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May 30, 2012
Vol. 8, No. 29

Editor: Tom Willard

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New York, NY
ANTI-LGBT RIGHTS GOVERNOR TO SPEAK AT PROMINENT DEAF CIVIL RIGHTS GROUP'S NATIONAL CONFERENCE
It was a rather stunning surprise when I discovered the NAD scheduled South Dakota's Republican Governor Dennis Daugaard as one of the primary speakers at its national conference being held this summer. It is no surprise to anyone that Gov. Daugaard opposes gay marriage and has stated that no individual groups should be given special privileges. Gov. Daugaard is allowed his views and since he was duly elected by the people of South Dakota, I'm not going to second guess their decision. But it is fairly clear that Daugaard's view doesn't belong at the NAD conference. / Huffington Post

See Also THE IMPORTANCE OF ENGAGING GOVERNOR DAUGAARD / Deaf Politics

See Also NAD RELEASES STATEMENT ON MARRIAGE EQUALITY / NAD

Atlanta, GA
GSU TO LEAD $10 MILLION RESEARCH PROJECT TO IMPROVE READING IN DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING CHILDREN
Researchers at Georgia State University's College of Education have been awarded a significant $10 million grant to create the first national research center aimed at dramatically improving reading for children who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH). The grant will provide funding to create the National Research and Development Center for Literacy and Deafness (CLAD), the first of its kind to focus on deaf children. / Phys.Org

Las Vegas, NV
DEAF GAY TEEN STANDS UP TO BULLY
And you thought you had it rough. Ace Gilliam has had a life full of challenges that could make him an easy target for bullies. "I came out to my family when I was 15. My grandma passed away. I lived with her for eight years, because my mom passed away and my dad passed away, and just two months ago my grandpa passed away, so every caregiver I've ever had, on top of being gay, being deaf. I know what's it like to be bullied for something that you can't help." / Huffington Post

Hampton Roads, VA
FORMER SCHOOL FOR THE DISABLED COULD SEE FUTURE DEVELOPMENT
For the past four years, the former Virginia School for the Deaf, Blind and Multi-disabled has remained locked and boarded up, although vandals have apparently made their way past the chain link fence and padlocks. What will eventually become of the 75-acre campus is something the Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority is trying to piece together. The facility closed in 2008 when its services relocated to a similar school in Staunton. The authority will need to appease neighbors, former graduates of the school, and city officials when it finally presents its plans for the site. / Daily Press

Atlanta, GA
NENE LEAKES -- WITH EX-HUSBAND GREG -- HONORED AT THE GEORGIA ASSOCIATION OF THE DEAF GALA
"RHOA" star Nene Leakes delivered a speech at the Georgia Association of the Deaf presents Deaf Children’s Literacy Benefit Gala recently. NeNe spoke about her rise to fame and time on "Celebrity Apprentice" to the patron in the room who raised money for deaf children. / TheYBF

Staunton, VA
GRADUATION AT VSDB BRINGS JOY, SOME TEARS
As Devyn Johnson crossed the stage at the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind on Friday he flashed the sign for love in the air and fist pumped with his other hand. He wasn't the only senior sending love to the crowd as they officially became high school graduates and faced leaving what most consider their home away from home and the staff and teachers they call family. For the 18 seniors who made up the class of 2012, VSDB wasn't just a school put the place where they lived, played and grew up. / The News Leader

Mobile, AL
ALABAMA SCHOOL FOR DEAF STUDENT FROM MOBILE TO GIVE SALUTATORIAN ADDRESS
When Kaneesha Marie Stallworth gives the salutatorian's address at the Alabama School for the Deaf in Talladega on Wednesday, she will speak and sign the words simultaneously. For the 17-year-old, it offers a way to honor her family in Mobile. "She wanted to make sure she did it in the mode of communication she grew up with," said Dennis Gilliam, director of high school programs at the Talladega school. Stallworth's mother is deaf. Her father is not. / Press-Register

Ewing, NJ
'PIZZA BOY' TWIRLS DOUGH TO HELP DEAF
Eight-year-old Michael “Pizza Boy” Testa put on quite a show, tossing and twirling pizza dough high into the air to the delight of nearly 200 cheering and squealing boys and girls at the Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf. The pint-size pizza maker visited the school on Sullivan Way on Tuesday to shine a spotlight on a $5 million private fund-raising campaign by a new non-profit, Jersey’s Hope for Hearing, which hopes to buy 150 hearing aids and repair the crumbling state-owned school off Sullivan Way. / The Trentonian


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Victoria, Australia
SHOCK AS SIGN LANGUAGE TRAINING GIVEN THE FLICK
When Natasha Maddock gave up her corporate career to become an interpreter for the deaf, she could never have imagined it would be the State Government that delivered the thumbs down to her dreams. One year into a two-year, full-time Australian Sign Language (Auslan) course at the Kangan Institute, Ms Maddock, 34, said she was devastated to learn the course would not be continued next year because of State Government funding cuts. / Geelong Advertiser

See Also VIC SIGN LANGUAGE CUTS 'DISCRIMINATORY' / Ninemsn

Queensland, Australia
DEAF MAN KING-HIT AT SERVO
Michael Jarrett may never know what provoked a man into knocking him out as he filled up his car in Yeppoon. Michael, who is profoundly deaf and partially blind in one eye, was fuelling up at BP Travel Centre on Friday when a man punched him in the back of the head. Moments later the man, seemingly embarrassed, threw $20 at Michael as he lay on the ground and drove off. The disturbing incident was captured on CCTV about 11am. / Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Birmingham, England
DEAF AND DUMB HIP HOP DANCING CHAMPION DARREN RAJBAL IS DEAF AND DUMB
He dances like his hero Michael Jackson and is a dead-ringer for Hollywood star Will Smith. But the most amazing thing about hip hop sensation and former South Africa’s Got Talent winner Darren Rajbal is he’s DEAF and DUMB. The 21-year-old keeps time by feeling the bass notes or watching wavelengths on a computer. / Sunday Mercury

West Yorkshire, England
SUPER DAD HITS THE ROAD AGAIN FOR DEAF CHARITY
A super fit, super dad is about to embark on his most gruelling challenge to date in order to raise funds for the charity that helped his deaf son. Dave McNamara, 38, is preparing to run the 210-mile Trans-Pennine Trail in just five days. The epic cross-country run is the final part of a personal goal to run the equivalent of 15 marathons to raise money for the National Deaf Children’s Society -- a charity that has helped his son Evan who has been deaf since birth. / Morley Observer and Advertiser

Abingdon, England
'I MAY BE DEAF, BUT YOU CAN STILL TALK TO ME'
Ellen Arthur's memories of her fifth-birthday party are some of the fondest of her childhood. She was surrounded by family at their modest home in Abingdon near Oxford. What she didn't know as she blew out the candles on her cake was that it would be the last party she would have – or be invited to – for another 10 years, because she is deaf. / The Independent

Wiltshire, England
FOLLOW DEAF AWARENESS TIPS FOR FUN JUBILEE PARTY
Action on Hearing Loss is urging the organisers of Diamond Jubilee celebrations in Swindon to ensure their parties are fully accessible and inclusive of residents who are deaf or hard of hearing. People with hearing loss can often find it difficult to follow conversations during social occasions – particularly when there is background noise or music – so the charity is promoting deaf awareness tips to help party organisers improve the experience of local residents who have problems hearing. / Swindon Advertiser

Halifax, NS, Canada
GRIFFITHS: JOBS FOR DISABLED WOULD AID ECONOMY
In 2009 I had a quiet word with federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty. We spoke with the easy intimacy of strangers who have something life-changing in common. Jim Flaherty and I are parents of children with disabilities. Perhaps the minister did not topple into the financial abyss that so often swallows families like mine when a child is disabled. However, I’m pretty sure he and his wife shed many of the same tears my husband and I did as our children travelled the long and frequently terrifying road from infancy to adulthood. / The Chronicle Herald

Bhiwandi, India
COUPLE BEATS UP DEAF GIRL FOR PLUCKING MANGO
A 14-year-old deaf girl was allegedly assaulted by her neighbours when she tried to pluck a mango from a tree at Aangaon village in Bhiwandi. However, when the victim's family went to lodge a complaint against the neighbour, the police instead registered a non-cognizable offence against the victim's mother, Prema Shinde, for assaulting the neighbor. / Times of India

Indore, India
INDORE-BASED COUPLE DUB MOVIES INTO SIGN LANGUAGE FOR DEAF AND DUMB
Bringing changes in the life of disabled and giving them a confidence to live them as any normal person is certainly not an easy thing. A city-based couple determined to take up a task for the deaf and dumb: dubbing Bollywood movies into sign language so that they can watch them without anybody's help. Gyanendra Purohit and Monika Purohit are out on a mission fighting for the dignity of the deaf and dumb. / The Times of India

New Delhi, India
EMPATHY, NOT SYMPATHY, IS IGNOU'S CALL FOR DISABLED
The Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre, sponsored by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, organized a session titled ‘Orientation to Deafness’ at the University’s Convention Centre. The program, attended by BA in Applied Sign Language Studies students and the staff, aimed at increasing awareness about deafness, problems of deaf community and initiatives necessary for solving them from different stakeholders. / India Education Diary

Legazpi City, Philippines
SECOND DEAF SPORTS GAMES HELD IN BICOL
The players tossed the volleyball, dribbled the basketball and served the shuttlecock, each time without speaking or shouting, even in the most intense moments of the game. "It was like a silent movie," said referee Robert Detera, referring to Second Annual Bicol Deaf Games which, unlike ordinary games, lacked the usual shouts and jeers. / Yahoo!

Manila, Philippines
DEAF TANKER TRIES METTLE IN ASIA-PACIFIC GAMES
A 27-year-old recipient of the 2011 Go Negosyo Award and the PLDT small-medium entrepreneurship next-generation Bosing Ako award finally fulfills his dream in swimming when he competes in the seventh Asia-Pacific Deaf Games slated May 27-June 2 in Korea. But Lester Lagos will have to depend on his ability to “read” the starting gun because he is deaf. / The Philippine Star


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Internet
PETITION: TELL CNN TO START PROVIDING EQUAL ACCESS TO THEIR ONLINE VIDEOS
Denying millions of viewers access to your online videos by refusing to provide closed captioning isn’t a First Amendment right - it’s a denial of accessibility. Closed captioning doesn’t just provide accessibility to millions with hearing losses, limited English proficiency, or those learning to read - it’s also beneficial to archiving your video context for future searches! We do not want you to change anything about your website, nor your video content - simply that you provide equal access by captioning your online video. / Change.org

Salt Lake City, UT
BOY SCOUT LEADER CAMP IN PARK CITY FIRST TO INCLUDE DEAF PARTICIPANTS
More than 80 Boy Scout leaders and staff gathered in Park City last Thursday for the second half of "Wood Badge," a six-day advanced training offered several times each year to leaders. But for the first time in the United States the course is being offered to deaf participants. Oscar Santoyo, the Scouting with Special Needs and Disabilities adviser for the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America, said he is very impressed with the training program. / The Salt Lake Tribune

Alton, IL
NEW CLUB AVAILABLE FOR HEARING-IMPAIRED, OTHERS
A new social club sprung up recently for the deaf and for the hard of hearing, deaf-aware hearing and deaf curious. “Sometimes people don’t talk to you; they don’t know how. We want those people to feel welcome at our meetings,” Riverbend Deaf Chapter President Ralph Roach Jr. said at the club’s first meeting this month. / The Telegraph

Dallas, TX
SAMMIE'S VIDEO DIARY CHRONICLES HER STRUGGLE TO HEAR
It's a very expensive procedure, but among modern medical miracles, the cochlear implant has become another routine surgery. Don't underestimate what the life-changing device means to 10-year-old Sammie Hicks. "She doesn't let anything hold her back... anything! Which is great," said Jen Hicks, Sammie's mother. / WFAA

Silver Spring, MD
TDI HOTEL/MOTEL ACCESSIBILITY SURVEY
Many deaf and hard of hearing people find that various hotels and motels they visit are not complying with the accessibility mandates of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. It would help us tremendously in our advocacy efforts with the U.S. Department of Justice to improve this situation if we had some hard data to document the accessibility problems in the hospitality industry. With that in mind, we are asking for your help. / TDI


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Aurora, NE
HAMILTON RELAY ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS AND AWARD RECIPIENTS
Hamilton Relay celebrates National Better Hearing and Speech Month each May by honoring individuals who make a difference in their communities. Established in 2010, the Hamilton Relay High School Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking. The scholarship provides $500 towards each student's post-secondary education. Also established in 2010, Hamilton Relay's Better Hearing and Speech Month Recognition Award is presented to influential community leaders who are hard of hearing, late-deafened or have difficulty speaking. / Hamilton Relay

Ballenger Creek, MD
TUSCARORA HIGH SCHOOL DEAF SENIOR PLANS TO STUDY GRAPHIC DESIGN
Patrick Campbell, a senior at Tuscarora High School, is a three-sport athlete — a member of the football, indoor track and lacrosse teams. Patrick is a member of the National Honor Society and was a finalist in the school’s Poetry Out Loud competition. He’s also deaf. Patrick, 18, is headed to the Rochester Institute of Technology in the fall. / Gazette

Vanceboro, NC
SCHOOL STARS: TREY WARREN
Trey Warren is a deaf student. He hasn’t been able to hear for most of his life. Next week, he’s earning his high school diploma. It’s the first time in 15 years a deaf student has graduated from craven county public schools. Trey Warren has never felt different. “No, some people didn’t even know that I was deaf,” Trey signed. / Eyewitness News 9


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Salem, OR
'SIGNAL SEASON' EXPLORES THE LIFE OF DEAF MLB PLAYER DUMMY HOY
The star of Pentacle Theatre’s next play, “The Signal Season of Dummy Hoy,” can relate to the deaf Major League Baseball player character he plays. “The two of us have a lot in common,” said Jake Merz one evening before rehearsal last week. “We both had spinal meningitis -- Dummy Hoy at 6 and I at 10 months,” Merz said. “We both love the sport of baseball. When I was 9 or 10, I played center field, which Dummy played. I read about him growing up, how he played. He was a real inspiration to me.” / Statesman Journal

See Also AUTHOR WROTE PLAY FOR DEAF DAUGHTER / Statesman Journal

New York, NY
JAY ALAN ZIMMERMAN'S 'INCREDIBLY DEAF MUSICAL' PLAYING IN NEW YORK CITY
Beginning on May 31, acclaimed composer and author, Jay Alan Zimmerman, will debut his stage production, the Incredibly Deaf Musical, at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in New York City. Stemming from his own personal experiences, Zimmerman’s theatrical production tells the story of Jay – a composer who is dealing with the noisy buzz of progressive deafness stealing away his songs. As Jay struggles to hold onto the disappearing notes, his wife and son help him strive for something other than fame or death. / PRWeb

Denver, CO
COLORADO COMMISSION FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING ENDORSES NEW FILM PROJECT
Award-winning filmmaker Darla Rae is producing and directing a new feature film about retired NBA player Mike Glenn titled "Spirit of Love." It was Rae's work on the award winning films "The Goal" and "Dandy Kids" that caused two coaches from Mike Glenn's camp for the deaf and hard of hearing to contact Rae. "Spirit of Love" also written by Rae will be shot in Colorado, and 2nd unit in Georgia. / Christian Newswire

Hagerstown, MD
SIGNING AWAY THE BLUES
In a few days, Cindy Mease will stand on stage and sign the blues. She’ll capture the emotions, the wrenching soulfulness, the rollicking rhythm and liquid notes that seem to melt into each other. There will be songs echoing joy and pain, triumph and sorrow, with a message that is worn but deep. Because that’s the blues. But instead of her voice, the music will flow through Mease’s hands. / Herald-Mail


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Levittown, NY
DEAF LITTLE LEAGUER THROWS PERFECT GAME
It was a Sunday afternoon, the fourth inning and it would be the last pitch of the game. As he prepared his delivery, Thomas Colamartino, 11, recalled, "I closed my eyes and prayed to God saying, 'I hope this is a strike.' " It was. The southpaw had faced 12 batters from Bellmore's Long Island Storm, and struck out seven of them on the way to a 12-0 win. It was that rarity of rarities in the baseball world -- major, minor or youth league -- a perfect game. / Newsday

Internet
DEAF ATHLETES FACE UNCERTAIN FUTURE UNLESS PARALYMPICS OPENS ITS DOORS, CLAIMS ORGANIZATION CHIEF
Craig Crowley, the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) President, has admitted he is worried for the future of deaf sport unless the disability is soon included at the Paralympic Games. Crowley made his comments in the wake of news that his organization has agreed to stage Deaflympics XXII in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, in 2013. / Inside World Parasport


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St. Cloud, Minnesota

$22.18 to $32.69 per hour ($46,312 to $68,257 per year)

We are seeking a mental health clinician to provide culturally affirmative mental health services to deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing consumers living in St. Cloud, MN and Central Minnesota. The ideal candidate will have a Master’s Degree in a behavioral health field such as counseling, psychology, or social work; be licensed or licensed-eligible as a mental health professional (LPC, LPCC, LP, LICSW or LMFT) in State of Minnesota; be fluent in ASL; and have extensive experience in mental health counseling including knowledge of clinical/crisis interventions and psychiatric medications. Minnesota is a great place to live and work offering the best of both large metropolitan areas as well as small town charm. In addition to a rewarding career we offer an excellent benefit and compensation package. To learn more about how you can make a difference, please send your resume to Dr. John Gournaris at john.gournaris@state.mn.us.

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HOWARD COLLEGE
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE

POSITION NOTICE
SWCID CAMPUS

POSITION: PROVOST #11-308


NOTE: OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AS WELL AS ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS DISCLOSING CREDENTIALS PERTAINING TO THIS POSITION WILL BE REQUIRED. WILL BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.

EXPERIENCE AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Master’s degree required. Doctorate preferred with additional hours recognized. 10 years related experience required. Administrative experience including community relations, program development, budgeting, and E Learning. Strong interpersonal skills and understanding of the SWCID community. Must have the desire to explore and acquire new knowledge to further the needs of the campus. Proficiency in American Sign Language and comprehensive understanding of Deaf culture and education. Demonstrated ability to provide creative leadership and a commitment to the principles of Continuous Quality Improvement.

DESCRIPTION OF JOB DUTIES: The Provost of SWCID is responsible for the operation of SWCID under the guidance of the District President. The Provost of SWCID will provide leadership for the campus and supervise campus compliance with all HCJCD policies and procedures; interface with deaf education and community leaders to promote the SWCID community; serve as a member of the Administrative Cabinet and other internal and external councils and committees as well as the SWCID Foundation. The Provost is the lead administrator on issues related to SWCID and Deaf culture and education, also serving as a resource for disability questions in the district.

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with education and experience

POSITION AVAILABLE: Immediately

APPLY TO:
HOWARD COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
1001 BIRDWELL LANE
BIG SPRING, TX 79720
(432) 264-5100 phone
www.howardcollege.edu

POSTED: February 8, 2012

It is the intent of the Howard County Junior College District to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion or veteran’s status or any other protected class. Contact the Personnel Office if assistance is needed during the application process.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all employees hired after November 6, 1986 to provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

“Education ... For Learning, For Earning, For Life!”
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HOWARD COLLEGE
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE

POSITION NOTICE
SWCID CAMPUS

POSITION: EXECUTIVE DEAN #12-301

NOTE:
OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AS WELL AS ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS DISCLOSING CREDENTIALS PERTAINING TO THIS POSITION WILL BE REQUIRED. WILL BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.

EXPERIENCE AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Master’s degree required. A minimum of four (4) and up to eight (8) years of recognized and related leadership experience required, preferable in the community college setting. Legal experience desired. Administrative experience including community relations, program development, budgeting and eLearning preferred. Must have strong interpersonal skills and understanding of the SWCID community and the desire to explore and acquire new knowledge to further the needs of the campus. Proficiency in American Sign Language and comprehensive understanding of Deaf culture and education, demonstrated ability to provide created leadership and a commitment to the principles of Continuous Quality Improvement.

DESCRIPTION OF JOB DUTIES: The Executive Dean- SWCID provides leadership for the instructional and support services of the SWCID campus and supervises campus compliance with all HCJCD policies and procedures, interfaces with educational and civic leaders to promote Howard College-SWCID and serves as a member of the Administrative Cabinet and other internal and external councils and committees as well as participates in the SWCID Foundation. The Executive Dean-SWCID is the lead administrator on matters related to instruction and support services on the SWCID campus. For a complete list of job duties please refer to the job description.

SALARY RANGE: $60,077 - $68,779

POSITION AVAILABLE: Immediately

TO APPLY: Send completed application and other materials to:
HOWARD COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
1001 BIRDWELL LANE
BIG SPRING, TX 79720
(432) 264-5100 phone
www.howardcollege.edu

POSTED: May 23, 2012

It is the intent of the Howard County Junior College District to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion or veteran’s status or any other protected class. Contact the Personnel Office if assistance is needed during the application process.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all employees hired after November 6, 1986 to provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

“Education ... For Learning, For Earning, For Life!”
www.howardcollege.edu

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HOWARD COLLEGE
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE

POSITION NOTICE
SWCID CAMPUS

POSITION: CAREER PLACEMENT COUNSELOR #12-300

NOTE:
OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AS WELL AS ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS DISCLOSING CREDENTIALS PERTAINING TO THIS POSITION WILL BE REQUIRED. WILL BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.

EXPERIENCE AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Master’s degree in counseling, vocational rehabilitation, social work, psychology or other related field required. Must have LPC, LMSW, CRC, LPC-1 or be a participant in a pre-licensure supervision program. 3 years related experience required. Must have in-depth knowledge of career development, personal counseling theories, professional counseling/social work ethics, and career interest assessments. Fluency in American Sign Language required. Ability to use computer programs including Microsoft Office and the internet.

DESCRIPTION OF JOB DUTIES: Provide career development and personal counseling services and career and academic assessments to Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals. Will assist students and faculty in student internship placement opportunities. For a complete list of job duties, please refer to the job description.

SALARY RANGE:
$40,070 - $42,714

POSITION AVAILABLE:
Immediately

APPLY TO: HOWARD COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
1001 BIRDWELL LANE
BIG SPRING, TX 79720
(432) 264-5100 phone
www.howardcollege.edu

POSTED: March 2, 2012

It is the intent of the Howard County Junior College District to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion or veteran’s status or any other protected class. Contact the Personnel Office if assistance is needed during the application process.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all employees hired after November 6, 1986 to provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

“Education ... For Learning, For Earning, For Life!”
www.howardcollege.edu

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HOWARD COLLEGE
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE

POSITION NOTICE
SWCID CAMPUS

POSITION: WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COACH/RECREATION DIRECTOR #12-100

NOTE:
OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AS WELL AS ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS DISCLOSING CREDENTIALS PERTAINING TO THIS POSITION WILL BE REQUIRED. WILL BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.

EXPERIENCE AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree required. Two (2) years related experience required. Ability to use computer programs including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel Publisher, and Power Point. Coaching experience and recruiting experience. Also, knowledge of recreation and/or activity programs serving deaf individuals of secondary age or older.

DESCRIPTION OF JOB DUTIES: Supervises all aspects of coaching women’s’ basketball program including recruiting, budgeting and scheduling. Also responsible for planning and implementing recreation and activity program for deaf students. For a complete list of job duties please refer to the job description.

SALARY RANGE: Per faculty salary schedule (10.5 month position)

POSITION AVAILABLE: August 1, 2012 (Pending Budget Approval)

TO APPLY: Send completed application and other materials to:
HOWARD COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
1001 BIRDWELL LANE
BIG SPRING, TX 79720
(432) 264-5100 phone
www.howardcollege.edu

POSTED:
May 2, 2012

It is the intent of the Howard County Junior College District to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion or veteran’s status or any other protected class. Contact the Personnel Office if assistance is needed during the application process.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all employees hired after November 6, 1986 to provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

“Education ... For Learning, For Earning, For Life!”
www.howardcollege.edu

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