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Project Specialist

Job Details

Hiring Organization Hektoen Institute
Post Name Project Specialist
Qualification Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
Industry Private
Employment Type Part Time
Work Hours 4 Hours
Salary USD 30 To USD 35 Per Hour
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States 60608

Organizational Overview

The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health (NCDVTMH) is a federally funded national technical assistance resource center providing training and technical assistance; policy analysis and development; research and evaluation; and public awareness. NCDVTMH’s work is survivor-defined and rooted in principles of social justice.

It is guided by the experiences of domestic and sexual violence survivors and their families, up-to-date research, and by an intersectional analysis of how systems impact the lives of survivors. Our work emphasizes the realities faced by marginalized communities and is aligned with the broader anti-violence movement. We work in partnership with allied organizations committed to gender, racial, economic, health, and social justice.

Position Description

The Project Specialist (part-time) will be responsible for the overall coordination of a dedicated 3-year project on intimate partner violence, substance use, and pregnancy. This role reports to the Associate Director and is remote within the USA.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Develop detailed project plans based on grant deliverables
  • Monitor and support implementation of project plans, providing routine progress reports
  • Track and anticipate deviations from the work plan, including how it will impact overall project plans, and notify leadership, as needed, to address deviations
  • Help identify project implementation barriers and collaboratively strategize solutions to enhance workflows and completion of grant deliverables
  • Lead, coordinated, and completed grant reporting
  • Coordinate Project Team meetings with grant partners including scheduling, agenda setting, and follow up
  • Collaborate closely with leadership and grant partners to ensure grant aims are met according to project plans

Skills, Qualifications, and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience in administration and operations, and/or demonstrated ability to provide administrative leadership in managing a national project
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and professional writing skills
  • Experience in grant reporting, process evaluation, and coordinating national meetings
  • Proficiency with Google Suite (Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, etc.); experience with project management software preferred
  • Experience in the areas of domestic violence and substance use preferred
  • The candidate is expected to work effectively with others of diverse races, age, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identities, socioeconomic status, lived experiences, and

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