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Job Opening- VDDHH Program Admin Specialist





Wage Position: WE004

Role: Program Administrative Specialist I  

Work Title: VDDHH CapTel Outreach Specialist

Location: Henrico   Open To: General Public   Closes: 06/10/13 @ 4:00 PM

Pay Band: 4         Minimum Hourly Rate:  $15.07*     Up to 29 hours per week

Comments: The Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (VDDHH) is currently recruiting for a wage CapTel Outreach Specialist in the Central Virginia area.

Responsibilities: Serves as the Department’s principal resource for installation, training, and trouble-shooting for the popular captioned telephone (CapTel) relay service.  Provides information and recommendations for the installation and use of audio induction loops and other personal listening devices for persons who are late-deafened or hard of hearing. Schedules presentations, trainings and other events related to assistive technology.  Prepares monthly activity reports and performs regular database entries. Serves as back-up to other VDDHH Technology and Outreach program staff. 

Qualifications: Considerable knowledge of assistive technology for persons who are deaf and hard of hearing.  Experience with telecommunication service needs of persons who are deaf or hard of hearing; sign language skills strongly desired.  Experience with responding to public inquiries; demonstrated skills with presentations and product training; skills with spreadsheets, Outlook, and database entry.  Position requires the ability to work independently, maintaining a flexible schedule (including occasional evening and weekend hours), and routine travel with occassional overnight stays.  *Salary is negotiable above the listed minimum hourly rate based on applicant’s qualifications.

Contact & Application Info: Visit our web sites at and  or email VDDHH at . To apply, complete, print, and sign an application found at and mail to VDDHH, Attention Clay Bowen, 1602 Rolling Hills Drive, Suite 203, Henrico, VA 23229.  Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during the application and/or interview processes; please contact 804-662-9502 for more information.  Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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