Texas Council on Family Violence

Public Policy Director

«Love to get into the weeds of public policy wonkiness? «
«A visionary with feet firmly planted in strong organization management? «
« Frame complex issues for different audiences? «
«In the movement to end domestic violence?«



TCFV relies heavily on the Public Policy Director both internally and externally to advance the family violence movement by leading statewide and national policy promulgation and practice. You will participate in and inform national public policy initiatives. You oversee contracts with varied deliverables and fulfill some of them yourself while cultivating and maintaining relationships with funders. You will serve on the management team of a dynamic coalition organization, assist with budgeting and stewarding the fiscal resources of the organization, and advocate for legislation to improve the lives of domestic violence survivors, as well as supervise the Policy team.

Experience Required

The right person for this position will be a high-energy individual who has at least a bachelor’s degree in a related field with a strong preference for a Juris Doctorate, Master’s Degree in Public Policy or similar secondary degree relevant to the position. A minimum of five years’ experience in a non-profit executive leadership role and a minimum of three years of administrative experience in budgeting and staff supervision are required. Additional requirements: Advanced knowledge of domestic violence issues Understanding of the Texas and the national legislative process and key players Superb critical analytical skills Strong interpersonal skills Ability to multi-task and discipline the use of time in a fast-paced environment.

How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume and completed employment application to kmcalister@tcfv.org. Application link: http://2mg7g749lu2112sis323nkkn.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Employment-Application1.doc

Texas Council on Family Violence
Austin, TX


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