Division Director, Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services
Provides operational direction of the Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services (OFWDSVS). State certified programs and services within OFWSVS include providing domestic and sexual violence individual and group counseling for children, youth, and adults; case management; advocacy services; a 24-hour hotline for those affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and/or human trafficking; a 24-hour lethality assessment program (LAP) hotline for use by Fairfax County Police; outreach, education and prevention services; a 24-hour safe shelter facility for victims of domestic violence and their children; and group treatment for perpetrators of family violence. Serves as Executive Director for the Commission for Women (CFW). Develops policies to eradicate barriers against women and girls in Fairfax County government and the community. Serves as staff to the CFW, overseeing administrative, budgetary, and planning functions and provides guidance on policy issues presented by the Commission to the Board of Supervisors and other organizations. Serves as a liaison between the CFW, OFWDSVS, senior county management, the Board of Supervisors, business and education leaders, community-based organizations, and citizens. Acts as a resource to public, private, and community organizations on issues related to women. This position works under the supervision of the Director of Fairfax County Family Services.Employment Standards MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in public administration, social work, human services, or a related field; plus six years of professional experience in a human service field, including two years supervising professional staff. A master's degree in an appropriate field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: Valid driver's license.
Superior oral and written communication skills, including proven ability in drafting, providing review and feedback, and editing. Significant operations management experience related to complex project development and management. Experience in grant-writing, including review, monitoring, and evaluation. Experience in development and oversight of budgets is important. Proven ability to drive multiple aspects of initiatives and projects from inception to implementation within limited timeframe. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in teams, across departments, and with both county and non-governmental sectors is imperative. Must function as a collaborator, problem solver, and relationship-builder.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check, credit check, Child Protective Services Registry check, and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Sufficiently mobile to travel to attend meetings and make presentations outside the office. Ability to use automated technology and input, access and retrieve information from a computer. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
Panel interview; may include a written exercise.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 711. EEO/AA/TTY.