deaf-related-jobs

- EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! -

 *  EDD Placement Coordinator – Norwalk, CA

 *  Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

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

 *  Administrative Assistant – Los Angeles, CA

 *  Job Developer/Interpreter – Pacoima, CA

 *  Job Developer/Interpreter -  West Covina, CA

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

http://www.gladinc.org

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

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

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

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org

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posting a permanent position
Executive Director
Maine Center on Deafness
Portland, Maine

Maine Center on Deafness is posting a permanent position for
Executive Director at this time. This position is currently occupied
by an Interim ED and we invite qualified candidates to apply for this
position. MCD is a nonprofit organization that serves people in Maine
who are D/deaf, late-deafened or hard-of-hearing by providing
resources, advocating for social equality, and helping the general
public to better understand and appreciate Deaf culture and effective
ways of communication.

The Executive Director will be responsible for the overall management
of the organization which will include refinement of current programs
and development of new programs; management of budgeting and financial
planning, maintain compliance of state and local contracts/grants;
fundraising and recruitment, selection, and evaluation of the
management team.

The entire Job description, unfortunately can not be publicized by NAD
but you can view it in its entirety from
https://www.icloud.com/iw/#pages/BAJ3ptHp29jSJaEd29KBNbX8VfJC3DJQjMWF/MCDEdJobdescription

or

https://www.facebook.com/MCDBoard (& click on the link citing
the Executive Director Job description).

If you feel you have the qualifications and are up for a challenge,
please send us your resume to David Pileck, President of the Board at
MCD at mailto:davidmcdboard@gmail.com , Darleen Hutchins
( mailto: darleenmcdboard@gmail.com ), or Echo Kaply-Smith
( mailto:echomcdboard@gmail.com )

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vacancy notice
ASL Specialist
Rhode Island School for the Deaf

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.    
     
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:    

Mail or email application materials to:
RI School for the Deaf
Office of Human Resources
One Corliss Park
Providence, RI 02908

mailto:hedwards@rideaf.net

Application requirements
-     Cover letter
-     Resume
-     CS-14 application
-     Responses to supplemental questions
-     Two Letters of Reference
-     Equal Employment Opportunity Form (optional)   

Employment opportunities, application requirements and instructions posted
at http://www.dlt.ri.gov

Reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities can be
arranged in order to perform the essential functions of the job.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates selected for interview will be required to submit
official transcripts.

*Subject to FTE approval and available funding

(Position is part of Board of Regents non union staff)
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

RI School for the Deaf
NONCLASSIFIED JOB DESCRIPTION

TITLE:  ASL Specialist

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Provides leadership in ASL development to
students and staff in the acquisition, development and refinement of
American Sign Language (ASL) knowledge and skills and support school-wide
programming in ASL and Deaf culture for students and staff and parents.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the supervision of the Director with
latitude to exercise independent judgment in the performance of
assignments.  Work is subject to review on a periodic basis or upon
completion for results achieved and for adherence to professional
standards of conduct.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  Generally none. Will work as part of teams and in
collaboration with others to achieve results.  May supervise specific ASL
tasks of Teachers and other staff and follow-up on assignments delegated
by the Director. 

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

Develop, refine, coordinate, train and assist teachers in implementation
of ASL curriculum in all classes and subject areas.

Provide ASL instruction and support in development of age-appropriate ASL
skills and knowledge in the classroom group instruction and support to the
teacher including designing and implementing lessons/activities that
support student needs using best practice bilingual strategies.

Provide support to teachers as they develop, implement, monitor, and
revise Individual Education Plans (IEP) related to ASL language
development.

Create, maintain and coordinate administration of ASL assessments for
entering students, 3 year evaluations, annual evaluations and classroom
progress monitoring.

Promote ASL proficiency and appreciation of Deaf Culture awareness
school-wide through coordination of the ASL/Deaf Culture Events Committee,
Statewide ASL Poetry Competition and other similar activities and events.

Work with the school librarian to expand and maintain ASL and Deaf Studies
resources for students and staff.

Keep abreast of current research & best practices in ASL teaching and
learning.

Consistently model ASL/English bilingual communication.

Provide ASL Linguistics training for staff.

Coordinate and assist with family signacy & literacy events.

Provide direct ASL instruction and support to families to develop ASL
skills and knowledge to communicate with and advocate for their child.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of the unique educational needs of deaf and hard of hearing
students.

Knowledge and ability to apply bilingual teaching/learning principles and
strategies.

In-depth knowledge and appreciation of Deaf culture and community.

Ability to communicate effectively with teachers, school staff, parents,
school district personnel and deaf and hard of hearing students using ASL
and English.

Qualifications:

Fluency in American Sign Language and in written English as evidenced by a
SLPI rating of Superior plus

Experience providing ASL services to students who are deaf and hard of
hearing.

ASLTA training preferred.

Teamwork and leadership skills.

EDUCATION:  Master degree in American Sign Language, Deaf Education, Deaf
Studies or related field preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of five years experience in providing ASL services to
students who are Deaf and hard of hearing. and/or any combination of
education, knowledge, skills, and experience that is substantially
equivalent.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
Please be aware that incomplete applications will NOT be accepted.
 
Supplemental Question #1   Your response should include 300-500 words.

Describe your qualifications for the ASL Specialist position and be
specific about your educational background and experiences that make you
an ideal candidate for this position.
 
Supplemental Question #2   Your response should include 300-500 words.

Explain why you want to be the ASL Specialist and describe your
philosophy/approach to teaching staff how to develop and implement an
ASL/English bilingual learning environment.

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

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

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

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

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open positions
Center for Human Development
Springfield, MA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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open positions
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency

positions in different parts of the state

– SOUTH GEORGIA
Middle GA
http://careers.ga.gov/jobsearch/jobdetail.asp?ReqNum=GVR-14698di

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

 
– Athens
Athens: North East GA, College Town
http://careers.ga.gov/jobsearch/jobdetail.asp?ReqNum=GVR-14698dh

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MUST BE PROFICIENT IN AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Location:  Salt Lake City area

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

Education, Experience and Skills:
-       Bachelor’s degree and two or more years of experience in the
design and implementation of public outreach, public relations or related
marketing experience are required.
-       Experience in the telecommunication field, Traditional Relay
Service or Captioned Telephone Service is a strong plus.
-       Excellent presentation skills
-       Ability to develop effective outreach and educational campaigns
-       Ability to confidently communicate (oral & written) with a wide
variety of audiences
-       Ability to plan, schedule and execute multiple projects
-       Ability to understand and follow directions
-       Capacity to develop and maintain effective working relationships
with Relay Administrator, organizations within the public, private and
non-profit sectors
-       Knowledge of and ability to understand various communication modes
used by current and potential relay users
-       Familiarity with the user communities that could benefit from
relay services:
        *       Senior Community
        *       Hard of Hearing Community
        *       Deaf Community
        *       Speech Disabled
-        Able to travel alone
-       Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing are encouraged to
apply.

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

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

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

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

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

Education, Experience and Skills:
-       Bachelor’s degree and two or more years of experience in the
design and implementation of public outreach, public relations or related
marketing experience are required.
-       Experience in the telecommunication field, Traditional Relay
Service or Captioned Telephone Service is a strong plus.
-       Excellent presentation skills
-       Ability to develop effective outreach and educational campaigns
-       Ability to confidently communicate (oral & written) with a wide
variety of audiences
-       Ability to plan, schedule and execute multiple projects
-       Ability to understand and follow directions
-       Capacity to develop and maintain effective working relationships
with Relay Administrator, organizations within the public, private and
non-profit sectors
-       Knowledge of and ability to understand various communication modes
used by current and potential relay users
-       Familiarity with the user communities that could benefit from
relay services:
        *       Senior Community
        *       Hard of Hearing Community
        *       Deaf Community
        *       Speech Disabled
-        Able to travel alone
-       Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing are encouraged to
apply.

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

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

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

DATE POSITION TO BE FILLED:
September 1, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

CLOSING DATE:                Until filled.

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

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(new job added to list)

position vacancies
Kansas School for the Deaf
Olathe, KS

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

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

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

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

An Equal Employment/Educational Opportunities Agency

Tobacco Free Campus

KSD Embraces Diversity

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

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

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

HOW TO APPLY
Send resume and letter of application to:

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

FAX (860) 570-1832

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

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

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

REPORTS TO:                Principal

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

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

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

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

STARTING DATE:        August 19, 2014

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:        Send letter of application and resume to:

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

mailto:dbachar@wpsd.org

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

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

REPORTS TO:        Dean of Students

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

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

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

FBI, Child Abuse and Criminal Background clearances required.

STARTING DATE:        August 19, 2014

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:        Send letter of application and resume to:

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

mailto:dbachar@wpsd.org

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

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

REPORTS TO:        Chief Financial Officer

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

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

DEADLINE:        ASAP

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Send letter of application and resume to:

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

E-mail: mailto:dbachar@wpsd.org

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

As a result of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community PAHrtners is
rapidly growing and expanding. Whether you are a high school
graduate, recent college graduate or professional with many years of
experience in the field of human services, we have a career-building
position waiting for you! E.O.E.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Therapist/Psychiatric Rehabilitation Worker- Full Time; Glenside
location

Staff Interpreter- Full Time; Glenside location

HR Assistant- Full Time; Glenside location

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

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

Send your letter of intent and resume to:

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

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

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- EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! -

 *  EDD Placement Coordinator – Norwalk, CA

 *  Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

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

 *  Administrative Assistant – Los Angeles, CA

 *  Job Developer/Interpreter – Pacoima, CA

 *  Job Developer/Interpreter -  West Covina, CA

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

http://www.gladinc.org

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

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

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

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org

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position opening
Employment Specialist
Mill Neck Services
Mill Neck, NY
 
Mill Neck Services is looking for qualified Per Diem Employment
Specialist to join a team of professionals who provide employment
services for individuals who are Deaf and/or have additional
disabilities.  

Work with clients through all phases of job search through on the
job training.  Assume responsibility for client files, maintaining
appropriate and contemporaneous documentation and materials relative
to their employment.   Job developing / sales experience a plus.    

Candidate with BA/BS preferred.  Must possess at least an AA/AS degree
and be computer literate.   Must be proficient in American Sign Language.   

Must be willing and able to work weekend and evening/night hours as needed.   

For Long Island locations, a valid driver’s license and dependable car
needed. Ability to work in NYC metro area preferred.

Please send resume and letter of intent to:
     
Kathleen Lagalante
Mill Neck Services
40 Frost Mill Road
Mill Neck, NY  11765

mailto:mreeger@millneck.org
mailto:klagalante@millneck.org

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vacancy announcement
Sign Language Interpreter
Iowa State University
Ames, IA

for position description and application procedures,
click on:

https://www.iastatejobs.com/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=467222

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open positions
The Learning Center for Deaf
Framingham, MA

Daycare Center Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-day-childcare-job/

Speech Language Pathologist (Fall 2014: Temporary/3-months)
http://deafdigest.com/tlc-slp/

Secondary Chemistry Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-elementary-secondary/

Classroom Teacher of the Deaf (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-elementary-secondary/

Walden School Secretary
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-secondary-secretary-job/

Walden School Residential Child Care Worker
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-residential-child-care-worker/

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

Wraparound Therapeutic Mentor (Part-time/As Needed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-for-deaf-therapeutic-mentor/

Classroom Assistant (Anticipated Opening)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-for-deaf-classroom-assistant-position/

Head & Assistant Coaches (see website for more details)
http://deafdigest.com/sports-coaching-jobs-learning-center-deaf/
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-assistant-coach-job/

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

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Position Information
Rehabilitation Counselor / Rehabilitation Counselor Trainee – RCD 
Role Title:  Counselor II – 49012 
Virginia Dept for Aging & Rehabilitative Service
Augusta, VA (Staunton District)

Job Close Date:  Open Until Filled

https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

Job Type Detail
Definition:   Full-Time Salaried – Non-Faculty- FTS-1 
Hiring Range:  Please see notation within job description 
Agency: Virginia Dept for Aging & Rehabilitative Service (262) 
Agency Website: www.vadars.org
Location:  Augusta – 015  (Staunton District)
Position Number:  00389 
Job Posting Number:   0081676 
Does this position have telework options? Yes
 
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: 
Yes, American Sign Language

Job Description:  The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) at
the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services is
currently seeking a motivated Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
RCD (Rehab Counselor for the Deaf) to provide comprehensive vocational
rehabilitation services, in compliance with federal, state, and agency
policy and procedures, which result in employment and enhanced
independent living for persons with disabilities. Core case management
services include guidance and counseling, training, physical/mental
restoration, and job placement services. Caseloads consist of
individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing and a general caseload
of adults / students with disabilities.

Responsibilities:  Provides case management services including guidance,
counseling, training and physical/mental restoration services. Plans,
develops, and implements vocationally focused service plans that identify
customer goals, services and costs to help them achieve an employment
outcome. Coordinates service provision to include training/vocational
preparation, job placement services, job development, job seeking skills
training and rehabilitation technology services. Participates in community
outreach, collaborates closely with local Community Services Boards and
School Districts, and serves as a liaison to other treatment providers
in the community.

The agency has the option of filling this job at the Counselor I (Trainee)
level if fully qualified applicants are interviewed and not selected. The
minimum salary for a Counselor I (Trainee) is $28,782. The minimum salary
for a Counselor II (fully qualified) is $37,047.  This is minimum, entry
level salary and may be higher based on work history. 

Minimum Qualifications Requirements:  Demonstrated knowledge of the social,
economic, medical, vocational and emotional issues impacting persons with
disabilities; interviewing, evaluation, and counseling techniques; methods
and tools for career counseling; ADA compliance; fluency in American Sign
Language; extensive knowledge and understanding of the communication,
cultural and psychp-social needs of persons who are deaf and hard of hearing;
working knowledge of Windows based software; and demonstrated ability to
establish and maintain good working relationships with community resources
and individuals from diverse environments.

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

Preferred Qualifications:  Special Requirements – This is a sensitive position,
and the successful candidate will be fingerprinted, and a background
investigation will be conducted.

Transcripts, copy of current CRC credential or documentation of CRC eligibility
MUST accompany the application. Please note that transcripts MUST display the
date that the degree was awarded. 

Special Instructions to Applicants The Virginia Department for Aging and
Rehabilitative Services ONLY accepts and reviews FULLY completed online state
applications for all employment opportunities.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during
application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities
Act. Contact 804-726-1919 for assistance. Minorities and people with
disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

To learn more about the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) Certification
and or eligibility requirements, please visit the Commission on Rehabilitation
Counselor Certification (CRCC) website at:
http://www.crccertification.com/pages/about_crc_certification/46.php 

Optional Applicant Documents Other Document 
Required Applicant Documents Transcript 

Contact Information:
Name Human Resource Services 
Phone 804-726-1919 
Fax 804-662-7662 

Address:
Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
8004 Franklin Farms Drive
Henrico, VA 23229 

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position opening
MSSE Instructional/Support Faculty
Rochester Institute of Technology
College/Division 
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

Organization 
NTID Master Science & Secondary Ed

Faculty Type (Tenure Status) 
Tenure-Track

Faculty Discipline 
Secondary Education

Faculty Rank 
Assistant Professor

Employment Category 
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date 
13-Aug-2014

Department/College Description 
THE COLLEGE/ DEPARTMENT:

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

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

Detailed Job Description 
The Master of Science in Secondary Education of Students Who Are Deaf
or Hard of Hearing (MSSE) Program prepares teachers to work in public
high schools and schools for the deaf.  Program graduates receive
certification in a subject area (grades 7-12) and in the education of
deaf and hard of hearing students (K-12).  We are seeking an
individual with expertise in English Education and Deaf Education. 

The responsibilities of this faculty position include:
– Design, develop, implement and assess student teaching.
– Teach courses from the pedagogy sequence and/or other courses
within one’s expertise.
– Conduct research in areas related to the department such as:
pedagogy, language/communication development, foundations of
education, history/legal aspects of education, cognition, or
instruction of a secondary content area.
– Provide academic and job placement advising.
– Assist the chair in writing grants.
– Assist the chair in marketing the program and in reviewing
applications for admission.
– Participate in department, college and university committees and
activities.
– Participate in professional organizations and professional
development activities regarding teacher education and supervision.

Required Minimum Qualifications 
– Earned doctorate degree (or ABD*) in education of the deaf, English
or a relevant field, for example, English literacy, reading,
linguistics, English Education.
– Professional certification from the Council on Education of the
Deaf (CED) and New York State professional or permanent certification
in teaching deaf and hearing students (or equivalent from other
states), grades 7-12.
– Minimum of three years teaching deaf and/or hard-of-hearing
students at the middle-school or secondary levels.
– Record of scholarly productivity: for example, recent relevant
publications, presentations, editorship, professional service and
contributions in relevant area of expertise.
– Demonstrated proficiency in sign language and knowledge of deaf
culture.
– Two years experience as a cooperating teacher or university
supervisor.
– Additional expertise and interest in one or more of the following
areas: language development of deaf people, educational change,
curriculum studies, history and philosophy of education, cognition,
theories of teaching and learning, and history/legal aspects of the
education of deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
– We are seeking individuals who are committed to contributing to
RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.

*This tenure-track position requires that the candidate possess a
doctoral degree in a relevant field.  If the successful candidate is
ABD, he or she will begin his or her employment with lecturer
status.  The position will be converted to tenure track at the start
of the contract year after the candidate has completed the degree.  
At that time, the probationary period for tenure review as specified
in the letter of hire will begin.

Required Minimum Education Level EdD
PhD

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

How To Apply 
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/497409

Keyword Search: 1179BR.

Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the
listed qualifications and the following attachments:
– A brief teaching philosophy
– The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references

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

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

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

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position opening
Residence Director
Lexington School for the Deaf
Jackson Heights, NY

Nature of Work:   Supervise the Five-Day Residence program, which offers
academic tutoring and independent skills training in a residence setting.

Percentage:
100% for 10 months from September through June

Responsibilities:
– Plan and supervise all aspects of the residence academic, social and
recreational program.
– Assure compliance with State Education Dept. regulations
– Manage budget allocated to the residence  
– Comply with policies and procedures of Lexington School
– Develop and maintain policies and procedures for staff and
students within the residence
– Develop and maintain contact with students. families
– Develop and maintain contact with educational staff

Qualifications:  
– MSW or MA in counseling preferred; MA in teaching
field or BA with experience in the position considered
– Fluency in sign language
– Experience in working with adolescents
– Residency experience

Available:       
September 2014

To Apply, Send resume as a word attachment to:
mailto:jobopportunities@lexnyc.org or fax to 718-350-3332.

Please put (Residence Director) on the subject line.

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

Deaf & Hard of Hearing Program

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

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

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

 

– Interpreter for the Deaf 

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

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

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

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

JOB DESCRIPTION
Applicant MUST know American Sign Language.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Communication
-        Maintains consistent communication with Team Leader, Therapist,
and State Director (as appropriate) regarding documentation,
authorizations, consumer progress toward goals, and consumer satisfaction.
-        Maintains regular contact with the persons served, their treatment
teams, guardian and significant others in the person’s life
-        Business Performance
-        Provides clinical services and supports in attainment of budgetary
goals
-        Collaborates with management to promote the growth of the company
by making sound clinical decisions regarding revenue and expenditures as
related to current and new services.
 
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Education/Experience/Certifications/Licenses
-        The minimum requirement for this position is either:
        * A Doctorate Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Education, Nursing,
Sociology, or related field with at least two years of mental health,
developmental disabilities, and/or substance abuse clinical services
experience; or
        * Masters Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Education, Nursing,
Sociology, or related field with at least two years of mental health,
developmental disabilities, and/or substance abuse clinical services
experience; or
-        Licensure or provisional licensure in one or more of the following
categories: Psychologist (PhD-level), Licensed Psychological Associated
(LPA), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and
Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Nurse
Practitioners approved to practice and certified by the American Nurses
Credential Center as an advanced practice nurse practitioner in
psychiatric nursing.
-        Must have knowledge and experience with the age and population
served
-        Fluent in sign  language
-        Valid driver’s license including personal vehicle coverage.
 
Qualifications/Skills
-        To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below
are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-        as may be required or amended by company policy. Develop
organizational and communication skills that foster TEAMWORK.
-        Fluency in American Sign Language and a thorough knowledge of deaf
culture
-        Knowledge of social, cultural, economic and special needs of deaf,
deaf-blind, late deafened, and hard of hearing persons and their relation
to vocational and social adjustment.
-         Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the
role and responsibilities of interpreters.
-        Ability to work cooperatively with local officials, social service
agencies and the general public and to make effective use of community
resources.
-        Ability to write in English and present effectively.
-        Knowledge and skill in computer operation, video communication
equipment.
-        Ability to travel in assigned geographical areas across the state
to monitor services sites.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Application Information:

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

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

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

Job employment application can be found at:
http://www.gallaudet.edu/hrs/employment_opportunities/apply_now.html
by clicking on Job application

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

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

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

 Excellent communication skills.

 Fluency in Sign Language.

 Proven ability to work as part of a team.

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

Mill Neck is an equal opportunity employer.

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

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

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

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

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:                       
Send letter of application and resume to:
                                
Dori L. Bachar
Director of Human Resources
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
300 East Swissvale Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15218

mailto:dbachar@wpsd.org

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

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

DATE POSITION TO BE FILLED:        September 1, 2014

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

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

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

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

CLOSING DATE:        Open until filled

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

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

TO BE FILLED BY:        September 1, 2014

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

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

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

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

CLOSING DATE:        Until filled

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

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

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

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

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

As a result of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community PAHrtners is
rapidly growing and expanding. Whether you are a high school
graduate, recent college graduate or professional with many years of
experience in the field of human services, we have a career-building
position waiting for you! E.O.E.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Therapist/Psychiatric Rehabilitation Worker- Full Time; Glenside
location

Staff Interpreter- Full Time; Glenside location

HR Assistant- Full Time; Glenside location

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

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

Send your letter of intent and resume to:

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

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

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