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Executive Assistant for Blind/Low Vision Employees-Part-Time

Location : USA
Industry : Technology

Job Description:

Overview

As a Visual Interpreter you will be the
essential support system for a blind/ low-vision leader.
  You will, in essence, be an extension of a
blind/ low-vision leader in the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion department at
a global technology firm.
  In this role,
you will ensure equal access to information and resources within a professional
environment. Your role will involve facilitating communication, organizing and
creating accessible content, and providing technical assistance to enhance the
productivity and effectiveness of this leader.  This is a part-time role working between 20-30 hours/week.  You must reside in the Eastern time zone.

 

Job Responsibilities  

  • Attend meetings and take comprehensive notes, summarizing key
    discussions and action items
  • Assist in planning and coordinating domestic and
    international travel arrangements, optimizing itineraries for meetings and
    events while managing expenses in compliance with company guidelines
  • Provide technical support to access various platforms,
    applications, and tools necessary for job tasks that might otherwise be
    inaccessible to blind and low- vision individuals
  • Support the calendaring process via Outlook to effectively
    manage schedules and commitments
  • Complete expense reporting via Concur
  • Transform content into accessible formats, including formatting
    pictures, creating visual presentations via PowerPoint, and formatting documents
    and that align with the company's standards and aesthetics
  • Assist in proofreading and editing content to maintain
    high-quality standards
  • Maintain the confidentiality and privacy of all sensitive
    information and work products
  • Ability to adjust to different work styles and workflows
  • Collaborate on additional tasks as required to provide equal
    access

Qualifications  

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to
    effectively convey information and collaborate
  • Professional demeanor and behavior that reflects positively
    on the blind/ low-vision employee you are supporting
  • Strong attention to detail to accurately capture and convey
    meeting discussions and content
  • Proficiency in Mac and Windows desktop applications: Outlook,
    Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency or experience tracking expenses in Concur
  • Ability to adapt and thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced work
    environment
  • Experience in creating content that adheres to accessibility
    standards, ensuring inclusivity
  • Previous experience in a similar role, corporate,
    communication, or government settings is a plus
  • Previous experience working with the disability community is
    desired, but not required
  • Experience working with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    (DEI) protocols is a strong desire, but not required

Work Environment

  • Part-time
    role; 20-30 hours per week; Desired hours: 9:30am-3:30pm EST
  • This
    is a remote role
  • Flexible
    schedule to accommodate team schedules
  • No
    relocation
     
     

Emerge seeks, in all its operations, to employ individuals
for available positions based on their qualifications, working knowledge, and
competency. Emerge has a continuing commitment to ensure that fair and equal employment
opportunities are extended to all qualified persons without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity,
alienage, citizenship or immigration status, age, mental or physical
disability, medical condition, pregnancy, military/veteran status, predisposing
genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status, domestic violence
victim status, or based on their relationship or association with members of a
protected class or any other protected classification, in accordance with
applicable federal, state and local laws.. Emerge is committed to diversity in
its most inclusive sense.

 

By completing an
application with us, you seek to join a team of hardworking professionals
dedicated to consistently deliver outstanding service to our customers and
contribute to the financial success of the organization, its clients and its
employees. Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to
all qualified persons. Those applicants requiring accommodation to complete the
application and/or interview process should contact our Emerge Recruitment
Office.

EEOC Disclaimer :

“Emerge is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.”