Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinator

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Job Purpose

Lewis & Clark College is currently accepting applications for a full-time grant funded Program Coordinator position for the implementation of the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) grant to reduce the incidence of gender-based violence on campus. This position is funded through September 2021, with a high probability of continuing through March 2022.. The Program Coordinator will provide day-to-day management and oversight for grant program and projects. The Program Coordinator has responsibility for development and implementation of program requirements and coordinating all grant-related activities. The Program Coordinator collaborates with internal and external stakeholders and organizations; directs timelines and tracks progress of program goals and objectives; reports progress on goals and objectives; and is ultimately responsible for attainment of goals and objectives.

For consideration, please provide both a resume AND cover letter. Review of applications will begin on October 26, 2020 The position is open until filled. Anticipated start date is November 16, 2020.

What You'll Do
  • Lead the College and its partners through the final year of the grant. Develop a detailed timeline for activities and implementation.

  • Provide oversight and coordination of grant activities. Facilitate development and ongoing collaboration of Interpersonal Violence Prevention Team. Implement prevention programming. Collaborate with internal and external partners (e.g., law enforcement and victim advocacy agency) to provide training for campus staff.

  • Coordinate implementation and assessment of bystander intervention program.

  • Assess and address the needs of underserved populations (e.g., students of color, LGBTQ+ students, students with disabilities, students with limited English proficiency) related to gender-based violence.

  • Attend required Technical Training Institutes, scheduled webinars, conference calls, and other required training.

  • Communicate with the Office of Violence Against Women about project status and requests of modification.

  • Manage grant budget in partnership with the Business Office and the Office of Sponsored Research.

  • Ensure grant objectives are met and outcomes tracked through coordinating assessment and data collection efforts; tracking progress on program goals and objectives; and creating and submitting necessary reports.

  • Other duties related to grant project implementation as assigned.

  • Ability to honor and work with all identities and individuals, particularly those who are underrepresented in the country and/or at Lewis & Clark College.

Must Haves
  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Public Health or closely related field.

  • Minimum three years of related professional experience in an educational or social services setting.

  • Successful track record of managing a grant-funded project or program and meeting or exceeding objectives, including managing budgets and tracking financial expenditures, gathering data, compiling information, and preparing reports.

  • Work experience and/or general knowledge of sexual assault, domestic/dating violence and stalking; and evidence-based practices in violence prevention.

  • Excellent organizational, communication and coalition building skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to honor and work effectively with staff, students, administration and the community, including individuals of diverse identities, life experiences and abilities.

  • Ability to travel for grant-related training and institutes as necessary..

  • Technical proficiency using a computer and software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite.

Nice to Haves
  • Prior experience with OVW Campus Grant Program

  • Master’s degree in related field

  • Certified Health Education Specialist (C.H.E.S.)

  • Completion of 40-hour advocacy training program

  • Minimum five years related experience in an educational or social service setting

  • Experience instructing bystander Intervention programs

Work Schedule
  • 37.5 hours per week

  • Benefits Eligible: Yes

Pay Rate
  • Commensurate with Experience

Physical Requirements
  • The job works primarily at a desk or is otherwise involved in activities requiring little lifting, climbing or working in tiring positions.

  • Bending, climbing (stairs), standing, sitting, walking, grasping/gripping, pinching/squeezing, reaching, pushing/pulling, repetitive hand movements (e.g., typing), seeing, talking, hearing

Directions for Cover Letter

Please upload your cover letter on the My Experience screen in the resume section.

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Background Check

Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the conviction is related to the position for which the individual is applying or would present safety or security risks before an employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.

Eligibility to Work

In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result in immediate termination of employment.

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