Announcement Number STAFF - VA - 21214
For questions regarding this position, please contact:
Anna Slown at 406-994-7142 or email@example.com
Classification Title Public Educ Spec
Working Title Public Education Specialist
Brief Position Overview
The Specialist designs, implements and evaluates a schedule of
educational programs utilizing a wide variety of interpretative
methods covering a large range of disciplines in both the natural
and social sciences and supervises education staff to implement
Position Number 4N2159
Department Voice Center
Division Division of Student Success
Appointment Type Classified Fixed Term
Contract Term Fiscal Year
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Union Affiliation FOCUS-MFPE
Benefits Eligible Eligible
Salary $18.500 to $23.125 per hour, commensurate with
experience, education and qualifications. Rate of pay will be
determined by the staff compensation plan. For questions, contact
Contract Type Classified Hourly
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Recruitment Type Open
The VOICE Center Prevention/Education Specialist position will
continue to coordinate, plan, research, and implements prevention
education programming for students at MSU in addition to providing
confidential crisis support to those who have been impacted by
sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and
harassment. This position oversees a diverse group of student
volunteers and a student staff member who is responsible for
facilitating prevention education activities.
Duties and Responsibilities
+ Develop and implement unique, primary-prevention education and
training on sexual assault and interpersonal violence to students
in the MSU campus community, including presentations to
organizations and groups across campus.
+ Coordinate with MSU's Office of Institutional Equity to
develop and implement primary prevention training for MSU staff
members and professionals in accordance with federal guidelines and
+ Develop and maintain educational and communication tools (web,
print, social media).
+ Provide oversight and coordination of incoming student primary
prevention programs and awareness campaigns.
+ Create and conduct evaluation and assessment of all violence
prevention educational programs.
+ Plan and facilitate 20-hour training for volunteer peer
educators, including the training retreat.
+ Coordinate and manage a large team of volunteers to ensure
quality education and facilitation of prevention activities.
+ Provide on-going training to volunteer peer educators through
feedback, educator meetings, and additional trainings.
+ Assist with 24-hour support line response, including
after-hours response to the hospital for forensic exams.
+ Provide confidential support, crisis counseling, and advocacy
to MSU students, staff, and faculty members who have been impacted
by sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, and harassment
to navigate the wide array of services and options available to
+ Present promising practices to statewide and national
+ Assist with coordination of outreach events and ongoing
primary prevention campaigns
Required Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge &
+ Bachelor's degree in a field such as community health, social
work, victim services, criminal justice, public health, gender and
women's studies, psychology, and/or counseling-related field.
+ A minimum of two years professional experience working with
survivors of sexual assault, intimate partner violence and/or
+ Excellent project management skills required; ability and
willingness to manage flexible workload, multiple tasks, and to
work some evening and weekend hours.
+ Experience in developing educational presentations,
assessments, and communication tools (web, print, social
+ Excellent public speaking, written and oral communication
+ Knowledge of federal guidelines, reporting requirements, and
unique options available to survivors of relationship violence on a
Preferred Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge &
+ Master's in a field such as community health, social work,
victim services, criminal justice, public health, gender and
women's studies, psychology and/or counseling-related field.
+ Demonstrated understanding of contemporary best practices in
the spectrum of violence prevention (primary, secondary and
tertiary) for college campuses. Experience and training in
evaluation models, logic model development and/or other
+ In-depth knowledge of dynamics and victim experiences related
to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and
+ Experience working with survivors of sexual assault, intimate
partner violence and/or stalking preferred.
+ Demonstrated understanding and ability to address issues of
societal and institutional repression through educational
+ Successful completion of training on best practices for
violence prevention educators.
The Successful Candidate Will
+ Possess the ability to respond with empathy to those in
+ Relate to and establish rapport with a college student
population particularly during presentations on sensitive
+ Create a safe environment for all attendees during trainings
and presentations; ability to establish and maintain effective
working relationships with co-workers in a team oriented
+ Establish effective working relationships with partners on
campus in in the community.
+ Represent the VOICE Center and its programs to others in a
professional and courteous manner.
Position Special Requirements/Additional Information
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive
statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a
general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts
Montana State University's rights to assign or reassign duties and
responsibilities to this job at any time.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without
reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
This position has supervisory duties? No
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date Upon successful completion of a search.
Position End Date (if temporary)
Applications will be:
Screening of applications will begin on April 9, 2021; however,
applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate
applicant pool has been established.
Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is
committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an
inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes
the importance of work-life integration and strives to be
responsive to the needs of dual career couples
Montana State University is committed to providing a working and
learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the
University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or
conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its
employment policies and practices on the basis of an individual's
race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the
uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran's
status, sex, age, political ideas, marital or family status,
pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information,
gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. In
support of the University's mission to be inclusive and diverse,
applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons
with disabilities are highly encouraged.
Montana State University makes accommodation for any known
disability that may interfere with an applicant's ability to
compete in the hiring process or an employee's ability to perform
the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the
Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University,
Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; firstname.lastname@example.org .
In compliance with the Montana Veteran's Employment Preference
Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled
veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim
veteran's preference please complete the veteran's preference
information located in the Demographics section of your
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