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National Industries for the Blind

Coordinator, Executive Office (J0W10859018)

Community and Social Service



Full Time


Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Job Details Level: Experienced Job Location: NIB HQ - Alexandria, VA Position Type: Full Time Education Level: Bachelors Salary Range: Undisclosed Travel Percentage: Less than 5% Job Shift: Day Job Category: Admin - Clerical Description

Job Identification

  • Job Title: Coordinator, Executive Office
  • Department: Program Management
  • Reports to: Senior Executive Administrator
  • Location: Alexandria, VA
  • Grade: 16
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Statement of Purpose

To provide support to the executive office and senior leadership for administrative tasks and other projects.

Business Communications

  • Employees in Other Divisions Frequently
  • Supervisory Personnel Frequently
  • Associated Agency Personnel Frequently
  • Federal and/or State Government Agencies Frequently
  • U.S. AbilityOne Commission staff and members Occasionally
  • NIB Board Assistant Secretary Occasionally
  • NIB Board Members Occasionally
  • NAEPB Board Members Occasionally


Associate of Arts degree or similar from a regionally accredited university, college, or technical school required. Bachelors degree in communications, English, or business from a regionally accredited college or university strongly preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be acceptable.

Training and Specialized Knowledge

Must be a self-starter who can work independently while carrying out numerous assignments. Excellent oral and written communications skills, including strong sense of grammar, punctuation, and written communication style guidelines. Strong organization, problem-solving and computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet proficiency required. Excellent judgment and an ability to handle confidential work with tact and discretion.

Core Competencies

  • Accountability
  • Communication Skills
  • Ethics /Integrity
  • Customer Care
  • Job Knowledge/ Technical Skills
  • Process Improvement


A minimum of three (3) years professional experience in an executive assistant/support position. Prior experience supporting multiple executives and board members a plus.


Limited travel outside the DC area.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Administrative Support

  • Receive and screen incoming telephone calls for the executive office.
  • Handle travel arrangements for Senior Leadership as necessary and appropriate.
  • Monitor follow-ups for Senior Leaderships upcoming deadlines, follow through on necessary details.
  • Develop, organize, and maintain files for Senior Leaderships documents and records.
  • Provide ongoing administrative support to assist with scheduling of meetings; handling of documents; and general office support.
  • Assist as needed with planning, and confirming logistical support for executives in-house meetings, including, but not limited to: reserving conference rooms, ordering AV, food, etc.
  • Assist with the NAEPB Board and provide administrative support as needed.
  • Requires a person who can quickly assess any given situation and manage it with a professional and skilled response.

Communication Support

  • Assist with all executive and senior leadership correspondence, proofing for accuracy.
  • Handle all incoming mail. Compose letters, prepare reports, and manage correspondence. material. Reply directly to general inquiries, non-technical topics, and brief correspondence.
  • Analyze various information and reports. Assist in preparation of senior leadership presentations for meetings and projects. Take meeting minutes as requested.
  • Assist as requested in proofreading any NIB publications/documents under development i.e., annual report; quarterly magazine; annual business plan.

Quality Work Environment (QWE)

  • Assist with scheduling of meetings of the QWE subcommittee, communication within the subcommittee, and record and distribute minutes of its meetings.

This job description does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed. The incumbent in this position will perform such other tasks as may be required for the effective operation of the Division/Department upon receipt by his/her supervisor.


NIB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.