Project Director, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Grant

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Project Director, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Grant

Tracking Code526-280 Job Description

The Project Director will work to promote a positive, safe, appropriate environment for learning, living, and working at the DeLand Campus at Stetson University. They guide collaborative program development, program delivery, assessment of program effectiveness and monitoring of training completion. This includes general and targeted communication, education and prevention to high-risk communities and general Stetson community. They will advise and support PACT (Peer Advisory Council on Title IX) in creating a culture of consent on campus. This position requires knowledge expertise on the content (harassment, discrimination, violence, bystander intervention), curriculum development expertise, and an understanding of the most effective pedagogy for content delivery. Ongoing collaboration will be required with community partners within Stetson University and Volusia County. Title IX and other compliance personnel, faculty leadership and academic HR, human resources, student life/student affairs professionals. The Project Director reports the Associate Director of Wellness and Recreation, with the expectation to uphold the departmental and University goals and mission as well as the overall goals of CLaSS (Campus Life and Student Success).

  • Work with the Executive Director for Title IX and Deputy Coordinators to develop and review processes, responses and policies for consistency with federal and state laws, NCAA and athletics conference requirements, and other University policies with an emphasis on investigating alleged cases of sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking
  • Create a Community Collaborative Response (CCR) to enhance response systems, education, and prevention programs related to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking (DVSAS)
  • Develop cross-training disciplines and measure efficacy of programming for all members of the Stetson community.
  • Advise and supervise student employees and volunteers associated with PACT
  • Ensure prevention and intervention strategies are relevant and include the target populations of students with disabilities, incoming students, resident students, FSI, and athletes
  • Enhance the mandatory prevention program for incoming students by enforcing compliance and adding additional first-year training to augment online content
  • Maintain positive and collaborative relationships with related campus partners, community resources and services, and community leaders
  • Collaborate with community partners to train campus law enforcement and participants in the disciplinary process to respond effectively to DVSAS
  • Provide comprehensive, confidential victim services and advocacy by partnering with an off-campus victim service provider, conduct safety planning and ensure informed consent for campus interventions
  • Assist in creating and implementing internal processes and protocols; evaluating effectiveness and efficiency
  • Assist in preparing annual data and statistical reports for the campus community, University Leadership, and compliance-based reporting to external agencies
  • Serve on Divisional and University committees and initiatives as needed
  • Research and stay up to date on best practices, current trends, and legislation pertaining to the field of Title IX, Gender-Based Misconduct, Investigation and Reporting, and other related topics through local and State advocacy organizations, the Stetson College of Law Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy, NASPA, and other means
  • Demonstrate sound judgement in reviewing and evaluating information, and in determining findings.
  • Demonstrate excellent skills in presentation of information, collaboration, conflict resolution, problem solving techniques
  • Work collaboratively across multiple departments to promote respect, healthy relationships, and non-discrimination
  • Perform other duties as requested

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree; Master's degree preferred

Required Skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and electronic communications
  • Ability to establish, maintain, collaborate and work with students, faculty, and staff and to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Ability to listen well, and demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, all individuals, while remaining impartial and objective
  • Demonstrate high ethical and moral standards

Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal laws and regulations as they pertain to Title IX, due process protections applicable college grievance processes, the Clery Act, VAWA, FERPA and sexual violence
  • Knowledge of prevention and education strategies
  • Training in trauma-informed responses; Title IX-related training or certification; experience working with college students and/or community organizations including law enforcement
  • Demonstrated professional experience in Title IX compliance or sexual violence/domestic violence/dating violence/ stalking prevention, legal issues, federal/state compliance and regulatory interpretation, student conduct, and/or human resources is preferred

Salary Grade: 5

Job Location DeLand, Florida, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Posted: 10/6/2020
Application Due: 1/4/2021
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