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Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinator

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 23, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, Student Affairs, Counseling, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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​Benefits of Working at UNCW

Want to become a soaring UNCW Seahawk and work at one of the best universities on the East Coast? Want to put your toes in the sand after a day of work? The University of North Carolina Wilmington offers a wonderfully vibrant university community along with a beautiful location just miles from the beach.

Employees of UNCW are provided a comprehensive benefits package as well as other programs, resources, policies, and practices that help to support a work/life balance. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Full time employees are eligible for dental, vision and health insurance plans. Health insurance benefit plans eligibility begins on the first of the month following date of hire. Retirement plan contributions begin on the eligibility date following election and include employer contributions for either a defined contribution or a defined benefit plan. Optional disability plans are also available.

Full time employees are also eligible for up to three (3) paid waivers from the state and then UNCW provides an additional two waivers in the summer for classes taken only at UNCW including the application fee and book rental. In addition as a full time employee, UNCW offers a free membership to the Campus Recreation Center, free vaccine and booster shots offered on campus, meditation and yoga sessions, voluntary supplemental insurance coverages, pretax flexible spending accounts, 12 paid holidays, 24 hours of paid community service leave time, paid vacation and sick leave accrual and family medical leave after 12 months of continuous service

We also offer an abundance of training and development programs through our Dare to Learn Academy , Skillport , and the employee assistance program , many of which are offered free of charge.

Recruitment Range

$ 37,253 $ 42,329

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Position Title

Student Services Specialist

Working Title

Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinator

Competency Level



CARE – 40201

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNCW Collaboration for Assault Response and Education is the campus initiative dedicated to intervening on a broad spectrum of violent behaviors, including sexual assault, relationship abuse, stalking, and harassment. We offer a comprehensive variety of violence prevention and relationship education programs, trainings, and educational campaigns to the UNCW campus. We respond to students, staff, and faculty who have been victimized, as well as those affected by someone else’s experience with abuse or assault, by providing confidential, supportive services, including crisis response, individual advocacy, and coordination with both on-campus and off-campus resources.

CARE collaborates with on and off-campus constituents who are also involved in raising awareness of, intervening on, and expertly responding to these issues. As we work to eradicate overt and covert expressions of violence, we actively promote the maintenance and continuing development of a campus environment characterized by support and respect.


Student Development Services - 40200 College

College/School Information

The Division of Student Affairs consists of fourteen functional departments, each of which is responsible for providing a variety of student support, service, and educational programs which are accessible to all members of the university community. The staff members are dedicated individuals known for their passion and commitment to implementing programs and services that affect student development over the course of a lifetime. Student Affairs provides excellent delivery of student services that are responsive to student needs and promotes the quality of life and education both inside and outside the classroom. We build institutional traditions and lifelong affiliations through creative programs, vibrant student organizations, and a living/learning environment built on core values and uncompromising principles. The Division is a leader and primary spokesperson for students.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

Location of Workplace

Main UNCW Campus

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating violence prevention programming for UNCW students, staff, and faculty. This includes supervising the CARE student peer educators in the planning and delivering of violence prevention and awareness-raising programs, special events, and presentations specific to issues related to sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking.

Responsibilities include:
  • Position will supervise the CARE Peer Educators (volunteers) and Peer Educator Coordinators (student staff)
  • Development and delivery of educational programs and services.
  • Development and dissemination of violence prevention information and resources.
  • Development, implementation, and promotion of opportunities for students to engage in healthy relationship skills-building and/or violence prevention messaging.
  • Implementing bystander intervention violence prevention training.
  • Developing and disseminating social media campaigns and visual displays.
  • Providing educational opportunities such as lectures and presentations for classes, residence hall communities, fraternity and sorority life meetings, athletics trainings, and other student groups.
  • Acting as a resource for issues of interpersonal violence prevention for the UNCW community.
  • Production of reports and program evaluations in consultation with the Director and assisting in confidential crisis response for office walk-ins and/or during or following prevention programs for individuals who have been impacted by interpersonal violence.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred education, professional skills and experience
  • Experience includes experience with violence prevention programs and/or advising peer programs
  • Master’s degree in student affairs, education, counseling, psychology, social work, or related field
  • Strong knowledge base in violence prevention and education and bystander intervention training
  • Good communication and organizational skills and ability to work with individuals and groups about sensitive topics
Required Certifications or licensure



1.0 (40 hours per week)

Months Per Year

12 Months

Work Days

Monday - Friday On call 7 days a week. Some nights and weekends.

Work Hours

8:00AM - 5:00PM Some nights and weekends.

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Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited

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Job Posting Date


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Number of Openings

Single Incumbent

Special Notes to Applicants

PLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM (Eastern time) on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application, including the ‘Work History’ section, before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNCW?
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    • Direct Contact from UNCW Faculty or Staff
    • Professional Organization or Association
    • Listserv or Professional Job Board
    • UNCW Social Media
    • Higher Ed Publication (such as Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, Higher Ed Jobs)
    • Diverse Publication (such as Diverse Issues in Higher Education, PHD Project, Hispanic Outlook, Women in Higher Education)
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