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

Coordinator of Events and Internal Relations

Objective:
The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for an experienced Coordinator of Internal-External Events.
Reporting directly to the Director of Development, The Coordinator of Internal-External Events will oversee tasks throughout the event planning process.

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Establishing and maintaining relationships with vendors and clients.
• Communicating with clients and effectively scheduling events.
• Identify the client’s requirements and expectations for each event.
• Liaise with vendors, exhibitors, and stakeholders during event planning process to ensure everything is in order.
• Plans and oversees implementation of all event details including, but not limited to, location assignment, room set-up, media, dining, signage, guests, decorations, security, registration, marketing, printing, transportation, and off-site activities.
• Works with Marketing coordinator to effectively market and advertise events.
• Will provide leadership and direction to all event service personnel for any assigned event.
• Regularly reports progress to Director of Development.
• Maintains events calendar and timeline.
• Works as a liaison between client and internal event service departments.
• Manages all events set up, tear down, and follow-up processes.
• Books entertainers, photographers, and scheduled speakers.
• Conduct final inspections on the day of the event to ensure everything adheres to the client’s standards.
• Assist with development of attendee feedback surveys to adapt and improve events based on learning.
• Remaining under budget with all costs.
• Creatively plan and develop programs to achieve external clients’ and internal facilities goals.
• Managing events and addressing potential problems that may arise.
• Attending all events to supervise and make sure everything goes as planned.
• Works with managers concerning scheduling staff needed for each event.
• Order necessary supplies and event materials.
• Work hours include some event hosting responsibilities.

Required Skills/Abilities:
● Willingness to learn and communicate in American Sign Language.
● Possesses a sound knowledge of vendor management.
• Effective communicator characterized by interpersonal skills that convey to the client service, professionalism, and confidence.
• Possesses strong organizational skills and can meet expectations with minimal supervision.
● Proactive, detail-oriented, and highly motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● Ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines efficiently and effectively.
● Strong project management skills.
• Must prioritize and manage time effectively.
● Excellent people skills, effective at interacting with internal and external clients and vendors.

Education and Experience:
● Bachelor’s degree in hospitality management preferred.
● A minimum of 3 years as an event coordinator required.

Coordinator of Marketing and PR

Objective:
The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for an experienced Coordinator of Marketing and Public Relations.
Reporting directly to the Director of Development, The Coordinator of Marketing and Public Relations will develop and implement marketing campaigns online and in-person to encourage donors and create name recognition for Mill Neck Family of Organizations.

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Designing and executing marketing and advertising plans for Mill Neck Family of Organizations with the goal of increasing exposure, creating awareness, and encouraging donors.
• Coordinating a social media calendar and managing our social media platforms.
• Website oversite and maintenance.
• Maintaining PR plan including but not limited to; meeting deadlines, ensuring timeline is followed and regularly reporting on progress.
• Creation and maintenance of a company branding/style guide.
• Managing the creation of all related marketing materials including writing copy, design, production, and distributing finished materials.
• Works closely with Department Director to manage marketing campaigns.
• Assists with press releases, media coverage, investor relations, and responding to clients inquires and concerns.
• Writes and edits leaflets, brochures, press releases, speeches, newsletters, website, and social media.
• Analyzes all media coverage of the organization and drafting appropriate responses.
• Creates and maintains social media content calendar, regularly reporting on progress.
• Developing new and creative ways of working with clients, vendors, donors etc. in person and via social media.
• Assists with coordination and setup of events as needed.

Required Skills/Abilities:
● Willingness to learn and communicate in American Sign Language.
● Proactive, detail-oriented, and highly motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● Excellent Social Media Management Skills.
● Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
● Ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines efficiently and effectively.
● Good creative writing skills.
● Strong project management skills.
● Excellent people skills, effective at interacting with internal and external clients and vendors.

Education and Experience:
● Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university preferred, or college course work and knowledge gained through equivalent work experience.
● A minimum of 1-2 years of marketing experience required.

Director of Development

Objective:
The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for an experienced Director of Development to oversee the organization’s fundraising efforts, build relationships with individuals and organizations to secure philanthropic support.
Reporting directly to the CEO, the Director of Development will set and achieve fundraising goals, maintain knowledge of fundraisers’ interests, and cultivate relationships with fellow employees and volunteers. The Director of Development will be an active participant in fundraising events and maintain oversight of the organization’s events and social media presence.

Duties/Responsibilities:
● Directly manage the Development Department which includes volunteers, staff involved with marketing and public relations, internal and external events coordination, and data entry/gift processing.
● Work with senior management team, governing board, and staff to define the organization’s vision and direction.
● Furnishing regular progress reports to the CEO and Board of Directors.
● Foster a culture of philanthropy and ensure that fund development is executed in keeping with the organization’s values, vision, and mission.
● Establish a balanced mix of donor sources and fundraising programs to attract and retain donors and fundraising volunteers.
● Establish performance measures, monitor results, and evaluate the efficacy of the fund development program.
● Maintain accountability and ensure compliance with all regulations and laws, as well as the code of ethics for fundraising professionals.
● Help to recruit, train, and motivate fundraising volunteers.
● Identifies and builds relationships with new donors while maintaining relationships with existing donors.
● Obtaining financial support from individuals and organizations.
● Implements strategies to secure donors and contributions in support of the organization.
● Provide oversight of the fund development program, monitor development activities, and address issues that may hamper growth and success.
● Direct oversight of all fundraising and special events.
● Generates development materials such as grants and case statements.
● Coordinates fund development, contributing to strategic planning, and addressing development issues within the organization.

Required Skills/Abilities:
● Willingness to learn and communicate in American Sign Language.
● Proficient with sponsorship solicitation.
● Excellent understanding of best practice.
● Flexibility and strong work ethic.
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
● Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
● Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
● Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
● Available to travel as needed.

Education and Experience:
● Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, non-profit management, or related field required.
● Master’s Degree Preferred.
● Four years of sales or business development experience required.
● Experience with Not-for-Profit Organizations required.
● Experience with NYS or NYC Department of Education, OPWDD preferred.

How to apply:
Please apply by sending your resume to hr@millneck.org and listing the position you are applying for in the subject line. Please be sure to note your salary expectations. We’d love to hear more about you and your passion for our company so please feel free to send a letter, video, comic monologue, or whatever best showcases you. Thank you for your interest in working with us!

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

Payroll Specialist

Objective:

The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for an experienced Payroll Specialist to process bi-weekly payroll, data and maintain employee time records.

Reporting directly to the Director and Assistant Director of HR the Payroll Specialist will oversee and supervise the organizations payroll functions, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.
  • Enters, maintains, and/or processes information in the payroll system; information may include employee’s hourly rates, salaries, commissions, bonuses or other compensation, time worked, paid leave and holidays, deductions and withholding, address changes, and other information.
  • Ensures proper processing of payroll deductions for taxes, benefits, charitable contributions, and other deductions.
  • Reconciles payroll to the general ledger and monthly bank statements.
  • Reviews and submits NYS Retirement information for teaching staff.
  • Reviews and submits Payroll Remittance for Business Office.
  • Issues, or reissues, physical or replacement checks or direct deposits due to payroll errors or final discharge.
  • Records and processes federal and state payroll tax deposits.
  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
  • Address and resolve employee complaints relating to the payroll system
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditors.
  • Identifies and recommends updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Willingness to learn and communicate in American Sign Language.
  • Flexibility and strong work ethic.
  • Accuracy and Attention to Detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes required.
  • Proven experience in a payroll position in a fast-paced environment required.
  • Strong knowledge of tax and wage laws
  • Good understanding of the common fiscal procedures
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficient with payroll software.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field required.
  • Three to five years of related experience required.
  • Experience with Not-for-Profit Organizations preferred.
  • Experience with NYS or NYC Department of Education, OPWDD preferred.

 

How to apply:

Please apply by sending your resume to hr@millneck.org and listing the position you are applying for in the subject line. Please be sure to note your salary expectations. We’d love to hear more about you and your passion for our company so please feel free to send a letter, video, comic monologue, or whatever best showcases you. Thank you for your interest in working with us!

 

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

Security Guard

Objective:

The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for an experienced Security Guard to provide general safety for the comings and goings of individuals to our campus.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Answer alarms; investigate disturbances and reports suspicious activities and persons to appropriate personnel
  • Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.
  • Oversee security monitors
  • Answer telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide information
  • Maintain daily calendars and records all visitors for the day. Inspect and adjust security systems, equipment, and machinery to ensure operational use and to detect evidence of tampering.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Trustworthy
  • Computer Skills
  • Excellent team work skills
  • Willingness to learn American Sign Language
  • Drivers License
  • Availability to work any shift including nights, weekends and holidays

Education and Experience:

  • Security Guard License
  • High school Graduate or equivalent
  • 1+ year relevant experience

 

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Senior Accountant

 Senior Accountant- Full Time

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Allocating and entering accounts payable and receivable. Analyzing financial information and summarizing financial data in report form to present to the Controller and Assistant Controller.
  • Actively assisting during annual audits.
  • Effectively supervise junior accounting staff, including planning, assigning, and reviewing their work.
  • Assist the Controller and Assistant Controller in developing allocation methodology.
  • Attend financial department meetings and provide feedback.
  • Prepare and maintain financial reports and schedules as directed by the Controller and Assistant Controller.
  • Assist with annual audits, tax returns, and preparation of other required filings.
  • Provide support to the Controller and Assistant Controller during the month-end and year-end close process.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles as well as internal Accounting Policy and Procedure.
  • Act as liaison between junior accounting staff and senior management.

Required education/experience:

  • Willingness to learn and communicate in American Sign Language.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Business Administration Required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as an Accountant in a small to mid-sized company required.
  • CPA strongly preferred and/or willing to obtain after hire.
  • Experience with Not-for-Profit Organizations and Fund Accounting preferred.
  • Experience with NYS or NYC Department of Education, OPWDD, and CFR preparation preferred.
  • Proven supervisory skills.
  • Thorough understanding of financial statements.
  • Experience with accounting software.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills including formulas and spreadsheet maintenance.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Proven experience in managing and leading the accounting department.
  • Flexibility and strong work ethic.
  • Strong organization, analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Positive and professional attitude.

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

 

 

Staff Accountant

 

Objective:
The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for an experienced Staff Accountant to perform general accounting functions.
Reporting directly to the Senior Accountant and indirectly to the Controller and Assistant Controller, the Staff Accountant will prepare and maintain financial records to track the organization’s assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liabilities, and other related financial activities.

Duties/Responsibilities:
● Performs general accounting and other related duties for the organization.
● Enters accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions.
● Enters credit card transactions.
● Enter general journal vouchers including payroll into the accounting system.
● Follows up with customers regarding outstanding balances.
● Reconciles bank accounts at least monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.
● Perform remote deposits, or, when needed, make in-person bank deposits.
● Reconciles cash disbursement accounts, payroll, customer accounts, and other financial accounts; manages accounts receivable collections.
● Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
● Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.
● Maintaining and ensuring completeness of filing system
● Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:
● Willingness to learn and communicate in American Sign Language.
● Flexibility and strong work ethic.
● Accuracy and Attention to Detail.
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
● Knowledge of general financial accounting
● Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
● Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, and accounting software.

Education and Experience:
● Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or related field, required.
● At least three years of related experience required.
● Experience with Not-for-Profit Organizations and Fund Accounting preferred.
● Experience with NYS or NYC Department of Education, OPWDD, and CFR preparation preferred.

How to apply:
Please apply by sending your resume to hr@millneck.org and listing the position you are applying for in the subject line. Please be sure to note your salary expectations. We’d love to hear more about you and your passion for our company so please feel free to send a letter, video, comic monologue, or whatever best showcases you. Thank you for your interest in working with us!

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf

2nd Grade Teacher

Scope of Work:
The teacher will create and maintain an educational atmosphere that encourages effective student learning and supports school programs and goals by performing the following duties:

Duties and Responsibility:
• Administer appropriate curriculum which is aligned with the NYS Standards providing appropriate modifications and adaptations as needed (or mandated by student IEP)
• Implements student IEP’s and maintains necessary data. Maintains student confidentiality
• Ensures the opportunity for all students to learn in a supportive environment
• Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all lessons and units, using a variety of instructional techniques and strategies to meet the needs of all students.
• Creates and maintains a positive, orderly, and academically focused learning condition in the classroom
• Analyzes student progress and implements lessons, activities and routines that will further allow for student progress
• Provides a classroom management/discipline plan ensuring safety at all times and/or implement the Behavior Intervention Plan as written and stated in the IEP
• Ensure assessment regulations and guidelines are followed at all times.
• Develops a classroom climate that promotes positive learning conditions
• Works professionally with administrators, staff, parents and community
• Integrates technology into the instructional program
• Demonstrates knowledge, skill and ability to provide instruction in a secondary classroom.
• Work cooperatively with students, parents, peers, administration and community members
• Guide the learning process toward achievement of curriculum goals
• Participate as an active member with other faculty and staff.
• Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law and school policy.
• Maintain and improve professional competence
• Adheres to the communication styles and needs necessary of the students in the classroom as well as with all members of the school community.
• Utilizes Teacher Assistant effectively throughout the day
• Leaves plans for substitute teacher in the event of absence from the classroom.
• Collaborates with appropriate staff on the development of present levels and goals (including benchmark as needed), and attends IEP meetings
• Implements behavior and intervention plans as identified by student need in accordance with school policy and input of student’s counselor and/or BCBA.
• Utilizes positive behavioral supports as appropriate
• Knows and follows fire drill and safety procedures.
• Reads, understands and adheres to the school policy book, the Collective Bargaining Agreement and the Teacher Job Description.
• Attends meetings and planned in-service trainings as needed.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Experience working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing population
2. Knowledge of Disability Rights, laws and regulations
3. Ability to communicate using American Sign Language or willingness to learn and show progress through formal evaluation
4. Strong administrative skill profile exhibiting a high level of professionalism, attention to detail and the ability to organize work and manage time effectively
5. Demonstrated experience in written presentation design and layout
6. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication; including the ability to effectively communicate and interface with all levels of employees as well as external customers
7. Capable of handling and appropriately prioritizing requests from multiple sources, in a timely manner
8. Resourceful and demonstrates a high level of independence and initiative to resolve issues and take on challenges as they arise
9. Ability to identify then need and make recommendations for process improvements to increase efficiency
10. Demonstrated ability to work with highly confidential material
11. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to learn and become proficient at using other technology tools as required.
12. Must be willing to support the MNFO Mission as a Lutheran faith based organization by representing employer during community events and conferences promotion Mill Neck Family of Organizations

Education and/or Experience:
• Master’s degree or higher from an accredited university
• Minimum of one year of experience supporting executive non-profit education, or deaf and disability services or equivalent combination of education and outlined experience
• NYS Certification in Deaf Education
• NYS Certification in Grades Birth to 2
• NYS Certification in Grades 1 to 6
• NYS Certification in Special Education

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

7th Grade Teacher

Scope of Work:
The teacher will create and maintain an educational atmosphere that encourages effective student learning and supports school programs and goals by performing the following duties:

Duties and Responsibility:
• Administer appropriate curriculum which is aligned with the NYS Standards providing appropriate modifications and adaptations as needed (or mandated by student IEP)
• Implements student IEP’s and maintains necessary data. Maintains student confidentiality
• Ensures the opportunity for all students to learn in a supportive environment
• Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all lessons and units, using a variety of instructional techniques and strategies to meet the needs of all students.
• Creates and maintains a positive, orderly, and academically focused learning condition in the classroom
• Analyzes student progress and implements lessons, activities and routines that will further allow for student progress
• Provides a classroom management/discipline plan ensuring safety at all times and/or implement the Behavior Intervention Plan as written and stated in the IEP
• Ensure assessment regulations and guidelines are followed at all times.
• Develops a classroom climate that promotes positive learning conditions
• Works professionally with administrators, staff, parents and community
• Integrates technology into the instructional program
• Demonstrates knowledge, skill and ability to provide instruction in a secondary classroom.
• Work cooperatively with students, parents, peers, administration and community members
• Guide the learning process toward achievement of curriculum goals
• Participate as an active member with other faculty and staff.
• Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law and school policy.
• Maintain and improve professional competence
• Adheres to the communication styles and needs necessary of the students in the classroom as well as with all members of the school community.
• Utilizes Teacher Assistant effectively throughout the day
• Leaves plans for substitute teacher in the event of absence from the classroom.
• Collaborates with appropriate staff on the development of present levels and goals (including benchmark as needed), and attends IEP meetings
• Implements behavior and intervention plans as identified by student need in accordance with school policy and input of student’s counselor and/or BCBA.
• Utilizes positive behavioral supports as appropriate
• Knows and follows fire drill and safety procedures.
• Reads, understands and adheres to the school policy book, the Collective Bargaining Agreement and the Teacher Job Description.
• Attends meetings and planned in-service trainings as needed.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Experience working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing population
2. Knowledge of Disability Rights, laws and regulations
3. Ability to communicate using American Sign Language or willingness to learn and show progress through formal evaluation
4. Strong administrative skill profile exhibiting a high level of professionalism, attention to detail and the ability to organize work and manage time effectively
5. Demonstrated experience in written presentation design and layout
6. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication; including the ability to effectively communicate and interface with all levels of employees as well as external customers
7. Capable of handling and appropriately prioritizing requests from multiple sources, in a timely manner
8. Resourceful and demonstrates a high level of independence and initiative to resolve issues and take on challenges as they arise
9. Ability to identify then need and make recommendations for process improvements to increase efficiency
10. Demonstrated ability to work with highly confidential material
11. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to learn and become proficient at using other technology tools as required.
12. Must be willing to support the MNFO Mission as a Lutheran faith based organization by representing employer during community events and conferences promotion Mill Neck Family of Organizations

Education and/or Experience:
• Master’s degree or higher from an accredited university
• Minimum of one year of experience supporting executive non-profit education, or deaf and disability services or equivalent combination of education and outlined experience
• NYS Certification in Deaf Education
• NYS Certification in Grades Birth to 2
• NYS Certification in Grades 1 to 6
• NYS Certification in Special Education

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction

Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction- Full Time

Scope of Work:

The Coordinator for Curriculum and Instruction is responsible for overseeing the entire aspects of the instruction program and to provide assistance to the instructional staff with curriculum planning and instruction philosophy.

Duties/Responsibilities:
● Coordinates with the Principal/Executive Director in the planning and implementation of curriculum appropriate for students in PreK-12 in keeping with the philosophy, mission, and vision of the school.
● Works in conjunction with the Coordinators to support the ASL use, literacy, and literature of our students.
● Oversees, implements, monitors, and tracks student academic progress and growth.
● Oversees the STEAM Program and Vocational/Skills program.
● Coordinates the mentorship program for all instructional staff with the support from Human Resources.
● Oversees and manages the inventory of curriculum and resources for instructional staff.
● Assist with the evaluation of staff of instruction and curriculum and reviews all lesson plans in the PreK-12th grade program.
● Oversees and ensures compliance with the administration of State and local testings for students in the K-12 grade program.
● Collaborate with teachers to determine approaches that best meet individual student needs.
● Provides constructive ongoing feedback with the staff in the area of instruction and curriculum.
● Provides leadership in the implementation of Technology Standards.
● Collaborates with the Communication Specialist to plan special academic activities (i.e. – Science Fair, 100 Days, etc)
● Coordinates and oversees Professional Development in Coordination with the Office of the Superintendent.
● Ensures that Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf meets all New York State learning standards.
● Promotes a safe learning environment for all students and staff.
● Ensures compliance with all regulations, policies, and procedures applicable to MNMSD.
● Additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
● Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to perform each essential with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Relative experience in educational and human service settings.
2. Fluent in the Spanish language, both written and oral.
3. Proficiency in American Sign Language preferred or willingness to learn and become fluent within 3 years.
4. Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpretive communication skills.
5. Integrity and professional ethics.
6. Teamwork skills.
7. Community relations experience preferred or willingness to learn.
8. Attention to detail.
9. Knowledge of, or the ability to establish a network of community relationships with parents, alumni, community members, and stakeholders.

Education and/or Experience:

Master’s Degree in human services, social work, education or other related discipline required. Certification in Spanish interpreting preferred.

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Family Liaison- Spanish

Objective:
The role of the Family Liaison- Spanish is to create a welcoming school environment for Spanish speaking families and implement outreach through a variety of communication channels to give parents/guardians and community members the ability to be actively engaged in our deaf and hard of hearing children’s education. The Family Liaison also organizes family involvement events/activities, manages school- based volunteer opportunities and works with the Coordinators, Building Principal and CEO to address the Spanish speaking parent/guardian issues and concerns.

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Adheres to the communication mode necessary for students in your care as well as the school community. Utilizes the appropriate communication methods to ensure students, families and community have the best understanding of the students’ progress and achievements
• Serves as a liaison between teachers, Spanish speaking families, students and school staff regarding educational programs and related services and student issues.
• Provides outreach services to Spanish speaking family/guardians and serves as an informational resource to assist in resolving problems in areas such as attendance, academics, behavior and physical health.
• Works with Spanish speaking family, administration and teachers in developing learning and life skill strategies to achieve academic and sociologic goals and objectives for students
• Translate written and oral communications between Spanish and English
• Maintains confidentiality of family information
• Maintains communication and meeting records to assist administration and school staff
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing in English and Spanish
• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with internal and external Mill Neck School stakeholders.

Education and Experience:
● Relative experience in educational and human services setting
● Fluent in the Spanish Language, both written and oral
● Proficiency in American Sign Language preferred, or willingness to learn
● Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpretive communication skills
● Integrity and professional ethics
● Teamwork skills
● Attention to detail
● Knowledge of , or the ability to establish a network of community resources to assist students and their families to achieve educational goals.

Front Desk Receptionist

Objective:
The Receptionist will assist in creating a welcoming and educational environment for students, teachers and parents. This role will be the first point of contact for all visitors to the school.

Duties and Responsibilities:
● Welcome and greets visitors to the school office.
● Coordinates and assists in the scheduling of visitors and tours.
● Answers phone, arranges appointments, and screens visitors.
● Types of correspondence, reports, memos, etc., as instructed.
● Sorts and distributes mail and other deliveries.
● Checks in all late arrivals and check out early pickups.
● Ensures that all student transportation and media information is entered accurately and promptly into the computer database.
● Assist school nurse in contacting parents when students are ill.
● Assist with transportation needs when required.
● Assist in weather or emergency related needs.
● Coordinates with the administrative assistant team.
● Responds and directs all calls made to Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf.
● Facilities custodial and maintenance requests by staff.
● Maintains complete and accurate files regarding transportation routes and maps for all bus stops.
● Maintains confidentiality of all school related matters.
● Prepare and submit all reports as requested by the Principal/Executive Director.
● Monitor and assist with attendance data entry on the student information system.
● Completes all transportation changes with dismissal or arrival of students and notifies teachers, transportation providers and others with a need to know.
● Prepare and submit all reports as requested by the Principal/Executive Director.
● Perform all other duties as directed by the Principal/Executive Director.

Education and Experience:
• Experience working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing population
• Ability to communicate using American Sign Language or willingness to learn and show progress through formal evaluation
• Strong administrative skill profile exhibiting a high level of professionalism, attention to detail and the ability to organize work and manage time effectively
• Demonstrated experience in data entry and reports
• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication; including the ability to effectively communicate and interface with all levels of employees as well as external customers
• Capable of handling and appropriately prioritizing requests from multiple sources, in a timely manner
• Resourceful and demonstrates a high level of independence and initiative to resolve issues and take on challenges as they arise
• Ability to identify the need and make recommendations for process improvements to increase efficiency
• Demonstrated ability to work with highly confidential material
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to learn and become proficient at using other technology tools as required.
• High school or equivalent

 

Teacher Assistant

Teacher Assistant- Full Time

Scope of Work:
Teacher assistants work under the supervision of a lead teacher, providing additional assistance and instruction to students. Teacher assistants typically work one-on-one with students or as a small group to help them understand and apply principles taught by the classroom teacher. They often circulate around the classroom while students are completing assignments and assist students who are struggling with their work.

Description of Responsibilities:
1. Greet and assist students get off the school bus and to the classroom. Assist the student from the classroom safely to the school bus.
2. Assist the School Nurse to take temperature of students upon entering the school.
3. Assist in collecting the COVID attestation form.
4. Complete assignments as assigned by the Superintendent.
5. Work with classroom teacher to monitor class schedule.
6. Assist classroom teacher with preparing for lessons by getting materials ready and setting up equipment.
7. Collaborate with classroom teacher to recognize student issues and assist by recommending solutions.
8. Give one-on-one or small group instruction/lesson review.
9. Keep documentation of student progress.
10. Help classroom teacher create and implement lesson plans.
11. Assist classroom teacher with attendance, grading, and other administrative tasks.
12. Comply with school regulations and rules.
13. Attend all trainings, faculty meetings and parent conferences.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Successful prior experience working in a classroom setting.
2. Proficiency in American Sign Language preferred or willingness to learn and become fluent within 3 years.
3. Integrity and professional ethics
4. Teamwork skills
5. Attention to detail
6. Excellent communication skills

Education and/or Experience
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in education required. Experience with ABA preferred.

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

Mill Neck Services, Inc.

Community Habilitation Worker

Community Habilitation Worker- Full Time

Scope of Work: Assists in providing care to individuals with developmental disabilities based on their individualized service plans and valued outcomes by performing the following duties.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides individualized care to individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Helps individuals with activities of daily living.
  • Assists individuals with proper maintenance of living area.
  • Guides individuals in leisure activities.
  • Helps individuals with all chores necessary to maintain as normal a living environment as possible, i.e., laundry and housekeeping.
  • Performs work in accordance with appropriate procedures under the supervision of the Director of Community Habilitation and Social Work Supervisors.
  • Supervises individual in their care at all times.
  • Completes all necessary checklists and paperwork as required.
  • Provides needed programmatic information at all program meetings, both in and out of the Community Habilitation Program.
  • Maintains a case load of individuals
  • Coordinates and attends all individuals’ Life Plan, Community Habilitation and/or Special Team meetings.
  • Participates in establishing new goals with individuals.
  • Reports accidents and suspected abuse as required by law.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Community Habilitation.
  • Any other duties as outlined by your supervisor

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Initiative – Asks for and offers help when needed; Shares hobbies and skills that could benefit and enrich the program.
  • Willingness to learn ASL

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Valid Drivers License

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

Direct Support Professional With Out Walls Program

Direct Support Professional With out Walls- Full Time

Scope of Work: Providing training and skill development to a group of 5-6 Deaf and developmentally disabled adults throughout the Long Island community and volunteer experiences.

Responsibilities include:

  • Transporting individuals to and from their residence to volunteer sites using agency vehicles.
  • Support individuals to establish functional independence in specific skill areas, implement individual’s staff action 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 Life Plan.
  • Required to represent Mill Neck in individual Life Plan Meetings on a bi annual basis per individual
  • Leads group sessions with individuals and facilitate the discussions to provide learning skills to be used in the community.

Required Education/Experience

  • Fluency in American Sign Language
  • Clean and valid New York State Driver’s License
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and other technology related programs
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people
  • Ability to develop a rapport with the individuals of various background
  • 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

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Employment Specialist

Objective:

An Employment Specialist is a dedicated professional who can provide transformative employment services to individuals who are Deaf and/or have additional disabilities. They 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.

Responsibilities and 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 develop 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.

 

Education and Experience:
– Excellent communication skills

– Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL)

– Proven ability to work as part of team

– Computer Literate (knowledge of MS Excel, Word)

– Valid Driver’s License and reliable car ( For Long Island)

– Ability to work in NYC / Boroughs as needed.

– 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

– Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or Related Area preferred. Will Accept AA / AS Degree

 

How to apply:

Please apply by sending your resume to hr@millneck.org and listing the position you are applying for in the subject line. Please be sure to note your salary expectations. We’d love to hear more about you and your passion for our company so please feel free to send a letter, video, comic monologue, or whatever best showcases you. Thank you for your interest in working with us!

 

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

Part-Time Community Habilitation Worker

Community Habilitation Worker- Per Diem

Scope of Work
Summary Assists in providing care to individuals with developmental disabilities based on their individualized
service plans and valued outcomes by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Description of Responsibilities
■ Provides individualized care to individuals with developmental disabilities.
■ Helps individuals with activities of daily living.
■ Assists individuals with proper maintenance of living area.
■ Guides individuals in leisure activities.
■ Helps individuals with all chores necessary to maintain as normal a living environment as possible,
i.e., laundry and housekeeping.
■ Performs work in accordance with appropriate procedures under the supervision of the Director of
Community Habilitation and Social Work Supervisors.
■ Supervises individuals in their care at all times.
■ Completes all necessary checklists and paperwork as required.
■ Coordinates and attends all individuals’ Life Plan, Community Habilitation and/or Special Team
meetings when asked.
■ Participates in establishing new goals with individuals.
■ Reports accidents and suspected abuse as required by law.
Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
■ Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and
objectives.
■ Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality;
Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
■ Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are
covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
■ Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own
actions; Keeps commitments.
■ Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action
beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
■ Initiative – Asks for and offers help when needed; Shares hobbies and skills that could benefit and
enrich the program.

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or
training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Part-Time Driver for Day Habilitation Program

Driver for Day Habilitation Program- 7-9am; 2:30-4:30pm

Description of Responsibilities:
● Transporting Developmentally Disabled individuals to and from their residences (Nassau and Suffolk County) to the Day Habilitation program in Mill Neck using an agency vehicle
● Arrive at destinations on schedule
● Ability to plan for routes:
○ Use navigation applications to determine the best route(s)
○ Be aware of traffic, weather delays
● Ability to develop a rapport with the individuals of various backgrounds
● Must abide by OPWDD rules and regulations
● Ensure the agency vehicle is always in proper working order:
○ Fueled and ready to use (using agency gas card)
○ Report any vehicle maintenance needed to supervisor
○ Vehicle interior is kept clean
● Maintaining mileage record and Pick-up/Drop-Off logs

Required Education and experience
● Clean and valid New York State Driver’s License
● Excellent verbal and written skills
● Interact with individuals professionally and respectfully
● Ability to pass a background check

● Knowledge of American Sign Language or Willingness to learn
● Commercial Drivers License a plus
● Experience providing direct care of services to adults with developmental disabilities
● CPR & First Aid trained

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Per Diem Respite Worker (Cafe)

Scope of Work:

The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for a Respite Worker to assist in providing care to individuals with developmental disabilities based on their individualized service plans and valued outcomes by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides individualized care to individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Guides individuals in leisure activities.
  • Performs work in accordance with appropriate procedures under the supervision of the Respite Supervisor  and Social Work Supervisors.
  • Supervises individual in their care at all times.
  • Completes all necessary checklists and paperwork as required.
  • Provides needed programmatic information at all program meetings, both in and out of the Respite Program.
  • Maintains a case load of individuals
  • Coordinates and attends all individuals’ Life Plan, Respite and/or Special Team meetings.
  • Participates in establishing new goals with individuals.
  • Reports accidents and suspected abuse as required by law.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Respite Supervisor.
  • Any other duties as outlined by your supervisor

 

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Initiative – Asks for and offers help when needed; Shares hobbies and skills that could benefit and enrich the program.
  • Willingness to learn and communicate in American Sign Language
  • Valid Driver’s License

 

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Staff Interpreter- Nassau and Queens Counties

Objective:

The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for an experienced Sign Language Interpreter to work within Nassau and Queens Counties to interpret both in person and remote.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide interpreting and/or transliterating services for Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, and/or Deaf-Blind consumers and hearing consumers in a variety of settings including Video Remote Interpreting
  • Keep all assignment-related information strictly confidential
  • Adhere to the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct
  • Function in a manner appropriate to each assignment, demonstrating professional appearance, conduct and promptness
  • Strive to further knowledge and skills through participation in workshops, professional meetings, interaction with colleagues and remain updated of current literature in the field
  • Complete continuing education & maintain ethical business practices
  • Assist with office projects and in-office needs
  • Ability to mentor interpreters and work with interns

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong signing and voicing skills
  • Excellent Organizational Skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Comfortable interpreting in a variety of settings including on screen
  • Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Google Products including Google Drive and Gmail
  • Knowledge of web-based meeting platforms- Zoom, Meets, Microsoft Teams, Webex for Video Remote Interpreting

Education and Experience:

  • 3+ years of interpreting experience

 

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

Staff Interpreter- Nassau and Suffolk Counties

Objective:

The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for an experienced Sign Language Interpreter to work within Nassau and Suffolk Counties to interpret both in person and remote.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide interpreting and/or transliterating services for Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, and/or Deaf-Blind consumers and hearing consumers in a variety of settings including Video Remote Interpreting
  • Keep all assignment-related information strictly confidential
  • Adhere to the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct
  • Function in a manner appropriate to each assignment, demonstrating professional appearance, conduct and promptness
  • Strive to further knowledge and skills through participation in workshops, professional meetings, interaction with colleagues and remain updated of current literature in the field
  • Complete continuing education & maintain ethical business practices
  • Assist with office projects and in-office needs
  • Ability to mentor interpreters and work with interns

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong signing and voicing skills
  • Excellent Organizational Skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Comfortable interpreting in a variety of settings including on screen
  • Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Google Products including Google Drive and Gmail
  • Knowledge of web-based meeting platforms- Zoom, Meets, Microsoft Teams, Webex for Video Remote Interpreting

Education and Experience:

  • 3+ years of interpreting experience

 

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

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:

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

E-mail: Careers@millneck.org

Contact Us

Mill Neck Family

40 Frost Mill Road
Mill Neck, NY 11765
Phone: 516-922-4100
SVRS®: 516-558-3315

Matthew Birn
Assistant HR Director
516-628-4224

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