The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is seeking a highly-qualified candidate to join its Richmond Office serving as a Program Coordinator in the Public Safety & Enforcement Division. This is a grant-funded position with pro-rated state benefits.
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
PUBLIC SAFETY AND ENFORCEMENT DIVISION
COMMUNITY-DEFINED SOLUTIONS TO
VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN PROGRAM
DUTIES: The coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing training for prosecutors and law enforcement officers on a number of topics, including, but not limited to protective orders, evidence-based prosecution, effective investigation and prosecution of domestic and sexual violence cases, and working with victims who have limited English proficiency, who are elderly, or who have disabilities. The coordinator is responsible for researching and compiling web-based resources and information for prosecutors on research, training opportunities, and best practices. The coordinator is expected to prepare reports as necessary on domestic violence, sexual violence and dating violence. The coordinator will work closely with partner agencies and organizations involved with the Community-Defined Solutions to Violence Against Women Program. In performing the job duties, the program coordinator must plan, schedule and conduct multiple projects simultaneously. Some statewide travel is required.
QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of three years of professional experience in criminal justice, judicial administration, public administration or law is required. A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced graduate degree in social sciences or law is highly desirable. A qualified candidate should have considerable knowledge of the criminal justice system, protective orders, and an understanding of issues surrounding the prosecution and investigation of domestic and sexual violence cases. The candidate should have a demonstrated ability to provide sound technical and programmatic assistance to criminal justice personnel and possess superior analytical skills, training techniques and communication skills (verbal and written). Experience with grant writing and management is a plus.
TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://jobs.virginia.gov OR submit a cover letter, state application (available at http://www.ag.virginia.gov), and resume to the Office of the Attorney General, Human Resources Section, 900 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219. Applications will be accepted until position is filled however, to ensure consideration, please submit complete application materials by Friday, March 7, 2014, and reference recruitment #140202.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION UPON REQUEST