Director- Center for Violence Prevention

Posted: 04/27/2022

Responsibilities and Impact: Leads and directs the Patricia A. Tomson Center for Violence Prevention’s involvement in identifying emerging issues, needs and strategies in violence prevention; advocates for and systematically implements prevention education, training and programming; facilitates and directs multi-level prevention approaches with institutions of higher education, K-12 school districts, and community stakeholders around bullying and gender based violence throughout the state of Iowa and regionally; evaluates and disseminates outcomes to key stakeholders; facilitates the engagement of men as allies in gender based violence prevention; represents UNI on key state, regional and national education and public health committees, advisory boards or task forces focusing on violence prevention and the promotion of healthy relationships and safe and supportive communities; supports academic departments and faculty in their program curriculum through the integration of leadership and prevention strategies; and teaches select university courses as directed by the Dean.
Requirements: Master’s degree in related field required; At least five years of educational/organizational administration leadership and experience with program development, implementation and evaluation of multi-level approaches to violence prevention and/or intervention programs and trainings; experience with grant writing, budgets and grant management; and experience developing and sustaining collaborations and partnerships with educational and/or community partners.
Preferred: Doctorate degree in related field; experience and leadership in implementing the Mentors in Violence Prevention model; and experience in developing certification and continuing education opportunities. 
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Application materials received by May 23, 2022 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit Criminal and other relevant background checks required.

UNI is a tobacco free campus.


Type of Employment: Full-Time

Premium Job Posting (contact for more information): Premium Job Posting