Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
Reporting to the Director of Title IX and Equal Opportunity, the Assistant Director of Prevention & Education manages the University's efforts to provide prevention, training, and awareness programming designed to create and maintain a campus community free from sexual misconduct, relationship violence, discrimination and harassment. The individual will develop and implement a comprehensive sexual misconduct prevention education plan utilizing the social ecological model and assess its efficacy. The individual's approach should be intersectional and seek to disrupt all systems of oppression (for example, racism, ableism, homophobia) and include survivors of all gender identities. Provide current information and statistics to be utilized in social media, social norming, and other educational marketing materials. Audit existing trainings, programs, and materials and make recommendations for continued improvements. Develop working knowledge of the College's sexual misconduct and equal opportunity policies to facilitate referrals for survivors and other campus community members. Participate in campus-wide events, respond to requests for training and develop collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, and students. Utilize assessment and campus climate data to recommend and improve educational programming tailored to the Holy Cross community. The individual will also support efforts of colleagues in the office to provide trainings on the College's equal opportunity policies and Title IX compliance trainings. Promote awareness of the office's function and foster positive perceptions through professional interactions.
It is essential that the Assistant Director of Prevention & Education understands and appreciates our heritage of education in the Jesuit Catholic tradition; embraces our community culture of freedom, mutual respect, and civility; and possesses expertise and experience which contributes to the College's commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.
Major Areas of Responsibility
Develop, implement and assess comprehensive sexual misconduct prevention education plan.
Track all prevention programs and compliance trainings associated with the mission of the office, including maintaining a catalogue of training materials and participant information.
In coordination with other campus offices, work with the Title IX and Equal Opportunity team in the development and coordination of Title IX and equal opportunity programming and training; conduct and disseminate education and prevention training programs, publications and materials for students, faculty, and staff related to the prevention of and response to discrimination, harassment, retaliation, sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and College policies. This will include support with the annual training for all individuals involved with grievance procedures.
Assist the Director with reviews of College community climate and culture, in coordination and partnership with Student Affairs, the Office of the Provost, Public Safety, Human Resources, the Office of Assessment and Research, and other campus constituents.
Maintain current knowledge of the field by participating in conferences, trainings, workshops, etc. Identify and suggest best practices to the Director.
Serve as a Campus Security Authority as defined under the Clery Act.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline. Associate's degree with equivalent combination of relevant education and experience considered. All degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.
A minimum of  years demonstrated experience in development, implementation and presentation of educational programs related to sexual misconduct, intimate partner violence and stalking.
Experience with Title IX, Title VI, Title VII, the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, Clery and/or VAWA
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, including outstanding public speaking skills and the ability to establish rapport with a diverse range of community members.
Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment on sensitive matters and to employ a trauma informed and intersectional approach to the work.
Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of diversity and inclusion issues in a higher education environment.
Strong organizational skills, ability to develop innovative, creative and engaging educational programs and materials.
Advanced Degree preferred.
Understanding of discrimination and harassment based on all protected identities.
Over  years' experience in sexual violence prevention education.
Experience in a higher education setting preferred.
Experience with online training platforms.
This is a full time, exempt level position.
The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic, undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,100 students. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered arboretum.
Worcester is a city of approximately 170,000 people centrally located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational opportunities.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (http://www.heccma.org) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://new-england.hercjobs.org/)
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ABOUT COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS: Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,000 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.