Work at GLAD
GLAD is at the cutting edge of the historic fight for full equality and justice. Through impact litigation, education and public policy work, GLAD's precedent-setting work has established anti-discrimination laws for transgender, gay, lesbian and bisexual people and protected the rights of those with HIV throughout New England.
GLAD is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from transgender persons, people of color, and individuals with disabilities, including HIV.
GLAD has a commitment to communication, diversity, team work, results orientation, and collaboration and has classified these as core values that are integral to fulfilling our mission. The core values apply to all levels and positions in the organization. Each employee is encouraged to find ways to integrate the core values in their day to day work.
- Communicates in a clear, concise manner, communicates effectively verbally and in writing as required; and learns through listening.
- Promotes diversity at GLAD through practice and example and seeks ways to foster diversity within the framework of the position.
- Works in a team dynamic demonstrating leadership, offers good "followship", offers insight, and shows flexibility in all areas.
- Creates results, meets deadlines, completes tasks in a timely manner, is dependable and accountable for his/her work and requests help for tasks as needed.
- Collaborates well across job lines, increases lines of communication and fosters cooperation among departments and outside organizations.
Community Engagement Coordinator
The Community Engagement Coordinator, a member of the Department of Public Affairs and Education, is responsible for spearheading GLAD’s outreach to various constituencies within and outside the LGBTQ community. The goals of that outreach are to cultivate partnerships; to learn from the community what legal issues they are facing; to educate about legal rights; and to build GLAD’s visibility. GLAD’s outreach priorities are set annually, and include transgender people, youth of color, communities affected by HIV, and elders. The Community Engagement Coordinator also plays a key role in the operation of GLAD Answers, a legal rights resource. This position reports to the Manager of Integrated Media.
- Organize public education forums and seminars.
- Spearhead GLAD’s participation in Prides, conferences, and other events.
- Represent GLAD in multi-agency coalitions and community initiatives.
- Present educational workshops both in person and online.
- Provide support to GLAD attorneys for presentations and other outreach activities.
- Maintain GLAD’s community partner database and mailing list(s).
- Engage with community members and partner organizations online.
- Recruit and supervise department interns.
- Participate in the annual setting of GLAD’s outreach goals.
- Assist the Public Information Manager in the operation of GLAD Answers, including training and supervising volunteers, conducting intakes, and providing legal information and referrals.
- Participate in the promotion of GLAD Answers through in-person and online outreach and marketing.
- Manage inventory of GLAD Answers publications and other GLAD promotional materials.
Other duties as needed
- Participate in department-wide public education initiatives.
Strong public presentation skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Experience conducting outreach, organizing events, and working in coalitions.
Proficient written and oral skills.
Experience working with linguistically and culturally diverse communities.
A strong commitment to social justice and civil rights issues, including a demonstrated familiarity with LGBTQ and HIV communities and the issues that affect them.
Professional demeanor and work style.
Strong interest in learning about and understanding legal issues.
Ability to self-motivate and work with varying levels of supervision.
Ability to work some weekends, evenings, and travel in New England.
Social media fluency.
Spanish language proficiency desirable but not required.
College degree or equivalent experience.
Manager of Integrated Media
Salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits include full health, dental and long-term disability insurance; 401(k) with employer contribution; three weeks vacation; and supportive and friendly work environment dedicated to groundbreaking achievement for the LGBTQ and HIV communities.
How to Apply
Deadline for applications: May 4, 2015.
IT Manager (half time/.5 FTE)
A key member of GLAD’s administrative team, the IT Manager is responsible for overseeing the technology needs of a small but complex non-profit organization.The position supports budgeting, purchasing, inventory control, solutions for data storage and file sharing, network and security solutions, collaboration with key personnel in other departments, documentation, compliance with data security and privacy laws and protocols, selection of and coordination with third-party vendors, device and system support to end users, installation and updating of software, support for internal/external communication platforms, development and implementation of training protocols, and cross-departmental task delegation.
- Manage and Maintain Trouble Tickets/Requests
- Liaise with outside IT vendors as needed
- Maintain Servers and Key Services
- Support server-based applications (FileMaker, Raisers Edge)
- Support Remote Offices & Remote Users
- Work with GLAD’s Public Affairs and Education and Development departments to coordinate external communication and fundraising platforms
- Manage and Maintain Inventory (Hardware, Software, Licenses)
- Assist in budget planning for IT products/services
- Data and system recovery
- Research, evaluate and recommend new products/capabilities, research nonprofit discounts as appropriate; create rollout plans
- Coordinate work/major projects with IT support vendor (Minot)
- Lead long-term and strategic planning around MIS and IT infrastructure
- Assist in Risk Management and provide guidance on best practices
3-5 years of experience managing IT for non-profit or legal organization.
Experience managing hardware and software
Experience with Microsoft Exchange, Office365 and other cloud-based solutions
Experience with Microsoft Enterprise and Symantec Enterprise products preferred.
Knowledge of HyperV/Virtualization
Ability to research, refine, and roll-out new systems, products, and policies
Familiarity with Mac and Mac integration
Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge or other donor-management software a plus
Chief Financial Officer
Salary commensurate with experience; benefits include vacation, holiday and sick time on a pro-rated basis, and eligibility to participate in GLAD’s FSA, 401(k) and pre-tax MBTA programs.This position is also eligible to purchase health and dental insurance through GLAD’s plan.
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled
Interns are hired on an academic schedule — for the entire school year, an individual semester, or the summer. Summer internships are full time; academic year internships are part time (10-15 hrs/wk). All GLAD internships are unpaid.