Safe Trax Program Coordinator
Compensation: $64,580.00 - $104,060.00 /year *
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
Safe Trax Program Coordinator
Standard Utica College business hours: 8:30am -5:00pm Hours may vary based on operational needs.
Main Campus, Utica NY
Date Position Available
Position Summary Information
The Safe Trax Program Coordinator (the Coordinator) will provide coordination services for the Department of Justice Grant (the Grant) related to sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking (Grant awarded September 2019). Reporting through the Office of Student Affairs, the Coordinator will be responsible for leading and coordinating efforts to ensure that all requirements of the Grant are met and will report results to appropriate parties, including to the Department of Justices Office of Violence Against Women (OVW). The Coordinator will work collaboratively with offices throughout the College to ensure the timely achievement of goals outlined in the Grant.
This is a grant-funded position.
*Full consideration by*:
Open Until Filled
The major responsibilities of the Safe Trax Program Coordinator include but are not limited to the following:
Establishes and regularly (at least monthly) convenes a Coordinated Community Response (CCR) team dedicated to maintaining community connections that assist Utica College community members who need support around issues of sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking; CCR will include, at a minimum, the Safe Trax Program Coordinator and representatives from YWCA, Utica Police Department, and Mohawk Valley Health Systems.
Attends all required OVW-sponsored programs, training sessions, and technical institutes including any orientation sessions.
Works with the Office of the Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness/Dean of Assessment to analyze campus climate survey data and disaggregate the data by demographics to identify population-specific needs and concerns.
Works with the appropriate College offices to create and disseminate an electronic survey designed to identify training needs for faculty and staff in the areas of sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.
Uses best practice reviews and other research to reviews all College policies and procedures related to sexual assault, dating violence and stalking; leverages College expertise and expertise found on the CCR team to implement necessary revisions to policies and procedures.
Develops a policy statement (in year one of the Grant) specifically related to stalking, including cyberstalking, to the leadership of the College.
Works closely with CCR team to create a two-year operational plan to guide the implementation of grant requirements.
Creates and implements prevention education and promotes awareness of sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.
Assists in achieving 100% participation in online student, faculty and staff training programs (e.g. Everfi) related to sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.
Works with the Office of Student Affairs and other offices to implement the Green Dot bystander intervention program, the Men Can Stop Rape Program, and SPARC Anti-Stalking program and ensures that it is delivered annually to all students; is involved in the training of appropriate faculty and staff who wish to serve as Green Dot trainers to student leaders.
Collaborates with Utica Colleges representative from the New York State Campus Sexual Assault Victims Unit (CSAVU) to educate key staff members on trauma-informed care as it relates to incidences of sexual violence, dating violence and intimate partner violence.
Builds strong working relationships with all internal and external partners and communicates with all CCR team members in between meetings as necessary.
Researches programming ideas and best practices, and oversees all of the grant project activities outlined in preceding bullets.
Continually monitors compliance with grant requirements and gathers and maintains project data, including records of student completion of all mandatory trainings.
Works closely with the Chief Grants Officer and the Office of Financial Affairs to ensure that all grant-associated requirements are met.
This position does not require routine travel using a College-owned or College-rented vehicle.
Education & Experience Qualifications
Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferred. At least 1-3 years of experience working in an area related to sexual assault, dating violence and stalking preferred.
The position requires excellent project management skills and the ability to stay on task. The Coordinator position also requires strong communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to work collegially and collaboratively across a variety of offices and with several external partners, including the OVW. The person in this position will possess strong prioritization skills. The Coordinator will also pay a great deal of attention to details, have the ability to meet strict deadlines, be adaptive and flexible, have the capacity to handle sensitive information, be able to garner support for new programs and initiatives, and exercise excellent independent judgement. Some travel may be required, especially as it relates to OVW-sponsored programs. The Coordiantor must be able to work evenings and weekends on occasion and drive to various locations as necessary.
Applicant Documents Instructions
All positions at Utica College support the Colleges mission and values in part by being active members of an inclusive environment. Please describe in your diversity statement how you would see yourself incorporating this into this role.
In line with the Colleges Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link: tica.edu/hr/media/Diversity_Statement_Guide.pdf
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position
Utica College is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, age, domestic
violence victim status, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Our community of students, faculty and staff reflect a diversity of experiences, opinions, and cultural backgrounds shaped by biology, society, history, and choice. Our community includes members who are diverse by virtue of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religious and/or spiritual affiliations, and socio-economic status, as well as the number of other ways in which who we are influences how we see the world. Furthermore, we value and celebrate diversity, and this results in a commitment to multiculturalism. We believe that within the community of human persons, all cultures, perspectives, and beliefs about faith, ideals, taste and lifestyles are of equal value. Our diversity deepens our commitment to nurture a multicultural environment in which we engage with others and blend perspectives, to learn about diverse cultures, to explore who we are and where we come from and to accept one another without prejudice. The Utica College Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in perspective, background, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas.
Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a comprehensive,
independent, private institution founded in 1946 to offer options for
college study to veterans returning from the second world war. More than
seventy years since veterans returned from WWII, this tradition of serving
veterans is still held in high regard here at UC, and we are proud to
welcome veterans as students and as valued members of our faculty and
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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