Service Specialist Project Coordinator
Job Title: Office for Victims of Crime
(OVC) Project Coordinator
Supervisor: FNWA Executive
Project Funding: This is a three year,
federally grant funded position
Job Purpose: To work with Tribal Colleges, Tribal DV/SA Programs and BIA in ND to develop victim service specialists who will serve Native American
victims in remote locations. This unique project will be implemented as a Cooperative Agreement, which means that OVC will have substantial involvement in carrying out award activities. This
arrangement assumes collaborative planning, implementation, and documentation throughout the project period.
- Oversee all programming, including acting as liaison with OVC, FNWA
Board, Tribal colleges, and BIA;
- Establish and administer a structured program linking interested students
to internship opportunities with Tribal victim service programs;
- Identify, establish, and maintain a Collaborative of primary stakeholders
that includes Tribal DV/SA programs, Tribal Community Colleges, BIA;
- In collaboration with Tribal colleges, provide guidance and leadership in
developing individual training plans for each student chosen to participate;
- Work with Program Evaluator to set evaluation standards, carry out
appropriate monitoring activities, and integrate feedback into ongoing implementation;
- Maintain documentation of progress and complete required
- B.A. or B.S. in related field and 3 years relevant work experience is required/ M.A.
or M.S. is preferred (equivalencies will be considered);
- Understanding of the dynamics of N.D.
- Understanding of domestic violence/sexual
assault issues and the systems that work to eradicate said issues;
- Experience working with N.D. Tribal
- Excellent verbal and written
- High level computer competencies (i.e.
spread sheet development, logic model, navigation of federal reporting websites).
- Ability to work with a variety of
community members in different professions and walks of life;
- Ability to speak comfortably in
- Ability to carry out responsibilities
professionally under pressure and within limited time frames;
- Ability to be flexible and tailor goals
to individual Tribal communities;
- Ability to engage and foster community
- Ability to work with federal agencies:
- Willingness to work as part of a team to achieve mutual
- Ability to work independently with little or no
- Commitment to pursue goals with energy and good humor;
- Professional approach to responsibilities;
- Willingness to embrace the mission and goals of FNWA and commit to
working toward ending violence;
- Must be engaged in maintaining one’s own wellbeing - spiritually,
emotionally and physically.
- A successful applicant must be willing to travel among project sites and
possess a reliable vehicle and current driver's license. Some national travel also required.
- FNWA’s office is located in Devils Lake, ND.
- FNWA is a drug and alcohol free workplace.
$45,000 to $50,000 DOQ
Submit a well thought out cover letter explaining your interest, a resume, and FNWA’s application to First Nations Women’s
Alliance. Qualified applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled.
More questions or for an application:
Mail to: 103 North
College Drive #3, Devils Lake, ND 58301-2931
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