Job Postings

Working for a nonprofit agency can be a very rewarding experience. You’ll not only give back to your community but can enrich another’s life with your hard work and dedication.

Current Positions at Member Organizations:

March 2017: 

American Printing House for the Blind, located in Louisville, KY, is the world’s largest nonprofit organization creating educational, workplace and independent living products and services for people who are blind or visually impaired. They are seeking an inspirational and passionate, highly-mission driven Vice President of Marketing and Sales. The VP of Marketing & Sales reports to the President and is a key member of the Executive team. He/she is responsible for providing strategic marketing leadership and sales direction, and leading efforts to identify market expansion, delivering sales growth for the organization beyond its core government supported business. An undergraduate degree is required. An advanced degree, along with previous experience with the visually impaired community while not required, will distinguish the most attractive candidates.

To view the Position Specifications please click here:
www.eflassociates.com/APH-VP-Marketing-Sales

To apply please send your resume to Lauren at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  

Lighthouse Louisiana envisions a world where all people are able to reach their full potential. Our mission is to empower individuals with disabilities through services, employment, and advocacy. One of the ways we meet this mission is by employing individuals who are blind or have other significant disabilities in our manufacturing division. This division is the backbone of the Lighthouse and is what sets us apart as a true social enterprise. We serve both federal customers and commercial customers at three (3) locations in the Gulf region (New Orleans and Baton Rouge, LA and Gulfport, MS) by manufacturing paper towels, paper cups, mops, and pillowcases and performing packaging operations for cups and sponges.

To further our mission and to support our rapidly growing manufacturing division, we are seeking a highly qualified Vice President of Manufacturing. This person will be a partner in guiding the Lighthouse into our future as well as helping us assess our current operations to help us grow, be more efficient, generate more revenue, and most importantly create more jobs and opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

Our ideal candidate is someone who…

values empowerment of those with disabilities to reach their full potential.
possesses innovative ideas and creative solutions and is adaptable to change.
believes in diversity of our community and in diverse approaches to problem-solving.
approaches their work and life with passion.
treats others with empathy and believes in a system of equity.
wants to be held accountable to our community and to each other in meeting our mission.

If you are up for this challenge, please send a resume and a one page or less response regarding how your work history would help further our mission and growth and speak to why you are interested in working at Lighthouse Louisiana. Thank you so much, and we look forward to hearing from you.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
1. Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience.
2. Special Knowledge or Skills: Thorough knowledge of AbilityOne program, including the organizational structure and functions of National Industries for the Blind. Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma or similar program is a plus. Ability to lead and mentor staff to achieve significant results. Ability to influence, negotiate and gain commitment at all organization levels. Ability to take decisive action. Superb communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
3. Experience: Five or more years’ experience in directing activities in a manufacturing environment, including at least two years of supervisory experience.

Salary: DOE

Deadline - Open until filled
Apply as follows:
• Email Resume and one-page write-up: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Include the job title in the subject line)
• Fax: 504-895-4162 Attn: HR (Include the job title on the cover sheet)
• Mail: 123 State Street New Orleans, La. 70118/ Attn: Terri J. Brown (HR Manager)

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran

 


The Carroll Center for the Blind - Director of Education & Community Services

The Carroll Center for the Blind, located in Newton, Massachusetts, is a 501(c)3 non-profit agency with a $7,000,000 annual budget which provides services to the blind and visually impaired of all ages, including rehabilitation, education and training on adaptive devices, enabling them to live independently and lead fulfilling lives.

We are seeking an energetic and innovative Director of Education & Community Services to oversee the successful operation of all programs, services, personnel, contracts and curricula for the Community and Education Services Departments.  As part of the Management Team, s/he will direct a dynamic team of talented professionals who provide itinerant services to blind and visually impaired students in public and private school settings.  Also, the Director will manage the orientation and mobility services for blind and visually impaired adults in the community.

Responsibilities:

-Recruits, supervises, and supports Education & Community Staff (35-40)

-Prepares annual budget and reforecasts budget throughout the year.

-Organizes/delivers professional development and supports staff in maintaining their licensure/certifications.

-Develops and maintains established relationships with Special Education Directors and other influencers in the education space.

-Supervises and helps staff on implementation of summer and Saturday programs for students.

-Collaborates with other Carroll Center departments to ensure proper services are being provided to students/clients.

- Manages Education and Community Service referrals.

-Serves as liaison with university preparation programs, nationally.

-Contributes department specific information for all marketing materials, grant proposals and special events.

-Communicates regularly with school districts’ personnel, MCB, other professionals, and parents to ensure the needs of student/clients are being met.

-Monitors school and state contracts.

-Serves as ambassador with management at the Mass. Commission for the Blind as well as school districts to deal with contract or IEP issues.
 

Qualifications:

Successful candidate will have a minimum of M Ed specializing in Students with Visual Impairments or Special Education with 8-10 years of experience in direct teaching, supervision and/or program management in public or private school settings.  Current TVI license/COMS certification preferred.     Solid supervision/management experience, a strong working knowledge of special education legislation and current trends/best practices; excellent oral/written communications and strong technology skills required. Demonstrated ability to mentor staff in the development of innovative programs and implementation of services essential. 


We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, life & AD&D, STD, LTD, flexible spending accounts and a 403(b) plan with an employer match, as well as generous paid time off benefits.
 

Qualified applicants please send your cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Kindly, no phone calls.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Current Positions for People With Vision Loss:

Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) works with Colorado companies to secure opportunities for people who are blind and visually impaired. To learn more about BIT visit their website at http://blindinstituteoftechnology.org.

 

 

We are happy to host job posting for our member organizations. Posting will be deleted after 90 days.