• 19-Feb-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Victim Services
  • USA
  • Contingent Upon Experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health/Dental/Vision; 403b(7); paid sick and vacation time; onsite gym free of charge

The Temporary Project Manager (TPM) position is a short-term role with the primary responsibility of organizing and executing projects across RAINN's Victim Services (VS) department. With guidance from the Vice President, and input from the VS management teams, the TPM will oversee and own the implementation of multiple, internal projects including the revision of knowledge management systems, policy department, and information sharing processes. This position reports to the Vice President of Victim Services.

Background: RAINN's VS department includes four program areas: the National Sexual Assault Hotline (NSAH), the Department of Defense's Safe Helpline, Clinical Services and Training. VS staff also operate more than thirty independent hotlines. The department operates by four core values: strengths-based, trauma-informed, survivor-centered, and non-judgment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilize project management tools to develop detailed work plans that identify and sequence necessary activities/steps to be completed for various projects and assignments related to knowledge management, policy development and information sharing.
  • Define the scope and objective for each project in collaboration with the Vice President of Victim Services/management.
  • Determine if support is required from additional, internal teams to complete projects and ensure all respective parties are consulted and notified with appropriate time to plan.
  • Plan, facilitate, and monitor internal progress across RAINN departments for each project.
  • Independently implement all projects accordingly to the work plan, monitor the progress of each project, clearly communicate any necessary adjustments and review the quality of the completed work on a regular basis.
  • Maintain all project management documents in collaboration with the Vice President of Victim Services and proactively communicate critical junctures and project needs across VS stakeholders for each assignment.
  • Ensures each project is completed on time, and at the required quality level.
  • Demonstrate strengths in technical and persuasive written communication.

Position Specifications/Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required:

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience as a project lead or project manager in a highly complex working environment.
  • Experience with online project management tools (i.e., Monday.com) and GANTT charts.
  • Exceptional written communication skills and experience developing internal messaging plans.
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse stakeholders to identify shared values and goals to develop project activities and timelines.
  • Ability to solve problems and work professionally in a wide range of situations.
  • Exercises good judgment and sensitivity when faced with complex decisions.
  • Comfortable discussing issues surrounding sexual violence.
  • Available to work a non-traditional schedule, which will include some evenings and weekends, and attend meetings and trainings on-site (virtually) as required.
  • Must successfully complete a criminal background check (administered by RAINN).


  • Bachelor's degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PMP or CAMP certification
  • Master's in public administration or related field


The position is based in Washington, DC. Please note that RAINN staff are currently working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter to Vice President, Victim Services at https://rainn.applicantpro.com/jobs/ Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please no phone calls.

When you work at RAINN, you're joining a team of experts and professionals who stand up for survivors of sexual violence every day. Your job is important -- and so are you! RAINN will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. RAINN is committed to maximizing the diversity of its organization and depends on a diverse staff to carry out its mission and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.


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