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Program & Projects Coordinator (AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse) Posted on May 2, 2019

California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC)
Sacramento, CA
Position Summary for Program & Projects Coordinator (AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse)

Status: Non-Exempt
Hours: Full-Time
Salary: $18.00 - 23.50 /hr with benefits DOE
Location: Sacramento, CA

Description: Under the direction of the Program Director, the AT Program & Projects Coordinator (AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse) is responsible for developing and coordinating the implementation of the outreach events, presentations, trainings, and technical assistance to the Freedom Tech Financial Loan Program, AT Lease to Own Program, AT Reuse, Loan Guarantee Program, CDFI, and programs related to Assistive Technology access and acquisition through financing or financial loans. There will be occasional travel within the state of California and possible out of state travel. This non-exempt, regular full-time position based in Sacramento, CA. Telecommuting is not an option.

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 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.

About the Program
Ability Tools is California's Assistive Technology Act Program. The Ability Tools program is implemented by the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) through funding from the federal AT Act and the Department of Rehabilitation. Ability Tools is dedicated to expanding, increasing and connecting people with disabilities of all ages, their families and professionals to assistive technology through public awareness, training, device lending, demonstrations, reuse, financial literacy and technical assistance.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

AT Project Coordination:

• In collaboration with CFILC's Program Director, ensure AT project deliverables related to AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse are completed thoroughly and within established deadlines;

• Track AT programs related to AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse and project progress;

• Organizes CFILC AT Program trainings, facilitates meetings and post archived trainings online that are related to AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse;

• Build and maintain relationships via regular communication with participating organizations and subcontractors related to AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse.

AT Program Outreach & Coordination:

• In collaboration with CFILC's Program Director, develop trainings and provide technical assistance for AT advocates, AT subcontractors, and participating organizations related to AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse;

• Lead and moderate monthly AT meetings and trainings related to AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse;

• Moderate AT listserv and events related to AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse;

• Develop language for AT program & project webpage related to AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse;

• Regularly promote AT programs & projects related to AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse by making announcements via social media, listservs and other communication channels;

• Connect with referral organizations;

• Provide technical assistance to AT advocates, AT subcontractors, and participating organizations as needed.

• Build relationships with organizations that provide financing programs.

Reporting:

• Collect required AT reports from organizational participants;

• Monitor AT advocates and AT subcontractors' activities related to AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse in NATADS;

• Complete required reports within established deadlines.

Facilitation and Training:

• Schedule, organize and implement trainings on Assistive Technology and other AT related program information;

• Work with content experts to develop required trainings related to AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse;

• Provide technical assistance to all presenters so they follow accessibility and CFILC Guidelines for Presenters.

Coordination and Logistics:

• Attend AT advisory committee group meetings and provide assistance as requested;

• Coordinate activities and communication between the AT Advocates, AT subcontractors, and general public related to AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse activities;

• Assist in developing AT financing marketing collateral;

• Support with AT purchases and ship equipment for outreach events as related to AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse;

• Assist with post-loan technical assistance;

• Answer loan inquiries and provide financial resources;

• Prepare Board and federal reports;

• Support with staffing Freedom Tech Financial Loan Advisory Committee meetings;

• Support with staffing loan review committee meetings;

• Provide content for the Ability Tools, FreedomTech, and other financial websites and social media sites, including writing AT-related articles;

• Support with management of the Loan Policies and Procedures Manual;

• Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Associate's degree or equivalent experience with three (3) or more years of professional level experience within the broad field of public health, human services, special education, health coaching, rehabilitation services, or assistive technology, INCLUDING one (1) year or more in a program serving people with disabilities, AND knowledge in the general financial lending field; OR

• Five (5) or more years of professional level experience in the broad field of Independent Living Center (ILC) services, public health, human services, special education, health coaching, rehabilitation services, or assistive technology, INCLUDING one (1) year or more in a program serving people with disabilities, AND two (2) years' knowledge in the general financial lending field.

• Knowledge of assistive technology devices, accessible documents, accessibility standards, and relevant applications;

• Knowledge of supportive decision-making processes;

• Understanding of IL philosophy and consumer control;

• Knowledge of financial literacy and financial loan processes;

• Ability to create accessible documents using Microsoft and Adobe software;

• Ability to initiate projects and work with minimal supervision;

• Ability to prioritize competing demands and handle multiple deadlines;

• Possess excellent listening, writing and verbal communication skills;

• Strong ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people and communities;

• Comfortable giving presentations and public speaking;

• Availability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends;

• Experience working with underserved communities.

Preferred Qualifications

• Bilingual English/Spanish

• American Sign Language

• Personal experience with disabilities

Other Information

Work Environment:
The noise level of the office working condition is low to medium and work is mostly?indoors.

Stress Level:
Moderate

How to Apply

Applicants must email a cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources
Email Address: jobs@cfilc.org
Subject Line Title: AT Programs & Project Coordinator (AT Financing, Literacy & Reuse)

NO PHONE CALLS OR FAXES WILL BE ACCEPTED

This job posting was added on May 2, 2019