Open Positions in the Independent Living Field

Position postings are a benefit of NCIL membership for organizations. If your organization is a NCIL member, email your announcement to [email protected]. Include the job title, closing date, instructions on how to apply, and a link to the announcement if it is posted elsewhere online.

Policy Advisor – GS-0301-13, Administration for Community Living – ACL (Washington, DC)

ACL is advertising an opportunity for the position of Policy Advisor, GS-0301-13, in Office of Policy Analysis and Development (OPAD). The announcement opens on May 30, 204 and closes June 8, 2024. Individuals may apply by going to the Announcement Link on USAJOBS provided below. [Read more…]

Executive Director, Center for Independence (Lakewood, WA)

  • Closing / removal date: open until filled; Applicants who apply by June 30, 2024 will be prioritized
  • Posted: May 20, 2024

Background: CFI is a grassroots, disability led organization that serves people with all disabilities.  We are a Center for Independent Living which are non-residential community based organizations that are designed and operated by people with disabilities to provide a variety of independent living services. We are a small non-profit with 15 employees and with an annual budget of about $1,000,000. For more information, please go to our website at

Purpose: The Executive Director (ED) of Center for Independence is responsible for leading the strategic growth and direction of the organization as well as the successful day-to-day operations of the Center’s programming and services. The ED directly supervises the management team, oversees all other staff positions, and reports to the Board of Directors (Board). [Read more…]

Executive Director, New River Valley Disability Resource Center (Radford, VA)

  • Closing / removal date: May 17, 2024
  • Posted: May 14, 2024

New River Valley Disability Resource Center is a Center for Independent Living located in Radford, Virginia. The Executive Director is its Chief Executive Officer. The Executive Director reports to a majority disabled Board of Directors and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. We encourage all people living with a disability to apply. Please send in a cover letter and resume to [email protected] by May 17th. [Read more…]

Community Integration Specialist, disAbility Resource Center of the Rappahannock Area (Fredericksburg, VA)

  • Closing / removal date: open until filled
  • Posted: April 8, 2024

Join our passionate team at disAbility Resource Center, a non-profit cross-disability support, resource, and advocacy organization dedicated to promoting full inclusion and integration for individuals with disabilities. We work tirelessly to remove barriers, provide resources, and educate communities on disability issues, fostering a more inclusive society.

We are seeking a dedicated Community Integration Specialist to collaborate with individuals with disabilities, local organizations, and the community at large. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in breaking down barriers to full inclusion and integration, along with a passion for educating the community on disability issues. [Read more…]

Executive Director, Southeastern Ohio Center for Independent Living – SOCIL (Lancaster, OH)

  • Closing / removal date: April 29, 2024
  • Posted: April 3, 2024

Full-time Executive Director position available at the Southeastern Ohio Center for Independent Living (SOCIL).  SOCIL is a non-profit, non-residential consumer-controlled organization that serves a wide range of people with disabilities throughout Fairfield, Hocking and Athens Counties.

Under the direction of the Governing Board, the Executive Director is responsible for the administration and coordination of all CIL activities in Fairfield and Hocking County.  This includes policy, budget and program development; leadership and oversight of CIL legislative and advocacy efforts; membership development; resource development and public relations; representation of the CIL before the public; and management of staff and activities.  He/she communicates and coordinates activities with IL partner organizations and with the Ohio legislature regarding Independent Living needs of Ohio residents with disabilities.

Read more at the SOCIL website.

Executive Director, Bronx Independent Living Services (Bronx, NY)

  • Closing / removal date: April 5, 2024
  • Posted: March 25, 2024

Seeking: A Leader Who Will Make a Difference

BILS is seeking an experienced fierce disability advocate who wants to lead an established organization with a team of 25 talented and dedicated staff. With direction from the board of directors, the new Executive Director will manage BILS in a manner consistent with the core mission while relaying commitment to the mission of BILS both inside and outside the organization. The successful candidate will demonstrate the highest ethical standards and operate with integrity and transparency in conducting the business of the organization. The ideal candidate will lead BILS’ team with a positive, results-oriented style that inspires staff and broadens the circles of support for BILS’ work while being able to foster and promote the professional development of staff through training, coaching and feedback on results.

Read more and apply.

Employment Resource Hub and Peer Network Intern, NCIL (Remote)

  • Closing / removal date: March 13, 2024
  • Posted: February 22, 2024
  • Reports to: Program Director
  • Duration: May 1, 2024 to August 14, 2024; 10 hours / per week
  • Work Location: Fully Remote
  • Pay: $20 / hour


The Employment Resource Hub (ERH) Intern will work directly with the Program Director and Communications Director to research, create, and implement a new Employment Resource Hub. Additionally, they will support the Program Director in the ERH Peer Network during calls and planning. [Read more…]

Executive Director, Iowa SILC (Amana, IA)

  • Closing / removal date: open until filled
  • Posted: January 2, 2024; updated February 15, 2024

The Iowa Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) is seeking a full-time Executive Director to work with the Council, Iowa’s six Centers for Independent Living, state partners, and stakeholders in advancing the mission of furthering the independence and integration of Iowans with disabilities. This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate, visionary leader to build upon Iowa’s Independent Living history and lead SILC through transition to its next stage of growth.  [Read more…]

Executive Director, Texas SILC (Austin, TX)

  • Closing / removal date: open until filled
  • Posted: January 29, 2024

The Texas State Independent Living Council (SILC) is seeking a visionary leader to fill the full-time Executive Director position.  The Executive Director is responsible for supporting the collaborative network of 27 Centers for Independent Living, state partners, and stakeholders in carrying out the goals and objectives of the State Plan for Independent (SPIL) to advance the mission of furthering the independence and integration of Texans with disabilities. [Read more…]