Violence Prevention Coordinator

Chapel Hill
May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Stu Wellness and Prev Initiat - 640701

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty Instructional

Vacancy ID: NF0002529

Position Summary: The Violence Prevention Coordinator will serve as a member of a larger team of professionals, and provide programmatic and strategic efforts using a comprehensive and holistic framework to create a healthier and safer Carolina Community. Under the leadership and direction of the Assistant Director for Health Promotion and Prevention Initiatives, the Coordinator will work in collaboration with a wide range of campus and community partners, including Title IX, the Carolina Women's Center, Housing and Residential Education, Fraternity and Sorority Life and Community Involvement, the LGBTQ Center, Athletics, and the Department of Public Safety, to provide leadership for campus primary prevention efforts. Primary prevention efforts include culturally relevant outreach education, implementing environmental management strategies, and policy consultation regarding a broad range of topics relating to violence including but not limited to promoting healthy relationships, conflict management, stalking prevention, hazing prevention, & sexual and interpersonal violence prevention. The Coordinator will utilize an integrated and holistic public health approach that illuminates how gender based and other forms of violence intersect with other health and wellness topics, including alcohol and other drug prevention, sexual health efforts, stress reduction/management, and the eight wellness dimensions.

Application Deadline: 09/08/2017

Education Requirements: A Master's degree in public health, health promotion, health policy, higher education, social work, communication, planning, community organizing, or a related field is required.

Qualification and Experience: Experience: Minimum three (3) years of experience facilitating education and training programs in a university setting, and/or working with a violence prevention task force, preferably in a leadership role. A successful candidate will have 3-5 years of related full time post graduate work experience in a higher education environment. Knowledge/experience in public health, health promotion, prevention, health equity, social change models/principles, student development theories/practice, and appreciation/passion for holistic integrated and culturally relevant wellness models, including a broad cultural competence and awareness of intersectionality of identities. Evidence of ability to provide leadership and problem-solving skills in analyzing health and wellness needs of emerging adults, especially college students. Excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills. Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, with other technology and social media experience desired. Specific Skills and Competencies: Familiarity with legislation and regulatory compliance related to sexual harassment and violence, including Knowledge of Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the federal Violence Against Women Act, the Clery Act and their application to campus environments. Knowledge of and experience with peer education models, teaching, marketing, public speaking, and program design, and evaluation. Fundamental knowledge of primary and secondary prevention theories and strategies. Engagement and passion for working in a multi-level socio-ecological framework to violence prevention. Ability and willingness to assess need, plan, coordinate, oversee, and evaluate projects and programs on a variety of health and wellness topics. Good judgment & discretion when understanding privacy and confidentiality parameters of sensitive health and educational information. Project management and assessment, including proficiency with statistical analysis programs. Grant writing and management. Engaging diverse collegiate student populations, community groups and organizations.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Brittany O'Malley, Assistant Director, Student Wellness

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