Western Judicial Circuit
Victim Services Director
The District Attorney’s Office in the Western Judicial Circuit has an opening for a Director of Victim Services. The following duties are normal for this position; other duties may be required and assigned:
The purpose of this job is to perform supervisory/administrative work functions and to provide information, support and referral services to victims of crime.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supervising assigned staff; directing/coordinating daily activities of the program; coordinating relevant community services; handling crisis calls; interviewing victims; acting as a liaison between victims, attorneys and the court system; providing referral resources, information and assistance; providing case status reports to victims; accompanying victims in court; recruiting/supervising volunteers, interns and community service workers; preparing reports, forms and other documentation; maintaining records; providing information as required for grant submissions; and performing additional tasks as assigned.
Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions:
Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, or related field required, with three years of victim assistance program experience or related required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
All candidates are subject to a background check. Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history background check, a motor vehicle driver’s history check and pre-employment drug screening; employment is contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of each investigation.
The Western Judicial Circuit is an equal employment opportunity employer and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.
Preferred Qualifications: 1-3 years supervisory experience.