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Located in the heart of the Puget Sound region, the University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. The campus is committed to increasing access to an excellent UW education and preparing students to be leaders throughout Washington and beyond.
UW Bothell provides students a participatory, cross-disciplinary experience grounded in hands-on learning, community-based research, close relationships with faculty as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success.
The campus offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degrees. Current enrollment is approximately 6,000 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, more than 40% are first-generation college attendees, and more than half are students of color.
The University values hiring faculty and staff who have demonstrated experience and ability to work successfully with diverse student populations and who can contribute to a campus culture that promotes equity among colleagues.
Diversity and inclusion are core values at UW Bothell. Our work begins with the acceptance and celebration of the differences that are represented through the many diverse and minoritized communities on our campus and in the surrounding community. We recognize that we are bound together in a collective experience and that our actions impact all in our community. When we focus on the lives of the most marginalized groups among us, we also create conditions of equity, justice and academic excellence for everyone.
In addition to having award winning faculty and staff, UW Bothell has been recognized for innovations in academic programming and support services designed to help students graduate on time and debt-free. It has also earned both recognition and awards for its work in the area of environmental sustainability.
The Director of Prevention, Health, and Wellness is situated within UW Bothell’s Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs. This position provides strategic direction and oversight for UWB’s efforts to build a healthy campus community free of harm, where students have access to resources that support their physical and mental wellbeing. This position is new to UW Bothell and represents the campus’s commitment to providing critical wellness and support resources to students. The person in this role will be responsible for continuing to build the Prevention, Health, and Wellness unit and determining how it fits into the rest of the EMSA and UWB landscape. There are many opportunities within this role to collaborate across the shared UWB and Cascadia campus as well as at the tri-campus level. This position oversees two offices that serve both Cascadia and UWB students.
The Director’s portfolio consists of the Health and Wellness Resource Center (HaWRC) and the Violence Prevention & Advocacy Program (VPA). Both of these programs require that the Director supervise professional staff, provide mentorship to staff who themselves supervise other staff and student staff/interns, manage the compliance and reporting procedures for multiple complex funding streams, guide strategic programmatic direction in alignment with other campus and community initiatives, and maintain intentional and collaborative relationships with partners at Cascadia College.
•Program Oversight : oGuide strategic planning for initiatives within the scope of Prevention, Health, and Wellness, in alignment with UW Bothell and Cascadia College priorities and with best practices in the fields of violence prevention, sexual health, mental health, alcohol and other drugs, and basic needs of college students. oRepresent the HaWRC, VPA, and the overall goals of Prevention, Health, and Wellness when engaging with campus and community stakeholders. oGuide assessment and evaluation of programs and services within the HaWRC and VPA. Participate in relevant assessment and evaluation efforts across the tri-campus in order to improve services for UWB and Cascadia students. oCoordinate regular team meetings, and project-based meetings, for members of the VPA and HaWRC teams and close collaborators. oManage the VPA’s relationship with campus and community partners, including providing task supervision and guidance for LifeWire’s prevention educator based on the UWB campus. oSupport the Interim Assistant Director’s management of the relationship between UWB, Cascadia College, and United Way of King County. oLead the development and implementation of internal practices related to team communication, use of shared space, access to technology, and other team dynamics to ensure quality service provision. oServe on UWB, tri-campus, and Cascadia College committees for work intersecting with prevention, health, and wellness
•People management : oProvide direct supervision for the Interim Assistant Director of Prevention, Health, and Wellness; two Survivor Advocates; the Prevention Educator; and the OVW Grant Project Director. oProvide support to several of the above staff members in their supervision of the Basic Needs Program Manager, Benefits Hub Coaches, MSW Interns, and HEROs. oSupervise MSW interns who serve as confidential advocates, including case review, professional development and guidance, and connection of the work back to social work principles and practices. oDevelop and implement standards of initial and ongoing training for Advocates in accordance with state and federal laws and best practices.
•Strategic Planning and Management : oProvide strategic direction for the campus’ overall health and wellness functions, with particular emphasis on the new 1000 student residential population. oParticipate as member of a dynamic Enrollment Management & Student Affairs leadership team, advising the Vice Chancellor and Dean of Student Affairs on priorities and program/compliance requirements. oManages all aspects of the programs financial operations, including multiple external funding sources, including the strategic allocation of funds to achieve grant requirements.
•Funding oversight : oProvide ultimate management of the VPA budget comprised of UWB General Operating Funds (GOF), Cascadia College GOF, Cascadia S&A, OVW Campus Grant, and the LifeWire partnership. Seek new/additional funding as needed. oSupport the Interim Assistant Director with management of the HaWRC budget comprised of Cascadia S&A, UWB SAF, United Way King County, and Evergreen Health. Seek new/additional funding as needed. oServe as the Project Supervisor for the OVW Campus Grant, including attending Director/Supervisor meetings hosted by the funder. oSupport the OVW Grant Project Director in their management of the OVW Campus Grant, including coordination of the Coordinated Community Review Team and submission of progress reports and other documentation to the funder. oIn collaboration with the Interim Assistant Director, manage compliance with the United Way King County grant, including attending meetings, serving on committees, and adhering to reporting requirements. oManage UWB’s relationship with LifeWire to ensure continued funding for the Prevention Educator position.
•Other Duties as Assigned
•Bachelor's Degree in Social work, public health, higher education, counseling, or related field. •At least four years experience in student advocacy, sexual assault prevention, social work, public health, or student health and wellness.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
•Program management experience •Experience supervising staff •Budget development and management experience •Experience working with diverse communities and a commitment to social justice •Experience designing and leading health promotion and social change efforts
•1+ years’ experience as a confidential victim advocate, preferably in a campus environment •Successful experience seeking grant funding and managing grants •Experience managing programs in a higher education environment
WORKING CONDITIONS: •This position works primarily on the UW Bothell campus in a shared office environment. •The position may be done remotely 1-2 days per week, per arrangement with supervisor.
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Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.