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JOB OPENING: Deputy Director, NYC Family Justice Center

Thursday, May 03, 2007

  • Organization: Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence

The Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence ("OCDV") formulates policies and programs; coordinates the citywide delivery of domestic violence services; and works with diverse communities to increase awareness of domestic violence. The New York City Family Justice Center ("FJC") in Brooklyn is one initiative of OCDV.

Deputy Director Job Description:
• Assigned to New York City Family Justice Center, Brooklyn
• 35 hours weekly minimum

Salary range: $60,000 - $70,000

Provide oversight assistance for the direction of the New York City Family Justice Center ("FJC") in downtown Brooklyn. The FJC offers coordinated services to survivors of domestic violence in one location. Most FJC staff work for partner organizations and are physically located at the FJC. Report directly to the FJC Executive Director. Tasks include:

• Assist the Executive Director in the management of the day-to-day operations of the FJC, and/or resolve issues in his/her absence;
• Manage reporting on all grants which fund the FJC;
• Manage the implementation of the FJC operational policies and procedures, and work with onsite partners to modify procedures as needed;
• Assist with the coordination and development of new policies and procedures;
• Assist in the organization and delivery of regular in-service training for all FJC staff and volunteers;
• Assist in program evaluation and data collection at the FJC;
• Act as secondary liaison to all FJC partners;
• Serve as secondary liaison to the Family, Criminal and Supreme courts;
• Coordinate and attend FJC partner meetings;
• Assist with any and all outreach activities conducted by the Executive Director;
• Conduct community outreach and education events regarding domestic violence, the FJC, and other related topics;
• And other duties deemed necessary by the Executive Director.

Necessary skills:
• College degree required; prefer advanced degree in social work, law, public administration or related field;
• Strong organizational skills;
• Strong interpersonal skills;
• Ability to work well with others in a team environment;
• Strong problem-solving skills;
• Comfortable giving public presentations;
• Ability to work easily with all levels of supervisory and front line staff;
• Understanding of the network of City and nonprofit service provision in New York City preferred;
• Experience in the field of domestic violence preferred.

To apply: Submit 1 page cover letter, resume, writing sample and 3 references to Carla Guy at NYC residency required within 90 days of appointment. The Office of the Mayor/City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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