Georgia CJCC – Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Site Coordinator
The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) is administratively attached to GBI. The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC), CJCC plans and administers millions of dollars in federal criminal justice and victim services grants received from Edward Byrne Memorial (Byrne-JAG), Victims of Crime Act (VOCA), STOP Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT), Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), Sexual Assault Services Program (SASP) as well as state grant programs funded by the Georgia General Assembly. CJCC administers the Georgia Crime Victims Compensation Program (CVCP) which offers financial support to innocent victims of violent crimes and encourages greater victim participation in the criminal justice process.
The Georgia Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (GA SAKI) Site Coordinator will provide leadership, project management and administrative support to a three-year grant project to develop and support the downstream processes related to the testing of previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits within the state of Georgia. Under broad supervision, conducts critical analysis research, develops or modifies policy and strategic plans, and implements, evaluates programs in an assigned specialty area. Prepares reports and presentations, and works with clients, loan/grant applicants, outside vendors, and management to develop or implement programs in a manner that addresses division/department strategies.
NOTE: Some overnight and out of state travel required as well as flexible work hours, including some weekends and evenings; Up to 85% of the time. Primary working location will be in DeKalb County.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
- Performs job responsibilities with minimal supervision
- Serves as job expert or organization resource in assigned areas
- Coordinates project activities and perform research, evaluation and analysis of operational issues
- Develops economic demographic, business, and sociological forecasts to support development of plans and strategies
- Develops standards and procedures to be used in project development and implementation
- May oversee or participate in policy, procedure, and processes development
- May supervise support staff or lower level employees
- Participates in development of long-term plans, programs, and strategy
- Plans, develops, implements and maintains a system designed to coordinate and provide continuous and systematic evaluations for programs or initiatives
- Serves on development teams, proposes drafts, and/or reviews current policies to recommend changes
- Provide consistent and experienced leadership for the sexual assault response reform initiatives that arise from the GA SAKI program
- Coordinate, convene, and moderate a grant project workgroup of stakeholders to plan a project that will achieve the following objectives:
- Develop methods and processes for the collection, analysis and sharing of critical programmatic data
- Develop operating policies and procedures that are based on best practice
- Develop case review procedures that utilize SAKI TTA resources to achieve effective case review meetings
- Assess stakeholder training needs
- Develop quarterly standardized progress reports for partner agencies
- Coordinate, convene, and moderate weekly case review meetings that utilize developed procedures
- Reporting including monitoring progress made in follow up investigations and prosecutions when warranted
- Close coordination and collaboration with CJCC, grant partners and BJA’s national TTA provider
- Work with project partners to compile research, best practices and training curricula related to both sexual assault and kit testing protocols
- Oversee an inventory of all unsubmitted sexual assault kits within the state of Georgia and ensure the certification of completion is submitted to BJA within 6 months of the project timeline
- Attend all mandatory training and technical assistance events and coordinate logistics
- Represent the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council in a professional manner
- Collaborate with the SAKI Assistant/Grants Specialist to manage the project budget and approve allowable expenditures
- Prepares and submit grant applications for continuation funding
- Monitors compliance with grant stipulations and program progress through on-site evaluations, documentation review, and reporting
- Compile and submit all progress reports to grant awarding agency
- WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AS RELATED TO WORKING WITH VICTIMS AND SURVIVIORS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
- Project Leadership: Experience in planning, leading, and managing development projects, including coordinating with peers to achieve desired outcomes, and tracking and reporting on progress.
- Relationship Building: Takes initiative and actively seeks to develop stronger relationships with current partners and forge new ones
- Communication: Skilled in creating powerful, compelling written and oral communications. Ability to convey complex ideas through simple materials. Experience and credibility when presenting materials to stakeholders and external audiences.
- Collaboration: Effective at working with others to reach common goals and objectives.
- Initiative: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, complex, non-routine work environment.
- Organization & Prioritization: Ability to handle multiple projects taking place concurrently and prioritize with attention to detail.
- Self-Starter: Ability to work independently without close oversight.
- Data Analysis: Prepares reports, and makes recommendations or determinations based on analysis.
- Subject Matter Expertise: Significant knowledge or work experience in sexual assault investigations, prosecutions or victim services and/or criminal justice system response.
- NOTE: The above job description represents the general nature, primary duties and responsibilities, and qualifications for the work performed by employees within this job, but it is not a comprehensive and exhaustive list. Employees may be required to perform other duties assigned, and specific duties, responsibilities and activities within the core nature of the job may change at any time with or without notice. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, as specified by the employing entity with or without reasonable accommodation
This position is primarily located at the DeKalb County Fire Rescue Building, 1950 W. Exchange Pl, Tucker, GA 30084
Secondary work location will be located at the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, 104 Marietta Street NW, Atlanta Georgia 30334
Work takes place in an office setting, it requires the ability to sit and work at a keyboard for extended periods of time and communicate with team members, by phone and computer.
Master’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university OR Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of related experience OR completion of 90 quarter hours (60 semester hours) at an accredited college or university AND Four years of related experience OR Two years of experience required at the lower level Planner 2 (GSP051) or position equivalent. Note: An equivalent combination of education and job specific experience that provided the knowledge, experience and competencies required to successfully perform the job at the level listed may be substituted on a year-over-year basis.
Preferred Qualifications – External:
Knowledge of sexual assault victimization; the criminal justice system; Policy development; Strategic Planning; Public Speaking
PROFESSIONAL HISTORY & WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AS RELATED TO WORKING WITH VICTIMS & SURVIVIORS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT/HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Please submit a copy of your current resume in PDF form along with the online application.
Only applicants selected for interview will be notified for applicant selection. Human Resources maintains the discretion to close the job announcement prior to the closing date if a significant number of applications are received.
If an accommodation is needed for any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources Office at (404) 654- 1736