CIDNY seeks a full-time Housing Education Manager to oversee its housing education initiatives reaching
people with disabilities, area businesses, nonprofits and government agencies. Initiatives focus on
financial literacy, health coverage and access, food stamps and sources, housing, disability rights, and
more. These initiatives are geared primarily towards people with disabilities to increase their ability to
self-advocate. Programs offered to the general public aim to help the public gain understanding of
compliance with civil rights law, become more “disability-literate,” and able to engage with people with
disabilities in a respectful and dignified way.
The Housing Education Manager is responsible for:
- Developing, implementing and evaluating all education programs;
- Initiating and cultivating relationships with organizations and individual able to provide
- Following trending issues concerning people with disabilities and offering opportunities to the
community to engage with those issues;
- Increasing participation in educational programs;
- Ensuring that all programs and materials are fully accessible to people with disabilities.
The Housing Education Manager will coordinate with the Education Director, CIDNY directors, and
program managers to identify emerging or trending issues identify and create skill development training
opportunities; and create promotional materials that elicit community engagement.
CIDNY’s offers disability literacy training for new staff orientation as well as for outside groups. Manager
will work with Education Director and Communications Director to improve and promote this program.
In aid of education program development, the Housing Education Manager is responsible for assisting in
the development and distribution of surveys to staff, people with disabilities engaging with CIDNY and
Other duties as assigned.
CIDNY seeks candidates with five years of experience in the area of developing, operating and
evaluating educational programs.
- Experience working with colleagues and community members with disabilities as well as a focus
on removing barriers to full equality is desired.
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills will be needed. Language skills are a plus.
- A successful candidate will have the ability to work cooperatively with others.
- Bachelor’s degree is required, and a Master’s degree is preferred.