SCPP Program Assistant Job Description


Able South Carolina (Able SC) is South Carolina’s premier organization promoting disability rights, independence, and equity for individuals with disabilities. Serving throughout the state, Able SC promotes individual leadership and creative teamwork and cultivates a shared pride in the future of an inclusive state. 

Able SC offers a competitive salary with benefits including health, dental, vision, life, Employee Assistance Program, and contribution to a retirement plan. Paid leave includes vacation, sick leave, and 18 holidays annually.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Provide administrative coordination of the South Carolina Pathways Project (SCPP) to increase opportunities for successful outcomes for students with disabilities. The SCPP Coordination Assistant will support the Implementation Council (IC), Student Stakeholder Workgroup (SSW), and project partners to ensure proposed grant outcomes are met. The position is in the direct delegation of the Able SC SCPP Program Director. 

TO APPLY: Please email your cover letter and resume to

No phone calls, please. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Location: Columbia 

Job Type: Non, Exempt, Temporary grant position ( 5 years)

Hours: Full-time, 34 hours per week– four day work week

Salary Range: $40,000-$43,000 Annually

ESSENTIAL DUTIES (with or without accommodations): 

Meeting Coordination:

  • Schedule and organize meetings, conferences, agendas, and events for the IC and SSW members.
  • Coordinate meeting logistics, including venue booking, virtual platforms, and audiovisual setup, and ensure all meetings are accessible for people with disabilities.
  • Prepare meeting agendas, distribute materials, and ensure timely delivery to attendees.
  • Record and distribute meeting minutes and action items, ensuring accuracy and follow-up on assigned tasks.
  • Maintain a centralized calendar for all IC and SSW meetings and events.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Prepare and maintain documentation related to the IC and SSW, including collaboration charters, memorandums of understanding (MOUs), and other relevant documents.
  • Assist in compiling grant reports and progress updates, ensuring compliance with reporting requirements and deadlines.
  • Organize and maintain a centralized repository for all IC and SSW-related documents and files, ensuring easy accessibility for members.

Communication and Coordination:

  • Serve as a central point of contact for IC and SSW members, facilitating communication and information sharing among stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and distribute internal and external communications, such as announcements, newsletters, and updates.
  • Assist in coordinating collaborative initiatives and projects among IC and SSWmembers, ensuring effective coordination and timely completion.

Accommodation and Logistics:

  • Coordinate accommodation needs for IC and SSW members.
  • Assist in organizing logistics for Council-related events, such as workshops, seminars, and training sessions.
  • Ensure all necessary resources and materials are available for meetings and events, such as presentations, handouts, and equipment.

Goal Achievement and Support:

  • Provide support to IC and SSW members in the pursuit of grant goals and objectives.
  • Assist with publications and website content. 
  • Assist in monitoring progress towards the IC and SSW's goals, tracking key performance indicators, and reporting on outcomes.
  • Collaborate with IC and SSW members to identify areas for improvement and recommend strategies to enhance effectiveness and efficiency. 

Carry out any additional duties the direct supervisor assigns to ensure successful project outcomes. 



  • Professionalism
  • Ethical, Integrity, Honesty
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Personal Accountability/Self-Motivated
  • Clarity in Communication
  • Attention to Detail, High Accuracy
  • Time Management
  • Ability to Remain Calm Under Pressure
  • Creates a Positive Work Environment
  • Works Independently 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or other related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience supporting persons with disabilities may be substituted for a college degree.
  • At least two years of documented experience working with persons with disabilities or personal experience with a disability is required. 
  •  Knowledge of disability rights and IL philosophy is required. 
  • Knowledge of the service system, benefits, entitlements, and supports utilized by people with disabilities. 
  • Experience with facilitating teams and accomplishing goals 
  • Experience in the delivery of presentations and training to groups required 
  • Working knowledge of community resources available to people with disabilities 
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in written form 
  • Must be able to operate a computer 
  • Knowledge of the disability rights legislation 
  • Personal lived experience with a disability

Able South Carolina is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender, age, disability, religion, or national origin. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 


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