Job Announcement – Sego Lily

Sego Lily Center for the Abused Deaf

Executive Director

Department of Justice- OVW Rural Grant Project

Check the web site for more information about Sego Lily Center: WWW.SLCAD.ORG

Summary:
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/

OVW Rural Grant

Executive Director Responsibilities & Qualifications

Responsibilities

  • 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 wellbeing of the organization; collaborates with relevant community and business partners. Reports to the Board Chair.
  • Provides overall administration of the Department of Justice – Office of Violence against Women, Rural Grant
  • Supervises program staff, also 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 a reliable transportation (reimbursements will be given)
  • Must pass a criminal background check

Reports to: SLCAD Board of Directors

Salary: Competitive salary – based on skills and experience (Health and Dental insurance are included)

Survivors of interpersonal violence, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA+ identified persons are encouraged to apply.

  • DEADLINE: April 1, 2021 or until filled.
    Send cover letter, resume and three references to: SLCAD
    699 East South Temple, Suite 105
    Salt Lake City, Utah, 84101
    or Email: info@slcad.org