NOVA’s National Advocacy Leadership Center (NALC) Career Center provides victim assistance professionals with job postings from organizations around the world.  Job seekers should contact the organizations in this section directly.

Job Listings


NOVA seeks a Civilian and Military Services’ Program Manager  (Position Contingent Upon Grant Award)

Job Description

The Program Manager for the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)’s Civilian and Military Services Grant will assist with planning, building, maintaining and evaluating NOVA’s military services Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) program with results-driven outcomes and best practices in the field of civilian and military victim assistance. This Program Manager will manage all aspects of the grant, including working with NOVA’s partners on this grant to provide training and technical assistance to criminal justice professionals working with military members, Veterans and families in responding to sexual violence, domestic abuse and stalking. Under the leadership of NOVA’s Executive Director, the Program Manager will develop and implement customized TTA, including all of the following: Tip sheets; toolkits; online trainings; regional multidisciplinary trainings; site visits; and evaluation tools. This is a 3-year grant funded position that is contingent upon grant award.

The successful candidate must be detail-orientated and possess excellent writing, public speaking, and organizational skills.  Experience working with military and civilian criminal justice professionals on advocating for military members, Veterans, and family members is strongly preferred.

Major Responsibilities:

– Perform daily TTA Program management, including maintaining partnerships; tracking and executing all grant deliverables; developing and delivering customized training curricula; creating materials founded on evidence-based practice; developing and reporting on evaluation tools; and ensuring grant compliance.
– Recruit and manage a Service Members and Veterans Steering Committee comprised of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in the field to shape program deliverables.
– Design, review and facilitate training curricula that meets the needs of the military community and targets the unique challenges for GBV survivors in those communities.
– Track, review and improve upon all NOVA Civilian and Military Services deliverables, including Identify and incorporate emerging issues in victim assistance and best practices for delivering TTA services and creating effective training materials.
– Develop and oversee project evaluation with data-driven results and outcomes to ensure program quality and maintain grant compliance on all project levels.
– Report to NOVA’s Executive Director and assist with responding to requests for training and/or technical assistance, developing customized proposals, executing contracts, designing curricula, recruiting Subject Matter Expert (SME) faculty members, and evaluating TTA services.
– Prepare reports as required by the grant, including quarterly and annual progress reports and financial reports.

Qualifications:

– Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Education, English, Communications, Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or related field required.
– Minimum five years’ experience in overseeing military victim services.
– Demonstrated competence in project management and federal grants compliance.
– Expertise in assessing and measuring project outcomes.
– Must have strong organizational and communication skills.
– Self-starter who is able to work independently and as part of a team, with strong team-building skills and ability to prioritize with minimal supervision.
– Knowledge and passion for NOVA’s mission and victims’ rights.

Position Details:

Location:  NOVA New York Satellite Office (Brooklyn, New York) or NOVA Headquarters (Alexandria, VA).

– Hours: Full-time


Sam Houston State University, College of Criminal Justice Seeks to Fill Two (2) Assistance, Associate or Full Professor positions for their Victim Studies Program

Job Description

The Victim Studies Program is seeking candidates for two (2) Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor positions to begin Fall 2020. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or a closely related academic field and an established record of scholarship, teaching, and service commensurate with the rank for which they are applying. Primary consideration will be given to candidates with an applied research agenda and practical experience in the field of victim services. The successful candidate will contribute to the Victim Studies program’s undergraduate and graduate educational missions and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching. The incumbent will be expected to teach substantive courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level, maintain a research agenda, mentor students, and participate on Program committees. The Program and SHSU are committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion; the successful candidate is similarly expected to advance this commitment. Candidates who have experience working in diverse environments or who can actively contribute to this culture are encouraged to include this information in the letter of interest.

Currently housed within the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, the Victim Studies Program is on track to become a fourth department in the College of Criminal Justice in Fall 2020. As the largest victim studies program in the U.S., our program offers B.A., B.S. degrees in Victim Studies and a M.S. degree in Victim Services Management. Faculty have exceptional research opportunities due to the College’s strong relationships with agencies throughout the state and nationally. Located on the edge of the Sam Houston National Forest and 30 miles north of the Houston Metropolitan area, Sam Houston State University continues to be named among the Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted online at: https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/22707 and should include a letter of interest, a current vita, and the names and contact information for a minimum of three references addressed to:

Dr. Janet Mullings,
Victim Studies Program Search Committee Chair,
Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology,
Sam Houston State University,
Huntsville, Texas 77341-2296.

Applications may also be submitted electronically to icc_jlm@shsu.edu.

Applicants should indicate they are applying for the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Victim Studies position. Review of materials will begin September 16, 2019 and will continue until the search is completed. Visit our website at https://www.shsu.edu/academics/criminal-justice/ to learn more about the College of Criminal Justice.


State Medical Board of Ohio Seeks To Contract With Victim Coordinators

Victim Coordinator Job Description

The Victim Coordinator shall work under the direction of the Deputy Director of Investigations, Compliance, Enforcement, and Standards Review (ICES) or their designee to provide continuity and support functions to victims involved with a State Medical Board of Ohio investigation. The Victim Coordinator will be a resource for the overall coordination of internal and external communications related to that investigation in partnership with Board investigators and enforcement attorneys, law enforcement agencies, and the Attorney General Office and other prosecutor’s offices. The Victim Coordinator will provide trauma informed, emotionally safe communications to the victim while coordinating the victim’s participation in a Board investigation.

Click on Attached Files to download a PDF.

If you are interested in applying for the Victim Coordinator position, please send your resume to Donald Davis at Donald.Davis@med.ohio.gov.


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