Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Employment Opportunity for Executive Director at Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc

Employment Opportunity

Executive Director

The Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc. (SDHHS) is looking for an Executive Director to be located in Saskatoon. SDHHS is a bilingual, bi-cultural non-profit, provincial organization, whose mission is to support the independence of Deaf, Deafened and Hard of Hearing persons by providing services which enhance their quality of life. It is an excellent opportunity to take part in a booming economy.

Reporting to a volunteer Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for supervising and managing all functions of SDHHS and for planning, developing and implementing policies and programs to provide services to citizens who are deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing and their families and to promote greater awareness of their issues.

The ideal candidate will have an appropriate educational background supplemented by administrative and management experience, strong communication, marketing, writing, and leadership skills, and will be able to effectively work with staff, board, funders and the community.  Experience with and understanding of Deaf and Hard of Hearing issues along with fluency in American Sign Language would be a definite asset. Persons who are Deaf, deafened or hard of hearing are encouraged to apply.

Expected start date is October 15, 2013. Salary and benefits are negotiable.

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be responded

Please submit your resume by August 15, 2013 to:

Recruitment Committee

Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc.

2341 Broad Street

Regina, SK S4P 1Y9

Ph: (306) 352-3323

Toll-free: 1-800-565-3323

Fax: (306) 757-3252

TTY: (306) 522-0750

Toll-free TTY: 1-888-272-9116

E-mail: recruitment@sdhhs.com

Website: www.sdhhs.com