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.
Lead the operation of each business while also working with a team to recommend the strategic direction of each social enterprises at UTEC
Lead all policy efforts aimed at making lasting impact for young adults that we serve
Develop the structures and programming to construct the strongest developmental experience for young adults (ages 18-25) currently incarcerated
Supports the grants team in managing administration of the full grant cycle
Provide trauma-informed counseling services to the young adults in UTEC’s program
Provide provide critical relationship-based wraparound support and services to young adults in UTEC’s program
Other job openings include Educator, Mattress Cutter/Receiver, Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher, and Human Resources Generalist (contract).
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.