JOB TITLE: Call Center Manager
DEPARTMENT: UI Health Customer CARE Center
REPORTS TO: Vice President, Call Center Operations
STATUS: Full-Time, Exempt
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, Hours Vary
LOCATION: Central Office

The Call Center Manager is responsible for managing and developing customer service strategies consistent with a world class, high performance contact center environment. The Call Center Manager is accountable for maintaining all contractual targets, including those relating to Service Level, Abandonment Rate, and Quality Assurance.

Adhere to the Privacy Act and HIPAA as it relates to the confidentiality of information released;
Manages and develops all production staff and leadership personnel to higher levels of performance and job satisfaction
Ensure compliance with, and maintain up-to-date knowledge of, all client call-handling policies and procedures
Communicate professionally with clients on a day-to-day basis
Collaborate with client to determine accurate forecasting of volumes, talk time, and abandonment rate
Monitor contact center reporting systems to define and maintain departmental KPIs
Furnish daily, weekly, and monthly reports to client and senior Chicago Lighthouse leadership
Establish and maintain relationships with other departmental peers, proactively promoting cross-departmental support and communication
Oversee all aspects of the call center quality assurance program
Performs all workforce management tasks required to meet all contractual KPIs and Chicago Lighthouse targets
Creates an environment that promotes excellence through communication and fosters the development of strong work relationships
Optimizes use of phone systems and other technologies to improve productivity and efficiency
Continually assess training needs through auditing and monitoring
Performs other duties as assigned

Core Competencies
Customer Focus – strives to create the most value for the customer that results in mutual long-term success. Demonstrates dedication to meet or exceed the expectations and requirements of customers.
Managing Vision & Purpose – leads effectively by translating organization’s vision, mission and strategic objectives into challenging but attainable goals.
Managing Team Members – fosters the development of a common vision for performance; provides clear direction and priorities; clarifies roles and responsibilities.
Developing Team Members – demonstrates a commitment to helping others build knowledge and key skills that support achieving goals and build the overall capability of the organization to be successful.
Team Work – builds constructive and effective relationships with colleagues at all levels. Advises and collaborates with others to develop a stronger team and enhance team spirit. Sees teams as a vehicle for achieving organizational objectives.
Integrity & Trust – acts in accordance with the highest standards of ethical conduct and behavior.
Problem Solving – employs analytic abilities and other tools to creatively resolve problems in a variety of contexts.
Safety – demonstrates a commitment to the overall safety of the workplace environment and to promoting a safety culture.
Work Environment – this position operates in a professional and high paced call center environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and fax machines.

Bachelor’s Degree preferred or Associate’s degree from an accredited institution or over 5 years call center management experience
Ability to complete work in accordance with deadlines and follow up as necessary
Attention to detail
Advanced proficiency with MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint
Ability to work well under pressure making sound decisions quickly in a fluid business environment
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to prioritize and complete concurrent tasks in a fast-paced call center environment
Commitment to our mission of providing opportunities for people who are visually impaired, blind, deaf-blind, or blind with additional disabilities is essential.

The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired is an Equal Opportunity Employer in full compliance with local, state, and federal Civil Rights & Affirmative Action laws. The Chicago Lighthouse maintains a strong policy of accommodation and a consistent practice of employing qualified individuals with disabilities.

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