Assistant Director, Interpersonal Violence Services
Position Number: 00101403
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The North Carolina State University Women's Center is a department within the Office for Institutional Equity & Diversity (OIED) and is located in the Talley Student Union. Along with the Women's Center team, the Assistant Director for Interpersonal Violence (IPV) Services serves as a catalyst and resource for the campus community by advancing gender equity and social justice through advocacy, education, and leadership. The assistant director contributes to the overarching mission, vision, and goals of the Women's Center by overseeing the center's efforts related to campus response and prevention of all forms of interpersonal violence, including sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. This position reports to the Women's Center director and is an integral part of the center's team. The position is a full time position that directly supervises, the Rape Prevention Education Coordinator.
Essential Job Duties: The Assistant Director of Interpersonal Violence Services works to create a safer, more supportive environment for students at NC State University. This position coordinates interpersonal violence (IPV) services offered through the Women's Center. These efforts involve working directly with students, staff, and faculty as well as collaboratively with campus and community partners to establish and maintain appropriate and effective IPV services and response on campus. Efforts also include providing and overseeing advocacy for survivors of IPV related incidents including, crisis support, information and referral, accompaniment to meetings and judicial proceedings, survivor follow-up and check in and coordination of after-care as needed. This position is key in implementing prevention and bystander intervention education and training across campus. Ultimately serving as a catalyst for change, a strong emphasis will be placed on conducting and analyzing needs assessment and performing program evaluations in order to assist in establishing an evidence-based program. The Assistant Director for IPV Services is expected to keep current with national trends in the field and help educate the campus community about those trends.
Minimum Education/Experience: -Master's degree in counseling, social work, higher education, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience -Three or more years of experience working with survivors of interpersonal violence and developing prevention programming -Understanding of interpersonal violence within a University setting and the ability to work with a diverse array of survivors -Understanding of IPV-related legal requirements under Title IX of the Education Amendments, the Clery Act, and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Amendments to the Clery Act
Department Required Skills: -Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational and writing skills -Ability to build collaborative partnerships with diverse stakeholders -Strong listening and empathy skills -Experience with supervision (e.g., volunteers, students, or staff) -Ability to provide mentoring to students -Experience in crisis counseling and referrals to survivors utilizing a survivor centered approach -Team oriented and shows demonstrated commitment to collaborative work both within and outside the Women's Center
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: -Experience working with interpersonal violence in a university setting -Ability to tailor prevention programs to different audiences (e.g., GLBTQQI community, students of color, faith based groups) -Knowledge of and experience with peer education models, marketing, public speaking, and program design
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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