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Victim Services Coordinator

Recruitment #22-007739-0001




Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD  21032


To assist the deputy director of victim services and the victim services program manager with fulfilling the general mission of the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services. This includes working directly with constituents to remedy challenges, working on grant NOFA development and grant approval, working on key office initiatives to improve services, attend and sometimes plan key meetings.

This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

Assist with policy and customer service for victims of property crimes, sex crimes, and violent crimes.  
Work to develop services and recommendations for gun violence and homicide community and victim needs.
Assist with the restructuring of restitution collection practices statewide. 
Assist with policy and customer service for elder and special population victims of crime.
Assist with staffing of Governor's Family Violence Council and State Board of Victim Services.
Assist with planning and execution of the statewide Crime Victims’ Rights Conference.
Planning and assistance with the statewide Memorial Services and Victim Memorial Service Registration.
Assist with Domestic Violence Central Repository Certification and (Abuse Intervention Program) AIP Certification.
Assist with ordering, creation, and management of victims’ brochures, forms and legislatively mandated publications and signage.
Grant review.
Assist with legislative reports. 
Assist with or attend any necessary taskforces, work groups, committees, boards, and commissions.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in social science, psychology, social work, criminal justice, law enforcement or other related degree. 
Experience: Four years’ experience working in a social science or law enforcement field with emphasis on victim advocacy.  
1.   Candidates may substitute possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with two additional years of experience as specified above and 60 credit hours in a social science, psychology, social work, criminal justice, law enforcement or other related degree.


Our Preferred Candidate Will Have
Working knowledge of the State of Maryland criminal justice process. 
Experience working with victims in crisis situations.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

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