Rape Prevention Education Specialist
Title: Rape Prevention Education Specialist
Class: Academic Professional
Exempt Status: Exempt
Nature and Scope of Work
This position will provide district wide coordination and implementation for PCC’s Rape Prevention Education program. The incumbent will work closely with the Sylvania Women’s Resource Center Coordinator, staff and student leaders to plan events and activities, and promote and execute trainings and workshops. The incumbent may also develop and deliver classroom instruction focusing on the prevention of sexual assault.
- Facilitates overall design and coordination of a comprehensive educational outreach program targeting students, staff, and faculty with the goal of preventing rape and sexual assault.
- Plans district-wide events and activities related to the Rape Prevention Education program.
- Designs, promotes and executes trainings, workshops, performances and classroom instruction for various audiences with the goal of rape prevention.
- Works collaboratively with faculty, Women’s Resource Center Coordinator, student leaders and other stakeholders across the district.
- Establishes and chairs a district-wide Rape Prevention Education Council. Solicits committee membership, schedules meetings, sets agenda items, delegates assignments and provides technical and administrative support to the council.
- Mentors student leaders.
- Coordinates, develops and implements an outreach and marketing strategy including print, electronic and website content development.
- Provides students with information about campus and community resources.
- Works closely with Counseling staff, student services areas, and faculty to implement success initiatives.
- May assist with the preparation of annual reports detailing program successes and challenges.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements
Work is performed in an office and classroom environment. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required. Most of job time spent sitting with occasional walking, lifting, and guiding, and/or carrying of lightweight materials or equipment.
Bachelor’s degree in student development, psychology, social work, social science or related field is required. Relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis. Experience coordinating educational programs or community-based services. Experience working with survivors of sexual assault and conducting trainings on prevention and awareness. Demonstrated background of working with diverse populations is required.
Positions that teach credit courses may also be required to meet the following requirements:
Masters degree in student development, psychology, social work, social science, counseling, or other related field required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Excellent interpersonal skills and sensitivity to the needs of women and survivors of sexual assault.
- Ability to work with students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
- Ability to defuse emotional or tense situations and offer viable solutions.
- Ability to effectively communicate in oral and written form.
- Ability to work as a team player with faculty and other student services staff.
- Ability to solve problems and think critically.