We are seeking a National Project Director to direct, implement, and promote a National Resource and Information Center to allow people with limb loss (PWLL) to live independent, self-sufficient lives. As Director, you will work with nationally based partners to develop and execute plans to increase peer mentoring services available to all PWLL through the effective use of technology and development of a broad network of peer mentors; develop and implement a work plan to educate and empower PWLL; establish evaluation tools and processes to ensure accountability and continuous improvement of program goals and maintain consistent communication with sub-recipients, staff, Advisory Committee, outside partners to ensure all program goals and objectives are met. The Director will also develop and lead advocacy and government relations efforts on a national level.
Successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree or higher. Background in limb loss and disability community and experience managing large, multi-faceted projects/grants with multiple partners and teams is essential. Effective leadership skills in the disability field, ability to be innovative, excellent communication and presentation skills required.
Additional Salary Information: The salary for this position starts at $100K +
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, and 403 (b) retirement plan.
About The Viscardi Center
Founded over sixty years ago by Dr. Henry Viscardi, Jr. who himself wore prosthetic legs and became one of the world’s leading advocates for people with disabilities, as well as a disability advisor to U.S. eight presidents, from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Jimmy Carter, The Viscardi Center is a network of non-profit organizations that provides a lifespan of services for children and adults with disabilities. It is a hub for leading edge approaches to education and employment and pro-active efforts that aim to shape and influence policy changes that will benefit the people it serves.