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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: December 24, 2020
The PATH to Care Center lead the efforts to transform UC Berkeley into a community that is free of sexual violence, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, and stalking through prevention, advocacy, training, and healing. We collaborate with the campus community to make social change with the goals of preventing, intervening in, and responding to harassment and violence, eliminating oppression, and creating the culture and environment we all aspire to and deserve.
The PATH to Care Center serves staff, faculty, students, and visitors to the campus. This confidential department is a new campus program is comprised of 12 full-time staff, graduate and undergraduate student staff members, and student leaders. The department is organizationally positioned within the Office of the Chancellor and the Division of Student Affairs.
The OVW Campus Program Grant Coordinator, reports to the Project/Policy Analyst of the PATH to Care Center, and the role involves analytical studies on a variety of policies, projects, programs and issues in support the achievement of the grant activities and improvement of campus prevention and response policies, procedures, and programs. The OVW Campus Program Grant Coordinator assists in policy and program planning, development and administration; interprets, monitors and analyzes information regarding policies and procedures; and provides coordination and consultative services to the Project Director and department administrators.
Provides a variety of analytical duties in support of a function, program and/or organizational unit. Specifically, oversee project planning and implementation of the OVW Campus Program grant. Ensure the OVW Campus Program grant achieves stated goals, including:
Using subject matter knowledge, collects and prepares information for use in discussions, meetings of high-level management and external constituents.
Understand, promote and support laws, policies and procedures that aim to reduce sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking.
Schedule and facilitate meetings between all Project Team members; collaborate with grant partners to achieve stated goals; develop evaluation and feedback mechanisms; and outreach to campus community for project engagement.
Applies professional concepts to perform analysis of data and systems pertaining to moderately complex projects, policies and/or processes and functions.
Provides guidance on how to resolve Project's issues of concern, meet grant requirements, and properly document these actions in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
Communicate with project director and partners to resolve all identified concerns.
Gathers and assembles analytical and factual data on assigned problems and issues to prepare reports and/or analyses summarizing information on the assigned issues and commenting on other significance for internal department constituents.
Prepares, edits and modifies documents including research reports, manuscripts, presentations and proposals.
Generates and analyzes reports and other materials related to grant project.
Determines strategies for gathering data and metrics related to project reporting.
Under general supervision, issues formal communications to funding agencies.
On a project basis, performs analytical studies on a variety of policies, programs and issues.
Attend all required technical training institutes and participate in monthly teleconferences.
Work cooperatively with the Office on Violence Against Women and their technical assistance providers in the development and implementation of grant activities.
Provide information from the project to other institutions of higher education.
Skills to thoughtfully navigate a workplace and environment that responds to violent crimes and provides services to survivors and victims of violent crimes.
Awareness of group dynamics and impact on others.
Skills to recognize cues of distress.
Demonstrated experience working with people from diverse ethnic, cultural, religious, socio-economic, sexual orientation, and gender identities and backgrounds in a multicultural environment.
Experience building trust and rapport across difference.
Effective, efficient and tactful oral and written communication skills.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to prioritize, exercise initiative, and demonstrate sound judgment, while effectively executing numerous tasks in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.
Ability to use sound and independent judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Strong planning, decision-making skills, and organizational skills.
Solid ability to multi-task, handle frequent interruptions, and meet demanding and multiple deadlines.
Ability to work in a team-oriented setting, to prioritize work, and to follow through on routine assignments.
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality within applicable laws and standards.
Working skills to analyze information and synthesize large amounts of data with strong attention to detail.
Proficiency with computers, including ability to operate personal computer software (for example, Word, Access and Excel, email, electronic calendaring, internet, et cetera) with sophisticated retrieval, storage, and merging capabilities.
Working knowledge of or ability to learn and understand common campus-specific and other computer application programs.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Licenses or certifications, if any:
California Certification for Sexual Assault Crisis Counselor Training (within 6 month of start date).
California Certification for Domestic Violence Advocate (within 6 month of start date).
Must be willing to work evenings and weekends, as needed.
Must be able participate in grant-required travel and off-site meetings.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality within the bounds of applicable laws, regulations, policies, and professional codes.
Salary & Benefits
This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This is a 3-year, part-time, 20-hours per week, Contract (temporary) position.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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