[nfbwatlk] FW: Administrative Assistant Position Available

Nightingale, Noel Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov
Wed Oct 21 20:52:37 UTC 2015

From: Sam Smith [mailto:ssmith at seattledbsc.org]
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 1:39 PM
To: DBSC Info
Subject: Administrative Assistant Position Available

The Deaf-Blind Service Center (DBSC) is a nonprofit agency that serves Deaf-Blind individuals. DBSC is currently seeking a motivated and dependable individual to fill the following position:

Position:                   Administrative Assistant
Hours:                       Full-time
Reports To:             Executive Director

Staff Assistance:
·       Work with executive director providing support for administrative tasks
·       Support and assist with staff projects, contracts, and monthly reports

Office Management:

·       Provide clerical assistance; copying, mailing, filing, dating, sorting/distributing mail

·       General reception duties
·       Process incoming checks
·       Keep database current with address information, donation information, and mailing
·       Prepare "Thank you" letters
·       Monitor and order office supplies
·       Perform errands to assist with daily office functions: post office, bank, etc.
·       Prepare and print materials from Braille machine  (instruction provided)
·       Provide information and referral
·       Maintain and update DBSC website
·       Other duties as assigned

·       A minimum of two years administrative work
·       Fluent in American Sign Language
·       Knowledge of Deaf and Deaf-Blind communication styles and culture
·       Strong English skills, including verbal and writing abilities
·       Proficient in MS Office Suite
·       Excellent interpersonal skills and analytical skills
·       Self-directed, flexible, high organized, and ability to prioritize

Application Process:

  1.  Résumé
  2.  Include three references - at least one contact person work related
  3.  Send a cover letter specifically addressing how you are suited to undertake the main tasks and possess required qualifications
  4.  Please send your cover letter and resume to:
Angela Theriault - Executive Director
atheriault at seattledbsc.org<mailto:atheriault at seattledbsc.org>

Closing Date:                 Open until Filled

Employment at will - DBSC maintains an employment at will relationship with its employees. Both parties are free to terminate the employment relationship at any time for any reason.

DBSC is an equal opportunity employer.

More information about the NFBWATlk mailing list