Coordinator of Training and Capacity Building

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Competitive salary, commensurate with experience




936 Broadway
2nd Floor
New York
United States


Position Opening

Coordinator of Training and Capacity Building

Ackerman Institute‘s Gender & Family Project

The Gender & Family Project (GFP) of the Ackerman Institute provides affirmative care for families of gender expansive children and transgender youth offering family therapy, gender affirming psychological evaluations, and community support groups with the broader aim of creating acceptance and safety for transgender and non-binary youth.

Job Description:

The GFP Coordinator of Training will work with a small team to coordinate and execute gender inclusivity trainings for schools, corporate groups, and other institutional settings. The ideal hire will come with a deep understanding of the needs of the transgender and gender expansive community and the ability to convey those needs to diverse groups; fluency in the language around gender inclusivity for children, youth, and adults; exceptional communication and public speaking skills; and the ability to work independently and juggle simultaneous tasks. The position reports to the director of the Gender & Family Project.

This position includes health insurance, benefits and can flexibly range from 4 to 5 days per week.



  • Establish and maintain relationships with schools, corporations, CBOs, and other institutions seeking gender inclusivity training.
  • Execute needs assessments to identify the needs of schools and other institutions to provide an optimal environment/education/services for transgender and gender expansive youth/adults. 
  • Create and keep updated training brochure and list of services offered.
  • Maintain updated information about student guidelines and best employment practices for transgender and gender non-binary students and employees.
  • Maintain database of training clients and contracts.
  • Maintain and update training curricula to provide tailored delivery of services.
  • Delivery of onsite and offsite trainings services.
  • Supervision of all per-diem trainers.
  • Reports to Program Director.


  • Significant experience in training small and large groups.
  • Advanced knowledge of transgender community needs and concerns.
  • Ability to synthesize need and create learning objectives for institutions and training groups. 
  • Comfort publicly speaking in front of groups of 100+ people
  • Preferred but not required:
  • Masters level education in mental health field or education field;
  • Fluency in Microsoft Powerpoint and Apple Keynote; 

Welcoming Diversity:

The Ackerman Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applicants with any sexual orientation, gender identity, or physical disability, and of any race, color, ethnicity, age, religion, class, or any other group identification. 


Health insurance and other benefits

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual fluency in Spanish and English.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Jane Rennert: