For more than 100 years Vision Loss Resources (VLR) has provided services for those who are visually impaired, blind or deafblind. Clients, caregivers, donors, business partners, volunteers and dedicated staff provide robust support for VLR programming through Community Services, Rehabilitation Services and DeafBlind Services of Minnesota. Contract Production Services is a social enterprise owned by VLR which contributes support to the mission to provide services, skills and support for people with vision loss.
The Program Coordinator manages student and teacher schedules, maintains relationships with key partners, coordinates program operations and reporting. Specific duties include:
- Coordinate weekly student and staff schedules
- New student intake, tours and welcoming
- Monitor attendance and absences
- Serve as the daily contact for State Services for the Blind, ensuring ongoing communication and issue resolution
- Keep internal staff informed of relevant internal and external information
- Create and maintain clients files and Access database
- Ensure services are authorized
- Complete monthly claims submissions, program invoice and instructional reports
- Commitment to the VLR mission to provide services, skills and support for people with vision loss.
- Ability to work in multi-cultural setting including hard-of-hearing, deaf, visually-impaired, blind or deafblind individuals. May also work with clients who are recent immigrants from other countries.
- Bachelors degree in business, social work or related field
- 2 + years providing administrative support with intermediate to advanced MS Office and database proficiency
- Exceptional project management and detail orientation, while still being able to analyze the big picture
- Exceptional customer / client facing skills
- Prior experience in nonprofits or working with disabilities preferred
Who would enjoy this work?
This is a great opportunity for someone who is:
- Organized and detail oriented
- Calm in rapidly changing circumstances
- Thrives on variety
- Loves solving problems
- Values hospitality and client service
Vision Loss Resources is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer for all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
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