Director of Services

DAIS is seeking a Director of Services to join our team. The Director of Services ensures the effective delivery of community-based and residential services to victims of domestic violence and their children at DAIS through oversight, supervision, and management of staff and programs providing direct service, crisis intervention, support services, shelter, and legal resources. The Director of Services provides strategic leadership to program development efforts for the organization, oversees data management related to all services provided, and ensures compliance with grant contract requirements, including reports for public funders.

A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a similar field, or a minimum of seven years of organizational management and leadership experience is required to be considered for this position. A Master’s degree is highly preferred. A successful candidate will also have a minimum of five years of experience with program and service delivery coordination in a non-profit setting, a minimum of three years of experience supervising staff to achieve high performance and build a culture of accountability, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of domestic violence issues is highly preferred, experience managing residential programs for domestic violence victims is highly preferred, and excellent computer skills including knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office as well as Bilingual abilities are preferred.

To apply:
Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Interested individual applicants only please, DAIS prefers not to be contacted by third party staffing agencies. A complete application, resume and cover letter addressed to Dawn Sharer, Human Resources Manager, are required to be considered for this position.

Incomplete applications, or applications submitted without a cover letter and resume will NOT be considered.

Completed applications may be submitted via email as an attachment to:, or by U.S. Mail to
DAIS, Attn: Human Resources, 2102 Fordem Ave., Madison, WI 53704.

Application and full job description may be obtained at:

Director of Services Job Description