The primary purpose of this position is to develop, implement, and assess campus prevention and education programs focused on interpersonal violence among students, which includes sexual assault, domestic violence, relationship violence, and stalking.
Under the direction and supervision of the Director of the Center for Wellness Promotion, the Interpersonal Violence Prevention Specialist is responsible for coordinating and facilitating educational programs, trainings, and campus wide prevention efforts addressing sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. This position will serve as a health educator; collaborate with key on and off-campus partners on interpersonal violence prevention activities; hire, train, and supervise a graduate assistant who will deliver education and training on interpersonal violence issues; and provide consultation and referrals to students affected by sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Master's or advanced degree required. Most relevant degree areas include public health, health promotion, health policy, health education, college student personnel administration, counseling, or social work. Degrees in other fields may be considered with evidence of sufficient experience and/or professional continuing education or certification in the areas listed above.
Professional experience working with best practices and evidence-informed models in the prevention of relationship violence, sexual assault, and stalking among college and university students
Demonstrated expertise in designing and delivering wellness promotion programs
Strong oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to collaborate as part of a multi-disciplinary team of healthcare and university professionals.
Demonstrated experience with issues of diversity and inclusion.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
2 or more years of professional experience in the field of interpersonal violence prevention, preferably in a higher education setting.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience on contemporary topics in the field of interpersonal violence prevention in the higher education setting (e.g., current data and research, relevant legislation, etc.).
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.