Job Category: Managerial/Professional Unit: CARE Advocacy Position Code: SSHS8777A Status: Open Closing Date: Review of applications will begin 4/22/19 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. Salary: $50,000 - $60,000 Location: Merced Background check: Background check is required
Description: The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system's 10 campuses and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With nearly 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion, collaboration and professional development. With bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.
Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide educational opportunities highly qualified students from the San Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design, and supports the economic development of Merced and the region.
In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher education. The Merced 2020 Project will nearly double the physical capacity of the campus by 2020, enhancing academic distinction, student success and research excellence. In 2018, UC Merced opened the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story administrative building located in the heart of Merced.
About the Job: The Prevention Education Coordinator reports directly to Campus Advocacy, Resources, and Education (CARE) Director. The Prevention Education Coordinator oversees prevention education and intervention outreach related to the ending the public health issues of interpersonal violence, sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking. The position will tailor prevention programs to the diverse student population at UC Merced. This position is responsible for supervising, guiding and mentoring CARE Student Assistants and CARE student volunteers who provide prevention programming. The position uses professional health education concepts. Applies campus policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues related to ending sexual violence, domestic/dating violence and stalking. This position will interact with students, staff and faculty. Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
Bachelor's degree in related area and 1 year of directly related experience and/or equivalent experience/training required.
Master's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training preferred.
Three (3) to five (5) years of directly related experience in training and program development directly related to ending sexual assault, dating/domestic violence or stalking preferred.
Must complete Valley Crisis Center's certificate program within the first year required.
Working knowledge of the health promotion and education field required.
Skills associated with both the development and delivery of health education programs and services required.
Working knowledge of the design and delivery of prevention programs required.
Effective interpersonal skills needed to work with a diverse student population required.
Ability to acquire the requisite skills to analyze, interpret and respond to client needs required.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing required.
Working knowledge of the prevention of sexual violence including domestic/dating violence and stalking required.
Multilingual (Eg. Spanish and or Hmong) is preferred
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If you do not have internet access you may mail your application, resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200 North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the subject line.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at http://smokefree.ucmerced.edu
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UC Merced is the first new American research university built in the 21st century, with a mission of research, teaching and service. The campus opened Sept. 5, 2005, in the San Joaquin Valley. The university is about an hour north of Fresno, two hours south of Sacramento, two hours southeast of San Francisco and the Silicon Valley, and 90 minutes west of Yosemite National Park.