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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: April 29, 2019
Departmental Overview The PATH to Care Center lead the efforts to transform UC Berkeley into a community that is free of sexual violence, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, and stalking through prevention, advocacy, training, and healing. We collaborate with the campus community to make social change with the goals of preventing, intervening in, and responding to harassment and violence, eliminating oppression, and creating the culture and environment we all aspire to and deserve.
The PATH to Care Center serves staff, faculty, students, and visitors to the campus. This confidential department is a new campus unit (4 years in operation) and is comprised of 12 full-time staff and a number of graduate and undergraduate student staff members and student leaders. The department is organizationally positioned within the Office of the Chancellor and the Division of Student Affairs.
Responsibilities Reporting to the Assistant Director of Prevention, the Prevention Manager is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating health education programs to prevent sexual harassment and assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking and promote the health, well-being, and a culture of anti-violence among of the campus community. Responsible for interventions at the individual, community, organizational, and policy level. The Prevention Manager will develop and lead key prevention efforts to address the systemic roots of violence, affect behavioral change, and meet federal, state, and UC systemwide recommendations.
Manage, create and identify evidence-based primary prevention and awareness initiatives that have significant impact. Design and deliver socio-culturally relevant prevention and interventions efforts.
Work collaboratively and effectively in a diverse environment with others across the organization, important external contacts, and members of campus management at all levels to resolve highly complex prevention issues, where analysis of situations requires an in-depth evaluation and understanding of campus strategies and business objectives.
Understand and inform prevention practices through lens of social justice, cultural competence, intersection of identities, and empowerment of historically marginalized and underserved populations. Implement culturally-relevant services, support, and resources and reach populations through the use of community- and culturally-specific initiatives.
Makes recommendations on prevention and education programs to help meet the complex and varied needs of the campus. Applies advanced professional training and development skills to resolve highly complex training and prevention issues. Apply advanced concepts to conduct wide-ranging needs analysis for sexual violence and harassment, intimate partner, and stalking prevention programs.
Assesses the effectiveness of the promotion and education of entire prevention programs, and makes recommendations that may have broad impact to the programs. Establishes evaluation criteria for measuring desired results and impact.
Support academic appointees to improve teaching, mentoring, supervision, and research practices AND support staff, supervisors, and executives to improve management and leadership skills in an effort to promote prevention.
Partner with community organizations and campus departments on prevention and intervention initiatives. Create opportunities for students, staff, and faculty to positively and productively contribute on-campus and in the surrounding region.
Initiate and design highly complex studies and needs analysis to ensure effectiveness of current and new prevention initiatives. Exercises independent judgment in selecting methods and techniques for performance improvement. Uses considerable discretion to determine methods and procedures for new training assignments and initiatives.
Represents the PATH to Care Center across the campus, UC system, to the Office of the President and/or with community organizations. Develops outreach programs and works with community leaders as well as the Office of the President.
Initiates and designs revisions to courses and program design and/or content. May teach or co-teach academic courses that address the prevention of sexual violence and harassment, intimate partner, and stalking prevention programs
Serve as a general resource and provide consultation to students, staff, and academic appointees seeking information and services regarding primary prevention.
Advise community on prevention and intervention skills. Provide guidance to other staff members, other campus units, and/or project team participants.
Respond to disclosures and/or individuals in crisis. Provide immediate crisis intervention and referrals to advocacy programs (on- and off-campus).
Prioritize own work assignments, conducts extremely complex and varied analysis of issues or concepts and develops resulting recommendations.
May lead a team of professionals, trainers, and peer educators.
5 or more years of experience implementing efforts which serve undergraduate students.
Advanced knowledge of training and delivery methodologies, organizational diagnosis and campus and business strategies.
Advanced analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Knowledge/experience in public health, health promotion, prevention, health equity, social change models/principles, student development theories/practice, and appreciation/passion for holistic integrated and culturally relevant wellness models.
Advanced knowledge associated with the design and delivery of prevention and health promotion programs. Strong project management skills associated with both the development and delivery of diverse programs and services. Requires effective interpersonal skills to collaborate with and serve diverse client groups. Demonstrated experience providing culturally-relevant services to communities that have been historically underserved by anti-violence movements.
Effective organizational skills, including project management and time management skills. Strong skills in prioritization and able to manage frequent interruptions.
Interpersonal skills, political acumen, and diplomacy skills to identify and respond to organizational needs.
Strong communication skills to prepare and deliver presentations and to prepare written reports, correspondence, proposals, program assessments, email and other materials for a variety of audiences ensuring compliance with departmental and university guidelines, practices and principles. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Experience speaking in front of diverse audiences and the ability to adapt materials quickly so that the audience can understand the concepts being presented.
Ability to analyze, interpret and respond to client needs through the development, implementation and delivery of prevention-related programs.
Broad knowledge of the dynamics of power, privilege, and oppression, gendered violence, sexual and intimate partner violence, and violence on college campus. Demonstrated experience integrating theories of intersectionality and cultural competence.
Demonstrated experience and skills to effectively support individuals who have experienced distressing event. Entry level experience and knowledge with effective peer counseling and crisis intervention strategies..
Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, other technology, and social media experience.
Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Licenses or certifications, if any:
California Certification for Sexual Assault Crisis Counselor Training (within 6 months of start date)
California Certification for Domestic Violence Advocates (within 6 months of start date)
Special Conditions, if any:
Must be able to maintain confidentiality within the bounds of applicable laws, regulations, policies, and professional codes.
Must be able to work non-business hours, including some evenings and weekends as needed, to fulfill mission of position.
2 or more years of experience with sexual violence and harassment, intimate partner violence, and stalking prevention education and training programs. Advanced knowledge of the violence prevention, health promotion, and education field and/or related education programs and services.
Experience working in an university environment serving undergraduate students; experience in a university or equivalent setting.
working within sexual assault, relationship violence prevention, violence crisis intervention, or related field.
Demonstrated history of mature professional judgment. Analytical and intuitive skills to anticipate and identify concerns, issues and problems; to determine options for actions; and to initiate creative and timely responses.
Extensive experience cultivating and sustaining ongoing collaborative relationships with a wide array of constituents (staff, faculty, students, community members, and with campus and community organizations) in order to accomplish goals.
Evidence of ability to provide leadership and problem-solving skills in analyzing health and wellness needs of adults and emerging adults.
Familiarity with legislation related to sexual harassment and violence, including Title IX, Campus SaVE, the Clery Act, and their application to campus environments
Advanced knowledge of campus policies and procedures.
Advanced degree preferred.
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Conviction History Background This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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