Coordinator, K-12 Teacher Training 7680BR National Technical Institute for the Deaf NTID Outreach, Placement and Special Projects
Detailed Job Description Please note: Some travel required. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.
The NTID Regional STEM Center (NRSC) promotes training and participation for deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) high school students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. NRSC achieves its goals of improving access to postsecondary STEM education and employment for students by:
Enhancing understanding about opportunities for DHH individuals in STEM careers among middle and high school students, teachers, counselors, and vocational rehabilitation (VR) counselors.
Improving the instructional and technical skills of high school teachers in STEM areas.
Establishing, expanding, and improving pathways for DHH students to transition from high school to associate degrees, to baccalaureate degrees, and beyond in STEM areas.
Improving access to learning for DHH students who may be in mainstream classes, with or without support and access services.
Developing employers' awareness of DHH individuals as potential employees and how they can be hired and successfully integrated into the STEM workforce.
Improving the STEM knowledge and sign language skills of American Sign Language interpreters.
The NRSC works in partnership with multiple departments, units and offices within NTID including but not limited to: Academic Affairs, Access Services, Admissions, Budget and Finance, Co-op and Career Center, DeafTEC, External Affairs, Marketing Communications, Pre-College Outreach, Project Fast Forward, Student and Academic Services, Summer Transition Program, and Vocational Rehabilitation.
Participate in executing the vision and mission for growth of the NTID Regional STEM Center (NRSC) with an emphasis on STEM K-12 teacher education and outreach, contributing to the pipeline of DHH middle school and high school students to RIT/NTID. The five NRSC audiences include 1) students and their families, 2) K-12 educators, 3) sign language interpreters, 4) Prospective and current STEM employers of DHH individuals, and 5) vocational rehabilitation professionals. This position will focus on working with K-12 educators.
Serve as a member of the core NRSC team at NTID and report to the Senior Director of such.
Collect data, do analysis and provide reports, metrics, and budgeting information to the director in the area of K-12 teacher preparation and training.
Collaborate with NTID departments and units on STEM-related and teacher training/ preparation initiatives, with a particular focus on a partnership with the Master of Science Program in Secondary Education of the Deaf (MSSE) at NTID.
Develop, organize and provide in-depth training, mentoring, guidance, Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) professional development and evaluation for K-12 teachers of the deaf, with a focus on STEM education. This may also include graduate students in teacher preparation programs for the deaf across the country.
Develop, oversee, and manage annual plans and schedules for teacher training projects.
*Work with NTID's MSSE program on STEM curriculum development and instructional strategy concepts to encourage stronger bilingual and bicultural focus on deaf education.
Represent NRSC and pertinent NTID departments at conferences and related programs for the purpose of promoting NTID and NRSC programs. As appropriate, conduct presentations on STEM topics, programs and resources.
Work with NRSC staff to develop quality programming for 7th-12th grade youth who are interested in STEM fields.
Department/College Description NTID Regional STEM Center
Minimum Qualifications Education/Experience:
5-7 years of related experience or equivilent
Masters degree in Deaf Education, Human and Social Services, or related field
Demonstrated knowledge/ exemplary skills in the following areas: deaf education, communication, interpersonal interactions, organization and multi-tasking, time management, budget management, telecommunications, and writing.
Development of short- and long-term program plans.
Experience in managing multiple projects.
Ability to compile, collect and analyze data for program review and reporting.
Sensitivity to ethnic, socioeconomic and communication diversity.
American Sign Language skills or willingness to learn to be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of prospective DHH students and individuals
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 117A
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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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