The Manager of Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Advancement works closely with SafeSpot program staff, MDT partner agencies, and local service providers to coordinate the MDT response to the investigation and prosecution of child sexual and physical abuse in Fairfax County, as well as follow- on care provided to child victims and their impacted family members. The Manager of MDT Advancement provides close coordination of cases with the MDT to ensure timely resolutions, efficient communications, and information sharing. They coordinate and track multidisciplinary case review and team trainings, as well as overseeing the collection and analysis of team and agency outcomes. The Manager of MDT Advancement also prepares and submits accurate and timely reports to national and state agencies and government funders. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Manager of MDT Advancement is a member of the SafeSpot Leadership Team and directly supervises the Program Coordinator and Office Assistant.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Multidisciplinary Team Coordination & Advancement
- Build and foster positive, collaborative relationships with the Fairfax County Child Sex Abuse MDT, including law enforcement, the Department of Family Services, Victim Services, INOVA FACT Department, Fairfax Public Schools, and prosecuting attorneys, as well as SafeSpot Forensic Interviewers, Family Advocates, and Mental Health Therapists.
- Schedule, organize, and facilitate MDT case planning and case review meetings.
- Monitor agency and MDT compliance with National Children’s Alliance Accreditation Standards.
- Seek opportunities to increase participation in MDT in accordance with SafeSpot’s strategic plan and vision.
- Coordinate training opportunities for MDT members regarding the MDT/CAC process for investigating and prosecuting cases to ensure the best outcomes for children and their families.
- Oversee biannual survey of MDT members with an emphasis on improving agency engagement, team coordination, and interagency-communication.
- Review and update Memorandum of Understanding with MDT members biannually.
- Integrate a trauma-informed, client-centric approach, using an anti-oppressive lens, into work with the MDT.
Data Collection & Grant Reporting
- Provide oversight for maintaining the case database, ensuring accurate tracking of each case through the investigation, prosecution, and mental health phases.
- Prepare and submit accurate and timely reports to national and state agencies and government funders, including VDSS, OVC, NCA, CACVA, and Fairfax County.
- Oversee data collection for monthly and quarterly review of program outcomes and client satisfaction by the Board of Directors, Program Committee, and MDT using the agency’s program dashboard.
- Hire, direct, supervise and terminate direct reports in the performance of their duties.
Source, evaluate, and coordinate training opportunities for SafeSpot staff with budget and grant requirements in mind.
- Encourage teamwork and innovation.
- Work closely with the Program Committee of the Board on issues related to SafeSpot’s programs and client satisfaction.
Public and Community Relations
- Coordinate Child Abuse Prevention Month activities and campaigns on behalf of SafeSpot and in coordination with MDT.
- Serve as a professional representative of SafeSpot Children’s Advocacy Center to county agencies, CACVA (state chapter), National Children’s Alliance and other related professional associations.
- Provide information to the community regarding the mission and activities of the agency.
- Maintain positive and appropriate relations with other professional and social services groups in the community.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
- Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years’ experience in social services or related field, including two years of experience working within a children’s advocacy center or multidisciplinary team.
- Must possess the ability to establish and maintain favorable working relationships with the MDT, community groups, associates, staff and other county departments with overlapping missions and mandates, and with the public.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills; computer skills essential; experience in public relations.
- Knowledge of grant reporting and data collection.
- Knowledge of pertinent laws and regulations.
- Must pass a nationwide criminal history check, child abuse registry background check.
- Schedule is based on the needs of clients; flexibility is required.
- Some evenings and weekends are required.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
This is a full-time exempt position. Current benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, retirement, annual leave, paid holidays, and family leave. Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience; the range is $65,000- $75,000/year.
To apply for this position, send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about SafeSpot, visit www.safespotfairfax.org
The SafeSpot Children’s Advocacy Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on age, race, gender, nationality, religion, orientation, and/or any other basis protected by federal or Virginia law.