Executive Director Job Open!


Executive Director


The Executive Director will be responsible for guiding and overseeing the success of the grant objectives and goals below. This grant will target Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf/Blind individuals living in rural areas of Utah. The objective of the grant is to provide awareness, outreach to the Deaf/HH/Deaf-Blind community, direct services to Deaf/HH/Deaf-Blind victims, train community and partnering agencies, develop and provide law enforcement training, and develop and provide a specialized interpreter workshop training to enhance interpreter skills in the area of abuse and the Deaf/HH community. Utah is a beautiful and exciting state! 

Check out this website for more information on Utah at http://www.utah.gov/

This position is funded by the OVW Rural Grant under the US Department of Justice

Executive Director Responsibilities & Qualifications


Oversees the entire organization operations; ensures the organization is in compliance with all business licensing, policies and human resource requirements; works closely with the Board of Directors; responsible for directing sustainability and capacity building efforts and the overall financial well-being of the organization; collaborates with relevant community and business partners. Reports to the Board Chair.

Provides overall administration of the USDOJ/OVW Rural Grant

Supervises program staff, recruits and hires program staff as needed

Develops, monitors and evaluates program goals

Oversees non-profit budget, billing and accounting procedures

Assists program staff in developing and providing workshops and trainings

Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with appropriate community services, agencies and programs

Establishes and maintains a good relationship with the Deaf/HH community

Promotes public awareness and prevention

Provides direct advocacy services as needed to Deaf/HH and Deaf/Blind victims of abuse, sexual assault and stalking

Desired Qualifications

Education: Preference – Masters Degree, or BA with 3 years experience in the social service field, or 2-3 years of college with several years of experience in related fields.

Experience in working with non-profit organizations and a clear understanding of non-profit budgets and ability processes

Experience in the field of domestic violence and sexual assault

Minimum three years managerial/administrative/supervisory experience

Fluent in American Sign Language

Good interpersonal skills; flexibility and openness

Good organizational skills and basic computer skills

Good English and writing skills

Ability to work with a culturally diverse clientele and staff

Good public speaking/presenting skills

Must have a current driver’s license, excellent driving record, possess the ability to travel the State of Utah (some overnight trips will be required), and have reliable transportation (reimbursement will be given)

Must pass a criminal background check

Reports to:SLCAD Board of Directors

Salary: $65K to $75K – based on skills and experience (Health and Dental Insurance are included)

DEADLINE:September 30, 2019 or until filled.

Send cover letter, resume and three references to:


699 East South Temple, Suite 105

Salt Lake City, Utah, 84102

or email: board@slcad.org

Check this website for more information about Sego Lily Center:  https://slcad.org

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