$42,000 Salary commensurate with education, experiences and other requirements. Comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, etc.)
Term of Position:
At Will/Just Cause:
Summary of Position:
The Unit of Student Life at Ferris State University invites applications to apply to this grant-funded, full-time temporary, fiscal-year, fixed length, Violence Prevention Coordinator position that we hope to continue beyond June 30, 2023 with continued partnership with the Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.
The Violence Prevention Coordinator will be responsible for leading our Anti-Violence Alliance, for continued implementation and expansion of our prevention education programs, and for enhancing our education and intervention resources and services to meet the needs of all our students across the main campus, Kendall College of Art and Design, and all twenty-two statewide locations. This position is funded through a partnership with the Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence . The salary is $42,000 with a comprehensive benefits package including an employee and dependent tuition waiver and a 12% of gross salary contribution to either TIAA-CREF or Fidelity Investments for retirement purposes.
More information is available at: https://www.ferris.edu/administration/adminandfinance/human/Benefits/BIBs/21_22/AdminBIB21_22.pdf. No required employee contribution and vesting is immediate. While there is no guarantee for employment beyond the current grant cycle; it is our hope to sustain our efforts and retain this position through additional grant or other funding.
Required Work Experience:
One year of experience in primary prevention and training around sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Required Licenses and Certifications:
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:
Consideration will be given to applicants with experience working in a University setting, providing victim/survivor services, working with law enforcement agencies, and/or working with traditionally under-served or marginalized populations, particularly students of color, students with disabilities, engaging men, and LGBTQ+ students.
Preference will also be given to individuals with a Master’s degree and those with professional experience and interest in trauma-informed practices, assessment, and working with multiple community partners or organizations to provide services.
Preference given to individuals with experience leading and coordinating peer education programs.
Work with the MCEDSV team to implement Greening Spaces initiatives through the DELTA Impact Grant on Ferris State University's Campus, Big Rapids, and Mecosta County. Additionally, integrate DELTA Impact Grant funded deliverables & initiatives at Ferris State University.
Attend required trainings as assigned by MCEDSV supervisory, including successful completion of New Service Provider Training and MCEDSV Michigan Prevention Model within six months of hire.
Attend required ongoing meetings as assigned by MCEDSV, including Delta grant meetings, the State Leadership Team, The Delta/RPE Community of Practice, and the Activism Conservatory.
Enhance and expand comprehensive prevention initiatives with the Anti-Violence Alliance including continued implementation of the Bringing in the Bystander curriculum and all prevention, education, and awareness programming efforts for all incoming students, athletes, fraternities and sororities, and student leaders.
Expand social media reach across platforms for prevention efforts and implementation of greening initiatives.
Supervise 10-15 Peer Educators including recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, developing and evaluating Peer Educators.
Implement Memorandums of Understanding with local and Grand Rapids Sexual Assault Support Agencies to enhance campus prevention, education, awareness, and advocacy services.
Outreach to and collaborate with leadership of student groups including fraternity and sorority life, athletics, club sports, registered student organizations, and statewide campus locations to provide tailored educational programming around dating/domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Create and strengthen campus and community partnerships to expand prevention reach and collaboration with underserved student populations and affinity groups.
Develop new student led, peer to peer, sexual violence prevention programs for students who have already been trained in Bringing in the Bystander.
Enhance current training for faculty, staff, and student advocates to include trauma-informed response, self-care, and awareness of resources.
Continue to develop and implement evaluation tools to assess programs. Review program reports, participant evaluations, statistical data, and other relevant information to make recommendations on scope, size, and the nature of future programs.
Collaborate with the Athletics Department to create an ongoing education plan for mandatory sexual misconduct prevention programming for all NCAA student athletes.
Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.
Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to provide a brief cover letter and a resume. All completed applications received by August 8, 2022 will receive full consideration. Please email [email protected] after August 8, 2022 for an update on the status of the search.
Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Bachelor's degree.
Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.
Initial Application Review Date:
August 8, 2022
Open Until Position is Filled?:
Posting Close Date:
Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence. Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.
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