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Freedom from Sexual Violence


Executive Director

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Advocates for Victims of Assault

The Executive Director is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives in program development, administration, and staff development.
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• Minimum of three years of experience with a domestic violence or sexual assault agency or a related social service organization is preferred. Preferably a master’s degree.
• Be able to speak confidently to the public and promote the agency through public relations and community education.
• Must possess knowledge of grant writing skills.
• Familiarity with the judicial system and law enforcement agencies.
• Experience in financial management, human resources and employee development preferred.
Hours and salary:
• Full-time Monday-Friday 8am –5pm, 40 hours a week. Must be flexible depending on needs of the organization.
• Available to attend out of town conferences and workshops.
• Assist with occasional staff back up coverage.
• Available for fundraising events on some evenings and weekends.
• The salary range is$60,000-80,000 annually dependent upon experience and qualifications.
• Benefits include Paid Time Off and Holidays, a monthly Benefit Stipend, an annual Wellness Benefit of $350, 3% retirement savings match, and access to free primary care and behavioral services at Summit Community Care Clinic.
A. Administrative:
1. Assure consistent and timely progress towards achievement of mission through implementation of strategic plan.
2. Provide leadership in developing programs, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff, and carry out plans and policies authorized by the board.
3. Administrative head of programs (Hotline & Advocacy, Housing, Legal, and Outreach & Education)
4. In partnership with the Development Director and Resource Development Committee, oversee the securing of all funding for programs through grant writing and fundraising.
5. Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. 6. Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.

B. Staff and Volunteer Management:
1. Responsible for the recruitment, employment, and release of all personnel, both paid staff and volunteers.
2. Supervise 5 full-time and 1 part-time employees 3. Ensure that all job descriptions are developed and reviewed, that regular performance evaluations are held, and that sound human resource practices are in place. 4. Maintain open door policy with staff, volunteers and the Board.
5. Promote active and broad participation by volunteers in all areas of the organization’s work. 6. Encourage staff and volunteer development and education, and assist program staff in relating their specialized work to the total program of the organization. 7. Attract, retain, and motivate a diverse staff staying abreast of salary and benefit packages of similar organizations.
C. Other Responsibilities:
1. Promote the agency through speaking engagements and public relations.
2. Serve as the agency representative on various community and state-wide committees.
3. Attend conferences and workshops for continuing education on a regular basis.
4. Available for client advocacy as needed.

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