Job Opening: Project Coordinator for Linking Systems of Care for Ohio's Youth

Ohio Domestic Violence Network

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Job ID: HCC-project-coordinator-for-linking-systems-of-care-fo
Contact Rep: Jo Simonsen
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Employer Job Description

Linking Systems of Care for Ohio's Youth (LSCOY) Project Coordinator

Full-time Exempt Postion

This job description defines areas for which an individual has primary responsibility and is not intended to limit the scope of the job in any way.

  • Provide administrative, logistical and technical coordination for the coalition’s contract for Project Management of the Linking Systems of Care (LSC) for Ohio’s Youth (crime victims). This includes close coordination with the primary awardee, the Office of the Ohio Attorney General-Victim Services Section, and federal funder, the US Department of Justice-Office for Victims of Crime, and with project consultants.
  • Support with the research needs and policy reviews for the LSCOY project.
  • Develop concise written LSCOY project documents and training resources for multiple systems addressing child and youth victimization.
  • Support compliance with conditions and requirements of the LSCOY cooperative agreement and state contract. This includes timely responses to requests of federal funders, evaluators, national technical assistance providers and cross-site projects.
  • Solicit, collect, monitor and maintain relevant project activity data.
  • Initiate and support Stakeholder, Work Group and Research Team coordination and respective activities, including tool construction and strategic planning efforts.
  • Provide skilled technical assistance to LSCOY project partners and Ohio systems that seek to enhance cross-system coordination for responding to child and youth victims of crime. Technical assistance includes in-state and out-of-state on-site support and meeting attendance as well as telephone/email consultation, research, provision of resource materials and group facilitation services.
  • Coordinate related event planning and project-specific communications planning and implementation.
  • Professionally represent the LSCOY project through attendance at state- and federal-level meetings, intersecting organizational teams and external committees as requested.
  • Manage of ODVN’s annual Domestic Violence Fatalities media study, data collection, analysis and reporting.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Linking Systems Project Manager/Family Systems Advocacy Director.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five or more years of relevant experience in the field of domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking, child welfare, child/youth trauma, community collaboration, anti-oppression or social justice work, legal services, or any combination thereof
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study, preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with state agencies and associations, victim services systems, child welfare and human services systems; and juvenile, domestic relations and criminal court systems.
  • Knowledge of trauma, vicarious trauma, and trauma-informed organizational capacity building
  • Sensitivity to adult and child survivors of traumatic violence and crimes
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and writing skills
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles, instructional design, and transfer of learning
  • Knowledge of systems advocacy and organizational policy/program development and implementation science
  • Technical aptitude, including Microsoft Office Suite, Google mail and tools, virtual meeting technology, and database management
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and work independently
  • Valid driver’s license, access to own transportation, and a willingness and ability to travel to out-of-state meetings and conferences 3-4 times per year (as health and safety conditions permit).

Compensation: ODVN offers highly competitive salaries based on experience, a generous benefits package including partially paid health insurance for employees and their children; other health insurance policies at low costs to employees such as dental, vision, and short term disability; Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, retirement plan after one year of employment; and a generous and flexible accrued paid time off benefit.

Location: Columbus, Ohio and statewide with potential for remote telework to be determined.

Application Process:

We encourage applicants from diverse groups to apply including, but not limited to African-American, Latina/o, Native American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and LGBTQ+ persons.  We also welcome applicants from different national origins, religions, ages, & ability status.

To apply:  Please submit a resume with a cover letter, to Jo Simonsen, Family Systems Advocacy Director at Please do not submit anything by mail.  No telephone inquiries please.

The review of applications will begin immediately. Scheduling of initial interviews of first round candidates will begin the week of August 3, 2020 progressing until a qualified applicant is hired.

ODVN is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Phone: (614) 781-9651


1855 E Dublin Granville Rd. Suite 301
Columbus, OH 43229

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