Job Req ID:  112359

Coordinator of Gender Violence Prevention, Education and Response

The Johns Hopkins University Student Health & Well-Being (SHWB) practice group provides high quality, holistic services that are accessible, inclusive, and equitable in order to foster a proactive, supportive culture and enhance student’s and learner’s experience at Johns Hopkins University while preparing them to lead fulfilling personal and professional lives. Our integrated service delivery model provides dynamic health promotion and well-being support and programming, student disability services including guidance and resources, and in-person primary and mental health care options at our clinics as well as remote support though phone and online resources to JHU students and learners across all nine schools within the University.


We are seeking a Coordinator of Gender Violence Prevention, Education and Response who will report to the Associate Director for Student Well-Being, and will provide education and support to undergraduate, graduate students, and trainees around issues and experiences of sex and gender-based violence. This role is part of an immediate team of staff who work collaboratively to prevent and respond to sexual misconduct as part of the student health and well-being health promotions team, and the broader student health and well-being unit within university student services. The coordinator will work with mental health providers, student affairs administrators, Office of Institutional equity staff, and campus security among others. This position will serve all JHU students, including those on the Homewood, East Baltimore, and Washington DC campuses.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serve as a confidential resource to students and trainees who are disclosing experiences of sex or gender-based violence (sexual assault, rape, intimate partner violence, domestic violence, stalking) for designated divisions and back-up to other divisions when needed.
  • Provide appropriate and timely information and referrals to medical services, individual mental health services and support groups, legal and student conduct services, and other community resources.
  • Accompany students to university proceedings and other processes that may occur on or off-campus when desired, including filing peace and protective orders and SAFE exams.
  • Coordinate safety planning with JHU Public Safety, appropriate law enforcement, and JHU resources.
  • Assist students with evaluating applicable options for navigating university processes and personal safety.
  • Provide knowledgeable explanation of student rights and responsibilities, Title IX, and University Sexual Misconduct processes and procedures as well as other JHU policies.
  • Advise and provide consultation to first responders on culturally-informed and trauma-informed response to survivors.
  • Create new initiatives and participate in existing gender-based violence prevention events, programs, and campaigns which support JHU well-being and related campus and community partners.
  • Advise student-led clubs and organizations related to sex and gender-based violence.
  • Partner with Health Promotion and Well-Being staff and coordinate with relevant stakeholders in university campaigns on issues such as violence prevention and response, risk reduction strategies, bystander intervention etc.
  • Coordinate and develop programming in partnership with university stakeholders for specific populations such as incoming students, survivors, LGBTQ+, parents, etc.
  • Review and utilize programs and policies of best practices in prevention education.
  • Provide support for undergraduate and graduate Bystander Intervention Training programs and sessions as needed.
  • Along with the gender-based violence prevention team, maintain evidence-based training curriculum for the bystander intervention training (BIT) training, with keen attention to the populations to which it is presented.
  • In some cases, provide psychoeducation and resources for students and trainees who have participated as complainants or respondents in the University’s sexual misconduct and/or Title IX process.
  • Assist in tracking, reporting, and aspects of compliance for the University’s online Title IX education program for all learners.


Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge and experience with gender/sexual violence issues in institutions of higher education as well as specialized expertise and knowledge of the effects of sexual assault on victims, survivor recovery, and navigating medical and legal procedures for victims and survivors.
  • Capacity to remain survivor-centered in crisis situations and with persons in distress.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and sound judgment with highly confidential information.
  • Ability to foster positive and productive relationships with all campus constituencies including students, trainees, staff, administrators, and faculty.
  • Experience as a trainer and expertise in training models regarding the dynamics, approach, and response to violence prevention and response on college campuses.
  • Experience working with diverse populations of students and trainees in a complex, institutional setting.
  • Knowledge of public health theories and practices specifically related to sex and gender-based violence.
  • Experience leveraging passion for trauma-informed advocacy work into a holistic well-being program in a higher education context.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills, including public speaking and presenting.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Must be available to work some nights/weekends.
  • As a university-wide position, staff must be available to travel to JHU campuses in the Baltimore and DC regions.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Minimum two years of experience working in student support services required.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Public Health or a related field preferred.
  • Licensed or eligible to obtain a license in the State of Maryland preferred.
  • Experience with gender/sexual violence prevention education and advocacy is preferred.

 


 

Classified Title: Behavioral Health Specialist 
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Coordinator of Gender Violence Prevention, Education and Response   
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB  
Starting Salary Range: Min $40,900 - Max $71,600 Annually ($55,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5 (position requires flexibility for night and weekend work 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Health Promotion and Well-Being  
Personnel area: University Student Services 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

 

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

 

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

 

Accommodation Information

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

 

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

 

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

 

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

Accommodation Information
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit https://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf

Hybrid: On-site 3-4 days a week