Fields: indigenous, women, domestic violence, gender, outreach
Location: Saint Paul (Remote considered), Minnesota
About the Organization: MIWSAC is a tribal organization, originally founded in 2001 as the first tribal sexual assault coalition in the country. Since then, MIWSAC has grown into a national leader on cutting-edge responses to sexual violence, including sex trafficking, in Indian Country. We provide national technical assistance to tribal grantees through various grant programs at the Office on Violence Against Women and Office for Victims of Crime.
About the Position: The Program Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and delivery of national technical assistance and training to Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program (TSASP) grantees. This position develops training materials for grantees, performs site visits, attends federal events relevant to this grant, and provides ongoing support to grantees via phone, email, videoconference, and other methods as needed.
Ideally, the person hired will live and work in the Twin Cities metro area and be able to work out of the main MIWSAC office in St. Paul. However, remote candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis. This position requires regular travel. Up to 60% of working time may be spent traveling in order to perform site visits, attend conferences, provide trainings, and complete other projects as needed.
- Applicants must have experience and working knowledge of the issues facing sexual assault survivors and the impact of sexual assault on American Indian and Alaska Native people.
- 2-5 years experience in coordinating educational opportunities on sexual violence and related issues; experience in training on sexual violence issues [editor’s note: my interpretation is that this experience gained during college would be acceptable.]
- Knowledge and experience training on providing effective advocacy to survivors of all ages (including children), all genders (including men, trans, and nonbinary survivors), and survivors with disabilities
- Demonstrated record of successfully providing training and technical assistance to tribes
- Experience with federal grant programmatic requirements
- Experience with program development and community outreach
- Experience with developing and accessing resources
- Valid Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record required
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- 2 years working in the field of sexual assault
- Completion of a 40hr sexual assault advocacy training
- Possess understanding of the unique impact of jurisdiction on Native sexual assault survivors, including Public Law 280
- Strong understanding of how to utilize technology to enhance remote technical assistance opportunities
- Strong computer/technical skills
Estimated Salary: $45,000 – $48,000, DOQ + benefits (Medical, dental, life insurance, 401k, and generous paid sick and vacation time)
Deadline: September 3, 2018
Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition