The Prevention Specialist will support the development,
implementation, management, evaluation, and institutionalization of
USU's faculty and staff engagement programs and activities to
prevent sexual misconduct. This position will strengthen USU's
sexual misconduct prevention efforts using a public health approach
to promote the health and safety of USU faculty and staff.
The Prevention Specialist will also support USU's bias and
discrimination prevention efforts for faculty and staff,
specifically through facilitating relevant trainings. This position
will use a strategic, proactive, and collaborative approach to help
implement sexual misconduct and discrimination prevention plans for
staff and faculty.
The Prevention Specialist will frequently work outside of
regular business hours and some travel from the main campus in
Logan to other USU campuses is required.
Program Development and Management (90%)
+ Support compliance with USU's employee sexual misconduct
prevention training requirement.
+ Develop and facilitate other sexual misconduct prevention
trainings for faculty and staff, addressing topics such as consent,
effective workplace relationships, and boundary setting.
+ Support USU's bias and discrimination prevention efforts, such
as through developing and facilitating bias and discrimination
prevention trainings for faculty and staff and search
+ Develop and facilitate trainings for faculty and staff
respondents who have been reported for sexual misconduct or
+ Facilitate tracking of faculty and staff who have received
sexual misconduct and discrimination prevention training.
+ Help create and implement a communications plan to reinforce
sexual misconduct and bias and discrimination prevention efforts
that targets a diverse group of faculty and staff.
+ As needed, coordinate, help tailor, and implement the
university's bystander intervention training (Upstanding) for
students, staff, and faculty.
+ As needed, support compliance with USU's hard mandate for
requiring all incoming students, transfer students, and students
returning from a leave of absence to complete sexual misconduct
+ As needed, support and help supervise student volunteers,
interns, and/or staff.
Program Evaluation (10%)
+ Help create and implement evaluation tools to determine the
impact of sexual misconduct and discrimination prevention programs
+ Help identify and use evaluation data to ensure continuous
quality improvement of sexual misconduct and discrimination
prevention programming for staff and faculty.
+ Other duties as assigned.
+ Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, public health,
or related field. Individuals who will soon be graduating with
their bachelor's degree are encouraged to apply.
+ At least one year of relevant experience.
+ Demonstrated understanding of population-based public health
principles and social norms strategies for community health
+ Proven ability to manage projects or programs and deliver
results in a timely manner.
+ Experience delivering presentations and outreach
+ Excellent written and oral communication skills in
+ Demonstrated organizational skills.
+ Experience working with a diverse population of varying
backgrounds, ages, races, nationalities, gender identities, sexual
orientations, and ideologies.
+ Master's degree in social work, psychology, public health, or
related field. Individuals who will soon be graduating with their
master's degree are encouraged to apply.
+ At least two years of relevant experience.
+ CHES or MCHES certification. Individuals who will soon be
taking the CHES or MCHES exam are encouraged to apply.
+ Experience with creating programs about public health issues
that affect a university or workplace setting, including sexual
misconduct and bias and discrimination prevention.
+ Experience conducting quantitative and/or qualitative
+ Experience applying public health theory and strategies to the
creation and implementation of programs and education
+ Knowledge of student and adult development and learning
theories and models.
+ Experience with explaining federal, state, local, and/or
workplace policies and procedures to a general audience.
+ At least one year of experience in college health promotion or
another public health setting.
Along with the online application, please attach:
1. Resume to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile
2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**
Maximum salary $35,700 depending on experience, plus excellent
Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or
contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.
The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive
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Requisition ID: 2021-3311
Street: 8800 Old Main Hill
Job Classification: Exempt
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