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Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

Regular and punctual attendance are essential functions of this job in order to perform the basic receptionist duties that include answering the phone lines and greeting visitors accordingly with continuous awareness of the purpose and goals of the agency. This position is a member of the Administrative Services Team which supports the day to day operations of the agency.

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Greet and direct clients, visitors and other callers or incoming telephone calls and relay information or direct them accordingly. Maintain an awareness of client or caller needs and role as communicator.

  • Open and close office using prescribed procedures.

  • Take bi-weekly inventory of the supply room.

  • Order supplies as necessary and organize supply room.

  • Monthly data entry of agency’s client statistics. Organize client statistics spreadsheet to provide statistics in clear, efficient manner.

  • Open and distribute in-coming mail as prescribed.

  • Update and replenish staff administrative forms in the Front Desk files. Maintain materials in Front Desk Manual.

  • Provide anniversary/evaluation reminders to staff and directors.

  • Take minutes of the bi-monthly staff meeting.

  • Attend board of director’s quarterly meetings and provide support to the board of directors. This will include making meeting arrangements, taking meeting minutes, and arranging for accommodations for members of the board to attend meetings.

  • Assist in the resource development functions of the agency including the maintenance of the Bloomerang database, assisting with fundraising mailings, and composing newsletters to send to constituents.

  • Maintain photocopying machine and other office equipment as needed. Serve as back-up trouble shooter for Business Operations Coordinator.

  • Assist in annual preparation of work plans, agency budget and annual Program Performance Reports. Assist with public comment process.

  • Maintain client survey records and reminder correspondence.

Knowledge, Skills, and Personal Characteristics

  • Awareness of persons with disabilities.
  • Demonstrate written and oral communication skills to commensurate with position responsibilities.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to independently follow through on multiple tasks.
  • Dedication to human dignity of all people.
  • Knowledge of word processing, data base software, and efficiency in social media including writing articles and blogging.

Education, Experience, and Special Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience, training, or education relating to secretarial duties and social media.
  • Passion for issues affecting people with disabilities.

If you are interested in this position, please apply on Indeed or send your resume and cover letter to judy@drne.org. You may also send your resume and cover letter via mail to 134 South 13th Street, Ste. 600, Lincoln, NE 68508. 


Representative Payee Reviewer

Disability Rights Nebraska has an immediate opening for a Reviewer in the Representative Payee Program. The position will review appropriate use of Social Security beneficiary funds by appointed representative payees. This will be done in coordination with the Legal Advocacy Team and at the direction of the Social Security Administration (SSA). This will involve travel throughout Nebraska to conduct independent investigations of representative payees, including reviewing financial data, interviewing relevant parties, maintaining strict confidentiality, creating reports for the Social Security Administration, conducting trainings and monitoring representative payees.

Candidate should possess knowledge of disability service system, demonstrated written and oral communication skills, problem solving skills, team skills, and computer skills. Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field is required.

CREDENTIALING BY THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION The Suitability and Credentialing process conducted by the Social Security Administration will not begin until after employment begins, however; continued employment is contingent upon successful completion of this process.

To apply for this position, please send your resumé and cover letter via email to judy@drne.org or via mail to 134 South 13th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508. 


Representative Payee Reviewer and Monitor

We are also seeking an individual to work .25 as a Reviewer described above and .75 as a Monitor of facilities in Nebraska. All of the above requirements for the Representative Payee Reviewer position also apply to this position.

To apply for this position, please send your resumé and cover letter via email to judy@drne.org or via mail to 134 South 13th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508. 


Disability Rights Nebraska is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people with disabilities to apply for positions that are available within Disability Rights Nebraska. To further enhance our efforts, we seek out talented and hardworking individuals. At Disability Rights Nebraska you will find a rewarding work environment and a collaborative work ethic that promotes excellence. We value diversity of culture, personal experience with disabilities and other life experiences.

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