Victim-Witness Supervisor/Grant Writer

Victim-Witness Supervisor/Grant Writer-District Attorney-2131-3520
SALARY:$20.01 – $20.01 Hourly
DEPARTMENT:NUECES COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY
OPENING DATE:03/15/22
CLOSING DATE:03/27/22 11:59 PM
SUMMARY:
Responsible for supervising and overseeing the training of all Victim-Witness staff, including Victim-Witness Coordinator(s) and Crime Victim Restitution Analyst(s).  

Provides direct victim-witness services on high profile, complex, and media cases.  

Handles victims that non-supervising Victim-Witness Coordinators are not qualified to handle.  

Directly responsible for seeking, establishing, and managing grants for the Victim-Witness services function of the District Attorney’s Office (including completing all reporting requirements for established grants).

The employee is required to be on duty before, during, and after natural disasters and emergencies, as directed by the Department Head.  
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Include the following:
 
Provides direct victim-witness services, referrals, and crime victims compensation forms.
 
Works directly with the county’s grant department; drafts, reviews, submits and coordinates all grant applications for victim-witness services.  Manages grant requirements for current victim-witness services grants.  Tracks, monitors, and complies with all grant reporting requirements for current victim-witness services grants.
 
Manages the daily tasks, schedules, and assignments of victim-witness coordinators, secretarial staff assigned to victim-witness services, crime victim restitution analysts, and any other persons to victim-witness services (whether grant funded or not) assigned.
 
Review, set, and educate all staff on community partners available for victim-witness referral.
 
Leads, coordinates, and manages community outreach programs for victims-witnesses and victim-witness services.  Acts as a liaison for the District Attorney’s Office with, and may serve as a representative in, various community organizations related to victim services.
 
Ensures office follows all legal requirements for victim-witness services.
 
Upholds and interacts with others on the Crime Victim Services Mission Statement.
 
Enforces and ensures the District Attorney’s Office facilitates the Crime Victim’s Bill of Rights, and any other reporting requirements for the state.
 
Organizes, coordinates, promotes, and runs local conferences as needed.
 
Performs all duties assigned to victim-witness coordinators, crime victim restitution analyst, or any other tasks assigned to victim-witness services.
 
Performs other duties assigned.
 
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in social work, psychology, public administration or a related field and at least three years of experience in organizations that are involved with delivery of human services and/or the criminal justice system.
 
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered for current Nueces County employees only.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  Texas Operator’s Drivers License
 
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Working knowledge of the Criminal Justice System and human services delivery systems.
 
Familiarity with community resources for crime victims.    
 
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
 
Excellent interviewing and counseling skills.
 
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other county employees and officials, representatives of victim/witness advocacy and assistance groups, court personnel, attorneys and the general public.
 
Ability to work with crime victims, especially children.
 
Ability to speak fluent Spanish as well as English is preferred.
 
 
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
www.nuecesco.com

901 LEOPARD STREET
Room 206
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
361-888-0410

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