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

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

to apply:
humanresources@dhharc.org

put on subject line:
Office Coordinator Position

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

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

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

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

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

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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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TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION,

GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY, GRADUATE SCHOOL

Tenure-Track: Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor

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

International Development Program: Expertise in International Development or related fields

Qualifications:

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

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

3.Knowledge of international human rights mechanisms

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

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

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

4.Engage in scholarly activities and research

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

6.Other duties as assigned by the dean

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

Starting Date: August 2015 or until filled

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

Application Information:

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

Dr. Gaurav Mathur, Interim Dean

Graduate School and Continuing Studies

Gallaudet University

800 Florida Avenue, NE

Washington, DC 20002

E-mail: gaurav.mathur@gallaudet.edu

Telephone: 202-250-2380

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

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

                   CURRENT / ANTICIPATED VACANCIES FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR

 

MISSION STATEMENT

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

 

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

 

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

Mathematics (Secondary)

Science (Secondary)

Transition Teacher / Employability Center

Distance Learning / Outreach Programs

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Chelle Lutz, Human Resources Office

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

33 North Institute Street; Colorado Springs, CO  80903

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

 

INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONDUCTED ON-SITE AT

THE COLORADO SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND

 

CSDB is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

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         JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

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

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

 

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

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

Budget and Finance:

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

Qualifications

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

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

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

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

 

Salary is negotiable.  Benefits package included.

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

 

                                                EMAIL:    Search@DCARA.ORG

 

Mail:   Executive Director Search Committee

                                                            DCARA Headquarters

                                                            14895 East 14th Street, Suite 200

                                                            San Leandro, CA 94578-2926

 

(Be sure to mark confidential on the envelope)                                                          

Position open until filled

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

 

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

 

Dr. Courtney Dunne, Director

EDCO DHH Program
457 Walnut Street
Newton, Massachusetts 02460
617 244-3407

cdunne@edcollab.org

 

Teacher of the Deaf

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

 

Job Requirements

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

Please submit all application materials through SchoolSpring.

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

 

Dr. Courtney Dunne, Director
EDCO DHH Program

457 Walnut Street
Newton, Massachusetts 02460
617 244-3407

cdunne@edcollab.org

 

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

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

 

Job Requirements

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

 

Please submit all application materials through SchoolSpring.

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

 

Dr. Courtney Dunne, Director
EDCO DHH Program

457 Walnut Street
Newton, Massachusetts 02460
617 244-3407

cdunne@edcollab.org

 

 

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF INTENT TO FILL A NON-MERIT POSITION

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

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

(Regional Therapist)

 

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

 

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

 

RSA Union Building Deaf Services Region III Office

 

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

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

OR

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

working with deaf individuals in a human service setting.

 

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

field.

 

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

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

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

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

 

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

Services involving direct clinical services supporting deaf consumers and community mental

health programs that have deaf consumers in their caseloads.

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

requires direct contact with clients.

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

DEADLINE: UNTIL FILLED

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

Please send resume to:

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

hr@gnmhc.org

An Equal Opportunity Agency

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

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

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

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

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

CLOSING DATE: Until filled.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New York School for the Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

REPORTS TO: High School Principal

BASIC FUNCTION: Teach PE to students in various grade levels

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New York School for the Deaf is an EOE

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

POSITION DESCRIPTION
TITLE: Administrative Assistant / District Liaison

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

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

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

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

NYSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

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

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

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

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revised posting

position openings
Rhode Island School for the Deaf
Providence, RI

– Curriculum and Instruction Specialist Job

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

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

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deadline – job closing date – July 10

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

POSITION TITLE:  Assistant Principal

POSITION TYPE:  Board of Trustees (Administrator)

DEPARTMENT:  Deaf Middle School

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

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

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

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

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

WORK HOURS:  Schedule is at least 40 hours weekly. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Full time position
Outreach Coordinator
POTHOS, Inc
Southern California

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

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Full time position
Outreach Coordinator
POTHOS, Inc
Northern California

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

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

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

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

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

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

EOE

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

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

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

$ 43,681-$ 64,060 annually

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

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

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

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

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

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

If you have questions, please contact:

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

FAX (860) 570-1832

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open positions
The Learning Center for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

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

Secondary Classroom Assistant

Secondary Classroom Assistant – Intensive Needs

Licensed Teachers of the Deaf

Walden School Teacher of the Deaf

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

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(revised)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Salary/Compensation:
Salary commensurate with experience

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

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

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

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

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

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

POSITION TYPE:  Board of Trustees (FSDBEA)

DEPARTMENT:  Speech & Audiology

Two Positions Available for the 2015/2016 School Year

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SPECIAL NOTE:

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

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

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

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

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE: 

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

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

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

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

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

Position: Independent Living Advisor (ILA)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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employment opportunity
Cook
Brookdale Chestnut Lane Gresham
Gresham, OR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title: Classroom Teacher/Special Education Teacher of the Deaf

Reports to: Instructional Supervisor

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

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

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

3. Understanding and knowledge of multiple disabilities and
development.

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

5. Sign competence preferred.

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

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

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

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

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

Professional Profile:

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

Duties:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Salary = DOQ.

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

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

SMH is an EEO/AA Employer.

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revised posting

position openings
Rhode Island School for the Deaf
Providence, RI

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

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

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

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

EOE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Training
. Attend all required in-service trainings

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

EMPLOYMENT DATE:   Open until filled

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

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

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

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

KSD Embraces Diversity                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                            
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updated announcement

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

Excellent benefits.

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

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

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

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

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

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

KSD Embraces Diversity

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

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

Status                  Exempt – Full-Time

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

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

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

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

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

Salary      $19.50 – $24.86 depending on experience

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

How to Apply      Complete application at:

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

520-623-0344

Fax resume and cover letter . 520-770-8505

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

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

Closing Date            When Filled

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

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

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

We encourage our Veterans to apply

Affirmative Action and an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

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

Status                  Non Exempt . Full-Time

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

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

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

SALARY      $12.90 – $16.13 depending on experience

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

How to Apply      Complete application at:

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

505-255-7636

Fax resume and cover letter . 505-255-8029

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

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

Closing Date            When Filled

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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