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DISASTER RESPONSE MANAGER

NEW JERSEY COALITION FOR BATTERED WOMEN

The Disaster Response Manager is the New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women staff member acting as the primary point person for a two-year, federally funded Superstorm Sandy project. The primary purpose of the project and responsibility of the Manager is to build the capacity of both domestic violence and disaster response organizations to serve victims of domestic violence impacted by Superstorm Sandy in NJ. The Disaster Response Manager reports to the Director of Training and Member Services and will work in conjunction with the project partners on all relevant activities of theproject.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate all project activities in conjunction with the project partners, when appropriate;
  • Attend all scheduled project meetings and accept assignments as needed to complete project deliverables;
  • Assist in identifying disaster responders targeted by the project for training;
  • In collaboration with the National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH), participate in the development of project training curricula, public awareness materials; disaster policies and procedures for domestic violence programs; and project evaluation tools;
  • Coordinate all project trainings for disaster response and domestic violence staff;
  • Provide all trainings for disaster response and domestic violence staff;
  • Engage the NJ media in the public awareness campaign developed by the NDVH and assist with the distribution of awareness materials;
  • Provide technical assistance to organizations receiving project training;
  • Implement all project evaluation measures;
  • Complete all programmatic project reports;
  • Other project related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in social work, women’s studies, communication or other related work; or Bachelor’s Degree with additional relevant experience;
  • Minimum of three years experience with project coordination/management;
  • Minimum of five years training experience;
  • Disaster response work a plus;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of domestic violence with a feminist analysis of violence against women;
  • Ability to travel statewide.

Applications will be considered as they are received and will be welcomed until a suitable candidate is found. Please send your application to Lynda Carson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be considered for this position. A receipt verification will be emailed to all applicants.

The salary will be competitive and commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. 

The NJCBW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To build a diverse workforce NJCBW encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and men.