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Program Director 2

NH Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

The New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (NHCADSV) creates safe and just communities through advocacy, prevention and empowerment of anyone affected by sexual violence, domestic violence and stalking.

The above mission is accomplished by the Coalition, which includes 12 independent community-based member programs, a Board of Directors and a central staff working together to:  1) Influence public policy on the local, state and national levels; 2) Ensure that quality services are provided to victims; 3) Promote the accountability of societal systems and communities for their responses to sexual violence, domestic violence and stalking; 4) Prevent violence and abuse before they occur.

Provide leadership and oversight in the development and administration of statewide programs of the NHCADSV and other special projects in line with its mission and strategic plan as well as community needs.


Minimum Requirements:  Demonstrated program planning and organizational development skills. At least five years of management and supervisory experience in a dynamic and complex organization.

Preferred Skills: 

  • Skilled communicator with superior interpersonal, verbal and written skills, including experience with crisis communications.
  • Creativity, professionalism, ability to communicate with diverse audiences, and system collaboration experience.
  • Experience with domestic and sexual violence advocacy and prevention and providing direct services.
  • Commitment to social justice issues, an anti-oppression framework, and diversity, equity, and inclusion principles and practices. 
  • Experience in project management and program leadership.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

Desired Skills:

  • Bold and courageous leadership, flexibility, and creativity.
  • High emotional intelligence with the ability to work across a variety of systems representing diverse individuals and systems.
  • Humble, knows when to ask for help and advice from others.
  • A great sense of humor.
  • The ability to work quickly and nimbly under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to domestic and sexual violence issues.

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

  • Must be physically and mentally capable of performing multiple tasks (such as phone calls, computer work, attending meetings) under stressful situations and able to consistently function well in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be capable of using a visual display terminal with keyboard, repetitively use his/her wrist, elbow and shoulder.
  • Must be able to talk and hear.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work expected for this position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

The Coalition is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to hiring and employing diverse staff.  We strongly encourage people of diverse racial, gender, and ethnic identities and abilities to apply.


Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the development, implementation, evaluation and direction of Coalition-based statewide programs, including Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, AmeriCorps, and Human Trafficking programs, and projects of NHCADSV in response to victim and community needs. Identify emerging needs in the field and develop programming to aid in strengthening services.
  • Accomplish Program Department objectives by managing staff, planning and evaluating department activities.
  • Maintain staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Develop personal growth opportunities.
  • Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Manage statewide training and technical assistance activities of the NHCADSV for stakeholders.
  • Assist with grant writing in response to federal, state, and private funding opportunities.
  • Engage with key stakeholders on relevant program activities of the NHCADSV and its member programs.
  • Serve on statewide committees, taskforces, and advisory boards to improve multidisciplinary responses to sexual violence, domestic violence and stalking.  Current Committees include:
  • SANE Advisory Board
  • NH Human Trafficking Collaborative Task Force & Core Team
  • AmeriCorps Service Alliance & Program Staff
  • Member of the NHCADSV Leadership Team.

These primary job functions will be performed at the Coalition’s office in Concord, NH, as well as remotely.  The employee must have access to reliable transportation to and from work.  Frequent travel may be required throughout New Hampshire as necessary.

How to Apply:

 Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and 1 to 3 page writing sample to

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Date Added: November 5, 2021

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