Greensboro, NC
Jun 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Number 998980

Functional Title Navigator

Position Type Staff

Position Summary

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro prohibits Sexual Assault, Sexual Exploitation, Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking, Sexual or Gender-Based Harassment, the commission of any act prohibited by policy, and Retaliation against a person for the good faith reporting of any of these forms of conduct or participation in any investigation or proceeding. These forms of Prohibited Conduct are unlawful, undermine the character and purpose of the University, and will not be tolerated.

The Campus Violence Response Center, which opened during the Spring 2017, was created to focus on increasing knowledge of, and access to, comprehensive campus and community services for victims of sexual assault, sexual exploitation, intimate partner violence, stalking, sexual or gender-based harassment, and other forms of campus violence. The Center will provide victims of all forms of campus violence with a single point of access where many partners with a united mission respond to provide comprehensive services.

The Navigator, under the supervision of the Title IX Coordinator, will serve as the first point of contact for the Center and primarily be responsible for assisting Reporting Parties (victims) navigate the various programs and comprehensive survivor-focused services offered on campus and in the community, such as: advocacy, counseling, crisis support, resource information, and service coordination. The Navigator will focus on assessing the immediate needs of Reporting Parties and manage a safe space in which resources will respond to the Center. The Navigator will assist the University in achieving its goals of providing an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment by connecting victims of campus violence with campus and community resources.

Principal Functions:

The Navigator will:

- interview Reporting Parties to make prompt decisions on their needs and assist accordingly;
- be part of a coordinated, collaborative, interdisciplinary response team;
- assist in any follow-up actions as well as discussing the Reporting Party's options for reporting.

The Navigator:

- attends to the immediate needs of the Reporting Party;
- ensures that the Center is well-maintained in a matter most comfortable for Reporting Parties;
- provides follow-up case management and support in an effort to help Reporting Parties utilize the full range of university and community services available;
- assists in training and oversight of graduate students, volunteers, and interns;
- serves as the first point of contact for the Center- including walk-ins and phone calls;
- maintains confidential client records;
- facilitates appointments and coordinates supportive services;
- works collaboratively to develop and strengthen support networks and referrals.

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Health Insurance - NC State Health Plan (NC Smart Choice)
  • Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, FSAs and more (NC Flex)
  • Retirement (Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System and Optional Retirement Program)
  • Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Vacation, Sick, Community Service, FMLA Leave
  • Holidays
  • Longevity Pay
  • Eligible to become a member of the State Employees Credit Union
  • Employee Award Programs
  • Employee Wellness Resources
  • and more

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a world-class, research intensive, regional University with a diverse portfolio of expertise and a particular focus on fostering healthy lives, vibrant communities and global connections. UNCG is a leading institution within the 17-campus University of North Carolina System. Recognized for its programs in the Music, Theater and Dance; Nursing; Business; Education; Life and Physical Sciences; and Health and Human Sciences, UNCG continues to grow its enrollment and enjoys the most diverse student populations of all the UNC system universities. With more than 19,000 students, UNCG has a significant and positive impact in North Carolina and the Greensboro/Triad area in particular. UNCG is nationally recognized for its distance learning initiative and serves many rural areas of North Carolina with its highly rated online educational programs. Established in 1892, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was founded as the first public university in North Carolina for women. In 1963 the school became co-educational, but the legacy of providing both opportunity and excellence continues today.

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

The successful candidate must have strong decision-making skills, problem-solving abilities; discretionary, organizational, and analytical skills; experience in managing crises; providing courtesy and tactfulness; prioritizing needs; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; excellent interpersonal skills; and the ability to handle confidential situations with sensitivity and objectivity.
- Demonstrated ability to think critically, evaluate needs, and provide assistance with objectivity and sound management;
- Experience in working with individuals and loved ones impacted by sexual violence and discrimination;
- Ability to work as part of a fast-paced multi-disciplinary team which includes the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse persons;
- Ability to deal with persons experiencing stress and the ability to communicate effectively in challenging client situations.

Tenure Status N/A

Recruitment Range $35,000 - $45,000

Org #-Department Chancellor's Office - 68801

Job Open Date 06/27/2017

For Best Consideration Date 07/12/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

Time Limited? Yes

Time Limited Duration

Two-year, grant-funded position

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Have you acquired your Bachelor's Degree?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * Do you have work experience in a higher education setting?
      • Yes
      • No
    3. * Describe your experience working with victims.

      (Open Ended Question)

    4. Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
      • UNCGjobsearch Website
      • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
      • The Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Other professional journal / website
      • UNC School System Job Board
      • Personal Networking
      • Facebook
      • Twitter
      • Other
    5. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

      (Open Ended Question)

    To learn more or to apply for this position please visit our UNCGjobsearch website at

    EOE AA/M/F/D/V


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