Current Job Postings
Community Education and Training Director
(Applications must be received by EOB on 10/25/2019)
Position Title: Community Education and Training Director
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Term: Permanent 35hrs – 40 hours
Rate of pay: $55,000 – $60,000 with benefits
Reports to: Executive Director
The Utah Pride Center is looking for a proactive, energetic, and engaged Community Education and Training Director to work collaboratively with the Executive Director and other Utah Pride Center staff to oversee UPC’s education, training and community resource program. This director will also lead community outreach and education efforts at various task forces and working groups along the Wasatch Front and occasionally in more remote areas of the state. This position will support and expand the vision of the Pride center and will strive to become an income generating unit of the UPC. The new Director will aim to initiate and develop the Education and Training unit to one that produces best practice resources, and which improves the education and understanding of our queer community throughout Utah.
SCOPE OF WORK:
The Community Education & Outreach Coordinator, under the direct supervision of the Utah Pride Center’s Executive Director, is responsible for the following:
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
- In collaboration with the Executive Director, maintain and administer education and outreach budget.
- Oversee the development of other educational programs according to needs
- Develop culturally competent and intersectional educational activities, curricula, and training programs for the larger community around issues related to LGBTQ individuals
- Develop culturally competent and intersectional educational activities, curricula, and training programs for the larger community around issues related to LGBTQ individuals.
- Actively reach out to businesses, corporations, and community organizations
- Integrate a multicultural approach and diverse teaching styles and activities to trainings and workshops.
- Implement and organize current educational and training programs for community groups, corporations, businesses, and other agencies that want to integrate LGBTQ+ individuals in their workforce.
- Develop and implement evaluation tools that can be utilized to measure the effectiveness of educational activities and aide in the implementation of new training and educational opportunities.
COMMUNITY CONNECTION AND COLLABORATION
- In collaboration with the Executive Director, identify individuals to be part of a Speakers Bureau to represent the UPC in different settings.
- Serve as a liaison between partner organizations, interested organizations, and the UPC.
- Maintain a database of businesses, corporations, and community organizations that have participated of educational and training events.
- Research and identify educational needs regarding LGBTQ issues in the community.
- Evaluate current UPC resources for use in community education and outreach.
- As part of the UPC staff team, model and maintain a safe and respectful environment during center drop-in hours and ensure that UPC visitors and volunteers follow established rules and boundaries.
- Document activities in accordance with standards set by the UPC
- Collect and input required data for grant submissions.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Masters Level or Doctorate level qualifications in gender studies, LGBTQ issues or similar fields or a minimum of 10-years of experience in LGBTQ training and education.
- Understanding of the LGBTQ community needs in Utah and surrounding areas; including the commitment to working with older LGBTQ, transgender people of color, intersectional communities, and LGBTQ veterans.
- Experience in areas such as education, curriculum development, community outreach, group facilitation or working on similar fields.
- Outgoing personality with high level of comfort meeting new people, engaging in social situations, working in collaboration with others, and empowering community leaders.
- Experience working with LGBTQ+ communities and individuals
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Further Coordinator skills:
- Ability to quickly learn and adapt new technology.
- Ability to work well with Utah Pride Center team members including executives, staff and volunteers.
- Should have the capacity to work independently and as part of a team.
- Ability to solve and analyze problems effectively and efficiently.
- Ability to multitask and work efficiently within close time constraints.
- Demonstrates a commitment to the UPC mission and philosophy. Adheres to UPC’s policies and is committed to act legally and ethically within the scope of work
Utah Pride Center (UPC) is a proudly queer, anti-racist, affirmative action employer. Our commitment is to provide and sustain a diverse work environment that reflects the community we serve. All employment decisions at UPC are based on professional needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations of Utah . Visit our website at www.utahpridecenter.org
Candidates for employment at Utah Pride Center should be aware that this is a unique work environment in which topics of sexuality, sexual orientation, and gender identity are an integral part of our day to day community interactions. Individuals who are uncomfortable with such topics, discussions, and the occasional related graphic representations may choose not to work at UPC.
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