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position opening
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Department Manager
Ad Astra, Inc.
Silver Spring, MD

 

Ad Astra, Inc. (Ad Astra) seeks a full-time Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Services Department Manager to manage, direct, and provide oversight to
staff within the department. There is RID certification requirement for
this position. If you are RID certified, please read on. If you do not yet
have this certification, we encourage you to check back for future
openings.

Ad Astra is a first-class language services agency offering a
comprehensive suite of interpretation, translation, deaf/hard of hearing,
transcription, and localization services. We are a woman-owned small
business with a long history of providing unparalleled language services
to clients throughout the nation and globe.

As the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Department Manager, your ultimate
goal is to manage the operations of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
department, including ensuring our clients receive superior language
services support.

RID certification is required for this position, as is managerial
experience in the language industry.

As the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Department Manager, you will
directly manage and coach three project coordinators; collaborate with
fellow department managers and the Recruiting Department; and lead an
internship program with Gallaudet University.

A successful candidate will be:
— Comfortable with delegation.
— Known for their superior organizational skills and professional
attitude.
— Skilled at both negotiation and time management.
— Resilient in problem solving.
— Able to maintain the highest quality of work, even when under the
pressure of tight and competing deadlines.

The primary duties of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Department
Manager are to:
— Supervise staff to establish and maintain efficient and effective
department operations.
— Participate in departmental and administration-level strategic
planning to ensure coordination of services company-wide.
— Develop and foster working relationships with language service
providers to build a reliable pool of superior providers.
— Provide outstanding customer service to Ad Astra’s clients.
— Collaborate with the Recruiting Department to determine the
required qualifications for language service providers.
— Identify industry trends, new technology, certifications, and
modifications that may enhance Ad Astra’s service offerings.
— Stay current with legal and regulatory requirements, as well as
community standards.
— Manage contracts with vendors, including telephonic and video
interpreting providers.
— Serve as the internal expert regarding the Deaf community,
including language access and cultural competency.
— Coach department team members in all areas listed above.

This job just might be for you if you:
— Bring both patience and a sense of humor to work each day.
— Volunteer for new challenges without waiting to be asked.
— Value schedules and timelines.
— Are dependable and not easily thrown by an unexpected shift in
priorities.
— Comfortable in a fast-paced environment and with tight deadlines.
— Understand the importance of upholding mission while being both
accurate and efficient.
— Want to take ownership of a leadership role.

While this description is a fair representation of the Deaf and Hard of
Hearing Services Department Manager position, it is not a complete list of
all responsibilities.

This is a full-time position in Ad Astra’s office in Silver Spring, MD,
reporting to Ad Astra’s Director of Operations. Our office is a
five-minute walk from the Silver Spring Metro station and is also
accessible by bus. Parking is also accessible nearby.

Qualifications
— At least two years managerial experience in the language industry.
— RID certification.
— Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) and have familiarity and
comfort with Deaf culture.
— Undergraduate or Graduate education with a major study of ASL fromg
an English-Speaking college or university, or translating or interpreting
where ASL was a prerequisite.
— History of managing and coaching at least three direct report
staff members.
— Proven proficiency in client management, time management, and
problem solving.
— Availability for a flexible schedule to work daytime or evening
shifts (i.e. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. or 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.)

Compensation
This is professional position with a competitive salary range of $75,000-
$85,000. Ad Astra offers a generous benefits package that includes fully
paid health insurance for employees and their dependents including dental
and vision, generous paid time off, a monthly parking pass, professional
development opportunities, and a 401k plan.

How to apply
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to resume@ad-astrainc.com

Ad Astra does not accept solicitations of any kind from job placement
services or phone calls from prospective candidates. Ad Astra is an EEO/AA
employer. Nothing in this job description or posting guarantees
employment.

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position opening
Clinical Assistant Professor, American Sign Language
The University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

The American Sign Language Program at the University at Buffalo, The State
University of New York, currently under the umbrella of the Linguistics
Department, works to identify each student’s unique strengths and use them
as a basis for learning language and the development of ASL skills and
knowledge. We provide opportunity for involvement by supporting individual
empowerment whereby all students; faculty and staff are accepted and
valued as assets to our program. The ASL Program is proud to be a
Deaf-centered, linguistically accessible program in which people who are
Deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing learn and work together without language
communication barriers.

Responsibilities of the position include: Serve as Director of ASL
program; teach three courses per semester; supervise adjunct faculty; plan
regular program meetings; observe, assess and provide feedback to
instructors; recruit and hire new instructors as needed; develop lesson
plans and activities; plan university-related ASL Program events; advise
ASL Club students and assist them in planning events as needed; manage the
ASL Honor Society students and host induction ceremony in May.

Unparalleled Benefits: World-class employees deserve world-class benefits
and compensation packages. The University at Buffalo exercises its buying
power by leveraging our size – more than 27,000 students and 12,000
employees, and our affiliation with New York State – to deliver. At UB you
will find competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, generous leave
policies, tuition reimbursement programs, and a highly competitive
retirement plan.

UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.

Contact information: Jeff Good: (jcgood@buffalo.edu) Associate Professor
and Chair, Department of Linguistics

Deadline: Open Until Filled; formal review of applications anticipated to
begin 30 days after job posting

Applications must be submitted through UBJobs
(https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu). Application materials submitted directly
to the posting contact will not be acknowledged and cannot be considered.
The specific posting for this job can be found at
http://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/14824. In addition to their CV,
cover letter, and contact information for references, applicants may
submit a video teaching demonstration, ASL Proficiency Interview score,
and any supporting documentation that they feel may enhance their
candidacy for this position.

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job opening
Art Teacher, K-12
Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), located in
Colorado Springs, Colorado is accepting applications for an Art
Teacher, K-12, reports to the Principal, School for the Deaf, and is
assigned to provide instruction in the School for the Deaf and in the
School for the Blind. This position is responsible for providing
standards-based art education instruction to elementary, middle and
high school learners who are Deaf / hard-of-hearing; blind / visually
impaired; and/or have additional disabilities. The Art Teacher
provides for individual experience in the language of visual
expression; develops the learner’s feeling of self-worth and
confidence; stimulates knowledgeable selection of contemporary
materials and cultural products; Utilizes Colorado Academic Visual
Art Education Standards and benchmarks in establishing instructional
goals; provides appropriate assessments that monitor learner
progress, in a safe and civil school environment.

To apply, go to:
https://www.csdb.org/careers-2/nonclassified-4/

and click on:
Art Teacher, K-12

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job opening
Physical Education – Health Teacher
Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), located in
Colorado Springs, Colorado is accepting applications for a Physical
Education – Health Teacher , reports to the Principal, School for the
Deaf, and is responsible for providing standards-based physical
education and health education instruction to preschool, elementary,
middle school, and high school students who are Deaf /
hard-of-hearing. The Physical Education Teacher provides for
individual experience of movement and physical expression; develops
the student’s self-worth and confidence; stimulates knowledge and
patterns of healthy living including daily physical activity and
productive use of leisure time. Utilizes Colorado State Standards
and benchmarks in the content areas of Physical Education and Health,
establishing instructional goals; and provides assessments that
measure whether students meet standards, in a safe and civil school
environment.

To apply, go to:
https://www.csdb.org/careers-2/nonclassified-4/

and click on:
Physical Education – Health Teacher

 

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position openings

HS Math, Art K-12, HS Life Skills, Elementary School
Missouri School for the Deaf
Fulton, MO

 

MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
“Missouri public schools: the best choice… the best results!”
www.dese.mo.gov

 

VACANCY NOTICE

Vacancy Title:
TEACHERS 2018-19 School Year

(Four open positions – HS Math, Art K-12, HS Life Skills,
Elementary School)

Job Order Number: 4081

Domicile Location: Fulton, MO

Section/Office: Missouri School for the Deaf

Salary: $33,888 – $42,816 annually (range based on education and
experience, full annual amount based on working 209 days)
Deadline: until filled

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRABLE CANDIDATES SHOULD POSSESS
(Other qualifications and experience which in the opinion of the
Commissioner of Education meet the requirements of the position may be
accepted in lieu of the below.)

Bachelors or Master’s degree in Deaf Education or Special Education with
ASL skills from an accredited college or university.

Missouri State Teachers’ Certification or ability to obtain
certification upon hire.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED (The incumbent must have the ability to perform
the essential functions below either with or without reasonable
accommodation.)

Teaches subject matter appropriate to educational background and certification.

Develops, implements and evaluates the individual educational plan for each student.

Plans and outlines class work within prescribed limits; assembles and prepares
learning materials for special study.

Keeps scholastic and attendance records.

Gives individual instruction and encouragement as needed.

May operate as part of a teaching team.

May assist in teacher training of peers and student teachers/interns.

Participates in conferences/meetings with parents.

Confers with building Supervisor and/or parents regarding students’ needs,
progress and/or abilities.

Performs related work as assigned.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Complete a DESE application online at:

https://dese.mo.gov/sites/default/files/hr-employment-application.pdf

Please attach a scanned copy of your transcripts with the application. You
will receive an email confirmation when your application is received
online.

NOTE: If a college degree is a requirement for this position, transcripts
MUST be submitted with the application in order to be considered for
employment. Failure to include transcripts (when required for the
position) with your application will eliminate the application from the
review process.

We do not keep applications on file to submit for other vacant positions.
You must submit an application for each vacant position you are applying
for.

BENEFITS (SCHOOL TERM POSITION)
ANNUAL LEAVE: Accrue approximately 10 hours per month for new school term
employees, longer term State employees can earn more. Prorated leave for
part-time employees in eligible positions.

SICK LEAVE: Accrue approximately 10 hours per month. Prorated leave for
part-time employees in eligible positions.

HOLIDAYS: 11 holidays per year.

RETIREMENT: Coverage provided through the Missouri State Employees
Retirement System (MOSERS). Members hired on or after January 1, 2011, are required
to contribute 4% of their pay to the retirement system.

LIFE INSURANCE: Term life insurance coverage, equal to one times
employee’s annual salary, through the Missouri State Employees Retirement System.

OPTIONAL LIFE INSURANCE: Optional term life insurance available with
maximum coverage of six times member’s annual salary. Plans are also offered for
spouse and dependents. Premiums paid by employee.

CAFETERIA PLAN: Easy tax savings on employee’s cost for qualified
payroll-deducted insurance plans, medical care, and dependent care.

HEALTH PLANS: Employer-paid/subsidized plans available the first day of
the following month after employment.

DENTAL PLANS: Delta Dental insurance coverage is available.

VISION PLAN: National Vision Administrators (NVA) plan is available.

DEFERRED COMPENSATION: A payroll deduction deferred compensation plan available
to defer taxes until retirement by investing in mutual funds and a fixed income account is
currently provided.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. If you have special needs addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA),
please contact Human Resources at (573) 751-9619, through Missouri Relay System at
(800) 735-2966, or via email at hr@dese.mo.gov.

To Our Applicants with Disabilities: For assistance with any phase of the Department
process, please notify the Director of Human Resources at (573) 751-9619. Reasonable
attempts will be made to accommodate special needs.

TTY/TDD users: Relay Missouri service (800) 735-2966.

NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
It is the policy of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education not to
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability in
its programs or employment practices as required by Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act
of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation
Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and Title II of the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990. Inquiries related to Department programs and to the location of
services, activities, and facilities that are accessible by persons with disabilities may be
directed to the Jefferson State Office Building, Office of the General Counsel, Coordinator–
Civil Rights Compliance (Title VI/Title IX/504/ADA/Age Act), 6th Floor, 205 Jefferson Street,
P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480; telephone number (573) 526-4757 or TTY
(800) 735-2966, fax (573) 522-4883, email civilrights@dese.mo.gov.

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Lecturer in American Sign Language
Humanities Collegiate Division
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

The Department of Linguistics together with the Humanities Collegiate
Division at the University of Chicago is accepting applications for the
position of a full-time Lecturer in American Sign Language, for a one-year
renewable term starting on September 1, 2018. Responsibilities will
include teaching 7 language courses per year, office hours, and additional
duties as assigned. The ASL Lecturer will also have the opportunity to
collaborate with the group of scholars working on sign languages in
several departments at the university.

Required qualifications:
— Native or near-native proficiency in ASL (ASLPI proficiency level
of 4 or better);
— At least a Master’s degree in Sign Language Teaching, Deaf
Studies, Linguistics, or closely related field
— Teaching experience at the college level; ASLTA Certification
preferred.
— Experience developing all aspects of the ASL curriculum;
— Ability to write letters of recommendation for student dossiers;
— Demonstrated experience with using instructional technology.

Preferred qualifications:
— Experience working with students with diverse backgrounds and/or
who have challenges to learning;
— Ability to collaborate with colleagues and coordinators to develop
expanded curriculum and offerings in American Sign Language and Deaf
Studies;
— Knowledge of research and best practices in Deaf Culture

To apply for the position of Lecturer in ASL you must submit your
application through the University of Chicago Academic Career
Opportunities website, https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu, select
requisition #03753, and upload a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae,
a statement of teaching philosophy, student teaching evaluations, and
contact information for three references.

Upon request, applicants should be prepared to provide a video or other
materials demonstrating their classroom teaching.

Application deadline is July 1, 2018. Only applications with all required
materials and reference letters uploaded will be considered.

This position is included in a bargaining unit represented by Local 73 of
the Service Employees International Union.

 

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability,
protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes
under the law. For additional information please see the University’s
Notice of Nondiscrimination at
http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers
in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process
should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with
their request.

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position openings
School Counselor & Psychologist (School for the Deaf)
Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
Colorado Springs, Colorado

 

Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), located in Colorado
Springs, Colorado is accepting applications for a School Counselor &
Psychologist (School for the Deaf). Counselor is responsible for
participating in the development and support of students by providing
counseling and guidance-related activities to students wo are
Deaf/hard-of-hearing and their families. Psychologist is responsible for
psychological, educational and emotional assessment of birth through 21
year olds who are Deaf / hard-of-hearing. Functions as lead School
Counselor / Psychologist, also responsible for outreach services,
coordination of Rtl (Response to Intervention) and PBIS (Positive Behavior
Intervention and Support) efforts campus wide, providing written analysis
of behavioral and critical incidents, and leading school wide professional
trainings.

To apply, please go to:
https://www.csdb.org/careers-2/nonclassified-4/

these links are at the bottom of the page; please follow
instructions on the page

 

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Job Opportunity Notice
Deaf Community Advocate
Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Jefferson City, Missouri

 

Annual Salary: $36,528
Full-time, benefited position
Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Office of Special Education

Domicile Location: Jefferson City

Deadline: June 8, 2018

Benefits: Health Insurance, Retirement, Life Insurance, Long Term
Disability Insurance, Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave, Paid Holidays

APPLICATION PROCESS

All applications MUST be submitted electronically to be considered for the
review process. Complete the employment application at
https://desemo.applicantpro.com/jobs/. Once on The Missouri Department of
Elementary and Secondary Education’s website, complete the “Apply Now”
information to the right, then click “Apply for this Position”. This will
direct you to the online application. Attach a scanned copy of college
transcripts (if applicable for the position) with the application. An
e-mail confirmation will be sent once the application is received
electronically.

NOTE: If a college degree is a requirement for this position, transcripts
MUST be submitted with the application in order to be considered for
employment. Failure to include transcripts (when required for the
position) with your application will eliminate the application from the
review process.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university. Preference is
given to applicants with a degree in a field related to hearing loss,
deafness, interpreting, human resources, public policy, education,
government, or communication studies.

One year of successful experience in a professional capacity.

(Other qualifications and experience, which in the opinion of the
Commissioner of Education meet the requirements of the position may be
accepted in lieu of the above.)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of methods of instruction, preparation of training materials,
and program planning.

Ability to give presentations on a variety of topics and issues related to
hearing loss.

Knowledge of hearing loss, deafness, Deaf culture, American Sign Language,
services for people who are deaf or hard of hearing, and issues relating
to hearing loss.

Ability to effectively communicate, both in writing and American Sign
Language, with groups and individuals who are hearing, hard of hearing, or
deaf.

General knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations related to
hearing loss.

Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationship with members of the general public, organizations, and state
agencies.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Database,
and V-Logs.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Provides and coordinates presentations, public awareness activities,
workshops and training sessions concerning a variety of topics, including
hearing loss, deafness, American Sign Language, the legal rights of
individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, services available for
persons with hearing loss, the Missouri Commission for the Deaf and its
advocacy role, interpreting services, communication barriers facing people
with hearing loss.

Assists with and coordinates the development of educational materials,
information packets, empowerment materials, and public awareness materials
for members of the general public, interpreters, and people who are deaf
or hard of hearing.

Assists in the development and/or updating of a handbook concerning the
legal rights of people who are deaf or hard of hearing, and various other
materials relating to hearing loss.

Identifies the needs of, and provides in-service training and information
to, state agencies concerning people with hearing loss.
Advises community members on the right of deaf and hard of hearing
individuals.

Performs outreach activities that align with MCDHH programs

Coordinates MCDHH Empowerment Symposiums and Deaf Awareness programs.

Operates the State Van when performing MCDHH related duties.

Performs job-related travels within the State of Missouri.

Prepares and submits contact and phone logs, and related reports.

Answers telephone calls and performs other routine clerical tasks.

Assist with Commission report.

Manages MCDHH Social Media Accounts.

Represent the Commission at meetings.

Must be able to lift 25 pounds.

Performs other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS AND BENEFIT INFORMATION

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. If you have special needs addressed by the Americans
with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Human Resources at (573)
751-9619, through Missouri Relay System at (800) 735-2966, or via email at
hr@dese.mo.gov

To Our Applicants with Disabilities: For assistance with any phase of the
Department process, please notify the Director of Human Resources at (573)
751-9619. Reasonable attempts will be made to accommodate special needs.

TTY/TDD users: Relay Missouri service (800) 735-2966.

position opening
Case Manager, Deaf Services
BJC Behavioral Health
St Louis, MO

BJC Behavioral Health is currently seeking a Case Manager to support Deaf
Services.

Minimum Qualifications:

— Master’s Degree, Social Work

— American Sign Language (ASL) Certification

— Valid Driver’s License

To apply, please visit: http://bit.ly/BJCCaseManager

For questions, please contact
terri.byas@bjc.org

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position opening
Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Success
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

The Gallaudet University Athletics Department is seeking qualified
candidates to apply for its new Associate Athletic Director for
Student-Athlete Success position.

The Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Success is responsible
for providing visionary leadership, strategic planning, and policy
development for the athletics program; develops departmental-level
strategy plans to dovetail with the University’s Diversity Strategy Plan
with an emphasis on student-athlete, particularly historically
underrepresented and underserved populations, retention and academic and
personal growth and success; aligning the intercollegiate athletics
department consisting of 16 sports programs, athletic training program,
intramural program, fitness program, coaches, administrative, support
staff and student-athletes with the university’s unique bilingual
mission and strategic priorities; working with the development office to
raise funds for the Athletic Department; and maintaining an athletic
program that emphasizes the student-athlete concept and philosophy. The
Associate Athletic Director is required to abide by the rules and
regulations established by the NCAA, Eastern Collegiate Football
Conference (ECFC), Northern Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC), and
Gallaudet University.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum five years of professional experience,
including three years in coaching, athletic administration, and/or program
management.

Fluency in American Sign Language required at time of initial employment.
Self-identification as an ethnic minority and/or a female pursuant to
federal guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum five years of professional experience,
including three years in coaching, athletic administration, and/or program
management.

Fluency in American Sign Language required at time of initial employment.
Self-identification as an ethnic minority and/or a female pursuant to
federal guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree,

Proven experience in leading and supervising personnel and budgets.
Demonstrated abilities to multitask, work under pressure, solve problems,
and make tough decisions are important for this position.

A strong commitment to the Student-Athlete concept and the Gallaudet’s
bilingual mission, and a working knowledge of Gallaudet’s strategic
priorities and the NCAA rules and regulations are required.

Personal or professional evidence of equity, diversity, and inclusion
work.

Full job description and to apply:
https://rha.gallaudet.edu:4440/psp/HCMPROD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant

Also see:
http://www.gallaudetathletics.com/pdf/assocadstudentsuccess18.pdf

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Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children

Job Description
Director
Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children (Pennsylvania)

1. POSITION TITLE

Director

2. EMPLOYEE STATUS

This position is considered to be an exempt, full-time, 12-month
position.

3. ROLE RELATIONSHIPS

The Director reports to the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”)

4. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS

a. The Director assures the high quality of educational offerings and
ensures that the program is meeting the needs of the students. In
addition, assures that there is an array of co-curricular opportunities
offered.
b. The Director assures that an appropriate array of support services
are offered to meet the needs of the students.
c. Serves as the Scranton School’s liaison with Intermediate Units
and School Districts.
d. Responsible for the recruitment and retention of students.
e. Represents the School at various community functions. Serves as
the “face” of the school in the eyes of the community. Offers
educational opportunities to the community and assures the ASL classes are
regularly offered within the community. In addition, plans regular Deaf
Cultural experiences.
f. The Principal reports to the Director.
g. The Director oversees the Dean of Students, and maintains a safe
and nurturing residential program.
h. Maintains a positive relationship with the parents, provides
parent education opportunities, and maintains the parent/staff
organization.
i. Works with and maintains positive relations with the SSDAA.
j. Interviews prospective staff along with Human Resources and makes
hiring recommendations to the CEO.
k. Recommends the implementation of personnel policies.
l. Assures the facilities are well maintained and safe. Recommends
capital improvements to the CEO. Supervises the Supervisor of Operations.
m. Implements and monitors the budget of the Scranton School.
n. Recommends budget needs for the Scranton School to the CEO yearly.

5. QUALIFICATIONS

a. CERTIFICATE(S) REQUIRED
(Clearances must be maintained every five years by the employee).
Certification or eligibility for certification in Educational
Administration and/or
Education of the Deaf
Certification of PA Mandated Reporting Training
FBI Clearance
PA State Police Criminal Clearance (Act 34)
PA Child Abuse History Clearance
Act 82

 

b. SPECIALIZED TRAINING, EDUCATION OR EXPERIENCE

A Masters’ Degree in Educational Administration or Leadership
At least 5 years of experience as a high level administrator at a school
or school for the
deaf

Fluency in both ASL and English

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

A valid driver’s license is required.

6. PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position may require the following physical demands:
– Sitting at a desk for extended periods of time
– Ability to read and attend to computer screens for long periods of
time
– Manual dexterity skills for using office equipment
– Frequent bending, stooping, twisting and reaching
– Sitting, standing, walking, frequent bending, crouching, reaching,
stooping, kneeling

to apply, go to:
http://www.wpsd.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/WPSDJobApplication.pdf

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position openings
Early Childhood and Family Education Teachers
Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
positions located at various sites

Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind is proud to be partnering
with you and connecting with the caliber of candidates prepared to service
Deaf and Blind children. We are excited that you are interested in joining
our team and finding out more about you.

The first step to a rewarding career and joining our team is to tell us
about yourself by completing our convenient online application.

To offer a glimpse into ASDB, we are in the 106th year of educating
children throughout Arizona who are hard of hearing, deaf or have vision
loss. Committed to excellence and innovation, we serve our communities
through: early childhood programs; day and residential programs –
conveniently provided on our campuses and cooperatives, we collaborate
with families, school districts, communities and other agencies, to
facilitate success now and in the future for our students.

Highlights of What We Offer:
— Competitive salaries
— Relocation stipend for out-of-state teachers
— Sign on Bonus!
— Variety of exceptional value plans for medical, dental and vision
— Deferred compensation, 407
— Arizona State Retirement System
— Visionary leadership, professional development and mentoring in
collaborative culture
— Eligibility for Student Loan Forgiveness Programs

Opportunities for the 2018/2019 School Year
Teachers of the Deaf
— Early Childhood and Family Education Teachers – Listening and
Spoken Language, ASL

Applications submitted through: https://www.applitrack.com/asdb/onlineapp/

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CURRENT / ANTICIPATED VACANCIES FOR THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR
The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
Colorado Springs, CO

 

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
2018-2019 school year, and for possible future vacancies, as follows:

 

Vacancies for 2018-2019 School Year:
Literacy Specialist / Coach (PreK-12th Grade)
Mathematics (Secondary)
Preschool to 6th Grade

— Possible future vacancies in all instructional areas, including
but not limited to all core content areas (Early Childhood Education;
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:
— Full-time; scheduled to work the standard number of days in the,
academic year (as per established School Calendar, currently 195 days,
August to June).

— The annual base salary shall be established pursuant to the
Teacher Salary Schedule and based upon appropriate education and
experience. Excellent benefits.

— Employment is at-will, with no actual, expressed or implied
contract.

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
33 North Institute Street;
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Website: http://csdb.org/
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 opening
Physical Education / Health Teacher
The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
Colorado Springs, CO

Physical Education / Health Teacher

BROAD SCOPE OF POSITION:
This position reports to the Principal, School for the Deaf, and is
responsible for providing standards-based physical education and health
education instruction to preschool, elementary, middle school, and high
school students who are Deaf / hard-of-hearing. The Physical Education
Teacher provides for individual experience of movement and physical
expression; develops the student’s self-worth and confidence; stimulates
knowledge and patterns of healthy living including daily physical activity
and productive use of leisure time. Utilizes Colorado State Standards and
benchmarks in the content areas of Physical Education and Health,
establishing instructional goals; and provides assessments that measure
whether students meet standards, in a safe and civil school environment.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
— Performs work associated with standards-based student instruction:
prepares lesson plans, develops input for and presents daily
instructional/learning activities based upon the Colorado state Physical
Education and Health Education Standards and school reform tenets under
the direction of the Principal / School for the Deaf, maintains a positive
environment within physical education classes utilizing appropriate
classroom management, keeps students on task and engaged in appropriate
activities.

— Demonstrates knowledge / skill in the areas of adaptive physical
education in order to appropriately engage students who are Deaf /
hard-of-hearing into all physical education activities.

— Demonstrates knowledge / skill in the areas of task analysis,/
assessment, progress monitoring, behavior management, organization /
planning, curriculum development, parent relations and teamwork.

— Demonstrates knowledge / skill in the areas of project and
technology-based learning.

— Organizes the classroom for collaborative group work.

— Works in co-teaching teams with others.

— Works as part of the education / assessment team responsible for
identifying, developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating
individual objectives for assigned students.

— Utilizes appropriate communication skills with a commitment to
strive for the physical potential in each student.

— Understands and supports students’ social-emotional development.

— Serves as a Student Advocate for assigned students.

— Coordinates effectively with other service staff in providing
student instruction, supporting comprehensive physical education programs,
school reform efforts, strategic planning, and positively contributing to
co-curricular activities.

— Positively serves as a team member in the School for the Deaf andd
of the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB) as a whole; and
participates in regular team and departmental meetings, school and
instructional meetings as required.

— Provides parent consultation; participates in selected
parent-focused activities, etc.

— Seeks opportunities for and participates in activities related to
professional development and training/workshops as appropriate.

— Performs other appropriate duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SUBSTITUTIONS, CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & APPEAL
RIGHTS:

QUALIFICATIONS:
— Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Physical Education, K-12 from am
accredited college or university; specialization in Deaf Education desired

— Must hold or be eligible for appropriate educator licensure in the
State of Colorado, endorsed in Physical Education, K-12

— Experience teaching / working with children (in an educationale
environment) who are Deaf / hard-of-hearing, and/or who have multiple
disabilities desired

— Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) at the Advanced (3+)
skill level as demonstrated through an appropriate assessment tool and
according to school policy/procedures

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
— Knowledge of and ability to apply current standards-based th
educational practices associated with physical education and health
education for students who are Deaf / hard-of-hearing

— Knowledge of and ability to effectively implement adaptive
physical education to allow for equal participation of students who are
Deaf/ hard of hearing and to support the efforts of general student health
and daily exercise

— Knowledge of and ability to assess and apply technology to performty
the requirements of the position; ability to effectively utilize a variety
of computer software applications, which may include but is not limited to
e-mail, Internet, word processing, electronic calendar, presentation
development, spreadsheet, database, etc.; willingness to stay current and
develop skills as needed with or without direct support from CSDB

— Knowledge of and ability to effectively adapt and apply teachingch
skills, classroom management and lesson preparation to a technology rich
environment, which may include but is not limited to on-site classroom,
telepresence, and multiple distance education technologies and delivery
modes; ability to effectively implement technology necessary to model,
teach, and assist students relative to classroom instruction and
activities

— Ability to communicate effectively with students who are Deaf /
hard-of-hearing

— Ability to respond effectively and positively to feedback

— Ability to work cooperatively with others and participate
effectively in team setting

— Strong, positive interpersonal skills

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED.

 

How To Apply:
In addition to the submission of a complete on-line application (to
include salary history and references), please upload the items listed
below to your on-line application:

Letter of Interest
Current Resume
Recent Letters of Recommendation, with signature
Copies of All Transcripts
Copy of Educator Certification

Please apply online at https://www.csdb.org/careers

 

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position opening
Assistant Principal
Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind
St Augustine, Florida

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Principal

POSITION TYPE: Board of Trustees (Administrator)

DEPARTMENT: Deaf Middle School

FSDB SALARY RANGE – 12 month: $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 within three 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:

In order to be considered for employment in this position, all applicants
must attach proof of Degree/Transcripts and Current Certification to their
application on People First upon applying. **PLEASE NOTE: Once an
application is submitted, it cannot be altered, nor can attachments be
added.**

Applications accepted through People First only.

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

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TEACHER OF THE DEAF/HARD OF HEARING

Louisiana School for the Deaf

Baton Rouge, LA

THE LOUISIANA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF IS SEEKING CERTIFIED TEACHERS▒
FOR THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR.

Please note: must possess Deaf Education/Hearing Impaired endorsement
or the ability to obtain Deaf Education/Hearing Impaired endorsement
within three (3) years of hire date.

Preference may be given to applicants who have American Sign Language
skills. Must obtain the required SLPI level of Advanced within two
(2) years of hire date.

The Louisiana Special Schools do not unlawfully discriminate on the
basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in our
programs and activities, and we provide equal access to the Boy
Scouts and other designated youth groups. Jeff Travasos, Special
Assistant to the LSS Superintendent, (225)
757-3323, jtravasos@lsdvi.org, has been designated to handle
inquiries regarding non-discrimination. Inquiries regarding
non-discrimination in employment may also be referred to Julie
Alcorn, Human Resources Director at (225) 757-3214
or jalcorn@lsdvi.org.

RELEASE OF ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION INFORMATION: La. R.S. 17:3884(D)
requires that any school board wishing to hire a person who has been
assessed or evaluated pursuant to the Children First Act, La. R.S.
17:3871, et seq., whether that person is already employed by that
school system or not, shall request such person’s assessment and
evaluation results as part of the application process. Please be
advised that, as part of the mandated process, your previous
assessment and evaluation results will be requested. You have the
opportunity to apply, review the information received, and provide
any response or information you deem appropriate.

Salary: $44,404 – $63,580 (depends on credentials/experience

Apply at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/

 

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL

Louisiana School for the Deaf

Baton Rouge, LA

The LA School for the Deaf is seeking applicants for an ASSISTANT
PRINCIPAL.

The Louisiana Schools for the Deaf and Visually Impaired is a 24 hour
facility. The Assistant Principal works in conjunction with the LSD
Residential program. This is a FULL TIME, 11 MONTH position (8
hours daily) but some overtime/weekend work may be required.

*Applicants with American Sign Language skills preferred. Please
note: must obtain Advanced Plus SLPI within 2 years of hire date.*

The Louisiana Special Schools do not unlawfully discriminate on the
basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in our
programs and activities, and we provide equal access to the Boy
Scouts and other designated youth groups. Jeff Travasos, Special
Assistant to the LSS Superintendent, (225)
757-3323, jtravasos@lsdvi.org, has been designated to handle
inquiries regarding non-discrimination. Inquiries regarding
non-discrimination in employment may also be referred to Julie
Alcorn, Human Resources Director at (225) 757-3214
or jalcorn@lsdvi.org.

RELEASE OF ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION INFORMATION: La. R.S. 17:3884(D)
requires that any school board wishing to hire a person who has been
assessed or evaluated pursuant to the Children First Act, La. R.S.
17:3871, et seq., whether that person is already employed by that
school system or not, shall request such person’s assessment and
evaluation results as part of the application process. Please be
advised that, as part of the mandated process, your previous
assessment and evaluation results will be requested. You have the
opportunity to apply, review the information received, and provide
any response or information you deem appropriate.

1. QUALIFICATIONS:

A Master’s degree with a background and experience in the education
of the deaf is preferred. Must have at least five years
professional educational experience, three of which must have been
experience in a school or educational program serving deaf students.
Experience at a residential school is preferred.

Must meet the certification requirements of the State of Louisiana as
a teacher with hearing impaired endorsement and as an Educational
Leader/School Principal. Possession and presentation of Conference
of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf/Council on Education
of the Deaf (CEASD/CED) certification will satisfy the Louisiana
requirement for hearing impaired endorsement on the teaching
certificate.

Must possess human relations and management skills with which to
develop and maintain a cohesive common purpose faculty and to direct
the functions of subordinates.

Preference will be given to applicants possessing sign language
skills; others must be willing to learn such skills.▒ The minimum
acceptable Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) level for
effective job performance is Advanced Plus.

2. Must obtain hearing impaired endorsement within three (3)
years of hire date if not hearing impaired certified at the time of
hire.

Salary: $57,773 – $82,723 (depends on credentials/experience)

 

Apply at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/

 

 

COUNSELOR

Louisiana School for the Deaf

Baton Rouge, LA

LA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF is seeking a qualified COUNSELOR for the
2018-2019 school year.

 

Preference may be given to applicants who possess American Sign
Language skills.

The Louisiana Special Schools do not unlawfully discriminate on the
basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in our
programs and activities, and we provide equal access to the Boy
Scouts and other designated youth groups. Jeff Travasos, Special
Assistant to the LSS Superintendent, (225)
757-3323, jtravasos@lsdvi.org, has been designated to handle
inquiries regarding non-discrimination. Inquiries regarding
non-discrimination in employment may also be referred to Julie
Alcorn, Human Resources Director at (225) 757-3214
or jalcorn@lsdvi.org.

RELEASE OF ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION INFORMATION: La. R.S. 17:3884(D)
requires that any school board wishing to hire a person who has been
assessed or evaluated pursuant to the Children First Act, La. R.S.
17:3871, et seq., whether that person is already employed by that
school system or not, shall request such person’s assessment and
evaluation results as part of the application process. Please be
advised that, as part of the mandated process, your previous
assessment and evaluation results will be requested. You have the
opportunity to apply, review the information received, and provide
any response or information you deem appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s degree in school or mental health counseling or guidance and
counseling, or master’s degree with the equivalent hours and courses
required for a master’s degree in school counseling or guidance and
counseling or social worker.

Three years of full-time, professional experience in counseling
preferred. For applicants qualifying with teacher certification that
includes the guidance counselor endorsement, 3 years of teaching
experience at the elementary or secondary level is required or 2
years of successful teaching experience at the secondary level and 1
year of accumulated occupational experience. Background and/or
experience in education of the deaf or working with hearing impaired
individuals is preferred.

Salary: $49,284 – $70,567 (depends on credentials/experience)

Apply at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/

 

 

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Position opening
Theater Actor
NTID Cultural & Creative Studies
Rochester, NY

3750BR

NTID Cultural & Creative Studies

National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Professional Area: Semi-Skilled

Employment Category: Fulltime

Staff Job Function: Performing Arts and Theater
Wage Band: 113A

Department/College Description

Detailed Job Description

To develop, rehearse, and perform skits and other material (e.g.,
workshops) during outreach functions supported by NTID and its
Performing Arts Program. Position requires ability to set up and take
down various set, scenic, and prop items used during performances,
and conducting load-in and load-out activities

Required Minimum Qualifications

— Two years of prior work experience.
— Development of skits and other related performance materials
— Assist program in preparing props, scenic, and set items used during
performances
— Rehearse and perform outreach tours of productions to schools,
organizations and other venues
— Prepare workshop materials and lead workshop activities as requested
during various outreach tours

The Theater Actor must have good communication skills, knowledge of
theater performance expectations, and demonstrate a high level of
performance ability. The Theater Actor needs either voicing skills,
American Sign Language skills, or both as a requirement for this
position.

Preferred Qualifications

Required Application Documents

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, Video samples (provide
links to websites or YouTube)

How to Apply

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it
at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings
and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or
the BR number.

Additional Details

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal
background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or
written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as
determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT
promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work
place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals
and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age,
marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender
identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or
disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and
activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with
disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with
Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar
applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of
the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential
accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT,
please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email
your request to Careers@rit.edu.

Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private
university in the U.S., is among the world’s leading technologitcal
universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all
50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200
academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A
pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer
undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information
technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As
home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university
offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf
and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni
throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named
by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges
to Work For.” RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE
Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of
dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education
Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit
http://www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and
http://www.rit.edu.

As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced
benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to
additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an
employee’s pay, provide a total compensation package that can be
tailored to meet your needs. More on RIT’s Benefits, Health &
Wellness program can be found at:
https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that
promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more
information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S.
Department of Education at ED.Gov

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Position opening
Sr Staff Specialist
NTID Substance & Alcoh Intervention Svcs for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

3777BR

NTID Substance & Alcoh Intervention Svcs for the Deaf

National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Professional Area: Administrative Support

Employment Category: Fulltime

Staff Job Function: Administrative Support
Wage Band: 115H

Department/College Description

Substance and Alcohol Intervention Services for the Deaf (SAISD)
provides culturally sensitive, linguistically accessible information
on alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, prevention, intervention and
case management services to the deaf and hard-of-hearing community at
RIT and throughout the Rochester and the Monroe County area. SAISD
also advocates for and promotes development of a full range of
accessible treatment programs for alcohol and other drugs for deaf
and hard-of-hearing consumers through the provision of
cross-disability short-term technical assistance, consultation and
training for professionals. Wherever possible, SAISD promotes its
successful model to other communities across the state.

The Senior Staff Specialist is a key member of the SAISD team and
supports the Director and the functions of the department.

Detailed Job Description

This position will provide comprehensive administrative support to
SAISD. Additionally, this position performs various duties as
directed for the program, including, but not limited to conduction of
literature searches to identify current research, best practices and
developing materials on current trends as it relates to addiction;
provision of information to requestors both internal and external to
RIT/NTID who are searching for deaf accessible information and
support services. This position also manages all office operations,
maintains records for budget reporting, makes and receives phone
calls, assists with visitors who enter SAISD, and assists with
program activities as appropriate. This position also acts as a
primary point-of-contact for the department and has frequent
interaction across the college, university, and external agencies.

Essential skills for the position:
— Strong interpersonal skills
— Proficiency with MS Office applications
— Strong planning and organizational skills
— Ability to work independently, flexibly and with little
supervision to meet deadlines
— Ability to secure and maintain confidential information
— Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
— Team work and collaboration
— Deaf Culture knowledge is necessary

Required Minimum Qualifications
Minimum 3 – 5 years administrative support experience,
Working with individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing.
Conversational skills in ASL (American Sign Language)

Preferred Qualifications

— Experience with:Oracle business systems applications
— Other business systems (Kronos, PNC, BrassRing, Pinnacle)
— Event planning and travel arrangements
— Budgets and budget development
— Technical document design and desktop publishing
— Funded research projects

Addiction training/knowledge

Required Application Documents

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References

How to Apply

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it
at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings
and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or
the BR number.

Additional Details

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal
background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or
written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as
determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes
and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT
provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status,
sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its
hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides
reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the
Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York
Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and
you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your
application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources
office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.

Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private
university in the U.S., is among the world’s leading technological
universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all
50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200
academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A
pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer
undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information
technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As
home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university
offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf
and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni
throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named
by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges
to Work For.” RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE
Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of
dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education
Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit
http://www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and
http://www.rit.edu.

As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced
benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to
additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an
employee’s pay, provide a total compensation package that can be
tailored to meet your needs. More on RIT’s Benefits, Health &
Wellness program can be found at:
https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that
promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more
information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S.
Department of Education at ED.Gov

 

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position opening
Assistant Principal
New Mexico School for the Deaf
Santa Fe, NM

 

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL

APPLY: https://nmschoolforthedeaf.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

Summary
Works with the ECE/Elementary and Middle School/High School Principals in
supporting assigned instructional programs. Provides leadership in
implementation of NMSD’s Code of Conduct and Positive Behavioral
Intervention and Supports (PBIS). Coordinates IEP scheduling for new
students in collaboration with student’s LEA, and monitors compliance with
IDEA and NMSD’s intake process. Serves as primary administrator for
specific departments as needed. Supports NMSD’s progressive vision and
mission.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned)
— Serves as on-site administrator to assigned departments when
Principals are off campus.

— Oversees the development, support and maintenance of a
multi-tiered PBIS system at NMSD.

— Enforces the NMSD Code of Conduct.

— Serves as the chief disciplinarian for students by ensuring es
compliance to procedures for managing behavior referrals and addresses
incidents of student behaviors.

— Oversees the accurate maintenance of student discipline files, s.
including tracking data entered onto NMSD’s student information systems.

— Periodically travels to provide support/training to NMSD’s
satellite programs.

— Prepares various trainings for staff as assigned.

— Coordinates IEP scheduling for new students and works closely with
school districts in ensuring compliance.

— Facilitates IEP and addendum meetings as needed.

— Oversees the intake process as needed serves as the liaison
between LEAs and NMSD to facilitate compliance with IDEA and NMSD
procedures and timeliness of the process.

— Communicates with teachers and families as necessary.

— Completes written reports and appropriate documentation.

— Supports Principals on various tasks as assigned.

— Attends required meetings and trainings.

— Participates in in-service activities provided by the school, and
in self-selected professional growth activities.

— Serves on committees and curricular work groups as required.

— Adheres to NMSD’s Vision, Mission and Belief statements.
Competencies

Competencies
— Organization- Must be organized and detail-oriented. Must be able
to complete work within deadlines. Must be able to plan and carry out
lesson plans/units efficiently, utilizing the entire class period.

— Analytical Utilize and apply state standards and curriculum
materials to develop appropriate learning activities/units and assessments
for individual students. Incorporate individual students’ IEP goals in
planning and assessment.

— Continuous Learning – Seeks feedback to improve performance;
pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously
build knowledge and skills; attends weekly in-service training sessions
and incorporates new information into teaching practices/planning.

— Job Knowledge – Competent in required job skills and knowledge,
with emphasis on content of subject area, and teaching methodology;
exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current
developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how
job relates to others; uses resources effectively.

— Classroom Management – Able to develop positive teacher-student
relationships, managing student behavior and involvement effectively;
follow school-wide rules and expectations; consistent in approach to
behavior and responses, utilizing NMSD’s Positive Discipline approach.

— Use of Technology – Adapts to new technologies; troubleshoots
technological problems; uses technology to increase productivity; utilizes
technology and software to enhance student learning.

— Problem Solving – Gathers and analyzes information skillfully;
develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving
situations; works well with supervisors and other specialists.

— Cooperation – Establishes and maintains effective relations with
students, parents, and colleagues/administrators; exhibits tact and
consideration; offers assistance and support to co-workers and students;
works cooperatively in group situations; works actively to resolve
conflicts.

— Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits
objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes feedback;
contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone’s
efforts to succeed.

— Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; variesnd
writing style to meet needs. Ensures that communication with parents and
students is clearly presented and grammatically correct.

— Diversity – Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural
differences; educates others on the value of diversity; incorporates
multi-cultural viewpoints into instruction and materials.

— Ethics – Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires
the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds
organizational values.

— Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures;
completes tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and
values.

— Adaptability – Manages competing demands. Able to teach diversen
types of students with different learning, language, and communication
skills within one class or throughout the school day.

— Personal Appearance – Dresses appropriately for position; keeps
self well groomed; is mindful of students’ visual learning needs when
selecting clothing/accessories.

— Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; ds
ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; plans and sends
substitute plans to appropriate people as needed.

— Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management
direction; takes responsibility for own actions.

— Initiative – Seeks increased responsibilities; asks for and offers
help when needed; creative in development of strategies and lessons to
match individual students’ needs; incorporates hands-on or experiential
learning activities as appropriate.

— Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways
to improve and promote quality.

— Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures;
determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially
unsafe conditions; manages classroom environment for safety and security.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an 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.

Education and/or Experience
Possession of Master’s Degree in Deaf Education, Special Education, or
related areas. Possession of, or eligible for, New Mexico Education
Administration license. Strong academic background in assigned content
area and age/grade group, including methods of teaching.

Certificates and Licenses
Must possess a New Mexico Teachers License with the New Mexico Public
Education Department or be eligible to obtain one. Applicant has one year
from hire date to obtain licensure.

Language Skills
Proficiency in expressive and receptive American Sign Language and written
English. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret content in assigned
area/grade level. Ability to explain foundations/advanced concepts in
American Sign Language in order to support student learning. Ability to
write reports, correspondence, and Individual Education Plans. Ability to
effectively present information and respond to questions from students and
parents.

American Sign Language
Advanced American Sign Language skills at hire are required. The applicant
must be proficient in receptive and expressive American Sign Language and
able to adjust communication to match students’ language and
communication needs. Applicants who do not possess advanced American Sign
Language skills will not be considered for this position.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure,
using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute
grades with category weights, following an established grading system.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete
variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability
to interpret a variety of instructions and situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working
knowledge of Microsoft Office applications among other programs. Ability
to utilize Smart Boards, iPads, laptops, and document readers in classroom
situations. Able to utilize web-based resources to supplement
instructional materials.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must
be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is required to
stand; walk and sit for more than 6 hours a day while teaching classes,
and use hands to sign, handle papers, and write on the board. The employee
must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and
peripheral vision.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job,
the employee will work within an assigned classroom and be provided with
appropriate furniture, technology, and storage space in order to complete
assigned duties

NMSD conforms to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal
employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage
women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to
all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender
identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information
& Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.

APPLY: https://nmschoolforthedeaf.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

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position opening
Teacher
New Mexico School for the Deaf
Santa Fe, NM

TEACHER
APPLY: https://nmschoolforthedeaf.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

Summary
Responsible for instruction in assigned content area/grade level. Plans
learning experiences that motivate students and meet their individual
needs. Prepares and utilizes instructional materials that support overall
curricular goals, adhering to state standards and curriculum resources
available at NMSD. Uses formative assessment to inform instructional
planning. Integrates critical thinking skills and literacy/signacy into
lesson plans. Supports NMSD’s progressive vision and mission.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned)

— Prepares and implements state mandated standards (Early Learning
Guidelines for preschool age children) for assigned age group/area, Course
Objectives, Instructional Units and Lesson Plans.

— Follows established schedules and utilizes NMSD curriculum
guidelines and requirements.

— Plans learning experiences that motivate students and meet their.
individual needs. Assigns lessons and corrects homework if appropriate.

— Prepares and utilizes instructional materials that support overall
curricular goals.

— Develops and utilizes formative assessment to inform instructional
planning. Administers summative assessment to evaluate student progress.

— Prepares records and reports on students’ progress as required.
Keeps attendance records.

— Ensures student safety at all times.

— Maintains discipline in the classroom and ensures safety of
students at all times.

— Meets with principal to discuss student progress and develop plans
to address issues that may come up.

— Completes duties related to Individual Education Plans or ng
Individual Family Service plans (for preschool teachers), including
assessment, writing present levels of performance and goals and/or
benchmarks for individual students.

— Differentiates instruction using targeted focus on each student’s
individual needs and progress based on IEPs/IFSPs and assessment data.

— Attends required meetings and trainings.

— Participates in in-service activities provided by the school, and
in self-selected professional growth activities.

— Works productively with colleagues, parents, and community
members.

— Serves as a Primary Contact Teacher for students as assigned,
contacting parents with updates about their child, and supporting students
as needed.

— Serves on faculty committees and curricular work groups as
required.

— Maintains current licensure as required by New Mexico regulations.

— Regular attendance during school hours is required.

Competencies

— Organization- Must be organized and detail-oriented. Must be able
to complete work within deadlines. Must be able to plan and carry out
lesson plans/units efficiently, utilizing the entire class period.

— Analytical- Utilize and apply state standards and curriculum
materials to develop appropriate learning activities/units and assessments
for individual students. Incorporate individual students’ IEP goals in
planning and assessment.

— Continuous Learning – Seeks feedback to improve performance;
pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously
build knowledge and skills; attends weekly in-service training sessions
and incorporates new information into teaching practices/planning.

— Job Knowledge – Competent in required job skills and knowledge,
with emphasis on content of subject area, and teaching methodology;
exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current
developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how
job relates to others; uses resources effectively.

— Classroom Management – Able to develop positive teacher-student
relationships, managing student behavior and involvement effectively;
follow school-wide rules and expectations; consistent in approach to
behavior and responses, utilizing NMSD’s Positive Discipline approach.
Student safety is NMSD’s highest priority.

— Use of Technology – Adapts to new technologies; troubleshoots
technological problems; uses technology to increase productivity; utilizes
technology and software to enhance student learning.

— Problem Solving – Gathers and analyzes information skillfully;
develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving
situations; works well with supervisors and other specialists.

— Cooperation – Establishes and maintains effective relations with
students, parents, and colleagues/administrators; exhibits tact and
consideration; offers assistance and support to co-workers and students;
works cooperatively in group situations; works actively to resolve
conflicts.

— Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits
objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes feedback;
contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone’s
efforts to succeed. Certain teaching positions require collaboration with
numerous support staff members. It is critical that staff work
professionally and appropriately with all staff members for the benefit of
students.

— Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; variesnd
writing style to meet needs. Ensures that communication with parents and
students is clearly presented and grammatically correct.

— Diversity – Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural
differences; educates others on the value of diversity; incorporates
multi-cultural viewpoints into instruction and materials.

— Ethics – Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires
the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds
organizational values.

— Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures;
completes tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and
values.

— Adaptability – Manages competing demands. Able to teach diversen
types of students with different learning, language, and communication
skills within one class or throughout the school day

— Personal Appearance – Dresses appropriately for position; keeps
self well groomed; is mindful of students’ visual learning needs when
selecting clothing/accessories.

— Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; ds
ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; plans and sends
substitute plans to appropriate people as needed. Regular attendance is an
essential function of this job.

— Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management
direction; takes responsibility for own actions.

— Initiative – Seeks increased responsibilities; asks for and offers
help when needed; creative in development of strategies and lessons to
match individual students’ needs; incorporates hands-on or experiential
learning activities as appropriate.

— Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways
to improve and promote quality.

— Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures;
determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially
unsafe conditions; manages classroom environment for safety and security.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an 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.

Education and/or Experience
Possession of Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Deaf Education, Special
Education, or related areas. Highly qualified in assigned content area, or
commitment towards attaining Highly Qualified status. Possession of, or
eligible for, New Mexico teacher licensure. Strong academic background in
assigned content area and age/grade group, including methods of teaching.

Certificates and Licenses
Must possess a New Mexico Teachers License with the New Mexico Public
Education Department or be eligible to obtain one. Applicant has one year
from hire date to obtain licensure.

Language Skills
Proficiency in expressive and receptive American Sign Language and written
English. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret content in assigned
area/grade level. Ability to explain foundations/advanced concepts in
American Sign Language in order to support student learning. Ability to
write reports, correspondence, and Individual Education Plans. Ability to
effectively present information and respond to questions from students and
parents.

American Sign Language
Advanced American Sign Language skills at hire are required. The applicant
must be proficient in receptive and expressive American Sign Language and
able to adjust communication to match students’ language and communication
needs. Applicants who do not possess advanced American Sign Language
skills will not be considered for this position.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure,
using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute
grades with category weights, following an established grading system.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete
variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability
to interpret a variety of instructions and situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working
knowledge of Microsoft Office applications among other programs. Ability
to utilize Smart Boards, iPads, laptops, and document readers in classroom
situations. Able to utilize web-based resources to supplement
instructional materials.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must
be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is required to
stand; walk and sit for more than 6 hours a day while teaching classes,
and use hands to sign, handle papers, and write on the board. The employee
must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and
peripheral vision.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job,
the employee will work within an assigned classroom and be provided with
appropriate furniture, technology, and storage space in order to complete
assigned duties.

NMSD conforms to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal
employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage
women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to
all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender
identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information
& Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.

APPLY: https://nmschoolforthedeaf.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

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position openings
Early Childhood and Family Education Teachers
Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
positions located at various sites

Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind is proud to be partnering
with you and connecting with the caliber of candidates prepared to service
Deaf and Blind children. We are excited that you are interested in joining
our team and finding out more about you.

The first step to a rewarding career and joining our team is to tell us
about yourself by completing our convenient online application.

To offer a glimpse into ASDB, we are in the 106th year of educating
children throughout Arizona who are hard of hearing, deaf or have vision
loss. Committed to excellence and innovation, we serve our communities
through: early childhood programs; day and residential programs –
conveniently provided on our campuses and cooperatives, we collaborate
with families, school districts, communities and other agencies, to
facilitate success now and in the future for our students.

Highlights of What We Offer:
— Competitive salaries
— Relocation stipend for out-of-state teachers
— Sign on Bonus!
— Variety of exceptional value plans for medical, dental and vision
— Deferred compensation, 407
— Arizona State Retirement System
— Visionary leadership, professional development and mentoring in
collaborative culture
— Eligibility for Student Loan Forgiveness Programs

Opportunities for the 2018/2019 School Year
Teachers of the Deaf
— Early Childhood and Family Education Teachers – Listening and
Spoken Language, ASL

Applications submitted through: https://www.applitrack.com/asdb/onlineapp/

 

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position opening
ASL Education Director

DEAF, Inc.
Boston, MA

35 hrs/week

Position Overview: Responsible for coordinating the ASL Education
program for the purpose of educating, promoting American Sign
Language for Hearing, Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard of Hearing, and
Late-Deafened people, and generating revenue to support DEAF, Inc.
services.

About the Organization: Founded in 1977, DEAF, Inc. is multi-service
agency nonprofit run by and for Deaf (Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard of
Hearing and Late-Deafened) people. An integral part of Massachusetts’
Deaf community, our mission is to inspire people to achieve personal
and professional goals through accessible programs and services. We
build bridges across communities by increasing communication access
and awareness. For more information about DEAF, Inc., visit our
website at: www.deafinconline.org

For more information, check out our website at
www.deafinconline.org/locations/jobs or contact Ann Thompson
at: athompson@deafinconline.org

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Position opening
Assistant Director of Independent Living Services
DEAF, Inc.
Boston, MA,

35 hrs/week

Position Overview:

Responsible for directing the Deaf and Hard of
Hearing Independent Living Services (DHILS) in Boston, North Shore,
Northeast, Southeast/South Shore, and Cape Cod & Islands regions to
improve the ability of Deaf and Hard of Hearing people to live
independently and function fully in their family and within the
community of their choice. Provide direct services to individuals in
the Boston Region.

About the Organization: Founded in 1977, DEAF, Inc. is multi-service
agency nonprofit run by and for Deaf (Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard of
Hearing and Late-Deafened) people. An integral part of Massachusetts’
Deaf community, our mission is to inspire people to achieve personal
and professional goals through accessible programs and services. We
build bridges across communities by increasing communication access
and awareness. For more information about DEAF, Inc., visit our
website at: www.deafinconline.org

 

For more information, check out our website at
www.deafinconline.org/locations/jobs or contact Ann Thompson
at: athompson@deafinconline.org

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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty – NTID Information and Computing
Studies

National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

3698BR

 

NTID Information and Computing Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer

Faculty Discipline: Computer Science

Faculty Rank: Lecturer

Employment Category: Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date: 01-Aug-2018

Department/College Description

THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY:
RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented
education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures
and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have
chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of
Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine
colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With
approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT
is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers
a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business,
and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the
Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as
one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is a
National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation
site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our
membership in the

http://www.upstatenyherc.org/home/index.cfm?site_id=671

Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region,
is the 51st largest metro area in the United States and the third
largest city New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is
home to nearly 1.1 million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic
diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 18% African
and Latin Americans and another 3% of international origin. It is
also home to one of the largest deaf communities per capita in the
U.S. Rochester ranks 4th for “Most Affordable City” by Forbes
Magazine, and MSN selected Rochester as the “1 Most Livable Bargain
Market” (for real-estate). Kiplinger named Rochester one of the top
five “Best City for Families.”

Detailed Job Description

Provide direct instruction to deaf and hard-of hearing students in
the Applied Computer Technology program under Information and
Computing Studies department. Participate fully in the department’s
curricular initiatives and related faculty duties.

Required Minimum Qualifications
— Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, Computer
Science, or related field and at least 5 years full-time work
experience in related field, or Master of Science degree in
Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field and 2-3
years full-time work experience in related field.

— Full-time work experience in network/security and/or tech support.

— Experience in introductory programming, database, or website
development.

— Teaching/training experience.

— Organizational skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

— Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) and familiarity with Deaf
culture.

— Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
individual differences.

 

Required Minimum Education Level

BS

Required Application Documents

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References,
Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply

Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty Keyword Search:
3698BR.

 

Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the
listed qualifications and the following attachments:

— A brief teaching philosophy

— The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a
suitable candidate is found.

Additional Details

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal
background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or
written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as
determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT
promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work
place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals
and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age,
marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender
identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or
disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and
activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with
disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with
Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar
applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of
the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential
accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT,
please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email
your request to Careers@rit.edu

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that
promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more
information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S.
Department of Education at ED.Gov

 

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Job Announcements
Mill Neck Services, Inc.
Mill Neck, NY

 

The mission of the Mill Neck Family of Organizations is to better the
lives of children and adults who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or have other
disabilities through innovative educational, occupational, and spiritual
services. The individuals Mill Neck serves come from all social and
economic backgrounds with the hope that one day, they will have the
opportunity to leave their mark on the world, just like everyone else.

The Mill Neck Family of Organizations consist of Mill Neck Manor School
for the Deaf, educating children who are Deaf and have other disabilities
through unique educational and therapy programs; Mill Neck Services,
helping Deaf adults find meaningful employment; Center for Hearing Health,
aiding the Deaf and Hearing impaired community gain access to proper
hearing aid devices and care; and Lutheran Friends of the Deaf, providing
spiritual guidance to the Deaf individuals all around the world.

 

— Full-Time Day Habilitation Specialist
Mill Neck Services is looking for a Full-Time Day Habilitation Specialist.
Candidate’s prime responsibilities are to provide training and skill
development to a group of Deaf and developmentally disabled adults through
community and volunteer experiences. Transporting individuals to and from
their residence to volunteer sites using agency’s vehicle. Support
individuals to establish functional independence in specific areas,
implementing individual’s day habilitation service plan goals and
objectives and document their progress. Writing brief case notes on a
daily and monthly basis regarding the individual’s progress to insure
compliance with the valued outcomes in the Individualized Service Plan
(ISP). Lead group sessions with individuals and facilitate the
discussions to provide learning skills to be used in the community.

— Part-Time Employment Specialist
Mill Neck Services is looking for a Part-Time Employment Specialist.
Candidate’s prime responsibilities are to provide transformative
employment services to individuals who are Deaf and/or have additional
disabilities. Work with these individuals through all phases of job
search through on the job training, empowering them to recognize their
abilities, talents and demonstrate these to the community at large.
Assume responsibility for client files, maintaining appropriate and
contemporaneous documentation and materials relative to their employment.
We offer a flexible work schedule and tremendous opportunities for
professional growth, but require the ability and willingness to work
weekend and evening/night hours as needed.

— Full-Time Community Habilitation Assistant
Mill Neck Services is looking for Full-Time Community Habilitation
Assistant. Candidate’s prime responsibilities are to provide
supervision, support, training and guidance to staff as well as direct
care to consumers who are Deaf/Hearing Intellectually/Developmentally
Disabled, assist with the development of community habilitation services
plans and monthly summaries, assist with yearly evaluations, and various
office responsibilities all in partnership with the Communication
Habilitation Supervisor.

 

Requirements for all positions are: BA in Human Services or Related Area
preferred. Will accept AA/AS Degree. Excellent communication skills.
Ability to develop a rapport with individuals of various backgrounds.
Fluency in American Sign Language. Computer Literate. Clean and valid
Driver’s license and dependable car a must.

Please send resume and letter of intent to:
Kathleen Lagalante
Mill Neck Manor Family of Organizations
40 Frost Mill Road,
Mill Neck, N.Y. 11765

Or fax to: (516) 922-0093
Email: Klagalante@millneck.org

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position opening
Asst.-Assoc. Professor of American Sign Language
William Woods University
Fulton, MO

Asst.-Assoc. Professor of American Sign Language William Woods University
in Fulton, MO has an immediate opening for a full-time, tenure-track
faculty position to teach American Sign Language courses for college
students of varying fluency levels (levels I-VI).

The contracted teaching load is 12 hours per semester, with the opportunity
for teaching summer school and intercession courses.

This is a full-time, 9-month position beginning August 1, 2018.

This position will be open until filled.

To learn more about this faculty position, requirements and how to apply,
please visit our website at http://www.williamwoods. edu/ employment/

William Woods is an equal opportunity employer

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open positions
THE LEARNING CENTER FOR THE DEAF
Framingham, MA

Please visit www.tlcdeaf.org/careers
to view the exciting job opportunities at
The Learning Center for the Deaf!

We have recently posted employment opportunities for:

DIRECTOR OF HEALTH SERVICES

INTENSIVE CARE COORDINATOR

IN-HOME THERAPIST-CLINICIAN

We are also hiring Teachers and Assistants in our Early Childhood Center,
and Secondary programs.

Apply now and receive a $500 sign-on bonus if you are hired as a
Classroom Teacher or Classroom Assistant.

The Learning Center for the Deaf offers substantial benefits including
medical, dental, vision, 403b contribution, life insurance, short
term and long term disability insurance, tuition reimbursement,
parental leave, and generous paid time off.

 

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position opening
Dean of the Library
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

Gallaudet University is the world’s only higher education institution
designed to be barrier-free for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

Chartered by Congress in 1864, Gallaudet University has led advances in
education of deaf and hard-of-hearing students and deaf rights worldwide.
Today, students from across the United States and more than 25 countries
— diverse in perspective, backgrounds, interests, and communication
styles — form an exciting learning community. Based on a proud tradition
of research and scholarly activity, Gallaudet University prepares
graduates for career opportunities in a highly competitive, technological,
and rapidly changing world.

A major aspect of the institution’s dedication to student and faculty
success is the recent commitment to the library being the intellectual and
cultural heart of campus. This involves identifying and hiring
additional positions; implementing a new organizational structure;
refurbishing the current facility with a commitment for a new building
within the next five years; expanding internal and external partnerships;
and increasing financial support for furnishings, collections,
digitization, information literacy instruction, among other initiatives.

As a result, Gallaudet University is seeking a Dean of the Library, a new
position, to provide the leadership necessary to implement the
institution’s vision for the library as the heart of campus and be a
leader in the provision of student success.

Reporting directly to the Provost, the Dean of the Library is the chief
administrator, spokesperson, and advocate for the library. Focusing on
transparency, collaboration, and shared governance, the Dean provides
progressive and dynamic leadership; facilitates planning and assessment;
sets direction for programs and services; establishes a multicultural
organization dedicated to diversity and success; and supports personnel
through strong professional development initiatives.

Principal Accountabilities:

— Develops, communicates, and implements a library vision and of
strategic direction aligned with the mission, vision, and values of
Gallaudet University.

— Develops and monitors the library’s annual budget to ennsure
appropriate expenditure of funds,

— Establishes performance goals that incorporate objectives associated
with professional development and training; develops strategies for
recruiting and retaining excellent staff.

— Fosters a culture of assessment to inform decision-making and
continuous improvement.

— Monitors external environments to assess risks and benefits to
implementing new technologies.

— Leads development of innovative partnerships between the library
and campus, as well as community and regional organizations.

— Actively cultivates fund-raising opportunities, including internal
and external grants, to support library operations and initiatives

— Promotes and advocates for library programs that address the needs of
students, faculty, staff, and the community

— Encourages facilitates the professional development of library personnel
to maintain a diverse, skilled, and engaged workforce.

— Engages in scholarly, professional, and service activities in support
of Gallaudet University and the Library and information science profession,
serving as a role model for library personnel.

— Fosters an organizational an educational climate that supports equity,
diversity, and inclusivity.

— Embraces an environment of constant change that supports and
anticipates the evolving needs of the campus community.

— Represents the university to the Washington Research Library Consortium.

— Maintains and expands communication and collaboration internal and
external to the university.

Specifications:

— Terminal degree (Master’s) in library/information science from
ALA-accredited program.

— A record of scholarship, librarianship/teaching, and service
sufficient for a dean-level appointment.

— A record of increasingly responsible higher educationnt
leadership experience in academic libraries, with substantial management
skills in strategic planning, assessment, finance, team building,
communication and collaboration, and professional development.

— A record of commitment to multicultural organizational development
and efforts that have maximized the effective education of deaf and
hard-of-hearing students from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

— Fluency in American Sign Language.

 

to apply for this position, go to:
http://www.gallaudet.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities

 

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position opening
Therapist (ASL fluent)
Arundel Lodge
Edgewater, MD

Therapist with fluency in American Sign Language to provide mental health
services in Outpatient Mental Health Clinic. LCSW-C preferred, LGSW will
be considered. Send resume to: Arundel Lodge, 2600 Solomons Island Road,
Edgewater, MD 21037, email; Lmurphy@arundellodge.org. EOE/D/V

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position opening
Director of Special Education
Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
Colorado Springs, CO

 

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. Interested persons are invited to
visit CSDB’s website at http://csdb.org/ where the official job
announcement for Director of Special Education / Student Services may be
found in its entirety, including major duties/responsibilities, under
Non-Classified employment.
This job announcement is open until the position is filled.

BROAD SCOPE OF POSITION
The Director of Special Education reports to and is evaluated by the
Superintendent. Responsible for timely and legal delivery of educational
services by CSDB staff. Provides direct supervision to Student Services
personnel. Responsible for making determinations related to all positions
under direct supervision including responsibility for hiring and
performance evaluation. Fiscal responsibility for all funds allocated
under their direction.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
— Master’s Degree in Special Education or closely related field fromaf
a regionally accredited college or university, with specialization in Deaf
Education or Education of the Visually Impaired.
— Must hold or be eligible for appropriate educator licensure in the
State of Colorado, endorsed in Special Education Administration –
Special Education Director.

— Five (5) years successful experience in the field of Deaf
Education or Education of the Visually Impaired as a teacher,
administrator, or similar position; three (3) years of administrative
and/or supervisory experience preferred.
— Proficiency or commitment to work toward proficiency in American
Sign Language (ASL) at the Advanced (3+) skill level as demonstrated
through an appropriate assessment tool and according to school policy /
procedure.

 

Terms of Employment:
— Full-Time; scheduled to work 220 days (0.85 FTE) during the
academic year (July to June).
— Employment is at-will, with no actual, expressed, or implied
contract.
— $71,655.00-$111,095.00 (yearly salary)

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 (if applicable). Contact information:

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

Website: http://csdb.org/
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 opening
Teacher of the Deaf: Literacy Specialist / Coach
COLORADO SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND
Colorado Springs, CO

DEPARTMENT Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment POSITION NO.
21208

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
This position reports to the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and
Assessment and is responsible to administer literacy assessments, provide
coaching / mentoring for literacy teachers, and support the Literacy
Coordinator in implementation of curricula/interventions, for Preschool
– 12th grade students who are Deaf / hard-of-hearing. The Literacy
Specialist / Coach will utilize Colorado Academic Standards and benchmarks
in establishing instructional goals and provide assessments that measure
whether students meet standards, in a safe and civil school environment.

JOB FUNCTIONS
— Assists the Literacy Coordinator in administering literacy
assessments to assess students’ literacy skills.
— Assists with the collection, analysis, and monitoring of literacy
assessment data on the student and program level.
— Supports workshops and training for literacy staff and facilitates
a school-wide Literacy Professional Learning Community (PLC) to utilize
data to drive instruction and develop data-based goals, objectives, and
standardized best practice strategies to guide instruction.
— Collaborates with the Literacy Coordinator to provide classroom
feedback/action research to aid in the development of tiered
interventions, programs, and materials.
— Provides training, coaching, and mentoring to literacy teachers,
in best practices, to implement tiers of intervention support.
— Oversees the production of intervention materials and provides re
literacy interventions to identified students who need additional literacy
support.
— Coordinates the development of Reading to Ensure Academic
Development (READ) plans, for identified students.
— Utilizes technology to model, teach, and assist students relative
to classroom instruction and activities.
— Provides parent consultation and training and coordinates
parent-focused activities in the area of Literacy.
— Demonstrates knowledge / skill in the areas of task analysis,/
assessment, progress monitoring, behavior management, organization /
planning, curriculum development, current technology practices, parent
relations and teamwork.
— Utilizes appropriate communication skills with a commitment to
literacy development in each student.
— Collaborates effectively with other staff in providing studentnd
instruction, supporting school reform efforts, strategic planning, and
positively contributing to co-curricular activities.

— Positively serves as a team member in the School for the Deaf
Pre-K – 12 programs serving students, who are deaf / hard of hearing, cy
and of the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB) as a whole;
and participates in regular team and departmental meetings, school and
instructional meetings as required.
— Participates in activities related to professional development and
training/workshops as appropriate.
— Performs other appropriate duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
— Master’s Degree in Education or closely related field from an n.
accredited college or university, with specialization in Deaf Education.
— Must hold or be eligible for appropriate educator licensure in the
State of Colorado, endorsed as a Special Education Specialist:
Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing, or comparable endorsement.
— Subject area endorsement or specialization in English Language
Arts and /or specialization related to literacy development.
— 3 years of experience teaching literacy to children (in an
educational environment) who are Deaf / hard-of-hearing.

— Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) at the Advanced (3+)
skill level as demonstrated through an appropriate assessment tool and
according to school policy / procedure.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
— Knowledge of and ability to apply current standards-based
educational practices in the areas of literacy and language development
associated with students who are Deaf / hard-of-hearing.
— Knowledge of and ability to assess and apply technology to performty
the requirements of the position; ability to effectively utilize a variety
of computer software applications, which may include but is not limited to
e-mail, Internet, word processing, electronic calendar, presentation
development, spreadsheet, database, etc.; willingness to stay current and
develop skills as needed with or without direct support from CSDB.
— Knowledge of and ability to effectively adapt and apply skills, to
a technology-rich environment, which may include but is not limited to
on-site learning environments, telepresence, and multiple distance
education technologies and delivery modes; ability to effectively
implement technology necessary to model, teach, and assist students
relative to instruction and activities.
— Ability to establish high standards for what students must know
and be able to do.
— Ability to communicate effectively with students who are Deaf /
hard-of-hearing.
— Ability to rerespond effectively and positively to feedback.
— Ability to work cooperatively with others and participate
effectively in a team setting.
— Ability to lead and facilitate trainings and team meetings
effectively.
— Strong, positive interpersonal skills.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS Reports to and is evaluated by the
Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
— Full-time; scheduled to work the standard number of days in the s,
academic year (as per the established School Calendar, currently 195 days,
August to June.)
— The annual base salary shall be established pursuant to the
Teacher Salary Schedule, based upon appropriate education and Experience
— Employment is at-will, with no actual, expressed, or implied
contract.

EFFECTIVE DATE School Year 2018-2019

WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Generally speaking, the work is performed in a typical school office
environment and involves sedentary to light physical activity, requiring
exertion of up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and usually requires
walking or standing to a significant degree. Typically, workers are
required to climb stairs, bend, reach, and handle objects, and use fingers
to operate computer and/or typewriter keyboard. Work requires expression
or exchange of ideas and the ability to receive detailed information.
Work requires ability to compare, compile, analyze, and coordinate data/
information; ability to instruct/train others; and ability to utilize
effective interpersonal skills / behaviors.

In addition, work at the elementary school level involves heavy physical
activity, requiring exertion of up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and
routinely requires stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling. Work at
the middle school / high school level involves very heavy physical
activity, requiring exertion in excess of 100 lbs. of force occasionally.
Work with Special Needs students will require exertion of force
frequently.

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 (if applicable). Contact information:

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

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

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position opening
Teacher of the Deaf
RDSPD Program
Pasadena, Texas

Job Title: Teacher of the Deaf

Reports to: Campus Principal, Program Specialist (RDSPD Program), and
Executive Director of Special Education

Wage/Hour Status: Exempt
Compensation Plan: Pay Grade: T07-T08; $51,779-$66,637
Dept./School: Campus Assigned

PRIMARY PURPOSE
Assist Pasadena ISD and the Region 4 Regional Day School Program for the
Deaf (RDSPD) by providing students with specially designed instruction and
instruction aligned to grade level standards based on students’
individual education plans in general and/or special education settings.

QUALIFICATIONS
Education / Certification
— TEA Teacher Certification requirements
— Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
— Valid Texas Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing certification
— Valid Texas Assessment of Sign Communication certification
(Preferred)
— BEI or RID Interpreter Certification (Preferred)

Special Knowledge / Skills
— Demonstrate knowledge of hearing loss and its impact on
students’ educational, social, and emotional development.
— Demonstrate knowledge of the IEP process, including evaluations,
multidisciplinary approaches, goal setting, and implementation.
— Demonstrate general knowledge of cucurriculum and instruction
— Demonstrate general knowledge of Universal Design for Learning
principals and differentiated instruction
— Demonstrate knowledge of assistive listening technologies as it
relates to students who are deaf and hard of hearing
— Demonstrate ability to read and interpret evaluation and
assessment results (i.e. audiograms, state assessments, etc.)
— Demonstrate effective collaboration and facilitation skills

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
1. Collaborate with students, parents, campus, and district staff to
provide high-quality specially designed instruction for students who are
deaf and hard of hearing.
2. Implement an instructional or skill development program for assigned
students and provide written evidence of preparation as necessary.
3. Plan and use appropriate instructional / learning strategies,
activities, materials, and equipment that reflect accommodations and/or
modifications for individual needs of students assigned.
4. Collaborate with general education teachers to accommodate and/or
modify general education curriculum as needed for maximum student
participation.
5. Conduct formal and informal assessment of studdents’ language,
communication, and literacy performance and use results to inform
instruction.
6. Prepare for Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee meetings
and tasks as lined out in full job description.
7. Present subject matter according to guidelines established by the IEP
8. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media consistent with
the needs and capabilities of each student assigned utilizing technology
when appropriate
9. Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to
the physical, social, and emotional development of students
10. Manage student behavior and administer discipline, including
non-verbal crisis intervention and physical restraint of students
according to IEP
11. Consult with general education teachers and other staff (i.e.
paraprofessionals, audiologist, occupational and physical therapists,
interpreters, etc.) to provide a high quality program for students
12. Proactively seek parent support and input along with tasks lined out
in full job description.
13. Troubleshoot and maintain auditory equipment, contacting the
educational audiologist when problems arise, and train general education
teachers regarding their use

14. Maintain confidentiality of student records and information discussing
issues only with the educational team responsible for the student’s
educational program
15. Attend all required district, campus, and Region 4 RDSPD meetings and
trainings
16. Comply with all Region 4 RDSPD, campus, and district policies
17. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor /
principal

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervise assigned instructional paraprofessionals and assist in the
supervision of assigned student teachers / interns and/or volunteers

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Mental Demands:

— Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); ability to
instruct; maintain emotional control under stress.
— Physical Demands / Environmental Factors:
— Frequent standing; stooping; bending; kneeling; pushing and pulling;
possible heavy lifting of students. Biological exposure to bacteria and
communicable diseases; exposure to students who may display violent
behavior

Link to apply for the Teacher of the Deaf:
https://pasadena.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=5134

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position openings
Early Childhood and Family Education Teachers
Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
positions located at various sites

Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind is proud to be partnering
with you and connecting with the caliber of candidates prepared to service
Deaf and Blind children. We are excited that you are interested in joining
our team and finding out more about you.

The first step to a rewarding career and joining our team is to tell us
about yourself by completing our convenient online application.

To offer a glimpse into ASDB, we are in the 106th year of educating
children throughout Arizona who are hard of hearing, deaf or have vision
loss. Committed to excellence and innovation, we serve our communities
through: early childhood programs; day and residential programs –
conveniently provided on our campuses and cooperatives, we collaborate
with families, school districts, communities and other agencies, to
facilitate success now and in the future for our students.

Highlights of What We Offer:
— Competitive salaries
— Relocation stipend for out-of-state teachers
— Sign on Bonus!
— Variety of exceptional value plans for medical, dental and vision
— Deferred compensation, 407
— Arizona State Retirement System
— Visionary leadership, professional development and mentoring in
collaborative culture
— Eligibility for Student Loan Forgiveness Programs

Opportunities for the 2018/2019 School Year
Teachers of the Deaf
— Early Childhood and Family Education Teachers – Listening and
Spoken Language, ASL

Applications submitted through: https://www.applitrack.com/asdb/onlineapp/

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position opening
Assistant Director of Educational Services
Willie Ross School for the Deaf
Longmeadow, MA

Willie Ross School for the Deaf (WRSD) is seeking a highly motivated and
experienced educator of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students for this
Administrative position (AKA Vice-Principal.) WRSD serves students
3-22 years of age at four different sites in Longmeadow and East
Longmeadow, MA.

The Assistant Director works closely with the Director of Educational
Services to provide oversight of the Academic and School-to-Work Programs.

Primary duties include developing IEPs, acting as chair at team meetings,
supervising and evaluating staff, enforcing state regulations and WRSD
policies for both staff and students.

Candidates should have MA licensure as a Teacher of the Deaf, be fluent
in sign language and be comfortable following a Total Communication
Approach. Experience working with Deaf/hard of hearing students in
a mainstreamed environment would be ideal.

Help with relocation costs available.

The appointment will be effective July 1, 2018. Please send resume and a
cover letter to:

Veronica Miller, Coordinator of Student & Administrative Services,
Willie Ross School for the Deaf,
32 Norway Street,
Longmeadow, MA 01106

or email to vmiller@willierossschool.org

 

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We are seeking a licensed Clinician & an Outreach Coordinator

RHA Health Services
State of North Carolina

Are you looking to be part of something special in the field of
mental health and Deafness? Come join our team!

The State of North Carolina boasts one of the most comprehensive
systems of mental health services for the deaf in the nation. RHA
Health Services, Inc., has a contract with the state to provide
therapy, assessments, and outreach to people who communicate
primarily through ASL. We have a team of 18 professionals who are
fluent in ASL, including two Deaf psychologists, three Deaf LCSWs,
and three Deaf LPCs, along with a hearing, ASL-fluent LPC and LCSW
licensed therapists, and numerous Deaf and hearing qualified professional staff.

We are seeking a clinician, licensed in the State of North
Carolina, and an Outreach Coordinator to complete our team.

When was the last time you took part in a team meeting conducted
entirely in sign language and with a group of professional peers that
“get it”?

If you’re ready for a positive change in your professional life, send
your resume to:

Linda Harrington, LCSW
lharrington@rhanet.org
919.825.2869 VP

RHA Health Services
3010 Falstaff Road
Raleigh, NC 27610

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Iowa School for the Deaf
Council Bluffs, IA

ISD is located on a 115 acre campus located on the southern edge of Council
Bluffs, Iowa. The campus is within 15 minutes of downtown Omaha,
Nebraska. ISD serves students from the states of Iowa and Nebraska.

ISD is currently seeking qualified individuals for the following positions:

— Work Experience Coordinator – requires a teaching license
Job posting in ASL available at: https://youtu.be/1OfrlLiPhXg

— Teacher of the Deaf:

– Intellectual disabilities/resource room teacher (K-8 and/or 5-12
Instructional Strategist I and Strategist II: Intellectual
Disabilities endorsements)

*OR*

– K-12 Reading teacher/Reading Specialist (Reading K-8 and 5-12 or
Reading Specialist endorsement)

*OR*

– English teacher (English 5-12 endorsement)

Job posting in ASL available at: https://youtu.be/hNbBjLOr9Dg

 

— Residential Counselor – Will work with Deaf students and blind
students

Job posting in ASL available at: https://youtu.be/rg65YefIvAM

Information on the application procedures and job announcements on each of
these positions, can also be found at the \employment link on our
website:

www.iowaschoolforthedeaf.org. Or contact Human Resources at
cbryan@iowaschoolforthedeaf.org.

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Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Location: Wytheville, Virginia

Closing Date – Open Until Filled
The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) is seeking a qualified
VR Counselor for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing to provide comprehensive
vocational rehabilitation services to eligible persons with physical,
mental, and emotional disabilities in the Southwest District. This
position will provide coverage for the Christiansburg, Wytheville,
Abingdon, Norton, and Pounding Mill offices. The incumbent in this
position will be fluent in American Sign Language; familiar with aspects
of employment issues related to deafness and hearing loss and must be
knowledgeable of specific resources for consumers who are deaf and hard of
hearing. The incumbent should be familiar with assistive technology and
have the ability to effectively provide counseling assistance related to
this specific disability group.

Responsibilities: Provides vocational rehabilitative services
including guidance, counseling, training, physical/mental restoration
services, and job placement services. Plans, develops, and implements
vocationally focused service plans that identify customer goals, services
and costs to help them become employed. Coordinates service provision to
include training/vocational preparation, job placement services, job
development, job seeking skills training and rehabilitation technology
services. The agency has the option of filling this job at the Counselor I
(Trainee) level if fully qualified applicants are interviewed and not
selected. The salary range for a Counselor I (Trainee) is $30,239 –
$66,863. The salary range for a Counselor II (fully qualified) is $38,922
– $83,649.

Requirements: Experience with the principles and practices of
vocational service delivery to individuals with disabilities. Experience
interviewing, evaluating, and counseling individuals with disabilities.
Experience with Caseload Management and Case Documentation. Demonstrated
knowledge of the methods and tools for career counseling and exploration.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple responsibilities. Demonstrated
ability to communicate information effectively in writing and verbally.
Fluency in American Sign Language required. Successful candidate must have
considerable knowledge of and understanding of the communication, cultural
and psychosocial needs of persons who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Demonstrated knowledge of Windows based computer software.

Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or closely related or
field or current CRC credential are required of fully qualified Counselor
II candidates. To be considered as a Counselor I (Trainee), individuals
must have a Bachelor’s degree in a human services or related field and
applicable work experience. An individual hired as a Counselor Trainee
will be required to sign a Conditions of Employment and must enroll within
six months of being hired in an academic program to obtain a Master’s
degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or a closely related field. Successful
candidate must pass criminal background investigation. College transcripts
must accompany application and must display the date the degree
(Master’s or Bachelor’s) was awarded.

Apply: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/102202
Contact for additional information: mary.nunnally@dars.virginia.gov

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Deaf Education Preschool Teacher
Alaska State School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Anchorage, AK

Job Description
The Alaska State School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing located in
Anchorage, AK, is hiring a Deaf Education Preschool teacher. We are
looking for an individual who can create a flexible program and learning
environment that provides specialized instruction; modify general
education curriculum to meet students’ needs with supplemental aides,
accommodations, and other needed supports and establish effective rapport
with students and good relationships with staff members, parents and
members of the Deaf community. This position works an academic year
calendar.

Salary $48,886 – $62,830 with benefits.

Requirements
— Ability to obtain a valid Alaska teaching certificate with an
endorsement in Deaf or Hearing Impaired, or a related field.
— Fluency in American Sign Language
— HQT (Highly Qualified Teacher) designation in the subject area being
taught. (Elementary or specific NCLB content area.) Successful candidate
my need to obtain additional HQT designations depending upon future course
assignments after the hiring process.

Preferred
— Evidence of experience working with deaf and hard of hearing
students.
— Evidence of working collaboratively to support the Individualized
Education Plan (IEP) needs of special education students in a public
school setting.

Contact
Ann Curry, Director AKSDHH
Phone: 907-742-4821 VP: 253-336-4190 Email: Curry_Ann@asdk12.org

Apply online at: www.applitrack.com/asd/onlineapp/

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Hard of Hearing Teacher
Alaska State School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Anchorage, AK

Job Description
The Alaska State School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing located in
Anchorage, AK is hiring a Hard of Hearing teacher. We are looking for an
individual who can create a flexible program and learning environment that
provides specialized instruction; modify general education curriculum to
meet students’ needs with supplemental aides, accommodations, and other
needed supports and establish effective rapport with students and good
relationships with staff members, parents and members of the Deaf
community. This position works an academic year calendar.
Salary $48,886 – $62,830 with benefits.

Requirements
— Ability to obtain a valid Alaska teaching certificate with an
endorsement in Deaf or Hearing Impaired, or a related field.
— HQT (Highly Qualified Teacher) designation in the subject area being
taught. (Elementary or specific NCLB content area.) Successful candidate
my need to obtain additional HQT designations depending upon future course
assignments after the hiring process.

Preferred
— Fluency in American Sign Language
— Evidence of experience working with deaf and hard of hearing
students.
— Evidence of working collaboratively to support the Individualized
Education Plan (IEP) needs of special education students in a public
school setting.

Contact
Ann Curry, Director AKSDHH
Phone: 907-742-4821 VP: 253-336-4190 Email: Curry_Ann@asdk12.org

Apply online at: www.applitrack.com/asd/onlineapp/

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Educational Interpreter
Alaska State School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Anchorage, AK

Job Description
An Educational Interpreter interprets and transliterates between deaf
students and English speaking non-signers in school-related environments.
The interpreter tutors students and provides other supports to the
learning environment. The position has a retirement association with the
Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) and is represented by the
Anchorage Council of Education bargaining unit. This position works a 188
day school year calendar. Salary $30,170 – $35,797 with benefits.

Job Requirements
1. A high school diploma or equivalent.
2. Fluency in American Sign Language and spoken/written English,
including academic English.
3. Knowledgeable regarding American Deaf culture and sensitive to
multicultural environmental conditions.
4. Must be working toward RID certification or equivalent.
5. Must have the ability to effectively and accurately comprehend,
interpret, and transliterate ASL to English and vice versa among students,
staff, parents, administrators, and interact with the public as a
representative of AKSDHH.
6. Must be knowledgeable regarding the role, duties, and functions of
an educational interpreter.
7. Must have the ability to work with children ages 3 to 21 with a
variety of disabilities and in a variety of educational settings, work
with an educational team, exercise discretion in handling confidential
information and maintain professional boundaries.

Contact
Tracy Pifer; Email: pifer_tracy@asdk12.org

 

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position opening
Athletic Director
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

www.gallaudet.edu
SUMMARY:
The Director of Athletics, Fitness, and Intramurals (thereafter Athletic
Director) is responsible for the development, management, coordination,
and supervision of a competitive intercollegiate athletics consisting of
16 sports programs, athletic training program, intramural program, fitness
program, coaches, administrative, support staff and student-athletes;
provides visionary leadership, strategic planning, and policy development
for the athletics program; maintains an athletics program that is
committed to the university’s mission and strategic priorities; works
with development office to raise funds for the Athletic Department; and
maintains an athletic program that emphasizes the student-athlete concept
and philosophy.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Purpose/Mission Responsibilities
I. Focuses on strengthening the student experience and the Gallaudet
community’s well-being through directing all men’s and women’s sports
teams, club teams, and intramurals programs; oversees the planning of
intercollegiate and club team competitions; administers the strength and
conditioning program in such a manner that reflects positively on the
image and reputation of the University at all times, in accordance with
the University’s mission; and implements new programs as appropriate.

II. Oversees and supervises a comprehensive athletic training program for
Athletics; assures that student-athletes receive timely medical
examinations for sports eligibility and proper attention in the event of
injury; and ensures that all varsity and club sports and their
student-athletes receives the best possible education on the prevention of
athletic injuries and medical care in case of an athletic injury or
illness.

III. Ensures athletic training services to all athletic teams and their
student-athletes with the proactive goal of preventing athletic-related
injuries and illnesses; evaluates and treats athletic injuries; and
provides injury-related counseling and education to all student-athletes.

Compliance
I. Ensures that Athletics is in compliance with the rules and regulations
established by the NCAA, Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC),
North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC), and Gallaudet University;
participates in NCAA, ECFC, and NEAC conferences and meetings to stay up
to date on policies, procedures, and practices; ensures that all Athletics
staff are knowledgeable with all pertinent policies, procedures, and
practices including, but not limited to Title IX and the Clery Act.

II. Ensures adherence to NCAA guidelines; oversees student-athletes
academic eligibility; and ensures the timely and accurate processing of
NCAA compliance forms.

III. Submits all required reports to the NCAA by their mandated deadlines
including, but not limited to: Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act, NCAA
Financial Aid Report, NCAA Graduation Rates, NCAA Sports Sponsorship and
Demographic Report, NCAA Financial Report, and the Institutional
Self-Study Guide (once every five years).

IV. Ensures internal athletic training policies and procedures including
emergency action plans, a concussion management program, weather policies,
and other necessary policies for Athletics.

V. Organizes, plans, and compiles the student-athletes handbook, in
compliance with NCAA, NEAC, and ECFC bylaws and guidelines as well as
Gallaudet policies and procedures.

VI. Maintains communication with outside organizations that are vital to
the athletics department’s operations such as the NCAA, NACDA, NACWAA,
College Sports Information Directors of America, etc.

Strategic Leadership
I. Develops, plans, and implements strategic recruiting initiatives aimed
at potential student-athletes who meet the University’s admissions AA
criteria.

II. Directs retention efforts for student-athletes with an emphasis on
student-athletes from diverse backgrounds and historically
underrepresented an underserved populations; collaborates with Academic
Advising, Tutorial & Instructional Programs, and General Studies as well
as through individual meetings with the student-athletes; and works
closely with other academic and non-academic units to foster improved
academic performance and personal well-being of all student-athletes.

III. Establishes and maintains positive relationships with external
vendors for sponsorships, donations, etc. of sports teams and the overall
athletic program.

IV. Works closely with the Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) to build
a strong relationship with and support from the University Faculty and
ensure that all student-athletes succeed academically.

V. Directs Athletic Council meetings two times a year to promote a better
understanding among faculty, staff, students, alumni, the University
Administration, and the Athletic Department of the objectives and
aspirations of the intercollegiate athletic program.

Operational/Fiscal Management and Integrity
I. Administers the overall athletic budget of approximately 2.8 million
dollars including approval of expenditures.

II. Directs the development of the athletic events calendar; approves all
conference and non-conference schedules; assures that the schedule is well
coordinated with other Division III colleges and universities; oversees
arrangements for officials, transportation, meals, and lodging; and
assures the availability of appropriate equipment and uniforms.

III. Develops and implements long term planning regarding not only fiscal
needs for operations and capital improvements, but internal goals for
strengthening the department through staff expansion and program
development.

IV. Develops and administers departmental policies and procedures; and
develops, maintains, and distributes handbooks for student-athletes,
coaches, and other staff.

V. Directs the interviewing and hiring of head coaches for athletic teams;
administers the coaching salary schedule; and develops and implements
evaluation strategies.

VI. Provides leadership and direction in the preparation of coaches for
competition; designs team strategies, plays and techniques for the most
effective delivery of athletic skills; and approves practice schedules.

VII. Provides leadership for the marketing of the athletic programs among
students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community.

VIII. Manages the use of all athletic facilities; oversees the maintenance
of department equipment; and maintains a safe and accommodating
environment on all indoor and outdoor playing fields and facilities.

IX. Maintains official departmental files and records and prepares reports
related to team member medical and personal data, player eligibility,
transfer, etc.

X. Directs all revenue generating activities.

XI. Serves as the Athletics representative on the Crisis Leadership Team.

XII. Coordinates the Athletics Hall of Fame selection committee and event.

Personnel and Student-Athlete Development
I. Supervises Athletics, Intramurals, and Fitness Center staff; recommends
hiring and provides orientation; establishes performance standards and
annual performance objectives and ensures their timely completion; and
evaluates performance and recommends personnel actions.

II. Oversees training related to game management for staff and student
event staff on such topics such as crowd control, dispute resolution,
reporting complaints, protocols, specific duties during events and
emergency procedures; and ensures the fostering of a positive environment
for student-athletes, coaches, officials, and fans.

III. Oversees the planning of sports camps, sports banquets, and awards
activities; and serves as the departmental liaison with the Bison Booster
Club to foster alumni relations and support.

IV. Administers public relations, publicity, and information dissemination
regarding athletic events and achievements.

V. Performs other related duties, as assigned.

SPECIFICATIONS:
— Master’s degree and a minimum of six years of administration
experience (Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of eight years of athletics
administration experience will be considered).

— Experience in coaching and/or sports management.

— Proven experience in leading and supervising personnel and
budgets.

— Demonstrated abilities to multitask, work under pressure, solve
problems, and make tough decisions are important for this position.

— A strong commitment to the Student-Athlete concept and a working
knowledge of the NCAA rules and regulations.

— Fluency in American Sign Language at time of employment.

COMPENSATION:
LEVEL: 11
SALARY: Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications
FLSA: Exempt

APPLY:
https://rha.gallaudet.edu:4440/psp/HCMPROD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant
Email: hrs@gallaudet.edu
Videophone: 202-250-2284
Voice: 202-651-5352
Fax: 202-651-5344

Gallaudet University is an equal opportunity employer

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employment opportunites
Maryland School for the Deaf
Frederick & Columbia

Assistant Principal, Elementary School (Columbia)
Assistant Principal, Elementary School (Frederick)
Assistant Principal, Middle School (Frederick)
Assistant Principal, Family Education Department (Columbia)
Assistant Principal, Family Education Department (Frederick)

please click on:
http://msd.edu/employment/index.html

and then click on the position(s) you are interested in

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Asst Director for Outreach & Special Projects

3619BR

NTID Outreach Consortium

National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Rochester, NY

Professional Area: Professional/Administrative

Employment Category: Fulltime

Staff Job Function: Administrative Support
Wage Band: 117A

Department/College Description

The NTID Outreach Consortium is responsible for the establishment and
operation of educational activities designed to build up NTID’s
pipeline of prospective students and to share NTID resources
externally. The primary purpose of NTID’s Outreach Consortium is to
offer various training/educational programs, workshops, and technical
assistance to address the educational, transition and professional
development needs of deaf and hard of hearing students, parents and
educators.

Detailed Job Description

The Assistant Director for Outreach and Special Projects is
responsible for providing coordination, leadership and support to
these activities, including, but not limited to, grant funded
activities. The Assistant Director for Special Projects works with
the Senior Director of Outreach Consortium, the Assistant Director
for PreCollege Outreach and the Program Assistant for Outreach in
carrying out these responsibilities. The Assistant Director for
Outreach and Special Projects has primary responsibility of
coordinating the Next Big Idea competition and the following
programs: Steps to Success (STS), Health Care Careers Exploration
Camp (HCCEC), and other external programs (i.e. STEM programs in
other states, Discovery Retreat, etc.) The Assistant Director for
Special Projects will also support the Outreach team in assisting
with other competitions and programs.

Major Responsibilities
— Lead the planning and implementation of assigned outreach
programs. Programs provide educational activities to 300-350 students
annually. Activities involve the supervision of 40+ professionals and
40+ student workers over a 4-6 week period each spring/summer.

— Work collaboratively with faculty and staff leaders internally and
externally as well as community leaders involved in planning and
carrying out Outreach activities each year.

— Provide project leadership to targeted Outreach activities as
assigned.

— Work with the other colleges of RIT and external organizations to
plan for deaf and hard of hearing student involvement in their
Outreach activities as assigned.

— Work with the Outreach team to facilitate the planning and
coordination of academic year activities designed to meet needs of
target audiences.

— Work with Senior Director of Development developing and submitting
proposals for external funding for PreCollege and Outreach programs

— Work with Outreach teams to evaluate impact of activities on
enrollment pipeline and retention.

— Independently plan and travel for the purpose of promoting NTID
Outreach Programs.

— Negotiates contracts and manages vendor relationships.

— Provide periodical performance and data reports as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor degree in Education, Business, Communication, Human Service
or related field required.

Experience
3-5 years experience in event planning or student development
programming

Proficiency in American Sign Language

Skills
— Excellent interpersonal, communication and written communication
skills.

— Ability to communicate effectively with wide range of prospective
Deaf and hard of hearing students.

— Strong organization and time management skills.

— Highly flexible and able to work effectively in a team oriented
and fast-paced environment.

— Able to work evenings and weekends as assigned/needed.

— Able to function effectively as a team member in outcomes-oriented
work.

— Ability to make significant independent programmatic judgments and
decisions as necessary.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Required Application Documents

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References

How to Apply

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it
at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings
and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or
the BR number.

Additional Details

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal
background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or
written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as
determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes
and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT
provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status,
sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its
hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides
reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the
Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York
Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and
you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your
application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources
office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.

Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private
university in the U.S., is among the world’s leading technological
universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all
50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200
academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A
pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer
undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information
technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As
home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university
offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf
and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni
throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named
by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges
to Work For.” RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE
Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of
dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education
Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit
http://www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and
http://www.rit.edu.

As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced
benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to
additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an
employee’s pay, provide a total compensation package that can be
tailored to meet your needs. More on RIT’s Benefits, Health &
Wellness program can be found at:
https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that
promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more
information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S.
Department of Education at ED.Gov

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ASLTE Coordinator

3636BR

NTID Academic Affairs

National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Rochester, NY

Professional Area: Professional/Administrative

Employment Category: Fulltime

Staff Job Function:
Wage Band: 119A

Department/College Description

Detailed Job Description

This position oversees NTID’s Office of American Sign Language
Training and Evaluation (ASLTE), the unit responsible for providing
ASL instruction to faculty and staff as well as assessment of ASL
skills through the Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI).

Responsibilities:
— Administer NTID’s Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI)
program
— Recruit and train faculty and staff to serve as SLPI evaluators
— Administer the Faculty/Staff Sign Language program (FSSL)
— Administer additional sign language assessment instruments as they
become available
— Oversee annual Provost’s Intensive American Sign Language and Deaf
Culture Experience
— Work closely with NTID’s Office of Professional Development to
identify, schedule, and provide professional development
opportunities related to developing ASL skills
— Supervise ASL instructors and department staff assistant
— Teach ASL courses as appropriate

Application deadline: February 23, 2018

Required Minimum Qualifications

— Master’s degree in linguistics, ASL instruction, second language
instruction, deaf education, adult education, or related field
— Certification, professional license, or credential: American Sign
Language Teachers Association

Preferred Qualifications

Required Application Documents

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References

How to Apply

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it
at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings
and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or
the BR number.

Additional Details

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal
background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or
written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as
determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes
and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT
provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status,
sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its
hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides
reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the
Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York
Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and
you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your
application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources
office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.

Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private
university in the U.S., is among the world’s leading technological
universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all
50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200
academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A
pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer
undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information
technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As
home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university
offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf
and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni
throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named
by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges
to work For.” RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE
Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of
dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education
Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit
http://www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and
http://www.rit.edu.

As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced
benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to
additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an
employee’s pay, provide a total compensation package that can be
tailored to meet your needs. More on EIT’s Benefits, Health &
Wellness program can be found at:
https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that
promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more
information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S.
Department of Education at ED.Gov

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Job Title: ASL Fluent Behavioral Health Counselor
Department: Thurmond Tanner
Salary: 37,000-55,000

state of Georgia

Job Description
Avita Community Partners is excited to announce a new career
opportunity for an ASL Fluent, Licensed Counselors.

**The ASL Fluent Licensed Counselors will provide behavioral health
services to deaf clients in the State of Georgia. Location of the
positions TBD.**

Job Duties:
1.Provides behavioral health services to adults, children and
adolescents to deaf individuals. This includes individual counseling,
family counseling, group counseling and behavioral health
assessments.
2.These services are provided in both office and community settings.
3.Must be willing to use personal vehicle.

Requirements
Entry Qualifications:

 

**MUST BE ADVANCED OR HIGHER IN AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE FLUENCY**

— Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family
Therapy or Counseling and an LAPC, LMSW or LAMFT in the state of
Georgia. Prefer LPC, LCSW or LMFT in the state of Georgia.

— The ability to achieve a score of “Advanced” or higher on the Sign
Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) or its predecessor, the Signed
Communication Proficiency Interview (SCPI).

— A driver cannot have six or more points against his/her license
within the last five years. Cannot have had a suspended or revoked
license within the last five years.

Preferred Qualifications:

— LPC, LCSW or LMFT in the state of Georgia.

— 3-4 years in Behavioral Health Counseling preferably in a
Behavioral Health setting or 1-2 years in Supervision preferably in a
Behavioral Health setting

— Excellent communication skills

— Excellent organizational skills

— Team player

This is a full time position and is subject to organizational
benefits.

**All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not
necessarily receive an interview.**

Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does
not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices
with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual
orientation, age, or national origin.

Qualified Candidates can apply to:

http://www.avitapartners.org/employment-application.php?id=492&position=ASLFluentBehavioralHealthCounselor

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Job Opportunity Notice
MCDHH Interpreter Certification Specialist
Annual Salary: $36,528
Full-time, benefited position
Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Office of Special Education

 

Job Order Number: 725256

Domicile Location: Jefferson City

Deadline: March 2, 2018

Benefits: Health Insurance, Retirement, Life Insurance, Long Term
Disability Insurance, Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave, Paid Holidays

APPLICATION PROCESS

All applications MUST be submitted electronically to be considered for the
review process. Complete the employment application at
https://desemo.applicantpro.com/jobs/. Once on The Missouri Department of
Elementary and Secondary Education’s website, complete the “Apply Now”
information to the right, then click “Apply for this Position”. This will
direct you to the online application. Attach a scanned copy of college
transcripts (if applicable for the position) with the application. An
e-mail confirmation will be sent once the application is received
electronically.

NOTE: If a college degree is a requirement for this position, transcripts
MUST be submitted with the application in order to be considered for
employment. Failure to include transcripts (when required for the
position) with your application will eliminate the application from the
review process.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university. Preference
given to applicants with a degree in a field related to the study of
hearing loss, deafness, interpreting, public policy, human resources,
assessment, business administration, or communication.
Two years of successful experience in a program management or coordination
capacity.

(Other qualifications and experience, which in the opinion of the
Commissioner of Education meet the requirements of the position may be
accepted in lieu of the above.)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge and understanding of the Missouri interpreter evaluation and
certification process, various other types of interpreter evaluation
systems, and interpreter training.

Knowledge of hearing loss issues, deafness, Deaf culture, and
interpreting.

Ability to effectively communicate with groups and individuals who are
deaf, hard of hearing and hearing.

Ability to analyze, organize, plan and evaluate tasks.

Knowledge of program planning and management, administrative rulemaking,
and policy development.

General knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations related to
hearing loss, deafness and interpreting, as well as the ability to
interpret government policies and procedures.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a
governing board and certification evaluators.

Basic competency in either American Sign Language or some system of
manually coded English.

Ability and willingness to occasionally travel within the State of
Missouri.

Ability and willingness to be a “team player” with other members of a
small staff.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Proctors BEI Written and Performance Assessment tests

Coordinates and provides consultation, advice, and recommendations to the
Board for Certification of Interpreters on all matters related to
interpreter evaluation, certification, and training.

Co-coordinator with MICS Coordinator in the management and coordination of
the entire interpreter certification process in Missouri from application
to final disposition.

Coordinates the development, updating, and dissemination of various signed
contents (vlogs) and printed materials concerning interpreting.
Develops articles for the newsletter of the Missouri Commission for the
Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Coordinates and provides presentations and workshops containing
information about interpreters, interpreting services, and the MICS.
Coordinates and provides professional development activities for
interpreters, planning the Missouri Interpreters Conference, and
distributing educational materials for interpreters.

Coordinates the maintenance of a statewide database of current
interpreters.

Coordinates and provides information at MCDHH exhibit booths at various
events.

Receives and processes testing applications on a near-daily basis.
Coordinates ASL Task force.

Upon request of the MCDHH Executive Director, prepares and submits contact
logs and various reports.

Coordinates the development of Vlog scripts, filming, editing and the
distribution via social media, and website maintenance.

Involvement in the planning of Deaf Empowerment at the annual Interpreters
Conference.

Provides consultation for new content, brochures and the website.

Assists in the planning of Missouri Interpreters Conference

Performs other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
Must be able to lift 25 pounds.

This position is required to travel occasionally in-state or out-of-state.

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS AND BENEFIT INFORMATION

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. If you have special needs addressed by the Americans
with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Human Resources at (573)
751-9619, through Missouri Relay System at (800) 735-2966, or via email at
hr@dese.mo.gov.

To Our Applicants with Disabilities: For assistance with any phase of the
Department process, please notify the Director of Human Resources at (573)
751-9619. Reasonable attempts will be made to accommodate special needs.

TTY/TDD users: Relay Missouri service (800) 735-2966.

 

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Instructional/Support Faculty – American Sign Language and Interp Education
– Tenure Track

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

Requisition Number: 3582BR

Organization:

NTID ASL & Interpreting Education

College/Division:

National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Posting Rank:

Assistant Professor

Posting Tenure Status:

Tenure-Track

Position Title:

Instructional/Support Faculty

Detailed Job Description:

The new Interpreting Assistant Professor will:

— Teach Interpreting skills and theory courses in the Interpreting
program

— Develop and revise ongoing curriculum to keep up with our standards

— Conduct research and scholarly activities

— Conduct research and scholarly activities

— Attend professional development activities

— Participate in communication development activities

— Serve the department, institute and the community as needed

Department Description:

NTID/ ASLIE

THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY: RIT is a national leader in
professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and
creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and
more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829,
Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational
university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and
experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900
graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the
nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering,
science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical
Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher
Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years.
RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation
site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our member
ship in the Upstate NY HERC.

Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is
the 79th largest city in the United States and the third largest
metropolitan area in New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which
is home to over one million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic
diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 16% African and
Latin Americans and another 7% of international origin. It is also home to
the largest deaf community per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 3rd
among the best metropolitan regions for “raising a family” by Forbes
Magazine; 6th among 379 metropolitan areas as “Best Places to Live in
America” by Places Rated Almanac; 1st in Expansion Management Magazine’s
ranking of metropolitan areas having the best “quality of life in the
nation”; and is among Essence Magazine’s “Top 10 Cities for Black
Familites.”

Job Requirements:

— Terminal Degree or ABD at the time of start of job in an appropriate on
discipline related to the field of Sign Language Interpreting instruction
or a relevant field (for example: Applied Linguistics, Cross-Culture
Communication, Communication, Curriculum and instruction)

— Knowledge of and skills in pedagogy and content of Sign Language
Interpreting, including significant curriculum development experience

— Demonstrated scholarly activities

— Demonstrated native-like proficiency in American Sign Language

— RID certification or equivalent

— Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing
commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences

Minimum Education Qualfications:

PhD

How to Apply:

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1158680.

Please submit: your application; curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing
the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:

— A brief teaching philosophy

— The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references

— Statement on diversity and inclusion

— Documentation of American Sign Language proficiency

 

You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at:

Dr. Joseph Hill mailto:jchnss@rit.edu

Kathy Miraglia mailto:kamnss@rit.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a
suitable candidate is found.

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that
promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more
information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department
of Education at ED.Gov

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Visiting Assistant Professor-American Sign Language at The Ohio State
University (Columbus, Ohio)

The Center for Languages Literatures and Cultures (CLLC) and the
Department of Linguistics at The Ohio State University seeks a Visiting
Assistant Professor and Language Program Director for American Sign
Language. This is a nine-month position (September through May) over three
years beginning autumn 2018. Plans and manages the OSU American Sign
Language (ASL) program, reporting to the Director of the CLLC; coordinates
curricular development for the ASL program, including all ASL course
offerings; teaches up to four courses annually; leads ASL instructor
meetings; develops and implements program assessment; coordinates training
and professional development for ASL instructors; evaluates all ASL
instructors in conjunction with the CLLC Director; assists in identifying
and applying for grant and funding/development opportunities.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a record of effective teaching
and research. A deep knowledge of Deaf culture, fluency in ASL, a strong
commitment to diversity, proven leadership with the ability to interact
within multicultural groups are essential. Experience and skill in
identifying and writing applications for grants, and developing
collaborative internal and external partnerships desired.

The Ohio State American Sign Language (ASL) Program seeks to create a
challenging and safe learning environment that develops student
communication skills using ASL and fosters positive relationships among
our students and instructors. Our program also promotes an understanding
about the history of and current issues within the American d/Deaf
community to honor and celebrate diversity and authenticity.

The ASL Program offers ASL 1101, 1102, and 1103 series as a general
education foreign language option. Recently, our course offerings have
expanded to include ASL Conversational Discourse (ASL 2104), American Deaf
Arts and Literature (ASL 3350), and The Intersection of American Sign
Language, Deaf Culture, and the Deaf Community service-learning course
(ASL 4189S). These and some additional courses will be core components of
the ASL Studies Minor that we have developed and which is expected to roll
out soon.

The ASL Program is excited about its growth and opportunities to become a
vital contributor within the field of ASL Studies. We offer the Visiting
Assistant Professor a dynamic academic environment to implement and excel
in leadership, teaching, curriculum development and assessment, and
interdisciplinary studies/research.

Additional Information for Applicant:
Apply to Academic Jobs Online at:
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10515. A complete application
consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching
statements, and three letters of reference. Inquiries may be directed to
first last at Gregory.291@osu.edu.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and
intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our
learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to
dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our
community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an
NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West
Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national
origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Required Experience:
Doctoral degree at time of appointment in Linguistics, ASL studies,
Cultural Studies, or other related fields with a research focus on
American Sign Language is required. Work focusing on ASL sociolinguistics
or ASL acquisition studies is of particular interest. Strengths in other
areas such as familiarity with sign languages and deaf cultures around the
world. Candidates must demonstrate an active research agenda, possess a
strong theoretical orientation, and commitment to excellence in
undergraduate and graduate teaching.

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Lecturer in American Sign Language
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Iowa State University
invites applications for a Lecturer in American Sign Language (ASL) who
will develop and teach courses in the area of American Sign Language
and Deaf Culture at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum.

The individual selected for this position will be a motivated instructor
who will develop and teach courses related to Deaf Culture and communication.

Required Education and Experience:
— Master’s degree in ASL or a related area
— Experience teaching sign language, interpreting, Deaf Culture, Deaf
Studies or related courses at a postsecondary institution.
— Demonstrated teaching effectiveness

Preferred Education and Experience:
— Experience working with students with diverse backgrounds/challenges to
learning.
— Experience developing curricula in Deaf Culture and ASL.

Preferred Licensures/Certifications:
— Possession of ASLTA certification.

For questions, please write to:
Dr. Chad M. Gasta
Chair, Department of World Languages and Cultures
gasta@iastate.edu
(515) 294-0918

To apply for this position, please visit:
http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/29203

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The Delaware School for the Deaf is currently seeking the following
applicants.

 

Teacher of the Deaf
Qualifications:

— Fluency in American Sign Language preferred
— Degree in Deaf Education (Master’s Degree preferred)
— Must hold or be eligible for State of Delaware Certification in
content (i.e., Science, Math, Social Studies, English Language
— Experience with best practices in instruction of deaf/hard of
hearing children
— Must be able to stand and work continuously for a minimum of 4
hours per work day.
— Minimum lifting requirements – 50 pounds (with assistance).
— Must be able to use arms and hands without restrictions to
accommodate the physical, mobility, and ambulatory needs of
students

 

Teacher of the Deaf – Long Term Substitute
Qualifications:

— Fluency in American Sign Language required
— Degree in Deaf Education or related field required
— Most hold or be eligible for State of Delaware Certification
— Must be able to stand and work continuously for a minimum of
4 hours per work day. Minimum lifting requirement is 50 pounds
(with assistance).
— Must be able to use arms and hands without restrictions to
accommodate the physical, mobility, and ambulatory needs of
students

 

Monitoring Paraprofessional (Overnight)
Qualifications:

—– Holds high school transcript or equivalency, along with one of
the following:

— An associate degree or higher with a GPA of 2.0 or higher from an
accredited institution, or
— Sixty college credits from an accredited institution, or
— A score of 459 or higher on the ParaPro Test
— Eighteen years of age or older with a high school diploma or GED
— Fluency in American Sign Language (required)
— Experience and/or training in working with deaf/hard of hearing
children (preferred)
— Manual Communication Skills (or willingness to acquire skills)
— Evidence of the ability to work with children of all ages
— Must be able to stand and work continuously for a minimum of 4
hours per work day.
— Minimum lifting requirements – 50 pounds (with assistance).
— Must be able to use arms and hands without restrictions to
accommodate the physical, mobility, and ambulatory needs of students.
— Perform other duties as requested by administration to meet the
needs of the students.

See complete postings and other opportunities on the Christina
School District Website: http://www.christinak12.org

The Christi4na School District is an EOE/M/F/H/V

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Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Location: Richmond, Virginia

Closing Date – January 26, 2018

The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) is seeking a qualified
VR Counselor for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing to provide comprehensive
vocational rehabilitation services to eligible persons with physical,
mental, and emotional disabilities. The incumbent in this position
will be fluent in American Sign Language; familiar with aspects of
employment issues related to deafness and hearing loss and must be
knowledgeable of specific resources for consumers who are deaf and
hard of hearing. The incumbent should be familiar with assistive
technology and have the ability to effectively provide counseling
assistance related to this specific disability group.

Responsibilities: Provides vocational rehabilitative services
including guidance, counseling, training, physical/mental restoration
services, and job placement services. Plans, develops, and
implements vocationally focused service plans that identify customer
goals, services and costs to help them become employed. Coordinates
service provision to include training/vocational preparation, job
placement services, job development, job seeking skills training and
rehabilitation technology services.

Requirements: Experience with the principles and practices of
vocational service delivery to individuals with disabilities.
Experience interviewing, evaluating, and counseling individuals with
disabilities. Experience with Caseload Management and Case
Documentation. Demonstrated knowledge of the methods and tools for
career counseling and exploration. Demonstrated ability to handle
multiple responsibilities. Demonstrated ability to communicate
information effectively in writing and verbally. Fluency in American
Sign Language required. Successful candidate must have considerable
knowledge of and understanding of the communication, cultural and
psychosocial needs of persons who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Demonstrated knowledge of Windows based computer software.

Master’s, Specialist, or Doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Counseling
or current CRC credential or eligible to sit for the CRC required.
College level transcripts must accompany application and must display
the date the degree was awarded.

Apply: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/98553

Contact for additional information: mary.nunnally@dars.virginia.gov

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Position Title: Assistant Professor of American Sign Language

Position Number: F99353 The Department of American Sign Language &
Interpreting Studies at the University of Northern Colorado is actively
searching to fill a tenure-track assistant professor & program coordinator
position. We are located in the beautiful state of Colorado in the
foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Colorado ranks high in the nation in
regards to outdoor pursuits, innovation, “future livability” and has the
second highest the percentage of adults with at least a bachelor’s
degree. The ASLIS Department is a state-funded university department that
has a long history of established online education (formerly known as the
DO IT Center). Programming includes master’s degrees in Teaching ASL
and Teaching ASL with World Language Licensure K-12, a bachelor’s degree
in ASL English Interpreting that is accredited by CCIE, an ASL minor, and
Liberal Arts Core coursework in ASL. The BA and ASL Minor is offered
online and on the main campus in Greeley, with a residential summer
session for all, and the Teaching ASL MA degree is offered online with a
summer residential session on the main campus in Greeley. This is a
vibrant, well-established and growing department. UNC is an R2
institution with a commitment to balancing scholarship and teaching. The
University provides an outstanding benefit package to employees. We are
looking for someone to join our exciting nation-wide program here in
Colorado. We welcome applications from individuals who may not have yet
been published but are willing to conduct and publish research, which is a
requirement to earn tenure.

Job Summary/Basic Function: Coordinates the online Teaching ASL MA
program; coordinates the on campus and online ASL/ASL Minor;
recruits/supervises teaching staff; oversees/contributes to the
development/delivery of courses/programs; advises students; supervises
field placements; evaluates student outcomes (knowledge and skills);
assists with program evaluations; works with community stakeholders (Deaf
community, interpreters, state and professional agencies); conducts
research; participates in national, state, College, and University-wide
professional activities.

Minimum Qualifications: This full-time position requires an earned
doctorate (MA with doctorate-level coursework will be considered) in
linguistics, Deaf Studies, education, foreign language instruction, or an
appropriately related field. A minimum of three years of relevant teaching
experience is required. Preference will be given to applicants who have
(a) certification by the American Sign Language Teachers Association; (b)
experience teaching college level American Sign Language (ASL) courses via
face-to-face and distance methodologies; (c) experience working with
students from diverse cultures; and (d) evidence of scholarship, national
and state leadership, and/or grant activity.

Preferred Qualifications: Prior program administration experience is
desired. Excellent writing, verbal and presentation communication (e.g.,
ASL and English) and strong interpersonal skills are critical for this
position as collaboration across the University, local communities and the
nation is a vital component of the work. Experience or willingness to
become proficient in grant writing and administration is helpful. Finally,
a sophisticated knowledge of technology application in educational
programs will be necessary.

Department of American Sign Language & Interpreting Studies
Position Description: The successful candidate will join the Department
of American Sign Language & Interpreting Studies (ASLIS) which provides an
array of educational offerings related to the field of ASL and ASL-English
Interpretation. Housed within the College of Education and Behavioral
Sciences, collaborative opportunities exist with other schools and their
respective faculty. Program information is available at:
http://www.unco.edu/cebs/asl-interpreting/

This is a full-time tenure-track position. Summer employment will be a
requirement of the position. Primary responsibilities includes:
coordinating the Teaching American Sign Language (TASL) MA program;
coordinating the ASL 1-4 undergraduate liberal arts coursework; consulting
on the ASLEnglish Interpretation program; teaching undergraduate and
graduate ASL, ASL Minor, and TASL courses; assisting with the
development/delivery of curriculum; evaluating student skills/knowledge;
advising students; supervising field placements; assisting with program
assessment; and working with community stakeholders (Deaf community,
interpreters, state and professional agencies); conducting research; and,
participating in national, state, College, and University-wide
professional activities.

Closing Date: Until filled

Requested Start Date: Aug. 13, 2018

Application Materials, Contact, and Application Deadline Applicants must
complete the online application form at the link below and attach a cover
letter highlighting suitability (e.g., qualifications, experiences) for
the position, a curriculum vitae, and transcripts of all graduate work
(unofficial are accepted). Please include a list of three references with
the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers. Screening of
applicants will begin immediately until position is filled. For more
information or to apply to this position go to the Posting Link:
http://careers.unco.edu/postings/2025.

Additional Requirements Satisfactory completion of a background check,
educational check, and authorization to work in the United States are
required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. If a
degree is required, original transcripts must be submitted within one (1)
month of hire.

Contact for Questions

Ms. Sherry Schriver Department of ASLIS College of Education and
Behavioral Sciences University of Northern Colorado Greeley, CO 80639
(970) 351-1060 Sherry.Schriver@unco.edu VP: Please email for an
appointment

Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and
experience. Benefits may include health, life, and dental insurances, as
well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs.
Other benefits may be available based on position.

Tuition Grants for Dependents: Dependents and spouses of UNC Employees
who are employed as .5 FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for
Dependent Tuition Grants. Dependent Tuition Grants will cover in-state
tuition charges and undergraduate students must register for the College
Opportunity Fund to receive the grant. Further requirements may exist.
Location and Environment: The University of Northern Colorado is a
research-intensive institution enrolling 13,000+ graduate and
undergraduate students. The university, founded in 1889, is located in
Greeley, Colorado, which has a growing population of 80,000 and is
situated an hour north of Denver and 55 miles east of the Rocky Mountains.
Further information about UNC and the City of Greeley is available at
http://www.unco.edu.

Additional Information: This position is contingent on funding from the
Colorado State Legislature, approval by the Board of Trustees, and subject
to the policies and regulations of the University of Northern Colorado.
Federal regulations require that the University retain all documents
submitted by applicants for a period of one year after candidate selection
has occurred. Materials submitted with the original application package
will not be returned or copied for applicants.

The University of Northern Colorado is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual preference
or veteran status. For more information or issues of equity or fairness
or claims of discrimination contact the UNC AA/EEO/Title IX Officer at UNC
Human Resource Services, Campus Box 54, Carter Hall 2002, Greeley, CO
80639, or call 970-351-2718.

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Texas School for the Deaf
Director of Instruction/Chief Academic Officer (111-02)

Director of Instruction/Chief Academic Officer
Posting ID 111-02
Description TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Start Date: Negotiable
Salary: Based on qualifications
Length of Contract: 230 workdays per year
Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

QUALIFICATIONS
To be considered, an applicant must have:
— Master’s Degree in Deaf Education or related field
— Three to five years professional teaching experience in a
school/program for the deaf or other educational environment
— Five years of administrative experience in schools or programs for the
deaf
— Sign language skill equivalent to a Signed Communication Proficiency
Interview (SCPI) level of ADVANCED

Preference will be given to candidates who have:
— Superior signed communication skills
— Doctorate in Educational Administration or Related Area
— Additional years of teaching experience beyond minimum required
— Additional years of administrative experience beyond minimum required
— Prior experience in delivering professional development; five years of
experience in leading and/or administering an Instructional program in a
school for the deaf
— Experience working in with students with additional disabilities
— Experience working in a residential school setting

OVERVIEW
Serving more than 550 students on site and more than two thousand students
statewide, Texas School for the Deaf is a state agency established to provide
a continuum of direct educational services to students, ages zero through
twenty-one, who are deaf or hard of hearing and who may have multiple disabilities.
TSD is also directed to serve as a statewide educational resource center
on deafness, providing a variety of educational services to families,
students, programs and professionals throughout the state working with
persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. The school is located in
beautiful downtown Austin and is home to one of the largest Deaf
communities in the nation. Our educational philosophy is grounded
in the belief that all children who are deaf and hard of hearing
deserve a quality language and communication-driven program that
provides education together with a critical mass of communication,
age, and cognitive peers, as well as language- proficient teachers
and staff who communicate directly in the child’s language.

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Director of Instruction is the chief academic officer for the school
and is responsible for ensuring that a community of optimal learning is
present at TSD. He/she will provide leadership, assistance and
supervision for the effective operation of the academic programs,
including curriculum and instruction, assessment and outcomes. The
incumbent is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and works
collaboratively with other Division Directors and administrative staff
in support of the school’s mission to provide outstanding opportunities
for academic achievement for all students.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy

— Provide direction in and maintain current knowledge of educational
reform and instructional best practices in all aspects of Early
Childhood through Transition deaf education.
— Lead the oversight and development of instructional improvement
strategies, programs and plans; review and track progress in school
performance, student achievement objectives and academic excellence
indicators to assure effective implementation of improvement strategies.
— Provide key leadership in the development of the School’s strategic
plan and the annual District Improvement Plan.
— Determine and implement the School’s academic priorities; assure
that curricula are aligned to state and national standards; review
assessment tools and analyze performance for effectiveness in improving
student achievement.
— Develop and articulate clear instructional framework, Pre-K-12, that
incorporates an MTSS approach.

Instructional Leadership
— Provide leadership to all school principals, district curriculum and
academic staff to ensure that all departments are coordinating efforts to
provide efficient and effective delivery of educational services.
— Ensures that the curriculum developed by the school is research-based
and aligned to rigorous content standards set by state and federal guidelines
—  Ensure that federal and state legislation/regulations related to
special education are implemented schoolwide.
— Serves as chair of the District Advisory Committee and oversees the
development, implementation and monitoring of the District Improvement
Plan with the Superintendent and other Division Directors.
— Coordinates outcomes and accountability in district and state mandated
testing programs
— Interfaces with governmental agencies, business and civic
organizations and the community to provide needed information and to promote
the district’s educational initiatives

Management
— Assists administrative personnel in establishing, revising and
approving basic professional standards of conduct not addressed by District,
State and Federal guidelines
— Supervises the development of formal staff development activities for
teachers in teaching methods, discipline, and other issues
— Supervises staff in interviewing and selecting teachers and support
staff.
— Approves departmental budgets and determines allocations for staff,
supplies and equipment
— Understands the Board policies, communicates guidelines inherent in
those policies and oversees development and implementation of the relevant
educational policies.

Community Relations
— Serve as key spokesperson to the Superintendent, School Board and community
regarding all instructional issues.

KEY COMPETENCIES:
A successful candidate will demonstrate the following:
— Strategic vision, commitment and courage to ensure that all students
achieve
— Proven ability to develop and deliver programming that drives improved
academic performance for all student populations; knows effective practice
for differentiating instruction and providing multi-tiered systems of support
— Deep understanding of curricular frameworks, pedagogy, and quality
classroom materials; experience developing and implementing curriculum for
a wide variety of grade levels and subjects.
— Strong knowledge of high-quality instructional practices and the
ability to lead others to implement these practices consistently across
classrooms and school departments.
— Excellent execution and project management skills, including attention
to detail, organizational skills, ability to balance the big picture with
detailed steps to reach the end goal, and ability to balance multiple
projects under tight deadlines.
— An ability to build systems and policies necessary to bring solutions
to scale.
— Clear articulation of organizational priorities, policies, and plans
to achieve student, school, and district goals to diverse audiences
with differing socio-economic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.
—  Successful coalition building and experience working collaboratively
with diverse stakeholders at all levels, including district personnel,
students, families, communities, and/or advocacy groups

REPORTS TO
Superintendent

MILITARY OCCUPATION SPECIALITY (MOS) CODE
None Equivalent
Shift Type Full-Time
Salary Range Salary is based on qualifications / Per Year
Location Central Administration

to apply:

go to:
https://tsd.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

look for:
Director of Instruction/Chief Academic Officer

click on:
apply

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American Si

Texas School for the Deaf
Director of Instruction/Chief Academic Officer (111-02)

Director of Instruction/Chief Academic Officer
Posting ID 111-02
Description TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Start Date: Negotiable
Salary: Based on qualifications
Length of Contract: 230 workdays per year
Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

QUALIFICATIONS
To be considered, an applicant must have:
— Master’s Degree in Deaf Education or related field
— Three to five years professional teaching experience in a
school/program for the deaf or other educational environment
— Five years of administrative experience in schools or programs for the
deaf
— Sign language skill equivalent to a Signed Communication Proficiency
Interview (SCPI) level of ADVANCED

Preference will be given to candidates who have:
— Superior signed communication skills
— Doctorate in Educational Administration or Related Area
— Additional years of teaching experience beyond minimum required
— Additional years of administrative experience beyond minimum required
— Prior experience in delivering professional development; five years of
experience in leading and/or administering an Instructional program in a
school for the deaf
— Experience working in with students with additional disabilities
— Experience working in a residential school setting

OVERVIEW
Serving more than 550 students on site and more than two thousand students
statewide, Texas School for the Deaf is a state agency established to provide
a continuum of direct educational services to students, ages zero through
twenty-one, who are deaf or hard of hearing and who may have multiple disabilities.
TSD is also directed to serve as a statewide educational resource center
on deafness, providing a variety of educational services to families,
students, programs and professionals throughout the state working with
persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. The school is located in
beautiful downtown Austin and is home to one of the largest Deaf
communities in the nation. Our educational philosophy is grounded
in the belief that all children who are deaf and hard of hearing
deserve a quality language and communication-driven program that
provides education together with a critical mass of communication,
age, and cognitive peers, as well as language- proficient teachers
and staff who communicate directly in the child’s language.

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Director of Instruction is the chief academic officer for the school
and is responsible for ensuring that a community of optimal learning is
present at TSD. He/she will provide leadership, assistance and
supervision for the effective operation of the academic programs,
including curriculum and instruction, assessment and outcomes. The
incumbent is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and works
collaboratively with other Division Directors and administrative staff
in support of the school’s mission to provide outstanding opportunities
for academic achievement for all students.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy

— Provide direction in and maintain current knowledge of educational
reform and instructional best practices in all aspects of Early
Childhood through Transition deaf education.
— Lead the oversight and development of instructional improvement
strategies, programs and plans; review and track progress in school
performance, student achievement objectives and academic excellence
indicators to assure effective implementation of improvement strategies.
— Provide key leadership in the development of the School’s strategic
plan and the annual District Improvement Plan.
— Determine and implement the School’s academic priorities; assure
that curricula are aligned to state and national standards; review
assessment tools and analyze performance for effectiveness in improving
student achievement.
— Develop and articulate clear instructional framework, Pre-K-12, that
incorporates an MTSS approach.

Instructional Leadership
— Provide leadership to all school principals, district curriculum and
academic staff to ensure that all departments are coordinating efforts to
provide efficient and effective delivery of educational services.
— Ensures that the curriculum developed by the school is research-based
and aligned to rigorous content standards set by state and federal guidelines
—  Ensure that federal and state legislation/regulations related to
special education are implemented schoolwide.
— Serves as chair of the District Advisory Committee and oversees the
development, implementation and monitoring of the District Improvement
Plan with the Superintendent and other Division Directors.
— Coordinates outcomes and accountability in district and state mandated
testing programs
— Interfaces with governmental agencies, business and civic
organizations and the community to provide needed information and to promote
the district’s educational initiatives

Management
— Assists administrative personnel in establishing, revising and
approving basic professional standards of conduct not addressed by District,
State and Federal guidelines
— Supervises the development of formal staff development activities for
teachers in teaching methods, discipline, and other issues
— Supervises staff in interviewing and selecting teachers and support
staff.
— Approves departmental budgets and determines allocations for staff,
supplies and equipment
— Understands the Board policies, communicates guidelines inherent in
those policies and oversees development and implementation of the relevant
educational policies.

Community Relations
— Serve as key spokesperson to the Superintendent, School Board and community
regarding all instructional issues.

KEY COMPETENCIES:
A successful candidate will demonstrate the following:
— Strategic vision, commitment and courage to ensure that all students
achieve
— Proven ability to develop and deliver programming that drives improved
academic performance for all student populations; knows effective practice
for differentiating instruction and providing multi-tiered systems of support
— Deep understanding of curricular frameworks, pedagogy, and quality
classroom materials; experience developing and implementing curriculum for
a wide variety of grade levels and subjects.
— Strong knowledge of high-quality instructional practices and the
ability to lead others to implement these practices consistently across
classrooms and school departments.
— Excellent execution and project management skills, including attention
to detail, organizational skills, ability to balance the big picture with
detailed steps to reach the end goal, and ability to balance multiple
projects under tight deadlines.
— An ability to build systems and policies necessary to bring solutions
to scale.
— Clear articulation of organizational priorities, policies, and plans
to achieve student, school, and district goals to diverse audiences
with differing socio-economic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.
—  Successful coalition building and experience working collaboratively
with diverse stakeholders at all levels, including district personnel,
students, families, communities, and/or advocacy groups

REPORTS TO
Superintendent

MILITARY OCCUPATION SPECIALITY (MOS) CODE
None Equivalent
Shift Type Full-Time
Salary Range Salary is based on qualifications / Per Year
Location Central Administration

to apply:

go to:
https://tsd.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

look for:
Director of Instruction/Chief Academic Officer

click on:
apply
gn Language Instructor
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN

The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the
University of Memphis is seeking applicants for a full time 9-month
instructor to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in American Sign
Language and participate in curriculum development and improvement. This
is a non-tenure track lecturer position that will be available in August
2018. Qualified candidates should have a Master’s degree in a related st
field and at least 2 years teaching experience at the college level.

Candidates will be expected to participate in departmental meetings and
provide service to the School.

The School of CSD is a historically top-ranked program offering graduate
degrees in Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, and research-oriented
PhDs. We will begin reviewing applications on February 1, 2018 and will
continue to review applications until the position is filled, pending
availability of funds.

For questions, contact search committee chair Lisa Lucks Mendel, Ph.D.,
CCC-A at lmendel@memphis.edu or at (901) 678-5865. Interested applicants
must upload a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing their sign
language skills and their teaching experience, contact information for
three reference providers, and unofficial transcripts, to
https://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/17528. Women and members of
underrepresented populations are especially encouraged to apply. EE/AA
Employer.

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Job Title: Asst/Assoc Professor – Mangement and Marketing
University of Wyoming
Laramie, Wyoming

Job ID: 9263
Location: Main Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt
Department: 23020 Management & Marketing
Date Opened: 12/05/2017
Closes at 11:59PM MT on 01/15/2018

Please Note
The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our
employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates
who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse
initiatives.

The University of Wyoming invites applications for a tenure-track position
in Data Analytics at the Assistant / Associate Professor level in the
Department of Management and Marketing. This is an amazing opportunity
for an exceptional candidate. This position is part of the University’s
strategic focus in Data Science where seven faculty, in addition to this
position, are being recruited. Fields included are: Accounting/Financial
Data Analytics, Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Science, Bioinformatics,
Educational Analytics, and Remote Sensing/Spatial Data Analytics.

Responsibilities include providing leadership, and working with colleagues
in the integration of data analytics across the curriculum in the College
of Business and engaging colleagues in other disciplines involved with the
Data Science strategic focus to assure the University is at the leading
edge. Cross-disciplinary/ interdisciplinary research foci in data
analytics will be important. An interest in data analytics applications,
particularly for entrepreneurial new venture creation, is very desirable.
Publication of research in quality peer-reviewed journals is expected.
Teaching responsibilities are two courses per semester in areas of
expertise (undergraduate and/or MBA). Preference will be given to
candidates with research and teaching interests in Data Science, Big Data
or Data Analytics.

The College of Business

The UW College of Business is AACSB accredited and is located in a
beautiful, relatively new building. The college currently offers
undergraduate degrees in business administration, marketing, management,
accounting, economics and finance and several minors, including
entrepreneurship and international business. The college offers masters of
business administration degrees, master degrees in accounting, economics,
and finance, and a Ph.D. degree in marketing and economics. Thematic goals
important in the college relate to Sustainable Business Practices,
Environment and Natural Resources, Ethics and Entrepreneurship.
Individuals who wish to contribute to the research synergies of the
current faculty are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Decision Science, Management Science, Operations Management or a
related field from an AACSB accredited institution and some prior industry
and/or academic experience.

Publication of research in quality peer-reviewed journals is expected

Desired Qualifications
At least three years of prior academic or industry professional experience
preferred. An interest in data analytics applications, particularly for
entrepreneurial new venture creation, is very desirable. Preference will
be given to candidates with research and teaching interests in Data
Science, Big Data or Data Analytics.

Required Materials
Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document:
cover letter, curriculum vita that details academic achievement, research
and teaching interests and productivity, work/industry experience, teacher
ratings, and contact information for three work-related references.

Hiring Statement
The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected
veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University
policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see
The Diversity & Fairness page.

Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably
discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one
(1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies
for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at
the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor
benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for
employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant
screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of
application the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency,
education or other qualifications required for the position. If
disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties,
disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans.
Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of
application as outlined in the application process. No preference wil
l be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being
considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the
completion of the background check.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the
application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least
three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

Welcome to Laramie
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the
heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest
in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and
outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and
the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers
both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to
Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including
Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape
offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine
annually. For more information about the region, please visit
http://visitlaramie.org/

To apply, go to:
https://jobs.uwyo.edu/psp/EREC/UWEXTERNAL/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=6

and click on:
Asst/Assoc Professor – Mangement and Marketing

and follow screen instructions

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Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

Multiple Faculty Positions

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.

The university is currently accepting applications for one or more faculty
positions in the following departments/programs:

— ASL and Deaf Studies
— Art Communication and Theatre
— Education
— Government and Public Affairs
— Hearing Speech and Language Sciences
— Interpretation and Translation
— Linguistics
— Physical Education and Recreation
— Psychology
— Science Technology and Mathematics
— Social Work

For detailed job descriptions and application information, go to:
http://www.gallaudet.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities

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LA School for the Deaf (Baton Rouge) is seeking an ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
for our Middle School department.

QUALIFICATIONS:
— Must meet the certification requirements of the State of
Louisiana as a teacher with hearing impaired endorsement and as a school
principal/educational leader. Possession and presentation of Conference
of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf/Council on Education of the
Deaf (CEASD/CED) certification will satisfy the Louisiana requirement for
hearing impaired endorsement on the teaching certificate.

— Must possess human relations and management skills with which to
develop and maintain a cohesive common purpose faculty and to direct the
functions of subordinates.

— Preference will be given to applicants possessing sign language
skills; others must be willing to learn such skills. The minimum
acceptable Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) level for effective
job performance is Advanced Plus.

— Must obtain hearing impaired endorsement within three (3) years
of hire date if not hearing impaired certified at the time of hire.

Apply online: www.jobs.la.gov

For information: dleblanc@lsdvi.org

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Counselor/Academic Advisor

3512BR

NTID Counseling & Academic Advising Services

National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Professional Area: Professional/Administrative

Employment Category: Fulltime

Staff Job Function: Advising or Counseling
Wage Band:

Department/College Description

Provide personal counseling, career counseling, academic advising and
consultation to NTID (National Technical Institute of the Deaf)
supported students who are deaf and hard of hearing in a college
environment following the American Counseling Association (ACA) Code
of Ethics.

Detailed Job Description

Please note:
NTID Student and Academic Services recruits and hires
Counselors/Academic Advisors (CAA) at different levels of experience
and skill in its career ladder:
— Counselor/Academic Advisor OR
— Senior Counselor/Academic Advisor OR
— Assistant Director

Salary and Placement in the career ladder and assignment will be
determined by experience, professional licensure, certification, and
skill proficiency level.

Responsibilities:
— Provide personal and career counseling and academic advising to
assigned caseload students.
— Consult with faculty, staff, parents, vocational rehabilitation
advisors and others as appropriate.
— Complete timely documentation for all students following ACA
guidelines and maintain accurate counseling and academic advising
records.
— Participate in counseling/advising department meetings, academic
department meetings, and committee meetings.
— Engage in professional development activities.
— Initiate regular clinical supervision.
— Serve as a guest lecturer and conduct presentations as needed
— Teach programs as needed
— Other duties as assigned

 

Skills:
— Excellent computer skills/MS Office Suite
— Strong organizational skills
— Demonstrated ability to multitask
— Knowledge of mental health, psychological and developmental issues
of a Deaf/Hard of Hearing population required
— Demonstrate diversity awareness and sensitivity to a variety of
communication modalities.

 

Required Minimum Qualifications
— Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or a
related clinical field
— Two or more years of professional counseling, academic advising or
career counseling work experience
— Sign language proficiency

Preferred Qualifications

Required Application Documents

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References

How to Apply

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it
at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings
and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or
the BR number.

Additional Details

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal
background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or
written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as
determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes
and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT
provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status,
sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its
hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides
reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the
Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York
Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and
you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your
application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources
office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.

Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private
university in the U.S., is among the world’s leading technological
universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all
50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200
academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A
pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer
undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information
technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As
home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university
offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf
and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni
throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named
by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges
to Work For.” RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE
Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of
dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education
Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit
http://www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and
http://www.rit.edu.

As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced
benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to
additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an
employee’s pay, provide a total compensation package that can be
tailored to meet your needs. More on RIT’s Benefits, Health &
Wellness program can be found at:
https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that
promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more
information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S.
Department of Education at ED.Gov

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
TEACHER-Long Term Sub
American School for the Deaf
West Hartford, CT

PRE K – 12
Closing Date: Until Filled
Revised/Posted: November, 22, 2017

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf,
founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The
American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of
hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and
the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed
instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual
Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long
learners. ASD is accredited through the New England Association of
Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational
Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten
towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education,
evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is
also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and
recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites
to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square,
located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of
restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES

Under the supervision of the departmental principal, instructs Deaf and
Hard of Hearing students.

PRIMARY DUTIES

— Teaches a variety of academic and/or vocational subjects.
— Prepares appropriate materials and lesson plans.
— Writes report cards, progress reports and other documents, as
needed.
— Assists in developing I.E.P.s and participates in PPT meetings,
child staffings and other meetings.
— Evaluates and reports on student performance using evidence-based
assessments.
— Participates in school curriculum development.
— Implements behavior intervention plans.
— Participates in staff development.
— Directs the work of Teacher Aides and/or Residential Counselors in
the classroom.
— Instruct students using an ASL/English Bilingual approach.
— Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

— Master’s Degree in Education of the Deaf/Special Education (dual
certification preferred), and appropriate State of CT Teacher
Certification; (057 and/or 065).
— Ability to work in a collaborative team setting. Ability to work
flexible hours when needed.
— Ability or willingness to learn to communicate effectively using
American Sign Language (ASL). ASLPI rated preferred.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS
— Compensation range based on School’s salary scales.
— Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are
available

**Long Term Substitute Position through the end of June 2018.

 

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, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital
status, sexual 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.

All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants
will be invited to interview.

 

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The Delaware School for the Deaf is currently seeking the following
applicants.

School Leader

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
— Prior experience with scheduling, professional development and
curriculum for students/staff preferred

See complete postings and other opportunities on the Christina School
District Website: www.christinak12.org

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

 

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The Delaware School for the Deaf is currently seeking the following
applicants.

Teacher of the Deaf
Qualifications:
— Fluency in American Sign Language
— Degree in Deaf Education Required
— Must hold or be eligible for State of Delaware Certification in
content (i.e., Science, Math, Social Studies, English Language
— Experience with best practices in instruction of deaf/hard of
hearing children
— Must be able to stand and work continuously for a minimum of 4
hours per work day.
— Mininimu lifting requirements- 50 pounds (with assistance).
— Must be able to use arms and hands without restrictions to
accommodate the physical, mobility, and ambulatory needs of students

 

Teacher of the Deaf – Long Term Substitute
Qualifications:
— Fluency in American Sign Language required
— Degree in Deaf Education or related field required
— Must hold or be eligible for State of Delaware Certification
— Must be able to stand and work continuously for a minimum of 4
hours per work day. Minimum lifting requirement is 50 pounds (with
assistance).
— Must be able to use arms and hands without restrictions to
accommodate the physical, mobility, and ambulatory needs of students.

 

Monitoring Paraprofessional (Overnight)
Qualifications:
— Holds high school transcript or equivalency, along with one of the
following:
— An associate degree or higher with a GPA of 2.0 or higher from an
accredited institution, or
— Sixty college credits from an accredited institution, or
— A score of 459 or higher on the ParaPro Test
— Eighteen years of age or older with a high school diploma or GED
— Fluency in American Sign Language (required)
— Experience and/or training in working with deaf/hard of hearing
children (preferred)
— Manual Communication Skills (or willingness to acquire skills)
— Evidence of the ability to work with children of all ages
— Must be able to stand and work continuously for a minimum of 4
hours per work day.
— Mininimum lifting requirements- 50 pounds (with assistance).
— Must be able to use arms and hands without restrictions to
accommodate the physical, mobility, and ambulatory needs of students.
— Perform other duties as requested by administration to meet the
needs of the students.

See complete postings and other opportunities on the Christina School
District Website: www.christinak12.org

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

 

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Director of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services Division
Minnesota Department of Human Services
St. Paul, MN

Closing Date: 11/30/2017

Salary Range: $36.86 – $52.93/hourly; $76,963 – $110,517/annually

The Director of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services Division (DHHSD) is
responsible for managing, directing, and providing oversight to staff and
resources within the division. DHHSD, a division of the MN Department of
Human Services (DHS), provides services to support Minnesotans who are
deaf, deafblind, or hard of hearing so they can get help to live
independently, engage with their families, and participate in their
communities. Services are provided statewide through regional Deaf and
Hard of Hearing Services offices and community-based providers.

For more information, please visit the MN Careers website
http://www.mn.gov/careers Job ID 17444.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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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 outpatient services to
deaf and hard of hearing children, adolescents, and adults. Over 85% of
our staff members are deaf or hard of hearing!

PAHrtners is rapidly growing and expanding. Whether you are a high school
graduate, recent college graduate, or a professional with many years of
experience in the field of human services, we have a career-building
position waiting for you! Equal Opportunity Employer

PAHrtners is looking for dedicated, motivated, and energetic individuals
who are fluent in American Sign Language and knowledgeable about 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. Minimum
HS diploma required. Will accept applicants who don’t know ASL as long
as they are motivated and willing to learn.

— Blended Case Manager – Full time; Glenside and Pittsburgh locations.
Minimum HS diploma with 12 credits in social sciences required.

— Residential Counselors for Residential Treatment Facility for Adolescents
– Full Time; Glenside location. Minimum of one years’ related
experience required.

— Therapist/Psychosocial Rehabilitation Counselor – Full Time; Glenside
location. Minimum BA/BS in human services required.

— Training Coordinator – Full Time. Glenside location. Travels to
Pittsburgh as needed. Education requirements flexible and based on
experience. Must be proficient in ASL.

— Outpatient Therapist – Part Time. Glenside location. Must be eligible
for LCSW or LPC in PA. Must have MSW or equivalent. Must be proficient
in ASL.

— Administrative Assistant – Full Time. Glenside location. Minimum high
school diploma with 3 years’ administrative experience. Must be
proficient in MS Word and Excel.

 

Visit our Web page at http://www.pahrtners.com/careers/ to learn more
about each position.

Send your letter of intent and resume to:
Bernadette Class, Office Manager
PAHrtners Deaf Services, 614 N. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038
Email: bclass@pahrtners.com Fax: 215-392-6065

 

 

 

 

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Health Educator to the Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing
Family Tree Clinic
St. Paul, MN

Family Tree Clinic, located in St. Paul, MN, is hiring a Health Educator to
the Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing (DDBHH). The ideal candidate is
passionate about sexual and reproductive health, racial and social justice,
and is able to advocate with culturally and linguistically affirmative
skills. Main responsibilities include providing one to one and group
setting education, advocacy, outreach, referrals and non-directive
counseling to the DDBHH communities on family planning and sexual health.
Read the full job description and application information at
familytreeclinic.org/about/work.

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open position
Lecturer, American Sign Language
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa

Lecturer, American Sign Language The University of Iowa program in
American Sign Language invites applications for a non-tenure-track
lecturer position for 2018-19 academic year, renewable for an additional
two years (2019-2020, 20202021) and then renewable in three year
increments pending positive teaching reviews and college authorization.
Responsibilities include teaching six courses a year (20-24 s.h.) and
contributing to curriculum and materials development for the program. This
could be six sections of ASL per year (maximum 20 students per section)
using an immersion curriculum (Signing Naturally) or a combination of
language and specialty courses taught in ASL. Summer employment possible
if desired, dependent upon program needs and resources. Starting Date:
August 15, 2018. Requires Qualifications: fluency in ASL; Master’sd
Degree in Teaching ASL or related field; American Sign Language Teacher
Association (ASLTA) certification or willingness to obtain certification
once employed. Desired Qualifications: Language teaching experience at
the college level, ability to offer advanced courses such as ASL
linguistics, ASL Literature, Deaf culture, Deaf studies, ASL/English
interpreting, or Deaf education.

Candidates should send cover letter, curriculum vitae, a short video of
their teaching philosophy signed in ASL, and three letters of
recommendation to the Search Committee online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu.
Refer to requisition number 71725. (Note: Please post the teaching video
online and indicate URL in the letter of application and the curriculum
vitae). Screening begins November 1, 2017 and will continue until position
is filled. Preliminary interviews may be conducted by telephone or
videoconference.

The Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the College
of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic
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, sex, pregnancy, sexual 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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LA School for the Deaf is seeking an ASL TEACHER for our high school
department.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Louisiana Teacher certification as set forth in Louisiana Standards for
State Certification of School Personnel (Bulletin 746) including the
Hearing Impaired/Deaf Education endorsement. Possession and presentation
of Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf/Council on
Education of the Deaf (CEASD/CED) certification will satisfy the Louisiana
requirements for hearing impaired endorsement.

ASLTA (American Sign Language Teachers Association) certification is
preferred.

Must possess expressive and receptive sign language skills. The minimum
acceptable Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) level for effective
job performance is Advanced.

Apply online at www.jobs.la.gov
For information – dleblanc@lsdvi.org

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full-time position open
Virginia TRS Outreach Coordinator
Richmond, VA

Hamilton Relay currently has a full-time position open for the “Virginia
TRS Outreach Coordinator”. The position is located in Richmond, VA.

This full-time position is responsible for coordinating and implementing
outreach activities designed to promote Traditional Relay Services (TRS)
for Virginia Relay. The position requires independent travel throughout
the state of Virginia.

Visit www.workforhamilton.com for full job description and application.
Position is open until filled.

Hamilton Relay is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
based on age, race, religion, color, gender, national origin, sexual
orientation, or disability.

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SHASTA COLLEGE
Redding, CA

 

invites applications for the position of:

(Full-time) American Sign Languages

SALARY: $48,359.83 – $83,137.87 Annually
OPENING DATE: 09/06/17
CLOSING DATE: 10/23/17 04:30 PM

DESCRIPTION OF BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
General Responsibilities
Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of the
regular/contract college instructor to teach classes, to participate
in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational
programs, courses, and other experiences that will directly result in
the educational growth of the students and support advancement of the
vision, mission, and values of the community college district.

The Instructor will participate in the development and review of
curriculum and the ASL Program as directed and develop and implement
instruction for each class and laboratory period, consistent with the
official course outline, including but not limited to the following
courses: American Sign Language 1- 5, ASL 80 – Deaf Challenges, ASL
81 – Educational World of the Deaf, ASL 94 – Work Site Learning.

This position is anticipated to start for the Spring 2018 semester
with a potential Fall 2018 start date.

CLASSIFICATION: Faculty position on the Faculty Salary Schedule.

BENEFITS: Holiday and sick time will be provided. Our competitive
benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance
provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis and an employee
assistance program (EAP).

Employees have the option to contribute to:
— Health Savings Account (HSA)
— 403(b) and 457 Retirement Plans
— Section 125 Plan including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and
Dependent Day Care Accounts

In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
— Disability Income Insurance
— Cancer Insurance
— Life Insurance
— Accident Only Insurance
— Critical Illness Insurance

For more information regarding Employment and Benefit Policies,
please view the Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement.

SUPERVISOR: Dean of Arts, Communications, Social Sciences or
designee.

TYPICAL DUTIES, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY:

Specific Responsibilities
Responsibilities designated below are primary to the faculty role.
Some of the listed professional responsibilities are examples of
activities, which are part of the unique role of each faculty member
and are reflective of their individual expertise and interests.

Classroom Responsibilities
— Meet classes/laboratories on days and times as assigned according
to the current academic calendar.
— Develop and implement instruction for each class and laboratory
period, consistent with the official course outline.
— Develop and distribute during the first week of class, a written
syllabus for each course to communicate to students, course
objectives, grading criteria and classroom policies.
— Demonstrate respect for student rights as specified in District
policy and applicable laws.
— Submit requisitions for textbooks and instructional materials in a
timely manner.
— Refer students to tutoring and related student services when
appropriate.
— Supervise students in off-campus activities when participation is
expected as part of a course requirement or where such supervision is
part of the instructor’s load.
— Provide academic assistance and related services to students
during scheduled office hours.

Evaluation of Students
— Return assignments and examination results in a timely fashion.
— Assign grades to students in the manner provided by District
policy and administrative procedure and prescribed by the Education
Code and Title V regulations of the State of California.
— Submit required administrative paperwork, including grade report
forms, in a timely and accurate manner.

Curriculum
— Participate in the development and review of curriculum as
directed.
— Participate in the development of alternative teaching modalities.

Professional Development
— Participate in required professional development activities.
— Continue to develop professional skills and up-to-date subject
matter knowledge, potentially including participation in conferences
and research activities.
— Participate in presenting staff development programs as needed.

Additional Responsibilities
— Schedule, announce to students in all classes, and maintain office
hours.
— Attend and participate in department/center meetings.
— Participate in the process of shared governance through committee
work of the department, center, college and/or district level;
participate in other significant non-classroom college, district or
community activities.
— Keep official records required by District policy and
administrative procedures and submit them in accordance with college
procedures.
— Participate in supervision of student assistants and
paraprofessionals as needed.
— Abide by departmental regulations concerning the proper use, care
and security of college equipment and District property.
— Advise administration of unsafe conditions or potential hazards
and recommend solutions.
— Provide administrators, chairs and coordinators with sample
instruction materials as may be deemed necessary, such as
examinations, lab projects or course syllabuses.
— Participate in advisory committee meetings as required.
— Report absences due to illness or for personal necessity to the
dean or designated officer.
— Recommend purchases of instructional supplies and equipment as
needed.
— Consult with supervising administrators on personnel needs; assist
with position announcements, recruitment and screening/interviewing
committees.

— Participate in the evaluation of regular faculty.
— Fulfill all obligations as established in the current collective
bargaining agreement.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:
Any bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience, or
any associate degree and six years of professional experience.

Preferred:
— Experience with or willingness to learn computer-assisted and/or
online instruction
— Experience working with or willingness to develop an interpreter
training program

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
To be considered a candidate for this position, the applicant must
submit the following materials:

Online Application with Additional Required Materials to be attached
to application:
— Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position
announcement
— Current resume or vita
–College transcripts (unofficial will be accepted at the time of
application)

— If you are selected you will be required to participate in a
proficiency assessment. Pending results, those candidates achieving
proficiency level 4 or higher on the American Sign Language
Proficiency Interview (ASLPI) assessment will be invited to campus
for an interview. The cost of the proficiency interview will be paid
for by Shasta College

— Letters of Recommendation will NOT be accepted

Attention Internal Applicants:
— Internal candidates MUST also submit all required materials to be
considered.

After formal application has been made, all application materials
will be screened.
— Interviews will be by invitation only.
— Interviews are held on campus. No Skype or Phone Interviews.
— The District does not provide expense reimbursement for those
invited to initial interviews.
— Placement on the Shasta College Salary Schedule is commensurate
with previous education and experience.
— The District does not reimburse for new hire moving expenses.
— Starting Salary: $48,359 – $83,137/year
— Salary Range: $48,359 – $102,582/year
— $2,000/year doctorate differential
— Medical, dental, and vision insurance
— State Teachers Retirement System (STRS)

For full application instructions and position description, visit
http://apptrkr.com/1080945

The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (“Shasta
College”) does not discriminate against any person on the basis of
race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age,
disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy,
childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or
childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military
or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable
law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment,
educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta
College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including
sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence,
dating violence, and stalking.

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**** JOB OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT ****

POSITION TITLE: Parent to Parent Support Coordinator-Part-time
Kansas State School for the Deaf
Olathe, KS

SALARY: $11.00 to $18.00 per hour depending on Experience and
Education. No Benefits.

SCHEDULE: Flexibility in working hours

EMPLOYMENT DATE: Open Until Filled

JOB DESCRIPTION: (Brief synopsis. Full position description upon request.)
This part-time position will manage the Kansas Family Support Network
database which includes, but is not limited to, matching supporting
parents with identified parents, training supporting parents, and
providing follow-up to identified parents. Work with the Parent Group for
children who are D/HH including assisting with logistics for events and
meetings. Provides support to other parent support groups throughout
Kansas. Provide information and resources to families with children who
are D/HH in Kansas.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Parent of a Child who is deaf/hard of hearing
preferred. High School diploma or GED from an accredited school.
Excellent oral and written skills. Ability to work with both families and
professionals. Fluency and/or willingness to learn ASL.

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). Send
resume and copies of all college transcripts. For consideration request
an official KSD application and submit for KSD review.

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

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Position opening
HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH TEACHER
Louisiana School for the Deaf
Baton Rouge, LA

LA School for the Deaf is seeking a HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH TEACHER

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must meet certification requirements of the state of Louisiana as an
Elementary Teacher, including hearing impaired endorsement.
Possession and presentation of Conference of Executives of American
Schools for the Deaf/Council on Education of the Deaf (CEASD/CED)
certification will satisfy the Louisiana requirements for hearing
impaired endorsement.

Must possess, or be willing to acquire, expressive and receptive sign
language skills

The minimum acceptable Sign Language Proficiency

Interview (SLPI) level fordleblanc@lsdvi.org effective job performance is Advanced

Apply online at www.jobs.la.gov

For information – dleblanc@lsdvi.org

 

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JOB OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION TITLE: BILINGUAL SPECIALIST ASSISTANT
Kansas 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 / 2017 – 2018 School Year
EMPLOYMENT DATE: August 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION: (Detailed Position Description upon Request)

— Provide ASL instruction as part of Deaf Studies and ASL/English
Language Arts program.

— Provide individual and small group ASL tutoring as directed by the
Bilingual Specialist and both the Elementary and Secondary levels.

— Assist the Bilingual Specialist with curriculum, instruction and
assessment projects.

— Attend meetings which may include in-service training, staff
development, committee, departmental, etc.

— Assists Bilingual Specialist with ASL Diagnostic Assessments and
Bilingual Assessments.

— Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

— Bachelor’s degree in Elementary/Deaf Education

— Certification in Elementary Education/Deaf Education; ASLTA
certification preferred

— ASL/English Bilingual Professional Development
training/certification preferred

— Fluency in expressive and receptive ASL and English (Skills will
be assessed)

— Three years Teaching experience preferred

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 Office; Phone: 913-210-8113
v/tty E-Mail: tchandler@kssdb.org Fax: 913/621-2310

 

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

This is a full-time position with comprehensive benefits. The Therapist 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.

Greater Nashua Mental Health Center is an eligible employer for the Public
Service Loan Forgiveness Program and offers competitive salaries and
comprehensive employee benefits. Apply today!

Send resume to: hr@gnmhc.org

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AGENCY

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position openings
several Sign Language Interpreter positions
Nashua School District
Nashua, New Hampshire

SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER – 2099, 2901, 2902

Sign Language Interpreters provide interpreting services for deaf or
hearing impaired students. Facilitate communication through the use of
sign language and spoken English in social and academic settings, direct
and overheard conversations, class instruction, athletic competitions,
lectures, tests, assemblies and field trips. Must be able to keep student
confidentiality, function in a manner appropriate to the situation and
demonstrate professional appearance, conduct and promptness. Able to
prepare for course material as necessary for successful interpreting to
the student. The sign language interpreter is an important part of the
educational team with the responsibility to help implement the student’s
IEP and maximize learning.

This posting should not be construed to imply that this is the exclusive
list of job functions or expectations associated with this position.
NH certification or eligibility as a Sign Language Interpreter
Applicants must apply online on our website www.nashua.edu and include
your cover letter, resume, references and certification.

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position opening
School Supervisor
Missouri School for the Deaf
Fulton, MO

The Missouri School for the Deaf in Fulton, MO is accepting applications
for the position of School Supervisor. This is an 11-month exempt position
responsible for the administration of several areas of the instructional
program including curriculum and instruction, professional development and
the disciplinary program. This also includes the direct supervision and
evaluation of the teaching and support staff of these programs. Candidates
should possess Master’s Degree in Education of the Deaf or School
Administration with emphasis on administering programs for the Deaf,
minimum of five years experience as a classroom teacher working with the
Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing, and ability to obtain Principal’s
Certificate. Experience as a School Supervisor or Administrator is
preferred. Salary range is $44,208 – $59,664 annually plus the State of
Missouri benefits. Complete a Departmental application at
https://dese.mo.gov/sites/default/files/hr-employment-application.pdf

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We are seeking two clinicians
RHA Health Services
State of North Carolina

Are you looking to be part of something special in the field of
mental health and Deafness? Come join our team!

The State of North Carolina boasts one of the most comprehensive
systems of mental health services for the deaf in the nation. RHA
Health Services, LLC, have a contract with the state to provide
therapy, assessments, and outreach to people who communicate
primarily through ASL. We have a team of 18 professionals who are
fluent in ASL, including two Deaf psychologists, three Deaf LCSWs,
and three Deaf LPCs, along with a hearing, ASL-fluent LPC and LCSW
licensed therapists, and numerous Deaf and hearing QP staff.

We are seeking two clinicians, licensed in the State of North
Carolina, to complete our team.

When was the last time you took part in a team meeting conducted
entirely in sign language and with a group of professional peers that
“get it”?

If you’re ready for a positive change in your professional life, send
your resume to:

Linda Harrington, LCSW

lharrington@rhanet.org

919.825.2869 VP

RHA Health Services

3010 Falstaff Road

Raleigh, NC 27610

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Job Opportunity Notice
Superintendent
Annual Salary: $84,480
Full-time, benefited position
Missouri School for the Deaf
Office of Special Education

 

Domicile Location: Fulton, MO

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Benefits: Health Insurance, Retirement, Life Insurance, Long Term
Disability Insurance, Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave, Paid Holidays

APPLICATION PROCESS
All applications MUST be submitted electronically to be considered for the
review process. Complete the employment application at
https://desemo.applicantpro.com/jobs/. Once on The Missouri Department of
Elementary and Secondary Education’s website, complete the “Apply Now”
information to the right, then click “Apply for this Position”. This will
direct you to the online application. Attach a scanned copy of college
transcripts (if applicable for the position) with the application. An
e-mail confirmation will be sent once the application is received
electronically.

NOTE: If a college degree is a requirement for this position, transcripts
MUST be submitted with the application in order to be considered for
employment. Failure to include transcripts (when required for the
position) with your application will eliminate the application from the
review process.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in education of
deaf and hard of hearing, special education, school administration and
supervision, or a related field.

Three years successful experience as an administrator of programs for
students who are deaf or hard of hearing and/or school administration and
supervision.

Missouri certification in school administration or special education
administration.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
— Knowledge of effective teaching and learning practices.
— Knowledge of the development, abilities and unique psychology of students
who are deaf or hard of hearing.
— Knowledge of Missouri’s Learning Standards and Educator Standards.he
— Knowledge of organization and administration in the area of special
education.
— Knowledge of and ability to effectively implement collaborative data teams
focused on using formative assessments to guide the use of effective
teaching and learning practices.
— Ability to organize and analyze data as part of a focused strategic
planning and implementation process.
— Ability to organize, supervise, and coordinate the activities of a
professional staff.
— Ability to communicate effectively in writing, American Sign Language-ASL
(at the advanced or higher level) and a variety of other modes.
— Ability to work under supervision as well as to assume leadership
responsibilities.
— Ability to apply effective fiscal and human resource policies and
practices.
— Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Microsoft Outlook.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
— Supervises and provides leadership to MSD staff in the development,
execution and evaluation of a systemic plan to educate students and
accelerate improvement of student outcomes, meet residential
responsibilities, and improve outreach outcomes for deaf or hard of
hearing students and their families.
— Administers a program for staff development and educator evaluation
consistent with state standards and requirements and aligned to the
systemic plan.
— Recruits and recommends all personnel for employment to the State Board of
Education.
— Coordinates development of the annual operating budget with the Division
of Financial and Administrative Services and the Office of Special
Education.
— Coordinates, plans and directs meetings of the Missouri School for the
Deaf Board of Advisors.
— Works and communicates effectively with parents and patrons, including
individual parent contacts and groups such as the Missouri School for the
Deaf Parents Organization.
— Promotes and coordinates public relations programs designed to acquaint
the general public with the Missouri School for the Deaf.
— Follows all policies, rules, and regulations adopted by the Board and
makes decisions consistent with Board policies.
— Assures compliance with all federal and state regulations governing MSD.
— Coordinates the care and maintenance of buildings and grounds with the
Office of Administration, Division of Facilities Management.
— Assumes other duties as assigned by the Assistant Commissioner or
Commissioner of Education.
— This position is required to drive occasionally to attend meetings in
other locations.

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full-time position open
Virginia TRS Outreach Coordinator
Richmond, VA

Hamilton Relay currently has a full-time position open for the “Virginia
TRS Outreach Coordinator”. The position is located in Richmond, VA.

This full-time position is responsible for coordinating and implementing
outreach activities designed to promote Traditional Relay Services (TRS)
for Virginia Relay. The position requires independent travel throughout
the state of Virginia.

Visit www.workforhamilton.com for full job description and application.
Position is open until filled.

Hamilton Relay is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
based on age, race, religion, color, gender, national origin, sexual
orientation, or disability.

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position opening
Elementary Teacher
Louisiana School for the Deaf
Baton Rouge, LA

LA School for the Deaf is seeking an ELEMENTARY TEACHER

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must meet certification requirements of the state of Louisiana as an
Elementary Teacher, including hearing impaired endorsement.
Possession and presentation of Conference of Executives of American
Schools for the Deaf/Council on Education of the Deaf (CEASD/CED)
certification will satisfy the Louisiana requirements for hearing
impaired endorsement.

Must possess, or be willing to acquire, expressive and receptive sign
language skills. The minimum acceptable Sign Language Proficiency
Interview (SLPI) level for effective job performance is Advanced

Apply online at www.jobs.la.gov

For information – dleblanc@lsdvi.org

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position opening
School Interventionist
LA Schools for the Deaf and Visually Impaired
Baton Rouge, LA

 

LA Schools for the Deaf and Visually Impaired is accepting
applications for a SCHOOL INTERVENTIONIST.

This is a 10 month position providing services for the
LA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF campus.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must meet certification requirements of the state of Louisiana as a
teacher, including hearing impaired endorsement. Possession and
presentation of Conference of Executives of American Schools for the
Deaf/Council on Education of the Deaf (CEASD/CED) certification will
satisfy the Louisiana requirements for hearing impaired endorsement.

 

Must possess Reading Specialist certification.

Minimum of three years of teaching and/or professional experience.

Special Education experience preferred.

Must possess, or be willing to acquire, expressive and receptive sign
language skills. The minimum acceptable Sign Language Proficiency
Interview (SLPI) level for effective job performance is Advanced.

Apply online at www.jobs.la.gov

For information – dleblanc@lsdvi.org

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KANSAS STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
OVER A CENTURY OF SERVICE. ESTABLISHED 1861
“KSD is a tobacco free campus”

450 EAST PARK STREET
OLATHE, KANSAS 66061-5497
TELEPHONE (913) 791-0573
FAX (913) 791-0577 Website: http://www.ksdeaf.org

**** JOB OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT ****

POSITION TITLE: PARAPROFESSIONAL – Secondary Dept.
Hours: M-F 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

SALARY: Min $10.75 per hour depending on Experience and Education;
Excellent Benefits

SCHEDULE: Hours: M-F 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

EMPLOYMENT DATE: August 2017/Open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION: 1) Provide Instructional assistance with a special needs
student under guidance of classroom teachers in the Secondary Department.
2) Provide one-on-one instructional assistance with a special needs
student under the guidance of classroom teachers in the Secondary
Department. Prepares instructional materials, record keeping and
maintaining school behavioral guidelines. Knowing the whereabouts of
student at all times. Assist student with problem solving. Teaching
grooming, housekeeping, and personal hygiene. 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 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: Michele Golden, Human Resources Office, 913/210-8114 (V)
913-324-5865 (VP) E-Mail: mgolden@kssdb.org; Fax: 913/621-2310

An Equal Employment/Educational Opportunities Agency/Veterans Preference

“KSD Embraces Diversity”.

Posted: 07/14/2017

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KANSAS STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
OVER A CENTURY OF SERVICE. ESTABLISHED 1861
“KSD is a tobacco free campus”

450 EAST PARK STREET
OLATHE, KANSAS 66061-5497
TELEPHONE (913) 791-0573
FAX (913) 791-0577 Website:http://www.ksdeaf.org

**** JOB OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT ****

POSITION TITLE: PARAPROFESSIONAL – Secondary Dept./Student
Life
Hours: M-F 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SALARY: Min $10.75 per hour depending on Experience and Education;
Excellent Benefits

SCHEDULE: Hours: M-F 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

EMPLOYMENT DATE: August 2017/Open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION: 1) Provide Instructional assistance with a special needs
student under guidance of classroom teachers in the Secondary Department
and Student Life Staff. 2) Provide one-on-one instructional assistance
with a special needs student under the guidance of classroom teachers in
the Secondary Department and Student Life Staff. Prepares instructional
materials, record keeping and maintaining school behavioral guidelines.
Knowing the whereabouts of student at all times. Assist student with
problem solving. Teaching grooming, housekeeping, and personal hygiene.
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 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: Michele Golden, Human Resources Office, 913/210-8114 (V)
913-324-5865 (VP) E-Mail: mgolden@kssdb.org; Fax: 913/621-2310

An Equal Employment/Educational Opportunities Agency/Veterans Preference

“KSD Embraces Diversity”

Posted: 07/14/2017

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KANSAS STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
OVER A CENTURY OF SERVICE. ESTABLISHED 1861
“KSD is a tobacco free campus”

450 EAST PARK STREET
OLATHE, KANSAS 66061-5497
TELEPHONE (913) 791-0573
FAX (913) 791-0577 Website: http://www.ksdeaf.org

**** JOB OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT ****

POSITION TITLE: PARAPROFESSIONAL – Secondary Dept. / Student
Life
Hours: M-F 6:00 am – 2:00 pm

 

SALARY: Min $10.75 per hour depending on Experience and Education;
Excellent Benefits

SCHEDULE: Hours: M-F 6:00 am – 2:00 pm

EMPLOYMENT DATE: August 2017/Open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION: 1) Provide Instructional assistance with a special needs
student under guidance of classroom teachers in the Secondary Department
and Student Life Staff. 2) Provide one-on-one instructional assistance
with a special needs student under the guidance of classroom teachers in
the Secondary Department and Student Life Staff. Prepares instructional
materials, record keeping and maintaining school behavioral guidelines.
Knowing the whereabouts of student at all times. Assist student with
problem solving. Teaching grooming, housekeeping, and personal hygiene.
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 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: Michele Golden, Human Resources Office, 913/210-8114 (V)
913-324-5865 (VP) E-Mail: :mgolden@kssdb.org; Fax: 913/621-2310

An Equal Employment/Educational Opportunities Agency/Veterans Preference

“KSD Embraces Diversity”

Posted: 07/14/2017

 

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Two 10-month instructional positions are currently available
Pinellas County Schools, Florida

Pinellas County Schools is the 7th largest district in Florida. It
provides services to over 200 students who are deaf or hard of
hearing from birth to 22 years of age. The Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Program teachers provide services in consultative, itinerant,
resource, parent/infant, and self-contained classroom settings.

Two 10-month instructional positions are currently available. These
positions will be working with both oral and signing students. The
positions include one itinerant teacher for elementary – secondary
students and one teacher at a cluster middle school.

A qualifying candidate must have either a BA or MA in Deaf Education,
demonstrate proficiency in American Sign Language, and have or be
eligible to obtain a Florida Teaching Certificate in the area of
Hearing Impaired K-12.

For more information please email Tricia Davidson
davidsonp@pcsb.org or call/text 727-424-2531.

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Job Title Director of the Deaf & Hard Hearing Services Division
Job ID 14051
Location St. Paul, Minnesota

Full/Part Time
Regular/Temporary

Job Details
Job Class: Director of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services Division

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 06/01/2017
Closing Date: 07/21/2017
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Human Services
Division/Unit: Central Office / Community Supports
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Days of Work: Monday – Friday
Travel Required: Yes
Salary Range: $36.86 – $52.93 /hourly; $76,964 – $110,518 /annually
Job Class Option: None
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary
The Director of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services Division (DHHSD) is
responsible for managing, directing, and providing oversight to staff and
resources within the division. DHHSD, a division of the MN Department of
Human Services (DHS), provides services to support Minnesotans who are
deaf, deafblind, or hard of hearing so they can get help to live
independently, engage with their families, and participate in their
communities. Services are provided statewide through regional Deaf and
Hard of Hearing Services offices and community-based providers. More
information on the division can be found on the DHS website at:

https://mn.gov/dhs/people-we-serve/children-and-families/services/deaf-hard-of-hearing/

— Organizing, directing, and managing the resources provided to DHS
so that the mandates of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Act,
Telecommunication Access Minnesota, and the management of DHHS grants are
fully met. This includes evaluating and monitoring related programs.

— Supervising staff so that efficient and orderly operations will be
fostered and maintained.

— Participating in departmental and administration-level strategic
planning to ensure coordination and compatibility of activities and
services with other divisions within DHS and other state departments.

— Developing and fostering working relationships with a variety of
agencies, advocacy groups, and consumers so that the complete array of
services available to people who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing
is understood and utilized.

— Conceptualizing, designing, implementing, and evaluating policies
so that the division is responsive to human service needs of people who
are deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing and meets legislative mandates.

— Designing and supervising the implementation of program practices
so that effectiveness and efficiency is maintained at the highest possible
level.

— Ensuring that the activities of the division are documented and
evaluated in light of the mission of division and the desired outcomes of
the Regional Office services, the DHHS mental health program and the
Telephone Equipment Distribution (TED) program.

The successful candidate for this position will be able to effectively
modify existing human services programs, develop new specialized services,
and effectively supervise division staff. This includes being able to
conceptualize, implement, and evaluate practical solutions in a very
political and programmatically complex constituent environment.

 

Minimum Qualifications:
At least 2 years of supervisory experience AND 4 years of advanced
professional experience demonstrating a comprehensive knowledge of
individuals who are deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing.

 

— Bachelor’s degree in public administration, public policy,
rehabilitation counseling, social work, education, or a similar degree
with a human services focus may substitute for 1 year of advanced
professional experience.

— Master’s degree in public administration, public policy,
rehabilitation counseling, social work, education, or a similar degree
with a human services focus may substitute for 1.5 years of advanced
professional experience.

Qualified candidates must also demonstrate:
— Experience with the following: strategic planning, policy-making,
program management, program evaluation.

— Experience in the delivery of human services to people who are
deaf, deafblind, and/or hard of hearing of all ages.

— Advanced sign language skills.

— Comprehensive knowledge of human service delivery and management
systems.

— Understanding of the regulatory aspects of state and federal
policies related to children, and adults who are deaf, deafblind, hard of
hearing, and/or dually disabled by developmental disability, mental
illness, chemical dependency, or other physical limitations and their
families.

— Experience working with upper and middle management,
professionals, para-professionals, and community leaders on service issues
related to people who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing.

Preferred Qualifications:
— Master’s degree in public administration, public policy,
rehabilitation counseling, social work, education, or a similar degree
with a human services focus

— Experience as a director or manager in a large, complex human
service delivery system.

— Superior sign language skills.

— Working knowledge of Minnesota’s statutes governing services to
people who are deaf and deafblind and hard of hearing, appropriations, and
lawmaking procedures

Additional Requirements
This position requires successful completion of the following:

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly
describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning
and ending month and year for each job held.

REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS – The Department of Human Services will
conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal
background check prior to appointment.

 

Application Details

Why Work For Us

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.

The State of Minnesota offers employees subsidies 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.

Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a
workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are
underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and
practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who
call Minnesota home.

How to Apply
Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page. If you are unable to apply
online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

For additional information about the application process, go to
http://www.mn.gov/careers

Contact
If you have questions about the position, contact Gia Vitali at
gia.vitali@state.mn.us

If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate to Jenna
Bergmann at jenna.bergmann@state.mn.us by the position close date.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation
for an interview, you may contact Lisa Duda at 651.431.2344 or
lisa.duda@state.mn.us for assistance

To apply:
<a href=”https://careers.mn.gov/psp/hcm92apc/MNCAREERS/HRCR/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&amp;Action=U&amp;FOCUS=Applicant&amp;SiteId=1001″>https://careers.mn.gov/psp/hcm92apc/MNCAREERS/HRCR/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&amp;Action=U&amp;FOCUS=Applicant&amp;SiteId=1001</a>

key in “deaf” in search box

click on “Director of the Deaf & Hard Hearing Services Division – 14051”

and go to the bottom of page and click on “apply” and follow
screen instructions

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and
veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally
responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes
that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified
women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with
disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs
assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please
contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email
careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.

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principal positions
Rhode Island School for the Deaf
Providence, RI

Assistant Principal – Secondary Grades
http://www.schoolspring.com/job?2802448

Assistant Principal – PreK-5
http://www.schoolspring.com/job?2802454

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PART-TIME STAFF ASSISTANT (COORDINATOR, FAMILY SIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAM)
Gallaudet University Regional Center
at Northern Essex Community College
Haverhill, Massachusetts

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Job Description:
PART-TIME STAFF ASSISTANT (COORDINATOR, FAMILY SIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAM):
Gallaudet University Regional Center at Northern Essex Community College;
12-Month; MCCC Unit Position; 20 hours per week; This position is grant
funded through a five-year contract with the Massachusetts Department of
Public Health

Anticipated start date: July 1, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter

RESPONSIBILITIES: Gallaudet University Regional Center seeks a highly
qualified, innovative, and motivated individual to coordinate the Family
Sign Language Program serving families with deaf and hard of hearing
children 0-3 years of age across the state of Massachusetts. The primary
purpose of this program is to introduce family members to American Sign
Language (ASL) as a means of establishing early communication with their
young children who are deaf or hard of hearing. This program will provide
introductory ASL instruction to extended families and caretakers while
introducing them to deaf culture. As necessary on a periodic basis, the
individual appointed to this position will be expected to work during
evening and/or weekends to accommodate the requirements of the work area.
Responsibilities include:

— Plan, organize, and implement the Family Sign Language Program
state-wide.

— Develop and maintain close collaborations with Early Intervention
Centers across Massachusetts.

— Recruit, interview, train, and supervise independent contractors
providing ASL instruction in families’ homes.

— Regularly communicate with the independent contractors and provide
additional support or training to the independent contractors as needed.

— Establish and maintain regular contacts with families receiving ASL
instruction, including periodic check-ins.

— Prepare program communications, including regular status updates,
for the GURC Director and the FSLP Advisory Board.

— Schedule and arrange regular Advisory Board meetings in conjunction
with the Advisory Board Chair.

— Compile data for reports, meetings, and presentations.

— Verify the accuracy of entered data and make corrections as needed.

— Regularly monitor program expenditures in close collaboration with the
GURC Director and other GURC staff.

— Expected to provide direct services to families when necessary.

— Market and present the program at appropriate conferences and
professional gatherings.

— Coordinate the process for determining program goals, budgets,
and timelines, in close collaboration with the GURC Director and
other stakeholders.

Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
— Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution (deaf education or
related field) required.

— Fluency in sign language required.

— Experience working with caretakers of very young deaf and hard
of hearing children.

— Demonstrated ability to form partnerships and working
collaborations with a diverse group of people including teachers,
educational professionals, parents, community-based organizations serving
the deaf community, and members of the deaf community.

— Demonstrated managerial, supervisory and training experience.

— Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.

— Experience interacting with various individuals to coordinate
activities and tasks, review status of work, exchange information,
and resolve problems.

— Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively across great
distances in writing and through a variety of media, including vlogs.

— Experience with maintaining files and preparing file notes on a timely
basis.

— Demonstrated ability to work independently, self-motivate and
initiate and manage programs in a fast-paced work setting.

— Experience with computer programs such as Microsoft Office,
Access, etc.

— Required to manage workload efficiently, including producing
professional materials, such as brochures, and effectively managing
data and filing systems.

— Demonstrated ability to monitor and control budgets, including
managing expenditures.

— Ability to respond and effectively provide solutions for issues
and concerns raised by independent contractors and/or families.

— Ability to remain neutral and problem solve.

–Ability to be flexible with work schedule as occasional night
and weekend hours are needed to accommodate the job requirements.

— Commitment to represent the FSLP program professionally, including
providing presentations and exhibiting at venues held across the state.

— Willing to travel extensively throughout Massachusetts.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

— Master’s degree in related field preferred.

— Two years of work experience in early childhood deaf education
preferred as well as demonstrated experience in teaching ASL

Additional Information:

— Remain abreast of current trends and issues in education, culture,
and linguistics as they relate to very young deaf and hard of hearing children
and their families.

— Develop professional networks with Early Intervention Centers
across Massachusetts.

— Actively pursue collaborative opportunities and identify and
respond to training needs and requests throughout the state.

— Be proactive in creating new opportunities for Gallaudet University
to have an impact in the state.

— Handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously and effectively.

SALARY: $28,704 – $31,680 annually, commensurate with qualifications and
experience with fringe benefits.

DEADLINE: July 21, 2017
POST#: 118814

For additional information, please contact Todd Higgins, GURC Director at
thiggins@necc.mass.edu

Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status,
genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs
and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of
1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and
other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits
sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints
concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence
shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX
Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the
Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department
of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

 

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

CONTROLLER

American School for the Deaf
West Hartford, CT

Closing Date: Until Filled
Posted 6/13/17

SCOPE OF DUTIES

This position reports directly to the Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) and is responsible for all day-to-day, monthly and annual financial accounting and reporting.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

— 5 years’ professional experience
— Graduate degree and professional certification preferred
— Proficiency in MS Excel and Accounting packages
— Audit / CPA firm experience preferred
— Ability or willingness to learn to communicate effectively using American Sign Language (ASL)

SALARY AND BENEFITS

— Salary commensurate with experience.
— American School for the Deaf offers a comprehensive benefits package.

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

VISIT ASD WEBSITE TO VIEW COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION/DETAILS
http://www.asd-1817.org/page.cfm?p=1412
The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual 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.

All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to interview.

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2 full time interpreters needed

TERP Sign Language Services, S Corporation is looking for two full time staff interpreters to provide communication in the freelance world for our contracts.

Full benefit package is available and pay depends on qualifications and number of years in the field along with certifications that you may hold.

Hiring date as soon as available. Thank you all for supporting the Deaf community/ Deaf-blind and others that need or want our skills to live an equal access life.

If you are interested please reply to rinmacdougall@terpservices.com

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

PRINCIPAL
American School for the Deaf
West Hartford, CT

Closing Date: Until Filled
Rev/Posted: May 30, 2017

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf,
founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The
American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of
hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and
the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed
instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual
Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long
learners. ASD is accredited through the New England Association of
Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational
Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten
towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education,
evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is
also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and
recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites
to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square,
located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of
restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES
The American School for the Deaf currently seeks a dynamic and progressive
individual for the position of Principal for campus programs. The
successful candidate will exercise leadership, supervision, and
administrative skills to promote academic, social and emotional
development of each student.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES
The successful candidate will possess and effectively articulate:
— Strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills
— Knowledge of pedagogy, curriculum and assessment that supports
student learning for deaf and/or hard of hearing students
— Ability to communicate effectively using American Sign Language
(ASL)
— Current data and researched-based focus on student achievement
— Knowledge of bi-lingual (ASL/English) education philosophy and
implications for instruction
— Strong background in literacy and mathematics instruction across
the curriculum
— Strong technology skills
— A commitment to the achievement of all students
— Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and parents to
improve student performance
— Ability to communicate effectively in writing with a variety of
constituents

 

REQUIRED SKILLS
— The ability to ensure high standards for student achievement
grounded in twenty-first century skills
— Experience with leading collaborative staff learning (and PLCs)
— Effective interpersonal and leadership skills; experience
facilitating communications between divergent groups and in group
decision-making
— Evidence of building positive interdepartmental relationships and
parent collaboration
— Demonstrated success in the development, evaluation and
implementation of curriculum and instruction and implementing Common Core
State Standards
— Working knowledge of and training in the use of the
Connecticut’s Teacher Evaluation Model (SEED)
— Experience in designing interventions for struggling students
— Ability to effectively and efficiently moderate PPT meetings with
visiting school district personnel
— Evidence of using data to inform instructional structures,
processes, and improvements
— Excellent communication skills including the effective utilization
of computers, technology and information management tools
— Experience working with students with multiple disabilities in
addition to deafness
— Experience in developing and managing program budgets
— Willingness to work collaboratively with other departmental
administrators and instructional coordinators

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Candidates must possess the CT Intermediate Administrator and Supervisor
Certification (092); Also Deaf Education (057) or Special Education (165).
The successful candidate will have a proven track record of success as a
school administrator; at least 3-5 years of successful administrative
leadership at all levels (elementary through high school).

SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with experience.
American School for the Deaf offers a comprehensive benefits package.

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, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital
status, sexual 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.

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principal positions
Rhode Island School for the Deaf
Providence, RI

Assistant Principal – Secondary Grades
http://www.schoolspring.com/job?2802448

Assistant Principal – PreK-5
http://www.schoolspring.com/job?2802454

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Position opening

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor / Vocational Rehabilitation
Counselor Trainee (RCD)
Northern and Rappahannock Districts encumbering 13 counties
Office in Manassas, VA

https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/76228

The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) is seeking a qualified
VR Counselor for the Deaf &amp; Hard of Hearing to provide comprehensive
vocational rehabilitation services to eligible persons with physical,
mental, and emotional disabilities in the Northern and Rappahannock
Districts encumbering 13 counties. This position will be based out
of the Manassas DRS Office. The incumbent in this position will be
fluent in American Sign Language; familiar with aspects of employment
issues related to deafness and hearing loss and must be knowledgeable
of specific resources for consumers who are deaf and hard of hearing.
The incumbent should be familiar with assistive technology and have
the ability to effectively provide counseling assistance related to
this specific disability group.

Responsibilities: Provides vocational rehabilitative
services including guidance, counseling, training,
physical/mental restoration services, and job placement
services. Plans, develops, and implements vocationally
focused service plans that identify customer goals, services
and costs to help them become employed. Coordinates service
provision to include training/vocational preparation, job
placement services, job development, job seeking skills
training and rehabilitation technology services.

The agency has the option of filling this job at the
Counselor I (Trainee) level if fully qualified applicants are
interviewed and not selected. The salary range for a
Counselor I (Trainee) is $41,257 – $75,590. The salary range
for a Counselor II (fully qualified) is $50,425 – $97,002

Requirements: Experience with the principles and practices
of vocational service delivery to individuals with
disabilities. Experience interviewing, evaluating, and
counseling individuals with disabilities. Experience with
Caseload Management and Case Documentation. Demonstrated
knowledge of the methods and tools for career counseling and
exploration. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple
responsibilities. Demonstrated ability to communicate
information effectively in writing and verbally. Fluency in
American Sign Language required. Successful candidate must
have considerable knowledge of and understanding of the
communication, cultural and psychosocial needs of persons who
are deaf and hard of hearing. Demonstrated knowledge of
Windows based computer software.

Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or closely
related field or current CRC credential are required of fully
qualified Counselor II candidates. To be considered as a
Counselor I (Trainee), individuals must have a Bachelor’s
degree in a human services or related field and applicable
work experience. An individual hired as a Counselor Trainee
will be required to sign a Conditions of Employment and must
enroll within six months of being hired in an academic
program to obtain a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation
Counseling or a closely related field. Successful candidate
must pass criminal background investigation. College
transcripts must accompany application and must display the
date the degree (Master’s or Bachelor’s) was awarded.

Special Requirements: This has been designated a sensitive
position under Va. Code 2.2-1201.1. A fingerprint-based
criminal history check will be required of the finalist
candidate. College transcripts must accompany application
and must display the date the degree (Master’s or Bachelor’s)
was awarded.

Contact Information: For application, position, job
requirements &amp; salary information visit http://www.vadrs.org or call
(804) 726-1919. Applications must be submitted through the
RMS online system. To apply online, please go to
http://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov. Minorities and people
with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY –
Reasonable Accommodations Upon Request.

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COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
invites applications for:
Director, Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Harrisburg, PA

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity
employer supporting workplace diversity

SALARY: $61,223.00 – $92,988.00 Annually

JOB TYPE: Non-Civil Service Permanent Full-time

DEPARTMENT: SL Department of Labor &amp; Industry

BUREAU/DIVISION: L & I Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Directors
Office

COUNTY: Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

ADDRESS: 1521 N. Sixth Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17101

CONTACT: JoAnn M. Slingwine, jslingwine@pa.gov, 717-783-4254

OPENING DATE: 05/19/17

CLOSING DATE: 05/30/17 11:59 PM

THE POSITION:
The Department of Labor and Industry (L&amp;I) is seeking a professional
candidate with leadership qualities that foster collaboration to serve as
the Director of the Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. If you have a
desire to tirelessly work as an advocate for the deaf, deaf-blind and hard
of hearing communities; possess experience and knowledge of interpreter
ethics and certification; have experience working with individuals who are
hard of hearing and knowledge of their needs; possess knowledge of deaf
culture and the deaf-blind community’s needs; and are proficient in
American Sign Language, this job may be for you. Take the first step
toward a rewarding career in state government that allows you to leave
work knowing you have made a positive impact on the lives of others. Apply
today!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

This position will be responsible for planning, organizing and directing
all aspects of the Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Job Duties
include, but are not limited to:

Developing and instituting long and short term goals and objectives for
ODHH with consideration and recommendations by the Secretary of Labor &amp;
Industry, the Executive Director of the Office of Vocational
Rehabilitation and the Advisory Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
(ACDHH).

 

Working cooperatively with OVR personnel and community and educational
stakeholders in the development, monitoring, management and implementation
of special programming for persons who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard of
hearing.

Promoting positive relationships by working cooperatively with and
providing consultative services to consumer and advocacy groups,
customers, community agencies, rehabilitation groups, facilities, service
providers, educational and university entities, employers and agencies
providing special programs for customers who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard
of hearing.

Coordinating ODHH’s Sign Language Interpreter and Transliterator State
Registration Act (Act 57 of 2004) requirements including: registering sign
language interpreters and transliterators; maintaining a list of
registered interpreters that will be made available to federal, state and
local agencies; and promulgating regulations, where necessary.

Gathering, reviewing, analyzing and tracking legislation affecting persons
who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing and convening stakeholder
groups to explore and create new pieces of legislation that would enhance
the lives of individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing.

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING &amp; ELIGIBILITY:
One year as an Administrative Officer 3, employed by the Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania;

OR

Six years of experience in progressively responsible and varied officer
management of staff work in public or private organization, including
experience in personnel management, budgeting, and procurement; and such
training as may have been gained through graduation from a four-year
college or university;

OR

Any equivalent combination of experience and training.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.employment.pa.gov

click on:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabureau?keywords=deaf

again click on:
Director, Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and follow instructions
on screen

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
613 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120

jobs@pa.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job #E-2017-00268
DIRECTOR, OFFICE FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

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Position opening

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor / Vocational Rehabilitation
Counselor Trainee (RCD)
Northern and Rappahannock Districts encumbering 13 counties
Office in Manassas, VA

https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/76228

The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) is seeking a qualified
VR Counselor for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing to provide comprehensive
vocational rehabilitation services to eligible persons with physical,
mental, and emotional disabilities in the Northern and Rappahannock
Districts encumbering 13 counties. This position will be based out
of the Manassas DRS Office. The incumbent in this position will be
fluent in American Sign Language; familiar with aspects of employment
issues related to deafness and hearing loss and must be knowledgeable
of specific resources for consumers who are deaf and hard of hearing.
The incumbent should be familiar with assistive technology and have
the ability to effectively provide counseling assistance related to
this specific disability group.

Responsibilities: Provides vocational rehabilitative
services including guidance, counseling, training,
physical/mental restoration services, and job placement
services. Plans, develops, and implements vocationally
focused service plans that identify customer goals, services
and costs to help them become employed. Coordinates service
provision to include training/vocational preparation, job
placement services, job development, job seeking skills
training and rehabilitation technology services.

The agency has the option of filling this job at the
Counselor I (Trainee) level if fully qualified applicants are
interviewed and not selected. The salary range for a
Counselor I (Trainee) is $41,257 – $75,590. The salary range
for a Counselor II (fully qualified) is $50,425 – $97,002

Requirements: Experience with the principles and practices
of vocational service delivery to individuals with
disabilities. Experience interviewing, evaluating, and
counseling individuals with disabilities. Experience with
Caseload Management and Case Documentation. Demonstrated
knowledge of the methods and tools for career counseling and
exploration. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple
responsibilities. Demonstrated ability to communicate
information effectively in writing and verbally. Fluency in
American Sign Language required. Successful candidate must
have considerable knowledge of and understanding of the
communication, cultural and psychosocial needs of persons who
are deaf and hard of hearing. Demonstrated knowledge of
Windows based computer software.

Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or closely
related field or current CRC credential are required of fully
qualified Counselor II candidates. To be considered as a
Counselor I (Trainee), individuals must have a Bachelor’s
degree in a human services or related field and applicable
work experience. An individual hired as a Counselor Trainee
will be required to sign a Conditions of Employment and must
enroll within six months of being hired in an academic
program to obtain a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation
Counseling or a closely related field. Successful candidate
must pass criminal background investigation. College
transcripts must accompany application and must display the
date the degree (Master’s or Bachelor’s) was awarded.

Special Requirements: This has been designated a sensitive
position under Va. Code 2.2-1201.1. A fingerprint-based
criminal history check will be required of the finalist
candidate. College transcripts must accompany application
and must display the date the degree (Master’s or Bachelor’s)
was awarded.

Contact Information: For application, position, job
requirements ; salary information visit http://www.vadrs.org or call
(804) 726-1919. Applications must be submitted through the
RMS online system. To apply online, please go to
http://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov. Minorities and people
with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY –
Reasonable Accommodations Upon Request.

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$500 SIGN-ON Bonus for some positions

open positions
THE LEARNING CENTER FOR THE DEAF
Framingham, MA

Please visit http://www.tlcdeaf.org/careers to view the exciting new
job opportunities at The Learning Center for the Deaf! We have
recently posted the position of SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST and DAY CHILD
CARE WORKER. Don’t miss out on these great opportunities!

A $500 SIGN-ON BONUS is being offered for State Testing and
Mainstreaming Coordinator, Residential Child Care Worker,
and all Springfield Walden Community Services positions.
Contact HR@tlcdeaf.org for more details!

**The Learning Center for the Deaf offers substantial benefits
including medical, dental, vision, 403b contribution, life insurance,
short term and long term disability insurance, tuition reimbursement,
parental leave, and generous paid time off.

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Tutor
Flagstaff, Arizona

Odyssey Services Corporation is looking to hire a Tutor in Flagstaff, AZ
who has a Bachelor Degree in ASL (American Sign Language) and can tutor a
client who is pursuing their Cosmetology Certification. This position is
part time, is a sub-contracting position, and pays $25-$30/HR depending
on experience. Candidate must have the following:

Bachelor Degree in ASL.
– A Level 1 Fingerprint Card or be able to obtain one. This requires a
detailed background check.
– Valid Drivers License, Insurance, & Registration.
– Reliable Vehicle.
– Your Own Computer.
– Must be able to write reports that are grammatically correct. (You will
be given a writing test)

If you are interested, please send your resume to odysseyjobs1@gmail.com
We look forward to hearing from you.

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Therapist, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Greater Nashua Mental Health Center
Nashua, NH

This is a full-time position with comprehensive benefits. The Therapist 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 towards 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.

Greater Nashua Mental Health Center is an eligible employer for the Public
Service Loan Forgiveness Program and offers competitive salaries and
comprehensive employee benefits. Apply today!

Send resume to: hr@gnmhc.org

Human Resources
Greater Nashua Mental Health Center
100 West Pearl Street
Nashua, NH 03060
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AGENCY

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Gallaudet University, Washington, DC
Department of Social Work

MSW Faculty Member
Tenure Track (Instructor or Assistant Professor) or Pre-Tenure Track
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.

General Information: The Department of Social Work has graduate (MSW) and
undergraduate (BA) programs, both accredited by the Council on Social Work
Education (CSWE). Each program has approximately 50 students, and
students represent diverse backgrounds, cultures, learning styles, and
educational experiences. The overwhelming majority of the undergraduates
are deaf or hard of hearing, and approximately half of the MSW students
are deaf and hard of hearing. Position is contingent upon funding.

Responsibilities:
Full time, nine-month, faculty position with responsibility for teaching
courses in one or more of the major curriculum areas of the MSW program
(social work practice, social work research, human behavior and the social
environment, and/or social welfare policy). The incumbent will be
responsible for fulfilling duties in three areas: teaching, scholarship,
and service in accordance with the University’s faculty guidelines. The
incumbent is also responsible for ongoing course development for both on
campus and distance education, responsibility/ownership of a specific
course sequence for assessment purposes for the Office of Academic quality
and CSWE, advising students, and participating in other activities in the
program, department, University, and community as opportunities arise.

Minimum qualifications of candidates for the position:
— An MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program.
— Minimum of 5-years post MSW social work experience within 10
years.
— Ability to teach in American Sign Language.

Preferred qualifications:
— PhD preferred; if candidate does not have a doctorate, (s)he will
be expected to begin doctoral studies prior to converting to tenure track
in the fourth year.
— Experience in higher education teaching.
— Knowledge of issues relevant for deaf individuals, families,
groups, and communities, including Deaf culture.
— Experience using distance education.

Additional Requirements for Pre-Tenure Track: Applicants who do not have
their doctoral degrees are eligible to apply for the pre-tenure track
position. Applicants are required to begin their doctoral studies prior
their fourth year, but are encouraged to begin their studies as soon as
possible. The pre-tenure track appointment is to give faculty members a
three-year advanced start on their doctoral degree before the tenure track
period begins. Pre-tenure track faculty will be expected to meet the
requirements for advancement to full-time regular status tenure track
faculty rank by the end of the third year of appointment. Faculty who are
pre-tenure track will convert to a tenure track time schedule in their
fourth year. Tenure and advancement to assistant professor rank will
require the completion of a doctoral degree in Social Work.

Salary/Compensation:

Rank and salary commensurate with degree, experiences and qualifications.
Appointment will be for the regular nine-month academic year.

Application Information:

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until position
is filled. Position begins August 15, 2017. Please submit a letter of
application, curriculum vita, samples of professional writing, and three
letters of reference (including names, address, and email address) to:

The Department of Social Work Search Committee
Attention: Dr. Elizabeth Moore
Department of Social Work
Gallaudet University
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 651-5160 (Voice)
(202)250-2016
FAX: 202-651-5817
Elizabeth.Moore@Gallaudet.edu

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$500 sign-on bonus for some positions

THE LEARNING CENTER FOR THE DEAF
Framingham, MA

Please visit www.tlcdeaf.org/careers
to view the exciting new job opportunities at The Learning Center
for the Deaf!

We have posted the position of SCHOOL COUNSELOR and SECONDARY SCIENCE TEACHER.
Don’t miss out on these great opportunities!

A $500 SIGN-ON BONUS is being offered for State Testing and
Mainstreaming Coordinator, Residential Child Care Worker
and all Walden Community Services positions.

Contact HR@tlcdeaf.org for more details!

**The Learning Center for the Deaf offers substantial
benefits including medical, dental, vision, 403b contribution,
life insurance, short term and long term disability insurance,
tuition reimbursement and generous paid time off.

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Open positions
The West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
Romney, WV

The West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind are currently
accepting applications for the following positions for 2017-2018 school
year:

School for the Deaf:
Aide II, III, IV -Transportation Aide (1)
Aide/Intervener (1)
Teacher – Business Education
Teacher – Music (Itinerant)
Teacher – Health/PE/Driver’s Education
Teacher – English/ASL Bilingual

School for the Blind:
Aide II, III, IV -Transportation Aide (3)
Teacher – Art (Itinerant)

Multi-Sensory School:
Aide II, III, IV -Transportation Aide (3)
Teacher – Elementary/Basic Education B/LV
Teacher – Elementary/Basic Education D/HH
Principal/Lead Teacher (240 day contract)

Health Services Department:
LPN (210 day contract) – (2)
Substitute LPNs (on call, as needed basis)
Substitute RNs (on call, as needed basis)

Residential Progam:
Residential Care Specialist – Female (4)
Residential Care Specialist – Female 26+ (1)
Residential Care Specialist (1)

Maintenance Department:
General Maintenance/Groundsman (261 day contract)
Security/General Maintenance (261 day contract)
Custodian III – Itinerant (261 day contract)

Administration:
Director of Curriculum &amp; Instruction for Blind/Low Vision-IRC/AIM Center
(261 day contract)
Director of Curriculum &amp; Instruction for Deaf/Hard of Hearing-Health and
Related Services (261 day contract)
Coordinator of Career Academy Program/Interpreter (240 day contract)
Interpreter – Itinerant (144 day contract)
Secretary III (261 day contract)

Jobs are full-time, 200 day contracts (Aug-Jun school year) unless
otherwise noted. For full job descriptions, application forms visit
http://wvsdb2.state.k12.wv.us and open Work for WVSDB page. For additional
information call (304) 822-4820 or email smckener@k12.wv.us Please
submit an application to: Sondra McKenery, Director of Personnel, WVSDB,
301 East Main Street, Romney, WV, 26757 by Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at
noon.

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position opening

Instructional/Support Faculty
Rochester Institute of Technology

National Technical Institute for the Deaf
NTID Engineering Studies

Requisition Number
2968BR

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)
Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer

Faculty Discipline
Computer Integrated Machining Technology

Faculty Rank
Lecturer

Employment Category
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date
25-Aug-2017

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Department/College Description
RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education.
Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds
from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT.
Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed,
coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education
and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and
2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in
the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering,
science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical
Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher
Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years.
RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation
site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our
membership in the Upstate NY HERC.

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Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is
the 51st largest metro area in the United States and the third largest
city New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to nearly
1.1 million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a
population comprised of approximately 18% African and Latin Americans and
another 3% of international origin. It is also home to one of the largest
deaf communities per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 4th for “Most
Affordable City” by Forbes Magazine, and MSN selected Rochester as the
#1 Most Livable Bargain Market (for real-estate). Kiplinger named
Rochester as one of the top five “Best City” for Families.”

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Detailed Job Description
– Provide direct instruction in CIMT’s machining and computer numerical
control courses;
-Provide secondary tutoring support for deaf and hard-of-hearing
students enrolled in lower division of CAST’s Manufacturing Engineering
Technology and NTID’s Applied Mechanical/Manufacturing Technology (AMT)
programs;
– Could provide assistance into developing curriculum for existing
programs and/or potential new programs;
– Promote partnerships with industry and other academic settings;
– Work with NTID Center for Employment to assist students in finding
cooperative work experiences;
– Mentor and advise students within manufacturing sector.

 

Required Minimum Qualifications
– Bachelors degree with 5 or more years of machining experience, with a
preference of Engineering or Engineering Technology background in
mechanical, manufacturing, or industrial engineering;
– Ability to successfully cultivate professional contacts in the
manufacturing sector for the purpose of establishing student cooperative
work experiences;
– Evidence of being highly motivated and having the ability to inspire
students;
– Preferred knowledge of American Sign Language and Deaf Culture;
– Teaching experience preferred.

Required Minimum Education Level
BS, BA

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume, Cover Letter, Statement of Diversity
Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/997067, search openings, then Keyword
Search: 2968BR.

Please submit: your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing
the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
– Statement of Diversity Contribution
– Statement of DiTeaching Philosophy

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a
suitable candidate is found.

Additional Details
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background
check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made
is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human
Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity,
pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity
to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran
status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and
activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with
disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities
Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need
reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring
process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations re
lated to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human
Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to
Careers@rit.edu

 

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open positions
Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
Colorado Springs, CO

The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), located in Colorado
Springs in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, invites you to consider our
career opportunities for 2017-2018.

Applications are being accepted NOW our current (known) vacancies are as
follows:

– Family-Centered Early Education (FCEE) Program (Pre-K – 2nd Grade)
Principal
– School for the Deaf: High School
Teacher of the Deaf: English / Language Arts

Teacher of the Deaf: Mathematics

– Outreach Programs

Teacher of the Deaf

Teacher of the Deaf / Distance Learning

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You are invited to visit CSDB’s website at http://csdb.org/careers where
the official job announcements may be found. Contact Information: Ms.
Chelle Lutz, Human Resources Manager; clutz@csdb.org; 33 North Institute
Street; Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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position opening
Asst.-Assoc. Professor of ASL/English Interpreting
Willaim Woods University
Fulton, Missouri
Applicants may apply online at:
http://www.williamwoods.edu/employment/index.html

Job Title: Asst.-Assoc. Professor of ASL/English Interpreting
Department: Business, Law, Technology and Languages
Reports To: Chair, Division of Business, Law, Technology and Languages
Job Type: This is a full time, exempt position.

General Description:
William Woods University is accepting applications for a full-time,
tenure-track faculty position to teach ASL/English Interpreting courses for
students working towards a bachelor’s degree in ASL/English Interpreting and
focused on obtaining certification. The contracted teaching load is 12
hours per semester, with the opportunity for teaching summer school and
intercession courses.

Full-time faculty are expected to participate in faculty and campus
committees, attend faculty assembly and division meetings, and conduct
program and class assessments in accordance with standards developed by the
University and outside accrediting entities. Faculty are also expected to
develop educational programs to be presented to the campus at large as part
of the University LEAD program and to attend such programs sponsored by
other faculty in the university.

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Work Schedule:
This is a full-time, 9-month position beginning August 2017. This position
will be open until filled.
Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae,
unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of
teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references (one
being a supervisor).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
*Teach ASL/English Interpreting coursework in classroom settings and online.
*Assist students with academic advising.
*Prepare course syllabi for assigned courses that meet the needs of students
and state requirements.
*Participate in the development of assessments and evaluation of courses and
the program for continuing improvement.
*Maintain professional development according to personal and professional need.
*Assist in recruitment efforts for the program by participating in
university recruitment events and communicating with interested students.
*Responsible for maintaining relationships with alumni of the program.
*Collaborate in curriculum design and materials development for the
ASL/English Interpreting degree program.
*Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:
*A Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in ASL/English
Interpreting coursework is required.
*A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline or a related field is preferred.
*Ability to perform teaching, administrative, and clerical duties
independently in order to fulfill goals and objectives of the program within
the overall mission of the department, the division, and the University.
*Teaching experience at a higher educational institution is preferred.
*Demonstrated commitment to professional development, strong work ethic, and
a commitment to working well with others.
*Knowledge of and demonstrated experience with integrating instructional
technology into classroom experiences.
*Certification – Preference will be given to applicants who hold either a
current certification for the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) or
BEI Master.

Work Schedule:
This is a full-time, 9-month position beginning August 2017. This position
will be open until filled.
Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae,
unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of
teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references (one
being a supervisor).

William Woods University is an independent institution chartered by the
State of Missouri with main campus facilities in Fulton, MO. It has been
operating continuously since 1870, taking its current form as a
coeducational university with undergraduate and graduate programs in 1993.
Today, William Woods draws approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate
students from 35 states and approximately 11 foreign countries. William
Woods has been ranked as a Top 100 Midwest University by U.S. News and World
Report, and has been recognized for the quality and affordability of its
online degree programs. With a full liberal arts curriculum, William Woods
also offers a strong professional tradition, with nationally ranked programs
in Equestrian Studies and American Sign Language. Its graduate education
program figures strongly in the administration and leadership of Missouri’s
state school system. William Woods University is governed by a
self-perpetuating board of trustees, and remains committed to serving the
public good by helping students link intellectual development with the
responsibilities of citizenship and professional life.

William Woods University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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position announcement
Guidance Counselor
Louisiana School for the Deaf
Baton Rouge, LA

LA Schools for the Deaf and Visually Impaired is recruiting for
a GUIDANCE COUNSELOR. This position is located in the High School of
the LA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in school counseling or guidance and
counseling, or master’s degree with the equivalent hours and courses
required for a master’s degree in school counseling or guidance and
counseling.

Must meet certification requirements of the state of Louisiana as
Counselor k-12 or Guidance Counselor, including hearing impaired
endorsement. Possession and presentation of Conference of Executives
of American Schools for the Deaf/Council on Education of the Deaf
(CEASD/CED) certification will satisfy the Louisiana requirements for
hearing impaired endorsement.

Three years of full-time, professional experience in counseling
preferred. For applicants qualifying with teacher certification that
includes the guidance counselor endorsement, 3 years of teaching
experience at the elementary or secondary level is required or 2
years of successful teaching experience at the secondary level and 1
year of accumulated occupational experience. Background and/or
experience in education of the deaf or working with hearing impaired
individuals is preferred.

Credentials must include good human relations skills needed to
develop and maintain student rapport, confidence and trust.

Preference will be given for Sign Language Proficiency Interview
(SLPI) level of Advanced.

Apply online at http://www.jobs.la.gov

For information – dleblanc@lsdvi.org

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An Invitation to Apply for the Position of SUPERINTENDENT of the Kansas
State Schools for the Deaf and Blind

APPLICATION PROCESS To apply for the superintendent of the Kansas State
Schools for the Deaf and Blind, please include:

– A letter outlining personal qualifications, experiences and reasons for
interest in the position.

– A current resume.

– Reference letters, certificates and licenses, and academic transcripts
from colleges/universities indicating degree(s).

– Submit information to: Wendy Fritz, Director Human Resources
Kansas State Department of Education 900 S.W. Jackson Street, Suite 102
Topeka, KS 66612-1212 (785) 296-5363 <a href=”mailto:wfritz@ksde.org”>wfritz@ksde.org</a>

SELECTION TIMELINE

– Application deadline: Friday, April 3, 2017

– Interviews and Stakeholder Meetings: March/April 2017

– Selection of new superintendent of the Kansas State Schools
for the Deaf and Blind: Prior to June 1, 2017

The Kansas State Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and
activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other
designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to
handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: KSDE General
Counsel, Office of General Counsel, KSDE, Landon State Office Building,
900 SW Jackson, Suite 102, Topeka, KS 66612-1212, (785) 296-3204

Kansas leads the world in the success of each student.

KANSAS STATE SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND Kansas State School for the Blind (KSSB)
is a hub of exemplary practices for students with visual impairments,
including those with additional disabilities who need more intensive
support. KSSB, which is accredited by the state, offers individualized
programming for students ages 3 through 21, including a transition
program. Field service specialists partner with school districts to offer
assistance customized to individual students or to systemic needs of a
district vision program. Embedded in campus day and residential programs
are critical adaptation skills, including braille, low-vision techniques,
assistive technology, orientation/mobility, self-determination, career
education and more.

SCHOOL FACTS: Founded: 1867 Location: Kansas City, Kan. Average annual
student population: 75 Website: http://www.kssb.net Field service works with 65
teachers of students who are blind or visually impaired (TVI) and
certified orientation and mobility specialists (COM) serving 1,150
students.

KANSAS STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF Kansas State School for the Deaf (KSSD)
is one of the nation’s top bilingual schools where American Sign
Language (ASL) is the language of instruction and English is a second
language. KSSD, which is accredited by the state and by the Conference of
Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf, offers
comprehensive programming for students ages 3 through 21 including
preschool, dual-placement options, a transition program and a dormitory
option. As a center of expertise in deaf education, KSSD offers statewide
outreach services — assistance to early intervention (0-3) networks, ms
evaluations and consultations, professional development and teacher
preparation programs. SCHOOL FACTS: Founded: 1861 Location: Olathe, Kan.

Average annual student population: 130 Number of students served through outreach:
500-plus Website: http://www.ksdeaf.org

THE POSITION The Kansas State Board of Education is seeking a highly
qualified leader to serve as the superintendent of the Kansas State
Schools for the Deaf and Blind. The board would like the successful
candidate to assume the responsibilities of the position prior to June 1,
2017.

QUALIFICATIONS The candidate must have the background, skills and
abilities essential for excellence in educational leadership. The
following desired characteristics have been identified: – Innovative
leader who has a proven record of a minimum of three years of leadership
and management in special education, especially in the field of education
of students who are deaf and/or blind.

– Possesses a working knowledge of the importance of bilingual education
and deaf culture.

– Understands effective practices for students with challenges in addition
to blindness or deafness, including deaf-blindness.

– Effective communicator, including the ability to communicate effectively
with all stakeholders in English and ASL. Attaining minimum conversational
ASL within three years of appointment.

– Doctorate degree or Educational Specialist with emphasis in
Education Administration is preferred.

– Valid Kansas Superintendent (District Level) License or obtain within three
years of appointment

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Mill Neck Family of Organizations,

Job Announcements
The Mill Neck Family of Organizations provides services to people who are
Deaf and/or communicatively impaired in the areas of education,
employment, and ministry. We are seeking bright, energetic professionals
to become part of our team. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please
check out our website, http://www.millneck.org for further details. The
following positions are available:

Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf provides quality care/educational
services to children who are Deaf and/or communicatively impaired from
infancy to age 21. We are looking for a Certified Math Teacher who is
fluent in sign language. Candidate must possess a Master’s Degree in
Deaf Education as well as NY State Certified in Math grades 7–12.
Previous experience teaching Math to deaf students, excellent
communication skills, and proven ability to work as part of a team a must.

Mill Neck Foundation is looking for a Part-Time Kitchen Aide worker. The
hours for this position are Monday through Friday, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Responsibilities include assisting in food preparation, serving of meals
and daily cleaning of the kitchen equipment.

Mill Neck Foundation is looking for a Full-Time Graphic Designer to join
their Marketing team. Candidate will be responsible for creating layouts
and designs for printed materials, advertising campaigns, marketing
collateral and other published materials for print, digital and social
media channels.

Mill Neck Early Childhood Center is looking for a leave replacement
Teacher Assistant. The hours for this position are Monday through Friday,
8:30 am to 3:15 pm. Candidate must possess an Associate’s degree; BA
preferred. Successful prior experience working in a classroom setting.

Mill Neck Services is looking for a Full-Time Administrative Assistant.
Candidate’s prime responsibilities are to provide general office and
clerical support. Candidate must possess excellent communication skills,
work confidentially and independently with discretion and be computer
literate in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Please send resume and letter of intent to:
Kathleen Lagalante
Mill Neck Manor Family of Organizations
40 Frost Mill Road,
Mill Neck, N.Y. 11765

Or fax to: (516) 922-0093
Email:
Klagalante@millneck.org

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position opening

Counselor/Academic Advisor
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

Requisition Number: 2965BR
College/Division: National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Organization: NTID Counseling &amp; Academic Advising Services
Staff Job Function: Advising or Counseling
Employment Category: Full-time

Department/College Description: Provide personal counseling, career
counseling, academic advising and consultation to NTID supported students
in a college environment following the American Counseling Association
(ACA) Code of Ethics.

Detailed Job Description
Please note:
NTID Student and Academic Services recruits and hires Counselors/Academic
Advisors (CAA) at different levels of experience and skill in its career
ladder:
— Counselor/Academic Advisor OR Senior Counselor/Academic Advisor OR
Assistant Director

Salary and Placement in the career ladder and assignment will be
determined by experience, professional licensure, certification, and skill
proficiency level.

Responsibilities:
— Provide personal and career counseling and academic advising to
assigned caseload students.
— Consult with faculty, staff, parents, vocational rehabilitation
advisors and others as appropriate.
— Complete timely documentation for all students following ACA guidelines
and maintain accurate counseling and academic advising records.
— Participate in counseling/advising department meetings, academic
department meetings, and committee meetings.
— Engage in professional development activities.
— Initiate regular clinical supervision.
— Serve as a guest lecturer and conduct presentations as needed.

Skills:
— Basic computer skills/MS Office Suite
— Knowledge of mental health, psychological and developmental issues of a
Deaf/HH population required
— Demonstrate diversity awareness and sensitivity to a variety of
communication modalities.

Required Minimum Qualifications
— Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or a related
clinical field
— Two or more years of professional counseling, academic advising or
career counseling work experience
— Sign language proficiency

Required Minimum Education Level: MS, MA

Required Application Documents:
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
List of References

How To Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at:
http://apptrkr.com/970101 Click the link for search openings and in the
keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.

Additional Details
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background
check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made
is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human
Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity,
pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity
to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran
status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and
activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with
disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities
Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need
reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring
process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations re
lated to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human
Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu

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Director NTID Sub &amp; Alc Intervention Svcs
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

Your friend has found job(s) at Rochester Institute of Technology(RIT)
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CAREER ANNOUNCEMENT
Assistant Program Director (Deafblind)
Community Outreach Program for the Deaf – Albuquerque (NM)

No 03-10-094

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

Position Assistant Program Director (Deafblind)
Agency Community Outreach Program for the Deaf – Albuquerque
Status Exempt

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Position Purpose

Supervises and directs services to individuals who are deafblind or
deaf/hard of hearing with significant disabilities in the areas of
statewide identification, assessment and support services. Assists in
overseeing Commission and other contracts for performance. Assists with
agency wide training and develops one to one training and supports, as
identified. 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 Agency Director in developing, evaluating, and delivering of
existing and new services to meet the needs of individuals throughout the
State of New Mexico who are deafblind or deaf with significant
disabilities
— Assists the Agency Director in the development and management in
formulating administrative and operational polices and procedures for
consumers who are deafblind or deaf/hard of hearing with other
disabilities
— 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
–Assists Agency Director in recruiting, and training program staff
–Evaluates and provides constructive performance feedback to staff
–Assures that all staff are fully trained in the profession of services
and utilizing best practices in services to persons who are deafblind or
deaf/hard of hearing with significant disabilities
–Responsible for networking with other professionals around the state to
identify individuals who are deafblind or deaf/hard of hearing with
significant disabilities
–Provides advocacy in the areas of public benefits, education and other
systems in each community around the state where deafblind persons can
access
–Provides intake services to include reviewing referral information,
completing case history (bio psychosocial) intake, and other forms
–Works with agency staff to develop a coordinated service plan and
assures that consumers obtain desired services.
–Oversees the creation of supports, social and educational opportunities
and coordinates for other opportunities for consumers of COPD-NM
–Attends NMCDHH and other stakeholder meetings, as required/needed
–Develops, recommends and assists Agency Director in the development of
the SSP (Support Service Provider) program

–Oversees the integration of individuals who are deaf blind or deaf with
significant disabilities into other services in the NM area and within
COPD-NM such as Vocational Rehabilitation, community resources, HUD
housing, etc.
–Oversees the daily operation of the SSP program, assuring training of
all SSP’s, coordinating service needs of the persons on the case load
and developing additional services; monitors quality of services and
billing processes
–Oversees the daily operation of the FCC’s iCanConnect Program
–Supervises staff (Scheduler, SSPs, and Program Coordinators)
–Assures referrals to other programs and that services are followed
through
–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 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, Board
priorities and staff training

–Serves as part of the agency Management team as requested and provides
input regarding agency needs
–Develops new programs and opportunities
–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 Rehabilitation, Counseling, Education, or related field
–American Sign Language skills
–3 years of experience in deafblind services
–Knowledge of DDD system, Vocational Rehabilitation, Helen Keller
Affiliate Program, FCC National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program,
and National/State funded TA&amp;D projects
–2 years of supervisory or administrative experience
–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
–Additional hours in graduate/post graduate work in Rehabilitation,
Counseling, Education, or related field
–Additional years in supervisory experience
–Additional years of directly related experience in working with
individuals who are deafblind (communication, orientation and mobility,
technology, educational/community intervener, SSP, etc.)
–Additional years of experience in the field of deafblindness through
Technical Assistance Projects, school systems, and/or adult service
provision

–Certification and/or endorsement for education of students who are
deaf/hard of hearing, Certification and/or endorsement for education of
students who are visual impaired/blind, Certification and/or endorsement
for education of students who are deafblind, CRC/CRCC, COMS, CLVT
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:

Human Resources
Catholic Community Services
140 W. Speedway Blvd. #230
Tucson, AZ 85705

Fax resume and cover letter – 520-770-8505

humanresources@ccs-soaz.org

http://www.ccs-soaz.org
Open February 1, 2017

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.

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CAREER ANNOUNCEMENT
Program Specialist – Training
COPD Albuquerque (New Mexico)

No 03-10-073

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

POSITION Program Specialist – Training
AGENCY COPD Albuquerque
STATUS Non-Exempt
PRIMARY FUNCTION

Provides individual placement service, job coaching, and follow up
services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing consumers. Develops time study
procedures to include job descriptions, task analysis and productivity
standards in accordance with DOL regulations. Maintains case files,
progress notes, VR reports and necessary support documentation for all
clients. 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 the development of the Individual Program Plan (IPP)
for each client; ensures IPPs are followed and reviewed monthly with Job
Coaches and supervisor

— Assists with development of Situational Assessments and Vocational
Evaluations to determine consumer needs and goals

— Participates on client service teams to review progress on current
goals and to establish new goals, as needed

— Reviews VR and DD referrals ensuring consumer program meets
identified and authorized service standards according to VR and DD
contracts; tracks referral funding Assists with development of monthly
progress reports for VR and DD consumers using the COPD format

— Conducts time study procedures including developing job
descriptions, task analysis and productivity standards according to
Department of Labor regulations

— Ensures that all time studies are conducted and completed
according to Department of Labor regulations and that time study standards
are reviewed yearly at each site

— Coordinates with placement staff by providing job leads and
information for consumers ready to move to a community placement

— Assists with job coaching needs for placement department

— Assists with required documentation and tracking processes

— Submits all contract paperwork within the required guidelines

— Maintains unit records of consumer contact to include unit counts,
attendance sheets, SOAP notes and daily checklists

— Assists with weekly schedule development and coordinating site
coverage

— Acts as a “Floater” for vocational department providing site
coverage, as needed

— Implements, reviews, and maintains CARF procedures adhering to
COPD and CCS policies and procedures

— 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 Social Services or related field (6 years of
directly related experience may substitute for Bachelor’s) te
— Fluency in American Sign Language
— 2 years of experience working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing
individuals in a vocational or educational setting
— Ability to work nights and/or weekends, if required
— Knowledge of the job market
— Proven ability to lift 25 lbs. 10% of the time
— Pass drug screening
— Clear an FBI Fingerprint Criminal History Summary
— Valid New Mexico Driver License, proof of insurance and New Mexico
Motor Vehicle Division Motor Vehicle Report

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DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

— Master’s in Social Services or related field
— Knowledge of DOL time study procedures
— Additional years of directly related experience
— 1 year of experience working in Rehabilitation
— 1 year of experience working in Vocational Education
— Certification in CPR and First Aid

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SALARY $12.90 – $16.13 Depending on experience and educational
background

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

HOW TO APPLY Send application to:

Human Resources
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

Apply online at www.ccs-soaz.org

OPEN February 1, 2017

CLOSING DATE Open Until 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
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Employment opportunity
Early Intervention Specialist
Kansas State School for the Deaf
Olathe, Kansas

go to:
http://www.ksdeaf.org/employment/current-openingsopenings

and click on:
Early Intervention Specialist-revised

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KANSAS STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
OVER A CENTURY OF SERVICE. ESTABLISHED 1861

Website: www.kssdb.org

**** JOB OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT ****

POSITION TITLE: TEACHER – SCIENCE- SECONDARY PROGRAM

SALARY: Placement made within agency guidelines on salary schedule depending
upon professional background and experience. Excellent benefits.

SCHEDULE: 181 School Days / 2016- 2017 School Year
EMPLOYMENT DATE: August 2016

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.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Qualify for Kansas certification by KSDE for Secondary and Hearing Impaired (1911); Education/Deaf/HH with emphasis in Science (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, &amp; KS Dept. of Social &amp; Rehabilitation Services. Also a Tuberculosis test &amp; 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 Office; Phone: 913/210-8113 E-Mail: tchandler@kssdb.org Fax: 913/621-2310

An Equal Employment /Educational Opportunities Agency
“KSD Embraces Diversity”

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Therapist, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Greater Nashua Mental Health Center
Nashua, New Hampshire

This is a full-time position with comprehensive benefits. The Therapist 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.
Greater Nashua Mental Health Center is an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and offers competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Apply today!
Send resume to: hr@gnmhc.org

Human Resources
Greater Nashua Mental Health Center
100 West Pearl Street
Nashua, NH 03060
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AGENCY

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KANSAS STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
OVER A CENTURY OF SERVICE. ESTABLISHED 1861
“KSD is a tobacco free campus”

**** JOB OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT ****

POSITION TITLE: TEACHER – Secondary Mathematics

SALARY: Placement made within agency guidelines on salary schedule depending on
professional background and experience. Excellent benefits.

SCHEDULE: 181 School Days / 2017-2018 School Year

EMPLOYMENT DATE: August 2017/ Open Until Filled

JOB DESCRIPTION: Teaching D/HH students at the appropriate level utilizing State, local assessments and SAT tests, teacher-made tests, and other materials/tests deemed necessary. Directs and monitors student progress in attaining IEP goals, maintains classroom control, keeps students on task, and supervises students outside of instructional time. Use appropriate communication skills with students, staff, and public as determined by the ASL/English evaluation, in order to effectively communicate with all individuals. Complete and turn in all student evaluation reports, lesson plans, sub plans, I.E.P’s, comprehensive evaluations, grade cards, and other written reports as assigned. Attend school/Instructional meetings as required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree. Deaf /Hard of Hearing with emphasis in Mathematics. Possess or able to obtain Kansas Certification by KSDE for assigned level and area. Fluency in manual communication; ability to understand and use English and ASL in appropriate modes. Ability to listen to and to be empathetic to students; ability to be a positive role model. ASL and English assessments will be given at the time of interview. Applicants must be pre-approved for certification via Kansas Department of Education, Certification Department prior to the issuing of a contract.

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

APPLICATION: Send cover letter along with the application and resume’ including three references. Attach copies of ALL college/university credits and current certifications held.

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

An Equal Employment/Educational Opportunities Agency
“KSD Embraces Diversity”

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Iowa School for the Deaf

Council Bluffs, IA

ISD is located on a 115 acre campus located on the southern edge of Council
Bluffs, Iowa. The campus is within 15 minutes of downtown Omaha, Nebraska.
ISD serves students from the states of Iowa and Nebraska.

ISD also is developing a regional academy in Charles City, Iowa (North
central Iowa). At the academy, students are transported daily from the
area. Educational services are provided within the Charles City Community
Schools facilities.

ISD is currently seeking qualified individuals for the following positions:

· Teacher of the Deaf (at the Northeast Regional Academy in Charles
City, Iowa)

o Job posting in ASL available at: https://youtu.be/nIqtLMq68Yo

· Educational Interpreter (at the Northeast Regional Academy in
Charles City, Iowa)

o ASL job posting: https://youtu.be/MkW8flGDvY8

· English Teacher Ssecondary (Council Bluffs campus)

o ASL job posting: https://youtu.be/jY7IJFer9tI

· Art OR Theatre Teacher K-12 (Council Bluffs campus)

o ASL job posting: https://youtu.be/tbl_ddxO3ko

accepting applications for a variety of
positions (Council Bluffs campus)

o ASL job posting: https://youtu.be/HqngVcug8G0

Information on the application procedures and job announcements on each of
these positions, can be found at the employment link on our website:
www.iowaschoolforthedeaf.org. Or contact Human Resources at
dleheup@iowaschoolforthedeaf.org.

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CaringWorks Job Classification
Atlanta area in Georgia

Effective Date: September 6, 2016

JOB CLASS TITLE: Therapist/ASL Program Lead

BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Therapist/Program Lead for Deaf Services will be responsible for coordinating and providing behavioral health counseling and related services primarily to deaf and hard-of-hearing clients. Specific duties will include:
1. Contribute to the fulfillment of agency mission and vision.
2. Collaborate with Addiction Treatment Coordinator and/or Program Director to oversee implementation of all services for all deaf and hard-of-hearing clients.
3. Complete comprehensive behavioral assessments and develop person-centered treatment plans primarily for deaf and hard-of-hearing clients.
4. Provide relevant therapeutic interventions including crisis counseling, primarily to deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals, groups and families, as needed, to facilitate quality care.
5. Utilize evidence-based interventions including motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral strategies, relapse prevention planning, and recovery skills development
6. Monitor the overall recovery of each client by making treatment recommendations/modifications based on data gathered during counseling sessions.
7. Make referrals for medical examinations and other services, as needed.
8. Maintain timely and accurate case file records to reflect course of treatment and provide required systems reporting documentation. (Periodic audit reviews of records).
9. Provide follow-up and aftercare planning services as needed. Expeditiously discharge inactive clients.
10. Provide emergency services during and after hours, as necessary.
11. Attend staff meetings, supervisory conferences, and other activities, to ensure the smooth functioning of clinical operations.
12. Develop, implement, and maintain partnerships with other community providers.
13. Other duties as assigned intended to benefit the client and the facility.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: The Hope House Program Director supervises this position.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervision is exercised over assigned program staff as designated by the Program Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. A Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work, Counseling or related field from an accredited school required.

Reviewed and/or revised: 2/20/2017

2. A current Georgia* License or Certification, i.e., LMSW, LCSW, LPC, CADCII, or CACII. Must maintain a professional license and stay current (not revoked, suspended, or lapsed), valid and unrestricted.

3. A minimum of (3) years mental health and/or substance abuse experience is required. Experience working with deaf/hard-of-hearing, homeless, and/or ex-offender population(s) will receive special consideration.

4. Demonstrated fluency in American Sign Language (ASL), i.e., Intermediate Plus level or higher on SCPI or SLPI.

5. Working knowledge of deaf culture; knowledge of ADA laws, particularly those governing the rights of Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals a plus.

6. Ability to use holistic, client-centered approach to treating behavioral health disorders.

7. Ability to effectively resolve conflict and cope with crisis situations.

8. Strong assessment skills and timely documentation. Familiarity with ShareNote and/or other electronic health records software helpful. 9. Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends as needed.

10. Effective verbal and written communication skills.

11. Strong team/consensus building skills.

*Successful out-of-state candidate will be given 180 days to secure Georgia license and/or certifications.
Reviewed and/or revised: 2/20/2017

Atlanta-area behavioral health provider seeks an experienced licensed therapist to provide counseling and related therapeutic services to clients in our residential and outpatient addiction treatment program. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the Program Director and Addiction Treatment Coordinator to promote a need-appropriate and culturally sensitive environment. The candidate will be experienced in communicating and working with deaf and hardof-hearing clients and will have demonstrated ASL fluency as evidenced by an Intermediate Plus level or higher on SCPI or SLPI. Qualified candidates eligible for consideration will have a minimum of three years’ experience and a current professional license. If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume with cover letter describing your qualifications and salary requirements to careers@caringworksinc.org

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CaringWorks Supportive Services (CWSS) Job Classification
Atlanta area in Georgia

Effective Date: May 1, 2012
JOB CLASS TITLE: Addiction Counselor/Licensed Therapist

BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Mental Health/Substance Abuse Therapist will be responsible for providing mental health and substance abuse treatment services. Must be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL). The specific duties will include:

1. Contributes to improving program development for CaringWorks.

2. Complete comprehensive behavioral assessments and write treatment plans that include and reflect full client involvement.
3. Utilize evidence-based interventions including motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral strategies, relapse prevention planning, and recovery skills development
4. Provide psycho-education on issues related to addiction and mental illness for clients, and families as needed to facilitate.
5. Evaluate the individual and family systems as well as assess client’s functioning within work, family and routines of daily living and identifies areas needing continued support, resources and treatment in order to assist clients.
6. Complete daily progress notes and discharge summaries.
7. Develop, implement, and maintain partnerships with other community providers.
8. Provide follow-up and aftercare planning services as needed. Expeditiously discharges inactive clients.
9. Provide emergency services during work hours and after hours as assigned.
10. Attend staff meetings, supervisory conferences, and other activities, which ensure the smooth functioning of clinical operations.
11. Other duties as determined by the Clinical Director. All services shall be provided in accordance with the established licensing and accreditation standards governing the agency as well as within the scope of practice of the individual.

SUPERVISION: The Clinical Director supervises this position. Supervision is exercised over all assigned program staff.

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. A Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work, Counseling or related field from an accredited school required.

2. A current Georgia License is required. Acceptable licenses are: LCSW, LMFT and LPC. Must maintain a professional license and stay current (not revoked, suspended, or lapsed), valid and unrestricted.

3. A minimum of (3) years addictive disease experience is required. Experience working with homeless and or offender population(s) helpful.

4. Fluent in American Sign Language (ASL).

5. Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends as needed.

6. Knowledge of laws governing the rights of Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals including ADA a plus.

7. Effective verbal and written communication skills.

8. Strong team/consensus building skills.

9. Ability to use holistic, client-centered approach to treating behavioral health disorders.

10. Ability to effectively resolve conflict and cope with crisis situations.

11. Strong and timely documentation and assessment skills. Familiarity with ETO database software and/or Medicaid billing protocols preferred.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume with cover letter describing your qualifications and salary requirements to careers@caringworksinc.org

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CaringWorks Supportive Services (CWSS) Job Classification
Atlanta area in Georgia

Effective Date: November 8, 2016

JOB CLASS TITLE: (ASL) Activities Coordinator

Positions Available: (2) Part-time Weekday – 25 hours max Weekend -12 hours max

BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Participate with other program staff members in implementing services that promote social development and functioning, strengthen capacity for independent living, i.e., self-care, nutrition, money management.

2. Assist with the client’s participation in developing their service plan, and help the client understand the plan components, as needed.

3. Maintain documentation of client interaction via agency’s outcome management database systems.

4. Collaborate with property management to ensure compliance with Health and Safety policy and procedures effecting program participants, staff and facility.

5. Assist clients to plan and carry out leisure time activities on evenings, weekends, and holidays.

6. Provide support and encouragement to help clients socialize, (i.e., going with a client to community activities, including activities offered by consumer-run peer support organizations).

7. Organize and lead individual and group social and recreational activities to help clients structure their time, increase social experiences, and provide opportunities to practice social skills.

8. Assist consumers who have experienced social stigmatization with their sense of acceptance and affiliation.

9. Document client progress to maintain a permanent record of client activity according to the agency’s established methods and procedures.

10. Participate in daily staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings.

11. Maintain client confidentiality.

14. Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

The Program Director supervises this position.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Supervision of other staff is not required for this position.
Rev. 11/2016

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Fluent in American Sign Language (ASL)

2. Ability to use holistic, client-centered approach to recovery.

3. Ability to use or learn computer software (Microsoft Word, Excel, and email programs).

4. Able to work weekend/evening hours.

5. Must be able to work in a team environment.

6. Able to advocate for the consumer; adept in teaching coping/life skills.

7. Knowledge of community resources, coping skills, and advocacy techniques helpful.

8. Must be empathetic.

9. Must maintain client confidentiality in accordance with agency policy.

13. Must pass a GAPS (fingerprint) records check.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume with cover letter describing your qualifications and salary requirements to careers@caringworksinc.org

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An Invitation to Apply for the Position of SUPERINTENDENT of the Kansas
State Schools for the Deaf and Blind

APPLICATION PROCESS To apply for the superintendent of the Kansas State
Schools for the Deaf and Blind, please include:

– A letter outlining personal qualifications, experiences and reasons for
interest in the position.

– A current resume.

– Reference letters, certificates and licenses, and academic transcripts
from colleges/universities indicating degree(s).

– Submit information to: Wendy Fritz, Director Human Resources
Kansas State Department of Education 900 S.W. Jackson Street, Suite 102
Topeka, KS 66612-1212 (785) 296-5363 wfritz@ksde.org

SELECTION TIMELINE

– Application deadline: Friday, March 17, 2017

– Interviews and Stakeholder Meetings: March/April 2017

– Selection of new superintendent of the Kansas State Schools
for the Deaf and Blind: Prior to June 1, 2017

The Kansas State Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and
activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other
designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to
handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: KSDE General
Counsel, Office of General Counsel, KSDE, Landon State Office Building,
900 SW Jackson, Suite 102, Topeka, KS 66612-1212, (785) 296-3204

Kansas leads the world in the success of each student.

KANSAS STATE SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND Kansas State School for the Blind (KSSB)
is a hub of exemplary practices for students with visual impairments,
including those with additional disabilities who need more intensive
support. KSSB, which is accredited by the state, offers individualized
programming for students ages 3 through 21, including a transition
program. Field service specialists partner with school districts to offer
assistance customized to individual students or to systemic needs of a
district vision program. Embedded in campus day and residential programs
are critical adaptation skills, including braille, low-vision techniques,
assistive technology, orientation/mobility, self-determination, career
education and more.

SCHOOL FACTS: Founded: 1867 Location: Kansas City, Kan. Average annual
student population: 75 Website: www.kssb.net Field service works with 65
teachers of students who are blind or visually impaired (TVI) and
certified orientation and mobility specialists (COM) serving 1,150
students.

KANSAS STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF Kansas State School for the Deaf (KSSD)
is one of the nation’s top bilingual schools where American Sign
Language (ASL) is the language of instruction and English is a second
language. KSSD, which is accredited by the state and by the Conference of
Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf, offers
comprehensive programming for students ages 3 through 21 including
preschool, dual-placement options, a transition program and a dormitory
option. As a center of expertise in deaf education, KSSD offers statewide
outreach services — assistance to early intervention (0-3) networks, ms
evaluations and consultations, professional development and teacher
preparation programs. SCHOOL FACTS: Founded: 1861 Location: Olathe, Kan.

Average annual student population: 130 Number of students served through outreach:
500-plus Website: www.ksdeaf.org

THE POSITION The Kansas State Board of Education is seeking a highly
qualified leader to serve as the superintendent of the Kansas State
Schools for the Deaf and Blind. The board would like the successful
candidate to assume the responsibilities of the position prior to June 1,
2017.

QUALIFICATIONS The candidate must have the background, skills and
abilities essential for excellence in educational leadership. The
following desired characteristics have been identified: – Innovative
leader who has a proven record of a minimum of three years of leadership
and management in special education, especially in the field of education
of students who are deaf and/or blind.

– Possesses a working knowledge of the importance of bilingual education
and deaf culture.

– Understands effective practices for students with challenges in addition
to blindness or deafness, including deaf-blindness.

– Effective communicator, including the ability to communicate effectively
with all stakeholders in English and ASL. Attaining minimum conversational
ASL within three years of appointment.

– Doctorate degree or Educational Specialist with emphasis in
Education Administration is preferred.

– Valid Kansas Superintendent (District Level) License or obtain within three
years of appointment

 

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Gallaudet football program opportunity
Football Offensive Coordinator/Program Coordinator

if interested, go to:
http://bit.ly/29NZroi

(the Gallaudet web link is very long, hence changing
it to a much shorter link)

and click on the position link you see on the page

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THE LEARNING CENTER FOR THE DEAF, Framingham, MA

A $500 SIGN-ON BONUS for some positions – read below

Please visit www.tlcdeaf.org/careers&lt;http://www.tlcdeaf.org/careers&gt; to view the exciting job opportunities at The Learning Center for the Deaf! We have posted the position of SECONDARY ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT and WALDEN SCHOOL Mental Health Clinician. Don’t miss out on these great opportunities!

A $500 SIGN-ON BONUS is still being offered for Mental Health Clinician, ECC Classroom Teacher, Residential Child Care Worker and all Walden Community Services positions. Contact HR@tlcdeaf.org for more details!

**The Learning Center for the Deaf offers substantial benefits including medical, dental, vision, 403b contribution, life insurance, short term and long term disability insurance, tuition reimbursement and generous paid time off.

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UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO, Greeley, CO

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor &amp; Coordinator, ASL-English Interpretation Program

Position Number: F99353

The American Sign Language and Interpreting Studies department at the University of Northern Colorado is actively searching to fill a tenure-track assistant/associate professor &amp; program coordinator position. We are located in the beautiful state of Colorado in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Colorado ranks high in the nation in regards to outdoor pursuits, innovation, “future livability” and has the second highest the percentage of adults with at least a bachelor’s degree. The ASLIS Department is a state-funded university department that has a long history of established online education (formerly known as the DO IT Center) and we now have a campus-based residential program in addition to the online program. We are also offering a graduate degree in Teaching ASL. This is a vibrant, well-established and growing program that is CCIE accredited. UNC is an R2 institution with a commitment to balancing scholarship and teaching. The university provides an outstanding benefit package to employees. We are looking for someone to join our exciting nation-wide program here in Colorado. We welcome applications from individuals who may not have yet been published but are willing to conduct and publish research, which is a requirement to earn tenure.

Job Summary/Basic Function: Coordinate the on-campus and online American Sign Language-English Interpretation (ASLEI) BA program; recruit, hire and supervise teaching faculty; oversee and contribute to the development and delivery of competency-based curriculum; evaluate student skills and knowledge; advise students; and work with community stakeholders (Deaf community, interpreters, state and professional agencies). The successful applicant will also conduct research, supervise field placements, and participate in national, state, College, and University-wide professional activities.

Qualifications and Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:
This full-time 12-month position requires an earned doctorate (ABD will be considered) in interpreting, linguistics, ASL, intercultural communication, education, foreign language instruction, or an appropriately related field. A minimum of three years of relevant teaching experience is required. Preference will be given to applicants who have: (a) current certification from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) and/or American Sign Language Teacher Association (ASLTA); (b) experience teaching college level interpreting coursework via face-to-face and distance methodologies; (c) experience working with students from diverse cultures; and (d) evidence of scholarship, national and state leadership.

Preferred Qualifications:
Prior program administration experience desired. Excellent writing, verbal and presentation communication (e.g., English and American Sign Language) and strong interpersonal skills are critical for this position as collaboration across the university, local communities and the nation are a vital component of the ASLEI’s work. Familiarity with the CCIE accreditation expectations and procedures preferred. Experience or a willingness to become proficient in grant writing and implementation will be needed. Finally, a sophisticated knowledge of technology applications in educational programs will be necessary.

Position Description:
The College of Education and Behavioral Sciences invites applications for a full-time 12-month Associate Professor &amp; Coordinator of the ASLEI program position that will have administrative and teaching responsibilities. The position does include an expectation of summer employment. Primary responsibilities are the coordination of the ASLEI baccalaureate degree program. This position requires a strong foundation in curricular design and competency-based education, as well as extensive knowledge of interpreter education teaching resources. Strong interactions with professional colleagues—particularly those who teach ASL and interpreting—will be required. The successful candidate will also be expected to conduct and publish research, as well as participate in national, state, College, and University-wide professional activities.

Closing Date: Until filled

Requested Start Date: 7/1/17

Application Materials, Contact, and Application Deadline:
Applicants must complete the online application form at the link below and attach a cover letter highlighting suitability for the position, a curriculum vitae, and transcripts. Please include a list of three references with the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers. Screening of applications will begin immediately until position is filled. For more information or to apply to this position go the Posting link: http://careers.unco.edu/postings/893
Contact for questions regarding the position may be referred to:
Name, title: Sherry Schriver, Assistant
Department: Department of American Sign Language &amp; Interpreting Studies
Phone: 970-351-1060
Email: Sherry.Schriver@unco.edu
VP: Please email for an appointment

Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits may include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Other benefits may be available based on position.

Additional Requirements:
Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. If a degree is required, original transcripts must be submitted within one (1) month of hire.

Tuition Grants for Dependents:
Dependents and spouses of UNC Employees who are employed as .5 FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for Dependent Tuition Grants. Dependent Tuition Grants will cover in-state tuition charges and undergraduate students must register for the College Opportunity Fund to receive the grant. Further requirements may exist.

Location and Environment:
The University of Northern Colorado is a research intensive institution enrolling 12,000+ graduate and undergraduate students. The university, founded in 1889, is located in Greeley, Colorado, which has a growing population of 80,000 and is situated an hour north of Denver and 55 miles east of the Rocky Mountains. Further information about UNC and the City of Greeley is available at http://www.unco.edu.

Additional Information:
This position is contingent on funding from the Colorado State Legislature, approval by the Board of Trustees, and subject to the policies and regulations of the University of Northern Colorado. Federal regulations require that the University retain all documents submitted by applicants. Materials will not be returned or copied for applicants.

The University of Northern Colorado is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual preference or veteran status. For more information or issues of equity or fairness or claims of discrimination contact the UNC AA/EEO/Title IX Officer at UNC Human Resource Services, Campus Box 54, Carter Hall 2002, Greeley, CO 80639, or call 970-351-2718.

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Notice of Vacancy
Position: Superintendent

Locations:
Tennessee School for the Deaf
2725 Island Home Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37920

West Tennessee School for the Deaf
100 Berryhill Drive
Jackson, TN 38301

The Tennessee School for the Deaf (TSD) and the West Tennessee School for the Deaf (WTSD) have a rich and extensive history of serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing students since 1844. They are the only state special schools in Tennessee specifically designed to offer specialized instruction to students who are Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing. The schools currently serve approximately 300 students in its academic programs. TSD also has a residential program. TSD partners with local education agencies (LEA) across the state to provide transportation for its students. The main campus of TSD also houses a Resource Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing that offers services to public school systems, to eligible, private non-profit agencies, and to state special schools across the state. Finally, TSD and WTSD offer an Outreach Program to districts across the state. These services include assessment in the areas of hearing, academics, psychology, and interpreting as well as direct service in these same areas. It is the role of the Superintendent to manage the daily functionality of the school to include the academic instruction, residential program, resource center, outreach program, maintenance department, food service, healthcare, and procurement.
In the current organizational structure, the Superintendent is supported by a Director of Instruction, Director of Student Life, Director of Comprehensive Education Resource Center, Director of Business and Support Services, and Director of Facilities Management. The State Board of Education has delegated the governing authority of the Tennessee School for the Deaf to the Commissioner of Education, who is appointed by the Governor. The schools are managed by a Superintendent who reports to the Commissioner of Education through the Deputy Commissioner Chief Operating Officer.
To obtain more information, please see: www.tsdeaf.org or http://www.wtsd.tn.org.
Responsibilities:
1. Oversee the daily operation of the instructional programs, residential program, Resource Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, LEA outreach services, maintenance, food services, health services, and security.
2. Ensure that the Tennessee State Standards are maintained and followed.
3. Ensure compliance with all federal and state statutes and regulations.
4. Provide supervision and coordinate oversight for approximately 250 employees at both campuses.
a. All certified staff must be evaluated through the state’s TEAM evaluation model while all classified staff, including Educational Assistants, must be evaluated via the state’s SMART goal system.
5. Collaborate with Department of Education to develop a working budget and a five-year plan of operation. This includes:
a. Management and reconciliation of each fiscal year’s budget(s).
b. Forecasted improvement planning based on student-level achievement data, staff professional development needs, campus upgrades, and etc.
6. Collaborate with Department of Education, Department of General Services Administration, architects, construction contractors and vendors during design and completion of capital projects (greater than $100,000) and major maintenance projects (less than $100,000). Current projects include:
a. Cottage upgrades,
b. New Central Dining Hall, High School, and Library at the TSD campus
c. Administrative housing renovation
7. Collaborate with universities and teacher training programs to conduct research benefiting the educational needs of students challenged by hearing loss and to provide field experience for students pursuing careers in the field of deaf education.
8. Maintain positive and productive relationships with TSD Alumni, community, advocacy groups, parents, faculty, staff, and students.
Strategic Priority:
The Tennessee Department of Education has placed an emphasis on improved achievement and post-secondary outcomes for students with disabilities. Moreover, we expect to see faster growth for students who are the furthest behind. Thus, the Superintendent must be well-versed and competent in both the management of daily operations and the delivery of high-quality academic instruction.
Qualifications:
Applicants must hold a Master’s Degree or higher, Tennessee teaching and administrative licenses and/or meet the teaching and administrative licensing requirements. Candidates must also have a minimum of five years of district- or school-level leadership experience, preferably at a Principal role or higher. Preference is given to applicants who hold a Deaf endorsement and/or have direct experience working with students with hearing loss.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience, and there is on-campus housing available for the Superintendent.
Knowledge &amp; Abilities:
Candidates should be knowledgeable of:
• Principles, practices, concerns, and trends of school administration, management, and educational issues in serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing students;
• Fiscal planning &amp; oversight, personnel management, strategic planning, curriculum and instruction, facilities planning, community relations, and legislative relations;
• Early intervention and early intervention strategies;
• Transition services;
• Local, state, and national programs for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing; and
• Deaf culture needs and issues.
• Knowledgeable of the bilingual philosophy and has the ability to implement bilingual best practices in education.

Candidates must possess the abilities and interpersonal skills to:
• Communicate fluently in American Sign Language;
• Promote and ensure academic and instructional excellence in all educational programs according to rigorous content and performance standards for all students served;
• Develop and implement procedures to ensure quality control of all programs and services;
• Promote parent and community partnerships and involvement in school activities;
• Maintain general oversight and monitor business functions of a state operated agency including all budgetary functions, and plant operation’s needs;
• Promote and implement appropriate personnel practices and labor relations policies; and
• Establish and maintain effective communications with all constituency groups to integrate the activities of diverse interests to attain common goals.
Recruitment and Selection Procedure:
Recruitment for this position is being conducted throughout the United States. A screening committee will review and evaluate the qualifications and supplemental materials submitted by the applicants. Candidates determined to be the most qualified will be invited to interview on campus.
Statement of Qualifications Items:
1. Describe two (2) of your most significant professional accomplishments related to programs serving Deaf and Hard of hearing students in the K-12 education system.
2. Describe your leadership or management style. Cite examples in which you have directed the activities of a diverse group to meet specific goals.
3. Identify the processes and methods you use to lead, manage, and evaluate the use of curriculum for educating Deaf and Hard of hearing students.
4. Briefly describe your experience(s) in each of the following areas:
• Working effectively with school personnel in a variety of capacities;
• Managing and/or administering budgets and personnel;
• Establishing and maintain effective communication with all constituency groups; and
• Promoting parent and community partnerships and their involvement in school activities.

How to Apply:
Applicants should send these materials, letter of intent, resume, and list of three references to Dr. Kathleen Airhart, Deputy Commissioner / Chief Operating Officer at Kathleen.Airhart@tn.gov.

Application Due Date:
March 10th, 2017
Disclosures:
The selected applicant must be able to pass a series of background checks.
Pursuant to the State of TN’s policy of non-discrimination, the Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or military services in its policies, or in the admission of, access to, treatment, or employment in its programs, services, or activities.

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POSITION OPENING
1/19/2017

POSITION TITLE: Work Training Coordinator

REPORTS TO: Principal

LOCATION: Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Pittsburgh, PA

JOB
DESCRIPTION: This is a full-time, non-exempt, 187-day position. Responsibilities include as a liaison with potential employers, Work Force Investment Board, CareerLink, local Transition Coordinating Council (Allegheny County/City of Pittsburgh and OVR), network with appropriate community agencies and organizations (potential Community Based Assessments, etc.), establishes employment and/or internship sites in the community with the assistance of the Transition Coordinator/Vocational Evaluator and Guidance Counselor (on-site job analysis, on the job, regular contacts with the employer and performing a situational assessment, assists students on the job application process, completing the application, securing the appropriate documentation and practicing interviewing skills, arranges transportation to job sites, provides “push-in” transition classes for freshman and sophomore students, coordinates and proctors students enrolled in the AIU apprenticeship program and online classes, coordinates on-campus Job Shadowing Work Experience for students, teach English related to transition skills (employment, reading a recipe, reading a legal document to 13th year students.

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

Valid PA Driver’s License required.

PA Instructional Level I or II Certification in Hearing Impaired is required.

The Work Training Coordinator is preferred to enter a Master’s level with some experience. The minimum requirement for the position is a Bachelor’s level with certification in Hearing Impaired.

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
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, sex, age, religion, disability, or sexual preference.

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Executive Director Job Description

Deaf-REACH, Washington, DC

Deaf-REACH is a non-profit agency committed to maximizing the self-sufficiency of deaf and hard of hearing people who need special services by providing referral, education, employment, advocacy, counselling and housing. The organization is currently seeking a full-time Executive Director that will provide leadership to supervisors and staff and oversee daily operations.
Key Responsibilities
1. Develops and administer policy, organization structures and procedures including staffing. Oversees daily operations, finances, including preparation of the annual operating budget.
2. Implements policies of the Board of Directors.
3. Makes recommendations to the Board of Directors to address the needs of the agency.
4. Maintains compliance with rules, regulations and federal/local laws in preparation, negotiation and implementation of contracts, foundation grants, or other funding sources.
5. Ensures quality of all programs.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling from an accredited college or university; five years’ experience in management or administration; skills in American Sign Language or the willingness to learn. Comprehensive knowledge of the Washington Medicaid Waiver programs; strong verbal and written communication skills.
Licensures, Certifications and other requirements

Current D.C. license in a specific discipline i.e. LICSW, LPC

Work Experience
Five (5) years of experience. Work experience with supervision of staff; writing, executing, and managing government contracts and Medicaid agreements as well as financial accounting and budget development.
Benefits
Healthcare
Retirement Plan
Vacation, Sick and Personal leave allowance

Salary negotiable
Please submit your resume, cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@deaf-reach.org

Deaf-REACH is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, marital status, religion, or disability.

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Open positions – Rhode Island School for the Deaf; Providence, RI

Teacher of the Deaf – Secondary English Teacher
https://click.pstmrk.it/2t/www.schoolspring.com%2Fjob%3F2742302/OBlYCQ/rJwV/jYCP5B3tOJ

Teacher of the Deaf – Secondary Math Teacher
https://click.pstmrk.it/2t/www.schoolspring.com%2Fjob%3F2742305/Hz9YCQ/rJwV/m6Q1CXwxJQ

Teacher of the Deaf – Secondary Science Teacher
https://click.pstmrk.it/2t/www.schoolspring.com%2Fjob%3F2742307/FmZYCQ/rJwV/JzwzqkSIOL

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NTID Assistant Director for Regional Outreach Projects (2936BR)
Rochester Institute of Technology

Your friend has found job(s) at Rochester Institute of Technology(RIT) that you might find interesting. Located in Upstate New York, Rochester is a metropolitan area that provides a world class quality of life.

RIT offers degree programs ranging from AS to PhD in over 80 disciplines from fine arts to business to computing and engineering to sign language and liberal arts, to name a few

 

To view these or any of our jobs, please visit our Career site at http://careers.rit.edu

http://apptrkr.com/950194 2936BR – NTID Assistant Director for Regional Outreach Projects

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Superintendent for New York School for the Deaf

New York School for the Deaf

City: White Plains

State: NY

School Website URL: www.nysd.net

Reports To (Position Title): New York School for the Deaf Board of Trustees

Salary Range: TBD

Position Start Date: on or about June 15, 2017

Position Description:
Superintendent of New York School for the Deaf
White Plains, NY

New York School for the Deaf (NYSD) in White Plains is seeking a Superintendent to begin on or about June 15, 2017. Operations at the School are under the direction of the Superintendent, who is ultimately responsible to NYSD’s Board of Trustees.

The School is seeking candidates with the following qualifications and experience:
• Demonstrated broad intellectual capacity and a record of professional achievement
• Demonstrated ability to provide academic leadership and to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, parents, community leaders, and trustees of the School
• Ability to manage the School’s budget
• Commitment and ability to unify campus groups around the School’s strategic priorities, as well as to make resource and management decisions supporting these priorities
• Knowledge and capacity to engage in outreach and fundraising
• Readiness to learn the intricacies of New York State Education Department regulations for the operation of State supported schools
• Clear commitment to standards of integrity, excellence and diversity

REQUIREMENTS:
• Master’s degree (doctorate preferred) in education of the deaf, or a field related to educating deaf children including, but not limited to: language and cognitive development, education policy, and curriculum and instruction
• At least 5 years of educational leadership experience in an upper management position (experience as a school or program director, principal, or superintendent preferred)
• Experience and/or training in fundraising from public and private sources
• State certification or evidence of readiness for State certification
• Evidence of fluency in sign language (ASL preferred)

Application Procedure: Please submit a résumé and letter of interest to:
Alexis Kashar
President, Board of Trustees
New York School for the Deaf
nysdapplication@gmail.com

If interested in applying visit www.nysd.net for more details.

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Deaflympics media opportunities
Deaflympics Summer Games

Samsun, Turkey

July 18-30, 2017

Seeking TV media/production crew members for upcoming daily SportsDeaf TV
news coverage of Deaflympics Summer Games. We are seeking writers, signers
and video team members with passion and experience in media, writing, and
preferably knowledgeable in deaf sports for pre/during/post production:
Producer – Coordinate crew and all SportsDeaf coverage during Deaflympics.

Field Producer – Assistant to producer, coordinates crews at venues.
interviewing people, and responsible for social media.

Sports Writer(s) – Research, compile, write stories, attend events,
conduct interviews, write caption transcripts and social media photography.

Videographer/Editor(s) – Videography, edit all video contents, video
permissions, captioning, social media photography and social media
contents.

Video Technician/Production Support – Technical troubleshooting, merge
transcripts in final caption formats, provide technical support, works
both in studio and remote locations and social media photography.

Art Director – Create show look – logo, animation, presentation,
promotional videos.

Signer/Field Reporter(s) – Interviews and presents news stories in
International Sign.

Stipends or Internship

Starting dates varies by position, producer and writer(s) start advance
planning and research work. Costs of travel to Turkey, shared
accommodations and per diems will be arranged. We are open to paid
stipends or academic/community service arrangements.

Positions on the team will be filled on ongoing basis. For more
information, send cover letter, resume and sample of works to:
Deaflympics@h3world.tv

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Full Time, Exempt Position

Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS), Seattle, WA

The Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS) seeks a passionate and accomplished Executive Director to further the organization’s mission: to empower survivors to transform their lives, while striving to change the beliefs and behaviors that foster and perpetuate violence. The next Executive Director of ADWAS will follow in the footsteps of accomplished leaders Marilyn Smith and Tiffany Williams to capitalize on the services and programs evolved over the past 30 years and position it for greater impact in years ahead.

The Organization

ADWAS is a nationally recognized non-profit agency located in Seattle, Washington. The organization was founded in 1986 by Marilyn J. Smith, a community visionary and Deaf advocate and has grown to become a national leader in empowering Deaf and DeafBlind survivors of domestic/sexual violence. Started in a basement office, facilities now incorporate ‘A Place of Our Own’ supportive housing, emergency shelter and administrative offices. ADWAS is a model for linguistic and culturally appropriate services and has worked to assist cities across the nation in replicating them. These services include advocacy, counseling, education and outreach, as well as a Positive Parenting Program, Children’s Advocacy and the Engaging Deaf Men Project. Our programs provide comprehensive services to women, men and children in Pierce, Snohomish and King Counties of Washington State, however our reach is national through the National Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline

Position Responsibilities and Opportunities Leadership Participate with the Board of Directors in developing and maintaining a strategic plan in accordance with the organization’s Mission and Vision Build and maintain strong relationships and communication with the Board to ensure transparency and effective collaboration. Identify, assess and inform the Board of internal and external issues that affect the organization Inspire trust and confidence in ADWAS, its services and leadership by representing the organizational vision of healthy community free of violence and oppression Establish and maintain positive relationships with a wide variety of constituents: Board, Staff, Funders and Donors, Deaf/DeafBlind Community, survivors and the general community at large. Promote the agency on local and national levels and serve as spokesperson to the media.

Cultural and Linguistic Competence

Demonstrate cultural and linguistic competencies. Must be fluent in ASL and English Ensure that the full diversity of the community is represented and integrated into ADWAS programs and services Interact effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds and marginalized communities

Fundraising

Develop and execute a comprehensive and innovative fundraising and grants program that aligns with our mission and utilizes diversified funding streams Participate in various fundraising activities on behalf of the agency and assist the Board of Directors with major fundraising events Oversee the research, development, preparation and submittal of grant proposals

Advocacy

Advocate for victims and survivors within the community using a frame of Trauma Informed Care Advocate for public policy that promotes victim safety and autonomy, Social Justice, and perpetrator/community accountability Provide leadership in the field of DV and SA at the local, state and national levels

Operations and Financial Management

Develop annual budget with Finance Director and Board of Directors; ensure that the organization operates within budget guidelines Administer annual program planning Monitor internal controls policy and submit changes/updates for the approval of the board and prepare procedures to implement the changes/updates Manage the supportive housing LLC in accordance with best practices in compliance with funder and governmental requirements Oversee all contracts and obligations to ensure they are in compliance Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization, maintaining records and documents and ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local requirements Authorize monthly billings and monitor bookkeeping

Human Resources Planning and Management

Determine staffing requirements for organizational management and program delivery and ensure that a qualified and diverse staff is recruited and maintained for all positions Empower staff and co-create a culture of trust and camaraderie, recognizing individual contributions leveraged to maximize performance Build a strong leadership team that works to inspire and empower staff Oversee compliance with human resource policies, procedures and practices including maintaining job descriptions for all staff Establish a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with OSHA and labor law regulations Ensure that all staff receive orientation to the organization and appropriate training is provided Maintain a performance management process for all senior management staff which includes monitoring their performance on an on-going basis and conducting an annual performance review Coach and mentor staff as appropriate to improve performance Hold staff accountable for performance using appropriate techniques; terminate staff when necessary using appropriate procedures

Required Qualifications

Passionate commitment to ADWAS Mission, Vision and Core Values Advanced degree or equivalent experience preferably in non-profit management or organizational leadership Demonstrated success in senior leadership within non-profit or for-profit sectors with successful history working with a Board of Directors Demonstrated experience in cultural and linguistic competencies, including fluency in ASL and English. Proven experience in managing a multi-million dollar budget with understanding of nonprofit, legal and tax requirements Proven experience in grant writing, grant management and fundraising Demonstrated success in organizational leadership and management. Strength of character and confidence in leadership Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with ability to generate trust and respect across the organization

Desired Skills, Experience, and Characteristics

Experience in strategic planning and ability to see “the bigger picture” when making decisions Demonstrated success in managing a multi-dimensional staff of more than 10 individuals while being aware of issues of vicarious trauma. Experience managing a staff of diverse backgrounds and personalities as well as ability to work with diverse clientele. Ability to build and sustain relationships and collaborate with individuals, organizations, and government entities Articulate and skilled at public-speaking Ability to manage competing demands while leading in a way which embodies respect, support, and collaboration. Ability to delegate effectively

Salary is commensurate with experience, within the framework of the organization’s annual operating budget.

Reports to: ADWAS Board of Directors

Application Process Please include ADWAS application, three letters of recommendation, resume and cover letter describing how your qualifications and experience match ADWAS’ needs. Please include your salary requirements. All submissions are confidential until the finalist round. Interested candidates should submit materials via email to: ADWASsearch@gmail.com.

ADWAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates

8623 Roosevelt Way NE Seattle, WA 98115 (206) 922-7088 / (206) 726-0017 fax / adwas@adwas.org / www.adwas.org

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THE LEARNING CENTER FOR THE DEAF

Framingham, MA

$500 sign-on bonus for some open positions

Please visit http://www.tlcdeaf.org/careers to view the exciting job opportunities at The Learning Center for the Deaf! We have recently posted the position of WALDEN SCHOOL Mental Health Clinician and ECC LICENSED CLASSROOM TEACHER. Don’t miss out on these great opportunities!

A $500 SIGN-ON BONUS is still being offered for Mental Health Clinician, State Testing and Mainstream Coordinator, Speech &amp; Language Pathologist, Residential Child Care Worker and all Walden Community Services positions. Contact HR@tlcdeaf.org for more details!

**The Learning Center for the Deaf offers substantial benefits including medical, dental, vision, 403b contribution, life insurance, short term and long term disability insurance, tuition reimbursement and generous paid time off.

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Case Manager – Deaf Services (Must be fluent in Sign Language, will work w/Hearing and Deaf clients)
City/State: Saint Louis, MO
Categories: Clinical Services and Support
Job Description
Job ID: 1153738
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 6,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. François, Iron and Washington counties. As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system. BJC Behavioral Health also administers the BJC Employee Assistance Program ad Behavioral Health Partners, an administrative services organization.

Join Us!

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Role Purpose
Provide case management services to maximize opportunities available to people living in the community who are trying to recover from the catastrophic effects of a serious mental illness.
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Responsibilities
• Assesses service delivery needs of the client to determine level of functioning, resources and needed services.
• Develops treatment plans that are individualized to the patient’s needs.
• Authorizes, coordinates, monitors, and adjusts services with contract providers. Identifies, develops, and maintains good relationships and linkages with a wide range of community resources.
• Re-evaluates the services provided to ensure that outcomes are met and that the level and type of services are still appropriate to the need. Adjusts services accordingly.
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Minimum Requirements
Degree
• Master’s Degree- Social Services/related
Experience
• Supervisor Experience
• No Experience
Licenses &amp; Certifications
• Valid Driver’s License
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Preferred Requirements
Experience
• 2-5 years
Supervisor Experience
• &lt; 2 years
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Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
– Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
– Pension Plan/403(b) Plan
– 401(k) plan with company match
– Tuition Assistance
– Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
– On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
– Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
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Legal Statement
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply – click on: https://jobs.bjc.org/jobs/1153738

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Sign Language Instructor (adult education not a K-12 teacher)
Iowa School for the Deaf
Council Bluffs, Iowa

See http://www.iowaschoolforthedeaf.org/employment/employment-opportunities/ for link to complete job description. Job posting information available in ASL at: https://youtu.be/0lpVb1ugRPY

SIGN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTOR JOB DESCRIPTION:
Provides sign language and cultural instruction to staff, parents, and others at ISD and throughout the State.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Native or native-like signing ability is required. Familiarity with social media platforms and video filming and editing is essential. Must consistently demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism and positive attitudes about communicants in all aspects of assigned roles. Previous work experience in the field of deaf education preferred. Two years of previous work experience teaching sign language. Exceptional communication and organizational skills. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in ASL Linguistics, Interpreting, Deaf Education or related field. Master’s preferred. Preference for ASLTA certification.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume, cover letter, contact information for three professional references, and copies of any credentials to: ISD, attn: Human Resources
3501 Harry Langdon Blvd.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503-7898

Or to FAX: 712-366-3218
Or by email attachments to: dleheup@iowaschoolforthedeaf.org
PAY: This is a 12 month position; full benefits; Pay Range: $49,000 – $74,000

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CAREER ANNOUNCEMENT
No 03-10-097

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

Position Program Coordinator III – iCanConnect/Deafblind and Special Services
Agency Community Outreach Program for the Deaf – Albuquerque
Status Non-Exempt – Full-Time
Position Purpose

Identifies individuals who are deafblind or deaf/hard of hearing with a significant disability and who may be eligible for services, conducts intakes, and determines eligibility for services/supports from the Deafblind and Special Services department at COPD-NM. Coordinates services for consumers of the Deafblind and Special Services program to include assessments and trainings for the iCanConnect (FCC) program. Responsible for maintaining demonstration technology for the iCanConnect Program. Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. Extensive travel across the state of New Mexico is required. May perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

Deafblind and Special Services (mostly outside the Metropolitan Albuquerque area):

• Works with Assistant Program Director of the Deafblind and Special Services as well as the Agency Director to identify individuals who are deafblind or deaf/hard of hearing with a significant disability and who may be eligible for services (this includes collaboration with other federal, state, local agencies/entities to identify individuals who eligible for Deafblind and Special Services – including iCanConnect)
• Conducts intakes for all services provided by the Deafblind and Special Services Program outside of Metropolitan Albuquerque
• Provides service coordination to consumers of the Deafblind and Special Services outside of Metropolitan Albuquerque under the supervision of the Assistant Program Director and with support from the Agency’s Service Coordinator (which includes referrals for services provided by COPD and other agencies/institutions, follow-up on referrals, monitoring consumers situation to see if additional services/referrals are needed, etc.)
• Assist in recruiting Support Services Providers (SSPs) in rural areas of New Mexico
• Assist the Deafblind and Special Services’ Assistant Program Director in providing initial and/or ongoing training to rural SSPs
• Provides Support Service Provider (SSP) support, as needed and assigned for consumers outside of Metropolitan Albuquerque
• Plans and provides outreach as well as training activities for the Deafblind and Special Services Program under direction of the Program’s Assistant Director

iCanConnect/FCC Program (statewide):

• Works with Assistant Program Director of the Deafblind and Special Services and the Agency Director, the iCanConnect Program at the Perkins School for the Blind, and other federal, state, local agencies/organization to identify individuals who are deafblind and may be eligible for the FCC’s National Deafblind Equipment Distribution Program (aka. iCanConnect)
• Performs technology assessments according to FCC guidelines to include: communication skills, visual acuity, hearing loss, learning style, supports needed
• Arranges and conducts installations, trainings, repairs/exchanges of technology dispensed to individuals participating in the program
• Matches technological needs of the consumer with the proper equipment to support telecommunication needs
• Works with Assistant Program Director of the Deafblind and Special Services as well as the Agency Director to assure outreach activities meet contractual obligations and provide services to needed persons
• Responsible for data base entries – including adding consumers to the database, preparing material requests, assessment/training reports, repairs/exchanges, etc. – into the iCanConnect database
• Assists Assistant Program Director (Deafblind and Special Services) with the preparation and submission of monthly reports and billing to the FCC
• Assures billing and data base are consistent and works with billing clerk to prepare and submit billing as directed by the contract date to the FCC
• Maintains inventory of demonstration technology for the iCanConnect program
• Assures billable units each week are met for compliance and budget
• Oversees the New Mexico FCC program assuring that the agencies meet the needs of the Deafblind consumer in the area of technology
• Works to make sure that assessments and trainings are done to support the needs of the Deafblind person seeking FCC services
• Works with other professionals around the state to identify Deafblind persons with challenges who meet eligibility requirements for FCC services
• Works with the FCC consumers and makes referrals to assure that other support services are in place to help them in other life challenges
• Assures program 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

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Technology and/or IT, Rehabilitation, Counseling, or Education
• Ability to train others on the use of computer and/or assistive technology
• Conversational American Sign Language or Signed English
• Ability to write clearly and produce accurate training and other reports in standard English
• Proven ability to lift 20 lbs. 15% of the time
• Ability to travel independently
• Pass FBI Fingerprint Criminal History Summary
• Valid New Mexico Driver License, proof of insurance and Motor Vehicle Division Motor Vehicle Report for New Mexico
• Pass drug screening test
Desired Qualifications

• Master’s in Rehabilitation, Counseling, Education, Technology, or related field
• Experience working with technology and individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, blind, and/or low vision
• Additional years of directly related experience
• Proven knowledge in the operating systems of Windows based operating systems and/or Apple based operating systems
• Fluency in American Sign Language and/or Signed English
• Fluency in uncontracted Braille
• Fluency in contracted Braille (BANA and/or UEB)
• Certification of completion of contracted Braille course
• Fluency in alternate communication modes used by individuals who are deafblind or deaf-plus (e.g., tactile signing, print-on-palm, tangible symbols, etc.)
• Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities
• Experience working with individuals with fine and/or gross motor disabilities
• Proficient in using assistive/access technology and software
• Proficient in the use of assistive listening devices
• Proficient in the use of low vision devices (optical and non-optical)
• First Aid and CPR certification
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

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.

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

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

Closing Date When 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 03-10-094

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

Position Assistant Program Director (Deafblind)
Agency Community Outreach Program for the Deaf – Albuquerque
Status Exempt
Position Purpose

Supervises and directs services to individuals who are deafblind or deaf/hard of hearing with significant disabilities in the areas of statewide identification, assessment and support services. Assists in overseeing Commission and other contracts for performance. Assists with agency wide training and develops one to one training and supports, as identified. 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 Agency Director in developing, evaluating, and delivering of existing and new services to meet the needs of individuals throughout the State of New Mexico who are deafblind or deaf with significant disabilities
• Assists the Agency Director in the development and management in formulating administrative and operational polices and procedures for consumers who are deafblind or deaf/hard of hearing with other disabilities
• 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
• Assists Agency Director in recruiting, and training program staff
• Evaluates and provides constructive performance feedback to staff
• Assures that all staff are fully trained in the profession of services and utilizing best practices in services to persons who are deafblind or deaf/hard of hearing with significant disabilities
• Responsible for networking with other professionals around the state to identify individuals who are deafblind or deaf/hard of hearing with significant disabilities
• Provides advocacy in the areas of public benefits, education and other systems in each community around the state where deafblind persons can access
• Provides intake services to include reviewing referral information, completing case history (bio psychosocial) intake, and other forms
• Works with agency staff to develop a coordinated service plan and assures that consumers obtain desired services.
• Oversees the creation of supports, social and educational opportunities and coordinates for other opportunities for consumers of COPD-NM
• Attends NMCDHH and other stakeholder meetings, as required/needed
• Develops, recommends and assists Agency Director in the development of the SSP (Support Service Provider) program
• Oversees the integration of individuals who are deaf blind or deaf with significant disabilities into other services in the NM area and within COPD-NM such as Vocational Rehabilitation, community resources, HUD housing, etc.
• Oversees the daily operation of the SSP program, assuring training of all SSP’s, coordinating service needs of the persons on the case load and developing additional services; monitors quality of services and billing processes
• Oversees the daily operation of the FCC’s iCanConnect Program
• Supervises staff (Scheduler, SSPs, and Program Coordinators)
• Assures referrals to other programs and that services are followed through
• 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 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, Board priorities and staff training
• Serves as part of the agency Management team as requested and provides input regarding agency needs
• Develops new programs and opportunities
• 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 Rehabilitation, Counseling, Education, or related field
• American Sign Language skills
• 3 years of experience in deafblind services
• Knowledge of DDD system, Vocational Rehabilitation, Helen Keller Affiliate Program, FCC National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program, and National/State funded TA&amp;D projects
• 2 years of supervisory or administrative experience
• 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
• Additional hours in graduate/post graduate work in Rehabilitation, Counseling, Education, or related field
• Additional years in supervisory experience
• Additional years of directly related experience in working with individuals who are deafblind (communication, orientation and mobility, technology, educational/community intervener, SSP, etc.)
• Additional years of experience in the field of deafblindness through Technical Assistance Projects, school systems, and/or adult service provision
• Certification and/or endorsement for education of students who are deaf/hard of hearing, Certification and/or endorsement for education of students who are visual impaired/blind, Certification and/or endorsement for education of students who are deafblind, CRC/CRCC, COMS, CLVT
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:

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

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

For more information visit our website at: http://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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Iowa School for the Deaf

Iowa School for the Deaf is located on a 115 acre campus located on the southern edge of Council Bluffs, Iowa. The campus is within 15 minutes of downtown Omaha, Nebraska. ISD serves students from the states of Iowa and Nebraska.

Our elementary program is growing and we need an additional teacher as soon as possible!

Qualifications: an applicant must possess or have the ability to obtain an Iowa Elementary Teacher’s Certificate, which includes an endorsement in Deaf/Hard of Hearing. Additional endorsements are beneficial.
See school’s website for more information including requirements and application process: http://www.iowaschoolforthedeaf.org/employment/employment-opportunities/

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, credentials, transcripts, etc to Human Resources; Iowa School for the Deaf; 3501 Harry Langdon Blvd.; Council Bluffs, IA 51503-7898. Or contact Human Resources at Phone: 712-366-0571; email: dleheup@iowaschoolforthedeaf.org for more information.

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Job Announcement

The West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind are currently accepting applications for the following positions for 2016-2017 school year:

Administration:
Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

School for the Deaf:
Classroom Teacher – English 05-AD

For full job descriptions, application forms visit http://wvsdb2.state.k12.wv.us For additional information call (304) 822-4820 or email smckener@k12.wv.us. Please submit an application to: Sondra McKenery, Director of Personnel, WVSDB, 301 East Main Street, Romney, WV, 26757 by Monday, December 19, 2016, at 4:00 p.m.

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Job Announcement

The West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind are currently accepting applications for the following positions for 2016-2017 school year:

Health Services:

RN/Health Services Department Director

Residential Program:

Residential Care Specialist

School for the Deaf:

American Sign Language-English Bilingual Teacher/Media Coordinator

For full job descriptions, application forms visit http://wvsdb2.state.k12.wv.us For additional information call (304) 822-4820 or email smckener@k12.wv.us. Please submit an application to: Sondra McKenery, Director of Personnel, WVSDB, 301 East Main Street, Romney, WV, 26757 by Monday, December 12, 2016, at 4:00 p.m.

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Instructional/Support Faculty – NTID Science and Mathematics
Rochester Institute of Technology

Requisition Number 2828BR
College/Division National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Organization NTID Science and Mathematics
Faculty Type (Tenure Status) Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer
Faculty Discipline Applied Statistics/Applied Mathematics
Employment Category Full time
Anticipated Start Date 09-Aug-2017

Department/College Description THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY:
RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.

Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 51st largest metro area in the United States and the third largest city New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to nearly 1.1 million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 18% African and Latin Americans and another 3% of international origin. It is also home to one of the largest deaf communities per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 4th for “Most Affordable City” by Forbes Magazine ,and MSN selected Rochester as the “#1 Most Livable Bargain Market” (for real-estate). Kiplinger named Rochester one of the top five “Best City for Families.”

Detailed Job Description The Department of Science and Mathematics at National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) is seeking to fill a 9.5-month lecturer (non-tenure-track) faculty position. The successful candidate will provide tutoring and instructional support to deaf and hard-of-hearing students mainstreamed in College of Science (COS) mathematics and statistics courses, teach mathematics courses in the college of NTID, and fulfill other faculty expectations including those related to service to the university, communication development, and diversity awareness.

Required Minimum Qualifications • MS in mathematics, statistics, mathematics education, or a related field in the mathematical sciences such as physics or engineering. Candidates with a BS in mathematics, statistics, or a related field in the mathematical sciences and an MS in deaf education will be considered.

• Proficiency in American Sign Language and familiarity with Deaf culture.
Required Minimum Education Level MS, MA
Required Application Documents:
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
List of References
Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply:
Please submit your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments to http://apptrkr.com/921507:
• A statement of teaching philosophy
• The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references

You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at:
Patricia Spiecker (pswntm@rit.edu)

Review of applications will begin on January 23, 2017.

Additional Details The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential
accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu

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Executive Director Search
The Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing/Governor Baxter School for the Deaf

near Portland, Maine

The Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing/Governor Baxter School for the Deaf (MECDHH/GBSD) with early intervention programs and offices on Mackworth Island (located outside of Portland ME) is charged with the provision of statewide services to individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing from birth through age twenty.

We are seeking an experienced educational leader with a strong commitment to our vision and mission. This leader must have strong communication skills as reflected in fluency in ASL and English, and support bilingual and bimodal programs as part of a continuum of services.

Responsibilities include: To provide leadership in developing and maintaining statewide educational programming and services; To lead, guide, and direct every member of the administrative, instructional, and support services teams; To be responsible for a system of supervision and evaluation for all staff; To oversee and administer the use of all facilities, property, and budget

Minimal Qualifications: Master’s degree in deaf education or related field with coursework in school administration. A minimum of 10 years of experience in education (Preschool through grade 12) with at least 5 years in administration and an excellent documented record of effectiveness in leadership. Such alternatives to the qualifications listed in A and B as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.

A competitive salary and benefits package, including medical/dental insurance, participation in the Maine State Retirement System and paid vacation/sick/personal time are offered. Position to begin July 1, 2017.

Applications close January 15, 2017 or until a suitable candidate is found.

THE MAINE EDUCATIONAL CENTER FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING THE GOVERNOR BAXTER SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
One Mackworth Island, Falmouth, ME 04105 (207) 781-3165 TTY/V (207) 781-6260 Fax http://www.mecdhh.org
Access, encouragement, and direction for lifelong learning

An application and complete job description may be obtained at http://www.mecdhh.org. Information regarding the application process may be obtained by email or mail from:

traci.drake@mecdhh.org Traci Drake, Director of Operations/HR MECDHH/GBSD 1 Mackworth Island Falmouth, ME 04105

Completed application packets should be returned to: Executive Director Search Committee c/o Diane St Lawrence MECDHH/GBSD 1 Mackworth Island Falmouth, ME 04105 diane.stlawrence@mecdhh.org

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Job Announcement

Title: Project HOPE Health Support Specialist (full time with excellent
benefits)

state of Massachusetts

Position Available: November 2016 until filled; $500 sign-on bonus

Position Overview: The Project HOPE Health Support Specialist is a new,
expanded position that provides support to the health and wellbeing of Deaf,
DeafBlind, Hard of Hearing, and Late-Deafened people through coordination of
health and health-related services, basic 1:1 education, and systems
advocacy. The Health Support Specialist will also play an important role in
improving accessibility in programs and services for Deaf individuals.

Formal training and multi-disciplinary opportunities for professional
development, in addition to ongoing administrative and clinical supervision,
will be provided.

We are offering a $500 sign-on bonus for this position. For more
information, visit http://www.deafinconline.org/jobs or contact Ann Thompson, Human
Resources/Administrative Coordinator, at athompson@deafinconline.org.

Founded in 1977, DEAF, Inc. is multi-service agency nonprofit run by and for
Deaf (Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard of Hearing and Late-Deafened) people. An
integral part of Massachusetts’ Deaf community, our mission is to inspire
people to achieve personal and professional goals through accessible
programs and services. We build bridges across communities by increasing
communication access and awareness. For more information about DEAF, Inc.,
visit our website at http://www.deafinconline.org.

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Asst. VP for NTID Finance and Budget
Rochester Institute of Technology

Requisition Number 2840BR
College/Division National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Organization NTID Finance and Budget
Staff Job Function Accounting and Financial
Wage Band 123A
Employment Category Fulltime

Department/College Description
NTID, one of the nine colleges of RIT, is the world’s largest technological college serving deaf and hard of hearing students. Created by Congress and funded by the U.S. Department of Education, it represents the world’s first effort to educate large numbers of deaf students within a college campus planned primarily for hearing students. Together with 15,000 full and part-time hearing students, over 1,300 college-age deaf students from all 50 states and abroad study and reside on the campus of the Rochester Institute of Technology. NTID is committed to creating a climate that fosters the success of every student and employee by appreciating the unique contributions that each person makes to the educational process based on their ethnic, cultural, linguistic and gender-related knowledge and experiences. For more information about NTID at RIT visit http://www.ntid.rit.edu

Position reports directly to the President of NTID and serves as the principal financial officer for NTID. Areas of responsibility include: financial reporting; financial and operations policy and procedure for the financial sustainability of NTID; budget preparation and monitoring of the college’s budget.

Detailed Job Description
Position reports directly to the President of NTID and serves as the principal financial officer for NTID. Areas of responsibility include: financial reporting and applicable regulatory compliance; financial and operations policy and procedure for the financial sustainability of NTID; budget preparation and monitoring of the college’s budget.

Responsibilities:

* Monitor revenue and expenses for the College of NTID. Assure that funds spent do not exceed those available and that resources are provided for all approved NTID programs.
* Assure that any and all financial transactions to NTID from RIT for services are appropriate for benefits received through interactions with RIT central financial staff as well as representatives of individual colleges and other departments. This includes providing the Vice President with the impact of RIT policy/procedural changes. Serve as primary contact with RIT departments to resolve issues that impact finances.
* Serve on NTID Administrative Council (NAC) and the NAC New Position Review Committee. The NAC consists of Division heads that provide advice and counsel to the NTID President.
* Present budget updates and fina

ncial analysis for the Vice President and the NTID Administrative Council. These include recommendations for program funding for activities they have determined to be priorities.
* Advise the Vice President of challenges and opportunities for NTID, based on multiple funding levels that may be approved by Congress. Also, advise on financial needs in future years and recommend funding amounts to be requested from the Federal Government.
* Provide support to the Vice President on issues he and the Executive Assistant to the Vice President address with the Department of Education, Congress and the President of RIT. This includes drafting responses to inquiries from the Department of Education concerning NTID finances.
* Prepare financial impact reports to support Curriculum Proposals to NTID and RIT Curriculum committees. Similarly assist the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs in negotiations for inter-college programming by providing financial alternatives that will promote implementation. This involves providing alternatives that will benefit both NTID and the other RIT colleges.
* Assure that NTID expenditures are in compliance with all RIT policies as well as any mandated by the Department of Education.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
* Advanced degree in related field: Master of Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, and/or CPA or equivalent.
* 6+ years of budget management and financial analysis experience in a medium to large size organization, preferably in higher education or nonprofit organization.

Skills:
* Experience in reporting and presenting complex financial information to administration for decision-making purposes.
* Significant team leadership experience, personnel supervisory experience, or direct support of large numbers of individuals/clients
* Fluency in American Sign Language OR the ability to achieve fluency within 2 years

Required Minimum Education Level: MS, MA

Required Application Documents: Curriculum
Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter

How To Apply:
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://apptrkr.com/918144

Additional Details
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.

RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.

RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu

Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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POSITION OPENING

Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf; Pittsburgh, PA

11/14/2016

POSITION TITLE: Teacher of the Deaf – Art Teacher

REPORTS TO: Principal

LOCATION: Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Pittsburgh, PA

JOB
DESCRIPTION: This is an exempt, 187-day, full-time position. Responsibilities include
instructional programming in the area of Art. Projects are designed to
meet the needs and level of the students, also an appreciation of Art
will be instilled through additional activities, this teacher will also guide
students toward healthy social, emotional and vocational adjustments.
Plan, prepare and present lessons of appropriate Art work for their
students including lessons in Deaf Art and its history. Flexibility and
mobility to instruct classes in all areas of campus.
MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS: PA Instructional I or Instructional II Certification in Hearing Impaired or
Art Instruction is required. The minimum requirement for this position is a Bachelor’s degree with certification in Hearing Impaired or Art Instruction. Art instruction in all grade levels/ability levels (PS – 12+, ages 3-21).

PA State Police Criminal Clearance, PA Child Abuse History Clearance,
FBI Clearance

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 Bachar
Director of Human Resources
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
300 East Swissvale Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15218
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, sex, age, religion, disability, or sexual preference.

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POSITION OPENING

Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf; Pittsburgh, PA

11/2/2016

POSITION TITLE: American Sign Language Teacher

REPORTS TO: Coordinator of ASL/Deaf Studies and High School Principal

LOCATION: Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Pittsburgh, PA

JOB
DESCRIPTION: This is full-time, 187-day, exempt position. Responsibilities include
assist in the investigation and identification of an evaluation method
for the ASL/English program assessing progress and gains,
survey current program and develop or adopt formal ASL/English
curriculum, assist in evaluating the expressive and receptive ASL skills
of students, tutor new students in ASL development as necessary, assist
in classrooms as mentor/coach for ASL support of deaf students,
provide instructional support for specific lessons related to ASL, assist
with Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) and ratings, assist in
planning and implementation of professional development for WPSD
staff, and coordinates Community ASL classes with ASL Teacher.

MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of, or eligibility, for a PA Instructional I or II Certification
in Hearing Impaired. Proficiency in American Sign Language and strong
cultural perspective of the Deaf Culture. ASLTA and ASL Certification preferred.

Certification of PA Mandated Reporter Training, PA State Police Criminal
Clearance, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Clearance, and Act 82 Clearance.

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

BENEFITS: Participation in the Public School Employees Retirement System (PSERS), tuition reimbursement (eligible after 1st year of service), health, vision, dental, and life insurances, 403(B) Plan, paid sick and personal leaves.
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
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, sex, age, religion, disability, or sexual preference.

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THE LEARNING CENTER FOR THE DEAF

Framingham, MA
Please visit http://www.tlcdeaf.org/careers to view the exciting job opportunities at The Learning Center for the Deaf! We have recently posted the position of State Testing and Mainstreaming Coordinator and ECC CLASSROOM ASSISTANT. Don’t miss out on these great opportunities!

A $500 SIGN-ON BONUS is still being offered for Residential Child Care Worker and all Walden Community Services positions. Contact HR@tlcdeaf.org for more details!

The Learning Center for the Deaf offers substantial benefits including medical, dental, vision, 403b contribution, life insurance, short term and long term disability insurance, tuition reimbursement and generous paid time off.

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Instructional/Support Faculty – Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer
Rochester Institute of Technology

Requisition Number 2784BR
Position Title Instructional/Support Faculty
College/Division National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Organization NTID Cultural &amp; Creative Studies
Faculty Type (Tenure Status) Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer
Faculty Rank Lecturer
Employment Category Fulltime
Anticipated Start Date 15-Aug-2017

Department/College Description THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY:
RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.

Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 51st largest metro area in the United States and the third largest city New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to nearly 1.1 million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 18% African and Latin Americans and another 3% of international origin. It is also home to one of the largest deaf communities per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 4th for “Most Affordable City” by Forbes Magazine ,and MSN selected Rochester as the “#1 Most Livable Bargain Market” (for real-estate). Kiplinger named Rochester one of the top five “Best City for Families.”

Detailed Job Description
Teach three or four courses per semester in the broad area of Deaf cultural studies with particular emphasis on course addressing diversity, multiculturalism and intersectionality. Participate in Institute service as time permits. The successful candidate must have a broad and deep knowledge of Deaf culture, as well as excellent curriculum development and teaching skills.
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness, service and professional development; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.

Required Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral degree in Deaf Studies or other relevant field and demonstrated teaching experience. ABD is acceptable. Must enjoy working with undergraduates in a collaborative environment. Proficiency in American Sign Language and strong knowledge of Deaf culture.
Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level PhD

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Statement of Diversity Contribution
List of References
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Letters of Recommendation

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/914138

Please submit: your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and the following attachments:
* Statement of teaching philosophy
* Statement of diversity contribution
* The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

Additional Details
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations re
lated to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu

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Instructional/Support Faculty
Rochester Institute of Technology

Requisition Number 2533BR
Position Title Instructional/Support Faculty
College/Division National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Organization NTID Visual Communication Studies
Faculty Type (Tenure Status) Tenure-Track
Faculty Discipline Graphic Design
Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Employment Category Fulltime
Anticipated Start Date 09-Aug-2017

Department/College Description THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY:
RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.

Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 51st largest metro area in the United States and the third largest city New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to nearly 1.1 million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 18% African and Latin Americans and another 3% of international origin. It is also home to one of the largest deaf communities per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 4th for “Most Affordable City” by Forbes Magazine ,and MSN selected Rochester as the “#1 Most Livable Bargain Market” (for real-estate). Kiplinger named Rochester one of the top five “Best City for Families.”

Detailed Job Description
The Visual Communications Studies Department at NTID is seeking to fill a full-time Tenure-Track position with an individual whose particular strengths are focused in Graphic Design for print and electronic media and who can work collaboratively with other faculty to achieve the VCS department defined goals and outcomes. Instructional responsibilities include the ability to teach, tutor, and advance the curriculum in the graphic design concentration, in such courses as Principles of Design and Color, Graphic Design &amp; Typography I and II, History of Graphic Design, Publication Design, Identity Design, Portfolio Design, Web Design, and courses which focus on learning Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign software.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching and/or tutoring aspects of the principles and processes of graphic design and typography, branding and marketing, identity design systems, UI/ UX design, and interactive media; provide tutoring support for deaf and hard of hearing students enrolled in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, School of Design; facilitate application and transfer processes of deaf and hard of hearing students interested in obtaining a bachelor’s degree and/or master’s degree in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, School of Design; and providing career and technical advising for students interested in pursuing a career in graphic design. As part of the Tenure-Track position responsibilities, the qualified individual will need to possess a scholarship agenda and continue or engage in new scholarly activities that satisfy the Institute’s expectations of research and scholarship.

Required Minimum Qualifications
* MFA degree (or able to complete same within one year of hire*).
* Minimum of 5 years of professional graphic design and/or teaching graphic design.
* Ability to demonstrate fluency in communication using sign language, and alternative strategies for using spoken communication.
* Portfolio demonstrating excellence in graphic design and /or teaching graphic design, and expertise in using graphic design software.
* Understanding and ability to teach about materials and processes used in the design and output processes.
* Evidence of being highly motivated and ability to inspire students.
* Ability to interact and develop professional relationships with a variety of RIT faculty, staff and administrators, acting as liaison representing the needs and interests of deaf and hard-of-hearing students to responsible parties.
* Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
* Ability to advance a clearly defined scholarship agenda.
– The successful candidate who has not completed an MFA degree will be placed in a lecturer track until the degree is completed.

Required Minimum Education Level MFA

Required Application Documents Curriculum Vitae or Resume/Cover Letter/Research Statement/Statement of/Diversity Contribution/List of References/Statement of Teaching Philosophy

To apply, visit: http://apptrkr.com/911672

Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
* Research Statement
* Statement of teaching philosophy
* Statement of diversity.
* The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references

Applications will be accepted but review of the applications will begin on September of 2016.

Additional Details
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu

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William Woods University, Fulton, MO

Job Title: Asst.-Assoc. Professor of ASL/English Interpreting

Department: Business, Law, Technology and Languages

Reports To: Chair, Division of Business, Law, Technology and Languages

Job Type: This is a full time, exempt position.
General Description:

William Woods University is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position to teach ASL/English Interpreting courses for students working towards a bachelor’s degree in ASL/English Interpreting and focused on obtaining certification. The contracted teaching load is 12 hours per semester, with the opportunity for teaching summer school and intercession courses.

Full-time faculty are expected to participate in faculty and campus committees, attend faculty assembly and division meetings, and conduct program and class assessments in accordance with standards developed by the University and outside accrediting entities. Faculty are also expected to develop educational programs to be presented to the campus at large as part of the University LEAD program and to attend such programs sponsored by other faculty in the university.

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
*Teach ASL/English Interpreting coursework in classroom settings and online.
*Assist students with academic advising.
*Prepare course syllabi for assigned courses that meet the needs of students and state requirements.
*Participate in the development of assessments and evaluation of courses and the program for continuing improvement.
*Maintain professional development according to personal and professional need.
*Assist in recruitment efforts for the program by participating in university recruitment events and communicating with interested students.
*Responsible for maintaining relationships with alumni of the program.
*Collaborate in curriculum design and materials development for the ASL/English Interpreting degree program.
*Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:
*A Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in ASL/English Interpreting coursework is required.
*A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline or a related field is preferred.
*Ability to perform teaching, administrative, and clerical duties independently in order to fulfill goals and objectives of the program within the overall mission of the department, the division, and the University.
*Teaching experience at a higher educational institution is preferred.
*Demonstrated commitment to professional development, strong work ethic, and a commitment to working well with others.
*Knowledge of and demonstrated experience with integrating instructional technology into classroom experiences.
*Certification – Preference will be given to applicants who hold either a current certification for the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) or BEI Master.

Work Schedule:

This is a full-time, 9-month position beginning August 2017. This position will be open until filled.
Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references (one being a supervisor).
To Apply:

http://www.williamwoods.edu/employment/index.html

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CSU-Sacramento is currently advertising for a new full time position in Deaf
Studies. Please forward the following link and job description to any
eligible candidates who have completed Doctoral degrees or will be completed
by August 2017. We particularly encourage Deaf individuals with diverse
backgrounds to apply. Review of applications begins November 30, 2016

https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000337462-01

To apply go to the CSUS Job Opportunities page and click for External
Applicants, then use the keyword DEAF to find the position listing
http://csus.edu/hr/jobs/index.html
PROGRAM INFORMATION
The Deaf Studies program, housed in the College of Education, currently has
four full time faculty serving undergraduate majors and minors as well as
students from the larger student body meeting language and General Education
requirements. The BA in American Sign Language and Deaf Studies takes an
interdisciplinary approach to the study of Deaf and hard-of-hearing people
in American and world society. The program promotes the understanding of
Deaf people as a linguistic and cultural group and encourages students to
analyze existing stereotypes and policies relating to Deaf and
hard-of-hearing people in order to work both within their own communities
and others in effecting change for the betterment of the Deaf and
hard-of-hearing community.
A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes
the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan
university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is
our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and
learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to
provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus
community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that
all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are
particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of
qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse
student population.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
Teach lower and upper division Deaf Studies undergraduate courses.
Undergraduate advising
Engage in scholarly activities.
Active participation on department, college and university
committees, and engagement in service to the institution.
In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for
maintaining regular and close contact with the Deaf community and community
colleges.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required:
Earned doctorate in a field related to American Sign Language and
Deaf Studies (eg. Anthropology, Communication, Second Language Acquisition,
Socio-linguistics, Sociology, Gender &amp; Equity Studies, Ethnic Studies or
similar field). ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will
be required to complete the doctorate by August, 2017.
Demonstrates fluency in Academic and conversational American Sign
Language.
Possess a strong background in theories relevant to Deaf Studies,
Deaf Culture &amp; American Sign Language and research methods (Second Language
Acquisition, Critical Cultural Studies, Bilingual Pedagogy, Deaf Theory,
Foreign Language Education).
Demonstrated focus or emphasis in a specific area of Deaf Studies
(e.g., social policy, education, cultural studies, language acquisition,
second language pedagogy).
Demonstrated knowledge of, and professional and/or research
experience with deaf individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Preferred:
A clearly-defined program of research.
Demonstrated success in research and scholarly activities.
Demonstrated experience and effectiveness in college level,
undergraduate and/or graduate level teaching.
The Deaf Studies Program faculty further values leadership
potential, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with students from
diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrated reciprocal relationships in the Deaf community and
visible involvement in the wider Deaf community.
Demonstrated superior facility with using technology either in the
classroom and/or online instruction.

APPOINTMENT
The position is tenure-track and will be at the Assistant Professor rank
beginning with the Fall 2017 semester. Salary is dependent upon
qualifications and professional/research experience.
Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest
degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

CONTACT:
Jennifer Rayman, Ph.D.
New Faculty Hire Committee Chair
Associate Professor of ASL &amp; Deaf Studies
jrayman@csus.edu

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Gallaudet University

Multiple Faculty Positions
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.

The university is currently accepting applications for one or more faculty positions in the following departments/programs:

ASL and Deaf Studies
Art, Communication and Theatre
Business
Counseling
Education
History, Philosophy, Religion, and Sociology
Interpretation
Physical Education and Recreation
Psychology
Science, Technology and Mathematics
Social Work

For detailed job descriptions and application information, go to: https://www.gallaudet.edu/hrs/employment-opportunities.html

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FULL-TIME DIRECTOR: GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY REGIONAL CENTER

at Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, Massachusetts

Job Description:
RESPONSIBILITIES:
FULL-TIME DIRECTOR: GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY REGIONAL CENTER:
(Non-Unit Professional Position); Anticipated start date: February 2, 2017
The Director provides leadership of the Gallaudet University Regional Center-East and manages the day-to day operations of the Center. The Director is responsible for implementing the Annual Goals provided by Gallaudet University and supervises and evaluates a staff of three. The individual in this position partners with Northern Essex Community College on issues related to deaf education and interpreter education, including serving on appropriate committees. The Director reports to the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs at NECC and the Director of National Outreach at Gallaudet University.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Financial Responsibilities:
· Develop and monitor Center budget.
· Submit quarterly financial reports and an annual report to Gallaudet University.
· Secure funding to support programs.
· Partner with agencies and schools across the region to share resources.
Recruiting Initiatives:
· Partner with Gallaudet’s Admissions Office to assist recruitment efforts in the region
· Provide assistance for students interested in applying to Gallaudet and once accepted, assist in the enrollment process when appropriate.
· Disseminate information regarding undergraduate and graduate programs throughout the region at exhibits, conferences, workshops, etc.
· Collaborate with Vocational Rehabilitation Offices throughout the region and identify opportunities for Gallaudet University presentations and meetings.
· Work closely with Gallaudet University Youth Programs staff to promote the variety of Programs available to middle and high school students and identify potential participants.
· Work closely with Gallaudet’s BAI Program to enter into “2+2” Agreements with Community College Programs in the East Region.
· Assist NECC students wishing to transfer to Gallaudet University
Professional Development:
· Implement trainings, workshops and other programs throughout the region.
· Work with Gallaudet’s Center for Professional Studies to market their programs region-wide.
· Work to solidify Gallaudet’s presence at conferences in the region.
· Disseminate research findings from the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center and Gallaudet University
Academic Bowl:
· Plan and oversee the Gallaudet East Regional Academic Bowl
· Recruit new teams to participate, particularly from mainstream programs
· Provide assistance at the National Academic Bowl held at Gallaudet University
Operation of Specialized Programs:
· Oversee operations of the MA Family Sign Language Program, a contract with the MA Department of Public health
· Oversee operations of RI Family Sign Initiatives, working closely with RI Early Intervention Programs.
· Operate monthly Shared Reading Saturdays program for families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Marketing:
· Maintain The GURC-East Facebook Page and distribution lists to share announcements regarding all Gallaudet Programs.
· Maintain our website and update regularly.
· Utilize social media to promote all programs and opportunities.
· Maintain a variety of data bases of constituents we serve in the region.

Requirements:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
· Master’s degree in Deaf or other related field
· Five (5) years related experience, at least two (2) in supervisory positions
· Fluency in American Sign Language and English
· Knowledge of and demonstrated experience and expertise in developing and monitoring budgets and proposal writing
· Must be well-organized, flexible and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
· Able and willing to travel throughout the East Region of the U.S.
· Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation
· Demonstrated advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access as well as excellent internet navigation skills
· Demonstrated public speaking skills and experience providing presentations
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
· Previous work experience in a higher education institution or agency
· Background in Deaf Education

Additional Information:
SALARY: $65,000 – $75,000 annually, commensurate with education and experience. In addition, the college offers an outstanding fringe benefit package
DEADLINE: November 28, 2016 POST#: 102116

Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

https://necc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp JOBID=78235

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Rehabilitation Specialist Human Services
Arundel Lodge, Inc. is a behavioral health agency located in Edgewater, MD. Rehabilitation Specialist will provide daily living skills support to deaf or hard of hearing clients in a residential setting. Duties also include; medication monitoring, transporting to appointments, and applying crisis intervention when needed. Must be fluent in American Sign Language. Minimum qualifications are high school diploma or equivalent, related work experience and education in Human Services or related field preferred. Send resume to; Arundel Lodge, Inc., Human Resources, 2600 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater, MD 21037; Email; Lmurphy@arundellodge.org, Fax: (410) 841-6045, http://www.arundellodge.org

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CSU-Sacramento is currently advertising for a new full time position in Deaf
Studies. Please forward the following link and job description to any
eligible candidates who have completed Doctoral degrees or will be completed
by August 2017. We particularly encourage Deaf individuals with diverse
backgrounds to apply. Review of applications begins November 30, 2016

https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000337462-01

To apply go to the CSUS Job Opportunities page and click for External
Applicants, then use the keyword DEAF to find the position listing
http://csus.edu/hr/jobs/index.html
PROGRAM INFORMATION
The Deaf Studies program, housed in the College of Education, currently has
four full time faculty serving undergraduate majors and minors as well as
students from the larger student body meeting language and General Education
requirements. The BA in American Sign Language and Deaf Studies takes an
interdisciplinary approach to the study of Deaf and hard-of-hearing people
in American and world society. The program promotes the understanding of
Deaf people as a linguistic and cultural group and encourages students to
analyze existing stereotypes and policies relating to Deaf and
hard-of-hearing people in order to work both within their own communities
and others in effecting change for the betterment of the Deaf and
hard-of-hearing community.
A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes
the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan
university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is
our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and
learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to
provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus
community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that
all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are
particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of
qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse
student population.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
Teach lower and upper division Deaf Studies undergraduate courses.
Undergraduate advising
Engage in scholarly activities.
Active participation on department, college and university
committees, and engagement in service to the institution.
In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for
maintaining regular and close contact with the Deaf community and community
colleges.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required:
Earned doctorate in a field related to American Sign Language and
Deaf Studies (eg. Anthropology, Communication, Second Language Acquisition,
Socio-linguistics, Sociology, Gender &amp; Equity Studies, Ethnic Studies or
similar field). ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will
be required to complete the doctorate by August, 2017.
Demonstrates fluency in Academic and conversational American Sign
Language.
Possess a strong background in theories relevant to Deaf Studies,
Deaf Culture &amp; American Sign Language and research methods (Second Language
Acquisition, Critical Cultural Studies, Bilingual Pedagogy, Deaf Theory,
Foreign Language Education).
Demonstrated focus or emphasis in a specific area of Deaf Studies
(e.g., social policy, education, cultural studies, language acquisition,
second language pedagogy).
Demonstrated knowledge of, and professional and/or research
experience with deaf individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Preferred:
A clearly-defined program of research.
Demonstrated success in research and scholarly activities.
Demonstrated experience and effectiveness in college level,
undergraduate and/or graduate level teaching.
The Deaf Studies Program faculty further values leadership
potential, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with students from
diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrated reciprocal relationships in the Deaf community and
visible involvement in the wider Deaf community.
Demonstrated superior facility with using technology either in the
classroom and/or online instruction.

APPOINTMENT
The position is tenure-track and will be at the Assistant Professor rank
beginning with the Fall 2017 semester. Salary is dependent upon
qualifications and professional/research experience.
Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest
degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

CONTACT:
Jennifer Rayman, Ph.D.
New Faculty Hire Committee Chair
Associate Professor of ASL &amp; Deaf Studies
jrayman@csus.edu

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Coordinator Student Life Programming
Rochester Institute of Technology

Requisition Number: 2814BR
Position Title: Coordinator Student Life Programming
College/Division: National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Organization: NTID Student Life
Staff Job Function: Student Services
Wage Band: 117A
Employment Category: Fulltime

Department/College Description:
The Student Life Team (SLT), a unit within the Student and Academic Services division of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. The SLT consists of a team of five full time professional staff, a senior support staff, a number of temporary summer staff, and a large student paraprofessional staff. Its mission is to ensure that the NTID students are provided with diverse opportunities to optimize their collegiate experiences. As such, the team has responsibility for developing, implementing, coordinating and evaluating co-curricular programming which includes, for example, spiritual/religious and civility exploration workshops, self-advocacy and community accountability mentoring services, social and cultural programs, as well as fraternity and sorority event collaborations. The SLT also provides significant residential supervision for middle-school and high school student summer camp programs hosted by NTID. In fulfilling its mission, the SLT promotes ongoing collaborat
ions with NTID’s Academic Affairs, NTID’s Counseling &amp; Academic Advising Services Department, the NTID Center on Employment, RIT’s Public Safety, Center for Women and Gender, and various offices across RIT’s Division of Student Affairs.

Detailed Job Description:
Focusing on student success, the coordinator will be responsible for providing support, guidance and mentoring to NTID students of color. The coordinator will work with the NTID Steps to Success program to maximize the academic engagement and success of students of color. Immediately upon hire, the coordinator will work closely with the Assistant Vice President of Student &amp; Academic Services (AVPSAS) and director of the SLT to develop a plan of work (POW) which focuses on students of color at NTID. The coordinator will also work with NTID’s Chief Diversity Officer in pursuit of these goals. As a member of the SLT, the coordinator will be expected to leverage established partnerships with the NTID Counseling Department, the NTID Center on Employment, the NTID Learning Center, the NTID Alumni Office, the Center for Women and Gender, and the RIT Student Health Center to promote the success of students.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s degree in Student Affairs, Human and Social Services, Organizational Development, Psychology, or related fields is required.
* Minimum of two years of proven experience and knowledge in designing culturally sensitive &amp; intersectional interactive service learning programs and student developmental programming, advocacy, and leadership for Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled /(DeafPlus), and hard of hearing of diverse students is required.
* Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Deaf cultures, multiculturalism, diversity and community leadership is required.
* Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) required.

Required Minimum Education Level: BA

Preferred Qualifications:
* Ability to create meaningful interactions among students, faculty, and staff for the purpose of promoting student success is required.
* Ability to quickly problem solve using a developed understanding of multiple and complex perspectives, communities and system is required.
* Demonstrated ability to manage and communicate multiple projects simultaneously &amp; effectively to various individuals is required.

Required Application Documents:
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
List of References

How To Apply:
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://apptrkr.com/898984 &amp; Reference 2814BR

Additional Details:
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations re
lated to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu

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Director Student Life Programming
Rochester Institute of Technology

Requisition Number: 2811BR
Position Title: Director Student Life Programming
College/Division: National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Organization: NTID Student Life
Staff Job Function: Student Services
Wage Band: 119A
Employment Category: Fulltime

Department/College Description:
The Student Life Team (SLT) is a unit with responsibility for developing, implementing, coordinating and evaluating co-curricular programming for Deaf and hard-of-hearing students attending the National Technical Institute for the Deaf as well as providing significant residential supervision for middle school and high school student summer camp programs hosted by NTID. The SLT consists of a team of five fulltime professional staff, a senior support staff, a number of temporary summer staff, and a large student paraprofessional staff. The SLT promotes ongoing collaborations with NTID’s Academic Affairs, NTID’s Counseling Services Department, the NTID Center on Employment, RIT’s Public Safety, Center for Women and Gender, and several offices across RIT’s Division of Student Affairs to ensure that students are provided diverse opportunities to optimize their collegiate experiences. The SLT’s co-curricular and educational programming, spiritual/religious and civility exploration workshops, self-advocacy and community accountability mentoring services, social and cultural programs, fraternity and sorority event collaborations, and organization advising are avenues for outreaching to and networking with students.

Detailed Job Description:

The Director will:
* Utilize university and college strategic plans and goals as well as student &amp; community needs to establish and implement a consistent and relevant department program that is both proactive in charting a plan for student life, and responsive to current and future trends and needs within the Deaf and hard-of-hearing student community at NTID.
* Oversee the department budget insuring support of overall department operations.
maintain direct accountability for SLT staff compliance with institute accounting, budgeting, and liability policies and procedures in their management and delegation.
provide daily supervision, guidance, direction, and support to SLT staff, student paraprofessional staff and community through departmental meetings, trainings, and one-on-one interaction.
* Maintain accountability for performance of student staff employees during the academic year and through the summer concerning intersectional Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled/(DeafPlus), Deaf Student of Color, Deaf International, Deaf LGBTQIAP and hard- of-Hearing student communities.
* Liaise with NTID Outreach Consortium, RIT Center for Campus Life, and RIT Residence Life. The director will keep the Assistant Vice President of Student and Academic Services informed on the development and implementation of programming initiatives in accordance with the recommendation of NTID’s “T-Shaped” graduate committee and the behavioral trends and concerns within the student community.

As a member of the college’s crisis response team, the director will coordinate community support and communication efforts. The director will advise major student organizations, NTID Student Congress, NTID Student Assembly and Tiger Media.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
* Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Human and Social Services, Organizational Development, Psychology, Communications or closely related fields is required.
* Minimum of five years of proven experience with progressively more responsibility leading programs and services in a college environment is required.
* Minimum of five years of supervising a group of professional staff or student paraprofessional staff is required.
* Minimum of five years of proven experience with managing the department operation budget is required.
* Strong understanding of Deaf Culture, Deaf and hard-of-hearing student communities and their sub-groups is required.
* Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) required.

Required Minimum Education Level MS, MA

Preferred Qualifications
* Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in student development and ability to interpret and apply that knowledge to the intersectional deaf and hard-of-hearing student community within NTID.
* Demonstrated ability to quickly problem solve using a developed understanding of multiple and complex perspectives, communities, and system.
* Ability to create meaningful interactions among students, faculty, and staff for the purpose of promoting student success.
* Demonstrated ability to manage and communicate multiple projects simultaneously &amp; effectively to various individuals.

Preferred Education Level: MS, MA

Required Application Documents:
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
List of References

How To Apply:
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://apptrkr.com/899040 &amp; Reference: 2811BR

Additional Details:
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu

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KANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
POSITION VACANCIES

The Kansas School for the Deaf, 450 East Park St., Olathe, KS 66061, is currently seeking qualified individuals for the following positions for the 2016 – 2017 school year:

Early Intervention Specialist
Secondary Math Teacher
Secondary English Teacher
Secondary Science 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, please refer to our website at http://www.ksdeaf.org or contact Teresa Chandler, Human Resources Professional, at (913) 210-8113 for further details on the positions. E-mail: tchandler@kssdb.org Fax #: 913/621-2310

An Equal Employment/Educational Opportunities Agency

Tobacco Free Campus
“KSD Embraces Diversity”

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Are you looking to be part of something special in the field of mental health and Deafness Come join our team!

The State of North Carolina boasts one of the most comprehensive systems of mental health services for the deaf in the nation. RHA Health Services, LLC, have a contract with the state to provide therapy, assessments, and outreach to people who communicate primarily through ASL. We have a team of 18 sign fluent professionals, including three Deaf psychologists, three Deaf LCSWs, and one Deaf LPC, along with a hearing, ASL fluent LPC and LCSW, and numerous Deaf and hearing QP staff.
We are seeking two clinicians, licensed in the State of North Carolina, to complete our team.

When was the last time you took part in a team meeting conducted entirely in sign language and with a group of professional peers that “get it”

If you’re ready for a positive change in your professional life, send your resume to:

Linda Harrington, LCSW
mailto:lharrington@rhanet.org
919.825.2869 VP
RHA Health Services
3010 Falstaff Road
Raleigh, NC 27610

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THE LEARNING CENTER FOR THE DEAF
Please visit http://www.tlcdeaf.org/careers to view the exciting NEW opportunities at The Learning Center for the Deaf! We have recently posted the position of Independent Living Skills &amp; Transition Specialist and are offering a $500 SIGN-ON BONUS for Residential Child Care Worker, Residential Counselor and all Walden Community Services positions. Contact HR@tlcdeaf.org for more details!
The Learning Center for the Deaf: Employment Opportunities – http://www.tlcdeaf.org/careers

Employment Opportunities – The Learning Center for the Deaf

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American Sign Language Instructor, Temporary 1 Semester

PORTERVILLE COLLEGE,
Porterville, CA Area

American Sign Language Instructor, Temporary 1 Semester – $60/hr, hourly rate may vary; The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of ASL courses. For full details and to apply visit: http://apptrkr.com/898486. Emails will not be accepted. As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.

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CAREER ANNOUNCEMENT
No 03-10-248

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

Position Interpreter Referral Specialist
Agency Community Outreach Program for the Deaf – Tucson
Status Non-Exempt – Full Time
Position Purpose

Responsible for community interpreter referral services for programs in both Arizona and New Mexico. Processes interpreter requests, schedules staff and contract interpreters, and confirms interpreting schedules. Documents interpreting hours for billing purposes and inputs payroll/billing data for processing. Assists in negotiating new agreements and billing arrangements for interpreting services. Maintains current and accurate information for contract interpreters, consumers and billing actions. Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. May perform other duties as assigned.
Essential Functions

– 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
– 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
– Assists supervisor with negotiating new agreements or billing arrangements for interpreting services
– 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

Suitable work experience may be considered as transferable skills in order to meet minimum requirements of the position, and will be considered by the Corporate Director of Human Resources.
– Associates or 2 years post-secondary education
– Natural or assisted hearing within the range necessary to clearly understand voiced telephone transmissions
– Ability to type at least 50 wpm with minimal errors
– 1 year of experience in data entry, word processing and spreadsheet applications
– Obtain State of Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card
– Pass drug screening
– Valid Arizona Driver License, proof of insurance and Arizona Motor Vehicle Division 39 month Motor Vehicle Report
Desired Qualifications

– Bachelor’s in related field
– Additional years of directly related experience
– 1 year of customer service experience
– 2 years of experience in the field of interpreting
– State or National certification
– Fluency in American Sign Language

SALARY $12.90 – $16.13 per hour DOE

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

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.

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:

Human Resources
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

Apply online at http://www.ccs-soaz.org
Open October 13, 2016

Closing Date Open 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: http://www.ccs-soaz.org

We encourage our Veterans to apply

Affirmative Action and an Equal Opportunity Employer

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CAREER ANNOUNCEMENT
No 03-10-105

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

Position Interpreter Referral Specialist
Agency Community Outreach Program for the Deaf – Albuquerque
Status Non-Exempt – Full Time- Multiple Positions
Position Purpose

Responsible for community interpreter referral services for programs in both Arizona and New Mexico. Processes interpreter requests, schedules staff and contract interpreters, and confirms interpreting schedules. Documents interpreting hours for billing purposes and inputs payroll/billing data for processing. Assists in negotiating new agreements and billing arrangements for interpreting services. Maintains current and accurate information for contract interpreters, consumers and billing actions. Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. May perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

– 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
– 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
– Assists supervisor with negotiating new agreements or billing arrangements for interpreting services
– 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

Suitable work experience may be considered as transferable skills in order to meet minimum requirements of the position, and will be considered by the Corporate Director of Human Resources.
– Associates or 2 years post-secondary education
– Natural or assisted hearing within the range necessary to clearly understand voiced telephone transmissions
– Ability to type at least 50 wpm with minimal errors
– 1 year of experience in data entry, word processing and spreadsheet applications
– 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

– Bachelor’s in related field
– Additional years of directly related experience
– 1 year of customer service experience
– 2 years of experience in the field of interpreting
– State or National certification
– Fluency in American Sign Language

SALARY $12.90 – $16.13 per hour DOE

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

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.

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:

Human Resources
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

Apply online at http://www.ccs-soaz.org
Open October 13, 2016

Closing Date Open 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 03-13-108

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

Position Interpreter Referral Specialist
Agency Valley Center for the Deaf – Phoenix
Status Non-Exempt – Full Time
Position Purpose

Responsible for community interpreter referral services for programs in both Arizona and New Mexico. Processes interpreter requests, schedules staff and contract interpreters, and confirms interpreting schedules. Documents interpreting hours for billing purposes and inputs payroll/billing data for processing. Assists in negotiating new agreements and billing arrangements for interpreting services. Maintains current and accurate information for contract interpreters, consumers and billing actions. Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. May perform other duties as assigned.
Essential Functions

– 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
– 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
– Assists supervisor with negotiating new agreements or billing arrangements for interpreting services
– 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

Suitable work experience may be considered as transferable skills in order to meet minimum requirements of the position, and will be considered by the Corporate Director of Human Resources.
– Associates or 2 years post-secondary education
– Natural or assisted hearing within the range necessary to clearly understand voiced telephone transmissions
– Ability to type at least 50 wpm with minimal errors
– 1 year of experience in data entry, word processing and spreadsheet applications
– Obtain State of Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card
– Pass drug screening
– Valid Arizona Driver License, proof of insurance and Arizona Motor Vehicle Division 39 month Motor Vehicle Report
Desired Qualifications

– Bachelor’s in related field
– Additional years of directly related experience
– 1 year of customer service experience
– 2 years of experience in the field of interpreting
– State or National certification
– Fluency in American Sign Language

SALARY $12.90 – $16.13 per hour DOE

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

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.

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:

Human Resources
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

Apply online at http://www.ccs-soaz.org
Open October 13, 2016

Closing Date Open 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: http://www.ccs-soaz.org

We encourage our Veterans to apply

Affirmative Action and an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Iowa School for the Deaf

Iowa School for the Deaf is located on a 115 acre campus located on the southern edge of Council Bluffs, Iowa. The campus is within 15 minutes of downtown Omaha, Nebraska. ISD serves students from the states of Iowa and Nebraska.

Our elementary program is growing and we need an additional teacher as soon as possible!

Qualifications: an applicant must possess or have the ability to obtain an Iowa Elementary Teacher’s Certificate, which includes an endorsement in Deaf/Hard of Hearing. Additional endorsements are beneficial.
See school’s website for more information including requirements and application process: http://www.iowaschoolforthedeaf.org/employment/employment-opportunities/

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, credentials, transcripts, etc to Human Resources; Iowa School for the Deaf; 3501 Harry Langdon Blvd.; Council Bluffs, IA 51503-7898. Or contact Human Resources at Phone: 712-366-0571; email: dleheup@iowaschoolforthedeaf.org for more information.