Membership & Marketing Manager (Remote), Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)
Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Masters
Salary: $73,500 to $75,705
Advocacy / Non-Profit
Internal Number: 6
AUCD’s National Center on Disability in Public Health is seeking a Membership and Marketing Manager to support a one-year project: Vaccinating People with Disabilities: Implementing Strategies for Equitable Access. The purpose of this project is to ensure equitable vaccination access for people with disabilities by supporting disability-led organizations in developing and implementing local plans to vaccinate people with disabilities for COVID-19.
As the Membership & Marketing Manager, you will ensure that vaccine confidence activities are captured and linked across AUCD’s teams, the AUCD network, and partners, and assist in developing and capturing outreach processes and outcomes data. You will also share summaries with project and technical assistance staff on a regular basis to facilitate more real-time decision making and targeted outreach for vaccine confidence activities.
This position will provide you with an exceptional opportunity to exercise your expertise, relationship building skills, and initiative in a fast-paced yet relaxed office atmosphere with a team of dedicated, passionate colleagues.
This is a temporary position with an expected twelve (12) month assignment contingent upon continued funding through a federal cooperative agreement with the CDC. The salary range for this position is $73,500 to $75,705. This position is eligible for remote work.
The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), a leading national disability organization, promotes and supports a national network of interdisciplinary centers on disabilities. Its member centers represent every US state and territory, including: 67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), 52 Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Programs, and 14 Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Centers (IDDRC). Together, these organizations advance policy and practice through research, education, leadership, and services for and with individuals with developmental and other disabilities, their families and communities.
We are pleased to provide a family-friendly work environment; a competitive salary based on education and experience; generous health, dental, disability, life insurance, and paid vacation, sick and personal days, and holidays. The AUCD office is located in downtown Silver Spring, MD, one block from the red line Silver Spring Metro station and next to a county-maintained parking garage. At this time, AUCD will continue to operate remotely throughout 2021, and it is expected that a phased in return will take place after that time.
AUCD is an equal opportunity employer and committed to fostering an inclusive culture that values all types of diversity, and as such has experience accommodating a wide range of disability and related workplace needs. To that end, candidates from traditionally underrepresented or unrepresented cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities?are strongly encouraged to apply for this and our other employment opportunities.
Please submit: (1) a letter of interest, (2) a resume of relevant experience, (3) names and contact information of at least three professional references, and (4) any accommodations needed for the application and interview process to Michele Lunsford ([email protected]) with "Application for Membership & Marketing Manager" as the subject line.
Applications will be accepted and reviewed immediately. The position will remain open until filled.
You will be qualified for this position if you have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least three (3) years of relevant experience working in marketing and communications. You must also possess a strong proficiency in current technologies and tools to communicate and exchange information as well as Microsoft Office software (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint).
If you are preferred candidate, you will also have prior experience working with grantees at federal or state levels, the AUCD Network, UCEDD, LEND or IDDRC, and/or people with disabilities
Lastly, you must possess the following attributes, demonstrated through your prior experience or education:
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; ability to influence and engage a wide range of partners at all levels and learning styles and needs.
Sound judgment, solid decision-making skills, and strong emphasis of upholding confidentiality and integrity.
A commitment to ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is applied in all practices and approaches (including plain language).
Skill in overseeing simultaneous, complex activities that have multiple components.
Skill in establishing and cultivating strong relationships internally and externally in order to reach common goals and objectives.
The ability to convey ideas and to respond appropriately to key stakeholders.
Skill in organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
About Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)
The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) is a membership organization that supports and promotes a national network of university-based interdisciplinary programs. Network members consist of:67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), receiving core funding from the Office on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (OIDD)52 Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Programs receiving core funding from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)14 Intellectual and Developmental Disability Research Centers (IDDRC), receiving core funding from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Development (NICHD)These programs serve and are located in every U.S. state and territory and are all part of universities or medical centers. They serve as a bridge between the university and the community, bringing together the resources of both to achieve meaningful change.AUCD supports this national network through:Leadership on major social problems affecting all people living with developmental or other disabilities or special health needsAdvocacy with Congress and executive branch agencies that fu...nd and regulate programs used by people with disabilitiesNetworking and partnering with other national organizations to advance the network's national agendasPromoting communication within the network and with other groups by collecting, organizing, and disseminating data on network activities and accomplishmentsTechnical assistance provision on a broad range of topicsThrough its members, AUCD is a resource for local, state, national, and international agencies, organizations, and policy makers concerned about people living with developmental and other disabilities and their families. Members engage in a range of interdisciplinary activities including:Exemplary services for children, adults, and familiesAcademic trainingBasic and applied researchTraining and technical assistance to schools, communities, and all levels of governmentPolicy advocacyProgram evaluationDissemination of best practices and new informationAUCD programs also train the next generation of leaders in disability-related research, training, service delivery, and policy advocacy to insure that this essential work continues.