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MNADV is Hiring!

MNADV is hiring for 3 positions: LAP Project Specialist, Project Manager, and Summer Digital Media Intern!

 


LAP Project Specialist

The Lethality Assessment Program—Maryland Model (LAP), a project of the MNADV, is an innovative, evidence-based program that equips officers to identify victims who are most at risk for being killed by their partners and connect them to life-saving services in their communities. Given the LAP’s success at improving local partnerships between the police and victim service providers and reducing violence, the MNADV is replicating the LAP in 600+ law enforcement agencies across the country.

To support the administrative and programmatic needs of LAP staff at the MNADV, and the efforts of jurisdictions that want to implement LAP, the MNADV is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented, and reliable professional to fill the role of Project Specialist. This position provides an opportunity for someone looking to gain experience providing technical assistance to various disciplines within the domestic violence field.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE:

  • Assist with editing, revising, and formatting LAP-related documents.
  • Respond to and refer inquiries and information requests on the LAP.
  • Collaborate with staff to create administrative processes to support LAP staff.
  • Schedule meetings, trainings, events, webinars, and conference calls.
  • Prepare, print, and organize materials for in-person meetings.
  • Book all MNADV travel (hotels, flights, rental cars, etc.).
  • Create travel itineraries for site visits, trainings, and out-of-state meetings/conferences.
  • Print and organize all necessary travel documents for MNADV travelers before departure.
  • Assist in grant-tracking project-related activities and developing grant reports.
  • Review LAP data and surveys to analyze issues and prepare reports with data feedback.
  • Review Google Alerts to identify and track domestic violence-related homicides in Maryland.
  • Help prepare annual reports on domestic violence-related homicides in Maryland for public release.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF MNADV GENERAL OPERATIONS:

  • Attend webinars and trainings relevant to LAP-related projects for professional development.
  • Provide support for agency-wide events, such as MNADV’s Annual Memorial Service, Annual Meeting, and statewide conference.
  • Provide support for the Office Manager in responding to crisis calls and information/referral requests from domestic violence survivors, concerned individuals, service providers, and allied professionals.
  • Complete and support other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience

  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse managers.
  • Demonstrated ability to improve systems to streamline administrative processes.
  • Experience with the LAP preferred.
  • Experience working in the field of domestic violence preferred.
  • Experience in data entry and analysis preferred.

Education

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree or five years of experience in full-time administrative support.

Other

  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Must have a professional demeanor.
  • Must have reliable transportation and be able to drive a car to periodic meetings and events.
  • Must be willing to do some state and national travel.

Note: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

BENEFITS

  • Salary: $40,000-$43,000.
  • Position is on-site, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, between 9:00 am-5:00 pm.
  • MNADV-paid health insurance and short-term disability for the employee.
  • Access to employee-paid dental and vision insurance.
  • 11 paid holidays; 20 days of accrued, paid combined leave (sick and vacation).
  • Option to contribute to a 403(b) retirement plan.
  • Mileage reimbursement for periodic, approved statewide travel.

HOW TO APPLY

E-mail cover letter and CV to Abby Hannifan, Project Director. Position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. A criminal background check is required. Only applicants who have been selected for an interview will be notified.


 

Project Manager

The Project Manager will be responsible for building and expanding the response and quality of services to survivors of domestic violence with a focus on culturally specific populations. These populations include but are not limited to racial or ethnic minorities, faith communities, immigrants, and LGBTQ survivors. This will be accomplished by: coordinating, developing, and providing trainings; providing technical assistance; and participating in collaborative working groups.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE:

  • Expand participation in MNADV’s Culturally Specific Service Provider Round Table and coordinate Round Table activities and initiatives, including statewide workshops and a capacity building day.
  • Collaborate with the Interfaith Domestic Violence Coalition by attending meetings and providing technical assistance on an on-going basis.
  • Coordinate, develop, and provide training and technical assistance on domestic violence best practices to groups such as culturally specific community organizations, faith-based organizations, domestic violence service providers, and other allied professionals.
  • Present multiple modules of the five day Statewide Comprehensive Intimate Partner Violence Training for Advocates and Professionals.
  • Assist with data collection and reporting requirements to measure outcomes and impact of activities.
  • Answer phones and respond to email inquiries.
  • Represent MNADV at meetings, committees, and events including the Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force
  • Attend and provide project-related updates in staff meetings.
  • Provide support for agency-wide events, such as MNADV’s Annual Memorial Service, Annual Meeting, and statewide conferences.
  • Coordinate with staff, board members, and partners on project-related and agency-wide activities.
  • Attend staff meetings, weekly training team meetings, and ad hoc meetings.

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Is well-versed and passionate about anti-violence, social justice, and gender issues.
  • Has a deep-seated understanding of strengths and challenges faced by survivors who are racial or ethnic minorities, from faith communities, immigrants, and LGBTQ.
  • Has teaching, training, and/or public speaking experience with cultural humility and intersections of multiple identities (race, class, gender, etc.).
  • Enjoys presenting information to adult learners in creative, interactive, and engaging ways.
  • Is an intelligent, quick learner who has a positive, willing attitude and who takes initiative
  • Values relationship-building and coalition-building.
  • Is responsive, responsible, reliable, professional, organized, and punctual.
  • Can juggle multiple priorities, manage time, and accomplish detailed tasks quickly.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of current trends, best practices, and guiding principles for working with survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
  • Understanding of cultural relevancy and cultural humility.
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree required. Master’s preferred.
  • Bilingual or multilingual ability preferred.
  • Event planning or training coordination experience preferred.
  • Effective presentation skills required. Experience as a trainer or educator a plus.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Strong computer skills required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and willingness to travel statewide.

BENEFITS

  • Salary: $45,000 – $48,000
  • Position is 40 hours per week.
  • MNADV-paid health insurance for the employee and short-term disability.
  • Access to employee-paid dental and vision insurance.
  • Option to contribute to a 403(b) retirement plan; no MNADV match.
  • 11 paid holidays. 20 days of paid leave is accrued (sick and vacation).
  • Mileage reimbursement for approved statewide travel.

Note: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

HOW TO APPLY

E-mail cover letter and CV to Amber Guthrie, Project Director. Position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. A criminal background check is required. Only applicants who have been selected for an interview will be notified.


 

Summer Digital Media Intern

The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence is seeking a Digital Media Intern to assist with online marketing and communications campaigns to promote the work of the Network for the summer of 2017.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE:

  • Writing weekly blog posts
  • Promoting MNADV on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with engaging posts and original graphics
  • Drafting articles and creating e-newsletters and e-blasts
  • Updating the MNADV website, including optimizing it for SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
  • Maintaining databases and publication inventory

REQUIREMENTS

  • A strong commitment to social justice and to ending violence against women
  • Active participation and experience with social media platforms (Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, YouTube)
  • Able to commit to at least 12 hours per week for a minimum of 12 weeks at our office in Lanham, MD
  • Experience in graphic design, video editing, SEO, or email marketing a plus

AS AN MNADV INTERN YOU WILL:

  • Experience a summer of practical work and develop insight into the workings of a statewide nonprofit organization.
  • Work in an office environment where you’ll gain project management skills that are important in any career.
  • Combine classroom knowledge with the practical challenges of day-to-day project implementation.
  • Be provided the opportunity to meet the internship requirements of your degree program.
  • Be included in conversations about strategic marketing and planning campaigns.
  • Learn about the services available to support survivors of domestic violence in Maryland.
  • Attend trainings about domestic violence for free taught by experts in the field.

Women, people of color, LGBTQIA persons, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. This internship is unpaid.

Please send your resume, cover letter, links to 2 social media profiles (Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, YouTube, etc.), and a short writing or graphic design sample to Jess Staskal, Project Manager.