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Colorado Forensic Compliance Evaluation Project Data Collection Coordinator

  • Part Time
  • Denver

Colorado Forensic Compliance Evaluation Project (CFCEP) Team, Denver District Attorney's Office

About the Position and Project:

This position is funded through a grant from the Office on Violence Against Women, and is part of the Colorado Forensic Compliance Evaluation Project (CFCEP) team. The research project is designed to determine the efficacy of forensic compliance laws and sexual assault reporting in the state of Colorado. This is a contract position beginning January 8, 2018 until December 31, 2019.

The CFCEP is a collaboration between CCASA, Defi Consulting, the Division of Criminal Justice, Colorado Bureau of Investigation, and the Colorado SANE/SAFE Advisory Project. Research and evaluation will be conducted in partnership with two Colorado sites: the Second Judicial District (Denver) and the Ninth Judicial District (Glenwood Springs and surrounding area).

The Data Collection Coordinator (DCC) will assist the Project Director/Principal Investigator in the development and implementation of the CFCEP. The DCC will be located within the Denver DA’s office and will be responsible for collecting all Denver data associated with the project.  They will also assist with data analysis, report writing, presentation of results, as well as attend meetings with community stakeholders as the project evolves.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as the Denver liaison to the CFCEP Project Director/Principal Investigator (PD/PI) to fulfill the requirements of the Research and Evaluation grant.
  • Work with the Denver DA’s office and the PD/PI to build relationships and develop strategies for data collection per the project’s requirements.
  • Work with the PD/PI and Denver stakeholders (law enforcement, DA, medical, community advocacy) to implement data tracking systems best aligned with Denver’s capacities and needs.
  • Collect all Denver data associated with the project and its goals to ensure the project is successful.
  • Conduct and participate in meetings with Denver stakeholders as needed, and in collaboration with the PD/PI and project’s Research Assistant (RA).
  • Assist PD/PI and RA with preparing required grant and progress reports and complete required documentation as needed, in collaboration with the PD/PI.
  • Conduct research on sexual assault arrest and prosecution rates, as needed.
  • Stay abreast of current issues related to the project’s goals.
  • Carry out all job tasks collaboratively and cooperatively.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year professional experience, including conducting research and assessment, ideally in the realm of gender based violence
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as social work, sociology, criminal justice, political science, women’s studies, or other closely related field.
  • Related professional work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for education.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of sexual violence.
  • Prior experience with complex data collection and analysis.
  • Exceptional analytic and writing skills.
  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized.
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to culturally-relevant, empowerment and strength-based strategies within an anti-oppression and social justice framework.
  • Commitment to grappling with the complexities of societal power and privilege in order to understand how multiple forms of oppression (racism, classism, heterosexism, ableism, etc.) intersect with sexual violence.
  • Demonstrated success with implementing complex projects, including engaging and coordinating with other partners.
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills and ability to manage conflict in a professional and solution focused manner.
  • Self-motivated and able to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience conducting research, program evaluation, and/or assessment in a community based setting.
  • Experience working with multidisciplinary teams with competing needs.
  • Experience with facilitating difficult conversations, focus groups, and meetings.
  • Familiarity with Colorado’s criminal justice system and sexual assault reporting laws.
  • Established relationships with the project’s stakeholders in Denver (Denver District Attorney’s Office, Denver Police Department, Denver Health Medical Center, and Denver Crime Lab).

Starting Salary: $23.00/hour

Work Status: Contract; Part-Time (20 hours/week) for two years

Work Schedule: Schedule may vary to meet job demands; some evenings and weekends are required

Start Date: January 8, 2018

To Apply:
Please send your cover letter and resume by close of business on December 1, 2017 to Nicole León at nicole@denversaic.org.

To apply for this job email your details to nicole@denversaic.org