Assistant Director for Education and Prevention, Center for Wellbeing

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 3, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, Student Affairs, Counseling, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Director for Education and Prevention (Student Services Professional 2 – MR09 )

UTC Center for Wellbeing

University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

The Assistant Director for Education and Prevention supports complainants who are referred to the University’s Sexual Assault, Relationship Violence and Stalking Response Team (SRT) by working in collaboration and consultation with professors, other student services professionals, parents, and colleagues. The Assistant Director has primary responsibility on UTC’s campus for developing, implementing, presenting and assessing curriculum to address areas including but not limited to: consent, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and sexual health.

Duties and Responsibilities


Collaborates with the Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence and Stalking Education and Promotions committee to develop and implement a comprehensive prevention plan for sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking; develops and implements programs and initiatives promoting student sexual health working with on campus and community partners to provide sexual health services not currently available at UTC; and serves as assigned by the Director, Dean of Students office and Chief Health Affairs Office on appropriate committees.


Provides direct case management services to complainants; collaborates in designing individual action plans for complainants and provides follow-up to ensure compliance with recommendations made by the Director, Title IX Coordinator and/or SRT; manages complainant requests for supportive measures under Title IX and works with Title IX Coordinator to implement approved measures; provides staff support to the SRT by reviewing updates on students who report sexual misconduct (complainants) and facilitating information flow among resources; and contributes to interdepartmental planning committees related to wellness, such as the Be Well Advisory Council and the Student Experience, Engagement, and Success Committee.


Reviews current data pertaining to sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking while accessing the strengths and weaknesses of the campus community; conducts an individual and campus community needs assessment in relationship to trends within the campus community for sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking education including satisfaction with the services rendered through campus departments as a basis to develop programming; develops short and long term goals measuring achievement in the areas of sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking prevention; and develops short and long term goals to address any services not currently available at UTC and a plan for implementation.


Supports the coordination of community resources for distressed students, including facilitating access to medical care, coordination of hospitalizations, discharge planning, and crisis intervention; and assists with outreach programming and promotion for sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking prevention education related to UTC's Step UP! bystander intervention program.


Helps manage the Center's social media accounts and other forms of communication; promotes events and creates educational programming for these platforms; assists with the implementation of other CSW programs as needed; and develops and distributes quarterly reports as required by the department and the university.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate large-scale events and programs
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe software
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to write learning objectives and measure student attainment
  • Ability to work with limited budgets and can make recommendations regarding allocating funds where needed
Review of applications will begin November 19, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Public Health, Education or related field; two to three years of experience in an educational environment or a closely related setting; and work as a Graduate Assistant may be considered as applying towards the years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working as part of a case management or treatment team; prior employment within an institution of higher education; prior experience working with survivors of sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking; ability to develop and implement assessment strategies and reports; experience working within a collegiate population; and excellent skills in social media technology.

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

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