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11 Mar 2017

Full-Time Assistant Director, Interpersonal Violence Services

North Carolina State University – Posted by SACJobs Anywhere

Job Description

Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The North Carolina State University Women’s Center is a department within the Office for Institutional Equity & Diversity (OIED) and is located in the Talley Student Union. Along with the Women’s Center team, the Assistant Director for Interpersonal Violence (IPV) Services serves as a catalyst and resource for the campus community by advancing gender equity and social justice through advocacy, education, and leadership. The assistant director contributes to the overarching mission, vision, and goals of the Women’s Center by overseeing the center’s efforts related to campus response and prevention of all forms of interpersonal violence, including sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. This position reports to the Women’s Center director and is an integral part of the center’s team. The position is a full time position that directly supervises, the Rape Prevention Education Coordinator.
Essential Job Duties
The Assistant Director of Interpersonal Violence Services works to create a safer, more supportive environment for students at NC State University. This position coordinates interpersonal violence (IPV) services offered through the Women’s Center. These efforts involve working directly with students, staff, and faculty as well as collaboratively with campus and community partners to establish and maintain appropriate and effective IPV services and response on campus. Efforts also include providing and overseeing advocacy for survivors of IPV related incidents including, crisis support, information and referral, accompaniment to meetings and judicial proceedings, survivor follow-up and check in and coordination of after-care as needed. This position is key in implementing prevention and bystander intervention education and training across campus. Ultimately serving as a catalyst for change, a strong emphasis will be placed on conducting and analyzing needs assessment and performing program evaluations in order to assist in establishing an evidence-based program. The Assistant Director for IPV Services is expected to keep current with national trends in the field and help educate the campus community about those trends.
Other Work/Responsibilities
The assistant director position is responsible for the following:
-Supervise and develop the Rape Prevention Education Coordinator position
-Work collaboratively with the Equal Opportunity & Equity unit to ensure compliance-related obligations are met
-Oversee and provide coordination and crisis intervention services, support, advocacy resources, referrals, assistance with accommodations and accompaniment for students who have experienced a range of issues related to but not limited to rape, sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking
-Oversee the 24-hour Sexual Assault Helpline for NC State University, including maintaining after-hours on-call scheduling, researching and reporting annual statistics, and serving as a member of the after-hours phone line rotation
-Oversee and expand training programs and other educational activities designed to cultivate awareness of and response to all forms of IPV for students, faculty, staff, and community partners
-Coordinate large-scale IPV awareness programs for the NC State campus community (i.e., Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Stalking Awareness Month, etc.)
-Oversee the Survivor Fund Project, consulting with the Sexual Assault Response Team for decision-making
-Develop relationships and collaborate with various partners on campus (i.e., University Police, Counseling Center, GLBT Center, Student Involvement, etc.), to provide holistic student support, coordinate intersectional IPV programming and track education efforts and effectiveness
-Develop and nurture relationships with community response agencies (i.e., local sexual assault and domestic violence agencies such as Interact, District Attorney’s Office, Raleigh Police Department, and local hospitals)
-Represent the Women’s Center as part of the Sexual Assault Response Team
-Lead efforts to document the community’s needs and assets related to IPV. Identify campus community gaps and work with appropriate campus partners to determine strategies to meet community needs
-Identify and work collaboratively with community stakeholders with an interest in IPV prevention and response (i.e., lead the Alliance on Sexual Assault Prevention meetings)
-Work in partnership with key stakeholders at the university to positively impact the campus climate around issues of IPV
-Assist with writing grants and fundraising for the Women’s Center
-Serve as an active and team-focused member of the Women’s Center staff
-Participate in campus-wide projects and committees as directed
-Assist with assessment and strategic planning of activities for the Women’s Center’s programs and services
-Perform related duties as required


  • Start Date: 5/15/2017 – Approximate
  • Education: Master’s Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 2 – 4 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

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Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Assistant Director and Violence Services.


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