Open Full-Time Position: Project Coordinator for the Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities

The Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities (CDHPD) is a virtual center with the goal of identifying and reducing life-limiting healthcare inequities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) by improving access to anti-discrimination medical protocols. The Center consists of eight national partners with expertise in IDD, medicine, law, self-determination and family support; and an Advisory Board and Subcommittees that address various medical discrimination issues that individuals with IDD experience.

Responsibilities of Position:
– Work with seven national partner organizations on accomplishing goals and objectives of the grant over a three-year period (Oct 1, 2019 – Sept 30, 2022)
– Develop status tracking datasheets for project tasks
– Develop activities timeline for/of each partner organization and coordinate completion of tasks, including report back to larger coalition
– Plan, schedule and coordinate regular, virtual meetings for a) all partner sites; b) Advisory Board (quarterly) and c) Subcommittees
– Take minutes/notes during these virtual meetings and distribute
– Work with outside contractor to develop website for the Center and develop website content
– Develop update newsletters, social media, and other digital dissemination
– Proofread and edit draft documents
– Develop products as needed (e.g. factsheets, brochures, etc.)
– Develop resource guide (virtual)
– Other tasks as assigned
Ideally, our candidate would have a Master’s degree (Bachelor’s degree and 3 years work experience in similar position required); feels comfortable working
with multiple partners, some of them high-level professionals (MDs, JDs, etc.); is independent and flexible in his/her/their workstyle; highly organized and detail- oriented; has knowledge in Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities (IDD)/healthcare issues related to people with IDD; is committed and passionate about the work to address healthcare inequities
Job can be performed on site or externally
Job may require some work time outside of the 9-5 schedule Job may require some travel
Position is grant funded To Apply:
Go to activities-ddbp/462b6bd1-fb67-4ad5-abfd-cb69d3423c75
Job Title and Requisition Number: COORDINATE HEALTH ACTIVITIES, DDBP- Req # 110651

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