[nfb-talk] Job posting for high-level admin position at State Services for the Blind, Minnesota

Jennifer Dunnam jennifer.dunnam at earthlink.net
Wed Nov 11 22:24:05 CST 2009

The following is a job posting for the position that serves as "back-up" to
the director of Minnesota's state agency for the blind.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Strong" <Richard.Strong at state.mn.us>
Sent: Wednesday, November 11, 2009 10:46 AM
Subject: Minnesota Blind State Program Administration Manager,
Senior position reposted.

 > The State Program Administrator position at Minnesota State Services for
 > the Blind has been reopened until Friday November 20.  Please post this
 > notice on your appropriate Listserv and with interested parties.
 > Specific application direction and more about this high-level position
 > are at:
 > Details are as follows:
 > Salary range: $ 30.13-$ 43.35 hourly, $ 62,911-$ 90,515 annually.
 > Job Description:   Provide office-wide leadership, direction and
 > management for four primary functional areas essential to organizational
 > survival and excellence at the State Services for the Blind.
 > 1) Budgeting and Fiscal Management;
 > 2) Policy Development and Deployment, Customer Appeals, support to the
 > State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind and its committees;
 > 3) Quality Assurance, Needs Assessment, Customer Satisfaction and
 > Continuous Improvement; and
 > 4) Technology and Information Systems Non-technical functionality, and
 > manage website content.
 > The position supervises and directs assigned senior staff in carrying
 > out responsibilities in these four key areas.
 > As a core member of office management team, the incumbent represents
 > the office on department, state, regional and national work groups and
 > task forces. This position serves as back-up to and is first in charge
 > in the absence of the Director of State Services for the Blind.
 > Minimum Qualifications:   Bachelor's degree in psychology,
 > rehabilitation, sociology, business administration, special education or
 > closely related field; AND
 > Three (3) years of supervisory or high level professional experience in
 > a vocational rehabilitation setting which includes Vocational
 > Rehabilitation Policy Development and Fiscal/Financial Administration
 > including budget and grant management. In addition, at least two years
 > experience in one of the following areas: Quality Assurance/Continuous
 > Improvement; Information and Technology Systems.
 > Selection Process:   The selection process is a resume-based,
 > skill-matching process. Your resume will be entered into a database. The
 > software program matches your skills with the skills needed to perform
 > the duties of the position. If your skills match the required skills for
 > this position, the department may contact you.
 > Contact for More Information:   Sue Zeches,
 > 651/259-7107/sue.zeches at state.mn.us.
 > Thank you
 > Richard Strong
 > Minnesota State Services for the Blind
 > 651-649-5475 (voice)
 > 888-665-3726 (TTY)
 > 651-649-5927 (FAX)

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