University of Rochester

University of Rochester Announces Search for Deaf Equity and Accessibility Program Director

Innivee Strategies proudly announces that it is working with the University of Rochester to lead the recruitment process for a groundbreaking position – the Deaf Equity and Accessibility Program Director.

The Deaf Equity and Accessibility Program Director is a unique role at the University of Rochester where there are over 60 professionals and learners who identify as Deaf, and this number continues to grow. Through this position, the University has demonstrated its commitment to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and the institution’s dedication to systems change and the advancement of inclusion for Deaf staff, students, and community members at an institution-wide level.

Under the Provost’s office in the division of Disability Compliance, the Deaf Equity and Accessibility Program Director will ensure that all facets of campus life are equitable and welcoming to the Deaf community. This aligns with the University’s ongoing efforts to create an environment that reflects the diversity of its community and actively promotes accessibility in education and beyond.

Innivee Strategies, a recognized leader in Deaf-led leadership and organizational development, will bring their extensive expertise to the search process for the ideal candidate. With a proven track record of successfully guiding searches for various organizations and educational institutions, Innivee Strategies is uniquely positioned to identify a Deaf Equity and Accessibility Program Director who will contribute to the University’s mission and vision.

“Innivee Strategies is honored to collaborate with the University of Rochester in this transformative effort to enhance Deaf equity and accessibility,” said Shane Feldman, CEO of Innivee Strategies. “The individual selected for this position will play a vital role in serving Deaf people who currently work or learn at the University of Rochester, while also making the institution a place where other Deaf people want to work and learn.”

“We’re happy to have Innivee Strategies’ support as we strive to meet the needs of our diverse Deaf community here at the University of Rochester, said Lynnett van Slyke, Associate Vice Provost of Disability Compliance. “The University of Rochester looks forward to welcoming a dynamic and visionary leader who will champion the cause of Deaf equity and accessibility.”

The University of Rochester Deaf Equity and Accessibility Program Director position has been posted on the University of Rochester careers webpage at this link.

If you are interested in the role, please apply. If you know of someone qualified for the role, please share it with them. Please follow Innivee Strategies on social media for more updates about this position.