Open Positions in the Independent Living Field

Position Postings are a benefit of NCIL membership. If you are, or your organization is a NCIL member, fill out the online form and we will post your position as soon as possible. Please contact eleanor@ncil.org with any questions.

 

The NCIL Policy Internship Program

The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) hosts 2 internship positions at our headquarters in Washington, DC. The NCIL Policy Internship Program is open to students and individuals pursuing a career in a field relevant to NCIL interests, particularly Independent Living and disability advocacy. Although not a requirement, preference shall be given to individuals with disabilities. This program will provide real Washington policy experience to participants at a highly respected national organization.  [Read more…]

Executive Director, Life Center for Independent Living (Bloomington, IL)

Responsible for overall leadership and fiscal management. The position requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and strong skills in not-for-profit administration. Needed skills include communication, budgeting, fiscal management, grant writing, planning, and human resource management. Personal experience with disability and commitment to the Independent Living Philosophy and advocacy for the rights of persons with disabilities is very important.

Full-time with occasional evening work and travel. Competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits. Position available 5/1/2018; hiring decision scheduled for November 2017.

To apply, mail cover letter, resume, names/phone numbers of three professional references, and a completed LIFE CIL application form (available at www.lifecil.org) by September 15, 2017 to address below. No emailed applications or phone inquiries will be accepted.  [Read more…]

Four Open Positions, Centene

Pennsylvania Role – VP of LTSS

  • Primary Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Centene is looking for a Vice President of Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) to lead the LTSS program for PA Health & Wellness, a Pennsylvania-based Centene subsidiary health plan. This leader will play a critical role in designing, building, and leading the Managed LTSS program as PA Health & Wellness partners with the Commonwealth to implement the Community HealthChoices program. Responsibilities include oversight for PHW’s Service Coordination operations, development and execution of daily operating procedures, and complete P&L responsibility for what will be one of the largest LTSS managed care programs in the country. Additional information – VP of LTSS.

Corporate Role – Manager of Innovation & New Product Development

  • Primary Location: Clayton, Missouri

We are looking for a Manager of Innovation & New Product Development for Centene’s Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Product Team. Responsibilities include leading enterprise-wide projects and innovative pilots, serving as a subject matter expert and liaison with assigned state health plans, and overseeing implementations and process improvements. We are looking for a candidate with strong relationship-building skills, strategic problem-solving ability, analytical skills, and an interest in LTSS. Additional information – Manager of Innovation & New Product Development.

Corporate Role – Director of LTSS Implementation

We are looking for a Director of LTSS Implementation for Centene’s LTSS Product team. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide interim leadership, as an LTSS subject matter expert, in health plans that are launching a new LTSS product. This role will play the day-to-day leadership role for the product until a permanent leader is identified. Deep expertise in LTSS (either from provider or payer) is required. This role requires substantial travel (up to 100%).

Corporate Role – Senior Analyst LTSS Product Team

  • Primary Location: Clayton, Missouri

We are looking for a Senior Analyst for Centene’s LTSS Product team. Responsibilities include providing tactical and analytical support to leadership to analyze performance and ensure success of the LTSS product line. Additional information – Senior Analyst LTSS Product Team.

Executive Director, Disabled Resource Services (Fort Collins, CO)

The Board of Directors of Disabled Resource Services (DRS) in Fort Collins, Colorado announces the recruitment of a new Executive Director.

  • Salary Range: $62,000-$75,000 annually
  • Anticipated Hire Date: October, 2017

To Apply: Please include: Cover Letter, Resume, Salary Requirements and 3 professional references to:

Attention: ED Search Committee
E-mail: drs@disabledresourceservices.org
USPS: 1017 Robertson Street, Unit B
Fort Collins, CO 80524-3915

Applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled beginning August 1, 2017. Position will remain in open status until the hiring process is complete.

About Disabled Resource Services: Disabled Resource Services is a non-profit organization in northern Colorado serving individuals with disabilities in Larimer and Jackson counties. DRS was established in 1978 and is one of nine certified Centers for Independent Living in the state of Colorado providing a wide range of services including advocacy, information and referral, independent living skills training, peer support and transitions. DRS helps over 6,000 people annually through our Access to Independence program. Approximately 97% of those individuals living below the poverty level.  [Read more…]

DHILS Hard of Hearing Skills Trainer, Center for Living & Working, Inc. (Worcester, MA)

  • Part Time: 20 hours per week
  • Reports To: Director, DHILS
  • Supervision exercised: None
  • Exempt or Non-Exempt Status: Non-Exempt

Center for Living & Working, Inc. (CLW) is located in Worcester, Massachusetts and is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit agency founded in 1975 by a core group of young adults with disabilities. CLW is a consumer-directed, multi-programmed, multifaceted agency, dedicated to the empowerment of all persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible. CLW provides four core services: Advocacy, Skills training, Peer support and Information and Referral.  [Read more…]

DHILS Deaf Skills Trainer, Center for Living & Working, Inc. (Worcester, MA)

  • Part Time: 20 hours per week
  • Reports To: Director, DHILS
  • Supervision exercised: None
  • Exempt or Non-Exempt Status: Non-Exempt

Center for Living & Working, Inc. (CLW) is located in Worcester, Massachusetts and is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit agency founded in 1975 by a core group of young adults with disabilities. CLW is a consumer-directed, multi-programmed, multifaceted agency, dedicated to the empowerment of all persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible. CLW provides four core services: Advocacy, Skills training, Peer support and Information and Referral.  [Read more…]

Employment Services Manager, Paraquad (St. Louis, MO)

  • Date: July 2017
  • Department: Employment/Youth/Peer
  • Prepared by: R. Halagera
  • Reports to: Interim COO
  • Approved by: A. Wehmeier
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Basic Function: This is a highly responsible position that will oversee the functions and operations of Paraquad’s employment and pre-employment transition programs, including supervising, training and coordinating the efforts of Employment Specialists working in the Vocational Rehabilitation program and DHH, Competitive and Supported Employment participants.  [Read more…]

Culinary Director, Paraquad (St. Louis, MO)

  • Date: July 2017
  • Department: Social Enterprise Café
  • Prepared by: Beth Jantz
  • Reports to: President and CEO
  • Approved by: Aimee Wehmeier
  • FLSA Status: Exempt

Basic Function: The Culinary Director is a member of leadership team responsible for the overall direction of Paraquad’s new social enterprise café. This is a highly responsible position accountable for creating an outstanding experience for customers, trainees, staff, and volunteers; generating a profit to support the work of Paraquad; engaging the local community; and providing job skills training in a supportive work environment for people with disabilities.  [Read more…]

Transitional Internship Program Assistant, Center for Living & Working, Inc. (Worcester, MA)

  • Part Time: 15 hours per week
  • Reports To: Manager, Youth Services
  • Supervision exercised: Coaching and oversight exercised over consumer interns
  • Exempt or Non-Exempt Status: Non Exempt

Center for Living & Working, Inc. (CLW) is located in Worcester, Massachusetts and is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit agency founded in 1975 by a core group of young adults with disabilities. CLW is a consumer-directed, multi-programmed, multifaceted agency, dedicated to the empowerment of all persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible. CLW provides four core services: Advocacy, Skills training, Peer support and Information and Referral.  [Read more…]