[Jobs] FW: Disability Rights Program Manager Job Posting

Nightingale, Noel Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov
Tue Apr 19 12:45:05 CDT 2011



From: CMPDL's Disability Discussion Docket (3D) [mailto:CMPDL-3D at MAIL.AMERICANBAR.ORG] On Behalf Of Phelan, William
Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 7:29 AM
To: CMPDL-3D at MAIL.AMERICANBAR.ORG
Subject: FW: Disability Rights Program Manager Job Posting

Open position in DC.


William J. Phelan, IV, Esq.
Special Projects & Technology Coordinator
   ABA Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law
T: 202-662-1576
william.phelan at americanbar.org<mailto:william.phelan at americanbar.org>
http://www.abanet.org/disability

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From: Robyn Powell [mailto:RPowell at equalrightscenter.org]
Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 10:25 AM
To: Parry, John; Phelan, William
Subject: Disability Rights Program Manager Job Posting

FYI - ERC is hiring.  Please circulate and feel free to contact me with questions.  Thanks!

Robyn M. Powell
Disability Rights Program Manager
Equal Rights Center
11 Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 450
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 370-3210
rpowell at equalrightscenter.org<mailto:rpowell at equalrightscenter.org>
www.equalrightscenter.org<http://www.equalrightscenter.org/>
Members of the ERC play an integral role in the advancement of civil rights across the country.  As the eyes, ears, and voice of the ERC, our enthusiastic members/advocates identify issues of discrimination nationwide as they develop and alert us to possible areas of systemic discrimination.  Become a member today, simply by signing up for news on our homepage, www.equalrightscenter.org<http://www.equalrightscenter.org/>.

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THE EQUAL RIGHTS CENTER
Disability Rights Program Manager

The Equal Rights Center (ERC) is a national non-profit civil rights organization based in Washington, D.C.  With members located in 42 states and the District of Columbia, the ERC works nationally to promote equal opportunity in housing, employment, disability rights, immigrant rights, and access to public accommodations and government services.  The ERC employs a variety of tools in advancing civil rights, including education and outreach, training, counseling and advocacy, research, investigation and testing, and enforcement.

The Equal Rights Center currently seeks a Manager for its Disability Rights Program to lead all aspects of the Program's activities.

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates Should Possess:


·        A record of strong commitment to the legal rights of people with disabilities and experience as an advocate for people with disabilities.

 *   Excellent working knowledge of the ADA, the ADA Standards for Accessible Design, and other relevant legislation.

·        Experience in disability rights investigations.

 *   Knowledge of disability rights test/survey coordination.
 *   Broad knowledge of organizations and agencies serving the needs of people with disabilities and the capacity for building alliances with these organizations.
 *   Strong oral and written communication, analytical skills, and public presentation skills.
 *   Disciplined adherence to deadlines.
 *   Experience managing a complex program, juggling individual and programmatic workloads, and complying with legal requirements.
 *   Ability to conduct in-person interviews and intakes.
 *   Ability to effectively conduct education and outreach presentations to cross-disability communities.

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must have a minimum of a B.A. or B.S. degree from an accredited university; a J.D. degree a plus.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS


·        Three years of civil rights and/or disability rights work

 *   Three years of program management experience

The Equal Rights Center is a barrier, drug, and smoke-free workplace. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Salary is competitive and will vary with experience. Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation, personal, and sick leave.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation, personal, and sick leave.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

E-mail cover letter and résumé to:

employment at equalrightscenter.org<mailto:employment at equalrightscenter.org>
Subject Line: Disability Rights Program Manager

Deadline: Open until filled.



Robyn M. Powell
Disability Rights Program Manager
Equal Rights Center
11 Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 450
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 370-3210
rpowell at equalrightscenter.org<mailto:rpowell at equalrightscenter.org>
www.equalrightscenter.org<http://www.equalrightscenter.org/>
Members of the ERC play an integral role in the advancement of civil rights across the country.  As the eyes, ears, and voice of the ERC, our enthusiastic members/advocates identify issues of discrimination nationwide as they develop and alert us to possible areas of systemic discrimination.  Become a member today, simply by signing up for news on our homepage, www.equalrightscenter.org<http://www.equalrightscenter.org/>.
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