JOB OPPORTUNITY: Director of Anti-Bullying Project (Bakersfield)

The Gay & Lesbian Center of Bakersfield is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of our Anti-Bullying Project. This is a one-year, grant-funded position. Candidate requirements include:

  • Qualification as an independent, self-monitoring contractor who has performed work for other organizations.

  •  Be in possession of an established office facility separate from the Center, including computer and phone service, with appropriate insurance for an independent business structure separate from the Center.

  •  Skilled at in-person and written communications.

  • Transportation to fulfill responsibilities and valid California Driver’s License.

  • Skilled at using Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to provide professional representation of the Center.

Compensation

$20,000 over a one year period, including regular operating expenses (Source is the grant from The California Endowment). Board to establish benchmarks and time frames and amount of payment.

Position Responsibilities

  • Create a work plan to fulfill grant requirements.
  • Set appropriate objectives and priorities to achieve the work plan, and conduct activities, recruit board and volunteer support as needed to accomplish objectives.

  • Build positive relationships with individuals and organizations as needed to accomplish objectives.

  • Participate in Center Strategic Planning sessions as needed.

  • Make advance requests to board for Center financial support if unusual expenditures are needed to accomplish objectives. 

Interested candidates must provide a letter of interest and a resume to be received no later than February 27, 2015. Applicant information may be provided by email to janhefner@gmail.com, by mail to GLCB, P.O. Box 2712, Bakersfield CA 93303, or by in person delivery to the Gay & Lesbian Center, 902 18th Street, Bakersfield CA 93301 during regular operating hours. For more information, contact board president Jan Hefner by email or at 661-301-4218.