Associate Director, Sexual Assault & Relationship Violence Prevention

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University of South Carolina
Student Health Services
Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The Associate Director, Sexual Assault & Relationship Violence Prevention is responsible for the planning, organizing and implementation of comprehensive sexual assault, advocacy, violence prevention programs and services for the university community, including strategic planning, budgeting, research and grant writing. Organize and build capacity of community-based violence prevention efforts to understand and prevent sexual assault and interpersonal violence. Supports and incorporates the Healthy Carolina initiative in all programs, activities and marketing strategies. Ensures that programs and services meet or exceed standards and guidelines established through Healthy Campus 2020, Title IX and the Clery Act. Utilizes Healthy Campus 2020 objectives and NCHA data to inform the strategic plan. Trains, directs, and supervises others performing various tasks associated with the delivery of programs and services, including graduate assistants/interns and peer educators. Services include, but are not limited to: resources and referral, advocacy, event planning and coordination, support groups, community outreach, and cultural events co-sponsored with other student organizations and other internal and external stakeholders. Develops and maintains good working relationships with campus and community partners. Serves as the liaison to Changing Carolina Peer Leaders (CCPL) and ensures they are well-prepared to deliver educational content to academic classes and student organizations on campus. Serves as a part of the administrative team for Student Health Services. Position will monitor and rotate on-call to respond to sexual assaults and other forms of violence on campus as appropriate. Position will also be responsible for conducting research and quality improvement activities, writing grants, strategic planning, budgeting, data analysis and writing quarterly and annual reports.

Minimum Qualifications: Masters degree in Student Personnel Services or related field and 3 years related experience, or bachelor's degree and 5 years related experience. Preferred Qualifications Supervisory experience in related field. Evidence of successful collaboration with a variety of stakeholders. Experience in developing, implementing, delivering, and evaluating primary prevention and training on sexual and intimate partner violence. Experience in staff development and supervision, working with a wide variety of stakeholders and prevention education strongly preferred. Familiarity with federal laws and best practices governing campus policies and compliance efforts. Awareness of best practices of sexual violence prevention, risk reduction and survivor support strategies. Experience working in a college setting with a strong interest in higher education. Ability to organize and maintain a case load and exercising discretion in interpreting and applying established objectives is required. Individual must be able to effectively plan, coordinate and manage complex treatment interventions. Experience with providing outreach, learning outcomes and assessment are also highly desirable. Experience writing policies to enhance campus awareness and safety and supervising subordinates are essential. License in SC as a social worker or counselor is preferred.
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