Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence
Director of Programs & Standards
The Alliance is the statewide coalition of sexual assault crisis service programs working to end sexual violence through victim assistance, community education, and public policy advocacy. The mission of Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence is to create communities free of sexual violence and to provide culturally affirming, trauma-informed advocacy, prevention, and intervention services centered on the voices of survivors.
The Director of Programs & Standards is a full-time position, reporting to the Deputy Director.
The Director of Programs & Standards is responsible for the planning, development, provision, and evaluation of Alliance programs and services. The position provides support to the Alliance’s nine community-based sexual assault services centers, oversees the development and implementation of member center standards, and is responsible for the management of The Alliance’s programmatic department.
- Support Alliance membership by implementing standards and procedures for best practices in service delivery
- Oversee the development and implementation of Alliance programs, outreach and sexual violence prevention initiatives
- Assist Alliance member centers and the public with requests for technical assistance, training, program development, research and data
- Oversee annual member center site visits and membership compliance requirements
- Manage state and federal grant projects to ensure best practices are utilized and targeted outcomes in service provision and prevention are met
- Provide regular, ongoing supervision to members of the organization’s outreach and training team
- Design and administer quality assurance practices for Alliance membership and programs
- Develop, in collaboration with other Alliance staff, a wide array of culturally appropriate curricula and training materials regarding sexual violence
- Conduct research to provide technical assistance and programmatic development on topics related to sexual violence
- Identify training, publication and project needs, and collaborate with appropriate staff to create and/or implement
- Participate in state and national activities that enhance the mission of The Alliance
Minimum Qualifications Include:
- 3-5 years experience supervising staff
- Demonstrated commitment to social change and willingness to participate in activities that focus on changing social norms, attitudes and behaviors that perpetuate oppression and sexual violence
- Demonstrated knowledge of victim services, program development, evaluation, and data analysis
- Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with a diversity of individual agencies and systems including demonstrated ability to use discretion to make and implement decisions independently and as part of a team
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and deadlines
- Possession of sexual assault counselor certification or willingness to obtain within six (6) months of employment
- Access to reliable transportation
- Ability and willingness to work some evenings and weekends
Benefits offered by CT Alliance to End Sexual Violence
- Four weeks vacation
- Four personal days
- Eleven holidays
- Two floating holidays
- Medical benefits, with premium for employee paid by The Alliance
- Dental and Vision insurance
- Life insurance
- Flexible work options
Applicants should email a cover letter expressing interest and qualifications, an updated resume and salary requirements to:
Human Resources at The Alliance: email@example.com.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
DIVERSE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory, diverse and dynamic work environment.
The Alliance does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.