The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah seeks to hire a passionate and innovative part-time Intake Coordinator to build upon our past and current system for responding to requests for help by individuals who live in or pass through the State of Utah.

The Intake Coordinator is a newly-created position that will report to the Paralegal and have occasion to work with the larger legal team and other staff members across the organization.                                                                                                                                 

This position is a part-time, 20 hours a week position. The position is fully funded for one year.  Continuation of the position beyond that date is uncertain and dependent on funding.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

The ACLU of Utah is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We believe that having a board, staff, and volunteer base with diverse personal and professional backgrounds and lived experience enhances our ability to meet our mission and creates an environment where all members of our community can thrive. We strongly encourage and greatly value applications from women, people of color, immigrants, persons with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ community, those who have been formerly incarcerated, and other underrepresented and historically marginalized groups.

Position Overview and Functions:

The Intake Coordinator provides support and coordination for the ACLU of Utah’s Intake and Complaint System and works under the supervision of the Paralegal and the Senior Staff Attorney.

Specifically, the Intake Coordinator will:

  • Assist with the management of the incoming complaint process;
  • Manage the input of complaint data into the Advanced Legal Intake System (ALIS) and other internal filing systems;
  • Update and manage the general complaint response documents;
  • Oversee the day to day activities of our volunteers;
  • Support national ACLU initiatives related to the affiliate intake and complaint system;
  • Perform other related duties as required.


Qualified candidates will have:

  • A commitment to diversity: a personal approach that values the individual and respects differences of race, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, ability, involvement with the criminal justice system, and socio-economic circumstance;
  • A commitment to working in the public interest field;
  • Confidence working in groups and with volunteers;
  • Time-management skills with an exceptional attention to detail;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate accurate information both in writing and verbally;
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a fast-paced environment; 

Strongest candidates will discuss in their application:

  • Any experience working with databases;
  • Experience in any human service industry or profession, for example, as a social worker, a medical or mental health worker or assistant, a teacher or teaching assistant; in customer service or community organizing;
  • Proficiency in a language other than English, particularly in Spanish;


The salary range for this position is $20,000-22,500 depending on experience.  Excellent benefits include paid time off, generous paid holidays, 401(k) plan with employer matching contribution that vests after one year of employment, robust professional development support, and career advancement assistance.


Please send a cover letter and resume to in pdf format. 

Application review will begin in June and will continue until the position is filled

Founded in 1958, the ACLU of Utah is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization that utilizes legal, legislative, and public education approaches to fight for individual rights and fundamental freedoms. Our mission is to defend and promote the fundamental principles and values embodied in the Bill of Rights and the U.S. Constitution, including reproductive freedom, immigrant rights, free speech, racial justice, privacy, religious liberty, LGBTQ rights, and more. For more information, please visit


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