We’re Hiring: Campus Projects Director

 

General Nature of Position

The Campus Projects Director is responsible for ongoing development of NYSCASA’s initiative that addresses improved communication between campus personnel, rape crisis advocates, local law enforcement, community partners, students, and county prosecutors to allow for a coordinated statewide and community specific response to collegiate sexual violence. This position will have a significant amount of travel. This is a full-time, exempt position.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Associate or higher degree and/or 3/5 years of relevant experience. Skills in training and team building.  Strong communication, organizational, public speaking, and writing skills. Commitment to and understanding of addressing sexual violence, anti-oppression work, anti-racism work, and other social justice issues.

Good understanding of Title IX and Enough is Enough legislation. Valid driver’s license.

 

Specific Duties

  • Identify Best Practices—
    • Research existing best practices or tools regarding campus sexual assault, to support development or enhancement of policies and practices in New York State.
    • Conduct outreach to agencies already doing excellent work regarding campus sexual violence to help inform project activities.
    • Work with NYSCASA advisory groups and/or community groups for feedback on policies and materials.
    • Make recommendations for best practices and policies to address and respond to campus sexual assault.
    • Review and give feedback to policymakers regarding proposed campus sexual assault legislation and the impacts, including unintended consequences, on sexual assault victims.
  • Promote Coordinated Collaboration—
    • Maintain and manage the statewide campus consortium working groups of allied professionals.
    • Maintain outreach and coordination with professional and student-led campus-based advocates, Title IX officers, and other campus based professionals, to support collaboration between them and the rape crisis programs, law enforcement, prosecutorial, medical, and mental health professionals in addressing campus sexual assault with trauma informed and culturally sensitive practices.
    • Plan, convene, facilitate, and/or attend meetings to develop collaborations to establish or strengthen Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs) specifically to address campus sexual assault.
    • Coordinate and facilitate meetings, training opportunities, and communications with NYSCASA’s statewide campus consortium (consisting of representatives from colleges, universities, rape crisis programs, county prosecutors, law enforcement, community agencies, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, and any additional disciplines/ organizations) to support a coordinated response to campus sexual violence.
  • Provide Training and Technical Assistance—
    • Increase multidisciplinary professionals’ knowledge of effective responses to campus sexual violence.
    • Develop a campus SA listserv to provide ongoing technical assistance and related information and resources.
    • Facilitate and coordinate cross-training activities regarding the roles and responsibilities of SART members.
    • Host experts to provide training (e.g., trauma-informed interviewing, Title IX overview, Cleary Act updates, restorative justice/practices, etc.).
    • Respond to technical assistance and consultation requests regarding campus sexual assault from campus personnel, advocates, allied professionals, students, and others via phone, email, in-person, and other methods.
  • Other Activities—
    • Represent NYSCASA on committees, meetings, community events, conferences, and listservs.
    • Complete required reports.
    • Participate in professional development.
    • Attend NYSCASA meetings.
    • Assist with NYSCASA’s annual conference and any other events.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Director of Collaboration and Training.

 

Starting Salary:  $41,000

Reports to:  Senior Director of Collaboration and Training

Revised July 2019

 

New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NYSCASA seeks affirmatively to employ staff reflective of and sensitive to the needs of the diverse communities affected by sexual violence in New York State. NYSCASA, in accordance with the requirements of federal and state laws, does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, or volunteer due to race, age, sex, religion, color, national origin or ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, military status, veteran status, or other protected status.

NYSCASA strongly values diversity and inclusiveness. All are encouraged to apply.

 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume by email to Sam Mitchell, smitchell@nyscasa.org