New Employment Opportunity!!
Position title: Senior Associate, Neurodiversity in the WorkplaceTM
Reports to: Director, Neurodiversity in the Workplace
Location(s): New York, NY; Washington D.C.; Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco Bay Area; Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; Seattle, WA; Charlotte, NC.
FLSA status: Exempt
Position Summary: The Senior Associate will represent the Neurodiversity in the WorkplaceTM (NITW) program in one of the targeted major metropolitan areas. The aim of this position is to advance the goal of making neurodiversity an integral part of the modern workforce. The Senior Associate will move us closer to this goal by fostering more meaningful participation and facilitation of neurodiversity hiring initiatives in a major metro area (NITW Hub). The liaison will be responsible for continuing the conversation among interested parties (corporate, NGO, governmental, etc.), leveraging existing partnerships, and creating new partnerships in and around the topic. Neurodivergent applicants encouraged to apply!
The position’s responsibilities (after training and onboarding) include but are not limited to:
- Speaking knowledgeably about the topic of neurodiversity and autism employment.
- Working with corporate partners in a consulting relationship to help implement methods for hiring neurodivergent 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 neurodivergent individuals 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.
- Providing career consulting for neurodivergent employees.
- Working with other NITW Hubs to facilitate international community organization
- 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 1 year of experience in any of the following: workforce development, job coaching, talent acquisition, human resources, 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.
- This position requires a flexible work schedule and occasional availability on weekends and/or evenings.
- This position may require occasional national and/or international travel.
Note: If you meet 60% or more of these qualifications you are encouraged to apply!
- Must be able to travel independently to partner sites
- Accommodations will be made to assist in performing essential job functions.
- Flexible work hours and location
Position is contingent upon funding.
Please note: As advocates for a more inclusive workforce, Neurodiversity in the WorkplaceTM is happy to make reasonable accommodations necessary for the hiring and long term support of any potential employee. Accommodations such as independent interview prep from an outside organization, interview questions in advance, or job coach participation will be happily provided for any relevant candidates. Neurodivergent individuals are encouraged to apply! Neurodiversity in the WorkplaceTM is an equal opportunity employer.
Apply today by submitting your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
We are an equal opportunity employer (EEO).