Executive Director, Disability Rights & Resources (Birmingham, AL)

  • Closing / Removal Date: Until position is filled
  • Posted: October 7, 2021

The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors. Salary is $75,000-$100,000 and is commensurate on qualifications and professional experience.

About Disability Rights & Resources (DRR)

Disability Rights and Resources’ mission is to empower people with disabilities to fully participate and live life on their own terms. Founded in 1980, DRR achieves this goal by grounding itself into the independent living movement and serving as a disability resource and referral center — thereby promoting full inclusion, equal opportunity, and participation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of community life. As Americans with a disability, these consumers of DRR’s services have every right to make their own choices affecting their own lives. As a consequence, these consumers play an integral part in guiding the path of the DRR. Along with its service offerings, DRR also promotes equal access and disability rights through its advocacy and public awareness activities.

Headquartered in the historic Civil Rights district in Birmingham, Alabama, DRR provides services to residents of 20 central Alabama counties. Staffed by a small team of a dozen dedicated and passionate people, the majority with a disability, they bring a wide range of knowledge and experience to their workplace. As a 501(c) (3) organization, DRR is a United Way agency and receives funding from the Administration on Community Living, City of Birmingham, the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services, the Alabama Department of Senior Services, the Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities, Alabama Department of Public Health, donations. Read more at drradvocates.org/careers.