Current Career Openings
This position will provide all oversight and coordination of the Support for Youth Victims of Human Trafficking in Nebraska project and help coordinate trafficking and violence prevention strategies for children, youth, and families statewide. This position requires strong skills in large and small group facilitation, communication, collaboration, collective impact, budget/program/fiscal management, federal grant management, and the ability to meet grant requirements and deadlines independently. Considerable experience in human trafficking support/prevention, violence prevention, and/or vulnerable populations required. Bachelor’s degree required and master’s degree preferred. Preferred office location is Omaha or Lincoln (home officing at this time due to the pandemic). Salary range is $60,000-$70,000 annual with an excellent benefits package and flexible, family-friendly, positive workplace.
JOB SUMMARY: Leads First Five Nebraska’s (FFN) research and data work
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Perform data collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting on key data from multiple identified sources;
-Compute statistical and demographic data for public policy use;
-Present data to a wide variety of audiences including state legislators, public/private sector partners and other advocacy organizations;
-Synthesize relevant legislation and research as it pertains to FFN’s policy agenda, and regularly cooperate with our communications team to message that agenda across a variety of platforms;
-Present the results of data analysis and complex information in an accessible manner;
-Complete regular organizational progress reports;
-Maintain a working knowledge of the Nebraska Unicameral legislative process and become familiar with the state’s political landscape, especially as it relates to child development and well-being, education and economic development issues;
-Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of public administration, government operations and systems, including budgeting and revenues;
-Cultivate relationships with relevant state agencies and data sources;
-Represent FFN’s interest on Nebraska’s Early Childhood Data Coalition;
-Research and generate new data to advance early childhood policies based on identified gaps and trends;
-Conceptualize and participate in developing FFN’s strategic direction based on the state’s changing landscape;
-Recommend and lead improvement of systems to efficiently store, organize and retrieve data for internal and external use.
JOB SUMMARY: Supports First Five Nebraska’s legislative and administrative early childhood policy agenda. All duties are carried out in a collaborative policy and communications environment with a minimum of individual supervision.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Cultivate strong relationships with policymakers in the Nebraska Legislature and staff at the Nebraska Department of Education, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, and any other relevant state agencies that administer programs and systems germane to First Five Nebraska’s policy agenda and priorities;
-Represent First Five Nebraska in collaborative work on early childhood issues in both the legislative and executive branches of state government, and with other public and private sector stakeholders;
-Synthesize relevant legislation and research as it pertains to First Five Nebraska’s policy agenda, and regularly cooperate with the organization’s communications team to message that agenda across a variety of platforms;
-Maintain a thorough knowledge of the Nebraska Unicameral legislative process and become familiar with the state’s political landscape, especially as it relates to child development and well-being, education, and economic development issues;
-Conceptualize and participate in developing First Five Nebraska’s strategic direction based on the state’s changing landscape;
-Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of public administration, government operations, and systems, including budgeting and revenues;
-Possess or develop a substantial understanding of, and interest in early childhood policies;
-Monitor and document individual lobbying activity and contribute to regular organizational progress reports.
Please submit resume and work samples (if applicable) via our CareerLink page.