Sorenson Video Relay Service (SVRS) is a free service that enables deaf and hard-of-hearing callers to conduct video relay calls through a qualified ASL interpreter. SVRS Sorenson Communications empowers the deaf and hard-of-hearing community to communicate with both, deaf and hearing family, friends or business contacts using video relay service. This free, 24-hour service empowers you to place and receive calls with a professional American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter via a videophone and a high-speed internet connection. In addition, the services enable hearing callers to contact deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals as well.
The successful Office Assistant will provide support to the VRS management team by handling a wide range of administrative and office support related tasks. Must be able to work independently with little supervision. This person must be well-organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting an office of diverse people and varied business needs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
All Sorenson employees are part of a team and must be willing to adhere to Sorenson policies and procedures, with special attention to confidentiality of information handled within the center.
Complete basic administrative tasks with direction from local management.
Assist in maintaining office space, files, records, and equipment with guidance from local management team.
Work effectively in a team environment; receive support from and provide support to colleagues.
Demonstrate the ability to meet performance expectations with minimal supervision.
Communicate with and keep management updated on a regular basis.
Demonstrate willingness and ability to complete other duties as assigned.
Drive locally to other offices as needed and be able to pick up office supply needs.
Proficient computer skills including MS Office (including Excel) or equivalent.
Internet skills including use of e-mails, group messaging and information gathering.
Basic Math and English skills.
Must able to understand and follow basic instructions and communicate problems and issues.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Business experience/training an advantage.
Previous office experience up to 2 years preferred.
Other General Requirements/Additional Notes
Able to sit/ stand for a long period of time in an office environment
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, tools, and to handle other computer components
Able to drive a car
Able to lift up to 30lbs
Valid Driver's License.
Regular and predictable attendance required.
Positive attitude, team player, good interpersonal communication skills and able to work across company departments.
This position has access to highly confidential, sensitive information relating to the employees and customers of Sorenson Communications. It is essent