LGBTQ Center of Durham
Job Description Form
Job title: Program Coordinator
Reports to: Executive Director (ED)
Type of position: Full-time
Hours/week: 40 Exempt
Our Mission and Vision:
The LGBTQ Center of Durham (www.lgbtqcenterofdurham.org) is a community center committed to supporting and celebrating LGBTQIA+ individuals in and around Durham, NC.
We are committed to improving the quality of life for LGBTQ+ people in and around Durham:
Our vision is to create a community where all LGBTQ+ lived experiences are affirmed, supported, and celebrated.
Located in downtown Durham, North Carolina, the Center has a staff of six (4 full-time, and 2 part-time), a seven-member Board of Directors and an annual operating budget of approximately $350,000.
The LGBTQ Center of Durham Program Coordinator will have experience in customer service, working with youth, and project implementation including:
Our ideal candidate would bring a background in supporting youth and providing customer service, with a track record of development and promotion of diversity, multiculuralism, social identity development, social justice through diverse programming, educational interactions, training, community development and educational dialogues.
Work experience and Education Requirements
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Coordinator has responsibility and is accountable for managing all customer service interactions and, in consultation with the E.D., sets the programmatic tone of the Center.
Be the face: They will strategically improve customer service interactions for QTPOC, people of all ages, and communicate clearly the LGBTQ Center of Durham’s mission and purpose.
Pioneer Programming: Have the ability to think outside the box and provide a level of support like none other. They will pioneer the way the
LGBTQ Center of Durham expands its suite of programming with a goal of doing so with an eye on efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
Lead Assessment: They will be responsible for managing and supporting The Center’s mission and goal by doing periodic and on-going assessment of programs to ensure overall success.
Social Media: They will, in collaboration with the Executive Director, coordinate and develop all social media efforts. A diverse approach to best satisfy the needs of our constituents and the Center.
Focus on Youth: In collaboration with the Executive Director, they will focus the LGBTQ Center of Durham on the development and execution of the LGBTQ Youth Center. As a thought-leader on this project, they will assist with the coordination, risk management, and promotion of the LGBTQ Youth Center.
Specifically, the PC will:
The Program Coordinator is expected to work evenings, weekends, and weekdays as is the rest of the staff. Ability to prioritize multiple projects and manage frequent interruptions is essential to succeeding in this environment. Ability to lift 25 pounds on occasion.
Depending on education and experience, $35,000 - $42,000 per year. Benefits include employer paid healthcare stipend, generous personal time off and paid holidays.
All applications for the Program Coordinator must be received by Friday September 13, 2019.
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
1821 Hillandale Rd, Ste 1B-400
Durham NC 27705.
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.
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