Rhode Island School for the Deaf ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3687521
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 30, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

To provide audiological services in the following areas: hearing conservation, identification of hearing loss, assessment of hearing loss and other abilities, amplification and other assistive technology, educational planning and support, direct (re) habilitation services, consultative services to districts, charter schools and agencies, and family support.

Works under the supervision of the Director with wide latitude to exercise independent professional judgement. Work is subject to review on a periodic basis or upon completion for results achieved and for adherence to professional standards and conduct.



To provide community leadership to ensure infants, toddlers, and youth with hearing loss are identified, evaluated, and provided with appropriate intervention services.

To continually serve students and families in a hearing screening program for preschool and school-age children.

To collaborate with audiometric technicians and other appropriate personnel to screen for hearing loss.

To perform follow-up comprehensive audiological evaluations.

To assess or make appropriate referrals for central auditory function.

To make appropriate referrals for further audiological, communication, educational, psychological, or medical assessment.

To interpret audiological assessment results to families, school, and district personnel.

To serve as a member of the RI School for the Deaf educational team in the evaluation, planning, and placement process.

To serve as a member of the consultative outreach team serving students, districts and charter schools throughout RI that serve deaf and hard of hearing children.

Make recommendations regarding placement, related service needs, communication needs, and modification of classroom environments for students with hearing impairments

To provide in-service training on hearing and hearing impairments and their implications to district and school personnel, children, and parents.

To make recommendations about the use of hearing aids, cochlear implants, group and classroom amplification and assistive listening devices.

To collaborate with schools, parents, teachers, special support personnel, and relevant professionals who serve deaf and hard of hearing children to ensure delivery of appropriate services ensuring that all students have the best auditory access to the general curriculum possible.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > Audiologist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Rhode Island School for the Deaf is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

      A thorough knowledge of audiology and the demonstrated ability to communicate the special needs of children with hearing loss in a variety of environments.

      Possession of a Masters or Doctorate Degree in Audiology required. Additional graduate and undergraduate coursework in the area of education and/or special education preferred.

      Such as may have been gained from at least five years of employment as an audiologist.

      Licensure as an Audiologist by the State of Rhode Island Department of Health is required
    • At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Helen Edwards , Staff Assistant - HR and Operations
    • One Corliss Park
    • Providence, Rhode Island 02908

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