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.


Position:  Program Director
Employment Status:  Full Time
Reports to:  Executive Director
Position Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight and leadership to Direct Service and Community Prevention/Education Program Managers, Therapeutic Counselor and Volunteer/Admin Coordinator, to include weekly check-ins, annual performance evaluations, and to ensure performance evaluations are performed with program staff as required.
  • Establish and monitor program goals in accordance with the agency’s strategic plan.
  • Establish and monitor training of Program Managers and program staff, to ensure compliance with agency standards.
  • Maintain agency-wide performance evaluation criteria for STAR services.
  • Maintain accurate records and submit reports in a timely manner.
  • Participate in grant acquisition process, to include grant writing, strategic planning for grants and grant reporting. 
  • Support the planning and implementation of STAR New Employee Orientation / Crisis Line Responder Training.
  • Provide information to the public, media, and represent STAR in a professional and courteous manner.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Social Work, Criminal Justice or related field required.
  • Experience in crisis intervention techniques, case management, grant/contract acquisition and compliance.
  • Excellent public speaking, written communication, and proven supervisory skills.
  • Must pass state and national background check.
  • Must be able to complete a 40 hour agency orientation / crisis line responder training within six months of hire.
  • Must have a valid Alaska Driver’s License and insured motor vehicle.
  • Must be able to performing rotating on-call and back-up coverage (including holidays) as part of STAR’s Administrative Team.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have an understanding of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, human trafficking and the needs of victims.
  • Must be able to lead meetings and facilitate communication in groups.
  • Must have the ability to understand and communicate with people of diverse ethnicity, socio-economic circumstance, religion, culture, and sexual orientation.
  • Must have basic computer skills or the ability to learn.
  • Must maintain confidentiality within and outside the agency.

To apply for this position, please provide a letter of interest, professional resume and at least three letters of reference via email to star@staralaska.org.

​Position:  Community Prevention & Education Specialist
Employment Status:  Full Time
Reports to:  Community Prevention and Education Manager
Position Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

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.


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.  

Special note:

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. 

Attend a 40-hour crisis line training within 6 months of hire.

Must have a valid Alaska driver’s license and insured vehicle.

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.

Rate of Pay:   DOE                                                Non-Exempt

To apply for this position, please provide a letter of interest, professional resume and at least three letters of reference via email to star@staralaska.org.

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.

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