Executive Director - Florida Council Against Sexual Violence

Tallahassee, Florida
Nov 26, 2018
Dec 26, 2018
Advance ourFCASV mission; promote social justice
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level

Executive Director

The Florida Council Against Sexual Violence (FCASV) is searching for an Executive Director to lead state-wide efforts to improve the coordinated community response to ending sexual violence. A deep commitment to advancing the mission of the FCASV and social justice issues is required to establish and leverage partnerships to provide services for survivors and to provide exceptional technical training to certified sexual violence programs. The FCASV administers state and federal funding to expand its influence to effectively improve responses to victims and provide services to survivors served by the 31 rape crisis centers represented and certified by the Council as meeting core service and governance standards.


  1. Exceptional collaborator skilled at bipartisan relationship building, creating and nurturing effective coalitions, and serving as spokesperson for advancing commitment to survivors of sexual violence
  2. Highly developed financial acumen; budget development, management of multiple Federal/State funding streams
  3. Proven ability to manage effectively and uphold complex grant administration, funding streams and compliance deliverables in place (without missing a beat)
  4. Demonstrated communication skills; written, public speaking, media savvy and grant writing
  5. Oversee and sustain a diverse professional team including recruitment, assessment, supervision, mentoring and employee relations with ability to relate to people regardless of gender, race, age, sexual orientation or socio-economic background
  6. Visionary able to assess, develop, implement and lead strategic planning
  7. Advance the Council mission; successful track-record directing service providers and program administrators in local centers and agencies
  8. Evaluate services delivery and measure client agency/collaborator feedback using total quality improvement to implement best practices
  9. Participate in scheduled meetings and seek direction from FCASV Board, maintain open communications and prepare/present annual grant budget breakdowns
  10. Experience leading organizational anti-racism and anti-oppression efforts, promoting racial equality and diversity, and breaking down barriers to make services accessible to under-served and marginalized communities


  1. Successful track record securing/balancing increased funding sources and managing Federal/State funding and understanding complex grant financials
  2. Proven track record securing private funding sources and funding appeals
  3. Managed or provided clinical/direct services in an agency environment
  4. Comfortable managing a thriving a self-directed and project-driven team
  5. Developed and implemented certification standards and compliance policies


  1. Master’s degree in social service administration or related field with senior management experience or bachelor’s degree plus equivalent experience as a senior manager in a non-profit or government environment
  2. Established ability to manage a statewide agency
  3. Promoted understanding of sexual assault issues and provided quality service delivery on behalf of sexual assault victims and survivors
  4. Demonstrated ability to work independently while securing decisions through group process