Job Opportunity: Director NTID Substance & Alcoh Intervention Svcs for the Deaf

Director NTID Sub & Alc Intervention Svcs
Rochester Institute of Technology

College/Division: National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Organization: NTID Substance & Alcoh Intervention Svcs for the Deaf
Staff Job Function: Student Services
Wage Band: 120A
Employment Category: Fulltime

Department/College Description:
Substance and Alcohol Intervention Services for the Deaf (SAISD) provides culturally sensitive, linguistically accessible information on alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, prevention, intervention and case management services to the deaf and hard-of-hearing community at RIT and throughout Rochester and the Monroe County area. SAISD also advocates for and promotes development of a full range of accessible treatment programs for alcohol and other drugs for deaf and hard-of-hearing consumers through the provision of cross-disability short-term technical assistance, consultation and training for professionals. Wherever possible, SAISD promotes its successful model to other communities across the state.

Detailed Job Description
The director has the responsibilities for the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of all aspects of the SAISD Program. The director will serve as Principal Investigator for the SAISD grant from NYS-OASAS. Also, the director is responsible for acquisition and management of all SAISD funding; staff hiring, development and supervision; statistical reporting and associated mandatory deliverables to RIT/NTID, Monroe County OMH, CCSI and NYS-OASAS.

Required Minimum Qualifications
- Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or related Human Services discipline
- OASAS credential (CPP, CASAC) or other license acceptable to NYS-OASAS (p. 30 Prevention Regulations)

- 5 years in the management of not for profit agency
- 2 years in Alcohol, Tobacco or Other Drug (ATOD) prevention or treatment
The individual hired for this position will be required to:
Have a pre-employment Motor Vehicle check, and the Motor Vehicle Report must clear RIT's Safe Driving Policy, which can be found on page 4 at:

Required Minimum Education Level: MS, MA
Preferred Qualifications
- ASL fluency
- Knowledge of Deaf Culture
- Excellent writing and presentation skills
- Demonstrated ability to supervise professional staff
- History of successful grant writing on the state, federal or private levels
- Ability to provide counseling or prevention services to back up professional staff
- Knowledge of addiction
- Proficient in basic computer skills

Required Application Documents
- Curriculum Vitae or Resume
- Cover Letter
- List of References

How To Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.

Additional Details
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to

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