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Posted 3/1/13
There is currently a job opening in Salt Lake City, Utah for an Employment Specialist/ Job Developer for individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.


Employment Specialist for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing- Salt Lake City, Utah
Working Title: Rehabilitation Program Specialist http://statejobspostings.utah.gov/rehabilitation-program-specialist/job/3681771
Department: Utah State Office of Rehabilitation/ Div. Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Location: Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Taylorsville, Utah
Open Date: Monday, February 25, 2013
Close Date: Monday, March 18, 2013
Pay Range: $18.90-$31.65
Schedule: Full Time- Monday to Friday 8:30 - 5:00 pm with the ability to flex

Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to increase employment opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing individuals by educating potential employers of the abilities of individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing; evaluating positions for existing and new business locating in Utah for good job fits for deaf and hard of hearing individuals; building and maintaining relationships with companies who currently have or may hire deaf and hard of hearing employees; conduct job readiness assessment and develop employment plans based on assessment; identify and disseminate opportunities for employment; provide career counseling; teach employment search strategies to consumers one-on-one and in group settings; coordinate employment plans with services providers. American Sign Language (ASL) skills are required.
Qualifications:
Preference will be given to those with a Master's degree and/or Bachelor's degree in a related field such as: vocational rehabilitation, vocational evaluation, psychology, sociology, social work, educational psychology, deaf education, behavioral sciences, communications, marketing, management or to individuals with job development, marketing, or sales as well as to those with relevant work experience.
Benefits:
This position is eligible for a full benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan, plus paid leave to include annual, sick, and holiday pay. In addition, employees may choose to enroll in voluntary benefits such as insurance covering vision, accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D), long-term care, and short-term disability, as well as Hyatt Legal, additional life insurance, discounted home and auto insurance, and membership to employee discount programs.

For a detailed position description and to apply, please visit
Posted 10/5/2012

Salt Lake Community College


Position Title:
Faculty in American Sign Language, ASL/English Interpreting, or Deaf Studies

Reports to (title): Associate Dean, Humanities, Language, & Culture Dept.

Requisition Number: F12008

Full-Time Exempt position with benefits

Starting Salary: $34,680-$42,785/Academic Yr.

Priority Review Date: 10/29/2012

Job Summary Under department supervision the faculty member will teach(including team-teaching) ASL, interpreting, and Deaf culture courses for the American Sign Language and Interpreting programs as assigned by the department chair. The position also includes the development of ASL and interpreting curricula; assessment of student ASL and interpreting competencies; possible coordination of the ASL tutoring program; provision of innovative teaching to meet the needs of a diverse student population; and fulfillment of traditional faculty expectations such as advising students, maintaining office hours, engaging in committee work, maintaining professional competence, participating in professional development activities, making presentations, and attending community and campus events. Other responsibilities may include supervising adjunct faculty, training and support, outreach, additional program development, tracking information and statistics, schedule assistance, efforts to seek out and apply for grant funding, and Program Advisory Committee work. Faculty member can be assigned to any SLCC location.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Master’s degree conferred by hire date.

2. Course work at the Bachelor’s or Master’s level in American Sign Language, ASL/English Interpreting, Linguistics, Deaf Education, or Deaf Studies required.

3. 1 year full-time (or 3 years part-time) experience teaching American Sign Language at the high-school or college level required.

4. Advanced or Superior proficiency in American Sign Language with demonstrated ability to converse fluently in high-level professional and academic conversation in ASL required.

Special Instructions

ALL APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY 10/29/2012 WILL RECEIVE PRIORITY CONSIDERATION

All Applicants must apply at SLCC jobsite: https://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/21142 to job requisition F12008.

1. UPON REQUEST ONLY: A video of applicant in an ASL signing and/or ASL/English Interpreting scenario will be required as part of the hiring process. The search committee will contact the candidates on submitting the video.

2. Applicants selected for an interview may be asked to participate in a teaching demonstration and will be asked to provide an academic portfolio.

3. For additional consideration, please attach resume or curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts, and other documents.

4. SLCC HR department will conduct a criminal background check on the selected finalist. In addition, official transcripts from the selected finalist are required before offering employment.

Contact: Dr. Allen, Associate Dean; Paul.Allen@slcc.edu for additional job information.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you for your help!

James Broadbent, M.B.A.

H.R. Manager, Faculty

Salt Lake Community College

4600 S Redwood Road, AD 163B

Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

Office: (801)-957-4672

Apply online at https://jobs.slcc.edu


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POSTED 08/11/08
Utah Valley University would like to announce a position opening for Academic
Advisor for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

For more information and to apply
please go to: www.uvu.edu and follow the links under Employment.

For questions please contact Laurie T. Watts-Candland at
laurie.watts-candland@uvu.edu
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Position:
HOVRS Representative. This is a contract position only

Date posted:
08/15/07 (Open until filled)

Brief summary of duties:
Hands On Video Relay Services (HOVRS) is seeking candidates to be responsible for educating and training customers within their respective regions. A HOVRS Representative will educate and train customers on how to set up and use HOVRS features, options and various services. Tasks will also include; researching upcoming marketing events, participating in community events such as school or social gatherings. While at such events, the HOVRS Representative will provide attendees with information about HOVRS and our services. They will also be responsible for collecting data and information from these local events to be used within the marketing and outreach departments at HOVRS. Additionally, the HOVRS Representative will assist the marketing team in setting up booths at trade shows, schools and various events. The Representative may also be responsible for assisting Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing customers in setting up video products in their home; such as web cams, D-Link, i-Sight, and box top receivers. Training these new customers on how to place a video relay call through HOVRS will also be conducted by the HOVRS Representative.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
- Technical experience in the area of residential firewalls/routers is beneficial but not required
- PC and Macintosh troubleshooting experience are beneficial but not required.
- Fluent in ASL
- Previous telephone and written communication skills are required
- Excellent interpersonal skills to be used to develop and improve lasting relations with customers
- Strong decision making and problem solving skills
- Attention to detail
- Customer care focused
- Ability to work as a team player
- Demonstrate willingness to work a flexible schedule in order to meet customer's needs.
- Experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Keynote presentation software preferred.

How to apply:
Please submit your resume or application to:

Hands On Video Relay Services, Inc.
Attn: Norman Chan
595 Menlo Drive
Rocklin, CA 95765
EMAIL: nchan@hovrs.com
FAX: 888-900-9477
Web Page:
www.hovrs.com
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Hands On Video Relay Services, Inc.
Attn: Norman Chan
595 Menlo Drive
Rocklin, CA 95765
EMAIL: nchan@hovrs.com
FAX: 888-900-9477
Web Page:
www.hovrs.com
(Jobs avilable in Utah)

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