Director of Sexual Violence Prevention and Advocacy
- Job posted by Connecticut College
Director of Sexual Violence Prevention & Advocacy
Applications accepted through:
Dean of Institutional Equity and Inclusion
Associate Dean of Equity and Compliance Programs
Hours Per Week:
52 weeks per year
Qualifies for relocation reimbursement:
The Director of Sexual Violence Prevention and Advocacy provides leadership and key direction for two key areas: education and outreach related to prevention of sexual misconduct, intimate partner violence, and stalking; and confidential advocacy for students who have experienced sexual misconduct, intimate partner violence, and/or stalking. Through collaboration with faculty, staff, students, and community partners, the Director is responsible for developing and implementing innovative prevention programs for Connecticut College students including direct oversight of the College's Green Dot bystander intervention program. The Director also works with campus and community partners to provide students access to resources and guidance. This benefit's eligible position is full time full year appointment.
General Duties & Responsibilities:
The Director will design and implement a comprehensive educational program for students that addresses sexual violence incorporating primary prevention, risk reduction, and bystander intervention: partner with the new student orientation program to ensure inclusion of violence prevention programming to all incoming new students; responsible for the organization and implementation of the College's bystander prevention program including marketing, promotion, trainings, and booster programs; coordinate and lead a team of Green Dot trained professionals to execute the program on campus and coordinate assessment and evaluation of sexual violence prevention programs for students. The Director will also provide guidance, training, and support to affiliated student peer education groups and for campus first responders; oversee and coordinate advocacy training, response, and services for a small campus team of colleagues serving as advocates for students who have experienced sexual violence; provide crisis intervention and ongoing case management; coordinate access and referral to resources; develop and foster relationships with local agencies and organizations to ensure coordinated access to off-campus reporting and services. Additionally, the Director will convene and co-coordinate meetings of the Coordinated Community Response Team; partner with the Title IX Coordinator as needed to ensure programs and services comply with Title IX related guidance and ensure programs and advocacy work employ best practices and adhere to local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Nights and weekends as required due to incident or programming needs.
Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 2 years of experience closely related to the general duties and responsibilities required; Master's degree preferred in public health, women's issues, social work or related field; ability to assess needs and develop effective training programs; atrong computer and presentation skills; ability to work a flexible schedule to include evening and weekend hours; high integrity needed to handle confidential information and to ensure compliance with FERPA, Title IX, and Clery Act legislation; excellent interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communication skills; travel as required to meet the needs of the position.
Cover Letter, Resume
Thorough applicant credentialing, including criminal records check, will be conducted on the selected candidate.
Apply at, https://conncoll.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=51054&job=director-of-sexual-violence-prevention-advocacy
As a highly selective residential liberal arts college, Connecticut College is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EOE
Minimum Education Required