Job Opportunity: NTID Assistant Director for Outreach and Special Projects

NTID Assistant Director for Outreach and Special Projects
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
NTID Outreach Consortium

Detailed Job Description
The Assistant Director for Outreach and Special Projects is responsible for providing coordination, leadership and support to these activities, including, but not limited to, grant funded activities. The Assistant Director for Outreach and Special Projects is also responsible for providing planning and implementation of STEM-related activities in conjunction with the NTID Regional STEM Center(s) (NRSC). Finally, the Assistant Director for Outreach and Special Projects works with the Senior Director of Outreach Consortium, another Assistant Director and the Program Assistant for Outreach in carrying out these responsibilities.

Major Responsibilities

• Manage the day-to-day operations of the NTID Regional STEM Center(s) (NRSC), both at NTID and in collaboration with remotely-located regional site(s). This would include being the point of contact for planning and supporting activities and projects, tracking metrics and periodic performance and data reporting.

• Assist with implementing projects under the WIOA Pre-ETS partnerships with state vocational rehabilitation agencies.

• Work collaboratively with faculty and staff leaders internally and externally, as well as community leaders, involved in planning and carrying out Outreach activities each year.

• Provide project leadership for targeted Outreach and NRSC activities/programs as assigned.

• Develop, organize and implement Outreach and NRSC activities, including professional development workshops/trainings for deaf and hard of hearing students, teachers, vocational rehabilitation professionals, and access service professionals. Utilize marketing strategies to encourage participation.

• Work with Outreach teams to evaluate impact of activities on enrollment pipeline and retention.

• Independently plan and travel for the purpose of promoting NTID and its Outreach programs, including NRSC.

Department/College Description

The NTID Outreach Consortium is responsible for the establishment and operation of educational activities designed to build up NTID's pipeline of prospective students and to share NTID resources externally. The primary purpose of NTID's Outreach Consortium is to offer various training/educational programs, workshops, and technical assistance to address the educational, transition and professional development needs of deaf and hard of hearing students, parents and educators.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements

• Bachelor degree in Education, Business, Communication, Human Service or related field required.


• 3-5 years’ experience in project management, student development programming or event planning

- Fluency in American Sign Language and excellent communication skills
- Ability to communicate effectively with wide range of prospective deaf and hard of hearing students.
- Sensitivity to ethnic, socioeconomic and communication diversity.
- Strong organization and time management skills.
- Highly flexible and able to work effectively in a team oriented and fast-paced environment.
- Able to work evenings and weekends as assigned/needed.
- Able to function effectively as team member in outcomes-oriented work.
- Ability to make significant independent programmatic judgments and decisions as necessary.

Required Minimum Education Level

Staff Job Function
Administrative Support

Wage Band


Employment Category

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

How To Apply
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Additional Details
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