Transgender Program Manager

Website TheCenterLV The LGBTQ Center of NV

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Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Director of Advocacy and Training, the Transgender Program Manager is primarily responsible for the daily management and oversight of all The Center’s transgender programs and services. This position supports the advancement of The Center’s mission through strategic expansion of existing Center programs and services and the development of new initiatives to effectively address the needs of the community through increased and enhanced offerings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Directly engages in planning and implementing programs and activities for the transgender community and their support systems, including maintaining current community resources for referrals and facilitating social support groups.
  • Monitors all transgender activities and tracks and maintains accurate participant records, statistics ad reports.
  • Collaborates with the Director of Advocacy and Training to compile statistics and narratives as needed for reports, proposals, and grants.
  • Conducts outreach to groups and organizations that work with the transgender population and participates in community outreach events, such as resource fairs.
  • Manages program staff (as applicable) and volunteers that support transgender programs and services.
  • Assists in developing strategic programmatic responses to emerging and ongoing policy issues happening on a national level, including access to health care, economic justice, racial justice, student safety, prisoners’ rights, and immigrants’ rights.
  • Responsible for identifying, developing and advancing current and new partnerships with appropriate community-based organizations and public service agencies, both locally and nationally that serve the transgender populations.
  • Supports the development of educational materials for the public and community at large, including ‘know your rights’ materials and training curricula.
  • Promotes The Center and its mission, transparently and accurately, at community, partner, sponsor, and donor events and through all communications with constituents and stakeholders.
  • Represents The Center publicly through media appearances, public speaking engagements, newspaper interviews, radio interviews, etc.
  • Interfaces with donors to educate them on the needs of the transgender community.
  • Conducts and develops trainings on best and promising practices for working with and caring for the transgender population for various audiences such as social services providers, law enforcement and the community at-large.
  • Is accountable for significantly increasing the engagement of the transgender communities in the life of The Center through their participation in programs, services, and events of the Center.
  • Provides crisis intervention support for transgender individuals in need and makes referrals to community resources.
  • Helps families better accept their transgender and gender diverse children through education.
  • Works to change attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.
  • Understands transgender-identified people including non-binary and gender non-conforming and the entire spectrum of the individual transgender journey, immigrant experiences and needs.

Additional Requirements:

  • Works as part of a larger team across all Center programs;
  • Upholds The Center’s values, mission and patron code of conduct;
  • Has an understanding of and a demonstrated passion for the issues affecting the populations served by The Center;
  • Demonstrated experience working with the populations served by The Center, particularly transgender individuals;
  • Strong organizational skills, with a proven record of managing multiple projects and competing priorities;
  • A willingness and capability to “roll up the sleeves” and work at a level of detail appropriate to the current size of the organization.
  • Must be a good communicator both verbally and written.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work well in a collaborative environment with multiple stakeholders.
  • Must be results-oriented, a self-starter with proven concern for detail, organization, and timely follow-through.
  • Must be a problem solver in order to quickly work through complex situations.
  • Proficient computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and e-mail communication;
  • Demonstrated experience working in a multicultural environment where commitment to diversity based on race, ethnic origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and physical ability is a core value.
  • Ability to regularly work evenings and weekends as required.

Educational Background and Work Experience: The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience working at a community-based and/or public sector organization, have experience developing and managing programs and people (staff and volunteers). Related educational background in social work, human services, psychology, and sociology is a plus.

To apply for this job email your details to myecohen@yahoo.com


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