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“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” -Helen Keller

Here at APH, we believe that through our collective talents and actions, we can create a world of empowerment, independence, and opportunities for people who are blind and visually impaired. We invite you to become part of our life changing mission. Will you accept?

View our current openings below.

Braille Literacy Product Manager

Reporting to the Director of Educational Product Innovation, the successful candidate will be responsible for product management, planning, and execution throughout product lifecycles, including: gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with all stakeholders to ensure customers’ problems are solved and business goals are met.

Finance Support Administrator

The American Printing House for the Blind (APH) is seeking a Finance Support Administrator with Accounting experience to join our Finance Department. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Finance Support Administrator will provide administrative support to members of the Finance team.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

APH seeks a mission-driven financial leader to join its leadership team as Chief Financial Officer at a pivotal time in the organization. The CFO reports directly to the CEO and will have significant interaction with and provide support to all departments
throughout the organization.

Senior Grant Writer

Reporting to the Executive Director, Development, the Senior Grant Writer will secure sustainable funding opportunities and increase revenue through foundation and corporate grants, sponsorships, and in-kind giving. Working collaboratively with the Development team and in partnership with American Printing House (APH) Program staff, this individual will create written materials and supporting documents for Development’s restricted programmatic and unrestricted general operating support, special initiatives, and endowment funds.

Braille Production Worker

Collates, inspects, assembles, and sorts braille printed materials. Operates equipment to reproduce braille books. Makes and assembles cases; packages materials. Other duties may be assigned.

Braille Machine Operator

Sets up and operates a variety of machines. Included are paper cutters, Heidelberg, Thermotype, collators and flat Braille presses, paper punchers, riveting machine, foil machine, ring closure machine, and printer. Maintain basic records for the work orders. Responsible for quality control of products produced.

Digital Media Specialist

As a Digital Media Specialist, the successful candidate supports APHs social media channels and digital properties, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and other relevant platforms. This position works closely with, and under the supervision of, the Digital Engagement Manager to create content for APH's social media presence, ensuring social media channels are kept updated, brand-focused, and responsive.

Outreach Regional Specialist—Northeast Region

The American Printing House for the Blind (APH) is seeking an Outreach Regional Specialist for the Northeast Region (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia).

Braille Translation Trainee

The Braille Translation Trainee, an employee of the Braille Improvement Program, will participate in a training class that will result in National Library Service (NLS) Literary Braille certification. Trainees will learn to use publisher files, braille translation software and other braille translation skills for the purpose of providing these materials to the blind and visually impaired. Upon successful completion of the training program, the Trainee will transfer into a department within APH that requires Braille transcriber knowledge.

Systems Administrator

We are seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and organized Systems Administrator to join our team. In this position, you will play a key role in providing support for all areas of IT. You will update systems, troubleshoot problems, and provide hands-on support for IT issues within our organization, manage in-house computer software systems, servers, storage devices and network connections to ensure high availability and security of the supported business applications.

Manufacturing Engineering Technician I

Under general supervision of the Operations Engineering and Planning Manager, the Manufacturing Engineering Technician I shall write product bills-of-materials (BOM) and production routing in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system for a variety of make-to-stock, make-to-order and custom-order items, and make necessary changes in those products and/or routings, as situations demand.

Major Gifts Officer

The Major Gifts Officer will identify and directly solicit mid-level and major giving prospects, steward current major donors, and manage the national major giving program for APH, particularly focused on the Northeast, to raise funds toward the Development fundraising goal. This individual will develop compelling cases for support, actively ask for gifts, and ensure APHs ongoing sustainability and growth.

Building Maintenance Worker

Must be capable of performing general duties associated with industrial building maintenance, e.g. electrical, plumbing, HVAC. Will facilitate repairs, perform preventive maintenance, test and log system data for heating and cooling systems, boilers, air compressors, and other facility systems.

Certified Braille Transcriber

Performs Braille transcription of a variety of printed materials into Braille code using transcription software.

Product Repair Tech

Performs general cleaning, troubleshooting and repair of various electronic equipment, Braillewriters and other mechanical devices following schematics, drawings and manufacturer’s specifications.

Educational Aids Production Worker

Manufacture materials that will include the following tasks: packaging, die cutting, assembly, vacuum forming, sanding, gluing, hand painting, riveting, and sonic welding. Maintain basic records for the work produced, including appropriate documentation of Quality Control.

Large Type Production Worker

Collates, inspects, rings, cuts, assembles, and sorts large type printed materials. Operates equipment to reproduce printed books. Receives and stores master books; makes and assembles cases.

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Equal employment opportunity is the law.

Welcome Everyone!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, place of birth, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or protected veteran status. EOE / Minorities / Females / Vet / Disability Employer.

APH is a Drug-Free Workplace. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon successfully passing a drug screening test and background check.

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