North Country Independent Living, Inc. Superior WI
North Country is a consumer controlled non-profit Independent Living Center (ILC) serving 8 counties and 4 tribes in NW Wisconsin. Annual budget of $1.7 million, 17 staff + 50 Personal Care Workers. Core services include Advocacy, Information & Referral, Independent Living Skills training, Peer Support, Transition. Additional services include Personal Care, Transportation Voucher & Mobility Management, Assistive Technology, Work Incentive Benefits Counseling & Integrated Employment, Tribal Outreach & Services, Youth Services, Accessibility & Disability Technical Assistance.
The Director represents the agency. North Country is seeking a dynamic individual, with vision and excellent communication skills to interact with peers, legislators, current and prospective funders, the media and the community. This person must have a commitment to the agency mission of empowering people with disabilities and the independent living philosophy. Must have proven ability to advocate for disability rights and increase awareness of disability related issues.
The positon is located in Superior, Wisconsin. The service area is mostly rural. The position requires extensive travel. The agency has been in existence for 31 years and has a strong history of advocacy and a strong committed staff. Agency reputation is strong among our consumers, legislators, communities, advocacy and fellow ILC’s. The agency is financially stable with strong audits and compliance standards.
Qualifications include but not limited to;
Commitment to Independent Living Philosophy
Bachelor’s degree in human services preferred
5 years’ professional experience in disability field
Demonstrated Leadership, Business, Supervisory experience
Personal experience with disability preferred
Full time exempt position. Salary commensurate with experience
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