OVW (Violence Against Women) Grant Project Director

LOCATION: Wayland Baptist University (WBU) - Plainview Campus 

DEPARTMENT: Student Services 

SUPERVISED BY: Executive Director of Student Services 

POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Exempt - Full Time - 3-year grant funded position 

POSITIONS SUPERVISED: Student Worker(s) 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Administer the Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) Grant to reduce sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking on campus. This position is part of the Office of Student Affairs. 

SPECIFIC TASKS AND DUTIES:

  1. Manage and serve as point of contact for the OVW Grant from the Department of Justice, including but limited to:
  2. Implementation of grant program (activities, policies, and protocols), grant reports and assessment, OVW correspondence, and budget management.
  3. The OVW grant will require the Program Director to be responsible for coordination and implementation of the grant program and activities:
  4. Assist in the creation of a Coordinated Community Response (CCR) team
  5. Coordinate training for campus security guards, student conduct hearing officers, faculty, staff and students
  6. Improve the university’s response to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking (SDDVS) for students
  7. Enhance mandatory SDDVS education for all incoming students
  8. Conduct prevention and education programming
  9. Assist EDSS with data collection & publication of annual Clery Act Campus Crime Report

Secondary Job Duties:

  1. Participate in CARE Team meetings and manage Student of Concern (SOC) caseload as assigned by EDSS
  2. Assist EDSS with student caseload as assigned.
  3. Other duties as assign by EDSS

 The above statements are not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees in this iob. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Student Services.The University reserves the right to change or reassign job duties or combine positions at any time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Master’s degree preferred in education, psychology, social sciences, social work, or related field. Bachelor’s degree required. 

Experience and Knowledge: Preferred

Preferred minimum of 5 years of experience working in sexual assault prevention programs, victim advocacy or a related field.

Skills and Abilities:

  1. Ability to evaluate and assess crisis situations
  2. Demonstrated comprehension of prevention efforts and the dynamics of SDDVS in a campus environment
  3. Experience and demonstrated effective skills in project and budget management
  4. Experience in successful grant reporting
  5. Knowledge of federal laws regarding the topic including VAWA, Clery, and Title IX and distinctions between each
  6. Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  7. Ability to communicate effectively (both verbal and written) and excellent interpersonal skills
  8. Ability and willingness to work irregular hours, including nights and weekends for programming
  9. Ability to travel in order to attend the OVW mandated trainings
  10. Technical proficiency with Microsoft Office, social media, coordinating events, and program evaluation

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements are within the general range of an office position.  The job requires extensive wrist and hand movements for computer tasks, and a certain amount of stooping, bending, carrying, kneeling, and walking.  All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury to themselves or others, or to otherwise demonstrate or explain how they can perform the essential functions of the job.  The job may require unusual or irregular work hours.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance.   If hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  Employee must be able and willing to travel and teach at external campuses.  Must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver’s license.  Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver’s record.

Wayland Baptist University does not illegally discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its mission and purposes.