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Open Positions at AAPD

Program Manager

  • Position Title: Program Manager
  • Position Level: Mid-Level
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Reports To: Programs Director
  • Format: Flexible (e.g. hybrid* or remote)
  • Expected Start Date: November 2022
  • Salary: $70,000 – $80,000

The Program Manager is a person who is passionate about increasing accessible and inclusive post-secondary education for disabled students and staff, community and coalition building, and student organizing and advocacy. They will be responsible for planning, developing, and execution of the new COVID-19 and Higher Education multi-year grant. Please see AAPD’s press release announcement for more information on this grant. The long-term goal of the grant is that institutions of higher education adopt more inclusive and accessible policies and support systems that center disabled students, faculty, and staff during the continued COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

* The AAPD office will not reopen in-person until Spring 2023. Upon reopening, we will maintain a hybrid work environment. 

Events & Logistics Coordinator

  • Position Title: Events and Logistics Coordinator
  • Position Level: Coordinator
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Reports To: Programs Director
  • Format: Hybrid* (i.e., some in-person work will be required)
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Expected Start Date: December 2022
  • Salary: $55,000 – $60,000

The Events and Logistics Coordinator will provide coordination and administrative support of the day-to-day programmatic and logistical operations for all of AAPD’s programs meetings and events. While the AAPD office will continue to be fully remote until Spring 2023, the Coordinator will be responsible for logistics for in-person, hybrid, and virtual events. The Coordinator will demonstrate a strong understanding of different components required to ensure the meetings and events operate smoothly. This person will be detail oriented and can manage multiple competing priorities. Lastly, due to the highly collaborative nature of this position, the Coordinator will be a team-player with strong communication skills.

* The AAPD office will not reopen in-person until Spring 2023. Upon reopening, we will maintain a hybrid work environment. 

About AAPD

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities. As a national disability rights organization, AAPD advocates for full civil rights for the 60 million Americans with disabilities by promoting equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation. Learn more at

AAPD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive work environment. Our team collaborates across initiatives to actively uplift and center the diversity of the disability community in our work. We are looking to hire a new staff member who embodies our mission and is invested in ensuring the disability community has an active role in shaping accessibility and inclusivity in post-secondary education. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Applicants with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

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