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    Summary

    This position is located with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Victim Assistance Coordinator in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Office of Justice Services is searching for an individual to serve as the Victim Assistance Program Coordinator. If selected, you will develop and implement specific victim assistance programs and activities. One position will focus on direct services duties; One position will focus on training duties.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provide assistance to law enforcement to serve victims directly affected by violent crimes.
    • Disseminate information about the legal process for cases to victims of violent crimes, explain victim and witness protection laws, explain victim services and BIA-OJS policy and programs on victim/witness related matters.
    • Establish and maintain effective communication between the Bureau and Federal, tribal, state, local law enforcement, social services and relevant organizations in promoting the rights of victims.
    • Responding to victims in person, by phone, email, letters and faxes sometimes during non-working hours, to assess victim concerns and to determine the eligibility for victim-witness services.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/580183200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.