Project Specialist- Project Manager DDHH

The College of New Jersey
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature, English as a Second Language, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Other Humanities, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The School of Education - Center for Sensory & Complex Disabilities is seeking one candidate as the Project Specialist- Manager role. This position will support the Principal Investigator with all aspects of the activities and timelines documented within the approved MOA.

The Campaign for Language & Literacy Excellence (CLLE) is a statewide project of The College of New Jersey’s Center for Sensory & Complex Disabilities funded by the New Jersey Division of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing. The activities of this project reflect the overall development of language and literacy in young Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Deafblind young children. There are 4 primary activities that include: Family Language Immersion Opportunities; Statewide Educational Campaign for Language Equality; Early Literacy Project for Families with D/HOH Children; Statewide Symposium on Language & Literacy in young Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Deafblind young children.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Management of entire grant activities and timelines as approved within the agreed upon MOA
  • Collaborate with Department of DHS and all outside stakeholders within the deaf community in the state of New Jersey
  • Direct supervision of the grant staff members under the guidance of the Principal Investigator
  • Management and overseeing of the project website, to include abode creative suite and marketing experience is preferred
  • Management and overseeing of the program timelines are met as directed within the approved MOA
  • This professional position requires a flexible schedule that is dependent on the needs of the project and as indicated by the Principal Investigator
Required Qualifications:
  • At least two years of experience or demonstrated experience
  • Bachelor of Science Degree
  • Demonstrated ability to…manage a small team, meet timelines, report writing as needed and submission processes for required documentation as needed.
  • Knowledge and understanding of educational perspectives and strategies of listening and spoken language
  • Proficient in American Sign Language without the use of an interpreter to communicate
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience leading, managing and supervising outreach activities
  • Working with families of Young Deaf/Hard of Hearing/Deafblind, MUST have experience with American Sign Language Instruction
  • Documented experience in Project Management
Employer Qualifications:
  • Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background check and reference checks
  • COVID-19 Testing and Compliance - The College has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement. To learn more, please read the policy here: COVID-19 Requirements and Protocols.
About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for itscommitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found.

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