Assistant Director, Violence Prevention and Response
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 22636
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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND RESPONSE (VPR), Office of Student Wellbeing (OSW), to assist in the leadership and oversight of the office, throughout the Institute, and in the greater community to address the needs of students who have experienced sexual assault, dating or domestic violence, stalking, and/or sexual harassment. Will co-lead the peer student group, PLEASURE, along with the assistant director in the OSW; coordinate the execution, implementation, and assessment of violence prevention and response advocacy programming; work in close collaboration with student life staff, undergraduate and graduate student support deans, mental health clinicians, health care providers, and other support resources on and off campus; help to assess the needs of the community and participate in the development of long- and short-range program goals; collaborate on program development, maintenance, marketing, and evaluation; conduct trainings and help develop educational materials.
REQUIRED: master's degree, preferably in education, social work, or related field; two years' experience in higher education or closely related setting; demonstrated knowledge of interpersonal violence and victim advocacy; excellent organizational, time-management, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills; success compiling, managing, and communicating highly confidential information; ability to work independently; flexible and adaptable approach to responsibilities; ability to take initiative, plan, develop, organize and follow through on projects and plans while working in a dynamic, high-pressure environment; ability to answer immediate client demands and deal with frequent interruptions; demonstrated computer proficiency; experience working with diverse populations; familiarity with gender-based violence terminology; and knowledge and understanding of Title IX. Job #22636-7
Salary range: mid $60k - low $70k
This position has the potential to work from home one to two days per week, based on the needs of the office.
Only candidates who submit a cover letter and resume will be considered for the position.
Employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check and credential check.
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