2 years).

The Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures and the College
of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the
strategic plans of the University, College, Division, and Department
reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply
and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on
the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, pregnancy,
gender orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion,
associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a
disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is
an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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position opening
Mental Health Clinician – Deaf Services
Sound Mental Health
Seattle, WA

Sound Mental Health, a non-profit agency, seeks a full time Mental
Health Clinician for its Deaf Services program. This is a full-time
position with full benefits, and is located in Seattle.  The
Clinician will provide individual, group and family counseling;
mental health evaluation and case management for Deaf, hard of
hearing and Deaf-Blind individuals of all ages. Collaborate with a
multi-disciplinary Deaf Services team. Applicants must be fluent in
ASL & knowledgeable about Deaf Culture. Master’s in Counseling,
Social Work or related field required.  Licensure and/or chemical
dependency experience a plus.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental
Health, Attn: Anne Baldwin, Job #15-090, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle,
WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to AnneB@smh.org

Please visit us at http://www.smh.org to learn more about who we are.

SMH is an EEO/AA Employer.

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revised posting

position openings
Rhode Island School for the Deaf
Providence, RI

– Curriculum and Instruction Specialist Job  
– Math TeacherJob  (ID: 1643572)

https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1520022

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position openings
Classroom Teaching positions
Washington School for the Deaf
Vancouver, WA

The Washington School for the Deaf (WSD) campus of the Center for
Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss (CDHL) is recruiting for
Classroom Teaching positions for the 2015-2016 school year! Math and
Technology Teacher, Language Arts Secondary Teacher, ASL Teacher, and
Language Arts Teacher with a focus on Transition Duties. Jobs require
Master’s Degree in Deaf Education, WA State teaching certificate, and
fluency in ASL and written English. Training and experience in use of
bilingual ASL-English strategies in the classroom preferred. Jobs are
open until filled. Projected start date is August 17, 2015. Salary
range: $42,000 – $66,000 per year based on 186 days + full benefits
package beginning September 1, 2015. Apply at http://www.careers.wa.gov
under agency official name “Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing
Loss” and join the team in the beautiful Vancouver – Portland area!

EOE

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position opening
Resident Care Associate for the Deaf and Deaf-Blind
Brookdale Chestnut Lane Gresham
Gresham, OR

At Brookdale Chestnut Lane Gresham, the Deaf community comes first. We’re
one of only two Assisted Living communities in the United States
specializing in care for the Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing. In
fact, Chestnut Lane was specifically designed to enhance and enrich the
lives of Deaf seniors with spacious open areas, wide hallways, private
alcoves and a staff fluent in American Sign Language.

The Resident Assistant provides resident care duties under the supervision
of licensed nursing personnel and to assist in maintaining a positive
physical and social environment for the residents who are Deaf and
Deaf-Blind.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements
. Successfully complete training as required by state regulations
. Ability to read, write and speak English and communicate in American
Sign Language (ASL)
. Obtain Food Handlers Permit (as required by state regulations)
. Must be able to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff,
vendors and the general
public
. Must meet all health requirements, including TB
. Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities (Essential Job
Functions) with or without
reasonable accommodation
. Must pass criminal background check
. Must have compassion for and desire to work with the elderly

Essential Functions
Customer Service
. Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers
. Perform job duties for residents and with team members in a courteous
and professional manner
. Take initiative to ensure resident safety and satisfaction is a priority
. Meet and greet visitors in a friendly, helpful manner (Visitors include
anyone who visits the
community; specifically, current residents’ families and friends,
prospective residents and their
families, referral sources, vendors and regulators)
. Answer phones appropriately, according to company and community
standards
. Communicate professionally and cooperate with supervisor and all
community personnel
. Ensure compliance and understanding of all regulations regarding
residents’ rights

Personal care and nursing
. Assist residents with activities of daily living, including bathing,
dressing, grooming, toileting,
changing of bed linens, positioning, transfer, mobility, and incontinence
care
. Keep proper records of care
. Report observations to licensed nurse
. Immediately report any changes in resident’s condition to the supervisor
. Vital sign monitoring will be performed as needed by personnel with
current license/qualification (as
required by state regulations)

Medication Assistance
. May assist with and document medications, following accepted practices,
and in accordance with
State regulations under the supervision of a Licensed Nurse

Dining Services
. Focus on customer service to residents in dining services
. Work as a team with dining services to assist in:
o Setting up serving carts for each meal
o Serving meals to residents’ tables according to Emeritus procedures
o Bussing tables and preparing dishes for washing
o Cleaning dining room, including wiping tables and chairs
o Setting tables for the next meal
o Delivering trays to resident apartments as needed
o Understand and follow dining services safety and infection control
policies and procedures

Safety and Sanitation
. Monitor the phone, front door, call and alarm systems
. Understand and follow safety and infection control policies and
procedures
. Respond to emergency call signals promptly
. Report incidents and completes appropriate paperwork

Laundry/Cleaning Functions
. Collect, laundry, and distribute linens, garments, etc. in accordance
with Community procedures
. Help to properly maintain all equipment, ensure work areas are clean and
safe, and ensure policies
covering infection control, health and safety, etc. are strictly followed
. Assist in cleaning resident rooms, dining areas, public areas

Training
. Attend all required in-service trainings

Other
. Promote and encourage residents to participate in activities
. Follow & communicate company policies and procedures
. The job description provides a framework for the job, other duties may
be assigned as necessary

Physical/Sensory Requirements (with or without the aid of mechanical
devices)

Medium Work — Ability to exert 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or
10-25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10
pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move
objects.

Please send resume to Brookdale Chestnut Lane Gresham to the attention of
Tom Galey at mailto:Thomas.Galey@brookdale.com

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job opening announcement
Paraprofessional – Kindergarten
Kansas State School for the Deaf
Olathe, KS

SALARY:     Salary paid by the Blue Valley School District; and will be
commensurable with experience

SCHEDULE:         Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm

EMPLOYMENT DATE:   Open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION: Provide one-on-one instructional assistance to
individual student(s) and/or groups of students with disabilities under
the supervision of a certified special education professional. Creates,
adapts, or modifies classroom activities, assignments and/or materials
under the direction of the supervising teacher for the purpose of
supporting and reinforcing student learning. Monitors individual in a
group setting for purpose of providing a safe and positive learning
environment. Implements, under the supervision of the supervising teacher,
behavioral plans for student with challenging behaviors. Collects and
records student data. Follows written work schedule, arriving and leaving
on time. Maintain appropriate communication with student, teachers,
parents and other professionals. Participate in activities designed to
increase knowledge and improve skills related to performance of
job-related responsibilities. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Ability to communicate effectively in American Sign
Language and English with student, staff, parents. Ability to work
cooperatively. Ability to correctly operate school machines, tools, and
equipment. High School diploma or GED. AA or higher degree or training
working with students preferred. ASL and English assessments will be
given at the time of interview.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Upon offer of employment, a background check will be
conducted via the KS Bureau of Investigation & KS Dept. of Social &
Rehabilitation Services. Also a Tuberculosis test & Health Certificate
must be passed upon offer of employment (cost borne by employee).

CONTACT:   Teresa Chandler, Human Resources Office, 913/210-8113 v/tty,
E-Mail: mailto:tchandler@kssdb.org Fax: 913/621-2310

KSD Embraces Diversity                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                            
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updated announcement

job opening announcement
– Teacher – Social Studies & Post High School Program
– Teacher – Elementary (newly added announcement)
Kansas State School for the Deaf
Olathe, KS
                       
SALARY:   Placement made within agency guidelines on salary schedule
depending upon professional background and experience.

Excellent benefits.

SCHEDULE:   181 School Days / 2015- 2016 School Year
EMPLOYMENT DATE:  Immediate

JOB DESCRIPTION: Teach students at the appropriate level utilizing state
and local assessments, state standards, curriculum guides, and any other
materials/tests deemed necessary. Perform work associated with student
instruction; prepares lesson plans and appropriate classroom materials,
direct and monitor student progress in attaining IEP goals, maintain
classroom control, begin and end class in a timely manner, keep students
on task, and supervise students outside of instructional time. Use
appropriate communication skills with students, staff, and public as
determined by the ASL/English evaluation. Complete and turn in to the
designated person; all student evaluation reports, lesson plans, sub
plans, I.E.P..s, comprehensive evaluations, grade cards, and other written
reports as assigned by the due date. Maintain current school records as
mandated by the State.   Provide direct instruction to group of students
in High School and Post High School Program (PHSP), and conduct group &
individual job coaching, training, and counseling for students in the
PHSP.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Qualify for Kansas certification by KSDE for
Secondary and Hearing Impaired (1911); Education/Deaf/HH with emphasis in
Social Studies (7-12). Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL).
Applicants must be pre-approved for certification via KS Dept. of
Education, Cert. Dept. prior to the issuing of a contract. (ASL and
writing skills will be assessed.)

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Upon offer of employment: official transcripts are
required, a background check will be conducted via the KS Bureau of
Investigation, & KS Dept. of Social & Rehabilitation Services. Also a
Tuberculosis test & Health Certificate must be passed upon offer of
employment (cost borne by employee).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled. Send resume and copies of all
college transcripts. For consideration request an official KSD
application or go to our website and submit application for KSD review.

CONTACT: Teresa Chandler, Human Resources Director; Phone: 913/210-8113    
E-Mail: mailto:tchandler@kssdb.org Fax: 913/621-2310
Or Linda Thompson, HR Assistant 913/210-8114, email: mailto:lthompson@kssdb.org
or Tom Burdolski, HR Professional, 913/305-3004 , E-mail
mailto:tburdolski@kssdb.org
Fax 913/621/2310

KSD Embraces Diversity

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career announcement – No 03-10-084
Program Director II – Client Services
Community Outreach Program for the Deaf
Albuquerque, NM

As a condition of employment, all CCS employees are required to pass an
FBI Fingerprint Criminal History Summary

Status                  Exempt – Full-Time

Position Purpose
Supervises the Vocational, Deafblind and Special Services, and Tutoring
programs which provide the following services to New Mexicans who are
deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind including those with significant
disabilities: case management/service coordination, advocacy, emergency
support, tutoring, job development and placement, skills training, 1:1
support services, access technology, etc. Assures that programs comply
with contractual requirements of funding sources. Plans, develops, and
conducts professional development trainings to ensure high quality service
delivery and compliance with established Agency policies and procedures.
Conducts community outreach and training activities which promote
awareness of services as well as local capacity. Assists in program
budget development. Position may from time to time be stressful and
require a high demand of performance. May perform other duties as
assigned.

Essential Functions
.     Oversees the daily operations of the Vocational, the Deafblind and
Special Services, Tutoring programs which provides case management/service
coordination, advocacy, job development/placement, tutoring, vocational
skills, job coaching, Support Service Provider/Community Intervener
services, technology, and other services to eligible clients who are deaf,
hard of hearing, or deafblind including those with significant
disabilities
.     Monitors both programs to assure the delivery of high quality
services and contractual requirements of funding entities
.     Works with staff and prepares monthly reports required by
contracts which fund the Vocational, Deafblind and Special Services, and
Tutoring programs.
.     Assists in the billing for the Vocational, Deafblind and Special
Services, and Tutoring programs.
.     Assists in the developing of administrative and operational
policies and procedures for the Vocational, Deafblind and Special
Services, and Tutoring programs
.     Supervises the programs. staff (e.g., Program Coordinators,
Vocational Personnel, Schedules, Support Service Providers/Community
Interveners, Tutors/Learning Specialists, etc.) to assure that the
quantity (i.e., billable unit counts) and quality of work meets
contractual requirements as well as SCS standards of service delivery
.     Monitors and manages work/caseloads of the staff in all programs
to ensure quality of services and the meeting of any contractual
requirements
.     Plans, coordinates, and/or conducts personnel development
trainings so that direct service staff in all programs are knowledgeable
of effective practices in deafness, hearing loss, deafblindness,
vocational programming, driving vehicles, as well as CCS./SCS. policies
and procedures, and other content areas to ensure high quality services as
well as compliance with Federal, New Mexico, and local laws and agency
policies and procedures.
.     Has responsibility for recruiting, hiring, training, evaluating,
providing constructive performance feedback and separating for the staffs
in those programs
.     Recommends adjustments in staffing patterns for the programs in
response to clients and contractual needs.
.     Develops and implements, with staff assistance, a single, central
system that manages referrals to CODP-NM as well as the coordination of
client services for all three programs (which includes intake and
assessment (which should include both ecological assessments and true
person centered planning) development and implementation of service plans
(which includes staffing, regular/periodic review of plan implementation,
etc) for clients receiving services from the Vocational, Deafblind and
Special Services, and/or Tutoring/Learning Specialist programs.
.     Oversees the management of the client services process.
.     Conducts intakes, assessments, and other components of the client
services process.
.     Collaborates with other agencies and organizations to identify
individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind . including those
with significant disabilities . who would be eligible for services from
COPD
.     Collaborates with other agencies and organizations to develop
supports as well as social and educational opportunities in the community
for individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind . including
those with significant disabilities
.     Provides advocacy for clients for services and supports provided
by federal, state, and local agencies and organizations as needed
.     Assists Agency Director in the developing of budgets for the
programs
.     Assists Agency Director in the planning of agency wide staff
development trainings
.     Participates in the Agency’s Administrative team
.     Provides supervision to interns/practicum students in bachelor and
graduate programs
.     Attends meetings of stakeholder groups and agencies (e.g., the New
Mexico Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and various consumer
organizations) as needed/required
.     Collaborates with the Agency’s Administrative Team, the Agency’s
Advisory Board, and funding sources to foster the enhancement and growth
of the Vocational, Deafblind and Special Services, and Tutoring programs
to meet the needs of New Mexicans who are deaf, hard of hearing, or
deafblind
.     Assists the Agency Director in securing funding for direct
services to New Mexicans who are deaf, hard of hearing, or/deafblind
.     Plans and conducts outreach activities, as required by contractual
obligations, to promote services and supports for New Mexican who are
deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind
.     Plans and conducts trainings and workshops in the community to
increase awareness of services and to increase local capacity to identify
and serve New Mexicans who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind
.     Conducts site visits and perform qualify and safety reviews for
compliance
.     May drive agency or personal vehicle on company business

The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to
describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not
be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be
inherent in the job.

Minimum Qualifications
.     Master’s in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Rehabilitation or
related field
.     American Sign Language Fluency
.     3 years of supervisory experience
.     5 years. experience in providing vocational services to
individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, and/or deafblind; OR 5 years.
experience in providing education and/or rehabilitation services to
individuals who are deafblind or deaf with significant disabilities; OR 5
years. experience in working with individuals who are deaf, hard of
hearing, and/or deafblind in a counseling capacity
.     Ability to plan and conduct outcome oriented trainings and
presentations
.     Ability to produce clearly written reports and other written
communication in English (emails, training materials, promotional
materials, memos, employee performance evaluations, etc.)
.     Pass drug screening
.     Pass FBI Fingerprint Criminal History Summary
.     Obtain a New Mexico Driver License, proof of insurance and Motor
Vehicle Division 39 month Motor Vehicle Report

Desired Qualifications
.     Additional years of directly related experience
.     Training, experience and skill in various treatment modalities
and/or rehabilitation skills training (e.g., activities of daily living,
technology, orientation and mobility, communication, low vision, etc.)
.     Fluency in Spanish
.     Fluency of Braille
.     Experience in using other communication modes (i.e., other than
ASL and/or Braille) used by individuals who are deafblind
.     Experience working with individuals with developmental
disabilities

Salary      $19.50 – $24.86 depending on experience

Selection   Applicants will be rated and evaluated based upon of their
qualifications, training and related job experience

How to Apply      Complete application at:

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona, Inc.
140 W. Speedway Blvd. #230
Tucson, AZ 85705

520-623-0344

Fax resume and cover letter . 520-770-8505

Email resume and cover letter . mailto:humanresources@ccs-soaz.org

For more information visit our website at: www.ccs-soaz.org

Closing Date            When Filled

Due to the volume of applications we receive, only those selected for an
interview will be contacted.

Any individual seeking accommodations should contact the Corporate
Director of Human Resources at 520-623-0344 ex 7068.

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona strengthens families,
supports communities, provides compassionate services, and strives for
excellence. For more information visit our website at: www.ccs-soaz.org

We encourage our Veterans to apply

Affirmative Action and an Equal Opportunity Employer

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career announcement – No 03-10-086       
Interpreter/Interpreter Referral Specialist
Community Outreach Program for the Deaf

As a condition of employment, all CCS employees are required to pass an
FBI Fingerprint Criminal History Summary

Status                  Non Exempt . Full-Time

Position Purpose
Provides interpreting and transliterating services for Deaf and Hearing
consumers in a variety of educational and community settings including
medical, mental health, vocational and social services. Responsible for
agency community interpreter referral services. Processes interpreter
requests, schedules staff and contract interpreters, and confirms
interpreting schedules for all three cities in the Supercenter. Documents
interpreting hours for billing purposes and inputs payroll/billing data
for processing. Position may from time to time be stressful and require a
high demand of performance. May perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions
.     Provides interpreting and transliterating services for Deaf and
Hearing consumers in a variety of educational and community settings
including medical, mental health, vocational, social services, etc.
.     Assists with in-house and walk-in interpreting services
.     Documents interpreting time for billing purposes
.     Assists with educational interpreting and emergency coverage as
schedule permits
.     Meets the productivity requirements as outlined in the employment
agreement
.     Maintains high professional standards in accordance with the RID
Code of Professional Conduct, ensuring quality interpreting services for
the Hearing and Deaf consumers
.     Receives and processes interpreter requests; schedules staff and
contracted interpreters     matching interpreting skill level and
experience with the demands of the situation with consideration given to
the preference of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing consumers
.     Assists with after-hours coordination of Emergency Requests as
needed
.     Confirms interpreting schedule with interpreters, deaf consumers
and businesses or   organizations
.     Enters interpreter payroll and billing information into computer
and documents interpreting hours for billing purposes
.     Prepares Estimates or Bids for services for various government and
private entities
.     Receives and processes requests for information regarding ADA and
legal obligations for the provision of interpreters
.     Maintains current information for contracted interpreters,
consumers and billing actions
.     Assists department with other assignments or special projects
related to the interpreting service program
.     May drive agency or personal vehicle on company business
The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to
describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not
be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be
inherent in the job.

Minimum Qualifications
.     Graduate of an ITP or Associates Degree (directly related
experience may substitute for education requirements)
.     Current valid New Mexico Interpreter License
.     1 year of interpreting experience, community interpreting
preferred (1 year of experience equals 20-25 hours per week for average of
50 weeks per year)
.     Pass FBI Fingerprint Criminal History Summary
.     Valid New Mexico Driver License, proof of insurance and NM Motor
Vehicle Division Motor Vehicle Report
Desired Qualifications
.     Bachelor’s degree in related field
.     Customer service experience
.     EIPA 3.5 or greater (each tenth of a point increase above EIPA 3.5
constitutes an additional Desired Qualification (DQ) credit, e.g. EIPA 3.6
provides one DQ credit; EIPA 3.7 provides two DQ credits, etc.)
.     National Certification
.     Completion of formal internship/mentee program
.     Additional years of directly related experience
.     200 documented mentee hours

SALARY      $12.90 – $16.13 depending on experience

SELECTION   Applicants will be rated and evaluated based upon of their
qualifications, training and related job experience

How to Apply      Complete application at:

Community Outreach Program for the Deaf
3908 Carlisle NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107

505-255-7636

Fax resume and cover letter . 505-255-8029

Email resume and cover letter . mailto:humanresources@ccs-soaz.org

For more information visit our website at: www.ccs-soaz.org

Closing Date            When Filled

Due to the volume of applications we receive, only those selected for an
interview will be contacted.

Any individual seeking accommodations should contact the Corporate
Director of Human Resources at 520-623-0344 ex 1068.

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona strengthens families,
supports communities, provides compassionate services, and strives for
excellence. For more information visit our website at: www.ccs-soaz.org

We encourage our Veterans to apply
Affirmative Action and an Equal Opportunity Employer