Employment Opportunities

MSNC Program Coordinator


At OCALI, inspiring change and promoting access for people with disabilities is at the heart of everything we do. As a global leader in creating and connecting resources and relationships to ensure that people with disabilities have the opportunity to live their best lives for their whole lives, we are excited to grow our team.

OCALI is seeking a skilled professional for our full-time Program Coordinator role. This person must have leadership and project management experience and share our passion for helping people with disabilities. Our Multi-System Navigation Center (MSNC) plays an important role in helping individuals and families navigate multiple partners, resources, agencies, and opportunities, in order to access supports and tools needed for success in life.

Essential to the Program Coordinator position is the belief that all people can contribute and that youth with disabilities deserve access to high quality, evidence-based intervention and treatment, as well as meaningful connections to their families and their community. Additionally, their families need empathy, guidance, and support to access and navigate the services, supports and interventions required to live their best lives.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants should have ample experience and skills in the following areas:

  • Self-directed professional with proven experience and strong ability to work independently and as part of a team to coordinate and manage multiple projects, adhere to timelines, meet deadlines, problem-solve, complete activities as planned, communicate effectively, and collaborate internally and externally on projects.
  • Knowledge of multiple systems supporting Ohio youth and families, including Ohio agencies’ responsibilities and practices for youth with disabilities and their families. This includes the eligibility requirements, service delivery models, and general understanding of the types of services provided.
  • Thorough working knowledge of Multi-system Youth (MSY) with Mental Illness and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (MI/IDD) and experience supporting MSY, developmental disabilities, trauma, and complex behavioral challenges across ages.
  • Extensive understanding of evidence-based practices and promising practices for youth with complex needs, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), or related developmental disabilities.
  • Able to think creatively from a system’s level to inspire innovative solutions.
  • Skilled in facilitating team-based meetings, trainings, and discussions that encourage productive participation, collaborative planning, active listening, and opportunities for connection among various learning styles and diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to approach unique situations and challenges with flexibility while maintaining a positive outlook.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrates ability to communicate professionally and effectively with internal teams, external partners, and/or customers.
  • Experience organizing, conducting, and participating in virtual meetings, as well as ability to use virtual platforms for presenting webinars.
  • Experience and proficiency with technology applications (including but not limited to: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Zoom/Microsoft Teams, Google Meets, webinars, Mac-based products, etc.) and online environments. Knowledgeable of accessibility features.
  • Ability to travel across the state.
  • Bachelor’s degree at a minimum.
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience implementing high quality, evidence-based interventions and supports for multi-system youth with MI/IDD and their families in Ohio.

Responsiblities and Essential Functions:

  • Support and sustain the current projects and initiatives of the MSNC as well as participate in project planning, development, and management of future opportunities.
  • Work collaboratively across and within the MSNC and OCALI Centers and Teams, as well as state partners and stakeholders to deliver on MSNC and organizational priorities.
  • Scope, plan, and manage assigned activities across multiple projects; track, document, and communicate proactively on status of project; collect and submit data; identify and surface potential issues; and creatively problem-solve as needed.
  • Balance time across multiple projects.
  • Conduct and facilitate various MSNC activities, including internal and external meetings, development of case plans, coaching, and professional development opportunities.
  • Review data, evaluations, and participant feedback on program effectiveness to make recommendations for program improvement.
  • Maintain current knowledge of evolving evidence-based practices and promising practices for children and young adults with autism and related developmental disabilities.
  • Demonstrate accuracy, responsiveness, and excellent communication when participating in meetings and trainings, as well as responding to emails and other written correspondence from stakeholders.
  • Other duties may be reasonably required from time and time.


Commensurate with experience and in accordance with specified salary schedule. Additionally, OCALI offers benefits and retirement packages including eligibility in STRS/SERS, as well as the following:

  • Being part of a mission-driven, innovative, and growing team
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Paid time off and generous holiday schedule
  • Flexible work environment
  • Access to professional learning opportunities

Reports to:

Program Co-Managers, Multi-System Navigation Center

Application Procedure:

Please complete the employment application through the www.escco.org.

Questions? Email: julie_burkhart@ocali.org