Madison, WI
Oct 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91942-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Other

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91942-AS

Working Title: Violence Prevention Specialist



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JANUARY 08, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $48,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred. Will consider a broad range of relevant specialties, such as: community health, higher education/student affairs, health promotion, social work, psychology, criminal justice, public health, gender and women's studies, community health education, and/or community organizing.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Three years minimum full-time professional experience in a field that directly addresses sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual harassment, and/or stalking via primary prevention, victim services, and/or training and technical assistance preferred.

A well-qualified candidate will have the following preferred knowledge and skills:

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with persons of diverse socio-economic, racial/ethnic, international, ability status, and LGBTQ populations, including knowledge and understanding of multicultural approaches to prevention efforts.

Content expertise in bystander intervention science and programming. Green Dot certification strongly preferred, but will consider certification in Bringing In The Bystander, Step Up!, Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP), or other evidence-based programs.

Experience developing, facilitating, and coordinating prevention, professional development and
training programs on sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. In-depth knowledge of issues and dynamics related to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual harassment, and stalking.

Demonstrated understanding of contemporary best practices and research in violence prevention strategies including bystander intervention, engaging men, increasing empathy for survivors, and decreasing harmful myth adherence.

See Additional information after the position description for additional preferred knowledge and skills.

Position Summary:

Princeton Review has ranked University Health Services (UHS) as the #1 student health center in the country for the past two years. UHS uses an integrated health care model to promote and protect the health of our campus community so that students benefit from UHS whether or not they ever receive care with us. The Violence Prevention & Survivor Services unit is designated as the campus unit to coordinate the university's primary violence prevention programs to prevent sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual harassment, and stalking before it happens and address the needs of survivors after. More information is available at

Additional Information:

Please note that this position does not qualify for an H1B Visa

A well-qualified candidate will have the following additional preferred knowledge and skills:
Green Dot College Strategy certified trainers are strongly preferred.
Experience working with college men in healthy masculinity or social justice work.
Excellent project management skills; ability and willingness to manage flexible workload, multiple tasks, and to work some evening and weekend hours.
Experience and commitment to public health and social justice change models.
Knowledge of Title IX and Clery/VAWA guidance and regulations, specifically as they pertain to victim rights and prevention education efforts

Experience working in higher education/student affairs preferred. Unpaid or volunteer experience in these fields may be applied to this requirement but may not replace the professional experience entirely; candidates who wish to apply volunteer experience should demonstrate how their experience is equivalent to professional experience.


Amanda Woodward
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Click on the "Apply Online" link below. You will need to create an account or login to continue. Please upload a cover letter and resume to apply.

Please be prepared to submit three references, at least one of which should be a current or former supervisor.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: Oct 3 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 30 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time