Summary of Duties/Responsibilities:
The Program Director is responsible for overall program management, program compliance, new program development,
and strategic planning. Program management to include a full-scale (advocacy, medical, counseling, forensic interviews, in home services) victim-centered and community-based sexual assault service, child advocacy, and community prevention, intervention, and reunification program for seven counties in the east part of New Mexico, Roosevelt, Curry, DeBaca, Harding, Lea, Quay, and Union. Acquires funding to sustain the agency; as well as participates in activities to fulfill funding obligations to include monthly, quarterly, biannual and yearly grant documentation, miscellaneous travel obligations, and grant workshops. Networks with service providers, businesses, and community leaders. Exercises judgment in all agency related matters.
Bachelor’s degree with preference in health or social related field. Master’s degree preferred. Minimum 3 years’ experience in the health/human services field. Grant writing, program development, and community networking skills beneficial.
Supervision Exercised: SANE Clinical Coordinator, Advocacy Coordinator, Outreach Specialist, Counseling Clinical Coordinator, Student Interns, CBPIR Supervisor, Office Manager/Patient Advocacy Liaison, Rural/PREA Advocate
Supervision Received: RGH Director, accountable to all grant funding agencies (To include, but not limited to Department of Health, Children, Youth, and Families Department, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Grant, Sexual Assault Service Provider Grant, Violence Against Women Act Grant, Victim of Crime Act Grant, Crime Victim Reparation Commission Sexual Assault Services Grant, United Way Grant, County funding, and other miscellaneous funding provided by the New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs)
- Coordinate referrals and response with the District Attorney’s Office, multiple law enforcement agencies, hospitals/health providers, schools, civic organizations, and other service agencies to ensure seamless delivery of services for victims of crime; collaborate and problem solve on an on-going basis. Collaborate with ENMU to facilitate internships and partnerships with the program. Facilitate and lead multidisciplinary team meetings.
- Facilitate community and media outreach, presentations, and education activities; provide in-services and trainings to law enforcement, DA's offices, local/state agencies, and others as needed; establish and maintain agreements with co-responding agencies as needed.
- Collaborate with other SANE Programs, Sexual Assault Services, Child Advocacy Centers, and CBPIR programs in New Mexico, coordinate with state leadership and agencies involved with sexual violence and child abuse to promote consistent protocols and training for advocacy, SANE, counseling, forensic interviews, and in home services; attend meetings and conferences as appropriate to ensure professional development, collaboration and representation of Arise.
- Oversee a medical/forensic program, including coordinating with SANE Clinical Coordinator, Medical Director, and team of nurses to support nursing operations, meetings, scheduling coverage, nursing documentation, nurse training, and clinical operations.
- Create and maintain on-going schedule to ensure 24 hour coverage of the Arise Crisis Hotline; supervise Advocate Coordinator and Victim Advocacy Program to ensure timely and appropriate advocacy response to victims of sexual violence.
- Work with Counseling Clinical Coordinator to ensure continued onsite counseling program, support groups, and mental health wellness clinic as well as identify additional resources to support referrals.
- Maintain office operations and oversee supplies, equipment, computer, and communication systems. Perform other general office duties, housekeeping responsibilities, and general facilities maintenance as required.
- Monitor and facilitate processing of accounts, invoices, payment for personnel and operations.
- Compile monthly financial report for RGH CFO, including detailed accounting measures.
- Research and identify sources of funding to increase diversity of funds for agency operation.
- Ensures agency meets all requirements of funding sources and provides required reports, as needed
- Ensures funds are tracked and monitored to each category and fulfill the approved funding sources budgets
- Seeks out ways to ensure financial stability for the agency
- Manage grant process, prepare and oversee annual and monthly budgets, and submit monthly and quarterly reports as required per grant funding source.
Solicit and maintain financial support from multiple sources to include city and county governments, United Way, private foundations, state agencies, and new funding sources as identified