Audit Coordinator - Wichita

Position: Audit Coordinator
Wichita/Sedgwick County Coordinated Community Response Team
Location: Wichita, KS

Posted: 1-18-2017

The Wichita/Sedgwick County Coordinated Community Response Team is looking for a motivated person for Audit Coordinator for a systems audit for sexual and domestic violence response. The position is full-time contract work for the length of the grant (approximately 18 months). Qualifications for the position are listed below.

The Audit Coordinator will be well-organized, analytical, diplomatic, and will have skills in verbal and written communication, meeting facilitation, and negotiation, able to analyze and synthesize complex information from multiple sources, demonstrated experience in working with diverse groups of people toward common goals, working knowledge of institutional process being assessed and the capacity to work effectively with each participating agency, working knowledge of social, cultural, and institutional conditions that support violence against women.

If you are interested, please send your cover letter, resume, and references to Kit Lambertz This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 1329 S. Bluffview, Wichita, KS 67218-3031 by January 27, 2017 or until the position is filled. EOE

Director of Client Services - Hays

Director of Client Services
Options Domestic and Sexual Violence Services, Inc.
Location: Hays, KS

Posted: 1-17-2017

Position Summary
The Director of Client Services will have both internal and external responsibilities, ranging from client and project management (business development, framing of key approaches, written products) to administration (information technology, reporting, facilities, staff supervision), and human capital (HR/recruiting, mentoring, career progression). The Director of Client Services will partner closely with the Executive Director to chart Options, Inc. future growth and strategic response to an ever-increasing demand for the organization’s services across the 18 county service delivery area.

 

Department: Management

Supervisor: Executive Director

Essential Duties
Supervision and Leadership

  • Structure and build teams to deliver client services rooted in best practice
  • Support Coordinators as they oversee and maintain agency policies with staff for which they provide direct supervision
  • Provide mentoring, coaching, as needed; serving as a visible, approachable sounding board/resource for staff
  • Develop projects/programs designed to move Options, Inc. toward reaching the organization’s mission, vision and goals for client services related to domestic, stalking and dating violence and sexual assault
    • Develop detailed plans, policies and procedures necessary to implement projects/ programs
    • Solicit input from and work closely with members of the management to team to inform the development of cutting edge, timely and appropriate client services
  • Monitor progress toward grant funded programs/projects to ensure that goals, objectives and benchmarks are met and that activities are appropriately implemented; making course corrections, as needed
  • Keep informed about best practices in client services related to domestic, stalking and dating violence and sexual assault and the underserved populations effected by these crimes
  • Develop and implement plans for new staff preservice training, annual staff training, new staff orientation, annual staff evaluation and professional development plans
  • Ensure requirements of KCSDV accreditation is maintained
  • Develop thought leadership around specific topics/emerging practice areas
  • Share in knowledge dissemination, reporting, and communications
  • Identify best practices and improve internal systems with an eye toward future needs and budget realities

Reporting

  • Complete monthly, quarterly and/or annual project/program funder reports as required by each individual grant
  • Monitor grant funded budgets to ensure appropriate expenditures as outlined in each individual grant; provide recommendations to the Executive Director regarding recommendations for course corrections, as needed
  • Maintain through and accurate records files, correspondence and statistics required by individual grant funders

Human Resources

  • Maintains work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions
  • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting and interviewing program; counsels Coordinators on candidate selection; conducts and analyzes exit interviews; recommends changes
  • Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs
  • Ensure compliance of agency grievance policies including issuing warnings, denial of services, etc.
  • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors
  • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors
  • Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures

Direct Service

  • Represent Options, Inc. in industry-group conferences, professional associations, and other public venues, as needed
  • Participate in direct client services while on-call, walk-in clients and other situations
  • Respond to on-call requests for clients, sometimes at various locations including, but not limited to, law enforcement centers, hospitals, on-scene (as requested by law enforcement) and other locations
  • Provide support, when needed, to facilitate support group meetings for clients
  • Troubleshoot a wide range of issues that arise in a fast-paced, crisis centered environment
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of Domestic and Sexual Violence issues; crisis intervention; counseling techniques; victim coping strategies
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills; able to write and organize reports and business correspondence; ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, technical procedures or governmental regulations
  • Ability to manage multiple projects; establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives without supervision; task oriented; able to identify creative solutions given limited resources
  • Ability to work within flexible agency work schedules, which may include both client crisis intervention and office duties
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office products; ability to utilize various databases
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current office procedures including telephone communications and record keeping
  • Ability to mentor and coach others

Professional Behavior and Ethics

  • Ability to maintain confidential client and agency information
  • Demonstrate commitment to high professional ethical standards in the workplace
  • Ability to demonstrate respect and sensitivity for cultural differences
  • Demonstrate commitment to Options, Inc. mission and purpose
  • Present a professional manner and appearance while performing duties of position
  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment; demonstrate ability to provide ideas and collaborate for solutions; able to view situations from different perspectives
  • Exhibit objectivity as well as openness to other’s views
  • Positive, enthusiastic attitude; demonstrate ability to exercise tact

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of one year experience in project development in a non-profit environment OR
Associate Degree and two years’ work experience project development in a non-profit environment OR
High School Diploma/GED and 4 years’ work experience in project development in a non-profit environment.

Candidates must have flexibility in working hours, including on-call availability and the willingness to work holidays. Demonstrate an acceptance and respect for cultural diversity, sexual orientation and religious backgrounds. Candidates must be able to lift at least 20 lbs.

  • Ability to work in the United States
  • Valid Kansas Driver’s License
  • Reliable vehicle w/current vehicle insurance
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to utilize personal vehicle for work travel, some overnight travel, occasional on-call duties on nights and weekends

Position Type:
Full Time; 40 hours per week
Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (typical)
Salaried – exempt

Process:
Submit Cover Letter and Resume to:
Jennifer Hecker, Executive Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Applications will be accepted until January 27, 2017.

Public Education Coordinator - Topeka

Position: Public Education Coordinator
YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment
Location: Topeka, KS

Posted: 1-5-2017

Job Classification: Non Exempt, salaried

Work Schedule: Mutually determined

Reporting Relationship: CSE Program Director

Primary Accountability: This position is the point of contact for educational or preventive presentations on domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking in this community. The public educator further participates in organizing events to raise awareness for Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.

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Position open until filled.

To Apply:
Email a resume and cover letter to:
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Human Trafficking Coordinator - Topeka

Position: Human Trafficking Coordinator
YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment
Location: Topeka, KS

Posted: 1-5-2017

Job Classification: Exempt

Work Schedule: Mutually determined

Reporting Relationship: Victim Services Coordinator

Primary Accountability: To increase the knowledge about challenges facing human trafficking victims and victim services staff. To maintain positive contacts with law enforcement working trafficking cases.

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Position open until filled.

To Apply:
Email a resume and cover letter to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Program Consultant I - Kansas City

Position: Program Consultant I
Batterer Intervention Program (BIP) Victim Services Liaison
Northern Parole Region, KC Parole Office

Kansas City, KS
Posted: 12-29-2016

Division: Victim Services
Position Type: Unclassified (At-Will), Full-Time, Nonexempt, Benefits-Eligible
Location: Kansas City, KS
Salary: 38,937.60

The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) is seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Program Consultant I, Batterer Intervention Program (BIP) Victim Services Liaison Northern Parole Region, KC Parole Office.The mission of this position is to ensure that victims’ voices are heard throughout the BIP assessment process and that victim safety concerns are appropriately addressed throughout the offenders’ time in BIP, both in the correctional facilities and parole/post release supervision. This position will work to increase the safety of victims through systems advocacy and safety planning.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Assist victims regarding offender incarceration, reentry, and parole supervision: Respond to crime victims needs regarding offender incarceration, releases and community supervision by facilitating safety planning, providing information, referrals and resources, and communicating with parole, facility, BIP staff, Prisoner Review Board, and external agency staff for all Kansas and Interstate Compact offenders supervised by the Kansas Department of Corrections. Assist victims, OVS BIP staff, parole officers, and other program providers (SOTP, SAP, etc.) with the family reintegration process. Respond to existing or new crime victims when an offender violates conditions of supervision. Assist victims with the Morrissey Hearing process by providing support during revocation proceedings. Ensure that all documentation is completed in timely manner within appropriate database.

Contact victims as required by BIP certification standards: Including during admission of KDVOA and while offender is engaged in BIP programming both in facility and parole/post supervision. Ensure that all documentation is completed in timely manner within appropriate databases and/ or files. Complete all victim centered portions of needed grant, AG, and other reports within appropriate required deadlines.

Facilitate KDOC BIP and Community BIP Collaboration: Identify, connect and collaborate with appropriate community agencies including Batterers Intervention Programs and other community advocacy centers to assist with victim concerns as well as family reintegration. Connect and collaborate with statewide BIP team, parole staff, and others as needed to coordinate BIP case staffing meetings and agendas.

Awareness and support for staff: Attend identified appropriate facility and parole staff meetings. Provide victim-centered, trauma-informed training on KDOC BIP programming topics including domestic violence and working with victims of domestic violence to other staff and community members. Coordinate and collaborate with staff (including other Victim Services Liaisons) to create awareness of victim issues through displays, information dissemination and activities.

Assist with special projects: Develop materials as required. Assist in facilitating special project committees. Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Six months of experience in planning, implementing and monitoring activities relevant to the agency’s programs. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency. Substitution: Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in criminal justice, social sciences or behavioral sciences
  • A minimum of one-year experience providing direct advocacy to victims of domestic violence or working in a KS AG certified batterer intervention program

Preferred Skills and/or Qualifications:

  • A minimum of two years of experience working with crime victims or other underserved populations
  • Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in criminal justice, social sciences or behavioral sciences
  • Experience working with victims in corrections, parole or law enforcement
  • Independent work experience in human services assistance
  • Experience in public speaking and training of adults
  • Knowledge of (and/or training in) principles of reentry and risk reduction.

Possesses:

  • Strong organizational, communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to boundary span between areas of operation, and good process-coordination skills
  • Strong knowledge of OVS, facility, and community supervision functions, processes and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of KS AG BIP Program Certification Standards and associated requirements

Has the ability to:

  • Have solid professional boundaries
  • Work with victims and offenders in a non-judgmental and confidential manner
  • Work in a collaborative manner with other employees and community entities
  • Work independently in a professional manner

To Apply:

Register by completing the online Personal Data Form https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/register-personal-data) NOTE: Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.
Complete the State of Kansas Application Form https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/apply

Submit to: Corrections Dept. of - Central Office

Email additional required documents; Cover Letter, Resume and Tax Clearance Certificate to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) include the job requisition number 184138 and your last name in the subject line.

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Agency and Recruiter Information:

Tracie Gauntt – State Recruitment Coordinator
Kansas Department of Corrections
714 SW Jackson
Jayhawk Walk, Suite 300
Topeka, KS 66603
Phone: (785) 296-0041
Fax: (785) 368-6565
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What To Expect Next: After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is complete. You may call or email the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.


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