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  • The Yavapai County Attorney’s Office, is actively recruiting for a Victim Services Division Chief. This position directs the activities of the Victim Services Division. Employment status is full time.
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
    A minimum of five years experience supervising or managing programs related to criminal justice, counseling, social work, victim advocacy, program coordination and/or development, or community
    organization
    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Manages the services provided by the Victim Services Division, which include: short term counseling; victim services referrals; support for victims of crime during investigative and judicial processes; explanation of
    criminal justice system; notification services and the Victim Compensation Program application process. Develops and implements policies and procedures to meet state mandates for victim services; determines
    appropriate service levels; reviews and evaluates work processes and overall program performance; makes operational improvements for more efficient and/or effective service delivery; analyzes existing and
    proposed legislation to ensure program compliance. Oversees the practice management system within the division; analyzes the need for new or updated systems and applications and makes recommendations; and
    provides ongoing training to staff on practice management system. Prepares ongoing and new funding applications; prepares grants including timely processing of monthly and quarterly reports; develops and
    administers program budgets; and monitors grants and contracts for compliance with Federal and State regulations. Selects, trains, evaluates, and disciplines staff; assigns and reviews work of staff directly and
    through subordinate supervisor(s); and coordinates the volunteer program. Meets with criminal justice agencies, government agencies, non profit agencies, and community groups to develop protocols and
    enhance services which address the needs of victims; promotes the Victim Services Division by preparing written articles and by providing oral presentations and training to other agencies and community groups;
    represents the County Attorney's Office on county and statewide victim services coalitions and associated committees to address common issues and determine the direction of local and statewide services.
    This recruitment is open until filled. 
    For more information and to apply please visit: http://apps.co.yavapai.az.us/employment 
    (Posted 4/10/14)