PURPOSE: The Criminal Justice Training Specialist is responsible for supporting the Excellence in Sexual Assault Response Project to provide intensive, customized training and technical assistance to dispatchers, law enforcement officers and prosecutors on the trauma informed response to sexual assault victims. This staff person will assist in the coordination of the multidisciplinary project, supporting consultant instructors, delivering in-person trainings to the professionals listed above and collaborating on resource and training development.
RESPONSIBLE TO: Director of Certification and Special Projects
STATUS: Full time, exempt
LOCATION: Tallahassee, FL
We envision a world free of sexual violence in which men and women together assure that all human beings are treated with dignity and respect for their physical, emotional, intellectual & spiritual integrity.
Sexual Violence shatters lives, wounds communities and perpetuates injustice.
The Florida Council Against Sexual Violence leads, informs and inspires the people of Florida to create safe and just communities.
REQUIREMENTS AT ENTRY:
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in sexual violence and related issues and a commitment to ending interpersonal violence.
- Experience working with subject matter experts.
- Proficiency in delivering in-person training, employing adult learning principles.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to issues of cultural diversity as they apply to sexual violence prevention, intervention and services; ability and willingness to work with people from a variety of backgrounds and experience.
- Demonstrated project coordination and ability for team-building, problem solving, and creative/analytical thinking.
- Proficiency with computers and necessary programs to complete job duties.
- Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced setting.
- Strong attention to organization, detail and accuracy.
- Flexibility and ability to work independently.
- Ability to travel including some overnight and weekend work.
- Experience working with law enforcement officers and/or prosecutors not required but strongly preferred.
- Coordinate in-person and online meetings and training events.
- Participate on the Excellence in Sexual Assault Response Development Team.
- In partnership with subject matter expert trainers, deliver training for dispatchers, patrol officers, detectives and prosecutors on trauma informed response to sexual assault victims.
- Co-facilitate in-person trainings to dispatchers, patrol officers, detectives and prosecutors on trauma informed response to sexual assault victims.
- Assist in application development, distribution and review for Excellence in Sexual Assault Response Project.
- Participate in the coordination of and evaluation of the biennial state-wide conference.
- Develop printed and electronic materials related to the Excellence in Sexual Assault Response project.
- Provide technical assistance on-site, electronically or by phone to sexual assault programs, law enforcement, prosecutors, and other allied professionals on various issues.
- Complete and submit monthly, quarterly and annual performance reports as directed by the Director of Certification and Special Projects.
- Contribute to the FCASV newsletter and annual report.
- Attend and participate in staff meetings and in-service trainings and perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Certification and Special Projects and the Executive Director
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
$40,000/year plus health and dental insurance, life insurance and 401K after one year of employment.
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.
The work 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.