Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience
The Violence Prevention Coordinator will provide strategic vision, development, implementation, and evaluation of peer education efforts and bystander outreach programs largely centered around sexual violence prevention and intervention, as well as harassment, bullying, hazing, and with an intersecting lens regarding alcohol and drug overuse, and mental health stigma reduction in support of the University’s policy on non-discrimination. The role will also integrate our dimensions of wellness, and intersecting topics such as stress reduction, mindfulness, sleep health, nutrition, health determinants and other related student health and wellbeing indicators; The position also provides supervision and student development support to multiple graduate assistants and undergraduate interns as well as student organization advising. The Coordinator serves as a member of a larger professional health promotion and prevention team, and reports to the Assistant Director for Health Promotion in our primary prevention track.
Education and Experience:
Required Experience: - One (1) or more years of related, progressively responsible, work experience, ideally in the area of peer education selection, training and outreach programs within a higher education environment; - Updated certifications and licensures as appropriate to field of study/discipline. Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), Certified in Public Health (CPH) and/or Certified Peer Educator (CPE) or willingness to pursue a plus; - Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously a plus; - Evidence of ability to practice problem-solving skills in analyzing health and wellness needs of emerging adults, especially high-achieving college students; - Evidence of ability to successfully work independently and exercise critical and analytical thinking skills to address student and developing staff needs; - Evidence of working successfully in a fast paced team oriented/collaborative environment; - Experience implementing group, and/or population based educational trainings and interventions; - Previous experience supervising student staff.
Desired Skills and Competencies: - Familiarity with legislation and regulatory compliance related to confidentiality including ADA, FERPA, HIPPA, and other applicable state, federal, and university guidelines; - Fundamental knowledge of peer education best practice theories and strategies; - Fundamental knowledge of sexual violence prevention best practice theories and strategies; - Knowledge of secondary prevention bystander approaches regarding related health behaviors/risk reduction strategies; - Knowledge of health promotion and primary prevention strategies; - Knowledge of current/emerging college health issues, intervention methods, health behavior change theories, ecological framework, and evidence-based practices; - Expressed understanding and passion for promoting holistic wellness as model for engaging students in health promoting and prevention oriented programs and services; - Excellent oral, written, and high level organizational skills, with attention to detail; - Ability to manage multiple complex job duties and project-based work; - Cultural competency and proven effectiveness working with a diverse community and providing services from a non-judgmental perspective; - Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, statistical analysis software, and other technology desired.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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