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Associate Director for Interpersonal Violence Services
NC State Women's Center
Position No. 00101403
Hiring Range: $62,000 - 70,000
Job Location: Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED) is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible, and diverse intellectual and cultural campus experience at North Carolina State University (NC State). The OIED facilitates and supports efforts to ensure equity and equal opportunity, offers diversity education and training, and promotes inclusive excellence among students, faculty, and staff. There are four OIED units: Campus Community Centers; Inclusive Excellence and Strategic Practice; Equal Opportunity and Equity; and Bias Impact Response. Under the guidance of the Vice Provost for Institutional Equity, who also serves as the university's Title IX Coordinator, these units collaborate to ensure accountability to compliance, policy, and community care standards. They also monitor and respond to campus climate needs, facilitate equity and inclusion assessment, education, and training, and support underrepresented and marginalized identity groups within the NC State community.
The Campus Community Centers are a unit within the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity. The Campus Community Centers are comprised of the African American Cultural Center, LGBTQ Pride Center, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Women's Center. Our community efforts play a role in increasing the participation, retention, and success of students, faculty, and staff from historically underrepresented groups. Together, creating a community that provides a unified, campus-wide approach ensures that students, faculty, and staff learn and work within a campus defined by the best practices in equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging.
The Women's Center
Thanks to years of advocacy from students, faculty and staff across the institution, NC State founded the Women's Center in 1991. Since its founding, the Women's Center has worked to create culture change for gender and equity, affirm all identities, and cultivate connections and relationships across campus and in the community. Through examining links between systemic issues and individual actions, and creating spaces for dialogue intended to develop students' ability to explore assumptions and beliefs, the Women's Center aims to transform this education into personal, local and global action. The mission of the Women's Center is to build and create a community of authentic and engaged allies and leaders to pursue gender equity individually and collectively; enhancing the campus climate through education, advocacy, support, and leadership development.
The Women's Center directly serves all students at NC State while also serving as a resource, connection, and partner for faculty and staff at the institution. We take an intersectional and trauma-informed approach to serving the campus community. The Women's Center Associate Director for IPV Services reports to the Director of the Women's Center.
Primary Purpose of Position
Working to create a safer and more supportive environment for students at NC State University, the Associate Director for Interpersonal Violence Services provides leadership, direction, and coordination for 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, including prevention education and survivor response. A strong emphasis will be placed on conducting needs assessments, analyzing campus climate surveys, advocating for equity-based and trauma-informed policies and practices, and performing program evaluations in order to assist in establishing an evidence-based program. Efforts also include providing and overseeing direct advocacy support services for survivors of IPV-related incidents.
This is a position that has the ability for flexible work arrangements.
Position Description/General Scope of Duties
Strategic Leadership and Advocacy
Provide strategic direction, vision, and leadership for all IPV services, outreach, prevention, and education efforts of the Women's Center.
Analyze and assess gaps and trends in programming, reporting, and resources, as well as campus climate and survivor satisfaction surveys, in order to advocate for policies and practices that promote IPV prevention education, mitigate IPV service delivery challenges, and address other barriers impacting student survivors.
Oversee and guide the development, expansion, and delivery of IPV training programs and educational awareness months for the campus community, including the Pack Survivor Support Alliance and the Movement Peer Educators, as well as IPV training for all incoming first-year and transfer students, housing staff, Greek leaders, orientation leaders, and student-athletes.
Manage departmental IPV budgets and ensure alignment with appropriate financial controls, processes, and procedures.
Hire, train, supervise, evaluate and build the capacity of two full-time staff: the Assistant Director for Interpersonal Violence Prevention Education and Training and the Interpersonal Violence Response Coordinator.
Oversee and provide coordination and delivery of crisis intervention services, emotional support, safety planning, resource referrals, academic and housing accommodations, and accompaniment for students who have experienced sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, stalking, and sexual harassment.
Represent the Women's Center as part of the Sexual Assault Response Team to provide case management and advocacy services for IPV survivors.
Manage the 24-hour Sexual Assault Helpline for NC State University, including maintaining after-hours on-call scheduling, coordinating training for advocates, researching and reporting annual statistics, and serving as a member of the after-hours phone line rotation.
Serve as lead administrator of the Survivor Fund, managing the application, approval, and disbursement process, in consultation with the Survivor Fund Advisory Committee.
Partnerships + Outreach
Work collaboratively with existing campus stakeholders who have an interest in IPV prevention and response, including OIED's Equal Opportunity and Equity Unit and the Vice Provost/Title IX coordinator, as well as Campus Health, the Counseling Center, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Prevention Services, Student Conduct, Student Legal Services, University Housing, University Police, and Violence Prevention and Threat Management.
Identify and cultivate new partnerships across the university, including with Colleges, First Year Advisors, Division of Academic and Student Affairs, and the college-level Diversity Assistant Deans/Directors, to provide guidance and direction on supporting student survivors; curating programs and support spaces; establishing measures to identify support needs and ensure that resources provide intersectional, culturally responsive care; and tracking education efforts and effectiveness.
Foster continued relationships with community response agencies, including InterAct/Solace Center, District Attorney's Office, Raleigh Police Department, and local hospitals.
Other Administrative Responsibilities
Perform benchmarking and promising practices research related to current or potential Women's Center IPV programs and services.
Assist in fundraising strategies and campaigns, including outreach with donors and supporters.
Support strategic planning and goal implementation; participate in annual goal and objective setting; collect and provide regular evaluation results from programs; and participate in annual report preparation.
Serve as an active and team-focused member of the Women's Center staff.
Participate in campus-wide projects and committees as directed.
Perform related duties as required.
Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, Counselor Education, Psychology, Social Work, Women's and Gender Studies, Sociology/Anthropology, Public Policy, or a related area of study
Department Required Skills
Knowledge of and experience applying trauma-informed approaches to IPV work.
Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, and writing skills.
Ability to build collaborative partnerships with diverse stakeholders.
Experience with budget management.
Demonstrated ability to support identity-based concerns with an awareness of how IPV impacts individuals with multiple identities and positionalities.
Five or more years of experience working with survivors of interpersonal violence and/or developing prevention programming.
Experience working with survivors, preferably within a university setting.
Understanding of IPV-related legal requirements under Title IX of the Education Amendments, the Clery Act, and the VAWA Amendments to the Clery Act.
Experience in policy and advocacy, strategic planning, and data analysis.
Demonstrated experience in supervision of staff.
Experience providing leadership for prevention education, training, and outreach within a university setting.
Content-area knowledge and understanding of intersectionality within Women's Center spaces with a specific understanding of the importance of tailoring programs and spaces to reach BIPOC students and other communities historically marginalized/excluded in said spaces, including best practices in diversity, equity, and inclusion work.
Knowledge of and experience with peer education models, marketing, public speaking, and program design.
Driver's License Required
Valid NC Driver's license or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of start date
Interested in joining our team?
All applications must be submitted online through the NC State employment website. To view the full job posting, application instructions, and to submit an application please visit: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/183894
If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at 919-515-2135 or firstname.lastname@example.org
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.
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