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    Established in 1977, the Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco is one of the oldest and most successful disability justice organizations in California. The next Executive Director will have the unique opportunity to build capacity and strengthen the organization. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and has the overall strategic and operational responsibility for the non-profit’s staff, consultants, and programs. The new Executive Director will have knowledge of and experience working in the Independent Living field, equity, community engagement, and ILRCSF’s core programs which will be used in the execution of the organization’s vision and mission.

    Organizational Responsibilities includes:

    Leadership and Management:

    • Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence, evaluations, and consistent quality of finance and administration
    • Provide leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff, and oversees the implementation of plans and policies
    • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations  
    • Maintains a working knowledge of significant developments and trends related to ILRCSF programmatic strategies
    • Recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals
    • Actively engage board members, partnering individuals and organizations, and funders
    • Seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for ongoing local operations
    • Ensure effective systems to track progress and regularly evaluate program components that can measure success, which can be effectively communicated to the board of directors, funders, and other stakeholders
    • Supervise staff, lead and or participate in coalition meetings, and work effectively with diverse partners
    • Set up financial and organizational protocols with the board to ensure the non-profit is in compliance with the general accounting practices
    • Work with finance committee and the board in preparing an annual budget
    • Manage budgets, grant reporting, and donor expansion


    • Expand local revenue and fundraising activities to support existing programs, general operations, and regional expansion; such as grant writing or conducting an annual fundraiser event with new and old potential donors
    • Use external presence and relationships to gain new opportunities

    Planning and Organizational Development:

    • Revise and facilitate a strategic planning process for program advancement and organizational expansion
    • Build new partnerships such as establishing relationships with funders, donors, decision makers, and community leaders to expand programs
    • Be an external presence that promotes programs

    Community Engagement:

    • Engage and educate the general public and decision makers around access, disability rights, and Independent Living
    • Sustain a broad coalition composed of diverse leaders, community members, and stakeholders from throughout the county who are committed to advancing access for all people with disabilities
    • Establish working relationships, collaborations, and alliances with diverse community groups and social/environmental justice partners to implement ILRCSF’s strategic initiatives

    Human Resources:

    • Oversees recruitment, employment, and performance of all personnel
    • Works in conjunction with senior level staff
    • Directly supervises program staff  
    • Ensures job descriptions are developed, regular performance evaluations are held, and sound human resource practices, partners, and policies are in place
    • Encourages staff professional development and relates evolving skills to ILRCSF mission and goals

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • At least 5 years of experience working at the senior staff level at a social justice non-profit (preferably with disability rights issues)
    • Experience with supervising staff – strong skills in staff management, facilitation, conflict resolution, and team building
    • Ability to oversee financial budgets and systems
    • Knowledge of community engagement strategies that increase participation of local community members in an effort to address issues identified in the community
    • Training in coalition and capacity building for marginalized populations
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Able to work independently and be self-initiating
    • Demonstrates ability to work with diverse communities
    • Commitment to goals and philosophy of ILRCSF
    • Ability to travel
    • Understanding the importance of Assistive Technology

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience and knowledge with Independent Living philosophy and the local disability justice community
    • Cultural competency and the ability to work with a diverse group of people
    • Must be comfortable with public speaking, including the media

    ILRCSF is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation or any other protected category.  We strongly encourage people with disabilities, women, people of color, LGBTQI, and all qualified persons to apply for this position.

    Reports to: ILRCSF Board of Directors

    Compensation & Benefits: $80,000 – $125,000. Salary will commensurate with experience. We offer a generous benefit package that includes medical, dental paid holidays, vacation and sick paid time off.   

    Location of Office: San Francisco, CA

    Application Deadline: May 18, 2018 at 5pm PST

    To apply send a cover letter and resume to: jobs@ilrcsf.org    with the words “Executive Director” in the subject field


    Technology Help Desk /Trainer


    Job Description: Technology Help Desk/Trainer is responsible for developing and implementing outreach, community education modules, and individual consumer services related to a wide range of technology, including computers, tablets, cell phones, and other Assistive Technology. 

    The Technology Help Desk/Trainer serves the community at large, but places a sharp focus on underserved communities – including youth, seniors, and residents of institutions planning/considering transition to community living. Reports directly to the Program Director.


    The activities associated with this position will often be carried out outside of traditional office hours, including on weekends and during the evening, and include outreach to the homes of consumers who require it.


    Specific Duties Include:

    • Responsible for planning, promoting and facilitating technology classes and workshops, both on-site at ILRCSF, and at other sites in SF, aimed at consumers with disabilities,
    • Providing one-to-one consumer training in the use of technology including, but not limited to cell phones, tablets, and computers (PC and Mac,)
    • Providing troubleshooting services regarding technology-related problems and malfunctions, and making referrals to consumers who are in need of more in-depth technology repair/servicing,
    • Maintaining a presence at community/cultural events, especially in SF’s underserved communities, including but not limited to The Mission and Chinatown,
    • Coordination of services and resources related to Consumer Computer Stations,
    • Providing technology “house calls” to consumers whose disabilities limit their ability to attend classes, workshops, or tech help desk services at ILRCSF. This includes the delivery and, where called for, installation of items borrowed from ILRCSF’s Nick Feldman Device Lending Library,
    • Regular reporting and tracking of work, which includes the CILSuite online database,
    • Collaboration with other staff as part of a team, especially in the provision of services to youth, the Chinese and Spanish-speaking communities, and consumers making the transition to community-based living


    Required Skills and Experience

    • Personal experience as a person with a disability, and a user of technology
    • Demonstrated knowledge of technology including, but not limited to: “smart” technology, high tech devices, and a wide range of programs and applications, including those specifically designed for people with disabilities
    • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills- the ability to present information in a clear and articulate, logical and organized manner
    • Ability to lift and carry items up to 50 lbs to a height of 3-4 feet and load/unload to and them from a vehicle
    • Excellent computer skills – including social media – and the ability to learn new programs on an ongoing basis
    • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
    • Ability to work in a busy, fast-paced environment
    • Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of consumers, including but not limited to seniors, youth, and people who have never used a computer or smartphone
    • Ability to work weekends and evenings
    • BA or equivalent experience
    • Experience working with people with disabilities preferred
    • Fluency in Spanish, Chinese and/or ASL a plus
    • Clean CA driver’s license required
    • Ability to come to work scent free


    To apply send a cover letter and resume to: jobs@ilrcsf.org   with the words “Tech Help Desk Position” in the subject field

    Union representation by the Office & Professional Employees, International Union Local No. 3, AFL-CIO

    Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco (ILRCSF) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Reasonable accommodation provided to persons with disabilities in the application and interview process as well as in employment.

    Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco (ILRCSF) is wheelchair accessible and provides reasonable accommodations on request, including ASL interpreters and print information in alternative formats. ILRCSF is a scent-free office in order to be fully accessible to all people with disabilities. Please do not wear any scented products including perfumes, aftershave, hairspray, etc. to any meetings, groups, or workshops held at or by ILRCSF.




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