Administrative and Professional Staff (APSA)
$82,458 To $98,466 Annually
# of openings:
The Educational Specialist, Sexual Violence Prevention, works collaboratively with campus stakeholders to conceptualize, design, develop, implement, deliver, and evaluate comprehensive response and prevention programming for staff, and faculty. As a member of a cross-functional team, the Specialist liaises with Student Services, Human Resources, Faculty Relations, and Safety and Risk Services to ensure programs meet institutional objectives for sexual violence education. The role liaises with other post-secondary institutions, with emphasis on the research universities of British Columbia to share best-practices and to collaborate and lead joint program development. The Specialist markets programming and services to students, faculty, and staff, and establishes and maintains relationships with student and special interest groups, university departments, and community organizations.
Master's degree in Education or Gender/Women's Studies and five years of related experience in program development and evaluation, and experience managing adult volunteers, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Knowledge of intersectional, feminist, anti-oppressive and anti-racist practices relating to sexual, intimate, and family violence.
Ability to develop, implement, and evaluate sexual violence response and prevention education that recognizes the diversity of experiences for survivors based on gender identity, sexuality, race, age, class, family status, disability, Indigeneity, immigration status, language, religion, national or ethnic origin, and intersecting identities.
Excellent knowledge of best practices in sexual violence prevention education including traditional instruction, on-line pedagogy, video, social media, web, and print. This includes a strong understanding of program efficacy in sexual violence prevention.
Excellent knowledge of differential impacts of trauma caused by sexual, intimate, and family violence on diverse community members.
Excellent knowledge of survivor centered and trauma informed professional practice.
Knowledge of intersectional, feminist, anti-oppressive and anti-racist practices relating to sexual, intimate and family violence.
Knowledge of relevant BC legislation including the University Act, Human Rights Code, and Sexual Violence and Misconduct Policy Act.
Knowledge of risk and threat assessment in community, family and post-secondary settings.
Knowledge of local community-based resources.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Excellent leadership and volunteer management skills.
Excellent conflict-resolution, interpersonal, client relationship, and communication skills (oral, written, and presentation).
Excellent team management and leadership skills.
Excellent project management skills including budget administration and human resource management.
Ability to engage and build rapport with various stakeholders and members of the university community.
Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
Ability to arrange suitable transportation for travel to various SFU campuses dedicated time at the Surrey campus.
Proficient in the use of standard office applications, learning management systems, desktop publishing and content management systems (e.g., MS Office, CANVAS, AEM).
Please include your cover letter and resume in one attachment.