ABOUT THE PROGRAM:
The AT Network is a project that promotes the use of assistive technology throughout California. Assistive Technology (AT) devices help people with disabilities perform activities of daily living that may otherwise be difficult or impossible to perform. Examples of AT include: ramps, canes, reaching tools, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices, screen reading software and modified vehicles.
OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION:
Under the direction of the Director of Programs, the Project Coordinator is a new position responsible for coordinating the AT Network’s Alternative Financing Program (AFP) and AT Reuse activities. This position staffs both the AFP Committee and the AT Reuse committee. The Project Coordinator processes all financing and reuse paperwork accurately and in a timely fashion. This non-exempt, full-time position is based in Sacramento, CA. Telecommuting is not an option. Occasional travel within the state of California. Salary range: $33,000 – $35,000 annually. This position is open until filled.
- Staff and support the Alternative Finance Program and AT Reuse Committees, including preparing agendas, facilitating meetings and organizing travel logistics;
- Process Alternative Financing program applications and work as the liaison with the program’s lending partner;
- Implement AT Reuse activities as recommended by the AT Reuse Committee;
- Process requests for AT Reuse funds;
- Communicate and collaborate with current AT Reuse centers around the state;
- Identify other organizations engaging in AT Reuse activities and encourage them to get involved in the statewide AT Reuse effort;
- Provide technical assistance to AT Reuse centers throughout California;
- Collect data and prepare quarterly reports;
- Provide content for the AT Network website, including writing AT-related articles;
- High-level use of computer software, including Microsoft Office (Access, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint);
- Add resources to the AT Exchange and AT Network Services directory;
- Answer the AT Information and Referral line as needed;
- Work in collaborative office environment with multicultural, disability diverse, intergenerational staff;
- Engage in outreach activities to promote AT Reuse and the Alternative Financing Program;
- Other duties as assigned.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
- A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree AND one year project coordination experience OR three years of project coordination experience in a nonprofit organization;
- Ability to facilitate teleconference and in-person meetings effectively;
- Ability to maintain confidentiality;
- Ability to function effectively in Microsoft computing environment, including the use of MS Access, Word, and Excel;
- Ability to research and write reports;
- Strong organizational skills and extreme attention to detail;
- Ability to communicate clearly and positively with members of the AT Network, allies and committee members;
- Ability to work both independently and as a part of multiple teams;
- Ability to multitask and prioritize competing demands;
- Ability to arrange necessary transportation must be maintained throughout employment.
- General knowledge of assistive technology;
- Experience working with people with disabilities;
- Familiarity with disability issues regarding accommodations;
- Knowledge of concepts and philosophy of independent living and consumer empowerment;
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to:
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please title the email subject line: Project Coordinator
No phone calls or faxes will be accepted.
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.