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Program Director Posted on November 8, 2017

California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC)
Sacramento, CA
Position Summary for Program Director

Status: Exempt
Hours: Full-Time
Salary: $57,000 to $67,000 D.O.E.
Location: Sacramento, CA

Description: Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Program Director is responsible for the oversight of programs at CFILC and the supervision of up to 10 personnel. The Program Director works in collaboration across all CFILC programs to promote and integrate assistive technology, community organizing and advocacy.

This position is responsible for the growth and development of CFILC programs which are federally, state and foundation funded. Using a strong sense of disability history and culture, infuse Independent Living Philosophy into program design and delivery. This position is responsible to prepare program reports for funders and external communications.

About California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC)

CFILC is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. CFILC provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Work with the CFILC Management Team to monitor program expenditures and ensure that funds are expended as planned and program goals are met;
  • Supervise, support, motivate and evaluate up to 10 employees in a team environment to ensure that all program goals and activities are met in the timeframe expected;
  • Ensure that all program requirements are met as set forth by current and future funders;
  • Coordinate and prepare program reports for CFILC's board of directors and program funders at regularly scheduled timeframes.
  • Assist in Requests for Proposal (RFP) development, distribution and evaluation for assigned programs requiring services of outside contractors;
  • In collaboration with Executive Director, Identify and respond to funding opportunities, that are in alignment with the growth of CFILC programs;
  • Coordinate, assist in planning and facilitate trainings internally and externally;
  • Prepare and monitor budgets for assigned programs;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree AND three years successful project management experience in a disability-related area OR a combination of seven years' experience in a disability service position and program management.
  • Must have experience working with people with disabilities, preferably the use of independent living philosophy, self-determination and disability rights;
  • Must have strong record of supervisory experience, including hiring, supporting, motivating, evaluating and terminating personnel;
  • Knowledge and experience of disability community, disability culture, accessible communications, assistive technologies and disability related resource networks;
  • Experience providing reasonable accommodations to staff with a variety of disabilities;
  • Experience in some grant writing for federal, state and foundation funding;
  • Ability and experience in development and delivery of training curriculums in an adult cross-disability learning environment;
  • Strong leadership and meeting facilitation skills;
  • Must possess high level computer skills including the use of the Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Must be organized and self-directed;
  • Possess excellent listening, writing and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds;
  • Ability to collaborate, work as part of a team and build relationships;
  • Ability to handle multiple deadlines, solve problems, identify appropriate alternatives and ask for support when needed;
  • Availability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual, English/Spanish;
    Personal disability experience;
    Experience in the area of assistive technology;
    Experience with community organizing and advocacy strategies;
    Experience providing webinar trainings;
    Experience with content development, brochures and outreach materials, and annual reports.

Other Information

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

CFILC is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. CFILC provides reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Please notify us if you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process.

How to Apply

Applicants should email a cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources
Email Address: jobs@cfilc.org
Subject Line Title: Program Director

This position is opened until filled.

No phone calls or faxes will be accepted.

This job posting was added on November 8, 2017