Prevention & Resource Coordinator

Job Type: 
PA Coalition Against Rape
Training/Technical Assistance
FLSA Status: 
Full Time, Exempt
Wednesday, April 2, 2014


Oversee prevention and evaluation program efforts, Special Initiatives and Vision of Hope projects, and the development of educational resources by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

Resource Development – the Prevention & Resource Coordinator is responsible for overseeing Special Initiatives and Vision of Hope projects, managing the PCAR Library Collection, and partnering with other members of the Training & Technical Assistance Team in creating resources and materials.

Contribute articles to PCAR/NSVRC newsletters.

Assist with development and editing of educational brochures and materials, technical assistance bulletins, fact sheets, and information packets.

Assist in and/or facilitate the development of curricula, including negotiating curricula development details with consultants as needed.

Work in conjunction with the Finance and Contracts staff to assure compliance with contracts governing Special Initiative and Vision of Hope projects.

Recruit staff and at least one outside reviewer for Special Initiative proposals.

Assist as a liaison to all programs with Special Initiative and Vision of Hope grants.

Coordinate the review, publication and distribution of all Special Initiative and Vision of Hope programmatic materials and accompanying trainings.

Oversee the evaluation of the Special Initiative and Vision of Hope materials.

Coordinate and assist PCAR Training & Technical Assistance Team in the development, creation, and publishing of online learning products.

Coordinate schedule for quarterly Technical Assistance Bulletins – post finished resources to PCAR website and disseminate to local programs.

Training – the Prevention & Resource Coordinator serves on the Training & Technical Assistance team and is responsible for providing, coordinating, or facilitating trainings around prevention and related topics.

Coordinate and facilitate quarterly regional meetings for sexual assault program prevention education staff.

Coordinate and facilitate periodic mandated reporter training of trainers.

Provide training and technical assistance to preventionists and sexual assault center staff on promising prevention and evaluation strategies.

Participate in PCAR prevention planning, advising development of standards, policies and protocols around prevention and evaluation.

Support national efforts around prevention and evaluation capacity-building and resource development.


Represent PCAR with other state and national organizations as required.

Participate as a member of various internal and external workgroups relevant to job role.

Attend board and other meetings as required.

Directly supervises 0 positions.   Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor’s Degree with program evaluation experience or Master’s degree  in liberal arts field with concentration in public health, sociology, women’s studies, gender studies, or related field from  college or university; and at least two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Strong writing and editing skills required.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to perform basic statistical analyses using Excel and/or other statistical packages.  Ability to explain evaluation processes in practical and accessible ways.

Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


  1. Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously and ability to meet strict deadlines. Ability to identify and respond to shifting priorities.
  2. Must be a self-starter that can work within a team and fast-paced environment and handle a variety of tasks with multiple deadlines. Must be very detail-oriented and work with minimal supervision.
  3. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must possess excellent project management, organizational and negotiation skills. Excellent customer service skills.
  4. Demonstrated sensitivity and ability to collaboratively work with individuals and groups from diverse populations and organizations. Ability to maintain cooperative and professional demeanor with rape crisis centers, coalitions, agency staff/board, council members, vendors, consultants, allied professionals and the general public. Must be able to foster positive working relationships with people and create an accessible environment.  
  5. Must have proficiency with the technology necessary for the functions of the position, including:  Microsoft Office suite, Articulate suite, and Photoshop.
  6. Accept and abide by the mission and core values of PCAR.
  7. Must complete a Pennsylvania rape crisis center sexual assault victim counselor training, within first year of employment.
  8. Must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license, insurance, and reliable vehicle.

Not applicable.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The statements contained herein describe the scope of the responsibility and essential functions of this position but should not be considered to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including but not limited to work in other areas to cover absences or relief to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.

Email resumes and inquiries to Tina Kessel.

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