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Power and Equity Specialist

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Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Publicado hace 28 días

Power and Equity Specialist


We are looking for a game-changer who will seize this opportunity to do something special. Our ideal candidate would combine powerful facilitation skills with a deep expertise in the areas of social justice, diversity & inclusion, power dynamics, equity, and belonging to create and deliver programming that students walk away from feeling empowered to make a difference.


We are located in the Student Wellness Center and staff well-being is a core value of our work. Our office is human centered, highly supportive of self-care, and our philosophy is that we can’t increase the well-being of our students without modeling those behaviors ourselves. A typical day in our office might include a walking meeting around Occom Pond, a colleague asking “How are you doing?” and really wanting to know, or having a moment of calm and creativity by filling in coloring books at staff meeting. Join the SVPP team and let’s make positive change.


Position Purpose

The Power and Equity Specialist will spearhead the development of core programming integrated into the campus-wide Sexual Violence Prevention Project (SVPP), a four-year sequenced undergraduate curriculum to prevent sexual violence at Dartmouth. The Power and Equity Specialist will work as a part of a multidisciplinary team to collaboratively and creatively develop, coordinate, and implement evidence-based programs and interventions focused on behavior and culture change to increase students using their power in positive ways to increase equity and belonging in order to fulfill the mission of the Student Wellness Center. This is a two-year term position with a potential for renewal.


Key Accountabilities

  • Partners with the SVPP team and other Student Wellness Center and campus constituents to develop, design and create positive change programs and interventions based in theory, evidence, and best practices focused on behavior change to decrease power-based violence and inequality by increasing positive skills to use power in positive ways to foster equity and belonging (25%)
  • Oversee the coordination of a cross-campus team for one of the four major behavioral outcomes of the SVPP. Spearhead strategic planning for designated outcome including creating logic models, mechanisms for program delivery, and implementation of large-scale culture change initiatives to prevent sexual violence and build experiences that are equitable, inclusive, and promote wellbeing and ethical leadership (25%)
  • Implements robust portfolio including facilitating a high volume of programming for a diverse undergraduate population related to building skills that increase equitable interactions and inclusive environments, improve student wellbeing, promote ethical leadership, and decrease power-based violence (40%)
  • Collaborate with students, staff, and faculty to develop and provide culturally inclusive programs incorporating issues of diversity and difference throughout all aspects of work with particular attention to centering voices of under-served, under-represented, and marginalized communities (e.g. African American, Asian American, faith-based, international, Latinx, LGBTQIA+, and Native American) and engaging men. (10%)


  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications - Education and Years Experience

  • Bachelor’s plus 2-3 years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience


Required Qualifications-Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, social work, social justice education, cultural foundations of education, health education, higher education, health promotion, counseling or related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Two or more years of experience working in the areas of identity, power, privilege, bias, intersectionality, intergroup dialogue, dialoguing across difference, diversity and inclusion, social justice, restorative justice, cultural competency, sexual violence, public health, social work, wellness, health education, or related field
  • Experience designing and facilitating interactive, skill-based workshops
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster positive and productive relationships with a variety of stakeholders (e.g. students, staff, and faculty).
  • High degree of flexibility, including the ability to work nights/weekends on occasion as needed.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in public health, social work, social justice education, cultural foundations of education, health education, higher education, health promotion, counseling or related field Experience working in a higher education environment or with college-aged individuals.
  • Ability to understand and articulate the intersection of power, identity, and social inequality
  • Familiarity with aspects of relationship violence, stalking, sexual harassment and sexual assault
  • Experience developing culturally inclusive programs and working with and/or advocating on behalf of marginalized people (e.g. African-American, Asian-American, Faith-Based, International, Latinx, LGBTQIA+, Native American).
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Training in or experience with Student Wellness Center philosophies and approaches (e.g. Motivational Interviewing, Dartmouth Bystander Intervention or Green Dot, etc.)
  • Experience teaching or facilitating conversations in topics such identity, bias, privilege, power, sexual violence, cultural norms, respectful interactions, empathy, empowering others, modeling positive behaviors.


Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is a 24-month term position with potential for renewal.


Please note that Dartmouth has a COVID vaccination requirement for all employees; visit https://www.dartmouth.edu/hrs/ for details and information on requesting an exemption and/or reasonable accommodation. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment.


Dartmouth College is a registered employer in California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island, Texas, and Vermont. Employment outside of these twelve states may require additional authorization.


For additional information and to apply, please https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/57384


Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.


Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Power and Equity Specialist


We are looking for a game-changer who will seize this opportunity to do something special. Our ideal candidate would combine powerful facilitation skills with a deep expertise in the areas of social justice…

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