Coordinator - Sexual Assault Prevention & Education

Adair Village, Benton County / Corvallis, Benton County
Apr 04, 2014

Appointment Type: Administrative/Professional Faculty

Department: Student Health Services 160800 MSH

Position Summary: The Student Health Services department at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), Regular Coordinator - Health Educator position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director of Student Health Services.

The Sexual Violence Education & Prevention (SVEP) Coordinator provides leadership, coordination, and training for campus sexual assault education and prevention efforts. This person provides leadership and collaborates with other campus professionals to develop and implement a comprehensive plan to address sexual violence prevention and education at OSU. The Coordinator reports to the Associate Director of Health Promotion and works closely with professional faculty in the Women's Center, Counseling & Psychological Services, Greek Life, Residence Life, Oregon State Police/Department of Public Safety, Title IX Coordinators in the Office of Equity and Inclusion and other university departments as well as community organizations.

Student Health Services (SHS) provides leadership for the health of the university community. SHS provides a comprehensive primary care clinic and extensive health promotion services to students and limited services to faculty and staff. SHS is part of the Division of Student Affairs.

Position Duties: 50% Primary Prevention and Education Programs
-Create, implement and assess sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking prevention programs.
-Organize and develop on-going awareness campaigns and programs to address sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking.
-Utilize social networking and/or social media for the purpose interpersonal violence prevention. Maintains a current and vibrant web presence.

30% -- Coordinate the "Every 1" Peer Program
-Recruit, train, and supervise a team of peer educators for campus-wide community efforts in sexual assault and violence prevention efforts.
-Develop, conduct and interpret evaluations for all aspects of the peer program and make appropriate adjustments.
-Provide a safe atmosphere for all peers that is centered and structured in mentoring and using student development theory and framework.
-Make decisions about peer program budget needs and expenditures.

Position Duties (continued): 10% Participate as a member of the Health Promotion Department
-As a member of the team, develop and articulate clear mission and vision for the Health Promotion Department.
-Work collaboratively with other members of the department including other student groups (e.g. Peer Health Advocates.
-Provide additional outreach to the campus community that may not include sexual assault prevention.
-Build and maintain collaborative relationships with the OSU campus and community.

10% Service to Student Health Services and University Committees
-Serve on committees within SHS.
-Serve on the Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Alliance (SARPA).
-Serve on university committees.

Working Conditions/Work Schedule: This position is deemed essential and the incumbent may be expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures. The incumbent is expected to check in with their direct supervisor or unit leadership daily during University delays or closures to determine if they are required to report to work.

Minimum/Required Qualifications: Master's in public health, community health, health promotion, social work, counseling, psychology, women's studies, or related field.

Minimum two years experience in providing sexual violence education and prevention programming.

Excellent program management and evaluation skills.

Experience and commitment to public health and social justice.

In-depth knowledge of issues and dynamics related to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.

Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary best practices and research in sexual violence education and prevention.

Knowledge of Title IX and SaVE Act guidance and regulations, specifically as they pertain to prevention education efforts.

Experience providing referrals to survivors of sexual violence.

Two years experience working on a college campus.

Experience in the selection, training, supervision and evaluation of peer educators.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

This position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive or safety-sensitive position; therefore the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be deemed fit for duty at placement and while serving in the position.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications: Grant writing experience.

Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent leadership and organizational skills.

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, and other university constituents.

Teaching and/or presentation experience.

Scholarly Outcomes for Position (academic faculty only):

Posting Date: 03-31-2014

For Full Consideration Date:

Closing Date: 04-21-2014

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range: $35,300-$60,000

Special Instructions to Applicants: When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV that includes the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone contact numbers (Upload references as 'Other Document' if not included with your resume/vitae).

2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

For additional information please contact:
Sue Jackson
Student Health Service
Plageman Hall, Room 118
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97330

Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.

OSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Posting Number: 0012155

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