The Center for Research and Training at The Learning Center for the Deaf is currently looking for a motivated individual to work with us on exciting research on the accessibility of information for deaf individuals. This interdisciplinary project would provide opportunities for someone who is interested in human-computer interaction, accessibility, Deaf education, and user interface design.
SUPERVISOR: Co-Directors of The Center for Research and Training
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The applicant should be able to demonstrate the ability to:
Collaborate on marketing and dissemination campaigns, to include the production of video and print materials.
Ability to create, edit, label, organize and create deliverable videos for ASL CLEAR modules, social media, and marketing.
As assigned by the Development Director and CRT admin team, research, analyze, interpret, and communicate regulations, guidelines, and project requirements, including government contract language.
Summarize findings and contract requirements to various teams in writing with a project management lens.
Engage with national networks of stakeholders
Effectively handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
Make data-based recommendations to the CRT team.
Think both proactively and creatively to identify the effectiveness or deficits in current systems, and recommend and document, timely remediation plans accordingly.
Ability to keep CRT/WPI information confidential
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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- Bachelor’s degree
- Conversational fluency in ASL
- Strong professional diplomacy, and relationship-building skills
- The ability to communicate clearly in ASL and written English
- Passion for, and commitment to, TLC and CRT mission
- Demonstrated computer skills and ability with various applications and software, procedures and processes (Adobe, Google Classroom, Zoom, Video Editing, etc)
- Familiarity with Google Suite and Microsoft Suite
- Ability to work effectively with teams, manage and respond to processes and deadlines
- Interest in bilingual (ASL / English) education, linguistics, and STEM a plus
- Interact effectively with schools, project teams, contractors, and collaborators
- Quick problem-solving and critical thinking skills
- Strong, detail-oriented organizational and project management skills and has the ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
- The ability to function autonomously and proactively
- A minimum of two years of professional experience, with a background in managing multiple projects.