BAD RIVER BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR TRIBE OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS

CHIEF BLACKBIRD CENTER                                     P.O. BOX 39                                              ODANAH, WI 54861

POSITION DESCRPTION

Job Title:                             Crime Victim Coordinator

Department:                        Social Service

Hourly Rate:                       $15.00 - DOQ                                     Full Time-LTE – Depending on Funding

Exempt:                               No/Hourly

Supervisor:                          Domestic Abuse Coordinator/ARC Manager

Summary: The Crime Victim Coordinator (CVC) is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and supervising the Crime Victim Project. The CVC will develop a Tribal and County Judicial Team with relevant professionals from both the tribe and county in an effort to develop the policies, protocols and procedures which will effectively maneuver the project to provide explanation, understanding and services for victims of crime. All tribal, local, state and federal laws and standards will be adhered to in an effort to assist the Bad River Tribe/Domestic Abuse Program towards the expansion of services currently provided to victims/survivors of crimes associated with domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, strangulation and stalking.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities including the following. Other duties may be assigned.

The CVC must be knowledgeable on aspects related to PL-280 civil and criminal jurisdiction, and knowledge on criminal and civil judicial victimizations and traumas such as domestic violence and sexual assault. Must be capable of developing a Community Needs Assessment Survey and assist with the data collection process related to said survey. Must develop and implement a comprehensive referral plan. Will strive to increase public awareness, community education and lessen criminal victimization through collaborative effort to include public speaking or presentation. Will be responsible for all financial management responsibilities; reporting requirements per the funding agency; and aid in all grant writing submissions. Will be responsible for assisting with vouchers, purchase orders and other related documents; maintaining and updating office filing system; will answer crisis and business telephone lines, schedule appointments and take messages, maintain a registry including referrals to and from the services in which the project will work with; and will provide basic office management and clerical office skills. Must attend recommended criminal, civil, legal and jurisdictional trainings’ including domestic violence, sexual assault/abuse, dating violence, elderly and stalking related trainings on-site or throughout the State. Must attend all recommended tribal or state related meetings as a representative of the tribe. Must perform other duties as assigned by the Abinoojiyag Resource Center ProgramManager or the Director of Social and Family Services. Must be willing to take and pass the Bad River Tribal Bar exam within a one-year period in an effort to fully understand and aid the victims/survivors with civil legal advocacy within the Bad River Tribal Court.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative to the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Educational and/or Experience:

Required:

High School diploma or its equivalent.

Associates degree in administrative management plus minimum 2 years experience in a social/human service field, or a combination of training and experience and/or B.A. in administrative management or related field.

Must have understanding in the area of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault/Abuse, and Stalking; must be familiar with tribal and county court systems and legal process.

Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

Must have good previous work record.

Knowledge of computers and software, computer applications and good typing skills.

Preferred:

Experience in crisis intervention.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Required:

This is a required driver position.

Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and meet eligibility for tribal insurance.

Must possess knowledge of and maintain strict compliance with the Privacy Act and Tribal Confidentiality Policy.

Must be alcohol/drug free; maintain sobriety and violence free lifestyle.

Must be a self-starter, and demonstrate the ability to follow directions.

Must have strong oral and written communication skills.

Ability to work in diverse settings and communicate effectively with a broad range of related systems.

Background Check:

This position is contingent on ability to pass background check required. This position required for eligibility a Caregiver Background Check regarding working with children and/or elderly, and required driver check, to meet eligibility for Tribal Insurance.

Language Skills:

Good typing skills.

Reasoning Ability:

Must possess excellent communication skills.

Physical Demands: 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.

May require extended periods of sitting, stooping, bending and walking. Occasional lifting up to 25lbs.

Working Environment: The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Drug-Free Workplace Act in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, P.L. 100-690 and the Bad River Tribe’s Employee Policy & Procedures Handbook. Indian Preference will be given in accordance with P.L. 93-638 and the Tribe’s Preference Policy.

                                                                                                                                       Send Application and Resume To:

                                                                                                                                                      Bad River Tribe

                                                                                                                                                      Attn: Personnel

                                                                                                                                                      P.O. Box 39

                                                                                                                                                      Odanah, WI 54861

                                                                                                                                                      www.badriver-nsn.gov

Public:
Opens: April 5th, 2017

Closes: April 19th, 2017 at 4:30pm.