Position title
Managing Director, Grants and Programs

About NCVC: National Center for Victims of Crime advocates for victims' rights, trains professionals who work with victims, and serves as a trusted source of information on victims' issues. After more than 25 years, we remain the most comprehensive national resource committed to advancing victims' rights and helping victims of crime rebuild their lives.

Assistance for victims of crime is available through the National Center for Victims of Crime's web site, www.victimsofcrime.org.

About the Position:  The Managing Director is a senior executive position, reporting directly to the Executive Director.  The incumbent will be responsible for managing all NCVC’s programs and for compliance with all federal grants.

This is an opportunity to help expand the organization’s current efforts in providing best in class services and resources to victims and victim service professionals.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Routinely reports to the Executive Director to provide reports on efficiencies and status of programs.
  • Works with Center Directors to set goals and objectives to maximize efficiencies and expand program reach and services and to develop new and innovative programs to further the mission and expand its reach.
  • Provides leadership, supervision, oversight, and management of the organization’s programs and services.
  • Responsible and oversee grant application and reporting processes, including assisting with completion of grant applications, tracking and managing grant compliance, identifying compliance standards/ regulations for organizational best practices.
  • Collaborate with Executive Director to develop an annual operating budget for the organization, and in creating and executing the organization’s business plan.
  • Promotes programmatic expansion through leveraging existing resources and cross-program collaboration, communication, and coordination.
  • Represents the organization to various audiences, including funders, policymakers, government agencies, advocacy, and victims’ rights groups.
  • Collaborates with the Grant Accountant and finance team to monitor all programmatic spending to ensure adherence to all federal financial guidelines.
  • Collaborate with the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer to ensure program deliverables are met and production deadlines/deliverables are on target.
  • Ensure all programs operate within the organization’s mission and are responsive to staff needs and leadership vision.
  • Assist the Executive Director in identifying and securing diversified funding sources for the organization.
  • Oversee program reporting and performance metrics, including accurate data and progress reporting by Project Managers to all funders.
  • Ensure Center Directors conduct sub-recipient monitoring plans, including site visits, financial oversight, and adherence to organizational policies.
  • Coordinate the National Victim Advisory Board duties and activities within the National Center to ensure victim-centered, and trauma-informed approaches are implemented in all operations, including personnel policies and procedures, program development, and outreach.
  • Master’s degree, or related field or equivalent level of experience, training, and education required higher level degree preferred.
  • At least five years of supervisory experience in a senior leadership role.
  • Exceptional program management experience
  • Previous experience working with Federal Grants and knowledgeable with the Federal Government budgeting process.
  • Proven successful grant writing experience and some experience with private foundation grants
  • Ability to set and maintain a professional demeanor in the workplace
  • Proficient knowledge of issues surrounding victims of crime and/or proven experience with trauma informed direct services.
  • Demonstrated cultural competency in working with a diverse client and staff population.
  • The ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Flexibility to work outside regular business hours.
  • Significant experience successfully leading a small staff, including developing team cohesion, and engaging in effective, practical and creative problem solving to ensure the team is functional, cohesive and supported.
  • Must be a strong and experienced writer, including excellent communication, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Demonstrated competence in computer software (Microsoft, Excel, Google Drive, Gmail,Salesforce etc.) and related web tools.
  • Excellence in budget management and the ability to project financial outcomes.
  • This position may require occasional travel.
Job Benefits

We have a generous benefits package, including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, vacation, sick and personal, 15 paid holidays per year, and contributions to individuals’ 401K plans.

The National Center is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all our employment programs and decisions. Discrimination in employment on the basis of any protected class under federal, state, or local law is a violation of our policy and is against the law. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, covered veterans status, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristic. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment and hiring, placement, promotion, termination, reductions-in-force, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.


To Apply Please submit a cover letter, salary requirements and resume to jbraxton@victimsofcrime.org. No phone calls please.

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Job Location
Arlington, Virginia
Date posted
April 22, 2021
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