A Message From the Executive Director

"At CHSC, we strive to build a culture that values the beautiful diversity of our team and the thousands of children and adults who we serve. We are proud to be women-led and 90% of our team members are women, so we strive to create work practices that support and empower women professionally and personally. Our team members learn from and support each other, working together to build a brighter future for our community." – Dr. Jennell Vick, Executive Director

Jennell C. Vick

Why YOU Should Join CHSC

Mission Driven
We are the nation's oldest hearing and speech center and Northeast Ohio's only nonprofit organization dedicated solely to serving those with special communication needs. CHSC provides speech-language, hearing, language interpreting, and Deaf services. We advocate for equal access to information and communication and value all individuals' language choices equally. Our vision is a community where every person can communicate effectively. We are guided by our Core Values.

Rewarding
There is nothing more satisfying than seeing the direct results of your efforts contribute to improving the lives of thousands of people in our community, as well as supporting the mission and vision of CHSC.

Benefits
Along with a competitive salary, our benefits package includes health insurance, vision and dental options, life insurance, HSA/Flex Spending account options, time off for vacation, FMLA, sick days, and holidays, and a 403b plan with company match. We offer some flex-scheduling and remote options where appropriate.

Novices and Experts Welcome!
We welcome employees at all levels of experience and levels - beginning, mid or end of career – including fellowship options.

Continuing Education/Professional Development
We are committed to investing in our staff as they develop and grow in their careers. We encourage continuing education and other professional development opportunities for all staff and provide both financial and time support for them.

Team atmosphere
CHSC is like one big family. Individuals and teams support each other - not just within departments, but also between departments. One of the reasons our team members stay as long as they do is the genuine interest in and support of one another.

Inclusive culture
We are committed to nurturing our culture to reflect the community we serve and for advancing justice, accessibility, inclusion, diversity, and equity (JAIDE) throughout all areas of organizational operations and governance. 

Appreciation
We understand that without our amazing staff we could not have served the community for over 100 years! YOU make it happen and we love to show our appreciation. Staff anniversary program, appreciation events, monthly raffles, and much more are just a few of the ways we acknowledge each other. Click here to see our Fall 2022 Staff Appreciation event at Michael Angelo’s Winery.

We Want YOU to Join Our Team

The Agency Sign Language 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 sign language interpreting for our 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 and 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.  

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Location: Cleveland

Founded in 1921, Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center’s vision is a community where every individual communicates effectively. The audiology department is dedicated to helping people hear better so they can fully enjoy the people and activities that bring meaning to each day.

Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center has an immediate opening for an Audiologist.

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Location: Cleveland

Founded in 1921, Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center’s vision is a community where every individual communicates effectively. The audiology department is dedicated to helping people hear better so they can fully enjoy the people and activities that bring meaning to each day.

Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center has an immediate opening for a Hearing Instrument Specialist.

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Location: Cleveland

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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Location: Cleveland

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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