Assistant Director for Advocacy & Education

02747, North Dartmouth
May 05, 2017
Assistant Director for Advocacy & Education
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution




Assistant Director for Advocacy & Education

 Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality


The Assistant Director for Advocacy & Education is responsible for serving as the primary first responder, advocate, resource, and point of referral for students and others seeking sexual violence services and information. The incumbent provides ongoing support to survivors of sexual assault and gender-based violence, as needed.  The Assistant Director is responsible for developing and managing campus and community resources to support students who have experienced sexual assault, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, stalking, or related abuse.  Designs and implement effective, on-campus education awareness and prevention programs on LGBTQ issues, women’s issues and sexual violence under the UMass Dartmouth bystander intervention initiative.  The incumbent serves as a designated confidential sexual violence advocate for the campus. 


EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in Women's or Gender Studies, Counseling, Education or related field. 

EXPERIENCE:  Demonstrated (over three years) of experience working with diverse population of students. Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and evenings.  Travel is required. Must have driver’s license. 

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To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references @

The review of applications will begin May 19, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

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