News Release: Executive Director Position « Utah Parent Center

News Release: Executive Director Position


June 4, 2018

Contact:   Cassandra Shaw-Myers,, (801) 272-1051

Utah Parent Center (UPC) Executive Director Position

Salt Lake City, Utah—The Utah Parent Center, a nonprofit organization helping parents help their children, youth and adults with all disabilities to live included, productive lives as members of the community, is seeking to fill the position of Executive Director.

The Utah Parent Center Board of Directors is looking for a dynamic leader with expertise in working with families of people with disabilities, effective leadership and management, strong communication skills and public relations, and who seeks to lead an organization with the mission of working with families to ensure that all people with disabilities receive the supports and services they need from birth to adulthood.

The Executive Director with the support of Associate Directors supervises a collaborative work environment with an experienced, dedicated staff who have expertise in providing accurate information, empathetic peer support, valuable training and effective advocacy to thousands of parents annually through a model of parents helping parents. The Utah Parent Center also represents families in many systems level activities through collaborative networks with professional partners in education, health and human service professionals, state agencies and community-based organizations.

The Executive Director position requires a variety of leadership, management and public relations skills. The job description provided and available on expresses the Board’s expectations for the person seeking the position.

Interested individuals wishing to enter the selection process must provide a letter of intent, current resume and the contact information of at least three references. The position is open until filled, review of applications will begin on July 1, 2018.


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