The Director for the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention & Response (OSAPR) provides leadership and oversight of advocacy, education, and prevention services, and supports coordination within OSAPR as well as throughout the University to address the needs of people who have experienced gender-based violence or interpersonal harm. The Director serves as a campus expert on gender-based and sexual violence. This position requires both the establishment and maintenance of important campus and community partnerships, communicating directly on matters concerning gender-based and sexual violence with the appropriate University resources including, but not limited to, the Title IX Office, HPE partner offices, HUPD, Deans of Students, College Office for Student Life, Counseling and Mental Health Services, Global Support Services, Athletics, and Residential staff, among others. The Director supervises a team of four professional and one administrative staff members, student interns, and CARE tutors and Proctors in the houses/residence halls.
Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or related field. Specialized training in trauma-informed service provision and gender-based violence prevention, including primary, secondary, and tertiary strategies. Must have a demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Title IX, VAWA, Campus SaVE, Clery, and other related legislation. Must have 5-8 years of experience with in a University setting. Must be able and willing to perform on-call responsibilities.
Previous leadership experience. Excellent speaking, writing and interpersonal skills required. Success in compiling, managing, and communicating highly confidential information; able to balance student wellbeing with community standards while managing institutional risk & liability; demonstrated computer proficiency; experience working with diverse populations.
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