TITLE Director, Project HEAL
CLASSIFICATION NUMBER 1351
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR General Counsel
The Director, Project HEAL (Help, Education, Advocate and Listen) leads the Project HEAL initiative, a comprehensive community approach to coordinating campus prevention and response to sexual assault, dating, and domestic violence, and/or stalking on two college campuses – Missouri State University (MSU) and Ozarks Technical College (OTC).
This is a grant-funded position and continuation of the position is dependent on continued grant funding.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in counseling, criminal justice, social work, or a related field is required. Other degrees will be considered in terms of potential relevance to the work of the position.
Experience: At least one year of experience working with the issues of sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, and/or stalking in a collegiate setting or in a non-profit organization is preferred. Grant management and workshop or conference facilitation experience is preferred.
Skills: Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills are required. The ability to organize and coordinate efforts to accomplish Project HEAL objectives is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures and backgrounds is required.
Other: A valid driver’s license is required. Some evening and weekend work is required. Some travel, including overnight trips, is required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Develops a holistic structure for MSU students who are victims of sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and/or stalking.
2. Develops and oversees a Coordinated Community Response (CCR) team that includes the MSU and OTC Victim Advocacy Counselors, members of MSU’s Safety and Transportation Department, members of the Springfield Police Department, Harmony House, The Victim Center, and other community partners.
3. Assists in the development of a comprehensive campus sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, and stalking prevention and response program.
4. Provides trainings and presentations about campus sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking to members of the MSU and OTC campus communities.
5. Coordinates with local law enforcement and victim services providers to create training schedules and provides training for the CCR partners.
6. Oversees the administration of campus climate surveys at each institution.
7. Implements campus community and engagement strategies.
8. Creates campus training materials and ensures that training materials are replicated in accessible formats.
9. Coordinates services between institutions and is responsible for overall project administration.
10. Provides training for Springfield Police Department Substation officers and MSU Public Safety Officers in response to sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and/or stalking issues on campus.
11. Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
12. Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or courses as directed by the supervisor.
13. Supports the success of Project HEAL by performing all other duties as assigned.
The Director, Project HEAL is supervised by the General Counsel.
OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES
REVISED JANUARY 2021