Associate Director, Intimate Partner Violence Intervention (IPVI)

Job Type

Full Time




500 West 56th Street
Ste. 031W
New York
New York
United States


The NATIONAL NETWORK FOR SAFE COMMUNITIES AT JOHN JAY COLLEGE (NNSC) seeks a full-time Associate Director for the Intimate Partner Violence Intervention (IPVI) team. The IPVI team provides hands-on strategic advising to partner cities implementing NNSC’s interventions around the country. The Associate Director is responsible for providing leadership and guidance to the IPVI team; supporting the IPVI Director in the management of the IPVI portfolio; and ensuring the team’s timely and effective delivery of direct strategic advising to a portfolio of partner jurisdictions.


  • In support of the IPVI Director, provide supervision and guidance to the IPVI Field Associates and Field Advisors who provide day-to-day direct strategic advising and support for the NNSC’s partner jurisdictions.
  • Work with the IPVI Director to develop and execute site-based data gathering exercises with frontline law enforcement personnel to inform strategy design and implementation in each new IPVI site.
  • Provide direct strategic advising to a portfolio of high-profile IPVI partner cities in the implementation of the Intimate Partner Violence Intervention through strategic advising calls, site visits, and online communication.
  • Collaborate on the articulation, management, and implementation of the strategic agenda of IPVI portfolio.
  • Build and manage strong, functional relationships with high-level government, community and law enforcement leaders; partner organizations; and academics.
  • Support ongoing evolution and refinement of the IPVI model through team-wide strategy sessions and collaboration with organizational leadership.
  • Support the IPVI Director in development activities, including fostering new relationships with potential site partners and drafting proposals for new NNSC site partners.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with NNSC cross-divisions for extended learning within the office and future projects for partnership.
  • Broaden public relations and media outreach via verbal, written or in-person appearances to support NNSC public relations efforts; including serving as spokesperson at conferences and panel discussions on the work of NNSC.
  • Provide supervision on the timely preparation and submission of all required grant reports, including progress, quantitative, and qualitative performance, annual, and final reports.
  • Engage in and lead substantive collaborative learning opportunities such as workshops and working sessions, and policy discussions, both internally and externally.


We are looking for a highly organized individual with experience in project management and monitoring large-scale projects; having an established knowledge of proven strategies that reduce violence and improve public safety.

  • JD or Master’s degree in criminal justice, political science, social work, sociology, policy, or related field required.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in program development, project management, strategic advising, consulting, or related fields; minimum of 2 years of experience in supervising/managing staff and a minimum of 3 years of experience in the intimate partner violence field.
  • Expert knowledge of intimate partner violence and criminal justice issues, actors, and trends, and deep commitment to addressing injustices thereof: e.g. the causes and consequences of mass incarceration, racial disparities, the police-community trust deficit, and disproportionate state and community violence.
  • Experience managing and implementing multiple complex projects effectively and efficiently, both independently and collaboratively with a team; and with an understanding of program design and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with law enforcement (police, military, correction/probation staff, etc.) agencies, communities, government officials, and service agencies; ability to forge alliances and facilitate cooperation between stakeholders across these disciplines.
  • Demonstrated success in organizing and leading new projects in partnership with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including confidence, tact, and nuance; experience working with interdisciplinary teams.
  • Expert level of experience with Microsoft Office Suite; proficiency in Microsoft Excel required
  • Flexibility to travel and to work early or late, as needed, for events.


Additional Information

Salary range is commensurate with experience.


  • Insurance: Health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Time Off: 16 paid holidays, 15 days of annual leave, 4 personal days, 20 sick days.
  • Retirement: 8% employer contributions after 1 year of employment, with employees vested after 3 years of employment; employees can also make employee contributions immediately upon hire.
  • CUNY Tuition Reimbursement: Reimbursement of credits for courses taken at any CUNY institution.


  • Summer Fridays from July 4th through the end of August.
  • Voluntary one-day-a-week remote work option.
  • $1,000 per year available to support independent pursuit of professional development opportunities.
  • Free New York Times and Wall Street Journal subscriptions.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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