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DeafDigest Gold – December 20, 2009

DeafDigest Gold - December 20, 2009

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

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Hot Deaf News during the week:

- Very Hot News 

the state of Massachusetts has proposed merging the
Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
with two another agencies, an idea that has angered the
Deaf Community.

Do click on http://www.rescuemcdhh.com



- Thursday December 17th 

A big difference two months would make. Two months ago
the Delhi High Court told the government of India that
the deaf would be allowed to drive, it has backtracked.
The court is now telling the government that the deaf
should not drive. Not sure why the 180 degree turnaround.



- Friday December 18th

A group of Princetonians are saying that a paradox exists -
in that it takes longer to sign a word than to say a word
but that reception is much quicker with the signed word than
with the spoken word. It suggests that a lot of words are
being voiced, thus creating delay in reception. Well,
our high speed, but efficient interpreters are capable of
using just maybe 3 or 4 ASL gestures to equal a lot of
wordage speakers generate in a single sentence!


- Saturday December 19th

A deaf woman and a deaf fox were in the news. The deaf woman, 
Beth Tyler-King, a British animal rescuer, picked up
an abandoned deaf fox. She taught the deaf fox to follow
hand signals. Both the deaf woman and the deaf fox are
inseparable. The fox will never be released to the wild and
behaves like a domesticated pet at Beth's home. If the deaf fox
gets mischievous, a scolding wiggle of Beth's finger will
do the job!


(please go back to the Blue edition for the Sunday-Wednesday 
Hot Deaf News)

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Deaf Miscellaneous stuff:

position opening
Asst Head Football Coach/Strength and Conditioning Coordinator
Department: Athletics Department
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

(for more information, please go to Employment Ads section
in the Blue edition)

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THE DEAF AND THE CHIMP
   About 30 years ago, a deaf oral leader gave
a speech saying that ASL users have intelligence
equal to a chimp. It was insulting and everyone
was angry.
   A few years ago, scientists at a Japanese
university did experiments on chimps. They
found out that in some ways the chimp is
equally as smart as humans. Chimps remember
things that we, the humans, often forget.
   Was the oral deaf leader correct? You
decide!


- for ASL News version, please click on:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deafandchimp/

(for your convenience, video links are posted on top
of each DeafDigest edition)


WRITING NOTES AT A BAR
   Two men were communicating by passing notes back
and forth at a bar. Would that be a deaf man and a 
hearing man?
   No. Both men were hearing. Why did they pass
notes back and forth?
   The noise at the bar was so loud that they could
not communicate by voice!


- for ASL News version, please click on:
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(for your convenience, video links are posted on top
of each DeafDigest edition)


BLIZZARD BEST THING THAT HAPPENED TO A DEAF FAMILY
   The blizzard has hit the Washington, DC area this
weekend. But for one deaf family it was the best thing
that has happened to them!
   The deaf parents drove to Washington, DC to pick up
their daughter who was finishing up her semester at
Gallaudet and to bring her home.
   The deaf family was trapped in the blizzard, forcing
them to stay at a hotel near the Gallaudet campus.
With nothing to do at the hotel, and with snow still
outside, the family got together and talked and talked.
   Said the father:

I was busy with my job at a school for the deaf; the daughter
was busy with her Gallaudet studies and we never really
got to sit together for a long and meaningful conversation



GROWING UP WITH THE DEAF AS A NON-CODA
   Joseph Patrick Youngs III, who is not deaf, and is
not a Coda, grew up playing with and making friends
with the deaf on an island in Maine.
   The island in Maine is where the Governor Baxter
School for the Deaf is located. And if the name 
Youngs is familiar, well, the father Dr. Joseph Youngs
served as the school superintendent, and that was 
when the son got to know the deaf.
   What about it? He is one of the two nominees to become
the new state Superior Court judge. 


TO BE A RESTAURANT MANAGER
   Could a deaf person function as a restaurant general
manager? It is not an easy job for a hearing person.
There are always problem dining patrons; waiters and cooks
that do not show up thus leaving the staff shorthanded,
kitchen equipment that break down, cooks and waiters arguing
with each other, surprise visits by food inspectors, trucks
do not show up with the food for the day, etc, etc. 
   Well, ask Laura Nuccio. She is deaf and serves as
general manager of the Nibbles Play Cafe in Wheeling, IL.
This restaurant serves the most finicky of all patrons -
these one to seven year old kids!




TAKING SOCCER TOO SERIOUSLY
   There was a story posted on one of these soccer
blogs this week. It went like this:

At the 1985 UEFA Cup, Rijeka, a team in Croatia,
played against Real Madrid of Spain. A Belgian
referee ejected the Croatian player Denisca
after his second yellow card. The first yellow
was for continuing to play after the whistle
was blown. The second yellow was for "insulting"
the referee.
 
   Well, Denisca (first name not known) was
deaf and could not hear the whistle, that earned
him the first yellow. And he used sign language
to communicate, which earned him the second
yellow, an automatic ouster!
   This happened 24 years ago, yet the most
rabid soccer fans remember it as if it just
happened yesterday.


A HEARING AID
   A hearing aid is a non-CI device that helps
some deaf people to hear.
   There are good hearing aids. There are also bad
hearing aids.
   A newspaper story said:

he has to wear a special hearing aid

   Special hearing aid? Meaning there are hearing aids
that are special and hearing aids that are not special?
   DeafDigest assumes the writer does not know what
he is writing about!



OUR ORGANIZATIONS SERVING THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
   We have many, many organizations, both national and
local, that serve deaf and hard of hearing people.
   One such organization is:

Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss

   The web site is at:

http://www.aamhl.org




AN EXCUSE FOR NOT WEARING A HEARING AID

it distracts me

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WHAT IS THAT SUPPOSED TO MEAN?

unilateral hearing loss


what is so wrong with this phrase - deaf in one ear

both mean the same, just that the word unilateral looks to be
a more impressive meaning


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Interpreters and ASL & ITP Students and Teachers Deserve More from 
a Conference

Hi ... We are the 31st World's Largest Silent Weekend

The venue for the June 24-27, 2010 event will handle 700-1000
participants and include a medical interpreting track. Novice,
beginning, intermediate and advanced ASL and ITP students, as
well as interpreters (CEUs offered) will have around 150 hours
of seminars to choose from.

The 31st Silent Weekend is at the Florida Hotel at the Florida
Mall in Orlando with its huge food court allowing you to have
a complete meal for $5.99 instead of paying $20-30 at other
conferences' hotel prices.  The room costs are even lower
next year ... just $105 with free parking and unlimited free
internet!

Students, teachers and interpreters seeking to improve their 
skills can bring family members and they can take novice sign
language classes!  Many of our current interpreters started out 
as novice ASL students at the Silent Weekend!

There are simply no other local, regional or national conferences
offering you so many hours of classes as inexpensively as the
Silent Weekends. Just check them out and register at 
http://www.DrSign.com

Sign language DVDs are available online at
http://www.DrSign.com -

A DVD "When 'Duck' is not Enough"
to show you how to represent inanimate objects is now available

Join us for the 9th Florida/Alaska Motorcycle Benefit Run to help 
deaf babies!  This is the world's longest group motorcycle benefit 
run.  Some people are planning to fly to Calgary, Alberta and rent 
cars and follow us to and from Alaska and enjoy bed and breakfast 
inns!

See http://www.AlaskaBikeRun.com for updates and photos.

These trips will take place every year so why not make plans
to join us now in July 17, 2010?

Please browse our selection of signing greeting cards at:
http://www.DrSign.com

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Hot DeafNews boring, but important!

A Deaf Male Gene, but not a Deaf Female Gene? What's that?
Well, the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication 
Disorders is saying that they found a gene described as follows:

Gene Linked to a Rare Form of Progressive Hearing Loss in Males 
is Identified

The offending gene is DFN2; DeafDigest does not pretend to understand
what this is, but genetics would.

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DeafLibrary Page of the Week

Occupational hazards!  All jobs have their own
occupational hazards, and unfortunately, it includes
interpreters.

What are their hazards? Do click on:

http://deafdigest.com/occupationalhazards


(on a rotating basis, a different DeafLibrary Page topic 
will be featured every week) 

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Deaf Picture of the Week:

James Hartobey (see "What became of?" in Blue edition)
 
http://media.northjersey.com/images/MC_091509fish.jpg

he is the one on the right side


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Question of the week:

Q. Do you think the media (print and on-line) focusing
on the deaf and of deafness and published by the deaf
have given accurate views? 

A. No more or no worse than the Hearing Media!




send your questions to mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

the most interesting questions may be answered
in future DeafDigest editions. Thank you.

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Wish List of the Week:

that all national organizations (NAD, AgBell, HLAA, ALDA
and others) work together for the benefit of all of us
instead of one organization insisting it speaks for all
of us; we all speak for all of us; not one speaks for
all of us

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DeafHistory - Looking Back:

Year 1998 - the Oxford Dictionary has banned use of the
word ""deafmute" as a team of 100 editors made that
determination

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Deaf and the Money:

$10,000,000

the state of Nebraska, in 1998, was hoping to get
that much money while auctioning off the campus of
the closed Nebraska School for the Deaf. Auction was
canceled when only two bidders showed up.

(campus was eventually auctioned off later on; how
much was it bid for ? DeafDigest does not know)


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DeafNumbers of the Week:

Estimated:
1.3 million deaf individuals of the Catholic faith

Fact:
only 13 deaf priests

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DeafDigest Sports

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position opening
Director of Development & Marketing
The Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children
Scranton, PA

The Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children is seeking 
a Director of Development & Marketing with a proven track record in 
fundraising, grant writing, donor solicitation, and planned giving.  

FBI clearance, PA Act 34, and 151 Child Abuse clearances are required.  

Excellent salary and benefit package available.  

Visit our web site at 
http://www.thescrantonschool.org for a complete position description.  

Send letter and resume to:
Director of Human Resources
c/o SSDHHC
300 East Swissvale Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15218-1469

Fax:   412-244-4211
Email: mailto:hshirey@wpsd.org

EOE

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Seeking Applicants For
NTID Instructional/Support Faculty
Master of Science Education Program
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

The Master of Science in Secondary Education program 
( http://ntid.rit.edu/msse ) invites applications for a tenure-track 
faculty position.  We seek candidates with expertise in deaf education 
theory and practice, and with a minimum of three years experience 
teaching deaf and hard-of-hearing students at the middle school or 
secondary levels.  

Minimum qualifications include a doctoral degree (or ABD) in the 
education of the deaf, English or a relevant field, and professional 
certification from the Council on Education of the Deaf (CED) and 
New York State professional or permanent certification in teaching 
deaf, hard-of-hearing and/or hearing students (or equivalent from 
other states), grades 7 - 12. Proficiency in sign language and 
knowledge of deaf culture as well as a record of scholarly productivity 
relevant to the position are required.

The National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), one of eight 
colleges of RIT, is the world's largest technological college serving 
over 1300 deaf and hard-of-hearing students.  NTID is committed to 
creating a climate that fosters the success of every student and 
employee by appreciating the unique contributions that each person 
makes to the educational process based on their ethnic, cultural, 
linguistic and gender-related knowledge and experiences

Description:
Specific assignments will include teaching courses from the pedagogy 
sequence and/or other courses within one?s area of expertise; 
designing, developing, implementing and assessing student teaching; 
conducting research in areas related to the program; providing academic, 
capstone project and job placement advising; and assisting the program 
director in various projects.  The successful candidate must be 
committed to excellence and innovation in teaching and active engagement 
in scholarly or creative activities related to instruction and 
curriculum.  Women, individuals of color, deaf and hard-of-hearing 
individuals, and members of other under-represented groups are strongly 
urged to apply

Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college?s continuing 
commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual difference 
strongly preferred.
 
The Rochester Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity/affirmative 
action employer.  All individuals with the ability to contribute in 
meaningful ways to the university?s continuing commitment to cultural 
diversity, pluralism, and individual differences are encouraged to make 
application.

For complete details and application procedures, see 
https://mycareer.rit.edu -  Search for IRC#34230.  Please submit your 
cover letter detailing your professional, teaching and scholarship 
qualifications and achievements; a vita; and the names, addresses and 
phone numbers for three references.  Review of applications will begin 
January 15, 2010 and continue until the position is filled. 

All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States


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Seeking Applicants For
NTID Instructional/Support Faculty - Teach ASL
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

The National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), one of eight
colleges of RIT, is the world's largest technological college serving
over 1300 deaf and hard-of-hearing students.  NTID is committed to
creating a climate that fosters the success of every student and
employee by appreciating the unique contributions that each person
makes to the educational process based on their ethnic, cultural,
linguistic and gender-related knowledge and experiences

Description:
Teach American Sign Language to students in a variety of programs at
NTID and RIT (College of Liberal Arts Foreign Language Program,
Faculty/Staff Sign Language Education Program, ASL/English
Interpretation, ASL/Deaf Cultural Studies, etc.) Engage in ongoing
professional development. Contribute to curriculum design and materials
development for ASL courses


REQUIRED:
- MS/MA in appropriate discipline related to the field of ASL 
instruction

- ASLTA Certification from the American Sign Language Teachers 
Association or currently pursuing certification
        
- Native or native-like proficiency in ASL

PREFERRED:        
- Earned doctorate or ABD in appropriate discipline related to the 
field of ASL instruction

- Qualified level Certification from the American Sign Language 
Teachers Association 

- At least three years teaching experience at the secondary and/or 
post-secondary level

- Experience with curriculum development

- Demonstrated knowledge and sensitivity to the characteristics 
of second language teaching/learning and adult learners

- Demonstrated ability to contribute to the field of ASL instruction

The Rochester Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer.  All individuals with the ability to contribute in
meaningful ways to the university?s continuing commitment to cultural
diversity, pluralism, and individual differences are encouraged to make
application.

This position is subject to available funding.

For complete details and application procedures, see
https://mycareer.rit.edu -  Search for IRC#34287.  Please submit your
cover letter detailing your professional, teaching and scholarship
qualifications and achievements; a vita; and the names, addresses and
phone numbers for three references.  Review of applications will begin
January 15, 2010 and continue until the position is filled.

All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States

You can contact the search committee regarding the position at:

Baldev Kaur Khalsa, Search Committee Chair 
Department American Sign Language and Interpreting Education
52 Lomb Memorial Drive
LBJ-3640
Rochester, NY 14623-5604

mailto:bkknss@rit.edu 

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Seeking Applicants For
NTID Instructional/Support Faculty - Tenure Track Faculty
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

The National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), one of eight
colleges of RIT, is the world's largest technological college serving
over 1300 deaf and hard-of-hearing students.  NTID is committed to
creating a climate that fosters the success of every student and
employee by appreciating the unique contributions that each person
makes to the educational process based on their ethnic, cultural,
linguistic and gender-related knowledge and experiences


Description:
Teach American Sign Language to students in a variety of programs at
NTID and RIT (College of Liberal Arts Foreign Language Program,
Faculty/Staff Sign Language Education Program, ASL/English
Interpretation, ASL/Deaf Cultural Studies, etc.) Engage in ongoing
professional development. Contribute to curriculum design and 
materials development for ASL courses

REQUIRED:
- MA/MS in an appropriate discipline related to the field of ASL 
instruction, with additional experience equivalent* to a doctoral 
degree.

OR

Doctoral degree (or ABD**) in ASL Teaching or a relevant field, 
for example, ASL Linguistics, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, 
Cross-Cultured Communication, Communication Curriculum and 
Instruction, Language Instruction, Adult 
Education, and Deaf Education.

- Significant experience with curriculum development.

- Qualified-level Certification from the American Sign Language 
Teachers Association required within two years of hire; must achieve 
Professional Level Certification by tenure review time.

- Native or native-like proficiency in American Sign Language.  

-  Demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to the characteristics 
of second language teaching/learning and adult learners.

- Demonstrated ability to contribute to and lead the field of ASL 
instruction.

PREFERRED:        
- Doctoral degree in ASL Teaching, or a relevant field, for example, 
ASL Linguistics, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Cross-Cultured 
Communication, Communication Curriculum and Instruction, Language 
Instruction, Adult Education, and Deaf Education.

- Teaching experience in the post-secondary setting.


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Ten-month, full-time, tenure track** position

* "experience equivalent to a doctoral degree" for this position 
means: presentation at national conferences within the field; 
research experience and/or contributions, curriculum development 
experience, and published peer reviewed articles within the 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.

The Rochester Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer.  All individuals with the ability to contribute in
meaningful ways to the university?s continuing commitment to cultural
diversity, pluralism, and individual differences are encouraged to make
application.

This position is subject to available funding.

For complete details and application procedures, see
https://mycareer.rit.edu -  Search for IRC#34327.  Please submit your
cover letter detailing your professional, teaching and scholarship
qualifications and achievements; a vita; and the names, addresses and
phone numbers for three references.  Review of applications will begin
January 15, 2010 and continue until the position is filled.

All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States

You can contact the search committee regarding the position at:

Leisa R. Boling, Search Committee Chair
Department of American Sign Language and Interpreting Education
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester Institute of Technology
52 Lomb Memorial Drive
LBJ-3644
Rochester, NY 14623-5604

mailto:LRBNSS@rit.edu

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position opening
Clinical Instructor of American Sign Language
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI

School of Education
Department of Exceptional Education

Clinical Instructor of American Sign Language

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks an Instructor to join our 
American Sign Language Studies Program in School of Education's 
Department of Exceptional Education.  Minimum requirements of this 
position are a Masters degree in a related field of study, at least 
3 years ASL teaching experience at the secondary/post secondary level, 
American Sign Language Teacher Association Certification, native or 
near-native competency in American Sign Language, knowledge of 
American Sign Language linguistics, Deaf history and Deaf culture.  

This is a 12 month probationary appointment. Salary is commensurate 
with experience.  

To apply, visit: 
http://www.jobs.uwm.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51121
   
A completed application will include letter of application, 
vita/resume, transcripts, a list of three references.   Additionally, 
submit name and email of individual who has supervised you and can 
evaluate your teaching.
  
We will email this individual a teaching evaluation form upon receipt 
of all application materials. The following documents must be submitted 
online. 

Dr. Amy Otis-Wilborn, Chair, Search and Screen Committee, School of 
Education, Department of Exceptional Education, University of 
Wisconsin-Milwaukee, P.O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201. Review of 
applications will begin January 30th, 2010 and will continue until 
position is filled.  The position start date is August 1, 2010.

Employment will require a criminal background check.  The University of 
Wisconsin- Milwaukee is an affirmative action, equal employment 
opportunity employer.  

For UWM's Campus Security Report, which includes statistics about reported 
crimes and information about campus security policies, see 
http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu or call the Office of Student Life at 
414-229-4632 to request a paper copy.

The Department of Exceptional Education offers a full range of 
Deafness related programs including:

-  ASL courses to meet university foreign language requirements
- Major and Minor areas of study in American Sign Language Studies
- Interpreter Training, 
- ASL Teacher Certification
- Teacher Certification in Deaf/Hard of Hearing

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Faculty positions open
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

All positions contingent on funding

For detailed job descriptions, go to:
http://gallaudet.edu/af/hrs_employment.xml 
or contact mailto:rebecca.hogan@gallaudet.edu

Send letter of application, vitae, official graduate 
transcripts, and three letters of reference as indicated 
in job description.

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

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applications accepted
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (ASL) (MSSD) AND ELEMENTARY (KDES)
on campus of Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

The two Clerc Center schools, the Kendall Demonstration Elementary School 
(KDES) and the Model Secondary School for the Deaf (MSSD) are located on 
the beautiful 100-acre campus of Gallaudet University, in our nation's 
capitol.

We are recruiting for content area teachers and are accepting 
applications at this time. Our content areas are: 

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (ASL) (MSSD) AND ELEMENTARY (KDES)

To learn more about the above positions at Clerc Center, please go to 
our website http://gallaudet.edu/af/hrs_employment.xml and click on 
Clerc Center Teachers and see job advertisement for details.

If interested for any of these position, submit a letter of interest, a 
completed Gallaudet University Application Form, an up-to-date resume, 
copies of all valid licenses to teach (if you possess any), official 
college transcripts (undergraduate, graduate and PhD degrees), three (3) 
current and signed letters of recommendation (from supervisors who know 
about your teaching ability) to Clerc Center Human Resources at the 
following address:
 
Clerc Center Human Resources
Gallaudet University - KDES room 3201
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002

mailto:clerchr@gallaudet.edu 
202-651-5264 (V)
866-970-4252 (VP)
202-651-5457 (FAX)

Gallaudet University Application Form link:
http://gallaudet.edu/af/hrs_employment.xml

EEO Statement: 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.

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We are recruiting for these positions
- Content Specialist
- Manager, Early Intervention and Cochlear Implant Education Center
- Manager, Educational Planning Office
- Manager, Institutional Compliance
- Manager, Planning and Organizational Development
- Student Support Specialist
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC 20002
 
Please apply if you are interested in any of these positions. 

To apply, mail a resume and Gallaudet University job application 
form to: 

Gallaudet University 
Personnel Office
College Hall- Room 106
800 Florida Avenue, N.E.
Washington, DC 20002

Or Fax resume and Gallaudet University Employment job application to: 
202-651-5344

Email address: mailto:Personnel.Office@gallaudet.edu

Any questions regarding to these positions, contact Personnel office 
at 202-651-5352

**For details on these vacancies, please click on this link: 

http://gallaudet.edu/af/hrs_employment.xml

Locate "Job Listing", click on "Professional Staff", and then click 
on specific position you are interested in.

Gallaudet University is an equal opportunity employer/educational 
institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, 
national origin, religion, age, hearing status, disability, covered 
veteran status, marital status, personal appearance, gender orientation, 
family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, source 
of income, place of business or residence, pregnancy, childbirth, or 
any other unlawful basis.  

Employees and recruiting sources are encouraged to refer qualified 
individuals from protected classes for available positions.  

Individuals who may have inquiries regarding the University's policy 
and procedures or who may wish to file a complaint should contact the 
University's EEO Office, Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Avenue NE, 
Washington DC 20002-3695, 202-651-5075.

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position announcement
American Sign Language/Deaf Studies Instructor (Fall 2010)   
College of Southern Nevada
Las Vegas metropolitan area

College of Southern Nevada recognizes that embracing diversity maximizes 
faculty and staff contribution to our goals and provides the best 
opportunity for student achievement. CSN is an equal 
opportunity/affirmative action employer. CSN is responsive to serving the 
educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. 
CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. 
AA/EOE/ADA.   

Job description:
1. Teach ASL courses (all levels) 

2. Teach courses within the Deaf Studies Program degree including Deaf 
Culture, Deaf History, Structure of ASL, and new courses that might be 
added to the existing program. 

3. Develop syllabi, course outlines, curriculum, assessment plans and 
reports for all courses. 

4. Evaluate student outcomes 

5. Assess students' language competency levels. 

6. Provide student advisement and recruitment services 

7. Participate in program/division meetings 

8. Serve on department and college committees 

9. Travel to multi campus locations possibly on a day, evening or weekend 
schedule 

10. Mentor adjunct faculty within the Deaf Studies Unit   

Note: Application review will begin on January 16, 2010. For full 
consideration, all application materials must be received no later than 
January 15, 2010. 

Required qualifications:
1. Bachelor's Degree: preferably in Deafness and/or ASL from a regionally 
accredited College or University. 

2. ASLTA qualifications   

Preferred qualifications:
1. Master's Degree from a regionally accredited College or University: 
preferably in Deaf Studies/ASL or a related field 

2. A minimum of 2 years of experience in a post-secondary setting. 

3. ASLTA certification or RID certification 

4. Additional Skills: experience with interactive lab instruction; 
experience with technology specific to Deaf individuals. 

Quick link:
http://jobs.csn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51296   

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job announcement
Teacher (High School Math) 
Georgia School for the Deaf
Cave Spring, GA

for position description and application procedures, please click on:
http://deafdigest.com/hsmath

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job announcement
Substitute Teacher (Part-Time/Hourly)
Georgia School for the Deaf
Cave Spring, GA

for position description and application procedures, please click on:
http://deafdigest.com/subteach

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(updated December 20th)

- EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT GLAD !! -

- Job Developer/Interpreter - Rancho Cucamonga, CA

- Community 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 Specialist
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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