PROGRAM MARKETING SPECIALIST – (Job#: 21-22) New
Duties Include: Develop and execute marketing plans to support key Braille Institute programs and services; manage marketing activities across various channels and segments to support program objectives; ensure plans and activities remain on track and on budget; oversee project management of deliverables that may involve outside vendors, agencies, or partners; drive publicity opportunities with local media outlets and oversees social media channels; establish metrics and track results to evaluate the impact of marketing activities in achieving stated objectives and to inform future planning; support and collaborate with various stakeholders (multiple Program Managers/Directors) and oversee multiple projects concurrently; maintain consistent branding and messaging across all communications
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field; minimum two (2) to five (5) years of professional marketing experience; strong written and communications skills; work experience with marketing of programs that involve collateral development, promotions, publicity; experience with social media marketing (paid and promoted content for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) to reach target audiences; ability to work and lead cross-functional team and oversee outside vendors; strong written and communication skills; experience working in non-profit industry a plus
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – (Job # 21-20)
Duties Include: Directly supporting the National Programs department, National Programs directs the premier youth programs for visually impaired youth across the US, Canada and UK. These programs are Braille Challenge, Cane Quest and Special Collection; providing general administrative support to National Programs department staff and management, such as copying, answering phones, data entry, managing department calendar, taking meeting minutes, spreadsheet tracking, and department mailings; program lead for Special Collection program, including data entry and overseeing program tasks; creating and maintaining current and accurate files and records for the department by auditing and updating information in files and computer software; gathering, compiling, and preparing reports on department information as requested by management; maintaining supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; assists and provides coverage for other administrative functions as requested; preforms other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent is required; strong knowledge of administrative support services is desirable; working knowledge of standard office computer software required; minimum of two years of administrative support experience; good written and verbal communication skills and computer skills are required; the ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks promptly and accurately is needed; good customer service skills are essential; valid Driver’s license
ORIENTATION & MOBILITY SPECIALIST – (Job#: 21-2)
Duties Include: Conducts initial and on-going assessment of orientation and mobility skills for visually impaired individuals; identifies and discusses mobility/travel goals and objectives; determines and communicates the extent of training needed to achieve goals; develops and documents lesson plans; documents students’ progress using company data software; schedules students for Orientation & Mobility classes; teaches students in the classroom, in the field, and in the home setting; also teaches balance/coordination to students as needed; assures that visually impaired individuals are able to travel safely, confidently and efficiently; conducts seminars and presentations in the community.
Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree in Special Education with specialization in Orientation & Mobility; strong knowledge of Orientation & Mobility training techniques and mobility devices for the visually impaired also required; at least one year of experience training visually impaired and/or disabled individuals is desirable; good communication, training, time management, and organizational skills; the ability to work independently and effectively train the visually impaired to achieve their Orientation & Mobility goals is essential; ACVREP certification required or willing to acquire it within six months from of hire; bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
SENIOR CASE MANAGER – (Job#:20-17)
Duties Include: Conducting holistic clinical psychosocial assessments of clients experiencing low vision and supervise Case Managers; creating and implementing integrated treatment plans based on assessments and skillfully use new technology (particularly ETO database software) to assess student outcomes and evaluate success of treatment plans; offering feedback about goals and help identify skills for client success and generate new ideas and find ways to overcome obstacles by referring to BIA internal programs; providing counseling about vocational options and personal matters; facilitating communication between clients and support structure and create opportunities for family support; creating and maintaining a strategic guide of community resources and connect Braille Institute clients with appropriate social service organizations in the community in order to support treatment plans as well as serve as a liaison with organizations on behalf of clients; establishing and maintaining positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders and community partners; managing student crisis interventions; supervise Case Managers; attending and participating in departmental meetings and trainings.
Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree in social work is required and strong background in community-based organizations (CBO’s); four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a social services environment; advanced knowledge of current practices in counseling and assessment and advanced crisis intervention techniques; preferred experience or knowledge with visually impaired individuals; knowledge with online education programs, or other technology-mediated instruction preferred; ability to multi-task, market and implement a wide variety of programs for a diverse population; excellent communication and computer skills are essential; Excellent organization, training and presentation skills; exceptional interpersonal skills, professionalism, and ability to creatively problem solve; Bi-lingual is preferred; working knowledge of standard office computer software is required
TACTILE ASL INTERPRETER – (On Call) (Job #: 21-5)
Duties Include: Pointing individual(s) to communicate and interpret between Educational Programs and the Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing BIA Students and to support their on-site needs; working with the Educational Programs Manager in communicating with and assessing the ASL fluency and interpreting skills of those involved in the program for interpreters; assigning Interpreters to interpreting situations based on their fluency and skills; interpreting during LVOT appointment and intake appointments for DB and HH students, including class registration; being available to greet and gather students during Friday’s program; supporting making interpreting assignments with ASL volunteers; helping interface between the hearing cafeteria workers and students Assist in all the COC residents (the residence of the majority of the DB students) board the bus, or paratransit rides. Interpret with drivers, as needed.
Minimum Requirements: Certification or proof of fluency in interpreting Tactile ASL and Pro Tactile required; knowledge and application of the NAD/RID Code of Professional Conduct to ethical decision making and the interpreting process; must demonstrate linguistic fluency and cognitive flexibility; strong interpersonal skills, professionalism, and ability to creatively problem solve; minimum of two years interpreting experience; Tactile ASL and Pro Tactile training and experience preferred; cultural knowledge of the Deaf community and its resources preferred
PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR – (Job#: 21-4)
Duties Include: Process and commit bi-weekly payroll for exempt and non-exempt employees in Dayforce; process all new hires, changes, and or updates in Vanguard; process accurate and timely year-end reporting to include W-2’s; manage and processing garnishments/levies, and employment verifications; capture all employees time and attendance; follow up with employees’ managers for updates or changes regarding time and attendance; upload and updating all vacation and sick balance from Dayforce to Kronos time and attendance system; download and reviewing all payroll reports for accuracy; work as an entry-level accountant for payroll-related audit schedules, departmental reports, budget reports, and all other related duties assigned; manage the taxation of employer-paid benefits; perform compliance for unclaimed payroll checks; work on projects on an as-needed basis; provide positive and continued support to employees and members of management on a regular basis
Minimum Requirements: Four (4) year college degree major in Accounting and Finance preferred; at least five (5) years of Payroll experience; entry level accountant for payroll related audits; experience with processing bi-weekly payroll processes; working knowledge of payroll and timekeeping processing systems, Kronos and Dayforce preferred