Virginia Tech

Blacksburg , VA
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Assistant Director for Education Outreach and Conflict Resolution

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on September 8, 2019

Job Description

This position reports to the Director of Compliance & Conflict Resolution and is responsible for developing institutional wide civil rights compliance training, education and outreach; with a focus on primary prevention awareness programs for all employees; ongoing prevention education and awareness campaigns for students, faculty and staff; and mediation and conflict resolution services and training for employees. The position actively collaborates with campus partners who share the responsibility of creating and implementing prevention education programming to ensure Virginia Tech has a comprehensive and well integrated prevention education program.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in human resources, social science, public administration or a bachelor's degree with significant related experience.
Incumbent must have extensive knowledge of civil rights laws including Title IX, with the ability to identify areas of noncompliance; be an experienced trainer, trained in Title IX and have the ability to work with highly sensitive and confidential information and exercise strong independent judgment and discretion.
Incumbent must have experience developing and providing educational and professional development programs geared toward adult learners.
Experience in developing prevention education programs.
The incumbent must have experience with providing alternative dispute resolution services, particularly mediation or conflict management coaching; and be able to work with a diverse clientele with the ability to relate effectively to a wide variety of people.
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills are required, as are workshop experience and facilitation skills, including the ability to independently design and conduct training programs.
A high level of organizational and prioritization skills, including demonstrated ability to work independently under time constraints, the ability to develop and streamline compliance practices and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience providing prevention education programs in a college/university environment. Experience developing training and education programs at a highly decentralized, public institution of higher education. 
Knowledge of the best practices in bystander intervention, interpersonal violence prevention programs, and sexual violence prevention education programs.
Certification to administer the Conflict Dynamics Profile assessment.

Review Date

September 16, 2019

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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