A New Simple Way to Connect with SSB Services
We’ve created a simple form that will help us connect you to the right person and the right services for you. What’s more, it’s simple and easy to fill out. You can also find it on our Contact Us page.
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We Have an Opening for an Administrative Assistant
This position serves as the Administrative Assistant to the director of State Services for the Blind (SSB) and supports the office and administrative operations of the entire division. The primary responsibility of this position is to serve as the State Rehabilitation Council-Blind (SRC-B) primary point of contact and technical expert. The SRC-B is a federally mandated advisory group that encompasses a broad range of stakeholders, most of whom are blind, low vision, or DeafBlind.
This position provides a variety of office and administrative support to the SSB director, leadership team, and administrative unit. This includes setting up virtual and in-person meetings, maintaining a master personnel list and organizational charts, providing back up support to the other office admins, and other administrative tasks as assigned.
This position also develops, maintains, distributes, and stores policies, procedures, and documents that support the administrative functions of SSB.
The closing date for applying is March 4. The posting number is 74098, or go directly to the posting page on the accessible portal.
Evolve: VR, a Comprehensive Plan to Strengthen SSB
SSB has launched a multi-year initiative with the aim of better serving you, our customers. This ambitious systemic change initiative specifically focuses on our employment services, but we believe you will see positive, customer focused change across SSB. We call this plan Evolve: VR. We launched this initiative in the fall of 2022 and we will be regularly refining and revising the plan as we go in order to best capture both the scope and the specificity of this living road map.
Read our full plan.
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SSB’s Online Senior Referral Form
State Services for the Blind is proud to work alongside ophthalmologists, optometrists, low vision specialists and other eyecare professionals to make sure that Minnesotans experiencing vision loss have all the tools and support they need in order to live life to its fullest. If you’re an eye care professional, you can use our secure online form to safely submit a referral. You can also download and print our referral form. Thanks to all of Minnesota’s eye care professionals for the invaluable work that you do!