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Justice System Coordinator
Employer:End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin - National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life
End Abuse Mission: End Abuse promotes social change that transforms societal attitudes, practices and policies to prevent and eliminate domestic abuse.
End Abuse Vision: We envision communities fully engaged to provide safety and to give voice to all affected by domestic abuse, while creating the social change necessary to address its root causes.
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (End Abuse)
National Clearninghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL)
Justice System Coordinator
SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the NCALL Program Manager, the Justice System Coordinator is an exempt position. This 40-hour per week position is responsible for nationwide leadership within the criminal and civil justice systems on enhancing safety and the quality of life of older victims and survivors. The Justice System Coordinator will provide training and technical assistance to professionals throughout the country. National travel (generally once or twice a month) is required. This position does not provide legal assistance directly to older victims. Although NCALL is based in Madison, Wisconsin, this position can be performed remotely.
1. Improve system responses, practices, policies, and services to older victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault, neglect and financial exploitation by developing and implementing a training and technical assistance plan for OVW grantees and others.
- Provide technical assistance focused on the justice system response to assigned OVW grantees by attending and facilitating grantee meetings and trainings as requested by the NCALL Program Manager.
- Coordinate and provide leadership with other NCALL staff for the law enforcement training of trainer events.
- Coordinate and facilitate webinar series for OVW grantees and other professionals working in the criminal and civil justice systems regarding civil remedies related to elder abuse for civil attorneys as requested by NCALL Program Manager.
- Create and maintain curricula and other training materials, including but not limited to, the OVW law enforcement curricula, materials for prosecutors, materials for civil attorneys, and other curricula that may be developed. As requested by NCALL Director, work with other OVW national TA providers facilitating training for justice professionals.
- Provide technical assistance, training and consultation on abuse in later life to professionals working in the criminal and civil justice systems that includes addressing the needs of older victims from traditionally marginalized communities.
- Create written materials including articles, technical assistance packets and information sheets for justice professionals on working with older victims and survivors from diverse backgrounds for the NCALL website and other publication sources.
- Facilitate and provide support for national cross-training events with other NCALL staff and consultants as requested by the NCALL Program Manager.
- Participate on national advisory committees and work groups as approved by the NCALL Director.
- Work collaboratively with NCALL Staff and external partners on annual awareness month projects as requested by NCALL Program Manager.
- Work collaboratively with the NCALL team to support the mission and vision of NCALL.
2. Complete administrative functions.
- Complete tasks on work plan and as assigned by the NCALL Program Manager.
- Ensure that products conform to formats that can be loaded onto the Violence Against Women Resources site and comply with DOJ guidelines.
- Complete technical assistance forms, timesheets, expense reports accurately and in a timely fashion.
3. Collaborate with End Abuse colleagues and attend required End Abuse staff meetings.
4. Other duties as assigned by the NCALL Director and/or the Executive Director.
We are looking for a person who:
- has a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. (required)
- has one to three years of experience with the criminal and civil justice systems. (preferred)
- enjoys managing a multitude of variables and tasks in dynamic situations.
- draws out the best in others by identifying and working with their strengths.
- has strong communication skills, which include writing and public speaking.
- works well independently and is able to meet deadlines.
- thinks strategically.
- is highly organized and enjoys a fast-paced work environment.
- works effectively and compassionately as part of a team.
- has conducted trainings or has experience in an adult educational setting.
- has knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and is comfortable with technology, including webinar technology.
- has familiarity with elder abuse and abuse in later life.
LEADERSHIP: The Justice System Coordinator provides national leadership in several important areas: Promoting knowledge of and effective responses to abuse in later life; supporting and promoting the successes of the OVW Abuse in Later Life grant recipients; promoting successful OVW grant-related events; ensuring compliance with grant requirements; and representing End Abuse and NCALL through information sharing, product development, and during meetings and events.
AGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES: It is the responsibility of every End Abuse employee to uphold the mission and vision of this agency. End Abuse works to advance the principle that all people have the right to a life free of oppression and violence. We work to foster change in our economic, social and political systems and bring leadership expertise and best practices to Wisconsin domestic abuse programs and communities engaged in ending domestic violence.
It is also an expectation that on the individual level all staff members will work to further their personal capacity to foster an environment of cultural inclusivity and sensitivity that is the foundation for all our work.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
This description is intended to indicate the kinds of duties and levels of work difficulty that will be required and should not be construed as specifying or defining all the duties and responsibilities of a particular position.
If you wish to apply for this position, please submit a complete application package, including:
- The END ABUSE application form;
- A current resume;
- A cover letter;
- A one-page, double-spaced essay describing your understanding of elder abuse.
- A brief writing sample (no more than 5-7 pages).
To be considered for this position, you must include all of the above listed information.
Send your complete application to:
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin
1245 E. Washington Ave, Suite 150
Madison, WI 53703
Email to: apply@END ABUSE.org OR Fax to: 608.255.3560
For early consideration, please apply by Thursday, February 25th. The position will remain open until filled, and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.
Interviews will begin in March. The anticipated start date for this position is April 1, 2016.
Deadline for applications:February 25, 2016