Interpersonal Violence Education and Training Specialist
Location: Washington, D.C.
Internal Number: 2507003
Interpersonal Violence Education and Training Specialist
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.
The incumbent's primary responsibilities will be focused on: 1) implementation and administration of Georgetown's mandatory bystander intervention program for all new first year and transfer undergraduate students, and 2) implementation and administration of the required online education courses for new undergraduate and graduate students. The work includes ongoing assessment of these programs, and the training of all bystander program facilitators. In addition to these programs, this position will help coordinate and assess current initiatives that are a part of university-wide sexual assault and interpersonal violence prevention and education programming. This position will assist with the design, development, coordination and delivery of multi-disciplinary interpersonal violence prevention and awareness programs and bystander intervention initiatives, support the existing staff efforts and the work of the Sexual Assault Peer Educators, and serve as a liaison with university departments, campus partners, and student organizations as needed.
Requirements and Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred. Will consider a broad range of relevant specialties, such as community health, higher education/student affairs, health promotion, counseling/social work, criminal justice, public health, gender studies, community health education, and/or community organizing.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
At least two years full-time professional experience in a field that directly addresses sexual assault, domestic violence and other forms of interpersonal violence, primary prevention, survivor services, and/or training and technical assistance desired.
In-depth knowledge of issues and dynamics related to sexual assault, domestic violence and other forms of interpersonal violence. Demonstrated understanding of contemporary best practices and research in interpersonal violence prevention strategies.
Experience working in higher education/ student affairs preferred.
Unpaid or volunteer experience in these fields may be applied to this requirement, but may not replace the professional experience entirely; candidates who wish to apply volunteer experience should demonstrate how their experience is equivalent to professional experience.
A well-qualified candidate will have the following preferred knowledge and skills:
Ability to coordinate logistics for complex, large scale programs, including detailed record keeping, planning, and implementation.
Demonstrated ability to center the narratives of historically excluded and marginalized communities.
Use of an intersectional lens in prevention work and educational efforts.
An understanding of the role of social justice in interpersonal violence prevention and response work.
Experience developing, facilitating, and coordinating interpersonal violence prevention education, professional development and training/outreach.
Knowledge and expertise in social norms marketing, survivor services, and/or accountability practices for perpetrators of violence.
Demonstrated ability to utilize population health data to inform prevention strategies.
Experience as a victim advocate or work within a survivor service provider agency is desirable; candidates who have provided direct services to survivors and handled confidential information are preferred.
Ability to complete training to become certified in D.C. as a Sexual Assault Counselor, as defined in the Sexual Assault Victim Rights Amendment Act in 2019. Training can be completed after hire.
CHES, MCHES or other relevant license or specialty designation is desirable, but not required.
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