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DeafDigest Gold – March 29, 2009

DeafDigest Gold – March 29, 2009

Gold edition Barry Strassler, Editor
http://www.deafdigest.com – updated every Monday

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ASL Videos of the Week:
http://www.deafdigest.com/choice.htm

Deaf Cartoon (Fogey) of the week:
http://www.deafdigest.com/davideo.html

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“Hands of My Father” at Harris Communications

The book “Hands of My Father”(B1131), is now on sale at Harris
Communications. By turns heart-tugging and hilarious, Myron
Uhlberg’s memoir tells the story of growing up as the hearing
son of deaf parents, and his life in a world that he found
unaccountably beautiful, even as he longed to escape it.

This is a memoir filled with stories about growing up not just
as the child of two deaf people, but as a book-loving,
mischievous, tree-climbing kid during the eventful period that
spanned the Depression, the War and the early fifties.

Buy now for only $19.00, regularly $23.00.

Sale ends April 2, 2009.

For more information, go to:
http://www.harriscomm.com/link/?www.harriscomm.com?sr=ddg032909

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

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DeafDigest welcomes unique deafnews tips; do email:
mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

sources of unique deafnews are never revealed; always
anonymous

weekly DeafDigest Blue & Gold editions also posted at:

http://www.deafdigest.com (updated every Monday)

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Four Deaf Cartoons (Fogeys) are shown every week on:
http://www.deafdigest.com/davideo.html

Go there to look at the latest Cartoon

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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.

weekly DeafDigest Blue & Gold editions also posted at:

http://www.deafdigest.com (updated every Monday)

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News of the Week
This is the Deaf Film Festival season; already we
are seeing postings on various web sites of several
Deaf Film Festivals here and there in USA.
These Deaf Film Festivals show deaf-made,
deaf-acted films.
One such film “Deaf Ghost” – is being
featured at a Film Festival. Not a Deaf Film
Festival, but a hearing Film Festival in
Great Britain.

The new Coordinator of Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Services at Boston University is Jeannette Ocampo Welch.
She goes by JO and her first day on the job is
April 1st. She replaces Deanna Ammon, who has
moved on.

DeafDigest does not know if Dean Rhodes-Brandon,
who is 17 years old, is deaf or hearing. The
newspaper story about him did not say if he is
deaf or hearing.
Anyway, he is a finalist for the Make Your Mark
Enterprising Young Brits top honor. He came up
with a web site that lists movies with subtitles
at local movie houses.
This concept is nothing new in USA – but it
is something new in Great Britain.

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please email mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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http://www.deafdigest.com

updated every Monday

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TAKE 20% OFF ACCESS 4 ALARM CLOCK IN MARCH AT WCI!

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Digital TV Transition by June 12

Are you confused about what is required to make the switch to
digital TV?

Are you having trouble with closed captioning?

You can get your answers and assistance through CSD’s Digital TV
(DTV) Help Center. DTV Help Center is specially designed to handle
calls from deaf, hard of hearing and deaf-blind communities.

You can reach us through videophone with signing representatives,
TTY, AIM, e-mail or simply call our voice number through any relay
service, including Captel.

CSD’s DTV Help Center is open 18 hours a day, 7 days a week.

As many people are finding out, they turn on the TV one day, and
there is nothing to watch except white noise – where did the
channels go?

Also, people are finding closed captioning problems after they
make the switch to digital TV – what went wrong?

If you have questions, concerns or are frustrated about the DTV
transition or closed captioning, call the CSD DTV Help
Center.

Don’t be left with just static on your TV – call today!

Voice: 1-877-DTV-4YOU (1-877-388-4968)

TTY: 1-877-TTY-4CSD (1-877-889-4273)

Email: mailto:DTVHelp@c-s-d.org

Direct Videophone via Number: 866-351-1950 or 866-401-3519
Direct Videophone via IP Address: DTV03.CSD.TV or DTV04.CSD.TV

AIM: DTVCSR07 or DTVCSR008
For information about CSD, go to http://www.c-s-d.org

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A MANAGER AT TARGET
We shop often at Target, Walmart, Best Buy, Sears, etc.
These stores have different departments. These departments
have supervisory managers.
Do we know of a deaf person that is a supervisory
manager at any of these department stores?
There is a deaf supervisory manager of a Target store
in California. He graduated from a school for the deaf
and did not go to college, but he was able to get
promoted to supervisory manager.
It is not an easy job. He supervises three different
departments at Target. He orders merchandise; he takes
inventory and also supervises his own employees in these
three departments.

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DiiT / Deaf Initiative in Technology – 2009 Summer Workshop Schedule

The Deaf Initiative in Technology (DiiT) is very excited to introduce its
2009 Summer Workshop Schedule!

DiiT is offering many new workshops this year including Basic Business
Correspondence and a series on Engineering related topics!

DiiT provides up-to-the-minute technical training in an all sign
environment. Workshop participants get the benefit of direct interaction
with the instructors without the need for interpreters that most
professional workshops require.

All workshops are held at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (
http://www.ntid.rit.edu/ ) at the Rochester Institute of Technology in
Rochester, New York ( http://www.rit.edu/ )

To register, download the DiiT Workshop Registration Form or call
585-475-7545 (Voice or TTY)
http://www.rit.edu/diit/workshops/registration.html

The 2009 DiiT Summer Workshop Schedule:

DiiT Workshop Series on Business

1. Is It For You: Starting Your Own Business; June 8-12, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/business.html

(newly added, 2/1/09)
2. Microsoft Access 2007; Create a Database; June 15-15, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/access.html

3. Microsoft Office 2007: A Professional Approach; July 13-17, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/word.html

DiiT Workshop Series on Workplace Writing — (NEW!!!)

4. Basic Workplace Correspondence; June 22-26, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/correspondence.html

5. Basic Report Writing in the Workplace; August (TBD)
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/report.html

DiiT Workshop Series on Engineering — (NEW!!!)
6. Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt; June 8-12, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/SixSigma.html

7. Intro to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s); June 8-10, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/PLC.html

8. Intro to Computer Numerical Control Programming; June 15-19, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/CNCP.html

9. Migrating from 2D CAD to 3D CAD using Revit Architecture June 15-19,
2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/cad.html

10. Solid Modeling with SolidWorks; June 22-26, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/SolidWorks.html

DiiT Workshop Series on Graphic Communication:
11. Web Site Development Using Dreamweaver CS4; June 8-12, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/dreamweaver.html

12. Self-Publishing a Book; June 15-19, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/book.html

13. Adobe Flash CS4; June 22-26, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/flash.html

14. Wide Format Printing; June 22-26, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/wide.html

15. Adobe Acrobat 9 Professional; July 13-17, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/Arobat.html

DiiT Workshop Series on Information Technology:
16. Introduction to Microsoft Visual Basic.NET; June 8-12, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/VB.html

17. JavaScript Made Easy with JQuery; June 15-19, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/JavaScript.html

18. PHP 6 and MySQL 5; July 13-17, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/php.html

19. PC Assembly, Maintenance, and Repair; July 13-17, 2009
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/ics/diit/workshops/CurrentWorkshops/Hardware.html

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A CHOICE BETWEEN GALLAUDET OR NTID OR HEARING COLLEGE?
Many deaf students in high schools that want to go
to college have three choices – go to Gallaudet,
go to NTID or go to a hearing college.
Which choice is best? It is up to the student
to make the choice.
For one residential school student, the choice
was made easier for her. She attended a hearing
college part time while she was a senior in
high school.
After one “frustrating” semester at a hearing
college, she quickly eliminated the hearing college
as a choice, and was left with two choices –
Gallaudet or NTID!
She was lucky to be able to make an easier choice
before graduating from residential school.

– for ASL News version, please click on:
http://www.deafdigest.com/choice.htm

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

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A GEICO HORROR STORY
Last week DeafDigest ran a video, saying that the GEICO
famous Caveman ad was inappropriate because these characters
used sign language to communicate for thousands and thousands
of years before realizing vocal chords could be used for
communications.
An interpreter shared with DeafDigest a GEICO horror story.
GEICO gave the interpreter a 2-week contract. To comply with
the contract, the interpreter hired other interpreters
for this 2-week assignment.
At the last minute, GEICO backed out of the contract, saying
they found a “cheaper” interpreter. The angry interpreter
had to pay other interpreters to compensate for giving up their
own assignments.
The local GEICO office would not budge. The interpreter,
going one up, wrote a letter to Warren Buffett, the famous
investor.
Why Buffett? He is a part owner of GEICO. Upon reading the
letter Buffett ordered his office to pay the interpreter!
Said the angry interpreter:

Of course GEICO will never attempt to hire me again, but my
insurance is with another company.

AUTHORIZED TO PERFORM WEDDINGS IN OHIO
In Ohio, when deaf people want to marry, they have
options – to be married by a person that does not
know sign language or by someone that knows sign
language.
The law says:

only judges, ordained or licensed ministers, mayors
and the superintendent of the state school for
the deaf may perform weddings

Superintendent of a state school for the deaf?
Yes. Ed Corbett told DeafDigest he has performed
four weddings in his 19 years with the school!

CITY HALL HELPING A DEAF ATHLETE
A deaf athlete needed some funds to take part in
the Deaflympics. Her private fund raising efforts
failed.
Normally she would stay home, utterly disappointed
at the opportunity to represent her nation.
Well, the Cumbria County Council stepped in
and donated her with some funds.
Where is Cumbria County Council? Somewhere in
USA? Nope, it is in Great Britain!
Can’t happen in USA? That is correct.

A COMIC BOOK THAT IS REQUIRED READING
Many scholars dismiss comic books as frivolous
reading. DeafDigest believes that comic books help
the deaf improve on their vocabulary and on their
grammar.
Anyway, at Northern Kentucky University, a
required reading is comic book works of David Mack,
not deaf.
What about it? One of the characters he uses
in one of his comic books is Maya Lopez, who is
portrayed as a deaf martial artist that performs
under the name Echo.
Nice that college students may learn of ways
of the deaf by reading all about that deaf
martial artist.

DEAF COOK OFFS
We are always watching these foodie programs on
cable TV network – these cook offs – the best cake,
the best chili, the best ribs, and so on.
In the Deaf Community, we do have our Deaf Cook
offs. The latest cook off is staged by South
Carolina Association of the Deaf – asking for
competing deaf chefs to feature their best chili
and/or wings recipes.
Just always hoping we will see deaf contestants
on these TV cook offs.

DROWNING IN RESUMES
Because economy is bad, human resources people
are forever drowning in resumes.
Landing this job becomes a priority for deaf job seekers
as they compete against desperate hearing job seekers.
Human resources people are telling DeafDigest that
when the pile of resumes get too high, they just
scan these through. But while they scan they look
for something that sticks out, or in other words,
something that leaps off the page.
DeafDigest editor has known of a number of
individuals that have landed jobs because of something
in the resume that caught the attention of these
weary human resources people.

FOR THE HEARING: HOW TO USE AN INTERPRETER?
Many hearing clients do not know how to use an
interpreter when communicating with a deaf person.
The web link below offers an explanation:

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/1569062/tips_on_using_a_sign_language_interpreter.html?cat=3

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for Special Notes, please go to the bottom of this
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WHAT IS THAT SUPPOSED TO MEAN?

he was recognized for overcoming his chronically deaf condition

This comment was written up in a newspaper story.

The dictionary defines the word “chronically” as a condition
that recurs from time to time. Does this mean this deaf person
becomes a hearing person for a short time before lapsing into
deafness, and then to become hearing again and deaf again?

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30th World’s Largest ASL Silent Weekend in 2009

Signing Greeting Cards
ASL and Interpreting DVDs

The 30th Silent Weekend in June 2009 will offer interpreters
more than 2 CEUs. A Legal Interpreting track is being featured.

Over 100 hours of classes also ASL and ITP teachers, and beginning,
intermediate and advanced sign language and ITP students. Many
interpreters use this to get all of their RID required CEUs in a one-stop
venue at significant cost savings. Get a group as small as five to
register at huge savings of $140 each!

Crom Saunders, Keith Wann, Trix Bruce and many nationally
known presenters are featured.

Check http://www.DrSign.com for details

Sign language DVDs are available online at http://www.DrSign.com –
Consider “Oh See, Can You Say?” by Maureen Longo Tuccelli. She shows how
to make an excellent voicing product using a clip of Peter Cook. This
75-minute DVD is excellent for ITP teachers and students!

“Oh See, Can You See? shows dozens of grammatical principles
and will help ITP and ASL students understand what they see. This
is a 55-minute DVD.

The 8th Florida/Alaska Motorcycle Charity Run is scheduled July 1-26,
2009.

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 2009?

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

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Hot DeafNews boring, but important!

Researchers at University of Sheffield (OK), saying it
is a breakthrough, said they have come up with a stem
cell therapy that will help treat deafness.
A Deaf Breakthrough of the Week; next week a new
Deaf Breakthrough, and so on!

Deaf Picture of the Week:

Scott Simser, deaf attorney, Ottawa
http://www.yourottawaregion.com/KanataKourier/article/11295

he’s very active in fighting for more captions in the
Canadian movie houses

Question of the week:

Q. Why aren’t we getting open captioned movies in
our theaters?

A. The ADA as interpreted by these movie houses
only require rear view captions. Deaf captioning
advocates are hoping to change this requirement.

send your questions to mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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

Wish List of the Week:

that we have many attorneys that are happy to handle
deaf-related ADA cases.

Many attorneys refuse to accept these cases because of
little monetary reward to them!

DeafHistory – Looking Back:

Year 1925 – H. Stewart Smith, Colorado Springs, CO,
passes away. He was a writer for “Field and Stream”
with many articles on hunting and fishing to his
credit. He wrote under his pen name – Bob White.

Before he became a writer, he owned his own candy
store.

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Deaf and the Money:

Q. How much money is deaf pro basketball player
Lance Allred making this season while playing
for Idaho Stampede in the minor league basketball
system?

A. $25,500. Last season he was on the Cleveland
Cavaliers roster for approximately 15 games.
He probably earned $5,400 per game!

DeafNumbers of the Week:

breakdown of deaf students at NTID & RIT

– 55 percent attend classes at NTID
– 45 percent attend classes at RIT

DeafDigest Sports

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subscribers; e-mail mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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Job opening
Position: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Deaf Adult Services, Inc
Buffalo, NY

Reports To: Board of Directors

Salary: Full time and commensurate with experience

Qualifications: Masters Degree in Business, Human Service or relevant
field, or equivalent. Must have a minimum of three years management
experience in a non-profit organization. Experience with fundraising and
grant writing, budget and financial management, thorough knowledge of
Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Hearing Cultures, fluent in American Sign
Language. Diplomacy and strong people skills, as well as public speaking
ability.

Function:
– Along with the Board of Directors, formulate the plan for achieving the
philosophy, mission, strategy, annual goals and objectives of Deaf Adult
Services.

– With the Chair of the Board, enable the Board of Directors to fulfill
its governance function.

Responsibilities to Organization Personnel and Programs:
– Ensure the organization’s philosophy and mission is pertinent and
practiced throughout the organization.

– Assume responsibility for the organization’s consistent achievement of
mission and financial objectives. Financial, tax, risk and facilities
management; works with the Financial Committee to recommend a yearly
budget for Board approval and prudently manages organization’s resources
within those budget guidelines.

– Responsible for all staff and organization operations.

– Serve as the chief spokesperson for the organization and ensure proper
representation to its various constituencies.

Responsibility to Community:
– Maintains active involvement in, and close relationship to, the Deaf and
Interpreting Community and in selected community activities related to the
agency’s area of practice. Responsible to address concerns or issues that
affect agency, staff or community.

– Develop and maintain liaisons with other community agencies and
organizations.

– Maintains up to date ASL and Interpreting Curriculum and class schedules
for community sign language classes, oversees and evaluates ASL
Instructors.

Send cover letter and resumes, by Wednesday, May 1, 2009, to:

Deaf Adult Services, Inc.
Attention: Executive Director, Search Committee, CONFIDENTIAL
2495 Main St,. Suite 347,
Buffalo, NY 14214

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Position Available
Supervising Teacher of the Deaf
Indiana School for the Deaf
Indianapolis, IN

The Indiana School for the Deaf is seeking qualified candidates to
interview for a Supervising Teacher of the Deaf position for the
2009-2010 school year.

The Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD) is a co-educational, residential
school, founded in 1843, which serves a student population of 390+
students with 40% living in the residential halls.

ISD is nationally recognized for its on-going commitment to
bilingual/bicultural education for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing
students.

ISD seeks Supervising Teacher candidate who possesses the following
qualifications/qualities:

– Indiana (or equivalent) Teacher’s License
– 5 years teaching experience REQUIRED
– License in subject area
– Commitment to bilingual/bicultural education
– Ability to deliver curriculum utilizing a variety of teaching methods
– Individuals who love working with children/adolescents/young adults

– 3.0 or above score on the American Sign Language Proficiency Interview
(Arrangements can be made for candidates to take the test at ISD.)

– Knowledge of child development and successful educational techniques
– Excellent communication and human-relations skills
– Individuals who excel in both leadership and teamwork roles
– PREFERRED: Administration License K-12

Applicants must submit an Indiana State Application via the Indiana
State Personnel website at http://www.in.gov/jobs – Use the “Employment
and Careers” link.

This position will be posted from: 3/22/09 – 5/24/09

If you have any questions please contact our Human Resources Department
via telephone (317/920-6218 v/tty) or E-Mail:

mailto:mbetzold@isd.k12.in.us

Mission Statement: The Indiana School for the Deaf Community promotes
academic and social excellence for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students
through a Bilingual/Bicultural environment.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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(updated 3/29/09)

position openings
Georgia School for the Deaf
Cave Spring, GA

for position descriptions and application procedures
please click on any of below:

– High School Graduation Coach
http://www.deafdigest.com/coach.doc

– Teacher (Blind/Deaf)
http://www.deafdigest.com/lcs.doc

– Reading Content Specialist
http://www.deafdigest.com/rcs.doc

– Substitute Teacher (P/T-Hourly)
http://www.deafdigest.com/sub.doc

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more position openings
Georgia School for the Deaf
Cave Spring, GA

for position descriptions and application procedures
please click on any of below:

– HS Math Teacher
http://www.deafdigest.com/hsmath.doc

– Middle School Language Arts Teacher
http://www.deafdigest.com/lang.doc

– Speech Language Pathologist
http://www.deafdigest.com/slp.doc

– Assistant Director for Instruction
http://www.deafdigest.com/asstdir.doc

– Teacher – Middle School Science
http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/pea_hr_jobsearch.aspx
http://www.spa.ga.gov/word/jobinfo/stateapp-emp.doc

– Teacher – Reading Content Specialist
http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/pea_hr_jobsearch.aspx
http://www.spa.ga.gov/word/jobinfo/stateapp-emp.doc

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position opening
Telecommunications Program Administrator
North Carolina Division of Services for the Deaf and
the Hard of Hearing
Raleigh, NC

Vacancy #4451-0067-2500-032, Closing Date: April 3, 2009
Salary Grade: 72, Salary Range: $41,173 – $67,369
Description

This position is located in the North Carolina Division of Services
for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (DSDHH) Administration Office in
Raleigh, North Carolina.

This position serves as a telecommunications relay service (TRS)
administrator and develops/monitors the contract with a Relay Vendor
ensuring full compliance with the terms of the contract and state and
federal regulations. This position also administers the
Telecommunication equipment Distribution Program (TEDP) that provides
telecommunication equipment to eligible North Carolina residents. This
position supervises six employees (One TEDP Coordinator and Five
Assistants). As a member of the Division’s Executive Management team,
this position participates in the Division’s policy development and
strategic planning process for Relay, Equipment Distribution and
Outreach Services.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
– Experience in the areas of Management and Supervision, Budget
Management, Strategic Planning, Policy and Contract Development,
Contract Administration, Training and Public Speaking Knowledge.

– Knowledge of State and Federal Laws pertaining to Relay and
Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Services.

– Extensive Knowledge and Experience with Deaf, Hard of Hearing,
Deaf-Blind and Speech-Impaired Service Needs and Provision.

– Extensive Knowledge of Telecommunications Needs and Resources for
Service Population.

– Experience with the Operation and Use of Relay Services.
– Strong Interpersonal and Team Work Skills Critical
– Management Preference
– Ability to Communicate in Sign Language

– Experience with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) processes,
including Filing Comments and Complaints.

Training and Experience:
– Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling for the Deaf OR
Education for the Deaf AND
Two Years of Experience in a Deaf AND/OR Rehabilitation Program AND
having Total Manual Communications Skills OR
Graduation from a Four Year College or University with a Degree in
Rehabilitation Counseling OR Education for the Deaf and Four Years
Experience in a Deaf AND/OR Rehabilitation Program AND
Having Total Manual Communications skills; OR an Equivalent
Combination of Training AND Experience with Total Manual
Communication Skills

Interested persons should submit the following to the Human Resource
office by 5:00pm on the closing date:

The official posting can be found at DSDHH’s website:
http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dsdhh/
Click on “Job Vacancies” in the Hot Topics box.

A complete North Carolina State application (PDF107)
http://www.osp.state.nc.us/jobs/gnrlinfo.htm#app, “Resumes” in lieu of
State applications ARE NOT accepted.

Applications may be mailed to:
DSDHH,
Attn: Brenda Raing,
2301 Mail Service Center,
Raleigh, NC 27699-2301

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(updated March 29th)

Exciting Career Opportunities at GLAD:

– Job Developer/Interpreter – Anaheim, Norwalk, Pacoima,
Santa Ana, CA

– Placement Coordinator – Riverside, CA

– Community Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

– Administrative Assistant (Long Term temporary position) – Cypress
(OCDEAF)

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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