Join the Team


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.

Featured Jobs

Chief of Staff

Support the CEO and Chief Operating Officer (COO) with Board and staff coordination, communication, project execution, and prioritization.

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

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.

Mental Health Clinician

Provide trauma-informed counseling services to the young adults in UTEC’s program

Assistant Director of Programming

Ensure the smooth operation of the programming model and supports director-level staff with the tools they need to successfully meet goals

Policy Director

Lead all policy efforts aimed at making lasting impact for young adults that we serve

Other job openings include Educator, Mattress Cutter/Receiver, and Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher.

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.

Sabbatical: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.