|Title:||STOP Projects Coordinator|
|Job Title:||STOP Projects Coordinator|
The Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA) provides leadership and resources for sexual assault programs and allies to prevent sexual violence while promoting a comprehensive, socially-just response for all victims/survivors. The Sexual Violence Justice Institute @ MNCASA promotes justice for victims/survivors of sexual assault through multidisciplinary collaboration, leadership, and resources. SVJI’s core focus is guiding sexual assault response teams (SARTs) in Minnesota and nationally to coordinate and improve responses to sexual violence.
The STOP Projects Coordinator is a full-time (1.0 FTE), benefits eligible, exempt position. This position is responsible for carrying out tasks in three primary areas: addressing gender-bias in sexual violence response, educating STOP/SASP administrators on continuum of sexual violence, and supporting states/territories in developing sexual assault response teams (SARTs) and other multi-disciplinary teams as an effective tool to address sexual violence in local communities. This is achieved through providing training, technical assistance, and resources for STOP and SASP administrators; as well as local organizations. In addition to the work of the STOP project, this position also works in collaboration with several positions in SVJI, including the Minnesota SART Program Coordinator to support Minnesota-based programs in sustaining SARTs, collaborative responses to sexual violence, and increasing the efficacy of advocacy.
- Assess resource and training needs of STOP and SASP administrators, use this input to create work plans and projects that meet the needs identified.
- Assist local and national Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs) in developing cross-disciplinary responses that improve victims/survivors experiences with advocacy as well as the criminal justice system
- Research, develop, and edit training materials such as: articles, toolkits, FAQ’s, online learning modules, and other resources.
- Proactively identify, vet, and share resources with organizations and individuals through regular e-newsletters and web content.
- Manage all activities and delieverables under federal grants that supports STOP/SASP administrators in sexual violence intervention and response initiatives, including providing input on proposals and budgets, implementing work plans, writing reports, and reporting on impact of funding.
- Supervise the work of contractors, interns, and volunteers working on STOP/SASP or SART intitatives
- In coordination with MNCASA evaluators, conduct follow-up to assess effectiveness of training and technical assistance provided. Analyze data collected, use results to inform modifications, and report on impact of teaming and technical assistance efforts.
- Represent MNCASA at meetings, conferences, and events—local and national.
- Other tasks as appropriate.
- Bachelor’s degree in public health, sociology, program evaluation or related field and/or four years related career experience in a similar field
- Minimum of 2 years experience in receiving or providing technical assistance under an Office of Violence Against Women grant program.
- Minimum of 1 year of working in or leading a sexual assault response team, multi-disciplinary team, or coordinated community response team
- Prior large-scale project management and the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and ensure quality work
- Demonstrated experience developing and delivering training and learning materials
- Excellent writing and research skills
- Demonstrated experience delivering oral presentations to diverse professionals and audiences, including workshops and presentations
- Experience working with diverse communities and stakeholders in a culturally responsive manner
- Established commitment to eradicating sexual violence and its root causes including sexism, racism, heterosexism, classism, and other systems of oppression
- Some travel required
- Deomonstrated understanding of STOP/SASP administration and funding processes
- Master’s degree in public health, sociology, program evaluation or related field, and/or six years related career experience in a similar field
- Experience with logic models, evaluation planning, and product development
- Previous completion of 40-hour sexual assault advocacy training