Executive Director, Tri-County Independent Living (TCIL), Eureka, CA

About the Position

Tri-County Independent Living (TCIL) is a community-based, non-residential, non-profit, multicultural organization providing services to persons with disabilities to enhance independence. One of 28 federally and state funded Independent Living Centers in California. TCIL serves people with disabilities in Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity Counties from its main office in Eureka and satellite office in Crescent City.

TCIL provides mostly free services to support and enhance disability independence through its core services including Independent Living Skills, Housing Services, Assistive Technology, Youth Services, Home Transition Services, Peer Support, Personal Assistant Referral and Advocacy.

TCIL Mission

To promote the philosophy of independent living, to connect individuals with services, and work to create an accessible community, so that people with disabilities can have control over their lives and full access to the communities in which they live.


The Executive Director is responsible for the overall operations of the Center including staffing, planning, developing, budgeting, implementing, and evaluating Center programs; advocacy and systems change activities; and represents the Center, or delegates such representation on the local, state, and national level.

Required Qualifications

At least a BA in Human Services or Management or closely related field (Master’s preferred) with a minimum of five years in upper level administrative/management experience. Minimum of one year’s experience working with persons with disabilities. Strong organizational background. Experience and/or knowledge of the range of programs serving persons with disabilities. Must have working knowledge of non- profit agency structure/operations. Experience with resource development including community and public relations. Experience with human services program planning and implementation.

Full-Time, Exempt. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vacation, Sick Leave, 11 paid Holidays. Compensation: DOE.

Position Description, application and information on how to apply, go to: www.tilinet.org

For all the information contact Donalyn Sjostrand at donalyn@tilinet.org

This position will be open until filled.

People with Disabilities strongly encouraged to apply.

Alternative format will be provided upon request.  EOE.


Tri-County Independent Living (TCIL),
Eureka, CA
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