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Executive Assistant

Reports To: Executive Director

Department: Administration

Work Location: 40% onsite; 60% remote

Purpose of Job

The purpose of this position is to support the mission of a century-old nonprofit organization through collaboration with the Executive Director (ED). The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external stakeholders on all matters pertaining to the ED. The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison to the board of directors, senior management team, IT team, facilities team, and oversees special projects. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in a variety of situations with strong written and verbal communication, technical acumen, administrative, and organizational skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple priorities. The Executive Assistant will have the ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.

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Major Gifts Officer

Reports to the Director of Development

Purpose of the Job
The Major Gifts Officer will play an integral role in the financial health of CHSC by designing and implementing comprehensive major gifts, foundation relations, and planned giving strategies that include identifying, cultivating, soliciting gifts, and expanding significant individual donor relationships and moves management for Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center. They will participate in the development of growth, retention, participation, and revenue goals for major gifts.

This position is new and created to increase the fundraising capacity of CHSC by focusing on major, planned, and foundation gifts, especially in 2021 as the agency celebrates its 100th year. The applicant will have the opportunity to define and create new strategies and measures of success. The position will work collaboratively with the Executive Director and Director of Development.

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American Sign Language Instructor

Purpose of Job

The purpose of this job is to provide instruction on American Sign Language (ASL) to the community via remote and in-person instruction.  We currently offer three levels of instruction beginning with ASL I and for those interested in gaining more proficiency we also offer to ASL II and III. The position requires the ability to teach all levels of ASL as well as to provide individual tutoring, Family ASL classes, as well as corporate classes. Native fluency in American Sign Language is essential as is an intimate knowledge of Deaf Culture and the ability to include relevant information in the class curriculum.

Reports To: Director of CCDHH/Senior Program Associate

Department: Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

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American Sign Language Interpreter


The ASL Agency Interpreter at Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center (CHSC) plays a key role in the language and cultural integration of the multifaceted teams that support our mission to the community. You will provide American Sign Language interpreting for the valued deaf and hard of hearing team members at CHSC ensuring access to information, optimal collaboration within and across agency teams, and high-level employee engagement. You will represent these valued employees both within the agency and in the community will do so professionally and with a high level of accuracy with regard to message and communicative intent. Additional responsibilities will include other center-based interpreting assignments including board meetings, committee meetings, CHSC department meetings, clinical appointments, and interpreting for videos that are recorded for special messages and events. You will create a catalog of regional signs and acronyms important for the success of other CHSC interpreters and will also help to document the language needs of other CHSC team members so that they can be skillfully interpreted in the community. As CHSC deploys its regional video remote interpreting (VRI) services, you will be key to the implementation and will work as an interpreter for the VRI services as your schedule allows. Finally, you will develop curricula for workshops to be offered to interpreters across the region, thereby improving the expertise and knowledge of the entire interpreting community.

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Educational Sign Language Interpreter

Purpose of Job:

 K-12 educational interpreting substitute and full school year opportunities available. The ideal candidate is fluent in American Sign Language and has experience or training to work in an educational interpreting setting.

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Freelance Community American Sign Language Interpreter

Provides sign language interpreting services to individuals throughout Northern Ohio who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing ensuring adherence to the Interpreter’s Code of Ethics.

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