The Kennedy Center, Inc. Autism Project Manager in Trumbull, Connecticut

Autism Project Manager

Salary: $45,000


  • Oversee the efficient and effective operation of social activity groups and other programs for children with ASD.

  • Provide families of children with autism support, resource, referral, and advocacy services.

  • Oversee and supervise social activity groups, parent groups, and all other programs in the Autism Project.

  • Investigate new funding sources, develop and submit grant proposals.

  • Function as a liaison between The Kennedy Center and outside agencies or groups involved with autism.

  • Provide training to Autism Project staff, Kennedy Center staff and others on topics specific to autism.

  • Develop new services where gaps exist.

  • Network with a wide variety of governmental and community agencies to develop new community programs and to increase community awareness of The Kennedy Center’s Autism Project.

  • Develop evidence-based curriculum including outcome measures.

Hours: 37.5 hrs. Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Flexibility required including evenings and weekends.


  • Current licensed LMFT, LPC, LCSW or BCBA preferred.

  • Working towards above degrees considered.

  • Three years experience working with families and children with autism.

  • Experience with administering assessments and social skills curriculums.

  • Experience working with culturally diverse high risk populations preferred.

  • Minimum of one year supervisory experience.

  • You are required to be in possession of a car on site during your entire shift to transport yourself to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.

  • Depending upon assignment, must be able to work in a variety of settings, weather conditions and locations.

  • Must attend frequent out of office meetings in families’ home and in the community.

  • Must maintain CPI, CPR and First Aid certification.

  • Must have excellent community networking, collaboration, training, and advocacy skills.