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 Subject : JMU: Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator & Survivor Advocate.. 03/30/2020 04:23:10 PM 
Jennifer Iwerks
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James Madison University is hiring the position of Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator & Survivor Advocate. To apply go to or visit and reference posting number F1466. The position description is also outlined here:

Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator & Survivor Advocate

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Established in 1908, James Madison University is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs to more than 20,000 students. JMU is regarded as one of the finest regional universities in the nation and has been continuously cited in U.S. News and World Report, Changing Times and Money Magazine as an outstanding public university. Located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. Known for its livability, diversity, local food, arts and natural surroundings, this Virginia Main Street community is a great place to live and work.

The University Health Center (UHC) at James Madison University is accepting applications for a 12-month, full-time Prevention Coordinator. The UHC has a commitment to diversity and seeks culturally competent professionals with the awareness, knowledge, and skills required to work effectively with a diverse student population and to enhance the center’s mission of providing health care and education to students. In addition to offering a number of medical services, the University Health Center enhances the JMU student experience by providing accurate, evidence-based, comprehensive, developmentally appropriate health promotion programming and services to students through The Well – the Health Promotion & Well-Being unit.

As a member of UHC’s The Well, the Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator & Survivor Advocate will:
- Coordinate and provide sexual violence primary prevention programs.
- Provide advocacy services to survivors of sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking.
- Coordinate Green Dot efforts on campus, a community-mobilization bystander intervention strategy.
- Provide consultation, training, and resources to campus partners and students regarding the primary prevention of sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking.
- Build campus-wide partnerships for primary prevention programming.
- Supervise a sexual violence prevention graduate assistant.
- Assist in the creation and implementation of other health promotion initiatives in The Well, including healthy relationships and sexual health programs.
- Engage in institutional, divisional, and departmental meetings and activities addressing campus sexual/intimate partner violence.
- Maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Requirements Include:
- Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Health Education, Health Promotion/Community Health, or a related discipline.
- Knowledge of bystander intervention and violence prevention models and theory, program/event planning, and evaluation.
- Comfort providing education, training, and resources related to the primary prevention of sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking.
- Comfort discussing topics related to healthy sexuality, healthy relationships, and issues contributing to campus-based sexual violence.
- Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population of students, staff, faculty, and community partners.
- Availability to attend and support evening programs/events.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Health Education, Health Promotion/Community Health, Higher Education Administration, or a related discipline.
- Completion of a recognized 40-hour victim advocacy training, or a willingness to obtain upon employment
- Familiarity with Green Dot bystander intervention strategy
- Previous experience working with college students or young adults
- Experience providing survivor advocacy services or similar crisis response or direct student services

To apply go to or visit and reference posting number F1466. Maximum Starting: $40,900.
James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.
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