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DeafDigest – 31 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 31, 2015

 

— sign language that got deaf into trouble

Some one listed the signs that got the deaf into trouble.
These signs are:

1. deaf man arrested for signing pig in front of police officers

2. a fight took place at a Florida night club when signs were
thought to be gang language

3. same thing (#2 above) in North Carolina

4. fake interpreter in South Africa embarrassed the deaf

5. a deaf woman was arrested in Washington; police thought
her signs meant she wanted to attack them

6. same thing (#5 above) in California

7. police in Japan arrested 3 deaf men for using sign language
to scam a young deaf woman out of her money

Should we stop using sign language? No!

 

 

— ignoring the young deaf in sports

There was a story of a 13-year old deaf British girl
that joined her home town youth soccer team. No one
wanted her around, so during practices and games,
everyone ignored her. No one came to her to explain
what to do during pratice sessions. She was left
standing around all by herself, confused and wondering
why no one reached out to her. This went on for five
years, until she gave up and stopped going to practices.
Very said and very cruel.

 

 

— a big gamble: moving from Australia to London

Bonny Porter, who is deaf, is a skilled chef. As an Australian,
she was a finalist in a popular TV cooking contest. Seeing that
opportunities would be better for her in London, she moved
there from Australia. She is opening a new restaurant,
serving meatballs in the Soho area of London. Why the
gamble? While British people love to go out and eat,
they are not that willing to try new and different
dishes. DeafDigest hopes she will succeed.

 

 
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DeafDigest – 30 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 30, 2015

 
— a very shocking deaf scene

There was an event hosted by deaf children at a deaf school.
Attending that event was a government official. What made it
so shocking was that everyone saw the revolver that the
government official carried to this event (tucked inside his
belt) It took place in Maharashtra, India and the person was
Water Resources Minister Girish Mahajan. While he had a permit,
people were scared. Attending that event was The police
commissioner but he did nothing. There were no incidents.

 
— email that made human resources director angry

The human resources director of a big company received a
job application email, but he was very angry about it.

This email said:

I hope the human resources person is hearing and is not deaf

The director immediately killed the email without reading the
job application. Very hard to believe.

 

 

— a comment by a famous deaf comedian

Kathy Buckley, who is deaf, but functions as a hearing
person, is one of world’s best known comedians. She
travels all over the world, making people laugh everywhere.
People are always asking her – Are you deaf? Are you hearing
impaired? Are you hard of hearing? Her answer is always
the same – I am Kathy.

 

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DeafDigest – 29 March 2015

DeafDigest Gold – March 29, 2015

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

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Deaf Cartoon (Fogey) of the week:
http://deafdigest.com/comics/the-old-fogeys-late-guy/

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Last week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-nina-poetsch/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/bad-deaf-handwriting/

This week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/best-deaf-smoker-friends/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-dead-hearing-aid-battery/

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Understanding the Historical Roots of American Sign Language

“Sign Language Archaeology” is a new book that investigates the
development of American Sign Language (ASL), from its infancy to major
events is ASL history.

According to tradition, ASL evolved from French Sign Language. In this
engrossing study, authors Ted Supalla and Patricia Clark, analyze
metalinguistic assumptions of these early accounts. They also examine in
depth a key set of films made by the National Association of the Deaf
(NAD) between 1910 and 1920 that featured 15 sign masters.

Revealing the changes that have occurred to ASL through generations of
use, this book focuses on the rediscovery of the literary legacy of the
Deaf American voice.

Find “Sign Language Archaeology” (B1295) at Harris Communications for
$70.00.

To learn more, go to:
http://bit.ly/HarrisComm_DDG032915

Contact us at
mailto:info@harriscomm.com

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Top stories about the deaf:

A group of ASL students at Illinois State University
and at Deaf Redbirds Association had a flash mob
in order to educate the public on what deafness is
all about.

A deaf British man was fined by the court for calling
a cop a pig in British Sign Language.

The NAD is pushing for Dummy Hoy to be elected to the
hall of fame. This is interesting since NAD normally
does not venture into the area of sports except
to advocate stadium captions!

A school for the deaf is closing up, but it is not
in USA. It is the Nogata School for the Deaf in
Japan. Low enrollment was cited as the reason,
and remaining students will be transferred to
a larger special education program.

A turf war is taking place between the Deaf Football
Australia (soccer) and a neighborhood. The deaf
soccer group wants to install a turf on the playing
grounds. The neighbors want the grass to remain as is,
citing the safety factor when children play on it.

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DEAF BECOMING BEST FRIENDS WITH HEARING
A few deaf people have become best friends
with hearing.
How and why? They go outside to smoke
cigarettes. Since there are fewer smokers
today because of anti-tobacco laws, they
quickly become good friends while smoking
together!
Smoking is bad. Making best friends is
not bad!

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/best-deaf-smoker-friends/

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a bad comment about Edison

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-thomas-edison-bad-comment/

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HEARING AID WITH DEAD BATTERY
A deaf man was watching TV with his hearing aid.
Suddenly the battery went dead. He had no other new
battery and was too lazy to go to the store to buy
new batteries.
Instead, he turned on the TV set with very loud
volume. Neighbors were upset and they called the police!
It was very embarrassing for him.

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-dead-hearing-aid-battery/

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updates on Grateful Deaf World Brew Tour by Ken Fischer

plus how to order Grateful Deaf World Brew Tour T-shirts

http://deafdigest.com/2015-grateful-deaf-world-brew-tour/

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LOOKING BACK AT A PAST DEAFDIGEST VIDEO

interpreter costs

http://deafdigest.com/videos/interpretercosts/

Do enjoy viewing that video!

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OUR ORGANIZATIONS SERVING THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

Mississippi Association of the Deaf
http://deafdigest.com/mississippi-association-of-the-deaf/

note:
listing is free for deaf clubs and organizations. If you
wish to have your club listed, email barry@deafdigest.com

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For postings, announcements and employment ad rates, please
email mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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

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Deaf Book of the Week

Helen Keller – her life in pictures

by George Sullivan

Year 2007, Scholastic Press

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-book-helen-keller-her-life-in-pictures/

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Deaf people can do anything

we have a deaf person who is/was a

— greenhouse, owner

this website is growing every weekend:

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-in-unusual-jobs/

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Deaf Question of the Week:

Q. Why is ASL a tough language for a new person
to learn?

A. Most of them think ASL is word for word, which
is far from the case.

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Rene Pellerin’s Corner:

I was away for a training for a week.

I arranged to have an SSP work with me for the week.

She was not a highly skilled SSP but is an excellent Deaf interpreter.

The toughest part for her was trying to SSP for me while we were
burdened with two suitcases!

Her suitcase was twice as big as mine!

Picture us as we navigated through the bus terminal! Not a pretty sight!

Rene’s show business started in year 2010 and it focuses on the
Deaf-Blind.

You can email him at mailto:info@renetheunstoppable.com

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Deaf Wish List of the Week:

that every airport in USA have a 24/7 interpreter
at their Travelers Aid booth

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DeafHistory:

during World War II years

nearly 15 deaf people worked at the Sausalito, CA
shipyard. Conditions were dangerous and accidents
were frequent, putting the deaf (and hearing)
employees at risk.

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DeafNumbers of the Week:

8

schools for the deaf that have closed up in
the past 30-35 years

two of the most notable ones were Austine
School for the Deaf and the Nebraska School
for the Deaf

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Deaf Collegiate Athletes:

Tori Faieta, senior, Stonehill College, women’s basketball

selected to the NCAA-III All-American team

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Elite Deaf Athletes:

Kevin Hall, pro golfer

competes in lower level pro golf circuits

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DeafSports Library:

a big shock in curling by a team of deaf curlers

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-shock-the-hearing-curling-community/

curling is a big sport in Deaflympics

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DeafDigest Sports:

http://deafdigestsports.com/

you can subscribe; no cost

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if you know of mainstreamed athletes, please
e-mail mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

click on mainstream on the right side of
http://deafdigestsports.com for the list of
mainstreamed athletes

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the best in the nation.

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ADDED FEATURE!

for more jobs that are not listed in Blue and
Gold editions, go to:

http://deafdigest.com and click on jobs at the top
and scroll all the way down to the bottom

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

*  Deputy Director – Los Angeles, CA

*  Human Resources Specialist, Part-Time –  Los Angeles, CA

*  LIFESIGNS Dispatcher –  Los Angeles, CA

*  Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

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

*  Job Developer/Interpreter –  West Covina, CA

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

http://www.gladinc.org

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

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

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

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org

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open positions
Washington School for the Deaf
Vancouver, WA

The Washington School for the Deaf (WSD) campus in Vancouver, Washington
announces the following openings for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year:

.       Classroom Teacher – Math/Science
.       School Counselor
.       Educational Audiologist

Requires: ASL, WA State Certification, Criminal Background Check
Salary Range: $40,820 – $67,739 based on school year assignment + benefits
package.

Recruitments are open until filled. Projected start date is August 24,
2015.

Learn more about the positions and apply online at http://www.careers.wa.gov
under official agency name “Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing
Loss”

School website: http://www.wsd.wa.gov

Questions? Contact mailto:human.resources@cdhl.wa.gov

EOE

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Job opening
Programs Manager
Deaf Independent Living Association, Inc. (DILA)
Salisbury, MD

FT position with benefits managing residential and community support
services for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing; Experience
in residential services, Medicaid waiver and developmental
disabilities funding agents; supervising and training staff and must
be able to handle crisis situations; familiarity with DDA
regulations.  Responsible for reports, scheduling staff and make
quick sound decisions.

Qualifications: Bachelors Degree preferred with 2-5 years experience
in Human Services with preference in residential support services.
Must have excellent people, organizational and time management
skills; professionally build teams among staff, be an initiator,
detail oriented, organized, a problem solver; demonstrate strong
leadership and supervisory skills and effectively delegate and follow
up on assignments.  Must be willing to be on call 24/7.

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

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Job opening
Independent Living Advisor (ILA), Full Time or Part Time
Deaf Independent Living Association, Inc. (DILA)
Salisbury, MD

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

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

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

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updated posting

position vacancies
Kansas School for the Deaf
Olathe, KS

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

– Education Program Tech (newest addition)
– School Counselor
– Dormitory Teacher- Full time Middle School
– Speech-Language Pathologist- Outreach
– Part-time Audiologist
– Secondary Math Teacher
– Paraprofessional 1 on 1- Temporary
– Sub Teacher, Para, Dorm

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

For an application and a job announcement on each of these positions,
please refer to our website at www.ksdeaf.org or contact Teresa Chandler,
Human Resources Office, at (913) 645-5358 (V/TTY) for further details on
the positions.  E-mail:  mailto:tchandler@kssdb.org  Fax #:  913/621-2310

An Equal Employment/Educational Opportunities Agency

Tobacco Free Campus

KSD Embraces Diversity

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Walden School Clinical Director
Walden School for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

position description at:
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-clinical-director/

If you are interested in applying please see the TLC
website at http://www.tlcdeaf.org for information on how to apply

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position opening
Social Worker/ Clinician ((LCSW or LSW)
ACCESS Program/Deaf Special Services
West Trenton, NJ

Inspired Care
Begins with St. Joseph’s Healthcare

At St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, our inspiration comes from a tightly
knit team of accomplished professionals that help give people in our care
every opportunity to live life to the fullest. Through our commitment to
support, technology and training, we think you will find one of the most
rewarding and satisfying experiences of your career.

SOCIAL WORKER/CLINICIAN (LCSW or LSW)
ACCESS Program/Deaf Special Services * West Trenton, NJ

As a key member of our ACCESS/Deaf Special Services team, you will work
with deaf children and adolescents, as well as their families, to assess
and develop treatment planning that will be utilized to help patients
attain and reach their personal goals.
Responsibilities include:

.       Conducting various therapy modalities (individual, group, family)
.       Developing and implementing treatment strategies
.       Utilizing counseling techniques to engage clients in treatment
.       Obtaining entitlements and linkages to community
resources/services  for clients
.        Completing comprehensive intake assessments and interpreting data
to formulate diagnosis
.       Documenting services provided to clients and maintaining medical
records
.       Participating in multi-disciplinary team meetings

Along with the ability to communicate fluently in American Sign Language,
you should be a Graduate of an accredited Master’s Degree Program in
Social Work, Psychology or related field. Additionally, you should have a
current New Jersey LCSW License, valid NJ Driver’s License, and superior
oral/written communication, planning and organizational skills. Bilingual
English/Spanish preferred.

We offer a rewarding state-of-the-art environment, competitive salaries,
and a comprehensive benefits package.  For immediate consideration, please
email your resume (indicate LCSW in the subject line) to
mailto:kimbelle@sjhmc.org, or apply online at www.jobs.stjosephshealth.org
St. Joseph’s Healthcare System

Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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position openings
– Service Integration Program Manager
– Deaf-Blind Services Program Manager
State of Washington

for full position descriptions
Service Integration Program Manager
http://deafdigest.com/2015-deaf-service-integration-program-manager/

Deaf-Blind Services Program Manager
http://deafdigest.com/2015-deaf-blind-services-program-manager/

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Open positions
Learning Center for the Deaf & Walden School
most jobs at Framingham, MA; some at Springfield, MA

If you are interested in applying please submit a cover
letter, resume, TLC application ( http://www.tlcdeaf.org )
as well as three professional references to
mailto:HR@tlcdeaf.org

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

Walden School Overnight CCW
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-overnight-child-care-worker/

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

Walden School Substitute Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-deaf-substitute-teacher/

Walden School Relief Worker
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-relief-worker/

Walden School Day CCW
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-day-child-care-worker/

Wraparound Intensive Care Coordinator (Springfield MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-intensive-care-coordinator-springfield/

Wraparound Family Partner (Springfield MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-family-partner-springfield/

Staff Interpreter
http://deafdigest.com/staff-interpreter-position-learning-center-for-deaf/

Classroom Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-teacher-licensed/

Classroom Teacher Moderate to Severe Disabilities (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-teacher-moderate-severe-disabilities-licensed/

Classroom English Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-english-teacher-licensed/

Classroom Chemistry Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-chemistry-teacher-licensed/

Classroom Math Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-math-teacher-licensed/

Substitute Classroom Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/subtitute-teaching-jobs-learning-center-for-deaf/

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

Daycare Substitute Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-daycare-substitute-teacher/

Assistant Coach
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-assistant-coach-job/

Head Coach
http://deafdigest.com/sports-coaching-jobs-learning-center-deaf/

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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

Position Title
Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization
NTID Cultural & Creative Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)
Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer

Faculty Discipline
Social Science

Faculty Rank
Lecturer

Employment Category
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date
15-Aug-2015

Department/College Description

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

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

Detailed Job Description

Please note-this is Temporary Position

Teach three or four courses per semester in the broad areas of
Deaf cultural studies, structure of American Sign Language and
social sciences.  Participate in Institute service as time
permits.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest
in contributing to a community committed to student
centeredness; professional development and scholarship;
integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism;
innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.
Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and
diversity commitment.

Required Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral or Masters degree in Deaf studies or relevant social
sciences discipline and successful teaching experience.  Must
enjoy working with undergraduates in a collaborative
environment.  Proficiency in American Sign Language and strong
knowledge of Deaf culture.

Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level
MS, MA

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Statement of Diversity Contribution
Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/579901
Search openings, then Keyword Search: 1473BR.

Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing
the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
-A brief teaching philosophy
-Statement of Diversity Contribution

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

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

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

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announcement of teaching position openings
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
(on Campus of Gallaudet University)
Washington, DC

for school year 2015-2016

MSSD:
Science
Math
Social Studies
English

KDES:
Elementary
Early Childhood Education
Social Studies (Middle School)
Math (Middle School)
English (Middle School)
Science (Middle School)

Application Information:
Send a letter of interest, a completed Gallaudet University Application
Form, an up-to-date resume, copies of licenses to teach (if you possess
any), and three current, signed letters of recommendation (including one
from current supervisor) email electronically to:

Clerchr@gallaudet.edu
Gallaudet University-KDES room 3108
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002

202-250-2704 videophone-Hollie Fallstone, Human Resources Coordinator
202-651-5457 (FAX)

Job employment application can be found at:

http://www.gallaudet.edu/Documents/HRS/2015%20Employee%20Job%20Application1.pdf
by clicking on Job application

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position openings
Teachers of the Deaf
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Pittsburgh, PA
and
Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children, Clarks Summit, PA

REPORTS TO:                     Principal

JOB DESCRIPTION: Teachers are a 187-day exempt position.

Responsibilities include appropriate academic work
to their students, use appropriate communication techniques
to assure clarity and accuracy of conveyed information, work
with their department Principal in guiding parents toward
identifying their child’s strengths and weaknesses and in
programming for them accordingly through the IEP process,
attend in-service meetings and departmental meetings to
participate in decision-making, to maintain current
knowledge in the field, and to gain understanding of new
techniques and methodologies in education, participate in
curriculum development and curriculum revision projects,
maintain records of grades, achievement, and discipline
according to the needs of each assigned students,
collaborates with other teachers to assure appropriate and
dynamic programming for all students, work on extracurricular
committees or projects and perform related work assignments
as needed.

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

Valid PA Driver’s License required.

Teachers of the Deaf are preferred to enter a master’s level with
some experience.  The minimum requirement for this position is a
Bachelor’s level degree with certification in Deaf Education.  PA
Instructional I or II certification in Deaf Education required.

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

STARTING DATE:  2015-16 School Year (August 17, 2015)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Send letter of application and resume to:

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

mailto:dbachar@wpsd.org

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Job Opening
Rehabilitation Counselor / Rehab Counselor Trainee (RCD)
Division of Rehabilitation Services
Fishersville, Virginia

Closing Date:    Open Until Filled

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

This position is located in Fishersville, Virginia, which is in the
Shenandoah Valley and is 15 minutes from the Virginia School for the
Deaf and the Blind.  For more information on the area, review the
Shenandoah Valley Travel Association website
http://www.visitshenandoah.org/

The agency has the option of filling this job at the Counselor I
(Trainee) level if fully qualified applicants are interviewed and not
selected. The minimum salary for a Counselor I (Trainee) is
$28,782-54,653. The minimum salary for a Counselor II (fully
qualified) is $37,047-70,801. To review the position and apply, visit
the website
https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

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position opening
Teacher of the Deaf
Central Supervisory Union public schools
Montpelier, Vermont

(serves towns of Berlin, Calais, East Montpelier, Middlesex, and Worcester)

The Teacher of the Deaf is a full-time teaching position to work in
PreK-12 programs and with individual students within the Washington
Central Supervisory Union public schools.

Job Requirements:
1 Demonstrate an understanding of, and the ability to communicate,
the challenges encountered by the students with hearing loss in a mainstream
setting.

2 Assess the instructional, organizational, and professional needs of client
schools

3. Facilitate parent involvement and support of family goals in the
education of their child.

4. Monitor the use of hearing aids, cochlear implants, FM systems and other
assistive devices

5. Participate in IEP meetings and/or other meetings

6. Knowledge of teaching complex language structures and vocabulary development in
students with hearing loss.

Qualifications:
1. Master’s in education of the deaf with a focus on listening and spoken language.

2. Experience with and knowledge of mainstreaming students with hearing loss.

3. An understanding of best practices in curriculum, instruction, and assessment
for students who are deaf and hard of hearing.

4. Knowledge of common modifications and accommodations for students with hearing
loss and the ability to articulate what they are and their benefit.

5. Able to communicate well with a diverse group of people, both hearing and those
with hearing loss with diplomacy.

6. Able to function effectively as a team member and work collaboratively with
others to share information and ideas.

7. Able to participate in IEP meetings, write goals and objectives and report on
them at meetings and in written reports.

to apply, email mailto:rfair@u32.org

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career opportunities
PAHrtners Deaf Services
positions in various Pennsylvania locations

PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health
professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults.
Our environment is one of incredible teamwork and mutual support with
a staff population that is 85% Deaf or Hard of Hearing. As a result
of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community, PAHrtners is rapidly
growing with the creation of new programs and expansion of our
existing programs. Whether you are a high school graduate, recent
college graduate or professional with many years of experience in the
field of human services, we have a career building position waiting
for you! E.O.E.

To apply for any of the positions posted, please send your letter of
intent and resume to:

Bernadette Class, Office Manager
PAHrtners Deaf Services,
614 N. Easton Road,
Glenside, PA 19038

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

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

Job Title:                Program Assistant
Location:                 Glenside, PA
Employee Type:            Full time position

Description:                   This position provides support to the
staff psychiatrist’s in completing all necessary regulation reports,
managing the staff psychiatrist’s schedules, helping to coordinate
appointments with other departments, tracking annual evaluations and
medication consents for our members, communicating with pharmacies,
and other miscellaneous administrative tasks.

Qualifications:               A high school diploma with a minimum of
one year of experience in administration in the human services
field.  Must have: strong writing skills, organizational and time
management skills; computer proficiency in MS word and excel; fluency
in ASL and ability to work as a team.

Job Title:                Therapist/Psychosocial
Rehabilitation Counselor

Location:                 Glenside, PA
Employee Type:            Full time position

Description:                   This position provides individualized
supportive counseling, group therapy and psycho-educational sessions
designed to promote skill building and wellness maintenance.

Qualifications:               BA in Psychology, Counseling or any
other human services field; must have two years’ experience with
individuals with behavioral health needs and/or intellectual
disabilities, including treatment planning and progress notes;
advanced fluency in ASL required; must be innovative, creative and
able to work in a team environment.  Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

Job Title:                Case Managers
Location:                 Glenside, PA
Employee Type:            Full time positions

Description:                   This position provides resources and
support to clients and their families who reside in the community and
in our residential programs. Duties: assess service needs of
individuals to ensure continuum of care; develop service plans;
provide independent living skills instructions; advocate for access
to public and private programs such as medical and vocational
services.

Qualifications:               BA/BS degree in a human services field
preferred; or high school diploma + 12 credit hours in social science
with two years’ behavioral health direct care experience. Must have
strong organizational skills, fluency in ASL and familiarity with
other visual communication modes and language levels. Must be willing
to work some evenings and weekends as needed and travel to various
areas in the community. Knowledge of laws governing the rights of
Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals including IDEA and ADA a plus;
must have a valid driver’s license.  Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

Job Title:                Assistant Vice President –
PAHrtners West

Location:                 Moon Township

Employee Type:            Full time position – This is a senior level
management position

Description:                   The Assistant Vice President provides
administrative, operational, financial and programmatic leadership
for the Pittsburgh sites of PAHrtners.  Under the direction of the
Vice President for Residential services, The Assistant Vice President
is responsible for the overall supervision and management of
operations and personnel, expansion of services provided in the
region, quality of service and financial stability within the
region.  This includes provision of direct services to consumers,
maintenance of all licensing regulations, oversight of program
budgets, supervision and daily support to direct care staff and
management level employees, maintenance of communication and
relationships with outside service providers and families,
involvement with the clinical team, completion of monthly and
residential reports, and participation on agency committees.

Qualifications:               Master’s Degree preferred.  Qualified
BA degree applicants will be considered.  Seven years’ experience in
the mental health field.  Four years’ experience in a
management/supervisory role.  Candidate must have strong leadership,
administrative and communication skills, both in person and in
writing.  Fluency in ASL and familiarity with other visual
communication modes and language levels.

Job Title:                Residential Counselor for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Location:                 Pittsburgh, PA
Employee Type:            Various positions available

Description:                   This position provides direct client
services, including:  encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
intellectual disabilities living in the community; promote consumers’
independence and social relationships.  Positions open for weekend
and evening shifts.

Qualifications:               HS diploma; valid driver’s license;
advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent
living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers;
strong interpersonal skills.

Job Title:                   Residential Counselors for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Behavioral Health needs

Location:                    Glenside, PA
Employee Type:               Full time, part time or Flex available

Description:                   This position provides direct client
services, including: encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
behavioral health and/or intellectual disabilities living in our
residences; promote consumers’ independence and social relationships.
Positions open for weekend and evening shifts.

Qualifications:               HS diploma; valid driver’s license;
advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent
living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers;
strong interpersonal skills.

Job Title:                    Administrative Assistant
Location:                     Glenside, PA
Employee Type:                Full time positions

Description:                   This position provides administrative
support to all programs.  Duties: answer incoming voice, relay and VP
calls; responsible for various duties such as data entry, manage
calendars, coordinate meetings/trainings; take minutes; track
supplies and handle all general correspondence. Will troubleshoot and
assist wherever and whenever possible.

Qualifications:               Minimum of a HS diploma + 3 years’
administrative assistance experience; proficiency in MS word and
excel.  AA degree preferred.  Must possess strong writing and
proofreading skills and excellent organizational skills.  Fluency in
American Sign Language strongly preferred.

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DeafDigest – 29 March 2015

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Last week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-oral-hand-gestures/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-diet-bet/

This week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/same-old-deaf-story/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-in-tsa-booths/

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“Noise: A Novel” at Harris Communications

Leon is deaf, but no sane person would ever call him disabled. He
survived as a child on the merciless streets of Nigeria. He misses
nothing. He feels no remorse. The only direction he’s ever known is
forward.

Lily is the only person Leon ever loved. When she left a suicide note
and disappeared into a murky lake ten years ago, she left him alone,
drifting through a silent landscape.

Or did she?

Find out by reading “Noise: A Novel” (B1292), available at Harris
Communications for only $14.99.

To learn more, go to:
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Contact us at:
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DeafDigest welcomes unique deafnews tips;
mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

sources of unique deafnews are never revealed; always
confidential

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Top stories about the deaf:

Allison Edward Phillips,  Jacksonville, FL, who is
not deaf, was stopped by the police for driving
while drunk. He screamed at the police that he
was legally deaf and not subject to arrest!
He was arrested, however.

Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT, agreed to
improve its services for deaf patients. It was
part of agreement made with the Department of
Justice.

A movie about a past deaf athlete in India
“Goonga Pehelwan” won honors at the
National Film Awards.

In Vermont, there is a bill that proposes to
form a task force of deaf leaders to deal
with the educational needs of the deaf – because
of the closing of the Austine School for
the Deaf.

A group of deaf people in India participated
in a nationwide mass protests, accusing
the government of not financially assisting
them with their needs.

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36th World’s Largest Silent Weekend/Interpreter Conference
Orlando, Florida
June 25-28, 2015

For the past several years, this deaf-owned venue has drawn 400 to
500 participants from all over the country.   With nationally
recognized presenters such as Peter Cook, Crom Saunders, Trix Bruce,
Wink Smith, Dr. Adan Penilla (author of Signing for Dummies), Daniel
Burch (former RID President), etc you can choose from 70 workshops,
most offering CEUs for interpreters.

We even have classes for those knowing no signs whatsoever (at just
$100) plus many classes for beginning and intermediate ASL students.
This no-talking venue is at the Florida Hotel adjacent to the
Florida Mall  (free parking, free internet, resort fees waived) where
you can get complete meals at the huge food court beginning at $4.99.

Compare this with other conference venues with expensive hotel
meals.   Our registration price includes a huge program book with all
handouts attached and is hundreds of dollars lower than many other
handouts attached and is hundreds of dollars lower than many other
venues.

Registration and information can be found at:
http://FloridaSilentWeekend.com

or http://DrSign.com

Please mention DeafDigest when registering. Plan ahead also for our 2016
venue which will be June 23-26 with online registration opening this Fall.

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please email mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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SAME OLD STORY WITH NEW HEARING EMPLOYEES
It is the same old story. A new employee knows a little
ASL and a little fingerspelling. He is hired and people
told him there is a deaf employee.
The new hearing employee gets very excited on his
first day on job and introduces himself to the deaf
employee, using ASL and sign language.
But after that first day, the hearing employee
ignores the deaf employee.

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/same-old-deaf-story/

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2015 Winter Deaflympics announcement

http://deafdigest.com/2015-deaf-winter-deaflympics/

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HEARING AID & CI AT THE AIRPORT SCREENING BOOTH
There are some deaf people, either with hearing
aids or CI, that always take off their devices
when entering the airport screening booth.
It is not necessary because the TSA people
have allowed passengers with hearing aids and
CI’s to leave these on.

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

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Announcement on nominations for board of directors
of TDI, Inc

http://deafdigest.com/2015-tdi-deaf-board-member-nominations/

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WHAT DO INTERPRETERS HATE?

On some interpreting assignments, a deaf interpreter and
a hearing interpreter would team up together. When this
happens the hearing clients would think the deaf interpreter
is the one that interprets for free whereas the hearing
interpreter interprets for pay!

The deaf interpreter ends up having to explain this to the
hearing client when they “balk” at paying for both
interpreters!

COMMENTS FROM A CART OPERATOR – continuing series

This week “stenographers” were in the news as they captured
everything that the coaches and players said during the interview
sessions at the NCAA basketball tournament. They are used to being
the silent, unseen participants in the tournament, and they produce
transcripts of these sessions with lightning speed.

However, attention was drawn to them as they were tested by one of
the players with words like “cattywampus,” “onomatopoeia,” and
“antidisestablishmentarianism” to throw them off. They also reported
“soliloquy,” “zephyr,” and “xylophone.” “Syzygy” took center stage at
one point in the press conference.

Some people may or may not realize that these people work as court
reporters, CART providers, or captioners. All of these professions
use the steno machine to record what is being said.

One of the court reporters who received media attention this week was
asked what she wished people knew about stenographers. She replied,
“We also provide a service for the hard of hearing. The NCAA has
created a new program where it’s streaming our text live and it’s
coming up on YouTube on the picture and it’s actually syncing up.”

Whether you call them “stenographers,” “court reporters,” “CART
providers,” or “captioners,” these people are providing a valuable
service and making information from inside the NCAA tournament
accessible to the world around them.

A PET PEEVE OF BEING DEAF

being constantly told – you’re too nice to be deaf!

(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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please email mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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DeafLaw

The Broadcast Inspection Committee of Broadcast Ethics and
Program Improvement System, which is the Japanese version
of our FCC, ruled that the fake Deaf composer TV shows
of several years ago did not break any laws.

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News of the Week – Looking Back 10 Years Ago:

Micro-miniaturization may be going too far? There was a
recent story about keychain-sized TV sets; this is not a
joke – Mark Bunger, not deaf, of Forrester Research, said
that keychain TV is a possibility at some point in the
near future.
Captions must follow wherever there is a TV set. What
this means is captions on our TV keychains. Of course
FCC does not mandate it for keychains, about one inch
long, is 12 inches short of the 13-inch FCC threshold.
But, you never know?

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News of the Week – Looking Back 5 Years Ago:

We all worry about the ecosystem of the Great Lakes
because of pollution issues. Leading the Great Lakes
cause is Dr. Linda Campbell, a biologist with the
Queen’s University in Canada, who is the Canada
Research Chair. She is deaf and as ASL user,
relies on interpreters to intermingle with
the public during her lectures.

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Deaf Apocalypse of the Week:

there was a big story in the newspapers of a deaf immigrant
held in prison for six weeks for a crime he did not commit
and without an interpreter to accommodate him.

What is very puzzling? That it was in Arlington, VA,
where law enforcement people are knowledgeable about
deaf rights and needs, just for one reason – proximity
to one of the nation’s largest, most powerful and most
vocal deaf communities in the nation!

Sigh, some law enforcement people can be that clueless
with respect to ADA regulations!

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The deaf in pleasure-reading books:

A is the Alibi

by

Sue Grafton

one of the many minor characters is deaf; just a forgetable
part of the story

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

*  Deputy Director – Los Angeles, CA

*  Human Resources Specialist, Part-Time –  Los Angeles, CA

*  LIFESIGNS Dispatcher –  Los Angeles, CA

*  Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

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

*  Job Developer/Interpreter –  West Covina, CA

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

http://www.gladinc.org

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

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

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

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org

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position vacancies
Iowa School for the Deaf
Council Bluffs, IA & Charles City, IA

ISD is located on a 115 acre campus located on the southern edge of
Council Bluffs, Iowa.  The campus is within 15 minutes of downtown
Omaha, Nebraska.  ISD serves students from the states of Iowa and
Nebraska.

ISD is currently seeking qualified individuals for the following
positions:

•         Teacher of the Deaf (at the Northeast Regional Academy in
Charles City, Iowa)

•         Teacher of the Deaf – secondary (Council Bluffs campus)

•         Assistant Principal (Council Bluffs campus)

Information on the application procedures and job announcements on
each of these positions, can be found at the “employment” link on our
website: http://www.iowaschoolforthedeaf.org

Or contact Human Resources at mailto:dleheup@iowaschoolforthedeaf.org

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career announcement
Program Director II – Client Services
Community Outreach Program for the Deaf
Albuquerque, NM

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

Status                  Exempt – Full-Time

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

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

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

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

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

Salary  $19.50 – $24.86 depending on experience

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

How to Apply    Complete application at:

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

520-623-0344

Fax resume and cover letter . 520-770-8505

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

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

Closing Date            When Filled

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

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

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

We encourage our Veterans to apply

Affirmative Action and an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Walden School Clinical Director
Walden School for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

position description at:
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-clinical-director/

If you are interested in applying please see the TLC
website at http://www.tlcdeaf.org for information on how to apply

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open positions
Walden School for the Deaf
positions in Framingham, MA & Springfield, MA

Walden School ILS Specialist
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-independent-living-skills-specialist-position/

Walden School Staff Nurse
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-staff-nurse/

Wraparound Intensive Care Coordinator (Springfield, MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-intensive-care-coordinator-springfield/

Wraparound Family Partner (Springfield, MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-intensive-care-coordinator-springfield/

If you are interested in applying please submit a complete
application packet to mailto:HR@tlcdeaf.org

The application packet should include a cover letter,
resume, and application:
http://www.tlcdeaf.org/uploaded/Human_Resources/EMP.APPLICATION.pdf

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position opening
Social Worker/ Clinician ((LCSW or LSW)
ACCESS Program/Deaf Special Services
West Trenton, NJ

Inspired Care
Begins with St. Joseph’s Healthcare

At St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, our inspiration comes from a tightly
knit team of accomplished professionals that help give people in our care
every opportunity to live life to the fullest. Through our commitment to
support, technology and training, we think you will find one of the most
rewarding and satisfying experiences of your career.

SOCIAL WORKER/CLINICIAN (LCSW or LSW)
ACCESS Program/Deaf Special Services * West Trenton, NJ

As a key member of our ACCESS/Deaf Special Services team, you will work
with deaf children and adolescents, as well as their families, to assess
and develop treatment planning that will be utilized to help patients
attain and reach their personal goals.
Responsibilities include:

.       Conducting various therapy modalities (individual, group, family)
.       Developing and implementing treatment strategies
.       Utilizing counseling techniques to engage clients in treatment
.       Obtaining entitlements and linkages to community
resources/services  for clients
.        Completing comprehensive intake assessments and interpreting data
to formulate diagnosis
.       Documenting services provided to clients and maintaining medical
records
.       Participating in multi-disciplinary team meetings

Along with the ability to communicate fluently in American Sign Language,
you should be a Graduate of an accredited Master’s Degree Program in
Social Work, Psychology or related field. Additionally, you should have a
current New Jersey LCSW License, valid NJ Driver’s License, and superior
oral/written communication, planning and organizational skills. Bilingual
English/Spanish preferred.

We offer a rewarding state-of-the-art environment, competitive salaries,
and a comprehensive benefits package.  For immediate consideration, please
email your resume (indicate LCSW in the subject line) to
mailto:kimbelle@sjhmc.org, or apply online at www.jobs.stjosephshealth.org
St. Joseph’s Healthcare System

Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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Position Opening
Supervisor
Alaska State School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Anchorage, Alaska

Position Description: The ASSDHH Supervisor is responsible for the
administration and oversight of the Alaska State School for the Deaf
and Hard of Hearing (ASSDHH) from preschool through the high school
grades. The Supervisor is also responsible for the direct supervision
and evaluation of various ASSDHH special education staff and related
services providers. This position will research, develop and implement
curriculum and programs related to Deaf Education, as well as collaborate
with the school principal in the hiring, assignment and evaluation of
certificated and classified special education/related services (ASSDHH) staff.

Job Requirements:
Valid Alaska Type B administrative certificate

Minimum 3 years administrative experience

Minimum 5 years experience in deaf education

Bachelors or Master’s degree in Deaf Education or certificate endorsement
in Deaf Education

Fluency in English and American Sign Language demonstrated by the Advanced
level or above on the ASLPI or comparable sign language assessment.

Salary/Benefits:  This is an Exempt position, and is not represented by any
Anchorage School District union.  Number of workdays is 230.
Salary is $84,000 – $89,000 depending on related education and experience.
Participates in the Alaska Teachers Retirement System (TRS)  Employees and
their families receive health and life insurance, including dental and
vision plans.

Details at http://www.asdk12.org/benefits/

Contact Person:  Tracy Pifer (907)-742-4243 or (907) 268-2041
(VideoPhone);  mailto:Pifer_Tracy@asdk12.org

Apply Online:  http://www.asdk12.org/employment/certificated/

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Anticipated opening
Program Director
EDCO Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Bedford, MA

Description To direct the successful development, implementation and
communication for the EDCO Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
through the effective supervision of program staff, administration of
program budget, working collaboratively with EDCO administration, school
districts, host schools, parents and community resources in the service of
promoting student cognitive, social, emotional, behavioral and personal
development.  For full job description, go to the following link.

https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1251272&

Send letter of interest, copy of updated resume, copy of DESE license,
three current letters of reference and copies of transcripts to:

Judith Vaillancourt, Associate Executive Director
EDCO Collaborative
36 Middlesex Turnpike
Bedford, MA 01730

E.O.E.

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position openings
–  Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies
–  Dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

Gallaudet University is the world leader in liberal education and career
development for deaf and hard of hearing students. The University enjoys
an international reputation for its outstanding academic programs
and for the ground breaking research it conducts.

Gallaudet University seeks progressive and dynamic leaders to fill the
positions of Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies, and
Dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services (SEBHS).

– Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies:
The Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies provides academic
leadership for graduate education, continuing studies and distance education
at the University in collaboration with the deans of the College of Arts and
Sciences (CAS) and the School of Education and Human Services (SEBHS). The
Graduate School draws on Gallaudet’s rich heritage, distinguished faculty
and staff, and ASL-English bilingual environment to prepare deaf, hard of
hearing and hearing scholars, leaders and practitioners from diverse
backgrounds to excel in their professions and disciplines and to generate
knowledge through research and scholarship to inform theory and practice
in the disciplines and professions represented by graduate programs. The
ideal candidate for this position, in addition to ensuring the continuing
high quality of existing programs, will inspire and support innovation,
collaborating with the school deans and department chairs to the develop
new 21st century online and hybrid graduate and continuing studies
offerings, including new interdisciplinary programs and research. In
addition to overseeing the daily administration of offices related to
graduate education, continuing studies and distance education, the
dean works in collaboration with the Council on Graduate Education (CGE)
to review and approve curriculum actions and to develop and ensure
compliance with graduate school, continuing studies, and distance
education policies and procedures. The dean administers graduate
tuition scholarships and assistantships, and, in collaboration with
the deans of CAS and SEBHS, promotes and supports the recruitment,
mentoring, and retention of exemplary faculty, staff, and students
from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate and evidence of
increasingly responsible leadership and supervisory experience in
higher education; a record of commitment to multicultural organizational
development and efforts that have maximized the effective education of
deaf and hard of hearing students from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
a record of successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate
levels and consistent engagement in research activities with an
extensive history of scholarly publications in peer-reviewed
journals; excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication,
writing and advocacy skills. Fluency in American Sign Language
required at the time of application.

Review of applications begins on March 16, 2015 and continues until the
position is filled.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a
completed job application to
mailto:personnel.office@gallaudet.edu

View this position opening at:
http://jobs.gallaudet.edu/?select=Administrators#15001

– Dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services (SEBHS):
Gallaudet University seeks a dynamic and innovative leader to serve as
dean of the School of Education, Business and Human Services (SEBHS).
The school houses eight academic departments that collectively enroll
approximately 600 diverse deaf, hard of hearing and hearing students in
undergraduate majors/minors and masters and doctoral degree programs.

These departments, with approximately 75 faculty, are Business, Counseling,
Education, Government and Public Affairs, Hearing, Speech, and Language
Sciences, Interpretation, Physical Education and Recreation, and Social
Work. The dean serves as chief administrator, spokesperson, and advocate
for SEBHS. The ideal candidate for this position, in addition to ensuring
the continuing high quality of existing programs, will inspire and support
innovation, collaborating with the dean of the college of Arts and
Sciences and the dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies to the
develop new 21st century online and hybrid undergraduate and graduate
offerings, including new interdisciplinary programs and programs of research.

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate and evidence of increasingly
responsible leadership and supervisory experience in higher education; a
record of commitment to multicultural organizational development and
efforts that have maximized the effective education of deaf and hard of
hearing students from diverse backgrounds and cultures; a record of
successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and an
established record of research and publication; excellent organizational,
interpersonal, communication, writing and advocacy skills; demonstrated
expertise in budgeting and resource allocation to achieve strategic
objectives. Fluency in American Sign Language required at the time of
application.

Review of applications begins on March 16, 2015 and continues until the
position is filled.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a
completed job application to
mailto:personnel.office@gallaudet.edu

View this position opening at:
http://jobs.gallaudet.edu/?select=Administrators#14142

Gallaudet University is an equal opportunity employer/educational
institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender,
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,
N.E., Washington, DC 20002-3695, 202-651-5462.

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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty
Rochester Institute of Technology/NTID
Rochester, NY

Position Title
Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization
NTID Liberal Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)
Tenured

Faculty Rank
Assistant Professor

Employment Category
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date
12-Aug-2015

Department/College Description

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

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

Detailed Job Description
The National Technical Institute of the Deaf at Rochester Institute
of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at
the Assistant Professor rank in Criminal Justice to start August
2015. Responsibilities include teaching introductory courses in the
Criminal Justice major, as well as relevant interdisciplinary courses
in the General Education core as needed.

Successful applicants are expected to contribute to the Department of
Liberal Studies, the college of NTID, and RIT through research and
through mentoring of pre baccalaureate and baccalaureate Deaf and
Hard of Hearing students.  We seek individuals who also have the
ability and interest to contribute to a community committed to
student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship;
integrity and ethics; respect, diversity, and pluralism; innovation
and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.

Required Minimum Qualifications
– Ph.D, or ABD, in Criminal Justice, Juris Doctor, or terminal degree
in a closely related field completed by June 2015.
– Ability to communicate in American Sign Language.
– Evidence of scholarly activity and productivity in the field.
– Experience teaching and mentoring Deaf and Hard of Hearing
undergraduate students in introductory courses in Criminal Justice,
as well as relevant interdisciplinary courses in General Education.
– Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level
PhD

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Research Statement
Statement of Diversity Contribution
List of References
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
List of Publications
Letters of Recommendation

How To Apply
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/559105 , search openings, then
KEYWORD SEARCH: 1459BR.

Please submit your  application, your cover letter addressing the
listed qualifications; a vita including a list of publications, and
upload the following attachments:

– The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
– A description of research plans, potential to collaborate with
other faculty, and commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate
students in research
– A statement of teaching philosophy and any experience that also
addresses commitment to undergraduate and graduate education
– Up to three sample publications/preprints (max size 5MB)
– A “contribution to diversity” statement.

Please arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation, one
of which includes an assessment of teaching potential, sent directly
via email to mailto:pjknge@rit.edu

You can contact the search committee with questions about the
position at mailto:careers@rit.edu

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until a
suitable candidate is found. Applicants are encouraged to apply by
January 15, 2015.

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

RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with
disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you
need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and
hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at
585-475-2424 or email your request to mailto:Careers@rit.edu

Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a
case-by-case basis.

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career opportunities
PAHrtners Deaf Services
positions in various Pennsylvania locations

PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health
professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults.
Our environment is one of incredible teamwork and mutual support with
a staff population that is 85% Deaf or Hard of Hearing. As a result
of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community, PAHrtners is rapidly
growing with the creation of new programs and expansion of our
existing programs. Whether you are a high school graduate, recent
college graduate or professional with many years of experience in the
field of human services, we have a career building position waiting
for you! E.O.E.

To apply for any of the positions posted, please send your letter of
intent and resume to:

Bernadette Class, Office Manager
PAHrtners Deaf Services,
614 N. Easton Road,
Glenside, PA 19038

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

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

Job Title:                Program Assistant
Location:                 Glenside, PA
Employee Type:            Full time position

Description:                   This position provides support to the
staff psychiatrist’s in completing all necessary regulation reports,
managing the staff psychiatrist’s schedules, helping to coordinate
appointments with other departments, tracking annual evaluations and
medication consents for our members, communicating with pharmacies,
and other miscellaneous administrative tasks.

Qualifications:               A high school diploma with a minimum of
one year of experience in administration in the human services
field.  Must have: strong writing skills, organizational and time
management skills; computer proficiency in MS word and excel; fluency
in ASL and ability to work as a team.

Job Title:                Therapist/Psychosocial
Rehabilitation Counselor

Location:                 Glenside, PA
Employee Type:            Full time position

Description:                   This position provides individualized
supportive counseling, group therapy and psycho-educational sessions
designed to promote skill building and wellness maintenance.

Qualifications:               BA in Psychology, Counseling or any
other human services field; must have two years’ experience with
individuals with behavioral health needs and/or intellectual
disabilities, including treatment planning and progress notes;
advanced fluency in ASL required; must be innovative, creative and
able to work in a team environment.  Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

Job Title:                Case Managers
Location:                 Glenside, PA
Employee Type:            Full time positions

Description:                   This position provides resources and
support to clients and their families who reside in the community and
in our residential programs. Duties: assess service needs of
individuals to ensure continuum of care; develop service plans;
provide independent living skills instructions; advocate for access
to public and private programs such as medical and vocational
services.

Qualifications:               BA/BS degree in a human services field
preferred; or high school diploma + 12 credit hours in social science
with two years’ behavioral health direct care experience. Must have
strong organizational skills, fluency in ASL and familiarity with
other visual communication modes and language levels. Must be willing
to work some evenings and weekends as needed and travel to various
areas in the community. Knowledge of laws governing the rights of
Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals including IDEA and ADA a plus;
must have a valid driver’s license.  Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

Job Title:                Assistant Vice President –
PAHrtners West

Location:                 Moon Township

Employee Type:            Full time position – This is a senior level
management position

Description:                   The Assistant Vice President provides
administrative, operational, financial and programmatic leadership
for the Pittsburgh sites of PAHrtners.  Under the direction of the
Vice President for Residential services, The Assistant Vice President
is responsible for the overall supervision and management of
operations and personnel, expansion of services provided in the
region, quality of service and financial stability within the
region.  This includes provision of direct services to consumers,
maintenance of all licensing regulations, oversight of program
budgets, supervision and daily support to direct care staff and
management level employees, maintenance of communication and
relationships with outside service providers and families,
involvement with the clinical team, completion of monthly and
residential reports, and participation on agency committees.

Qualifications:               Master’s Degree preferred.  Qualified
BA degree applicants will be considered.  Seven years’ experience in
the mental health field.  Four years’ experience in a
management/supervisory role.  Candidate must have strong leadership,
administrative and communication skills, both in person and in
writing.  Fluency in ASL and familiarity with other visual
communication modes and language levels.

Job Title:                Residential Counselor for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Location:                 Pittsburgh, PA
Employee Type:            Various positions available

Description:                   This position provides direct client
services, including:  encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
intellectual disabilities living in the community; promote consumers’
independence and social relationships.  Positions open for weekend
and evening shifts.

Qualifications:               HS diploma; valid driver’s license;
advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent
living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers;
strong interpersonal skills.

Job Title:                   Residential Counselors for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Behavioral Health needs

Location:                    Glenside, PA
Employee Type:               Full time, part time or Flex available

Description:                   This position provides direct client
services, including: encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
behavioral health and/or intellectual disabilities living in our
residences; promote consumers’ independence and social relationships.
Positions open for weekend and evening shifts.

Qualifications:               HS diploma; valid driver’s license;
advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent
living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers;
strong interpersonal skills.

Job Title:                    Administrative Assistant
Location:                     Glenside, PA
Employee Type:                Full time positions

Description:                   This position provides administrative
support to all programs.  Duties: answer incoming voice, relay and VP
calls; responsible for various duties such as data entry, manage
calendars, coordinate meetings/trainings; take minutes; track
supplies and handle all general correspondence. Will troubleshoot and
assist wherever and whenever possible.

Qualifications:               Minimum of a HS diploma + 3 years’
administrative assistance experience; proficiency in MS word and
excel.  AA degree preferred.  Must possess strong writing and
proofreading skills and excellent organizational skills.  Fluency in
American Sign Language strongly preferred.

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DeafDigest – 29 March 2015

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DeafDigest – 28 March 2015

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DeafDigest – 28 March 2015

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DeafDigest – 27 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 27, 2015

— a deaf lawsuit involving a drum and an interpreter

A lawsuit has been filed by a deaf family of deaf
sons, accusing a local youth football league of
refusing to pay for interpreters and denying
the use of a football drum. Do deaf football
players need a drum? The Gallaudet football
team stopped using the drum in 2005, after using
it for about 35 years. Why was it dropped?
The Gallaudet quarterback told the coach he did
not need the drum, and the coach agreed!
We look at these deaf players that have
played in NFL – Bonnie Sloan, Kenny Walker
and Derrick Coleman; they never used the drum.

 

 

— a strange dog law in Michigan

Michigan has a law – that hearing people are not
allowed to walk their dogs with an orange leash
or an orange collar. The law says only the deaf
people can use the orange color with their dogs.
The Michigan legislature is thinking of removing
that law – because it is so silly!

 

 

— a deaf glove may be available

A deaf glove has been invented by Antonella Mazzoni,
who is not deaf. He is with Queen Mary University
in London, and the Deaf Glove is his project.
This glove will vibrate in the hands of deaf
cyclists and deaf joggers when cars come too
close to them. Possibly also when deaf hikers
walk too close to the train tracks and cannot hear
trains coming near them.

 

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DeafDigest – 26 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 26, 2015

 

— a legislator mocking the deaf

John Elferink, member of the Northern Territory
Parliament (Australia), was caught on video,
mocking the deaf during a legislative session.
It is shocking because he is the territory minister
of the disability services! He waved his hands around
to pretend using the Australian Sign Language.
He was forced to apologize, but for some reason,
the territory government is keeping its hands off.

 
— deaf fighter Matt Hamill says he will get better

DeafDigest worries about deaf fighter Matt Hamill.
He is almost 39 and he has not fought since 2013,
having lost 3 of his last 4 fights. He will be
facing an opponent whose record is better. He is
fighting in the World Series of Fighting, a lower
level since UFC, the top level, kicked him out. Yet,
what does Matt have to say? He said that he will
get better and better and feels he will win his match
on March 28th. DeafDigest hopes so, but still worries.

 
— a scared hearing customer

A deaf driver of a Lyft car (like a privately owned
cab) picked up a hearing customer. This customer,
not realizing the driver was deaf, gave specific
directions because the location was hard to find.
While the deaf driver did his best to reach the
this location, the customer was not able to
explain a short cut route. After getting off the
car, he said:

I couldn’t be mad at the driver who was doing his
best. I could only be mad at myself

(Lyft and Uber are two competing private companies).
Both want deaf drivers working for them.

 

 

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DeafDigest – 25 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 25, 2015

 
— a slowly growing role of deaf pilots

We have a good number of deaf pilots. And we have an
organization – Deaf Pilots Association, Inc. It
advocates the rights and needs of deaf pilots. One
thing about deaf pilots is interesting – that
almost all of them are recreational pilots. Many
hearing pilots fly airplanes for a living, not
that so with the deaf. Slowly this is changing
– a deaf businessman uses his plane for business
95 percent of a time. And a new deaf pilot will be
using her airplane to deliver supplies for the
family business.

 
— a comment that angered Marlee Matlin

As a young actress, Marlee Matlin won an Oscar, a
honor that made many actors jealous of her.
A comment made her very angry. Rex Reed, a well-known
movie critic said that Marlee won only because of
the “pity” vote. Well, to date, she has 56 career
acting credits and this number will be growing
as long as she continues to act. How many acting
credits does famous actress Jennifer Aniston have?
Just 55 credits, one less than Marlee!

 

— a new interpreting law that is scary

In Tennessee, a legislator has proposed a new
bill – that is scary. In cases of domestic
issues that ask for police assistance, volunteer
interpreters do not have to be certified nor
knowledgeable in ASL. While family members
would not be allowed to interpret, this bill
is more harmful than helpful. Yes, deaf agencies
are fighting this bill.

 

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DeafDigest – 24 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 24, 2015

 

— a deaf US marshal

A past deaf magazine ran a story on a deaf man that
served as a US marshal. It is a very dangerous job in the
law enforcement field, dealing with violent criminals.
This deaf man served during the early part of 20th century
and it is not known how  he got the job. Just recently,
a hard of hearing man, wanting to be a marshal, was turned
down by the feds. He filed a lawsuit but lost his case in
the 11th Circuit Court. He said his hearing aid would help
him hear everything, but the courts said no.

 
— deaf role removed from a great 1990 movie

one of the most famous movies ever shown was “Pretty Woman”
filmed in 1990 and starring Julie Roberts and Richard Gere.
The script asked for a deaf hotel manager; the hearing aid
was supposed to be shown during the filming. The director,
at the very last minute, killed that deaf character part.

 
— Subway accessibility for the deaf

finally, a Subway accessibility for the deaf. Not the
big city subway system, but the sandwich fast food
restaurant. At the Subway in St. Joseph, Missouri, there
is a touch-screen system at the drive in. No more
of the much-hated voice speeaker system. Hopefully
all Subway drive-ins in USA will have touch-screen
systems.

 

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DeafDigest – 23 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 23, 2015

— real reason an interpreting training program closed up

the Davis Applied Technology College, in Utah, is sort
of a junior college that offers vocational training
programs. One of the programs – the interpreting
training program closed up. Reason was low enrollement.
Strange since demand for interpreters is high and
it promises lifetime employment. There is another
reason for low enrollment – the course was very
difficult, according to a newspaper story.

 

— confession of a hearing actor

Should hearing actors play deaf roles? Garry McDonald,
a well known Australian actor/comedian said:

Playing a deaf man? This is no good. This is too hard

This shows he is honest.

 

— #2 Batman Villian

Over the years in many comic books, Batman has faced many
villians. A Batman fan has listed Top 10 Villians. #2 on
his list is deaf Dr. Kirk Langstrom, a scientist that
studies bats as part of his research. He decided to make
himself a bat, but because of his deafness, he has become
a crazy scientist, giving Batman a lot of problems.

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DeafDigest – 23 March 2015

DeafDigest Gold – March 22, 2015

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Deaf Cartoon (Fogey) of the week:
http://deafdigest.com/comics/pitfalls-of-video-relay-services/

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Last week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-new-employees/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-hearing-aid/

This week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-nina-poetsch/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/bad-deaf-handwriting/

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Graphic Novel “El Deafo” at Harris Communications

Winner of the John Newberry medal, “El Deafo” is Deaf author Cece
Bell’s graphic novel about growing up deaf and all the super and
super embarrassing moments she had along the way.

“Being in a new school is scary, and it’s even more so when you have
a giant FM system strapped to your chest! At her old school, everyone
in Cece’s class was deaf. Here she is different. Then Cece makes a
startling discovery. With her FM system, she can hear her teacher not
just in the classroom, but anywhere her teacher is in the school-in
the hallway…in the teacher’s lounge…in the bathroom! This is
power. Maybe even superpower! Cece is on her way to becoming El
Deafo, Listener for All.”

“El Deafo” is a novel full of warmth, humor and superpowered
strength.

Preview pages of “El Deafo” (B1303) on the Harris Communications
website. Retail price only $10.95.

To find out more, go to:
http://bit.ly/HarrisComm_DDG032215

Contact us at:
mailto:info@harriscomm.com

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Top stories about the deaf:

New York police officers that become deafened are
now allowed to wear hearing aids, per settlement
with a federal court.

Emilie Biggar, a deaf pastry chef, has been eliminated,
along with her hearing partner, from British’s popular
My Kitchen Rules TV show competition.

Marijuana, legal in Colorado, has generated $15 Million
in revenues. Part of it will be earmarked for the
Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind. Do keep in mind
that in some states, revenues from the lottery, go to
the coffers of these deaf schools.

Liz Abernathy, a deaf medical school graduate from
University of Vermont Medical School will be going
into pediatrics. She said that her deafness is the
reason why she is interested in early birth deafness.

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TOO MUCH ME-DEAF ATTITUDE
Nina Poetsch, who is deaf, did not succeed
in the “Survivor” TV program.
Her big problem was – me, deaf, please
respect me deaf.
This turned off hearing people on the
program, even though people watching the
program loved her.

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

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Facts about NTID we did not know about

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-ntid-facts/

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WORST DEAF-HEARING COMMUNICATIONS
What is worst Deaf-Hearing Communications?
It is a deaf man with terrible handwriting.
And also a hearing man with terrible
handwriting!
It has happened to DeafDigest editor several
times in the past.

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

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A Deaf Park for nature lovers

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-park/

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LOOKING BACK AT A PAST DEAFDIGEST VIDEO

different deaf groups agree on two things
http://deafdigest.com/videos/fighting/

Do enjoy viewing that video!

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OUR ORGANIZATIONS SERVING THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

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Deaf Book of the Week

An English Dictionary of Basic Japanese Signs

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-book-english-dictionary-of-japanese-signs/

published 1991 by the Japanese Federation of the Deaf

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Deaf people can do anything

we have a deaf person who is/was a

— hostess, nightclub

this website is growing every weekend:

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-in-unusual-jobs/

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Deaf Question of the Week:

Q. I wear a hearing aid and I travel. TSA told me at
the airport I must take off my hearing aid while
being screened? TSA correct or wrong?

A. Wrong! The TSA man did not know TSA rules.

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Rene Pellerin’s Corner:

I go snowshoeing in the winter.

My street borders on 840 acres of State Park
with 350 acres being a body of water!

It is a very peaceful place to snowshoe.

I often find a few ice fishing shanties scattered
about on the ice.

There are days I became disoriented and feel like
I cannot find my way home!

Sometimes I need to back track and get a better
focus of where I am.

During the Winter time there are less landmarks
for me to track.

So far, I have made it back home!

A video of one of my snowshoeing experiences is
on YouTube below.

This was two years ago:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSK8uZhccyE

Rene’s show business started in year 2010 and it focuses on the
Deaf-Blind.

You can email him at mailto:info@renetheunstoppable.com

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Deaf Wish List of the Week:

that the front cover of a national magazine
would be taken by a deaf photographer

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DeafHistory:

Year 1894

Andrew Clemens, who was deaf and graduated from
Iowa School for the Deaf, passes away.

He was a skilled sand bottle artist, known as a
portrait painter without a brush or paint. One of
his bottles have been sold for $20,000 at a recent
auction.

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DeafNumbers of the Week:

30

colleges and universities in USA that offer
Bachelor’s Degree program in Sign Language
Interpreting

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Deaf Collegiate Athletes:

Adelphi, a college in New York, has two deaf
athletes – Paige Arbeiter in softball and
Allison Schneider in women’s lacrosse

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Elite Deaf Athletes:

Alexandros Papadatos, Greece, won the national wrestling
championship in his weight class.

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DeafSports Library:

remembering a past national deaf basketball tournament
http://deafdigest.com/deaf-pin-1992-national-deaf-basketball-tournament/

we have two rival deaf national tournaments right now –

National Deaf Basketball Organization

and

USA Deaf Basketball

both organizations have been rivals for quite some time

in the past it was just AAAD. Times have changed!

Which tournament is better? DeafDigest is staying out of it.

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ADDED FEATURE!

for more jobs that are not listed in Blue and
Gold editions, go to:

http://deafdigest.com and click on jobs at the top
and scroll all the way down to the bottom

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

*  Deputy Director – Los Angeles, CA

*  Human Resources Specialist, Part-Time –  Los Angeles, CA

*  LIFESIGNS Dispatcher –  Los Angeles, CA

*  Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

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

*  Job Developer/Interpreter –  West Covina, CA

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

http://www.gladinc.org

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

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

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

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org

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updated posting

position vacancies
Kansas School for the Deaf
Olathe, KS

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

– Education Program Tech (newest addition)
– School Counselor
– Dormitory Teacher- Full time Middle School
– Speech-Language Pathologist- Outreach
– Part-time Audiologist
– Secondary Math Teacher
– Paraprofessional 1 on 1- Temporary
– Sub Teacher, Para, Dorm

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

For an application and a job announcement on each of these positions,
please refer to our website at www.ksdeaf.org or contact Teresa Chandler,
Human Resources Office, at (913) 645-5358 (V/TTY) for further details on
the positions.  E-mail:  mailto:tchandler@kssdb.org  Fax #:  913/621-2310

An Equal Employment/Educational Opportunities Agency

Tobacco Free Campus

KSD Embraces Diversity

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Walden School Clinical Director
Walden School for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

position description at:
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-clinical-director/

If you are interested in applying please see the TLC
website at http://www.tlcdeaf.org for information on how to apply

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position opening
Social Worker/ Clinician ((LCSW or LSW)
ACCESS Program/Deaf Special Services
West Trenton, NJ

Inspired Care
Begins with St. Joseph’s Healthcare

At St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, our inspiration comes from a tightly
knit team of accomplished professionals that help give people in our care
every opportunity to live life to the fullest. Through our commitment to
support, technology and training, we think you will find one of the most
rewarding and satisfying experiences of your career.

SOCIAL WORKER/CLINICIAN (LCSW or LSW)
ACCESS Program/Deaf Special Services * West Trenton, NJ

As a key member of our ACCESS/Deaf Special Services team, you will work
with deaf children and adolescents, as well as their families, to assess
and develop treatment planning that will be utilized to help patients
attain and reach their personal goals.
Responsibilities include:

.       Conducting various therapy modalities (individual, group, family)
.       Developing and implementing treatment strategies
.       Utilizing counseling techniques to engage clients in treatment
.       Obtaining entitlements and linkages to community
resources/services  for clients
.        Completing comprehensive intake assessments and interpreting data
to formulate diagnosis
.       Documenting services provided to clients and maintaining medical
records
.       Participating in multi-disciplinary team meetings

Along with the ability to communicate fluently in American Sign Language,
you should be a Graduate of an accredited Master’s Degree Program in
Social Work, Psychology or related field. Additionally, you should have a
current New Jersey LCSW License, valid NJ Driver’s License, and superior
oral/written communication, planning and organizational skills. Bilingual
English/Spanish preferred.

We offer a rewarding state-of-the-art environment, competitive salaries,
and a comprehensive benefits package.  For immediate consideration, please
email your resume (indicate LCSW in the subject line) to
mailto:kimbelle@sjhmc.org, or apply online at www.jobs.stjosephshealth.org
St. Joseph’s Healthcare System

Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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position openings
– Service Integration Program Manager
– Deaf-Blind Services Program Manager
State of Washington

for full position descriptions
Service Integration Program Manager
http://deafdigest.com/2015-deaf-service-integration-program-manager/

Deaf-Blind Services Program Manager
http://deafdigest.com/2015-deaf-blind-services-program-manager/

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full-time job announcement
Advocate and Multicultural Specialist
Deaf Counseling Advocacy & Referral Agency
San Leandro, California

DCARA is a community .based nonprofit agency with offices located
throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. DCARA supports and provides a wide
range of advocacy, education, counseling, and communication assistance to
the diverse deaf, deaf blind, hard of hearing and late deafened
(D/DB/HH/LD) community. DCARA seeks an experienced advocate to provide
advocacy-driven services. This position reports to the Director of
Advocacy Services

RESPONSIBILITIES:
. Provide direct services communication in communication assistance,
counseling, advocacy, independent living skills, employment assistance,
information & referral and community education
. Advocate for communication access, appropriate accommodations and
cultural understanding for D/DB/HH/LD clients
. Develop and implement workshops, and classes that foster self-advocacy
skills and empowerment to diverse communities
. Provide intercultural effectiveness training to diverse individuals,
communities, organizations to promote and enhance understanding and
sensitivity diverse population
. Represent DCARA and provide consultations to city, and state
governmental regarding federal and state laws that protects the rights of
the deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
. Ensure completion of intakes paperwork, monthly reports, feed statistics
into database
. Coordinate special projects/duties as delegated by the Director of
Advocacy Services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
ABILITIES):
. BA degree in Social Work, Sociology, Counseling, Deaf Studies or related
fields. 3 years of documented experience in social services in human
services settings.
. Knowledge of relevant issues and laws protecting the rights of deaf and
hard of hearing individuals
. Ability to work with people from a variety of racial, economic,
linguistic, cultural, religious, and communication backgrounds.
. Ability to use social networking to raise awareness of advocacy-related
issues
. Knowledge of social justice issues that affects Deaf and Hearing of
Hearing communities
. Demonstrated ability to work well with others
. Experience in presentations and community relations
. Fluent in American Sign Language & positive cultural perception of Deaf
people
. Knowledge of PC including Windows 2007 Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and
PowerPoint
. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings
and weekends

SALARY: Salary is negotiable dependent on experience and education.

DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted by Monday, March 20, 2015, by
5:00 pm.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application (www.dcara.org (under
Contact — Jobs), cover letter, resume & three professional 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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full-time job announcement
Interpreter/Employment Specialist
Deaf Counseling Advocacy & Referral Agency
Fremont, California

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,
co-located at 5 Employment Development (EDD) offices, including
interpretation for clients and office support, and telephone and document
assistance to clients on a walk-in and/or appointment basis.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
. Arrange and interpret client job interviews, orientations, meetings and
new hire trainings
. Provide job retention assistance and follow-up services as needed
. Provide document assistance services for clients as needed
. Assist in the recruitment of potential clients, determine eligibility,
enroll and orient clients for services
. Compile statistical data, maintain files, and write case note reports
. Provide support to the agency, community and perform other duties as
assigned by Director of Employment Services
. Available to work flexible schedules such as early mornings, evenings,
and weekends
. Provide career counseling, assisting clients with career planning, job
search strategies, applications, resume/cover letter writing, networking,
interview preparation, labor market information and job retention skills
. Develop employer contacts to increase the number of deaf and hard of
hearing persons employed
. Provide sensitivity awareness and training for existing and potential
employers for Deaf and hard of hearing clients.
. Conduct outreach and maintain a cooperative relationship with employers,
agencies and community based organizations to promote and advocate for the
employability and communication access for clients
. Provide employer education on employability of deaf/hard-of-hearing
workers, and deaf awareness and
technical assistance workshops

QUALIFICATIONS:
. Ability to interpret ASL/English communication
. Knowledge of Professional Code of Ethics, role of interpreter, and
interpreting process
. Knowledge of American Disability Act (ADA)
. Minimum of 2 years of experience in career counseling, social work or
related fields
. Fluent in American Sign Language, candidates without a RID national
interpreter certification may be considered, provided that he/she obtains
certification within six/6 months of employment
. Assessment Level 3 or better from the American Consortium of Certified
Interpreters (ACCI), the National Association of the Deaf (NAD),
California Coalition of Agencies Serving the DEAF (CCASD) or Registry of
Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
. BA preferred
. Strong background knowledge in the field of deafness and Deaf Culture
. Ability to use computers, word processing software, online programs for
job seeking and reporting database and other office equipment; proficiency
in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) preferred
. Able to travel to interpreting assignments, meetings, and other events
as needed

SALARY: Salary is negotiable dependent on experience and education.

DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted by Friday, March 20, 2015, by 5
pm.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application (www.dcara.org (under
Contact — Jobs), cover letter, resume & three professional 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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full-time job announcement
Advocate and Hard of Hearing/Late Deafened Specialist
Deaf Counseling Advocacy & Referral Agency
San Leandro, California

DCARA is a community .based nonprofit agency with offices located
throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. DCARA
supports and provides a wide range of advocacy, education, counseling, and
communication assistance to the diverse
deaf, deaf blind, hard of hearing and late deafened (D/DB/HH/LD)
community. DCARA seeks an experienced advocate to
provide advocacy-driven services. This position reports to the Director of
Advocacy Services. In addition to providing
services to the deaf, deafblind people, the advocate shall demonstrate
expertise in hard of hearing/late deafened services.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
. Provide direct services communication in communication assistance,
counseling, advocacy, independent living
skills, employment assistance, information & referral and community
education
. Advocate for communication access, appropriate accommodations and
cultural understanding for D/DB/HH/LD
clients
. Facilitate support group for hard of hearing and late deafened people
. Develop and implement workshops, and classes that foster self-advocacy
skills and empowerment to diverse
communities
. Provide intercultural effectiveness training to diverse individuals,
communities, organizations to promote and
enhance understanding and sensitivity diverse population
. Represent DCARA and provide consultations to city, and state
governmental regarding federal and state laws that
protects the rights of the deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
. Ensure completion of intakes paperwork, monthly reports, feed statistics
into database
. Coordinate special projects/duties as delegated by the Director of
Advocacy Services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
ABILITIES):
. BA degree in Social Work, Sociology, Counseling, Deaf Studies or related
fields. 3 years of documented
experience in social services in human services settings.
. Knowledge of relevant issues and laws protecting the rights of deaf and
hard of hearing individuals
. Knowledge about the needs of the hard of hearing and late deafened
community
. Ability to work with people from a variety of racial, economic,
linguistic, cultural, religious, and communication
backgrounds.
. Ability to use social networking to raise awareness of advocacy-related
issues
. Knowledge of social justice issues that affects Deaf and Hearing of
Hearing communities
. Demonstrated ability to work well with others
. Experience in presentations and community relations
. Fluent in American Sign Language & positive cultural perception of Deaf
people
. Knowledge of assistive listening devices and technology used by hard of
hearing and late deafened individuals
. Knowledge of PC including Windows 2007 Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and
PowerPoint
. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings
and weekends

SALARY: Salary is negotiable dependent on experience and education.

DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted by Monday, March 20, 2015, by
5:00 pm.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application (www.dcara.org (under
Contact — Jobs), cover letter, resume &
three professional 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 Employment

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Open positions
Learning Center for the Deaf & Walden School
most jobs at Framingham, MA; some at Springfield, MA

If you are interested in applying please submit a cover
letter, resume, TLC application ( http://www.tlcdeaf.org )
as well as three professional references to
mailto:HR@tlcdeaf.org

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

Walden School Overnight CCW
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-overnight-child-care-worker/

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

Walden School Substitute Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-deaf-substitute-teacher/

Walden School Relief Worker
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-relief-worker/

Walden School Day CCW
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-day-child-care-worker/

Wraparound Intensive Care Coordinator (Springfield MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-intensive-care-coordinator-springfield/

Wraparound Family Partner (Springfield MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-family-partner-springfield/

Staff Interpreter
http://deafdigest.com/staff-interpreter-position-learning-center-for-deaf/

Classroom Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-teacher-licensed/

Classroom Teacher Moderate to Severe Disabilities (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-teacher-moderate-severe-disabilities-licensed/

Classroom English Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-english-teacher-licensed/

Classroom Chemistry Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-chemistry-teacher-licensed/

Classroom Math Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-math-teacher-licensed/

Substitute Classroom Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/subtitute-teaching-jobs-learning-center-for-deaf/

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

Daycare Substitute Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-daycare-substitute-teacher/

Assistant Coach
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-assistant-coach-job/

Head Coach
http://deafdigest.com/sports-coaching-jobs-learning-center-deaf/

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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

Position Title
Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization
NTID Cultural & Creative Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)
Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer

Faculty Discipline
Social Science

Faculty Rank
Lecturer

Employment Category
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date
15-Aug-2015

Department/College Description

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

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

Detailed Job Description

Please note-this is Temporary Position

Teach three or four courses per semester in the broad areas of
Deaf cultural studies, structure of American Sign Language and
social sciences.  Participate in Institute service as time
permits.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest
in contributing to a community committed to student
centeredness; professional development and scholarship;
integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism;
innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.
Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and
diversity commitment.

Required Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral or Masters degree in Deaf studies or relevant social
sciences discipline and successful teaching experience.  Must
enjoy working with undergraduates in a collaborative
environment.  Proficiency in American Sign Language and strong
knowledge of Deaf culture.

Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level
MS, MA

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Statement of Diversity Contribution
Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/579901
Search openings, then Keyword Search: 1473BR.

Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing
the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
-A brief teaching philosophy
-Statement of Diversity Contribution

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

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

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

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announcement of teaching position openings
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
(on Campus of Gallaudet University)
Washington, DC

for school year 2015-2016

MSSD:
Science
Math
Social Studies
English

KDES:
Elementary
Early Childhood Education
Social Studies (Middle School)
Math (Middle School)
English (Middle School)
Science (Middle School)

Application Information:
Send a letter of interest, a completed Gallaudet University Application
Form, an up-to-date resume, copies of licenses to teach (if you possess
any), and three current, signed letters of recommendation (including one
from current supervisor) email electronically to:

Clerchr@gallaudet.edu
Gallaudet University-KDES room 3108
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002

202-250-2704 videophone-Hollie Fallstone, Human Resources Coordinator
202-651-5457 (FAX)

Job employment application can be found at:

http://www.gallaudet.edu/Documents/HRS/2015%20Employee%20Job%20Application1.pdf
by clicking on Job application

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position openings
Teachers of the Deaf
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Pittsburgh, PA
and
Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children, Clarks Summit, PA

REPORTS TO:                     Principal

JOB DESCRIPTION: Teachers are a 187-day exempt position.

Responsibilities include appropriate academic work
to their students, use appropriate communication techniques
to assure clarity and accuracy of conveyed information, work
with their department Principal in guiding parents toward
identifying their child’s strengths and weaknesses and in
programming for them accordingly through the IEP process,
attend in-service meetings and departmental meetings to
participate in decision-making, to maintain current
knowledge in the field, and to gain understanding of new
techniques and methodologies in education, participate in
curriculum development and curriculum revision projects,
maintain records of grades, achievement, and discipline
according to the needs of each assigned students,
collaborates with other teachers to assure appropriate and
dynamic programming for all students, work on extracurricular
committees or projects and perform related work assignments
as needed.

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

Valid PA Driver’s License required.

Teachers of the Deaf are preferred to enter a master’s level with
some experience.  The minimum requirement for this position is a
Bachelor’s level degree with certification in Deaf Education.  PA
Instructional I or II certification in Deaf Education required.

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

STARTING DATE:  2015-16 School Year (August 17, 2015)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Send letter of application and resume to:

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

mailto:dbachar@wpsd.org

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Job Opening
Rehabilitation Counselor / Rehab Counselor Trainee (RCD)
Division of Rehabilitation Services
Fishersville, Virginia

Closing Date:    Open Until Filled

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

This position is located in Fishersville, Virginia, which is in the
Shenandoah Valley and is 15 minutes from the Virginia School for the
Deaf and the Blind.  For more information on the area, review the
Shenandoah Valley Travel Association website
http://www.visitshenandoah.org/

The agency has the option of filling this job at the Counselor I
(Trainee) level if fully qualified applicants are interviewed and not
selected. The minimum salary for a Counselor I (Trainee) is
$28,782-54,653. The minimum salary for a Counselor II (fully
qualified) is $37,047-70,801. To review the position and apply, visit
the website
https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

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position opening
Teacher of the Deaf
Central Supervisory Union public schools
Montpelier, Vermont

(serves towns of Berlin, Calais, East Montpelier, Middlesex, and Worcester)

The Teacher of the Deaf is a full-time teaching position to work in
PreK-12 programs and with individual students within the Washington
Central Supervisory Union public schools.

Job Requirements:
1 Demonstrate an understanding of, and the ability to communicate,
the challenges encountered by the students with hearing loss in a mainstream
setting.

2 Assess the instructional, organizational, and professional needs of client
schools

3. Facilitate parent involvement and support of family goals in the
education of their child.

4. Monitor the use of hearing aids, cochlear implants, FM systems and other
assistive devices

5. Participate in IEP meetings and/or other meetings

6. Knowledge of teaching complex language structures and vocabulary development in
students with hearing loss.

Qualifications:
1. Master’s in education of the deaf with a focus on listening and spoken language.

2. Experience with and knowledge of mainstreaming students with hearing loss.

3. An understanding of best practices in curriculum, instruction, and assessment
for students who are deaf and hard of hearing.

4. Knowledge of common modifications and accommodations for students with hearing
loss and the ability to articulate what they are and their benefit.

5. Able to communicate well with a diverse group of people, both hearing and those
with hearing loss with diplomacy.

6. Able to function effectively as a team member and work collaboratively with
others to share information and ideas.

7. Able to participate in IEP meetings, write goals and objectives and report on
them at meetings and in written reports.

to apply, email mailto:rfair@u32.org

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Employment Opportunity
Director of Statewide Programs and/or Services for Children, who are Deaf,
Hard of Hearing, or Deaf/Blind
State of Delaware

Salary:         $126,774 . 134,866

Start Date:     Mutually Agreeable Date

Qualifications:
.       Doctorate in fields related to deaf education preferred
.       Qualify for State of Delaware Certification as a Special Education
Director
.       Successful completion of the Praxis I or  Praxis Core (only for
those candidates not already certified)
.       Five years of successful administrative experience in deaf
education
.       Knowledge of Federal (IDEA) and State regulations for Special
Education
.       Knowledge of current research and best practices in the
development and education of children who are deaf, hard of hearing and
deaf-blind
.       Knowledge of the language and communication needs of deaf
children, including critical factors in the educational placement and
provision of programming and services
.       Demonstrated knowledge and ability to develop and implement
bilingual (ASL & English) programming in educational settings
.       Knowledge of the continuum of services for children who are deaf,
hard of hearing, and deaf blind
.       Knowledge and articulation of research-based best practices in
fields related to deaf education, language and communication development
.       Fluent in American Sign Language

See complete posting on the Christina School District Website
(below)

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

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

Website:  http://www.christinak12.org
Website:  http://www.joindelawareschools.org

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

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career opportunities
PAHrtners Deaf Services
positions in various Pennsylvania locations

PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health
professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults.
Our environment is one of incredible teamwork and mutual support with
a staff population that is 85% Deaf or Hard of Hearing. As a result
of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community, PAHrtners is rapidly
growing with the creation of new programs and expansion of our
existing programs. Whether you are a high school graduate, recent
college graduate or professional with many years of experience in the
field of human services, we have a career building position waiting
for you! E.O.E.

To apply for any of the positions posted, please send your letter of
intent and resume to:

Bernadette Class, Office Manager
PAHrtners Deaf Services,
614 N. Easton Road,
Glenside, PA 19038

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

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

Job Title:                Program Assistant
Location:                 Glenside, PA
Employee Type:            Full time position

Description:                   This position provides support to the
staff psychiatrist’s in completing all necessary regulation reports,
managing the staff psychiatrist’s schedules, helping to coordinate
appointments with other departments, tracking annual evaluations and
medication consents for our members, communicating with pharmacies,
and other miscellaneous administrative tasks.

Qualifications:               A high school diploma with a minimum of
one year of experience in administration in the human services
field.  Must have: strong writing skills, organizational and time
management skills; computer proficiency in MS word and excel; fluency
in ASL and ability to work as a team.

Job Title:                Therapist/Psychosocial
Rehabilitation Counselor

Location:                 Glenside, PA
Employee Type:            Full time position

Description:                   This position provides individualized
supportive counseling, group therapy and psycho-educational sessions
designed to promote skill building and wellness maintenance.

Qualifications:               BA in Psychology, Counseling or any
other human services field; must have two years’ experience with
individuals with behavioral health needs and/or intellectual
disabilities, including treatment planning and progress notes;
advanced fluency in ASL required; must be innovative, creative and
able to work in a team environment.  Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

Job Title:                Case Managers
Location:                 Glenside, PA
Employee Type:            Full time positions

Description:                   This position provides resources and
support to clients and their families who reside in the community and
in our residential programs. Duties: assess service needs of
individuals to ensure continuum of care; develop service plans;
provide independent living skills instructions; advocate for access
to public and private programs such as medical and vocational
services.

Qualifications:               BA/BS degree in a human services field
preferred; or high school diploma + 12 credit hours in social science
with two years’ behavioral health direct care experience. Must have
strong organizational skills, fluency in ASL and familiarity with
other visual communication modes and language levels. Must be willing
to work some evenings and weekends as needed and travel to various
areas in the community. Knowledge of laws governing the rights of
Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals including IDEA and ADA a plus;
must have a valid driver’s license.  Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

Job Title:                Assistant Vice President –
PAHrtners West

Location:                 Moon Township

Employee Type:            Full time position – This is a senior level
management position

Description:                   The Assistant Vice President provides
administrative, operational, financial and programmatic leadership
for the Pittsburgh sites of PAHrtners.  Under the direction of the
Vice President for Residential services, The Assistant Vice President
is responsible for the overall supervision and management of
operations and personnel, expansion of services provided in the
region, quality of service and financial stability within the
region.  This includes provision of direct services to consumers,
maintenance of all licensing regulations, oversight of program
budgets, supervision and daily support to direct care staff and
management level employees, maintenance of communication and
relationships with outside service providers and families,
involvement with the clinical team, completion of monthly and
residential reports, and participation on agency committees.

Qualifications:               Master’s Degree preferred.  Qualified
BA degree applicants will be considered.  Seven years’ experience in
the mental health field.  Four years’ experience in a
management/supervisory role.  Candidate must have strong leadership,
administrative and communication skills, both in person and in
writing.  Fluency in ASL and familiarity with other visual
communication modes and language levels.

Job Title:                Residential Counselor for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Location:                 Pittsburgh, PA
Employee Type:            Various positions available

Description:                   This position provides direct client
services, including:  encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
intellectual disabilities living in the community; promote consumers’
independence and social relationships.  Positions open for weekend
and evening shifts.

Qualifications:               HS diploma; valid driver’s license;
advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent
living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers;
strong interpersonal skills.

Job Title:                   Residential Counselors for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Behavioral Health needs

Location:                    Glenside, PA
Employee Type:               Full time, part time or Flex available

Description:                   This position provides direct client
services, including: encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
behavioral health and/or intellectual disabilities living in our
residences; promote consumers’ independence and social relationships.
Positions open for weekend and evening shifts.

Qualifications:               HS diploma; valid driver’s license;
advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent
living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers;
strong interpersonal skills.

Job Title:                    Administrative Assistant
Location:                     Glenside, PA
Employee Type:                Full time positions

Description:                   This position provides administrative
support to all programs.  Duties: answer incoming voice, relay and VP
calls; responsible for various duties such as data entry, manage
calendars, coordinate meetings/trainings; take minutes; track
supplies and handle all general correspondence. Will troubleshoot and
assist wherever and whenever possible.

Qualifications:               Minimum of a HS diploma + 3 years’
administrative assistance experience; proficiency in MS word and
excel.  AA degree preferred.  Must possess strong writing and
proofreading skills and excellent organizational skills.  Fluency in
American Sign Language strongly preferred.

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Last week’s ASL Videos with captions:
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The colorful book is filled with pictures of Sita. Young children
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mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

sources of unique deafnews are never revealed; always
confidential

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Dedication:

DeafDigest dedicates this edition to Shanny Mow,
the deaf playwright, that departed us.

Shanny Mow, an internationally known deaf actor,
director, dramaturge and playwright with National
Theatre of the Deaf and a former Artistic Director
of Cleveland SignStage Theatre passed away in Santa
Fe, NM, on March 17.  As a versatile and witty
playwright, Mow has written over 25 plays, which
may be viewed at:
http://deafdigest.com/plays-by-deaf-playwright-shanny-mow/

Mow graduated from Gallaudet in 1961 and CSUN in 1977.

Top stories about the deaf:

A landlord in New Orleans has been fined $75,000
for repeatedly hanging up on deaf people that
wanted to rent his apartments. He also has
promised to attend training sessions and to
allow the deaf to rent his apartments.

The Have a Good Hair Day Salon & Spa has just
opened up for business in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The owner is Kayleigh Rucktenwald. She is deaf.

Gallaudet has been awarded a three year grant
of nearly one million dollars from a foundation.
Purpose is to find out how deaf babies learn.

The Office of Communications in Great Britain
(the same as our own FCC) has fined BT (a TV
and communications carrier (like our Comcast)
£800,000. Reason – did not provide text
relay service as promised.

Dearborn, in Michigan, is closing up its
program for deaf children. Parents are not
too happy about it.

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

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HAND GESTURES VERY IMPORTANT FOR ALL DEAF
There are some oral deaf that do not understand
simple gestures.
There was a report from University of Chicago
that said hand gestures help oral children learn
better English.
Is Hand Gestures same as Sign Language?

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-oral-hand-gestures/

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Free Seder for Deaf Jews in Mid-Atlantic Area
(Maryland, Washington, DC, etc)

April 3, 2015, Friday night around 7 3 pm0

more information at:
http://deafdigest.com/2015-free-deaf-seder/

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A BAD DIET BET MISUNDERSTANDING
At a hearing college many years ago a deaf student
was very fat.
His hearing friends begged him to go on diet and to
watch what he eats. He refused.
They made a bet with him, a lot of money, that he
has to lose weight to win the bet.
The hearing students told him he must lose 50
pounds. The deaf student, lipread the words and
thought it was 15 pounds.
There was almost a big fight because the
deaf student refused to pay off the bet over
a misunderstood word!

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

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picture of a deaf man’s interesting small factory

http://deafdigest.com/benjamin-tyler-deaf-neon-maker/

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WHAT DO INTERPRETERS HATE?

hearing people, that work with the deaf, making snide remarks
about the interpreter (behind deaf people’s and interpreter’s
backs). Such snide remarks are like this –

“the interpreter missed that word and had to rely on the
spotter to fill it in”

complained one interpreter:

“these hearing people know the jargon whereas we come in
from the cold, from the outside, and have no clue on the
agency jargon”

COMMENTS FROM A CART OPERATOR – continuing series

Because the FCC has now adopted quality guidelines for closed
captioning, people who use closed captioning need to be aware of what
is good and bad captioning. There are producers of programs and
television stations that have been trying to save money without
regard to the quality of captioning that they are providing.

In order to tell if captioning is good or bad, first of all, we need
to understand the difference between realtime and post-production
captioning.

If a program has been prerecorded, then the captioning should be done
ahead of time. The captioning for a prerecorded program should be
nearly 100% perfect.

If a program is occurring live, then realtime captioning is
used.  The captioner will instantaneously create the captions while
hearing the broadcast as it is occurring. Because it is being done
live, some mistakes will occur.

In order to save money, some producers are using realtime captioning
for prerecorded programs. This means that there will be errors in the
captioning that should not be there. In order to have quality
captions, the captioning for prerecorded programs should be done in
advance.

A PET PEEVE OF BEING DEAF

always reading a newspaper story like this –

a deaf woman witnessed a robbery

but the newspaper story is never read like this –

a hearing woman witnessed a robbery

(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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please email mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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DeafLaw

An interpreter has an issue with the college she
interprets for. She has translated written
English to ASL in the videos. The interpreter
says she owns the video files. The college says
it owns the video files.

The attorneys on both sides are working on this
issue.

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News of the Week – Looking Back 10 Years Ago:

In real life Felix Macias is a state park ranger at North
California Coast and in spare time is a Deaf Seafood Chef,
with two published Deaf Seafood Cookbooks to his credit.
Felix is being featured in a cameo appearance on the
cable TV show “Conquest of America” on the History Channel
on March 28th, 9-11 pm
He did not seek out to become a Cameo Actor; the TV
production crew came to him and offered him the
opportunity.

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News of the Week – Looking Back 5 Years Ago:

The Frat (National Fraternal Society of the Deaf) is
now going through a final dissolution.

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Deaf Apocalypse of the Week:

A newspaper ran this headline –

a girl born deaf in both ears

This is the first time DeafDigest editor has ever
seen kind of headline!

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The deaf in pleasure-reading books:

Parrot’s Song

by

Dennis Gued

A deaf student loves math and is told that the parrott loves
to make short mathematical comments; the student asks
his friends to translate what the parrot is saying about
math!

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

*  Deputy Director – Los Angeles, CA

*  Human Resources Specialist, Part-Time –  Los Angeles, CA

*  LIFESIGNS Dispatcher –  Los Angeles, CA

*  Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

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

*  Job Developer/Interpreter –  West Covina, CA

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

http://www.gladinc.org

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

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

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

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org

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career announcement
Program Director II – Client Services
Community Outreach Program for the Deaf
Albuquerque, NM

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

Status                  Exempt – Full-Time

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

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

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

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

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

Salary  $19.50 – $24.86 depending on experience

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

How to Apply    Complete application at:

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

520-623-0344

Fax resume and cover letter . 520-770-8505

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

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

Closing Date            When Filled

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

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

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

We encourage our Veterans to apply

Affirmative Action and an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Walden School Clinical Director
Walden School for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

position description at:
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-clinical-director/

If you are interested in applying please see the TLC
website at http://www.tlcdeaf.org for information on how to apply

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open positions
Walden School for the Deaf
positions in Framingham, MA & Springfield, MA

Walden School ILS Specialist
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-independent-living-skills-specialist-position/

Walden School Staff Nurse
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-staff-nurse/

Wraparound Intensive Care Coordinator (Springfield, MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-intensive-care-coordinator-springfield/

Wraparound Family Partner (Springfield, MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-intensive-care-coordinator-springfield/

If you are interested in applying please submit a complete
application packet to mailto:HR@tlcdeaf.org

The application packet should include a cover letter,
resume, and application:
http://www.tlcdeaf.org/uploaded/Human_Resources/EMP.APPLICATION.pdf

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position opening
Social Worker/ Clinician ((LCSW or LSW)
ACCESS Program/Deaf Special Services
West Trenton, NJ

Inspired Care
Begins with St. Joseph’s Healthcare

At St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, our inspiration comes from a tightly
knit team of accomplished professionals that help give people in our care
every opportunity to live life to the fullest. Through our commitment to
support, technology and training, we think you will find one of the most
rewarding and satisfying experiences of your career.

SOCIAL WORKER/CLINICIAN (LCSW or LSW)
ACCESS Program/Deaf Special Services * West Trenton, NJ

As a key member of our ACCESS/Deaf Special Services team, you will work
with deaf children and adolescents, as well as their families, to assess
and develop treatment planning that will be utilized to help patients
attain and reach their personal goals.
Responsibilities include:

.       Conducting various therapy modalities (individual, group, family)
.       Developing and implementing treatment strategies
.       Utilizing counseling techniques to engage clients in treatment
.       Obtaining entitlements and linkages to community
resources/services  for clients
.        Completing comprehensive intake assessments and interpreting data
to formulate diagnosis
.       Documenting services provided to clients and maintaining medical
records
.       Participating in multi-disciplinary team meetings

Along with the ability to communicate fluently in American Sign Language,
you should be a Graduate of an accredited Master’s Degree Program in
Social Work, Psychology or related field. Additionally, you should have a
current New Jersey LCSW License, valid NJ Driver’s License, and superior
oral/written communication, planning and organizational skills. Bilingual
English/Spanish preferred.

We offer a rewarding state-of-the-art environment, competitive salaries,
and a comprehensive benefits package.  For immediate consideration, please
email your resume (indicate LCSW in the subject line) to
mailto:kimbelle@sjhmc.org, or apply online at www.jobs.stjosephshealth.org
St. Joseph’s Healthcare System

Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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Position Opening
Supervisor
Alaska State School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Anchorage, Alaska

Position Description: The ASSDHH Supervisor is responsible for the
administration and oversight of the Alaska State School for the Deaf
and Hard of Hearing (ASSDHH) from preschool through the high school
grades. The Supervisor is also responsible for the direct supervision
and evaluation of various ASSDHH special education staff and related
services providers. This position will research, develop and implement
curriculum and programs related to Deaf Education, as well as collaborate
with the school principal in the hiring, assignment and evaluation of
certificated and classified special education/related services (ASSDHH) staff.

Job Requirements:
Valid Alaska Type B administrative certificate

Minimum 3 years administrative experience

Minimum 5 years experience in deaf education

Bachelors or Master’s degree in Deaf Education or certificate endorsement
in Deaf Education

Fluency in English and American Sign Language demonstrated by the Advanced
level or above on the ASLPI or comparable sign language assessment.

Salary/Benefits:  This is an Exempt position, and is not represented by any
Anchorage School District union.  Number of workdays is 230.
Salary is $84,000 – $89,000 depending on related education and experience.
Participates in the Alaska Teachers Retirement System (TRS)  Employees and
their families receive health and life insurance, including dental and
vision plans.

Details at http://www.asdk12.org/benefits/

Contact Person:  Tracy Pifer (907)-742-4243 or (907) 268-2041
(VideoPhone);  mailto:Pifer_Tracy@asdk12.org

Apply Online:  http://www.asdk12.org/employment/certificated/

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Anticipated opening
Program Director
EDCO Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Bedford, MA

Description To direct the successful development, implementation and
communication for the EDCO Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
through the effective supervision of program staff, administration of
program budget, working collaboratively with EDCO administration, school
districts, host schools, parents and community resources in the service of
promoting student cognitive, social, emotional, behavioral and personal
development.  For full job description, go to the following link.

https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1251272&

Send letter of interest, copy of updated resume, copy of DESE license,
three current letters of reference and copies of transcripts to:

Judith Vaillancourt, Associate Executive Director
EDCO Collaborative
36 Middlesex Turnpike
Bedford, MA 01730

E.O.E.

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position openings
–  Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies
–  Dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

Gallaudet University is the world leader in liberal education and career
development for deaf and hard of hearing students. The University enjoys
an international reputation for its outstanding academic programs
and for the ground breaking research it conducts.

Gallaudet University seeks progressive and dynamic leaders to fill the
positions of Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies, and
Dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services (SEBHS).

– Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies:
The Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies provides academic
leadership for graduate education, continuing studies and distance education
at the University in collaboration with the deans of the College of Arts and
Sciences (CAS) and the School of Education and Human Services (SEBHS). The
Graduate School draws on Gallaudet’s rich heritage, distinguished faculty
and staff, and ASL-English bilingual environment to prepare deaf, hard of
hearing and hearing scholars, leaders and practitioners from diverse
backgrounds to excel in their professions and disciplines and to generate
knowledge through research and scholarship to inform theory and practice
in the disciplines and professions represented by graduate programs. The
ideal candidate for this position, in addition to ensuring the continuing
high quality of existing programs, will inspire and support innovation,
collaborating with the school deans and department chairs to the develop
new 21st century online and hybrid graduate and continuing studies
offerings, including new interdisciplinary programs and research. In
addition to overseeing the daily administration of offices related to
graduate education, continuing studies and distance education, the
dean works in collaboration with the Council on Graduate Education (CGE)
to review and approve curriculum actions and to develop and ensure
compliance with graduate school, continuing studies, and distance
education policies and procedures. The dean administers graduate
tuition scholarships and assistantships, and, in collaboration with
the deans of CAS and SEBHS, promotes and supports the recruitment,
mentoring, and retention of exemplary faculty, staff, and students
from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate and evidence of
increasingly responsible leadership and supervisory experience in
higher education; a record of commitment to multicultural organizational
development and efforts that have maximized the effective education of
deaf and hard of hearing students from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
a record of successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate
levels and consistent engagement in research activities with an
extensive history of scholarly publications in peer-reviewed
journals; excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication,
writing and advocacy skills. Fluency in American Sign Language
required at the time of application.

Review of applications begins on March 16, 2015 and continues until the
position is filled.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a
completed job application to
mailto:personnel.office@gallaudet.edu

View this position opening at:
http://jobs.gallaudet.edu/?select=Administrators#15001

– Dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services (SEBHS):
Gallaudet University seeks a dynamic and innovative leader to serve as
dean of the School of Education, Business and Human Services (SEBHS).
The school houses eight academic departments that collectively enroll
approximately 600 diverse deaf, hard of hearing and hearing students in
undergraduate majors/minors and masters and doctoral degree programs.

These departments, with approximately 75 faculty, are Business, Counseling,
Education, Government and Public Affairs, Hearing, Speech, and Language
Sciences, Interpretation, Physical Education and Recreation, and Social
Work. The dean serves as chief administrator, spokesperson, and advocate
for SEBHS. The ideal candidate for this position, in addition to ensuring
the continuing high quality of existing programs, will inspire and support
innovation, collaborating with the dean of the college of Arts and
Sciences and the dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies to the
develop new 21st century online and hybrid undergraduate and graduate
offerings, including new interdisciplinary programs and programs of research.

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate and evidence of increasingly
responsible leadership and supervisory experience in higher education; a
record of commitment to multicultural organizational development and
efforts that have maximized the effective education of deaf and hard of
hearing students from diverse backgrounds and cultures; a record of
successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and an
established record of research and publication; excellent organizational,
interpersonal, communication, writing and advocacy skills; demonstrated
expertise in budgeting and resource allocation to achieve strategic
objectives. Fluency in American Sign Language required at the time of
application.

Review of applications begins on March 16, 2015 and continues until the
position is filled.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a
completed job application to
mailto:personnel.office@gallaudet.edu

View this position opening at:
http://jobs.gallaudet.edu/?select=Administrators#14142

Gallaudet University is an equal opportunity employer/educational
institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender,
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,
N.E., Washington, DC 20002-3695, 202-651-5462.

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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty
Rochester Institute of Technology/NTID
Rochester, NY

Position Title
Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization
NTID Liberal Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)
Tenured

Faculty Rank
Assistant Professor

Employment Category
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date
12-Aug-2015

Department/College Description

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

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

Detailed Job Description
The National Technical Institute of the Deaf at Rochester Institute
of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at
the Assistant Professor rank in Criminal Justice to start August
2015. Responsibilities include teaching introductory courses in the
Criminal Justice major, as well as relevant interdisciplinary courses
in the General Education core as needed.

Successful applicants are expected to contribute to the Department of
Liberal Studies, the college of NTID, and RIT through research and
through mentoring of pre baccalaureate and baccalaureate Deaf and
Hard of Hearing students.  We seek individuals who also have the
ability and interest to contribute to a community committed to
student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship;
integrity and ethics; respect, diversity, and pluralism; innovation
and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.

Required Minimum Qualifications
– Ph.D, or ABD, in Criminal Justice, Juris Doctor, or terminal degree
in a closely related field completed by June 2015.
– Ability to communicate in American Sign Language.
– Evidence of scholarly activity and productivity in the field.
– Experience teaching and mentoring Deaf and Hard of Hearing
undergraduate students in introductory courses in Criminal Justice,
as well as relevant interdisciplinary courses in General Education.
– Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level
PhD

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Research Statement
Statement of Diversity Contribution
List of References
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
List of Publications
Letters of Recommendation

How To Apply
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/559105 , search openings, then
KEYWORD SEARCH: 1459BR.

Please submit your  application, your cover letter addressing the
listed qualifications; a vita including a list of publications, and
upload the following attachments:

– The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
– A description of research plans, potential to collaborate with
other faculty, and commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate
students in research
– A statement of teaching philosophy and any experience that also
addresses commitment to undergraduate and graduate education
– Up to three sample publications/preprints (max size 5MB)
– A “contribution to diversity” statement.

Please arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation, one
of which includes an assessment of teaching potential, sent directly
via email to mailto:pjknge@rit.edu

You can contact the search committee with questions about the
position at mailto:careers@rit.edu

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until a
suitable candidate is found. Applicants are encouraged to apply by
January 15, 2015.

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

RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with
disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you
need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and
hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at
585-475-2424 or email your request to mailto:Careers@rit.edu

Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a
case-by-case basis.

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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty
Rochester Institute of Technology/NTID
Rochester, NY

Position Title
Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization
NTID Liberal Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)
Tenure-Track

Faculty Rank
Assistant Professor

Employment Category
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date
12-Aug-2015

Department/College Description

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

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

Detailed Job Description
The National Technical Institute of the Deaf at Rochester Institute
of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at
the Assistant Professor rank in clinical, cognitive, developmental,
behavioral, educational, or social psychology, starting August 2015.
Responsibilities include teaching and tutoring introductory
psychology courses, and related courses as needed.

Successful applicants are expected to contribute to the Department of
Liberal Studies, the college of NTID, and RIT through research and
through mentoring of pre baccalaureate and baccalaureate Deaf and
Hard of Hearing students.  We are seeking individuals who also have
the ability and interest to contribute to a community committed to
student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship;
integrity and ethics; respect, diversity, and pluralism; innovation
and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.

Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and diversity
commitment.

Required Minimum Qualifications
– Ph.D., or ABD, in Psychology, or in a closely related field
completed by June 2015.
– Experience teaching and mentoring Deaf and Hard of Hearing
undergraduate students in introductory psychology and related
courses.
– Ability to communicate in American Sign Language.
– Evidence of scholarly activity and productivity in the field.
– Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level
PhD

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Research Statement
Statement of Diversity Contribution
List of References
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
List of Publications
Letters of Recommendation

How To Apply
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/559109 . Search openings, then
KEYWORD SEARCH:1460BR.

Please submit your application, your cover letter addressing the
listed qualifications; a vita including a list of publications and
upload the following attachments:

– The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
– A description of research plans, potential to collaborate with
other faculty, and commitment to mentoring undergraduate in research
– A statement of teaching philosophy and any experience that also
addresses commitment to undergraduate education
– Up to three sample publications/preprints (max size each
sample-5MB)
– A “contribution to diversity” statement.

Please arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation, one
of which includes an assessment of teaching potential, sent directly
via email to pjknge@rit.edu.

You can contact the search committee with questions about the
position at mailto:careers@rit.edu

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until a
suitable candidate is found. Applicants are encouraged to apply by
January 15, 2015.

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

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

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career opportunities
PAHrtners Deaf Services
positions in various Pennsylvania locations

PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health
professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults.
Our environment is one of incredible teamwork and mutual support with
a staff population that is 85% Deaf or Hard of Hearing. As a result
of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community, PAHrtners is rapidly
growing with the creation of new programs and expansion of our
existing programs. Whether you are a high school graduate, recent
college graduate or professional with many years of experience in the
field of human services, we have a career building position waiting
for you! E.O.E.

To apply for any of the positions posted, please send your letter of
intent and resume to:

Bernadette Class, Office Manager
PAHrtners Deaf Services,
614 N. Easton Road,
Glenside, PA 19038

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

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

Job Title:                Program Assistant
Location:                 Glenside, PA
Employee Type:            Full time position

Description:                   This position provides support to the
staff psychiatrist’s in completing all necessary regulation reports,
managing the staff psychiatrist’s schedules, helping to coordinate
appointments with other departments, tracking annual evaluations and
medication consents for our members, communicating with pharmacies,
and other miscellaneous administrative tasks.

Qualifications:               A high school diploma with a minimum of
one year of experience in administration in the human services
field.  Must have: strong writing skills, organizational and time
management skills; computer proficiency in MS word and excel; fluency
in ASL and ability to work as a team.

Job Title:                Therapist/Psychosocial
Rehabilitation Counselor

Location:                 Glenside, PA
Employee Type:            Full time position

Description:                   This position provides individualized
supportive counseling, group therapy and psycho-educational sessions
designed to promote skill building and wellness maintenance.

Qualifications:               BA in Psychology, Counseling or any
other human services field; must have two years’ experience with
individuals with behavioral health needs and/or intellectual
disabilities, including treatment planning and progress notes;
advanced fluency in ASL required; must be innovative, creative and
able to work in a team environment.  Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

Job Title:                Case Managers
Location:                 Glenside, PA
Employee Type:            Full time positions

Description:                   This position provides resources and
support to clients and their families who reside in the community and
in our residential programs. Duties: assess service needs of
individuals to ensure continuum of care; develop service plans;
provide independent living skills instructions; advocate for access
to public and private programs such as medical and vocational
services.

Qualifications:               BA/BS degree in a human services field
preferred; or high school diploma + 12 credit hours in social science
with two years’ behavioral health direct care experience. Must have
strong organizational skills, fluency in ASL and familiarity with
other visual communication modes and language levels. Must be willing
to work some evenings and weekends as needed and travel to various
areas in the community. Knowledge of laws governing the rights of
Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals including IDEA and ADA a plus;
must have a valid driver’s license.  Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

Job Title:                Assistant Vice President –
PAHrtners West

Location:                 Moon Township

Employee Type:            Full time position – This is a senior level
management position

Description:                   The Assistant Vice President provides
administrative, operational, financial and programmatic leadership
for the Pittsburgh sites of PAHrtners.  Under the direction of the
Vice President for Residential services, The Assistant Vice President
is responsible for the overall supervision and management of
operations and personnel, expansion of services provided in the
region, quality of service and financial stability within the
region.  This includes provision of direct services to consumers,
maintenance of all licensing regulations, oversight of program
budgets, supervision and daily support to direct care staff and
management level employees, maintenance of communication and
relationships with outside service providers and families,
involvement with the clinical team, completion of monthly and
residential reports, and participation on agency committees.

Qualifications:               Master’s Degree preferred.  Qualified
BA degree applicants will be considered.  Seven years’ experience in
the mental health field.  Four years’ experience in a
management/supervisory role.  Candidate must have strong leadership,
administrative and communication skills, both in person and in
writing.  Fluency in ASL and familiarity with other visual
communication modes and language levels.

Job Title:                Residential Counselor for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Location:                 Pittsburgh, PA
Employee Type:            Various positions available

Description:                   This position provides direct client
services, including:  encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
intellectual disabilities living in the community; promote consumers’
independence and social relationships.  Positions open for weekend
and evening shifts.

Qualifications:               HS diploma; valid driver’s license;
advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent
living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers;
strong interpersonal skills.

Job Title:                   Residential Counselors for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Behavioral Health needs

Location:                    Glenside, PA
Employee Type:               Full time, part time or Flex available

Description:                   This position provides direct client
services, including: encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
behavioral health and/or intellectual disabilities living in our
residences; promote consumers’ independence and social relationships.
Positions open for weekend and evening shifts.

Qualifications:               HS diploma; valid driver’s license;
advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent
living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers;
strong interpersonal skills.

Job Title:                    Administrative Assistant
Location:                     Glenside, PA
Employee Type:                Full time positions

Description:                   This position provides administrative
support to all programs.  Duties: answer incoming voice, relay and VP
calls; responsible for various duties such as data entry, manage
calendars, coordinate meetings/trainings; take minutes; track
supplies and handle all general correspondence. Will troubleshoot and
assist wherever and whenever possible.

Qualifications:               Minimum of a HS diploma + 3 years’
administrative assistance experience; proficiency in MS word and
excel.  AA degree preferred.  Must possess strong writing and
proofreading skills and excellent organizational skills.  Fluency in
American Sign Language strongly preferred.

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DeafDigest – 20 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 20, 2015

 

— while waiting for interpreter to show up

In Cheshire, a county in Great Britain, when the police arrest
the deaf and request and interpreter, what do they do while
waiting? They show the deaf a video that has been produced
by the Cheshire Deafness Support Network. It explains in
British Sign Language what their rights are during arrests.
When the interpreter arrives, the police will then
proceed with the arrest procedures.

 

— know nothing about the noise

The New York Times ran an article about a company hiring
the deaf for the first time. These hearing employees
realize one thing – that the deaf know nothing about
the noise they make! Examples are burping, sneezing,
coughing, yawning, moaning, sighing, keyboard tapping,
screeching office chair, pencil tapping, paper
shuffling, etc. If such noises bother the hearing
in a quiet office, what are they going to do about it?
The suggestion is to be tactful in explaining to the deaf!

 
— secrets of a professional deaf dancer

Harriet Gould, who is deaf, is a professional dancer,
performing at nightclubs across Europe. How is she able
to dance so well? She said she wears stage costumes to
attract attention and to establish own beats, forcing the
musicians to adapt to her, instead of her adapting to them!
Her bag of tricks is the reason for her success on stage.

 

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DeafDigest – 19 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 19, 2015

 
— telling the world you are deaf

Do you want to tell the world that you are deaf?
The Komae-shi municipal government, part of the Tokyo
metropolitan area, will be distributing special
vests. On the back of these vests are these
words – I am deaf – shown in reflective tape.
What this means is that deafness may become
less of an invisible disability!

 

— be careful if you sign the word “pig”

A deaf man was arrested in Cumbria, a city in
Great Britain. He was charged for being drunk
and disorderly in public. Angry, he called the
arresting officer “pig” in sign language.
But the police officer was fluent in British
Sign Language and did not appreciate being
called a pig. The court agreed with the officer
and fined the deaf man and gave him a year
probation, with a warning to behave in public.

 

— the deaf in a famous TV program

A famous TV show is The Jerry Springer Show, which
shows the worst in human behavior. Any deaf
connections? Jerry’s daughter is deaf. And he
donated $230,000, in honor of his deaf daughter
to a public school in Evanston, Illinois. And one
of the past show participants was a deaf stripper
trying to deal with a husband that has dumped her
to be with his half-sister. And the hot news
right now is that Jill Blackstone, his show
producer, has been accused of murdering her
deaf sister. This case has been dropped by the
district attorney, but the police is still
investigating.

 

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DeafDigest – 18 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 18, 2015

 

— a well known school to teach future deaf truck drivers

For years the deaf have fought the US Department of
Transportation to permit deaf truckdrivers across
state lines. We are slowly seeing more new deaf truck
drivers. It was learned that a well known school has a
class to teach the deaf to drive trucks. It is the
Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf (SWCID)!
Already a deaf man from India quit his job to enroll
at SWCID truck driving classes.

 
— a deaf man in the high world of finance & economics

We are always reading about the Wall Street, US Treasury,
World Bank, European Union, etc, etc, but not about
the deaf in these high financial and economic places.
Do we have one? Yes – Ken O’Neill, deaf since birth,
is an assistant statistician with the Office of the
Chief Economic Adviser in Scotland. Is he interested
in the needs of the deaf? Yes. He is trying to invent
economic and finance signs for the British Sign Language.

 

— two outstanding deaf photographers

Many deaf people love photography. We have two deaf
photographers that are outstanding. One is Michael
Pimentel, Fremont, CA, who is a sports photographer.
He has had his pictures published in the Sports
Illustrated, ESPN Magazine, New York Times, etc.
Another outstanding photographer is Tate Tullier,
Gonzales, LA. He takes pictures of weddings,
families and fashion. What do Michael and
Tate have in common? They taught themselves
photography, having never attended classes at
photography schools!

 

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DeafDigest – 17 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 17, 2015

 
— a surprise about a school for the deaf

Rochester School for the Deaf is well known. Many
deaf people have known about or have heard about
this school. But there is a big surprise with this
school. Deaf people in the Rochester area watch
local captioned news on two TV stations (WHAM-TV 13
and WUHF-TV 31). Who pays for these captions?
Rochester School for the Deaf! This is the pleasant
surprise.

 
— last laugh at a deaf basketball tournament

This month, there have been deaf regional basketball
tournaments. The best teams move on to the national
tournament. The championship game of one regional
tournament involved a “broke” team of players
paying for own travel expenses, lodging and meals.
The coach of the other team paid out of his pockets
to bring in top players with free train and plane
tickets. Who won the championship? The broke team!
Said one fan – money don’t buy a championship.

 

— sign language not allowed in legislative sessions

A hearing legislator introduced himself, using sign
language before addressing the need for interpreters.
His sign langauge efforts pleased the deaf. It did
not please the other legislators. In fact they scolded
him, saying sign language was a violation of
legislative courtesy. This legislator did not agree.
Neither did the deaf organization that was pushing
for this interpreter legislation. It did not happen
in USA, but in Japan, at the Hyogo Prefecture!

 

 

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DeafDigest – 16 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 16, 2015

 

— today’s memo highlights of Gallaudet presidential search

The memo distributed today re highlights of the Gallaudet
presidential search is as follows

* interest in this position is high
* several applicants had “confidential conversations”
* series of interviews to last several months
* public campus interviews to take part Fall 2015 semester

What this means, we will have to wait until this fall
to see how the whole process develops (hint Gallaudet
homecoming week; this opinion is DeafDigest only)

 
— A short film about a deaf man in soccer

One of the films shown at the recent New York Film Festival
is “Hear This” which is about a hearing son of a
deaf father. The hearing son worships his father, a great
soccer player. The son is angry that his father was not
allowed to become the coach because of his deafness.
The son wants to show the world that they were wrong about
the deaf.

 

— a hidden fact about Robert Durst

There was a big story about Robert Durst, who was recently
arrested by New Orleans police because of a murder case
in Los Angeles. What many of us did not know was that
he once faked as a deaf woman, using the name of a woman,
who was an old high school friend. He used that name to
avoid being arrested by the police in Texas in 2001.

 

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DeafDigest – 15 March 2015

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Gold Edition
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Last week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/oral-deaf-learn-asl/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-news-program/

This week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-new-employees/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-hearing-aid/

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An Intimate Journey through the Science of Sound and Language

When science journalist and mother Lydia Denworth’s son was
identified with significant hearing loss, she set out to learn how
the deprivation of sound affected the developing brain. She
interviewed experts on language development, inventors of
groundbreaking technology, Deaf leaders, and neuroscientists at the
frontiers of brain plasticity research.

“I Can Hear You Whisper” (B1294) chronicles Denworth’s search for
answers-and her new understanding of Deaf culture and the exquisite
relationship between sound, language, and learning.

This book is available at Harris Communications for only $16.00.

To find out more, go to:
http://bit.ly/HarrisComm_DDG031515

Contact us at:
mailto:info@harriscomm.com

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Top stories about the deaf:

A lawsuit has been filed against five Chicago area
landlords for discriminating against the deaf.

Deaf leaders have picketed a Los Angeles moviehouse
to protest director Michael Ojeda’s choice of
a hearing actress instead of a deaf actress in the
Avenged movie, which was about a leading deaf
character.

The Montana School for the Deaf and Blind was
mentioned in a newspaper story as a state agency
that has been covered the longest, since 1917,
with the state Montana State Fund (workers’
compensation for injuries and lawsuits).

According to a newspaper letter to the editor,
Texas governor Rick Perry was accused of
making the remodeling of the governor’s
mansion a higher priority over taking
care of the needs of the deaf patients.

The Finnish Parliament passed legislation
recognizing the Finnish Sign Language as
an official language.

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DIFFERENT EMPLOYEES IN A STORE
You go to a store many times and you know
many employees. Same faces every day. You
feel comfortable.
Suddenly, one day these old employees
are gone. They are replaced by new employees.
Hearing people may be puzzled but they
can ask why many new employees (transfer,
retired, quit, fired, promotion, etc).
Deaf person does not ask and is still
puzzled!

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

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National Association of the Deaf Conference

July 5-9, 2016

Phoenix, AZ

some information at:
http://deafdigest.com/2016-national-association-of-deaf-conference/

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HEARING AID IS NOT A MIRACLE
Many deaf people thought that using a
hearing aid will cure them of deafness.
It took them a long time before they
realized it was not true.

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

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Amelia England

member of Gallaudet’s 1999 NCAA Sweet Sixteen basketball team

16 years after the Sweet 16 Season she is still playing basketball

Three pictures of Amelia at:
http://deafdigest.com/amelia-england-gallaudet-sweet-16-basketball-player-still-active-2015/

this Gallaudet team was led by Ronda Jo Miller, who played basketball professionally
after graduation

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LOOKING BACK AT A PAST DEAFDIGEST VIDEO

lesson for deaf ceo
http://deafdigest.com/videos/goodquestion/

Do enjoy viewing that video!

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OUR ORGANIZATIONS SERVING THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

Minnesota Association of Deaf Citizens
http://deafdigest.com/minnesota-association-of-deaf-citizens/

note:
listing is free for deaf clubs and organizations. If you
wish to have your club listed, email barry@deafdigest.com

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For postings, announcements and employment ad rates, please
email mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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

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Deaf Book of the Week

Mrs Coach

by

Kathy (Currey) Kronick

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-book-mrs-coach/

a former wife of a big time collegiate football
coach recalls her days as teacher at several
schools for the deaf. She had to move around
to follow her former husband’s coaching jobs;
she got fed up and divorced him

self-published, 2011

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Deaf people can do anything

we have a deaf person who is/was a

– recorder in county records office

this website is growing every weekend:

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-in-unusual-jobs/

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Deaf Question of the Week:

Q. why are more state deaf leaders pushing their
legislators for licensing of interpreters?

A. Self-explanatory. Bad interpreters are bad
for us!

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Rene Pellerin’s Corner:

I am scheduled to attend a one week seminar at an organization
for the blind.

It will be taught by DeafBlind guys from a DeafBlind organization.

The interesting part is that they said that I am responsible to
bring my own SSP.

For the whole week volunteering, and transportation and evening
meals are on our own.

I investigated the location and the irony is that, for all of us
non-drivers, restaurants are not even close by!

I hope my SSP is strong enough to give me piggy back rides!

Rene’s show business started in year 2010 and it focuses on the
Deaf-Blind.

You can email him at mailto:info@renetheunstoppable.com

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Deaf Wish List of the Week:

that unqualified interpreters are banned from
serving as interpreters

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DeafHistory:

Year 1909 – a deaf man, who could not stop smoking,
accidentally lit into flames 30 tons of hay at his
employer’s farm in Gillette, Wyoming. The employer
saw the fire and was able to grap the deaf man before
climbing on top in an effort to put down the fire!

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DeafNumbers of the Week:

5

of every 1,000 babies are born with hearing losses

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Deaf Collegiate Athletes:

Austin Peay – Amber Bosworth, jr, women’s golf

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Elite Deaf Athletes:

Tyson Gillies, who played in the Philadelphia Phillies
system in the past, is a free agent, hoping to pick
up a minor league contract

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DeafSports Library:

a big Gallaudet football mystery

http://deafdigest.com/johnny-ringle-gallaudet-deaf-football-mystery/

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DeafDigest Sports:

http://deafdigestsports.com/

you can subscribe; no cost

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if you know of mainstreamed athletes, please
e-mail mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

click on mainstream on the right side of
http://deafdigestsports.com for the list of
mainstreamed athletes

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* YOU COULD PLACE YOUR PAID EMPLOYMENT ADS IN THIS SECTION

* on a per-subscriber basis, the DeafDigest ad rates are
the best in the nation.

* For more information, send E-mail to
mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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ADDED FEATURE!

for more jobs that are not listed in Blue and
Gold editions, go to:

http://deafdigest.com and click on jobs at the top
and scroll all the way down to the bottom

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

* Deputy Director – Los Angeles, CA

* Human Resources Specialist, Part-Time – Los Angeles, CA

* LIFESIGNS Dispatcher – Los Angeles, CA

* Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

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

* Job Developer/Interpreter – West Covina, CA

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

Home

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

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

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

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org

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Walden School Clinical Director
Walden School for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

position description at:
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-clinical-director/

If you are interested in applying please see the TLC
website at http://www.tlcdeaf.org for information on how to apply

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position opening
Social Worker/ Clinician ((LCSW or LSW)
ACCESS Program/Deaf Special Services
West Trenton, NJ

Inspired Care
Begins with St. Joseph.s Healthcare

At St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, our inspiration comes from a tightly
knit team of accomplished professionals that help give people in our care
every opportunity to live life to the fullest. Through our commitment to
support, technology and training, we think you will find one of the most
rewarding and satisfying experiences of your career.

SOCIAL WORKER/CLINICIAN (LCSW or LSW)
ACCESS Program/Deaf Special Services * West Trenton, NJ

As a key member of our ACCESS/Deaf Special Services team, you will work
with deaf children and adolescents, as well as their families, to assess
and develop treatment planning that will be utilized to help patients
attain and reach their personal goals.
Responsibilities include:

. Conducting various therapy modalities (individual, group, family)
. Developing and implementing treatment strategies
. Utilizing counseling techniques to engage clients in treatment
. Obtaining entitlements and linkages to community
resources/services for clients
. Completing comprehensive intake assessments and interpreting data
to formulate diagnosis
. Documenting services provided to clients and maintaining medical
records
. Participating in multi-disciplinary team meetings

Along with the ability to communicate fluently in American Sign Language,
you should be a Graduate of an accredited Master’s Degree Program in
Social Work, Psychology or related field. Additionally, you should have a
current New Jersey LCSW License, valid NJ Driver.s License, and superior
oral/written communication, planning and organizational skills. Bilingual
English/Spanish preferred.

We offer a rewarding state-of-the-art environment, competitive salaries,
and a comprehensive benefits package. For immediate consideration, please
email your resume (indicate LCSW in the subject line) to
mailto:kimbelle@sjhmc.org, or apply online at www.jobs.stjosephshealth.org
St. Joseph’s Healthcare System

Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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position openings
– Service Integration Program Manager
– Deaf-Blind Services Program Manager
State of Washington

for full position descriptions
Service Integration Program Manager
http://deafdigest.com/2015-deaf-service-integration-program-manager/

Deaf-Blind Services Program Manager
http://deafdigest.com/2015-deaf-blind-services-program-manager/

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full-time job announcement
Advocate and Multicultural Specialist
Deaf Counseling Advocacy & Referral Agency
San Leandro, California

DCARA is a community .based nonprofit agency with offices located
throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. DCARA supports and provides a wide
range of advocacy, education, counseling, and communication assistance to
the diverse deaf, deaf blind, hard of hearing and late deafened
(D/DB/HH/LD) community. DCARA seeks an experienced advocate to provide
advocacy-driven services. This position reports to the Director of
Advocacy Services

RESPONSIBILITIES:
. Provide direct services communication in communication assistance,
counseling, advocacy, independent living skills, employment assistance,
information & referral and community education
. Advocate for communication access, appropriate accommodations and
cultural understanding for D/DB/HH/LD clients
. Develop and implement workshops, and classes that foster self-advocacy
skills and empowerment to diverse communities
. Provide intercultural effectiveness training to diverse individuals,
communities, organizations to promote and enhance understanding and
sensitivity diverse population
. Represent DCARA and provide consultations to city, and state
governmental regarding federal and state laws that protects the rights of
the deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
. Ensure completion of intakes paperwork, monthly reports, feed statistics
into database
. Coordinate special projects/duties as delegated by the Director of
Advocacy Services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
ABILITIES):
. BA degree in Social Work, Sociology, Counseling, Deaf Studies or related
fields. 3 years of documented experience in social services in human
services settings.
. Knowledge of relevant issues and laws protecting the rights of deaf and
hard of hearing individuals
. Ability to work with people from a variety of racial, economic,
linguistic, cultural, religious, and communication backgrounds.
. Ability to use social networking to raise awareness of advocacy-related
issues
. Knowledge of social justice issues that affects Deaf and Hearing of
Hearing communities
. Demonstrated ability to work well with others
. Experience in presentations and community relations
. Fluent in American Sign Language & positive cultural perception of Deaf
people
. Knowledge of PC including Windows 2007 Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and
PowerPoint
. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings
and weekends

SALARY: Salary is negotiable dependent on experience and education.

DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted by Monday, March 20, 2015, by
5:00 pm.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application (www.dcara.org (under
Contact — Jobs), cover letter, resume & three professional 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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full-time job announcement
Interpreter/Employment Specialist
Deaf Counseling Advocacy & Referral Agency
Fremont, California

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,
co-located at 5 Employment Development (EDD) offices, including
interpretation for clients and office support, and telephone and document
assistance to clients on a walk-in and/or appointment basis.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
. Arrange and interpret client job interviews, orientations, meetings and
new hire trainings
. Provide job retention assistance and follow-up services as needed
. Provide document assistance services for clients as needed
. Assist in the recruitment of potential clients, determine eligibility,
enroll and orient clients for services
. Compile statistical data, maintain files, and write case note reports
. Provide support to the agency, community and perform other duties as
assigned by Director of Employment Services
. Available to work flexible schedules such as early mornings, evenings,
and weekends
. Provide career counseling, assisting clients with career planning, job
search strategies, applications, resume/cover letter writing, networking,
interview preparation, labor market information and job retention skills
. Develop employer contacts to increase the number of deaf and hard of
hearing persons employed
. Provide sensitivity awareness and training for existing and potential
employers for Deaf and hard of hearing clients.
. Conduct outreach and maintain a cooperative relationship with employers,
agencies and community based organizations to promote and advocate for the
employability and communication access for clients
. Provide employer education on employability of deaf/hard-of-hearing
workers, and deaf awareness and
technical assistance workshops

QUALIFICATIONS:
. Ability to interpret ASL/English communication
. Knowledge of Professional Code of Ethics, role of interpreter, and
interpreting process
. Knowledge of American Disability Act (ADA)
. Minimum of 2 years of experience in career counseling, social work or
related fields
. Fluent in American Sign Language, candidates without a RID national
interpreter certification may be considered, provided that he/she obtains
certification within six/6 months of employment
. Assessment Level 3 or better from the American Consortium of Certified
Interpreters (ACCI), the National Association of the Deaf (NAD),
California Coalition of Agencies Serving the DEAF (CCASD) or Registry of
Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
. BA preferred
. Strong background knowledge in the field of deafness and Deaf Culture
. Ability to use computers, word processing software, online programs for
job seeking and reporting database and other office equipment; proficiency
in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) preferred
. Able to travel to interpreting assignments, meetings, and other events
as needed

SALARY: Salary is negotiable dependent on experience and education.

DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted by Friday, March 20, 2015, by 5
pm.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application (www.dcara.org (under
Contact — Jobs), cover letter, resume & three professional 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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full-time job announcement
Advocate and Hard of Hearing/Late Deafened Specialist
Deaf Counseling Advocacy & Referral Agency
San Leandro, California

DCARA is a community .based nonprofit agency with offices located
throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. DCARA
supports and provides a wide range of advocacy, education, counseling, and
communication assistance to the diverse
deaf, deaf blind, hard of hearing and late deafened (D/DB/HH/LD)
community. DCARA seeks an experienced advocate to
provide advocacy-driven services. This position reports to the Director of
Advocacy Services. In addition to providing
services to the deaf, deafblind people, the advocate shall demonstrate
expertise in hard of hearing/late deafened services.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
. Provide direct services communication in communication assistance,
counseling, advocacy, independent living
skills, employment assistance, information & referral and community
education
. Advocate for communication access, appropriate accommodations and
cultural understanding for D/DB/HH/LD
clients
. Facilitate support group for hard of hearing and late deafened people
. Develop and implement workshops, and classes that foster self-advocacy
skills and empowerment to diverse
communities
. Provide intercultural effectiveness training to diverse individuals,
communities, organizations to promote and
enhance understanding and sensitivity diverse population
. Represent DCARA and provide consultations to city, and state
governmental regarding federal and state laws that
protects the rights of the deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
. Ensure completion of intakes paperwork, monthly reports, feed statistics
into database
. Coordinate special projects/duties as delegated by the Director of
Advocacy Services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
ABILITIES):
. BA degree in Social Work, Sociology, Counseling, Deaf Studies or related
fields. 3 years of documented
experience in social services in human services settings.
. Knowledge of relevant issues and laws protecting the rights of deaf and
hard of hearing individuals
. Knowledge about the needs of the hard of hearing and late deafened
community
. Ability to work with people from a variety of racial, economic,
linguistic, cultural, religious, and communication
backgrounds.
. Ability to use social networking to raise awareness of advocacy-related
issues
. Knowledge of social justice issues that affects Deaf and Hearing of
Hearing communities
. Demonstrated ability to work well with others
. Experience in presentations and community relations
. Fluent in American Sign Language & positive cultural perception of Deaf
people
. Knowledge of assistive listening devices and technology used by hard of
hearing and late deafened individuals
. Knowledge of PC including Windows 2007 Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and
PowerPoint
. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings
and weekends

SALARY: Salary is negotiable dependent on experience and education.

DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted by Monday, March 20, 2015, by
5:00 pm.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application (www.dcara.org (under
Contact — Jobs), cover letter, resume &
three professional 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 Employment

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Open positions
Learning Center for the Deaf & Walden School
most jobs at Framingham, MA; some at Springfield, MA

If you are interested in applying please submit a cover
letter, resume, TLC application ( http://www.tlcdeaf.org )
as well as three professional references to
mailto:HR@tlcdeaf.org

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

Walden School Overnight CCW
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-overnight-child-care-worker/

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

Walden School Substitute Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-deaf-substitute-teacher/

Walden School Relief Worker
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-relief-worker/

Walden School Day CCW
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-day-child-care-worker/

Wraparound Intensive Care Coordinator (Springfield MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-intensive-care-coordinator-springfield/

Wraparound Family Partner (Springfield MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-family-partner-springfield/

Staff Interpreter
http://deafdigest.com/staff-interpreter-position-learning-center-for-deaf/

Classroom Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-teacher-licensed/

Classroom Teacher Moderate to Severe Disabilities (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-teacher-moderate-severe-disabilities-licensed/

Classroom English Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-english-teacher-licensed/

Classroom Chemistry Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-chemistry-teacher-licensed/

Classroom Math Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-math-teacher-licensed/

Substitute Classroom Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/subtitute-teaching-jobs-learning-center-for-deaf/

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

Daycare Substitute Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-daycare-substitute-teacher/

Assistant Coach
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-assistant-coach-job/

Head Coach
http://deafdigest.com/sports-coaching-jobs-learning-center-deaf/

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position vacancies
Kansas School for the Deaf
Olathe, KS

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

– School Counselor
– Dormitory Teacher- Full time Middle School
– Speech-Language Pathologist- Outreach
– Part-time Audiologist
– Secondary Math Teacher
– Paraprofessional 1 on 1- Temporary
– Sub Teacher, Para, Dorm

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

For an application and a job announcement on each of these positions,
please refer to our website at www.ksdeaf.org or contact Teresa Chandler,
Human Resources Office, at (913) 645-5358 (V/TTY) for further details on
the positions. E-mail: mailto:tchandler@kssdb.org Fax #: 913/621-2310

An Equal Employment/Educational Opportunities Agency

Tobacco Free Campus

KSD Embraces Diversity

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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

Position Title
Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization
NTID Cultural & Creative Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)
Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer

Faculty Discipline
Social Science

Faculty Rank
Lecturer

Employment Category
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date
15-Aug-2015

Department/College Description

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

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

Detailed Job Description

Please note-this is Temporary Position

Teach three or four courses per semester in the broad areas of
Deaf cultural studies, structure of American Sign Language and
social sciences. Participate in Institute service as time
permits.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest
in contributing to a community committed to student
centeredness; professional development and scholarship;
integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism;
innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.
Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and
diversity commitment.

Required Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral or Masters degree in Deaf studies or relevant social
sciences discipline and successful teaching experience. Must
enjoy working with undergraduates in a collaborative
environment. Proficiency in American Sign Language and strong
knowledge of Deaf culture.

Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level
MS, MA

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Statement of Diversity Contribution
Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/579901
Search openings, then Keyword Search: 1473BR.

Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing
the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
-A brief teaching philosophy
-Statement of Diversity Contribution

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

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

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

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announcement of teaching position openings
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
(on Campus of Gallaudet University)
Washington, DC

for school year 2015-2016

MSSD:
Science
Math
Social Studies
English

KDES:
Elementary
Early Childhood Education
Social Studies (Middle School)
Math (Middle School)
English (Middle School)
Science (Middle School)

Application Information:
Send a letter of interest, a completed Gallaudet University Application
Form, an up-to-date resume, copies of licenses to teach (if you possess
any), and three current, signed letters of recommendation (including one
from current supervisor) email electronically to:

Clerchr@gallaudet.edu
Gallaudet University-KDES room 3108
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002

202-250-2704 videophone-Hollie Fallstone, Human Resources Coordinator
202-651-5457 (FAX)

Job employment application can be found at:

http://www.gallaudet.edu/Documents/HRS/2015%20Employee%20Job%20Application1.pdf
by clicking on Job application

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position openings
Teachers of the Deaf
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Pittsburgh, PA
and
Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children, Clarks Summit, PA

REPORTS TO: Principal

JOB DESCRIPTION: Teachers are a 187-day exempt position.

Responsibilities include appropriate academic work
to their students, use appropriate communication techniques
to assure clarity and accuracy of conveyed information, work
with their department Principal in guiding parents toward
identifying their child’s strengths and weaknesses and in
programming for them accordingly through the IEP process,
attend in-service meetings and departmental meetings to
participate in decision-making, to maintain current
knowledge in the field, and to gain understanding of new
techniques and methodologies in education, participate in
curriculum development and curriculum revision projects,
maintain records of grades, achievement, and discipline
according to the needs of each assigned students,
collaborates with other teachers to assure appropriate and
dynamic programming for all students, work on extracurricular
committees or projects and perform related work assignments
as needed.

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

Valid PA Driver’s License required.

Teachers of the Deaf are preferred to enter a master’s level with
some experience. The minimum requirement for this position is a
Bachelor’s level degree with certification in Deaf Education. PA
Instructional I or II certification in Deaf Education required.

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

STARTING DATE: 2015-16 School Year (August 17, 2015)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Send letter of application and resume to:

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

mailto:dbachar@wpsd.org

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Job Opening
Rehabilitation Counselor / Rehab Counselor Trainee (RCD)
Division of Rehabilitation Services
Fishersville, Virginia

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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

This position is located in Fishersville, Virginia, which is in the
Shenandoah Valley and is 15 minutes from the Virginia School for the
Deaf and the Blind. For more information on the area, review the
Shenandoah Valley Travel Association website

Home

The agency has the option of filling this job at the Counselor I
(Trainee) level if fully qualified applicants are interviewed and not
selected. The minimum salary for a Counselor I (Trainee) is
$28,782-54,653. The minimum salary for a Counselor II (fully
qualified) is $37,047-70,801. To review the position and apply, visit
the website
https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

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position opening
Teacher of the Deaf
Central Supervisory Union public schools
Montpelier, Vermont

(serves towns of Berlin, Calais, East Montpelier, Middlesex, and Worcester)

The Teacher of the Deaf is a full-time teaching position to work in
PreK-12 programs and with individual students within the Washington
Central Supervisory Union public schools.

Job Requirements:
1 Demonstrate an understanding of, and the ability to communicate,
the challenges encountered by the students with hearing loss in a mainstream
setting.

2 Assess the instructional, organizational, and professional needs of client
schools

3. Facilitate parent involvement and support of family goals in the
education of their child.

4. Monitor the use of hearing aids, cochlear implants, FM systems and other
assistive devices

5. Participate in IEP meetings and/or other meetings

6. Knowledge of teaching complex language structures and vocabulary development in
students with hearing loss.

Qualifications:
1. Master’s in education of the deaf with a focus on listening and spoken language.

2. Experience with and knowledge of mainstreaming students with hearing loss.

3. An understanding of best practices in curriculum, instruction, and assessment
for students who are deaf and hard of hearing.

4. Knowledge of common modifications and accommodations for students with hearing
loss and the ability to articulate what they are and their benefit.

5. Able to communicate well with a diverse group of people, both hearing and those
with hearing loss with diplomacy.

6. Able to function effectively as a team member and work collaboratively with
others to share information and ideas.

7. Able to participate in IEP meetings, write goals and objectives and report on
them at meetings and in written reports.

to apply, email mailto:rfair@u32.org

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Employment Opportunity
Director of Statewide Programs and/or Services for Children, who are Deaf,
Hard of Hearing, or Deaf/Blind
State of Delaware

Salary: $126,774 . 134,866

Start Date: Mutually Agreeable Date

Qualifications:
. Doctorate in fields related to deaf education preferred
. Qualify for State of Delaware Certification as a Special Education
Director
. Successful completion of the Praxis I or Praxis Core (only for
those candidates not already certified)
. Five years of successful administrative experience in deaf
education
. Knowledge of Federal (IDEA) and State regulations for Special
Education
. Knowledge of current research and best practices in the
development and education of children who are deaf, hard of hearing and
deaf-blind
. Knowledge of the language and communication needs of deaf
children, including critical factors in the educational placement and
provision of programming and services
. Demonstrated knowledge and ability to develop and implement
bilingual (ASL & English) programming in educational settings
. Knowledge of the continuum of services for children who are deaf,
hard of hearing, and deaf blind
. Knowledge and articulation of research-based best practices in
fields related to deaf education, language and communication development
. Fluent in American Sign Language

See complete posting on the Christina School District Website
(below)

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

PH: 302-552-2650 – FX: 302-552-2651

Website: http://www.christinak12.org
Website: http://www.joindelawareschools.org

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

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career opportunities
PAHrtners Deaf Services
positions in various Pennsylvania locations

PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health
professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults.
Our environment is one of incredible teamwork and mutual support with
a staff population that is 85% Deaf or Hard of Hearing. As a result
of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community, PAHrtners is rapidly
growing with the creation of new programs and expansion of our
existing programs. Whether you are a high school graduate, recent
college graduate or professional with many years of experience in the
field of human services, we have a career building position waiting
for you! E.O.E.

To apply for any of the positions posted, please send your letter of
intent and resume to:

Bernadette Class, Office Manager
PAHrtners Deaf Services,
614 N. Easton Road,
Glenside, PA 19038

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

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

Job Title: Program Assistant
Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time position

Description: This position provides support to the
staff psychiatrist’s in completing all necessary regulation reports,
managing the staff psychiatrist’s schedules, helping to coordinate
appointments with other departments, tracking annual evaluations and
medication consents for our members, communicating with pharmacies,
and other miscellaneous administrative tasks.

Qualifications: A high school diploma with a minimum of
one year of experience in administration in the human services
field. Must have: strong writing skills, organizational and time
management skills; computer proficiency in MS word and excel; fluency
in ASL and ability to work as a team.

Job Title: Therapist/Psychosocial
Rehabilitation Counselor

Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time position

Description: This position provides individualized
supportive counseling, group therapy and psycho-educational sessions
designed to promote skill building and wellness maintenance.

Qualifications: BA in Psychology, Counseling or any
other human services field; must have two years’ experience with
individuals with behavioral health needs and/or intellectual
disabilities, including treatment planning and progress notes;
advanced fluency in ASL required; must be innovative, creative and
able to work in a team environment. Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

Job Title: Case Managers
Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time positions

Description: This position provides resources and
support to clients and their families who reside in the community and
in our residential programs. Duties: assess service needs of
individuals to ensure continuum of care; develop service plans;
provide independent living skills instructions; advocate for access
to public and private programs such as medical and vocational
services.

Qualifications: BA/BS degree in a human services field
preferred; or high school diploma + 12 credit hours in social science
with two years’ behavioral health direct care experience. Must have
strong organizational skills, fluency in ASL and familiarity with
other visual communication modes and language levels. Must be willing
to work some evenings and weekends as needed and travel to various
areas in the community. Knowledge of laws governing the rights of
Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals including IDEA and ADA a plus;
must have a valid driver’s license. Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

Job Title: Assistant Vice President –
PAHrtners West

Location: Moon Township

Employee Type: Full time position – This is a senior level
management position

Description: The Assistant Vice President provides
administrative, operational, financial and programmatic leadership
for the Pittsburgh sites of PAHrtners. Under the direction of the
Vice President for Residential services, The Assistant Vice President
is responsible for the overall supervision and management of
operations and personnel, expansion of services provided in the
region, quality of service and financial stability within the
region. This includes provision of direct services to consumers,
maintenance of all licensing regulations, oversight of program
budgets, supervision and daily support to direct care staff and
management level employees, maintenance of communication and
relationships with outside service providers and families,
involvement with the clinical team, completion of monthly and
residential reports, and participation on agency committees.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree preferred. Qualified
BA degree applicants will be considered. Seven years’ experience in
the mental health field. Four years’ experience in a
management/supervisory role. Candidate must have strong leadership,
administrative and communication skills, both in person and in
writing. Fluency in ASL and familiarity with other visual
communication modes and language levels.

Job Title: Residential Counselor for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Employee Type: Various positions available

Description: This position provides direct client
services, including: encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
intellectual disabilities living in the community; promote consumers’
independence and social relationships. Positions open for weekend
and evening shifts.

Qualifications: HS diploma; valid driver’s license;
advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent
living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers;
strong interpersonal skills.

Job Title: Residential Counselors for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Behavioral Health needs

Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time, part time or Flex available

Description: This position provides direct client
services, including: encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
behavioral health and/or intellectual disabilities living in our
residences; promote consumers’ independence and social relationships.
Positions open for weekend and evening shifts.

Qualifications: HS diploma; valid driver’s license;
advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent
living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers;
strong interpersonal skills.

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time positions

Description: This position provides administrative
support to all programs. Duties: answer incoming voice, relay and VP
calls; responsible for various duties such as data entry, manage
calendars, coordinate meetings/trainings; take minutes; track
supplies and handle all general correspondence. Will troubleshoot and
assist wherever and whenever possible.

Qualifications: Minimum of a HS diploma + 3 years’
administrative assistance experience; proficiency in MS word and
excel. AA degree preferred. Must possess strong writing and
proofreading skills and excellent organizational skills. Fluency in
American Sign Language strongly preferred.

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DeafDigest – 15 March 2015

DeafDigest Blue – March 15, 2015

Blue Edition
Barry Strassler, Editor
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Last week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-one-thirds/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-lousy-ads/

This week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-wrong-word/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-rolex-gift/

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New Novel at Harris Communications

Jazmine Crawford doesn’t make decisions. She doesn’t make choices.
She doesn’t make friends. Jazmine Crawford only wants one thing: to
be invisible. For Jazmine, it’s a lot easier to take out her hearing
aid and drift along pretending that nothing’s wrong than it is to
admit that she’s heartbroken about her dad dying. She’s been drifting
and ignoring her over-worried mum for four years now.

“Invisible” takes you into the life of Jazmine Crawford and her
relationships with students and teachers at school. She encounters
many challenges, from dealing with the school bully, to the truth of
what happened with her dad. Will she be strong enough to face all of
them?

A young adult novel about friendship and relationships, “Invisible”
(B1302) is available at Harris Communications for only $14.95.

To find out more, go to:
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Contact us at:
mailto:info@harriscomm.com

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

sources of unique deafnews are never revealed; always
confidential

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Dedication

DeafDigest dedicates this edition to Michael Fields
who departed us. Deaf, and a trained architect, he made
Gallaudet his career serving in many different capacities
over the years before retiring.

Top stories about the deaf:

The apprentices and interns working with the
British House of Commons Service (sort of the
old Congressional Pages) have been introduced
to Deaf Culture and Deaf Awareness in a workshop

The Florida Deaf Community is joining the
national bandwagon to push legislators for
licensing of interpreters.

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
is working on guidelines on how to best
accommodate the deaf and disabled in the work place.

an agency in Ghana is publishing a simple sign
language gestures for doctors, which should
come handy when deaf patients come in, asking
for medical treatment.

Art design students at University of Bolton,
in Great Britain, helped redesign the headquarters
of the Bolton Deaf Society. This club has a new
look and everyone likes it.

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Hawaii Deaf Cruise 2016

2 Night Pre-Cruise Honolulu Hotel + 7 Night Hawaii Cruise

$350 deposit per person due by April 30, 2015 to lock
current price.

What’s Included
* Lei Greeting upon arrival at Honolulu Airport

* Transfer Airport to Hotel

* 2 Night Stay at Waikiki Resort Hotel, including luggage
handling & daily breakfast buffet

* Half-day Honolulu City Tour including Pearl Harbor
Tour!

* Transfers from hotel to ship are included

* 7 Night Cruise aboard Norwegian’s Pride of America
round-trip from Honolulu, including most meals, select
non-alcoholic beverages and most onboard entertainment

* NCL Coupon Booklet worth over $300 of onboard savings!

For more information please click bottom links

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For Prices & Reservation:
http://bit.ly/1zpImnI

http://www.deafvacationcruise.com

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For postings, announcements and employment ad rates,
please email mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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

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READ WHAT THEY SAY

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A WRONG WORD IN WORKPLACE IS FRUSTRATING
The assistant boss in the workplace
gave the deaf employee the wrong word
during job instructions.
The wrong word confused the deaf
employee for few hours until it finally
was solved.
When a hearing employee gives another
hearing employee the wrong word, it takes
few minutes to get it solved. Not so
for the deaf person!

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

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The deaf in reality TV shows

Nina Poersch is added to the list at:

http://deafdigest.com/realityshows/

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DEAF GIFT DANGER WITH SOME HEARING PEOPLE
A deaf person is proud of his Rolex watch
and shows it to the hearing friend.
The hearing friend wants to take a closer
look at it. The deaf man takes it off his
wrist and gives it to him.
The deaf man used the wrong gesture and
the hearing person thought it was a free
gift for him.
There was an almost fight before the
hearing person realized Rolex was not a gift!

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

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2015 Deaf Seniors of America Conference

more information at:
http://deafdigest.com/2015-tentative-deaf-seniors-of-america-conference/

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WHAT DO INTERPRETERS HATE?

A non-interpreter said:

Just because I am hard of hearing people assume I can
step in and interpret at a church or at a social event.
I do need an interpreter myself at these events. And
even my wife, who is also not an interpreter, may
try to sign some church songs for me and people think
she is capable of doing interpretive interpreting
movements

COMMENTS FROM A CART OPERATOR – continuing series

The new Federal Communications Commission rules for closed captioning
quality are scheduled to go into effect on March 16, 2015. According
to the FCC’s website, these rules apply to all television programming
with captions, requiring that captions be:

“Accurate: Captions must match the spoken words in the dialogue and
convey background noises and other sounds to the fullest extent
possible.

“Synchronous: Captions must coincide with their corresponding spoken
words and sounds to the greatest extent possible and must be
displayed on the screen at a speed that can be read by viewers.
“Complete: Captions must run from the beginning to the end of the
program to the fullest extent possible.

“Properly placed: Captions should not block other important visual
content on the screen, overlap one another or run off the edge of the
video screen.”

The rules distinguish between prerecorded, live, and near-live
programming, and explain how the standards apply to each type of
programming, recognizing the greater hurdles involved with captioning
live and near-live programming.

It is important for consumers to be aware of these new rules so that
they can report instances where programming is not in compliance.
This helps to ensure that all viewers have full access to television
programming.

A PET PEEVE OF BEING DEAF

hearing people assuming every deaf person has a
Hearing Ear dog

(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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For postings, announcements and employment ad rates,
please email mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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

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DeafLaw

Deaf sports problems ending up in the court rooms?

Yes. There was a nasty lawsuit filed by a deaf basketball
club against a deaf basketball region in the late seventies.
And now this – the court in Pakistan ordered the Pakistan
Deaf Cricket Association to handle a honest election of
officers of a local deaf cricket club – or to face the
legal consequences!

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News of the Week – Looking Back 10 Years Ago:

The FCC has announced its make-up of its Consumer
Advisory Committee. Two of its members are either
deaf or hard of hearing. Six other members work
in deaf-related positions.
Is that enough or do we need more Deaf Power?
We are talking about 8 of our friends on this
35-member committee, clearly a minority.

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News of the Week – Looking Back 5 Years Ago:

Famous novelist Danielle Steele, not deaf, received
email from a deaf friend. That deaf friend is Marlee
Matlin. Anyway Marlee asked her if she had thought
of deaf characters in her future novels. Danielle
was speechless upon getting that email!

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Deaf Apocalypse of the Week:

Very puzzling why a postal service branch in
Florida would discriminate against the deaf.

Over the years postal service has hired a high
number of deaf people, and some of them handle
window walk-in services.

And when Gallaudet had its Deaf President Now
protest, it was a postal service union that
contributed $5,000 to keep the protest running.

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The deaf in pleasure-reading books:

Interruption

by

Toni Diggins

A deaf boy dials up 911 when a burglary took place in
his house, and suddenly a power blackout affected
all telephone lines in the area

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

* Deputy Director – Los Angeles, CA

* Human Resources Specialist, Part-Time – Los Angeles, CA

* LIFESIGNS Dispatcher – Los Angeles, CA

* Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

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

* Job Developer/Interpreter – West Covina, CA

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

Home

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

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

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

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org

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Walden School Clinical Director
Walden School for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

position description at:
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-clinical-director/

If you are interested in applying please see the TLC
website at http://www.tlcdeaf.org for information on how to apply

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open positions
Walden School for the Deaf
positions in Framingham, MA & Springfield, MA

Walden School ILS Specialist
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-independent-living-skills-specialist-position/

Walden School Staff Nurse
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-staff-nurse/

Wraparound Intensive Care Coordinator (Springfield, MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-intensive-care-coordinator-springfield/

Wraparound Family Partner (Springfield, MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-intensive-care-coordinator-springfield/

If you are interested in applying please submit a complete
application packet to mailto:HR@tlcdeaf.org

The application packet should include a cover letter,
resume, and application:
http://www.tlcdeaf.org/uploaded/Human_Resources/EMP.APPLICATION.pdf

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position opening
Social Worker/ Clinician ((LCSW or LSW)
ACCESS Program/Deaf Special Services
West Trenton, NJ

Inspired Care
Begins with St. Joseph’s Healthcare

At St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, our inspiration comes from a tightly
knit team of accomplished professionals that help give people in our care
every opportunity to live life to the fullest. Through our commitment to
support, technology and training, we think you will find one of the most
rewarding and satisfying experiences of your career.

SOCIAL WORKER/CLINICIAN (LCSW or LSW)
ACCESS Program/Deaf Special Services * West Trenton, NJ

As a key member of our ACCESS/Deaf Special Services team, you will work
with deaf children and adolescents, as well as their families, to assess
and develop treatment planning that will be utilized to help patients
attain and reach their personal goals.
Responsibilities include:

. Conducting various therapy modalities (individual, group, family)
. Developing and implementing treatment strategies
. Utilizing counseling techniques to engage clients in treatment
. Obtaining entitlements and linkages to community
resources/services for clients
. Completing comprehensive intake assessments and interpreting data
to formulate diagnosis
. Documenting services provided to clients and maintaining medical
records
. Participating in multi-disciplinary team meetings

Along with the ability to communicate fluently in American Sign Language,
you should be a Graduate of an accredited Master’s Degree Program in
Social Work, Psychology or related field. Additionally, you should have a
current New Jersey LCSW License, valid NJ Driver’s License, and superior
oral/written communication, planning and organizational skills. Bilingual
English/Spanish preferred.

We offer a rewarding state-of-the-art environment, competitive salaries,
and a comprehensive benefits package. For immediate consideration, please
email your resume (indicate LCSW in the subject line) to
mailto:kimbelle@sjhmc.org, or apply online at www.jobs.stjosephshealth.org
St. Joseph’s Healthcare System

Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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Position Opening
Supervisor
Alaska State School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Anchorage, Alaska

Position Description: The ASSDHH Supervisor is responsible for the
administration and oversight of the Alaska State School for the Deaf
and Hard of Hearing (ASSDHH) from preschool through the high school
grades. The Supervisor is also responsible for the direct supervision
and evaluation of various ASSDHH special education staff and related
services providers. This position will research, develop and implement
curriculum and programs related to Deaf Education, as well as collaborate
with the school principal in the hiring, assignment and evaluation of
certificated and classified special education/related services (ASSDHH) staff.

Job Requirements:
Valid Alaska Type B administrative certificate

Minimum 3 years administrative experience

Minimum 5 years experience in deaf education

Bachelors or Master’s degree in Deaf Education or certificate endorsement
in Deaf Education

Fluency in English and American Sign Language demonstrated by the Advanced
level or above on the ASLPI or comparable sign language assessment.

Salary/Benefits: This is an Exempt position, and is not represented by any
Anchorage School District union. Number of workdays is 230.
Salary is $84,000 – $89,000 depending on related education and experience.
Participates in the Alaska Teachers Retirement System (TRS) Employees and
their families receive health and life insurance, including dental and
vision plans.

Details at http://www.asdk12.org/benefits/

Contact Person: Tracy Pifer (907)-742-4243 or (907) 268-2041
(VideoPhone); mailto:Pifer_Tracy@asdk12.org

Apply Online: http://www.asdk12.org/employment/certificated/

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Anticipated opening
Program Director
EDCO Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Bedford, MA

Description To direct the successful development, implementation and
communication for the EDCO Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
through the effective supervision of program staff, administration of
program budget, working collaboratively with EDCO administration, school
districts, host schools, parents and community resources in the service of
promoting student cognitive, social, emotional, behavioral and personal
development. For full job description, go to the following link.

https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1251272&

Send letter of interest, copy of updated resume, copy of DESE license,
three current letters of reference and copies of transcripts to:

Judith Vaillancourt, Associate Executive Director
EDCO Collaborative
36 Middlesex Turnpike
Bedford, MA 01730

E.O.E.

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position openings
– Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies
– Dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

Gallaudet University is the world leader in liberal education and career
development for deaf and hard of hearing students. The University enjoys
an international reputation for its outstanding academic programs
and for the ground breaking research it conducts.

Gallaudet University seeks progressive and dynamic leaders to fill the
positions of Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies, and
Dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services (SEBHS).

– Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies:
The Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies provides academic
leadership for graduate education, continuing studies and distance education
at the University in collaboration with the deans of the College of Arts and
Sciences (CAS) and the School of Education and Human Services (SEBHS). The
Graduate School draws on Gallaudet’s rich heritage, distinguished faculty
and staff, and ASL-English bilingual environment to prepare deaf, hard of
hearing and hearing scholars, leaders and practitioners from diverse
backgrounds to excel in their professions and disciplines and to generate
knowledge through research and scholarship to inform theory and practice
in the disciplines and professions represented by graduate programs. The
ideal candidate for this position, in addition to ensuring the continuing
high quality of existing programs, will inspire and support innovation,
collaborating with the school deans and department chairs to the develop
new 21st century online and hybrid graduate and continuing studies
offerings, including new interdisciplinary programs and research. In
addition to overseeing the daily administration of offices related to
graduate education, continuing studies and distance education, the
dean works in collaboration with the Council on Graduate Education (CGE)
to review and approve curriculum actions and to develop and ensure
compliance with graduate school, continuing studies, and distance
education policies and procedures. The dean administers graduate
tuition scholarships and assistantships, and, in collaboration with
the deans of CAS and SEBHS, promotes and supports the recruitment,
mentoring, and retention of exemplary faculty, staff, and students
from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate and evidence of
increasingly responsible leadership and supervisory experience in
higher education; a record of commitment to multicultural organizational
development and efforts that have maximized the effective education of
deaf and hard of hearing students from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
a record of successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate
levels and consistent engagement in research activities with an
extensive history of scholarly publications in peer-reviewed
journals; excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication,
writing and advocacy skills. Fluency in American Sign Language
required at the time of application.

Review of applications begins on March 16, 2015 and continues until the
position is filled.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a
completed job application to
mailto:personnel.office@gallaudet.edu

View this position opening at:
http://jobs.gallaudet.edu/?select=Administrators#15001

– Dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services (SEBHS):
Gallaudet University seeks a dynamic and innovative leader to serve as
dean of the School of Education, Business and Human Services (SEBHS).
The school houses eight academic departments that collectively enroll
approximately 600 diverse deaf, hard of hearing and hearing students in
undergraduate majors/minors and masters and doctoral degree programs.

These departments, with approximately 75 faculty, are Business, Counseling,
Education, Government and Public Affairs, Hearing, Speech, and Language
Sciences, Interpretation, Physical Education and Recreation, and Social
Work. The dean serves as chief administrator, spokesperson, and advocate
for SEBHS. The ideal candidate for this position, in addition to ensuring
the continuing high quality of existing programs, will inspire and support
innovation, collaborating with the dean of the college of Arts and
Sciences and the dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies to the
develop new 21st century online and hybrid undergraduate and graduate
offerings, including new interdisciplinary programs and programs of research.

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate and evidence of increasingly
responsible leadership and supervisory experience in higher education; a
record of commitment to multicultural organizational development and
efforts that have maximized the effective education of deaf and hard of
hearing students from diverse backgrounds and cultures; a record of
successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and an
established record of research and publication; excellent organizational,
interpersonal, communication, writing and advocacy skills; demonstrated
expertise in budgeting and resource allocation to achieve strategic
objectives. Fluency in American Sign Language required at the time of
application.

Review of applications begins on March 16, 2015 and continues until the
position is filled.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a
completed job application to
mailto:personnel.office@gallaudet.edu

View this position opening at:
http://jobs.gallaudet.edu/?select=Administrators#14142

Gallaudet University is an equal opportunity employer/educational
institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender,
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,
N.E., Washington, DC 20002-3695, 202-651-5462.

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position opening
Teacher of the Deaf
Northeast Regional Academy (under Iowa School for the Deaf)
Charles City, IA

Join Iowa School for the Deaf as a teacher of the Deaf at the newly
established Northeast regional academy in Charles City, Iowa. Be a part
of developing a successful program for deaf and hard of hearing children.

The teacher will provide services based on the IEPs. Students transported
daily from the area. Educational services will be provided within the
Charles City Community Schools’ facilities starting in August 2015.

To be considered an applicant must possess or have the ability to obtain
an Iowa Teacher’s Certificate with the deaf/hard of hearing endorsement.
It is also
strongly preferred to have other endorsements such as the elementary
classroom or secondary endorsements.

Information on Iowa licensing requirements may be found at the Board of
Educational Examiners webpage:
http://www.state.ia.us/boee/

Send resume, credentials, transcripts, cover letter, etc to:
Human Resources;
Iowa School for the Deaf;
3501 Harry Langdon Blvd.;
Council Bluffs, IA 51503.

Additional information and job posting available on School’s web site:

Home

Or contact Human Resources at Phone:
712-366-0571;

email: mailto:dleheup@iowaschoolforthedeaf.org for more information.

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three available positions
RHA Behavioral Health for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Job Openings
RHA Behavioral Health for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
state of North Carolina

* Behavioral Health Therapist- Morganton, NC

* Behavioral Health Therapist- Greensboro, NC

* Behavioral Health Therapist, Wilmington, NC

To learn more about RHA Behavioral Health for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing,
please visit our website:
http://www.rhabehavioralhealth.org/programs_services/our_deaf_and_hard_of_hearing_services/

If interested in positions above, please contact:

Lindsey Gray
Business Manager
RHA Behavioral Health for the DHH
2527 E. Lyon Station Rd.
Creedmoor, NC 27522

919.518.9293 (Office)
919.528.2971 (fax)

mailto:LGray@rhanet.org

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Job Opening
Supervisor I / Student Life – Dean of Students
The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
Colorado Springs, CO

The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), located in Colorado
Springs at the foot of the beautiful Rocky Mountains, invites you to
consider our employment opportunity. Interested persons are invited to
visit CSDB’s website at . http://www.csdb.org/careers-2/classified-3/
where the official job announcement for Supervisor I / Student Life
Programs (Dean of Students) may be found in its entirety, including major
duties/responsibilities, under Non-Classified employment. This job
announcement is open until the position is filled.

BROAD SCOPE OF POSITION:
This position reports to the Superintendent, or designee, and is
responsible for providing leadership to and for the administration of
Student Life services for students who are Deaf/hard-of-hearing and/or
blind/low vision, which includes, but is not limited to: student
dormitories, transportation, recreation, athletics, student organizations,
and programming in support of students. educational growth. This position
is also responsible to oversee student discipline campus wide.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
– Master’s Degree in Education, Special Education, (School)
Administration, or in a professional discipline in a related field (e.g.,
Counseling, Child Development, etc.) from an accredited college or
university; specialization in Deaf Education or Vision Education preferred
– Five (5) years successful experience in the field of Deafness or visual
impairment in an educational, student life/residential, or child/student
development setting working with children and youth who are
Deaf/hard-of-hearing and/or blind/low vision; three (3) years of
administrative and/or supervisory experience preferred
– Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) at the Advanced skill level
as demonstrated by an appropriate assessment tool and according to school
policy

Terms of Employment:
Full-Time; scheduled to work 210 days during the academic year (as per
established School Calendar), beginning with the 2015-2016 school year.
Employment is at-will, with no actual, expressed, or implied contract.
Salary Range: $60,000 to $75,000 per year; the base salary shall be
established based upon appropriate education and experience. Excellent
benefits.

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

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

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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty
Rochester Institute of Technology/NTID
Rochester, NY

Position Title
Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization
NTID Liberal Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)
Tenured

Faculty Rank
Assistant Professor

Employment Category
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date
12-Aug-2015

Department/College Description

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

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

Detailed Job Description
The National Technical Institute of the Deaf at Rochester Institute
of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at
the Assistant Professor rank in Criminal Justice to start August
2015. Responsibilities include teaching introductory courses in the
Criminal Justice major, as well as relevant interdisciplinary courses
in the General Education core as needed.

Successful applicants are expected to contribute to the Department of
Liberal Studies, the college of NTID, and RIT through research and
through mentoring of pre baccalaureate and baccalaureate Deaf and
Hard of Hearing students. We seek individuals who also have the
ability and interest to contribute to a community committed to
student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship;
integrity and ethics; respect, diversity, and pluralism; innovation
and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.

Required Minimum Qualifications
– Ph.D, or ABD, in Criminal Justice, Juris Doctor, or terminal degree
in a closely related field completed by June 2015.
– Ability to communicate in American Sign Language.
– Evidence of scholarly activity and productivity in the field.
– Experience teaching and mentoring Deaf and Hard of Hearing
undergraduate students in introductory courses in Criminal Justice,
as well as relevant interdisciplinary courses in General Education.
– Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level
PhD

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Research Statement
Statement of Diversity Contribution
List of References
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
List of Publications
Letters of Recommendation

How To Apply
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/559105 , search openings, then
KEYWORD SEARCH: 1459BR.

Please submit your application, your cover letter addressing the
listed qualifications; a vita including a list of publications, and
upload the following attachments:

– The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
– A description of research plans, potential to collaborate with
other faculty, and commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate
students in research
– A statement of teaching philosophy and any experience that also
addresses commitment to undergraduate and graduate education
– Up to three sample publications/preprints (max size 5MB)
– A “contribution to diversity” statement.

Please arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation, one
of which includes an assessment of teaching potential, sent directly
via email to mailto:pjknge@rit.edu

You can contact the search committee with questions about the
position at mailto:careers@rit.edu

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until a
suitable candidate is found. Applicants are encouraged to apply by
January 15, 2015.

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

RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with
disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you
need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and
hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at
585-475-2424 or email your request to mailto:Careers@rit.edu

Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a
case-by-case basis.

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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty
Rochester Institute of Technology/NTID
Rochester, NY

Position Title
Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization
NTID Liberal Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)
Tenure-Track

Faculty Rank
Assistant Professor

Employment Category
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date
12-Aug-2015

Department/College Description

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

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

Detailed Job Description
The National Technical Institute of the Deaf at Rochester Institute
of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at
the Assistant Professor rank in clinical, cognitive, developmental,
behavioral, educational, or social psychology, starting August 2015.
Responsibilities include teaching and tutoring introductory
psychology courses, and related courses as needed.

Successful applicants are expected to contribute to the Department of
Liberal Studies, the college of NTID, and RIT through research and
through mentoring of pre baccalaureate and baccalaureate Deaf and
Hard of Hearing students. We are seeking individuals who also have
the ability and interest to contribute to a community committed to
student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship;
integrity and ethics; respect, diversity, and pluralism; innovation
and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.

Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and diversity
commitment.

Required Minimum Qualifications
– Ph.D., or ABD, in Psychology, or in a closely related field
completed by June 2015.
– Experience teaching and mentoring Deaf and Hard of Hearing
undergraduate students in introductory psychology and related
courses.
– Ability to communicate in American Sign Language.
– Evidence of scholarly activity and productivity in the field.
– Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level
PhD

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Research Statement
Statement of Diversity Contribution
List of References
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
List of Publications
Letters of Recommendation

How To Apply
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/559109 . Search openings, then
KEYWORD SEARCH:1460BR.

Please submit your application, your cover letter addressing the
listed qualifications; a vita including a list of publications and
upload the following attachments:

– The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
– A description of research plans, potential to collaborate with
other faculty, and commitment to mentoring undergraduate in research
– A statement of teaching philosophy and any experience that also
addresses commitment to undergraduate education
– Up to three sample publications/preprints (max size each
sample-5MB)
– A “contribution to diversity” statement.

Please arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation, one
of which includes an assessment of teaching potential, sent directly
via email to pjknge@rit.edu.

You can contact the search committee with questions about the
position at mailto:careers@rit.edu

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until a
suitable candidate is found. Applicants are encouraged to apply by
January 15, 2015.

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

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

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employment opportunity
Executive Director
Metro Deaf School
St. Paul, MN

12 month administrative position

Overview of Responsibilities:

The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of the school and,
as such, is responsible for the management of the school, the administration
of all Board approved policies and the conduct and quality of the
district’s educational programs and support systems.

The Executive Director will maintain a high professional profile (local,
philanthropic, national) and be able to access programmatic opportunities
and develop unique, collaborative vehicles with other public and private
organizations and institutions. The Executive Director will be a
strategic marketer and relationship-builder who maximizes connections
and develops agendas with agencies, organizations, and individuals to
increase opportunities for financial support and program development.

Qualifications:
Required Master’s Degree in Deaf Education, School Psychology or
School Social Work; additional licensure in School Administration or
willingness to obtain within 2 years; Command of American Sign Language
and written English; 5+ years of school experience including experience
as an educational leader; knowledge of/training in Bilingual Education;
experience with organizational budgets

Salary and Benefits:
Commensurate with education and experience (range: $70,000-$90,000)

Application Procedure: Position Description and electronic application
process available on-line at www.mdsmn.org ; all applications will be
screened; those meeting criteria will be contacted; interviews arranged.

Closing date: February 1, 2015

METRO DEAF SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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career opportunities
PAHrtners Deaf Services
positions in various Pennsylvania locations

PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health
professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults.
Our environment is one of incredible teamwork and mutual support with
a staff population that is 85% Deaf or Hard of Hearing. As a result
of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community, PAHrtners is rapidly
growing with the creation of new programs and expansion of our
existing programs. Whether you are a high school graduate, recent
college graduate or professional with many years of experience in the
field of human services, we have a career building position waiting
for you! E.O.E.

To apply for any of the positions posted, please send your letter of
intent and resume to:

Bernadette Class, Office Manager
PAHrtners Deaf Services,
614 N. Easton Road,
Glenside, PA 19038

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

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

Job Title: Program Assistant
Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time position

Description: This position provides support to the
staff psychiatrist’s in completing all necessary regulation reports,
managing the staff psychiatrist’s schedules, helping to coordinate
appointments with other departments, tracking annual evaluations and
medication consents for our members, communicating with pharmacies,
and other miscellaneous administrative tasks.

Qualifications: A high school diploma with a minimum of
one year of experience in administration in the human services
field. Must have: strong writing skills, organizational and time
management skills; computer proficiency in MS word and excel; fluency
in ASL and ability to work as a team.

Job Title: Therapist/Psychosocial
Rehabilitation Counselor

Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time position

Description: This position provides individualized
supportive counseling, group therapy and psycho-educational sessions
designed to promote skill building and wellness maintenance.

Qualifications: BA in Psychology, Counseling or any
other human services field; must have two years’ experience with
individuals with behavioral health needs and/or intellectual
disabilities, including treatment planning and progress notes;
advanced fluency in ASL required; must be innovative, creative and
able to work in a team environment. Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

Job Title: Case Managers
Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time positions

Description: This position provides resources and
support to clients and their families who reside in the community and
in our residential programs. Duties: assess service needs of
individuals to ensure continuum of care; develop service plans;
provide independent living skills instructions; advocate for access
to public and private programs such as medical and vocational
services.

Qualifications: BA/BS degree in a human services field
preferred; or high school diploma + 12 credit hours in social science
with two years’ behavioral health direct care experience. Must have
strong organizational skills, fluency in ASL and familiarity with
other visual communication modes and language levels. Must be willing
to work some evenings and weekends as needed and travel to various
areas in the community. Knowledge of laws governing the rights of
Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals including IDEA and ADA a plus;
must have a valid driver’s license. Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

Job Title: Assistant Vice President –
PAHrtners West

Location: Moon Township

Employee Type: Full time position – This is a senior level
management position

Description: The Assistant Vice President provides
administrative, operational, financial and programmatic leadership
for the Pittsburgh sites of PAHrtners. Under the direction of the
Vice President for Residential services, The Assistant Vice President
is responsible for the overall supervision and management of
operations and personnel, expansion of services provided in the
region, quality of service and financial stability within the
region. This includes provision of direct services to consumers,
maintenance of all licensing regulations, oversight of program
budgets, supervision and daily support to direct care staff and
management level employees, maintenance of communication and
relationships with outside service providers and families,
involvement with the clinical team, completion of monthly and
residential reports, and participation on agency committees.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree preferred. Qualified
BA degree applicants will be considered. Seven years’ experience in
the mental health field. Four years’ experience in a
management/supervisory role. Candidate must have strong leadership,
administrative and communication skills, both in person and in
writing. Fluency in ASL and familiarity with other visual
communication modes and language levels.

Job Title: Residential Counselor for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Employee Type: Various positions available

Description: This position provides direct client
services, including: encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
intellectual disabilities living in the community; promote consumers’
independence and social relationships. Positions open for weekend
and evening shifts.

Qualifications: HS diploma; valid driver’s license;
advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent
living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers;
strong interpersonal skills.

Job Title: Residential Counselors for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Behavioral Health needs

Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time, part time or Flex available

Description: This position provides direct client
services, including: encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
behavioral health and/or intellectual disabilities living in our
residences; promote consumers’ independence and social relationships.
Positions open for weekend and evening shifts.

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proofreading skills and excellent organizational skills. Fluency in
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DeafDigest – 15 March 2015

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DeafDigest – 14 March 2015

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DeafDigest – 13 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 13, 2015

 

— world’s most deaf-friendly police force

Which city has the world’s most deaf-friendly police force?
It is Leicestershire in Great Britain. This city has
a police unit called Police Link Officers for Deaf People.
17 police officers in that unit use British Sign Language.
How big is Leicestershire? It has about 1,000,000 people.
Here in USA we are lucky if we have just a few police officers
in any big city that use ASL! Washington, DC, however
has its Deaf and Hard of Hearing Liaison Unit which
consists of four police officers that work with the deaf.

 
— shoulder tap, safe or dangerous

In USA, most deaf people are used to shoulder-tapping,
either by another deaf friend or by a hearing person.
Is shoulder tapping OK in other parts of the world?
DeafDigest editor once gently tapped the shoulder of
a deaf immigrant to alert him to a car coming near him.
He immediately raised his fists, thinking it was a fight!
In a British hospital, the nurse tapped the shoulder of
a deaf patient, wanting to tell her to read the medicine
instructions. Before she knew it, the deaf patient hit
her very hard on the face! As a result, this deaf patient
has been banned from the hospital.

 

 

— making electronic contacts

As mentioned last week, deaf nightclub hostess Saito Rie
is campaigning for a seat in a Tokyo assembly. She is
using her text pager to reach voters, hoping they will
vote for her. She has to use text because she has no
voice speaking skills.

 

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DeafDigest – 12 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 12, 2015

— a possible job for the deaf in air flight field

Could a deaf person find a job in the air flight field
possibly as a pilot? A young deaf man is enrolled in
classes at Air Flight. This organization’s mission is
to give opportunities to the deaf and the disabled
in flight and aviation careers. This deaf man is
Raymart Tinio.

 

— gave up in a reality TV show with and a surprise

Nina Poersch, who is deaf, has been eliminated from the
Survivor: No Collar reality TV show. What happened?
She was always complaining of being left out of the
group activities because of her deafness. Her
complaining made everyone uncomfortable. There was
a surprise. Joe, who is not deaf, knew sign language
because his mother was an interpreter. He tried to
be her “best friend” but she avoided him. This was
Nina’s biggest mistake. While the TV audience loved
her, this behavior turned off the cast members.

 

— a shocking reason why an elected deaf politician quit

Marisa Salzer, who is deaf, was an elected member of the
council at Montesano City, Washington. She fought with
the council on interpreting issues, going through six
different interpreters until she was satisfied with
the seventh interpreter. Yet, she suddenly quit,
surprising everyone. Why? She accused the council of
hassling her over a state law! It says that emails,
discussing city business, is public record, even if
these came from her private email address. Rather than
to show the public her private emails, she quit.

 

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DeafDigest – 11 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 11, 2015

 
— unusual restaurant table used by the deaf

Deaf Table in any restaurant? Yes, deaf people face each o
ther and the lights are bright. At the AYZA Wine & Chocolate
Bar in Manhattan, there is an unusual table. One half of the
table is outside; the other half is inside. Both diners
face each other through the window, chatting on their cell
phones. One time two deaf people came in, and they used
ASL through the window. This is the Deaf Table! It is a
temporary arrangement as the tables will be taken down soon.

 

— this strange feud between deaf residents and hearing resident

A feud between deaf husband and wife residents and their
hearing condo neighbor was bad and strange. It involved
condo association, police and attorneys. Why? The hearing
neighbor has a fear of the deaf and was scared by these
“deaf voices” and “deaf gestures” thinking they were going
to hurt him. Why strange? The hearing man is a retired secret
service agent and he protected the US presidents. He also
was a former security chief of a NFL team! Not afraid of
bad people but afraid of the deaf? So strange!

 

— reason for not casting a deaf actress in a deaf role

Michael Ojeda, in making the “Avenged” film, offered the
deaf role to a deaf actress and was turned down! He could
have looked for another deaf actress, but decided against
it and cast a hearing actress for this deaf role. Why?
He said the actress must hear to follow the action
during the filming. He felt a deaf actress would not
work too well with the camera people with these action
scenes. Huh! We have many skilled deaf actors – Marlee
Matlin, Bernard Bragg, Lou Ferrigno, and many others –
and they have played all kinds of movie roles. Very
disappointing!

 

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DeafDigest – 10 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 10, 2015

 

— postal service suffers a black eye

The US Postal Service has a big black eye, a big
embarrassment. A deaf woman went to the post office in
Port Orange, Florida, wanting to know how to send
a package. The clerk refused to write notes and
ordered her out of the post office! The deaf woman
then asked the supervisor about it but he refused
to help her! Today, the U.S. Postal Service publicly
apologized for this sickening incident.

 
— deaf winning Music’s Nobel Prize

There is no such a thing as a Nobel Prize in music, but
the Polar Music Prize is the highest honor all musicians
dream of winning. The latest winner, announced today
is Evelyn Glennie, a British woman. She is deaf and
for many years she has been considered as the world’s
greatest percussionist. People have said that the
Polar Music Prize is the music’s equivalent of the
Nobel Prize.

 
— deaf members of the traffic police

DeafDigest mentioned yesterday re two deaf terrorists
wanting to recruit more terrorists, via sign language
and captions in Arabic and English. It was learned that
both men are brothers and work in an Arabic nation
as traffic policemen. And they introduced themselves
as deaf-mutes instead of deaf!

 

 

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DeafDigest – 09 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 9, 2015

 
— the deaf and the ISIS deaf

there was a video released of two deaf members of the
ISIS urging the deaf to join them in the fight against
USA and Europe. The video was subtitled in English
and in Arabic. DeafDigest hopes the deaf from all over
the world would know better than to believe these
false deaf promises.

 

— the deaf female truck driver

In Australia, there is a serious shortage of
truck drivers, especially in the Outback where
land is huge and population is low. As a result,
the Pilbara Heavy Haulage Girls has been formed
as an organization to encourage females to become
truck drivers. One of the trainees – Candice
(last name not known) is deaf. She has been
driving small trucks for two years but wanted
to move up to bigger and heavier trucks. Before
joining the Pilbara group, she applied for jobs
with 2,500 trucking firms for ten years with no luck.

 
— deaf or hearing character?

Comic book readers know that comic book character
Hawkeye is deaf. Now it is said that he was “80 percent”
deaf for a short time because of an injury and then
“went back” hearing and then again, “going back”
to deaf! Should we believe this comic book?

 

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DeafDigest – 08 March 2015

DeafDigest Gold – March 8, 2015

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Deaf Cartoon (Fogey) of the week:
http://deafdigest.com/comics/fogey-needs-an-interpreter-for-few-hours/

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Last week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-in-interviewing-panels/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-undercover-boss/

This week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/oral-deaf-learn-asl/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-news-program/

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“Waiting for a Sign” at Harris Communications

Celebrating the beauty and power of Deaf culture,
“Waiting for a Sign” is the story of siblings Shelly
and Ian and their relationship as Ian leaves home to
attend the Hawthorne School for the Deaf.

Although the siblings had been close, Shelly feels
abandoned when Ian leaves and the two drift apart.

Through unexpected circumstances, there is hope for
reconciliation.

To fully heal her relationship with Ian, however,
Shelly needs to acknowledge and understand why
Hawthorne- and access to the Deaf community- is
so important to him.

Written by clinical social worker Esty Schachter,
“Waiting for a Sign” offers readers 11 and up the
opportunity for insight and understanding.

“Waiting for a Sign” (B1305) is available on the Harris
Communications website for only $9.95.

(Order by March 9 and receive a 10% discount.)

To find out more, go to:
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Contact us at:
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Top stories about the deaf:

There was a story in the eCampus News that
discussed discrimination against the deaf
with on-line learning material that are
not captioned.

Georgia and South Carolina do not agree with each
other with respect to charging fees for wireless
providers, with part of the funds being earmarked
for deaf accessibility services. South Carolina
wants to charge the wireless carriers while
Georgia doesn’t.

A group of students entered a Burlington County
College (NJ) business plan contest and finished
in second place. Their entry? A video relay
center for the deaf.

The deaf of New Zealand have very much welcomed
Neflix – for one important reason. Netflix
provides captions whereas the TV stations in
their nation do not!

The Ontario Mission of the Deaf continues to
fight its neighbors for the right to use
non-motorized off-road vehicles on its
camp property. Opponents have cited
noise concerns.

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SOME ORAL PEOPLE QUICKLY LEARN ASL
There are some oral people that quickly
learn ASL.
Why? Because their new jobs helping the
deaf have forced them to learn ASL quickly!

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/oral-deaf-learn-asl/

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Inaugural Conference

The Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss

May 29-30

Washington, DC

more information at:
http://deafdigest.com/2015-deaf-musicians-conference/

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BRITISH SIGNED NEWS ON TV
In England there are few signed TV news,
in British Sign Language.
The deaf people that use British Sign
Language are happy about it.
But there is a larger group that is
unhappy about it. They are oral and do not
understand BSL!

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

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Importance of Deaf Service Agencies

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-service-agencies-importance/

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LOOKING BACK AT A PAST DEAFDIGEST VIDEO

A deaf situation we hate
http://deafdigest.com/videos/yelling/

Do enjoy viewing that video!

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OUR ORGANIZATIONS SERVING THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center of Corpus Christi
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listing is free for deaf clubs and organizations. If you
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Deaf Book of the Week

Crying Hands

by Horst Biesold

1988, Gallaudet Press

about Eugenics & Deaf People in Pre-World War II Germany

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-book-crying-hands/

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Deaf people can do anything

we have a deaf person who is/was a

– horseshoe repair (farrior)

this website is growing every weekend:

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-in-unusual-jobs/

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Deaf Question of the Week:

Q. When a deaf person files a job discrimination
law suit, is there a truth to it?

A. Yes and no. In some cases, the deaf person is
fired for not doing his job the right way or for
not getting along with hearing employees, and so
the lawsuit is a way to save face!

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Rene Pellerin’s Corner:

A DeafBlind friend, Rona von Mering, writes about jewelry

(the reason I leave all my bangles and bobbles at home):

It is time to think about Spring and its many celebrations.
Jewelry would truly be a very nice gift for your dear DeafBlind
spouse or friend.

My dear husband and family members have given me lovely bracelets
which I am very fond of and wear daily.

Often I wear several bracelets at the same time.

There may be some surprises awaiting the wearer of such jewelry.
Bracelets can be ‘troublemakers’!

While utilizing tactile communication with a DeafBlind friend,
my bracelets “accidentally” got caught her wedding band and I
pulled her hand toward my face much to BOTH of our surprise!

Another incident occurred while using tactile communication
with a hearing Mobility instructor, and we were ‘surprised’ to
find our bracelets locked together.

We both laughed and admitted that it seemed that we were latched
onto each other.

Lastly, my bracelets ‘accidentally’ hooked onto my dear husband’s
shirt button cuff while he was attempting to demonstrate the
‘sliding’ sign on my arm.

Jewelry can be a beautiful, decorative fixture on the wearer.

However, one must be keenly aware & careful with jewelry while
using tactile communication with the DeafBlind!

Happy Spring to you all from my heart!

Rene’s show business started in year 2010 and it focuses on the
Deaf-Blind.

You can email him at mailto:info@renetheunstoppable.com

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Deaf Wish List of the Week:

that every state has Deaf Education training programs?

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DeafHistory:

Year 1983 – a group of deaf Buffalo leaders established
the Deaf Adult Services. This agency continues to this day

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DeafNumbers of the Week:

zero

number of newspaper writers that write about
the deaf on a regular basis

Rochester, NY had one newspaper writer but not
any more

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Deaf Collegiate Athletes:

Texas Tech – Luke Adams, SR, basketball

he has played very little throughout his four
season career

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Elite Deaf Athletes:

Johan Verstraete, who is deaf, is a professional
paddler, racing against elite paddlers on the
European racing circuit

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DeafSports Library:

picture of past Gallaudet hockey team arena
http://deafdigest.com/past-gallaudet-deaf-hockey-team-arena/

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http://deafdigestsports.com for the list of
mainstreamed athletes

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ADDED FEATURE!

for more jobs that are not listed in Blue and
Gold editions, go to:

http://deafdigest.com and click on jobs at the top
and scroll all the way down to the bottom

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

* Deputy Director – Los Angeles, CA

* Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

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

* Job Developer/Interpreter – West Covina, CA

* Human Resources Manager – Los Angeles

* Community Advocate (Part time )- Riverside

* Quality Assistant (Part time )- Los Angeles

* Lifesigns Dispatcher (Part time )- Los Angeles

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

Home

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

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

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

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org

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position openings
– Service Integration Program Manager
– Deaf-Blind Services Program Manager
State of Washington

for full position descriptions
Service Integration Program Manager
http://deafdigest.com/2015-deaf-service-integration-program-manager/

Deaf-Blind Services Program Manager
http://deafdigest.com/2015-deaf-blind-services-program-manager/

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full-time job announcement
Advocate and Multicultural Specialist
Deaf Counseling Advocacy & Referral Agency
San Leandro, California

DCARA is a community .based nonprofit agency with offices located
throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. DCARA supports and provides a wide
range of advocacy, education, counseling, and communication assistance to
the diverse deaf, deaf blind, hard of hearing and late deafened
(D/DB/HH/LD) community. DCARA seeks an experienced advocate to provide
advocacy-driven services. This position reports to the Director of
Advocacy Services

RESPONSIBILITIES:
. Provide direct services communication in communication assistance,
counseling, advocacy, independent living skills, employment assistance,
information & referral and community education
. Advocate for communication access, appropriate accommodations and
cultural understanding for D/DB/HH/LD clients
. Develop and implement workshops, and classes that foster self-advocacy
skills and empowerment to diverse communities
. Provide intercultural effectiveness training to diverse individuals,
communities, organizations to promote and enhance understanding and
sensitivity diverse population
. Represent DCARA and provide consultations to city, and state
governmental regarding federal and state laws that protects the rights of
the deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
. Ensure completion of intakes paperwork, monthly reports, feed statistics
into database
. Coordinate special projects/duties as delegated by the Director of
Advocacy Services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
ABILITIES):
. BA degree in Social Work, Sociology, Counseling, Deaf Studies or related
fields. 3 years of documented experience in social services in human
services settings.
. Knowledge of relevant issues and laws protecting the rights of deaf and
hard of hearing individuals
. Ability to work with people from a variety of racial, economic,
linguistic, cultural, religious, and communication backgrounds.
. Ability to use social networking to raise awareness of advocacy-related
issues
. Knowledge of social justice issues that affects Deaf and Hearing of
Hearing communities
. Demonstrated ability to work well with others
. Experience in presentations and community relations
. Fluent in American Sign Language & positive cultural perception of Deaf
people
. Knowledge of PC including Windows 2007 Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and
PowerPoint
. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings
and weekends

SALARY: Salary is negotiable dependent on experience and education.

DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted by Monday, March 20, 2015, by
5:00 pm.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application (www.dcara.org (under
Contact — Jobs), cover letter, resume & three professional 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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full-time job announcement
Interpreter/Employment Specialist
Deaf Counseling Advocacy & Referral Agency
Fremont, California

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,
co-located at 5 Employment Development (EDD) offices, including
interpretation for clients and office support, and telephone and document
assistance to clients on a walk-in and/or appointment basis.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
. Arrange and interpret client job interviews, orientations, meetings and
new hire trainings
. Provide job retention assistance and follow-up services as needed
. Provide document assistance services for clients as needed
. Assist in the recruitment of potential clients, determine eligibility,
enroll and orient clients for services
. Compile statistical data, maintain files, and write case note reports
. Provide support to the agency, community and perform other duties as
assigned by Director of Employment Services
. Available to work flexible schedules such as early mornings, evenings,
and weekends
. Provide career counseling, assisting clients with career planning, job
search strategies, applications, resume/cover letter writing, networking,
interview preparation, labor market information and job retention skills
. Develop employer contacts to increase the number of deaf and hard of
hearing persons employed
. Provide sensitivity awareness and training for existing and potential
employers for Deaf and hard of hearing clients.
. Conduct outreach and maintain a cooperative relationship with employers,
agencies and community based organizations to promote and advocate for the
employability and communication access for clients
. Provide employer education on employability of deaf/hard-of-hearing
workers, and deaf awareness and
technical assistance workshops

QUALIFICATIONS:
. Ability to interpret ASL/English communication
. Knowledge of Professional Code of Ethics, role of interpreter, and
interpreting process
. Knowledge of American Disability Act (ADA)
. Minimum of 2 years of experience in career counseling, social work or
related fields
. Fluent in American Sign Language, candidates without a RID national
interpreter certification may be considered, provided that he/she obtains
certification within six/6 months of employment
. Assessment Level 3 or better from the American Consortium of Certified
Interpreters (ACCI), the National Association of the Deaf (NAD),
California Coalition of Agencies Serving the DEAF (CCASD) or Registry of
Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
. BA preferred
. Strong background knowledge in the field of deafness and Deaf Culture
. Ability to use computers, word processing software, online programs for
job seeking and reporting database and other office equipment; proficiency
in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) preferred
. Able to travel to interpreting assignments, meetings, and other events
as needed

SALARY: Salary is negotiable dependent on experience and education.

DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted by Friday, March 20, 2015, by 5
pm.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application (www.dcara.org (under
Contact — Jobs), cover letter, resume & three professional 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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full-time job announcement
Advocate and Hard of Hearing/Late Deafened Specialist
Deaf Counseling Advocacy & Referral Agency
San Leandro, California

DCARA is a community .based nonprofit agency with offices located
throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. DCARA
supports and provides a wide range of advocacy, education, counseling, and
communication assistance to the diverse
deaf, deaf blind, hard of hearing and late deafened (D/DB/HH/LD)
community. DCARA seeks an experienced advocate to
provide advocacy-driven services. This position reports to the Director of
Advocacy Services. In addition to providing
services to the deaf, deafblind people, the advocate shall demonstrate
expertise in hard of hearing/late deafened services.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
. Provide direct services communication in communication assistance,
counseling, advocacy, independent living
skills, employment assistance, information & referral and community
education
. Advocate for communication access, appropriate accommodations and
cultural understanding for D/DB/HH/LD
clients
. Facilitate support group for hard of hearing and late deafened people
. Develop and implement workshops, and classes that foster self-advocacy
skills and empowerment to diverse
communities
. Provide intercultural effectiveness training to diverse individuals,
communities, organizations to promote and
enhance understanding and sensitivity diverse population
. Represent DCARA and provide consultations to city, and state
governmental regarding federal and state laws that
protects the rights of the deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
. Ensure completion of intakes paperwork, monthly reports, feed statistics
into database
. Coordinate special projects/duties as delegated by the Director of
Advocacy Services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
ABILITIES):
. BA degree in Social Work, Sociology, Counseling, Deaf Studies or related
fields. 3 years of documented
experience in social services in human services settings.
. Knowledge of relevant issues and laws protecting the rights of deaf and
hard of hearing individuals
. Knowledge about the needs of the hard of hearing and late deafened
community
. Ability to work with people from a variety of racial, economic,
linguistic, cultural, religious, and communication
backgrounds.
. Ability to use social networking to raise awareness of advocacy-related
issues
. Knowledge of social justice issues that affects Deaf and Hearing of
Hearing communities
. Demonstrated ability to work well with others
. Experience in presentations and community relations
. Fluent in American Sign Language & positive cultural perception of Deaf
people
. Knowledge of assistive listening devices and technology used by hard of
hearing and late deafened individuals
. Knowledge of PC including Windows 2007 Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and
PowerPoint
. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings
and weekends

SALARY: Salary is negotiable dependent on experience and education.

DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted by Monday, March 20, 2015, by
5:00 pm.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application (www.dcara.org (under
Contact — Jobs), cover letter, resume &
three professional 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 Employment

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Open positions
Learning Center for the Deaf & Walden School
most jobs at Framingham, MA; some at Springfield, MA

If you are interested in applying please submit a cover
letter, resume, TLC application ( http://www.tlcdeaf.org )
as well as three professional references to
mailto:HR@tlcdeaf.org

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

Walden School Overnight CCW
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-overnight-child-care-worker/

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

Walden School Substitute Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-deaf-substitute-teacher/

Walden School Relief Worker
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-relief-worker/

Walden School Day CCW
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-day-child-care-worker/

Wraparound Intensive Care Coordinator (Springfield MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-intensive-care-coordinator-springfield/

Wraparound Family Partner (Springfield MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-family-partner-springfield/

Staff Interpreter
http://deafdigest.com/staff-interpreter-position-learning-center-for-deaf/

Classroom Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-teacher-licensed/

Classroom Teacher Moderate to Severe Disabilities (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-teacher-moderate-severe-disabilities-licensed/

Classroom English Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-english-teacher-licensed/

Classroom Chemistry Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-chemistry-teacher-licensed/

Classroom Math Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-math-teacher-licensed/

Substitute Classroom Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/subtitute-teaching-jobs-learning-center-for-deaf/

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

Daycare Substitute Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-daycare-substitute-teacher/

Assistant Coach
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-assistant-coach-job/

Head Coach
http://deafdigest.com/sports-coaching-jobs-learning-center-deaf/

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position vacancies
Kansas School for the Deaf
Olathe, KS

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

– School Counselor
– Dormitory Teacher- Full time Middle School
– Speech-Language Pathologist- Outreach
– Part-time Audiologist
– Secondary Math Teacher
– Paraprofessional 1 on 1- Temporary
– Sub Teacher, Para, Dorm

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

For an application and a job announcement on each of these positions,
please refer to our website at www.ksdeaf.org or contact Teresa Chandler,
Human Resources Office, at (913) 645-5358 (V/TTY) for further details on
the positions. E-mail: mailto:tchandler@kssdb.org Fax #: 913/621-2310

An Equal Employment/Educational Opportunities Agency

Tobacco Free Campus

KSD Embraces Diversity

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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

Position Title
Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization
NTID Cultural & Creative Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)
Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer

Faculty Discipline
Social Science

Faculty Rank
Lecturer

Employment Category
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date
15-Aug-2015

Department/College Description

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

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

Detailed Job Description

Please note-this is Temporary Position

Teach three or four courses per semester in the broad areas of
Deaf cultural studies, structure of American Sign Language and
social sciences. Participate in Institute service as time
permits.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest
in contributing to a community committed to student
centeredness; professional development and scholarship;
integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism;
innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.
Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and
diversity commitment.

Required Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral or Masters degree in Deaf studies or relevant social
sciences discipline and successful teaching experience. Must
enjoy working with undergraduates in a collaborative
environment. Proficiency in American Sign Language and strong
knowledge of Deaf culture.

Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level
MS, MA

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Statement of Diversity Contribution
Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/579901
Search openings, then Keyword Search: 1473BR.

Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing
the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
-A brief teaching philosophy
-Statement of Diversity Contribution

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

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

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

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announcement of teaching position openings
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
(on Campus of Gallaudet University)
Washington, DC

for school year 2015-2016

MSSD:
Science
Math
Social Studies
English

KDES:
Elementary
Early Childhood Education
Social Studies (Middle School)
Math (Middle School)
English (Middle School)
Science (Middle School)

Application Information:
Send a letter of interest, a completed Gallaudet University Application
Form, an up-to-date resume, copies of licenses to teach (if you possess
any), and three current, signed letters of recommendation (including one
from current supervisor) email electronically to:

Clerchr@gallaudet.edu
Gallaudet University-KDES room 3108
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002

202-250-2704 videophone-Hollie Fallstone, Human Resources Coordinator
202-651-5457 (FAX)

Job employment application can be found at:

http://www.gallaudet.edu/Documents/HRS/2015%20Employee%20Job%20Application1.pdf
by clicking on Job application

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position openings
Teachers of the Deaf
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Pittsburgh, PA
and
Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children, Clarks Summit, PA

REPORTS TO: Principal

JOB DESCRIPTION: Teachers are a 187-day exempt position.

Responsibilities include appropriate academic work
to their students, use appropriate communication techniques
to assure clarity and accuracy of conveyed information, work
with their department Principal in guiding parents toward
identifying their child’s strengths and weaknesses and in
programming for them accordingly through the IEP process,
attend in-service meetings and departmental meetings to
participate in decision-making, to maintain current
knowledge in the field, and to gain understanding of new
techniques and methodologies in education, participate in
curriculum development and curriculum revision projects,
maintain records of grades, achievement, and discipline
according to the needs of each assigned students,
collaborates with other teachers to assure appropriate and
dynamic programming for all students, work on extracurricular
committees or projects and perform related work assignments
as needed.

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

Valid PA Driver’s License required.

Teachers of the Deaf are preferred to enter a master’s level with
some experience. The minimum requirement for this position is a
Bachelor’s level degree with certification in Deaf Education. PA
Instructional I or II certification in Deaf Education required.

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

STARTING DATE: 2015-16 School Year (August 17, 2015)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Send letter of application and resume to:

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

mailto:dbachar@wpsd.org

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Job Opening
Rehabilitation Counselor / Rehab Counselor Trainee (RCD)
Division of Rehabilitation Services
Fishersville, Virginia

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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

This position is located in Fishersville, Virginia, which is in the
Shenandoah Valley and is 15 minutes from the Virginia School for the
Deaf and the Blind. For more information on the area, review the
Shenandoah Valley Travel Association website

Home

The agency has the option of filling this job at the Counselor I
(Trainee) level if fully qualified applicants are interviewed and not
selected. The minimum salary for a Counselor I (Trainee) is
$28,782-54,653. The minimum salary for a Counselor II (fully
qualified) is $37,047-70,801. To review the position and apply, visit
the website
https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

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position opening
Teacher of the Deaf
Central Supervisory Union public schools
Montpelier, Vermont

(serves towns of Berlin, Calais, East Montpelier, Middlesex, and Worcester)

The Teacher of the Deaf is a full-time teaching position to work in
PreK-12 programs and with individual students within the Washington
Central Supervisory Union public schools.

Job Requirements:
1 Demonstrate an understanding of, and the ability to communicate,
the challenges encountered by the students with hearing loss in a mainstream
setting.

2 Assess the instructional, organizational, and professional needs of client
schools

3. Facilitate parent involvement and support of family goals in the
education of their child.

4. Monitor the use of hearing aids, cochlear implants, FM systems and other
assistive devices

5. Participate in IEP meetings and/or other meetings

6. Knowledge of teaching complex language structures and vocabulary development in
students with hearing loss.

Qualifications:
1. Master’s in education of the deaf with a focus on listening and spoken language.

2. Experience with and knowledge of mainstreaming students with hearing loss.

3. An understanding of best practices in curriculum, instruction, and assessment
for students who are deaf and hard of hearing.

4. Knowledge of common modifications and accommodations for students with hearing
loss and the ability to articulate what they are and their benefit.

5. Able to communicate well with a diverse group of people, both hearing and those
with hearing loss with diplomacy.

6. Able to function effectively as a team member and work collaboratively with
others to share information and ideas.

7. Able to participate in IEP meetings, write goals and objectives and report on
them at meetings and in written reports.

to apply, email mailto:rfair@u32.org

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Employment Opportunity
Director of Statewide Programs and/or Services for Children, who are Deaf,
Hard of Hearing, or Deaf/Blind
State of Delaware

Salary: $126,774 . 134,866

Start Date: Mutually Agreeable Date

Qualifications:
. Doctorate in fields related to deaf education preferred
. Qualify for State of Delaware Certification as a Special Education
Director
. Successful completion of the Praxis I or Praxis Core (only for
those candidates not already certified)
. Five years of successful administrative experience in deaf
education
. Knowledge of Federal (IDEA) and State regulations for Special
Education
. Knowledge of current research and best practices in the
development and education of children who are deaf, hard of hearing and
deaf-blind
. Knowledge of the language and communication needs of deaf
children, including critical factors in the educational placement and
provision of programming and services
. Demonstrated knowledge and ability to develop and implement
bilingual (ASL & English) programming in educational settings
. Knowledge of the continuum of services for children who are deaf,
hard of hearing, and deaf blind
. Knowledge and articulation of research-based best practices in
fields related to deaf education, language and communication development
. Fluent in American Sign Language

See complete posting on the Christina School District Website
(below)

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

PH: 302-552-2650 – FX: 302-552-2651

Website: http://www.christinak12.org
Website: http://www.joindelawareschools.org

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

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career opportunities
PAHrtners Deaf Services
positions in various Pennsylvania locations

PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health
professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults.
Our environment is one of incredible teamwork and mutual support with
a staff population that is 85% Deaf or Hard of Hearing. As a result
of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community, PAHrtners is rapidly
growing with the creation of new programs and expansion of our
existing programs. Whether you are a high school graduate, recent
college graduate or professional with many years of experience in the
field of human services, we have a career building position waiting
for you! E.O.E.

To apply for any of the positions posted, please send your letter of
intent and resume to:

Bernadette Class, Office Manager
PAHrtners Deaf Services,
614 N. Easton Road,
Glenside, PA 19038

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

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

Job Title: Program Assistant
Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time position

Description: This position provides support to the
staff psychiatrist’s in completing all necessary regulation reports,
managing the staff psychiatrist’s schedules, helping to coordinate
appointments with other departments, tracking annual evaluations and
medication consents for our members, communicating with pharmacies,
and other miscellaneous administrative tasks.

Qualifications: A high school diploma with a minimum of
one year of experience in administration in the human services
field. Must have: strong writing skills, organizational and time
management skills; computer proficiency in MS word and excel; fluency
in ASL and ability to work as a team.

Job Title: Therapist/Psychosocial
Rehabilitation Counselor

Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time position

Description: This position provides individualized
supportive counseling, group therapy and psycho-educational sessions
designed to promote skill building and wellness maintenance.

Qualifications: BA in Psychology, Counseling or any
other human services field; must have two years’ experience with
individuals with behavioral health needs and/or intellectual
disabilities, including treatment planning and progress notes;
advanced fluency in ASL required; must be innovative, creative and
able to work in a team environment. Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

Job Title: Case Managers
Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time positions

Description: This position provides resources and
support to clients and their families who reside in the community and
in our residential programs. Duties: assess service needs of
individuals to ensure continuum of care; develop service plans;
provide independent living skills instructions; advocate for access
to public and private programs such as medical and vocational
services.

Qualifications: BA/BS degree in a human services field
preferred; or high school diploma + 12 credit hours in social science
with two years’ behavioral health direct care experience. Must have
strong organizational skills, fluency in ASL and familiarity with
other visual communication modes and language levels. Must be willing
to work some evenings and weekends as needed and travel to various
areas in the community. Knowledge of laws governing the rights of
Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals including IDEA and ADA a plus;
must have a valid driver’s license. Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

Job Title: Assistant Vice President –
PAHrtners West

Location: Moon Township

Employee Type: Full time position – This is a senior level
management position

Description: The Assistant Vice President provides
administrative, operational, financial and programmatic leadership
for the Pittsburgh sites of PAHrtners. Under the direction of the
Vice President for Residential services, The Assistant Vice President
is responsible for the overall supervision and management of
operations and personnel, expansion of services provided in the
region, quality of service and financial stability within the
region. This includes provision of direct services to consumers,
maintenance of all licensing regulations, oversight of program
budgets, supervision and daily support to direct care staff and
management level employees, maintenance of communication and
relationships with outside service providers and families,
involvement with the clinical team, completion of monthly and
residential reports, and participation on agency committees.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree preferred. Qualified
BA degree applicants will be considered. Seven years’ experience in
the mental health field. Four years’ experience in a
management/supervisory role. Candidate must have strong leadership,
administrative and communication skills, both in person and in
writing. Fluency in ASL and familiarity with other visual
communication modes and language levels.

Job Title: Residential Counselor for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Employee Type: Various positions available

Description: This position provides direct client
services, including: encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
intellectual disabilities living in the community; promote consumers’
independence and social relationships. Positions open for weekend
and evening shifts.

Qualifications: HS diploma; valid driver’s license;
advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent
living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers;
strong interpersonal skills.

Job Title: Residential Counselors for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Behavioral Health needs

Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time, part time or Flex available

Description: This position provides direct client
services, including: encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
behavioral health and/or intellectual disabilities living in our
residences; promote consumers’ independence and social relationships.
Positions open for weekend and evening shifts.

Qualifications: HS diploma; valid driver’s license;
advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent
living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers;
strong interpersonal skills.

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time positions

Description: This position provides administrative
support to all programs. Duties: answer incoming voice, relay and VP
calls; responsible for various duties such as data entry, manage
calendars, coordinate meetings/trainings; take minutes; track
supplies and handle all general correspondence. Will troubleshoot and
assist wherever and whenever possible.

Qualifications: Minimum of a HS diploma + 3 years’
administrative assistance experience; proficiency in MS word and
excel. AA degree preferred. Must possess strong writing and
proofreading skills and excellent organizational skills. Fluency in
American Sign Language strongly preferred.

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Top stories about the deaf:

The National Weather Service people came to Wilmington,
NC and met with several deaf people, encouraging them
to become weather spotters.

The Bank of America agreed to a $155,000 settlement
on accessibility discrimination lawsuit filed by a
deaf person, who was denied a chance to discuss
her mortgage needs through a relay center.

It is not always so easy for a hearing person to get
a job working with the deaf regardless of training
and credentials. This point was raised by a hearing
person in a newspaper story in Canada.

The lawsuit regarding the Las Vegas Deaf Seniors, with
respect to the 2009 Deaf Seniors Conference that
took place has been resolved. Exact details are not
available.

Leaders in the Alaskan Deaf Community testified in
a state government hearing, stressing the importance
of interpreter training programs.

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Hawaii Deaf Cruise 2016

2 Night Pre-Cruise Honolulu Hotel + 7 Night Hawaii Cruise

$350 deposit per person due by April 30, 2015 to lock
current price.

What’s Included
* Lei Greeting upon arrival at Honolulu Airport

* Transfer Airport to Hotel

* 2 Night Stay at Waikiki Resort Hotel, including luggage
handling & daily breakfast buffet

* Half-day Honolulu City Tour including Pearl Harbor
Tour!

* Transfers from hotel to ship are included

* 7 Night Cruise aboard Norwegian’s Pride of America
round-trip from Honolulu, including most meals, select
non-alcoholic beverages and most onboard entertainment

* NCL Coupon Booklet worth over $300 of onboard savings!

For more information please click bottom links

http://www.hawaiicruiseoutlet.com/cruises/hawaii-deaf-cruise-2412.html

For Prices & Reservation:
http://bit.ly/1zpImnI

http://www.deafvacationcruise.com

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For postings, announcements and employment ad rates,
please email mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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weekly DeafDigest Blue & Gold editions also posted at:

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

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READ WHAT THEY SAY

Unlock the phone with CapTelŽ Captioned Telephone! CapTel
shows word-for-word captions of everything a caller says
over the phone, letting you read everything that they say

Like captions on TV – for the phone!

Captions are provided by a free service, no monthly fees
or contracts required.

For more information or to order call 1-800-233-9130 V/TTY
or visit http://www.weitbrecht.com/captel.html

For more info about CapTel or any of the many assistive
listening devices we offer, email:
mailto:sales@weitbrecht.com

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

CapTelŽ Captioned Telephone – See What Everyone is
Talking About!

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ALWAYS ONE THIRD IN THE OFFICE
It is always one-third, one-third and one-third. It
means that one third of hearing people very friendly
with the deaf employee. One third is just OK with the
deaf person. And one-third is always scared of the
deaf person.
It is always that way everywhere!

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

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The Next Steps on The Call to Raise Standards of Educational
Interpreters in K-12 Classroom Settings in Nebraska

more information at:
http://deafdigest.com/2015-nebraska-raising-deaf-standards-of-school-interpreters/

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LOUSY COMMERCIALS OK?
You are watching a captioned TV program. The
captions were perfect.
Then the commercials came up. The captions
were lousy!
Would you complain or just ignore it?

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

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Senator Tom Harkin’s last Deaf Bill

http://deafdigest.com/2014-harkin-last-deaf-bill/

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WHAT DO INTERPRETERS HATE?

as complained by one interpreter:

the ugly scene when the keynote speaker stands in front
of the interpreter; when the interpreter moves sideways,
the speaker moves again, blocking the view

COMMENTS FROM A CART OPERATOR – continuing series

“How does someone become a captioner or CART provider?” I am often
asked this question when people hear what I do for a living.
Because most captioners and CART providers use the same skills that
court reporters use, they get their training by attending the same
schools that court reporters attend. Nowadays there are schools that
one can attend in person and online.

There is no set length of time that someone must attend school
because everyone progresses at a different pace when they are
learning the steno machine and speedbuilding. Some schools have
two-year programs in place, but some students may take longer to
develop the speed necessary.

Because machine shorthand is a skill that one must learn, the length
of time it takes to acquire it can be affected by someone’s motor
skills and how much time is devoted to practicing.
Some of the most talented court reporters have chosen to become
captioners and CART providers and have cross-trained after working as
court reporters for a number of years.

A PET PEEVE OF BEING DEAF

A stranger comes to you, speaking very fast.
You do not understand one word he is saying
and you tell him you are deaf.

He immediately apologizes for your deafness!

(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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For postings, announcements and employment ad rates,
please email mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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

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DeafLaw

Many laws in many nations were written to give the
deaf equal rights, but unfortunately for one reason
or other, many of these laws have not been
follows!

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News of the Week – Looking Back 10 Years Ago:

Things are never dull for the deaf in Texas.
Two agencies serving the deaf are merging – the
Division of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
and the Division of Rehabilitation Services.

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News of the Week – Looking Back 5 Years Ago:

The Ohio Supreme Court threw out a murder
conviction that was deliberated by a jury
that consisted of a deaf juror. The defense
argument, that the Court agreed, was that
there was no way a deaf juror could
understand the voice nuances in the 911 call
that was introduced as piece of evidence.
Two members of the state Supreme Court did
not agree but was outvoted 5-2.

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Deaf Apocalypse of the Week:

Do advertisers care if there are errors on their
captions?

These advertisers have begun to realize that
these errors would turn off the deaf audience
and as a result, watch different programs!

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The deaf in pleasure-reading books:

Duchess’s Dragonfly

by

Niall Duthie

a deaf artist gives a gift to a young woman; these
pieces of art come up in many different stories
over many years

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* YOU COULD PLACE YOUR PAID EMPLOYMENT ADS IN THIS SECTION

* on a per-subscriber basis, the DeafDigest ad rates are the
best in the nation.

* For more information, send E-mail to mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

* Deputy Director – Los Angeles, CA

* Human Resources Manager – Los Angeles, CA

* Quality Management Assistant – Los Angeles, CA

* LIFESIGNS Dispatcher – Los Angeles, CA

* Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

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

* Job Developer/Interpreter – West Covina, CA

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

Home

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

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

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

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org

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open positions
Walden School for the Deaf
positions in Framingham, MA & Springfield, MA

Walden School ILS Specialist
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-independent-living-skills-specialist-position/

Walden School Staff Nurse
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-staff-nurse/

Wraparound Intensive Care Coordinator (Springfield, MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-intensive-care-coordinator-springfield/

Wraparound Family Partner (Springfield, MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-intensive-care-coordinator-springfield/

If you are interested in applying please submit a complete
application packet to mailto:HR@tlcdeaf.org

The application packet should include a cover letter,
resume, and application:
http://www.tlcdeaf.org/uploaded/Human_Resources/EMP.APPLICATION.pdf

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Position Opening
Supervisor
Alaska State School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Anchorage, Alaska

Position Description: The ASSDHH Supervisor is responsible for the
administration and oversight of the Alaska State School for the Deaf
and Hard of Hearing (ASSDHH) from preschool through the high school
grades. The Supervisor is also responsible for the direct supervision
and evaluation of various ASSDHH special education staff and related
services providers. This position will research, develop and implement
curriculum and programs related to Deaf Education, as well as collaborate
with the school principal in the hiring, assignment and evaluation of
certificated and classified special education/related services (ASSDHH) staff.

Job Requirements:
Valid Alaska Type B administrative certificate

Minimum 3 years administrative experience

Minimum 5 years experience in deaf education

Bachelors or Master’s degree in Deaf Education or certificate endorsement
in Deaf Education

Fluency in English and American Sign Language demonstrated by the Advanced
level or above on the ASLPI or comparable sign language assessment.

Salary/Benefits: This is an Exempt position, and is not represented by any
Anchorage School District union. Number of workdays is 230.
Salary is $84,000 – $89,000 depending on related education and experience.
Participates in the Alaska Teachers Retirement System (TRS) Employees and
their families receive health and life insurance, including dental and
vision plans.

Details at http://www.asdk12.org/benefits/

Contact Person: Tracy Pifer (907)-742-4243 or (907) 268-2041
(VideoPhone); mailto:Pifer_Tracy@asdk12.org

Apply Online: http://www.asdk12.org/employment/certificated/

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Anticipated opening
Program Director
EDCO Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Bedford, MA

Description To direct the successful development, implementation and
communication for the EDCO Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
through the effective supervision of program staff, administration of
program budget, working collaboratively with EDCO administration, school
districts, host schools, parents and community resources in the service of
promoting student cognitive, social, emotional, behavioral and personal
development. For full job description, go to the following link.

https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1251272&

Send letter of interest, copy of updated resume, copy of DESE license,
three current letters of reference and copies of transcripts to:

Judith Vaillancourt, Associate Executive Director
EDCO Collaborative
36 Middlesex Turnpike
Bedford, MA 01730

E.O.E.

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position openings
– Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies
– Dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

Gallaudet University is the world leader in liberal education and career
development for deaf and hard of hearing students. The University enjoys
an international reputation for its outstanding academic programs
and for the ground breaking research it conducts.

Gallaudet University seeks progressive and dynamic leaders to fill the
positions of Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies, and
Dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services (SEBHS).

– Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies:
The Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies provides academic
leadership for graduate education, continuing studies and distance education
at the University in collaboration with the deans of the College of Arts and
Sciences (CAS) and the School of Education and Human Services (SEBHS). The
Graduate School draws on Gallaudet’s rich heritage, distinguished faculty
and staff, and ASL-English bilingual environment to prepare deaf, hard of
hearing and hearing scholars, leaders and practitioners from diverse
backgrounds to excel in their professions and disciplines and to generate
knowledge through research and scholarship to inform theory and practice
in the disciplines and professions represented by graduate programs. The
ideal candidate for this position, in addition to ensuring the continuing
high quality of existing programs, will inspire and support innovation,
collaborating with the school deans and department chairs to the develop
new 21st century online and hybrid graduate and continuing studies
offerings, including new interdisciplinary programs and research. In
addition to overseeing the daily administration of offices related to
graduate education, continuing studies and distance education, the
dean works in collaboration with the Council on Graduate Education (CGE)
to review and approve curriculum actions and to develop and ensure
compliance with graduate school, continuing studies, and distance
education policies and procedures. The dean administers graduate
tuition scholarships and assistantships, and, in collaboration with
the deans of CAS and SEBHS, promotes and supports the recruitment,
mentoring, and retention of exemplary faculty, staff, and students
from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate and evidence of
increasingly responsible leadership and supervisory experience in
higher education; a record of commitment to multicultural organizational
development and efforts that have maximized the effective education of
deaf and hard of hearing students from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
a record of successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate
levels and consistent engagement in research activities with an
extensive history of scholarly publications in peer-reviewed
journals; excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication,
writing and advocacy skills. Fluency in American Sign Language
required at the time of application.

Review of applications begins on March 16, 2015 and continues until the
position is filled.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a
completed job application to
mailto:personnel.office@gallaudet.edu

View this position opening at:
http://jobs.gallaudet.edu/?select=Administrators#15001

– Dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services (SEBHS):
Gallaudet University seeks a dynamic and innovative leader to serve as
dean of the School of Education, Business and Human Services (SEBHS).
The school houses eight academic departments that collectively enroll
approximately 600 diverse deaf, hard of hearing and hearing students in
undergraduate majors/minors and masters and doctoral degree programs.

These departments, with approximately 75 faculty, are Business, Counseling,
Education, Government and Public Affairs, Hearing, Speech, and Language
Sciences, Interpretation, Physical Education and Recreation, and Social
Work. The dean serves as chief administrator, spokesperson, and advocate
for SEBHS. The ideal candidate for this position, in addition to ensuring
the continuing high quality of existing programs, will inspire and support
innovation, collaborating with the dean of the college of Arts and
Sciences and the dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies to the
develop new 21st century online and hybrid undergraduate and graduate
offerings, including new interdisciplinary programs and programs of research.

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate and evidence of increasingly
responsible leadership and supervisory experience in higher education; a
record of commitment to multicultural organizational development and
efforts that have maximized the effective education of deaf and hard of
hearing students from diverse backgrounds and cultures; a record of
successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and an
established record of research and publication; excellent organizational,
interpersonal, communication, writing and advocacy skills; demonstrated
expertise in budgeting and resource allocation to achieve strategic
objectives. Fluency in American Sign Language required at the time of
application.

Review of applications begins on March 16, 2015 and continues until the
position is filled.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a
completed job application to
mailto:personnel.office@gallaudet.edu

View this position opening at:
http://jobs.gallaudet.edu/?select=Administrators#14142

Gallaudet University is an equal opportunity employer/educational
institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender,
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,
N.E., Washington, DC 20002-3695, 202-651-5462.

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position opening
Teacher of the Deaf
Northeast Regional Academy (under Iowa School for the Deaf)
Charles City, IA

Join Iowa School for the Deaf as a teacher of the Deaf at the newly
established Northeast regional academy in Charles City, Iowa. Be a part
of developing a successful program for deaf and hard of hearing children.

The teacher will provide services based on the IEPs. Students transported
daily from the area. Educational services will be provided within the
Charles City Community Schools’ facilities starting in August 2015.

To be considered an applicant must possess or have the ability to obtain
an Iowa Teacher’s Certificate with the deaf/hard of hearing endorsement.
It is also
strongly preferred to have other endorsements such as the elementary
classroom or secondary endorsements.

Information on Iowa licensing requirements may be found at the Board of
Educational Examiners webpage:
http://www.state.ia.us/boee/

Send resume, credentials, transcripts, cover letter, etc to:
Human Resources;
Iowa School for the Deaf;
3501 Harry Langdon Blvd.;
Council Bluffs, IA 51503.

Additional information and job posting available on School’s web site:

Home

Or contact Human Resources at Phone:
712-366-0571;

email: mailto:dleheup@iowaschoolforthedeaf.org for more information.

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three available positions
RHA Behavioral Health for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Job Openings
RHA Behavioral Health for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
state of North Carolina

* Behavioral Health Therapist- Morganton, NC

* Behavioral Health Therapist- Greensboro, NC

* Behavioral Health Therapist, Wilmington, NC

To learn more about RHA Behavioral Health for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing,
please visit our website:
http://www.rhabehavioralhealth.org/programs_services/our_deaf_and_hard_of_hearing_services/

If interested in positions above, please contact:

Lindsey Gray
Business Manager
RHA Behavioral Health for the DHH
2527 E. Lyon Station Rd.
Creedmoor, NC 27522

919.518.9293 (Office)
919.528.2971 (fax)

mailto:LGray@rhanet.org

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Job Opening
Supervisor I / Student Life – Dean of Students
The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
Colorado Springs, CO

The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), located in Colorado
Springs at the foot of the beautiful Rocky Mountains, invites you to
consider our employment opportunity. Interested persons are invited to
visit CSDB’s website at . http://www.csdb.org/careers-2/classified-3/
where the official job announcement for Supervisor I / Student Life
Programs (Dean of Students) may be found in its entirety, including major
duties/responsibilities, under Non-Classified employment. This job
announcement is open until the position is filled.

BROAD SCOPE OF POSITION:
This position reports to the Superintendent, or designee, and is
responsible for providing leadership to and for the administration of
Student Life services for students who are Deaf/hard-of-hearing and/or
blind/low vision, which includes, but is not limited to: student
dormitories, transportation, recreation, athletics, student organizations,
and programming in support of students. educational growth. This position
is also responsible to oversee student discipline campus wide.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
– Master’s Degree in Education, Special Education, (School)
Administration, or in a professional discipline in a related field (e.g.,
Counseling, Child Development, etc.) from an accredited college or
university; specialization in Deaf Education or Vision Education preferred
– Five (5) years successful experience in the field of Deafness or visual
impairment in an educational, student life/residential, or child/student
development setting working with children and youth who are
Deaf/hard-of-hearing and/or blind/low vision; three (3) years of
administrative and/or supervisory experience preferred
– Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) at the Advanced skill level
as demonstrated by an appropriate assessment tool and according to school
policy

Terms of Employment:
Full-Time; scheduled to work 210 days during the academic year (as per
established School Calendar), beginning with the 2015-2016 school year.
Employment is at-will, with no actual, expressed, or implied contract.
Salary Range: $60,000 to $75,000 per year; the base salary shall be
established based upon appropriate education and experience. Excellent
benefits.

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

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

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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty
Rochester Institute of Technology/NTID
Rochester, NY

Position Title
Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization
NTID Liberal Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)
Tenured

Faculty Rank
Assistant Professor

Employment Category
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date
12-Aug-2015

Department/College Description

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

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

Detailed Job Description
The National Technical Institute of the Deaf at Rochester Institute
of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at
the Assistant Professor rank in Criminal Justice to start August
2015. Responsibilities include teaching introductory courses in the
Criminal Justice major, as well as relevant interdisciplinary courses
in the General Education core as needed.

Successful applicants are expected to contribute to the Department of
Liberal Studies, the college of NTID, and RIT through research and
through mentoring of pre baccalaureate and baccalaureate Deaf and
Hard of Hearing students. We seek individuals who also have the
ability and interest to contribute to a community committed to
student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship;
integrity and ethics; respect, diversity, and pluralism; innovation
and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.

Required Minimum Qualifications
– Ph.D, or ABD, in Criminal Justice, Juris Doctor, or terminal degree
in a closely related field completed by June 2015.
– Ability to communicate in American Sign Language.
– Evidence of scholarly activity and productivity in the field.
– Experience teaching and mentoring Deaf and Hard of Hearing
undergraduate students in introductory courses in Criminal Justice,
as well as relevant interdisciplinary courses in General Education.
– Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level
PhD

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Research Statement
Statement of Diversity Contribution
List of References
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
List of Publications
Letters of Recommendation

How To Apply
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/559105 , search openings, then
KEYWORD SEARCH: 1459BR.

Please submit your application, your cover letter addressing the
listed qualifications; a vita including a list of publications, and
upload the following attachments:

– The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
– A description of research plans, potential to collaborate with
other faculty, and commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate
students in research
– A statement of teaching philosophy and any experience that also
addresses commitment to undergraduate and graduate education
– Up to three sample publications/preprints (max size 5MB)
– A “contribution to diversity” statement.

Please arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation, one
of which includes an assessment of teaching potential, sent directly
via email to mailto:pjknge@rit.edu

You can contact the search committee with questions about the
position at mailto:careers@rit.edu

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until a
suitable candidate is found. Applicants are encouraged to apply by
January 15, 2015.

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

RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with
disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you
need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and
hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at
585-475-2424 or email your request to mailto:Careers@rit.edu

Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a
case-by-case basis.

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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty
Rochester Institute of Technology/NTID
Rochester, NY

Position Title
Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization
NTID Liberal Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)
Tenure-Track

Faculty Rank
Assistant Professor

Employment Category
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date
12-Aug-2015

Department/College Description

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

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

Detailed Job Description
The National Technical Institute of the Deaf at Rochester Institute
of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at
the Assistant Professor rank in clinical, cognitive, developmental,
behavioral, educational, or social psychology, starting August 2015.
Responsibilities include teaching and tutoring introductory
psychology courses, and related courses as needed.

Successful applicants are expected to contribute to the Department of
Liberal Studies, the college of NTID, and RIT through research and
through mentoring of pre baccalaureate and baccalaureate Deaf and
Hard of Hearing students. We are seeking individuals who also have
the ability and interest to contribute to a community committed to
student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship;
integrity and ethics; respect, diversity, and pluralism; innovation
and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.

Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and diversity
commitment.

Required Minimum Qualifications
– Ph.D., or ABD, in Psychology, or in a closely related field
completed by June 2015.
– Experience teaching and mentoring Deaf and Hard of Hearing
undergraduate students in introductory psychology and related
courses.
– Ability to communicate in American Sign Language.
– Evidence of scholarly activity and productivity in the field.
– Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level
PhD

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Research Statement
Statement of Diversity Contribution
List of References
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
List of Publications
Letters of Recommendation

How To Apply
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/559109 . Search openings, then
KEYWORD SEARCH:1460BR.

Please submit your application, your cover letter addressing the
listed qualifications; a vita including a list of publications and
upload the following attachments:

– The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
– A description of research plans, potential to collaborate with
other faculty, and commitment to mentoring undergraduate in research
– A statement of teaching philosophy and any experience that also
addresses commitment to undergraduate education
– Up to three sample publications/preprints (max size each
sample-5MB)
– A “contribution to diversity” statement.

Please arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation, one
of which includes an assessment of teaching potential, sent directly
via email to pjknge@rit.edu.

You can contact the search committee with questions about the
position at mailto:careers@rit.edu

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until a
suitable candidate is found. Applicants are encouraged to apply by
January 15, 2015.

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

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

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employment opportunity
Executive Director
Metro Deaf School
St. Paul, MN

12 month administrative position

Overview of Responsibilities:

The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of the school and,
as such, is responsible for the management of the school, the administration
of all Board approved policies and the conduct and quality of the
district’s educational programs and support systems.

The Executive Director will maintain a high professional profile (local,
philanthropic, national) and be able to access programmatic opportunities
and develop unique, collaborative vehicles with other public and private
organizations and institutions. The Executive Director will be a
strategic marketer and relationship-builder who maximizes connections
and develops agendas with agencies, organizations, and individuals to
increase opportunities for financial support and program development.

Qualifications:
Required Master’s Degree in Deaf Education, School Psychology or
School Social Work; additional licensure in School Administration or
willingness to obtain within 2 years; Command of American Sign Language
and written English; 5+ years of school experience including experience
as an educational leader; knowledge of/training in Bilingual Education;
experience with organizational budgets

Salary and Benefits:
Commensurate with education and experience (range: $70,000-$90,000)

Application Procedure: Position Description and electronic application
process available on-line at www.mdsmn.org ; all applications will be
screened; those meeting criteria will be contacted; interviews arranged.

Closing date: February 1, 2015

METRO DEAF SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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career opportunities
PAHrtners Deaf Services
positions in various Pennsylvania locations

PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health
professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults.
Our environment is one of incredible teamwork and mutual support with
a staff population that is 85% Deaf or Hard of Hearing. As a result
of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community, PAHrtners is rapidly
growing with the creation of new programs and expansion of our
existing programs. Whether you are a high school graduate, recent
college graduate or professional with many years of experience in the
field of human services, we have a career building position waiting
for you! E.O.E.

To apply for any of the positions posted, please send your letter of
intent and resume to:

Bernadette Class, Office Manager
PAHrtners Deaf Services,
614 N. Easton Road,
Glenside, PA 19038

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

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

Job Title: Program Assistant
Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time position

Description: This position provides support to the
staff psychiatrist’s in completing all necessary regulation reports,
managing the staff psychiatrist’s schedules, helping to coordinate
appointments with other departments, tracking annual evaluations and
medication consents for our members, communicating with pharmacies,
and other miscellaneous administrative tasks.

Qualifications: A high school diploma with a minimum of
one year of experience in administration in the human services
field. Must have: strong writing skills, organizational and time
management skills; computer proficiency in MS word and excel; fluency
in ASL and ability to work as a team.

Job Title: Therapist/Psychosocial
Rehabilitation Counselor

Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time position

Description: This position provides individualized
supportive counseling, group therapy and psycho-educational sessions
designed to promote skill building and wellness maintenance.

Qualifications: BA in Psychology, Counseling or any
other human services field; must have two years’ experience with
individuals with behavioral health needs and/or intellectual
disabilities, including treatment planning and progress notes;
advanced fluency in ASL required; must be innovative, creative and
able to work in a team environment. Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

Job Title: Case Managers
Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time positions

Description: This position provides resources and
support to clients and their families who reside in the community and
in our residential programs. Duties: assess service needs of
individuals to ensure continuum of care; develop service plans;
provide independent living skills instructions; advocate for access
to public and private programs such as medical and vocational
services.

Qualifications: BA/BS degree in a human services field
preferred; or high school diploma + 12 credit hours in social science
with two years’ behavioral health direct care experience. Must have
strong organizational skills, fluency in ASL and familiarity with
other visual communication modes and language levels. Must be willing
to work some evenings and weekends as needed and travel to various
areas in the community. Knowledge of laws governing the rights of
Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals including IDEA and ADA a plus;
must have a valid driver’s license. Certified as a Peer Specialist,
a plus!

Job Title: Assistant Vice President –
PAHrtners West

Location: Moon Township

Employee Type: Full time position – This is a senior level
management position

Description: The Assistant Vice President provides
administrative, operational, financial and programmatic leadership
for the Pittsburgh sites of PAHrtners. Under the direction of the
Vice President for Residential services, The Assistant Vice President
is responsible for the overall supervision and management of
operations and personnel, expansion of services provided in the
region, quality of service and financial stability within the
region. This includes provision of direct services to consumers,
maintenance of all licensing regulations, oversight of program
budgets, supervision and daily support to direct care staff and
management level employees, maintenance of communication and
relationships with outside service providers and families,
involvement with the clinical team, completion of monthly and
residential reports, and participation on agency committees.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree preferred. Qualified
BA degree applicants will be considered. Seven years’ experience in
the mental health field. Four years’ experience in a
management/supervisory role. Candidate must have strong leadership,
administrative and communication skills, both in person and in
writing. Fluency in ASL and familiarity with other visual
communication modes and language levels.

Job Title: Residential Counselor for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Employee Type: Various positions available

Description: This position provides direct client
services, including: encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
intellectual disabilities living in the community; promote consumers’
independence and social relationships. Positions open for weekend
and evening shifts.

Qualifications: HS diploma; valid driver’s license;
advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent
living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers;
strong interpersonal skills.

Job Title: Residential Counselors for Deaf
Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Behavioral Health needs

Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time, part time or Flex available

Description: This position provides direct client
services, including: encouraging client independence, assisting in
daily living skills training and aiding in community integration.
Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with
behavioral health and/or intellectual disabilities living in our
residences; promote consumers’ independence and social relationships.
Positions open for weekend and evening shifts.

Qualifications: HS diploma; valid driver’s license;
advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent
living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers;
strong interpersonal skills.

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Location: Glenside, PA
Employee Type: Full time positions

Description: This position provides administrative
support to all programs. Duties: answer incoming voice, relay and VP
calls; responsible for various duties such as data entry, manage
calendars, coordinate meetings/trainings; take minutes; track
supplies and handle all general correspondence. Will troubleshoot and
assist wherever and whenever possible.

Qualifications: Minimum of a HS diploma + 3 years’
administrative assistance experience; proficiency in MS word and
excel. AA degree preferred. Must possess strong writing and
proofreading skills and excellent organizational skills. Fluency in
American Sign Language strongly preferred.

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DeafDigest – 06 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 6, 2015

 

— deaf woman is a wedding planner

Tebogo Moalosi, who is deaf, is a wedding
planner. Her weddings are different from other
weddings. She does not like traditional, white
dress weddings. Her theme is folk weddings,
saying it is more fun than quiet weddings.
She has been planning weddings for only one
year but already has a list of client brides.
Where is she located? Sorry, not in USA, but
in Mahalapye, Botswana! Wrote a newspaper reporter:
an amazing businesswoman who gives her all for its
success

 
— angry anti-interpreter letter to a newspaper

The Burlington County Times (NJ) printed an angry
letter by an anti-interpreter person. He objected to
some interpreters that have become famous because
of the public fascination with these “magical”
signing skills.. He said these interpreters have
become more “important” than the hearing speakers.
Is that man crazy? Yes!

 
— more facts about San Francisco’s deaf-owned restaurant

A food critic made some interesting comments about the
Mozzeria, San Francisco’s deaf-owned restaurant.
Their pizzas are the best in the city; Mozzeria has
expanded into catering services; most of customers
are hearing; special telephone flashing lights
do not bother hearing; the pizza oven is one of
the best in the world; the inside of the restaurant
was designed and built by the deaf; Melody Stein,
which owns the restaurant with her husband, went to
Italy to learn from the best in pizza and pasta
making! Mozzeria pictures are at:

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-mozzeria-pizza-tour-of-usa/

 

 

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DeafDigest – 05 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 5, 2015

 
— deaf woman rejected in a TV program

Nina Poersch is one of the participants in the
Survivor: Worlds Apart reality TV series. She
has been facing two handicaps – only deaf person
in a all-hearing cast, and she also is much older
than others in the cast. As a result she has been
rejected and left out by these participants. Her
anger has led to arguments with them. It did not
help when she was placed in a group of two
much-younger women. People watching this program
have sympathized with her.

 
— a 74-year old deaf adventurer

If you are at the age of 74, would you be willing to
climb a mountain above 14,000 feet? Retired NASA deaf
engineer Richard Dawes did – and he has many pictures
to prove it! He was successful with his first winter
mountain climb – at the Quandary Peak in Colorado.
He worked for many years at the NASA in Huntsville,
Alabama before retiring.

 

— a software that invents new ASL signs

Could a software invent a new ASL sign for a new word?
There are always new slang words such as duck face, lolcat,
hawt, selfie, photobomb, etc. When interpreters hear
these words, and if there are no signs for it, they
have to quickly invent it and hope the deaf person
understands it! Software to solve that problem?
Well, a new company in New York is working on such
a software. Will it succeed? There are as many as
half-dozen signs for the word “computer” and for the
word “football”!

 
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DeafDigest – 04 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 4, 2015

 

— a deaf candidate with unusual background

Saito Rie, a deaf woman, is a nightclub hostess in
Japan. Her chores are to take orders for drinks
from patrons and to sit down and chat with them.
Her goal is to win the election for the assembly
seat in Tokyo. The election takes place next
month. Her political goal is simple –
barrier-free society.

 

— the truth behind a discrimination case

A deaf bus driver filed a job discrimination case
in Canada and lost the case. What is the truth?
The driver got into two accidents within the
past 8 years (crashing into a parked car; hitting
a cyclist). This driver was warned that one more
such accident would result in being fired.
The driver said she was harrassed and bullied, but
the court did not agree with her.

 
— two facts about Hamill that many don’t know

Matt Hamill is well known in the Deaf Community
as a popular ultimate fighter. He has defeated
some of the nation’s best fighters. There are
two facts about Hamill that many of us do not
realize. He lost three of his last four fights.
He has not taken part in a fight since 2013.
Both issues are big concerns as his next fight
takes place on April 10th.

 

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DeafDigest – 03 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 3, 2015

 
— a choice hearing people don’t want to face

What is a choice a hearing person don’t want to face?
There was a story about a child either becoming
deaf or dead! A child, suffering from a genetic
disease, can be healed but at the cost of becoming
deaf. An ugly choice? Yes, years ago there was an
outstanding hearing athlete who faced the same
thing. He chose to become deaf rather than to die.
He enrolled at Gallaudet and excelled in Gallaudet
sports and then had a long career serving the
Deaf Community before he passed away some years ago.

 
— a deaf whose speech better than hearing?

Is there a deaf person whose speech is much better
than hearing people? DeafDigest does not think
so. There was a movie made in 1968 – Psych-Out.
It is now being shown on Blu-ray. It features
a deaf character whose speech is better than
most of the hearing people she hangs out with!
In real life, it is not possible – because
even those with great speech would show their
deafness in their voices.

 
— no deaf assistance with subway problems

Do take a look at the picture:

http://deafdigest.com/no-deaf-advice-in-metro-picture/

Will the panicky hearing people, trapped in
the subway, help the deaf? Good question!

 

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DeafDigest – 02 March 2015

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, March 2, 2015

 
— a famous fake-deaf actor

One of the most famous fake-deaf actors is Sylvester
Stallone. In 1997, he starred in a movie – Cop Land.
His role was a deaf sheriff in a crime drama, trying
to clean up a New Jersey town of crime and corruption.
The movie was a flop. Perhaps if a real deaf actor
was cast in the deaf sheriff role, the movie could
have been a success!

 

— hoping for a better deaf tour of Europe

Ken Fisher, who is a serious beer brewer, tours Europe
on a regular basis, learning brewing methods from
master European brewers. These brewers are hearing
and while they communicate with Fisher, communication
is often difficult. To solve this problem, there was
a special event – his Grateful Deaf Cascadian Dark Rye
beer was made available to the public in Oregon.
Proceeds from this event will pay for an interpreter
to accompany Fisher on his next European tour!

For the next picture of Fisher in beer-brewing
action, go to:
http://35.182.75.222/deaf-beer-brewer-adding-hops-picture/

 
— a reason why NASCAR captions were mixed with baseball

DeafDigest mentioned last week that NASCAR TV race
had nonsense baseball captions. There is a (bad)
reason for it. Someone plugged in the wrong computer
to the captioning equipment. That wrong computer
had these baseball names. The other computer,
with these NASCAR racing names were not plugged in.
It happened when someone pressed on the baseball
button instead of NASCAR button. Yes, very
embarrassing.

 

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DeafDigest – 02 March 2015

DeafDigest Gold – March 1, 2015

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Deaf Cartoon (Fogey) of the week:
http://deafdigest.com/comics/the-old-fogeys-militant/

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Last week’s ASL Videos with captions:

http://deafdigest.com/videos/grenada-no-deaf-social-life/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/common-lie-to-tell-deaf/

This week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-in-interviewing-panels/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-undercover-boss/

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Sita the Hearing Ear Dog in “Here to Bump and Bump to Hear”

How does a beautiful yellow lab abandoned at a shelter become
a hearing ear dog and cherished companion?

“Here to Bump and Bump to Hear” tells the story of Sita,
a hearing ear dog and her journey to becoming an indispensable
helper for a woman with hearing loss.

The colorful book is filled with pictures of Sita. Young children
will love the story and the book can be used by teachers and
librarians as an informational tool.

Find “Here to Bump and Bump to Hear” at Harris Communications
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Top stories about the deaf:

the Eugene Hearing & Speech Center in Oregon,
which offers services for the deaf, is facing
a financial crunch. They are worried it may
close.

Treeva Gibson, who has a hearing loss and attends
high school in Maryland, gave a sensational
performance at The Voice 2015 Blind Audition.
Critics were amazed inasmuch as her parents are
deaf and do not have the knowledge in music to
guide her.

When the Hampton campus of Virginia School for
the Deaf and Blind was closed, the plan for the
state was to have its buildings used by outside
groups. It was not to be – plans have changed;
these buildings may be razed and land cleared.

The National Academy of Engineering has honored
five CI developers in a banquet last week.

The lawsuit accusing Gallaudet University of
discrimination re same-gender issues, has been
dismissed.

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DEAF SHOULD INTERVIEW HEARING JOB APPLICANTS
Hearing people apply for jobs and are interviewed
by supervisors and human resources people. They never
ask the deaf employees to help with the interviews.
Why deaf? Because deaf people read body language
and facial expressions better than hearing!
Many times hearing person is hired and the supervisor
is sorry. He did not read the negative body language
and negative facial expressions!

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

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How is deafness making a medical student a better doctor?

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-medical-student

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UNDERCOVER BOSS
Undercover Boss is a popular TV program. Yet,
we have never seen a deaf person on the program –
either as an employee or as a boss.
Is it possible some day?

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

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Gallaudet and Deaf Shakespeare

http://deafdigest.com/gallaudet-deaf-shakespeare/

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YOU ARE DEAF AND ARE BREAKING THE LAW IF:

Way back at the turn of the century you arrive in Florida and
enter Ybor City (just next to Tampa) seeking employment. There is
a sign at the entrance of the town that says “Do not come here
seeking work – A city’s first duty is to employ its own citizens.”
While this law applies equally to hearing job seekers, the town
police, reflecting the town’s anti-disabled attitude, would turn away
deaf people faster than they would turn away hearing people.
Anti-disabled attitude? Well, the physicians, with local citizenry
looking the other way, would quietly suffocate to death all newly-born
disabled infants! Remember ADA in these days was just a figment of
one’s imagination.

Note: Many laws, enacted years ago, remain on
the books even though their purposes may have
faded into obscurity. If you know of such
ridiculous laws that impact on the deaf, please
e-mail mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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LOOKING BACK AT A PAST DEAFDIGEST VIDEO

deaf frustration at pointing at donuts tray
http://deafdigest.com/videos/donuts/

Do enjoy viewing that video!

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OUR ORGANIZATIONS SERVING THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

Michigan Deaf Association
http://deafdigest.com/michigan-deaf-association/

note:
listing is free for deaf clubs and organizations. If you
wish to have your club listed, email barry@deafdigest.com

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For postings, announcements and employment ad rates, please
email mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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

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THINKING OF REMODELING YOUR OLD KITCHEN, OUTDATED BATHROOM,
OR UGLY BASEMENT?

We specialize in remodeling kitchen, bath, and basement of your
dreams throughout Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia.

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

Contact Elijah Gold for FREE ESTIMATE at:
mailto:info@surdusremodeling.com or VP at 202-400-2655

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Deaf Book of the Week

Signs in Success

by Ron Podmore
Butte Publications, 1995

profiles of Deaf Americans

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-book-signs-in-success/

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Deaf people can do anything

we have a deaf person who is/was a

– roofer

this website is growing every weekend:

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-in-unusual-jobs/

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Deaf Question of the Week:

Q. Gallaudet has many athletic teams. All of Gallaudet
athletes are deaf. True?

A. No. For the past 10-15 years a very limited number of
Gallaudet athletes have been hearing. They are part of
Gallaudet’s HUG program (Hearing Undergradutes).
They must take courses that prepare them for careers
working with the deaf.

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Rene Pellerin’s Corner:

In Vermont’s Legislature, we have 3 bills.

It is a busy session for us who are Deaf, Hard
of Hearing and DeafBlind

The committee posts their schedule on Mondays

That makes it difficult for me, as a DeafBlind person,
to find an SSP and extra interpreters.

I have just been asked to testify at 10:30 AM on a date.
Then, two days later, the time changed to 1:30 PM.

That is a hardship on an individual who is DeafBlind,
and includes finding transportation in rural state like Vermont.

Several people were able to call in via VRS.

For me, that option is no longer viable.

Nonetheless, the legislators are very accommodating.

Rene’s show business started in year 2010 and it focuses on the
Deaf-Blind.

You can email him at mailto:info@renetheunstoppable.com

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Deaf Wish List of the Week:

that we have a national newspaper for the deaf;
we had as many as half-dozen years ago, but none
these days

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DeafHistory:

Year 2003

Christy Smith becomes the first deaf
reality show participant – Survivor: Amazon

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DeafNumbers of the Week:

2

the only states, as of date, that have all
counties able to accept deaf 911 text
emergency messages. These states are
Vermont and Maine

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Deaf Collegiate Athletes:

Robby Medel is a deaf freshman pitcher with the
University of Arizona baseball team

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Elite Deaf Athletes:

Holly Jamieson, a deaf woman, is a member of the national
Canadian junior women’s curling team

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DeafSports Library:

Mario D’Agata, a deaf boxer, from Italy won the
world bantamweight championship in 1956. He only
held the title for less than a year.

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DeafDigest Sports:

http://deafdigestsports.com/

you can subscribe; no cost

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if you know of mainstreamed athletes, please
e-mail mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

click on mainstream on the right side of
http://deafdigestsports.com for the list of
mainstreamed athletes

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* YOU COULD PLACE YOUR PAID EMPLOYMENT ADS IN THIS SECTION

* on a per-subscriber basis, the DeafDigest ad rates are the
best in the nation.

* For more information, send E-mail to
mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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NEW FEATURE!

for more jobs that are not listed in Blue and
Gold editions, go to:

http://deafdigest.com and click on jobs at the top
and scroll all the way down to the bottom

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

* Deputy Director – Los Angeles, CA

* Public Relations Coordinator – Los Angeles, CA

* Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

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

* Job Developer/Interpreter – Pacoima, CA

* Job Developer/Interpreter – West Covina, CA

* Human Resources Manager – Los Angeles

* Community Advocate (Part time )- Riverside

* Quality Assistant (Part time )- Los Angeles

* Lifesigns Dispatcher (Part time )- Los Angeles

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

http://www.gladinc.org

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

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

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

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org

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Open positions
Learning Center for the Deaf & Walden School
most jobs at Framingham, MA; some at Springfield, MA

If you are interested in applying please submit a cover
letter, resume, TLC application ( http://www.tlcdeaf.org )
as well as three professional references to
mailto:HR@tlcdeaf.org

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

Walden School Overnight CCW
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-overnight-child-care-worker/

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

Walden School Substitute Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-deaf-substitute-teacher/

Walden School Relief Worker
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-relief-worker/

Walden School Day CCW
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-day-child-care-worker/

Wraparound Intensive Care Coordinator (Springfield MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-intensive-care-coordinator-springfield/

Wraparound Family Partner (Springfield MA)
http://deafdigest.com/wraparound-deaf-family-partner-springfield/

Staff Interpreter
http://deafdigest.com/staff-interpreter-position-learning-center-for-deaf/

Classroom Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-teacher-licensed/

Classroom Teacher Moderate to Severe Disabilities (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-teacher-moderate-severe-disabilities-licensed/

Classroom English Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-english-teacher-licensed/

Classroom Chemistry Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-chemistry-teacher-licensed/

Classroom Math Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-classroom-math-teacher-licensed/

Substitute Classroom Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/subtitute-teaching-jobs-learning-center-for-deaf/

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

Daycare Substitute Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-daycare-substitute-teacher/

Assistant Coach
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-assistant-coach-job/

Head Coach
http://deafdigest.com/sports-coaching-jobs-learning-center-deaf/

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March 1, 2015 closing dates

position openings
– Service Integration Program Manager
– Deaf-Blind Services Program Manager
State of Washington

for full position descriptions
Service Integration Program Manager
http://deafdigest.com/2015-deaf-service-integration-program-manager/

Deaf-Blind Services Program Manager
http://deafdigest.com/2015-deaf-blind-services-program-manager/

March 1, 2015 closing dates

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position vacancies
Kansas School for the Deaf
Olathe, KS

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

– School Counselor
– Dormitory Teacher- Full time Middle School
– Speech-Language Pathologist- Outreach
– Part-time Audiologist
– Secondary Math Teacher
– Paraprofessional 1 on 1- Temporary
– Sub Teacher, Para, Dorm

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

For an application and a job announcement on each of these positions,
please refer to our website at www.ksdeaf.org or contact Teresa Chandler,
Human Resources Office, at (913) 645-5358 (V/TTY) for further details on
the positions. E-mail: mailto:tchandler@kssdb.org Fax #: 913/621-2310

An Equal Employment/Educational Opportunities Agency

Tobacco Free Campus

KSD Embraces Diversity

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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

Position Title
Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization
NTID Cultural & Creative Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)
Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer

Faculty Discipline
Social Science

Faculty Rank
Lecturer

Employment Category
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date
15-Aug-2015

Department/College Description

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

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

Detailed Job Description

Please note-this is Temporary Position

Teach three or four courses per semester in the broad areas of
Deaf cultural studies, structure of American Sign Language and
social sciences. Participate in Institute service as time
permits.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest
in contributing to a community committed to student
centeredness; professional development and scholarship;
integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism;
innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.
Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and
diversity commitment.

Required Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral or Masters degree in Deaf studies or relevant social
sciences discipline and successful teaching experience. Must
enjoy working with undergraduates in a collaborative
environment. Proficiency in American Sign Language and strong
knowledge of Deaf culture.

Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level
MS, MA

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Statement of Diversity Contribution
Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/579901
Search openings, then Keyword Search: 1473BR.

Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing
the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
-A brief teaching philosophy
-Statement of Diversity Contribution

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

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

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

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announcement of teaching position openings
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
(on Campus of Gallaudet University)
Washington, DC

for school year 2015-2016

MSSD:
Science
Math
Social Studies
English

KDES:
Elementary
Early Childhood Education
Social Studies (Middle School)
Math (Middle School)
English (Middle School)
Science (Middle School)

Application Information:
Send a letter of interest, a completed Gallaudet University Application
Form, an up-to-date resume, copies of licenses to teach (if you possess
any), and three current, signed letters of recommendation (including one
from current supervisor) email electronically to:

Clerchr@gallaudet.edu
Gallaudet University-KDES room 3108
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002

202-250-2704 videophone-Hollie Fallstone, Human Resources Coordinator
202-651-5457 (FAX)

Job employment application can be found at:

http://www.gallaudet.edu/Documents/HRS/2015%20Employee%20Job%20Application1.pdf
by clicking on Job application

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position openings
Teachers of the Deaf
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Pittsburgh, PA
and
Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children, Clarks Summit, PA

REPORTS TO: Principal

JOB DESCRIPTION: Teachers are a 187-day exempt position.

Responsibilities include appropriate academic work
to their students, use appropriate communication techniques
to assure clarity and accuracy of conveyed information, work
with their department Principal in guiding parents toward
identifying their child’s strengths and weaknesses and in
programming for them accordingly through the IEP process,
attend in-service meetings and departmental meetings to
participate in decision-making, to maintain current
knowledge in the field, and to gain understanding of new
techniques and methodologies in education, participate in
curriculum development and curriculum revision projects,
maintain records of grades, achievement, and discipline
according to the needs of each assigned students,
collaborates with other teachers to assure appropriate and
dynamic programming for all students, work on extracurricular
committees or projects and perform related work assignments
as needed.

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

Valid PA Driver’s License required.

Teachers of the Deaf are preferred to enter a master’s level with
some experience. The minimum requirement for this position is a
Bachelor’s level degree with certification in Deaf Education. PA
Instructional I or II certification in Deaf Education required.

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

STARTING DATE: 2015-16 School Year (August 17, 2015)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Send letter of application and resume to:

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

mailto:dbachar@wpsd.org

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Job Opening
Rehabilitation Counselor / Rehab Counselor Trainee (RCD)
Division of Rehabilitation Services
Fishersville, Virginia

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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

This position is located in Fishersville, Virginia, which is in the
Shenandoah Valley and is 15 minutes from the Virginia School for the
Deaf and the Blind. For more information on the area, review the
Shenandoah Valley Travel Association website

Home Page

The agency has the option of filling this job at the Counselor I
(Trainee) level if fully qualified applicants are interviewed and not
selected. The minimum salary for a Counselor I (Trainee) is
$28,782-54,653. The minimum salary for a Counselor II (fully
qualified) is $37,047-70,801. To review the position and apply, visit
the website
https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

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position opening
Teacher of the Deaf
Central Supervisory Union public schools
Montpelier, Vermont

(serves towns of Berlin, Calais, East Montpelier, Middlesex, and Worcester)

The Teacher of the Deaf is a full-time teaching position to work in
PreK-12 programs and with individual students within the Washington
Central Supervisory Union public schools.

Job Requirements:
1 Demonstrate an understanding of, and the ability to communicate,
the challenges encountered by the students with hearing loss in a mainstream
setting.

2 Assess the instructional, organizational, and professional needs of client
schools

3. Facilitate parent involvement and support of family goals in the
education of their child.

4. Monitor the use of hearing aids, cochlear implants, FM systems and other
assistive devices

5. Participate in IEP meetings and/or other meetings

6. Knowledge of teaching complex language structures and vocabulary development in
students with hearing loss.

Qualifications:
1. Master’s in education of the deaf with a focus on listening and spoken language.

2. Experience with and knowledge of mainstreaming students with hearing loss.

3. An understanding of best practices in curriculum, instruction, and assessment
for students who are deaf and hard of hearing.

4. Knowledge of common modifications and accommodations for students with hearing
loss and the ability to articulate what they are and their benefit.

5. Able to communicate well with a diverse group of people, both hearing and those
with hearing loss with diplomacy.

6. Able to function effectively as a team member and work collaboratively with
others to share information and ideas.

7. Able to participate in IEP meetings, write goals and objectives and report on
them at meetings and in written reports.

to apply, email mailto:rfair@u32.org

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Employment Opportunity
Director of Statewide Programs and/or Services for Children, who are Deaf,
Hard of Hearing, or Deaf/Blind
State of Delaware

Salary: $126,774 . 134,866

Start Date: Mutually Agreeable Date

Qualifications:
. Doctorate in fields related to deaf education preferred
. Qualify for State of Delaware Certification as a Special Education
Director
. Successful completion of the Praxis I or Praxis Core (only for
those candidates not already certified)
. Five years of successful administrative experience in deaf
education
. Knowledge of Federal (IDEA) and State regulations for Special
Education
. Knowledge of current research and best practices in the
development and education of children who are deaf, hard of hearing and
deaf-blind
. Knowledge of the language and communication needs of deaf
children, including critical factors in the educational placement and
provision of programming and services
. Demonstrated knowledge and ability to develop and implement
bilingual (ASL & English) programming in educational settings
. Knowledge of the continuum of services for children who are deaf,
hard of hearing, and deaf blind
. Knowledge and articulation of research-based best practices in
fields related to deaf education, language and communication development
. Fluent in American Sign Language

See complete posting on the Christina School District Website
(below)

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

PH: 302-552-2650 – FX: 302-552-2651

Website: http://www.christinak12.org
Website: http://www.joindelawareschools.org

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

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position opening
VR Staff Interpreter
Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Headquarters Office, Tallahassee, Florida

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is looking for a full-time Staff
Interpreter to be housed in its headquarters office in Tallahassee,
Florida. The Staff Interpreter will work with the VR Deaf, Hard of
Hearing, and Deaf-Blind team, and is responsible for statewide
consultations to staff and the general public relating to interpreting
services and general communication methods for individuals who are deaf
and deaf-blind. The Staff Interpreter will also assist in potentially
developing/coordinating a statewide Support Services Provider (SSP)
project.

The applicant for this position shall have high quality interpreting
skills, knowledge of accommodations for individuals who are deaf-blind,
and a good understanding of the VR process. This position requires a
minimum of a high school diploma plus a credential in sign-language
interpreting (e.g., state, national) in good standing, and preference will
be given to those who have experience working with individuals who are
deaf-blind. Salary is negotiable based on experience; the minimum starting
salary is $30,718.69.

Apply through People First
1. Start at the website: https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/
2. On the left side under Job Seekers, click on the W for West
3. Under Vacancy Search, click on the search in .See below to create
or refine your search.
4. Type in 48004311 (Note: This is the position number)
5. Click on Search [DO NOT hit Enter . it will not search]
6. Click on the position titled Staff Interpreter/Translator
7. A job description will open. Look to the top right for a box:
.Begin Application Process.
8. Click on that box to set up your account and apply for the
position

The final cut-off date for applications is January 15, 2015. If you need
help with the application process, call the People First Service Center
at: 877-562-7287.

Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact
Interpreter/Program Consultant: Stevie Fenton, 850-245-3353 (V) or
Deaf-Blind Specialist: Cory Parker, at 850-270-5325 (VP). For more
information on Florida VR, see its website: http://www.rehabworks.org

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Career Announcement
Interpreter
COPD Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM

CAREER ANNOUNCEMENT
No 03-10-075

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

POSITION Interpreter II
AGENCY COPD Albuquerque
STATUS Non-Exempt . Full-Time

PRIMARY FUNCTION
Provides interpreting and transliterating services for Deaf and Hearing
consumers in a variety of educational and community settings including
medical, mental health, vocational and social services. Documents
interpreting time and activities for billing purposes. Position may from
time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. May
perform other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
– Provides interpreting and transliterating services between
American Sign Language and English in a variety of educational and
community settings including medical, mental health, vocational, social
services, etc.
– Assists with in-house and walk-in interpreting services
– Documents interpreting time for billing purposes
– Assists with educational interpreting and emergency coverage as
schedule permits
– Meets the productivity requirements as outlined in the employment
agreement
– Maintains high professional standards in accordance with the RID
Code of Professional Conduct, ensuring quality interpreting services for
the Hearing and Deaf consumers
– May drive agency or personal vehicle on company business

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
– Graduate of an ITP or Associates (directly related experience may
substitute for education requirements)
– Quality Assurance Rating from any state, or NAD 3, or EIPA 3.5
– Current valid New Mexico Interpreter License
– 1 year of interpreting experience, community interpreting
preferred (1 year of experience equals 20-25 hours per week for average of
50 weeks per year)
– Fluent ASL
– Pass drug screening and background check
– Clear an FBI Fingerprint Criminal History Summary
– Valid New Mexico Driver License, proof of insurance and New Mexico
Motor Vehicle Division Motor Vehicle Report

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
– Bachelor’s degree
– EIPA 3.6 or greater (each tenth of a point increase above EIPA 3.5
constitutes an additional Desired Qualification (DQ) credit, e.g. EIPA 3.6
provides one DQ credit; EIPA 3.7 provides two DQ credits, etc.)
– Completion of formal internship/mentee program
– Additional years of directly related experience
– 200 documented mentee hours

SALARY $18.00 – $22.50 depending on experience and educational
background

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

HOW TO APPLY Complete application at:
Community Outreach Program for the Deaf
3908 Carlisle NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107

505-255-7636

Fax resume and cover letter . 505-255-8029

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

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

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

CLOSING DATE Open Until Filled

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

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

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

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Career Announcement
Interpreter (Certified)
COPD – Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM

CAREER ANNOUNCEMENT
No 03-10-076

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

Position Interpreter (Certified)
Agency Community Outreach Program for the Deaf – Albuquerque
Status Non-Exempt – Full-Time

Position Purpose
Provides interpreting and transliterating services for Deaf and Hearing
consumers in a variety of educational and community settings including
medical, mental health, vocational and social services. Documents
interpreting time and activities for billing purposes. Position may from
time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. May
perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions
– Provides interpreting and transliterating services for Deaf and
Hearing consumers in a variety of educational and community settings
including medical, mental health, vocational, social services, etc.
– Assists with in-house and walk-in interpreting services
– Documents interpreting time for billing purposes
– Assists with educational interpreting and emergency coverage as
schedule permits
– Meets the productivity requirements as outlined in the employment
agreement
– Maintains high professional standards in accordance with the RID
Code of Professional Conduct, ensuring quality interpreting services for
the Hearing and Deaf consumers
– May drive agency or personal vehicle on company business

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

Minimum Qualifications
– Completion of ITP or Associates degree (three years of directly
related experience may substitute for Associates)
– AT LEAST NAD4, or RID CI or CT, or EIPA 4.0, or NIC Certified or
higher
– Current valid New Mexico Interpreter License
– 2 years of interpreting experience, community interpreting
preferred (1 year of experience equals 20-25 hours per week for average of
50 weeks per year)
– Pass drug screening
– Valid New Mexico Driver License, proof of insurance and New Mexico
Motor Vehicle Division Motor Vehicle Report
Desired Qualifications
– Bachelor’s degree
– EIPA 4.1 or greater (each tenth of a point increase above EIPA 4.0
constitutes an additional Desired Qualification (DQ) credit, e.g. EIPA 4.1
provides one DQ credit; EIPA 4.2 provides two DQ credits, etc.)
– RID CI and CT, or CSC, or CDI/RSC, or NAD5, or NIC Advanced
– Completion of formal internship/mentee program
– Additional years of directly related experience

How to Apply Complete application at:

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

505-255-7636

Fax resume and cover letter . 505-255-8029

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

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

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

Closing Date When Filled

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

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

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

Affirmative Action and an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Therapist/Psychiatric Rehabilitation Worker- Full Time; Glenside
location

Staff Interpreter- Full Time; Glenside location

HR Assistant- Full Time; Glenside location

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

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

Send your letter of intent and resume to:

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

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

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DeafDigest – 02 March 2015

DeafDigest Blue – March 1, 2015

Blue Edition
Barry Strassler, Editor
http://deafdigest.com – updated every Monday

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Last week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/interpreters-help-deaf-asl-classes/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/hearing-fear-deaf-gestures/

This week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/mid-week-news/geico-deaf-commercials/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/no-free-tickets-for-deaf/

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Graphic Novel “El Deafo” at Harris Communications

Winner of the John Newberry medal, “El Deafo” is Deaf author Cece Bell’s
graphic novel about growing up deaf and all the super and super
embarrassing moments she had along the way.

It was scary being in a new school, and even more so with a giant
hearing aid strapped to your chest! At her old school everyone was deaf.
This was different. She is sure the kids are staring at her FM system,
but then she finds out how powerful it is. She was on her way to becoming
El Deafo, Listener for All!

“El Deafo” is a novel full of warmth, humor and superpowered strength.

Preview pages of “El Deafo” (B1303) on the Harris Communications website.
Retail price only $10.95.

To find out more, go to:
http://bit.ly/HarrisComm_DDB030115

Contact us at mailto:info@harriscomm.com

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

sources of unique deafnews are never revealed; always
confidential

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Top stories about the deaf:

Srinivas Radhakrishna, a deaf resident of Chennai,
in India, is responsible for the boom in hiring
of the deaf at the Royal Bank of Scotland. As
the first deaf employee, all eyes were on him.
Over time, the employers, impressed with his
work performance, have hired ten more deaf
people.

Top deaf performers at the 8th Zwakala Festival
in South Africa will compete against each other
on a series of dances, sign language renditions
and entertainment. A total of 88 deaf contestants
are taking part from 11 different African
nations.

For the first time in Great Britain, a fully
accessible political debate among British
political party representatives. It will be
signed, captioned and with oral interpreting.

Deaf leaders of Jamaica are continuing to complain
that the government does not provide interpreters
for deaf people when they seek medical and dental
treatments.

A video has been distributed among the deaf of
Essex in Great Britain, educating them on how
to best make use of police services.

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Hawaii Deaf Cruise 2016

2 Night Pre-Cruise Honolulu Hotel + 7 Night Hawaii Cruise

$350 deposit per person due by April 30, 2015 to lock
current price.

What’s Included
* Lei Greeting upon arrival at Honolulu Airport

* Transfer Airport to Hotel

* 2 Night Stay at Waikiki Resort Hotel, including luggage
handling & daily breakfast buffet

* Half-day Honolulu City Tour including Pearl Harbor
Tour!

* Transfers from hotel to ship are included

* 7 Night Cruise aboard Norwegian’s Pride of America
round-trip from Honolulu, including most meals, select
non-alcoholic beverages and most onboard entertainment

* NCL Coupon Booklet worth over $300 of onboard savings!

For more information please click bottom links

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For Prices & Reservation:
http://www.hawaiicruiseoutlet.com/common_library/booking/categorySelect.php?
cruise_adults=2&cruise_seniors=0&cruise_child=0&BillingState=CA&us_residency
=&Province=&ItineraryID=2412&SailingID=110053885

or http://bit.ly/1zpImnI

www.deafvacationcruise.com

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mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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READ WHAT THEY SAY

Unlock the phone with CapTelŽ Captioned Telephone! CapTel shows
word-for-word captions of everything a caller says over the phone,
letting you read everything that they say.

Like captions on TV – for the phone!

Captions are provided by a free service, no monthly fees or contracts
required.

For more information or to order call 1-800-233-9130 V/TTY or
visit http://www.weitbrecht.com/captel.html

For more info about CapTel or any of the many assistive listening
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SCREAMING IN THE WORK OFFICE
A hearing person screams to everyone in
the office – he says:

I have free basketball tickets. Come and grab
these tickets

Hearing people run and grab these free
basketball tickets.
No one tells the deaf person, who is a big
basketball fan.
Unfair? Yes

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/no-free-tickets-for-deaf/

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Western States Deaf Campers

June 7 – 14, 2015

Cody, WY

more information at:
http://deafdigest.com/2015-western-states-deaf-campers/

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FUNNY CAPTIONED COMMERCIALS
The Geico commercials are funny and these are
captioned. We often laugh at these commercials.
Many years ago, Geico was hated by the deaf
because the company refused to give automobile
insurance for deaf drivers.
We are thankful that Geico has changed its
attitude.

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/mid-week-news/geico-deaf-commercials/

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ASLTA 2015 Professional Development Conference

June 24 – 27

Minneapolis, Minnesota

more information at:
http://deafdigest.com/2015-deaf-aslta-conference/

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WHAT DO INTERPRETERS HATE?

as complained by one interpreter:

being told by a person, who knows nothing about sign
language, that I did an excellent job of interpreting

COMMENTS FROM A CART OPERATOR – continuing series

I have sometimes been asked the question, “When did captioning start
on TV?”

The captioning that we are now accustomed to on television is what is
called closed captioning. Closed captioning is not visible unless it
is turned on and a decoder is used.

There is also what is known as open captioning. This is captioning
that anyone viewing a broadcast will be able to see, and it cannot be
turned off or hidden from view.

Open captioning is rarely used on television anymore, but the first
program to be captioned was open captioned. On August 5, 1972, Julia
Child, “The French Chef,” made history when she taught viewers how to
make a chicken recipe.

This was the first time Americans could view captions on a television
show, and it was a very significant breakthrough for deaf and
hard-of-hearing television viewers.

A PET PEEVE OF BEING DEAF

always being asked –

why don’t you get a CI?

(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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For postings, announcements and employment ad rates, please email
mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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

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DeafLaw

many deaf litigants, dreading a drawn out court
battle, often give up and quickly settle

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News of the Week – Looking Back 10 Years Ago:

Trouble is brewing in Nevada as far as interpreters
are concerned. State law, as challenged by state department
of education requires RID or NAD certification. The
education people want this to be watered down.
The deaf community has been alerted to it and efforts
are underway to kill the education’s proposal.

editor’s note:
pretty much sounds familiar – hint – Idaho!

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News of the Week – Looking Back 5 Years Ago:

Members of the alumni of Clarke School for the Deaf
are upset. The school have changed its name only
that the alumni was not made aware of it.
It is now the Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech.
Not keeping the alumni informed of the name
change in advance is a big time mistake. It was
the alumni, over the years, that raised the high
profile of the school. A school, any school, is
only as good as the solid alumni base behind it.

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Deaf Apocalypse of the Week:

What does the word “able” mean? Does it mean
a person who is not physically disabled?
Are deaf people “able” or “disabled”?

There was a newspaper story, in part which said:

For many years now, Fiji’s deaf table-tennis players
had been playing with abled athletes and they had been
putting on a good performance

if a deaf table tennis player is able to compete
against top hearing players, then he is able!

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The deaf in pleasure-reading books:

Remorseful Day

by Colin Dexter

a woman is murdered; one of the suspects is a deaf person

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

* Deputy Director – Los Angeles, CA

* Human Resources Manager – Los Angeles, CA

* Quality Management Assistant – Los Angeles, CA

* LIFESIGNS Dispatcher – Los Angeles, CA

* Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

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

* Job Developer/Interpreter – Pacoima, CA

* Job Developer/Interpreter – West Covina, CA

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

http://www.gladinc.org

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

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

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

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org

Position opening

Teacher of the Deaf

Iowa School for the Deaf – Northeast Regional Academy

Charles City, Iowa

Strength in diversity
Quality through collaboration

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Position Opening
Supervisor
Alaska State School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Anchorage, Alaska

Position Description: The ASSDHH Supervisor is responsible for the
administration and oversight of the Alaska State School for the Deaf
and Hard of Hearing (ASSDHH) from preschool through the high school
grades. The Supervisor is also responsible for the direct supervision
and evaluation of various ASSDHH special education staff and related
services providers. This position will research, develop and implement
curriculum and programs related to Deaf Education, as well as collaborate
with the school principal in the hiring, assignment and evaluation of
certificated and classified special education/related services (ASSDHH) staff.

Job Requirements:
Valid Alaska Type B administrative certificate

Minimum 3 years administrative experience

Minimum 5 years experience in deaf education

Bachelors or Master’s degree in Deaf Education or certificate endorsement
in Deaf Education

Fluency in English and American Sign Language demonstrated by the Advanced
level or above on the ASLPI or comparable sign language assessment.

Salary/Benefits: This is an Exempt position, and is not represented by any
Anchorage School District union. Number of workdays is 230.
Salary is $84,000 – $89,000 depending on related education and experience.
Participates in the Alaska Teachers Retirement System (TRS) Employees and
their families receive health and life insurance, including dental and
vision plans.

Details at http://www.asdk12.org/benefits/

Contact Person: Tracy Pifer (907)-742-4243 or (907) 268-2041
(VideoPhone); mailto:Pifer_Tracy@asdk12.org

Apply Online: http://www.asdk12.org/employment/certificated/

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Anticipated opening
Program Director
EDCO Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Bedford, MA

Description To direct the successful development, implementation and
communication for the EDCO Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
through the effective supervision of program staff, administration of
program budget, working collaboratively with EDCO administration, school
districts, host schools, parents and community resources in the service of
promoting student cognitive, social, emotional, behavioral and personal
development. For full job description, go to the following link.

https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1251272&

Send letter of interest, copy of updated resume, copy of DESE license,
three current letters of reference and copies of transcripts to:

Judith Vaillancourt, Associate Executive Director
EDCO Collaborative
36 Middlesex Turnpike
Bedford, MA 01730

E.O.E.

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position openings
– Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies
– Dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

Gallaudet University is the world leader in liberal education and career
development for deaf and hard of hearing students. The University enjoys
an international reputation for its outstanding academic programs
and for the ground breaking research it conducts.

Gallaudet University seeks progressive and dynamic leaders to fill the
positions of Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies, and
Dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services (SEBHS).

– Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies:
The Dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies provides academic
leadership for graduate education, continuing studies and distance education
at the University in collaboration with the deans of the College of Arts and
Sciences (CAS) and the School of Education and Human Services (SEBHS). The
Graduate School draws on Gallaudet’s rich heritage, distinguished faculty
and staff, and ASL-English bilingual environment to prepare deaf, hard of
hearing and hearing scholars, leaders and practitioners from diverse
backgrounds to excel in their professions and disciplines and to generate
knowledge through research and scholarship to inform theory and practice
in the disciplines and professions represented by graduate programs. The
ideal candidate for this position, in addition to ensuring the continuing
high quality of existing programs, will inspire and support innovation,
collaborating with the school deans and department chairs to the develop
new 21st century online and hybrid graduate and continuing studies
offerings, including new interdisciplinary programs and research. In
addition to overseeing the daily administration of offices related to
graduate education, continuing studies and distance education, the
dean works in collaboration with the Council on Graduate Education (CGE)
to review and approve curriculum actions and to develop and ensure
compliance with graduate school, continuing studies, and distance
education policies and procedures. The dean administers graduate
tuition scholarships and assistantships, and, in collaboration with
the deans of CAS and SEBHS, promotes and supports the recruitment,
mentoring, and retention of exemplary faculty, staff, and students
from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate and evidence of
increasingly responsible leadership and supervisory experience in
higher education; a record of commitment to multicultural organizational
development and efforts that have maximized the effective education of
deaf and hard of hearing students from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
a record of successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate
levels and consistent engagement in research activities with an
extensive history of scholarly publications in peer-reviewed
journals; excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication,
writing and advocacy skills. Fluency in American Sign Language
required at the time of application.

Review of applications begins on March 16, 2015 and continues until the
position is filled.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a
completed job application to
mailto:personnel.office@gallaudet.edu

View this position opening at:
http://jobs.gallaudet.edu/?select=Administrators#15001

– Dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services (SEBHS):
Gallaudet University seeks a dynamic and innovative leader to serve as
dean of the School of Education, Business and Human Services (SEBHS).
The school houses eight academic departments that collectively enroll
approximately 600 diverse deaf, hard of hearing and hearing students in
undergraduate majors/minors and masters and doctoral degree programs.

These departments, with approximately 75 faculty, are Business, Counseling,
Education, Government and Public Affairs, Hearing, Speech, and Language
Sciences, Interpretation, Physical Education and Recreation, and Social
Work. The dean serves as chief administrator, spokesperson, and advocate
for SEBHS. The ideal candidate for this position, in addition to ensuring
the continuing high quality of existing programs, will inspire and support
innovation, collaborating with the dean of the college of Arts and
Sciences and the dean of the Graduate School and Continuing Studies to the
develop new 21st century online and hybrid undergraduate and graduate
offerings, including new interdisciplinary programs and programs of research.

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate and evidence of increasingly
responsible leadership and supervisory experience in higher education; a
record of commitment to multicultural organizational development and
efforts that have maximized the effective education of deaf and hard of
hearing students from diverse backgrounds and cultures; a record of
successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and an
established record of research and publication; excellent organizational,
interpersonal, communication, writing and advocacy skills; demonstrated
expertise in budgeting and resource allocation to achieve strategic
objectives. Fluency in American Sign Language required at the time of
application.

Review of applications begins on March 16, 2015 and continues until the
position is filled.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a
completed job application to
mailto:personnel.office@gallaudet.edu

View this position opening at:
http://jobs.gallaudet.edu/?select=Administrators#14142

Gallaudet University is an equal opportunity employer/educational
institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender,
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,
N.E., Washington, DC 20002-3695, 202-651-5462.

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position opening
Teacher of the Deaf
Northeast Regional Academy (under Iowa School for the Deaf)
Charles City, IA

Join Iowa School for the Deaf as a teacher of the Deaf at the newly
established Northeast regional academy in Charles City, Iowa. Be a part
of developing a successful program for deaf and hard of hearing children.

The teacher will provide services based on the IEPs. Students transported
daily from the area. Educational services will be provided within the
Charles City Community Schools’ facilities starting in August 2015.

To be considered an applicant must possess or have the ability to obtain
an Iowa Teacher’s Certificate with the deaf/hard of hearing endorsement.
It is also
strongly preferred to have other endorsements such as the elementary
classroom or secondary endorsements.

Information on Iowa licensing requirements may be found at the Board of
Educational Examiners webpage:
http://www.state.ia.us/boee/

Send resume, credentials, transcripts, cover letter, etc to:
Human Resources;
Iowa School for the Deaf;
3501 Harry Langdon Blvd.;
Council Bluffs, IA 51503.

Additional information and job posting available on School’s web site:

Home

Or contact Human Resources at Phone:
712-366-0571;

email: mailto:dleheup@iowaschoolforthedeaf.org for more information.

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three available positions
RHA Behavioral Health for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Job Openings
RHA Behavioral Health for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
state of North Carolina

* Behavioral Health Therapist- Morganton, NC

* Behavioral Health Therapist- Greensboro, NC

* Behavioral Health Therapist, Wilmington, NC

To learn more about RHA Behavioral Health for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing,
please visit our website:
http://www.rhabehavioralhealth.org/programs_services/our_deaf_and_hard_of_hearing_services/

If interested in positions above, please contact:

Lindsey Gray
Business Manager
RHA Behavioral Health for the DHH
2527 E. Lyon Station Rd.
Creedmoor, NC 27522

919.518.9293 (Office)
919.528.2971 (fax)

mailto:LGray@rhanet.org

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Job Opening
Supervisor I / Student Life – Dean of Students
The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
Colorado Springs, CO

The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), located in Colorado
Springs at the foot of the beautiful Rocky Mountains, invites you to
consider our employment opportunity. Interested persons are invited to
visit CSDB’s website at . http://www.csdb.org/careers-2/classified-3/
where the official job announcement for Supervisor I / Student Life
Programs (Dean of Students) may be found in its entirety, including major
duties/responsibilities, under Non-Classified employment. This job
announcement is open until the position is filled.

BROAD SCOPE OF POSITION:
This position reports to the Superintendent, or designee, and is
responsible for providing leadership to and for the administration of
Student Life services for students who are Deaf/hard-of-hearing and/or
blind/low vision, which includes, but is not limited to: student
dormitories, transportation, recreation, athletics, student organizations,
and programming in support of students. educational growth. This position
is also responsible to oversee student discipline campus wide.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
– Master’s Degree in Education, Special Education, (School)
Administration, or in a professional discipline in a related field (e.g.,
Counseling, Child Development, etc.) from an accredited college or
university; specialization in Deaf Education or Vision Education preferred
– Five (5) years successful experience in the field of Deafness or visual
impairment in an educational, student life/residential, or child/student
development setting working with children and youth who are
Deaf/hard-of-hearing and/or blind/low vision; three (3) years of
administrative and/or supervisory experience preferred
– Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) at the Advanced skill level
as demonstrated by an appropriate assessment tool and according to school
policy

Terms of Employment:
Full-Time; scheduled to work 210 days during the academic year (as per
established School Calendar), beginning with the 2015-2016 school year.
Employment is at-will, with no actual, expressed, or implied contract.
Salary Range: $60,000 to $75,000 per year; the base salary shall be
established based upon appropriate education and experience. Excellent
benefits.

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

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

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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty
Rochester Institute of Technology/NTID
Rochester, NY

Position Title
Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization
NTID Liberal Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)
Tenured

Faculty Rank
Assistant Professor

Employment Category
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date
12-Aug-2015

Department/College Description

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

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

Detailed Job Description
The National Technical Institute of the Deaf at Rochester Institute
of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at
the Assistant Professor rank in Criminal Justice to start August
2015. Responsibilities include teaching introductory courses in the
Criminal Justice major, as well as relevant interdisciplinary courses
in the General Education core as needed.

Successful applicants are expected to contribute to the Department of
Liberal Studies, the college of NTID, and RIT through research and
through mentoring of pre baccalaureate and baccalaureate Deaf and
Hard of Hearing students. We seek individuals who also have the
ability and interest to contribute to a community committed to
student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship;
integrity and ethics; respect, diversity, and pluralism; innovation
and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.

Required Minimum Qualifications
– Ph.D, or ABD, in Criminal Justice, Juris Doctor, or terminal degree
in a closely related field completed by June 2015.
– Ability to communicate in American Sign Language.
– Evidence of scholarly activity and productivity in the field.
– Experience teaching and mentoring Deaf and Hard of Hearing
undergraduate students in introductory courses in Criminal Justice,
as well as relevant interdisciplinary courses in General Education.
– Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level
PhD

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Research Statement
Statement of Diversity Contribution
List of References
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
List of Publications
Letters of Recommendation

How To Apply
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/559105 , search openings, then
KEYWORD SEARCH: 1459BR.

Please submit your application, your cover letter addressing the
listed qualifications; a vita including a list of publications, and
upload the following attachments:

– The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
– A description of research plans, potential to collaborate with
other faculty, and commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate
students in research
– A statement of teaching philosophy and any experience that also
addresses commitment to undergraduate and graduate education
– Up to three sample publications/preprints (max size 5MB)
– A “contribution to diversity” statement.

Please arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation, one
of which includes an assessment of teaching potential, sent directly
via email to mailto:pjknge@rit.edu

You can contact the search committee with questions about the
position at mailto:careers@rit.edu

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until a
suitable candidate is found. Applicants are encouraged to apply by
January 15, 2015.

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

RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with
disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you
need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and
hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at
585-475-2424 or email your request to mailto:Careers@rit.edu

Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a
case-by-case basis.

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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty
Rochester Institute of Technology/NTID
Rochester, NY

Position Title
Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization
NTID Liberal Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)
Tenure-Track

Faculty Rank
Assistant Professor

Employment Category
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date
12-Aug-2015

Department/College Description

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

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

Detailed Job Description
The National Technical Institute of the Deaf at Rochester Institute
of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at
the Assistant Professor rank in clinical, cognitive, developmental,
behavioral, educational, or social psychology, starting August 2015.
Responsibilities include teaching and tutoring introductory
psychology courses, and related courses as needed.

Successful applicants are expected to contribute to the Department of
Liberal Studies, the college of NTID, and RIT through research and
through mentoring of pre baccalaureate and baccalaureate Deaf and
Hard of Hearing students. We are seeking individuals who also have
the ability and interest to contribute to a community committed to
student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship;
integrity and ethics; respect, diversity, and pluralism; innovation
and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.

Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and diversity
commitment.

Required Minimum Qualifications
– Ph.D., or ABD, in Psychology, or in a closely related field
completed by June 2015.
– Experience teaching and mentoring Deaf and Hard of Hearing
undergraduate students in introductory psychology and related
courses.
– Ability to communicate in American Sign Language.
– Evidence of scholarly activity and productivity in the field.
– Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s
continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and
individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level
PhD

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Research Statement
Statement of Diversity Contribution
List of References
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
List of Publications
Letters of Recommendation

How To Apply
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/559109 . Search openings, then
KEYWORD SEARCH:1460BR.

Please submit your application, your cover letter addressing the
listed qualifications; a vita including a list of publications and
upload the following attachments:

– The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
– A description of research plans, potential to collaborate with
other faculty, and commitment to mentoring undergraduate in research
– A statement of teaching philosophy and any experience that also
addresses commitment to undergraduate education
– Up to three sample publications/preprints (max size each
sample-5MB)
– A “contribution to diversity” statement.

Please arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation, one
of which includes an assessment of teaching potential, sent directly
via email to pjknge@rit.edu.

You can contact the search committee with questions about the
position at mailto:careers@rit.edu

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until a
suitable candidate is found. Applicants are encouraged to apply by
January 15, 2015.

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

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

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employment opportunity
Executive Director
Metro Deaf School
St. Paul, MN

12 month administrative position

Overview of Responsibilities:

The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of the school and,
as such, is responsible for the management of the school, the administration
of all Board approved policies and the conduct and quality of the
district’s educational programs and support systems.

The Executive Director will maintain a high professional profile (local,
philanthropic, national) and be able to access programmatic opportunities
and develop unique, collaborative vehicles with other public and private
organizations and institutions. The Executive Director will be a
strategic marketer and relationship-builder who maximizes connections
and develops agendas with agencies, organizations, and individuals to
increase opportunities for financial support and program development.

Qualifications:
Required Master’s Degree in Deaf Education, School Psychology or
School Social Work; additional licensure in School Administration or
willingness to obtain within 2 years; Command of American Sign Language
and written English; 5+ years of school experience including experience
as an educational leader; knowledge of/training in Bilingual Education;
experience with organizational budgets

Salary and Benefits:
Commensurate with education and experience (range: $70,000-$90,000)

Application Procedure: Position Description and electronic application
process available on-line at www.mdsmn.org ; all applications will be
screened; those meeting criteria will be contacted; interviews arranged.

Closing date: February 1, 2015

METRO DEAF SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Therapist/Psychiatric Rehabilitation Worker- Full Time; Glenside
location

Staff Interpreter- Full Time; Glenside location

HR Assistant- Full Time; Glenside location

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

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

Send your letter of intent and resume to:

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

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

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