AVA Executive Director Position

The AVA Board of Directors is excited to announce that we are searching for our next Executive Director.  Our current ED, Barry Bryant has expressed his desire to retire by August of this year.

The AVA ED position is a part-time position that requires about 25-30 hours each week and allows interested individuals to work from home.

If you are interested in applying for this position, we would love to hear from you!    Please email the following information to Barry Bryant at avadirectorbb@gmail.com:


  • a cover letter
  • resume
  • three references
  • responses to the following bulleted requests for information:

o   Describe your interest in serving as the Executive Director of the Association of Violence Against Women Act Administrators (AVA).

o   Detail any experience that you have working with DOJ Grant Programs, specifically the OVW STOP and SASP grant programs.

o   Share any unique skills or experience that you have that you feel make you the most qualified candidate for this position.

The deadline to apply is 9:00pm EST on March 5th, 2024.  

We thank you in advance for your interest in this Executive Director position and look forward to hearing from you.

A copy of the AVA ED Job Description is attached for your reference.

The AVA Board of Directors ED Search Committee


AVA ED Job Description