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Rochester Institute of Technology Senior Staff Assistant-NTID Outreach Consortium in Rochester, New York


Position Title:

Senior Staff Assistant-NTID Outreach Consortium


NTID Outreach Consortium

Detailed Job Description:

Please be advised this position may require the ability to work evenings and/or weekends


  • Provide programmatic support to the entire Outreach Consortium including the Senior Director, Associate Directors, and Assistant Directors.

  • Responsible for continuing communications with external population to market programs and complete all registration paperwork and assist with conducting outreach to encourage participation.

  • Assist Senior and Associate Directors in maintaining data collection and tracking for the purpose of evaluating impact of programs on enrollment pipeline and retention.

  • Set up all registration systems for programs in Outreach database. Track details in database and outcomes in reporting formats for analysis. Work with TIS programmers to decide on updates and/or changes requested by Outreach and their priority. Participate in ongoing monitoring and database development/management to ensure data integrity and clarity.

  • Reconcile monthly and year end budgets (4 separate department and 18 budget areas to manage); post journal entries into Oracle; process payments for program fees; reconciliation of monthly pro-card statements; manage travel arrangements and process reimbursements. Create invoices to Vocational Rehabilitation offices for program fees.

  • Manage solicitation for bids and participate in negotiations for services/supplies. Create purchase requisitions for all programs.

  • Assist Associate and Assistant Directors with logistics for outreach events (reservations, confirmations, ordering of meals and refreshments, travel arrangements for access services). Work with sales and catering managers to negotiate and decide on costs and logistics. Analyze all program needs in order to estimate needs and request pro-card increases. Assist with all day-of-event on-campus programs execution.

  • Manage registration of students for Outreach programs utilizing databases. Review and decide summer program applicants' status for acceptance to programs based on transcripts and audiograms.

  • Oversee front office and interview, hire, train and manage student desk assistants and other student employees. Process faculty and staff contracts, and paperwork for hiring students.

  • Coordinate mailings for program marketing; coordinate VR and other billings for Outreach programs.

  • Manage purchasing, assembling and shipping of supplies and activity kits for Outreach programs.

  • Other duties as assigned

Requisition Number:



National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Required Application Documents:

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume

Employment Category:


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 workplace. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate based on 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 a 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 .

In compliance with Executive Order 14042, all university employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 on or before December 8, 2021, your start date (whichever is later), or have an approved medical/disability or religious accommodation.

Required Minimum Education Level:

Associates or Equivalent Experience

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.

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Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates' degree in Human and/or Social Services, Education, Business, Communication or related field or equivalent experience

  • 2 - 5 years of related experience.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, telecommunication mannerisms and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills, working memory of work-related details and time management skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to work independently

  • Highly flexible and able to work effectively in a team oriented, fast-paced and outcome-oriented environment

  • Customer focused

  • Ability to make programmatic judgments and decisions as necessary

  • Sensitivity to ethnic, socioeconomic and communication diversity

  • American Sign Language skills or willingness to learn in order to be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of prospective deaf and hard of hearing students and deaf/hard of hearing and hearing individuals

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 deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students and to share NTID resources externally. The primary purpose of the Consortium is to offer various training and educational programs, workshops, and technical assistance to address the educational, transitional and professional development needs of secondary DHH students and their families, educators, and other professionals working with such students.

The Outreach Consortium provides approximately 15 - 20 programs annually serving over 1,000 prospective secondary DHH students and their families, and over 250 educators and other professionals.

The NTID Outreach Consortium works in partnership with multiple departments and programs within and outside of NTID including but not limited to: NTID Regional STEM Center, NTID Admissions, NTID Office of External Affairs, NTID Academic Affairs, RIT K-12 Programs, and state vocational rehabilitation agencies to achieve program goals.

About RIT:

Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.

As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package ( that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).