The Associate Director, Prevention & Education reports to the Director, Well-Being & Recreation and serves as a member of the UWAR leadership team. The Associate Director provides leadership, planning, development, implementation and evaluation of theory-based and evidence-informed well-being and health promotion strategies. These efforts are directed toward creating, mobilizing and sustaining up-streaming practices and policies that supports a holistic view of health and fosters university-wide well-being and addresses both individual and community health. This position coordinates with campus partners and local resources to deliver prevention and education programming specifically addressing power-based personal violence, including but not limited to, sexual assault, bystander intervention, and hazing. In addition, the Associate Director is expected to promote and facilitate effective communication and collaboration across all efforts of the department, university and community partners. The Associate Director provides leadership and education to staff on areas of expertise.
1.Program Development & Coordination: Primary responsibility includes the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of new and ongoing prevention, risk reduction and training programs addressing all forms of power-based personal violence, such as sexual assault, bystander intervention, and hazing. Provides additional leadership and support to all health and well-being related education and prevention efforts, including but not limited to alcohol and other drug education, sexual health education, male mentoring, course curriculum for the CHOICES first-year education program, and provides administrative oversight of the EVERFI operating platform. These programs and educational initiatives are strategized to create supportive environments, strengthen community action, and develop personal skills. Advocates for policies that address campus and community health.
2.Staff Development & Inclusion: Recruits, hires, trains, supervises and evaluates student staff and peer health educators, providing leadership and guidance by promoting integrity, accountability and teamwork. Serves as primary supervisor to Better Bystanders and POWER/GAMMA student organizations. Advocates for awareness, understanding and the diversity and inclusion of all people in university facilities, programs, and communications. Creates a culture of feedback to improve operations and services. Anticipates future needs of students, the unit, or the division and makes proactive modifications to meet those needs. Develops and maintains integrative working relationships, and positively influences and motivates staff. Facilitates inclusive processes of developing and implementing change that effects multiple entities. Commits to intentional and on-going professional development of all staff.
3.Data & Assessment: Provides expertise and leadership to coordinate and facilitate integrative quality improvement and assessment practices throughout well-being efforts. Conducts environmental assessments of campus and community health needs and resources. Supports and leads efforts to create a culture in which data and information are both valued and utilized for reporting and decision-making. Designs and implements prevention and risk reduction program evaluation measures and methodology to track learning outcomes. Develops and implements effective communication strategies to share results and facilitate discussion for the improvement of university efforts. Supports implementation and provide presentations on assessment and data, and pre and post-tests for the CHOICES course program. Maintains federally required reports to be included in the biannual review
4.Resource Management & Stewardship: Responsibly manages university resources including but not limited to finances, people and equipment/inventory. Continuously evaluates operational efficiency, maximizes the impact of available resources and seeks opportunities to enhance and ensure the financial strength of the department. Ensures that budgets are in compliance within University and Department guidelines, policy and procedures. Consistently monitors all revenue and expense budgets pertaining to area.
5.Student Affairs: Actively contributes as a staff member of the Division of Student Affairs that upholds the framework of equity and social justice and the personal well-being of the university community. Provides leadership, promotes collaboration, and facilitates effective communication across all department, divisional, university and community partners. Maintains current knowledge of the University, its environment, purpose and affairs to be prepared to respond to appropriate issues. Actively participates in professional development opportunities and maintains knowledge of current trends and best practices within area of responsibility. Advocates and promotes diversity and inclusivity through role and responsibilities in support of department, division, and university initiatives. Infuses socially just practices into the work, making sure programming and trainings are inclusive and accessible to all students. Performs other duties as assigned.
Master’s Degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
3-5 years related work experience 1-2 years management experience
Planning Unit: Vice President for Student Affairs
Department: VP For Student Affairs
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Wes Bonadio, firstname.lastname@example.org
Employment Type: full-time regular
Salary is commensurate with candidate's experience and qualification. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package including health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for employees and qualified dependents.
Internal Number: 35376
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