Vice President of Public Policy - DC

Position: Vice President of Public Policy
National Network to End Domestic Violence
Washington, DC

Posted: 12-18-14

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is a national organization dedicated to creating a social, political and economic environment in which violence against women no longer exists.

NNEDV is seeking a Vice President, Public Policy to lead our national policy agenda, which includes: (1) adoption and/or reauthorization of laws, policies and regulations to broadly enhance safety and economic empowerment for victims and survivors; (2) attainment of funding to support core and emerging survivor-focused advocacy and services; (3) collaboration with governmental, non-profit and corporate stakeholders to holistically address domestic violence and its intersecting issues; and (4) provision of accurate information and resources to guide public discourse.


This is a full-time, hands-on, Washington D.C. based, exempt position reporting to NNEDV’s President and CEO and serving as an integral member of the senior management team. The Vice President will be responsible for the organization's overall policy initiatives and impact, including developing bold and innovative strategies for success.


The Vice President will be an ambassador for the organization and will have and build relationships within the Congress and the administration, as well as in the business, academic, political and public policy community, to advance the organization’s mission with relevant constituents as well as drive broader awareness and support. This role would suit an individual of outstanding ability with at least ten years’ experience in public policy.

Applicants must have extensive successful experience advocating for, drafting and negotiating legislation, laws and policies. Excellent written and verbal communication skills (including social media acumen), demonstrated leadership, flexibility, a sense of humor, the ability to work quickly and nimbly under pressure, and an ardent respect for domestic violence survivors are all essential qualifications for this position.

Get a detailed job announcement and application instructions. Applications received before December 31 will be given priority; however, the position will remain open until filled. Only electronic applications will be considered. Neither faxed nor mailed applications will be reviewed.

Director of Division of Violence Prevention - Georgia

Position: Director of Division of Violence Prevention
VNational Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC)
Atlanta, GA

Posted: 12-1-14

The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), Division of Violence Prevention (DVP) is seeking a Director for our Division of Violence Prevention. This announcement is open to CDC/ATSDR employees and Commissioned corps as well as the public.

This is an Excepted Service position under Title 42. Applications will be accepted from all groups of qualified persons, including non-citizens and Public Health Service Commissioned Officers. No previous federal experience is required. This appointment does not confer any entitlement to a position in the competitive service and no entitlement to Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) appeal rights.

Executive level compensation package is commensurate with qualifications and experience, which may result in a higher salary than reflected above.

CDC’s Injury Center is committed to continuing its work to prevent injuries and violence. Prevention is the most effective, common-sense way to improve health and lower societal costs of medical care and loss of work related to injuries and violence. Our priority is to equip states and the District of Columbia, local communities, and partner organizations with the best science, tools, and resources so that they can take effective action to save lives and protect people from injuries and violence.

Join us in making injury and violence prevention the premiere public health achievement of the next decade!

Learn More: Saving Lives and Protecting People:

CDC Injury Center Focus Areas

  • Motor vehicle-related injury prevention
  • Prevention of violence against children and youth
  • Prevention of prescription drug overdose
  • Prevention of traumatic brain injury

DVP seeks to prevent violence through surveillance, research and development, capacity building, communication, and leadership. DVP’s work in violence prevention involves monitoring violence-related behaviors, injuries, and deaths; conducting research on the factors that put people at risk or protect them from violence; developing and evaluating the effectiveness of violence prevention strategies, programs, and policies; helping state and local partners plan, implement and evaluate prevention programs; and conducting research on the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based prevention strategies, programs, and polices. Please reference the DVP website for additional information:

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Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should send their resume and supporting information to Amy Peeples at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by COB January 5, 2015. Please include the text “DVP Director Vacancy Announcement” in the e-mail subject line. References and education requirements should also be included. * It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date.

Questions regarding this detail should be directed to Amy Peeples at (770) 488-4936 or Deb Houry at (770) 488-1380

Executive Director - Illinois

Position: Executive Director
The Center for Prevention of Abuse
Peoria, IL

Posted: 12-2-14

The Center for Prevention of Abuse offers a wonderful opportunity for a gifted individual to lead an agency whose employees and volunteers are community, state and national experts in helping all people – women, men and children – to live free from violence and abuse. The Executive Director will head the only agency in the State of Illinois which is sanctioned to provide combined services for child and adult victims of sexual abuse and domestic violence; adult protective services to seniors and adults with disabilities; school-based prevention programming; and family violence intervention services.

An ideal candidate has the following experiences:

  • Oversight of a multi-million dollar budget
  • Extensive, progressive leadership experience
  • Managing a large staff
  • Advocating in community and governmental affairs
  • Communicating issues related to a social cause
  • Fundraising and development and grant writing
  • Working with all business sectors – for-profit and not-for-profit
  • Being the public face of an organization

If you share our commitment to build a safe, peaceful community and if you want to use your skills and talents and commitment to make a difference in the Greater Peoria area and beyond, we would be pleased to hear from you.

If interested, please complete the on-line application and include a cover letter, resume and at least three references. Or you may mail this information to:
Executive Director Search Committee
P.O. Box 3855
Peoria, IL 61612-3855

Attorney/Legal Director - Idaho

Position: Attorney/Legal Director
Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence
Boise, Idaho

Posted: 11-24-14

The Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence is hiring a full-time attorney to represent the civil legal needs of individuals age 11 to 24 who have been victims of sexual assault and to actively engage in state and national policy work on gender violence and related social justice issues such as economic justice, immigration reform, and reproductive justice. The Idaho Coalition thrives as a multi-cultural organization for the benefit of our team, work and movement to end gender violence. The Idaho Coalition is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applicants from racially or ethnically diverse communities, LGBTQ communities, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Candidates need to have a law degree with a license to practice law in Idaho or commitment to take the Idaho Bar.

Position is located in Boise, Idaho with a highly competitive salary and generous benefits including flexible hours and relocation and Bar Exam costs if applicable.

Get more detailed information and application instructions.

Chief Financial Officer - IL

Position: Chief Financial Officer
Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Springfield, IL

Posted: 11-24-14

ICADV is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the elimination of domestic violence. We strive to support a diverse work environment that is feminist-centered, fast-paced and creatively focused on supporting our membership and those to whom they provide services.

ICADV has an opening for Chief Financial Officer. The successful candidate must have an undergraduate degree in accounting, business, finance or non-profit management and have at least five years of accounting experience with government and foundation grants. Extensive Software experience should include Microsoft Excel and Intuit Quickbooks or comparable bookkeeping system. Excellent organizational and communications skills are a must.

This position is located in Springfield, IL. If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter by email to Vickie Smith, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2015.

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