Stalking Resource Center Program Assistant
The National Center for Victims of Crime is seeking a full-time Program Assistant to support the Stalking Resource Center (SRC) in its mission of raising national awareness of stalking and enhancing the ability to multidisciplinary professionals to effectively respond to stalking in local communities across the country.
This professional, dynamic, self-motivated individual will assist in the coordination of the Stalking Resource Center activities and provide support to the staff. The Program Assistant is often the first point of contact for SRC professionals requesting services from the SRC. Additionally this position contributes to the overall success of the SRC by responding to requests for information and technical assistance; providing logistical support for trainings and events; assisting with publications development and distribution; carrying out tasks as assigned related to program planning and reporting; and maintaining the SRC websites and social media. Since SRC projects are collaborative efforts on the part of National Center staff, the Program Assistant should be able to work as part of a team while also being responsible for individual task management and completion.
- Maintain the Stalking Resource Center (SRC) websites to ensure that content is accurate, current, accessible, and dynamic, and make recommendations to improve design and usability.
- Manage the SRC social media – Facebook and Twitter.
- Respond to requests for information and assistance on stalking.
- Monitor news and emerging research for key issues on stalking and related issues.
- Maintain departmental databases and draft reports.
- Assist with the logistics of conferences, workshops, webinars, and trainings by managing registration activities, compiling and developing event materials, preparing faculty contracts, making travel and lodging arrangements, working with vendors, and other duties as assigned.
- Manage SRC e-mail accounts, correspondence, and discussion lists.
- Identify tools and resources that may enhance internal and external departmental activities.
- Provide general office support such as filing, copying, shipping, scheduling meetings for department staff, and coordinating the department’s acquisition of new materials and resources.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor degree or experience relevant to the responsibilities above.
- Knowledge of or commitment to working on stalking, sexual assault, or domestic violence issues.
- Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), database management (Access preferred) and web content management. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite applications (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), and HTML code preferred.
- Experience managing social media, specifically Facebook and Twitter.
- Graphic design skills desired, but not required.
- Excellent organizational abilities.
- Self-motivated and ability to work independently.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Sensitivity to victim issues.
- Dedication to social justice.
Salary: $35,000 - $40,000
Benefits: Generous benefits are offered to full-time employees, including health insurance, 401(k) plan, disability insurance, and life insurance.
Location: The position is located in our office in Washington, DC. We are located near several Metrorail stations on the red, blue, and orange lines.
To apply: Send a résumé and cover letter to email@example.com.
Deadline to apply: March 16, 2015
Only applicants accepted for an interview will be contacted.
Openings with affiliate organizations:
Director of Sexual Assault Victims Advocacy Service’s
This position is responsible for the development, coordination, implementation and administration of the various services offered by SAVAS
Employee status: 40 hours per week.
Supervision: Deputy Executive Director
- Provide first line development of policies in the administration of the SAVAS program and present those that require agency or Board-level approval to the Executive Director;
- Provide supervision of the paid staff and volunteers;
- Ensure that funding sources, agency, and program procedures are developed and adhered to regarding delivery of services and maintenance of client files;
- Provide public speaking for community organizations on the impact and nature of sexual assault;
- Prepare and submit, in a timely manner, such reports regarding program activities as may be required by various funding sources;
- Manage the SAVAS budget and provides information to the Executive Director in preparing the annual agency budget;
- Ensure that professional development training is made available to all program paid staff members and volunteers, as appropriate;
- Ensure that volunteers for the SAVAS Program are properly screened, trained, and integrated into the program’s operation;
- Coordinate with the agency Development Director regarding fund raising activities specifically benefiting the SAVAS program, including special events and grant opportunities;
- Serve as the agency point of contact for coalitions, networks, and agencies dedicated to the elimination of sexual assault;
- Coordinate an active public education program of the issues regarding sexual assault;
- Perform other duties that may be required, to include direct services of on-call, court and hospital accompaniment.
- A degree from an accredited college or university, preferably at the Master’s level.
- At least three years of supervisory experience.
- Experience in the human services field.
- Knowledge of the impact and trauma of sexual assault on individuals and the community.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Skills in program development, management and financial controls.
- Computer skills to include Microsoft Word and Excel
The Salary range for this position is Grade 22, $43,064-$46,632.
All resumes should be emailed to HR@actspwc.us or mailed to:
ACTS Human Resource Department
P.O. Box 74
Dumfries, VA 22026
The National Center for Victims of Crime is a great place to work!
The National Center offers a challenging and rewarding professional career opportunity. We also set aside some time to have fun, such as during our annual summer retreat and annual winter holiday gathering.
Our office is located in Washington, DC. We are a short walk from the Dupont Circle, Farragut North, Farragut West, and Foggy Bottom-GWU Metrorail stations, as well as several Metrobus stops. Our building also has a parking garage.
We offer comprehensive benefits to full-time employees, such as:
- CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield health insurance coverage (PPO medical, dental, vision, and pharmaceutical) for employees and their spouses, domestic partners, and children
- 401(k)plan with generous 4% matching and 3% non-elective contributions
- Short-term and long-term disability insurance coverage
- Life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance coverage
- Flexible spending accounts for qualified medical and dependent care expenses
- Section 132(f) pre-tax transportation program for qualified mass transit and parking expenses
- 3 to 4 weeks of vacation leave, 12 days of sick leave, and 2 days of personal leave per year
- 11 paid holidays per year
The National Center for Victims of Crime is an equal opportunity employer.