Job Title: Violence Prevention and Education Program Coordinator (4564U) #26194
Job ID: 26194
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department Dean of Student Centers
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: January 21, 2019 For full consideration, please submit materials by February 4, 2019
The Office of the Dean of Students is charged with all of Student Life activity, including the well-being, emotional and safety of students. To ensure this, the Office is charged with strategizing, developing, communicating and implementing comprehensive programs that create awareness around the prevention and intervention of violence prevention on campus.
Given the size of Cal's student population, a need for a large-scope, violence prevention initiative and on-going awareness is imperative. The Bears that CARE: Take Action (BTC) Program was created and launched to the UC Berkeley community. BTC is an active bystander initiative whose objective is to create a community of care, where community members are able to recognize and intervene by using creative tools (CARE MODEL) to de-escalate a situation that could be potentially harmful.
OVERVIEW: Working on behalf of the Division of Student Affairs and Office of the Dean of Students this position exists to create and support the integration of bystander intervention and general violence prevention and harm programs on campus. This position will focus on campus culture change addressing every form of violence and harm to ensure that students and the campus community have tools to be active bystanders within the UC Berkeley community. The work provided by this position is an integral part of the Center for Support and Intervention within the immediate Dean of Students Office.
The position works independently to administer and manage various Center for Support and Intervention harm and violence prevention programs. That includes but is not limited to: Bears that Care (BTC) program, Chairing the Violence Prevention Collaborative (VPC), managing and creating a data tracking system for trainers and participants, supervising a student peer education program, aligning BTC with national best-practices for violence intervention, coordinating violence intervention workshops, and coordinating the staff and faculty initiative's peer to peer facilitation training program.
VIOLENCE AND HARM PREVENTION PROGRAM:
Work with Case Managers who intervene and respond to students who experience and/ or perpetrate violence to understand trends to update and connect prevention to intervention & response
Coordinates the campus violence prevention awareness infrastructure which creates awareness at all levels of the campus specifically targeted for the student community
Manages the training series for students and other stakeholders to communicate campus policy, procedures and educational awareness of violence prevention measures and actions
Coordinates training series for staff and faculty on violence prevention awareness
Work with campus community external stakeholders to develop and implement strategic plans on the prevention of violence on campus and among students
Provide leadership to the Center for Support and Intervention violence and harm prevention programs with student staff
Initiates violence and harm prevention programs in alignment with campus stakeholders and informed by trends observed in the Center for Support and Intervention
Manages budget using funds allocated for violence and harm prevention programs
MARKETING / OUTREACH / RELATIONSHIP BUILDING:
Responsible for coordination of the marketing campaign and implementing the social media presence on violence prevention efforts
Responsible for ongoing development of marketing campaigns and coordinating the social media presence on violence prevention efforts
Responsible for maintaining the Center for Support and Intervention's violence and harm prevention website and managing prevention workshop requests
Updates the website and coordinates violence prevention workshop requests.
Meet regularly with campus stakeholders to ensure clear direction and collaborate on violence prevention activity taking place on campus.
Responsible for building key relationships with campus partners including student organizations, student government, department heads, administration, law enforcement and off campus subject matter experts to sustain an effective program.
SUPERVISION, HIRING AND TRAINING:
Directly hires, supervises and trains 8-12 student staff (peer educators)
Directly hires, supervises and trains 1 student coordinator who will work directly with the peer education student team
Develops ongoing training/education series and manages performance standards of direct reports and program
Assist in designing, implementing, and facilitating training workshops, and programs for student leaders, full-time staff, student staff, and interns
Effectively communicate the needs of staff, program budget, emerging concerns with management
RESEARCH AND ASSESSMENT:
Keeps abreast with national and best practices regarding violence prevention on college campuses
Assesses current violence prevention programming against campus needs and plans, recommends to management program needs as necessary
Participates in continuous involvement in self-training as it relates to violence prevention programs
Working with management examines current trends and makes recommendations based on data and analysis
Experience working with intervention and/or counseling of students on a college campus setting
Experience implementing student educational programs across an organization and/or campus
Knowledge of how to lead staff and faculty programming around being an active bystander for students in distress
Experience with advising and counseling techniques, dialogue facilitation and conflict mediation.
Thorough knowledge of Student Affairs/Student Life specialization, public health models, bystander/violence prevention programs.
Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance.
Experience assessing problems and recommending solutions in counseling and/or violence prevention.
Knowledge of Student Development Theory
Knowledge of pertinent laws, policies, and statutes that govern violence prevention
Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with student and professional staff, division colleagues, and the University community.
Ability to prioritize competing demands of staff and students.
Experience planning and organizing in an efficient, productive manner.
Ability to provide leadership to a diverse staff team.
Experience leading a team and supervising student staff.
Ability to hold staff accountable and empower staff to provide the best results.
Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively one-to-one, in small groups and in public speaking contexts.
Effective written and oral communication skills.
Ability to communicate effectively across various levels of constituency groups.
Ability to write precise, well-organized emails, letters and proposal while using appropriate vocabulary.
Ability to make responsible financial decisions with consideration to budget allowances OR Experience with budgeting and financial decision making
Ability to navigate and succeed within a complex campus structure
Bachelor's degree in related area and or equivalent years training/experience.
Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs and knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.
Master's degree in related area
Salary & Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience. Hiring Range is $58,000-$62,000/annually. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
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.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
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