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As an agency that is focused on building a skilled team of professionals who share our values, we are always interested in hearing from you - even if the type of job position you're looking for is not currently listed. Please just send us a note (including resume) to jobs@utec-lowell.org. 

Chief Innovation Officer (CIO)

Are you an entrepreneur and skilled manager interested in expanding our existing social enterprises while also developing new opportunities moving forward?  UTEC is looking for a creative, business-savvy leader to strengthen the sustainability and impact of our social enterprises employing young adults with proven-risk factors. Manufacturing leadership background a plus.  Currently, UTEC operates mission-centric businesses, or social enterprises, as part of our overall nonprofit organization in the areas of food services (including Café UTEC, Catering, and a new Food Production focus), Mattress Recycling, and Woodworking (currently exploring CNC technology as well). The CIO will supervise and/or coach FT operations managers in all 3 enterprises, in addition to a FT business development staff. The CIO will be a member of UTEC’s leadership team.

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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

The CFO will lead UTEC’s financial strategy to optimize success for the organization over the coming years. UTEC is a $5M agency serving Lowell’s most disengaged youth through street outreach, education, workforce development, and social justice programming. It is a complex organization with multiple funding sources including government contracts (federal and state), private and corporate grants, individual donors, and social enterprise revenue.  UTEC holds 5 properties, and rents space in additional facilities for our programming needs. The CFO if responsible for all financial matters of UTEC, and will report to and work closely with the Executive Director.

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Streetworker (Outreach Worker) (Full Time)

A Streetworker’s mission has two overall objectives: to develop a peacemaking process between those youth that are most often involved in street violence; and secondly, to connect those young people most overlooked to the services they need.

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AmeriCorps Positions Available - Youth Empowerment Corps Members Needed 

Be a part of our Education, Organizing, Enrichment, Special Events, Civics, Social Enterprise or Workforce Development Departments.  UTEC is currently seeking passionate, dedicated applicants for Year 9 of the Youth Empowerment Corps.  This position requires a commitment of ten months.  August 2016 through July 2017.  Youth Empowerment Corps members serve full time during their service year at UTEC, located in downtown Lowell, MA.  UTEC's mission and promise is to ignite and nurture the ambitions of Lowell's most disconnected young people to trade violence and poverty for social and economic success.

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Database Manager

Can you manage multiple projects with near perfect execution?  Do you get excited about technology, data, dashboards, accurate donor records and a flawless mailing list?  We need a Saleforce Database Manager and Admistrative Assistant to support our growing Development Department.

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Social Enterprise VISTA

AmeriCorps VISTA members commit to one full year of capacity-building service. UTEC seeks an energetic and creative individual to contribute to the growth and fiscal infrastructure of our industry-based social enterprises. The ideal candidate will have an interest in developing and testing internal and customer-facing processes that support the financial management of the enterprises. This position at UTEC will report to the Controller and work closely with the Chief Innovation Officer. Apply now to begin a year of service in August 2016.

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Transformational Beginnings Program Manager 

The Transformational Beginnings (TB) Program Manager guides and supports all youth who participate in the Mattress Deconstruction and Recycling Enterprise, the first phase of workforce programming.  S/he plans and implements daily structured programming, which includes working in the mattress recycling warehouse, workshops, talking circles, and orientation sessions.  Above all else, the TB Program Manager identifies as a dedicated youth worker with a passion for transitional employment programming. 

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Transitional Coach and Substance Abuse Counselor 

UTEC is seeking an experienced, thoughtful, and collaborative individual who will serve two critical roles in our organization: 1) work with a small number of youth as a Transitional Coach and 2) provide substance abuse counseling to any eligible youth in the organization.

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Café Supervisor 

Summary of Position: To manage Café UTEC during breakfast hours and help fulfill a management role as Café hours grow.  Duties and Responsibilities: This position has the primary responsibility of managing the Cafe during breakfast hours (8-10 am) Monday thru Thursday. This position would start out as a part-time role, 7am-11 am Monday through Thursday, (16 hours/week) but could grow into more hours depending on the individual and business growth.

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Operations Manager, Commercial Kitchen

Summary of Position This position will be responsible for overall facility management and fulfillment of production orders in the Commercial Kitchen.

Duties and Responsibilities: UTEC is opening a new 5000 sq. ft commercial kitchen, which will have a two-fold function: Production of products for sale to retail outlets, and rental of kitchen space to both established and start-up food businesses. The Operations manager will be responsible for managing the production of our own products and will also help to insure that the renter businesses comply with our policies and procedures.

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Food Production Program Manager

The Food Production Program Manager is a member of UTEC’s Workforce Development Department. The position supports proven-risk youth ages 16-24 years old as they learn the basic skills of food production and food service in one of UTEC’s social enterprises.

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Songwriting and Poetry Coach (part-time)

UTEC is seeking a part-time Song Writing and Poetry Coach to work alongside our Sound Recording Instructor in our newly designed recording studio.  The SPC would be responisble for working with young people ages 16-24 two days a week during our afternoon drop-in programming.  During these sessions, the SPC will engage with youth to help them express themselves in a positive and inspiring way through song lyrics and poetry.

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Sound Recording Youth Worker (part-time)

UTEC is seeking a part-time Sound Recording Youth Worker to work alongside our Song Writing and Poetry Coach in our newly designed recording studio.  The SRYW would be responisble for working with young people ages 16-24 two days a week during our afternoon drop-in programming.  During these sessions, the SRYW will engage with youth to help them express themselves in a positive and inspiring way through song lyrics and poetry. 

 

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We are currently seeking individuals to join us for a ten month commitment of AmeriCorps service. During this time they will promote peace, positivity, and empowerment to youth in the Lowell area as part of the Youth Empowerment Corps. Corps Members engage in a variety of responsibilities and are submerged in the UTEC Culture starting from day one. Members serve hands-on with youth to produce individual and group projects in the areas of education, outreach, enrichment, organizing, or workforce departments.

Please contact Melany Levesque for more info: mlevesque@utec-lowell.org | 978.856.393

We are currently seeking individuals to join us for a ten month commitment of AmeriCorps service. During this time they will promote peace, positivity, and empowerment to youth in the Lowell area as part of the Youth Empowerment Corps. Corps Members engage in a variety of responsibilities and are submerged in the UTEC Culture starting from day one. Members serve hands-on with youth to produce individual and group projects in the areas of education, outreach, enrichment, organizing, or workforce departments