Texas State Independent Living Council

Position Announcement


Position Title:                          Executive Director     

Reports To:                             Governing Board

FLSA Status:                          Exempt

New or Existing:                     Existing, Full-time                              

Starting Salary:                       $60,000 to $80,000


Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Governing Board, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall management of the SILC including: policy, budget and program development; leadership and oversight of SILC legislative and advocacy efforts; membership development; resource development and public relations; representation of the SILC before the public; and management of SILC's staff and activities. 






Operational Planning and Management


Program Planning and Management


Human Resources Planning and Management


Financial Planning and Management


Community Relations/Advocacy


Risk Management


Note: This description of duties and responsibilities are intended to indicate the kind of tasks required of the position. It does not limit or exclude other duties not mentioned here but required for the successful completion of the project.



·         Related Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience 

·         5-7 years’ experience in managing nonprofits

·         Familiarity with Windows 10 Pro PC computer applications

·         Experience in initiating, planning, implementing and evaluating programs and services

·         Experience in staff management

·         Excellent interpersonal, time management, problem solving, and organizational skills

·         Experience in networking and working with diverse populations

·         Strong working knowledge of data software, and Microsoft Office Suite

·         Strong working knowledge of Google products (Gmail, Drive, Google+)

·         Detailed oriented, organized with  strong follow-up skills

·         Ability to travel in-town (10%)

·         Ability to travel out-of-town (40%)

·         Knowledge of, and commitment to, the Independent Living movement, and philosophy

·         Knowledge of Federal and State statutes and regulations affecting people with disabilities


Note: This announcement is intended to indicate the kind of tasks required of the position. It does not limit or exclude other tasks not mentioned.  The SILC reserves the right to modify or rescind this position announcement at any time.



About Us:

The Texas State Independent Living Council is located in Austin, TX and is a nonprofit organization authorized by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, for the purpose of planning, monitoring, and evaluating the provision of Independent Living services for people with disabilities. For more information, please check out our website and Facebook page.