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NYSCASA:Special Projects Director

Organization: NYSCASA

Listed On: March 16, 2017


General Nature of Position: The Special Projects Coordinator is responsible for providing hands-on assistance and/or coverage where needed most to ensure NYSCASA consistently meets all funding requirements and project deliverables in an effective, timely manner. In addition, this position handles a variety of internal and external communications tasks, including those with members and consultants/ contractors, to ensure successful implementation of NYSCASA’s projects. This is a full- time, exempt position.

Preferred Qualifications: Associate or higher degree and/or 3/5 years of relevant experience. Flexibility and a diverse skill base. Strong communication, organizational, and writing skills, including effective use of social media and website development. Commitment to and understanding of addressing sexual violence, anti-oppression work, and other social justice issues. Valid driver’s license.

Reports to: Senior Director of Finance and Human Resources

Specific Duties:
  •  Communications—
o Create and maintain organizational database of contacts.
o Maintain correspondence with members.
o Generate and send (email or postal mail) thank-you letters to donors.
o Answer agency phones, providing assistance to callers as needed.
o Handle social media and website updates, especially rape crisis program contact information; coordinate with website consultant as needed.
o Prepare and distribute e-news updates on at least a monthly basis.
  •  Project Support—
o Handle all tasks associated with the lending resource library (i.e., purchasing, cataloging, lending, tracking, etc.)
o Assist lead project staff with completion of deliverables as needed.
o Develop and maintain well-organized system of required project-related documentation, including equipment inventory.
  •  Other Activities—
o Represent NYSCASA on committees, meetings, community events, conferences, and listservs.
o Complete required reports.
o Participate in professional development.
o Attend NYSCASA meetings.
o Assist with NYSCASA’s annual conference and any other events.
o Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance and Human Resources. 

Starting Salary: $37,500

To Apply: Send resume and coversheet to Sarah Podber at spodber@nyscasa.org.  

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