Burns Paiute Tribe Position Description
Position: Victims of Crime Coordinator
Supervisor: Domestic Violence Program Manager
Job Class: Professional
Salary Range: DOE
FSLA: Exempt Full time with Benefits
Under the direction of the Burns Paiute Domestic Violence Program Manager, the Victims of Crime Coordinator will be responsible for the implementation of the Victims of Crime Grant. This is currently funded for two years, however we expect continued funding. This is first time funding with high expectations and outcomes.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This position will provide implementation support with respect to the grant project work plan
timeline. Duties include providing direct services to victims of crime, working to establish the program, the protocols, policies and procedures to ensure the program is in compliance with the grant. This is a first time project with requirements to build the program. Position will be responsible for report writing for quarterly and annual reporting for grant purposes. This position will also involve general case management, as needed. For victims’ crime this position will work in conjunction with the Tribal Police Department, the Harney County Law Enforcement and the newly trained SANE nurse located here on the BPT Reservation as well as with the Domestic Violence Program and other Tribal Programs. Coordinated communication with granting agency and data tracking is also an important component of this program. This position will also establish partnerships with service providers as well as collaborate with existing health and medical providers for participant needs outside of the scope of direct services.
High school graduate or G.E.D. required, Bachelor’s degree and/or three years’ experience working with Victims of Crime in an established program; experience working with Native Communities preferred; it is also preferred to be a trained domestic violence or sexual assault advocate and familiarity with Alaska Native or Native American culture and customs. Experience working with Tribal families. Knowledge and understanding of confidentiality; must be culturally sensitive and aware of the victim’s issues, rights and services. Knowledge of computers and desktop publishing skills. Knowledge of program development, grant writing, report writing, data collection, policy writing etc. Ability to work collaboratively with Tribal/County court officials and law enforcement
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to multitask and prioritize program activities; capable of working independently within established guidelines; Must be organized, have established writing skills. Knowledgeable of Tribal and county social service systems, community resources, community partnering, youth group facilitation, skills and the ability to communicate verbally and in writing with a wide variety of people. Must be self-motivated and driven to complete tasks
Must have a valid Oregon Driver’s License.
Must pass criminal background check and submit to and clear a UA
Must obtain training toward becoming a certified victims advocate.
INDIAN PREFERENCE: will be given to qualified Indian candidates. Verification must be submitted with application and or resume’ if claiming Indian Preference.
Please submit applications to:
Burns Paiute Tribe
100 Pasigo Street
Burns, OR 97720
Attn: Teresa Cowing
Resumes/applications will not be returned.
For further information contact Michelle Bradach, 541-573-8043
Applications are available at the Administration Office or on the BPT Website.