Inclusion & Belonging Collective Director

Administrative Seattle, Washington


At Northwest Center (NWC), we are hailed as one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive organizations serving the community with disability inclusion programs and services. NWC seeks to create and support an inclusive community where all people can fully participate by learning and working together. We envision a day when all people have the same opportunities to grow, contribute to our society and enjoy a fulfilling life.

We are looking for an Inclusion & Belonging Collective (IBC) Director. You will work to build a new consulting and training program that advances NWC's vision to close the employment gap for people with disabilities. The IBC Director will be responsible to build a sustainable and meaningful external-facing solution for corporate disability inclusion.


Location: Renton, WA + Local Travel Required
Hybrid work options available

Salary: $80k - $100k DOE

Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday 

What we can offer: 

  • Competitive and affordable Medical (including hearing & hardware coverage!), Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life insurance  
  • Generous Paid Time Off benefits
  • Additional Floating Holidays, Parental Leave, Paid Compassion Leave and Paid Holidays
  • Retirement 401(K) with a company match
  • Employment Assistance Program (EAP) including six free therapy sessions per year
  • Gym & Fitness Reimbursement Program
  • Student Loan Repayment Program

Check out the entire list of benefits Northwest Center has to offer here:


  • BSc/MSc in Human Resources, Learning and Development, Organizational Psychology, or relevant field
  • Experienced voice and participant with work involving disability inclusion, racial equity, anti-racism, and the intersectional experience of oppressed groups
  • Strategic thinker with exceptional planning skills
  • Strong business analysis skills combined with demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and initiative
  • In-depth understanding of traditional and modern training methods
  • Proficiency in Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Previous experience as Training Director, Training Manager, Program Director, or similar role preferred


Essential Duties:

Program Development and Leadership:

  • Leading in planning and establishing the IBC program including formulating key outcomes, resources, and initiatives
  • Identifying and engaging stakeholders including diverse communities and advisory groups
  • Developing relationships with potential customers, partners, and service providers
  • Partnering with marketing to create engaging campaigns for IBC growth and expansion
  • Analyzing and collecting data to ensure program milestones and objectives are achieved
  • Risk mitigation through guidance on how to avoid and prioritize risks related to accounts

Training and Consulting:

  • Creating and implementing IBC’s strategy for training and consulting initiatives and offerings
  • Partnering with NWC staff and outside resources to help identify and execute training directives
  • Cultivating coaching strategies and addressing/overseeing the resolution of conflicts or disputes relating to disability inclusion and overall DEI initiatives and activities
  • Maintaining awareness of global issues and trends in disability inclusion and advocacy to keep training and consultant information current
  • Delivering presentations to communicate progress, outcomes, and products to both internal and external stakeholders


Who We Are:  

Founded in 1965 by Washington parents of children with disabilities, Northwest Center is an organization that provides services for people with disabilities from cradle through career. As a Northwest Center employee, you will join an inclusive workforce where people with and without disabilities work side by side. Though we operate a variety of businesses and services, our culture is One Northwest Center, where everyone is connected, valued, included, and welcomed, and where we live our core values:

  • We Value a Growth Mindset
  • We Unlock Potential
  • We Celebrate Progress


Northwest Center is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need any assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process, please contact us at [email protected].


At Northwest Center, we do not just accept diversity and inclusion — we celebrate it, support it, live it, and flourish in it to benefit our employees, the community, and our clientele. We believe that our strength lies within our diversity and the forward motion towards a day when people of all abilities can learn and work together. Northwest Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, including disability and veterans status.