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DeafDigest Blue – December 22, 2013

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Last week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-not-hear-fighting-voices/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-actors-cut-out-of-movies/

This week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/refuse-deaf-community/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-jobs-in-asia/

(if you have iPad, click on top video; if you have another
computer, click on bottom video)

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Happy Holidays from Harris Communications

Whether your traditions include relaxing in front of a fire, baking
holiday cookies, or playing fun games, the holidays can be a special
time to be together with friends and family.

Harris Communications hopes you have a wonderful holiday and that you
create some treasured memories.

Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Visit our website at:
http://bit.ly/HarrisComm_DDB122213

or contact us at:
mailto:info@harriscomm.com

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The DeafDigest is divided into Blue and Gold sections, both
ranked equal in contents, features and ads. This is the
Blue section.

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Top stories about the deaf:

The West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind is in need of
$90 million dollars in renovations. Instead, the school got
just $235,000 to be earmarked for new roof, new gutters
and new sprinklers. What about books and computers?

Hong Kong has 100,000 deaf residents. How many interpreters
does this tiny municipality have? Just ten. This was the
focus of a recent newspaper story.

Deaf people of Quebec are being denied basic services
such as interpreters, according to a local newspaper story.

Deaf leaders of Zambia said the society must bend backwards
to gain sensitivity to the needs of the deaf

Ground has been broken on the grounds of the new building
that will house the Rocky Mountain Deaf School

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DO THEY JOIN THE DEAF COMMUNITY AFTER GALLAUDET OR NTID?
There are many graduates of Gallaudet and NTID that go back
to their home towns. And they mingle with hearing people, refusing
to be involved in the Deaf Community?
DeafDigest often wonders why they go to Gallaudet or NTID if
they refuse to be part of the Deaf Community?

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/refuse-deaf-community/

if you have iPad, click on top video; if you have another
computer, click on bottom video

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Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs
for the Deaf

April 25-28, 2014

Indianapolis, IN

http://deafdigest.com/2014-ceasd-deaf-conference/

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JOBS FOR THE DEAF IN ASIA
When a deaf person finds a job in Asia, very often
it is a newspaper story – saying it is so great and so
amazing that a deaf person finds employment.
When a deaf person finds a job in USA, there is no
story about it in the newspapers!
Attitude of sympathy for the deaf in Asia? Yes, very
much so.

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-jobs-in-asia/

if you have iPad, click on top video; if you have another
computer, click on bottom video

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states with direct deaf mental health services

http://deafdigest.com/states-with-direct-deaf-mental-health-programs/

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WHY IS INTERPRETING THEATRICAL PLAYS SO DIFFICULT?
An interpreter said that each theatrical play requires so much
preparation.
Examples are voice cues, foreign accent, voice tones. These
things help the hearing person understand the play better but makes
things harder for the deaf!
This is always a challenge for ASL interpreters that do theatrical
interpreting.

WHAT DO INTERPRETERS HATE?

someone walking up to the interpreter and saying:

my son learned signs last week at his church

if you have these “hate” or “horror” stories,
please mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

COMMENTS FROM A CART OPERATOR – continuing series

As we celebrate the holidays, it might be fun to look at how
some of our holiday terms are written in steno and a couple
potential mistakes that could happen if captioners and
court reporters aren’t careful.

The mistaken sentence translated as:
The decorations were very festive and seemed so Chris Massey

This should read:
The decorations were very festive and seemed so Christmasy

Another mistaken sentence:
Being in the holiday spirit, she bought a Hannah Cabell collar
for her dog

This should read:
Being in the holiday spirit, she bought a Hanukkah bell collar
for her dog

HAP/PEU/HAPB/TPHAU/KA/-RBGS/PHER/REU/KREUS/PHAS/APBD/HAP/PEU/
TPHAOU/KWRAOER/-FPLT

In English the steno reads:
Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

A PET PEEVE OF BEING DEAF

always bumping into lamp posts while chatting
with a deaf friend on the sidewalk

(Every deaf person, no matter if it is ASL, oral,
Cued Speech, late-deafened, hearing aid user, CI user,
etc, share these pet peeves. You may laugh or cry)

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REMODEL YOUR OUTDATED BATH or KITCHEN?

We specialize in remodeling bath and kitchen of
your dream throughout metro Washington, DC area.

This service is run by deaf owner with a mix of deaf and
hearing crews.

To learn more about this company at http://www.surdusremodeling.com

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Job opening
kitchen and bathroom installer
Northern VA, DC, and Maryland only

We are seeking kitchen and bathroom installer with a minimum of 5
years experience in demolition, plumbing, electricity, tiling, carpentry,
painting, flooring, and a good attitude.

All projects are in Northern VA, DC, and Maryland only.

Contact Elijah Gold at http://info@surdusremodeling.com
or VP at 202-400-2655

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mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

for Special Notes, please go to the bottom of the Gold section

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DeafLaw

A deaf nurse, who formerly worked at the Pittsburgh Medical Center
healthcare facility, has filed a job discrimination lawsuit. She
is saying that she was fired because of her deafness.

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Did you know that –

Charlotte Tonna, a deaf woman, was responsible for establishing
Protestant Church in Ireland during the latter part of the
19th century. Her articles touting the religion was written
under the name – Charlotte Elizabeth – in order to protect
her from reprisals.

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News of the Week – Looking Back 10 Years Ago:

The National Court Reporters Association has
developed guidelines for CART and for captioning

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News of the Week – Looking Back 5 Years Ago:

Justin Edgar, who is deaf, is an angry filmmaker
in Birmingham, Great Britain.
He made a point during a newspaper interview that
Oscar-winning roles on disabled characters are played
by the non-disabled. And that only disabled (deaf)
actor that won an Oscar was Marlee Matlin.
Edgar’s film won the Best Film Award at the
Britspotting Film Festival in Berlin, Germany.

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Deaf Apocalypse of the Week:

Is there such a thing as a Fifteen Minutes of
Fame for people in the deaf community?
Yes. DeafDigest has seen many deaf people, over
the years, become famous for something, and then
quickly fade into oblivion, totally forgotten and
overlooked by everyone!

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A Lipreading Problem: What did that person say?

a hearing GM worker was talking to a deaf GM worker

The deaf man thought the hearing man said:

What do you think of Meri Beri?

Meri Beri? What does this music have to do with this
conversation.

He actually said:

Waht do you think of Mary Barra? (the new GM CEO, and
probably the world’s most powerful corporate woman)

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

– Public Relations Director – Los Angeles, CA

– Placement Coordinator – West Covina, CA

– Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, 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:jfetterman@gladinc.org

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Job opening
Tennessee Captioned Telephone Services Outreach Coordinator
Hamilton Relay, Inc
state of Tennessee

Hamilton Relay, Inc. currently has a position open for
“Tennessee Captioned Telephone Services Outreach Coordinator” staffed in
the state of Tennessee.

Position summary: This full-time position is responsible for coordinating
and implementing outreach activities designed to promote Captioned
Telephone Service (CapTel®) for Tennessee Relay Service. Individual will
be required to travel within the state of Tennessee as well as outside the
state as needed, while residing in Tennessee.

Preferred 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
– Able to travel alone
– Captioned Telephone users are encouraged to apply

Interested individuals may apply online at: http://www.workforhamilton.com or
contact Cindy Blase in Corporate Human Resource Department by December 31,
2013 at 800.821.1831

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

Hamilton Relay, Inc. is a division of Hamilton Telecommunications based in
Aurora, NE. Hamilton offers a competitive wage and full time benefits.

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position opening
Coordinator of Educational Advancement and Partnerships
MN Department of Human Services
St. Paul, MN

$53,975 – $80,075 annually

This position is located in the Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of
Hearing for Minnesotans. This position exists to advance the education
collaborative for children who are deaf and hard of hearing. The incumbent
will provide leadership and advocacy for a statewide education plan for
students who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing by engaging diverse
cross agency, cross-sector stakeholders, including parents and disability
advocates, teachers, schools and administrators to improve outcomes.

The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefit 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.

Responsibilities Include:
– Planning, developing, implementing and evaluating statewide
educational collaborative plan with Steering Committee and Stakeholders
and ensures that activities and goals align with and support the
Commission’s strategic plan.
– Identifying and making available appropriate human, fiscal and
material resources so that institutions, parents, students and school
districts and other educators will have available to them to implement the
Collaborative Plan.
– Creating an environment that encourages and facilitates input from
all stakeholders by developing a communications plan and communicates
education activities to the general public, stakeholders and policy
makers.

Required Qualifications:
– Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
– A teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing with a current or past
license.
– 3 years of related advanced-professional experience.
– Proficiency in ASL at an intermediate or Level 3 in the SLIPI.

Work experience must demonstrate the following:
– Knowledge of theory and practices for developing and conducting
educational programs for children who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, deafblind
or who have multiple disabilities.
– Knowledge of advocacy and support systems for parents in education
settings.
– Knowledge of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part
C, Part B.
– Knowledge of educational trends, issues and developments occurring
at the pre-school, elementary, secondary, post-secondary levels sufficient
to be able to appraise and incorporate potentially effective solutions
into state wide programs.
– Knowledge of the structure of Minnesota’s educational, public
health, vocational rehabilitation services, human services and services
for the blind system sufficient to provide solutions to policy and
operational questions.
– Knowledge of public/private organizations that provide services to
children who are deaf and hard of hearing.
– Knowledge of state and federal resources and agencies that provide
services to children with disabilities.
– Knowledge and respect for parent concerns, concerns of the deaf,
hard of hearing and deafblind community and the goals of organizations
that advocate for children.
– Knowledge of educational theory, administrative fundamentals,
Minnesota’s educational structure, and state and federal legislation
governing specific programs sufficient to resolve issues that require
constructive thinking and to identify and recommend alternatives that meet
program and legislative intent.
– Experience with large and small group facilitation and conflict
management.

Preferred Qualifications:
– Master’s degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education,
Public Policy or a related field.
– Knowledge of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention systems in
Minnesota and goals set by the Joint Commission on Infant Hearing.
– Ability to write grant proposals.
– Knowledge of content management systems and ability to generate
and post content on state website.

How to Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates MUST apply through the State of
Minnesota Careers website, which is the state’s official hiring site.
Below are detailed instructions on how to submit your resume and apply.
If you have additional questions you can contact the recruitment office at
651-431-3674 or sos.recruitment@state.mn.us. Please be sure to apply at
your earliest convenience before the position closes at MIDNIGHT on
MONDAY, JANUARY 6th, 2014.

Submit your resume:
1. Visit www.careers.state.mn.us
2. Select .My State Job Search. (upper right hand corner)
3. Select .Create a My State Job Search Account.
4. Complete the instructions under New Account
5. Once your account has been established, select .Resume Builder.
6. Build a resume or paste a text copy of your existing resume
7. Use the .Job-Specific Questions. space for your cover letter (optional)
8. Complete required sections of .Supplemental Information.
9. You MUST click .Submit Your Resume. at the bottom of the page!

Apply for the Coordinator of Educational Advancement and Partnerships
opening after you have created your new account and submitted your resume
(note: the state classification for this position is Educ Specialist 2):
10. Select .Apply for Jobs.
11. Select .Apply for Positions.
12. Enter this posting number: 13DHS001843
13. Select .Continue. and verify the position is correct
14. Select .Apply.

Tips:
. Save your user ID and password for future use.
. Make sure your resume clearly states all relevant skills and experience,
along with the beginning and ending months and years of each position you
have held.
. If you have any difficulties, contact the website helpdesk at
651-259-3637 or mailto:careers@state.mn.us

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job announcement
Interpreter/Employment Specialist
DCARA
Concord, CA

Full-time, Non-Exempt

DCARA has an opening for the position of Interpreter/Employment
Specialist. This position is based at the Employment Development
Department branch in Concord and reports to the Director of
Employment Services. The Interpreter/Employment Specialist will
provide services including interpretation for employment services staff,
office support, and telephone and document assistance to clients on a walk-in
and/or appointment basis.

RESPONSIBILITIES
– Develop employer contacts to increase the number of deaf and hard of
hearing persons employed
– Maintain a cooperative relationship with the business community and
employers
– Provide employer education on employability of deaf/hard-of-hearing
workers, and deaf awareness and
technical assistance workshops
– Advocate for employability and communication access for clients
– Arrange job interviews and interpreter client’s job interviews and
orientation
– Provide job retention assistance and follow-up services as needed
– Provide document assistance services for staff and clients as needed
– Assist in the recruitment of potential clients, determine eligibility of
clients, enroll and orient them to services
– Compile statistical information and maintain files/case notes on clients
– Provide support to the agency and community and other duties as assigned
by Director of Employment Services

QUALIFICATIONS:
– Fluent in American Sign Language, Candidate without a certificate may be
hired, provided that he/she obtains
certification within six/6 month of employment
– BA preferred
– Strong background knowledge in the field of deafness and Deaf Culture
– Ability to use computer and word processing software; knowledge of MS
office (Word, Excel, power point, and
Outlook) preferred
– Able to travel to appointments within the work week

SALARY: Salary is negotiable dependent on experience and education.
DEADLINE: Open until filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application (www.dcara.org under
About/Jobs), cover letter, resume & three references via mail,
email or fax to:

Human Resources
DCARA Headquarters
14895 East 14th Street, Suite 200
San Leandro, CA. 94578

Email: mailot:hr@DCARA.org
Fax: 510.483.2526

DCARA is an At-Will and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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job announcement
Interpreter/Employment Specialist
DCARA
Fremont, CA

Part-Time, Non-Exempt

DCARA has an opening for the position of Interpreter/Employment
Specialist. This position is based at the Employment Development
Department branch in Fremont and reports to the Director of Employment
Services. The Interpreter/Employment Specialist will provide services
including interpretation for employment services staff, office support,
and telephone and document assistance to clients on a walk-in and/or
appointment basis.

RESPONSIBILITIES
– Develop employer contacts to increase the number of deaf and hard of
hearing persons employed
– Maintain a cooperative relationship with the business community and
employers
– Provide employer education on employability of deaf/hard-of-hearing
workers, and deaf awareness and
technical assistance workshops
– Advocate for employability and communication access for clients
– Arrange job interviews and interpreter client’s job interviews and
orientation
– Provide job retention assistance and follow-up services as needed
– Provide document assistance services for staff and clients as needed
– Assist in the recruitment of potential clients, determine eligibility of
clients, enroll and orient them to services
– Compile statistical information and maintain files/case notes on clients
– Provide support to the agency and community and other duties as assigned
by Director of Employment Services

QUALIFICATIONS:
– Fluent in American Sign Language, Candidate without a certificate may be
hired, provided that he/she obtains certification within six/6 month of
employment
– BA preferred
– Strong background knowledge in the field of deafness and Deaf Culture
– Ability to use computer and word processing software; knowledge of MS
office (Word, Excel, power point, and Outlook) preferred
– Able to travel to appointments within the work week

SALARY: Salary: Salary is negotiable dependent on education and
experience. DCARA offers competitive benefits such as 12 days of holiday
leave plus paid winter holiday, and pro-rated medical, dental, vision and
life insurance benefits.

DEADLINE: Open until filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application (www.dcara.org under
About/Jobs), cover letter, resume & three references via mail, email
or fax to:

Human Resources
DCARA Headquarters
14895 East 14th Street, Suite 200
San Leandro, CA. 94578

Email: mailto:hr@DCARA.org
Fax: 510.483.2526

DCARA is an At-Will and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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position opening
Secondary Classroom Assistant – Intensive Needs
The Learning Center for Deaf
Framingham, MA

position description at:
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-for-deaf-classroom-assistant-position/

If interested in applying please submit a cover letter, resume,
application (found on website) 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 opening
Tenure-Track Position, undergraduate business administration program
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS
Gallaudet University, Graduate School and Professional Programs

Position is contingent upon funding

The Department of Business invites applications for a tenure-track faculty
position in its undergraduate business administration program.

Gallaudet University serves deaf and hard of 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.

Qualifications:
– Doctoral degree in Accounting, or a business-related discipline,
with specialties in Accounting related areas. Certified Public Accountants
are strongly encouraged to apply. University level teaching experience
and/or increasingly responsible experience in private business and/or the
government utilizing accounting information and analysis is strongly
preferred. Applicants with a Master’s* degree with extensive and relevant
work or teaching experience may also be considered;

– Applicant must possess strong quantitative and technology skills;

– 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;

– Record of publication, survey, research, consulting and other
activities demonstrating the use of financial analysis for business and/or
government decision-making purposes highly desirable.

*To be considered for tenure at Gallaudet University, a candidate must
possess a Ph.D./terminal degree in their field

Responsibilities:
Teach undergraduate business administration core courses, with an emphasis
on accounting, (especially Financial Accounting, Non-profit Accounting,
and Auditing) and quantitative business courses. Serve as advisor and
mentor to undergraduate business majors. Conduct research, individually
and/or collaboratively with other members of the academic community.
Fulfill program, department and university service assignments. Perform
other duties as assigned by the chairperson of the Department of Business.

Salary and Rank: Instructor or Assistant Professor Position. Rank and
salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications. Appointment
will be for the regular nine-month academic year.

Application Deadline and Procedures:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled. Employment begins January 15, 2014.

Send letter of application, vita, official transcripts of graduate work,
examples of academic publications, and three letters of reference relevant
to teaching, scholarly activities and/or other work experience to:

Department of Business Search Committee
Department of Business
Gallaudet University
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002-3695

Phone: 202-651-5312 Fax: 202-651-5516

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PAHrtners Deaf Services is Expanding to Pittsburgh!

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:

— ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Full Time; Glenside location
— STAFF INTERPRETER – Full Time or Part Time; Glenside location
— RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM DIRECTOR – Full Time; Glenside location
— THERAPIST/PSYCHOSOCIAL REHAB COUNSELOR – Full Time; Glenside
location
— RESIDENTIAL COUNSELORS – Full Time, Part Time, On Call; Glenside
and Pittsburgh locations

— RESIDENTIAL CASE MANAGER – Full Time; Pittsburgh location
— OFFICE MANAGER/INTERPRETER – Full Time; Pittsburgh location

Go to our Website at: http://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:

Linda Claypool, Office Manager/HR
PAHrtners Deaf Services
614 N. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038

Email: mailto:lclaypool@pahrtners.com
Fax: 215-884-6301; 215-884-9770 TTY/V

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open positions
The Learning Center for Deaf
Framingham, MA

Substitute Classroom Assistant (Intensive Needs)
http://deafdigest.com/substitute-classroom-assistant-job-learning-center-for-deaf/

Elementary Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-elementary-secondary/

Walden School Family Partner
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-family-partner-wraparound/

Elementary Classroom Assistant
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-for-deaf-classroom-assistant-position/

Walden School Child Care Worker – Overnight Supervisor
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-overnight-childcare-supervisor-job/

Wraparound Family Partner
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-family-partner-wraparound/

Wraparound Therapeutic Mentor
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-for-deaf-therapeutic-mentor/

Daycare Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-child-care-center/

Daycare Substitute Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-child-care-center/

Daycare Substitute Classroom Assistant
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-child-care-center/

Computer Systems Administrator
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-desktop-systems-support-specialist-job/

Residential Counselor – Girls Dorm
http://deafdigest.com/tlcfemaledorm/

Walden School Child Care Worker – Residential
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-overnight-childcare-worker-job/

Walden School Child Care Worker – Overnight
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-overnight-childcare-worker-job/

Walden School Relief Worker (CCW Substitute)
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-deaf-relief-worker-child-care-worker-substitutes/

Walden School Child Care Worker – Day
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-day-childcare-job/

If interested in applying please submit a cover letter, resume,
application (found on website) as well as three professional references
to mailto:hr@tlcdeaf.org

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Job Announcement
Superintendent (Effective January 1, 2014)
Missouri School for the Deaf (MSD)
Fulton, MO

salary of $76,368 annually

Qualifications:
Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in education of
deaf and hard of hearing, special education, school administration and
supervision, or a related field; Three years successful experience as an
administrator of programs for students who are deaf or hard of hearing
and/or school administration and supervision; Missouri certification in
school administration or special education administration.

Prerequisites:
Knowledge of effective teaching and learning practices; Knowledge of the
development, abilities and unique psychology of students who are deaf or
hard of hearing; Knowledge of Missouri’s Learning Standards and Educator
Standards; Knowledge of organization and administration in the area of
special education; Knowledge of and ability to effectively implement
collaborative data teams focused on using formative assessments to guide
the use of effective teaching and learning practices; Ability to organize
and analyze data as part of a focused strategic planning and
implementation process; Ability to organize, supervise, and coordinate the
activities of a professional staff; Ability to communicate effectively in
writing, American Sign Language-ASL (at the advanced or higher level) and
a variety of other modes; Ability to work under supervision as well as to
assume leadership responsibilities; Ability to apply effective fiscal and
human resource policies and practices.

Examples of Work Performed:
Supervises and provides leadership to MSD staff in the design,
development, execution and evaluation of a systemic plan to educate
students and accelerate improvement of student outcomes, meet residential
responsibilities, and improve outreach outcomes for deaf or hard of
hearing students and their families; Administers a program for staff
development and educator evaluation consistent with state standards and
requirements and aligned to the systemic plan; Recruits and recommends all
personnel for employment to the State Board of Education; Coordinates
development of the annual operating budget with the Division of Financial
and Administrative Services and the Office of Special Education;
Coordinates, plans, and directs meetings of MSD.s Board of Advisors; Works
and communicates effectively with parents and patrons, including
individual parent contacts and groups such as the MSD Parents
Organization; Promotes and coordinates public relations programs designed
to acquaint the general public with MSD; Follows all policies, rules, and
regulations adopted by the Board and makes decisions consistent with Board
policies; Assures compliance with all federal and state regulations
governing MSD; Coordinates the care and maintenance of buildings and
grounds with the Office of Administration, Division of Facilities
Management; Performs other duties as assigned.

Application Procedure:
Complete a DESE application online at
http://www.dese.mo.gov/divadm/humanres/documents/Employment_Application_2005.pdf

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

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

To Our Applicants with Disabilities: For assistance with any phase of the
Department process, please notify the Director of Human Resources at
(573) 751-9619.

Reasonable attempts will be made to accommodate special needs.

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

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Teaching Specialist Position
American Sign Language Program
Department of Educational Psychology
College of Education and Human Development
University of Minnesota

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

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

Teaching (90%: Provide instruction at the undergraduate levels, teaching
courses in American Sign Language (ASL 1701, 1702, 3703, 3704, and 3705).
The individual appointed will prepare course content; evaluate student
performance, meet with individual students as needed and complete
professional development assignments.

Other Duties (10%) Participate in internal program/department meetings.
Provide external support services/outreach. Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities:
. Teach 6 sections of American Sign Language at the undergraduate
level per Academic year.
. Prepare course content
. Evaluate student performance
. Meet with individual students as needed

Minimum qualifications for Teaching Specialist Position:
. BA/BS degree in ASL Studies, Deaf Studies, Linguistics or related
fields (candidates with BA/BS in other fields will be considered only if
that individual can provide evidence of two years full-time teaching ASL
using the Signing Naturally Curriculum)
. Native or Native-like fluency in ASL

Desired qualifications
. MA/MS degree in ASL Studies, Deaf Studies, Linguistics or related
fields.
. Two or more years teaching ASL using Signing Naturally curriculum,
Levels I, II, and III.

Appointment Details: The person hired will be appointed to a full time
position as a Teaching Specialist beginning January 13, 2014 and ending
May 25, 2014.

Application Process: This position will remain open until filled,
however the search committee will review complete applications on October
18, 2013. Complete applications will consist of a letter of application,
curriculum vita, official transcripts that substantiate degree, two
letters of recommendation by individuals who are familiar with the
applicant’s teaching experience and qualifications for this position, and
a 10 minute videotaped introduction of applicant. Applicants must apply
on-line through the University of Minnesota Job Center at
http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html; search requisition number
187448. Criteria for the 10 minute videotaped introduction of applicant
can be found online at the University of Minnesota Job Center under the
job posting.

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

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

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

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position opening
Community Relations and Development Coordinator
Deaf Adult Services, Inc.
Buffalo, NY

Status: Full Time (flexible as needed)
Responsible to: Executive Director

Basic Functions:
Responsible to work under the direction of the Executive Director to
expand and enhance community relations and development activities of the
organization including but not limited to: grant writing, developing
sponsorships, marketing, public relations activities and supporting the
agency and board in their efforts to develop unrestricted funds for agency
programs and services.

Specific Duties:
1. Works with Executive Director regarding public and media relations.
2. Enhance community relationships with NPO.s, corporate, media,
governmental and political offices
3. Identify and assist in the completion/presentation of funding Requests
for Proposals and submission of foundation Letters of Intent
4. Establish corporate sponsorship and legacy giving program for agency
services
5. Communicate with and gather information from all agency departments for
statistical and development purposes including preparation of Annual
report
6. Maintain donor database and acknowledge donations in a timely manner
7. Manage and update social media and website pages
8. Create bi-weekly E-newsletter and quarterly printed newsletter
9. Set up graphic design/printing needs for agency materials and power
point presentations
10. Coordinate agency annual fundraiser and other community fundraising
events/volunteers
11. Attend Board of Directors. Development Committee meetings
12. Participate as Board of Directors. staff liaison, assisting with
meeting minutes and maintaining official Board records

Skills:
1. Knowledge of sign language and deaf culture helpful
2. Advanced computer knowledge including web page set-up and maintenance
3. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
4. Understanding of social media and networking
5. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
6. Ability to organize and prioritize work tasks
7. Sensitivity to the confidential nature of client, agency, financial and
employee related information

Education and relevant experience should be commensurable with the
requirements of this position. Resumes and cover letters may be sent to
Steve Lovi, Executive Director, Deaf Adult Services, 2495 Main St, #446,
Buffalo, NY 14214 or e-mail to: mailto:Steve@wnydas.org

All persons are encouraged to apply including Deaf and Hard of Hearing
candidates. Applications accepted until position is filled. Position
available immediately.

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position opening
Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator
Washington School for the Deaf
Vancouver, WA

Posted: October 2013

Recruitment Open Until Filled

The Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator is central to the strategic plan
and the mission of the agency by helping students who are deaf and hard of
hearing to meet/exceed state academic standards and ensuring WSD has a
cohesive spiraling curriculum that meets the needs of the students.

This position ensures alignment with the State’s grade level expectations
(GLEs) and gives teachers constructive ways to implement and maintain a
positive learning environment for all students.

Requires: Master’s Degree, Fluency in ASL, WA State Teaching Certification

Salary: $42K – $66K based on 185 days (days will be pro-rated if starting
after the beginning of the 13/14 school year)

Apply at http://www.careers.wa.gov

EOE

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position openings
Supportive Housing Caseworker and Residential Counselors
ACCESS
locations across New Jersey

ACCESS, a statewide program providing behavioral health services to Deaf
and hard of hearing people throughout NJ, has the following positions
available.

Supportive Housing Caseworker and Residential Counselors

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible to provide direct services, case management and
linkage to other services/HH adults with mental illness in the community
and in the home.

1. Coordinate receipt of entitlements, linkages to medical and
non-medical services, provide transportation when necessary.
2. Complete all documentation requirements, including development of a
comprehensive care plan and progress notes.
3. Teach independent living skills, recreational/leisure skills, oversee
medications coordinate medical appointments.
4. Use appropriate therapeutic approaches to engage and motivate clients.
5. Identify potential crisis situations and use appropriate crisis
intervention skills to diffuse situations and/or coordinate care.
6. Perform outreach services to absent and/or missing clients.
7. Educate and advocate for clients.

Qualifications:
Caseworker – Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or related
field.

Residential Counselor – BA/BS Social Work/Counseling/MH/Health discipline
OR 1 or more years college PLUS related work or life experience OR h.s.
diploma PLUS 4 years of related work exp. Valid NJ drivers license, first
aid/CPR certification. Team-oriented, ASL fluency, written communication
skills, organizational and problem-solving skills are required.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. For
immediate consideration, please fax 973.754.5599, or email your resume to:
mailto:uckarc@sjhmc.org

ST. JOSEPH’S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
http://www.stjosephshealth.org

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until filled

Job Announcement
Supervising Teacher III
California School for the Deaf
Riverside, CA

Salary: $7,407 – $9,922 Monthly

California Department of Education
Position: Supervising Teacher III
Director of Instruction
Area: Instruction

Work Schedule:
This position is a 12 month position with vacation hours accrued monthly.

Description:
Under the direction of the Superintendent, the Director of Instruction
oversees and supervises the Curriculum Supervisor, Technology and Training
Services Supervisor, Special Instructional Projects Supervisor and all
Instructional Principals.

Responsibilities:
Provide daily leadership, guidance, supervision and direction to nine
program supervisors

Provide training, support, and visionary leadership in the areas of
curriculum implementation, dual language philosophy, positive behavior
intervention, professional learning communities, standards- based
education and classroom observations

Conduct Instructional Management Team meetings as well as some general
faculty meetings

Serve as a member of the Superintendent’s Cabinet team with the other
Directors to discuss school wide issues

Provide leadership and training to ensure school wide consistency to
school and state policies, state education code, and federal legislation.

Utilize communication systems which promote and maintain a positive,
professional school climate

Oversee the recruitment and hiring processes for teachers, teaching
assistants, and program supervisors.

Supervise Director of Instruction secretary in the overall operations of
the Instruction Division

Promote positive relationships with staff, parents, students and the
community by soliciting their input and participation in school programs
and activities

Work closely with administrators and support staff in the Business office,
Student Services and Residential program to facilitate coordination of all
services which support the Instructional program

Coordinate and monitor all visiting interns and substitute teachers

Serve as a Disaster Team Leader for the Instructional staff in all
practice drills and in the event of disaster.

Work with Instructional supervisors on staff evaluations and all
disciplinary actions

Required Qualifications:
Five years experience as a classroom teacher in a program for the Deaf

Three years experience as a Supervisor or Principal of teachers

Fluency in ASL and standard written English

Master’s degree and possession of or eligibility for California
credentials authorizing teaching and administrative services

Knowledge of state and federal laws related to education
– Ability to use technology effectively
Desired Qualifications:
– Knowledge of Deaf culture and ability to engage the Deaf community in
fulfilling the mission of the school
– Knowledge of the professional standards for the teaching profession
– Knowledge of dual language philosophy
– Ability to make presentations to groups and using effective techniques
for decision making
– Skill in managing multiple tasks at all times
– Ability to work collaboratively with others
– Ability to provide mentoring to program supervisors
– Ability to model effective leadership techniques

Salary: Monthly $7,407 – $9,922
*Plus $400 per month or $4800 annually Recruitment & Retention Pay
*Plus $100 per month or $1200 annually upon passing a bilingual fluency
examination or upon providing a certified passing score on the ASLPI

Conditions of Employment:
Pre-employment background checks, fingerprints, tuberculosis test, and
verification of transcripts and
credentials.

How to Apply:
Submit a completed Employee School Application, official transcripts,
and copies of credential(s) to:

California School for the Deaf, Riverside
3044 Horace Street
Riverside, CA 92506
Attention: Mal Grossinger, Superintendent

Deadline to file:
until filled

Applications are accessible on the Internet ( http://www.cdsr-cde.ca.gov )
in the CSDR Jobs Section, Instructional Application link, or by contacting
Rachel Armstrong at (951) 248-7700 ext. 6562

California State Government an Affirmative Action Employer- Equal
Opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin,
ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religion or
political affiliation, age or gender orientation

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