Program Manager

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Who We Are:



NJCASA is the statewide advocacy and capacity building organization that currently represents the New Jersey county-based sexual violence organizations, and the Rutgers University Office of Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance (New Brunswick). There are plans for the current base of member organizations to be expanded to further support the goals of inclusivity and diversity. NJCASA elevates the voice of sexual violence survivors and service providers by advocating for survivor-centered legislation, training allied professionals, and supporting statewide prevention strategies that work to address and defy the socio-cultural norms that permit and promote rape culture.


NJCASA provides a statewide voice for survivors of sexual assault and for the organizations that serve them, with a focus which includes:

  • Advocacy for survivor-centered policies and legislation.
  • Training and education for sexual violence programs, law enforcement, and allied professionals, and
  • Prevention programs equipping youth and adults with skills to prevent sexual violence. 


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Who You Are:

The New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault’s (NJCASA’s) Program Manager will provide supervisory support to the program team, promote best practices, gather and evaluate program outcomes and data, elevate the voices and perspectives of program staff, and work collaboratively with membership programs and community allies. This position serves an essential function in streamlining and enhancing program services, including meetings, technical assistance sessions, trainings, and more. The program manager helps the program team thrive, represents NJCASA at meetings and events, and helps our team better meet the needs of survivors, our membership programs, and our community partners.

What You'll Do:

  • Manage, coordinate, implement and support the facilitation of the overall operations of the program team 
  • Serve as a key staff liaison to membership staff and community partners by identifying and supporting the facilitation of trainings and technical assistance related to all programming offered by the organization 
  • In coordination with NJCASA staff, develop, implement, and direct statewide programs and initiatives in response to member program and stakeholder needs 
  • Work with communications staff to coordinate the development and dissemination of online and digital resources, including professional education/online training modules, blog posts, webinars, white papers, etc.
  • Provide individualized technical assistance and resources to member programs as requested and appropriate, including assistance in developing presentations and training materials 
  • Assist other NJCASA staff in responding to technical assistance requests from service providers and survivors who reach out 
  • Supervise program staff
  • Collect and analyze data to inform organizational strategies and program plans 
  • Research & contribute to the development of service standards and best practices for NJCASA and sexual violence service organizations 
  • Attend NJCASA member meetings and serve as staff liaison for appropriate committees 

What You Bring:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of supporting survivors of violence with at least 2 years of staff supervisory experience a plus 
  • Demonstrated ability to work professionally, effectively, and collaboratively with various systems, advocates, and allied professionals on issues related to the needs of survivors of sexual violence 
  • Understanding of best practice as it relates to trauma-informed, survivor-centered services 
  • Understanding of primary prevention principles as they relate to risk and protective factors 
  • Commitment to NJCASA’s work to expand pathways to justice and healing beyond current options provided by the criminal legal systems (i.e.: restorative/transformative justice) 
  • Demonstrated dedication to the anti-violence movement, centering the principles of social justice, racial and gender equity 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Project management experience 
  • Professional training and curriculum development experience  
  • Training coordination and facilitation 
  • Critical and strategic thinking 
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • A high level of organization in managing multiple projects and deadlines 
  • An ability to work with minimal supervision 
  • Skills in process facilitation, data management and interpretation, and program design

What We Offer:

Reporting Relationships: Reports to: Managing Director and Resource Development Director


Location: Hybrid remote/in-person (currently mostly remote) – primary office in Lawrenceville, NJ


Compensation:  This is an exempt, full-time (35 hours/week) staff position with a salary range of $80,000-$90,000, in addition to a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and generous paid time off.


NJCASA is an equal opportunity employer that values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. NJCASA encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.




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