Employment Opportunities

Associate Director

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


Key Responsibilities


Reporting to the Executive Director, the Associate 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 work place including:

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

Application Process

To apply: e-mail the following to: jobs@oscil.org

(1) Two-page cover letter detailing how your qualifications and experience match the position described

(2) Your resume

(3) Your salary requirement by March 31, 2019

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.