Program Manager, Family Violence and Domestic Relations

Family Violence and Domestic Relations
Program Development and Judicial Engagement
Salary Range: $64,000 – $68,000 per annum, DOE 
FLSA Status: Exempt
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), a non-profit organization headquartered in Reno, Nevada, is seeking a Program Manager for the Family Violence and Domestic Relations program to build on the exceptional 80-year history of improving courts and systems’ practice and promoting national policies that improve the lives of our nation’s children and families. As a leader in continuing education opportunities, research, publication development, technical assistance, and policy development in the field of juvenile and family justice, the NCJFCJ is unique in providing practice-based resources to jurisdictions and communities nationwide. The mission of the NCJFCJ is to provide all judges, courts, and related agencies involved with juvenile, family, and domestic violence cases with the knowledge and skills to improve the lives of the families and children who seek justice.
The NCJFCJ values people who are independent, creative, tenacious, resourceful, dependable, and passionate about their work. Staff work collaboratively in a team setting to achieve the NCJFCJ mission. The Juvenile and Family Law Programs’ Family Violence and Domestic Relations (FVDR) division focuses its work on providing cutting-edge training, technical assistance, and policy development, and on enabling the collaboration of family violence/domestic relations professionals on a national level.
Strong emphasis is placed on the following experience and abilities:
  • Grant writing and management – report writing, grant seeking, communication with grant monitors, and budget/contract oversight
  • Project management and implementation – meeting grant deliverables including publications, research, webinars, meetings, trainings, and technical assistance
  • Experience with domestic violence or sexual assault in various legal and court contexts
  • Ability to oversee meetings and trainings
  • Ability to work closely with judges, partners, volunteers, and staff to execute grant deliverables
  • Strong writing and organizational skills
  • Nonprofit and federal grant management experience preferred
Responsibilities for this position include:
  • Oversee key elements of judicial education and judicial engagement grants
  • Provide technical assistance to judges and others on domestic violence in the court system
  • Develop and deliver domestic violence curricula for judges and court personnel
  • Represent NCJFCJ at meetings and roundtables
The ideal candidate for Program Manager will possess the following attributes:
  • Degree in women’s studies, social work, political science, law, public administration, or related field
  • Experience working with or in courts, court administration, domestic violence, or sexual assault organizations
  • Experience in project development and implementation
  • Strong, effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in high-functioning, cross-organizational teams
  • Mindfulness of the needs of the victims, their children, and communities before the needs of institutions
This position may require occasional travel and evening/weekend/holiday work.
The successful candidate for this position must be able to relocate to Reno, Nevada. The NCJFCJ cannot guarantee reimbursement of interview travel costs or relocation expenses.
The NCJFCJ offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package. If you appreciate demanding yet gratifying work, get along well in a team environment, and are committed to getting the job done, we invite you to submit your completed application materials as outlined below.
FOR FULL CONSIDERATION, applicants must submit the following documents no later than 5:00 p.m. May 19, 2017.
  • Tailored Letter of Interest
  • Résumé or CV
  • National Council Application form (click to download)
Please direct completed application materials, as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments, to: 
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