The Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) is seeking qualified applicants to fill the vacant Community Outreach & Information Coordinator (Information Specialist IV) position, job #: 2018-06.

Publication Date: 
Nov 15 2017

The Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) is seeking qualified applicants to fill the vacant Community Outreach & Information Coordinator (Information Specialist IV) position, job #: 2018-06.


The community outreach and information coordinator position reports to the executive director of the Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) Division. The information specialist will effectively market and promote disability outreach to increase public awareness of disability issues and laws. Provides outreach and subject matter expertise and other related technical support for local communities to successfully engage and involve Texans with disabilities locally and statewide. Administers and plans the Committee’s award programs including the Barbara Jordan Media Awards and Lex Frieden Employment Awards events. Coordinates production and distribution of posters for disability awareness. Identifies, develops, disseminates and/or presents educational information about disabilities and individuals with disabilities using various media, including meetings, speeches, written material, publications, newsletters, press releases as authorized, poster displays, Power Point presentations, and through the Office of the Governor’s web content. Performs all other related duties as assigned.


The complete job description and job application instructions is available on the Governor’s website at:

More information on the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities and its programs and initiatives is available at:



To apply, please visit for instructions on submitting your application. If required in this posting, copies of college transcripts must be provided concurrent with application for further applicant consideration. For additional information, please call 512- 463-5873, or visit our agencies website.


The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Candidates selected for interviews will be subject to background check and required to complete authorization form.


Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit:


Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process:

Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should contact 512-463-5873 and ask to speak to the Office of the Governor's Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.


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