Local Crisis Line: (907) 276-7273     Statewide Crisis Line: (800) 478-8999     Business Line: (907) 276-7279

1057 W. Fireweed Lane, Suite 230     Anchorage, AK 99503     ​star@staralaska.org

Celebrating 40 Years of Service to Alaskans by Providing Options, Support and Information to Survivors of Sexual Violence.

 

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES


To apply for either of these positions at STAR, please email your cover letter, resume and three letters of reference to star@staralaska.org.

Job Title: Program Director

Reports to: Executive Director

Key Relationships:

Board of Directors, STAR staff, Community and State agencies responding to sexual assault.

Position Summary:

Provide overall leadership and supervision to program staff, Counselor and Volunteer/Administrative Coordinator.

Qualifications:   

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Experience in crisis intervention techniques, case management, grant/contract compliances, public speaking and supervisory skills.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of sexual assault, child sexual abuse and victim services as well as skills in crisis intervention is preferred.
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks. 
  • Must be organized and detail oriented. 
  • Must be able to work with team-based decision making processes, and have the ability to identify and problem solve. 
  • Must possess the ability to work with culturally diverse clients, staff and volunteers. 
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.


Special notes:


  • Must be able to work independently and be self-directed. 
  • Must have a valid Alaska driver’s license and insured vehicle. 
  • Attend a 40-hour crisis line training within 6 months of hire.
  • Rotating on-call and back-up coverage (including holidays) may be required.


Level of Responsibility:

  • Maintains contacts of a confidential nature throughout the agency and outside the agency. May be required to use independent judgment in interpreting agency rules and policies.


Job Responsibilities & Duties:


  • Provide performance evaluations and develop training plans for program staff.
  • Develop training checklists for new staff, follow up with supervisors to ensure checklists are being utilized.  Follow progress of new employees and ensure check-off is occurring within the appropriate time frame.
  • Complete annual performance evaluations with Education and Direct Service Managers, Counselor and Volunteer/Administrative Coordinator (July).
  • Ensure Education and Direct Service Managers are completing performance evaluations of all staff on their teams annually (July).
  • Maintain agency-wide performance evaluation criteria for STAR services, and execute evaluation of services quarterly.  Make suggestions for improvements based on response.
  • Participate in grant acquisition process, grant writing process and grant reporting process (as appropriate, with ED and EC).
  • Establish and monitor program goals and objectives for Education and Advocacy, within the strategy identified by the Board (with ED).
  • Hire, train and supervise program managers/supervisors, Volunteer/Administrative Coordinator and Counselor.
  • Ensure adequate supervision of Interns is performed by Education and Direct Service Managers.  Support Counselor in Intern supervision.
  • Attend team meetings of Education and Advocacy.
  • Complete 1:1’s with supervisors of Education and Advocacy, Counselor and Volunteer / Administrative Coordinator on bi-weekly basis.
  • Assist with Crisis Line Responder Training / New Employee Orientation.
  • Assist in carrying out the goals and objectives of STAR and assist in maintaining liaison relationships with the Anchorage support community.
  • Attend agency meetings as scheduled and required.
  • Identify ongoing educational opportunities for staff of Education and Advocacy and commit staff to attend continuing education quarterly.
  • Maintain accurate records and submit reports in a timely manner.
  • Represent STAR in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Stay current on issues relating to sexual assault and issues affecting sexual assault victims.
  • Intervene with difficult cases and provide direction and referrals as needed.
  • Present information about STAR in the community.
  • Provide presentations and trainings, as needed.
  • Testify to legislature, assembly, or other public boards regarding policies and their impact on STAR clients, as needed.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Hours:    40 hours a week. Flexible to meet the needs of the agency.

Rate of Pay: DOE                      Exempt


Job Title: Community Prevention & Education Specialist

Reports to:


Community Prevention and Education Manager

Key Relationships:


Community Prevention and Education Department and other STAR staff, Anchorage School District, the Community and Board of Directors, Anchorage Alliance for Violence Prevention, Green Dot Anchorage

Position Summary:


Provides educational presentations and trainings to the local schools and community, regarding sexual assault and personal safety.

Qualifications:   


Education/Experience


  • Degree in social services, education or related field. 
  • Experience in working with or presenting to children and/or community providers. 


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of sexual assault and related topics a plus.
  • Knowledge of IPV primary prevention strategies preferred.
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Must be proficient in computer use.
  • Must be organized and detail oriented. 
  • Must be able to work with team-based decision making processes, and have the ability to identify and problem solve.
  • Must possess the ability to work with culturally diverse clients, staff and volunteers.
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.  
  • Must be able to provide immediate crisis intervention, advocacy and support (if disclosed to) while providing educational training.
  • Must be able to work independently and be self-directed. 


Special Notes:


  • Must be able to work independently and be self-directed. 
  • Must have a valid Alaska driver’s license and insured vehicle. 
  • Attend a 40-hour crisis line training within 6 months of hire.


Level of Responsibility: 


Maintains contacts of a confidential nature throughout the agency and outside the agency.  May be required to use independent judgment in interpreting agency rules and policies.

Job Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Provide ASD approved age appropriate presentations as scheduled during the school year.
  • Provide presentations and trainings to diverse audiences throughout the community, as scheduled.
  • Aid in the development of current information on education and training curricula and agency handouts.
  • Assist with the agency crisis line training twice a year.
  • Assist in carrying out the goals and objectives of STAR and assist in maintaining liaison relationships with the Anchorage support community.
  • Attend agency meetings as scheduled and required.
  • Maintain accurate records and submit reports in a timely manner.
  • Represent STAR in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Stay current on issues relating to sexual assault and IPV primary prevention strategies.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Hours:  
  Permanent Full-time 40 hours a week.  Flexible to meet the needs of the agency, with some evenings and weekends.

STAR regularly has interns in Direct Services, Prevention and Education, and Events and Marketing.  If you are interested in becoming a STAR intern, please submit your cover letter (expressing which department you would like to intern in) and resume to star@staralaska.org. Resumes will be reviewed and a member of the STAR staff will follow up with you. 

Interning at STAR

Are you interested in making a positive difference in your community and people’s lives?  Do you want to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment with a supportive team of professionals?  Then consider coming to work for Standing Together Against Rape (STAR).  

STAR offers a bright, dynamic and progressive work environment for the right individual. Benefits after ninety days include medical, vision and dental.

​STAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment at STAR

Interested in becoming a member of the STAR team? See openings below!