Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention Program Coordinator

State of North Carolina - Wake County, NC (30+ days ago)3.6

  • This is a Time-Limited Full-Time position. Current grant funding source ends September 30, 2019.*
GN10, Recruitment Range: $39,611 - $45,375

The North Carolina Department of Administration is seeking applicants for a Community Development Specialist I (working title: "Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention Program Coordinator") for our Commission of Indian Affairs. The Commission of Indian Affairs advocates for the rights of American Indian citizens of North Carolina. The Commission works for the implementation or continuation of programs and provides aid and protection for American Indians; assists American Indian communities in social and economic development; and promotes unity among all American Indians. This Domestic Violence Program will be designed to provide information and referral services for Domestic Violence clients, to educate county agencies about issues and concerns of American Indians who face domestic violence.

The Program Coordinator will work in collaboration with local law enforcement agencies and service providers in ten (10) counties in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain Regions, with emphasis on tribal communities. The position is responsible for the identification and coordination of domestic violence program resources and for developing strategies and actions plans to achieve the goal of the program. Position will build capacity within American Indian communities to address domestic violence and sexual assault. The individual in this position will work closely with tribal partners, with the goal of supporting tribes in developing local and culturally relevant domestic violence and sexual assault programs. Duties of this position include working independently in monitoring the program and grant activities. Position will prepare reports and maintain program budget and will facilitate training through workshops, seminars, email and conference calls, in order to disseminate information to the community and others regarding this program.

Position is located in at the Commission of Indian Affairs main office in downtown Raleigh, NC (Wake County), but will be responsible for covering territory within 10 different counties.

The Program Coordinator and tribal staff affiliated with this program will be required to obtain an advocate certification.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

General knowledge of the principles and methods of community organization.
General knowledge of economic, social, and technological needs of various areas within the State and the various programs and resources available.
Counseling experience and/or abilities as well as knowledge of law enforcement practices associated with domestic violence and sexual assault.
Supervisory and strong project management skills.
Ability to organize and assist or conduct public meetings and workshops, and possess the ability to speak effectively in public and to express ideas clearly in both oral and written form.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with interested organizations, tribal communities, agencies and individuals.
Ability to leverage into domestic violence related funding and grant opportunities.
Effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing, as well as excellent computer skills.
Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Applicant must be willing to travel, including some overnight stays, as needed to fulfill position responsibilities.
Valid NC Driver's License with acceptable driving record. Out of State Applicants must have valid Driver's License or acquire NC Driver's License within 60 days of hire.
For current employees, please note that as of June 1, 2018, promotional and RIF priority and salary administration will be made based on the new Statewide NC Classification System.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree in sociology, psychology, political science, business administration, public administration, or related field from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience related to the specific program assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.