Westminster College is accepting applications for a Full Time Project Coordinator for the new Campus Program titled “Every Blue Jay”. The program is funded by a three-year federal grant through the Office on Violence Against Women at the Department of Justice and its’ purpose is to reduce sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking (SADVS). The Project Coordinator will be responsible for implementation of the grant as outlined by the grant proposal and federal guidelines.
Grant proposal summary: The Campus Program (Every Blue Jay) encourages a comprehensive coordinated community approach that enhances victim safety, provides services for victims and supports efforts to hold offenders accountable. The funding supports activities that develop and strengthen trauma informed victim services, and developing campus-wide coordinated responses. Campuses are encouraged to create or revitalize large-scale efforts that treat sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking as serious offenses by adopting effective, culturally relevant policies and protocols, developing victim services and advocacy programs, and implementing effective prevention approaches.
The successful candidate will have the ability to interface effectively with a wide range of individuals and work styles; effective written and oral communication skills, including effective public speaking; knowledge of education methods for college and adult learners. Some responsibilities of this position will include the coordination of day-to-day operations of the project, serving as the program liaison to campus administration and to internal and external partners, develop and implement communication plans and administrative procedures, and to coordinate and participate in the development and delivery of all training activities.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in education, public health, sociology, psychology, counseling, criminal justice, or a related area. Master’s degree in related field is preferred.
One to three years of experience in the human services field will be required, with preference given to individual with prior paid or volunteer experience working with survivors of SADVS. Previous grant management experience is preferred.
Expertise in preventing and addressing sexual violence and stalking is preferred. Desirable qualifications include familiarity with SADVS prevention efforts, Clery Act compliance, Title IX, and campus policy and procedures as it relates to SADVS.
Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Westminster College actively pursues the goal of inclusive excellence.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Founded in 1851, Westminster College believes that every student has come into this world with a purpose. To not simply be — but to become the embodiment of everything extraordinary that lives inside of us. At Westminster College, we educate and inspire students to find the intensive focus and clarity to unleash the power in their purpose. Westminster is a private, selective, coeducational, residential undergraduate college located in Fulton, Missouri, a community of 13,000 residents (approximately 25 miles from both Columbia and Jefferson City, 100 miles from St. Louis and 150 miles from Kansas City). Inclusive and welcoming, Westminster has a vibrant student life, with an enrollment of approximately 1,000 students. Faculty and staff work together to help students succeed in their education and ultimately within their chosen careers and the diverse, global community we live in.
Honoring Sir Winston Churchill and the famous "Iron Curtain" speech which he delivered on campus in 1946, Westminster is home to the historic Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Aldermanbury and the National Churchill Museum. In recent years, U.S. Senator and 2016 candidate for U.S. President Bernie Sanders, former Presidents George Bush and Ronald Reagan, and world leaders Mikhail Gorbachev, Margaret Thatcher, and Lech Walesa have participated in the College's international lecture series. The monumental sculpture "Breakthrough," created from sections of the Berlin Wall, is also prominent on campus.
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