Violence Prevention & Response Program Coordinator

Marshall University  |  Huntington, WV

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Job Overview

Posted February 07, 2019 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Violence Prevention & Response Program Coordinator

Onsite Event Position ID: 2016
Job Type: Other
Location: Huntington, WV
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 11,000 Students
Employer ID: 30100

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

Position Description

The Violence Prevention & Response Program is dedicated to creating and maintaining a safe and respectful campus environment by leading comprehensive and collaborative prevention initiatives, fostering a culture of community responsibility, and offering advocacy and support services to victims of interpersonal violence.

This position reports directly to the Director of Wellness and Gender Programs. The Program includes a Program Coordinator, Graduate Assistant, and Student Volunteers and Interns. All staff members collaborate to facilitate education, awareness, networking, and advocacy services for the campus community. Primary responsibilities reflect the strengths and experience of the individual team members.

-Staff the Program offices during regular office hours, provide student assistance and respond to requests, and provide advocacy support and resource referrals as needed.
-Provide direct supervision of Graduate Assistants, assign tasks, and conduct hiring with the approval of the Director. Recruit, train, and supervise Student Volunteers and Peer Educators.
-Assist with development and delivery of educational programming to UNI 100 classes, residence halls, student organizations, and university employees regarding healthy relationships, communication & consent, partner violence, stalking, sexual harassment, and sexual assault.
-Assist with development and implementation of campus and community bystander intervention education and awareness initiatives, i.e. Green Dot, Bringing in the Bystander, and Raise the Bar.
-Assist with organizing and implementing awareness activities and events throughout the year, i.e. the Red Flag Campaign, It’s On Us activities, and Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Awareness Month programming.
-Provide advocacy support for victims of sexual violence or other Title IX issues as needed.
-Collaborate with various campus and community entities to facilitate outreach events, networking opportunities, and resource connections for students.
-Serve as advisor to student organizations working on violence prevention related initiatives on campus.
-Maintain thorough and accurate documentation for programming and outreach.
-Assist with the assessment and evaluation of programs and services.
-Implement the Program’s social media outreach on a variety of platforms.
-Assist the Director in securing external funding for projects and programs as opportunities arise.
-Participate in ongoing training and professional development opportunities


Job Requirements

Eligible applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, counseling, social work, public health, higher education or a related field. A Bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field may be supplemented by directly relevant employment experience. Applicants must demonstrate a strong understanding of interpersonal violence issues as well as a genuine interest in working with a diverse student body.

Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and respect for students’ privacy.
Strong written and verbal communication and outstanding interpersonal skills.
Excellent decision-making and time management skills.
Strong ability to work with and contribute to a team environment.
Interest in mentoring, developing, and supervising students.
Experience using Microsoft Office programs and social media management platforms.

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