Administrative Assistant


Blind researcher and community leader seeks part-time administrative assistant.

Joshua Miele, Associate Director of The Smith-Kettlewell Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Low Vision and Blindness, is seeking a motivated and organized part-time administrative assistant with primary responsibilities in document preparation, event planning, and social media support.

Job Duties – In addition to related activities as required, the primary responsibilities of this position include:

·       Management of online presence via website and social media

·       Document editing and formatting

·       Preparation of presentation materials

·       Scheduling and meeting organizing

·       Planning and logistical support for workshops, focus groups, and other events

Qualifications – The qualified candidate must have a bachelor’s degree, as well as extremely strong skills in the following areas:

·       Written and verbal communications

·       Web and social media

·       Microsoft Windows and Office proficiency

·       Personal and professional organization

·       Creative problem-solving

·       Teamwork-oriented demeanor

·       Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment

·       Reliability and dependability

Desired Skills – The ideal candidate will also possess background in one or more of the following areas:

·       Visual design and aesthetics

·       Science or engineering

·       Arduino, Raspberry Pie, or similar hardware platforms

·       Disability studies, accessibility, rehabilitation, or related fields


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals including applicants with a criminal history pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.