Employment Opportunities

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. Gallaudet is deeply committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce. Gallaudet is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively encourage 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 send an email to jobs@gallaudet.edu

JOB LISTING

If you are employed by Gallaudet University in a regular-status position, please click on Internal Applicants above. You will need to log in with your BISON ID and password. Go to Self-Service > Recruiting > Careers to view the internal job listing. The internal job listing also includes positions that are open to only Gallaudet regular and extended temporary status employees.


WHY WORK AT GALLAUDET?

Benefits
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.

Opportunity to Grow
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 benefit program, employees can pursue an advanced degree with support from the University.  The University is always seeking to grow their employees and prepare them for greater responsibilities within the institution.  

Unique Culture
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.

The National’s Capital
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.