Minimum Qualifications Ten years of experience in domestic and/or gender-based violence programs, including work in human services, government, training and education, public policy, or public affairs. One year of this experience must have been at a managerial level*.
*Management experience is defined as direct leadership, management, and strategy execution for an identifiable organizational unit or program which includes direct management of program planning, development, resource allocation, monitoring, evaluation, research and analysis, and policy formation. This experience should also include administrative supervision of professional staff.
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; or a Ph.D. may substitute for six years of specialized experience.
Duties Description Under the supervision of the Executive Director for the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, the incumbent is responsible for oversight of the agency’s Bureau of Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Programming. As part of these duties, the Deputy Director is responsible for directing the grantmaking and programming activities of the agency. In executing these responsibilities, the Deputy Director coordinates their work with other agency bureaus and units.
Duties include but are not limited to:
• Oversee the planning, development, and monitoring of all agency grant programs. Program management and grant administration of programs including but not limited to the Enough is Enough grant program, Flex Funding grant program, Legal Services contracts, and the New York State Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline.
• Manage and coordinate interagency initiatives to further service provisions for victims and survivors of gender-based violence, including Executive Order 17 (Requiring Adoption of Gender-Based Violence in the Workplace Policies), ESSHI and other Housing and Financial Assistance partnerships, the State Hotline Workgroup, and the Interagency Enough is Enough Workgroup.
• Supervise the provision of technical assistance to state and local agencies and community groups in implementing effective prevention efforts as well as support and response for survivors of gender-based violence, including the state Housing Network and the LGBTQ Endorsement project.
• Oversee the agency’s research, feedback collection, and data analysis efforts related to New York State’s work to end gender-based violence and improve gender-based violence service provision across the state, including the NYS GBV Dashboard, Hotline Data Sheet, and the Survivor Listening Sessions.
• Oversee the agency’s Enough is Enough and Campus Safety efforts, including efforts on campus sexual assault prevention, policy and programming on college campuses, technical assistance to all stakeholders, and interagency coordination.
• Management of agency programming regarding gender-based violence and cultural responsiveness to specific populations including the LGBTQAI+ community, BIPOC individuals, and LatinX community.
• Supervision of the Bureau of Gender-Based Violence Prevention & Programming including performing the full range of supervisory responsibilities of staff in the Bureau.
• Perform other duties and special projects as required.
• Travel may be required (approximately 10%), including during evening and weekends, depending on mission and assignment.
• Possession and maintenance of a valid Driver’s License issued by the NYS Department of Motor Vehicle is required, or otherwise demonstrate the capacity to meet the transportation needs of the job.
Additional Comments The Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV) is an equal opportunity employer. OPDV does not discriminate based upon age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, military or veteran status, sex, disability (including pregnancy-related conditions), predisposing genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status or status as a victim of domestic violence, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We devote special attention to dismantling all forms of oppression, including gender based violence and racial injustice and recognize that diversity in our workforce is critical to fulfilling our mission. We are committed to the diversity of our staff, and encourage applicants from marginalized communities and survivors of gender-based violence to apply. All applicants must be dedicated to working in and sustaining an environment of inclusion that affirms and celebrates the backgrounds, learned and lived expertise, whole identities, and individual perspectives of our staff. Applicants of all backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to self-identify during the application process.
NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: Employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to the agency’s Telecommuting Program Guidelines.
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