Project Coordinator – Advocacy, Intervention and Prevention Programs

Newburgh, New York
Oct 03, 2017
Grant Funded position
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Project Coordinator collaborates with staff, faculty, students, victim’s services partners, and the law enforcement agency to develop and provide a comprehensive educational plan for the campus community to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.

This position is a full-time, 12-month position, funded by a three-year Department of Justice Office Violence Against Women Grant. The Project Coordinator reports directly to the Dean of Student Affairs.

Primary Responsibilities

1.       Collaborate with campus and community partners to develop a coordinated response to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking utilizing the network of resources on each campus in partnership with community resources.

2.       Facilitate access to campus and community resources for survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.

3.       Train higher education professionals on how to work through situations and victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking, including Student Affairs staff, Security-Safety and other campus departments and divisions.

4.       Provide training to student groups including Residence Life Assistants, Student Athletic Advisory Leaders (SAAC), Student Government Leaders, and Orientation Leaders focused on response to gender and sexual violence, as well as, violence prevention and bystander intervention.

5.       Collaborate with trained staff and student services units to implement priority outreach efforts, including evidence-based, campus-wide campaigns and programs, including program to reach all incoming students.

6.       Assist in the advising of student groups, as needed, related to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking; assist in the planning and implementation of student programs related to these topic areas.

7.       Lead Coordinated Community Response (CCR) Team. 

8.       Assist college personnel in the review of current legal standards with the intent of maintaining compliance with federal mandates regarding dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.

9.       Assist community partners in planning and implementing activities for Stalking Awareness Month in January, Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, and Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.

10.   Prepare accurate statistics of all services provided and conduct evaluations of educational presentations.

11.   Complete monthly, quarterly and year-end statistical reports as required by funding sources in a timely manner and attend all required trainings and workshops as required by funding sources.

12.   Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Student Affairs or his/her designee.


Bachelors required, master’s degree preferred in Student Affairs, Public Health, Social Work, Women and Gender Studies, or closely related field.

The coordinator must have knowledge of and sensitivity to the issues of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, as well as knowledge on effective practices related to sexual assault and dating violence prevention education. Experience working on a college campus is preferred. 

Additionally, he/she will have at least two years’ experience in public speaking and training, excellent verbal and written communications skills, as well as organizational skills.

The Project Coordinator will must possess a collaborative style with regard to outreach and campus programming for students, faculty and staff, as well as the ability to work effectively with diverse and underserved populations such as LGBTQ, Black and Latino.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please visit our website at: to apply online.

Mount Saint Mary College is a Dominican, liberal arts college located in New York’s scenic Hudson Valley, 60 miles north of New York City.

Mount Saint Mary College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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