Employment Opportunities

OSCIL is currently hiring for the following positions:

Program Outreach and Development Manager

Job Description

The Program Outreach and Development Manager is a critical member of OSCIL’s team that acts as the external facing representative of OSCIL across all organizational levels. This position is responsible for overseeing several OSCIL programs, emphasizing the independent living philosophy, providing program leadership, development and supervision of direct service staff to assure quality, consumer-centered services are provided to all program participants.


  • Serves as member of the team at OSCIL responsible for executing OSCIL’s development plan for Marketing, Communications and Outreach to ensure a clear and concise communication strategy that strengthens the brand for consumers and external stakeholders.
  • Understands the mission of OSCIL and plan outreach efforts to promote it.
  • Supervise program staff through regularly scheduled supervisory meetings, and monthly staff meetings.
  • Network and collaborate with other service providers to share information and resources
  • Develop and implement outreach activities, campaigns, and strategies to increase community awareness and engagement with OSCIL in ESL and or underserved potential consumers.
  • Act as a liaison for external marketing campaigns and advertisements.
  • Organize, attend, and participate in special events (i.e. Quest for Independence Summer Camp, OSCIL’s Resource Fair etc.) and promotions advocating for OSCIL and our consumers.
  • Actively engage/educate community stakeholder relationships increasing brand awareness.
  • Serve as representative/spokesperson for OSCIL at meetings, special events, and with all communications.
  • Meet with OSCIL staff to collect ideas and resources.
  • Responsible for developing and posting social media content in alignment with the overall communications strategic plan.
  • Assist with the production of digital and print brochures and other promotional items.
  • Oversee and participate in the development of agency quarterly newsletter, i.e. identifying pertinent information to be included, writing articles and assisting with the newsletter layout.
  • Responsibility for written program descriptions, promotions, and quarterly/year-end program reports and narratives as required by funding sources.
  • Other duties assigned by the Executive Director.


  • Collaborate with Center staff and consumers to identify advocacy issues
  • Develop a plan for Advocacy activities to appropriately respond to those issues.
  • Ensure all efforts are documented on OSCIL social media and website.
  • Responsible for on-going advocacy trainings for consumers, so they are empowered to participate as self-advocates

Peer Support

  • Develop and Coordinate Peer Support groups based on identified needs and ensuring consumer involvement.
  • Ensure all pertinent information gets posted on Center social media & Website.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Public Administration, community Outreach or related field. Will consider person with Associates degree and a minimum of 1 – 3 years’ experience (nonprofit experience a plus).
  • Comprehensive strategic thinking and rapid problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills; ability to meet deadlines, and to help others meet their deadlines.
  • Detail oriented as exhibited in past work experiences.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills required.
  • Prior experience working with persons having disability.
  • Be able to work independently and possess skill at setting priority for task accomplishment.
  • Must be willing to travel to local events.

Technical Skills

  • Applicants must have strong skills in web publishing and design, third-party email design and distribution systems, Microsoft Office, and multiple social media platforms.

Salary Range

$60,000-$65,000 as determined by experience, credentials, and the financial consideration of OSCIL.


35-40 hours per week

As a small organization operating in a very dynamic environment, a significant amount of flexibility and teamwork is required. Employees are expected to work collaboratively to ensure OSCIL’s success.

To apply, send resume and cover letter detailing how your qualifications and experience match the position described to [email protected].

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. OSCIL is an equal opportunity employer. OSCIL provides employment to persons regardless of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry or disability.

Program Director

The Position

The Deputy Director’s duties include assisting the Executive Director with the oversight of the organization’s daily operation, human resources and policies, administrative tasks, and supervision of programs and services.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Director will manage the organization’s day-to-day affairs. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Understanding of the daily operation of a Center for Independent Living and the promotion of the philosophy of independent living and mission.
  • Overseeing human resources, daily operation, and adherence to the policies of the organization.
  • Oversight of daily operation, demonstrating the ability to be a fair and equitable leader, who engenders trust, is willing to empower staff and consumers of the agency, has natural troubleshooting ability and will quickly resolve possible disputes.
  • Supervises all of OSCIL’s service programs.
  • Accountable for the Quality Service Delivery
  • Accountable for the annual customer survey (attain a minimum of 40% return rate)
  • Responsible for the management of the annual operation budget and grant management outcomes and reporting (in partnership with Executive Director, finance and designated staff members)
  • Accountable for the training and development plans for all management Team members and ensure that all employees are being supported with training and support as needed
  • Following through with the development of new program initiatives as directed by the Executive Director.
  • Conducting outreach activities as directed by the Executive Director.
  • Work on a daily basis to assess progress toward goals and objectives, identifying needs, setting priorities, troubleshooting possible crisis issues and developing strategies.
  • Communicating the programs, policies and procedures and the mission of the agency to staff.
  • As directed by the Executive Director write and submit grant proposals in response to requests for proposals that will enhance services and community access for people having disability.
  • Assist with fundraising activities.

Experience and Attributes

Ideal candidates for this position will share our mission of enhancing the lives of persons with disabilities and will bring a variety of experiences to the workplace including:

  • BA Degree in human service field. Masters preferred.
  • Demonstrated well-rounded leadership and prior experience in human resources/staff management and personnel policy.
  • Demonstrated prior experience and proven aptitude to resolve disputes, troubleshoot, and problem-solve independently and fairly.
  • Management experience in an organization with comparable mission, budget and staffing.
  • Experience advocating for people having disability.
  • Highly organized.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and advocate for, persons with disabilities.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills. Previous grant writing experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience working with and in diverse populations.

Salary Range


To apply, email a two-page cover letter detailing how your qualifications and experience match the position described and your resume to [email protected].

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. OSCIL is an equal opportunity employer. OSCIL provides employment to persons regardless of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry or disability.