Please note: State agencies that contact job applicants do not usually request personal or financial information via text message or over the phone in connection with your response to a job posting. If you are contacted for such information by these methods, or any other method, please verify the identity of the individual before transmitting such information to that person.

Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/11/18

Applications Due10/31/18

Vacancy ID60609

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleCrime Victims Assistance Coordinator/Social Worker

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address 28 Liberty Street

City New York


Zip Code10005

Minimum Qualifications Applicants must have a Master’s Degree in Social Work with at least five (5) years of experience providing crime victims services at a non-profit organization or law enforcement/government agency. The selected candidate also will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be highly organized, able to work independently and as part of a team, knowledgeable of the NYS criminal justice system, and able to work with constituents, community and advocacy groups, and other government agencies. The ability to supervise social work students is also preferred.

Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) provides services and support to victims of crimes and their families across many practice areas of the office, including our investigations of certain civilian deaths caused by law enforcement, civil proceedings against sex offenders, and in connection with civil rights, labor and charities investigations and other non-criminal matters. The CVA Coordinator is tasked to provide direct support to crime victims and their families who engage with the OAG, assisting them to access critical information, services and assistance. The CVA Coordinator is also expected to provide leadership and support within the office and across New York State on issues relating to crime victims and their families, including engaging in community outreach and education. The CVA Coordinator will be located in New York City at the OAG’s main office.

The primary role of the CVA Coordinator will include, but not be limited to, the following duties and responsibilities:

• Office-wide: to serve as the primary resource to OAG divisions, bureaus, units and employees for all matters related to crime victims and their families, such as
o supporting crime victims through direct interaction (as needed) and coordination of victim services;
o providing appropriate referrals for necessary medical and social services, such as counseling, treatment and support;
o educating crime victims about the criminal justice system and supporting them when they engage in that system; and,
o training OAG staff to support and engage crime victims effectively.
• Crime Victims Hotline: to manage and staff the hotline and provide the necessary resources and referrals to callers;
• Policy: to develop resources and policies to effectuate the OAG’s crime victims assistance goals and establish standard practices and procedures for all OAG relations with crime victims and their families;
• Agency Liaison: to serve as the OAG’s primary contact for crime victims advocacy groups and other law enforcement crime victim organizations and departments; and,
• Community outreach and education: to implement the OAG’s programs designed to raise public awareness on matters of importance to crime victims and their families.

Additional Comments Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.

Salary commensurate with experience.

PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise specified in the “Notes on Applying” section, the “Application Due” date associated with this posting is not the last day applications can be submitted. Applications for this position will be accepted by the hiring bureau on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected; recruitment for this position can be closed or suspended at any time. For the most current information on available position vacancies, applicants are advised to review the Office of the New York State Attorney General website ( or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at or phone at 212-416-8080.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief



Email Address


Street NYS Office of the Attorney General

Legal Recruitment Bureau - 28 Liberty Street

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10005


Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY
Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our website at Reference No. Reference No. CVAC/SW_NYC_6083

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
• Resume
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
• Writing Sample
• Transcript (if less than five years postgraduate)
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
If you have questions about a position with the OAG, the application process or assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at or phone at 212-416-8080.

For more information about the OAG, please visit our website:

Printable Version