deaf-related-jobs

– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

* Deputy Director – Los Angeles, CA

* Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

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

* Job Developer/Interpreter –  West Covina, CA

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

http://www.gladinc.org

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

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

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

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org

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job 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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job opening announcement
Teacher – Social Studies & Post High School Program
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 03-10-083       
Interpreter Referral Specialist
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                  Non-Exempt . Full-Time

Position Purpose
Responsible for community interpreter referral services for programs in
both Arizona and New Mexico. Processes interpreter requests, schedules
staff and contract interpreters, and confirms interpreting schedules.
Documents interpreting hours for billing purposes and inputs
payroll/billing data for processing. Assists in negotiating new
agreements and billing arrangements for interpreting services. Maintains
current and accurate information for contract interpreters, consumers and
billing actions. Position may from time to time be stressful and require
a high demand of performance. May perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions
.     Receives and processes interpreter requests; schedules staff and
contracted interpreters matching interpreting skill level and experience
with the demands of the situation with consideration given to the
preference of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing consumers
.     Confirms interpreting schedule with interpreters, deaf consumers
and businesses or organizations
.     Enters interpreter payroll and billing information into computer
and documents interpreting hours for billing purposes
.     Assists supervisor with negotiating new agreements or billing
arrangements for interpreting services
.     Receives and processes requests for information regarding ADA and
legal obligations for the provision of interpreters
.     Maintains current information for contracted interpreters,
consumers and billing actions
.     Provides internal and walk-in interpreting services, as needed
.     Assists with community and emergency coverage, as schedule permits
.     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
.     Associates or 2 years post-secondary education
.     Natural or assisted hearing within the range necessary to clearly
understand voiced telephone transmissions
.     Ability to type at least 50 wpm with minimal errors
.     1 year of experience in data entry, word processing and
spreadsheet applications
.     Pass drug screening
.     Pass FBI Fingerprint Criminal History Summary
.     Valid New Mexico Driver License, proof of insurance and New Mexico
Motor Vehicle Division Motor Vehicle Report

Desired Qualifications
.     Bachelor’s in related field
.     Additional years of directly related experience
.     1 year of customer service experience
.     2 years of experience in the field of interpreting
.     State or National certification
.     Fluency in American Sign Language

Salary      $12.90 – $16.13 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 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 03-10-084
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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Many wonderful job opportunities
The Learning Center for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

Many wonderful job opportunities are available at The
Learning Center for the Deaf.

Please visit http://www.tlcdeaf.org for full details
and how to apply.

– Licensed Teachers of the Deaf
– Staff Interpreters
– Occupational Therapist
– Substitute Teachers and Assistants
– Walden School Clinical Director
– Walden School Family Partner
– Walden School ILS Specialist
– Day, Residential & Overnight Child Care Workers
– Staff Nurse
– Wraparound Family Partner
– Daycare Teachers (Full-time & Part-time)
– Daycare Substitute Teachers and Assistants
– Coaches

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three available positions
RHA Behavioral Health for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Job Openings
RHA Behavioral Health for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
state of North Carolina

* Behavioral Health Therapist- Morganton, NC

* Behavioral Health Therapist- Greensboro, NC

* Behavioral Health Therapist, Wilmington, NC
 
To learn more about RHA Behavioral Health for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing,
please visit our website:
http://www.rhabehavioralhealth.org/programs_services/our_deaf_and_hard_of_hearing_services/
 
If interested in positions above, please contact:

Lindsey Gray
Business Manager
RHA Behavioral Health for the DHH
2527 E. Lyon Station Rd.
Creedmoor, NC 27522

919.518.9293 (Office)
919.528.2971 (fax)

mailto:LGray@rhanet.org

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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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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

* Deputy Director – Los Angeles, CA

* Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

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

* Job Developer/Interpreter –  West Covina, CA

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

http://www.gladinc.org

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

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

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

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org

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anticipated vacancies for teh 2015-2016 school year
The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
Colorado Springs, CO

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

The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), located in Colorado
Springs at the foot of the beautiful Rocky Mountains, invites you to
consider our employment opportunities.   Applications are being accepted
for 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: clutz@csdb.org; (719) 578-2114 (phone); (719) 578-2239 (fax)

interviews will be conducted on-site at

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 available
School Psychologist (10 month)
Lexington School/Center for the Deaf
Jackson Heights, NY

Nature of Work:   Conduct comprehensive psychological and psych-educational
evaluations of deaf students ranging in age from 3 to young adult.

Percentage:       100%

Qualifications:  
.     New York State certification as a School Psychologist required.
.     Sign Language fluency required.
.     National School Psychology Certification preferred
.     Broad knowledge of testing practices with deaf person preferred.
.     Knowledge of Spanish, written and verbal, preferred
.     Strong interpersonal skills.
.     Ability to write clear, concise reports.
.     Knowledge of conducting Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) and
developing Positive Behavioral Support Plans (PBS) preferred
Responsibilities:
.     Perform intake, triennial and requested review evaluations.
.     Represent School as a member of multidisciplinary team.
.     Provide consultation to School departments and individual staff.

Available:        September 1, 2015

Deadline:         Until filled

To Apply:        
mailto:jobopportunities@lexnyc.org or fax at 718-350-3332
(Please indicate School Psychologist in subject line)

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position opening
American Sign Language Lecturer
Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences in the College of
Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida, invites
applications for a faculty position with a major focus in American Sign
Language (official UF title: Lecturer). We are seeking a dynamic
individual to fill a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, non-tenure accruing
position in a vibrant department whose missions include education,
research, and service. Primary responsibilities for this position are
teaching introductory and advanced courses in American Sign Language and
related areas. Candidates must have a minimum of a master’s degree in an
applicable field. Preference will be given to applicants with professional
certification by ASLTA, an earned doctorate in American Sign Language, ASL
Linguistics, Deaf Studies, Deaf Education, or related field, fluency in
ASL communication skills with a strong linguistic or grammar base, broad
knowledge and understanding of Deaf culture and the Deaf community, recent
experience in teaching ASL for credit in a post-secondary program,
effective communication skills working with Deaf and hearing colleagues, a
commitment to excellence in teaching, and experience collaborating with
other professionals.

The University of Florida is a comprehensive doctoral research-extensive
university that includes a full range of academic departments and programs
(www.ufl.edu). It has a long history of established programs in
international education, research and service and is one of only 17
public, land-grant universities that belong to the Association of American
Universities. The College of Public Health and Health Professions is part
of the University’s Health Science Center, which includes the Colleges of
Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine.

To view the job posting online and submit an application packet, which
includes a CV, letter of interest, and list of references, go to
https://jobs.ufl.edu/postings/search and search by Requisition# 0908254.
Application deadline date is May 20, 2015. Anticipated start date is
early August, 2015.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity institution dedicated to
building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an
accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position,
please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771
(TDD). Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

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open position
Lecturer Open Rank: American Sign Language (ASL)
The University of New Mexico
Department of Linguistics
Albuquerque, NM

The University of New Mexico Department of Linguistics seeks
applications for a fulltime Lecturer position in the Signed
Language Interpreting Program to begin August 2015.

Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate courses
in American Sign Language (ASL) and/or signed language
interpreting, and service.

The CCIE accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Signed Language
Interpreting has been meeting the needs of the deaf citizens of
New Mexico, the region, and indeed the country since 1983, having
trained and graduated more than 300 professional interpreters
in that period. The program is a part of the Department of Linguistics.

The Department of Linguistics specializes in cognitive-functional
approaches to the study of language, including corpus and
empirically-based studies, cross-linguistic research, and typology.

In addition to the linguistic study of signed languages, we have special
strength in Native American linguistics and language revitalization,
and Spanish linguistics.

Minimum Qualifications:
. Bachelor’s Degree in teaching ASL, signed language interpreting, or
related field by time of appointment.
. Experience in teaching ASL, Interpreting or related studies in a
university of college setting.
. Native or near-native ASL competence.
Preferred Qualifications:
. Master’s Degree in teaching ASL, signed language interpreting, or
related field by time of appointment.
. Bicultural; ability to interact comfortably in Deaf, hard of hearing and
hearing communities
. Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well
as working with broadly diverse communities.
. Ability to work effectively with students and colleagues.
. Ability to assume administrative duties and to mentor lecturers and
parttime instructors as needed.
. ASLTA and/or RID certification.
. Experience with instructional media (video, digital media, computer
technology for signed language learning).
. Experience teaching in an interpreter training program.
. Education and/or research experience in ASL linguistics.

UNM provides a diversified package of benefits including medical, dental,
vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits
through the tuition remission and dependent education programs.

For a more complete explanation of the benefits, please go to
http://hr.unm.edu/ and click on the Benefits link.

Date for best consideration: May 6, 2015

Closing Date: Open until filled
Enquiries about this position can be addressed to:
Yvonne Martinez-Ingram, mailto:ymartin@unm.edu or (505) 277-6353.

For details on application requirements or to apply, visit the UNMJobs
website:
https://unmjobs.unm.edu/ Please reference Posting Number 0829693.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a
diverse workforce.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to
race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, veteran status,
disability, or any other protected class.

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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

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three available positions
RHA Behavioral Health for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Job Openings
RHA Behavioral Health for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
state of North Carolina

* Behavioral Health Therapist- Morganton, NC

* Behavioral Health Therapist- Greensboro, NC

* Behavioral Health Therapist, Wilmington, NC
 
To learn more about RHA Behavioral Health for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing,
please visit our website:
http://www.rhabehavioralhealth.org/programs_services/our_deaf_and_hard_of_hearing_services/
 
If interested in positions above, please contact:

Lindsey Gray
Business Manager
RHA Behavioral Health for the DHH
2527 E. Lyon Station Rd.
Creedmoor, NC 27522

919.518.9293 (Office)
919.528.2971 (fax)

mailto:LGray@rhanet.org

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open positions
Washington School for the Deaf
Vancouver, WA

The Washington School for the Deaf (WSD) campus in Vancouver, Washington
announces the following openings for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year:

.     Classroom Teacher – Math/Science
.     School Counselor
.     Educational Audiologist

Requires: ASL, WA State Certification, Criminal Background Check
Salary Range: $40,820 – $67,739 based on school year assignment + benefits
package.

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

Learn more about the positions and apply online at http://www.careers.wa.gov
under official agency name “Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing
Loss”

School website: http://www.wsd.wa.gov

Questions? Contact mailto:human.resources@cdhl.wa.gov

EOE

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(revised posting)

Job opening
Programs Manager
Deaf Independent Living Association, Inc. (DILA)
Salisbury, MD

FT position with benefits managing residential and community support
services for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing; Experience in
residential services, Medicaid waiver and developmental disabilities funding
agents; supervising and training staff and must be able to handle crisis
situations; familiarity with DDA regulations. Responsible for reports,
scheduling staff and make quick sound decisions.

Qualifications: Bachelors Degree preferred with 2-5 years experience in
Human Services with preference in residential support 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. Must be willing to be on
call 24/7. Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) preferred. Valid
driver’s license and good driving record required.

Qualified candidates may email cover letter, resume & 3 business references
to mailto:dila@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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Job opening
Independent Living Advisor (ILA), Full Time or Part Time
Deaf Independent Living Association, Inc. (DILA)
Salisbury, MD

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 dila@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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updated posting

position vacancies
Kansas School for the Deaf
Olathe, KS

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

– Education Program Tech (newest addition)
– School Counselor
– Dormitory Teacher- Full time Middle School
– Part-time Audiologist
– Secondary Math Teacher
– Paraprofessional 1 on 1- Temporary
– Sub Teacher, Para, Dorm
– Special Education Teacher

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

For an application and a job announcement on each of these positions,
please refer to our website at www.ksdeaf.org or contact Teresa Chandler,
Human Resources Office, at (913) 645-5358 (V/TTY) for further details on
the positions. E-mail: mailto:tchandler@kssdb.org Fax #: 913/621-2310

An Equal Employment/Educational Opportunities Agency

Tobacco Free Campus

KSD Embraces Diversity

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Walden School Clinical Director
Walden School for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

position description at:
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-clinical-director/

If you are interested in applying please see the TLC
website at http://www.tlcdeaf.org for information on how to apply

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position opening
Social Worker/ Clinician ((LCSW or LSW)
ACCESS Program/Deaf Special Services
West Trenton, NJ

Inspired Care
Begins with St. Joseph’s Healthcare

At St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, our inspiration comes from a tightly
knit team of accomplished professionals that help give people in our care
every opportunity to live life to the fullest. Through our commitment to
support, technology and training, we think you will find one of the most
rewarding and satisfying experiences of your career.

SOCIAL WORKER/CLINICIAN (LCSW or LSW)
ACCESS Program/Deaf Special Services * West Trenton, NJ

As a key member of our ACCESS/Deaf Special Services team, you will work
with deaf children and adolescents, as well as their families, to assess
and develop treatment planning that will be utilized to help patients
attain and reach their personal goals.
Responsibilities include:

.       Conducting various therapy modalities (individual, group, family)
.       Developing and implementing treatment strategies
.       Utilizing counseling techniques to engage clients in treatment
.       Obtaining entitlements and linkages to community
resources/services for clients
.       Completing comprehensive intake assessments and interpreting data
to formulate diagnosis
.       Documenting services provided to clients and maintaining medical
records
.      Participating in multi-disciplinary team meetings

Along with the ability to communicate fluently in American Sign Language,
you should be a Graduate of an accredited Master’s Degree Program in
Social Work, Psychology or related field. Additionally, you should have a
current New Jersey LCSW License, valid NJ Driver’s License, and superior
oral/written communication, planning and organizational skills. Bilingual
English/Spanish preferred.

We offer a rewarding state-of-the-art environment, competitive salaries,
and a comprehensive benefits package. For immediate consideration, please
email your resume (indicate LCSW in the subject line) to
mailto:kimbelle@sjhmc.org, or apply online at www.jobs.stjosephshealth.org
St. Joseph’s Healthcare System

Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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position openings
– Service Integration Program Manager
– Deaf-Blind Services Program Manager
State of Washington

for full position descriptions
Service Integration Program Manager
http://deafdigest.com/2015-deaf-service-integration-program-manager/

Deaf-Blind Services Program Manager
http://deafdigest.com/2015-deaf-blind-services-program-manager/

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Open positions
Learning Center for the Deaf & Walden School
most jobs at Framingham, MA; some at Springfield, MA

If you are interested in applying please submit a cover
letter, resume, TLC application ( http://www.tlcdeaf.org )
as well as three professional references to
mailto:HR@tlcdeaf.org

Walden School Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-teacher-job/

Walden School Overnight CCW
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-overnight-child-care-worker/

Walden School Residential CCW
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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

Position Title 
Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division 
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization 
NTID Cultural & Creative Studies

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

Faculty Discipline 
Social Science

Faculty Rank 
Lecturer

Employment Category 
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date 
15-Aug-2015

Department/College Description 

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

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

Detailed Job Description 

Please note-this is Temporary Position

Teach three or four courses per semester in the broad areas of
Deaf cultural studies, structure of American Sign Language and
social sciences.  Participate in Institute service as time
permits. 
 
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest
in contributing to a community committed to student
centeredness; professional development and scholarship;
integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism;
innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.
Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and
diversity commitment.  
 
Required Minimum Qualifications 
Doctoral or Masters degree in Deaf studies or relevant social
sciences discipline and successful teaching experience.  Must
enjoy working with undergraduates in a collaborative
environment.  Proficiency in American Sign Language and strong
knowledge of Deaf culture.
 
Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
individual differences.
 
Required Minimum Education Level 
MS, MA

Required Application Documents 
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Statement of Diversity Contribution
Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply 
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/579901
Search openings, then Keyword Search: 1473BR.

Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing
the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
-A brief teaching philosophy
-Statement of Diversity Contribution

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

Additional Details 
RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity,
pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal
opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital
status, gender, gender, religion, gender orientation, gender
identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or
disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and
activities.

RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with
disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate.
If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the
application and hiring process, please contact the Human
Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to
Careers@rit.edu. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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announcement of teaching position openings
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
(on Campus of Gallaudet University)
Washington, DC

for school year 2015-2016

MSSD:
Science
Math
Social Studies
English

KDES:
Elementary
Early Childhood Education
Social Studies (Middle School)
Math (Middle School)
English (Middle School)
Science (Middle School)

Application Information:
Send a letter of interest, a completed Gallaudet University Application
Form, an up-to-date resume, copies of licenses to teach (if you possess
any), and three current, signed letters of recommendation (including one
from current supervisor) email electronically to:

Clerchr@gallaudet.edu
Gallaudet University-KDES room 3108
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002

202-250-2704 videophone-Hollie Fallstone, Human Resources Coordinator
202-651-5457 (FAX)

Job employment application can be found at:

http://www.gallaudet.edu/Documents/HRS/2015%20Employee%20Job%20Application1.pdf
by clicking on Job application

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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.