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Assistant Director, Sexual Misconduct Prevention & Education

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 23, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Drexel

Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary

The Assistant Director of Sexual Misconduct Prevention & Education in the Office of Equality and Diversity is responsible for helping to promote and support a welcoming, respectful, and safe environment and culture through creating, implementing, and coordinating educational, training and compliance programs for the University community.

The Assistant Director’s key areas of focus will be on sexual and relationship violence prevention, including related issues such as bystander intervention, healthy relationships, substance abuse, and bullying/harassment. The Assistant Director will be responsible for promoting a diverse and inclusive community and culture through educational programming that creates: an awareness and expectation of respect for individual civil rights; knowledge of and compliance with relevant university policies, with a focus on OED-3 (the University’s Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy); understanding and use of inclusive practices; and conflict resolution options.

Essential Functions
  • Assist in creating/planning, implementing, promoting, and evaluating evidence-based multi- disciplinary programming to facilitate dialogue about and address issues of sexual and relationship violence, bystander intervention, healthy relationships, substance abuse, and bullying/harassment at the University.
  • Work closely with Title IX and Deputy Title IX Coordinators to ensure that individuals affected by alleged sexual harassment and sexual misconduct (both Complainants and Respondents) are provided with all relevant information, resources, and options regarding reporting and addressing the alleged conduct.
  • Assist in the design, implementation, and management of a peer education program related to sexual harassment and sexual misconduct prevention, including creating materials; designing an effective program; and recruiting, training, supervising, and developing volunteers.
  • Assist in the development, coordination, and distribution of educational materials to the University community regarding sexual and gender-based harassment and misconduct, University policies addressing such conduct, and the prevention of such behavior. This includes planning for and implementing training programs for specific campus groups such as residential life staff, support advisors for individuals involved in the University’s processes, and mandatory reporters.
  • Coordinate with University technology and communications teams regarding training requirements and compliance for specific populations and groups.
  • Coordinate, revise and update educational offerings for incoming students including tracking touchpoints/contact and skill/knowledge development over the course of the academic year.
  • Assist in planning and implementing institution-wide events and/or educational programs addressing sexual and gender-based harassment and related topics (e.g. Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Awareness Months, It’s On Us, etc.).
  • In collaboration with Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Title IX Coordinators, review, draft, and revise relevant sections of the University’s Annual Security Report to ensure the University is complying with obligations set forth in its policies and under relevant state and federal laws.
  • Develop and revise web-based resources, including social media outreach.
  • Administer office social media accounts to raise awareness, promote relevant events, share information, and interact with an online audience.
  • Participate in University and community committees and task forces as needed.
  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of programming budget.
  • Other duties as may be assigned, including general administrative / support work as needed.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Gender Studies, Public Health, or another pertinent/related field
  • Minimum of two years of experience with sexual and relationship violence prevention and education. An equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with a broad range of University partners
  • Group Facilitation experience required, preferably in a University campus setting
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends when required
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with survivors of sexual and relationship violence preferred
  • Experience with public education/communications campaigns preferred
Physical Demands
  • Typically sitting at a desk/table
  • Typically standing, walking
  • Lifting demands up to 25lbs

University City, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

This position is classified as Exempt with a salary grade of L. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure,

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised:Dec 23 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:Jan 24 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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