Advertised Summary Job Description: Under the leadership of the Executive Director, Sexual Violence Response (SVR), the Assistant Director, Training and Prevention will oversee the coordination, development, implementation and evaluation of sexual, gender-based and intimate partner violence; (stalking/high-tech stalking, harassment); primary, secondary and tertiary training and prevention educational activities and compliance including SVR grant-funded projects. Coordinate and lead the implementation strategy to create campus programming based in social justice and the various theoretical frameworks that inform SVR's work. Integrate interdisciplinary approaches to facilitate capacity building, community organizing, and social marketing to prevent sexual and intimate partner violence. Provide professional/community training, coordinate staff in-service trainings, and participate in community events and meetings. This position requires an emphasis on capacity building for Columbia University (including affiliates) students.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 4-6 years' related experience required. Prior experience supervising professionals and students with a commitment to team and staff development; demonstrated experience developing, implementing, delivering, and evaluating primary prevention and training on sexual and intimate partner violence. Essential are strong writing and editing skills, as well as superior oral presentation skill including the ability to facilitate and present complex programmatic information in a range of public settings and to a variety of audience types. Ability to work independently, exercise astute judgment and collaborate in a complex environment; must be able to handle high-volume work load, manage concurrent projects and work with deadlines. Previous experience in program management and evaluation, data collection and analysis desired. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse student population with cultural competence, sensitivity and a commitment to social justice practice. Must be able to work after hours including evenings and weekends when required.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree in Social Work, Public Health, Education, Prevention Science, Applied Sociology or related field. Familiarity with federal laws and best practices governing campus policies and compliance efforts. Knowledge of evidence-based approaches to prevent sexual and intimate partner violence, and survivor support strategies. Knowledge of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and or Strategic Prevention. Experience providing capacity building trainings for educators, students and employees. Experience and or training in anti-oppression education and practice and knowledge of the dynamics and effects of sexual and intimate partner violence. Previous experience working with college students, and interest in higher educational setting.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_174402
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