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deadline – job closing date – July 10

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

POSITION TITLE:  Assistant Principal

POSITION TYPE:  Board of Trustees (Administrator)

DEPARTMENT:  Deaf Middle School

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

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

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

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

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

WORK HOURS:  Schedule is at least 40 hours weekly. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Full time position
Outreach Coordinator
POTHOS, Inc
Southern California

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

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Full time position
Outreach Coordinator
POTHOS, Inc
Northern California

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

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

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

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

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

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

EOE

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

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

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

$ 43,681-$ 64,060 annually

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

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

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

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

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

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

If you have questions, please contact:

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

FAX (860) 570-1832

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(revised posting)

– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

* Deputy Director – Los Angeles, CA
* Hard of Hearing Specialist- Los Angeles, CA
* Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA
* Staff Interpreter (2 positions available) – Riverside, CA
* EDD Job Placement Coordinator- West Covina, CA
* EDD Job Developer/Interpreter –  West Covina, CA
* Case Manager (part-time)- Los Angeles, CA
* Quality Management Assistant (part-time)- Los Angeles, CA
* EDD Job Placement Coordinator- Anaheim, CA
* Public Relations Coordinator- Los Angeles, CA

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

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

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

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

V: 323 478-8000
TTY: 323-550-4226
VP: 323-892-2225
Fax #: 323 550-4265
E-mail: gladhr@gladinc.org

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open positions
The Learning Center for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

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

Secondary Classroom Assistant

Secondary Classroom Assistant – Intensive Needs

Licensed Teachers of the Deaf

Walden School Teacher of the Deaf

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

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(revised)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Salary/Compensation:
Salary commensurate with experience

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

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

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

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

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

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

POSITION TYPE:  Board of Trustees (FSDBEA)

DEPARTMENT:  Speech & Audiology

Two Positions Available for the 2015/2016 School Year

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SPECIAL NOTE:

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

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

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

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

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE: 

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

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

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

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

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

Position: Independent Living Advisor (ILA)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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employment opportunity
Cook
Brookdale Chestnut Lane Gresham
Gresham, OR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Job posting
Executive Director
DCARA
San Leandro, CA

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – EXEMPT, FULL-TIME, SAN LEANDRO, CA

Position

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will
have overall strategic and operational responsibility for DCARA’s staff,
programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. S/he will initially
develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and
business plans.

Responsibilities

Leadership & Management:

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

Budget and Finance:

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

Qualifications

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

* A Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree in Management,
Social Services or a closely related field preferred, with at
least 5 years of extensive experience that demonstrates that the
applicant has acquired and successfully applied the principles
and knowledge of nonprofit management.
* A minimum of three years of experience related to nonprofit (501
c. 3) community based organization with management and
supervision of a large staff.
* Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability
to cultivate existing board member relationships.
* Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience
with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and
cultures.
* Strong written skills and fluency in American Sign Language (ASL)
is preferred and also a persuasive and passionate communicator
with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project
skills.
* Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative
approach to business planning.
* Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven,
and self-directed.
* Experience in the development and administration of social
service programs specifically for Deaf and hard of hearing
persons. Practical experience with grant procurement, management
and fundraising projects preferred.
* Knowledge of the current trends impacting Deaf people as well as
sensitivity and ability to work effectively with a diverse
population of people.
* Must provide proof of U.S. citizenship and possess a current and
valid Driver’s License along with a copy of current auto
insurance.

Salary is negotiable. Benefits package included.

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

EMAIL: Search@DCARA.ORG

Mail: Executive Director Search Committee

DCARA Headquarters
14895 East 14th Street, Suite 200
San Leandro, CA 94578-2926

(Be sure to mark confidential on the envelope)

The committee would like to begin interviewing after the deadline,
which is June 30, 2015.

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

 

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

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

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

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

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title: Classroom Teacher/Special Education Teacher of the Deaf

Reports to: Instructional Supervisor

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

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

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

3. Understanding and knowledge of multiple disabilities and
development.

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

5. Sign competence preferred.

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

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

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

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

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

Professional Profile:

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

Duties:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Salary = DOQ.

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

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

SMH is an EEO/AA Employer.

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position openings
Rhode Island School for the Deaf
Providence, RI

– Curriculum and Instruction Specialist
– Math Teacher

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

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

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

EOE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Training
. Attend all required in-service trainings

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

EMPLOYMENT DATE:   Open until filled

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

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

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

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

KSD Embraces Diversity                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                            
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updated announcement

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

Excellent benefits.

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

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

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

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

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

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

KSD Embraces Diversity

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

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

Status                  Exempt – Full-Time

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

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

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

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

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

Salary      $19.50 – $24.86 depending on experience

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

How to Apply      Complete application at:

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

520-623-0344

Fax resume and cover letter . 520-770-8505

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

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

Closing Date            When Filled

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

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

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

We encourage our Veterans to apply

Affirmative Action and an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

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

Status                  Non Exempt . Full-Time

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

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

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

SALARY      $12.90 – $16.13 depending on experience

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

How to Apply      Complete application at:

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

505-255-7636

Fax resume and cover letter . 505-255-8029

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

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

Closing Date            When Filled

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

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

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

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

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anticipated vacancies for the 2015-2016 school year
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 anticipated vacancies for Teacher of the Deaf for the 2015-2016 school
year, as follows:

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

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

Terms of Employment: The annual employment contract shall be based upon
the standard number of working days in the academic year (as per
established School Calendar; currently 185 days, August to June),
beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. Base salary shall be
established pursuant to the Teacher Salary Schedule, and based upon
appropriate education and experience. Excellent benefits.

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

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

Website: http://csdb.org/
E-mail: mailto: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 openings
Two BSW Tenure-Track Faculty Positions, Department of Social Work
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

(Instructor or Assistant Professor Rank)

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 (BSW) programs, both accredited by the Council on Social
Work Education (CSWE). The BSW program has approximately 50 majors
enrolled annually who represent diverse backgrounds, cultures, learning
styles, and educational experiences. The overwhelming majority of the
undergraduates are deaf or hard of hearing. The position is contingent
upon funding.

Responsibilities: There are two available positions. Both are full time,
nine-month, tenure track BA Social Work faculty positions. Under our
current department model, incumbents will be responsible for oversight and
instruction of the micro and macro practice sequences in the curriculum.
Incumbents will be responsible for infusing research-based content and
multicultural content into practice courses at all levels to reflect
evidenced based practice. Incumbents are responsible for ongoing course
development for both on campus and distance education, for assessment
purposes for the Office of Academic Quality and CSWE reaffirmation and
other compliance-related activities, advising students, service to the
department, university, and community; and, involvement in scholarly and
professional activities. The instructor rank requires an MSW and the
assistant professor rank requires a Ph.D.

Minimum Qualifications:
1.    Candidates must have an MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program
with three (3) years post-MSW social work practice experience. If an
incumbent does not have a completed Ph.D., (s)he will be expected to
complete a doctoral program prior to all tenure and promotion actions; a
plan for obtaining a Ph.D. should be addressed in the application.
2.    Candidates must provide evidence of teaching ability (e.g., higher
education courses, professional workshops, presentations, online
teaching).
3.    Candidates must have experience working with linguistic and
culturally diverse Deaf communities.
4.    Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) is highly desirable;
if not already proficient a new faculty member must develop proficiency in
ASL in accordance with Gallaudet University guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications:
.     Current, valid Master-level social work licensure or
license-eligible (for the micro-practice position, a license is required
within 1 year of appointment).
.     Expertise in teaching a diverse student population, including Deaf
and hard of hearing students with various learning styles and learning
needs.
.     Experience in active social work research and record of scholarly
activities (e.g., publications, presentations, program assessments and
evaluations, grant-writing activities).
Application: The deadline for submitting an application is Monday, April
26, 2015.

Please submit an application package via email containing the following:
1)    A cover letter of application specific to this position. In your
application include a summary list succinctly explaining the depth of your
experiences in meeting each of the minimum and preferred qualifications
and job description criteria.
2)    Curriculum vita or resume
3)    One sample of a scholarly work
4)    Three letters of professional reference sent via email to the
Search Committee Chair, Dr. Barbara White, from the individuals serving as
references. The Chair of the search committee may contact your references
directly.

Email the complete package electronically to Dr. Barbara White, Chair of
the Search Committee, at mailto:Barbara.White@gallaudet.edu with the
subject “BSW Practice Faculty Application..

Review of applications begins immediately after closing date. Position
begins August 16, 2015.

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. Per faculty guidelines, Gallaudet University
has expectations for American Sign Language fluency and base personnel
actions on achieving proficiency. Any faculty who scores below 3 must
take the American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI) every year
until a 3 or better is achieved; individual departments may establish
higher criteria for ASL proficiency. Beginning in August 2016, all
faculty actions for promotion and merit increase decisions will be based
upon ASL fluency and classroom discourse competence (Gallaudet Policy
6.8.6).

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career opportunities
PAHrtners Deaf Services
positions in various Pennsylvania locations

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

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

Bernadette Class, Office Manager
PAHrtners Deaf Services,
614 N. Easton Road,
Glenside, PA 19038

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

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

Job Title:                Program Assistant
Location:                 Glenside, PA
Employee Type:            Full time position

Description:                   This position provides support to the
staff psychiatrist’s in completing all necessary regulation reports,
managing the staff psychiatrist’s schedules, helping to coordinate
appointments with other departments, tracking annual evaluations and
medication consents for our members, communicating with pharmacies,
and other miscellaneous administrative tasks.

Qualifications:               A high school diploma with a minimum of
one year of experience in administration in the human services
field.  Must have: strong writing skills, organizational and time
management skills; computer proficiency in MS word and excel; fluency
in ASL and ability to work as a team.

 

 

Job Title:                Therapist/Psychosocial
Rehabilitation Counselor

Location:                 Glenside, PA
Employee Type:            Full time position

Description:                   This position provides individualized
supportive counseling, group therapy and psycho-educational sessions
designed to promote skill building and wellness maintenance.

Qualifications:               BA in Psychology, Counseling or any
other human services field; must have two years’ experience with
individuals with behavioral health needs and/or intellectual
disabilities, including treatment planning and progress notes;
advanced fluency in ASL required; must be innovative, creative and
able to work in a team environment.  Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

 

Job Title:                Case Managers
Location:                 Glenside, PA
Employee Type:            Full time positions

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

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

Job Title:                Assistant Vice President –
PAHrtners West

Location:                 Moon Township

Employee Type:            Full time position – This is a senior level
management position

Description:                   The Assistant Vice President provides
administrative, operational, financial and programmatic leadership
for the Pittsburgh sites of PAHrtners.  Under the direction of the
Vice President for Residential services, The Assistant Vice President
is responsible for the overall supervision and management of
operations and personnel, expansion of services provided in the
region, quality of service and financial stability within the
region.  This includes provision of direct services to consumers,
maintenance of all licensing regulations, oversight of program
budgets, supervision and daily support to direct care staff and
management level employees, maintenance of communication and
relationships with outside service providers and families,
involvement with the clinical team, completion of monthly and
residential reports, and participation on agency committees.

Qualifications:               Master’s Degree preferred.  Qualified
BA degree applicants will be considered.  Seven years’ experience in
the mental health field.  Four years’ experience in a
management/supervisory role.  Candidate must have strong leadership,
administrative and communication skills, both in person and in
writing.  Fluency in ASL and familiarity with other visual
communication modes and language levels.

 
Job Title:                Residential Counselor for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Location:                 Pittsburgh, PA
Employee Type:            Various positions available

Description:                   This position provides direct client
services, including:  encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
intellectual disabilities living in the community; promote consumers’
independence and social relationships.  Positions open for weekend
and evening shifts.

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

 

 
Job Title:                   Residential Counselors for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Behavioral Health needs

Location:                    Glenside, PA
Employee Type:               Full time, part time or Flex available

Description:                   This position provides direct client
services, including: encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
behavioral health and/or intellectual disabilities living in our
residences; promote consumers’ independence and social relationships.
Positions open for weekend and evening shifts.

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

 
Job Title:                    Administrative Assistant
Location:                     Glenside, PA
Employee Type:               Full time positions

Description:                   This position provides administrative
support to all programs.  Duties: answer incoming voice, relay and VP
calls; responsible for various duties such as data entry, manage
calendars, coordinate meetings/trainings; take minutes; track
supplies and handle all general correspondence. Will troubleshoot and
assist wherever and whenever possible.

Qualifications:               Minimum of a HS diploma + 3 years’
administrative assistance experience; proficiency in MS word and
excel.  AA degree preferred.  Must possess strong writing and
proofreading skills and excellent organizational skills.  Fluency in
American Sign Language strongly preferred.

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Position Announcement
Office Coordinator
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advocacy Resource Center
Reno, Nevada

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advocacy Resource Center (DHHARC) is seeking a
full time Office Coordinator to serve as the point contact person for all
information and referral incoming calls, walk ins, email responses to
various questions about services and community resources; carry out
functions required to manage overall office environment for the Reno and
Las Vegas offices; to include, maintaining stocked supplies and materials,
scheduling and coordinating events, and serves as the communication
liaison between the offices. Travel between offices and performs complex
and simple secretarial and clerical duties. Routine data entry and
compilation of reports.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, bachelors
preferred. Two to three years of experience in secretarial, customer
service, data entry and office coordination in a nonprofit environment.
Fluency in sign language or the willingness to learn.   Ability to work in
a fast pace environment with minimal supervision. Must be organized, have
the ability to multi-task and prioritize several projects at one time.

If interested, email a cover letter with a resume to
Humanresources@dhharc.org and put in the subject line, “Office Coordinator
Position”. Position located in the Reno office and will be open until
filled. Only qualified applicants will be considered.

DHHARC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Available Opportunities
Advocates
Framingham MA

. Direct Care Counselor (Awake/Overnight): Supervises daily
activities, provides ongoing support, guidance and role modeling in
personal, behavioral and social situations.
o Qualifications: BA/BS in related field; or HS diploma/GED and
1 year experience.

. Clinical Program Manager: Provides supervision and direction to
Direct Care Counselors and clients; directs the program. Performs all
functions of a Direct Care Counselor, and includes emergency on-call.
o Qualifications: MD in social services or related field; or BA in
related field plus 3 years. related experience.

. Community Crisis Stabilization Clinician: Provides mental health
and substance abuse services.
o Qualifications: MD in Social Work, Counseling, or a related
field.

. Direct Care Counselor: Supervises daily activities, provides ongoing
support, guidance and role modeling in personal, behavioral and social
situations.
o Qualifications: BA/BS in related field; or HS diploma/GED and
1 year experience.

. Director of Clinical Services: Administers and manages clinical,
o Qualifications: MD in Social Services or related field plus 5
years. supervisory experience; or BA/BS plus 6 years. related
experience and/or training, including 5 years. supervisory
experience.

. Senior Direct Care Counselor: Supervises daily activities, provides
ongoing support, guidance and role modeling. Coordinates and
monitors administrative and clinical functions.
o Qualifications: BA/BS in related field and 2 years. experience;
or HS Diploma/GED and 3 years. experience.

Minimum Qualifications for Opportunities Include:
. Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL).
. Possession of a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
. Sensitivity to the needs of the population.

Advocates champions people who face developmental, mental health, or other
life challenges. First, we listen. Then, we partner with individuals and
families to create life-changing opportunities that help people thrive.

Please visit our website to apply:
http://www.Advocates.org

Contact for more information:
http://www.advocates.org/services/deaf-services

VP: 774-999-0609

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Deadline- June 10, 2015

job opening
Washington Relay Outreach Coordinator
Hamilton Relay
state of Washington

Hamilton Relay has a full time position open for Washington Relay
Outreach Coordinator

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

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

Education, Experience and Skills:
.     Bachelor’s degree and two or more years of experience in the
design and implementation of public outreach, public relations or related
marketing experience required
.     Experience in fields related to telecommunications, Traditional
Relay Service or Captioned Telephone Service is a strong plus
.     Ability to communicate fluently through the use of American Sign
Language (recommended)
.     Excellent presentation skills
.     Experience in the planning, coordination and delivery of public
relations activities
.     Excellent English writing skills
.     Ability to develop effective outreach and educational campaigns
.     Ability to confidently communicate (oral & written) with a wide
variety of audiences
.     Ability to plan, schedule and execute multiple projects
.     Ability to understand and follow directions
.     Ability to work beyond normal business hours (evenings and
weekends)
.     Capacity to develop and maintain effective working relationships
with Relay Administrator, organizations within the public, private and
non-profit sectors
.     Knowledge of and ability to understand various communication modes
used by current and potential relay users
.     Familiarity with the communities that could benefit from relay
service:
o     People with Speech Difficulties
o     Senior Community
o     Hard of Hearing Community
o     Deaf Community
.     Able to travel alone  
.     Be able to lift up to 50 lbs
.     Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing are encouraged to
apply

For the full job description and application visit http://www.workforhamilton.com
. Deadline- June 10, 2015

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

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Job Posting Description
General Manager
Communication Access Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Flint, MI

Position Description
Actively collaborating with the Board of Directors, the general manager
will fulfill the mission of providing services to the Deaf community, have
overall strategic and operational responsibility for CAC’s staff,
programs, and execution of the annual plan. They will initially develop
deep knowledge of the field, core programs, operations, and business plans
for programmatic and financial expansion.   The candidate must be
experienced in supervision, coordination and advocacy for the Deaf
community. BA required, MA preferred, preferably in the field of human
services or social work. Two or more years of non-profit administrative
experience preferred. ASLPI Level 4 or higher required.

Duties
.     Administer and evaluate the effectiveness of CAC’s programs
.     Supervise day to day operations
.     Negotiate, review and approve contracts
.     Prepare annual operating budget
.     Ensure compliance of federal, state and local regulations
.     Maintain relationships with Deaf community and stakeholders
.     Develop and implement new marketing plans and strategies
.     Perform other duties as directed

Qualifications and Requirements
.     BA/BS required, preferably in the field of human services or
social work
.     American Sign Language (ASL) Fluency at ASLPI 4 or higher
.     Knowledge of Deaf community and its culture
.     Strong communication and public speaking skills
.     Knowledge of federal and state laws pertaining to people with
disabilities (i.e. Michigan PA 204, Civil Rights, ADA)
.     At least 2 years of non-profit administrative experience preferred

Salary commensurate with experience. Application will be accepted until
the position is filled. Please submit cover letter, 3 contact information
of professional references and resume to mailto:cacdhhhr@cacdhh.org

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employment opportunity
Distance Learning/Media Technology Specialist
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 Distance Learning Media / Technology Specialist
(Principal Consultant) 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
This position reports to the Director of Outreach Programs, and is
responsible to provide support to students who are Deaf/hard-of-hearing,
who are blind/low vision, or who have dual sensory needs and works with
the Distance Learning team to plan, develop, and disseminate information
related to the education of students in this population. This position is
also responsible to assist in providing training for staff in the use of
distance learning technology and to support the efforts of staff to
deliver training for parents and service providers in topics related to
the education of students who are Deaf/hard-of-hearing and/or
blind/visually impaired throughout but not limited to the state of
Colorado.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
.     Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Educational / Media / Information
Technology, Education, or closely related field from an accredited college
or university, with specialization in Educational / Media Technology.
.     Must hold or be eligible for appropriate educator
license/endorsement (preferred) in the State of Colorado or must be able
to document successful experience in using technology/media to support
instructional services/distance learning.
.     Three (3) years of professional technology experience; work
experience in the occupational field of Educational / Media Technology.
.     Experience teaching / working with children/staff (in an
educational environment).
.     Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) at the Intermediate
skill level, or applicants must be willing and able to achieve proficiency
at this level within a specified period of time as demonstrated through an
appropriate assessment tool and according to school policy.

Terms of Employment:
Full-Time (1.0 fte); scheduled to work 260 days (July through June).
Employment is at-will, with no actual, expressed, or implied contract.
The base salary shall be based upon appropriate qualifications. Excellent
benefits.

Application Instructions: Interested persons are invited to visit the
CSDB website (Non-Classified Employment) to view the official job
announcement in its entirety; follow the instructions to submit a complete
on-line application (to include salary history and references), and to
upload the following items to the on-line application: formal letter of
interest, current resume, recent letters of recommendation (with
signature), copies of all transcripts, and a copy of current educator
certification, 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: mailto: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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employment opportunity
American Sign Language (ASL) Instructor/Consultant
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 American Sign Language (ASL) Instructor (Consultant) may
be found in its entirety, including major duties/responsibilities, under
Non-Classified employment. This job announcement is open until all
positions are filled.

BROAD SCOPE OF POSITION: These positions report to the Director of
Outreach Programs (or designee), and are responsible to provide support to
students who are Deaf / hard-of-hearing and their hearing siblings,
parents, CSDB staff, and community members related to activities sponsored
by Outreach Programs that include or focus on the development of knowledge
of ASL and bilingual (ASL/English) education (through a distance learning
/ online delivery model).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
.     Bachelor’s Degree or higher in ASL / Linguistics, Teaching ASL,
Deaf Studies, Education or closely related field from an accredited
college or university, or documented work experience which provided an
equivalent knowledge base related to ASL instruction.
.     Desired: 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.
.     Desired: American Sign Language Teachers Association (ASLTA)
Certification.
.     Three (3) years. experience teaching / working with students (in
an educational environment) who are Deaf / hard-of-hearing and/or adults
in ASL learning environments.
.     Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) at the Superior skill
level as demonstrated through an appropriate assessment tool and according
to school policy.

Terms of Employment:
Employment is at-will, with no actual, expressed, or implied contract.
The base salary shall be based upon appropriate qualifications. Excellent
benefits.

.     ASL Instructor (Part-Time (0.5 fte); scheduled to work 20 hours
per week (July through June).
.     Distance Learning ASL Instructor (Full-Time (0.75 fte); scheduled
to work 195 days during the academic year, as per established School
Calendar (August through June).

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, a copy of current educator
certification (if applicable), and a copy of ASLTA 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: mailto: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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updated posting

current/anticipated vacancies for the 2015-2016 school year
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
2015-2016 school year, as follows:

.     Current (known) vacancies:         
o     Preschool
o     English / Language Arts (Secondary)
o     Outreach Programs
o     Transition Teacher / Employability Center . 2 vacancies

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

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

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

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

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

Website: http://csdb.org/
E-mail: mailto: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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Teaching Specialist Position
American Sign Language Program
Department of Educational Psychology
College of Education and Human Development
University of Minnesota
St Paul, MN

The American Sign Language Program, Department of Educational Psychology,
College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota
invites applications for a full-time Teaching Specialist position in the
area of American Sign Language.

Description: This is a 9 month, Professional Academic (P&A) appointment,
100% time, annually renewable, non-tenured position that involves fulltime
teaching, but includes time for course content preparation, student
performance evaluation, professional development projects and meeting with
individual students as needed. This position focuses on teaching American
Sign Language at the undergraduate level with responsibilities that
include, but are not limited to:

Teaching (90%) Provide instruction at the undergraduate levels, teaching
courses in American Sign Language (ASL 1701, 1702, 3703, 3704, and 3705).
The individual appointed will prepare, revise and develop course content
and curriculum using technology, evaluate student performance, and meet
with individual students as needed.

Other Duties (10%) The individual appointed will complete professional
development assignments, participate in department and program meetings as
expected, and engage in all aspects of the ASL Program. In addition,
appointee will provide external support services/outreach and other duties
as assigned.

Responsibilities:
.     Teach 6 sections of American Sign Language at the undergraduate
level per Academic year.
.     Prepare, revise and develop course content and curriculum using
technology
.     Evaluate student performance
.     Meet with individual students as needed
.     Complete professional development assignments
.     Participate in department and program meetings
.     Provide external support services and outreach
.     Other duties as assigned

Required qualifications for Teaching Specialist Position:
.     BA/BS degree in ASL Education, Deaf Studies, Linguistics or
related fields (candidates with BA/BS in other fields will be considered
only if that individual can provide evidence of two years full-time
teaching ASL using the Signing Naturally and/or MasterASL Curriculum)
.     American Sign Language Teacher Association (ASLTA) Certification
or the ability to obtain certification within one year of hire.
Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of professionals and
colleagues in a variety of environments in an open, honest and
professional manner to promote an effective instructional team.
.     Extensive knowledge of the linguistic structure of ASL and
English.
.     Extensive knowledge of Deaf culture.

Preferred qualifications for Teaching Specialist Position:
.     MA/MS degree in ASL Education, Deaf Studies, and Linguistics.
.     Two or more years teaching ASL using Signing Naturally curriculum:
Levels 1-3.
.     Evidence of participation in ASL/Deaf Community organizations on
local, state and/or national levels.
.     Experience in curriculum development and digital pedagogy.
.     Knowledge of and ability to use various software programs for
teaching and research not limited to: PowerPoint Presentation, Keynote and
Final Cut Pro X.

Appointment Details: The person hired will be appointed to a full time
position as a Teaching Specialist beginning August 31, 2015 through May
29, 2016.

Application Process: This position will remain open until filled, however
the search committee will review complete applications on June 26, 2015.  
Applicants must apply on-line through the University of Minnesota Job
Center at:

https://www.myu.umn.edu/psp/psprd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=300635&PostingSeq=1

or

http://tinyurl.com/mndto9m

Complete applications will consist of the following:
1.    A letter of application
2.    Curriculum vita
3.    Official transcripts that substantiate degree
4.    Three letters of recommendation by individuals who are familiar
with the applicant’s teaching experience and qualifications for this
position
5.    A 5-minute video introduction of applicant.  
a.    Criteria for the 5 minute videotaped introduction of applicant can
be found online at the University of Minnesota Job Center under the job
posting.

Send transcripts and videotaped introduction to:
ASL Program Office c/o Sara Burrington
240 Learning and Environmental Sciences Building
1954 Buford Ave
St. Paul, MN 55108

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a
background check.

The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons
have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without
regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital
status, disability, public assistance, veteran status, or gender
orientation.

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position opening
ASL Specialist
Washington School for the Deaf
Vancouver, WA

The Washington School for the Deaf (WSD) is recruiting an ASL
Specialist for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year.

Salary: $44-66K per year based on 185 days and dependent upon
qualifications. Benefits package for employee and spouse/partner
and dependents includes medical, dental, vision, retirement,
paid sick leave, life insurance, disability insurance and more!

Requires fluency in ASL, WA State certification, MA degree in
ASL Linguistics or Deaf Ed, professional ASL teaching experience,
knowledge of Deaf culture.

Recruitment is open until filled. Projected start date is August
24, 2015.

Keep a look out for an Outreach ASL Specialist position that
will serve deaf and hard of hearing students statewide – coming
soon! WSD is also recruiting an ASL Interpreter Coordinator to be
filled immediately. Salary is $3918/month + benefits. Learn more
about the positions and apply online at http://www.careers.wa.gov

Click on official agency name “Center for Childhood
Deafness and Hearing Loss” in the department search field.

EOE