Advocacy Program Supervisor

Cook Inlet Tribal Council

Job Title:          Advocacy Program Supervisor

Department:   Alaska Native Justice Center (ANJC)

Reports To:     Senior Advocacy Program Manager

Supervises:     Advocacy Program Staff

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Pay Grade:     E5

Job Type:        Full-Time, Regular

AKBCU:           No             ICPA: No


General Function:

The Advocacy Program Manager manages ANJC’s Advocacy Program, including supervision and leadership of assigned staff. This position requires close coordination, collaboration, and tracking and monitoring of participants to ensure support and assistance are within the program services. 


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Supervise and provide leadership to assigned staff to include: talent and performance management, recruiting, hiring, and discipline.
  • Provide oversight and compliance of case management and intake services.
  • Supervise and assign case workload assignments to Advocacy Program staff.
  • Assist and facilitate support groups, events, outreach, and other advocacy awareness opportunities.
  • Attend program and agency-related meetings, training, and conferences.
  • Collect participant data. 
  • Grant progress and development, reporting, statistics, and all other data required by the grantor or leadership.
  • Develop and facilitate strategies for community education and awareness of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, stalking, and dating violence or other victim service needs. 
  • Maintain relationships and contacts within a network of local service providers. 
  • Facilitate and participate as a member of community committees and advisory teams as appropriate, and maintain records and related meetings.
  • Develop and facilitate technical assistance and advocacy training at the request of the community or leadership
  • Maintain confidentiality according to regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Perform all related duties as needed and assigned.


Job Specifications:

  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and time management skills.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills. 
  • Ability to design and implement grant management protocols and systems for accurate monitoring, record keeping, and reporting.
  • Excellent intrapersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and energize staff and identify team strengths and skills to enhance team dynamics.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, assessment, evaluation, plan implementation, and documentation skills. 
  • Proficient with computers and standard office equipment and programs.
  • Ability to exercise independent and analytical judgment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also work well with a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple activities. 
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent attention to accuracy, details, and fact reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work and time, establish priorities, work under pressure, and meet deadlines. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the social, educational, training, and cultural needs of the Alaska Native/American Indian community.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate program information and requirements to a wide variety of individuals, agency representatives, and similar to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Alaska Native and American Indian culture and community resources.


Minimum Core Competencies: CITC Values, Respectful Leadership, Professionalism, Emotional Intelligence, Problem Solving/Critical Thinking, Communication Skills


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Counseling, Social Work, or Vocational Education, or a related field.  Relevant experience may substitute for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
  • Three years’ experience with civic affairs, community groups, governmental (City, State, and Federal), and community agencies.
  • Two years of supervisory or management experience.
  • Valid Alaska driver’s license and insurable under CITC’s automotive insurance, which requires a driver to be at least 21 years of age.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon results of a state and federal background check.
  • Must be willing and able to travel.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Business or related field.
  • Three or more years of supervisory experience.


Physical Requirements:

  • Primarily works in an office setting, with extended periods of time at a desk and on a computer.



The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job.  It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job.  Management has sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.  This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.

Anchorage, AK

3 day(s) ago