There are few workplaces as fulfilling as The Seeing Eye. Our employees do meaningful work and go home at the end of the day knowing they've made a difference. The Seeing Eye employs about 150 people at our Morristown, New Jersey campus, with jobs ranging from kennel workers to fundraising specialists.
Quite frequently, people ask us, "How can I become a Seeing Eye® instructor?" Staff instructors are full-time employees who hold college degrees from various fields of study and have successfully completed three years of specialized on-the-job training. They relate well to dogs and people and are physically fit, since their jobs are physically demanding and involve working outdoors in all weather.
THE SEEING EYE, INC.
The Seeing Eye, the pioneer of dog guide schools, is seeking candidates for the position of Admissions Associate. For 88 years, The Seeing Eye has enhanced the independence, dignity, and self-confidence of blind people through the use of Seeing Eye® dogs. From its campus outside Morristown, NJ, and a nearby state-of-the-art breeding station, The Seeing Eye’s 155-member staff matches and trains about 275 teams of graduates and dog guides each year.
Reporting to the Manager of Admissions & Graduate Services, the Admissions Associate is responsible for coordination of the admissions process for both new and replacing applicants. The Admissions Associate also assists in administering various other functions within the department.
Duties of the position:
Respond to initial inquiries and provide information regarding application process, admission criteria, waiting time and class scheduling.
Track applicant files to ensure frequent and efficient communications. Maintain records for applicants in need of visits.
Oversee completion of applications and prepare them for review by the Admissions Committee. Assist in the assignment of class dates. Maintain accuracy of applicant records in computer system. Provide online support to applicants and graduates as needed.
Arrange travel for all incoming students.
Prepare invoices for current students and graduates needing equipment and other items, produce ID cards and class pictures.
Coordinate volunteer assignments within the department.
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred with three or more years administrative experience.
Must possess strong interpersonal skills, both oral and written, to support pleasant and effective interaction with a wide range of individuals both internally and externally.
Must have the ability to work independently with limited supervision and possess effective organizational, problem solving and analytical skills. Must have the ability to establish timelines for completion of multiple projects.
Ability to handle sensitive, highly personal information with absolute confidentiality a must.
Must have proficiency with various software applications and strong computer knowledge.
Resume with cover letter can be sent to:
The Seeing Eye, Inc.
P.O. Box 375
Morristown, NJ 07963-0375
FAX: (973) 644-5398
The Seeing Eye is an Equal Opportunity Employer