Director, the League of Human Dignity, Southwest Center for Independent Living, Council Bluffs, IA

About the Position

Director position responsible for providing IL services for 8 Iowa Counties.


Minimum Requirements

Bachelor or Master’s degree in Social/Human Service field, and at least three years demonstrated successful full time paid experience in management at a Center for Independent Living (as a Director preferred), human service agency, or large human services program serving people with disability, including budgeting, supervision of staff, and advocacy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least four years successful full time experience providing direct service to people who experience a disability, preferred. 
  • Thorough and detailed working knowledge of programs serving people with disability, including Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, HUD, Vocational Rehabilitation, DD Programs, and Behavioral Health Programs, including pertinent regulations. 
  • Significant grant writing and fund raising experience preferred. 
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate and coordinate program and community organization.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, organizing and follow through of human service programs.
  • Manual communication skills or desire to learn. 
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must provide own means of transportation. 
  • People with disabilities and people from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. 
  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with and manage conflict. 
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective and productive relationships with consumers, coworkers, and the public. 
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and develop creative solutions to complex problems.

Work hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday but work load demands will dictate changes in hours and work days.

The League of Human Dignity is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

For more information or questions regarding this position, please contact Kathy Kay, Co-CEO @

League of Human Dignity, Southwest Center for Independent Living
Council Bluffs, IA
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