ALASKA NATIVE JUSTICE CENTER
DVSA SASIDS Project Director
Alaska Native Justice Center (ANJC)
Advocacy Program Manager
Under the supervision and direction of the Advocacy Program Manager, the Project Director provides support and assistance to ANJC staff, participants, and community partners working together on issues related to domestic violence and sexual assault with people with Disabilities or Deaf. Through community collaboration and direct services provided to ANJC participants, the Project Director will strive to ensure that survivor victims of domestic violence and sexual assault are afforded every opportunity for fair and equitable treatment within the local state and federal justice system.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Work closely with staff and community partners to develop, maintain and report goals, and to collect data from community partners.
- Provide referrals and access to resources and other appropriate agencies that address the participants’/victims’ needs and goals.
- Lead the collaboration through key planning activities including collaboration building, developing and conducting a needs assessment and strategic plan. Draft deliverables and other key products.
- Coordinate with leadership team to monitor grant-required information and strategic planning processes.
- Manage the implementation of strategic plan initiatives across partner agencies and/or pilot sites.
- Coordinate and facilitate the community partner meetings, to include scheduling the meetings, creating agendas, recording minutes/logistics, and follow-up.
- Coordinate the events in the communities pre-selected; work with community partners on logistics and event planning.
- Analyze community assessment information and facilitate efforts related to recruitment and enrollment in accordance with grant guidelines.
- Maintain client database and compile participant/victim data in a timely manner.
- Maintain confidentiality according to regulations and procedures.
- Provide participants/victims with resources and activities to provide healthy lifestyle opportunities.
- Attend and participate in staff meetings and training sessions as directed.
- Assure continuous and timely flow of verbal and written communication to and from other staff, supervisor, program participants/victims, and the community. Prepare, provide, and distribute timely and accurate written reports as required or requested.
- Perform all related duties as assigned.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to include the following ability to write reports, correspondence, and other documents as needed for grant reporting, and the ability to effectively present information to groups and community partners.
- Excellent interpersonal skills combined with the ability to work with diverse groups of people with varying needs.
- Excellent organizational and problem solving skills.
- Ability to make decisions and exercise good judgement.
- Must be proficient at Microsoft, especially Word, Excel and Access.
- Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple tasks and prioritize workload.
- Flexibility in work schedule is required to meet with participants in various settings (home, community, office).
- Understands and applies concepts of relevant philosophies including Strengthening Families and the impact of trauma.
- Local, state, national and rural Alaska village travel may be required for this position.
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the social, health, educational, training, and cultural needs of the Alaska Native and American Indian community.
- High school diploma or GED.
- Two (2) years demonstrated knowledge/experience related to social/human services or related discipline.
- Valid Alaska driver’s license and insurable under CITC’s automotive insurance, which requires a driver to be at least 21 years of age; have reliable transportation and be willing/able to travel.
- Continued employment is contingent upon a report from a state and federal background check.
Hiring preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native/American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.
The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job. Management has sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.