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Gallaudet University is the world’s only university designed to be barrier-free for deaf and hard of hearing students. Gallaudet strives to bring excellence to the campus through a variety of backgrounds, skills, experiences, and perspectives.
The university is deeply committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce. Gallaudet is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively encourages deaf, hard of hearing, members of traditionally underrepresented groups, people with disabilities, women, and veterans to apply for open positions.
Job postings are updated daily.
Careful consideration is given to Gallaudet employees in filling positions. Openings are announced for a minimum of five days before a job offer is extended to a candidate. If no application deadline date is stated, the vacancy may close at any time after the above timeline.
Positions that require sign language skills at the time of application are so noted. All others require a willingness to learn and become proficient within a reasonable amount of time. All candidates must adhere to a background check.
If you have any questions about your application or an advertised position, please feel free to contact us.
External Applicants Apply Here
Internal Applicants Apply Here
If Gallaudet University employs you in a regular-status position, please click on Internal Applicants above. You will need to log in with your BISON ID and password. The internal job listing also includes open positions to only Gallaudet regular and extended temporary status employees.
Gallaudet employees have access to a wide variety of benefits, including Federal insurance plans (health, dental, vision, etc.), Federal retirement program (includes both a defined benefit plan and defined contribution plan), paid leave, educational benefit (for employees and dependents), and a variety of Bison perks and discounts.
More detailed information can be found on our benefits website.
Gallaudet believes in the importance of continuous learning. Many of our employees have created a long and successful career at the University. Through the educational benefits program, employees can pursue an advanced degree with support from the University.
The University is always seeking to grow its employees and prepare them for greater responsibilities within the institution.
Gallaudet brings together students, faculty, and staff from many cultures, languages, ethnicities, and communication backgrounds. You will discover a welcoming, respectful community united in its passion to make a difference in the world.
Everything is fully accessible in this bilingual American Sign Language and English environment. Direct communication makes it even easier for staff and faculty members to communicate and get things done effectively.
Life in D.C. is amazing, and even better as a Gallaudetian. Enjoy fine dining on H Street just a short walk away from Gallaudet or visit our neighbor Union Market that has a host of artisans offering delish food.
As a central location in D.C., you can easily go anywhere you want in D.C. from Gallaudet. Visit the National Arboretum only a few blocks away, catch a baseball game at the Nationals stadium, explore the historic Union Station train station with a convenient and free Gallaudet shuttle ride, or even take a brisk walk to the U.S. Capitol on a beautiful day.
Plenty of opportunities to see history and enjoy a growing D.C. awaits you if you become a Gallaudetian! Explore more information on the National’s Capital here.
Gallaudet University, chartered in 1864, is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students.
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