Careers

Do you want to have a meaningful job and make a true difference in the lives of Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults? The Mill Neck Family is always looking to add to our team of talented and dedicated professionals. Check out our available positions.

Job Openings

Mill Neck Administration

Director of Human Resources

Summary:

The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for an experienced HR Director.  This is a leadership role in developing a culture that enables Mill Neck employees to perform in accordance to Mill Neck’s Mission and objectives.  The HR Director will report directly to the CEO, manages on issues regarding implementation of policies and procedures, safety in the workplace, recruiting and hiring high-performing employees, compensation, benefits, labor relations, training, legislative and other human resources issues.  Utilizes technology to enhance and measure the results of human resources programs.  Evaluates effectiveness through compiling and analyzing data to improve organization’s efficiency and revenues.

Responsibilities/Tasks Include:

  • Develops policy, directs, and coordinates human resource activities, such as employment, compensation, labor relations, benefits, training, and employee serves by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.
  • Plan and conduct recruitment activities, advertisements and postings. Hold group and individual interviews in conjunction with department heads.
  • Establish an orientation procedure for onboarding new hires and training them to meet the needs of the company.
  • Communicate with employees about compensation, benefits, and other facets of their employment.
  • Oversee the benefits program. Review current benefit offerings, and evaluate options for the addition/deletion of benefit programs.  Remain current and knowledgeable on trends and innovations in benefit programs. Assure employees receive clear, accurate information on benefits offered, and have their questions responded to in a timely manner.
  • Maintain current Personnel file for all employees, containing accurate and relevant data from date of hire to termination and beyond, in a manner consistent with employee agreements.
  • Advance knowledge of technology in Human Resources and recommends ways to take advantage of new technology.
  • Assist and make recommendations to the Executive Management Team in regards to negotiations with the Collective Bargaining Agreement Team.

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Must be fluent or proficient in American Sign Language.
  • Masters degree in Human Resources with a minimum 3 years of experience preferred. Will accept Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related technical field with more than 5 years’ relevant experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience in a HR leadership position. SHRM certification a plus
  • High Emotional Intelligence, excellent communication, leadership and planning skills.

Work Environment:

  • Busy, fluid, multiple sub-organizations/departments office and education campus environment. Flexibility to work longer hours as needed to meet the needs of the company.  Must be willing to support the MNFO mission by representing employer during community events and conferences promoting Mill Neck Family of Organizations.

Interested parties should apply to Kathleen Lagalante, Director of Human Resources at Klagalante@millneck.org or fax to 516-922-2184.

Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf

ASL Teacher

Position Available for ASL Teacher

Summary:

The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for a certified ASL Teacher responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing an appropriate instructional program in an elementary or secondary learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. To teach ASL to students to include understanding of ASL linguistics such as handshape, grammar and other parameters, Deaf Culture, Deaf History, and ASL/Deaf Literature; implement ASL Standards as a part of daily classroom instruction and school-wide programming and ensure ASL Standards are aligned with National ASL Standards.

Responsibilities/Tasks Include:

  • Works collaboratively with administrative and instructional staff, and communicates effectively with parents, members of the community, and colleagues in other districts and schools.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional material that facilitate active learning. Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development. Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws and school regulations.
  • Participate in department, school and parent meetings.
  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests, and assignments.
  • Willing to support Mill Neck’s mission.

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Proficient in American Sign Language.
  • Hold a New York State Education ASLTA Certificate.
  • MA degree in Sign Language Education or Deaf Education
  • Previous experience working with deaf students.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Work Environment:

  • Prolong periods of standing and sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Interested parties should apply to Kathleen Lagalante, Director of Human Resources at Klagalante@millneck.org or fax to 516-922-2184.

Posted August 11, 2020

School Counselor

Two days per week, 8:25 a.m. to 3:05 p.m.

The Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf, established in 1951, provides quality care and educational services to children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing from infancy to adulthood.  Mill Neck’s specially trained staff, carefully structured programs and access to the newest technologies give students the academic knowledge and confidence they need to be successful both in and out of the classroom.  Our mission is to discover and maximize the child’s potential.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Master’s degree in School Guidance and Counseling
  • Retains current and valid NYS certification as a School Counselor
  • Successful prior experience working in a Deaf/Special education setting—Minimum of 3 years
  • Knowledge of responsive counseling strategies to establish relationships and collaborate with educators, students, families, and community partners which reflect recognition of and respect for each student.
  • Promotes an understanding and appreciation of diverse population and cultures.
  • Excellent communication skills, Fluency in American Sign Language
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Computer literate

 

Please send resume and cover letter of intent to Kathleen Lagalante at Klagalante@millneck.org or Fax to 516-922-2184

 

 

Posted August 1, 2019

Social Studies Teacher

 Position Available for Social Studies Teacher

Summary:

The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for a certified Social Studies teacher responsible for instructing students on the emergence of global and American ideals and cultural heritage.

Responsibilities/Tasks Include:

  • Works collaboratively with administrative and instructional staff, and communicates effectively with parents, members of the community, and colleagues in other districts and schools.
  • Establish and promote high standards and expectations for students and staff for academic performance.
  • Teaches courses in social studies, history, geography, American government, political science, or humanities to secondary students, utilizing core curriculum and other appropriate learning activities approved by the State Education Dept.
  • Create instructional resources for use in classroom.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities.
  • Create positive educational climate for students to learn in.
  • Meet course and school-wide student performance goals.
  • Participate in ongoing training sessions.
  • Create lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the year.
  • Maintain grade books. Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed.
  • Write grant proposals to gain funding for further research.
  • Willing to support Mill Neck’s mission.

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Intermediate/Proficient in American Sign Language.
  • Hold a New York State Education Certificate in Social Studies and Deaf Education/Special Education.
  • MA degree in Deaf Education, Special Education, Social Studies
  • Previous experience working with deaf students.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Work Environment:

  • Prolong periods of standing, and sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Interested parties should apply to Kathleen Lagalante, Director of Human Resources at Klagalante@millneck.org or fax to 516-922-2184.

Speech Therapist

Position Available for Leave Replacement Speech Therapist

Summary:

The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for a certified Speech and Language Pathologist responsible for providing diagnostic and intervention services for students with speech, language and hearing disabilities.

Responsibilities/Tasks Include:

  • Works collaboratively with administrative and instructional staff, and communicates effectively with parents, members of the community, and colleagues in other districts and schools.
  • Assess, screen, and evaluate students and effectively share results with parents and educational staff, and participate in the eligibility determination process in accordance with state and school requirements.
  • Develop and implement individual education plans (IEPs) for students with Speech/Language impairments and assists with IEPs for students with speech/language as a service on an annual basis or according to requirements.
  • Comply with all Medicaid requirements for school-based claiming, including obtaining written Medicaid consent form parents of all students served and timely filing of claims that meet Medicaid standards.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of child growth and development and individual student needs by providing relevant instruction according to the IEP and educational best practices.
  • Maintain records and information concerning individual students in a confidential manner and using the records and information only for the purposes for which they are maintained.
  • Provide direct and consultative therapeutic services related to expressive, receptive, and pragmatic language.
  • Participate in ongoing training sessions.
  • Communicates and collaborate with parents and the school community for the purpose of fostering individual student success and growth while engaging the families in the therapy program.
  • Willing to support Mill Neck’s mission.

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Intermediate/Proficient in American Sign Language.
  • Hold a New York State Education Certificate in Speech Language Pathologist.
  • MA degree in Speech, Language, Hearing and related fields.
  • Previous experience working with deaf students.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Work Environment:

  • Prolong periods of standing and sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Interested parties should apply to Kathleen Lagalante, Director of Human Resources at Klagalante@millneck.org or fax to 516-922-2184.

Posted: August 11, 2020

Substitutes

Substitutes Positions are now available.

Interested persons should apply to Kathleen Lagalante, Director of Human Resources at klagalante@millneck.org or call 516-922-4100 ext. 224.

Mill Neck Services, Inc.

Direct Support Professional

Full-Time Direct Support Professional Day Habilitation Hicksville Program Long Island

Providing training and skill development to a group of Deaf and developmentally disabled adults through community and volunteer experiences.

Responsibilities include:

  • Transporting individuals to and from their residence to volunteer sites using agency vehicle.
  • Support individuals to establish functional independence in specific skill areas, implement individual’s day habilitation service plan goals and objectives and document their progress.
  • Writing brief case notes on a daily and monthly basis regarding the individuals’ progress to insure compliance with the valued outcomes in the Individualized Service Plan (ISP).
  • Leads group sessions with individuals and facilitate the discussions to provide learning skills to be used in the community.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Fluency in American Sign Language
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people
  • Ability to develop a rapport with the individuals of various backgrounds
  • Clean and valid New York State Driver’s License

Preferred Requirements:

  • Associates Degree and/or Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least one year experience providing direct care of services to adults with developmental disabilities
  • CRP & First Aid trained, SCIP-R trained

Please send resume and cover letter to:
Kathleen Lagalante
Director of Human Resources
klagalante@millneck.org

Employment Specialist

(Per Diem)

“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” – Theodore Roosevelt

Mill Neck Services has opportunities for energetic and enthusiastic Employment Specialist to join a team of dedicated professionals who provide transformative employment services to individuals who are Deaf and/or have additional disabilities. Work with these individuals through all phases of job search through on the job training, empowering them to recognize their abilities and talents and demonstrate these to the community at large.

The ideal candidate is proficient in American Sign Language with BA/BS, has excellent communication skills and wants to make a difference- one job at a time. Job developing / sales experience or business background is a plus. Must possess at least an AA/AS degree, excellent communication skills and be computer literate. Must possess a passion for assisting individuals to achieve personal vocational outcomes and provide person-centered supports.

We offer a flexible work schedule and tremendous opportunities for professional growth, but require the ability and willingness to work weekend and evening/night hours as needed. Must be able to work in NYC metro area at times. For Long Island locations, a valid driver’s license and dependable car is needed. Assume responsibility for client files, maintaining appropriate and contemporaneous documentation and materials relative to their employment.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Kathleen Lagalante
Director of Human Resources
40 Frost Mill Road
Mill Neck, NY 11765
klagalante@millneck.org

Position Duties:

  • Provide employment services to individuals who are deaf and/or have additional disabilities, through all phases of job search through on the job training and extended services as needed to maintain employment.
  • Assist clients in developing employment plans based on appraisals of aptitudes, interests and personality characteristics and to plan accordingly
  • Contact businesses to determine needs and explain placement services
  • Arrange interviews and facilitate placement
  • Work with clients to master their job duties and responsibilities, understand their compensation, benefits, work schedules, policies and workplace expectations.
  • Develop and maintain contacts with businesses, educational institutions and other sources for future placements.
  • Prepare and maintain contemporaneous written case records, reports, perform case follow-up and other administrative tasks as required.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or Related Area preferred. Will Accept AA / AS Degree
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Computer Literate (knowledge of MS Excel, Word)
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable car ( For Long Island)
  • Ability to work in NYC / Boroughs.
  • MUST be available and willing to work weekends/nights as needed
  • Must possess a passion for assisting individuals to achieve personal vocational outcomes and provide person-centered supports

Part-Time Community Habilitation Workers

Provide one-on-one training to Deaf, developmentally disabled adults. Responsibilities include working on individualized goals with the consumer in his/her community; writing brief case notes describing habilitation contacts and attending trainings as required. All contacts are generally in the evening or on weekends. Some college desirable. Driver’s license and dependable car a must. Fluency in American Sign Language required.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Kathleen Lagalante
Director of Human Resources
klagalante@millneck.org

Sign Language Interpreters

Seeking freelance Sign Language Interpreters to provide interpreting/transliterating on Long Island and New York Metropolitan regional area.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Kathleen Lagalante
Director of Human Resources
klagalante@millneck.org

To Apply:

(The employment application is in PDF format. Adobe® Reader is required. Click here to download Adobe® Reader.)

  • Download, print out and complete application.
  • Send application, resume and letter of intent to:

Director of Human Resources
Kathleen Lagalante
Mill Neck Family of Organizations
40 Frost Mill Road, P.O. Box 12
Mill Neck, NY 11765

Or fax to: (516) 922-0093

E-mail: klagalante@millneck.org

Contact Us

Mill Neck Family

40 Frost Mill Road, P.O. Box 100
Mill Neck, NY 11765
Phone: 516-922-4100
SVRS®: 516-558-3315

Asiah Mason, PhD
CEO
516-628-4224

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