Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 08/10/22
Applications Due: 08/25/22
Vacancy ID: 110251

Position Information

AgencyDomestic Violence, Office for the Prevention of

TitleGender Violence Prevention Specialist 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Albany

Street Address 80 South Swan Street

City Albany


Zip Code12242

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Six years of experience in domestic or gender-based violence service programs, including work in any human services, governmental, training and education, public policy, or public affairs.

Substitutions: A bachelor’s degree may substitute for four years of specialized experience; a master’s degree may substitute for five years of specialized experience; a PhD may substitute for six years of specialized experience.

The preferred candidate will have experience in the field of criminal justice, law enforcement, or a related field to the fields listed above.

Duties Description The incumbent is responsible for the provision, reporting, evaluation, and support in development of domestic violence training and/or technical assistance to various audiences.
Duties include but are not limited to:
• Participate in the training of community law enforcement on survivor-centered, culturally responsive, and trauma informed services for victims of gender-based violence.
• Engage with culturally specific organizations and other trusted voices, in collaboration with other internal professionals, to ensure appropriate agency programming in the areas of cultural responsiveness and all forms of gender-based violence as they pertain to survivor interactions with the criminal justice system.
• Create new and innovative learning experiences for traditional and non-traditional stakeholders in criminal justice services and reform including new curriculum and messaging.
• Research alternatives to traditional criminal justice approaches to accountability for survivors and their families using a lens that is intersectional and look to be innovative. Draft policies based on this research.
• Represent the agency on relevant task forces and policy creation work groups.
• Provide technical assistance on the creation of policy and programming for survivor-centered, trauma informed and culturally responsive law enforcement services to victims of gender-based violence.
• Create model policies and protocols alongside DCJS and other relevant stakeholders for law enforcement agencies.
• Assist in the development of informational and outreach materials for specific stakeholders and populations.
• Coordinate grant applicants related to Unit programming.
• Prepare written reports as required by the agency and/or funding sources.
• Participate in cross-agency creation of policy and programming in collaboration with all agency staff.
• Travel may be required.

Additional Comments NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: OPDV employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to the agency’s Telecommuting Pilot Program Guidelines.

NOTE ON COVID-19 VACCINATION/WEEKLY TESTING: All State employees in Executive controlled agencies who are fully vaccinated are to provide proof of this upon hire. At this time all unvaccinated employees do not need to submit weekly testing for COVID-19. Please note the weekly testing requirement may change at any time.

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

Contact Information

Name Human Resources/EP

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address


Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number for which you are applying.