Coordinator of Gender Violence Prevention, Education and Response
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 109017-en_US
The Johns Hopkins University Student Health & Well-Being (SHWB) practice group provides high quality, holistic services that are accessible, inclusive, and equitable in order to foster a proactive, supportive culture and enhance student's and learner's experience at Johns Hopkins University while preparing them to lead fulfilling personal and professional lives. Our integrated service delivery model provides dynamic health promotion and well-being support and programming, student disability services including guidance and resources, and in-person primary and mental health care options at our clinics as well as remote support though phone and online resources to JHU students and learners across all nine schools within the University.
We are seeking a Coordinator of Gender Violence Prevention, Education and Response who will report to the Associate Director for Student Well-Being, and will provide education and support to undergraduate, graduate students, and trainees around issues and experiences of sex and gender-based violence. This role is part of an immediate team of staff who work collaboratively to prevent and respond to sexual misconduct, the student health and well-being health promotions team, and the broader student health and well-being unit within university student services. The coordinator will work with mental health providers, student affairs administrators, Office of Institutional equity staff, and campus security among others. This position will serve all JHU students although primarily interface with graduate students, particularly on the East Baltimore and Washington DC Campuses.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Serve as the primary liaison to designated divisions within Johns Hopkins University to facilitate bystander intervention education training (BIT) for graduate students and trainees. Provide support for undergraduate BIT sessions as needed.
Along with the gender violence prevention team, maintain evidence-based training curriculum for the bystander intervention training (BIT) training, with keen attention to the populations in which it is presented.
Recruit, select, train, and evaluate peer BIT facilitators.
Serve as a confidential resource to students and trainees who are disclosing experiences of sex or gender-based violence (sexual assault, rape, intimate partner violence, domestic violence, stalking) for designated divisions and back-up to other divisions when needed.
Provide appropriate and timely information and referrals to medical services, individual mental health services and support groups, legal and student conduct services, and other community resources.
Accompany students to university proceedings and other processes that may occur on or off-campus when desired.
Coordinate safety planning with Campus Safety and Security, appropriate law enforcement, and JHU resources.
Assist students with evaluating applicable options for navigating university processes and personal safety.
Provide knowledgeable explanation of student rights and responsibilities, Title IX, and University Sexual Misconduct processes and procedures as well as other JHU policies.
Advise and provide consultation to first responders in their response to survivors.
Serve as the primary point of contact for tracking, reporting, and aspects of compliance for the University's online Title IX education program for all learners.
Create new initiatives and participate in existing gender-based violence prevention events, programs, and campaigns which support JHU well-being and related campus and community partners.
Advise student-led clubs and organizations related to sex and gender-based violence.
Partner with the current staff and coordinate with relevant stakeholders in university campaigns on issues such as violence prevention and response, risk reduction strategies, bystander intervention etc.
Coordinate and develop programming in partnership with university stakeholders for specific populations such as incoming students, survivors, LGBTQ+, parents, etc.
Review and utilize programs and policies of best practices in prevention education.
In some cases, provide psychoeducation and resources for students and trainees who have participated as complainants or respondents in the University's sexual misconduct and/or Title IX process.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge and experience with gender/sexual violence issues in institutions of higher education as well as specialized expertise and knowledge of the effects of sexual assault on victims, survivor recovery, medical and legal procedures.
Capacity to respond well in crisis situations and to persons in distress.
Discretion and sound judgment with highly confidential information.
Ability to foster positive and productive relationships with all campus constituencies including students, trainees, staff, administrators, and faculty.
Experience as a trainer and expertise in training models regarding the dynamics, approach, and response to violence prevention and response on college campuses.
Experience working with diverse populations of students and trainees in a complex, institutional setting.
Knowledge of public health theories and practices specifically related to sex and gender-based violence.
Experience leveraging passion for trauma-informed advocacy work into a holistic well-being program in a higher education context.
Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills, including public speaking and presenting.
Strong analytical and decision-making skills.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Must be available to work some nights/weekends.
As a university-wide position, staff must be available to travel to JHU campuses in the Baltimore and DC regions.
Bachelor's Degree required.
Minimum two years of experience working in student support services required.
Licensed or eligible to obtain a license in the State of Maryland preferred.
Master's Degree in social work, Counseling, Public Health or a related field preferred.
Licensed or eligible to obtain a license in the State of Maryland preferred.
Experience with gender/sexual violence prevention education and advocacy is preferred.
Classified Title: Behavioral Health Specialist Working Title: Coordinator of Gender Violence Prevention, Education and Response
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $40,100-$55,140-$70,180 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5:00 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus Department name: Health Promotion and Well-Being Personnel area: University Student Services
Total Rewards The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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