University of Minnesota - 15th Ave Program Director for the Sexual Misconduct Prevention Program (SMPP) in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Job ID354165 LocationTwin Cities Job FamilyAdministration-General Full/Part TimeFull-Time Regular/TemporaryRegular Job Code9341D1 Employee ClassAcad Prof and Admin About the Job Program Director for the Sexual Misconduct Prevention Program (SMPP) The University of Minnesota invites applications and nominations for the position of Program Director for the newly created system-wide Sexual Misconduct Prevention Program (formerly the President\'s Initiative to Prevent Sexual Misconduct, which has been recognized nationally as an innovative and effective initiative). By comprehensively partnering with internal and external stakeholders, the Program Director provides strategic coordination of sexual misconduct-related prevention and response activities and agenda setting across the University of Minnesota\'s five campuses. The Program Director manages the Sexual Misconduct Prevention Program, which includes supporting system-level data-driven policymaking; supporting sexual misconduct program development for students, staff, and faculty; consistent convening of stakeholders to facilitate critical collaborations for effective prevention and response; and overall monitoring and evaluation of sexual misconduct prevention, reduction, and response efforts and their effectiveness/trends over time. The Program Director will report to the Associate Vice President for Institutional Engagement and Educational Justice in the Office of Equity and Diversity, and is accountable to an Oversight Committee comprised of the following members of the President\'s Senior Leadership Team, including: Executive Vice President and Provost Vice President for Research Vice President for Student Affairs Vice President for Academic Clinical Affairs Vice President for Equity and Diversity Vice President for Human Resources Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Title IX Coordinator Major Responsibilities More specifically, the duties of the Program Director will include, but not limited to, the following: Coordinating systemwide sexual misconduct efforts, including education, training, research and outreach. Monitoring the internal and external sexual misconduct data and environments (locally, Big10, nationally) to identify risks/threats and strengths/opportunities across the system and assure that the University is operating at optimal excellence and best practices for prevention of sexual misconduct Connecting to national peers to advance prevention science and best practices, documenting and reporting out University progress toward prevention benchmarks Consulting with senior leadership about institutional priorities to prevent, reduce, and respond to sexual misconduct, and advising senior leaders, faculty governance, student leadership and other partners on evidence-based efforts, progress, and challenges Advising senior leaders on University sexual violence prevention, reduction, and response progress to the President via the Program Oversight Committee Building collaborative internal and external relationships, with an established process for convening representatives from all key units with relevant responsibilities (e.g., Provost, Equity and Diversity, Human Resources, Student Affairs, Research, Clinical Affairs) Supporting an effective sexual misconduct prevention, reduction, and response strategy for the University, including instituting and maintaining regularly scheduled required training in collaboration with University partners, and doing so with efficiency and within budgetary parameters Developing and convening workgroups or committees as needed to achieve specific program deliverables Developing and implementing strategies to strengthen sexual misconduct prevention, reduction, and response programing for the University, including drawing from effective programs nationally and consulting with faculty and other stakeholders Catalyzing further change by coordinating and facilitating actions of the multiple offices involved in implementing actions to pre ent sexual misconduct and intersecting with other efforts that promote a safe and respectful workplace Collaborating with community stakeholders to identify and evaluate on a continuing basis key goals and metrics related to the intended outcomes, such as reduction of sexual harassment in the workplace, reduction of sexual assault among undergraduates, and support of victim-survivors by trauma-informed, institutionally provided services Convening faculty, staff and students to obtain guidance regarding the actions that will be most effective in preventing sexual misconduct Advising vice presidents and other key leaders and policy owners in developing a comprehensive set of policies, procedures, and guidelines designed to manage or address sexual misconduct issues, including sanctions development and victim support, in collaboration with faculty and staff governance bodies, as well as students and relevant community stakeholders Managing the staff and budget of the Sexual Misconduct Prevention Program Assuming other duties and projects as assigned Appointment This position is a 75-100% time, 12-month, annually renewable administrative and academic professional appointment. Annual (\"K\") appointments are renewable at the discretion of the responsible appointing authority. The job classification for this position is Administrative Director 1. Salary is commensurate with experience. The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, familial status, disability, public assistance status, membership or activity in a local commission created for the purpose of dealing with discrimination, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. This document is available in alternative formats upon request. Qualifications Required: Bachelor\'s degree with at least 12 years of progressively more responsible work experience Record of ability to lead and work effectively within a highly complex and diverse environment Experience working effectively and in partnership with individuals without having formal supervisory authority, and working in collaboration to influence direction and movement toward a shared agenda Record of taking actions that support equity, diversity, inclusion and a healthy campus climate Understanding of higher education policies, and state and federal laws, relating to sexual misconduct Experience interacting with diverse internal and external stakeholders Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills Exceptional organizational and analytical skills Preferred: Advanced degree in leadership, policy, organizational change, public health, or a related field Demonstrated experience developing, implementing and evaluating sexual misconduct prevention programming and policy making Experience working in a complex, decentralized higher education environment Supervisory experience Benefits Working at the University At the University of Minnesota, you\'ll find a flexible work... For full info follow application link. The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.