Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. Some night and weekend hours will be necessary to meet programming needs.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center in the Department of Student Support & Wellness. The primary office location is in Seigle Hall on the Danforth Campus.
The Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Specialist will play a key role in increasing and strengthening University-wide education and outreach to undergraduate and graduate students, with a primary focus on prevention and the intersections of sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking and dating and domestic violence. This position will be responsible for the development and implementation of evidence based, audience specific educational programs, and for overseeing the directives of the Jeanne Cleary and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) related to education. The role will commit to inclusive relationship and sexual violence reeducation and outreach, focusing on programming that promotes anti-racism and anti-oppression.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and implement evidence based, audience specific educational programs; develop and manage a comprehensive program calendar.
Play a lead role in researching best practices for prevention education.
Foster relationships and partner in educational endeavors with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion and the Title IX Office.
Create promotional materials, including web resources, and a student group for prevention efforts on campus.
Cultivate working relationships with campus partners offering co-programming at least once per year.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in psychology, social work, public health, women and gender studies or related field, or equivalent experience.
Experience with adolescents or college-aged students.
Three or more years of violence prevention education experience.
Interest and knowledge of issues related to sexual and relationship violence.
Experience with gender violence.
Understanding of intersectionality in this work.
Detail-oriented with strong project management, time management, and organizational skills.
Solid presentation and facilitation skills.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to use discretion, good judgment, and maintain confidentiality.
Demonstrated self-initiative and ability to do multifaceted work.
Knowledge of the intersections of violence.
The hiring range for this position is $44,987 - $57,379 annually. Actual offers depend on level of expertise and experience.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Applicants should provide with their application a letter of interest outlining how their work experience applies to the position.
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