Senior Staff Assistant 7629BR National Technical Institute for the Deaf NTID Information and Computing Studies
Detailed Job Description Please note: This is a grant funded position with a strong possibility of funding through 2026. The current round of funding will end on July 31, 2023. A renewal grant proposal is currently being reviewed by NSF which if funded, will end on July 31, 2026.
To provide administrative support to DeafTEC in all aspects of general center administration and grant management, budget monitoring, and reporting. Support provided to the DeafTEC directors and PI's (Principal Investigators) includes: meeting and document preparation, travel arrangements, financial reconciliations, event logistics and planning, and maintaining records.
DeafTEC: Technical Education Center for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education Resource Center (award #1902474) established at RIT in 2011. The goal of DeafTEC is to increase the number of deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals in highly skilled technician jobs in which there continues to be underrepresentation and underutilization of such individuals in the workplace. DeafTEC serves as a national resource for high schools and community colleges that educate deaf and hard-of-hearing students in STEM-related programs and for employers hiring deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals.
Department/College Description Information and Computing Studies (support by the NSF DeafTEC grant) at NTID
Experience with event planning and arranging travel for large groups of people
Demonstrated expertise in managing work in a complex, fast-moving office environment
Familiarity with Deaf culture and with American Sign Language (ASL)
Strong computer and internet research skills
Excellent organization and communication skills
Strong problem solving skills, detail oriented, and ability to coordinate and follow through on tasks, work independently
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others
Sign language skills or the willingness to learn ASL
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 114H
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the 'Great Colleges to Work For.' RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
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