Campus Projects Director

JOB DESCRIPTION

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 centers, local law enforcement, community partners, students, and county prosecutors to allow for a coordinated statewide and community specific response to sexual violence, including sexual violence prevention, 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. Valid driver’s license.

Reports to: Senior Director of Collaboration and Training

Specific Duties:

  • Identify Best Practices—
    • Research existing best practices or tools regarding campus sexual assault, from post-assault response to
      sexual violence primary prevention, 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 local rape crisis programs to support collaboration between the
      rape crisis programs, campus, law enforcement, prosecutorial, medical, and mental health professionals in addressing campus sexual assault.
    • 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 and prevention of campus sexual
      violence.
    • Manage the statewide campus sexual assault rape crisis advocate 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., on the Clery Act, Title IX, restorative justice/practices).
    • Respond to technical assistance and consultation requests regarding campus sexual assault from rape crisis victim advocates, allied professionals, students,
      and others via phone, email, in-person, and other avenues.
  • 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

How to Apply: All interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Sam Mitchell at smitchell@nyscasa.org.

 

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.

Posted 11/7/2018