deaf-related-jobs

- EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! -

*  EDD Placement Coordinator – Norwalk, CA

*  Staff Interpreter (2 positions available) – Los Angeles, CA

*  Staff Interpreter (2 positions available)- Riverside, CA (CODIE)

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

http://www.gladinc.org

If interested for any of these positions then please submit resume
and application to:

Jeff Fetterman
Human Resources Manager
Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041

V/TDD:  (323) 550-4207
Fax #:  (323) 550-4204

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org

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employment opportunity
Principal, School for the Deaf
Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), invites you to consider
our employment opportunities.   Interested persons are invited to visit
CSDB’s website at: http://www.csdb.org/careers-2/ where the official job
announcement for Principal, School for the Deaf may be found in its
entirety, including major duties/responsibilities, under Non-Classified
employment.  This job announcement is open until the position is filled.
The base salary shall be established commensurate with appropriate
education and experience.  Annual Salary Range: $82,506 to $94,021.
Excellent benefits.

Chelle Lutz, Human Resources Office
Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
33 North Institute Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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

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open positions
Center for Human Development
Springfield, MA

Center for Human Development is seeking dedicated, compassionate staff for
a new, innovative program providing residential services to deaf
individuals with developmental disabilities in a house adjacent to
Springfield College in Springfield, MA.  Residents will have access to
campus activities, facilities and entertainment.

- Program Supervisor
The ASL proficient supervisor responsibilities include supervision of
direct care staff and coordination of Springfield College intern
activities; interfacing with Springfield College to recruit interns;
implementation of client treatment plans; participation in on-call
rotation, oversight of documentation, oversight of facility upkeep and
maintenance; serving as a liaison to external providers and the community
at-large.

Qualifications:  ASL proficient; minimum two years’ experience with the
population as well supervisory experience.  Must have excellent oral and
written communication and must be proficient in use of computers.  Deaf
and hard of hearing encouraged to apply. Bachelor’s Degree in related
field required.  Reliable automobile and valid driver’s license required.

To Apply:  Visit www.chd.org/careers and apply online to requisition
14-0192.

- Assistant Supervisor
The ASL proficient assistant supervisor responsibilities include assisting
with the supervision of direct care staff and coordination of Springfield
College intern activities; implementation of client treatment plans,
participation in on-call rotation; assisting supervisor with oversight of
facility upkeep and maintenance; participating with supervision in
liaising with external providers and the community at-large.

Qualifications:  ASL proficient; minimum two years’ experience with the
population. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and
must be proficient in use of computers.  Deaf and hard of hearing
encouraged to apply. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  Reliable automobile and
valid driver’s license required.

To Apply:  Visit www.chd.org/careers and apply online to requisition
14-0193.

- Residential Staff
The ASL proficient Direct Care Staff responsibilities include supporting
clients’ activities of daily living, administering medications as needed,
advocating for individuals within various community settings, providing
opportunities to optimize clients’ independence and quality of life, and
interfacing with Springfield College and the Springfield College interns
working within the residence.  Staff will develop professional and
supportive relationships with clients and provide support and guidance
with a person-centered focus.

Qualifications:  Candidates will be ASL proficient; ideally have a
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience; possess strong interpersonal
skills; empathy for others; demonstrated commitment to serving those with
significant needs; ability to work well within a team model and
independently.  Computer skills necessary.  Must have a vehicle for work
use and current driver’s license; ability to complete medication
administration training; deaf and hard of hearing encouraged to apply.
All candidates must complete and pass background record screening process.

To Apply:  Visit http://www.chd.org/careers and apply online to requisition
14-0191.

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Employment Opportunity
School Leader – Delaware School for the Deaf
Newark, Delaware

Salary:     $106,965 – $113,793
Start Date: Mutually Agreeable Date

Qualifications:
-     Master’s Degree in Deaf Education or related field
-     Delaware Eligibility for School Principal/Assistant Principal
Certificate
-     Administrative experience preferred
-     Minimum five years of teaching experience in deaf education
-     Knowledge of Federal (IDEA) regulations for Special Education
-     Knowledge of current research and best practices in education of
the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
-     Fluency in American Sign Language
-     Successful completion of the Praxis I or Praxis Core (Only for
those candidates not already certified)
-     Prior experience with scheduling, professional development and
curriculum for students/staff preferred

See complete posting on the Christina School District Website
Website:  www.christinak12.org

CHRISTINA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Human Resources Office
600 North Lombard Street
Wilmington, DE  19801

PH: 302-552-2650   -   FX: 302-552-2651

The Christina School District is an EOE/M/F/H/V

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open positions
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency

positions in different parts of the state

- SOUTH GEORGIA
Middle GA

http://careers.ga.gov/jobsearch/jobdetail.asp?ReqNum=GVR-14698di

Macon, Georgia – the “Song and Soul of the South”! Where you can hike
through the ancient Indian mounds and experience the state’s largest
collection of African American history, art, and culture. Sit on the
dock with R&B music icon Otis Redding’s life size bronze statue, or
stroll down wide avenues lined with art galleries, boutiques, and
architecture as diverse as the people who built it. Sample mouth
watering soul food or try signature dishes from local restaurants in
a town where a night out means fine dining, drinks, or dancing, but
also a moonlit walk among Old South mansions, a Broadway play, or a
live show at the birthplace of Southern rock.

- Athens
Athens: North East GA, College Town

http://careers.ga.gov/jobsearch/jobdetail.asp?ReqNum=GVR-14698dh

In the sweltering Georgia heat, no place is as cool as Athens. This
hip college town is home to the University of Georgia, Pulitzer Prize
winning authors and famous rock musicians. Explore the downtown area,
where Victorian buildings are filled with an eclectic combination of
independent coffee shops, restaurants and boutiques. Named “Live
Music Central,” Athens’ busy music venues are known around the world.

- Rome
Beautiful North GA Mountains

http://careers.ga.gov/jobsearch/jobdetail.asp?ReqNum=GVR-14698dd

Throughout the decades, this classic city has grown in sophistication
to become a unique portrait of Southern heritage and hospitality.
Rome has a strong arts community, a passion for history and a respect
for the three gentle rivers winding through the heart of the city.

Our attractions, historic sites and natural beauty are tempting, but
what really stands out are the people – the smiles – the Southern
hospitality that offers an open invitation.

Whether you are visiting to shop for antiques or to hike our rich
mountain trails, you will never forget “where the rivers meets the
mountains begin.

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Current/anticipated vacancies for the 2014-2015 school year
The Georgia School for the Deaf
Cave Spring, Georgia

MISSION STATEMENT
All GSD students will graduate with a positive Deaf identity as bilinguals
in American Sign Language and written English, and will be prepared to
make successful life choices.

VISION STATEMENT
The Georgia School for the Deaf offers high quality educational and
extracurricular activities that prepare its graduates for further
academic, social and career success. This is achieved in a fully
accessible American Sign Language (ASL)/English bilingual environment,
which recognizes ASL users as a distinct cultural and linguistic group.
This fosters positive self-acceptance and self-esteem, affording each
student the ability to effectively navigate the world they encounter
beyond their K-12 experience. As part of this lifelong learning
philosophy, all staff and students consistently strive to improve their
use of both ASL and written English.

SCHOOL HISTORY
Northwest Georgia’s picturesque Vann’s Valley is the home of the Georgia
School for the Deaf, Georgia’s only residential school serving Deaf and
Hard-of-Hearing students.  GSD was established in 1846 on the grounds of
the Hearn Academy by one of its teachers, O. P. Fannin. A log cabin and a
$5000 legislative grant began a more than 160-year-long tradition of
service to children across the state.  GSD was the eleventh residential
school for the Deaf established in the United States.  GSD has an
expansive campus of 480 acres in the small community of Cave Spring.  The
relationship between Cave Spring and GSD is unique because many residents
and business owners are able to communicate with sign language.

Below are vacancies for the upcoming school year:
-       Paraprofessional
-       Residential Advisor
-       Nurse, School Clinic
-       Teacher
-       Graduation Coach
-       American Sign Language Specialist
-       Reading Content Specialist
-       Life Adjustment Supervisor
-       Sign Language Interpreter
-       Recreation Director

We invite interested parties to visit the GSD website at:
http://gsdweb.org and learn more about our school and campus.  For
specific information on the vacancies listed above, click on the
Employment link (home page) for the official job announcements in their
entirety, including a description of duties, minimum/preferred
qualifications, salary/benefits information, application instructions as
well as the required State of Georgia Application for Employment form.

The Georgia School for the Deaf is an equal opportunity employer.

Georgia School for the Deaf
Personnel Office
232 Perry Farm Road SW
Cave Spring, GA  30124

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position opening
Clinician LSW/LCSW
ACCESS Outpatient Services
Paterson, NJ

MUST BE PROFICIENT IN AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

As a key member of our ACCESS Outpatient Services, providing behavioral
health services to Deaf and hard of hearing people in NJ, you will provide
psychotherapy and case management services to Deaf/HOH individuals and
their families.

Recognized as the leading provider of behavioral health services to this
population in NJ, you will have opportunities to provide consultation to
various agencies, psychiatric service providers, and school settings,
on-site and in the community.

As needed, your expertise in working with Deaf individuals will also be
called upon to assist agencies by providing assessment and recommendations
about the deaf individual to increase their understanding and their
capacity to provide appropriate accommodated services to Deaf/HOH people.

To qualify, you must have:
-       Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling
-       NJ State licensure or eligibility
-       Superior American Sign Language skills/experience working with
Deaf/HOH
-       Demonstrated clinical skills, treatment planning, coordination of
services
-       Excellent written communication, analytical, problem-solving, and
organizational skills

We offer a competitive salary, dynamic work environment, and a
comprehensive benefits package. For immediate consideration, please email
your resume to: mailto:kimbelle@sjhmc.org

St. Joseph’s Healthcare System
Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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job opening
Outreach Coordinator-Utah
Hamilton Relay, Inc
Location:  Salt Lake City area

Hamilton Relay, Inc. currently has a full-time position open for Outreach
Coordinator-Utah

Location:  Salt Lake City area

Position summary:  This full-time position is responsible for coordinating
and implementing outreach activities designed to promote
Telecommunications
Relay Services (TRS) and Captioned Telephone Relay Service (CapTel®) for
Relay Utah.

Education, Experience and Skills:
-       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.
-       Excellent presentation skills
-       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
*       Deaf Community
*       Speech Disabled
-        Able to travel alone
-       Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing are encouraged to
apply.

For the full job description and application visit:
http://www.workforhamilton.com  or contact our HR Corporate office at:
(800)
821-1831 by July 7, 2014.

Hamilton Relay is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or
disability.

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job opening
Louisiana Outreach Coordinator
Hamilton Relay, Inc
Baton Rouge, LA

Hamilton Relay Services Division in Baton Rouge, LA, currently has a
full-time position open for Outreach Coordinator.

Position summary:  This full-time position is responsible for coordinating
and implementing outreach activities designed to promote
Telecommunications
Relay Services (TRS) and Captioned Telephone Relay Service (CapTel®) for
Louisiana Relay Services.

Education, Experience and Skills:
-       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.
-       Excellent presentation skills
-       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
*       Deaf Community
*       Speech Disabled
-        Able to travel alone
-       Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing are encouraged to
apply.

For the full job description and application visit:
http://www.workforhamilton.com  or contact our HR Corporate office at:
(800)
821-1831 by July 7, 2014.

Hamilton Relay is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or
disability.

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

DATE POSITION TO BE FILLED:
September 1, 2014

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
To plan for and implement the speech and communication programs
for moderately, severely, and profoundly deaf students enrolled at the
school.
To write and implement student IEPs and to keep reports as
required.
To participate in weekly team meetings with other staff members to
plan programs, behavior management techniques, and strategies for student
success.

DESIRED UALIFICATIONS:         Master’s Degree in Speech/Language
Pathology.
New York State certification to teach the Speech and Hearing Handicapped
and NYS Licensure as a Speech/Language Pathologist.

Experience facilitating the speech/language/ communication development of
Deaf students.

Advanced Rating on the Sign Communication Proficiency Interview (SCPI).

FILE APPLICATION WITH:
Harold Mowl, Jr., 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, gender, marital status, age, national origin, and veteran status.

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(new job added to list)

position vacancies
Kansas School for the Deaf
Olathe, KS

The Kansas School for the Deaf, 450 East Park St., Olathe, KS  66061, is
currently seeking qualified individuals for the following positions for
the  2014 – 2015 school year:

- School Counselor (new)
- Part-Time Audiologist
- Secondary Math Teacher

Placement made within agency guidelines on salary schedule depending upon
professional background and experience. KSD offers excellent benefits
(Full Time Positions Only).  Applicants will be screened and the most
highly qualified applicants will be invited for an interview session.
Positions are open until filled.  KSD is located in the Heartland of the
USA, part of the Kansas City metropolitan area.  For area info on
excellent schools and affordable housing check out: http://www.kcmo.org/
and http://www.olatheks.org/

For an application and a job announcement on each of these positions,
please refer to our website at www.kssdb.org or contact Ann Troyer, Human
Resources Professional, at (913) 791-0501 (V/TTY) for further details on
the positions.  E-mail:  mailto:atroyer@kssdb.org  Fax #:  913/780-6563

An Equal Employment/Educational Opportunities Agency

Tobacco Free Campus

KSD Embraces Diversity

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Announcing an opening
Principal – two vacancies
The American School for the Deaf
West Hartford, CT

SCOPE OF DUTIES
Supervises the work of teachers, teacher aides, and clerical staff for a
specific educational department of the American School for the Deaf.
Exercises considerable ingenuity and flexibility to adapt a program to fit
the needs, abilities, and conditions peculiar to deaf students; and does
related work as required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Master’s Degree in Education of the Deaf, State of CT Teacher Certificate
(057 or 065), State of CT Intermediate Supervision Certificate (092) or
ability to secure same.  Good judgment.  Ability to work in a
collaborative team setting.  Ability to work flexible hours when needed.

HOW TO APPLY
Send resume and letter of application to:

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

FAX (860) 570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, religious creed, gender, age, national origin, ancestry,
marital status, gender orientation, gender identity or expression,
disability
(including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present
history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability),
genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state
and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

Visit http://www.asd-1817.org for detailed job description

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position opening
Teacher Aide
The Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children
Scranton, PA

REPORTS TO:                Principal

JOB DESCRIPTION: This is a non-exempt, full-time 187 day position.  The
Teacher Aide works with a teaching staff to assist in carrying out
educational program for a student.  Provides coverage in classrooms when
needed during IEP meetings and at other times.  Assists with teaching and
reinforcing living skills.  Reinforces behavior programs and plans that
may be in place for a child.  Assists with transporting student from place
to place when needed.  Acts as an assistant to the teacher in helping to
reinforce any academic, social, emotional or behavior goals on the child’s
IEP.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
To be considered, Associate’s degree with general training
or experience in child development and/or experience working with deaf
children is preferable.  The individual must be familiar with needs of
deaf students.  Some experience in the area of deafness is preferred.

Sign language skills of applicants will be rated using the Sign Language
Proficiency Interview (SLPI); .Advanced. level skills are preferred at
hire.

PA Act 34 Criminal Background, Child Abuse, and FBI clearances required.

STARTING DATE:        August 19, 2014

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:        Send letter of application and resume to:

Dori Bachar
Director of Human Resources
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
300 East Swissvale Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15218

mailto:dbachar@wpsd.org

The Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children does not
discriminate in its programs of education, employment,
and all other activities on the basis of race, color, national origin,
ancestry, gender, age, religion, disability, or gender preference.

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position opening
Residential Supervisor, Afternoon Shift
Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children

REPORTS TO:        Dean of Students

JOB DESCRIPTION: This is a full-time, non-exempt position working 40 hours
per week, 187 days/year.  The Residential Supervisor supervises and
interacts with children during recreational times, meal times, and study
times.  Assists students with homework assignments; some tutoring may be
involved.  The Residential Supervisor is also responsible for the safety
and security of the students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s Degree preferred; high school diploma required;
individual must be of strong moral character, enthusiastic, and work well
with children in recreational activities.  The individual must be able to
respond to a variety of situations including emergencies.  Experience
working with deaf children is helpful.

The Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) for this position is
“Advanced”.  The minimum  level accepted at hire is “Intermediate”.

FBI, Child Abuse and Criminal Background clearances required.

STARTING DATE:        August 19, 2014

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:        Send letter of application and resume to:

Dori Bachar
Director of Human Resources
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
300 East Swissvale Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15218

mailto:dbachar@wpsd.org

The Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children does not
discriminate in its programs of education, employment, and all other
activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry,
gender, age, religion, disability, or gender preference.

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position opening
Senior Accountant
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
Pittsburgh, PA

REPORTS TO:        Chief Financial Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION:        This position is an exempt, full-time position.
Responsibilities: administers the recording, accumulation and
reporting of all financial information concerning the school’s operations
into the general ledger; perform month-end and year-end closing
activities, preparation of journal entries, bank reconciliations, the
National School Lunch program accounting, tax reporting preparation
including 990, 990T, 5500 reporting, maintenance of business office IT,
assist with coordination of annual audit and budgeting, investment
reporting.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:        FBI, Child Abuse, Criminal Background and
Act 82
clearances required.  Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Business
or Accounting.  A minimum of five (5) years of experience in accounting,
including some supervisory experience.

DEADLINE:        ASAP

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Send letter of application and resume to:

Dori Bachar
Director of Human Resources
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
300 East Swissvale Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15218

E-mail: mailto:dbachar@wpsd.org

The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf does not discriminate in its
programs of education, employment, and all other activities on the basis
of race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, age, religion,
disability,
or gender preference.

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Position opening
Superintendent of Schools/Chief Executive Officer
Rochester School for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

Rochester (NY) School for the Deaf (RSD) is seeking a Superintendent of
Schools/Chief Executive Officer.  Established in 1876, RSD is a private,
New York State-supported school providing educational programs and related
services for deaf and hard-of-hearing children, newborn to age 21. The
salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and
experience. The successful candidate must be eligible for New York State
administrative certification (School District Leader or School District
Administrator).  Interested persons should go to http://www.leadschools.us
and follow the “Current Vacancies” link.  A current resume and a cover
letter should be uploaded with the application file. The application
deadline is June 30, 2014.

Questions should be directed to: Howard S. Smith, Ed.D., Associate, School
Leadership, LLC; E-mail: mailto:leadschools@aol.com
Phone: (800) 975-1730; (716) 949-2013.

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position opening
Executive Director
Deaf Access Services, Inc
Buffalo, NY

Salary:
Full time and commensurate with experience

Qualifications:  BA/BS in Business/Non-Profit Administration or Human
Services or equivalent with a minimum of five years management experience
required or Masters Degree in Business/Non-Profit Administration with a
minimum of three years management experience.  Proven experience with
fundraising, grant writing, marketing, budget and financial management
strongly desired.  Thorough knowledge of Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Hearing
cultures required as well as Sign Language proficiency.  Strong people
skill, diplomacy and public speaking abilities are necessary.

DAS encourage qualified applicants with Deaf culture and ASL experience to
apply.  This position is a unique professional opportunity within
Buffalo/Western NY for innovative, talented, and experienced leaders.
Relocation funds may be available dependent on candidate selection.
Buffalo, NY/ Western NY offers a vibrant Deaf Community with affordable
living, access to arts and culture, sporting venues, lakefront activities
and continuing education opportunities.

Application and full job description can be downloaded at www.wnydas.org.
Please send cover letter and resume with completed application to: Deaf
Access Services, Inc., 2495 Main Street, Attention:  Executive Director
Search Committee, Suite 446, Buffalo, NY 14214 or  e-mail to
mailto:EDSEARCH@wnydas.org

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Position Opening
Community Advocate
Deaf Access Services, Inc
Buffalo, New York

Category:                Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)
Reports to:                Executive Director

Detailed Job Description:

General Summary
The Community Advocate partners with deaf and hard of hearing individuals
to address their individualized needs within the WNY community while
maintaining their full access to the rights, privileges, and opportunities
available to the general public.  Using a strengths-based, problem solving
approach, the Advocate promotes the client’s self-determination,
independence, and celebration of his/her language, identity, and culture.
The Advocate also works with businesses, agencies, and service providers
on both an individual and systems basis in order to educate them on the
needs and rights of deaf and hard of hearing individuals as required by
the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Domains within which the
Advocate may provide support to clients include but are not limited to the
following: communication assistance, peer counseling, disability benefits,
health care, housing, money management, transportation, independent
living, assistive technology, and employment.

Major Responsibilities
1.        Guide deaf and hard of hearing clients in the selection of the
communication method(s) that will provide them full access to community
information and services (i.e., interpreters, relay services, CRT
services, and document translation).
2.        Educate deaf and hard of hearing clients and the community at
large on the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and
the rights and responsibilities contained therein.
3.        Provide individual and small group assistance to deaf and hard
of
hearing clients in the areas of disability benefits, health care, housing,
money management, transportation, independent living, assistive
technology, employment, the ADA, and more.
4.        Peer counsel clients by providing them with empathetic support
and
guidance as they deal with everyday problems and crisis situations,
referring them to community mental health providers and support groups,
when appropriate.
5.        Work with underserved individuals and groups, including senior
citizens, school transition youth, and deaf refugees.
6.        Collaborate with the Community Education Coordinator to educate
businesses, agencies, and other service providers in small and large group
settings on topics that include but are not limited to the following:
American Sign Language (ASL), Deafness, Deaf Culture, the ADA, and the
various laws and programs that benefit and protect the rights of deaf and
hard of hearing persons.
7.        Screen all new clients and document needs and recommended
services
via an intake form.
8.        Document services provided to clients via a daily log sheet, and
submit a monthly report to the Executive Director.
9.        Collaborate with the Public Relations Coordinator to promote the
advocacy services DAS provides.
10.        Work with the Executive Director and business office to
establish
and manage a sustainable budget for the services provided by the Community
Advocate.

Other Responsibilities
1.        Assist, as needed, at DAS activities and events (including
fundraising events).
2.        Perform other tasks and projects, as assigned by the Executive
Director.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or Social Work preferred.

Experience
Experience working with persons who are deaf and hard of hearing
Experience collaborating with others and advocating for their needs
Experience working with a wide variety of community agencies and services

Required Skills
1.        Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL)
2.        In-depth knowledge of sign language, Deafness, and Deaf Culture
3.        Strong interpersonal skills with diverse groups of people
4.        Excellent written and verbal communication skills
5.        Computer competency in Microsoft WORD, EXCEL, and Outlook
6.        Ability to organize and prioritize work
7.        Ability to establish and manage a departmental budget

Required Application Documents
Completion of DAS Application Form
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
List of References

Start Date:  As soon as possible; position posting open until filled.

How to Apply
Application and full job description can be downloaded at www.wnydas.org.

Please send cover letter and resume with completed application to:
Deaf Access Services, Inc.,
Attention: Executive Director Search Committee,
2495 Main Street, Suite 446,
Buffalo, NY 14214

or e-mail to mailto:EDSEARCH@wnydas.org

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career opportunities
PAHrtners Deaf Services
positions in Pittsburgh, PA & Glenside, PA

www.pahrtners.com/careers
www.facebook.com/deafjobs

NEW CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN PITTSBURGH AND GLENSIDE
PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health
professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults.
Located outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and in Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania, PAHrtners provides residential and out-patient services
to Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HoH) children, adolescents and adults.
Over 85% of our staff members are Deaf or Hard of Hearing!

As a result of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community PAHrtners is
rapidly growing and expanding. 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.

PAHrtners is looking for dedicated, motivated, energetic individuals
who are fluent in American Sign Language and knowledgeable in Deaf
culture to fill the following positions:

Residential Counselors for Deaf Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
- Full Time, Part Time, On Call; Glenside and Pittsburgh locations

Assistant Program Director for Residential Services for Deaf Adults
with Intellectual Disabilities and Behavioral Health needs – Full
Time; Glenside location

Residential Program Assistant for Adult Residential Program – Full
Time; Glenside location

Case Managers  for Residential Program for Deaf Adults with
Intellectual Disabilities and Behavioral Health needs – Full Time;
Glenside location

Residential Counselors for Residential Treatment Facility for
Adolescents- Full Time; Glenside location

Therapist/Psychiatric Rehabilitation Worker- Full Time; Glenside
location

Staff Interpreter- Full Time; Glenside location

HR Assistant- Full Time; Glenside location

Go to our Website at: www.PAHrtners.com to learn more about each
position.

Like us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/deafjobs

Send your letter of intent and resume to:

Elizabeth Williams, Office Manager
PAHrtners Deaf Services,
614 N. Easton Road,
Glenside, PA 19038

Email: mailto:ewilliams@pahrtners.com
Fax: 215-884-6301

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- EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! -

*  EDD Placement Coordinator – Norwalk, CA

*  Staff Interpreter (2 positions available) – Los Angeles, CA

*  Staff Interpreter (2 positions available)- Riverside, CA (CODIE)

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

http://www.gladinc.org

If interested for any of these positions then please submit resume
and application to:

Jeff Fetterman
Human Resources Manager
Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041

V/TDD:  (323) 550-4207
Fax #:  (323) 550-4204

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org

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Job Announcements
Rehabilitation Counselor (2 positions)
Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
positions in August County (Fishersville)

Deaf & Hard of Hearing Program

- Rehabilitation Counselor
We are currently seeking applications for two (2) positions.

Both positions are located in August County (Fishersville), which is
part of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley.

Rehabilitation Counselor / Rehabilitation Counselor Trainee – RCD
Virginia Division of Rehabilitative Services
Position Number: 00389
Location: Augusta (Fishersville DRS Office)
Job Close Date:  Open Until Filled

- Interpreter for the Deaf

Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center
Position Number: W0287
Location: Fishersville
Job Close Date:  Open Until Filled

For detailed information, review the positions at our Interactive Job
Listing website: http://www.vadsa.org/jobs/

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job description
Therapists
RHA Behavioral Health Services
offices in several North Carolina cities

RHA Behavioral Health Services Wilmington, Lumberton, Greensboro, &
Charlotte Locations

JOB DESCRIPTION
Applicant MUST know American Sign Language.

By employing deaf professionals, RHA ensures that the unique needs of the
deaf community and deaf culture are respected and integrated into all
services, including mental health and employment services.

Our services are designed to offer support to deaf individuals as they
seek to establish stable living arrangements, learn new skills and
information, find helpful resources, and gain meaningful employment.  We
believe that people should be as independent as possible in their lives,
while receiving the support they need to be successful in reaching their
goals.

Our Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Therapists provides comprehensive
clinical assessments and evaluations, as well as medically necessary
outpatient therapy services to deaf and hard of hearing adults and
children with mental health, developmental disabilities and/or substance
abuse challenges so they may attain personal outcomes and lead full,
meaningful lives that they envision.

Our DHH Therapists rely on experience, knowledge and education with
limited direction to provide quality services to the Deaf and Hard of
Hearing populations.

Quality Management/Clinical
-     Facilitates clinical intakes and assessments for adults and
children with a wide variety of mental health, developmental disabilities,
and substance abuse challenges
-     Provides comprehensive clinical assessments to determine services
needed and medically necessary
-     Effectively evaluates and treats clients
-     Formulates comprehensive person-centered treatment plans that are
individualized to the individual/family.s specific treatment needs and are
based on clinical experience and knowledge.
-     Utilizes various, best practice therapy modalities of treatment
-     Provides individual and group therapy services to promote optimum
mental health and overall wellbeing
-     Establishes and maintains the confidence and cooperation of
individuals and families on service, other staff members, and community
stakeholders in carrying out the goals and objectives of the treatment
plan
-     Maintains and exhibits self-awareness and professional boundaries
-     Establishes a non-threatening therapeutic treatment environment
-     Prepares/obtains correspondence reports as necessary to implement
effective assessments, treatment plans and therapy services
-     Performs clinical role consistent with RHA policy and procedures,
State and Federal rules and statutes
-     Serves as a member of the QA Audit Team to review various charts
for accuracy

Advocacy and Mentoring/Coaching
-     Encourages individuals and families receiving services to explore
their feelings, thoughts, and behaviors and to develop insights into
themselves, their relationships, and how to achieve their desired
outcomes

Operations
-     Submits and obtains authorizations from Value Options and Local
Management Entities
-     Ensures that services rendered to persons served are billable via
management of cases and/or providing direct services
-     Ensures treatment service records are in compliance  with and
corrected in accordance to agency, state, local, federal, and
accreditation standards.
-     Ensures that documentation of service planning, authorization,
billing and provision is completed in a manner consistent with RHA policy
and procedure and state rules, definitions, or laws
-     Ensures adherence to confidentiality of records and documentation
consistent with HIPPA guidelines
.     Ensures that incident reports are completed and submitted to
appropriate state/local agencies and consistent with RHA policy and
procedure.

Team Work
-     Participates in treatment team meetings
-     Provides on-call/first responder services as scheduled at local
office. Provides crisis intervention and response for individuals assigned
to caseload or as additional on-call role.
-     Refers individuals inquiring  about services or receiving services
to appropriate community agencies and resources
-     Communicates ideas on improving services to Team Leader and/ or
Director
-     Provides clinical, technical assistance to team in case
conceptualization, development, and/or implementation of PCP
-     Attends clinical team meetings
-     Coordinates clinical team meetings as requested or directed by the
Director or Team Leader to enhance clinical knowledge and ensure quality
provision of integrated services
-     Provides training  other teams on clinical and diagnostic material
at the request of the Director or Vice President of Operations

Communication
-     Maintains consistent communication with Team Leader, Therapist,
and State Director (as appropriate) regarding documentation,
authorizations, consumer progress toward goals, and consumer satisfaction.
-     Maintains regular contact with the persons served, their treatment
teams, guardian and significant others in the person.s life
-     Business Performance
-     Provides clinical services and supports in attainment of budgetary
goals
-     Collaborates with management to promote the growth of the company
by making sound clinical decisions regarding revenue and expenditures as
related to current and new services.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Education/Experience/Certifications/Licenses
-     The minimum requirement for this position is either:
* A Doctorate Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Education, Nursing,
Sociology, or related field with at least two years of mental health,
developmental disabilities, and/or substance abuse clinical services
experience; or
* Masters Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Education, Nursing,
Sociology, or related field with at least two years of mental health,
developmental disabilities, and/or substance abuse clinical services
experience; or
-     Licensure or provisional licensure in one or more of the following
categories: Psychologist (PhD-level), Licensed Psychological Associated
(LPA), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and
Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Nurse
Practitioners approved to practice and certified by the American Nurses
Credential Center as an advanced practice nurse practitioner in
psychiatric nursing.
-     Must have knowledge and experience with the age and population
served
-     Fluent in sign  language
-     Valid driver’s license including personal vehicle coverage.

Qualifications/Skills
-     To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below
are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-     as may be required or amended by company policy. Develop
organizational and communication skills that foster TEAMWORK.
-     Fluency in American Sign Language and a thorough knowledge of deaf
culture
-     Knowledge of social, cultural, economic and special needs of deaf,
deaf-blind, late deafened, and hard of hearing persons and their relation
to vocational and social adjustment.
-     Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the
role and responsibilities of interpreters.
-     Ability to work cooperatively with local officials, social service
agencies and the general public and to make effective use of community
resources.
-     Ability to write in English and present effectively.
-     Knowledge and skill in computer operation, video communication
equipment.
-     Ability to travel in assigned geographical areas across the state
to monitor services sites.

Benefits
RHA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to eligible
full-time employees that are aimed at supporting your health and wellness,
financial planning, work life balance, and protection from the unexpected.

We understand your desire to continue to grow in the role; we are known
for providing high quality services, excellent staff training and
opportunities for advancement into supervisory and other roles within the
organization.

The comprehensive compensation and benefits package includes:
-     Healthcare insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision and prescription
insurance
-     403(b) retirement program
-     Paid Time Off . up to 26 days of PTO for full time employees!
-     Life and AD&D Insurance
-     Extensive wellness reimbursement benefit
-     Discounted premiums for participation in wellness initiative
-     Free CPR, first aid and job specific training opportunities
-     Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people that
you serve!
-     Many more benefit choices!

JOB SNAPSHOT
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nonprofit – Social Services
Education Graduate Degree
Experience 2 to greater than 15 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Social Services, Healthcare – Health Services, Not for Profit -
Charitable
Required Travel Not Specified

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open positions
The Learning Center for Deaf
Framingham, MA

Secondary Science Teacher (Licensed)

http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-elementary-secondary/

Classroom Teacher (Licensed)

http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-elementary-secondary/

Walden School Residential Child Care Worker

http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-residential-child-care-worker/

Wraparound Therapeutic Mentor

http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-family-partner-wraparound/

Walden School Teacher (Anticipated Opening)

http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-teacher-job/

Classroom Assistant (Anticipated Opening)

http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-for-deaf-classroom-assistant-position/

Elementary Classroom Assistant

http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-for-deaf-classroom-assistant-position/

If you are interested in applying please submit a
cover letter, resume, application (found on website -
http://www.tlcdeaf.org  as well as three professional
references to mailto:hr@tlcdeaf.org. The application
packet must be complete in order to be considered
for the position.

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announcement of position openings for School Year 2014-2015
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
(on campus of Gallaudet University)
Washington, DC

-     Athletics and Recreation Program Coordinator
-     Assistant Principal, KDES
-     Evaluation Association

Application Information:

Send a completed Gallaudet University Application Form & up-to-date resume
and email electronically to:

personnel.office@gallaudet.edu
Gallaudet University
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002

202-651-5352-Voice, 202-250-2284 Videophone
Fax: 202-651-5344

Job employment application can be found at:

http://www.gallaudet.edu/hrs/employment_opportunities/apply_now.html

by clicking on Job application

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employment opening
Math Teacher
Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf
Mill Neck, NY

Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf seeks a qualified New York State
certified High School Math Teacher.  The successful candidate must
possess:

MA in Deaf Education or related area, NYS Certification in Math for grades
7-12.  Previous experience with teaching Math to deaf students.

Excellent communication skills.

Fluency in Sign Language.

Proven ability to work as part of a team.

Fax resume & cover letter to 516-922-0093 or email to
mailto:KLagalante@millneck.org

Mill Neck is an equal opportunity employer.

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position opening
Assistant Director/Principal
Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children
Clarks Summit, PA

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This is an exempt, full-time, 12-monthposition.  Responsibilities include
regularly observing, evaluating, and advising academic staff regarding
educational techniques and procedures, developing written reports as
necessary with the Director.  Supervising student discipline and serves
as a resource to teachers in planning and implementing behavior
management procedures.  Obtains support services for students in
need of counseling, evaluation, or diagnosis not provided within the
department.  Reviews student progress, makes recommendations, and
develop reports regarding changes in curriculum, classes or program.
Meets and consults with parents, school districts, intermediate units,
and/or other service agencies in order to develop/provide appropriate
programs with compliant IEPs and IFSPs. Support parents in efforts
to obtain the most appropriate placement for their children.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
PDE Principal Certification or PDE Supervisory Certification and PA
Instructional II Certification in Hearing Impaired are required.
Master’s Degree in Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing is highly
preferred. The extensive knowledge of the educational needs of Deaf
and Hard of Hearing children and the ability to develop, revise, and
adapt curriculum to meet program needs is required.  In addition,
extensive knowledge of special education regulations and standards
including IEP process is required.

PA State Police Criminal Clearance, PA Child Abuse History Clearance,
FBI Clearance, Act 82.

the Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) for this position
is “Advanced”.  The minimum level accepted at hire is “Intermediate”.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Send letter of application and resume to:

Dori L. Bachar
Director of Human Resources
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
300 East Swissvale Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15218

mailto:dbachar@wpsd.org

The Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children does not
discriminate in its programs of education, employment, and all other
activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry,
gender, age, religion, disability, or gender preference.

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position announcement
Classroom Teacher
Rochester School for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

DATE POSITION TO BE FILLED:   September 1, 2014

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teach a variety of courses to Deaf students. Participate in weekly team
meetings with other staff members to plan programs, behavior management
techniques, and strategies for student success.  Follow required NYS
curriculum standards and prepare students for required NYS assessment
tests.  Write and implement student IEPs.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Education of the Deaf or in a content
area.  New York State certification as a teacher or the ability to obtain
same.  Previous experience working with Deaf students.  Advanced Rating on
the SLPI.

FILE APPLICATION WITH:
Harold Mowl, Jr., 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, gender, marital status, age, national origin, and veteran status.

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position announcement
Residential Counselor
Rochester School for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

TO BE FILLED BY:  September 1, 2014

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises assigned residential students in
dormitory setting Provides general supervision during the out of school
hours for a group of  deaf students to insure a climate for intellectual,
social, and emotional growth.

Provides training, guidance, and counseling for a group of deaf students
in the areas of: social interaction, personal hygiene, responsibility and
freedom, homework; making constructive use of leisure time; and respect
for privacy and belongings of others and self.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development or
Associate’s Degree in Human Services with experience working with deaf
children. Advanced Rating on the SLPI

FILE APPLICATION WITH:
Harold Mowl, Jr., Superintendent/CEO
Rochester School for the Deaf
1545 St. Paul Street
Rochester, NY  14621

CLOSING DATE:     Until filled

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

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

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job opening
TRS Outreach Coordinator
Hamilton Relay Services
Staffed in Baltimore, MD

Hamilton Relay Services Division in Maryland currently has a full time
position open for TRS Outreach Coordinator

This position will be staffed in Baltimore, MD.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis
of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability.

Position summary: This full-time position is responsible for coordinating
and implementing outreach activities designed to promote TRS and increase
the number of customers served by Maryland Relay.  Individual will devote
100% of their time to Maryland Relay and is required to travel throughout
the state of Maryland.

Applicants with the ability to communicate through the use of American
Sign Language is required. A Bachelor’s Degree or comparable work
experience along with a minimum of two years public relations experience
is preferred.  Strong written, analytical and interpersonal skills as well
as a driver’s license and ability to travel alone are required. Direct
work experience with a Telecommunications Relay Service is also preferred.
Deaf and hard of hearing individuals are encouraged to apply.

For the full job description and application visit

http://www.workforhamilton.com

by July 7, 2014.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis
of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability.

Hamilton Relay, Inc. is a division of Hamilton Telecommunications based in
Aurora, NE. Hamilton offers a competitive wage and company paid benefits.
For questions in regards to this position please contact our corporate HR
Dept. at: 800.821.1831

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job opening
Outreach Coordinator
Maryland Relay Captioned Telephone
Staffed in Baltimore, MD

Hamilton Relay Services Division in Maryland currently has a full time
position open for Maryland Relay Captioned Telephone Outreach
Coordinator

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis
of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability.

Position summary: This full-time position is responsible for coordinating
and implementing outreach activities designed to promote CapTel service
and increase the number of customers served by Maryland Relay.  Individual
will devote 100% of their time to Maryland Relay and is required to travel
throughout the state of Maryland.

Education, Experience and Skills:
-       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
-       Excellent presentation skills
-       Experience in 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
-       Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
-       Capacity to develop and maintain effective working relationships
with Maryland Relay TAM staff, 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
-       Captioned Telephone users are encouraged to apply

For the full job description and application visit

http://www.workforhamilton.com

by July 7, 2014.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis
of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability.

Hamilton Relay, Inc. is a division of Hamilton Telecommunications based in
Aurora, NE. Hamilton offers a competitive wage and company paid benefits.
For questions in regards to this position please contact our corporate HR
Dept. at: 800.821.1831

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job opening
Captioned Telephone Outreach Coordinator
Hamilton Relay Services Division in Virginia
Staffed in Richmond, VA

Hamilton Relay Services Division in Virginia currently has a full time
position open for Virginia Captioned Telephone Services Outreach
Coordinator

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis
of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability.

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).

Education, Experience and Skills:
-       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.
-       Excellent presentation skills
-       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
-       Captioned Telephone users are encouraged to apply

For the full job description and application visit www.workforhamilton.com
by July 7, 2014.

Hamilton Relay, Inc. is a division of Hamilton Telecommunications based in
Aurora, NE. Hamilton offers a competitive wage and company paid benefits.
For questions in regards to this position please contact our corporate HR
Dept. at: 800.821.1831

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position announcement
Superintendent
Virginia School for the Deaf
Staunton, VA

go to:

http://deafdigest.com/2014-virginia-deaf-superintendent/

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

DATE POSITION TO BE FILLED:
September 1, 2014

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
To plan for and implement the speech and communication programs
for moderately, severely, and profoundly deaf students enrolled at the
school.
To write and implement student IEPs and to keep reports as
required.
To participate in weekly team meetings with other staff members to
plan programs, behavior management techniques, and strategies for student
success.

DESIRED UALIFICATIONS:         Master’s Degree in Speech/Language
Pathology.
New York State certification to teach the Speech and Hearing Handicapped
and NYS Licensure as a Speech/Language Pathologist.

Experience facilitating the speech/language/ communication development of
Deaf students.

Advanced Rating on the Sign Communication Proficiency Interview (SCPI).

FILE APPLICATION WITH:
Harold Mowl, Jr., 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, gender, marital status, age, national origin, and veteran status.

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position opening
Communication Sciences and Disorders Lecturer
University of Kentucky, College of Health Sciences
Lexington, KY

Requisition SP552114

The College of Health Sciences is currently seeking a part-time
Lecturer in our Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) division
to serve an important need on UK’s campus due to greatly increased
demand in American Sign Language (ASL) instruction which exceeds our
current capacity. The individual in this position will assist the CSD
program and the current ASL Instructor in meeting this demand.
American Sign Language is approved as a foreign language for UK
students.

The Instructor is responsible for fostering student learning in
American Sign Language and Deaf culture. The courses to be taught
will vary depending on student need but can include a combination of
ASL I, II, III, IV, and lab courses. The assignment could include
Distance Learning courses in instructional television, and online
formats as well as face to face traditional classes. The individual
is responsible for evaluating and reporting student performance and
progress in assigned courses in accordance with department, division,
and college policies and procedures.

Master’s degree required in American Sign Language Interpreter
Training, Deaf Studies or related field with major emphasis on
American Sign Language, from an accredited institution of higher
education. Sign Communication Proficiency Interview (SCPI) Superior
or Superior Plus Rating or American Sign Language Proficiency
Interview (ASLPI 4.5) and American Sign Language Teacher Association
(ASLTA) certification or Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
(CSC, CI, NAD V, or NIC) required. A concentration in Education or
another foreign language, historical or cultural area, or additional
discipline depth in the humanities or the Social Sciences is highly
desirable. Experience with distance education and Internet course
development is helpful. Extensive and creative use of several
instructional technologies is desirable. Must demonstrate previous
successful teaching experience. College teaching experience
preferred.

See for yourself what makes UK one great place to work!

To apply for requisition SP552114, UK Employment Application must be
submitted at

https://pa087.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=250503

If you have any questions, please contact HR Employment at (859) 257-9555
option 2 or mailto:ukjobs@email.uky.edu

Application deadline is Sunday, July 6th, 2014.  Any candidate offered
this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as
mandated by University of Kentucky Human resources.  These screenings
may include a national background check and/or drug screen.  The
University
is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from
minorities
and women.

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Job announcement
Interpreter/Employment Specialist
Deaf Counseling, Advocacy, and Referral Agency
San Jose, California

Full-time, Non-Exempt

DCARA has an opening for the position of Interpreter/Employment
Specialist. This position is based at the Employment
Development Department branch in San Jose and reports to the Director of
Employment Services.

The Interpreter/Employment Specialist will provide services including
interpretation for employment services staff, office
support, and telephone and document assistance to clients on a walk-in
and/or appointment basis.

RESPONSIBILITIES
- Develop employer contacts to increase the number of deaf and hard of
hearing persons employed
- Maintain a cooperative relationship with the business community and
employers
- Provide employer education on employability of deaf/hard-of-hearing
workers, and deaf awareness and
technical assistance workshops
- Advocate for employability and communication access for clients
- Arrange job interviews and interpreter client’s job interviews and
orientation
- Provide job retention assistance and follow-up services as needed
- Provide document assistance services for staff and clients as needed
- Assist in the recruitment of potential clients, determine eligibility of
clients, enroll and orient them to services
- Compile statistical information and maintain files/case notes on clients
- Provide support to the agency and community and other duties as assigned
by Director of Employment Services

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Minimum of 2 years of employment development and/or equivalent
- Fluent in American Sign Language, Candidate without a certificate may be
hired, provided that he/she obtains
certification within six/6 month of employment
- BA preferred
- Strong background knowledge in the field of deafness and Deaf Culture
- Ability to use computer and word processing software; knowledge of MS
office (Word, Excel, power point, and
Outlook) preferred
- Able to travel to appointments within the work week

SALARY: Salary is negotiable dependent on experience and education.
DEADLINE: Until filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application (www.dcara.org under
(Contact/Jobs),cover letter, resume & three professional
references via mail, email or fax to:

Human Resources/DCARA Headquarters
14895 East 14th Street, Suite 200
San Leandro, CA. 94578

Email: mailto:hr@DCARA.org
Fax: 510.483.2526

DCARA is an At-Will and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: June 13, 2014

Job announcement
Community Relations Specialist (Part-Time)
Deaf Counseling, Advocacy, and Referral Agency
San Leandro, California (headquarters office)

DCARA has an opening for the position of Community Relations Specialist.
This is a part-time position, reporting to the Director of Community
Relations. The CR Specialist supports community relations by being the
point of contact for those who donate time, monetary gifts and in-kind
services to DCARA, recording and facilitating donor appreciation efforts.
The CR Specialist runs the Volunteer Program, reconciles donor records
with the Accounting Department for appropriate checks and balances, and
provides community education through agency-wide events.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Input donor information into donor database and generate required donor
reports.
- Assist CRD Director in reconciling donor records with Accounting
Department reports.
- Assist CRD Director in preparing thank you letters and maintain accurate
records of letters sent.
- Manage volunteer program: recruit, screen and coordinate
volunteer/internship efforts for DCARA.
- Support organizing, proofreading, and ensuring readiness of DeafLink and
the Annual Report for publication.
- Assist IT Support Specialist for postings to eNews, Facebook, Twitter
and Website.
- Point of Contact for maintaining list of staff signed up for booths and
events throughout the year.
- Input client/volunteer information into client database system.
- Coordinate special projects/events as delegated by the Director of
Community Relations.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
- High school diploma or GED.
- Experience with Mac and Windows PC, including Microsoft Office, Word,
Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher.
- Highly organized with attention to details.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to work independently as well as with a large group.
- Fluency in American Sign Language.

SALARY: Salary is negotiable dependent on education and experience. DCARA
offers extremely competitive benefits such as 12 days of holiday leave
plus paid winter holiday, and full medical, dental, vision and life
insurance benefits. These benefits will be pro-rated to the part-time
position.

DEADLINE: June 13, 2014

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application (www.dcara.org under
employment) cover letter, resume & three professional references via mail,
email or fax to:

Human Resources
DCARA Headquarters
14895 E. 14TH Street, Suite 200
San Leandro, CA 94578

Email: mailto:hr@DCARA.org
Fax: 510.483.2526

DCARA is an at-will and equal opportunity employer

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career opportunities
PAHrtners Deaf Services
positions in Pittsburgh, PA & Glenside, PA

www.pahrtners.com/careers
www.facebook.com/deafjobs

NEW CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN PITTSBURGH AND GLENSIDE
PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health
professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults.
Located outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and in Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania, PAHrtners provides residential and out-patient services
to Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HoH) children, adolescents and adults.
Over 85% of our staff members are Deaf or Hard of Hearing!

As a result of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community PAHrtners is
rapidly growing and expanding. 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.

PAHrtners is looking for dedicated, motivated, energetic individuals
who are fluent in American Sign Language and knowledgeable in Deaf
culture to fill the following positions:

Residential Counselors for Deaf Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
- Full Time, Part Time, On Call; Glenside and Pittsburgh locations

Assistant Program Director for Residential Services for Deaf Adults
with Intellectual Disabilities and Behavioral Health needs – Full
Time; Glenside location

Residential Program Assistant for Adult Residential Program – Full
Time; Glenside location

Case Managers  for Residential Program for Deaf Adults with
Intellectual Disabilities and Behavioral Health needs – Full Time;
Glenside location

Residential Counselors for Residential Treatment Facility for
Adolescents- Full Time; Glenside location

Therapist/Psychiatric Rehabilitation Worker- Full Time; Glenside
location

Staff Interpreter- Full Time; Glenside location

HR Assistant- Full Time; Glenside location

Go to our Website at: www.PAHrtners.com to learn more about each
position.

Like us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/deafjobs

Send your letter of intent and resume to:

Elizabeth Williams, Office Manager
PAHrtners Deaf Services,
614 N. Easton Road,
Glenside, PA 19038

Email: mailto:ewilliams@pahrtners.com
Fax: 215-884-6301

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