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    Summary

    The Office of Justice Services, within the Bureau of Indian Affairs, 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 within the OJS. The program and activities you will be responsible for include promoting and identifying the rights of victims, providing direct services to crime victims, and promoting a comprehensive victim assistance program.

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    Responsibilities

    • Designs, plans, and directs the dissemination of information pertinent to various victim protection laws, BIA-OJS policy and programs on victim related matters, and other relevant victim services.
    • Develops and maintains a library of resource materials for use by victims, witnesses, community organizations, and within BIA-OJS.
    • Develops the written verbiage for brochures and other outreach material where there is a lack of pertinent literature, or existing literature that is not fully appropriate to the BIA-OJS VAP needs.
    • Speaks to public, civic, industry, and special interest groups about victim's issues to publicize Federal efforts to develop and improve programs and efforts to promote interest and support for victims at the local level.
    • Serves as the BIA-OJS VAP representative and expert on local, tribal, state, and national task forces, committees, and working groups regarding victim related issues.
    • Reviews literature on victim issues, analyzing changes in legislation, case law, court rules, Department of Justice policies, and other issues of direct relevance to the BIA-OJS VAP.
    • Obtaining services and assistance for victims through specific Federal programs and funds such as the BIA's Victim Assistance Funds.
    • Coordinating with various law enforcement agencies as needed to assist victims.
    • Provide authoritative advice and guidance to the BIA-OJS.
    • Develops and provides training materials, information, and resources to BIA-OJS VAP and other Bureaus; Assistant U.S. Attorneys; support staff; staff of Federal agencies; state, local, and tribal law enforcement; and community service providers.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required up to 6 to 10 nights per month.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/592946700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.