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Program Director of Illinois Services

Riverview Center, Inc.

1 Positions

ID: 24592

Posted On 11/17/2022

Job Overview

Job Description – Program Director of Illinois Services

Hired By: Executive Director

Reports To: Executive Director

Exempt Position

 

This position can be based in Mount Carroll or Galena, IL. 

 

General Role Description

 

The Program Director or is responsible for a number of programming duties at Riverview Center to support development, direct services, prevention education, and general operations of the Illinois Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Services.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

As the Supervisor of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Services in Jo Daviess and Carroll counties of Northwest Illinois:

  • Provides thoughtful leadership that is inclusive, transparent and empowering in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission to staff who work within all Illinois Programs including clinical director, advocates, therapists, prevention educators, etc.
  • Supervision includes orientation, on-going training, day-to-day monitoring of performance and resolution of any internal conflicts. Conduct regular supervision meetings and evaluations of all staff.
  • Create and develop service projections for direct service staff and prevention educators to be used for federal and state grants,
  • Develop of annual goals for programmatic staff that meet the requirements of the funding sources and reflect the philosophy of Riverview Center.
  • Responsible for programmatic development in sexual assault and domestic violence counseling, advocacy, and prevention education.
  • Work with the Volunteer Coordinator to maintain an on-call crisis line calendar
  • Supervise the sexual assault and domestic violence programs’ record keeping, ensuring that all required documentation, monthly reports and statistics are completed in a timely manner.
  • Stay abreast of changes and trends in services at a local, state, and national level.
  • Facilitate monthly Illinois SA and DV meetings
  • Evaluate IL Prevention Educators’ programs through observation on a regular basis and provide feedback to them.
  • Monitor, arrange for and track all conferences, trainings, and other enrichment opportunities of the staff.
  • Review and approve all direct service staff timesheets and monitor PTO on an individual basis.
  • Serve as an administrative presence in the Illinois Offices, and assist in the needs of the site’s staff including supplies, marketing, networking, maintenance, and general office environment.
  • Assist the entire team in creating forms and data entry processes that allow for productive work environment.
  • Coordinate and collaborates with all staff for community fundraising efforts in all of the service area.
  • Coordinate Sexual Assault Awareness month activities and Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities in the service area.
  • Provide direct services to clients via hotline, advocacy, counseling/therapy, on-call schedule, etc. to ensure all clients’ needs are met and staffing levels are adequate, including at least 25% counseling services.

 

 

General Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in social service administration or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in management, program development, and staff supervision.
  • Previous experience in working with social service agencies preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytic and strategic thinking skills.
  • Must posses the ability to meet deadlines and manage complex interrelated tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Must complete 60 hour of Riverview Center training requirements set by Illinois DV and SA standards.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and to travel locally, in and out of state.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and insured transportation.
  • The ability to network with professionals in the service area.
  • Knowledge of general development concepts and principals.
  • The ability to direct programs with a focus on quality and measurable outcomes.
  • The creative energy and initiative to design and implement new fundraising ideas.
  • Commitment to the philosophy and program of Riverview Center, which includes helping to create a society free from violence.

 

 

Work Environment
When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines.

Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required

Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking

Other details:

Starting Salary:  $60,000 +

Work Site:  Primarily office based, remote work options available 1 day per week based on agency need.

Other benefits: health, dental, vision, supplemental options, employer paid life, employer paid STD, Simple IRA with a dollar for dollar match up to 3%, generous PTO plan and an excellent package of paid holidays.

Contact:

Dana Fessler

Human Resource Director

563-557-0310

dana@riverviewcenter.org

Riverview Center is an equal opportunity employer and service provider

 

 

 

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Dana Fessler

Human Resource Director, HR

563-557-0310

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Job Details

Categories

Health Care
Human and Social Services
Management/Executive

Location

Carroll Counties, IL

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Full Time

Company ID

7033

Job REQ #

# Positions

1

Start Date

20221117

End Date

20221216

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Riverview Center, Inc., is a local social service agency providing comprehensive services to victims of sexual violence in the Tri-State Area, primarily in Jo Daviess and Carroll Counties in Illinois and Dubuque County, Iowa.