Reporting to the Associate Vice Provost of University Life, the Director of the Office of Student Sexual Violence Prevention and Education (The “Director”) will be the point person for prevention and education programs for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students at the University of Pennsylvania and will establish a highly visible, campus-wide, collaborative approach to informing students about sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic/relationship violence, and stalking. The Director will have oversight for disseminating information and resources focused on relevant state and federal laws around sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic/relationship violence, and stalking, as well as the educating the campus community about Penn’s expectations and regulations including but not limited to the Code of Student Conduct, Sexual Violence Policy, Sexual Harassment Policy, and Policy on Consensual Sexual Relations Between Faculty and Students. The Director will act as a resource for all students (undergraduate, graduate, and professional, and other populations) and refer students to other appropriate University and community support resources.
The Director will be responsible for convening existing student violence prevention efforts and initiatives that are run by a host of campus partners. Deliver intersectional and sociocultural relevant prevention and intervention programs that serve diverse populations (e.g., LGBTQ community, staff of color, faith-based groups, and individuals with disabilities). The Director will also, work with campus partners, continuously reimagine, promote, and refine educational programming around sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic/relationship violence, and stalking, to be administered through New Student Orientations and throughout the academic year for undergraduate, graduate, professional students, and other populations. This work will involve collaboration with colleagues and departments responsible for upholding and enforcing the University of Pennsylvania’s Sexual Violence Policy as well as partnering with student organizations to create effective educational efforts for diverse audiences and communities.