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Director of Violence Prevention, Victim Assistance and Education (Temporary)

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Director of Violence Prevention, Victim Assistance and Education (Temporary)
Department Student Affairs - Nwk
Posting Summary

Rutgers University-Newark, an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise, is seeking a Director of Violence Prevention, Victim Assistance and Education. Reporting to the Director of the Counseling Center.

The Director of Violence Prevention, Victim Assistance and Education:
• Responsible for assessing the developmental, social and environmental issues, needs and assets at Rutgers University-Newark related to college health promotion and interpersonal violence.
• Provides direct and clinical services to students who experience interpersonal violence.
• Provides advocacy and support to students via on campus, criminal justice, and community resources.
• Responds to and advocates for diverse student needs and builds support and collaboration within the university community and within the Newark community, as appropriate, to provide comprehensive care for students.
• Organizes, plans, implements and evaluates policies, programs and services needed to strengthen university and community capacity to effectively address violence prevention and victim assistance.
• Proactively work to improve student health and safety, student resiliency, and public relations in this area for the Rutgers-Newark university community.

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Position Status
Hours Per Week 40.00
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Position Salary $72,990-$92,386
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month


Minimum Education and Experience

Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Also requires a minimum of three to five years of relevant professional experience in an administrative and/or supervisory function, excellent communication skills, and computer literacy.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Student Affairs, Social Work, Counseling or a related field preferred.
Experience working within a college or university environment is preferred. Analytic and communication skills; Knowledge, skills, experience in fields of Health Promotion and interpersonal violence/sexual assault prevention and education. Experience assisting individuals that have been victims of sexual/interpersonal violence. Knowledge of state and federal statutes related to sexual assault/interpersonal violence.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Equipment Utilized

Microsoft Office

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 17TM1234
Posting Open Date
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-Newark
Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Newark
Location Details

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Ph.D.
  2. * Do you have a minimum of three to five years of relevant professional experience in an administrative and/or supervisory function?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience assisting individuals that have been victims of sexual/interpersonal violence?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you now/have you ever worked in a university student services/affairs setting?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. List of References
Optional Documents