UTEC’s values-based, data-driven intensive program is only as strong as our dedicated staff, and below are opportunities to join the team! For every position, UTEC requires a commitment to our young adults and to our values. All full-time UTEC employees are supported by professional development, equitable practices, inclusive culture, and competitive benefits, outlined below.

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Director of Grants

Leads the institutional giving programs at UTEC, overseeing grant and contract income that make up a majority of the agency revenues

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Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Develop, implement, and monitor programs that promote equity within the organization and will help implement the recommendations of a new external equity audit

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Senior Director of Operational Effectiveness

Ensure that the organization’s metrics for success are clearly defined, measured, and thoroughly communicated across all areas of the organization

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The Benefits of Working at UTEC

Paid Time Off

All full time employees start with three weeks paid time off, one week paid vacation, and holidays.

Health and Dental Insurance

UTEC contributes a portion of health and dental insurance plans.

Subsidized Parking

UTEC will provide subsidized parking for staff.  Payroll deductions of $60 a month will provide staff with a monthly parking pass.

Parental Leave

UTEC provides for up to 12 weeks of time off for a parental leave.  This includes up to 4 weeks of paid time off.


Employees after three years of employment are eligible to apply for a Sabbatical.  This is an up to three week opportunity that includes spending at least one week at an approved youth development organization learning about best practices. This includes paid time off and some reasonable travel and lodging coverage.

Racial Justice Professional Development

Employees can apply for training to support continued development in Racial Justice. Up to $1,500 can be requested for professional development.

Retirement Plan

UTEC offers employees the opportunity to contribute up to $18,500 of pre-tax earnings (and an additional $6,000 for those over age 50), into a retirement plan. UTEC will match the first $500 of savings in FY19.

Life Insurance & Worldwide Travel Assistance

UTEC provides, at no cost to employees, $50,000 of Life insurance for staff members and a Worldwide travel assistance program providing pre-trip assistance, access to emergency medical assistance while traveling, and other benefits.

First Time Homebuyer Program

If you are purchasing your first home in Lowell, Lawrence, or Haverhill, UTEC will pay for your homebuyer training, and up to $2,500 towards your down payment.