Deputy Director

Deputy Director

The LGBTQ Center of Durham’s vision is to create a community where all LGBTQ+ lived experiences are affirmed, supported, and celebrated.

The Center supports LGBTQ+ people through services, programming, resources, and support networks that center their wellbeing and allows them to thrive.

Core programs include Project F.A.M. (housing, therapy, domestic violence, sexual assault, and gender services), LGBTQ+ Youth Center, and Pride: Durham, NC. Located in downtown Durham, North Carolina, the Center has a staff of nine, a ten-member Board ofDirectors and an annual operating budget of approximately $1,000,000+.


The Deputy Director is responsible for providing comprehensive support to the Executive Director, program staff and organization, managing the organization's financial and office operations.

This position reports to the Executive Director.


Finance Support: Maintain the day to day financial operations of the organization.

Administrative Support: Provide daily support to aid the organization in fulfilling its mission through a wide range of tasks.

Programmatic Support: Provide sustained support to the executive director and programming staff aiding the organization in fulfilling its mission through a wide range of tasks.


Associates or Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent 3+ years experience in similar capacity

Proficiency in QuickBooks, Excel, Microsoft Office, and Google Apps

Strong customer service skills and fostering relationships with donors

Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer service and response

Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational abilities, written and verbal communication skills, and analytical skills

Positive approach to work, with ability to work independently as well as in a team setting

Commitment to and knowledge of the greater Durham queer and trans communities and an understanding of issues affecting the Durham LGBTQ+ community, with strong anti-oppression/anti-racism lens.


Bachelor's degree in accounting/finance or related field and broad knowledge of accounting principles

Previous experience supervising and support staff

Minimum 5 years of related experience and strong accounting knowledge; non-profit financial experience a plus

Position Benefits

Depending on education and experience, low to mid $70’s per year. Benefits include employer paid healthcare, generous personal time off and paid holidays.

To see the full job description, click here.

Instructions to apply:

All applications for the Deputy Director must be received by Friday, August 6, 2021, at 5 PM.

To ensure a complete application, we strongly encourage you to use our application page to apply for this position. Alternatively, you may email a formal cover letter and your resume to [email protected], or mail both items to:

LGBTQ Center of Durham
attn: Job Opportunities
114 Hunt Street
Durham NC 27701.

We will not review incomplete applications. Given the number of anticipated applications, we request that you follow-up by email only -- no phone calls, please.

For questions, contact [email protected] to learn more.