PREVENTION, EDUCATION & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

University of Washington

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As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.


UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.


The mission of the University’s Safe Campus program, launched in 2007, is to help prevent and address violence that affects members of the University of Washington community. The program focuses on direct support of individuals, triage of situations, threat assessment, and outreach and prevention education. In 2016, SafeCampus became the UW’s designated central intake for Title IX sexual misconduct related incidents.


The Prevention, Education, & Communications Manager directs all SafeCampus outreach and prevention efforts, including marketing and communications (SafeCampus website, online and print resource materials, content for news articles), developing and delivering education/training for staff, faculty and students, and supervising SafeCampus staff and student employees in their outreach and prevention duties. Additionally, this position oversees programmatic data analysis and development of reports for distribution to UW leadership, Compliance Services and Board of Regents.


The SafeCampus program is part of UW Human Resources and serves as the central hub for violence prevention efforts and Title IX related sexual misconduct intake across all UW campuses, medical centers, and places of business or study. The SafeCampus Prevention, Education, & Communications Manager will collaborate with partners (e.g., Student Life, UWPD, Title IX) and leadership across all three campuses to support awareness, implementation and adoption of workplace violence and Title IX response/intake protocols, as well as support development of tailored prevention strategies.


Responsibilities


Manage all SafeCampus prevention/education/training for the UW community:

  • Responsible for planning, marketing and delivering a violence prevention training to diverse and complex audiences.
  • Develop innovative, tailored programming through new and existing university collaborations (e.g. EPIC, Title IX education)
  • Interface with tri-campus and UW Medicine leadership to support implementation of UW response protocols and training
  • Understand and respond to needs to adjust messaging and communications in response to emergent situations or priorities

Supervision And Mentoring

  • Supervise EPIC program staff (three .2 FTE graduate students and two .2 FTE postdoctoral scholar)
  • Guide and oversee the development of the EPIC program
  • Supervision of the prevention work of the response specialist and training specialists

Oversight Of Programmatic Data Analysis And Development Of Reports

  • To be distributed to UW leadership, Compliance Services and Board of Regents

Campus Leadership And Community Partnerships

  • Serve as a content expert on best practices for UW community members engaging in violence prevention & education efforts
  • Consult on Title IX related projects including strategic priorities, standardization of training practices, policy/protocol implementation, and written materials
  • Represent the University in an official capacity on taskforces, community collaborations, and public forums

Other

  • Coordinate marketing efforts and development of web content
  • Remain current on potential impacts and implementation of state and federal regulations and pending legislation
  • Continuing education and new research scholarship related to best practices in violence prevention and response

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, marketing or related field and four years of progressively responsible related work experience.
  • Proven experience creating innovative violence prevention programming for a large, multifaceted institution.
  • Leadership experience in programmatic creation and development paired with supervising or directing the work of others.
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively presenting programmatic information in public presentations.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple campus and community organizations.
  • Record of strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to document and update program policies, procedures, and materials.
  • Demonstrated research and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, as a part of a team, with individuals and groups of diverse cultures, ethnic and social backgrounds, values and attitudes.
  • Ability to respond with empathy and support to individuals of diverse cultures, ethnic and social backgrounds, values, attitudes, and languages in order to provide programmatically accurate information.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


Desired

  • Masters' degree in a related field.
  • Familiarity with violence prevention and response-related UW programs and services.
  • Experience providing services at the college level with diverse populations.
  • Direct experience with victim services in the areas of power-based violence and Title IX (sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, sexual harassment, and/or sexual exploitation).

Application Process


The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.


Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law .


Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.


The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability , and committed to becoming climate neutral.


The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.


To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu .


COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT


Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.


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