Recognized as one of the top 10 research universities worldwide, a culture of collaboration sparks discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact. Best practices, best people at the best place to work! Our team is looking to add an extremely creative individual as the next Director of CARE. If you are a strategic leader with an innovative mind, we want you!
The CARE Office is an independent, confidential office which engages in prevention efforts, professional training, and survivor support and healing services related to the areas of sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment for students, faculty, and staff at UC San Diego. CARE serves as the primary point of contact for those who are seeking advocacy and/or support following an experience of sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking and sexual harassment.
Reporting to the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer (CECO), the Director of CARE provides leadership in UC San Diego's prevention and response to sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment as mandated by federal and state law and University of California policy. The incumbent serves as a principal advisor to senior management and other administrators, as well as a resource to the UC San Diego community on issues related to sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment. With the CECO, the incumbent strategizes programs and services to meet UC's goal to make UC campuses the national leaders in prevention and response to sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment. The Director models broad knowledge and awareness related to social justice and diversity (e.g., racial and ethnic groups, LGBQ+ and transgender communities, social class, and intersectional identities) for the CARE Office and the campus community. The Director enhances efforts to create and sustain a culture that embraces, promotes, and prioritizes equity, diversity, and inclusiveness in the broadest meanings.
The Director is responsible for creating a consistent "response team" model, as prescribed by best practices and UC requirements. Provides leadership in the adoption of system-wide investigation and adjudication standards, as required by UC. Leads the development of a comprehensive training and education plan, and develops a comprehensive communication strategy to educate the community and raise awareness about campus programs. The Director is a leader for the UC San Diego campus implementation of a standardized two-team response model for addressing sexual violence: Case Management Team (CMT) and the Coordinated Community Response Team (CCRT). In these leadership roles, the Director focuses on policies, community relations, prevention, and intervention. The Director provides leadership in the efforts to provide assistance and advocacy on behalf of individuals concerning sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment. This involves the coordination of services across UC San Diego, including with campus police, academic and administrative support units, as well as coordination of legal advocacy and medical advocacy.
The Director is responsible for maintaining the highest standards of prevention and response. The Director reviews and responds to all confidential disclosures of sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment that are made to the CARE staff. The Director ensures that responses are timely, appropriate, trauma-informed, and victim-centered. The Director has the ultimate responsibility for the development of policies and procedures that address the campus' training, response, management, and prevention of sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment.
Responsibilities include maintenance and implementation of strategic short- and long-term planning, and development and implementation of a comprehensive communication strategy to educate the community and raise awareness about UC San Diego programs. Provides leadership for the campus in the development of a collaborative approach to the prevention/intervention of sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment for students, faculty, and staff at UC San Diego. The Director is responsible to effectively manage the CARE Office in the areas of human resources, budget, space, and confidential record management in accordance with appropriate policies.
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Proven experience in team building, group facilitation, strategic planning, and leadership s
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.