Project Coordinator, Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services - NE
Kent Campus - Kent, OH
Assists in the administration of programs and services, as part of the Violence Against Women Act’s Campus Programs Grant, offered through the Center for Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services. Reports to the Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services, Director.
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Provide leadership of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) grant’s strategic plan.
Ensure continued efforts to meet the requirements of the VAWA grant.
Coordinate focus groups, plan development and implementation of programs to reach high-risk populations based on data from biannual climate surveys; break down barriers to seeking support.
Coordinate community assessments through the community readiness model, bi-annual climate surveys, and ODHE benchmarking surveys to determine areas of change and areas of need.
Assist with the Kent State Stands Up messaging campaign to increase knowledge of power-based personal violence and to instill a Culture of Care and shared responsibility.
Implement a culture of care based on the SMART goals of the Great Place Initiative's student subcommittee.
Assist the Coordinated Community Response Team (CCRT) in the development of a plan to change the culture around power-based personal violence.
Promote trainings for CCRT and university response members (such as law enforcement, Title IX and conduct process staff) around cultural competency of high-risk populations, lethality assessment, protocol to assess high-risk situations and trauma informed response to sexual violence.
Serve as a university and community expert for violence prevention; encourage sensitivity and responsiveness to issues related to power-based personal violence and underreported populations.
Evaluate effectiveness of trainings; develop and implement strategies to improve trainings.
Maintain relationships with university and community partners, students and staff.
Collaborate with schools, departments, colleges, faculty members, etc. regarding programs.
Serve on various department, division and University committees as a representative of SRVSS.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
Bachelor’s degree required in a relevant field. One years of experience in community organizing, higher education, health education, public health or a relevant field required. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
Power-based personal violence (sexual assault, intimate partner violence and stalking), warning signs, risk factors, and consent*
Demonstrated awareness of intercultural relations and global perspectives *
Personal computer applications (i.e. MS Office Suite) *
Written and interpersonal communication *
Development and implementation of strategic planning initiatives *
Public speaking and group facilitation*
Provide vision / leadership / direction to the community around violence prevention *
Organize and prioritize work with a high degree of initiative and independence *
Work collaboratively with university departments and academic units; ability to work with constituents from diverse cultural backgrounds; experience with volunteer management and working with student and community organizations *
Possess considerable attention to detail and a high level of quality control; maintain a high customer focus with contacts
Multi-task while managing multiple projects and assignments to meet deadlines within budget *
Demonstrated ability to manage concurrent projects with ability to promote diversity *
Communicate effectively with all components of the university (faculty, staff and students) and external constituents *
Work as an effective change agent *
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Master’s degree in a relevant field.
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work- Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally. Ability to work non-traditional hours as needed
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Internal Number: 987984
About Kent State University
Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.