Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Job Opening: Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence

Job Opening: LAP Project Specialist
The Lethality Assessment Program—Maryland Model (LAP), a project of the MNADV, is an innovative, evidence-based program that equips officers to identify victims who are most at risk for being killed by their partners and connect them to life-saving services in their communities. Given the LAP’s success at improving local partnerships between the police and victim service providers and reducing violence, the MNADV is replicating the LAP in 600+ law enforcement agencies across the country.
To support the administrative and programmatic needs of LAP staff at the MNADV, and the efforts of jurisdictions that want to implement LAP, the MNADV is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented, and reliable professional to fill the role of Project Specialist. This position provides an opportunity for someone looking to gain experience providing technical assistance to various disciplines within the domestic violence field.
  • Assist with editing, revising, and formatting LAP-related documents.
  • Respond to and refer inquiries and information requests on the LAP.
  • Collaborate with staff to create administrative processes to support LAP staff.
  • Schedule meetings, trainings, events, webinars, and conference calls.
  • Prepare, print, and organize materials for in-person meetings.
  • Book all MNADV travel (hotels, flights, rental cars, etc.).
  • Create travel itineraries for site visits, trainings, and out-of-state meetings/conferences.
  • Print and organize all necessary travel documents for MNADV travelers before departure.
  • Assist in grant-tracking project-related activities and developing grant reports.
  • Review LAP data and surveys to analyze issues and prepare reports with data feedback.
  • Review Google Alerts to identify and track domestic violence-related homicides in Maryland.
  • Help prepare annual reports on domestic violence-related homicides in Maryland for public release.
  • Attend webinars and trainings relevant to LAP-related projects for professional development.
  • Provide support for agency-wide events, such as MNADV’s Annual Memorial Service, Annual Meeting, and statewide conference.
  • Provide support for the Office Manager in responding to crisis calls and information/referral requests from domestic violence survivors, concerned individuals, service providers, and allied professionals.
  • Complete and support other duties as assigned.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse managers.
  • Demonstrated ability to improve systems to streamline administrative processes.
  • Experience with the LAP preferred.
  • Experience working in the field of domestic violence preferred.
  • Experience in data entry and analysis preferred.
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree or five years of experience in full-time administrative support.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Must have a professional demeanor.
  • Must have reliable transportation and be able to drive a car to periodic meetings and events.
  • Must be willing to do some state and national travel.
Note: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


  • Salary: $40,000-$43,000.
  • Position is on-site, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, between 9:00 am-5:00 pm.
  • MNADV-paid health insurance and short-term disability for the employee.
  • Access to employee-paid dental and vision insurance.
  • 11 paid holidays; 20 days of accrued, paid combined leave (sick and vacation).
  • Option to contribute to a 403(b) retirement plan.
  • Mileage reimbursement for periodic, approved statewide travel.


E-mail cover letter and CV to Abby Hannifan, Project Director. Position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. A criminal background check is required. Only applicants who have been selected for an interview will be notified.

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