Interpersonal Violence Prevention Program Coordinator

University of South Carolina Columbia, SC Full Time
Columbia, SC
47 days ago

Full Job Description

Seeking an Interpersonal Violence Program Coordinator who is interested in a full-time career in an accredited patient-centered medical home within a college health environment. The University of South Carolina’s University Health Services Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention (SAVIP) department offers free, accessible, inclusive and confidential support to the Carolina community, as well as training to educate all those on campus.

This highly demanding professional position will be responsible for organizing and building the capacity of community-based violence prevention efforts to understand and prevent sexual assault and harassment, dating/relationship violence, and stalking. Under the supervision of the Senior Interpersonal Violence Program Coordinator of Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention (SAVIP), this incumbent will be responsible for the planning, organizing and implementation of comprehensive interpersonal violence prevention programs and services for the university community. Train, direct, and supervise others performing various tasks associated with the delivery of programs and services, including students, graduate assistants/interns, and peer educators. Services include, but are not limited to resources and referral, advocacy, events planning and coordination, community outreach, and campus and cultural events co-sponsored with other faculty/staff organizations, student organizations and other internal and external stakeholders. Position will monitor and rotate on-call to respond to sexual assaults and other forms of interpersonal violence on campus as appropriate. Position will manage a caseload including maintaining case files and responding to correspondence and telephone inquiries, develop a comprehensive plan of the client’s service and advocacy needs and referring to campus and community partners as appropriate.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in health education, health promotion, or related field and 2 years’ experience or bachelor’s degree in health education, health promotion or related field and 4 years’ related experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated background in evidence-based primary prevention and interpersonal violence program planning and implementation. Experience applying anti-oppression and social justice theories and perspectives to prevention work and work with diverse populations strongly preferred. Ability to speak to large audiences and facilitate small group discussions. Ability to provide supportive crisis intervention strategies. Knowledge of theories/models associated with interpersonal violence including but not limited to socioecological, feminist, social justice, as well as experience with trauma-informed care models, strongly preferred. Experience in collegiate interpersonal violence prevention and response, including providing advocacy services to faculty and staff; experience within an integrated student health model ideal. Experience supervising undergraduate and/or graduate students. Strong leadership, organization, facilitation, and presentation skills required, as well as the ability to work cohesively and collaboratively on a team and with on and off-campus partners.