New Employment Opportunity in Boston!!
Position title: Greater Boston Area Liaison
Reports to: Director, Neurodiversity in the Workplace
FLSA status: Exempt
Position Summary: The Liaison for the Greater Boston Hub will represent the Neurodiversity in the Workplace (NITW) program in the region. The aim of this position is to advance the goal of making neurodiversity an integral part of the modern workforce. The liaison will move us closer to this goal by fostering more meaningful participation and facilitation of neurodiversity hiring initiatives in the greater Boston area. The liaison will be responsible for continuing the conversation among interested parties (corporate, NGO, and governmental), leveraging existing partnerships, and creating new partnerships in and around the topic.
The position’s responsibilities (after training and onboarding) include but are not limited to:
- Speaking knowledgably about the topic of neurodiversity and autism employment.
- Working with corporate partners in a consulting relationship to help implement methods for hiring neurodiverse individuals.
- Organizing communities to boost the abilities of companies, providers, state offices, and higher education to conduct neurodiversity programming and initiatives.
- Organizing and presenting at conferences and events designed to encourage companies/ partners to become engaged.
- Managing multiple stakeholders including, colleges and universities, governmental organizations, NGOs, etc.
- Facilitating the employment process for neurodiverse individuals at partner locations
- Utilizing best practices to train local service providers to support new employees
- Utilizing best practices to train hiring managers at partner locations
- Collaborating with the NITW team to implement national efforts and projects.
- Designing and developing corporate neurodiversity inclusion curriculum with the guidance of NITW staff.
- Attending regional, national, and local events as appropriate.
- Performing additional duties as required by program leadership and partners.
- This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree, plus more than 3 years of experience in any of the following: workforce development, talent acquisition, community organizing, business development or any other closely related field.
- Clear criminal and child abuse history, medical and drug screen will be required.
- Demonstration of effective verbal and written communication skills are essential.
- The ability to work independently
- This position requires a flexible work schedule and occasional availability on weekends and/or evenings.
- Must be able to travel independently to partner sites
- Accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
- Flexible work hours and location are available for liaison position with at least 50% of time spent in a Cambridge/ Boston office environment
- Up to 25% national travel.
Position is contingent upon funding.
We are an equal opportunity employer (EEO).