Website University of Massachusetts Lowell
General Summary of Position:
The Prevention Education Coordinator is part of the Compliance & Violence Prevention staff. This position is knowledgeable in alcohol, other drug, and sexual violence prevention and is therefore responsible to assist in the development, implementation, oversight, and evaluation of an overall plan for the prevention of harm related to alcohol and other drug (AOD) use, and sexual violence. Key functions of this position include design and delivery of educational workshops, training programs, and content-oriented discussions, project management, assistance with grant writing, program assessment, and general administration duties. The Prevention Education Coordinator will participate in and support the mental health efforts on campus at the direction of the Director.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as higher education, student development, community health, public health, criminal justice, counseling, etc.
- Two to four years professional experience in a relevant field on a college campus, including higher education, student conduct, residence life, or violence prevention / education
- Three years of program development and implementation in an educational setting
- Ability to maintain and manage confidential information
- Experience developing and directing a Peer Advocate / Mentor program
- Commitment to a collaborative approach to student wellness including working with committees, coalitions, and community agencies
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Proven ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with diverse individuals and groups
- Possess strong leadership, organization, and presentation skills
- Use of creativity and ingenuity when creating prevention programs of any type
- Previous success in the development of grant proposals and receipt of grant awards related to violence prevention
- Knowledge of the standards of practice for prevention and intervention in higher education including those developed by a variety of organizations including ACHA, the Clery Center, JED, and CAS
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.
This is a temporary, part-time, non-benefited, non-unit position.
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information for three professional references will be requested at the time of application.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.
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