Project Coordinator-Eagles Aware
Avila University has received a grant from the US Department of Justice. Avila University is the only school in Missouri to receive this grant and only one of 27 in the nation. These funds will support a comprehensive project to implement prevention and education programs and develop and strengthen campus security and investigation strategies in order to prevent, prosecute and respond to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking crimes on college campuses.
Avila will partner with the Kansas City Police Department, Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) and Hope House in order to provide training to students, faculty and staff on issues related to violence against women, education and prevention activities.
This Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating all project activities and act as the point of contact to ensure the coordination and implementation of the OVW campus grant activities, policies, and protocols. The Coordinator will take notes at each CCR meeting and distribute them to the internal and external partners. This individual will be the liaison between internal and external partners, students, faculty, and staff. The Coordinator will plan and implement guest speakers, training sessions, meetings, and marketing strategies/tools, with guidance and input from the CCR. The Coordinator will also track students’ completion of the mandatory orientation program.
- Provide outreach, assessment and services for program participants
- Communicate with Office on Violence Against Women
- Develop and maintain relationships with university faculty and staff to ensure achievement of program objectives and activities
- Develop and maintain relationships with Kansas City Missouri Police Department, MOCSA and Hope House partners to ensure achievement of program objectives and activities
- Coordinate the community coordinated response meetings (CCR) and communication with CCR members
- Fiscal oversight-
- Reimbursing partners for expenses and services
- Monitor all program expenditures and provide a monthly budget to the Dean of Students
- Drawdown funds
- Prepare and submit financial reports
- Represent the program to constituent groups at Avila University
- Advise identified student groups related to grant topics
- Monitor compliance with U.S. Department of Justice guidelines and policies, program guidelines and policies, and Avila guidelines and policies
- Monitor Avila’s culture and reaction to program and implement improvement strategies and action plans
- Meet with partnering participants on a regular basis to ensure program objectives
- Assess participant needs; make appropriate referrals and linkages for support and prevention services
- Development of annual core competency TA assessments, of a needs assessment and of a logic model.
- Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, social sciences or related fields (Master’s Preferred)
- Experience with sexual assault prevention programs, education and advocacy.
- Experience with grants from the Department of Justice or Office on Violence Against Women
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Experience in budget management
- Formative and summative program evaluation skills
- Ability and willingness to work irregular and flexible hours
This is a full time staff position, eligible for the usual and customary benefits.
Send cover letter and résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Office of Human Resources
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698
Avila University is an E-verify and Equal Opportunity Employer.