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NAAV: PROJECT COORDINATOR

General Information:

Reports to: Executive Director

Compensation: DOE

Employment Status: Full time, non-exempt, grant funded

Area of Focus:

This  position  is  funded  by  a  Cooperative  Agreement  awarded  the  NAAV  by  the  Office  of  Violence Against Women (OVW) under a Tribal Technical Assistant solicitation to address data collection and analysis. The technical assistance project seeks to assist Tribal Governments and Tribal Jurisdiction Programs grantees in developing and enhancing their organizational capacity as well as the sustainability of their programs through the collection of data, analyzing data, and learning to evaluate their own programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The  Project  Coordinator  will  serve  as  the  project  point  of  contact  with  OVW  and  will  be  responsible for the coordination of all grant programmatic activities of the Cooperative Agreement including but not limited to the following:

 Recruit,  receive  and  assign  technical  assistance  requests  on  data  collection  and analysis;

 Coordination  of  project  communications  with  OVW  and  to  OVW  Grants  to  Tribal Governments and Tribal Jurisdiction grantees;

 Assist in the development and distribution of outreach materials, brochures, tips sheets, flyers, newsletters, and training and technical assistance materials;

 Collect and compile project data and documentation, and assist in the completion of programmatic grant reports;

 Coordinate  logistics  of  project  activities  including  but  not  limited  to  meetings, trainings, workshops, conference tabling, and onsite and web‐based technical assistance activities;

 Work with tribes, tribal programs, and allied professionals to identify training and technical assistance needs and coordinate training logistics;

 Work to identify training best practices and model programs relating to data collection and data systems;

 Participate in project planning to identify and address project challenges and barriers;

 Maintain  thorough  and  accurate  records  of  all  trainings  and  technical  assistance conducted;

 Prepare  semi‐annual  programmatic  reports  and  assist  with  financial  reporting requirements;

 Prepare  and  timely  submit  all  OVW  forms,  reports,  and  other  documentation  as identified or required under OVW Special Conditions and grant guidelines,

 Work  with  NAAV  staff  and  contractors  to  perform  research  and  identify  Indian Country data collection and analysis best practices and effective models;

 Participate in staffing meeting to discuss status of the cooperative agreement goals, objectives and activities, share new ideas, and address barriers and/or challenges; and

 All  other  activities  and  tasks  as  may  be  assigned  for  the  good  of  the  project  and organization.

OTHER:

This Job description is intended to outline areas of responsibility and authority of the TA Project Project Coordinator.  It  is  not  a  complete  list  of  tasks  that  are  included  in  the  position.  The  Project Coordinator is encouraged to use their experience and creativity to effectively implement  the  goals, objectives and activities  of  the project.  The  Project Coordinator  must  be willing to work as part of the NAAV team to achieve mutual goals, commit to pursue goals with energy and good humor, and have a  willingness  to  embrace  the  mission  and  goals  of  NAAV and commit to work towards ending violence against Indian women. This is a grant funded position contingent upon the renewal of grant funds and continuation of the position.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 B.A. or B.S. in related field and 3 years relevant work experience (equivalencies will be considered);

 Must  have  an  understanding  of  the  dynamics  of  Tribal  communities  and  experience working with Native people;

 Development of training presentations and/or curricula preferred;

 Excellent organizational skills, written and oral communication skills and ability to work independently, with little supervision, but also as part of the NAAV team;

 Must possess and maintain a valid Oklahoma driver’ license, and  independently travel within the state of Oklahoma and nationally as may be required;

 Competency in basic office operations, record keeping and computer skills;

 Must be willing to lift and carry up to 50 lbs; and

 Must be willing to submit to and successfully pass a criminal background check.

 

To apply, send resume and a thoughtful cover letter to info@oknaav.org. Qualified applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled. No telephone calls will be entertained. All applications will be kept strictly confidential.


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NAAV: Executive Assistant

General Information:

Reports to: Executive Director

Compensation: DOE

Employment Status: Full time, non-exempt

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position provides administrative support to the NAAV Executive Director and organization staff. The duties of this position include but are not limited to the following:

 Answering telephone and greeting guests of the NAAV;

 Assisting with accounts receivable and accounts payable;

 Coordinating/distributing incoming and outgoing mail, email, faxes and correspondence;

 Overseeing organization inventory and office supplies;

 Arranging travel and accommodations of NAAV staff, board, contractors, and programs;

 Organizing and maintaining calendars and making appointments;

 Producing documents, minutes, meeting notes and summary reports as requested;

 Assisting Executive Director with grant programmatic and financial reports as requested;

 Carrying out specific projects and research as requested;

 Assisting in the scheduling, coordination and facilitation of NAAV meetings and activities;

 Overseeing the NAAV motor pool including scheduling vehicle maintenance;

 Liaising with board members, member programs, contractors and;

 Attending meetings, trainings, conference as may be requested and/or;

 Other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

 Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Access;

 Must have excellent organizational skills and written and oral communication skills;

 Must  possess  and  maintain  a  valid  Oklahoma  driver’s  license,  and  be  willing  to  travel independently within the state of Oklahoma and nationally as may be required; and

 Must be willing to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

Advance consideration will be given to applicants with knowledge of the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence, familiarity of Tribal communities and working with Native people, experience with QuickBooks, and experience working with/for nonprofit organizations with federal grant funding.

To Apply, send resume and a thoughtful cover email/letter to info@oknaav.org. Qualified applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled. No telephone calls will be entertained.


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NAAV: CIRCLE PROJECT- Contract Attorney

General Information:

Employment Status: Hourly Rate/Contract contingent upon grant funding

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

Primary Responsibilities:

The Contract Attorney position is funded under the NAAV’s Coordinated Indigenous Resource Center for Legal Empowerment (CIRCLE) Project, a project that provides survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking with comprehensive, high quality, culturally-competent and effective legal services. This is a contract position. The Contract Attorney will provide civil legal assistance according to CIRCLE Project policies.

Minimum Qualifications for Consideration:

The ideal candidate will have an advanced knowledge of the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence and its sweeping effect on many areas of a victim’s life.

Have knowledge of the jurisdictional complexities existing in Oklahoma Indian Country for domestic and sexual violence victims.

Knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking that may be occurring in Native American communities.

Must be willing and able to perform all job related travel normally associated with this position.

Possess a Juris Doctorate Degree from and ABA accredited law school and currently be in good standing with the Oklahoma State Bar Association.

Must be licensed to practice law or must become licensed to practice law in the court in the State of Oklahoma, and CFR Courts and Tribal courts in the service area.

Must demonstrate a commitment to working with Native American victims and/or residents of reservation communities.

Specific Duties:

  • Conducts interviews with clients for possible assessment of services to be provided.

  • Provide civil legal assistance according to CIRCLE Project policies to individuals seeking services of the agency.

  • Provide legal assistance with respect to protecting victims’ rights in criminal cases.

  • Work closely with the advocates to assist in assessing safety issues and to ensure that constant communication is taking place regarding the client’s needs and the services being provided.

  • Attends training seminars, conferences and related educational programs to expand and enhance knowledge, understanding, and skills required for the position.

  • Maintains daily records of activities, client files, client progress, and outreach efforts.

  • Attend quarterly meetings as necessary to provide input to the grants management team or send designee if unable to attend.

  • Maintain adequate mal-practice insurance for the practice.

Submit Resume & Cover Letter to:

NAAV, P. O. Box 5507 Norman, OK 73070

or by email to: info@oknaav.org


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The NAAV is posting these open positions for Oklahoma's tribal domestic violence and sexual assault programs. If there are any questions about the positions listed below, please contact the tribe for further information.


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The NAAV complies with all provisions of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization of 2013 including the civil rights provisions that prohibit grantees from excluding, denying benefits to, or discriminating against any person on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability in any program or activity funded in whole or in part with federal grant funding.