Student Affairs Program Specialist (Violence Prevention Coordinator)

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Employer
University of Wisconsin River Falls
Location
River Falls, WI
Posted
Oct 27, 2022
Closes
Dec 07, 2022
Ref
655047212
Specialty
Student Affairs
Position Type
Specialist
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Student Affairs Program Specialist (Violence Prevention Coordinator)
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Applicants are required to provide:
- Resume
- Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
- Names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least three references who can specifically comment upon your experience and professional preparation (references)
Inquiries should be addressed to:
Debra Janis
Search Chair
debra.janis@uwrf.edu
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by November 14, 2022.
UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-4941.
View our excellent benefits at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/fasl.pdf
Posting Details
Position Information
UW - System Position Title Student Affairs Program Specialist (Violence Prevention Coordinator)
Business Title Violence Prevention Coordinator
Major Department Code Division of Student Success (J890500)
Appointment Type Academic Staff-Fixed Term Renewable
FLSA Status Non Exempt
FTE (Percentage of Appointment) 50
Typical Working Schedule
This position is a 50% FTE , which equates to 20 hours/week. Typical hours are between 7:45 to 4:30, but nights and weekends, including the move-in and orientation weekend, are commonly required.
The successful candidate may choose to work on a 9- or 12-month basis. If working on a 9-month basis based on the academic calendar, no vacation time is provided, but the position would be eligible for sick time. If working on a 12-month basis, the position would be eligible for vacation and sick time.
Position Summary
The Violence Prevention Coordinator ( VPC ) plans, implements, and evaluates theory- and evidence-informed sexual and intimate partner violence, sexual harassment and gender-based violence, and stalking (referred to as sexual/interpersonal violence), as well as hazing, prevention strategies, policies, programs, and services to support student success, focusing primarily on transforming the campus environment and culture through population-level initiatives. The VPC reports to the Title IX Coordinator & Compliance Director and collaborates regularly with the Campus Victim Advocate from a local organization, Turningpoint. The pay for this position is $21.15/hour.
Responsibilities
- Creates violence prevention programming, and maintains schedules, logistics, and resources for violence prevention programming.
- Creates and organizes student-focused programming and resources to promote new and ongoing educational initiatives relating to violence prevention programming.
- Serves as a subject matter expert to internal and external stakeholders
- Generates and analyzes reports of curricular and unit outcomes
- Writes, edits, and publishes content for various communication projects and marketing platforms to align with strategic initiatives and established communication campaigns
- When requested, this position provides students and staff with general information about reporting options and advocacy services. This position does not regularly provide direct or individual advocacy to students. Rather, this position works with others to ensure confidential and timely referrals to the Campus Victim Advocate (local service provider) for direct advocacy services and UWRF Student Health & Counseling Services. Because of the regular and close collaboration between the Campus Victim Advocate, student referrals, and direct training/prevention work that this position engages in, the position is considered a confidential employee. Confidential employees are only required to report the occurrence of sexual assault/sexual violence to the Title IX Coordinator, not specific identifying information, and submit statistical reports without identifying the victim.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Required qualifications include:
- Bachelor's Degree Required, relating to student affairs, public health, health education, public policy, human services, social work, psychology, or otherwise related field
- Professional or educational experience with issues relating to healthy relationships, sexual health education, and sexual/intimate partner violence (including sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking, and relationship violence). Experience with advocacy for survivors will be considered
- Strong interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
- A commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity, such as diverse socio-economic, racial/ethnic, international, and LGBTQIA+ populations
Preferred qualifications include:
- Experience developing professional development, education, or training programs for a variety of audiences, including students, faculty, staff, and community members
- Experience developing and providing comprehensive sexual/intimate partner violence prevention education
- Experience providing victim advocacy and support services to survivors of sexual and relationship violence.
- Knowledge of Title IX, Clery Act/Violence Against Women Act ( VAWA ) Campus SaVE Act, and Wisconsin State Statutes, in particular as they pertain to victim rights and prevention education efforts
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number AAF00763
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 01/02/2023
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 10/25/2022
Closing Date
Applicant Review Date 11/15/2022
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Applicants are required to provide:
- Resume
- Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
- Names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least three references who can specifically comment upon your experience and professional preparation (references)
Inquiries should be addressed to:
Debra Janis
Search Chair
debra.janis@uwrf.edu
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by November 14, 2022.
UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-4941.
View our excellent benefits at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/fasl.pdf
Legal Notices
EEO/AA Statement
UW-River Falls is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to non-discrimination based upon sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran or military status. All persons, especially women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the final candidates may be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
Title IX Notice
As required by Title IX and federal regulations, UW-River Falls does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs or activities, including in admission and employment. Questions about the application of Title IX may be referred to UWRF's Title IX Coordinator, Jennifer Larimore, 310 South Hall, Jennifer.Larimore@uwrf.edu, 715-425-4603; the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights; or both. For more information, please see uwrf.edu/titleIX.
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies can be viewed at https://www.uwrf.edu/Police/Annual-Security-Report.cfm or call University Police at 715-425-3133 for a paper copy.
Criminal Background Check and Reference Check Policy
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you, your most recent employer, and all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven (7) years to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment per UW System Administrative Policy 1275.
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