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Program Director - OVW Grants to Reduce Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking on Campus Program

Administrative Professionals

Azusa, CA
ID: S1583


Job Description

APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is edifying to God and to one another.


The Program Director manages a complex specialty area that has a direct impact for the Campus Grant to “Reduce Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking on Campus”. The Program Director is responsible for the overall leadership, coordination, and successful implementation of the grant program. This includes strategic planning, grant administration, stakeholder engagement, and ensuring that program objectives align with the Department of Justice: Office on Violence Against Women’s mission and goals. This position is a grant-funded position for 30 hours per week and subject to continued funding.



Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required.



Required Experience

  • Minimum five years of professional experience and prefer two years of directly related experience.
  • Knowledge of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking is required.



Primary Duties/Essential Functions

The Program Director leads and manages highly visible and complex efforts alongside key stakeholders for the Campus Grant to “Reduce Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking on Campus” and will report directly to the Principal Investigator. The Program Director supports the overall functioning of the campus grant by supporting students, faculty, community partners, and the public. 

  • Responsible for developing, modifying, and driving future growth and viability of program.
  • Manage program budgets and resources which involves tracking expenses, and monitoring the effective and efficient use of resources.
  • Supervise volunteers, providing guidance and support to ensure that program goals are met. This will involve recruiting, training, delegating tasks, and providing ongoing feedback and coaching.
  • Establish effective communication, and promote the program to increase visibility by developing marketing materials, coordinating outreach events, and cultivating relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Monitor program outcomes and evaluate program effectiveness by analyzing data, working with OCS staff for data tracking, developing evaluation reports, and recommending program improvement.
  • Collaborate with our external partners Project Sister Family Services and Azusa Police Department to attend meetings, attend training sessions, develop collaborative projects, and share information and resources.
  • Supervises student ambassadors who will support the overall functioning of the campus grant.
  • Participate in mandatory New Grantee Orientation and Annual Project Directors Call.
  • Participate in Training and Technical Assistance Institute sessions.




  • Demonstrate experience in grant management and/or administration.
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and compliance standards.
  • Great customer service skills; ability to interact professionally and effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds; demonstrate a genuine commitment to serve.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Word and Excel, and type 55 wpm; working in Access is a plus.
  • Self-motivator with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Collaborator and a commitment to a team-based approach.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Ability to manage details, assess priorities, meet deadlines, and provide follow-through.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to learn and balance a variety of assignments in a first-year and growing program.



Mental Demands

● Ability to manage a number of different tasks concurrently.
● Ability to work independently, problem-solve, and meet deadlines.
● Ability to work collaboratively with a team.
● Maintains a positive attitude.
● Ability to learn procedures and retain information.
● Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion.
● In agreement with the purpose and goals of Azusa Pacific University in providing a Christian-based higher education for its students.



Physical Demands 

● Requires repetitive motion and sitting at a computer keyboard.
● Hearing and speaking on the telephone.
● Requires walking, taking stairs multiple times in a work day, and/or driving to various University locations.
● Able to conduct business at other offices on campus. 
● Able to lift, bend, grasp, reach, and lift up to 20 lbs.



Visual Demands

  • Computer monitor, reading and note-writing.




  • Pleasant office, comfortable temperatures. 




  • Proficient in Google Applications, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and willing to learn and grasp new programs and systems.




  • Grade 10: $25.94 to $29.83 is the hourly compensation for this role and reflects what Azusa Pacific University reasonably expects to pay for this position. Actual compensation may vary based on the qualifications, experience, and internal equity. In addition to compensation, APU offers a competitive benefits package.



Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation. Please click the links to learn more about 'what we believe', our 'mission statement', and our 'statement of faith'.


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Azusa Pacific University will conduct a background check on all final candidates.


Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


This position is located at 901 E. Alosta Ave.,, Azusa, CA. View the Google Map in full screen.