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Coordinator Special Programs

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Coordinator Special Programs
Job Category Staff & Executive - Education and Training
Department SA-Violence Prev & Victim Asst

The Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance is committed to creating a community free from violence. We provide services designed to raise awareness of and respond to the impact of interpersonal violence and other crimes. Through a combination of direct service, education, training, policy development, and consulting to the University and broader community, we serve as a critical voice in changing prevailing beliefs and attitudes about violence.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Coordinator Special Programs for The Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance. This position serves as a prevention specialist with direct responsibility for the development and implementation of men’s programming initiatives. This work will focus on mentoring men and engaging men in anti-violence and healthy masculinity work. Such programming will include raising awareness, challenging gender based stereotypes, deconstructing and reconstructing masculinity and reducing behaviors that lead to both perpetration and victimization.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:
• Integrates the work on men’s programming into VPVA’s primary prevention programming by utilizing the SCREAMing to Prevent Violence Strategy, the bystander intervention strategy and other programming that connects with men at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
• Works with other staff in the implementation of annual trainings and programming, grant activities, share on-call crisis intervention and advocacy responsibility with other VPVA staff.
• Develops, implements and provides trainings and programming to engage and mentor men at Rutgers University.
• Assists in the delivery of Bystander Intervention Programming, including the SCREAMing to Prevent Violence Strategy at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, such as facilitating sessions and presentations and creating and implementing additional sessions with the Coordinator of Peer Education.
• Participates in crisis response for the Office through our on call system with specific emphasis on supporting male victims.
• Provides advocacy and support to victims of sexual violence, domestic/dating violence and other crimes. This includes accompanying survivors to the police, hospital, and court or on campus offices.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 05
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 52557.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 65441.500
Annual Maximum Salary 78326.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description URA-AFT Administrative
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience

• Requires a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of program design and execution, coordination, organization, facilitation, report analysis, writing, and promotion/outreach.
• Also requires two years relevant professional experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Significant experience in mentoring and engaging men in anti-violence initiatives with a strong understanding of gender role socialization related to men and masculinity.
• Significant experience with prevention programming as it relates to sexual and relationship violence with a preference given to connecting this experience with college age students.
• Knowledge of New Jersey and federal statutes and regulations pertaining to sexual assault, domestic/dating violence, and stalking.
• Prior training as a county-based Confidential Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Victim Advocate in New Jersey.

Preferred Qualifications

• Masters in Student Affairs, Social Work, Women and Gender Studies, or related graduate degree or significant progress towards that degree.
• Significant experience working with students on a large college or university campus strongly preferred.
• Experience in program development and evaluation.
• Strong leadership, organizational, presentation, and communication skills.
• Ability to maintain positive relationships with diverse individuals and groups.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

• Evening and Weekend hours expected.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST3109
Posting Open Date 09/01/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
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:

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