Independent Living Skills Coordinator (Austin)

Job Description



POSITION TITLE: Independent Living Skills Coordinator


SUPERVISOR: Deputy Director

STATUS: Hourly


DATE REVIEWED: 04/01/2023


POSITION SUMMARY: Primarily responsible for the coordination of transition services for young adults and others with disabilities. Coordinate and implement independent living skills curriculum; maintain a network of schools, parents, and professionals.



1. Ensure the provision of transition services, including but not limited to:

  • Act as liaison between ARCIL, secondary education personnel, students, and parents.
  • Provide networking for the development and/or enhancement of service delivery to increase the independence of persons with disabilities.
  • Provide technical assistance to enhance the transition and integration from school to the community.

2. Provide training to persons with disabilities, parents, school personnel, and professionals on transition issues and activities.

3. Provide information and referral on transition services and related community-based support services.

4. Coordinate independent living skills instruction/workshops for consumers with ARCIL's Deputy Director.

5. Provide in-service training on transition issues to staff, consumers, family, and professionals as necessary.

6. Ensure contract and procedure compliance for service delivery.

7. Provide ongoing support and follow-up evaluations.

8. Act as liaison to consumer advisory committees

9. Maintain necessary documentation for consumer records.

10. Prepare required documentation and reports.

11. Delivery of services that are reflective of:

  • An Independent Living Philosophy
  • Consumer Empowerment and Self-advocacy

12. Provide feedback to supervisor for improving the quality-of-service delivery.

13. Other duties as assigned.



Bachelor's degree in education or related field.  Demonstrated skills and experience in the provision of transition services for persons with disabilities may substitute for a degree) and experience directly related to the provision of educational services for persons with disabilities and community networking activities. Good communication (oral and in writing) and problem-solving skills.