In alignment with the University of Rochester commitment to Diversity and Inclusion the Deaf Equity and Accessibility Program Director leads the strategic direction and vision that creates a culture of learning and empowerment for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHOH) Professionals and Learners. This position actively engages and communicates with internal and external stakeholders to optimize relations between DHOH and Hearing community members, with special attention given to cross-cultural challenges associated with audism.
Under the guidance of the Associate Vice Provost of Disability Compliance, the Deaf Equity and Accessibility Program Director functions with major latitude for independent judgment and proactive decision-making. The Program Director must be innovative and have the ability to identify new community needs and employ creative approaches to expand and offer unique programming designed to meet the needs of Deaf Professionals and learners that are culturally informed and responsive. Drives operational practices and recommends new policies/procedures with the goal of improving service towards minority language professionals and ensures that internal standards and accountability are upheld across programs and locations.
Please send all questions, nominations, and applications to:
Shane Feldman, Chief Executive Officer
Innivee Strategies, Inc.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to innivee.com/apply. All applications submitted by noon EST, will receive full consideration.
About the organization
The University of Rochester, located in Rochester, New York, is a prestigious private research university renowned for its unique curriculum and strong emphasis on undergraduate research. Founded in 1850, the university is known for its flexible yet rigorous academic programs, including the notable Eastman School of Music, the Simon Business School, and strong departments in optics, medicine, and engineering. With a commitment to diversity and innovation, it offers a vibrant campus life and a wide array of degree programs across its six schools and colleges. The University of Rochester is distinguished by its collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to learning, fostering a dynamic environment that prepares students for leadership and problem-solving in an ever-changing global society.