DeafDigest Gold – April 13, 2014

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Dedication -

DeafDigest dedicates this edition to Ruth Seeger who

departed us. As a long time teacher at Texas School for

the Deaf, she was a role model for her students to

look up to.

Top stories about the deaf:

The new CEO of AgBell is Emilio Alonso-Mendoza; he is

an attorney and while he has an extensive background in

the non-profit sector, it is his first experience working

with the deaf.

Kansas may do live-streaming of its government committee meetings. They feel it is a better alternative to the

more expensive closed captioning system.

Countdown is a British game show involving word and number puzzles. And for the first time this program is having

a deaf contestant – Ciaran McCarthy, a student.

Georgetown University, one of the world’s wealthiest universities,

is saying there is no money for interpreters. A deaf student

accused the university of not providing her with interpreters

for her classes and her activities.

Poland’s Minister of Administration and Digitisation ordered

telecommunication carriers to be more responsive to the

needs of the deaf.



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A newspaper had a story of one family. The father is

deaf but does not use sign language.

The daughter is hearing, and uses SEE as the sign

language to communicate with the deaf brother.

The father encouraged the daughter to learn SEE but

refuses to learn sign language himself.

The mother is hearing and communicates orally with

everyone in the family.

Is the family strange? Yes!

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The Deaf Health Community Committee


Finger Lakes Screenings & ASL Presentations

Saturday April 26, 2014

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When we are happy, we use the sign – which is 4 fingers

touching own chest several times with fingers moving upwards.

Be careful if you communicate with a deaf person that uses

Inuit Sign Language. The Inuit is a group of tribes that live in

the cold weather parts of Greenland, Canada, Russia and Alaska.

Our sign for “happy” is the same as their sign for “to be


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letter to all DHHIG members and friends




Foley, Alabama is a small town of 15,000 people in Alabama.

People in Foley needing a hair cut would go to Paul’s Barber Shop.

One of the barbers is deaf. His name is Ted. Do not know his

last name.


(video with captions; may not work with iPads)

a deaf emergency room nightmare


Do enjoy viewing that video! Sorry, this video may

not work with iPad.


Alabama Association of the Deaf




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Deaf Pin of the Week – a picture

Deaf English is Lousy ASL


DeafDigest thanks Robin Byers-Pierce for providing

the photographs of these pins


Deaf people can do anything

we have a deaf person who is a

- taxi driver

this new website is growing every weekend:


Deaf Question of the Week:

The FCC said that 90 percent captioning accuracy rate

is acceptable. Is it acceptable?

No way!

send your questions to mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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


Rene Pellerin’s corner:

Anyone out there have a good system for organizing paperwork which is illegible to me?

Let us all go green and require electronic invoices and forms that are all readable on zoom text!

Let’s save a tree and be more organized at the same time!

Rene’s show business is now entering its 3rd year and it

focuses on the Deaf-Blind.

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


Deaf Wish List of the Week:

that people would stop saying that a deaf person has

become ex-deaf because of a CI. This is what the

newspapers have been screaming all week.



During the mid-19th century – deaf British man James Herriot owned his tailoring company, with 6 hearing

and 6 apprentices working for him. He also became

an influential leader in the Manchester Deaf Community


DeafNumbers of the Week:


interpreters needed in Malaysia in order

to achieve the ratio of one interpreter

every 300 deaf people.

This ratio is very low, however!


Deaf Collegiate Athletes:

Taylor Koss, frosh/soph at UW-Milwaukee, has been on the UW-Milwaukee track varsity team and runs 400 meters, 400 meters hurdle and 4×400 relay team. In his last two

races at SIU-Edwardsville and Southern Illinois meets, Taylor ran 400 m hurdles at 57.96 and then 57.97 seconds and ran 4×400 relay at 3:25.43.


Elite Deaf Athletes:

Joey Brozovich, kickboxer, Bermuda

He switched to kickboxing after compiling a

4-0 record in mixed martial arts, and just lost

his kickboxing debut against a much experienced



Deaf Sports Library

Three deaf players on a semi pro football team one season


they played one season together with the 1973 Delavan

Firebirds semi pro football team; one of them,

in picture #1, played at Gallaudet


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*  Director of Human Services – Los Angeles, CA

*  Staff Interpreter (2 positions available) – Los Angeles, CA

*  Staff Interpreter (2 positions available)- Riverside, CA (CODIE)

*  Community Advocate – Los Angeles, CA

To learn more about the above positions at GLAD, please go

to our website:


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(323) 550-4207

Fax #:  (323) 550-4204

E-mail: mailto:gladhr@gladinc.org


position opening

Coordinator of Interpreting Services

Frederick County Public Schools

Frederick, MD

position description & application procedures at:



job opening

Relay Nevada Outreach Coordinator

Hamilton Relay

either Reno, NV or Las Vegas, NV

Hamilton Relay currently has a full-time position open for Relay Nevada

Outreach Coordinator

Location: Reno or Las Vegas, Nevada

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis

of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability.

Position summary: This full-time position is responsible for coordinating

and implementing outreach activities designed to promote Telecommunication

Relay Services (TRS) and Captioned Telephone Relay Service (CapTel®) for

Relay Nevada.

Preferred education, experience and skills:

-       Bachelor’s degree and two or more years of experience in the

design and implementation of public outreach, public relations or

related marketing experience are required.

-       Experience in the telecommunication field, Traditional Relay

Service or Captioned Telephone Service is a strong plus.

-       Excellent presentation skills

-       Ability to develop effective outreach and educational campaigns

-       Ability to confidently communicate (oral & written) with a wide

variety of audiences

-       Ability to plan, schedule and execute multiple projects

-       Ability to understand and follow directions

-       Capacity to develop and maintain effective working relationships

with Relay Administrator, public organizations, private and non-profit sectors

-       Knowledge of and ability to understand various communication modes

used by current and potential relay users

-       Familiarity with the user communities that could benefit from

relay services:

Senior Community

Hard of Hearing Community

Deaf Community

Speech Disabled

-       Able to travel alone

-       Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing are encouraged to


For the full job description and application visit http://www.workforhamilton.com

or contact HR at 402.694.5101402.694.5101 or 800.821.1831800.821.1831 by April 30, 2014.

Hamilton Relay is a division of Hamilton Telecommunications based in

Aurora, NE


Gallaudet University faculty positions

Gallaudet University

Washington, DC

Positions contingent on funding

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

The university is currently accepting applications for one or more faculty positions in the following departments:

ASL & Deaf Studies





Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences



Physical Education and Recreation

Social Work

For detailed job descriptions and application information, go to: http://www.gallaudet.edu/hrs/employment_opportunities.html


position opening


Lexington School for the Deaf

Jackson Heights, NY

Position:                  Principal

Department:                School

Position Summary: The Principal serves as the Lexington School’s instructional leader and is responsible for all instructional supervision, program administration, curriculum implementation/ initiatives, and staff development.

Essential Duties:

-    Provide leadership to all education program personnel while working within the requirements of New York State education law and regulations as well as the policies of the Board of Trustees.

-    Supervise department/related services supervisors.

-    Administer all aspects of school programs.

-    Promote curriculum improvement and ensure that instructional programs and courses are implemented consistent with the New York State Common Core and other mandated standards.

-    Maintain program compliance with all applicable education law and regulations.

-    Keep informed and up to date regarding new developments in curriculum, instruction, and administration.

-    Serve as the liaison between the Parents Staff Association and the School.

-    Supervise the use of the approved budget for the School. -    Implement School’s disciplinary policy. -    Set the tone for a positive school climate, establishing clear standards for  student deportment commensurate with the Lexington’s philosophy and policies, and current school law.

-    Manage the selection of staff, performance evaluation, tenure procedure, and administration of disciplinary actions for School program personnel.

-    Support technology integration practices in the school educational programs.

-    Oversee the New York State Assessment program.

-    Represent the school programs during Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations.

-    Work as part of the Lexington Executive Administrative Team.


-    Experience as an Educational Supervisor.

-    Experience as a Certified Teacher of the Deaf.

-    Knowledge of the psychological and physiological development of children. -    Ability to apply cognitive theories of teaching and learning required; knowledge of the Mediated Learning Experience (MLE) preferred.

-    Knowledge of curriculum and principles of learning.

-    Knowledge of language and literacy development.

-    Knowledge of Deaf Culture needs and issues.

.    Ability to develop a school improvement plan and make decisions to facilitate its fulfillment.

-    Proficient in American Sign Language. Attributes:

-    Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

-    Ability to maintain confidentiality.

-    Ability to respond professionally if faced with difficult situations.

-    Leadership, organizational and time management skills.

-    Ability to multi-task, comply with identified priorities and deadlines, and respond to changing environment.

-    Ability to collect data and make sound decisions.

-    Ability to supervise and motivate employees at different levels.

-    Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people.


-    Masters Degree required.

-    Teacher of the Deaf Certification required.

-    New York State Certification-School Administration and Supervision or School Building Leaders required..

To Apply, Email Resume to: mailto:jobopportunities@lexnyc.org or fax at 718-350-3332

(Please indicate “Principal” in subject line)


career opportunities

PAHrtners Deaf Services

positions in Pittsburgh, PA & Glenside, PA



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


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


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


position opening

Residential Supervisor – Nights (Long-term substitute)

Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

Pittsburgh, PA

REPORTS TO:    Dean of Students

JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is considered to be a long-term substitute basis and non-exempt position.  Responsibilities include supervising students’ activities before and during their sleeping hours and in the morning before school, safety and security of students and must know the students’ whereabouts at all times, responds quickly to accidents or injuries, apply first aid when necessary, and contact the Health Center and/or Security when necessary, report student concerns and progress to the Dean of Students or Assistant Dean of Students, manage routine student discipline as directed by the Dean of Students, document and report accidents, adverse behavior, suspected abuse and keeping other records/data as required.

MINIMUM UALIFICATIONS:    FBI, Child Abuse, Criminal Background and Act 82 clearances required.

DEADLINE:    Until filled



Send letter of application and resume to:

Dori Bachar

Director of Human Resources

Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

300 East Swissvale Avenue

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15218

E-mail: mailto:dbachar@wpsd.org

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


open position

Visiting / Assistant / Associate Professor of American Sign Language/English Interpreting & Interpreting Studies

(Division of Special Education)

Western Oregon University

Monmouth, OR

(REVISED 3/11/14)

Recruitment Number: F1317

Application Deadline:  Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure priority review of your file, have application materials in by 04/11/2014.

Start Date:  September 16, 2014.  Opportunities to begin teaching before September 2014 may be possible.

The Division of Special Education at Western Oregon University seeks qualified applicants with experience in interpreter education for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position in the graduate Interpreting Studies and undergraduate ASL/English Interpreting programs. Appointment at the Assistant or Associate level will be considered pending appropriate experience.  ABD applicants are encouraged to apply and will be placed at the non-tenure track, Visiting Assistant Professor rank.

Coursework in the Interpreting programs are offered in a variety of formats, including on-campus, blended, online, and condensed formats. The undergraduate ASL/English Interpreting program at WOU is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education and prepares students as generalists who are able to interpret in a variety of settings. Students are prepared through a curriculum infused with the demand-control schema, which serves as the foundational framework on which to build their professional practice. WOU.s undergraduate interpreting program was the inaugural winner of the Sorenson VRS Interpreter Education Award of Excellence in 2008. The primarily online graduate program in Interpreting Studies prepares experienced interpreters to become leaders, mentors, and teachers of interpreting. This program recently won the University Professional and Continuing Education Association Outstanding Credit Program Award. The university strongly encourages applications from scholars of diverse backgrounds with a commitment to multicultural education. Excellent benefits package included.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach graduate courses, both online and on campus, in the growing MA in Interpreting Studies program and will teach campus-based and/or online undergraduate courses focusing on ASL/English Interpreting. Other responsibilities may include student advising, alternative calendar/off campus teaching, program development and coordination, graduate thesis supervision and project supervision, clinical supervision, teaching condensed courses in the summer, and committee work as required by the union contract.



-    Ph.D/Ed.D in applicable field (e.g., interpreting, interpreter education, linguistics, distance education, or adult education) required for appointment at Assistant or Associate Professor rank. Visiting Assistant Professor possible for ABD (renewable for three years). To be appointed at the Associate Professor level, applicants must have sufficient experience to qualify for promotion according to University guidelines. -    National interpreting certification (e.g., CI and CT; NIC; Ed:k-12; or CDI)

-    3 years experience teaching interpreting at the postsecondary level (specifically theory, processing, and practical application courses)

-    Experience with online education and openness to online instruction.

-    Knowledge of theories of meaning transfer and research on interpreting/interpreter education.

-    Knowledge of national standards for interpreter education and interpreter practitioners

-    Excellent signed and/or spoken communication, written, and presentation skills

-    Effective teamwork, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills

-    Ability to collaborate with faculty from a wide range of interpreting backgrounds

-    Ability to design and implement engaging and effective instruction


-    Other national certifications (ASLTA or SC: L)

-    Demonstrated commitment to scholarship -    Experience with training interpreter educators

-    Program development and coordination experience

-    Demonstrated leadership in the field of interpreting

-    Ability to provide professional interpreters with the opportunity for growth and development beyond the undergraduate level and to participate in observation, practice, and supervision.

Contact information:

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Elisa Maroney, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, at 503-838-8735503-838-8735 (TTY/V); mailto:maronee@wou.edu

For more information about the graduate and undergraduate programs, go to http://www.wou.edu/sped

For questions regarding the application process or to submit your application documents, please contact Human Resources at 503-838-8552503-838-8552 or mailto:employment@wou.edu

Application Process:

Required application materials:

-    A WOU Faculty Application Form – available at http://www.wou.edu/facultyapp

-    Letter of interest describing professional skills and experience related to the job requirements and duties, scholarly interests and accomplishments, and plans for future growth.

-    Curriculum vita including evidence of scholarly activity

-    Teaching philosophy

-    Unofficial graduate transcripts for highest degree earned

-    Names and contact information for three (3) references

(Three (3) current letters of reference will be required prior to a campus interview. At least one of the references must address teaching interpreting.)

Submit Application Materials to: F1317, Assistant Professor of ASL English Interpreting/Interpreting Studies

Human Resources

Western Oregon University

345 N. Monmouth Ave.

Monmouth, OR  97361

-OR- E-mail as an attachment to mailto:employment@wou.edu  -OR- Fax to 503-838-8144.

Western Oregon University (WOU) is a mid-sized public comprehensive university located in the Monmouth-Independence area, the heart of Oregon’s thriving Willamette Valley. The university serves a large number of first-generation college students. WOU has received national recognition for its commitment and success in serving students. The campus is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state’s capital, about 75 minutes from Portland, the state’s cultural hub, and a short drive from the Oregon coast, mountains, and other scenic areas. The university is located in an increasingly diverse, bilingual, and rural area in the Willamette Valley. Our student body of about 5400 undergraduate and 800 graduate students enjoys the vibrant and close-knit intellectual community of a leading liberal arts college. Opportunities exist to work in diverse local communities. It is home to the Regional Resource Center on Deafness and a variety of programs preparing professionals to work with individuals who are Deaf including Rehabilitation Counseling, ASL/English Interpreting, Interpreting Studies, American Sign Language Studies, and related continuing education and technical assistance programs, as well as the Teaching Research Institute and the Center on Sensory Disability.

Western Oregon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce


open positions in North Carolina

Deaf Services Specialist position is located in Asheville, North Carolina.

Raleigh Regional Center Manager is located in Raleigh North Carolina.


open positions

The Learning Center for Deaf

Framingham, MA

Secondary Vice Principal (Expected Start Date July 1)

Classroom Teacher of the Deaf

Classroom Teacher of the Deaf – Mathematics

Substitute Classroom Teacher

Substitute Classroom Assistant

Walden School Family Partner

Walden School Child Care Worker – Day

Walden School Child Care Worker – Residential

Walden School Child Care Worker – Overnight

Relief Child Care Worker

System Administrator & Desktop Support

Substitute Daycare Center Teacher

Substitute Daycare Center Assistant

Walden School Teacher (Anticipated Opening)

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


position opening

Assistant Vice President for NTID Finance and Budget

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY


National Technical Institute for the Deaf


NTID Finance and Budget

Staff Job Function

Accounting and Financial

Wage Band


Employment Category


Department/College Description

NTID, one of the nine colleges of RIT, is the world’s largest

technological college serving deaf and hard of hearing students.

Created by Congress and funded by the U.S. Department of Education,

it represents the world’s first effort to educate large numbers of

deaf students within a college campus planned primarily for hearing

students. Together with 15,000 full and part-time hearing students,

over 1,300 college-age deaf students from all 50 states and abroad

study and reside on the campus of the Rochester Institute of

Technology. NTID is committed to creating a climate that fosters the

success of every student and employee by appreciating the unique

contributions that each person makes to the educational process based

on their ethnic, cultural, linguistic and gender-related knowledge

and experiences. For more information about NTID at RIT visit <a


Position reports directly to the President of NTID and serves as the

principal financial officer for NTID. Areas of responsibility

include: financial reporting; financial and operations policy and

procedure for the financial sustainability of NTID; budget

preparation and monitoring of the college’s budget.

Detailed Job Description

Monitor $90 million in revenue and expenses for the College of NTID.

Prepare financial component of NTID?s annual budget request to the

Department of Education. Prepare responses for all questions from

Department of Education included as a part of the Supplementary Data

of the annual budget request.

Work in partnership with the RIT Budget Director, Controller, and

their staffs.

Assure that NTID expenditures are in compliance with all RIT policies

as well as any mandated by the Department of Education.

Present budget updates and financial analysis for the President of

NTID and the NTID Administrative Council. Advise the President of

NTID of challenges and opportunities for NTID and the RIT Budget

Committee based on multiple funding levels that may be approved by

Congress, and recommend funding amounts to be requested from the

Federal Government.

Advise NAC members, Chairpeople and Department heads to resolve

budget issues that may arise within their divisions/department,

including assisting them in creating financial rationales for

programs they are proposing to the President of NTID or to other RIT


Manage multiple projects; demonstrate patience in dealing with

managers with little knowledge of finances; provide support and

advisement to decision makers; communicate effectively in writing,

verbally, and through the use of sign language; and maintain


Required Minimum Qualifications

Advanced degree in related field: Master of Business Administration,

Accounting, Finance, and/or CPA or equivalent

8-10 years of budget management and financial analysis experience in

a medium to large size organization, preferably in higher education.

Experience in reporting and presenting complex financial information

to administration for decision-making purposes.

5-10 years personnel supervisory experience

Fluency in American Sign Language and familiarity with Deaf culture.

Candidates who are not fluent in American Sign

Language must commence learning immediately and be able to

demonstrate such proficiency within two years of hire.

Required Minimum Education Level


Required Application Documents

Curriculum Vitae or Resume

Cover Letter

How To Apply

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it

at: http://apptrkr.com/439694. Click the link for search openings and

in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the

BR number.

Additional Details

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal

background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or

written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as

determined by Human Resources.

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
585-475-2424585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu. Determinations

on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a

case-by-case basis.


position opening

full-time Case Manager position

Sanderson Community Center

Taylorsville, Utah,

Sanderson Community Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

in Taylorsville, Utah, is seeking applicants for a *full-time Case

Manager position*, 40 hours per week, starting range at

$18.38-$24.59/hour, with full state benefits including medical,

dental, life insurance, retirement plan, vacation, sick and holiday leave, etc.

The person in this position will provide case management services

to individuals who are Deaf and hard of hearing most often in

one-on-one settings (perform needs assessments, crisis intervention,

create service plans, make referrals, provide follow up support,

maintain confidentiality), coordinate with outside agencies to obtain

needed accommodations and coordinate service delivery, network to

develop community partnerships, provide workshops, as well as to

identify systems needs, develop policy and advocate for systems

change.  Requirements are a Bachelors or Masters degree in a human

service related field, ASL fluency and knowledge of Deaf culture, and

professional experience in a similar capacity.  Preference will be

given to candidates who are able to obtain qualifying licensure.

*For full list of requirements, job description, benefits,

supplemental information, and to apply for the position, please visit

the DSDHH Case Manager announcement:  https://statejobs.utah.gov

Applications will be accepted until March 12, 2014 11:59 PM


position opening

The Project Manager/ Interim Director

Denali Deaf Community Center

Anchorage, Alaska

Ok well then that makes that easy to decide.

We would like to run the ad for 2 weeks.

Invoice: Denali Deaf Community Center

email: media.denalidcc@gmail.com

The Project Manager/ Interim Director is contracted to be the interim

Chief Executive Officer of Denali Deaf Community Center. The Director

reports to the Board of Directors, and is responsible for the

organization’s consistent achievement of its mission, corporate

compliance and financial objectives. In program development, grant

management and administration, the Director will:

Specific Executive responsibilities:

1.    Provide Visionary Leadership by ensuring DDCC has an effective

strategic plan and objectives to achieve its mission, demonstrating

organizational movement toward goals with consistent and timely


2.    Ensure Fiscal Stability by developing program, organizational

and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff, and carry

out plans and policies authorized by the board.

3.    Promote active and broad participation by volunteers in all

areas of the organization’s work.

4.    Maintain official records, ensure compliance with no profit

regulations, for profit business enterprise, federal, state and local

regulations, ensure grant compliance with the State of Alaska.

5.    Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and

trends in the field including social enterprise and business

development & participating in professional organizations.

In budget and finance, the Director will:

1.    Be responsible for developing and maintaining sound financial

practices for the DDCC as a non profit and corresponding for profit

companies including a cafe, commercial kitchen and facility rental.

2.    Work with the staff, Finance Committee, and the board in

preparing a budget; see that the organization operates within budget


3.    Ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the

organization to carry out its work by building unrestricted cash


4.    Jointly, with the Executive Committee of the board of

directors, conduct official correspondence of the organization, and

jointly, with designated officers, execute legal documents.

5.    Manage a 2.6 million dollar budget, ensuring appropriate fiscal

compliance is in place with state use of funds.

In Project Management the Director will:

1.    Achieve operational objectives by contributing information and

recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and

completing action plans; implementing production, productivity,

quality, and customer-service standards.

2.    Coordinate contracting, bids and monitor contractor

deliverables, resolving problems; completing audits; identifying

trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.

3.    Mange project funds via financial objectives by forecasting

requirements; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances;

initiating corrective actions.

In communications, the Director will:

1.    See that the board is kept fully informed on the condition of

the organization and all important factors influencing it.

2.    Publicize the activities of the organization, its programs and


3.    Effectively communicate to Deaf and Hearing, in ASL, writing

English, verbalization and gesture.

4.    Establish sound working relationships and cooperative

arrangements with community groups and organizations.

5.    Represent the programs and point of view of the organization to

agencies, organizations, and the general public.  Participate in

community membership organizations.

6.    Enhance DDCC’s reputation by accepting ownership for

accomplishing new and different projects; exploring opportunities to

add value to agency accomplishments.

In relations with staff, the Director will:

1.    Be responsible for the recruitment, employment, and release of

all personnel, both paid staff and volunteers.

2.    Accomplish human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting,

orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and

disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning,

monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and

reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and

procedures.           Ensure that job descriptions are developed,

that regular performance evaluations are held, and that sound human

resource practices are in place.

3.    See that an effective management team, with appropriate

provision for succession, is in place.

4.    Encourage staff and volunteer development and education, and

assist program staff in relating their specialized work to the total

program of the organization.

5.    Maintain a climate which attracts, keeps, and motivates a

diverse staff of top quality people.

Skills/Qualifications include but are not limited to: Proficiency

ASL, Developing Budgets, Coaching, Supervision, Staffing, Project

Management, Management Proficiency, Process Improvement, Tracking

Budget Expenses, Self-Development, Planning, Performance Management,

Inventory Control, Communication, and Corporate Compliance.

Physical Demands: sitting, speaking, reading, driving, use of

computers, video phones, some lifting, bending and moving objects and


Email cover letter & resume to mailto:alaskadeafcenter@gmail.com by 3/7/14


position opening

Associate Dean of Deaf Studies

Ohlone College

Fremont, CA

Provide educational and academic leadership for excellence in

teaching and learning within a Learning College philosophy and

environment. Direct, manage, supervise and coordinate the programs

and activities of the Deaf Studies Division in Academic Affairs.

Exercise direct supervision over professional, technical and clerical

staff. Coordinate assigned activities with other College departments,

divisions, and outside agencies. Provide highly responsible and

complex administrative support to the Vice President of Academic


The Associate Dean is responsible for the following academic programs

and services: American Sign Language/Deaf Studies Program, Deaf

Education Para-Professional Program, Deaf Preparation Program,

Interpreter Preparation Program, Gallaudet University Regional

Center, and DeafTEC program.


A typical way to obtain the above knowledge and skill is a

combination of education and experience equivalent to:

Possession of a master’s degree; and one year of formal training,

internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the

administrator’s administrative assignment.


Application packets must be submitted to the Human Resources Office

by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 13th at 5:00 PM. For full description

and to application instructions, visit http://apptrkr.com/438013


position opening

Assistive Communication Technology Program Manager

State of Washington Dept. of Social and Health Services

Olympia, Washington

full information and application procedures at:



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