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Job Listing - Professional Staff (exempt)

Administrative Assistant, Graduate School and Continuing Studies
ASL Proficiency Evaluator, ASL Diagnostic and Evaluation Services
Assistant Principal, KDES, Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Coordinator, Professional Studies ASL Program, Department of American Sign Language and Deaf Studies
Director-Program Development and Support, Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Director, Campus Business Development, Business and Support Services
Director, Project Management, Program Development
Director, Sponsored Programs, Office of Sponsored Programs
Financial Aid Advisor and Functional/Technical Specialist, Chief Enrollment Management Office (CEMO)
Interpreter/Coordinator Operations, Office of Development
Manager, Dissemination and Communication, Visual Language and VIsual Learning (VL2)
Research Administrator, Technology Access Program
Senior Accountant, Finance Office
Staff Interpreter II, Deaf-Blind Services, Gallaudet Interpreting Service
University Ombuds, President's Office

Administrative Assistant

Department: Graduate School and Continuing Studies
Job Number: 14118
Date Posted: 9/22/2014
Status: Accepting regular status Gallaudet employee applications only
Oversees and prioritizes administrative support services for the Graduate School and Continuing Studies Dean's Office; monitors and coordinates the processing of all staff personnel actions; oversees administrative support for departments under the Dean; and advises the Dean in the areas of planning, policies, and procedures.

High school diploma or GED required. A minimum eight years secretarial or administrative support experience (a combination of formal related training, college coursework, and experience equal to eight years may be considered). Two years upper-level secretarial or administrative support experience required. Ability to use a variety of computer software (e.g.,
MS Word, Excel). Excellent writing skills required. Demonstrated ability to work independently, and to work and represent the University effectively with individuals and groups. Fluent sign language skills required at time of application.
$43,700 to $78,700
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Admissions Counselor/Athletics Liaison

Department: Admissions
Job Number: 14082
Date Posted: 8/4/2014
Status: Accepting applications
Designs and implements strategies to reach prospective undergraduate students and to translate contacts into enrolled students at Gallaudet; plans, implements, monitors, and participates in recruitment activities per enrollment goals and plans for the undergraduate program; authors admissions correspondence to prospective students; follows up on various recruiting and admissions-related leads; meets with prospective students, parents, school personnel, and vocational rehabilitation counselors; provides admission counseling to prospective students and their families; monitors and assists students throughout the application process; communicates and consults with high level administrators; travels to education programs for deaf and hard of hearing students to recruit students; and provides a positive image of Gallaudet University and its impact on students' academic growth, professional preparation, and personal growth and promotes Gallaudet as an excellent place to pursue an undergraduate education.
Master's degree and a minimum one year of professional experience in vocational rehabilitation, marketing, or working with/or recruiting prospective college students in secondary, post-secondary setting (Bachelor's degree and three years related experience may be considered.) Evidence of exceptional counseling and interpersonal skills. Excellent writing ability. Evidence of the ability to learn, integrate and effectively communicate program and procedural information to varied audiences. Demonstrated excellent presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to use judgment and tact when confronted with sensitive issues and concerns. Evidence of Driver's License in good standing. Thorough knowledge and understanding of the NCAA Division III guidelines. Must be willing to travel extensively at least 60% of the time within an assigned region and work independently without daily supervision. Must undergo fingerprinting and background check immediately after date of hire. Candidates selected for an interview: will be required to make a ten minute presentation demonstrating their knowledge of Gallaudet
$43,700 to $78,700

ASL Proficiency Evaluator

Department: ASL Diagnostic and Evaluation Services
Job Number: 14034
Date Posted: 3/3/2014
Status: Accepting and reviewing applications
Provides interviewing and rating in accordance with the American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI); participates in the development, implementation, and administration of tools, protocol, and/or procedures used in a comprehensive multiple-measures evaluation system; conducts semi-annual re-ratings of taped interviews as part of a systematic reliability check; participates in periodic retraining in interview techniques and rating procedures; participates in other research activities to maintain the quality of the evaluation system; keeps abreast of trends and research in the field of first and second language teaching, learning, acquisition, and evaluation.

Master's degree in linguistics, ASL, 1st and/or 2nd language teaching and learning, bilingual education, or related field AND a minimum of three (3) years ASL teaching experience and/or evaluation; OR

Bachelor's degree in linguistics, ASL, 1st and/or 2nd language teaching and learning, bilingual education, or related field AND a minimum of five (5) years ASL teaching experience and/or evaluation.

At the time of application, successful completion of all phases of the ASLPI Training Program in its entirety provided by ASL Diagnostic and Evaluation Services (ASL-DES). Experience with developing and/or using ASL assessment tests. Knowledge of the linguistic structure of ASL and English. Knowledge and experience working with individuals with diverse educational, language, and cultural backgrounds. Ability to use judgment and tact with regard to sensitive issues and confidential matter. Ability to work well as an active, contributing member of a team as well as ability to work independently and demonstrate self-reliance and self-initiative. Experience producing written reports, proposals, and other documents related to research, best practices, learning and evaluation. Ability to use various software programs for project and program efficiency. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Fluency in ASL and English. A proficiency level of 4+ or better on the ASLPI. As part of the interview process, applicants will also be given one question and will be required to answer that question in writing. This English writing sample will be provided to the Gallaudet University English Department for analysis and determination of skill level.

$50,300 to $90,500

Assistant Director, Donor Relations

Department: Office of Development
Job Number: 14112
Date Posted: 9/3/2014
Status: Accepting applications
With general oversight from the Executive Director of Development and the Director of Information and Reporting, the Associate Director of Donor Relations works with a dynamic team to achieve the annual fundraising goals of the university. Works collaboratively across the university to gather information needed for successful stewardship and cultivation of the university donors; coordinates a broad range of activities supporting the long-term engagement and stewardship of the university's donors; develops and coordinates a comprehensive mail program that includes acquisition mailings, as well as on-line or email communications and solicitations to targeted constituencies; coordinates all stewardship activities including fund reports, communications and specialized stewardship activities designed to meet the needs of the individual donors, corporations and foundations; coordinates all donor recognition activities including plaques, memorials, naming opportunities, and the honor roll; plans and executes donor events and recognition activities; coordinates and serves as the office webmaster; maintains and coordinates all giving clubs, recognition certificates, awards, pins, etc; works directly with donors when requested by other development officers; and works with fundraisers to establish new funds, and subsequent systems for tracking, honoring, recognizing and compliance with donor wishes.
Bachelor's degree and a minimum three years of professional experience required. High degree of professionalism and people skills required. Creative design and creative writing skills required. Successful candidate will be pro-active, creative, collaborative and well-organized. Sign language skills or willingness to learn within a reasonable amount of time.
$43,700 to $78,700

Assistant Principal, KDES

Department: Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Job Number: 14086
Date Posted: 7/7/2014
Status: Accepting applications
Under the direction of the KDES Principal, the KDES Assistant Principal provides support to the school by performing high-level administrative duties to ensure the smooth operation of the Kendall Demonstration Elementary School (KDES); supervises and evaluates teachers and staff as assigned; collaborates with the Education Planning Office (EPO) to administer disciplinary procedures for the academic program; and coordinates additional school-wide academic programs, including but not limited to the Extended School Year programs, standardized testing, and Curriculum Enhancement classes; and oversees all building operations including food service, transportation, school handbooks, report cards and progress reports, and front office operations.
Master's degree in deaf education, education, or a related field. A minimum five years of teaching, counseling and/or administrative experience in a K-12 academic program for deaf and hard of hearing students. Coursework or experience in administration and supervision required. Demonstrated leadership capabilities. Demonstrated knowledge of educational programming, including the development, implementation, and monitoring of students' Individualized Educational Programs (IEPs) and effective school administration practices and techniques. Excellent writing and communication skills. Fluency in ASL required at time of application.
$69,400 to $124,900

Coordinator, Professional Studies ASL Program

Department: Department of American Sign Language and Deaf Studies
Job Number: 14115
Date Posted: 9/8/2014
Status: Accepting applications
Coordinates the development and operation of American Sign Language (ASL) courses within the ASL as a Second Language (ASL2) program of the Department of ASL and Deaf Studies; recruits, trains, supervises , and evaluates ASL instructors for fall, spring and summer course offerings ; supervises staff members and graduate assistants in support of ASL program administration; works with ASL and Deaf Studies chair, ASL2 program coordinator , and department faculty to ensure integration and consistency with ASL and Deaf Studies Curriculum . Responsible for scheduling ASL courses year round; and seeks to expand outreach programs, services and activities on a regular basis.
Master 's degree and four years of experience in administration, program development and management of continuing education programs(Bachelor's degree and six years of experience will be considered ). Demonstrated planning, organization , and budgeting skills. Experience in grant writing and management, coordinating and presenting workshops and training activities. Knowledge of state and national organizations, resources and programs related to ASL. Excellent writing, signing, communication, and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work with and across University departments, outside constituents and groups. ASL and written English fluency required.
$57,900 to $104,200

Director-Program Development and Support

Department: Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Job Number: 14093
Date Posted: 7/21/2014
Status: Accepting applications
Provides extensive professional consultation to the Vice President for the Clerc Center in program planning, program development and advancement, project and resource management and other areas as assigned; provides leadership in professional development programming for Clerc Center teachers and staff by conducting needs assessments and developing and implementing, in cooperation with other senior leaders, an annual plan for professional development; provides leadership to the Principal and Director of Student Life in creating, enhancing, and facilitating an effective living-learning environment for students through school-teacher-dorm collaboration and curriculum infusion in residence hall activities; assesses annual programmatic improvement priorities and operational needs and advises the Vice President on and need plan adjustments, resource management, measurable goals and accountability measures to support priorities and goal achievement; and recommends to the Vice President institutional policies and practices and planning priorities based on systematic needs assessment, data evaluation, and program impact studies.
Master's degree in education, educational administration or related fields. Increasingly responsible leadership and supervisory experience in PreK-12 education or administration. A minimum eight years of successful teaching or administrative experience or related work in a PreK-12 educational program for deaf and hard of hearing students. Proven high-level leadership skills, including building and leading cross-functional teams. Demonstrated ability to effectively lead simultaneous initiatives and/or projects from inception to completion. Ability to interpret and implement regulations, policies and procedures. Excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and to cultivate an atmosphere of teamwork. Knowledge of current trends in the field, including effective practices in the education of deaf and hard of hearing students. Excellent writing and communication skills. Able to converse fluently in high-level professional and academic discourse in American Sign Language.

$83,400 to $150,100

Director, Campus Business Development

Department: Business and Support Services
Job Number: 14072
Date Posted: 6/2/2014
Status: Accepting applications
Directs, expands and promotes usages of Gallaudet facilities to outside groups to generate income for the University; identifies potential customers and actively solicits outside groups for facilities usage; serves as the single point of contact for outside groups and works with campus constituency to coordinate facility usage and required campus services including Academic Affairs, Resident Life, Food Service, Custodial Services, Grounds and Facility Maintenance, Athletics Department, Department of Continuing Students, Registrar, Clerc Center, and the Conference Center. Establishes revenue and profit goals and determines appropriate cost structure to ensure usage generates a profit; reviews customer contracts and works with Supervisor and Risk Management to ensure compliance with any Federal, District, or Gallaudet Policy and to ameliorate potential risks and liability; and works with Public Relations or other organizations to develop effective marketing materials.
Bachelor's Degree in marketing, education, management or related field. A minimum of ten years of experience with budget management, planning and coordinating facility usage for outside groups. Demonstrated success with college or university business development resulting in financially self-supporting and profitable programs. Experience managing students and staff. Experience working in higher educational institutions and collaborating with offices and departments across campus. Excellent skills in program evaluation. High degree of independent judgment, analytical thinking, and problem solving skills. Ability to work well with faculty, staff, students and administrators, and the ability to build strong ties to the outside community. Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite. Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral. Must be willing to work evenings and/or weekends as required. American Sign Language skills or willingness to learn.

$83,400 to $150,100

Director, Project Management

Department: Program Development
Job Number: 14024
Date Posted: 2/24/2014
Status: Accepting applications
Responsible for the daily operations of Campus Design and Construction (CDC) and executes these responsibilities under the leadership of the Executive Director of Campus Design and Construction (Campus Architect). Manages the University's capital improvement projects; oversees CDC and third-party project management staff; oversees CDC managerial operations such as staffing, departmental budgeting, quality control, risk management and internal reporting; and assists the Campus Architect with the development of campus standards and procedures to ensure the effective implementation of Gallaudet's Campus Plan, Strategic Goals and the responsible stewardship of Gallaudet's physical and financial resources in accordance with DeafSpace principles.
Bachelor's degree in architecture and a minimum of ten years of experience as a licensed, project architect with well-rounded experience in all phases of design with an emphasis on project management, construction documents and construction administration. Experience in new construction and renovations of academic, laboratory, office, commercial, residential buildings and parking structures is required. Knowledge of and proficiency with Auto CAD R-10,11,12 and other CAD compatible systems as well as MS Word, MS Excel is required. Good communication and interpersonal skills with proficiency in both English and American Sign Language and in-depth experience in constructing buildings attuned to deaf experiences is highly desired. Demonstrated aptitude for leadership within the deaf community and ability to work within institutional decision making structures is desired.
$83,400 to $150,100

Director, Sponsored Programs

Department: Office of Sponsored Programs
Job Number: 14116
Date Posted: 9/22/2014
Status: Accepting applications
Leads the Office and serves as the University's grants official accountable for oversight of the entire proposal, award, and closeout process; responsible for stimulating successful proposal activity throughout the Gallaudet community, for representing the University before external sponsoring agencies (federal, state and private), and for negotiating and executing sponsored award agreements consistent with the University's educational mission and its academic and administrative policies; supervises staff of OSP; directs and manages the administrative and operational activities of OSP including: all pre-award development functions for research, training and technical assistance programs; determination of appropriate proposal routing and approval prior to official signature and transmittal to sponsors on behalf of the University; contract/grant negotiations and contract formation with outside sponsors; official acceptance of contract/grant awards by the University; post-award coordination of activities with appropriate campus personnel and with principal investigators/project directors (as in cases of extensions and continuations); and provision of proposal and award reports to the President, Provost, Vice Presidents and Deans.
Master's degree in an area related to the function of sponsored programs. A minimum six years of professional level of experience in an office of research or sponsored programs or related area. Comprehensive understanding of a full-service, pre-award grant services operation with additional in-depth background in grant implementation and administration. In-depth understanding of Federal grant, contract and cost regulations (e.g. Uniform Guidance, EDGAR). Demonstration of organizational skills and the ability to work with complex ideas. Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills. Creativity in the encouragement of research and entrepreneurship. Proficiency in Microsoft Office word processors, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software, Adobe Acrobat and electronic mail systems. Must be able to handle multiple tasks for a diverse clientele within narrow time constraints and ensure that deadlines are met. Broad knowledge of the issues facing higher education today. Demonstrated ability to construct and/or provide technical assistance in all aspects of the proposal development process. Experience in and ability to prepare and negotiate awards and respond to audit issues' need for information. Ability to use sign language or willingness to learn.

$83,400 to $150,100

Financial Aid Advisor and Functional/Technical Specialist

Department: Chief Enrollment Management Office (CEMO)
Job Number: 14029
Date Posted: 7/14/2014
Status: Accepting applications
Serves a dual role as the technical/functional specialist for the Office of Financial Aid and as a financial aid advisor; handles technical inquiries pertaining to the university's enterprise system; coordinates the use of various software products; coordinates communication between the office and other University offices regarding database management, PeopleSoft issues, and all other technical related issues; and supports ongoing Financial Aid Office activities related to query development, reporting (formal and ad hoc), and assessment activities. As an advisor, reviews and evaluates students' financial aid requests and makes award adjustments and recalculations.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, accounting, finance or a related field. A minimum five years of professional experience including three years in statistics and/or database management and two years of experience in financial aid, student accounting, or other related higher-education administrative functions. Experience in supporting data analysis activities in a college setting. Proficiency in the utilization of data presentation packages, spreadsheets, word processing applications, and other data analysis tools. Strong communication and teamwork skills are necessary. The ability to present complex data in a succinct, meaningful way to a variety of audiences is also highly valued. Evidence of excellent organizational skills. Ability to work independently. Sign language skills or the willingness to learn and become proficient within a reasonable period of time.

$50,300 to $90,500

Instruction and Reference Librarian

Department: University Library
Job Number: 14095
Date Posted: 7/22/2014
Status: Accepting applications
Provides reference, instruction, and lending services; supports and promotes the development, enhancement, and assessment of information literacy skills among students, faculty, and staff; selects and maintains assigned areas of the Library collections; works collaboratively with all members of the Library staff to ensure that all services are of the highest quality; and participates in campus, WRLC, and professional development activities.
Master's degree (MLS, MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution. A minimum two years of teaching or library experience. Commitment to patron services, active learning, and development of information literacy skills. Experience with an integrated library system. Documented evidence of ability to use technology to produce instructional materials. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS. Knowledge of MARC, AACR2, RDA, and DDC23. Demonstrated ability to write clearly. Sign language skills required at time of hire.

$50,300 to $90,500

Interpreter/Coordinator Operations

Department: Office of Development
Job Number: 14119
Date Posted: 9/22/2014
Status: Accepting applications
Coordinates communication efforts for the Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations; serves as the division interpreter for meetings and donor visits; coordinates major events for the division; manages a variety of special projects for the division; manages personnel actions for the division including orientation and training of employees; manages all technology for the division; manages division administrative services including travel, budget, and confidential files/information; provides high-level assistance to the Vice President and the Executive Director; prepares presentations as requested; serves as the administrative liaison to the Board of Associates and the University; and oversees the administrative unit for the division.

Bachelor's degree and a minimum five years of experience in program coordination and/or administration (professional and volunteer experience will be considered). RID CI/CT or NIC certification required. Excellent computer skills including advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills required. Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills required. Thorough knowledge of Gallaudet University policies and procedures. Strong proficiency in written and interpersonal communication; creativity; well-developed organizational skills. Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of internal and external constituencies. Sign language skills required at time of application.
$57,900 to $104,200

Manager, Dissemination and Communication

Department: Visual Language and VIsual Learning (VL2)
Job Number: 14035
Date Posted: 9/15/2014
Status: Accepting applications
Manages all internal and external communication activities of the National Science Foundation and Gallaudet University's Science of Learning Center on Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2); leads Center staff and scientists in the development and dissemination of evidence-based products arising from the scientific and translational activities of the Center; in partnership with Center scientists, faculty, and staff, creates multiple mechanisms using multiple formats for communication of VL2 Center activities and products with a wide range of internal and external audiences; creates opportunities for impacting educational policy through effective communication of Center Discoveries to policymakers; and works closely with members of the VL2 Center including the Co-PIs/Science Director and the (i) VL2 Research and Education and Digital Innovation Managers, including its diverse translation teams (spanning products and digital innovation), (ii) VL2 scientific and translation project leaders, (iii) VL2 student networks and laboratories spanning the nation and Canada, and (iv) Gallaudet University departments and units related to education, development, donor relations, public relations, and marketing.

Ph.D. degree in English, communications, journalism, public relations, or related field. A minimum three years of professional experience in communication, journalism, public relations, or a related field (Master's degree in one of the above-mentioned fields and a minimum six years of professional experience in one of the above-mentioned career areas communicating technical information to lay and professional audiences will be considered). Demonstrated ability to synthesize and translate technical material for professional and lay audiences. Evidence of leading short- and long-term projects to completion and goal attainment. Demonstrated understanding of the scientific issues (e.g., bilingualism, reading, literacy) that drive the work of the VL2 Center and their potential for impacting decision-making for parents, teachers and policy-makers engaged in educating deaf children. Demonstrated skill in effective writing, problem solving, and decision-making. Excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and in a team environment. Excellent organizational skills. Possession of skills and outstanding knowledge of computer word processing, spreadsheet, presentation programs and desktop publishing tools. Must perform with a high degree of skill and autonomy. Ability to converse fluently in high-level professional and academic discourse in American Sign Language.

Candidates will be required to provide two samples of their writing before advancing in the selection process.

$83,400 to $150,100

Research Administrator

Department: Technology Access Program
Job Number: 14117
Date Posted: 9/22/2014
Status: Accepting applications
Consults with and advises the Director; ensures compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations and University policies; performs project management, ensuring established goals and timelines for project and/or subaward output and outcomes are met; performs bookkeeping and fiscal reconciliation with the Finance Office; organizes and prepares materials for annual site visits and/or annual performance reports; coordinates with the Office of Sponsored Programs to effectively communicate with and report to the funding agency or agencies; coordinates with Contracts and Purchasing to ensure effective implementation and monitoring of subawards and their contracts; and supervises student assistants and Center support staff.

Master's degree and two (2) years of administrative experience in budget and office management(Bachelor's degree and four years of administrative experience as described above will be considered). Certification in Research Administration required. Strong experience in professional writing and editing of correspondence and documents. Proficiency with computer software programs (e.g., PeopleSoft and MS Excel), and experience with file maintenance and database management. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to efficiently handle complex as well as routine tasks. Ability to work independently under very stringent timelines. Fluency in American Sign Language or willingness to learn.

$43,700 to $78,700

Senior Accountant

Department: Finance Office
Job Number: 13065
Date Posted: 12/19/2013
Status: Accepting applications
Reporting directly to the Controller, this position assists with financial and tax reporting, as well as accounting controls. This position is responsible for maintaining the University's endowment and donation accounting, leading long-term debt accounting, preparing required annual taxing reporting, and leading grant accounting and compliance efforts. Also assists with researching new GAAP pronouncements; advises, educates and serves as a resources for departmental fiscal officers and senior management on budget and financial issues.
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business administration and CPA license. Minimum of five years of significant and progressively responsible experience in auditing or accounting and knowledge of Federal and accounting requirements over grants, contributions, and endowments. Ability to gather and organize information from a variety of sources into coherent documents, effectively communicate complex financial data, and work closely and effectively with all levels of faculty, staff and students. Expertise in Excel developing complex spreadsheets to arrange, produce, display, and analyze data. Proficiency with PowerPoint. Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills required. Sign language skills or the willingness to learn and become proficient within a reasonable period of time.

$57,900 to $104,200

Staff Interpreter II, Deaf-Blind Services

Department: Gallaudet Interpreting Service
Job Number: 14106
Date Posted: 8/4/2014
Status: Accepting applications
Provides professional working proficient interpreting services, both live and on video, in various settings at Gallaudet University and in local and national arenas, primarily for deaf-blind clients; contributes positively as a professional to GIS, the Gallaudet University community, and the larger community beyond Gallaudet University; and consistently aims to the highest standards of professionalism.
Applicants must meet all of the following requirements:

1. Have an B.A. degree
2. Have at least one of the following interpreting certifications at time of hire: RSC or CDI
3. Have six (6) years of professional interpreting experience of which three (3) years are post certification
4. Have documented experience interpreting in a diverse range of assignments
5. Have documented experience working in interpreting teams
6. Demonstrate a professional working proficient level of interpreting

Applicants are expected to provide a cover letter, resume, Gallaudet University application, and a portfolio of professional interpreting experience detailing:

• interpreting settings

and, if any,
• mentorship/practicum supervision experience
• workshops/trainings/professional presentations/classes given
• a list of any published works
• a detailing of membership on boards/committees supporting organizations for Deaf individuals or organizations for interpreters and
• a list of other contributions made to the field of interpreting.

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate the ability to interpret at a professional working proficient level, based on a GIS skills assessment. The skills assessment must be completed prior to a formal interview.

$48,998 to $88,176

University Ombuds

Department: President's Office
Job Number: HR-13021
Date Posted: 6/10/2014
Status: Accepting applications
Serves as the designated neutral or impartial dispute resolution practitioner whose major function is to provide confidential and informal assistance to constituents of the University community, which includes students, staff, faculty and/or administrators (excluding Clerc Center); the ombuds is neither an advocate for any individual nor the organization but is rather an advocate for fairness, who acts as a source of resolution of concerns and critical situations. In considering any given instance or concern, the point of view of all parties that might be involved are taken into account. This office supplements, but does not replace, the University's existing resources for formal conflict resolution. The Ombuds reports directly to the President and does not accept notice on behalf of the University. In other words, the Ombuds functions independently of existing administrative structures.
(12 month position with 11 month optional/negotiable)
Master's degree and five years of experience in conflict management, organizational change or closely related experience. Must have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the University and with people with wide variety of backgrounds and cultures. Must have excellent problem-solving skills and be able to gather and analyze information and, as necessary, help the inquirers develop appropriate options and actions. Must be willing to develop comprehensive knowledge and networking skills regarding the University's structure, culture, policies and practices. Must show evidence of ability to use and teach conflict management skills, have strong presentation skills and organize and communicate information to groups varying in size and hierarchical level in the University. Proven discretion and demonstrated ability in personal and professional communications, presentations and written correspondence. Must be able to work as a team member and act as an impartial problem solver. Must have exemplary decision-making and strategic thinking skills to be aware of issues on hand. Fluent American Sign Language skills required at the time of application.
(12 months) $69,400 to $124,900
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