What is Neurodiversity in the Workplace?
Neurodiversity in the Workplace™ (NITW) is dedicated to making neurodiversity a fundamental component of talent acquisition by eliminating barriers faced by neurodivergent job seekers. As a consultancy and training provider, we design, implement and sustain neurodiversity hiring programs with partner organizations seeking a more diverse, equitable, and innovative workforce. Our partnerships with companies such as Dell Technologies, Bank of America, SAP, and VMware allow us to connect highly qualified neurodivergent talent to career opportunities across the globe. NITW operates as a part of a larger family of nonprofits with aligned missions called SpArc Philadelphia.
Position Summary: The Senior Associate will represent the Neurodiversity in the Workplace (NITW) program in the greater Boston metropolitan area. 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 the greater Boston area (NITW Hub). The Senior Associate will be responsible for crafting the conversation among interested parties (corporate, NGO, governmental, etc.), leveraging existing partnerships, and creating new partnerships in and around the topic in the region. Neurodivergent applicants encouraged to apply!
The position’s responsibilities (after training and onboarding) include but are not limited to:
Note: If you meet 60% or more of these qualifications you are encouraged to apply!
Position is contingent upon funding.
Please note: As advocates for a more inclusive workforce, Neurodiversity in the Workplace 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! SpArc Services is an equal opportunity employer.
"At first we had a narrow view of what kind of jobs made sense. Now there are neurodivergent people in all areas of the business."
The wide range of brain differences that naturally occur in the human population, resulting in varied cognitive, social, and behavioral traits. Neurodiversity encompasses all types of brains, from neurotypical to neurodivergent.