The Coordinator of Violence Response will provide immediate response for all reported acts of violence including interpersonal violence (including sexual assault and domestic/partner violence), harassment, and stalking and on-going advocacy for survivors and concerned others associated with acts of interpersonal violence. Some nights and weekends required.
Bachelor's Degree Required. Master's Degree preferred. Certificate of completion for 20+ hours advocacy training from a recognized rape crisis center to serve as a confidential advocate in North Carolina.
Special Skills Or Experience:
Experience in providing response and advocacy to survivors of interpersonal violence
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time Regular
Degree/Major: Degree in Public Health, Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or related field preferred.
Length Of Experience:
1-3 years full time experience in providing response and advocacy to survivors of interpersonal violence
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide immediate response via 24/7 SafeLine and on-going advocacy for all reported acts of interpersonal violence (including sexual assault and domestic/partner violence, harassment and stalking) to primary and secondary survivors;
Serve as primary violence responder for SafeLine during the designated work day 8am – 5pm Monday through Friday when the University is open). This includes phone and in-person response;
Serves in an on-call rotation with the back-up violence responders for SafeLine during weeknights (5pm – 8am Monday through Friday);
Supervise weekend violence responders;
Provide training, management, and scheduling of back-up and weekend violence responders;
Manage electronic record database and produce annual reports;
Maintain appropriate levels of confidentiality;
Maintain and update policy and procedure manual;
Coordinate follow-up care for survivors of interpersonal violence, bias, and discrimination (which may include criminal justice processes or Title IX processes);
Advocate, when needed, for change in policies, processes & systems to be more supportive of survivors/victims;
Contribute to the planning and development of violence prevention and survivor support initiatives and assist the Assistant Director of the Gender and LGBTQIA Center and the Title IX staff with the implementation of gender violence prevention initiatives such as new student orientation, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Stalking Awareness month;
Work closely with community partners, CrossRoads Sexual Assault Response and Resource Center and Family Abuse Services to provide victim advocacy to students, provide education programs, coordinate service opportunities and serve as a member of the county-wide Sexual Assault Response Team (SART);
Coordinate training for key campus and community partners around survivor support, such as trauma-informed investigations and responding to disclosures;
Maintain relationships and regular communication with student organizations whose purpose is to promote sexual and relationship health and awareness on campus, such as SPARKS, SPACE and Effect;
Create and maintain MOUs with relevant campus and community partners;
Attend NCCASA and NCCADV member meetings and biennial conferences;
Perform other duties as assigned.
An excellent and comprehensive benefits package.
Free tickets to all cultural and athletic events and other benefits that can be found at: www.elon.edu/hr.
Great professional development, mentoring, and skill-building opportunities.
Potential for travel regionally and abroad. Elon is a residential liberal arts university located in central North Carolina, with a student population of 6,600 students from 50 states and 49 countries, Elon has been recognized as the nation's leader in engaged learning and is the only university in the nation listed on all eight U.S. News lists of high-impact “Academic Programs to Look For” (study broad, service learning, internships, living learning communities, first year experiences, senior capstone, undergraduate research, and writing across the disciplines).
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered university that values experiential learning and strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon’s 7,000 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for engaged learning programs in study abroad, internships, undergraduate research, leadership and community service. Elon is ranked the nation’s #1 master’s-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. Elon leads the nation in the annual U.S. News & World Report recognition for academic programs that “Focus on Student Success.” More than 435 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private uni...versities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university’s 656-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.