You are here

New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence: Program Director

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 13 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.

Job Objective and Summary:  Provide leadership and oversight in the development and administration of member services, training and technical assistance, statewide programs and other special projects of the NHCADSV in line with its mission, strategic plan and community needs.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the development, implementation, evaluation and direction of statewide programs and projects of NHCADSV in response to victim, member program 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.
  • Serve as key staff liaison to the NHCADSV member programs. This includes leadership role in meetings and identifying and facilitating training and technical assistance.
  • Coordinate NHCADSV’s Participating Member Council, responding to both short-term and long-term priorities of the Council’s statewide work. 
  • 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 and advisory boards to improve multidisciplinary responses to sexual violence, domestic violence and stalking.
  • Member of the NHCADSV Leadership Team. 

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, includingexperience 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.
  • Experience in project management and program leadership. 

·     Commitment to social justice issues and an anti-oppression framework.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

Desired Skills:

  • 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.
  • This position is located in Concord, NH. Occasional travel, primarily in state.  . 


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, and skills required.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

The NH 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.

Program Director: Interested applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and one page writing sample by July 22, 2020 to