Statewide Systems Advocacy Network Coordinator
The successful candidate will be expected to:
- Coordinate and facilitate system-wide advocacy efforts in coordination with RCIL’s Advocacy and Leadership Teams;
- Assist in implementing outreach plans related to system-wide disability rights issues; and
- Complete and submit monthly reports regarding SSAN activities.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Candidates will have at least three-to-five years of experience working with people with disabilities, along with experience in advocacy, leadership and community outreach. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to disability rights and the Independent Living Philosophy. Excellent oral and written communication skills and an extensive knowledge of disability rights laws, rules and regulations are required. An Associates Degree with a minimum of two years of Human Services experience is required.
Wages: $15.39 per hour
Shift: RCIL offers multiple schedule options for its staff. Employees can work a flexible schedule with three-day weekends every other week OR a standard 8:00am-4:00pm schedule working from home every other Friday.
Travel Required: Yes
Location: Utica, NY
RCIL is a civil rights organization that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of independent living and advocacy services through the numerous programs we manage.
A hard copy of your resume and cover letter may also be forwarded to: RCIL, P.O. Box 210, Utica, NY 13503-0210, Attention: Recruitment.
It is the policy of RCIL to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or accommodations to fully participate in the interview process, please contact the HR Recruiter at 315-797-4642. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a person’s disability.
RCIL promotes a scent/chemical free environment. To support this effort, we ask that all applicants refrain from wearing scented products while in the office.
RCIL is an equal opportunity employer. All persons—including people with disabilities; elders; women; and people of racial and ethnic minority—are encouraged to apply.
It is RCIL’s policy and agency standard that all employees participate in advocacy for Civil Rights and Agency activities. Apply today to make a difference!