The campus is located on 137 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in Portland’s southwest hills. Our strong commitment to sustainability is reinforced through recycling programs, energy conservation, alternative transportation options, and farm to fork initiatives. For benefit-eligible positions, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes options for health, dental, vision, tuition, life insurance, retirement and more.
Lewis & Clark College is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or age.
Lewis & Clark College is currently accepting applications for a full-time grant funded Program Coordinator position for the implementation of the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) grant to reduce the incidence of gender-based violence on campus. This position is funded through September 2021. The Program Coordinator will provide day-to-day management and oversight for grant program and projects. The Program Coordinator has responsibility for development and implementation of program requirements and coordinating all grant-related activities. The Program Coordinator collaborates with internal and external stakeholders and organizations; directs timelines and tracks progress of program goals and objectives; reports progress on goals and objectives; and is ultimately responsible for attainment of goals and objectives.
For consideration, please provide both a resume AND cover letter. Review of applications will begin on November 26, 2018. The position is open until filled. Anticipated start date is January 2, 2019.
What You'll Do
Lead the College and its partners through the implementation phase of the grant. Develop a detailed timeline for activities and implementation.
Provide oversight and coordination of grant activities. Facilitate development and ongoing collaboration of Coordinated Community Response Team. Implement prevention programming. Collaborate with internal and external partners (e.g., law enforcement and victim advocacy agency) to provide training for campus staff.
Coordinate development, implementation and assessment of bystander intervention program.
Assess and address the needs of underserved populations (e.g., students of color, LGBTQ+ students, students with disabilities, students with limited English proficiency) related to gender-based violence.
Attend required Technical Training Institutes each year, scheduled webinars, conference calls, and other required training.
Communicate with the Office of Violence Against Women about project status and requests of modification.
Manage grant budget in partnership with the Business Office and the Office of Sponsored Research.
Ensure grant objectives are met and outcomes tracked through coordinating assessment and data collection efforts; tracking progress on program goals and objectives; and creating and submitting necessary reports.
Other duties related to grant project implementation as assigned.
Ability to honor and work with all identities and individuals, particularly those who are underrepresented in the country and/or at Lewis & Clark College.
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Public Health or closely related field.
Minimum three years of related professional experience in an educational or social services setting.
Successful track record of managing a grant-funded project or program and meeting or exceeding objectives, including managing budgets and tracking financial expenditures, gathering data, compiling information, and preparing reports.
Work experience and/or general knowledge of sexual assault, domestic/dating violence and stalking; and evidence-based practices in violence prevention.
Excellent organizational, communication and coalition building skills.
Demonstrated ability to honor and work effectively with staff, students, administration and the community, including individuals of diverse identities, life experiences and abilities.
Ability to travel for grant-related training and institutes, approximately three times per year.
Technical proficiency using a computer and software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite.
Nice to Haves
Prior experience with OVW Campus Grant Program
Master’s degree in related field
Certified Health Education Specialist (C.H.E.S.)
Completion of 40-hour advocacy training program
Minimum five years related experience in an educational or social service setting
The College explicitly acknowledges and affirms its conviction that diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, socio-economic background, religious orientation or spirituality, physical or sensory disability, gender, and sexual orientation on the Lewis & Clark campus provides an educational benefit for all students that can be realized only if students and education professionals from diverse backgrounds are present in significant numbers within our learning community. In creating and sustaining such a community, we engage, to the extent possible, in practices that will ensure a high degree of diversity on our campus, simultaneously meeting the highest standards of academic excellence of which we are capable.
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the conviction is related to the position for which the individual is applying or would present safety or security risks before an employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.
Eligibility to Work
In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result in immediate termination of employment.
About Lewis & Clark College
Lewis and Clark is a private institution with a public conscience, a residential campus with global reach. Students and faculty throughout all three of Lewis & Clark’s schools—the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School of Education and Counseling, and the Law School—pursue new ways of knowing by combining classic liberal learning with pioneering collaboration. Located in Portland, Oregon, the student experience is enhanced by the inspiring beauty of the college's natural setting on 137 wooded acres in Portland’s southwest hills.