Prevention And Education Coordinator (management Analyst Iii)

Fairfax, Virginia
$68,720.08 - $114,533.12 Annually
Apr 24, 2021
May 08, 2021
Full Time
Job Announcement

This job opportunity is being re-announced. If you previously applied to job no. 21-00063, you must re-apply to be considered.

The Department of Family Services (DFS) is seeking a full-time Prevention and Education Coordinator (Management Analyst III) to support the Division of Domestic and Sexual Violence Services (DSVS). DSVS focuses on ending domestic and sexual violence, sex exploitation, human trafficking, and stalking. If you are looking to engage partners and the community to support individuals who have been affected by domestic and sexual violence, stalking and human trafficking, then this opportunity may be right for you. We invite you to learn more about DFS and its Mission, Vision, and Values, by clicking here.

The Prevention and Education Coordinator will have knowledge and experience of community-based and systems level prevention work. This position is the lead worker responsible for identifying community needs, planning, developing curricula, and coordinating the provision of sexual and domestic, human trafficking (sexual exploitation) and stalking violence prevention, technical assistance, and education programs to the public, including diverse populations. The functional areas of this position are public speaking; training and curricula development, research, and policy development; monitoring and evaluation of program effectiveness, technical advice and guidance to departmental managers; administrative management.

Under the general guidance and direction of the DSVS Countywide Coordination Program Manager, the Prevention and Education Coordinator performs the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Researches and maintains updated knowledge of emerging issues and trends pertaining to the prevention of inter-personal violence ranging from primary to tertiary activities
  • Develops and maintains effective partnerships and participates in coordinated community responses to interpersonal violence
  • Develops and monitors evaluation measures and key performance indicators for prevention work
  • Uses quantitative and qualitative data from a variety of sources to inform prevention strategies and other areas of work
  • Provides coverage for 24-hour crisis hotlines and after-hours, on-call support on a rotational basis, and participates in events held in the evenings and on weekends, as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned in support of department/division goals and mission

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The appointee for this position must have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA):

  • Have excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of prevention (primary, secondary and tertiary)
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including facilitating meetings, leading groups, teams and peers
  • Ability to adapt in a changing environment
  • Knowledge of inter-personal violence issues, trends, and interventions
  • Ability to develop and present high quality and engaging educational programming, organize information, and manage workload sufficiently to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated understanding and acceptance of equity and diversity

Note: The functional areas of this position are public speaking; training and curricula development, research and policy development; key data development and management, technical advice and guidance to departmental managers; administrative management.

Note: All Fairfax County Government employees are expected to adhere to the Standards of Conduct. In maintaining a drug free workplace, employees are prohibited from manufacturing, distributing, possessing, using or being under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs while at work or on county premises.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in field related to the assigned functional area; Plus four years of professional work experience with in the functional area.

  • Master's degree in public health, policy, social work (MSW), psychology or other related field
  • At least two years of experience working with or on behalf of victims of domestic and sexual violence, stalking and/or human trafficking
  • At least one years of experience providing technical assistance to various stakeholder groups
  • At least two years of experience using oral and written communication skills to present effective presentation and group facilitation
  • At least one years of experience with program evaluation

Valid driver's license.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background, a driving record check, and a Child Protective Services check to the satisfaction of the employer.

This position is considered essential personnel and will be required to report to work during times designated countywide as approved for unscheduled leave regardless of the emergency situation (i.e., weather, transportation, other disaster).

Ability to use automated technology to access and other keyboard driven equipment to input, retrieve and process information via computer is required. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Must be able to transport self and equipment to different worksites or locations to attend meetings and community forums. Employee may be required to lift up to 35 lbs. Sufficiently mobile to attend meetings, trainings, and community events held outside the office. All duties are performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include practical exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran 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 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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