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.

Community Transition Coordinator Rolling Start, Inc. (San Bernardino, CA)

  • Closing / removal date: open until filled
  • Posted: May 26, 2023
  • (Non-Exempt/Full Time)
  • Salary: $31.97 to $34.62/per hour
  • Reports to: ADRC Program Manager

Rolling Start, Inc. a Center for Independent Living and San Bernardino County Department of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) have formed a core partnership in the spirit of an Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC). DAAS and RSI are developing protocols, practices and procedures that will enhance the community by providing a visible, reliable, no-wrong-door access point for information, referral, assistance with public and other benefits, options counseling, and transitions from long-term nursing home residence to community living arrangements as well as short-term service coordination. [Read more…]

Executive Director, New Horizons DisAbility Empowerment Center (Prescott Valley, AZ)

  • Closing / removal date: open until filled
  • Posted: May 22, 2023
  • Salaried Exempt Range of $54,080-$66,560 DOE
  • Submit interest and resume to: [email protected]


  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in business, NPO Management, or related educational field
  • 5 years experience in Executive level leadership
  • 5 years experience in Working with people with disabilities, with a focus on Independent Living
  • 5 years experience developing and working within budgets
  • Ability to get a level 2 fingerprint clearance card, pass criminal History report, pass drug test.

Additional skills, not required, but helpful:

  • 5 years experience in Transit operations or planning
  • 5 years experience in Fund Raising/ Fund Development
  • 3 years experience in Board Development

[Read more…]

Program Manager, Options Interstate Resource Center for Independent Living (East Grand Forks, MN)

  • Closing / removal date: open until filled
  • Posted: April 25, 2023

Options Interstate Resource Center for Independent Living has a Program Manager Position open. The Program Manager is responsible for working closely with the Executive Director and staff to operationalize the overall program’s vision and ensure quality programs are delivered to people with disabilities with staff deliverables fulfilled. This is accomplished by providing oversight over the organizations day-to-day operations. The position ensures staff have the training, material resources and business infrastructure needed to complete the work. Options serves 12 counties of northwest Minnesota and 14 counties of northeast North Dakota and is funded through Federal grants, State grants, and Contracts with minimal fee for service. Currently Options is budgeted for twenty-two staff members. [Read more…]

Director of the Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities, University of Montana (Missoula, MT)

  • Priority Application Date: Thursday, June 1, 2023
  • Posted: April 20, 2023

The University of Montana invites applications for a Director to lead the Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities (RIIC). The Director oversees a dynamic and dedicated center that promotes equal opportunity for people with disabilities through education, research, and direct service. The Director reports to the Vice President for Research at the University of Montana and currently oversees a $6.9 million budget, 48 active projects and programs, and nearly 60 staff. The Director provides direct supervision to a team of principal investigators and the RIIC business office (approximately 15 people) and is responsible for general oversight of the entire organization. Read more.

Hiring Event: Stavros CIL (Springfield, MA)

Save the Date: Stavros CIL is holding a Hiring Event!

Wednesday, April 12, 2023; 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: Springfield office: 227 Berkshire Ave / Springfield, MA 01109

Please come and visit us for great opportunities at Stavros If you love to serve others, like to learn and teach new skills and have the ability to relate well to people with disabilities and the elderly this job is for you. People interested in this position will receive training on the Personal Care Attendant Program that helps people with disabilities live and thrive in their community.

We provide thorough training and offer a comprehensive benefits package! [Read more…]

Executive Director, Texas State Independent Living Council (Austin TX)

  • Closing / removal date: open until filled
  • Posted: March 7, 2023

Purpose: The Executive Director oversees the work of professional and administrative staff; develops and maintains working relationships with the Texas IL network, government agencies and stakeholders; Conducts outreach and informational activities to solicit input from Texans regarding disability services in the state. Works with Directors of Centers for Independent Living to develop the State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL). Advises the Council on legislation, public policy, and other questions relating to the provision of IL Services. Represents the Council in negotiations and provides legislative testimony. [Read more…]

Economic Justice Policy Analyst, Access Living (Chicago, IL)

  • Closing / removal date: open until filled
  • Posted March 7, 2023

Disabled people are twice as likely to live in poverty as people without disabilities. This position will work to address the systemic root causes of disability poverty through policy reform, with a particular focus on closing the disability racial wealth gap.

The Access Living Economic Justice Policy Analyst will be responsible for advancing legislation and policies to improve economic security for people with disabilities, particularly disabled people of color, those who are undocumented immigrants, and those impacted by the criminal system. The Policy Analyst will evaluate existing disability benefit programs and access to banking for disabled people. In collaboration with Access Living staff and community members, they will determine and advocate for changes needed to advance the economic security of people with disabilities.

In addition to bringing a disability justice lens, a critical understanding of the root causes of racial economic disparities and a racial equity lens is essential to this role.

This position will work in close partnership with the policy and organizing staff in the Advocacy Department, as well as with staff in the Independent Living Department, Civil Rights Department, and the Communications Department.

Read more at the Access Living website.

Program Director/Manager, Roads To Independence (Ogden, UT)

  • Closing / removal date: open until filled
  • Posted: February 16, 2023

Agency Description: Roads To Independence (RTI) is a nonprofit, grassroots, advocacy organization by and for people with disabilities. RTI an active agency looking to assist individuals with disabilities live as independently in the community as possible! Core services include but are not limited to Advocacy, Information and Referral, Life Skills Training, Peer Support, Recreation, Assistive Technology, Youth Services, and Nursing Home Transition and Diversion. We primarily cover Davis, Morgan, and Weber Counties.

Status: Full Time. Some travel required, mainly through Davis, Morgan and Weber Counties. People with disabilities encouraged to apply.

Salary: Based on experience with benefits (typically $54,000 to $75,000 a year) with 8% Retirement Benefits, Health Insurance, Dental, Health Savings Account, Vacation and Sick leave, and other Benefits. [Read more…]

Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Independent Living Officer Able South Carolina (Columbia, SC)

  • Closing / removal date: open until filled
  • Posted: February 1, 2023

Able South Carolina (Able SC) is South Carolina’s premier organization promoting disability rights, independence, and equity for individuals with disabilities. Serving throughout the state, Able SC promotes individual leadership, creative teamwork, and cultivates a shared pride in the future of an inclusive state.

Able SC offers a competitive salary with benefits including health, dental, vision, life, Employee Assistance Program, and contribution to a retirement plan. Paid leave includes vacation, sick leave and 18 holidays annually.


The VP and Chief Advocacy and Independent Living Officer (VP-CAILO) is responsible for creating opportunities to advance the rights and justice for people with disabilities, while focusing on the intersections of disability. Able SC’s advocacy efforts align with our commitment to “nothing about us, without us.” The person identified for this position will also lead the organization’s advocacy goals, and leads and oversees the consumer advocacy, Independent Living and Information and referral services. In consultation with Able SC’s President & CEO, the VP-CAILO develops, manages, and executes Able SC’s advocacy agenda. The VP-CAILO also leads Able SC’s position statements as it relates to persons with disabilities and steers grassroots advocacy. The VP-CAILO  serves as a member of the decision making leadership team. This position is in direct delegation of the President & CEO. Read full job description.