Employment at the Center

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There are currently 1 position(s) available.

Executive Director



  • Develop the Center’s programming and ensure it meets the vision, mission and long range goals of the Center.
  • Create and maintain a working partnership with the Board of Directors on strategic planning, policy development, human resources oversight, fund development, and financial management.
  • Value a collaborative work environment and demonstrates strong team building acumen.
  • Ensure a safe and inclusive space for all community members, partners, stakeholders, volunteers, clients, visitors, employees, and board members.
  • Oversee implementation of the strategic plan and long-term trajectory.
  • Deliver clear and concise instructions to supervised staff and follow guidelines and employee regulations.
  • Serve as the chief liaison with other community organizations, government agencies, private funders and key constituent groups for strategic planning and fund development.

Fundraising and Development

  • Oversee implementation of the strategic plan and long-term trajectory.
  • Represent the Center and promote its mission and vision within the community at large.
  • Conduct fundraising and development, including creating fundraising campaigns and a donor cultivation program.
  • Work with local and national organizations serving the LGBTQ population.
  • Serve as the continuing and consistent face of the fund development efforts in conjunction with Board efforts.
  • Prepare and submit grant applications and funding proposals.
  • Support the solicitation of corporate gifts in partnership with Board of Directors.
  • Analyze and implement earned income strategies.
  • Ensure donor and funder acknowledgment at all levels.
  • Work with Board to request in-kind donations and other resources for the organization.

Financial Management

  • Ensure adherence to the Center’s financial policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and deliver a Center update and financial report at Board meetings.
  • Develop and monitor Center budgets and ensure all expenditures have proper approval.
  • Provide for proper fiscal record-keeping, reporting, and auditing.
  • Submit financial reports or statements to the Board of Directors as appropriate or as required.
  • Ensure compliance with funding sources and regulatory requirements.


  • Maintain a work environment that attracts, retains and motivates a high quality staff.
  • Multi-task complex projects in stressful situations.
  • Implement Board-approved policies and suggests new policies and processes to the Board.
  • Ensure proper and legal hiring and termination procedures; ensure supervision and evaluation of all staff and volunteers.
  • Oversee Community Counseling and Wellness Program and other existing programming.
  • Select and manage staff; ensure that job descriptions are developed, performance evaluations are held, and sound human resources practices are in place.
  • Manage and facilitate timely disciplinary action when required.
  • Evaluate the success of programming and make changes as appropriate.
  • Coordinate the work of Center staff and volunteers to ensure Center activities are successful.



  • Master’s Degree in business management, social sciences, or related fields preferred.  Minimum Bachelor’s Degree, prior experience in a similar role for a nonprofit may be used in lieu of a degree.
  • Extensive knowledge of LGBTQ programs and issues impacting the community.

Work Experience

  • Minimum five years of experience working in a nonprofit organization with a Board of Directors.
  • Prior experience as an Executive Director or similar leadership role.
  • Substantial working knowledge of nonprofit fiscal management, including fund accounting, government grants, and budgeting.
  • Proven experience in the raising of private, public, and foundational capital.
  • Experience working with a diverse community and building strong cultures within organizations.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability in public speaking and interpersonal relations.
  • Working understanding and ability to effectively articulate lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer issues.
  • Demonstrated understanding of intersecting identities.
  • Established strategic planning.
  • Solid financial skills and GAAP understanding.

 To Apply, please email resume and cover letter to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Utah Pride Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and a community-based organization that provides support, education, outreach and advocacy for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer individuals and their allies, through programs, services and resources. Qualified persons are encouraged to apply regardless of their religious affiliation, race, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.

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