February 26, 2018

Job Posting: Rochester Institute of Technology

The private university in Upstate New York has opened a search for its next University Ombudsperson--a position held by Lee Twyman for nearly 15 years. The RIT Ombuds practices to IOA standards and serves over 24,000 students, faculty, staff, and administrators. The position also oversees an Associate Ombuds, who has not yet been hired.

Applicants must have at least three to five years experience in conflict management, organizational change, or as an Organizational Ombudsperson, or closely related field; and a master's degree master's degree or higher  In addition, applicants should have (i.e. preferred qualifications) a proficiency in American Sign Language and an understanding of Deaf culture. The range for the position is $88,800 to $142,100. No application deadline indicated. (HigherEdJobs.)

Related posts: Podcast Interview With RIT Ombuds; National Technical Institute for the Deaf Considers Creating Ombuds Program; International Ombudsman Association Announces 2017 Board Election Results; Video Introduces RIT Ombuds; Job Posting (Associate).

1 comment:

  1. Tom thanks for posting the RIT Ombudsperson position. Just to clarify, sign language skills and knowledge of Deaf culture are preferred qualifications. Applicants without these qualifications will be expected to acquire them.