Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
This position reports to the Assistant Vice President for Equity and Accessibility/Title IX Coordinator and is responsible for developing institutional wide civil rights compliance training, education and outreach; with a focus on primary prevention awareness programs for all employees; ongoing prevention education and awareness campaigns for students, faculty and staff; and mediation and conflict resolution services and training for employees. The position actively collaborates with campus partners who share the responsibility of creating and implementing prevention education programming to ensure Virginia Tech has a comprehensive and well-integrated prevention education program.
- Master's degree in human resources, social science, public administration or a bachelor's degree with significant related experience. - Incumbent must have extensive knowledge of civil rights laws including Title IX, with the ability to identify areas of non-compliance; be an experienced trainer, trained in Title IX and have the ability to work with highly sensitive and confidential information and exercise strong independent judgment and discretion. -Incumbent must have experience developing and providing educational and professional development programs geared toward adult learners -Experience in leading and developing prevention education programs
- The incumbent must have experience with providing alternative dispute resolution services in an employment environment, particularly mediation and conflict management coaching; and be able to work with a diverse clientele with the ability to relate effectively to a wide variety of people. - Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills are required, as are workshop experience and facilitation skills, including the ability to independently design and conduct training programs. - A high level of organizational and prioritization skills, including demonstrated ability to work independently under time constraints, the ability to develop and streamline compliance practices and procedures.
-Experience providing prevention education programs in a college/university environment -Experience developing training and education programs at a highly decentralized, public institution of higher education -Knowledge of the best practices in bystander intervention, interpersonal violence prevention programs, and sexual violence prevention education programs -Certification to administer the Conflict Dynamics Profile assessments.
Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $513 million. The university fulfil...ls its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.
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