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 email@example.com
Celebrating 40 Years of Service to Alaskans by Providing Options, Support and Information to Survivors of Sexual Violence.
Job Title: Program Director
Reports to: Executive Director
Board of Directors, STAR staff, Community and State agencies responding to sexual assault.
Provide overall leadership and supervision to program staff, Counselor and Volunteer/Administrative Coordinator.
- 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.
- 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
If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and three letters of reference to firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com. Resumes will be reviewed and a member of the STAR staff will follow up with you.
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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