Director of Programs

Tallahassee, Florida
Aug 07, 2019
Sep 06, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level

PURPOSE:  The Director of Programs is responsible for managing FCASV’s projects and programs, and provides supervision of other staff members as appropriate, in order to achieve the mission of the Florida Council Against Sexual Violence.

RESPONSIBLE TO:           Executive Director

STATUS:                              Full time, Exempt


  1. Bachelor’s degree and at least six years of experience working in the movement to end sexual violence and related issues, and a commitment to ending violence against women;
  2. Demonstrated experience supervising professional and administrative support staff responsible for a broad range of activities.
  3. Demonstrated ability to coordinate and manage in-house projects and statewide initiatives requiring collaboration with allied professions and professionals.
  4. Excellent interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills.
  5. Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to issues of cultural diversity and anti-oppression work as they apply to sexual violence prevention, intervention, and services.
  6. Demonstrated understanding of how the overlap of various social identities (race, gender, gender identity, class, sexuality, etc.) contributes to the specific type of systemic oppression and discrimination experienced by an individual.
  7. Commitment to recognizing and examining the ways in which one’s identity, and the identities of others, play out within the workplace.
  8. Demonstrated excellence in project coordination and ability for team-building, problem solving, and creative/analytical thinking.
  9. Proficiency with computers and relevant programs necessary to complete job duties.
  10. Ability to work independently.
  11. Ability to efficiently manage time, work under short deadlines, and effectively manage critical situations.
  12. Ability to travel including some overnight and weekend work. Must have own means of transportation.


  1. Direct the implementation of project activities and supervise program staff in the management and completion of same.
  2. Assign duties to relevant staff to complete agency objectives.
  3. Coordinate the implementation of programs and projects developed in collaboration with other staff and consistent with the mission FCASV.
  4. Design and develop training curricula and materials on various issues related to sexual violence and the professional development needs of sexual violence program staff.
  5. Present training to rape crisis program staff and allied professionals.
  6. Provide ongoing information to sexual violence programs, other agencies, and individuals on sexual violence intervention and prevention.
  7. Participate in the development of materials on FCASV and sexual violence issues.
  8. Provide project-specific technical assistance on-site, by phone, or via email to rape crisis programs and allied professional in the state.
  9. Conduct outreach and education as necessary to further the agency’s mission.
  10. Develop program assessment tools.
  11. Contribute to the FCASV newsletter.
  12. Represent FCASV on statewide committees, workgroups and task forces.
  13. Participate in the recruitment, hiring and supervision of department staff.
  14. Verify proper documentation of direct reports’ time and activities through approval of time sheets and activity logs.
  15. Regularly meet with agency staff to develop, conduct and evaluate activities related to program implementation.
  16. Complete and submit necessary reports and documentation regarding agency activities as directed by the Executive Director.
  17. Attend and participate in staff meetings and in-service trainings and perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
  18. Contribute to and participate in agency-wide projects such as Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities, and Biennial Training Summit planning and execution as assigned by the Executive Director or Associate Director.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  This job requires the ability to travel to and from different locations within the State of Florida.

FCASV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: FCASV is committed to the practice of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at FCASV are based on agency needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national, social, or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, familial status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and/or expression.  FCASV also makes reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities and  encourages applicants of all ages.