The Utah Center for Legal Inclusion (UCLI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing equity and inclusion in Utah’s legal profession. UCLI seeks to achieve this mission by empowering Utah’s diverse populations to pursue legal education and careers and ensuring that our legal institutions are more equitable and inclusive of individuals with diverse backgrounds.

To Apply: Email a resume, cover letter, and references to . For more information about UCLI, visit www.utahcli.org/about or email with any questions.

UCLI is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Education Program Director

Description: The Utah Center for Legal Inclusion (UCLI) seeks an organized, self-motivated, and collaborative individual to serve as a part-time (20 hours/week) manager of UCLI’s Promoting Legal Education to Diverse Groups Everywhere (PLEDGE) Program. The PLEDGE Director will work closely with UCLI’s Executive Director, Assistant Director, and PLEDGE Committee to strategize for, develop, execute, and oversee each prong of PLEDGE: educational outreach, mentoring, and financial support. They will also create resources, programming, and communications materials for PLEDGE (see specific responsibilities below).

Qualifications:

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • One or more years of experience with educational outreach, nonprofit/affinity organizations, pipeline programs, or other relevant work
  • Social media and graphic design skills 
  • Ability to think strategically to coordinate, lead, and communicate with volunteers, program participants, community contacts, and fellow UCLI staff
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as UCLI’s other organizational values

Members of underrepresented communities (including but not limited to: racial/ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ+ individuals, persons with disabilities, and persons from first-generation and/or low-income backgrounds) are especially encouraged to apply. See UCLI’s Equal Opportunity Employment Policy below for more information.

Responsibilities Include, but May not be Limited To:

  • Educational Outreach 
    • Developing targeted outreach strategy for Utah’s educational institutions
    • Building and maintaining relationships with relevant educational contacts
    • Communicating with contacts about engaging students in relevant UCLI events/opportunities/programs
    • Managing recruitment of and programming for UCLI Ambassadors
    • Developing and administering programming for law students
    • Developing programming and materials for use by outreach volunteers (pamphlets, videos, PowerPoint presentations, panel Q&A outlines, potential activities/events, etc.) 
    • Developing UCLI’s educational outreach webinars 
    • Developing and executing PLEDGE social media campaigns
  • Mentoring
    • Advertising the mentoring program and working with schools to recruit mentees
    • Developing mentoring trainings, programming, resources, and curricula 
    • Forming mentor-mentee pairs and facilitating first introductions and subsequent connection
    • Administering routine check-ins and collecting regular reports 
  • Financial Support
    • Advertising scholarships and scholarship recipients
    • Developing and adapting scholarship applications
    • Working with scholarship committee members to review applications
    • Continuing to develop database of external scholarships
  • Administrative/Other
    • Working closely with volunteers, including recruitment, tier assignment, and coordination 
    • Working closely with PLEDGE Committee Chair to implement programming
    • Drafting PLEDGE-specific grant inquiries and requests
    • Creating surveys and other mechanisms of assessing and publicizing the impact of PLEDGE 
    • Working with the Executive Director and Assistant Director to make strategic programmatic adjustments as necessary 
    • Managing intern work on PLEDGE-related projects

Other Requirements: All staff are required to communicate clearly and regularly, in oral and written formats, with others in person (as and when appropriate according to state health regulations), and by phone, email, and other electronic media. Staff must be able to transcribe, read extensively, prepare and analyze data and figures, and operate a computer and other standard office machinery. Staff may need to travel to offsite locations to set up presentations and displays in physical and electronic forms.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: The Utah Center for Legal Inclusion (UCLI) is committed to upholding and advancing the principles of fairness, equity, and inclusion. As such, UCLI prohibits discrimination and harassment and provides equal opportunities, including reasonable accommodations as needed and compatible with the performance of essential job functions, to all employees and applicants for employment irrespective of race, ethnicity, color, religion, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.  It is the responsibility of each and every representative of UCLI to give our policy of equal employment opportunity full meaning, support, and effect.

This policy applies to all employment practices and actions. It includes, but may not be limited to, the job application process, hiring, training, placement, disciplinary action, termination, compensation, advancement, and leaves of absence. The UCLI Board of Directors will periodically review this policy and may make adjustments to it in accordance with relevant developments in employment laws and best practices.

To Apply: Email a resume, cover letter, and references to by November 30. For more information about UCLI, visit www.utahcli.org/about or email with any questions.