Position Title: Access, Communications, and Logistics Facilitator

Reports To: Chief Executive of Strategy and Innovation

Organization Description:

Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council (AZSILC) is a federally mandated Council established under Title VII, Section 705 of the Rehabilitation Act, as amended. In Arizona, Governor’s Executive Order No.2007-15 documents the general provision of the Council. The mission of Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council (AZSILC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, is to facilitate systemic changes that promote equity, inclusion, and choice for people who have disabilities. The majority of Council/Board Members and Employees are individuals who have disabilities.

Organizational Framework:

AZSILC uses a Collaborative Leadership approach to effectively make decisions, solve problems, and implement solutions. Collaborative Leadership is a process that creates a safe space for those who are best suited, regardless of role, to come together with the necessary information, to create a collective vision, leading to the development of implementable strategies which address shared concerns, assignments, and best practices, for the organization. While AZSILC has defined roles that delineate who has final authority; decisions aren’t made in isolation. They are made by cultivating and maximizing the talents and skills within the organization, and encouraging the shifting of leadership responsibilities, to ensure that those who have the most relevant expertise are included and respected within the process. At AZSILC, Collaborative Leadership is used in all aspects of the work of the organization, and this evidence can be found within our Board, Council, Committees, Administrative Team, Consultants, Volunteers, Contracts, and Community Partnerships.

Position Summary:

The Access, Communications, and Logistics Facilitator contributes to the productivity, consistency, and sustainability of organizational operations; serves as the organizational accessibility expert to ensure compliant and progressive accessibility practices are implemented and sustained agency-wide; optimizes use of assistive and information technology to ensure AZSILC processes and practices are smooth, strengthened, and streamlined; ensures effective, efficient, accessible, and respectful internal and external communications and presence; serves as a catalyst for adherence to timelines, deadlines, procedures, rules, and regulations.

Key Functions and Responsibilities include:

  • Ensures AZSILC is a model organization for accessibility and inclusion by regularly assessing practices and engaging in timely and relevant training to develop, enhance, and execute the most promising, progressive, and socially respectful communications and practices; provides information and training to keep AZSILC team members apprised of new and developing compliance standards and best and promising practices to ensure that AZSILC leads with cultural competence, humility, and responsiveness.
  • Develops a comprehensive, cross-sector understanding of AZSILC operations in order to contribute to the development and implementation of processes and practices to enhance and maintain effective communication throughout the organization and with the public; provides information, support, and assistance to AZSILC team members to optimize productivity and workflow; shares expertise to foster successful outcomes regarding the AZSILC initiatives and mission.
  • Contributes to the development of and implements processes to safeguard, maintain, and promote user-friendly access to and retention of, required documentation, including paper and digital organizational records; coordinates systems to monitor, track, communicate, and prompt necessary action by AZSILC team members in advance of timelines and deadlines.
  • Maintains optimally accessible organizational web presence; creates, reviews, and edits organizational documents and public facing information and materials using a variety of platforms and modalities to ensure they exceed accessibility standards prior to their use or dissemination; recommends, develops, and uses a variety of platforms and modalities to communicate within and outside of AZSILC; serves as initial point of contact for organizational information and inquiries.
  • Coordinates logistics for AZSILC Board, Council, Committees, Independent Living (IL) Network, and other meetings and activities as directed and assigned; ensures compliance with Arizona Open Meeting Law and accessibility standards; contributes to the preparation and distribution of accessible meeting materials; records meeting minutes; coordinates travel arrangements, supply orders, and services, in conjunction with Chief Executive of Strategy and Innovation; facilitates timely execution of a variety of accommodation requests.
  • Assists AZSILC team members with development, implementation, reporting and recordkeeping in regard to the Arizona State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL), as well as other initiatives, contracts, and collaborations.
  • Upholds the AZSILC mission and contributes to successful outcomes related to the State Plan for Independent Living, contracted statewide initiatives, and other assignments.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and regulations, including documentation and reporting.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and five years operations experience A combination of education and relevant work experience may substitute. Preferred experience working in a Center for Independent Living or Statewide Independent Living Council.
  • Personal and professional experience with the disability rights and Independent Living movements preferred; familiarity with the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Olmstead Decision preferred; commitment to working within disability justice, anti-oppression, and equity frameworks required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products required. Prior experience with a variety of products and platforms including Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Premiere; online template editors such as Canva; WordPress; social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, X; and commitment to continuous learning and/or demonstrated ability to effectively utilize such products required.
  • Effective interpersonal skills; demonstrated proficiency in written communication; ability to communicate clearly, succinctly, in public, and using multimodalities.
  • Demonstrated initiative in carrying out assigned tasks; ability to preserve confidentiality, exercise independent judgment and discretion, prioritize workload, proactively communicate needs to effectively mitigate obstacles and barriers, celebrate successes, and organize and implement multiple and complex tasks, with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated success in working with diverse and multicultural communities, teams, and entities. Commitment to continuous learning and growth, and to leading with cultural competence, humility, and responsiveness.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.


  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Medical Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Contribution
  • Home Office Reimbursement

Position Standards:

  • Full-time (30-hour workweek), hourly, non-exempt
  • In state travel, and occasional out of state travel is required.
  • Establish and work remotely from a home office located in Arizona, utilizing technology to perform the essential functions of the position.

Salary: $20.00-$23.00 per hour, depending on experience.

Other: Criminal background check will be required.


Application Instructions:

Email the following to Mellie Adu, AZSILC Chief Executive of Strategy and Innovation:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • 3 References

Please place Access, Communications, and Logistics Facilitator in subject line

Application Materials due on or before June 28, 2024